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Chris Okotie condemns CAN’s social distancing guidelines for churches

The Senior Pastor of the Household of God Church International Ministries, Chris Okotie, on Sunday kicked against the Christian Association of Nigeria’s (CAN) proposed social distancing guidelines for churches.
Democratic presidential candidate, Joe Biden, visited the scene of an anti-racism protest in the state of Delaware on Sunday, saying that the United States was “in pain”.

Joe Biden visits scene of US anti-racism protest

Democratic presidential candidate, Joe Biden, visited the scene of an anti-racism protest in the state of Delaware on Sunday, saying that the United States was “in pain”.
Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has again accused President Muhammadu Buhari of clamping down on the judiciary.

Emeka Kalu: I’ll support Atiku Abubakar again if he decides to contest

Dr Emeka Kalu, the Director-General of Global Initiative for Good Governance, has said he would not hesitate to support the candidature of former Vice President Atiku Abubakar again if he decides to vie for the highest political office in the country in 2023.

Kano elders express concern over the efforts in combating coronavirus

A citizens and civil society initiative, “Kano against Covid-19” has expressed concern over the ongoing fight against the COVID 19 in the state.
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Joe Biden: Sexual assault accusation fabricated

Joe Biden, the presumed Democratic presidential nominee, on Friday categorically denied a decades-old accusation of sexual assault levelled at him by a former U.S. Senate staffer.
The death has occurred of Alhaji Muhammadu Goni, the first civilian Governor of old Borno State, comprising the present Borno and Yobe states.

Former Borno governor passes on in Maiduguri

The death has occurred of Alhaji Muhammadu Goni, the first civilian Governor of old Borno State, comprising the present Borno and Yobe states.
President Donald Trump speaks April 4 during a coronavirus task force briefing at the White House. Patrick Semansky-AP Photo

Donald Trump: US recorded one million coronavirus cases because of much better testing

The United States President, Donald Trump, on Wednesday boasted the country reported one million cases of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) because of the methodology it employed in testing.
As the inks flow in tributes to Abba Kyari by those who loved and despised him, let us not forget that Abba was much misunderstood and often maligned.

Mamman Daura: How Abba Kyari almost became ex-President Obasanjo’s vice-president

A nephew and confidant of the President, Mamman Daura, has revealed that during the run-up to the 1999 Presidential election, Abba Kyari was among those considered for the position of running mate to Gen. Olusegun Obasanjo who was the Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party.
President Muhammadu Buhari has written an emotional tribute about his late Chief of Staff, Mallam Abba Kyari, who died in Lagos on 17th April.

Catholic archbishop, Methodist prelate, others condole with President Buhari over Abba Kyari’s demise

The Catholic Archbishop of Abuja, the Most Rev Ignatius Kaigama and the Prelate, Methodist Church Nigeria, His Eminence, Samuel Uche have commiserated with President Muhammadu Buhari on the death of his Chief of Staff, Mallam Abba Kyari. The Catholic Archbishop of Abuja, the Most Rev Ignatius Kaigama and the Prelate, Methodist Church Nigeria, His Eminence, Samuel Uche have commiserated with President Muhammadu Buhari on the death of his Chief of Staff, Mallam Abba Kyari.

Primate who predicted Abba Kyari’s death cautions Nigerian government on lockdown

Primate Elijah Babatunde Ayodele, General Overseer of the Inri Evangelical Spiritual church with headquarters in Oke-Afa, Lagos who had predicted drama and death in Aso Rock Villa, has now cautioned the Federal Government to relax the on going lockdown to curfew so as to prevent an imminent revolt from the already hungry and angry masses.
Barack Obama and Joe Biden at the White House in March 2015. Obama declined to play a public role in the Democratic primary. Pete Souza-The White House

Barack Obama endorses Joe Biden for US president

Former United States President, Barack Obama has declared support for Joe Biden as the presidential candidate of the Democratic Party.
Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has again accused President Muhammadu Buhari of clamping down on the judiciary.

