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Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai has expressed concerns over the rising cases of COVID-19 in the State’s rural areas.

Governor El-Rufai to participate in Kaduna Marathon competition

Governor Nasiru Ahmad El-Rufa’i of Kaduna state has said that he had already registered to participate in the forthcoming Kaduna International Marathon and would not do more than 5km.
Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero could miss the first two months of the 2020-2021 English Premier League (EPL) season, manager Pep Guardiola said on Friday.

Pep Guardiola: Kun Aguero could be out of action until November

Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero could miss the first two months of the 2020/2021 English Premier League (EPL) season, manager Pep Guardiola said on Friday.
Samson Itodo

Edo election: YIAGA Africa to adopt PVT methodology to check credibility of election results

Yiaga Africa, a civil society organisation says it plans to deploy its Parallel Vote Tabulation (PVT) methodology to assess the credibility of the Sept. 19, Edo Governorship poll.
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Edo election: YIAGA Africa deploys PVT to check credibility of election results

Barely 24 hours to the Governorship election in Edo State, Yiaga Africa, through the Watching The Vote citizens movement, has deployed its Parallel Vote Tabulation (PVT) methodology for the election.
[FILE} Former U.S. President Barack Obama speaks as he campaigns for Democratic gubernatorial candidate and Virginia Lieutenant Governor Ralph Northam during a campaign event at the Greater Richmond Convention Center October 19, 2017 in Richmond, Virginia. Alex Wong/Getty Images/AFP

Barack Obama says book coming in November two weeks after election

Former US president Barack Obama on Thursday announced the publication in November of the first half of his memoirs, “A Promised Land” — two weeks after the election pitting Donald Trump against Joe Biden.
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.

Kogi writes US over electoral fraud allegation

Kogi State government has kicked against the recent visa ban imposed on politicians alleged to have rigged the November 2019 election in the state by the United States of America.
Nigeria midfielder Obinna Nwobodo has joined Turkish Super Lig outfit Goztepe on a three-year contract.

Obinna Nwobodo joins Turkish club Goztepe

Nigeria midfielder Obinna Nwobodo has joined Turkish Super Lig outfit Goztepe on a three-year contract.
Amaju Pinnick

Amaju Pinnick restates NFF’s support for Nigeria Pitch Awards as seventh event moves to...

President of the Nigeria Football Federation, Mr. Amaju Melvin Pinnick, has restated the Federation’s support for, and endorsement of, the Nigeria Pitch Awards as the seventh edition of the glamorous awards has now been scheduled for the month of November in Asaba, Delta State.
Nigerians have clamoured for a list of the affected individuals to be made public, but the U.S. Ambassador to Nigeria, Mary Beth Leonard, said on Wednesday, September 16, it's impossible because the visa application process is confidential by default.

US won’t release list of Nigerians banned for election rigging – envoy

The United States government won't release a list of Nigerian individuals it has sanctioned because the information is confidential.
Twitch has unbanned President Donald Trump, two weeksafter suspending his account for “hateful conduct.”

Confusion over United States vaccine rollout after Donald Trump questions disease chief

The head of the United States Centers for Disease Control (CDC) said on Wednesday there would be enough doses of the coronavirus vaccine available by the middle of 2021.
Although Apple’s 2020 WWDC was delayed by the COVID-19 pandemic, its latest operating system launches aren’t being pushed back- the company has just released iOS 14 and related operating systems for its mobile devices.

Apple releases iOS 14, iPadOS 14, tvOS 14, watchOS 7

Although Apple’s 2020 WWDC was delayed by the COVID-19 pandemic, its latest operating system launches aren’t being pushed back: the company has just released iOS 14 and related operating systems for its mobile devices.
Japanese lawmakers applaud newly-elected Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga after he won a vote in parliament [Kim Kyung-Hoon-Reuters]

Yoshihide Suga elected new Japanese premier

Japan’s parliament on Wednesday elected Yoshihide Suga prime minister, with the former chief cabinet secretary expected to stick closely to policies championed by Shinzo Abe during his record-breaking tenure.
The British High Commissioner to Nigeria, Catriona Laing, has held meetings with leaders of the two main political parties, the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

UK threatens election riggers in Nigeria with visa ban, asset seizure

The United Kingdom (UK) announced on Tuesday, September 15, 2020 that Nigerians responsible for electoral malpractice will be met with strong sanctions.
The Federal High Court, Abuja, on Thursday, held that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) was wrong to have excluded candidate of the Social Democratic Party (SDP), Mrs Natasha Akpoti, in the Nov. 16 governorship election in Kogi.

Natasha Akpoti applauds US government over visa ban on Kogi, Bayelsa ‘election riggers’

The candidate of the Social Democratic Party (SDP) in the 2019 Kogi State Governorship election, Natasha Akpoti, has lauded the United States of America for slamming visa ban on those who allegedly rigged Kogi and Bayelsa elections.
The Emir of Biu Emirate in Borno State, His Royal Highness Mai Umar Mustapha Aliyu, is dead.

Emir of Biu emirate passes on 79

The Emir of Biu Emirate in Borno State, His Royal Highness Mai Umar Mustapha Aliyu, is dead.
Sam Sodje has advised Nigerian players to make every effort to play in the most prestigious league in the world, the Premier League.

Sam Sodje advises Nigerian players to make Premier League switch

Sam Sodje has advised Nigerian players to make every effort to play in the most "prestigious" league in the world, the Premier League.
China said its four COVID-19 vaccines may be ready for use by the public as early as November.

China’s four virus vaccines ready by November

China said its four COVID-19 vaccines may be ready for use by the public as early as November.
President Donald Trump painted a grim picture of life in the United States if his rival, Joe Biden, were to win the November presidential election, promising that there would be insecurity economic decline, and an end to basic rights.

Donald Trump hosts Israel, Bahrain, UAE peace ceremony

US President Donald Trump will host a ceremony Tuesday where Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates normalize relations with Israel, redrawing the Middle East’s diplomatic map – and boosting the Republican’s reelection hopes.

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President Muhammadu Buhari, on Friday, said the Federal Government would engage the services of members of the National Youth Service Corps to champion the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals 2030 at the grassroots.2

President Buhari condoles with Ebonyi over Akaeze-Ukwu tragedy

President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed his condolences to the government and people of Ebonyi State over the Akaeze-Ukwu tragedy that claimed several lives.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Thursday presided over a virtual meeting of the National Economic Council (NEC) at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

VP Osinbajo: Nigerians gifted with exceptional confidence, resilience, mental acuity

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo says Nigerians are gifted with exceptional attributes of confidence, resilience and mental acuity.
The governorship election in Edo begins peacefully with impressive voters’ turnout in most wards across the state.3

Edo election: PDP churning out doctored election results, fake figures – APC

The All Progressives Congress APC has accused the Peoples Democratic Party PDP of churning out fake results for Saturday’s Edo state Governorship election, urging the public to ignore same.
Super Eagles forward and Napoli new signing Victor Osimhen admitted on Wednesday he was skeptical of joining the Serie A club because of the racist reputation of some fans in Italy.

Victor Osimhen: Napoli still the best choice for me

Victor Osimhen has again explained why he turned down the Premier League for Serie A and Napoli, idolising Didier Drogba and the ‘dream come true’ of following Diego Maradona’s footsteps.
Fiorentina grabbed a late goal through Gaetano Castrovilli to beat visiting Torino 1-0 in the opening match of the new Serie A season on Saturday.

Fiorentina snatch late win in Serie A opener

Fiorentina grabbed a late goal through Gaetano Castrovilli to beat visiting Torino 1-0 in the opening match of the new Serie A season on Saturday.