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MAPOLY announces date for resumption, examinations

In compliance with the Ogun State Government’s directive on resumption of academic activities, the Academic Board of Moshood Abiola Polytechnic, Abeokuta has approved Monday, September 21 as the date for the reopening of school for in-person academic activities.

Gunmen storm funeral, shoot top politicians, kidnap guests in Rivers

Unknown gunmen, Saturday, stormed Banigo Isile-Ogono community in Bonny Local Government Area of Rivers State, shot sporadically and abducted several persons in a gory operation.
The State Gov. Seyi Makinde, made this known via his official Twitter, @seyiamakinde on Saturday.

Oyo seals six health facilities over non-accreditation, quackery

The taskforce set up by Oyo state government to regulate operations of private health facilities has sealed no fewer than six health facilities.
Ahead of the October 31 by-election for Isi-Uzo State Constituency, the Enugu State chapter of the All Progressives Congress, APC, has vowed to resist all forms of electoral manipulation.

Enugu by-election: APC conducts primary, vows to resist electoral manipulation

Ahead of the October 31 by-election for Isi-Uzo State Constituency, the Enugu State chapter of the All Progressives Congress, APC, has vowed to resist all forms of electoral manipulation.
3. The truce-seeking trip of President Muhammadu Buhari to the Malian capital of Bamako on Thursday ended without a deal to soothe the country’s escalating political crisis.

CAMA: President Buhari wants to takeover churches – cleric

The Senior Pastor of Awaiting The Second Coming Of Jesus Christ Ministry, Adewale Giwa, has alleged that President Muhammadu Buhari wants to take over the funds of churches through the Companies and Allied Matters Act, CAMA, 2020.
The Oyo State chapter of Zenith Labour Party (ZLP) says Governor Seyi Makinde disappointed himself for failing to fulfil the promises made to the party few days to the 2019 gubernatorial election.

2023: ZLP vows to unseat Oyo governor for ‘failed promises’

The Oyo State chapter of Zenith Labour Party (ZLP) says Governor Seyi Makinde disappointed himself for failing to fulfil the promises made to the party few days to the 2019 gubernatorial election.
The Secretary to Ondo State Government, Mr Ifedayo Abegunde, has resigned his appointment.

Former Ondo SSG makes U-turn, returns to Governor Akeredolu’s camp

Political observers in Ondo State have been taken aback following the decision of the former Secretary to the State Government, SSG, Hon. Ifedayo Abegunde to return to the camp of Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu two months after resigning from the governor’s cabinet.

Gunmen kill two in failed kidnap attempt in Kaduna

Two members of a surrounding community in Juji, Chikun-LGA of Kaduna State lost their lives as suspected kidnappers invaded the community at the late hour on Friday night.
Embattled President of African Development Bank (AfDB), Dr Adewumi Adesina, has survived a second round of investigation into his conduct, giving him a boost in his re-election bid next month.

Akinwumi Adesina re-elected AfDB president

Dr. Akinwunmi Adesina has been re-elected as the President of the Africa Development Bank.

IPOB: Attacks may lead to ‘hit and run’ agitation in Southeast

Biafra Nations Youth League, BNYL, on Monday warned that the alleged incessant killings of pro-Biafra supporters by security operatives could give rise to “hit and hide,” style of agitation in the Southeast and South-South.
Centre For Anti-Corruption and Open Leadership (CACOL)

CACOL kicks against removal of UNILAG vice chancellor

The Centre for Anti-Corruption and Open Leadership, CACOL, has berated the Governing Council of the University of Lagos headed by Dr. Wale Babalakin over the removal of Prof. Oluwatoyin Ogundipe as the University’s Vice-Chancellor on Wednesday.
The former national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole, has revealed details of his meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday.

Edo guber: Comrade Oshiomhole visited President Buhari to demand federal might – CAGG

Olusegun Bamgbose, Esq., National Coordinator, Concerned Advocates for Good Governance, CAGG, has claimed that the recent visit to the Presidential Villa by the immediate past National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC, was to ask President Muhammadu Buhari for the presence of federal might in Edo State during the September 19 governorship election.

Gombe commissioner, others react to death of ex-NAN Boss

Alhaji Ibrahim Kwami, Gombe State Commissioner for Information has expressed great sadness at the news of the passing on of Malam Wada Maida, the former Managing Director of the News Agency of Nigeria.

President Buhari hails General Babangida at 79

President Muhammadu Buhari has sent warm felicitations to former military President, Gen. Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida on the occasion of his 79th birthday.
Chelsea are closing on a £40million transfer swoop for Brighton and Hove Albion skipper Lewis Dunk as Frank Lampard looks to shore up his defence.

Chelsea close in on £40 million transfer move for Brighton skipper

Chelsea are closing on a £40million transfer swoop for Brighton and Hove Albion skipper Lewis Dunk as Frank Lampard looks to shore up his defence.

Four kidnapped Chinese nationals regain freedom in Cross River

Four Chinese nationals (Workers) in Oban community in Akamkpa LGA of Cross River State who were kidnapped at gun point 22 days ago have regained their freedom.

Security operatives arrest cattle rustlers, recover 51 cows in Yobe

Yobe State government said it has recovered 51 cows stolen from Taraba State.
Speaker of the Bauchi State House of Assembly, Abubakar Suleiman, has denied allegations that he alongside Senate President and other federal lawmakers received N-Power recruitment slots from the Minister of Disaster Management, Humanitarian Affairs and Social Development, Hajiya Sadiya Umar Farouk.

Bauchi Assembly speaker expresses shock over murder of lawmaker

The Speaker, Bauchi State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Abubakar Y. Suleiman, has described the death of a member of the Assembly, Hon. Musa Mante Baraza, as shocking and a great loss to the state.

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The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Edo election: Police commission lauds security presence at voting centres

The Police Service Commission (PSC) has lauded the security presence at the various voting centres visited by a team from the commission deployed to monitor police conduct during Saturday’s governorship election in Edo.

Chidozie Awaziem shines on Boavista debut vs Nacional

Nigeria’s Chidozie Awaziem made his Boavista debut in Saturday’s 3-3 draw against Nacional.
Bukola Saraki

Edo election: Senator Saraki urges electorate to protect their votes

Nigeria’s immediate past Senate President, Bukola Saraki, has urged voters in Edo State to protect their votes in the Saturday governorship election.

Lagos bye-elections: 20 candidates jostle for senatorial, assembly seats

Twelve candidates will be contesting for the Lagos East Senatorial bye-election slated for Oct. 31.
The Trump administration will ban WeChat and video-sharing app TikTok from U.S. app stores starting Sunday night, a move that will block Americans from downloading the Chinese-owned platforms over concerns they pose a national security threat.

WeChat, TikTok see US downloads climb ahead of Donald Trump administration ban

Preliminary data from analytics platform Sensor Tower showed Chinese-based WeChat had 10,000 installs in the US Friday, a 150 percent increase from Thursday and a 233 percent week-over-week increase. That’s the largest number of WeChat installs in the US in one day since October 7th, 2019.