Easter: Atiku Abubakar admonishes Christians to keep love alive despite difficulties

Former Vice President of Nigeria and presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in the 2019 elections, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has enjoined Christians and indeed all Nigerians to endeavor to keep love alive and continue to lend a helping hand to the less fortunate despite present difficulties.

Social Media Bill: Why media must be held accountable – Garba Shehu

The Senior Special Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on Media and Publicity, Malam Garba Shehu, on Saturday in Abuja said the media should be held accountable for misinformation capable of causing devastating consequences on the nation, economy and individuals.
Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden speaks during the 100 Club Dinner at SNHIU on February 08, 2020 in Manchester, New Hampshire. The 2020 New Hampshire primary will take place on February 11, making it the second nominating contest for the Democratic Party in choosing their presidential candidate to face Donald Trump in the 2020 general election. Scott Olson/Getty Images/AFPSCOTT OLSON / GETTY IMAGES NORTH AMERICA / AFP

Joe Biden projects to win Democratic primary in Illinois

Former U.S. Vice President and Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden is projected to win the Democratic primary held in Illinois on Tuesday, Fox News reported.
President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, disclosed on Tuesday that the Senate may next week consider the report of an Ad-Hoc Committee on security challenges with a view to finding solutions to Nigeria’s security problems.

Senate wants HND as minimum qualification for president, governors

A bill that proposes Higher National Diploma (HND) as the minimum qualification for citizens seeking to be president or governors, passed second reading on Thursday.
Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has again accused President Muhammadu Buhari of clamping down on the judiciary.

Coronavirus: Nigeria urged to suspend flights from affected countries

Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2019 elections, says it is time the federal government suspends flights from countries that have been affected by the coronavirus.
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Oby Ezekwesili: Nigeria stagnated due to monopoly by old politicians

Dr. Obiageli Ezekwesili, a former minister and presidential candidate, has said Nigeria is stagnated because old politicians exercise a political monopoly over the country.
A man standing outside a mosque in the Iranian capital Tehran on February 14, 2020 hands out electoral leaflets showing candidates campaigning in the upcoming Iranian legislative election due to take place on February 21. (Photo by – - AFP)

Iran’s parliament: what you need to know

Conservatives are expected to make a resurgence next Friday when Iranians elect a new parliament, a legislative chamber that shapes debate in the Islamic republic.

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Medical council validates four coronavirus test kits – registrar

The Medical Laboratory Science Council of Nigeria (MLSCN) says it has validated four Rapid Test Kits to determine their suitability for testing SAR-COV-2 infection popularly known as COVID-19 in the country.
Legendary reggae artiste, Majekodunmi Fasheke, aka Majek Fashek is dead. The artiste died in a New York hospital after a protracted illness on Monday about 5-45pm. He was aged 71.

Nigerian celebrities mourn deceased Majek Fashek

Nigerian celebrities have taken to their social media platforms to mourn the death of Music Legend, Majekodunmi Fasheke, a.k.a Majek Fashek.
Rwanda says it will announce new restrictions on containing the coronavirus Tuesday, a stark reversal of the country's plan days ago to ease restrictions, including motor vehicle travel throughout the country.

Rwanda set to announce new coronavirus restrictions

Rwanda says it will announce new restrictions on containing the coronavirus Tuesday, a stark reversal of the country's plan days ago to ease restrictions, including motor vehicle travel throughout the country.
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Nigeria declares telecoms facilities critical national Infrastructure

In response to the yearnings of industry stakeholders to declare telecom facilities Critical National Infrastructure, President Muhammadu Buhari, has finally approved and also directed that necessary physical protective measures be put in place to safeguard telecommunications infrastructure deployed across the country.
President Muhammadu Buhari has again, addressed Nigerians on the efforts of its government to contain the coronavirus pandemic (covid-19) that is ravaging the country 4

ASCAB: President Buhari’s speech underestimate Sani Abacha’s $5 billion loot

Alliance for Surviv­ing COVID-19 and Beyond, (ASCAB), a group led by prominent Nigerian human rights lawyer, Femi Falana has said that President Mu­hammadu Buhari’s claim that late dictator, Sani Abacha, stole $1 billion con­tradicts the figures earlier released by his own officials.