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Sen. Teslim Folarin (APC-Oyo) has expressed sorrow over the death of Pa Samuel Ojebode, a renowned ‘awoist’ and leader of All Progressives Congress (APC) in Oyo State.

Senator Folarin mourns Oyo APC leader Samuel Ojebode

Sen. Teslim Folarin (APC-Oyo) has expressed sorrow over the death of Pa Samuel Ojebode, a renowned ‘awoist’ and leader of All Progressives Congress (APC) in Oyo State.
Ron Klain

Joe Biden names Ron Klain as chief of staff

US President-elect Joe Biden pressed ahead with his transition Wednesday despite Donald Trump’s refusal to acknowledge defeat, naming a seasoned Democratic operative as chief of staff in his first public White House personnel choice.
Wall Street’s main stock indexes were hovering near unchanged on Friday as presidential ballots continue to be tallied in key battleground states and investors take heart from a better-than-expected monthly jobs report.

US stocks tread water as post-election rally hits pause

Wall Street’s main stock indexes were hovering near unchanged on Friday as presidential ballots continue to be tallied in key battleground states and investors take heart from a better-than-expected monthly jobs report.
Russian President Vladimir Putin, in a letter to his US counterpart Donald Trump, has said Moscow is ready for dialogue on a wide-ranging agenda, the Kremlin said.

Vladimir Putin to get immunity from prosecution for life

The draft bill would give a former president immunity from criminal prosecution for any offences committed during his lifetime. A supermajority of lawmakers would be required to revoke the protections. Currently, ex-presidents are protected for actions taken only while they were in office.

Bauchi government secures six rape convictions

The Solicitor – General and Permanent Secretary in the State Ministry of Justice, Aliyu Bin Idris, disclosed this over the weekend during a capacity training for key stakeholders in the fight against sexual and gender based violence (SGBV) held at Hazibal Suites conference centre in Bauchi.
The president of the United States of America, Donald Trump, has fired back at Meghan Markle and her husband, Prince Harry, after the couple released a message in honour of the National Voter Registration Day, US Weekly reports.

Donald Trump: I’m not a fan of Meghan Markle

The president of the United States of America, Donald Trump, has fired back at Meghan Markle and her husband, Prince Harry, after the couple released a message in honour of the National Voter Registration Day, US Weekly reports.
The Managing Director, The Voice of Nigeria (TVN), Mr Akin Salami says TVN would attract and help unleash the brightest of Nigerian musical talents for global stage.

The Voice Nigeria unleashes Nigeria musical talents

The Managing Director, The Voice of Nigeria (TVN), Mr Akin Salami, says TVN would attract and help unleash the brightest of Nigerian musical talents for global stage.
Nigerian musician, Harrysong, has disclosed why he suspended his planned marriage, saying he is focusing on his music career and business.

Harrysong: Why I suspended my wedding plans

“As long as you’re above 20 years, you should be eligible for marriage. As a celebrity, distraction can be one of the reasons of not getting married early but finding the right person is very important,” he told a national newspaper.

Charity: Wear face mask during sex, avoid kissing

People having sex with anyone outside their household should wear a face mask and avoid kissing during intercourse to prevent getting coronavirus, a charity has warned.
Former Nigeria's President Olusegun Obasanjo

Ex-President Obasanjo: I don’t care what you say about me when I die

Former Nigeria President, Olusegun Obasanjo, says he doesn’t care what is said about him or how he is remembered, when he passes on.
Ekiti State Governor, Mr. Ayodele Fayose

Ayodele Fayose faults ex-President Obasanjo over comment on Senator Kashamu’s demise

A former Ekiti State governor, Ayodele Fayose, has faulted a former president, Olusegun Obasanjo, over his comment on Buruji Kashamu‘s death.
Staff inspecting preparations around the Kaaba, Islam's holiest shrine, at the Grand Mosque in the holy city of Mecca, on July 26. Saudi Ministry of Media-AFP-Getty Images

Muslims begin downsized hajj pilgrimage

Muslim pilgrims on Wednesday begin the annual hajj, dramatically downsized this year as the Saudi hosts strive to prevent a coronavirus outbreak during the five-day pilgrimage.
Angry protesters took to the streets over the treatment of minorities by law enforcement[Carlos Barria-Reuters]

US cities fear protests may fuel new wave of virus outbreaks

The massive protests sweeping across U.S. cities following the police killing of a black man in Minnesota have sent shudders through the health community and elevated fears that the huge crowds will lead to a new surge in cases of the coronavirus.
Days after Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai announced a 30-day total lockdown in the state, the Kaduna state government has relaxed its lockdown order.

Governor El-Rufai: Coronavirus no respecter of persons

Governor Nasir Ahmad El-Rufa’i of Kaduna State has warned that coronavirus was not a friend to anybody and could strike where it was least expected.
Illustration photo shows a two-rand coin above a South African flag April 12, 2017. REUTERS-Thomas White-Illustration

South Africa’s rand on the ropes as virus fears mount

South Africa’s rand weakened early on Monday, threatening to breakthrough a lifetime low against the dollar as concerns over increasing coronavirus infections and the likely announcement of stricter measures weighed on already shaky sentiment.
Authorities remove the body of Valerie Lundeen - who was stabbed to death by her son, cops said.

Tarzan star’s wife stabbed to death by their son

The wife of Ron Ely, star of the 1960s Tarzan TV series, was stabbed to death by their son at their California home on Tuesday evening, say police.
Reality stars Bamike Olawunmi aka BamBam and Tope Adenibuyan aka c are married.

Fans excited as Teddy A, BamBam wed

Reality stars Bamike Olawunmi aka BamBam and Tope Adenibuyan aka c are married.

Obstetrician: Breast implants will not prevent sagging

Dr Dauda Adekunle, an Abuja based Obstetrician, has advised women who intend to go for breast implants that breast augmentation would not prevent their breast from sagging.

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UN, EU urge media to intensify advocacy against gender violence

The joint EU-UN Spotlight Initiative, on Monday called on the media to intensify advocacy through reportage of violence against women and girls to end the menace in the country.
The PDP and its candidate, Babatunde Gbadamosi, are urging the court to disqualify the APC candidate, Tokunbo Abiru, over his alleged possession of two voter cards.

Tokunbo Abiru proposes antidote for national challenges

Mr Tokunbo Abiru, APC’s candidate for the Lagos East bye-election, has said that quality representation at the National Assembly is an antidote to diverse national development and security challenges.
US President Donald Trump speaks with General Motors CEO Mary Barra during a meeting with automobile industry leaders in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington, DC on January 24th, 2017. - Photo by Saul Loeb - AFP via Getty Images

General Motors abandons Donald Trump’s war against California’s pollution powers

General Motors announced today that it is abandoning Donald Trump’s effort to take away California’s ability to set fuel efficiency standards. The company, along with Fiat Chrysler and Toyota, previously backed Trump’s efforts to roll back fuel efficiency standards.
Speaker of the Lagos State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Mudashiru Obasa on Friday disclosed how the immediate past administration of former Governor Akinwunmi Ambode employed blackmail and harassment to witch-hunt and deprive the House of performing its duties appropriately.

Speaker: Lagos Assembly to pass 2021 budget before December 31

The Speaker, Lagos State House of Assembly, Mudashiru Obasa, says the 2021 Appropriation Bill currently before the house will be passed before Dec. 31.

We believe it is South East’s turn to produce next president – Ebonyi PDP...

The Elder and major Stakeholders of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Monday affirmed the belief that it is the turn of the South East to produce President of Nigeria in 2023.