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President Buhari urged to sack embattled EFCC chief

A group of human rights lawyers, Coalition of Public Interests Lawyers and Advocates (COPA), has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to relieve the EFCC Acting Chairman, Mr Ibrahim Magu, of his duties following allegations of corruption against him from different quarters.
Victor Osimhen has joined Senegal's Moussa Sow and Ivory Coast's Gervinho in Lille's exclusive goalscoring club after scoring a goal on his 18th appearance.

Victor Osimhen to become Nigeria’s most expensive footballer

Victor Osimhen may become Nigeria’s most expensive footballer, as his move to Napoli draws close.

Benue university deputy vice chancellor dies of coronavirus

The Deputy Vice Chancellor (Academics) of the Benue State University (BSU) and Vice Chairman of the State Action Committee on COVID-19, Prof. Godwin Achinge, is dead.

Footballer electrocuted at betting shop in Lagos

One Taiwo Akinlusi, popularly known as Sir Tee among his football fans meet his untimely death on Saturday, when his head mistakenly touched a naked wire when he was coming down from the staircase of a plaza where he went to play football betting at Ile-Epo bus stop, Ejigbo.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police arrest 60-year-old man for ‘defiling’ 13-year-old girl

A 60-year-old man simply identified as Ogheneovo has been arrested by the Police in Ovwian/Aladja Division for allegedly defiling a 13-year-old girl in Ovwian community in Udu Local Government Area of Delta State.
The Nigeria Police Command in Rivers says it intercepted and arrested two fake soldiers allegedly involved in a robbery operation within new Port Harcourt GRA on Wednesday.

Police confirm re-arrest 17 freed inmates in Ebonyi

The Ebonyi State Police Command yesterday said it has rearrested over 17 freed inmate’s for committing various heinous crimes in the state.
The Dubai Police Force, United Arab Emirates, has revealed how it arrested Nigerian Instagram celebrity, Ramon Abass, aka Hushpuppi.

Dubai Police extradite Hushpuppi, Woodberry to US

Dubai Police have announced that popular Nigerian Instagram celebrity, Raymond Abbas, also known as Hushpuppi and Olakekan Jacob known as woodberry have been extradited to the United States.

Market women, others dare Imo government over fresh coronavirus measures

Some market men and women in Imo State have vowed not to obey the fresh lockdown ordered by the government. The new lockdown is expected to take effect from Monday, 29 as instructed by the Governor to stop further spread of coronavirus in the state.
Kaduna State Ministry of Health on Saturday confirmed that a four-month-old child was among the 20 new coronavirus cases recorded in the state on Friday.

Ogun records one new coronavirus death, 23 new cases

Confirming this in a statement shared by the Senior Special Assistant to Governor Dapo Abiodun on New Media, Emmanuel Ojo, the state government disclosed that Ogun now has 756 confirmed cases.
Ibikunle Amosun

Senator Amosun consoles Abiola Ajimobi’s family

Former Governor of Ogun State and Senator representing Ogun Central Senatorial District, Ibikunle Amosun, has commiserated with the family of Senator Abiola Ajimobi.

NYSC begins registration of Batch A

The National Youth Service Corps, NYSC, has commenced its online registration for prospective corps members.
Governor Abubakar Badaru Babura of Jigawa

Jigawa extends work at home order, gives guidelines to reopen civil service

Jigawa State Government has extended the work at home order to civil servants in the State for an additional one week.

Lagosians resort to herbal concoction ‘agbo’ to prevent, treat coronavirus

The use of ‘Agbo’, herbal concoction, has continued to gain grounds among some people in Lagos State as a preventive medicine against contracting coronavirus especially in Oshodi.
Fulani herdsmen

Three killed in farmers-herdsmen clashes in Jigawa

Police in Jigawa State have confirmed the killing of three farmers in a farmers/herders clash at Adiyani village in Guri Local Government Area.
Anambra State government on Tuesday barred journalists from visiting the site of the proposed cargo airport project in Umueri, Anambra East Local Government Area.

Anambra bars journalists from visiting airport project site

Anambra State government on Tuesday barred journalists from visiting the site of the proposed cargo airport project in Umueri, Anambra East Local Government Area.
Nigeria’s first COVID-19 mobile testing booth has been launched in Ota, Ogun State. The booth was designed by the founder of the Flying Doctors, Dr. Ola Brown.

Ogun confirms new coronavirus cases as toll rises to 574

The Ogun State Government confirmed this on its social media platforms on Wednesday.
The Deputy Governor of Ondo State, Hon. Agboola Ajayi, has cleared the air over the alleged hostility between him and his boss, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu.

Ondo deputy governor meets party leaders over planned defection

Barring any last minute change, the Deputy Governor of Ondo State, Hon. Agboola Ajayi, will in a matter of days move from the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, to his erstwhile party, the opposition Peoples Democratic Party, PDP.

CAN chief urges government to show more commitment in tackling Southern Kaduna killings

The Vice Chairman, Christian Association of Nigeria, Kaduna State chapter, Rev. Dr. Chris Annger, has called on government to extend the seriousness given to COVID-19 in tackling the security situation in the country, particularly the Southern Kaduna incessant killings.

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The United States of America ambassador to Nigeria, Mary Beth Leonard, has said the recent visa ban to Nigerians will be reviewed, if certain conditions are met.

US envoy inaugurates emergency health operation facility in Bayelsa

The US Ambassador to Nigeria, Mary Beth Leonard, has inaugurated a state-of-the-art public health Emergency Operation Centre (EOC) in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State.
The Vice-President’s daughter, Kiki Osinbajo, has denied owning a property worth N800m in highbrow Wuse 2 area of Abuja.

VP Osinbajo’s daughter denies owning N800 million property

“It may be difficult for people like him to understand that a young woman can work hard and succeed on her own steam. Anyone can verify the ownership of the property of Glamd Africa at AGIS in Abuja. I am a tenant in the property. My landlord’s name is Musa Adams.”
The Benue State House of Assembly has been shut indefinitely to allow members and staff to undergo COVID-19 screening and treatment.

Benue Assembly suspends plenary for members to undergo coronavirus tests

The Benue House of Assembly has suspended its plenary sessions to allow lawmakers and members of staff to subject themselves to COVID-19 screening.

Benue university pro-chancellor, other staffers test positive for coronavirus

The Pro-Chancellor and Chairman of Council, Benue State University, Makurdi, Prof. Zacharys Gundu has tested positive for COVID-19.
Pep Guardiola says Bernardo Silva is one of the most special footballers he has ever coached despite the midfielder's dip in form this season – something for which the Manchester City boss takes his share of responsibility.

Pep Guardiola: Bernardo Silva’s bad form may be my fault

Pep Guardiola says Bernardo Silva is one of the most special footballers he has ever coached despite the midfielder's dip in form this season – something for which the Manchester City boss takes his share of responsibility.