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The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila (APC-Lagos), has announced the demise of a former member of the house, Rep. Tony Okey. 7

Speaker Gbajabiamila advocates more youth participation in politics

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, says political leaders and governments must commit to opening the political space to allow for greater participation by the nation’s youth.
Dr. Mohammad Mahmood Abubakar, the Minister of Environment, at World Press Conference in Abuja, said the measures were to avert further outbreak and spread of the epidemic in many states of the federation.

Biodiversity: Nigeria restates support for ECOWAS states

The Federal Government has pledged support to ECOWAS member states to develop mechanisms for enforcement of biodiversity law and mobilise implementation for the developed biodiversity action plans.
President Donald Trump confirmed for the first time that the United States launched a cyberattack against the Russian Internet Research Agency in 2018.

Court blocks Donald Trump’s policy barring poor immigrants

A U.S. Federal Court has pulled the brakes on President Donald Trump’s “public charge” policy that seeks to bar poor immigrants from living in the country.
Thousands of Nigerian students abroad are currently faced with serious challenges on account of the coronavirus pandemic and the growing possibility that the disease could be around for much longer.

Nigerian students laments cost of tuition in UK

Thousands of Nigerian students abroad are currently faced with serious challenges on account of the coronavirus pandemic and the growing possibility that the disease could be around for much longer.
The Chairperson of the African Union Commission, Moussa Faki, has called for increased tolerance and assistance for persons displaced by war, violence, and other forms of disaster.

I was a refugee for eight years – AUC chief

The Chairperson of the African Union Commission, Moussa Faki, has called for increased tolerance and assistance for persons displaced by war, violence, and other forms of disaster.
Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has dismissed as “misleading” insinuations that its platforms withdrew without engaging Boko Haram insurgents when they attacked Garkida community of Gombi Local Government Area of Adamawa.

NAF commissions flats for married officers in Lagos

The Nigerian Air Force, in an effort to ensure that its personnel live in a befitting residence, has commissioned two newly constructed blocks of 6 × 3 bedroom flats for married officers at the Sam Ethnan Air Force Base, Ikeja, Lagos.
After a spell in a Paraguayan detention centre, Ronaldinho has been moved to a hotel in the nation’s capital where he is living under house arrest and the former Barcelona star has admitted he never imagined living in such a situation.

Brazil legend Ronaldinho recounts life experience in prison

After a spell in a Paraguayan detention centre, Ronaldinho has been moved to a hotel in the nation’s capital where he is living under house arrest and the former Barcelona star has admitted he never imagined living in such a situation.
National Publicity Secretary of the APC, Mallam Lanre Issa-Onilu stated this in a statement on Sunday night.

APC slams PDP for asking President Buhari to visit Kano

The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has berated the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for asking President Muhammadu Buhari to visit the Covid-19 ravaged Kano state, accusing the opposition party of having sinister motives.

Lockdown: Ilorin residents decry high cost of consumer items

Some residents of Ilorin have expressed worries over the sudden rise in the cost of consumer items following the lockdown to curtail the spread of coronavirus.
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The time to act is now: A letter to African leaders about the coronavirus...

The threats hanging over the African continent with regard to the spread of Covid-19 demand our individual and collective attention. The situation is critical. Yet this is not about mitigating another African humanitarian crisis, but to diffuse the potentially damaging effects of a virus that has shaken the global order and put under question the bases of our living together.
The Chairman of the Foundation’s Board, Dr Chiwuike Newington Uba, gave the advice in a statement on Tuesday in Enugu.

Coronavirus: Foundation advises people with asthma to take extra caution

The Amaka Chiwuike-Uba Foundation (ACUF), on Tuesday urged persons with asthma to take extra caution to prevent them from contracting Coronavirus.
Russian President Vladimir Putin, center, wearing a protective suit enters a hall during his visit to the hospital for coronavirus patients in Kommunarka settlement, outside Moscow, Russia, March 24, 2020.

Coronavirus upends Vladimir Putin’s political agenda in Russia

A nationwide vote on April 22 was supposed to finalize sweeping constitutional reforms that would allow him to stay in power until 2036, if he wished. But after the coronavirus spread in Russia, that plebiscite had to be postponed — an action so abrupt that billboards promoting it already had been erected in Moscow and other big cities.

NVFCB: Nigerian movies generated almost N7 billion in cinemas in 2019

The National Film and Video Censors Board says Nigerian movies generated nearly between N6.4bn and N6.7bn at cinemas nationwide in 2019.

Poverty: Nigeria to sink deeper, unless – World Bank

The poverty rate in Nigeria could become worse, with up to 30 million more people falling into the extreme poverty trap in the next 10 years, unless Federal Government policy reforms bring about robust productivity and inclusive growth.
Emmy winning Nigerian-American Uzo Aduba is set to join Lupita Nyong’o on the set of HBO Max’s upcoming series “Americanah”.

Americanah: Uzo Aduba to star alongside Lupita Nyong’o on HBO Max’s series

Emmy winning Nigerian-American Uzo Aduba is set to join Lupita Nyong’o on the set of HBO Max’s upcoming series “Americanah”.

Rivers announces restrictions for sanitation tomorrow

Rivers government said the monthly Sanitation exercise will hold on Saturday, October 26, across the 23 Local Government Areas of the State from 7am – 10am.

CBN and the $2.6bn or $26bn diaspora remittances

In the World Bank’s 2018 report, titled, “Nigerians Living abroad sent $22bn home in 2017”, the Bank noted that the top recipients of the Diaspora remittances in the world were India with $69bn, Chile ($64bn), Philippines $33bn, Mexico $31bn, Nigeria $22bn and Egypt $20bn

FRSC: Things you must not do to avoid road accident

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has identified causes of road accidents and warned the public to steer clear of them in order to avoid dander.

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Legal luminary, Chief Richard Akinjide, SAN, a former Minister of Justice and Attorney-General of the Federation, died in his Ibadan, Oyo State residence early Tuesday after a protracted ailment, family sources told the press.

Richard Akinjide buried in line with coronavirus protocol – family

A former Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Richard Akinjide, who died on April 22, was buried on Thursday in Ibadan, his family said.
Apple has removed Epic Games’ battle royale Fortnite from the App Store after the developer on Thursday implemented its own in-app payment system that bypassed Apple’s standard 30 percent fee.

Apple removes Fornite from App Store

Apple has removed Epic Games’ battle royale Fortnite from the App Store after the developer on Thursday implemented its own in-app payment system that bypassed Apple’s standard 30 percent fee.

NBS, IOM to conduct study on dangers of irregular migration

The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) in collaboration with International Organisation for Migration is conducting a pilot survey on the above named subject matter in Edo, Delta, Lagos and Imo states.
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CAN announces intercessory prayer session over insecurity in Nigeria

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has declared August 23 a day of collective intercessory prayer for Nigeria over insecurity situation in the country.
Former United Nations, UN, Secretary-General, Ban Ki-Moon, has described the appointment of Prof Ibrahim Gambari as Chief of Staff to President Muhammadu Buhari as a great asset to Nigeria and Africa ”in a broader sense.”

President Buhari’s chief of staff receives suspended Anambra monarchs

The Chief of Staff to the President, Prof Ibrahim Gambari, on Thursday, received some traditional rulers from Anambra State at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.