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The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) said on Monday that 46 persons died in road accidents at the Old Toll-Gate corridor on the Abeokuta-Lagos expressway between January 2014 and May 2020.

13 persons die in multiple autocrash in Kwara

Thirteen persons were reported dead in two separate motor accidents along Ilorin-Jebba-Mokwa highway in the Moro local government area of Kwara state early hours of Thursday.
Justice Sikiru Oyinloye of the Kwara State High Court has sentenced a 29-year-old man, Usman Muhammed, to jail for posing as a lady and using nude pictures to dupe men.

Man lands in jail for posing as female

Justice Sikiru Oyinloye of the Kwara State High Court has sentenced a 29-year-old man, Usman Muhammed, to jail for posing as a lady and using nude pictures to dupe men.
Chief Press Secretary to the state governor and Spokesman for the state Technical Committee on COVID-19, Mr Rafiu Ajakaye said this in a statement on Friday in Ilorin.

Kwara records five fresh virus infections

The Kwara State Government says it has recorded five new COVID-19 infections, bringing the number of confirmed cases in the state to 1,009.
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced 322 new COVID-19 cases in the country, bringing the total number of infections to 52,227.

NCDC records 131 new virus cases, as total infections hit 56,735

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has recorded 131 new cases of the coronavirus (COVID-19), bringing the total number of infections in the country to 56,735.

Man jailed for social media love scam

A man, Usman Muhammed, has been convicted and sentenced for defrauding unsuspecting men with explicit pictures on social media.

Gani Adams: Terrorists now occupy Oyo community

The Aare Onakakanfo of Yorubaland, Iba Gani Adams, yesterday raised the alarm over the activities of armed terrorists, which he alleged are now occupying Kishi, North-west area of Oyo State as well as the vast old Oyo National Park in the state.
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced 322 new COVID-19 cases in the country, bringing the total number of infections to 52,227.

Nigeria records 132 new virus infections, three deaths

Nigeria on Thursday recorded 126 new COVID-19 cases, bringing the total infections in the country to 56,604, according to an update by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC).
President of the UN General Assembly, Amb. Tijani Muhammad-Bande

Nigeria’s Tijani Muhammad-Bande bows out as UNGA President

Nigeria’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations, Amb. Tijani Muhammad-Bande, on Tuesday, bowed out of office as President of the 74th session of the General Assembly.
The requests contained in three separate letters read at the beginning of plenary on Tuesday by the Senate President, Ahmad Lawan. 3

Senate faults policy on coronavirus testing by private labs only

The Senate on Tuesday faulted the policy adopted by the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 which allowed only private laboratories to carry out tests on intending travellers abroad.

PDP asks EU, UK to ban election riggers in Nigeria

The national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Uche Secondus, has called on more foreign democratic countries to punish election riggers in Nigeria with visa restrictions.
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Kwara to open virus sample collection centres across 16 local councils

The Kwara Government has said COVID-19 sample collection centres would be opened across the 16 local government area of the state.
4. The EFCC in Ilorin, the Kwara State capital, has arrested two lecturers of the Kwara State College of Health Technology, Offa, Abdulahi Opashola and Adebisi Ademola, and 28 others over alleged involvement in internet fraud.

EFCC arrests two lecturers, 28 others for ‘internet fraud’

The EFCC in Ilorin, the Kwara State capital, has arrested two lecturers of the Kwara State College of Health Technology, Offa, Abdulahi Opashola and Adebisi Ademola, and 28 others over alleged involvement in internet fraud.
As total coronavirus infections in Nigeria hit 24,077, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC has warned against abandoning face masks in favour of face shields.

Nigeria records 132 new virus infections

On Monday night, Nigeria recorded one its lowest coronavirus infection toll in nearly six months with 132 new cases and one death, authorities said.
The Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC), has confirmed 476 new cases of the Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in the country.

Nigeria’s virus death toll hits 1,083

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) at midnight on Monday said that the death toll for the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic in Nigeria had jumped to 1, 083.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Thursday in an FCT High Court in Maitama, re-arraigned a deputy director with the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Emenike Umesi, for alleged misappropriation of N54.3 million.

EFCC arrests two lecturers, 28 others for internet fraud in Kwara

Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission have arrested two lecturers of the Kwara State College of Health Technology, Offa and 28 others over their alleged involvement in offences bordering on internet fraud.

NCC ECCs process 1,500 virus-related calls – chief

The Executive Vice Chairman/CEO of the Nigerian Communications Commission, Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta, has disclosed that over 1,500 COVID-19-related calls were received and processed through the Commission’s Emergency Communications Centres in the peak of the pandemic in Nigeria.

Flood displaces over 2500 residents in Kwara community

Jebba community in Moro local government area of Kwara state has been thrown into survival crisis as no fewer than Two Thousand five hundred residents have been displaced from their abodes by a devastating flood on Thursday.

Pregnant woman killed in Lagos cult violence

A 35-year-old pregnant woman, Risikat Saliman, was shot dead during a bloody clash between suspected cult groups at Aleke community in Ikorodu, Lagos State on Thursday.

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The Governorship Election Petition Tribunal in Uyo, on Monday, ordered INEC to allow the All Progressive Congress (APC) candidate, Mr Nsima Ekere, to inspect all election materials used during the March 9 Governorship Election.

INEC: 1.7 million to vote in Edo election

No fewer than 1.72 million persons are eligible to vote in the September 19, Edo governorship polls while 483,796 eligible voters will not participate.
A nurse, one of the co-defendants in the trial of a German sports doctor accused of masterminding an international blood-doping network, described on Friday how she helped athletes dope with illicit blood transfusions.

Nurse tells German court of her role in sports blood doping

A nurse, one of the co-defendants in the trial of a German sports doctor accused of masterminding an international blood-doping network, described on Friday how she helped athletes dope with illicit blood transfusions.

Edo election: Prices of livestock increase in Benin markets

The prices of livestock in Benin have increased due to the governorship election holding on Saturday in Edo.
Prof. Babatunde Salako, the Director-General of the institute, made this known to newsmen on Saturday in a telephone interview in Lagos.

Nigerian Institute unveils new virus testing machine

The Nigerian Institute of Medical Research (NIMR) on Friday unveiled the first SARS-CoV-2 Isothemal Molecular Assay (SIMA) machine in the country to boost COVID-19 testing capacity.
Senator Isa Hamma Misau, another political supporter of former Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, has dumped the Peoples Democratic Party and rejoined the All Progressives Congress.

Senator Misau dumps PDP, rejoins APC in Bauchi

Senator Isa Hamma Misau, another political supporter of former Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, has dumped the Peoples Democratic Party and rejoined the All Progressives Congress.