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#EndSARS: President Buhari orders ministers to meet constituents

President Muhammadu Buhari has given a marching order to members of his cabinet to relocate to their home states for the purpose of dousing the tension created by the #EndSARS protests and the destruction of property by hoodlums hiding under the protest.
The founder, Investment Banking and Trust Company (IBTC), Mr. Atedo Peterside, has identified macroeconomic stability, especially low inflation rate regime as a major panacea to attracting all types of investors into the Nigeria’s capital market.

#EndSARS: Atedo Peterside urges youths to start mobilising to take Nigeria back in 2023

He was reacting to the #EndSARS protests against police brutality of the last two weeks and the gory event at the Lekki toll gate in Lagos as well as the widespread violence, arson and destruction of lives and properties in the country.
The Senate has described as “erroneous” report that it approved fresh loan of N850 billion at the plenary on Tuesday.

Senate passes PIB for second reading

The Senate on Tuesday at plenary passed for second reading the Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB).
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Yiaga Africa trains AMAC councillors on legislative practices, governance

Yiaga Africa, a civil society organisation, on Thursday trained the councillors representing the 12 wards of the legislative practices, governance (AMAC), on legislative practices and governance.

Presidency: Electricity tariff hike won’t affect most Nigerians

The spokesman for the Vice-President, Mr. Laolu Akande, says the recent hike in electricity tariff will not affect Nigerians because the hike is targeted at only those who experience stable electricity for 12 hours and above.
Governors Nyesom Wike of Rivers State, Waziri Tambuwal of Sokoto State, Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State including the Vice Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Peter Obi were among the dignitaries that graced the final rally for the re-election bid of Godwin Obaseki and his deputy, Philip Shaibu at the Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium in Benin City.

Edo election: Governor Wike, Peter Obi, others storm Benin for PDP rally

Governors Nyesom Wike of Rivers State, Waziri Tambuwal of Sokoto State, Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State including the Vice Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Peter Obi were among the dignitaries that graced the final rally for the re-election bid of Godwin Obaseki and his deputy, Philip Shaibu, at the Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium in Benin City.
The camp of the Zenith Labour Party (ZLP) in Ondo state was depleted over the weekend as its former deputy state chairman, Engr. Abayomi Adebayo and others defected to the ruling All Progressive Congress, APC in the state.

Ondo election: ZLP deputy state chairman, 2,500 others defect to APC

The camp of the Zenith Labour Party (ZLP) in Ondo state was depleted over the weekend as its former deputy state chairman, Engr. Abayomi Adebayo and others defected to the ruling All Progressive Congress, APC, in the state.
Sudan's Sovereign Council Chief General Abdel Fattah al-Burhan, South Sudan's President Salva Kiir, and Sudan's Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok lift copies of a signed peace agreement with the country's five key rebel groups, a significant step towards resolving deep-rooted conflicts that raged under former leader Omar al-Bashir, in Juba, South Sudan August 31, 2020. REUTERS/Samir Bol/File Photo

Sudan and major rebel group agree to resume peace talks

Sudan’s power-sharing government and a major rebel group active in southern borderlands have agreed to hold new peace talks hosted by South Sudan, both sides said on Friday, days after Khartoum signed a peace deal with other groups.

Proprietors urge Nigerian government, states to reopen schools

The Plateau Chapter of the National Association of Proprietors of Private Schools (NAPPS) has called on the Federal and State Governments to reopen schools that were closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Ibrahim Magu: Justice Salami panel yet to submit any report

Wahab Shittu, the counsel to the suspended acting chairman of the anti-graft agency, EFCC, Ibrahim Magu, has again restated his stance that the panel probing his client has not submitted any report.
China acknowledged that it instructed unauthorized laboratories to destroy samples of the novel coronavirus but for biosafety reasons.

South Korea reports highest daily virus cases since March

South Korea reported its highest daily number of coronavirus cases since early March on Sunday as authorities warned the country was "on the brink of a nationwide pandemic" and tightened social distancing rules.
Malian Air Force deputy chief of staff Ismael Wague, front row 2nd left, speaks during a press conference in Kati, Mali, Aug. 19, 2020.

Mali junta plans ‘transitional president’

Rebel troops who have taken power in Mali said on Thursday “a transitional president” would be appointed from either civilian or military ranks.
Aisha Umaru, Big Brother Naija Lockdown housemate, has been evicted from the 2020 edition.

#BBNaija: Why I was voted out – Kaisha

Kaisha, the latest housemate to be evicted from BBNaija Lockdown, has given the reason her fellow housemates voted her out of the reality show. She also said her eviction didn’t come to her as a surprise.

NIDCOM chairman decries violence, abuse against women

The Chairman of the Nigerians in Diaspora Commission, NIDCOM, Abike Dabiri-Erewa, on Wednesday, decried the incessant violence and abuse against innocent girls, women in the country.
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Election losers still learning to accept loss in Nigeria – activist

The National Chairman of the Pan Ndi-Igbo Foundation, a US-based political group, Dr Acho Orabuchi says losers in political elections in Nigeria are still learning how to magnanimously accept the loss.

NSCIA: Mosques in Ekiti ready for reopening

The Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA) in Ekiti says mosques in the state are now well positioned to meet the conditions for reopening amidst the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Judicial Commission of Inquiry set up by Governor Godwin Obaseki to investigate the construction of the Edo Specialist Hospital and supply of equipment has indicted former governor, Adams Oshiomhole.

APC: Governor Obaseki behind siege to Edo Assembly complex

The All Progressives Congress has said the governor of Edo State, Godwin Obaseki, was responsible for numerous siege to the Edo Assembly complex.
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Edo guber: Comrade Oshiomhole does not control police, Godwin Obaseki must explain Assembly tussle...

The All Progressives Congress, APC, governorship candidate in Edo State, Osagie Ize-Iyamu on Thursday declared that Adams Oshiomhole, an ex-National Chairman of APC does not control the police.

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Prosecutors failed to attend Tuesday’s hearing at the federal high court in Lagos, having previously failed to present some of their witnesses in a case that had been adjourned on several occasions.

Nigerian judge throws out case against 47 men for homosexuality

A judge in a Nigerian court has thrown out a case against 47 men charged with public displays of affection with members of the same sex, ending what had widely been seen as a test of the country’s laws banning homosexual relationships.
Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu

Lagos government promises to compensate victims of Fagba crisis

The Lagos State Government on Tuesday promised to compensate residents who lost their property to the Fagba crisis in Ifako-Ijaiye local government area of the state.
INEC Chairman Mahmood Yakubu

IPAC congratulates INEC chairman over re-appointment

The Inter-Party Advisory Council (IPAC) has congratulated Prof. Mahmood Yakubu on his re-appointment by President Muhammadu Buhari as the Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for another five years in office.

NSCDC dismisses officer for ‘looting’ virus palliatives in Abuja

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps has dismissed a Corps Assistant, Illiya Ibrahim, from service for allegedly looting COVID-19 palliatives discovered in a warehouse in Gwagwalada, Abuja.
The Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution (IPCR) has pledged to collaborate with the Nigerian Army Resource Centre (NARC) to find practical solutions to insecurity confronting the country.

#EndSARS: Nigerian Army denies shooting protesters

The 81 Division of the Nigerian Army (NA) has denied allegation soldiers opened fire on #ENDSARS protesters at the Lekki Toll Plaza last Tuesday.