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The Edo State Governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki, has accused the leadership of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state of planning violence and importing arms to intimidate and harass his supporters as the September 19, 2020 gubernatorial election nears.
An independent panel of experts, headed by former Irish president Mary Robinson, has cleared the President of the African Development Bank (AfDB) of corruption, according to a report obtained by AFP.
The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to set up a presidential investigative panel to probe corruption allegations in the Niger Delta Development Commission.
A chieftain of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and Director General of the Voice of Nigeria, VON, Mr Osita Okechukwu, has described the appellate court affirmation of the suspension of the party’s National Chairman, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole as good riddance to bad rubbish.
Pan-Niger Delta Forum, PANDEF, the mouthpiece of traditional rulers, leaders and stakeholders of the coastal states of Niger Delta, Friday, warned the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, which has allegedly sidelined South-South, South-West and South-East from its top management positions, to stop insulting the people of the oil/gas-rich region.
Ivory Coast's former prime minister Guillaume Soro, a rebel leader before he entered politics, is facing a lawsuit in France for war crimes, torture and murder, lawyers told AFP.
The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, yesterday, tasked the Federal Capital Territory Administration, FCTA, to prosecute Secretary to the Government of the Federation, SGF, and chairman of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19, Boss Mustapha, over alleged violation of heath safety and social restriction directives by certain government officials during the funeral of the late Chief of Staff to the President, Mallam Abba Kyari.
The PDP described as unfortunate that those who made and enforced rules over ordinary Nigerians were found directly violating the same rules with impunity, thereby compromising the efforts to check the spread of the pandemic in the country.
Human rights activist, Mr. Femi Falana, SAN, yesterday, warned the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, not to bend the rules in favour of any politician in the fight against the Coronavirus pandemic.
The report analyses major developments from the past year including the deposition of Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir, the Zimbabwean government’s response to mass protests, and increasing attacks on civilians in Mozambique and Mali.
Nobel laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, has blasted Kano State Governor Abdullahi Ganduje over his removal of the Emir, Muhammadu Sanusi II, from the throne, describing the governor as the the most notorious public face of disorder being propelled by the immunity he enjoys.
A non-profit organisation, Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has threatened to sue Cross River government and the state governor, Ben Ayade, over the continuous detention of a Nigerian journalist, Agba Jalingo.
India is ready to mass produce COVID-19 vaccines when scientists give the go-ahead, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said in his Independence Day speech on Saturday.
Manchester United are targeting Atletico Madrid star Saul Niguez again after losing out on Jadon Sancho, according to The Daily Star.
Arsenal are prepared to step up their pursuit of Atletico Madrid midfielder Thomas Partey, a report from The Daily Star claims.
Borno State Government, says it has resettled 2,800 displaced persons at Ajiri community in Mafa Local Government Area of the state.
The Nigerian Agricultural Insurance Corporation (NAIC) says it is partnering with All Farmers Association of Nigeria (AFAN) to insure over 40 million farmers across Nigeria against flooding and other disasters.
Atlético Madrid have confirmed that two member of their group have tested positive for coronavirus.
The Nigerian Air Force is set to deploy air assets as well as Regiment and Special Forces personnel to Gombe State to beef up existing security arrangements in the fight against insurgency and other related crimes in the zone.
Enyimba FC goalkeeper Theophilus Afelokhai has stated that the newly published Nigeria Professional Football League table by the League Management Company of Nigeria is good news to players of the Aba based topflight team following the abrupt end to the 2019/2020 NPFL season due to the Coronavirus pandemic.
Kwara has recorded eight new cases of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic as at 11.45p.m on Monday, Aug 10.
The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has sent birthday wishes to former Super Eagles midfield star Friday Ekpo who clocked 51 on Monday.