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Residents of Agbarha-Otor, the country home of the former first civilian governor of Delta State, Olorogun Felix Ibru, were sacked from their homes on Sunday by rampaging flooding after a persistent downpour.

Flood sacks residents of former Delta governor’s community

Residents of Agbarha-Otor, the country home of the former first civilian governor of Delta State, Olorogun Felix Ibru, were sacked from their homes on Sunday by rampaging flooding after a persistent downpour.
Kola Ologbondiyan

#EndSARS: PDP puts all political, electioneering activities on hold

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has put all political and electioneering activities on hold as a mark of honour for Nigerian youths allegedly killed at the Lekki Toll Gate as well as other killings in the course of the EndSARS protests across the country.
Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Tuesday charged members of his cabinet and Lagos State Government officials to brace up for optimum performance.2

Lagos governor flags off construction of 377 roads, power projects across wards

In keeping promises made during the electioneering, Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Friday, flagged off the execution of 377 state-wide projects across all wards in the State.

Audu Ogbeh: APC’s problems caused by outsiders who took control

A foundation member of the All Progressives Congress and immediate past Minister of Agriculture, Chief Audu Ogbeh, has said the crisis which hit the party began when those who played no role either in its formation or in electioneering leading up to its historic 2015 victory took charge of affairs.
Lagos lawyer and human rights activist, Femi Falana

Femi Falana: Nigeria’s revenue didn’t drop by 65 percent

The Chairman, Alliance for Survival of COVID-19 and Beyond, Mr. Femi Falana (SAN), has faulted the claims made by the Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Zainab Ahmed, that Nigeria’s revenue dropped by 65 per cent.

Edo guber: PDP, APC clash over fresh allegations to rig election

The acrimony between the Peoples Democratic Party and the All Progressive Congress seems not to be abating as the PDP has alleged a plot by the APC to manipulate the September 19 governorship election in Edo State.
Yekini Nabena

APC urges PDP, others to emulate President Buhari on free, fair elections

The ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, said on Tuesday that President Muhammadu Buhari’s declaration that the party could have used the military and other security services to overrun opposition states in the 2019 general election but chose free, fair elections is a solid pointer that under the current administration, the days of stolen and procured electoral mandates are fast fading.
“The index case of coronavirus in Edo State, is the Speaker of Edo State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Frank Okiye. He travelled to United Kingdom, he came back and went into self-isolation. He sent his sample for testing and it came out positive.

Edo Speaker raises alarm over plot to take over assembly

Edo State House of Assembly Speaker Francis Okiye on Wednesday, raised alarm over alleged plot by some persons to forcefully take over the Assembly
The Speaker of the Edo House of Assembly, Mr Francis Okiye, has filed a suit at the Federal High Court Abuja to stop the National Assembly from taking over the state assembly’s functions.

Why Edo Assembly deputy speaker was impeached

The Deputy Speaker of the Edo State House of Assembly, Hon. Yekini Idiaye, was impeached on Wednesday for pledging loyalty to the governorship candidate of All Progressives Congress, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, it has been gathered.
Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu

Edo guber: My ‘SIMPLE’ agenda realistic, achievable – Pastor Ize-Iyamu

Mr Osagie Ize-Iyamu, Candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the forthcoming governorship election in Edo, says his ‘SIMPLE’ agenda is specific, realistic and achievable.

Ondo guber: Prince Olateru-Olagbegi emerges ADP candidate

Ahead the forthcoming governorship election in Ondo State, the Action Democratic Party, (ADP) has elected Prince Martin Kunle Olateru-Olagbegi as the candidate of the party for the election.
The University of Ilorin Alumni Association at its 13th National Congress held in Ilorin Kwara State on March 6, 2020 elected new national officers to steer the affairs of the association for the next four years.

Unilorin lauds appointment of Shehu Adaramaja as APC guber screening committee member

A Professor in the Department of Health Promotion, University of Ilorin (Unilorin), Shehu Adaramaja, has been appointed as the Secretary to the Ondo State APC Gubernatorial Aspirants Screening Committee.
Mr Festus Okoye, INEC National Commissioner and Chairman Information and Voter Education, told newsmen on Sunday in Kaduna that the review would enable the Commission to determine areas requiring legislative action before the 2023 elections.

