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PDP: Comrade Oshiomhole behind police invasion of Edo Assembly complex

The Peoples Democratic Party has accused the former national chairman of the All Progressives Congress Adams Oshiomhole of allegedly deploying security agents to take over the Edo State House of Assembly.
United States Army soldiers can no longer use TikTok on government-owned phones following a decision to ban the app.

Donald Trump to ban Chinese-owned TikTok from US

President Donald Trump said Friday he will bar fast-growing social media app TikTok from the United States as American authorities have raised concerns the service could be a tool for Chinese intelligence.
A public health professional, Dr Jennifer Braimah, on Thursday counselled Nigerians to be selective of news they digest as measures to deal with depression during the COVID-19 lockdown.

Pastor Giwa: Creators of coronavirus do not want lockdown lifted

The senior pastor of Awaiting The Second Coming Of Jesus Christ, Pastor Adewale Giwa, has alleged that manufacturers of Coronavirus deliberately want the lockdown to continue so they can perpetuate their evil plans.

Police burst ‘one chance’ robbery syndicate in Enugu

The Police in Enugu State has nabbed a syndicate that specialises in loitering around bank premises with vehicles with intent of picking up bank customers and robbing them.
President Muhammadu Buhari

President Buhari: Looters will never have field day under my watch

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday reiterated his resolve to ensure that nobody was allowed to loot the country’s treasury.

Police arrest 35 over death of 16 persons in Anambra cult war

Anambra State Commissioner of Police, Mr. Garba Umar, on Tuesday, said that 16 persons were killed following gun battle between two rival cult groups in Awka, the state capital in two weeks.

Police arrest 52 sex workers, 10 others in Borno raid

No fewer than 52 commercial sex workers and 10 male suspects have been arrested during a raid on some brothels and drug peddling spots, in Maiduguri, Borno State.

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Zainab Ahmed, the minister of finance, budget and national planning, says state and local governments share some of the responsibility to fix roads in Nigeria.

House of Reps summons finance minister, predecessor over N1.7 trillion

The former Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun, and the incumbent Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Zainab Ahmed, are expected to appear in person before the House of Representatives Committee on Public Accounts to give accounts on the sum of 1.7 trillion naira appropriated for the implementation of National Social Investment Programmes from 2016 to 2019.

Edo guber: INEC tenders apology to residents for not distributing voter cards

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), in Edo State, has tendered apology to the residents of the state, especially those who turned 18 this year, for not being able to participate in the September 19 governorship election in the state.
Pope Francis speaking at the Vatican in February. Alessandra Tarantino-AP

Pope Francis names six women to Vatican economic council

Pope Francis has appointed six women to the Vatican's economic council, a first for the financial watchdog overseeing the administrative and financial structures of the Holy See.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo.

VP Osinbajo urges young Nigerians to reverse negative impact of coronavirus through innovations

Though the COVID-19 pandemic presents the most challenging times in recent history, it can also be a turning point for innovative thinking especially towards resolving the numerous challenges faced by humanity, according to Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN.
U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday raised the possibility of delaying the nation’s Nov. 3 presidential election despite its date being enshrined in the U.S. Constitution, drawing immediate objections from Democrats.

Donald Trump bans dealings with Chinese owners of TikTok, WeChat

President Donald Trump on Thursday ordered a sweeping but unspecified ban on dealings with the Chinese owners of consumer apps TikTok and WeChat, although it remains unclear if he has the legal authority to actually ban the apps from the U.S.