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Nollywood actress and director, Funke Akindele-Bello, has emphasized the importance of true friendship following her disclosure that her friend, Bimbo Thomas, risked her life to save hers when armed robbers raided their hotel in Lagos.

Funke Akindele-Bello recounts encounter with armed robbers

Nollywood actress and director, Funke Akindele-Bello, has emphasized the importance of true friendship following her disclosure that her friend, Bimbo Thomas, risked her life to save hers when armed robbers raided their hotel in Lagos about nine years ago.
Governor Nyesom Wike on Tuesday claimed the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, spent the sum of N10 billion to fight him during the 2019 governorship election.

Governor Wike: Benue massacre strengthens calls for restructuring

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has said the age-long relationship between the people of Tiv ethnic nationality and the State emboldens them to support each other when such situation arises.
The Inspector General of Police (IGP), Mohammed Adamu, on Tuesday said that 1,590 suspects have been arrested across the country in respect of the #EndSars protest which turned violent after it was hijacked by hoodlums.

IGP commends organisers of community policing awareness polo tournament

The Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has commended the organisers of the Community Policing Awareness Polo Tournament, saying the event has helped reinforce the fact that crime-fighting was everyone’s responsibility.
Senate Vice Committee Chairman on Defence, Senator I. D. Gyang, has urged Nigerians to see their diversity as an asset or a liability depending on how it is managed.

Senator urges Nigerians to see positive side of diversity

Senate Vice Committee Chairman on Defence, Senator I. D. Gyang, has urged Nigerians to see their diversity as an asset or a liability depending on how it is managed.
Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson speaks during a virtual press conference at Downing Street in central London on September 9, 2020 following an announcement of further restrictions on social gatherings in England due to an uptick in cases of the novel coronavirus. – The UK government on on September 9 sets out tighter rules on social gatherings to curb the spread of the coronavirus, with concern mounting at rising infection rates among the young. The law in England will change from next week to reduce the number of people who can gather socially from 30 to six, with some exemptions. (Photo by Stefan Rousseau / POOL / AFP)

Joe Biden presents new challenge for Boris Johnson

President-elect Joe Biden’s win could have a big impact on Great Britain, which is seeking to finalize its departure from the European union, given Biden’s support for the Northern Ireland peace process and his circle’s chilly relationship with Prime Minister Boris Johnson.

FOCAC: China charts new path with Nigeria, other African countries

As the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC) clocks 20, the Peoples Republic of China, has called on Nigeria and other African countries to strengthen solidarity with China in order to meet the yearnings of its people.
Charles Oputa, popularly known as Charlyboy

Charly Boy: I have become role model for marriage

Veteran singer, Charles Chukwuemeka Oputa, popularly called Charly Boy, has said that he has become a role model for the institution of marriage.

SSANU elects new national president, exco members

A former branch Chairman of the Senior Staff Association of Nigeria Universities at the Modibbo Adama University of Technology, Yola, Mohammed Ibrahim has been elected the new SSANU President.

Nigerian universities union gets new president

Mohammed Ibrahim of the Modibbo Adama University of Technology (MAUTECH), Yola, has emerged the new National President of the Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities (SSANU).
The Economic And Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has said it was ready for fresh and immediate re-trial of the former governor of Abia State, Orji Uzor Kalu.

Senator Kalu visits Victor Ndoma-Egba over destruction of property by hoodlums

Senate Chief Whip, Senator Orji Kalu, has paid a condolence visit to Senator Victor Ndoma-Egba at his Abuja residence over destruction and looting of his property by hoodlums in Calabar.
Governor Nyesom Wike on Tuesday claimed the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, spent the sum of N10 billion to fight him during the 2019 governorship election.

#EndSARS: Hoodlums kill six soldiers, four policemen in Rivers – Governor Wike

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, said that hoodlums suspected to be members of Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), killed six soldiers and four policemen in the state.
School may be out for a theatrical release of Blumhouse’s remake of The Craft. The teen horror fantasy remake written, directed, and produced by Zoe Lister Jonesis headed straight to video-on-demand on Amazon this October, according to a new press release of incoming Prime Video titles. Just in time for Halloween.

Blumhouse’s ‘The Craft’ remake heading straight to VOD on Amazon

School may be out for a theatrical release of Blumhouse’s remake of The Craft. The teen horror fantasy remake written, directed, and produced by Zoe Lister Jonesis headed straight to video-on-demand on Amazon this October, according to a new press release of incoming Prime Video titles. Just in time for Halloween.
In commemoration of the independence anniversary of Nigeria and China on October 1, the Embassy of the People’s Republic of China in Nigeria honoured on Monday 49 employees of Chinese companies in Nigeria.

Independence Day: China honours 49 local employees

In commemoration of the independence anniversary of Nigeria and China on October 1, the Embassy of the People’s Republic of China in Nigeria honoured on Monday 49 employees of Chinese companies in Nigeria.
Big Brother Housemate, Nengi, has adviced her fellow housemate Ozo, to focus on why he came to the Lockdown house.

#BBNaija: My friendship with Ozo is over – Nengi

Big Brother Naija housemate, Nengi, has vowed that her friendship with Ozo will be over when she leaves the house on Sunday.
Big Brother Naija, BBNaija housemate, Neo, on Sunday night said Erica liked Laycon.

#BBNaija: Erica liked Laycon – Neo

Recall that Erica was mentally attracted to Laycon before she eventually chose Kiddwaya as her lover in the Lockdown house.
Democratic presidential nominee and former Vice President Joe Biden speaks at the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on September 20, 2020, to make a statement on the nomination for replacement of recently deceased Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. – US presidential hopeful Joe Biden urged Senate lawmakers to not vote on filling the Supreme Court vacancy left by Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s death until after the election in November. (Photo by ROBERTO SCHMIDT / AFP)

Joe Biden urges halt of Donald Trump’s US Supreme Court push

Democratic hopeful Joe Biden on Sunday urged lawmakers to wait until after November’s election to tackle a Supreme Court vacancy that President Donald Trump has pledged to fill quickly, as the nomination becomes a new flashpoint in the battle for the White House.
Chu Maoming

China remains largest supplier of global anti-epidemic items – envoy

With nationwide efforts, China has basically controlled the unprecedented coronavirus pandemic, successfully resumed work and school and has gradually brought its economy back on track, were the words of Chinese Consul General in Nigeria, Chu Maoming.
Big Brother Naija, BBNaija, 2020 housemate, Erica, has revealed that she met her father for the first time through Instagram.

#BBNaija viewers blast Erica for threatening to kill Laycon

Big Brother Naija viewers have called for the disqualification of Erica, a female housemate in the ongoing reality television show, for threatening to cause bodily harm and kill fellow housemate, Laycon, a male.

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A fuel tanker on Wednesday morning caught fire on the busy Magboro section of the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway.

Fuel tanker catches fire on Lagos-Ibadan expressway

Newsmen gathered that the incident happened around 06 am. The fuel being conveyed by the tanker had spilled to the other side of the expressway – leading inward to Lagos.

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