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The Governorship Election Petition Tribunal in Uyo, on Monday, ordered INEC to allow the All Progressive Congress (APC) candidate, Mr Nsima Ekere, to inspect all election materials used during the March 9 Governorship Election.

INEC to pilot e-voting in 2021

In the wake of lifestyle changes occasioned by the Covid-19 Pandemic, the Independent National Electoral Commission INEC has said it would be using more technological tools in discharging its mandate, disclosing its resolve to pioneer electronic voting in the country by 2021.

Akwa Ibom eases lockdown, makes public wearing of face masks compulsory

The announcement, which formed part of the governor’s statewide broadcast on Saturday, comes more than 30 days after Akwa Ibom State government put social and business activities in the state on hold in order to check the spread of covid-19.

FCTA issues directive to schools, worship centers

The FCT Minister, Muhammad Bello Musa, has announced new guidelines for easing the COVID-19 lockdown.
Akwa Ibom State Governor, Udom Emmanuel, says the idea of random testing for COVID-19 in the state is a waste of government resources.

Akwa Ibom re-opens markets for three days weekly

Governor Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom state government has relaxed the closure of markets in the state for three days in a week.
The Governorship Election Petition Tribunal in Uyo, on Monday, ordered INEC to allow the All Progressive Congress (APC) candidate, Mr Nsima Ekere, to inspect all election materials used during the March 9 Governorship Election.

Coronavirus: INEC to shift Edo, Ondo guber polls

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has hinted that it might be constrained to adjust the timetable and schedule of activities of the Edo and Ondo states governorship elections due to the crippling challenges coronavirus pandemic posed on the country.
The three months moratorium on loans to Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) granted by Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu is a reprieve of about N410 million, it was learnt yesterday.

Lagos asks relatives to bury their corpses within two weeks

The Lagos state government has declared that it will be forced to “have a mass burial” if mortuaries across the state are not decongested within two weeks.
The Bauchi State Governor, Bala Mohammed, on Friday afternoon, joined other Muslims at the Bauchi central mosque for Jumat prayers, alongside other top government officials.

Bauchi bans religious, social, commercials activities

Following the rising cases of the coronavirus in the state, Bauchi State Governor, Bala Mohammed on Thursday, ordered a lockdown of the state, beginning from Sunday, April 26.

Coalition demand inclusion of PWDs in PTF on coronavirus

The demand was made in a statement signed by the Interim Convener, CODO, Dr Chike Okogwu; Executive Director, Centre for Citizens with Disabilities, CCD, David Anyaele; Kemi Ogunjinrin; Isaac Nosa Ehigiator; Muhammad Bulkachawa; Christian Agbo; Dr. Irene Patrick Ojiugo; Lynda Katai Dung; Ayuba Burki Gufwan; Vivian Odimegwu; Patience Ogolo-Dickson; Biodun Olugbade; Mohammed Bello Suleiman; and Comrade Oyedeji Olusegun Abayomi.
Glasgow Rangers manager Steven Gerrard says he does not regret criticizing Nigerian midfielder Joe Aribo and his teammates following the recent bad performances.

Coronavirus: Joe Aribo, Rangers teammates defers salary for three month

Super Eagles midfielder Joe Aribo and his Glasgow Rangers teammates have decided to defer their salary for three months, amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
The Kayode Fayemi administration in Ekiti State says it has defrayed inherited debts to the tune of 31 billion naira since assumption of office.

Ekiti governor orders lockdown, shuts borders

Gov. Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti on Sunday announced a lockdown in the state, directing residents to stay at home from Monday.
The Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Hakeem Odumosu, said on Wednesday 114 armed robbery suspects were arrested within the first 55 days of his assumption of office.

Lagos: Police enforce ban on social gatherings

The Lagos State Police Command has embarked on massive enforcement of the ban order on social or religious gatherings as a measure to prevent the spread of coronavirus (Covid-19) in the state
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Lagos: Police begin crackdown on social, religious gatherings above 50

The Lagos State Police Command on Saturday said it has begun massive crackdown on social, religious and other gatherings above 50 people in a bid to halt the spread of the deadly Coronavirus pandemic ravaging the nation.

South West PDP welcomes Oyinlola, chieftains of APC, ZLP, ADC, others

The Oyo State Governor, Engr. Seyi Makinde, on Wednesday joined leaders of the Peoples Democratic Party in the South West geopolitical zone to receive bigwigs from rival political parties to the party, declaring that a fresh wave of unity, which will move across Nigeria, has begun in the South West.
The Federal Ministry of Health through the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has formally announced the inclusion of three new laboratories into the national yellow fever-measles-rubella laboratory network 7

NCDC: Mass gatherings can amplify spread of coronavirus

Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) says mass gatherings can amplify the spread of infectious diseases including Coronavirus (COVID-19) disease.

Man sues wife for refusing him sex

A 58-year-old trader, Ibrahim Lawal, on Thursday dragged his wife, Saratu Musa, before a Sharia court sitting in Rigasa, Kaduna State, for allegedly refusing him sex for 48 days.
Lesotho’s prime minister, Thomas Thabane, and his wife, Maesiah, in Maseru in 2017. Photograph- Samson Motikoe-AFP

Lesotho’s First Lady charged with murdering husband’s first wife

Murder, mystery, suspense and political drama -- the cocktail of events playing out in Lesotho belong in a best-selling thriller.

KOWA Party faults INEC deregistration

The deregistration of 74 political parties by the Independent National Electoral Commission amounted to “political assassination”, KOWA Party said on Friday.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

APC: PDP’s senseless protest a threat to democracy

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has described the protest embarked upon by the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) as senseless and capable dragging the image of the country and the judiciary into public ridicule before the international community.

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Cameroon military acknowledges soldiers arrested in Togo

Cameroon’s military says three of five men recently arrested by Togolese police and portrayed by Togolese media as notorious criminals who committed serious offenses against Togolese citizens are Cameroonian soldiers, while the other two are former convicts. The three military men stole weapons from the military headquarters in Yaoundé and went to Togo’s capital, Lomé, where they used the weapons to harass Togolese, according to Togolese police.
Israeli centrist party leader Benny Gantz said he has accepted an invitation to meet United States President Donald Trump in Washington on Monday to discuss a peace plan for the Middle East.

Israeli defense minister apologizes over Palestinian’s death

Israeli Defense Minister Benny Gantz apologized on Sunday for Israeli police’s shooting to death an unarmed, autistic Palestinian man in East Jerusalem on Saturday.
Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu

Lagos set to reopen economy

The Lagos State Government would soon embark on the ‘Register-to-Open Initiative’ toward the gradual reopening of the economy in the state.

Senator Ajimobi’s ex-aide defects to PDP

The candidate of the All Progressive Congress (APC) for the Ibadan Southeast/Northeast Federal House of Representatives in Oyo state during the 2019 general election, Mr Deji Aboderin, has defected to the ruling People’s Democratic Party.
The operatives of Rapid Response Squad (RRS) has arrested a 19-year-old National Diploma holder of Yaba College of Technology, Lagos as the brain behind the blackmail of Queen Salawa Abeni with nude photographs.

RRS arrests man over nude photos of Salawa Abeni

The operatives of Rapid Response Squad (RRS) has arrested a 19-year-old National Diploma holder of Yaba College of Technology, Lagos as the brain behind the blackmail of Queen Salawa Abeni with nude photographs.