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Epic Games said on Monday it was seeking to block Apple’s removal of Fortnite from its app store and has asked a judge to prevent any retaliatory action against its other games in the store.

Apple accuses Epic of ‘starting a fire and pouring gasoline on it’ in new...

Apple has responded to Epic’s demands that the iPhone-maker restore Fortnite to the App Store in new legal filings, arguing that the company’s injuries are “entirely self-inflicted” and that Fortnite can return to iOS at any time — just as soon as Epic removes the custom in-app payment system that triggered the game’s removal in the first place.
Inmates at a prison in Manaus, a Brazilian city deep in the Amazon that has been hit hard by the coronavirus outbreak.

Prisoners take guards hostage in Brazil

Inmates at a prison in Manaus, a Brazilian city deep in the Amazon that has been hit hard by the coronavirus outbreak, have taken seven prison guards hostage, the local prison authority told Reuters on Saturday, underlining the endemic violence that has plagued the region’s jails in recent years.
Herdsmen

Suspected herdsmen storm Benue community, kill one, shoot scores

Suspected armed herdsmen, yesterday afternoon, reportedly hacked and killed a middle-aged man, Titus Nyitar, raped a woman in the presence of her husband and shot several others in three villages of Mbawa Council Ward in Guma Local Government Area, LGA, of Benue State.
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Ariana Grande, Taylor Swift win big at MTV VMAs 2019 — full list

Celebrities who bagged some awards include: Taylor Swift, Ariana Grande, the Jonas Brothers, Rosalía, Shawn Mendes, Camila Cabello and more A-listers who are among the numerous artists that are set to perform at the Prudential Center in New Jersey for the 36th annual award show.
A man is holding dozens of people hostage on a bus in Rio de Janeiro, and is threatening to set it alight.

Armed man holds dozens hostage on bus in Rio de Janeiro

A man is holding dozens of people hostage on a bus in Rio de Janeiro, and is threatening to set it alight.
Prison

27 killed in prison riot in Tajikistan

Three guards have been killed during a riot at a high-security prison in Tajikistan, the country’s justice ministry said.

Ex-militants block East-West road over killings, kidnappings

Aggrieved drivers and ex-militants on Wednesday barricaded a section of the East-West road to protest rising cases of killings, kidnapping, armed robberies and other criminal activities along the gateway road.
(FILES) In this file photo taken on May 08, 2018 Paris Saint-Germain’s French midfielder Adrien Rabiot reacts during the French Cup final football match between Les Herbiers and Paris Saint-Germain (PSG), at the Stade de France in Saint-Denis, outside Paris. – Paris Saint-Germain outcast Adrien Rabiot has been suspended until the end of the month for a reported outing to a nightclub after last week’s Champions League loss to Manchester United. The French international midfielder is in open dispute with PSG and has not played since mid-December after failing to agree a new contract. (Photo by FRANCK FIFE / AFP)

Adrien Rabiot ‘held hostage’ by Paris Saint-Germain – mother

Adrien Rabiot’s agent has accused Paris Saint-Germain of holding the midfielder “hostage” after he was suspended for going to a nightclub following their Champions League defeat by Manchester United.
Soldiers block with truck and armoured tank the road leading to the state headquarters of Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, on March 10, 2019. – Fears has gripped residents of oil-rich Port Harcourt city in Niger delta region as state headquarters of Independent National Electoral Commission has been condoned off by dozens of fierce looking soldiers, anti-riots policemen and other complementary security agents who are jointly patrolling the city ahead of the much awaited results of the just concluded governorship and state assembly elections. (Photo by PIUS UTOMI EKPEI / AFP)

Rivers elections: UK, PDP condemn military as INEC suspends polls

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) yesterday suspended all electoral processes in the governorship and House of Assembly elections in Rivers until further notice.

Gabon coup bid highlights country in grip of uncertainty

"Who's in charge?" asked Gaston, a resident of Libreville, a day after Gabon's armed forces quelled an attempted coup.
Leah Sharibu

PFN: President Buhari should act fast to rescue Leah Sharibu

The National President of the Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria (PFN), Rev. Felix Omobude, has called on the Federal government to put machinery in motion to effect the immediate rescue of Miss Leah Sharibu, the Dapchi school girl from the captivity of the dreaded Islamic extremists, Boko Haram, who kidnapped her along with hundreds of her schoolmates last year.
Burkina Faso

Burkina Faso coup accused admits ‘attack on state security’

The leader of a group that carried out an attempted coup in Burkina Faso on Friday conceded in court that the events of 2015 had been an "attack on state security".

Shipowners berate NIMASA for dearth of local shipping lines

Indigenous shipowners have unanimously blamed the Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside, for the dearth of local shipping lines operating in the maritime sector.

British hostage Ian Squire killed in Nigeria, 3 released

A British hostage, kidnapped in Nigeria has been killed, while three others have been released, the Foreign Office says.

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The governorship election in Edo begins peacefully with impressive voters’ turnout in most wards across the state.6

Edo election: Presiding officers, observer commend electoral process

Some Presiding Officers in the Sept.19, governorship election in Edo and an international Observer team, Centre for Strategic Conflict Management, have commended the peaceful electoral process in Oredo Ward 4.
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NDLEA clarifies stand on drug integrity test for intending couples

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has shed light on the “drug integrity test” for intending couples.
Tale of vote buying flying all over the place within the Emokpae Model Primary on Mission Road, where Governor Obaseki is waiting to vote.

Edo election: Tension over alleged vote buying in Governor Obaseki’s polling unit

This is the case for the two major parties; a prospective voter who does want to be quoted said she will collect the money and vote for the candidate of her choice