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2. Chairman, Caretaker Committee of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Mai Mala Buni, on Friday said that President Muhammadu Buhari has endorsed the governorship candidate of the party in the September 19 elections, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu.

President Buhari urges APC to avoid Rivers, Zamfara experiences in Edo

President Muhammadu Buhari has urged the leadership of the All Progressives Congress (APC) to avoid the pitfalls that affected the party’s victory in Rivers, Zamfara and Bayelsa States in the 2019 elections.
Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila on the floor, moving a bill on the Repeal of Quarantine Act, 2004 at plenary yesterday at National Assembly Abuja. . Photo by Gbemiga Olamikan. 2

House of Reps set up 30-man c’ttee to accelerate passage of PIB

A thirty-member committee, with five members drawn from each of the six geo-political zones of the country, is expected to start work on the bill in the third week of this month, newsmen learnt, weekend.
Leon Balogun made his debut while Joe Aribo was in action as Glasgow Rangers secured a 1-0 win over Aberdeen in their first game of the 2020-21 season.

Steven Gerrard: Leon Balogun was outstanding on his debut

Manager of Scottish premier league giants Glasgow Rangers, Steven Gerrard, says Leon Balogun deserves all the praise in the world following his outstanding performance on his debut.

Charles Ugwu emerges Imo PDP chairman

A former Minister of Commerce and Industry, Charles Ugwu, has emerged the Imo State chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the Saturday state Congress held at Kanu Nwankwo Soccer Centre, Owerri, the state capital.A former Minister of Commerce and Industry, Charles Ugwu, has emerged the Imo State chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the Saturday state Congress held at Kanu Nwankwo Soccer Centre, Owerri, the state capital.
The Judicial Commission of Inquiry set up by Governor Godwin Obaseki to investigate the construction of the Edo Specialist Hospital and supply of equipment has indicted former governor, Adams Oshiomhole.

Edo guber: I’m not a weak governor – Godwin Obaseki

The Chairman, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Governors’ Forum, Gov. Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto and Gov. Godwin Obaseki of Edo have called on politicians to embrace peace in the forthcoming Edo gubernatorial polls.
Prof. Kemebradikumo Pondei, Acting Managing Director of Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) has promised sweeping changes in the commission.

NDDC acting chief faints during public hearing

Acting Managing Director of the Interim Management Committee of the NDDC, Professor Daniel Keme Pondei, fainted during a public hearing by the House of Representatives Committee probing allegations of financial recklessness in NDDC Monday.

Bayelsa West election: Political leaders affirm zoning arrangement

Political leaders from Bayelsa West Senatorial district have backed an existing zoning arrangement of National Assembly seats between Sagbama and Ekeremor Local Government Areas.
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APC inaugurates campaign council for Edo guber today

A-49-member Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje led high-level National Campaign Council of the All Progressives Congress (APC) for the September 19 Edo State Governorship Election will be inaugurated today.
Kano State Governor Abdullahi Umaru Ganduje

Edo guber: Governor Ganduje heads 49-member APC campaign council

The Governor of Kano State, Dr. Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, has been appointed by the Caretaker/Extra-Ordinary National Convention Planning Committee of the All Progressives Congress (APC) to chair the Party’s high-level National Campaign Council for the Edo State Governorship Election.
Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq

Kwara APC leaders indict governor in party crisis

Some members of the executive council of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kwara State have indicted Governor Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq of being behind the protracted crisis of the party in the state.
Determined to curb the spread of the dreaded COVID-19, local manufacturer Prince Interior Furniture and Furnishing Company has engaged a cardiologist to help in the mass production of N95 face masks for the protection of vulnerable Nigerians against the deadly virus.

Bayelsa records six more coronavirus deaths

The Bayelsa State Government on Saturday announced that the state had recorded six more deaths from COVID-19 pandemic, thereby bringing the total number of fatality in the state to nine.
Senator Douye Diri is a Nigerian politician and the current Governor of Bayelsa State.

Bayelsa confirms 42 new coronavirus cases, 6 deaths

The Bayelsa State Task Force on Covid-19, says the State has recorded 42 new cases of Covid-19 in three days, another 6 deaths and 1 discharged within the same period.

Plateau PDP, Senator Gyang grieve over killings by bandits

The Deputy Chairman Senate Committee on Defence and Senator representing Plateau North, Istifanus Gyang, and the Plateau State chapter of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) have expressed their grief over the gruesome killing of five persons in Miango community by bandits in Bassa Local Government Area the state.

Delta Assembly passes revised 2020 budget

The bill to amend the 2020 budget of N395.5 billion has been passed by the Delta State House of Assembly.
A Peoples Democratic Party senator representing Plateau North at the National Assembly, Istifanus Gyang, has set up a register to collect views from members of his constituency on the hate speech bill currently before the National Assembly.

Senator Gyang seeks investigation of Jos universitystudent’s killing

Senator Istifanus Gyang who represents PDP-Plateau North has called for a thorough investigation into the killing of a 300-level University of Jos student by University of Jos.

Ogun PDP gets new executive committee

The crisis rocking the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ogun State, deepened on Friday, as the faction loyal to Senator Buruji Kashamu, inaugurated its new state executive members to steer the affairs of the party for the next four years.

PDP appoints new Osun acting chair

Following the suspension of Soji Adagunodo as chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Osun State by the party’s National Secretariat, the Deputy Chairman has been asked to take charge of the party activities in an acting capacity.
Former Nigerian President Olusegun Obasanjo has criticised former Lagos State governor Akinwunmi Ambode for abandoning the Lagos light rail project while he was the governor of the state between 2015 and 2019.

Ex-President Obasanjo, Gordon Brown, others demand action against pandemic

About 165 global leaders, including a former UK Prime Minister, Gordon Brown, and former Nigerian president, Olusegun Obasanjo, have called for a concerted global response to the coronavirus pandemic led by the G-20 countries.

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Senator Okorocha urges Igbo politicians to shun party differences, work together

Former governor of Imo state and Senator representing Imo West Senatorial District, Owelle Rochas Okorocha, has called on politicians of Igbo extraction to shun party differences and work together in the interest of the South East zone.
Currency depreciation, inflation, negative growth, businesses closed- Algeria's economy has been battered by the one-two punch of the coronavirus crisis and tumbling oil revenues.

Algeria economy rocked by one-two punch of coronavirus crisis

Currency depreciation, inflation, negative growth, businesses closed: Algeria's economy has been battered by the one-two punch of the coronavirus crisis and tumbling oil revenues.
At least a dozen people have been killed over the weekend due to storms with heavy rains and landslides in South Korea.

At least 30 dead in South Korea as rain triggers landslides, floods

Landslides and flooding triggered by days of heavy rain in South Korea have left at least 30 people dead and 12 missings, officials said Sunday, warning of more downpours.

World Bank warned over $114 million grant to Nigeria

The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, (SERAP) has sent a letter to the World Bank President, David Malpass, urging him to demand that the Nigerian government account for the spending of $114.28million grant for COVID-19.
As total coronavirus infections in Nigeria hit 24,077, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC has warned against abandoning face masks in favour of face shields.

FCT records 75 new coronavirus cases

A total of seventy-five, 75, new cases of COVID-19 infection were recorded in the FCT, Abuja in the last 24hours.