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U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday that Russia may be wishing to see his Democratic rival Joe Biden emerge victorious on Election Day.

Donald Trump seeks pre-debate drug test for ‘sleepy’ Joe Biden

President Donald Trump has repeated his calls for “sleepy” Joe Biden, Democratic presidential nominee, to take a drug test before their upcoming debate.

I lost my left arm serving court summons – witness tells court

A Prosecution witness, Malam Bashir, Tanimu who resides in Hayin Madara, Giwa local government, Kaduna State said he lost his left arm while serving court summons to the family of one Ardo Bashiru.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Recruitment: Ekiti police command announces dates for screening

The Ekiti State commissioner of police, Tunde Mobayo, has announced the dates for physical and credential screening of people of the state, particularly indigenes for constable cadre into the Nigeria Police Force.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Recruitment: Police announce dates for physical and credential screening

In continuation of the ongoing recruitment of constables into the Nigeria Police Force, all candidates who successfully completed the online recruitment registration exercise are to proceed for physical and credential screening scheduled to hold between 24th August, 2020 and 6th September, 2020, across the federation.

Ondo: ‘Killers’ petrol attendant remanded

The defendants, Emmanuel James, 20, and Wisdom Richard, 26, were arrested by men of the state police command for allegedly killing one Bolakale Abdullahi, an attendant at the Farbas filling station, Alagbaka, Akure on June 23, 2020.
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APC, PDP in blame game over Saturday’s violent clash in Benin

The All Progressives Congress (APC‎) and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), yesterday engaged in accusation and counter accusations over Saturday violent clash at the gate of the Oba of Benin palace which left many people wounded and several motor vehicles damaged.
The Coordinator, Defence Media Operations, Maj.-Gen. John Enenche, in a statement on Saturday, added that large cache of arms and ammunition were also recovered during the operation.

Troops kill several Boko Haram leaders, fighters, recover cache of arms, ammunition

The Defence Headquarters (DHQ) has disclosed that the gallant Troops of Operation Hadarin Daji, Sahel Sanity, Whirl Stroke, Lafiya Dole, Delta Safe and others have again killed several Boko Haram leaders and members and recovered arms and ammunition.

Ethiopia restores full internet access after three weeks of shutdown

The Ethiopian government has restored access to internet over three weeks after the horn of Africa nation imposed a total shutdown across the country leaving over 16 million users offline.

Court adjourns N50 million bribery suit against two Chinese nationals

The Sokoto State Zonal Head of Operations of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Abdullahi Lawal, at the resumed hearing on a case of bribery against two Chinese, Meng Wei Kun and Xu Kuai, narrated how he coordinated the sting operation, leading to the arrest of the suspects, who offered him a bribe of N50 million naira.
Director, Defence Media Operation, Major General John Enenche, who made this known at a media briefing, also indicated that the DHQ has provided three additional treatment and isolation centres of its own.

Military airstrike hits terrorists’ camp, kills scores in Borno

The Defence Headquarters says the Air Task Force of Operation Lafiya Dole has destroyed a Boko Haram camp in Borno, killing several terrorists in a massive air strikes on July 15.
Mr. Haruna Momoh, a former managing director of the Pipelines and Product Marketing Company (PPMC), and his wife, Eileen have berated the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) and accused it of mischief following its claim that it obtained an interim injunction to seize about N2.9 billion naira belonging to the couple. The ICPC said it traced the cash to bank accounts in Nigeria.

Former PPMC boss used wife to launder $700 million – witness tells court

Mrs Jane Asuquo, an Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC)’s witness, on Wednesday, told a Federal High Court, Abuja, that Haruna Momoh, former Managing Director, Pipelines and Products Marketing Company (PPMC), used his wife, Ochuko, to launder the agency’s 700 million dollars.
Zimbabwean doctors have filed a lawsuit aimed at compelling the government to beef up coronavirus protection for public hospitals and healthcare workers.

Nigerian doctors call off strike

Recall that the doctors began the strike on Monday, June 15, following a number of disagreements regarding hazard allowance and safety of health workers in the front line against COVID-19.

NANS vows to protest plan to feed school children at home

The leadership of National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) has vowed to mobilise its members nationwide in a “mother of all protest” if the Federal Government goes ahead with the plan to commence school feeding programme at a time when the schools are shutdown to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has said that there are 3,000 samples collected and awaiting testing.

Lagos warns employers against sacking coronavirus patients

Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has warned employers in the state against discriminatory practices towards coronavirus survivors and patients.
“At this stage of the crisis we are absolutely focused on sticking to the guidance,” Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak told reporters.

Britain defends coronavirus lockdown amid fears of ‘second peak’

The British government defended the continuation of its near-lockdown on Monday against calls to publish an “exit strategy,” saying it fears a second peak of COVID-19 infections if it eases the lockdown too soon.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Thursday in an FCT High Court in Maitama, re-arraigned a deputy director with the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Emenike Umesi, for alleged misappropriation of N54.3 million.

N587.7 million fraud: ECOWAS staff agrees to forfeit N245 million asset

A senior official of the Economic Community of West African States, (ECOWAS) Commission in Abuja, Mohammed Dangana, has offered to enter a plea bargain to end his ongoing trial.

Dansukigate: Witness tenders more evidence of how ex-NSA’s aide transferred millions to bank accounts

Prosecuting witness, Hassan Seidu, during the continuation of trial in-chief, in the ongoing trial of Nicholas Ashinze, former aide to ex-National Security Adviser, Sambo Dasuki, told Federal High Court, Abuja, presided by Justice Okon Abang, how the Commission was able to recover exhibit (i) 43 and (i) 44, containing alleged money transfers and lists of beneficiaries and their account numbers in the course of investigation.
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2023: South West destined to rule – APC chieftain

Immediate past Chairman of the All Progressives Congress in Ekiti State, Chief Jide Awe, has said the Southwest is destined to produce the party’s candidate that will succeed President Muhammadu Buhari in 2023.

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The Commissioner for In­formation and Strategy, Gben­ga Omotoso, while speaking on the commencement of the campaign on Thursday, said it was initiated after discovering that members of the public did not comply with the directives.

#EndSARS: Lagos government to investigate Lekki shootings

The Lagos State government said it would investigate reports of shootings at the Lekki Toll plaza, which followed the 24-hour curfew imposed to stop criminals hiding under the #ENDSARS protests to unleash mayhem on innocent citizens.

#EndSARS: Stop killing peaceful protesters – Hillary Clinton tells President Buhari

Former United States presidential candidate, Hillary Clinton, has made a public appeal to Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari to end the killing of peaceful protesters.
A late winner from Marcus Rashford saw the Red Devils win 2-1 against the Parisians at the Parc des Princes - the scene of their famous Champions League win versus PSG in 2019.

Manchester United set new club record after another Champions League win vs Paris Saint-Germain

Manchester United's victory against PSG in the Champions League has seen the club win 10 consecutive away games for the first time in their history.
Netflix seems to be on a cancelation streak as of late, and the science fiction space drama Away is the streaming service’s latest victim.

‘Away’ canceled at Netflix after one season

Netflix seems to be on a cancelation streak as of late, and the science fiction space drama Away is the streaming service’s latest victim.
Kano State Governor Abdullahi Umaru Ganduje

Kano government distributes instructional materials to schools

The Kano State Government, says it has begun the distribution of instructional materials worth over N1.5 billion to primary and junior secondary schools in the 44 Local Government Areas of the state.