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The Coalition of United Political Parties (CUPP) has called on the electoral commission, INEC, to adjust its timetable for Edo and Ondo governorship elections, following the Court of Appeal judgment that upturned the deregistration of 23 political parties.
The people of Ebonyi Central Senatorial districts have petitioned Mr. Mohammed Adamu, the Acting Inspector General of Police, over an alleged impersonation and certificate forgery by Senator Obinna Ogba, the PDP candidate for Ebonyi Central Senatorial district.
The ECOWAS Court has ordered the Republic of Senegal to pay 50 million CFA francs as compensation to a Belgian, Mrs Lays Ghislaine, for violation of her right to liberty while in detention in the country prior to her extradition five years ago.
A police officer in the Philippines has been killed by a rooster while carrying out a raid on outlawed cockfight in the province of Northern Samar.
The Sokoto State governor, while defending his administration’s delay in the distribution of the relief items to residents of the state, had blamed the Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Sadiya Umar-Farouq, saying the minister’s directive that the state delayed the distribution so as to pool all the donations together, was the reason for the action.
The statement titled, ‘Lekki Tollgate Shooting: PANDEF supports Catholic Bishops’ Call for a thorough investigation’ read, “PANDEF calls on President Muhammadu Buhari to, as Commander-In-Chief of the Armed Forces of the Federation, take full responsibility for the horrible occurrence at the Lekki Tollgate on Tuesday, 20th October 2020 and direct the immediate commencement of actions to bring to book those behind that incident.
The Federal High Court in Minna, Niger State, has relisted the N2 billion alleged fraud case against a former governor of the state, Babangida Aliyu, and his former Chief of Staff, Umar Nasko, for retrial.
A former Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Prof. Chukwuma Soludo, has recommended the setting up of a commission to handle the affairs of Nigerian youths.
The European Union has endorsed former Nigerian finance minister Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala as the next director-general of the World Trade Organisation, Bloomberg reported.
Zinedine Zidane has warned Real Madrid not to underestimate Barcelona in the first El Clásico of the season on Saturday.
Enugu State Government has charged protesting/aggrieved youths to embrace peace as it has opened avenue to deepen dialogue with youth groups in the state.
Following the ongoing protests by youths across the country against the Federal Special Anti-Robbery Squad (FSARS) and bad governance, with attendant burning and looting of property, the Senate asked Security Agencies to go and nip the crisis in the bud, rather than participate in the ongoing budget defence.