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Democratic presidential nominee and former Vice President Joe Biden speaks at the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on September 20, 2020, to make a statement on the nomination for replacement of recently deceased Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. – US presidential hopeful Joe Biden urged Senate lawmakers to not vote on filling the Supreme Court vacancy left by Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s death until after the election in November. (Photo by ROBERTO SCHMIDT / AFP)

Joe Biden urges halt of Donald Trump’s US Supreme Court push

Democratic hopeful Joe Biden on Sunday urged lawmakers to wait until after November’s election to tackle a Supreme Court vacancy that President Donald Trump has pledged to fill quickly, as the nomination becomes a new flashpoint in the battle for the White House.
Edo State Governor Godwin Obaseki, has asked the Peoples Democratic Party to show proof of allegations that the state treasury is empty.

Governor Obaseki accuses Adams Oshiomhole of violating coronavirus rules

The Edo State Government has said that the state’s former governor, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole has continued to violate directives to halt the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) and cause crisis in the state by organizing political gatherings through the Edo Peoples Movement (EPM).

Ebonyi confirms two new cases of coronavirus

Gov. Dave Umahi of Ebonyi State has confirmed two new cases of coronavirus disease in the State.
President Donald Trump speaks April 4 during a coronavirus task force briefing at the White House. Patrick Semansky-AP Photo

Donald Trump: Evidence ties coronavirus to Wuhan lab

US President Donald Trump on Thursday threatened new tariffs against Beijing after claiming there is evidence linking the coronavirus to a lab in China’s ground-zero city of Wuhan.
Governor David Nweze Umahi

Ebonyi embarks on production of 200,000 face masks

Ebonyi State Governor David Umahi has ordered for immediate production of over 200,000 face masks to be distributed in the thirteen Local Government Areas of the state as a way of curtailing the spread of coronavirus.
Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike

Governor Wike: Nigerian government politicising fight against coronavirus

Rivers Governor Nyesom Wike has accused the Federal Government of politicising the fight against the spread of coronavirus, describing the selective support to states as unfortunate.
Godwin Obaseki

Benin chamber, Edo government revive trade fair

The Fair holds at the Trade Fair Permanent Site, Aerodrome Close, Off Goodwill Street, Off Ekehuan Road, Benin City, and would attract local and international businesses to stimulate commerce as well as local, bilateral and multilateral business collaborations in the state.

Youths protest as sisters die in Benin road accident

Tension rose in Benin on Saturday morning as a BMW sedan 5 series car overrun and killed four sisters at Uselu along Lagos-Benin road, Benin city.
Godwin Obaseki

Governor Obaseki: I cannot continue Adams Oshiomhole’s bad policies

Chief of Staff to Governor Godwin Obaseki, Chief Taiwo Akerele, has picked holes in comments by some supporters of Governor Adams Oshiomhole that the Governor did not continue with projects and policies of his predecessor.

Two senior NSCDC officers abducted in Edo

Two senior officers of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), were yesterday, abducted in Edo State by gunmen suspected to kidnappers.
Governor Godwin Obaseki of Delta State has restated his commitment to serve Edo people, insisting that the time for sharing public funds to a few greedy politicians in Edo was over.

Edo governor congratulates President Buhari on tribunal victory

Mr. Godwin Obaseki, Edo State governor, has congratulated President Muhammadu Buhari on his victory at the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal, describing the verdict of the tribunal as well-deserved.
Sonni Ogbuoji

Ebonyi election: Senator Ogbuoji accuses Governor Umahi of bribing security agencies

The governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ebonyi State, Senator Sonni Ogbuoji, has accused the state governor, Chief David Umahi, of bribing the military and other security agencies in the state with operational vehicles.
Sonni Ogbuoji

Ebonyi guber: APC candidate cautions David Umahi on reckless spending

Sen. Soni Ogbuji, the Governorship Candidate of All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ebonyi State, has warned the state government against reckless spending of public funds.

2019: Sonni Ogbuoji cautions electorate against vote trading

Senator Sonni Ogbuoji, the All Progressives Congress governorship candidate in Ebonyi, has urged the electorate not to engage in vote trading.

Rivers: INEC rejects APC’s candidates’ list – report

It was in this wise that the leadership of the party on Thursday night vowed to submit the candidates’ list to INEC
Adams Aliyu Oshiomhole

APC to conduct fresh congresses in Rivers

The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Adams Oshiomhole, has announced the decision of the party to conduct fresh congresses in Rivers State.
Tonye Dele Cole

APC: Tonye Cole remains our Rivers governorship candidate

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has restated that Mr. Tonye Cole, is still its governorship candidate for Rivers State, despite Supreme Court’s ruling in a case involving factional executives in the state.
As Port Harcourt play host to 13 presidential aspirants and their supporters for primary election of the Peoples Democratic Party, Gov. Nyesom Wike has assured all delegates of a memorable stay.

