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#RevolutionNow: Protesters arrested in Abeokuta released

The five activists arrested in connection with the #RevolutionNow protests in Abeokuta, Ogun State, have been released.
At a virtual session with the New York Film Academy (NYFA), renowned filmmaker Femi Odugbemi talked about the film industry in Nigeria and how it needs to foreshadow the future by creating new heroes.

Femi Odugbemi: Nollywood needs heroes

At a virtual session with the New York Film Academy (NYFA), renowned filmmaker Femi Odugbemi talked about the film industry in Nigeria and how it needs to foreshadow the future by creating new heroes.
United States Army soldiers can no longer use TikTok on government-owned phones following a decision to ban the app.

Donald Trump to ban Chinese-owned TikTok from US

President Donald Trump said Friday he will bar fast-growing social media app TikTok from the United States as American authorities have raised concerns the service could be a tool for Chinese intelligence.

Court sentences two to death over murder of Enugu lawyer

Two suspects arrested in connection with the murder of former Executive Secretary of Enugu State Committee on Adada state creation, Mr Ejimofor Ozongwu, have been sentenced to death by an Enugu State High Court.

Ondo guber: Prince Olateru-Olagbegi emerges ADP candidate

Ahead the forthcoming governorship election in Ondo State, the Action Democratic Party, (ADP) has elected Prince Martin Kunle Olateru-Olagbegi as the candidate of the party for the election.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

I was paid N500 for every killing – Ibadan serial killer

The major suspect arrested in connection with the killings in Akinyele Local Government Area of Oyo State, Sunday Shodipe (19), has narrated how he carried out the murders.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police arrest seven suspects over bank robbery, murder

The police on Thursday in Abuja said seven suspects were arrested in connection with robbery operation in three banks.
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NDLEA: Women getting more involved in Tramadol sale in Kwara

National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) at the weekend raised the alarm on the rising involvement of women in the sale of Tramadol and other illicit drugs in Kwara state.
A popular pastor, Chris Oyakhilome, has berated Nigerian pastors that complied with the government’s ban on large gatherings because of coronavirus.

Chris Oyakhilome’s TV station sanctioned in UK over coronavirus claims

According to BBC, the authority punished Chris Oyakhilome’s Loveworld Limited, which runs the Loveworld channel that can be viewed in the UK, “after a news programme and a live sermon included potentially harmful claims about causes of, and treatments for Covid-19”.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police arrest 30 suspects over communal clash in Adamawa

The Police Command in Adamawa has confirmed the arrest of 30 suspects and recovery of dangerous weapons in connection with recent Tigno and Wadugu communal crises in Lamurde local government area.
Music director and producer Clarence Peters is currently being detained by the Lagos State Police Command over the death of popular dancer, Love Divines known as Kodak.

Clarence Peters narrates how video vixen died in his house

Ace Nigerian video director, Clarence Abiodun Peters, has spoken about the death of professional dancer, Love Divine (Kodak), at his residence.
Apple and Google today said they’re working together on Bluetooth interoperability between Android and iOS devices to empower coronavirus tracking apps for smartphones.

Apple and Google’s coronavirus tracing app scores big win in Europe

Apple and Google developed a new API for iPhone and Android that would allow app developers to create contact tracing apps for the novel coronavirus. The Apple-Google approach relies on Bluetooth connectivity between devices to determine the risk of exposure of an individual to a person who tested positive to COVID-19.

Customs arrests seven suspects, seizes goods worth N1 billion in Q1

The Nigerian Customs Service (NCS) Federal Operation Unit (FOU) Zone ‘B’ said it seized various goods with Duty Paid Value (DPV) worth N1 billion in the first quarter (Q1) of 2020.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

18 arrested for alleged kidnap of three in Nasarawa

The Nasarawa State Police Command says it has arrested 18 suspects over alleged connection with the kidnap of three persons in different parts of the state.
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Gateman tests positive for coronavirus in Kaduna

Kaduna State Government has revealed that the latest case of coronavirus in the state is a gatekeeper who recently returned to the state from Lagos.
The rampaging coronavirus appears to have a greater preference for obese or overweight people, especially men, doctors said.

Research: Coronavirus hits obese, overweight men more

The rampaging coronavirus appears to have a greater preference for obese or overweight people, especially men, doctors said.

Residents flee as one dies in pro-Juma’at riot in Katsina community

Kusada town in Katsina State was deserted on Sunday as many residents were reported to have fled to avoid being arrested in connection with Saturday’s riot during which one person lost his life while a police station, the divisional police officer official quarters and seven vehicles as well as 10 motorcycles were burnt.
Members of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 have just visited the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

Nigeria’s coronavirus task force visits presidential villa

A source claimed that the visit might be in connection with the testing equipment donated by Chinese billionaire, Jac Ma, to see if could be installed at the Villa.

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Biafra group warns Miyetti Allah against operating security outfit in South-east, South-south

The Biafra Nations Youth League, BNYL, on Saturday, warned Miyetti Allah Kautal Haure not to allow the Fulani Security group to operate in the Southeast and Southsouth to avoid bloody confrontation by both groups.
Governor of Kaduna State, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai, has fully recovered from coronavirus. 4

Governor El-Rufai: South should produce next President

Barely a week after President Muhammadu Buhari’s closest ally and nephew, Malam Mamman Daura, spoke against zoning of presidency ahead of the 2023 election, Kaduna Governor Nasir El-Rufa’i has said the next President should come from the South.
The Lagos Waste Management Authority on Saturday said plans had been concluded to decommission its Olusosun and Solous landfill sites. The Managing Director of LAWMA, Dr Muyiwa Gbadegesin, said in a statement that the decommissioning was due to urban encroachment and increased human activities around the areas.

LAWMA arrests 13 cart pushers for environmental laws violation

Mr Ibrahim Odumboni, Acting Managing Director, Lagos State Waste Management Authority (LAWMA), said the authority arrested 13 cart pushers and seized 29 carts for violating environmental laws of the state.

Nasarawa Assembly accuses council chairman of insubordination

The Nasarawa State House of Assembly has accused the Chairman of Nasarawa Local Government, Alhaji Mohammed Sani Ottos, of insubordination.
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North-East governors meet on insecurity, economy

Governors of the North-Eastern states of Adamawa, Bauchi, Borno, Gombe, Taraba, and Yobe met on Saturday in Maiduguri to brainstorm on Boko Haram and how to rescue the economy of the region from the plunge.