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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.

Police arrest man who ‘killed’ cousin over land deal in Edo

The police in Auchi, Etsako West Local Government Area of Edo State, have arrested a young man identified as Endurance Eshegbai over the killing of his cousin, Usman Abdul Lateef, who was declared missing since May 13.

Edo marketers defy petrol price reduction

Independent petroleum Marketers within Benin metropolis in Edo, have continued to dispense petrol at N125 per litre in deference to the recently announced pump price of N108 per litre.
As the novel Virus, COVID-19 continues to ravage the world with attendant impact on the poor, Social Action has faulted the method of distribution for palliatives, to the vulnerable persons in Nigeria.

Social Action faults distribution of coronavirus palliatives

As the novel coronavirus, COVID-19, continues to ravage the world with attendant impact on the poor, Social Action has faulted the method of distribution for palliatives, to the vulnerable persons in Nigeria.
Kano State Governor Abdullahi Umaru Ganduje

Kano evacuates ‘almajiris’ to states of origin

The Kano State Government said it will commence the evacuation of ‘almajiri’ pupils to their respective states so they can reunite with their families.
A woman holds a mobile phone while the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) continues, London, Britain, April 19, 2020. REUTERS-Steven Watt

European scientists and researchers raise privacy concerns over coronavirus contact tracing apps

A rift has opened up over the design of smartphone apps to trace people in Europe at risk of coronavirus infection, potentially hindering efforts to curb the pandemic and ease crippling travel restrictions.
Nyesom Wike

Rivers governor signs executive order to check sabotage of borders closure

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State, yesterday, signed the third Rivers State Government’s Executive Order for a Task Force to check reported sabotage by federal security agents enforcing closure of Rivers borders to prevent Coronavirus spread.

Bank, PSN donate isolation centre, hand sanitisers to Taraba

As the global devastation caused by the novel COVID-19 pandemic continues to spread to more states in northern Nigeria, Access Bank Plc has pledged to provide a one hundred bed capacity isolation centre to the Taraba State government.
Due to the escalating covid-19 crisis and the travel restrictions across the globe,organisers of the Okpekpe international 10km road race, the first label road running event in West Africa have cancelled the eighth edition of the competition.

2020 Okpekpe 10km road race cancelled

Due to the escalating covid-19 crisis and the travel restrictions across the globe, organisers of the Okpekpe international 10km road race, the first label road running event in West Africa have cancelled the eighth edition of the competition.
NDLEA

NDLEA impounds six vehicles carrying N25 million cannabis sativa in Edo

The Edo Command of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) on Tuesday impounded six vehicles, containing about 1,687kg of substances suspected to be cannabis sativa.
Adams Oshiomhole

Adams Oshiomhole appeals suspension order, seeks stay of judgement

The suspended National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole, on Thursday approached the Court of Appeal, seeking it to set aside the suspension order slammed on him on Wednesday by an Abuja High Court.
An Abuja High Court on Wednesday suspended Comrade Adams Oshiomhole as the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC.

Why we want Adams Oshiomhole sacked – APC member

Adams Oshiomhole, National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC, was suspended by a Federal Capital Territory, FCT, High Court.
Adams Oshiomhole

Why court suspended Adams Oshiomhole as APC national chairman

A High Court of the Federal Capital Territory sitting at Jabi, on Wednesday, ordered a temporary suspension of Adams Oshiomhole as the National Chairman of the All Progressive Congress, APC.

PDP cannot win election in Edo – APC chieftain

A former Governorship Aspirant of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Edo, Mr Blessing Agbomhere, says the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has zero chances of winning any election in the state.
Governor Godwin Obaseki of Delta State has restated his commitment to serve Edo people, insisting that the time for sharing public funds to a few greedy politicians in Edo was over.

Edo APC crisis: Governor Obaseki threatens to expel Adams Oshiomhole

Edo State Governor Godwin Obaseki has threatened to expel the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) if he (Oshiomhole) continues to “disrupt activities” in the state and in the Edo APC.
The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomole, has explained why being national chairman of the party cannot stop him from participation in the local politics of his home state.

Adams Oshiomhole: Why I can’t leave ‘local’ politics

The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomole, has explained why being national chairman of the party cannot stop him from participation in the local politics of his home state.
Godwin Obaseki

Factional APC leaders in Adams Oshiomhole ward endorse Obaseki

The factional leader of the All Progressives Congress in Adams Oshiomhole’s Ward 10 in the Etsako West Local Government Area of Edo State on Monday endorsed Governor Godwin Obaseki’s re-election bid.
Embattled chairman of Etsako East Local Government Area of Edo State, Alhaji Aremiyau Momoh, whose removal from office over alleged corrupt practices was confirmed by the State House of Assembly last week.

Sacked Edo council chairman drags governor to court

Embattled chairman of Etsako East Local Government Area of Edo State, Alhaji Aremiyau Momoh whose removal from office over alleged corrupt practices was confirmed by the State House of Assembly last week, yesterday described his removal as political and that he is going to court to challenge his dismissal which he described as unlawful.

Blessing Agbomhere, others resign from PDP

A former candidate of the People’s Democratic Party for Etsako Federal Constituency in the House of Representative, Chief Blessing Agbomhere, has led his supporters to resign from the party.

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Medical council validates four coronavirus test kits – registrar

The Medical Laboratory Science Council of Nigeria (MLSCN) says it has validated four Rapid Test Kits to determine their suitability for testing SAR-COV-2 infection popularly known as COVID-19 in the country.
Legendary reggae artiste, Majekodunmi Fasheke, aka Majek Fashek is dead. The artiste died in a New York hospital after a protracted illness on Monday about 5-45pm. He was aged 71.

Nigerian celebrities mourn deceased Majek Fashek

Nigerian celebrities have taken to their social media platforms to mourn the death of Music Legend, Majekodunmi Fasheke, a.k.a Majek Fashek.
Rwanda says it will announce new restrictions on containing the coronavirus Tuesday, a stark reversal of the country's plan days ago to ease restrictions, including motor vehicle travel throughout the country.

Rwanda set to announce new coronavirus restrictions

Rwanda says it will announce new restrictions on containing the coronavirus Tuesday, a stark reversal of the country's plan days ago to ease restrictions, including motor vehicle travel throughout the country.
Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari3

Nigeria declares telecoms facilities critical national Infrastructure

In response to the yearnings of industry stakeholders to declare telecom facilities Critical National Infrastructure, President Muhammadu Buhari, has finally approved and also directed that necessary physical protective measures be put in place to safeguard telecommunications infrastructure deployed across the country.
President Muhammadu Buhari has again, addressed Nigerians on the efforts of its government to contain the coronavirus pandemic (covid-19) that is ravaging the country 4

ASCAB: President Buhari’s speech underestimate Sani Abacha’s $5 billion loot

Alliance for Surviv­ing COVID-19 and Beyond, (ASCAB), a group led by prominent Nigerian human rights lawyer, Femi Falana has said that President Mu­hammadu Buhari’s claim that late dictator, Sani Abacha, stole $1 billion con­tradicts the figures earlier released by his own officials.