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President Muhammadu Buhari has named Dr Uzoma Emenike as Nigeria's new Ambassador-designate to the United States of America.

President Buhari appoints new Nigerian ambassador to US

President Muhammadu Buhari has named Dr Uzoma Emenike as Nigeria's new Ambassador-designate to the United States of America.
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Tanker explosion: Ogun bans fuel trucks from flyover bridges

Ogun governor Dapo Abiodun on Tuesday banned fuel tankers and other articulated vehicles from plying flyover bridges in the state.
4. The NCDC and partners, with leadership from the Federal Ministry of Health and Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 is putting in place measures to strengthen the public health response to the pandemic.

NPHCDA boss: Coronavirus vaccines won’t alter your DNA, do not contain microchips

The Executive Director of the National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA), Dr Faisal Shuaib, has dismissed reports that COVID-19 vaccines contain microchips and alter human genetic information.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Plateau: Police kill two ‘kidnappers’, rescue victims

It was learnt that the two suspects had earlier abducted two persons in Mangu Council Area of the state and fled before the police shot them dead in a gun battle and rescued the victims
US President-elect Joe Biden (C) with his wife Jill Biden and members of their family salute the crowd on stage after delivering remarks in Wilmington, Delaware, on November 7, 2020

Meet the Bidens: America’s new ‘first family’

Biden has made his family a major focus throughout his career, and his 2020 presidential campaign thrust them fully into the spotlight — with some members causing controversy but others breaking barriers.

Two feared dead in reprisal attack on Oyo community

For fear of being attacked by suspected hoodlums, some residents of Coca Cola, Leventis, Ajibade, Ajegunle, Oke-Itunu and other adjoining neighbourhoods in Ibadan North Local Government Area of Oyo State have reportedly deserted their homes and shops following the killing of a thief in the area.
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14 die in Kogi ghastly auto crash

Fourteen passengers, including five children, lost their lives in a ghastly motor accident which occurred along Anyingba-Ajaokuta road in Kogi State on Thursday.

Mother, two children burnt to death in Bauchi

A mother and her two children have been burnt to death in a fire disaster that occurred in Riban Garmu village, Dewu Ward in Kirfi Local Government Area of Bauchi State.A mother and her two children have been burnt to death in a fire disaster that occurred in Riban Garmu village, Dewu Ward in Kirfi Local Government Area of Bauchi State.

Five die, 16 injured in Lagos-Ibadan highway auto crash

Five people were confirmed dead while 16 others sustained various degrees of injuries on Wednesday in an accident involving a Mazda bus and a truck at Danlitu community on the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway.
The Jigawa Command of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) is to depoy 285 of its staff to ensure free flow of traffic and carry out rescue operations in the state during the Eid-El-Kabir break.

FRSC: Bauchi road accident claims 21 lives of 22 passengers

Mr Yusuf Abdullahi, the Bauchi state Sector Commander of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), has said that 21 out of the 22 passengers involved in a road accident in Bauchi have died.
The Defence Headquarters says troops of Operation Accord have arrested 11 illegal miners and eliminated scores of bandits on Nov. 21 in parts of Zamfara and Katsina States.

One soldier killed as troops neutralise 10 bandits in Kastina forest

The Nigerian military on Tuesday said its troops have killed 10 suspected bandits in two separate gun battles with the armed brigands in Kastina State.
The Kaduna State Government has said that troops carrying out internal security operations, rescued 9 persons kidnapped along the Kaduna-Abuja Road on Sunday afternoon.

Military kills 10 bandits, loses one soldier in Katsina

The Nigerian Army has said its troops of Operation Sahel Sanity, deployed to ward off banditry in the North-west, have killed 10 bandits and lost one soldier during a gun duel with the hoodlums in Garin Inu and Maigora villages of Batsari and Faskari Local Government Areas of the state.
The Corps Marshal, Federal Road Safety Corps, Dr Boboye Oyeyemi has tasked Commanding Officers to brace up, be more proactive and ensure immediate deployment of personnel for aggressive sensitization of the motoring public on the need to observe maximum safety precautionary measures in the face of the recent threat of the second wave of COVID-19 in Nigeria.

FRSC boss urges motorists avoid night trips

The Corps Marshal, Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC, Dr Boboye Oyeyemi, has advised fleet operators, other commercial drivers and patronisers to avoid night trips, noting that they are not only unsafe but utterly dangerous.
Men of Amotekun Corps in Osun State have arrested two suspects, Friday and Toyib for allegedly stealing female underwear for ritual purposes.

Oyo Amotekun clashed with bandits, not herdsmen – commandant

The Commandant of Oyo State Security Network Agency, also known as Operation Amotekun, Col. Olayinka Olayanju (retd), has dismissed media reports that there was a bloody clash between operatives of the agency and some Fulani herdsmen on Saturday in Aiyete in Ibarapa North Local Government of the state.

Soldiers, drivers clash in Kwara over N100 bribe

Doctors in Ilesha-Baruba in Baruten Local Government of Kwara State are battling to save the lives of no less than five persons from gun wounds. The people sustained varying degrees of injuries on Friday during a fracas between commercial drivers and soldiers.
The efficacy of the Pfizer Coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccine (official name BNT162b2) might sustain against the newly-detected mutant strains from the United Kingdom (UK) and South Africa, a group of U.S. scientists said in a research paper.

Health workers, police to receive first coronavirus vaccines

The Federal Government is lining up 50,000 people, including frontline health workers, the elderly, persons with comorbidity and targeted police and immigration officers as the first set of Nigerians to receive the awaited Covid-19 vaccines.

Mechanic in court allegedly ‘causing’ death of 4-year old girl

A 27-year-old mechanic, Friday Ogbu, who allegedly drove recklessly, causing the death of a four-year-old girl, on Thursday appeared in Chief Magistrates’ Court in Gwagwalada, FCT.

2020: FRSC records 252 traffic crashes in Edo – official

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Edo Sector Command, says no fewer than 252 road traffic crashes (RTCs) were recorded in the state in 2020.

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EU hails Joe Biden’s ‘new dawn’ but wants tough tech rules

The European Union hailed Joe Biden’s inauguration later on Wednesday as U.S. president as a “new dawn” for Europe and the United States, while insisting U.S. technology companies should be regulated to stop the “dark forces” of hate speech online.
Britain said on Wednesday it was helping Kenya prepare to roll out the Covid-19 vaccine developed by Astrazeneca and Oxford University, as African nations race to ensure their populations are inoculated.

Britain helps Kenya prepare for roll-out of coronavirus vaccine

Britain said on Wednesday it was helping Kenya prepare to roll out the Covid-19 vaccine developed by Astrazeneca and Oxford University, as African nations race to ensure their populations are inoculated.
Polling stations in Uganda have opened for the voters to elect city mayors and district chairpersons.

Ugandan voters return to polls to elect city mayors

Local media are reporting low voter turnout in the local government council elections compared to last week’s presidential and parliamentary elections.

Doyin Salami: Nigeria spent N1.85 trillion on food importation in 2020

The Nigerian government spent N1.85 trillion on food imports in 2020 after it closed the country’s land borders, the chairman of the presidential economic advisory council, Doyin Salami, has said.
Frank Lampard said he is worried about Chelsea’s form after they were soundly beaten at Leicester, a fifth defeat in their past eight Premier League games.

Frank Lampard ‘worried’ by Chelsea’s fifth defeat in eight league games

Frank Lampard said he is worried about Chelsea’s form after they were soundly beaten at Leicester, a fifth defeat in their past eight Premier League games.