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The Coordinator, Defence Media Operations, Maj.-Gen. John Enenche, in a statement on Saturday, added that large cache of arms and ammunition were also recovered during the operation.

DHQ investigates purported viral video of naval rating alleging torture

Following the viral video posted by a Nigerian Navy Rating, a Seaman alleging that his Boss, who is the Chief of Policy and Plans at Naval Headquarters, Rear Admiral Ifeola Mohammed, had tortured and treated him like a slave, the Defence headquarters has begun an investigation into the accusation.
Operatives of the Nigeria Police Cybercrime Unit, INTERPOL National Central Bureau (NCB), Abuja have arrested three suspects; Samson Inegbenesun, 30; Blessed Junior, 32 and Muhammed Zakari, 36, all male from Uromi in Edo State, for cyber-related offences including advance fee fraud, money laundering and romance scam. The suspects were arrested in Uromi, following investigations into suspected fraudulent online procurement and supply of COVID-19 protective mask, received through the INTERPOL NCB Wiesbaden, Germany.

Interpol Abuja arrest three cybercrime suspects, whose activities extend to Europe

Operatives of the Nigeria Police Cybercrime Unit, INTERPOL National Central Bureau (NCB), Abuja, have arrested three suspects; Samson Inegbenesun, 30; Blessed Junior, 32 and Muhammed Zakari, 36, all male from Uromi in Edo State, for cyber-related offences including advance fee fraud, money laundering and romance scam. The suspects were arrested in Uromi, following investigations into suspected fraudulent online procurement and supply of COVID-19 protective mask, received through the INTERPOL NCB Wiesbaden, Germany.

SEC, NITDA to collaborate on data protection in capital market

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has restated its preparedness to collaborate with the National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) to foster safe conducts and usage of personal data in the Nigerian capital market.

Governor Akeredolu: I am still in the governorship race

Gov. Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State says he is still in the State’s Governorship race in the Oct. 10 election.
President Donald Trump wears a face mask as he walks down a hallway during a visit to Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Md., on July 11, 2020. Patrick Semansky—AP

Donald Trump wears mask in public for first time

President Donald Trump finally yielded to pressure and wore a face mask in public for the first time on Saturday as the US posted another daily record for coronavirus cases, while Disney World reopened in a state hit hard by the pandemic.
Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike on Monday slammed the Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) for not standing up for embattled Edo State Governor Godwin Obaseki.

Rivers governor sacks permanent secretary for flouting coronavirus guidelines

Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike on Wednesday announced the sack of his Permanent Secretary, Mr Sunny Okere, with immediate effect for flouting and obstructing the enforcement of COVID-19 guidelines.
The Chief of Staff to Kwara State government, Alh Adisa Logun, has passed on.

APC, PDP commiserate with Kwara governor over chief of staff’s demise

The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has commiserated with Gov. AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq of Kwara over the demise of his Chief of Staff, Adisa Logun.
Eleven of the 13 striking nurses arrested in Zimbabwe during a protest for higher pay were freed on bail Tuesday by a court in the capital Harare, their lawyers said.

Zimbabwe nurses detained over pay strike granted bail

Eleven of the 13 striking nurses arrested in Zimbabwe during a protest for higher pay were freed on bail Tuesday by a court in the capital Harare, their lawyers said.

NUT gives Ogun government conditions for schools reopening

Public school teachers in Ogun on Tuesday demanded the provision of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), infrared thermometers and hand sanitisers among other conditions for reopening of schools in the state.
The Director-General of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu, stated this at the daily briefing of the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19.

NCDC launches new guidelines for conduct of elections

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has developed and launched a new guideline for the conduct of elections during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic outbreak in the country.
As total coronavirus infections in Nigeria hit 24,077, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC has warned against abandoning face masks in favour of face shields.

NCDC confirms fives coronavirus cases in Cross River

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Monday confirmed five cases of coronavirus in Cross River State.
From March 23 to April 23 — corresponding to the height of self-isolation rules — the Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children saw 10 infants ranging in age from two weeks to 13 months diagnosed with “abusive head trauma”.

London hospital sees spike in child abuse during lockdown

From March 23 to April 23 — corresponding to the height of self-isolation rules — the Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children saw 10 infants ranging in age from two weeks to 13 months diagnosed with “abusive head trauma”.
As total coronavirus infections in Nigeria hit 24,077, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC has warned against abandoning face masks in favour of face shields.

Nigeria records 17 deaths, 561 new coronavirus cases

Nigeria has recorded 561 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of infections in the country to 25,694.
Speaker of the Lagos State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Mudashiru Obasa on Friday disclosed how the immediate past administration of former Governor Akinwunmi Ambode employed blackmail and harassment to witch-hunt and deprive the House of performing its duties appropriately.

Lagos assembly calls for strict implementation of rape laws

Lagos State House of Assembly has called for strict implementation of rape laws and the acceleration of rape cases in the courts.
French President Emmanuel Macron is due to set out his response to 150 recommendations from a citizens’ convention on climate change.

France’s Emmanuel Macron to decide on climate moves after Green city hall wins

The centrist president is expected to set out his first steps toward the “economic, green and social” recovery that he promised after the coronavirus epidemic.
DFL CEO Christian Seifert holds a speech during the 2018 DFL New Year Reception at Thurn & Taxis Palais on January 16, 2018 in Frankfurt am Main, Germany. (Photo by Simon Hofmann-Bongarts-Getty Images

How Bundesliga became the first top league to restart

When Christian Seifert, chief executive of the German Football League (DFL), hands the Bundesliga trophy to Bayern Munich on Saturday, his gamble to restart football in Germany despite the coronavirus pandemic will have paid off.
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NDLEA arrests 150 suspected drug addicts in Ondo

Ondo State command of the National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has disclosed that no fewer than 150 suspected drug addicts were arrested in the state between January and June this year.
Abiola Ajimobi

Governor Buni: Senator Ajimobi died when APC needed reforms

The All Progressives Congress has commiserated with the family of immediate-past Governor of Oyo State, Abiola Ajimobi.

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Scientists around the world are building up their knowledge about the coronavirus, as they frantically search for a cure and vaccine.

Bangladesh arrests hospital owner over fake coronavirus results

A Bangladesh hospital owner accused of issuing thousands of fake negative coronavirus test results to patients at his two clinics was arrested Wednesday while trying to flee to India in a burqa, police said.
Everton manager, Carlo Ancelotti, has hinted that he will look to bring in midfield reinforcements after that area of his team was exposed in Sunday’s defeat to Wolves.

Carlo Ancelotti plans to overhaul Everton’s midfield

Everton manager, Carlo Ancelotti, has hinted that he will look to bring in midfield reinforcements after that area of his team was exposed in Sunday’s defeat to Wolves.

Kwara Assembly sets up committee to probe local councils finances

The Kwara State House of Assembly on Wednesday set up a committee to probe the finances of the sixteen local government councils in the state.
Tunisia's Prime Minister Elyes Fakhfakh has announced that a lockdown to fight the spread of coronavirus will be extended to 3 May before it is progressively eased.

Tunisia premier resigns after political row – report

Tunisian Prime Minister Elyes Fakhfakh resigned on Wednesday, according to two official sources who did not want to be named, after a row with the Islamist-inspired Ennahdha party.
Mr Festus Okoye, INEC National Commissioner and Chairman Information and Voter Education, told newsmen on Sunday in Kaduna that the review would enable the Commission to determine areas requiring legislative action before the 2023 elections.

Edo guber: AA, LP, ADC substitute candidates

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), on Wednesday, said three political parties substituted their candidates ealier nominated for Edo governorship election, scheduled for Sept. 19.