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Supporters, at 10-15am, defiled social distancing rules as Governor Godwin Obaseki and wife arrived Polling Unit in Benin to vote.

Edo election: I’m disappointed in INEC – Governor Obaseki

Edo Governor Godwin Obaseki has expressed disappointment at the conduct of the ongoing governorship election in the state.

Edo election: One ‘shot’ during voting

Following the ongoing gubernatorial election in Edo, one person has been reportedly shot at Ologbo in Ikpoba Okah LGA, Edo State.
Nigeria Governors Forum (NGF)

NGF: Water resources bill to be reviewed by attorneys-general, council of state

The National Water Resources Bill, 2020, will be thoroughly reviewed by the Attorney-General and Executive Council of each state before a unanimous decision is made on the bill, the Nigeria Governors Forum has said.

NCC cancels EOI for procurement project for its third-tier data centre

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has cancelled the Expression of Interest (EOI) for the Tier III Data Centre for Local Hosting of NCC website and online applications.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

APC: All Imo North aspirants cleared

The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) on Monday night declared all the eleven aspirants in the Imo North Senatorial District were cleared to contest the primary.
The leadership of Mountain of Fire and Miracles Ministry has announced that its branches in Lagos and Ogun states would now resume in-person worship on September 13.

Mountain of Fire and Miracles resumes service

The Mountain of Fire and Miracles Ministries (MFM) International Headquarters, Onike, Yaba, Lagos and all her branches, zones and regions in Lagos and Ogun states will reopen for worship on Sunday, 13 September, 2020.
Netherlands-based Heineken N.V has continued its direct acquisition of additional equities stakes in Nigerian Breweries (NB).

Heineken buys more stakes in Nigerian Breweries

Netherlands-based Heineken N.V has continued its direct acquisition of additional equities stakes in Nigerian Breweries (NB).
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police, soldiers clash with ‘cult members’ in Akwa Ibom

It was gathered trouble started when policemen tried to disperse of group of young men in uniform who had gathered for a burial ceremony at Use Offot community in Uyo.
The-suspects

Beninnois robbers disguising as chefs target Nigerian bigwigs

Operatives of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS), Ikeja, have uncovered a syndicate of chefs from Benin Republic that targets and robs wealthy Nigerians.
Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has again accused President Muhammadu Buhari of clamping down on the judiciary.

Group urges Atiku Abubakar, Bukola Saraki to join APC

Ahead of the 2023 general elections in Nigeria, a youth group affiliated with the All Progressives Congress (APC) has called on a former vice president, Atiku Abubakar, and former Senate President, Bukola Saraki, to return to the party.
Kenyan public hospitals have started charging Covid-19 patients for protective gear used by health workers treating them, after the government reneged on its promise to foot the bills.

Kenyan public hospitals to charge coronavirus patients for protective gear

Kenyan public hospitals have started charging Covid-19 patients for protective gear used by health workers treating them, after the government reneged on its promise to foot the bills.
The sponsor of the bill that seeks to establish an agency for the rehabilitation of repentant Boko Haram members, Ibrahim Gaidam, has explained why he introduced the bill in the Senate.

Senator Gaidam: Why I sponsored bill to establish agency for ‘repentant’ Boko Haram members

The sponsor of the bill that seeks to establish an agency for the rehabilitation of repentant Boko Haram members, Ibrahim Gaidam, has explained why he introduced the bill in the Senate.

Official: Serving senator handling 300 NDDC projects

A serving senator is single-handedly handling about 300 contracts for the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), an official was quoted as saying.
Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun, has commiserated with the family, management and staff of the Nation Newspaper over the death of Mr. Dele Agekamah who passed on Friday night at the age of 60.

Ogun governor mourns Dele Agekamah’s demise

Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun, has commiserated with the family, management and staff of the Nation Newspaper over the death of Mr. Dele Agekamah who passed on Friday night at the age of 60.
Abubakar Malami

P&ID: AGF Malami accuses PDP of fraud

The federal government has explained that at resumption of office in 2015 the only opinion it considered practicable regarding the controversial contract with the Projects and Industrial Development company (P&ID) was to negotiate.

EFCC files corruption charges against Babachir Lawal, Ayo Oke

The anti-graft agency, EFCC, has filed corruption charges against a former Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Babachir Lawal.

Rector: LASPOTECH produces 120,000 graduates in 40 years

The Lagos State Polytechnic, Ikorodu, says it has produced over 120,000 graduates who are performing outstandingly in all works of life in the institution’s 40 years of existence.

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The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police lay siege on Delta hotel, denies NGO from holding meeting

Authorities of the Nigeria Police Force, on Friday, deprived an NGO, Brothers Across Nigeria, BAN, from holding her General Assembly at a popular Delta hotel in Ughelli, as armed police officers laid siege around the premises of Wetland Hotel.
Samuel-Kalu

Gernot Rohr backs Samuel Kalu to rediscover best form at Bordeaux

Nigeria head coach Gernot Rohr has backed Samuel Kalu to rediscover his best form for club and country.
Chief of the Air Staff, Sadique Baba Abubakar and Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Sadiya Umar Faruk.

Associate disputes ‘marriage’ between NAF chief, minister

As news continued to spread on the purported marriage between the Nigerian Chief of the Air Staff, Sadique Baba Abubakar, and the Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Sadiya Umar Farouq, a VOA Hausa report has quoted a close friend of the Air boss describing the report as false.
Five Republican US senators have confronted Netflix over the streaming giant’s plan to adapt a Chinese sci-fi book trilogy, expressing concern over the original author’s comments about claims of forced labor in Xinjiang.

US Republican senators confront Netflix over Chinese sci-fi show

Five Republican US senators have confronted Netflix over the streaming giant’s plan to adapt a Chinese sci-fi book trilogy, expressing concern over the original author’s comments about claims of forced labor in Xinjiang.
Head of Civil Service of the Federation, Dr Folasade Yemi-Esan, whose appointment was confirmed last week by President Muhammadu Buhari, also reiterated her commitment to giving focal and priority attention to capacity building.

Nigerian government urges workers to ignore planned strike

The federal government has urged public servants to ignore the strike planned for Monday by organized lab our, saying efforts are in place to resolve all contending issues.