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Edo guber: Edo assemblyman dumps Governor Obaseki for Pastor Ize-Iyamu

The lawmaker representing Akoko-Edo II constituency, Hon Emmanuel Agbaje, has pledged his support for the election of Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in the September 19th governorship election citing his inability to meet his political obligations to his constituents under the present administration of Governor Godwin Obaseki.
Senator Godswill Akpabio, the Minister of the Niger Delta Affairs, has reacted to what he called “a cornucopia of false, malicious, and libellous press interviews” granted by Ms. Gbene Joi Nuineh, the erstwhile Acting Managing Director of the Interim Management Committee, of the Niger Delta Development Commission, (NDDC) in some news and social media platforms and a “series of concerted vicious campaigns of calumny deviously orchestrated by her” against his person.

SERAP asks President Buhari to suspend Senator Akpabio, set up panel

The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to set up a presidential investigative panel to probe corruption allegations in the Niger Delta Development Commission.
(FILES) In this file photo, The United Nations flag is seen during the Climate Action Summit 2019 at the United Nations General Assembly Hall on September 23, 2019, in New York City. Ludovic MARIN - AFP.

UN condemns Boko Haram killing of 120 villagers in Borno

The United Nations Security Council has condemned the killing of no fewer than 120 villagers in Borno State.

Court declares INEC deregistration of political parties valid

The Federal High Court in Abuja has affirmed the Power of the Independent National Electoral Commission to deregister political parties which failed to comply with the provisions of the law particularly Section 225 A of the 1999 Constitution as amended.

Shippers council donates N10 million items to curtail coronavirus spread

The Nigerian Shippers Council (NSC), has donated protective gears for port users worth N5 million and an additional N5 million to curb the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Lagos and FCT respectively.
With nagging concerns about coronavirus sweeping through teams and players scattered across the world, unable or hesitant to return, China is finding that restarting football is no simple matter.

Lessons from China as coronavirus-hit football faces difficult return

With nagging concerns about coronavirus sweeping through teams and players scattered across the world, unable or hesitant to return, China is finding that restarting football is no simple matter.

Nigeria to seize private jets belonging to loan defaulters

Emefiele, who spoke on Saturday during a visit to the Dangote refinery and fertiliser project site in Lagos, said the chunk of the loans in the Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria was being owed by Nigerians.

Microsoft will honor California’s CCPA privacy law across the US

Microsoft said in a blog post on Monday that it would honor California’s privacy law throughout the United States, expanding the impact of a strict set of rules meant to protect consumers and their data.
Kayode Fayemi

Ekiti governor relaunches social security for elderly citizens

Dr. Kayode Fayemi, Ekiti State governor, Wednesday re-launched the social security Scheme for elderly citizens in the state with, with a pledge to commit more resources to social investments and human capital development.
Governor Seyi Makinde

Oyo government decries loss of revenue to illegal mining

Oyo State government has decried loss of revenue to illegal mining and failure by registered mining companies to pay tax and other dues to the coffers of the state.

Lagos-Ibadan rail: CCECC pledges to fix community roads, bridges on rail line

The China Civil Engineering Construction Company (CCECC) has assured residents living on the Lagos-Ibadan rail corridor that it would implement its welfare and primary infrastructure obligations before the completion and handing over of the project.
Jordan Pickford

Everton manager Marco Silva ‘not happy’ with Jordan Pickford over street fracas

Everton manager Marco Silva says he is "not happy" with Jordan Pickford after the England goalkeeper was allegedly involved in a street fracas.

Official: Foreign ministry is FOI-compliant

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has condemned media reports that the Ministry is not in compliance with the provisions of the Freedom of Information Act (FOI) 2011.

Beyond the illegal search of Edwin Clark’s house

The three police inspectors who searched Chief Edwin Clark’s house at Abuja a fortnight ago have been dismissed from the Nigeria Police Force with ignominy for gross abuse of police powers.

Niger, Benin Republic pay $10 million electricity bill to Nigeria following disconnection threat

Two international customers, Benin Republic and Niger, have paid $10.1m to Nigeria to settle their electricity bill.

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Chelsea midfielder, Tiemoue Bakayoko, will reportedly accept a pay cut in order to return to Milan this summer.

Tiemoue Bakayoko accepts pay cut for Milan return

Chelsea midfielder, Tiemoue Bakayoko, will reportedly accept a pay cut in order to return to Milan this summer.

New INEC admin secretary in Ebonyi assumes duty

Mr Clement Oha, the new Independent National Electoral Commission’s (INEC) Administrative Secretary in Ebonyi has assumed duty.

Inter Miami confirm signing of Blaise Matuidi on free transfer

Inter Miami have confirmed the signing of midfielder Blaise Matuidi following the Frenchman's departure from Juventus.

Court sentences man to two years imprisonment for mischief, theft

A Chief Magistrates’ Court in Gwagwalada, FCT, on Thursday sentenced one Dayesa Ayuba to two years imprisonment for mischief and theft.
Arsenal player Mesut Ozil (C) attends training session with team mates during their pre-season tour for the International Champions Cup match in Singapore on July 25, 2018. - AFP PHOTO - Roslan RAHMAN

Mesut Ozil: I’ll decide when to leave Arsenal

Mesut Ozil insists he is the only person who will decide when he leaves Arsenal after the German star was frozen out by Gunners boss Mikel Arteta.