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The United Kingdom (UK) has the highest coronavirus death rate in Europe, new data has revealed.

Iran reports 35 coronavirus deaths, lowest since March 7

Iran on Saturday reported 35 new deaths from the coronavirus, the lowest number since March 7 despite infections rising, and announced a further relaxation of COVID-19-related closures.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Saturday paid a condolence visit to the family of late police escort, Inspector Ali Gomina, who died on Friday while the VP’s convoy was on its way to the Nnamdi Azikwe international Airport Abuja.

VP Osinbajo visits family of late police escort, assures of support

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Saturday paid a condolence visit to the family of late police escort, Inspector Ali Gomina, who died on Friday while the VP’s convoy was on its way to the Nnamdi Azikwe international Airport Abuja.
Kara bridge on Lagos-Ibadan expressway about to be open to the public on December 1, 2019.

Federal government opens Kara bridge to traffic

The Federal Government on Sunday opened the Kara Bridge section of the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway to traffic, after completing repair works on a 600-metre stretch.
Governor Ganduje with the late Emir Ado Bayero’s portrait presented by Auwalu as he passed through the palace on Wednesday.

Emir Sanusi sacks palace aide for joining Ganduje ‘s victory parade

A popular Kano chief, Maja Siddin Sarkin Kano, Alhaji Auwalu has been sacked by Emir Muhammadu Sanusi 11 and evicted from the palace.

Alimosho residents defy rain, join Jimi Agbaje road show

Residents of Alimosho area of Lagos State, in their hundreds, on Wednesday joined Jimi Agbaje the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship candidate in the state on a road show, as he took his campaign to the area.
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Atiki Abubakar: I‘ll restructure Nigeria if elected

The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has reassured Nigerians that he will structure the country if elected the president on February 16.
US First Lady Melania Trump (L) and US President Donald Trump look on as they attend a ceremony at the Arc de Triomphe in Paris on November 11, 2018 as part of commemorations marking the 100th anniversary of the 11 November 1918 armistice, ending World War I. (Photo by Francois Mori / POOL / AFP)

Police stop protesters approaching Donald Trump motorcade in Paris

French police stopped two topless protesters who approached the motorcade of US President Donald Trump as he made his way up the Champs-Elysees to a ceremony in Paris marking 100 years since the end of World War I.

FRSC begins ember-month sensitisation with new approach

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) says the corps is embarking on the end of the year sensitisation of the public to the causes of road accidents in a more pragmatic approach for efficiency.

Governor Yari’s convoy attacked by aggrieved APC members

Seven aggrieved governorship hopefuls, including the deputy governor, Ibrahim Wakkala, had organised a rally in Gusau on Sunday, where a multitude of their supporters turned out to receive them.

Uganda’s Museveni blames ‘external forces’ for opposition unrest

Uganda's President Yoweri Museveni has accused "external forces" of trying to foment trouble by funding his political opponents in a bid to undermine the country's image abroad.
Musician turned politician, Robert Ssentamu Kyagulanyi commonly known as "Bobi wine" (C) waves to his supporters in a suburb of Kampala on June 29, 2017. For the last decade Ugandans have known two presidents: Yoweri Museveni, the country's long-time ruler, and musician Robert Kyagulanyi a.k.a. Bobi Wine, a.k.a. His Excellency the Ghetto President. But in a surprising turn the 35-year-old reggae star -- who was just three when Museveni took power at the head of a rebel army -- on June 29, won a landslide victory in a city by-election to become the country's newest lawmaker. STRINGER / AFP

Uganda’s Bobi Wine re-arrested, sent to jail for treason

Uganda’s musician turned parliamentarian Bobi Wine, whose real name is Robert Kyagulanyi, enjoyed only a brief reprieve this morning, from his traumatic detention by the military.
Protesters put set a bonfire on a street to demand the release of the Ugandan politician Robert Kyagulanyi known as Bobi Wine who was recently arrested for treason and possession of firearms in Kampala, Uganda, on August 20, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / STRINGER

One killed, five injured as police disperse protesters in Uganda

One person died and five others were wounded in Uganda on Sunday, police said, as security forces used tear gas and live bullets to disperse a demonstration against the beating of arrested lawmakers in response to the stoning of a presidential convoy.

Uganda president says not hurt in attack on convoy

President Yoweri Museveni of Uganda on Wednesday said he was not hurt in a Monday attack on his convoy in the northwestern Ugandan district of Arua.

Police: Hooligans stone Ugandan president’s convoy, one shot dead

Police said hooligans attacked President Yoweri Museveni’s motorcade and one of his official cars was smashed as he left a campaign rally forcing his security detail to open fire, killing one person instantly in the northwestern district of Arua.

Mixed reactions trail Governor Tambuwal’s defection to PDP

Some residents of Sokoto on Wednesday expressed mixed reactions over Gov. Aminu Tambuwal’s defection to People Democratic Party (PDP) from the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC). describing it as suicidal.
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Driver burnt as sports minister escapes death in crash

An accident involving the convoy of the Minister of Youth and Sports, Solomon Dalung, has led to the death of one person while 20 others sustained various degrees of injury.

Floyd Mayweather’s bodyguard shot in Atlanta

A bodyguard for Floyd Mayweather was wounded when a gunman in a vehicle opened fire on the boxer’s motorcade.

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Governor Nyesom Wike on Tuesday claimed the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, spent the sum of N10 billion to fight him during the 2019 governorship election.

Governor Wike: We don’t want inconclusive election in Edo

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State and the Chairman of the PDP National Campaign Council for the Edo Governorship election has urged the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to make sure the collation of the election is monitored and go well just like the election itself.
The Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD) has said thugs intimidated voters, election observers and journalists on a scale it said would affect the integrity of the governorship election in Kogi State.

Edo election: Votes sold for N1,000 to N15,000 – CDD

The Centre for Democracy and Development on Saturday condemned the high incidence of vote-trading recorded in the Edo State governorship election.

Sultan turbans 15 district heads in Sokoto

The Sultan of Sokoto, Sa’ad Abubakar III, on Saturday turbaned 15 new District Heads in Sokoto State.
The Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Monday said that the Coronavirus pandemic had shown Nigerians that there was need for prayers.

Governor Sanwo-Olu: Pre-primary classes remain closed in Lagos

The Lagos State governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has said that pre-primary classes in public and private schools across the state are to remain closed until further announcements are made.
Crystal Palace's Ivorian striker Wilfried Zaha celebrates scoring his side's third goal in the 3-1 victory over Manchester United at Old Trafford.

Crystal Palace’s Wilfried Zaha explains Jordan Ayew penalty swap against Manchester United

Crystal Palace attacker Wilfried Zaha has englightened the public on the incident leading to replacing Ghana striker Jordan Ayew in retaking a missed penalty during Saturday's Premier League triumph over Manchester United.