Edo guber: INEC worries over visibility of campaign councils than candidates, manifestoes

Ahead of the September 19 Governorship election in Edo state, the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has expressed concerns over the visibility of the campaign councils of political parties as opposed to having candidates and their party manifestoes taking the centre stage during electioneering.

2023: Lagos PDP asks INEC to disqualify Governor Sanwo-olu, APC for Electoral Act breach

The Peoples Democratic Party, Lagos State chapter, has asked the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to disqualify the All Progressives Congress (APC) and Governor Babajide Sanwo-olu from the 2023 election.
Philip Shaibu

Edo government advises opposition not to play politics with people’s lives

The Edo State Government has advised opposition parties to be conscious of COVID-19 and not endanger voters on the altar of electioneering campaigns.
Oyo State Governor Seyi Makinde has made good his administration’s promise to recall civil servants unjustly sacked by the immediate past administration of Senator Abiola Ajimobi.

Governor Makinde recalls Oyo TV staff sacked four years ago

Oyo State Governor Seyi Makinde has made good his administration’s promise to recall civil servants unjustly sacked by the immediate past administration of Senator Abiola Ajimobi.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

Ekiti council poll: We will root out PDP – APC

The All Progressive Congress (APC) in Ekiti State has vowed to root out the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the state and show the world that the APC remains the only party in the state by winning in all the 16 Local Government Areas of the state in the forthcoming LG elections on December 7.
In line with his abolition of all forms of fees and levies in public schools, Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike has released funds for the running of the schools for the 2019/2020 academic session and vowed to sack any school heads caught collecting fees and levies.

Governor Wike: I’m not fighting with anybody, elections are over

Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike on Monday said he was not in any contest or fight with anyone in the state.

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1. At least 27 police stations were incinerated last week in Lagos, after violence erupted across the commercial hub as a fallout of the military shooting of unarmed protesters in Lekki.

#EndSARS: CRAN commiserates with NPF/civilians over attack

The Crime Reporters Association of Nigeria (CRAN), a body of journalists covering the security beat nationwide, has commiserated with the Inspector-General of Police Mr Mohammed Adamu, the entire Nigeria Police Force and Nigerians on their loss during the EndSARS protest.

Two NSCDC officials killed in road accident in Ondo

At least two officials of the Ondo State Command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) lost their lives while one other was injured in a motor accident on Friday along the Ondo-Ore Road in Ondo State.
The Kano State Government has reiterated its commitment to the improvement of sanitation and hygiene for sustainable development in the state.

Kano restates commitment to sanitation, hygiene

The Kano State Government has reiterated its commitment to the improvement of sanitation and hygiene for sustainable development in the state.
Governor Douye Diri has expressed worry over the development, following the lifting of the ban on interstate travel.

Bayelsa probes alleged illegal employment in Yenagoa council

Bayelsa State Government has set up a six-member committee to probe allegations of illegal employment of some primary school academic and non-academic staff by the Yenagoa Local Government Council.
[FILES] Scientists work in a lab of the Uni-pharma pharmaceutical company in a northern suburb of Athens, on June 5, 2020, where chloroquine pills are produced. – The company was able to activate an old license to manufacture this controversial drug, which in the 1990s was exported to Africa for the treatment of malaria. Despite the controversy, production and trials of chloroquine are carried on. The scientific community and public opinion are reeling from the withdrawal of the disputed study in the journal The Lancet on the use of chloroquine. But in Greece, where the manufacture of this drug resumed during the pandemic, the controversy is almost non-existent. (Photo by Louisa GOULIAMAKI / AFP)

Greece latest to renew virus lockdown, England may follow

Greece became the latest country to announce a partial lockdown Saturday to combat soaring coronavirus infections, and news reports suggested England may soon follow as other countries faced growing protests over restrictions.