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Gov. Bello Matawalle of Zamfara has said that construction work on the Gusau Airport project would commence this month.

Governor Matawalle: 31 illegal miners deported from Zamfara

Gov. Bello Matawalle of Zamfara has briefed President Muhammadu Buhari on security developments and the activities of illegal miners.
Sivasspor have announced the signing of Olarenwaju Kayode on loan from Shakhtar Donetsk for the 2020-21 season.

Olarenwaju Kayode joins Sivasspor on loan from Shakhtar Donetsk

Sivasspor have announced the signing of Olarenwaju Kayode on loan from Shakhtar Donetsk for the 2020-21 season.
Gov. Bello Matawalle of Zamfara has said that construction work on the Gusau Airport project would commence this month.

Zamfara miners react swiftly over governor’s claim on exchanging gold for ammunitions

Local miners operating in Zamfara State, who were accused recently by the state Governor, Hon. Bello Muhammad Matawalle, of exchanging gold products for firearms with foreigners have reacted swiftly denying the allegations of exchanging gold with foreigners for weapons.
Tottenham Hotspur are reportedly interested in signing Queens Park Rangers forward Eberechi Eze in the summer.

Fulham joins Crystal Palace in the race to sign Eberechi Eze

Newly Promoted side Fulham have entered the race sign Eberechi Eze from Crystal Palace in the current transfer window.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police nab bandits for illegal mining in Zamfara

Zamfara State Police Command has arrested some illegal miners suspected to be armed bandits in Zamfara State.
South Sudanese President Salva Kiir arrives for talks at the African Union aimed at forming a power-sharing government ahead of a February 22 deadline, in Addis Ababa on February 08, 2020. (Photo by MICHAEL TEWELDE - AFP)

South Sudan weighs costs of keeping schools shut

Authorities in South Sudan are facing the dilemma of whether to keep schools shut in the fight against Covid-19 or re-open them and save children from continual child labour.
Members of The South African National Defence Force (SANDF) keep watch as South Africa lifts a lockdown lasting two months, to try to revive the economy amid the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Soweto, South Africa June 1, 2020. REUTERS/Siphiwe Sibeko

South Africa partly lifts lockdown to try to fix battered economy

South Africa partly lifted a two month-old coronavirus lockdown on Monday, letting people outside for work, worship, exercise or shopping, and allowing mines and factories to run at full capacity to try to revive the economy.

251 illegal miners arrested in Zamfara

He said, “On 21 May, 2020 the Brigade Commander 1 Brigade Nigeria Army, Gusau Brigadier General O. M Bello led a team, comprising Army, Police, and Department of State Services to raid the mining sites in Anka, Bukkuyum and Gummi Local Government Areas.
Osun State Governor, Adegboyega Oyetola on Sunday disclosed that the state has recorded its first coronavirus death.

Osun arrests 10 Chinese, one Ghanaian for ‘illegal mining’

Fifteen days after 27 illegal miners were arrested in Osun State, another 10 Chinese and a Ghanaian have been arrested after raids on four mining sites in the state.

MAN demands handover, prosecution of 17 illegal Chinese miners in Osun

The Miners Association of Nigeria, MAN, Sunday, demanded handover and prosecution of 17 illegal Chinese miners arrested in Osun State.
Commissioner for Information and Civic Orientation, Mrs. Funke Egbemode

Osun: We’re deporting illegal miners who breached lockdown order

The State government of Osun has said that the planned deportation of some illegal miners from Zamfara, who sneaked into the State, was a precautionary measure to contain community transmission of the dreadful Coronavirus ravaging the Country and the world at large.

Miners call on Nigeria to release N5 billion to cushion effects

Miners under the auspices under the Miners Association of Nigeria, MAN, have called on the Federal Government to release the lingering N5 billion mining fund to cushion effects by the ravaging coronavirus, COVID-19, on the mining sector.
The Medical Women Association of Nigeria (MWAN) in Edo, has advised the general public to adhere to personal hygiene and other health guidelines to prevent the spread of coronavirus in the state.

Coronavirus: 43 persons quarantined in Plateau

The Plateau State Commissioner for Health, Dr Nimkong Ndam, says 43 persons have been quarantined in the Wase Local Government Area of the state for investigations to forestall the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the state.

Three Chinese miners abducted in Osun released

Three Chinese miners abducted in Ijoka village near Itagunmodi, Osun State, on Monday have been released.
Nigeria Police

Police confirms release of three kidnapped Chinese miners

The Osun State Police Command has confirmed the release of three kidnapped Chinese miners in the state.
Olanrewaju Kayode

Gazisehir Gaziantep complete loan move for Shakhtar Donetsk forward Olanrewaju Kayode

Newly-promoted Turkish Super Lig club Gazisehir Gaziantep have announced the signing of Nigeria's Olanrewaju Kayode on a season-long loan from Shakhtar Donetsk.
Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki

Edo government assures miners of safety

The Edo State Government has concluded plans to develop a database for licensed miners operating in the state, as part of Governor Godwin Obaseki’s arrangement to guarantee adequate security and a conducive environment for miners to operate freely.
Minister of State for Mines and Steel Development, Abubakar Bwari

Minister urges investors to obey federal government’s order to vacate mining sites

Alhaji Abubakar Bwari, Nigeria’s Minister of State, Mines and Steel Development, has urged mining investors in Zamfara to obey Federal Government’s directive to vacate mining sites in the state.

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Britain reopens visa application centers in Nigeria

The United Kingdom High Commission has announced that its center’s across the country has reopened.
Nigeria’s Private Sector led Coalition Against COVID-19, CACOVID, yesterday formally announced the flag-off of a nationwide distribution of multi-billion naira food palliative and other relief items to vulnerable Nigerians.

CACOVID: Looted palliatives awaiting distribution

Most of the looted palliatives in warehouses across the nation were awaiting distribution to over 2 million vulnerable households, the private sector-led Coalition Against COVID (CACOVID) has explained.
Two minors and four other suspects were paraded on Monday by police in Ekiti State in connection with arson attacks on three police stations in the State.

#EndSARS: Police parade two minors, four others for arson

Two minors and four other suspects were paraded on Monday by police in Ekiti State in connection with arson attacks on three police stations in the State.
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#EndSARS: Ekiti panel receiving petitions ahead of November 2 sitting

The Ekiti State Judicial Panel of Inquiry on the Allegations of Human Rights Violations Against the Police, defunct SARS officers and other Persons has commenced its activities with a call on citizens of the State to start submitting petitions ahead of its November 2 inaugural sitting.
The Lekki Concession Company, LCC, has refuted claims that it removed the CCTV’s at Lekki tollgate few hours before the shooting of protesters on Tuesday.

Britain asks Nigerian government to investigate Lekki shooting, bring culprits to book

The British High Commission in Nigeria has asked the Federal Government of Nigeria led by President Muhammadu Buhari to investigate all killings and incidents associated with the #EndSARS protests.