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The Anglican Bishop of Aguata Diocese in Anambra State, Right Reverend Samuel Ezeofor, has faulted the decision to shut down churches in the name of fighting the coronavirus pandemic.

Anglican communion faults Anambra burial law

The Anglican Bishop of Aguata Diocese in Anambra State, Rt. Rev Samuel Ezeofor has faulted with several sections of the Anambra State burial law, which came into effect on May 9th last year.
The leader of the Yoruba Socio Cultural Group, Egbe Afenifere and a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Senator Ayo Fasanmi is dead.

Osun: Pa Fasanmi was selfless, humble leader

“Pa Fasanmi was an icon who left indelible footprints in the sands of time. Baba Fasanmi was a leader who demonstrated his love for our great country in many laudable ways, but more heart-warming was how he showed optimal concern for the welfare of the poor and underprivileged, and how he held leaders accountable on their promises of good governance.”
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

One dead, 2 hospitalized in Rivers in-laws fracas

A deadly fracas among two families related by marriage in Buen Kpete Bunu, Tai Local Government Area, Rivers State, has left one person dead and two brothers in critical health condition.

Burundi president becomes first head of state to ‘die of coronavirus’

Burundi president has become the first head of state to die of COVID-19, according to medics at the hospital where he was flown to following his death.
Nigeria is now the 7th most stricken African country by the rampaging invisible coronavirus.

Ghana’s confirmed coronavirus cases top 6,000

The number of COVID-19 cases in Ghana reached 6,096 with 178 new infections confirmed, said the Ghana Health Service (GHS) on Wednesday.
The Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has directed the reopening of markets on selected days in the state.

Lagos orders markets, restaurants to reopen

The Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has directed the reopening of markets on selected days in the state.
Ecuador said police have removed almost 800 bodies in recent weeks from homes in Guayaquil, the epicenter of the country’s coronavirus outbreak.

Coronavirus outbreak overwhelms Ecuador, police pick 800 bodies

Ecuador said police have removed almost 800 bodies in recent weeks from homes in Guayaquil, the epicenter of the country’s coronavirus outbreak.
The state commissioner for health, Dr Dominic Ukpong, made the call in a telephone interview in Uyo on Saturday.

Akwa Ibom: We’ve no record of coronavirus case

The Akwa Ibom state government has maintained that there is no confirmed case of coronavirus disease, covid-19, in the state.
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Boko Haram kills 23 mourners after funeral in Borno

Boko Haram gunmen on Saturday killed 23 mourners in Borno state in Nigeria's restive northeast after they attended a funeral, local militia and residents said.

Thousands at funeral for Gaza volunteer killed on Israel border

Thousands of Palestinians attended the funeral Saturday of a young female volunteer medic killed by Israeli fire in violence on the border in southern Gaza.

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Nollywood actress, Genevieve Nnaji, has enjoined the Feminist Coalition not to stop receiving donations supporting the #EndSARS protesters.

#EndSARS: Nollywood actress urges Feminist Coalition not to stop accepting donations

Recall that the group, which has been providing administrative support and fundraising for the group had said it would no longer accept donations for the campaign, which seeks an end to police brutality and the disbandment of the police’s tactical special units – SARS and SWAT. Their decision followed President Buhari’s Thursday night’s national broadcast which asked protesters to get off the streets as violence and anarchy reigned.
Veteran Nollywood actress, Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde, has asked families who lost their relatives during the Lekki tollgate incident to speak up.

#EndSARS: Let those who lost relatives at Lekki toll plaza speak up – Omotola

Veteran Nollywood actress, Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde, has asked families who lost their relatives during the Lekki tollgate incident to speak up.
Gov. Ben Ayade of Cross River has directed applicants for the 8,000 automatic jobs to enlist through their respective village heads.

#EndSARS: Cross River governor declares 24-hour curfew

According to a statement signed by the Special Adviser Media and Publicity to the governor, Christian Ita, the curfew followed “the hijacking of the peaceful protest against police brutality in the state by hoodlums.”

Joe Okei-Odumakin urges government to address citizens’ grievances

Dr Joe Okei-Odumakin, President, Women Arise and Centre for Change, on Friday urged all tiers of government to urgently implement policies that would address the grievances of citizens.
Leftist leader Luis Arce has won a smashing victory in Bolivia’s presidential election, a final official vote count released on Friday shows, providing vindication for the Movement Towards Socialism (MAS) party of overthrown President Evo Morales.

Luis Arce secures big victory in Bolivia election

The result, which was a vindication to Evo Morales’s MAS party, also gave majorities in both houses of Congress.