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Philip Shaibu

No palliative found in Edo deputy governor’s residence – aide

Edo State Deputy Governor, Comrade Philip Shaibu, has dismissed the widespread allegation that some palliatives were found in his the Conference Hall describing it as wicked and dubious excuse by detractors to attack his home and destroy his properties.
A three-month-old Malaysian infant has been diagnosed with polio, the first case reported in the country in nearly three decades, a top health official said on Sunday (Dec 8).

Wild polio sufferers reflect as Africa set to be declared free of the disease

Nigerian Gbemisola Ijigbamigbe’s right leg was virtually paralysed after she contracted wild polio aged 11 months. Now the 28-year-old leads an active life as a wheelchair basketball player and also enjoys swimming and kayaking.
In a statement, Cabinet Secretary Mutahi Kagwe reported the testing of 3,197 samples in 24 hours, raising the total number of tests carried out in the country to 279,612.

Kenya reports over 1,000 coronavirus recoveries as cases reach 26,436

Kenya's coronavirus cases jumped by 599 on Sunday to reach 26,436, following the testing of 4,420 samples in 24 hours.
Simaro Massiya Lutumba

Congolese musician Simaro Massiya Lutumba dies in Paris

Legendary Congolese musician Simaro Massiya Lutumba died early Saturday at a hospital in Paris, France.

Teargas, chaos as President Uhuru Kenyatta to be sworn in for disputed second term

Kenyan police fired teargas and clashed with both ruling party and opposition supporters Tuesday ahead of the swearing in as president of Uhuru Kenyatta after two disputed polls that have left the nation deeply divided.

Clashes after 4 bodies found in Nairobi slum

Four bodies were found in the streets of a Nairobi slum on Sunday with the discovery sparking clashes in a city on edge after clashes between opposition supporters and police turned deadly.

Kenyans await Raila Odinga response to Uhuru Kenyatta poll victory

Kenyans waited on Tuesday for the response of opposition leader Raila Odinga to President Uhuru Kenyatta’s victory in the October 26 election.

Disputed election re-run sparks ethnic tensions in Kenya

Last Thursday’s repeat election in Kenya which was boycotted by millions of Kenyans has reignited tension between ethnic communities in some areas.

Protesters hail small victory as Kenya delays poll in the west

"This is not really a victory, it's just the right thing to do," nods Wilson Ochyeng, 38, sipping a beer at a bar in Kisumu after officials again delayed a vote in this bastion of Kenya's opposition.

Kenya postpones voting in opposition areas after violence

Fears of further bloodshed led Kenya's election commission to postpone voting planned for Saturday in some opposition strongholds, citing safety concerns for staffers as deadly clashes continued between police and protesters.

Boycott, protests and anxiety as Kenya returns to polls

Kenya stands at a dangerous crossroads ahead of a presidential election Thursday, with opposition leader Raila Odinga refusing to take part and even the country's electoral chief casting doubt on the poll's credibility.

Kenya police killed 35 in August poll violence – rights group

Thirty-seven people were killed after Kenya's August elections, and all but two of the cases were caused by "excessive" force by police, a human rights watchdog said on Monday.

Kenya’s Odinga mulls next move on disputed election

Kenya's opposition leader Raila Odinga was weighing his next move Monday to contest an election he claims was rigged after defying pressure at home and from abroad to take his complaints to the courts.

Kenya election: Pressure mounts on opposition to quell deadly protests

Kenya's defeated opposition faced mounting calls at home and abroad to calm their supporters Sunday after claims of election rigging sparked violent protests that left at least 11 people dead.

Police kill 11 in Kenya as post-election riots flare

Kenyan police killed 11 people in a crackdown on protests as anger at the re-election of President Uhuru Kenyatta erupted in the western city of Kisumu and slums ringing the capital, officials and witnesses said on Saturday.

Kenyatta surges ahead, Kenya opposition claims polls ‘hacked’

President Uhuru Kenyatta appeared headed for re-election Wednesday but his rival Raila Odinga claimed a massive hacking attack had manipulated results, ratcheting up tensions in east Africa's richest economy.

Murdered official’s identity used to hack Kenya election – opposition

Hackers used the identity of a murdered official to rig the results of the Kenyan election, an opposition leader has claimed.

Thousands of Kenyans flock to vote in high-stakes elections

Kenyans were voting Tuesday in elections headlined by a knife-edge battle between incumbent Uhuru Kenyatta and his rival Raila Odinga that has sent tensions soaring in east Africa's richest economy.

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Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta says the club do not have much room to manoeuvre in the January transfer window and may have to offload players before they can add to the first-team squad.

Mikel Arteta expects difficult January transfer window

Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta says the club do not have much room to manoeuvre in the January transfer window and may have to offload players before they can add to the first-team squad.

Qatar supports Nigerian Armed Forces, Police with $1 billion

The Republic of Qatar has released $1billion to provide scientific equipment and build an ultra-mordern hospital for officers and men of the Armed Forces including the transformation of Nigerian Police training schools and colleges.
Interpol has issued a notice to police forces around the world about various scams that have sprung up which take advantage of the Corronavirus (COVID-19).

Interpol raises the alarm over fake coronavirus vaccines

The International Criminal Police Organisation (INTERPOL) has alerted Nigeria, South Africa, the United Kingdom, the United States, and 190 other countries of threat from organised criminal groups during the upcoming COVID-19 vaccination campaigns, including fake vaccines and the theft of supplies.
Ovie Omo-Agege

Senator Omo-Agege: Why National Assembly cannot produce new constitution for Nigeria

Deputy President of Senate Ovie Omo-Agege has declared that the National Assembly has no power to replace the current constitution with new one.
England, Nigeria and Canada are in a three-way tussle for the services of Fikayo Tomori, with the Chelsea centre-half’s impressive displays putting him on Gareth Southgate’s radar.

Newcastle United target Fikayo Tomori loan move

According to the Daily Mail, Newcastle are considering making a loan move for Tomori, however the Magpies expect to face competition from other clubs domestically and from overseas.