Rivers trains 25,000 job seekers to tackle unemployment

The Rivers State Government has begun the training of 25,000 job seekers on skills improvement to prepare them for employment opportunities, and link them up with potential employers.

Gunmen kidnap 10 in Rivers

It was gathered that the victims were abducted, on Wednesday evening, by the gunmen in Akuku Toru Local Government Area of the state.

David Umahi: Peter Obi has so many things going for him

The Governor of Ebonyi State, Engr. Dave Umahi, has said that the leaders of the South-East were never unhappy or opposed the choice of Peter Obi as his running mate and blamed the social media for getting peoples thoughts and speeches wrongly interpreted.
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Port Harcourt bubbles as NAFEST kicks off

The city of Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital, has been thrown into a festive mood as the National Festival of Arts and Culture (NAFEST) kicks off in the city.

Magnus Abe: No plans to dump APC

A senator representing Rivers South East Senatorial District in the National Assembly, Senator Magnus Abe, has said he has no plans to dump the All Progressives Congress (APC) contrary to reports in the media.

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Shopkeepers wait to open their stores at a market area after authorities eased lockdown restrictions that were imposed to slow down the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in New Delhi, India, June 7, 2021. REUTERS-Adnan Abidi

Experts urge India’s richest state to gear up for third wave of coronavirus

Health officials in India's richest state have urged authorities to step up preparations against a possible third wave of coronavirus infections, they said on Friday, as lockdowns eased less than a month after a surge that killed thousands.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

Ekiti APC suspends two members for ‘fraternising’ with pro-Tinubu group

For allegedly fraternising with the South West Agenda for 2023 (SWAGA), a political platform rooting for the Presidential aspiration of the former Lagos State Governor, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, the All Progressives Congress, Ekiti chapter, has again suspended two members of the party.
Old foes England and Scotland will do battle on Friday inside Wembley stadium in Group D of the on-going European Championship.

Euro 2020: Scotland eye first win vs England in 22 years

Old foes England and Scotland will do battle on Friday inside Wembley stadium in Group D of the on-going European Championship.

ICPC, Shippers’ council inaugurate task team for Port Harcourt, Onne ports

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offence Commission (ICPC) and the Nigerian Shippers’ Council (NSC), the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) and other ports agencies, has inaugurated a Port Standing Task Team (PSTT) in the Eastern Ports of Port Harcourt and Onne as part of the on-going collaboration to ensure the full implementation of the Nigerian Ports Process Manual (NPPM).
Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi has expressed his administration’s commitment to the development of the education sector as the key to high-level human capital development needed for emancipation of the people.

Governor Bello an uncommon phenomenon – commissioner

The Kogi State Governor, Alh. Yahaya Bello, has been described as “uncommon phenomenon” for his “resilience and ability to dissect issues and downgrade division”.

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Liverpool defender Andy Robertson says inconsistency in decision making by the video assistant referee (VAR) has left him questioning its long-term use.

Andy Robertson back to where he began at Hampden

Andy Robertson will be in familiar surroundings as he leads Scotland into battle for the first time in a major international tournament in 23 years against the Czech Republic on Monday.
Kylian Mbappe admitted to being affected by Olivier Giroud's remarks, but Didier Deschamps insisted there is no tension between the pair.

France boss confirms he held talks with Kylian Mbappe, Olivier Giroud after dispute

Kylian Mbappe admitted to being "affected" by Olivier Giroud's remarks, but Didier Deschamps insisted there is no tension between the pair.
The UEFA Euro 2020 semifinals and final will be played in front of 40,000 fans at Wembley, while a capacity crowd will witness the Wimbledon finals as part of a series of new pilot events in England.

Capacity for Euro 2020 finale raised to 40 000

The UEFA Euro 2020 semifinals and final will be played in front of 40,000 fans at Wembley, while a capacity crowd will witness the Wimbledon finals as part of a series of new pilot events in England.
The Emir of Zaria, Alhaji Ahmad Bamalli, has urged Nigerians to imbibe the teachings of Jesus Christ on love and sacrifice.

Kaduna emir: War is already at our doorsteps

Zaria, the ancient Kaduna city which some of the indigenes fondly referred to as Zazzau Emirate is under siege of bandits who have practically turn living a hellish affair for majority of the inhabitants.
Scotland boss Steve Clarke has confirmed that Kieran Tierney is fit and available for their Euro 2020 clash with England.

Euro 2020: Kieran Tierney ‘fit and available’ for England clash – Scotland boss

Scotland boss Steve Clarke has confirmed that Kieran Tierney is "fit and available" for their Euro 2020 clash with England.