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Dwayne Johnson has come out in support of Joe Biden and Kamala Harris in the US presidential election, with the self-proclaimed “registered independent with centrist ideologies” saying they are “the best choice to lead our country”.

Dwayne Johnson endorses Joe Biden, Kamala Harris for US presidential election

Dwayne Johnson has come out in support of Joe Biden and Kamala Harris in the US presidential election, with the self-proclaimed “registered independent with centrist ideologies” saying they are “the best choice to lead our country”.
It’s the presidential endorsement heard round the world. On Sunday, Dwayne Johnson released a new video endorsing the Democratic ticket — Joe Biden and Kamala Harris — in the 2020 presidential election.

US election: Dwayne Johnson Endorses Joe Biden/Kamala Harris ticket

It’s the presidential endorsement heard round the world. On Sunday, Dwayne Johnson released a new video endorsing the Democratic ticket — Joe Biden and Kamala Harris — in the 2020 presidential election. It’s a huge first for the A-lister. Over the course of his decades-long career, Johnson has never publicly endorsed a presidential candidate. The multi-hyphenate star’s decision to break that streak and come forward now to make his choice known is a profound (and profoundly heartening) move.
Apparently to thank him for the peaceful outcome of the just concluded Edo state Governorship Election, newly re-elected governor of Edo state, Godwin Obaseki, Friday paid an appreciation visit to President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

President Buhari: Why ensured free and fair election in Edo

President Muhammadu Buhari has explained he ensured free and fair election at the September 19th gubernatorial election in Edo State.

General Abdulsalami: Why we are Intervening in Edo election

A former Head of State, General Abdulsalami Alhaji Abubakar (rtd), who is the Chairman of the National Peace Committee, said that his committee is intervening in the Edo State governorship election because of the tension it is generating.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

Ondo guber: APC planning to unleash violence on opposition parties, electorate ― CNPP

The Conference of Nigeria Political Parties, CNPP, Tuesday alleged that the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, was planning to arrest and detain some opposition politicians in Ondo state on trumped-up accusations ahead of the election.
Tony Ojukwu, the Executive Secretary of the National Human Right Commission (NHRC)

NHRC: Modern slavery must end in Nigeria

The National Human Rights Commission has called for an end to slavery which it says still thrives in modern forms in Nigeria despite the official abolition of the scourge many decades ago.
The Judicial Commission of Inquiry set up by Governor Godwin Obaseki to investigate the construction of the Edo Specialist Hospital and supply of equipment has indicted former governor, Adams Oshiomhole.

APC: Governor Obaseki, PDP fuelling religious tension

The All Progressives Congress, APC, in Edo State, Tuesday, accused Governor Godwin Obaseki and the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, of fuelling religious tension ahead of the governorship election in the state.
Bauchi state governor, Bala Mohammed has lamented how the novel Coronavirus has hindered preparations for local government elections in the state.

Eid-el-Kabir: Bauchi governor calls for self assessment

Gov. Bala Mohammed of Bauchi state on Friday urged Muslim faithful to use the Eid-el-Kabir celebration for self-assessment in the last one year.

Ibrahim Magu ordered my detention for demanding my legal fees – EFCC prosecutor

A former prosecutor with the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Godwin Obla (SAN), has alleged that the suspended Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Mr. Ibrahim Magu, ordered his detention for demanding for his legal fees.
Mario Balotelli has revealed that he wants to stay at Marseille beyond the end of this season and says the club is on another level from Nice.

Giorgio Chiellini: Mario Balotelli a negative person

The Juventus captain is due to release his autobiography, ‘Io, Giorgio’ next week and gave an interciew to La Repubblica newspaper about the book.
Isoko people under the auspices of Isoko Ethnic Nationality Movement, IENM, weekend, described Deputy President of the Nigerian Senate, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege as God’s special gift to Deltans.

Lockdown: Senators Omo-Agege, Ekweremadu condemn alleged shooting, extra judicial killing of protesters

Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege, and his predecessor, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, have flayed the alleged shooting of a protester in Sapele, Delta state as well as extra judicial killings by security agents in some parts of the country in the wake of the COVID-19 lockdown.
Wole Soyinka

Between thuggery and state disobedience

I have no hesitation in admitting that I have a personal, formative interest in the health of the Nigerian judiciary, deeper perhaps than the average Nigerian. At a critical junction in the life of this writer, a judge resolved to give primacy to the call of conscience, affirm his professional integrity and defend the supremacy of law in defiance of state interference.
Umaru Ibrahim Kurfi

NDIC has zero tolerance for corruption – chief

The Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation (NDIC) says it has zero tolerance for corruption and all forms of malpractices within the Corporation and in the implementation of its mandate.

PDP demands release of chieftains in Kogi

Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has demanded the immediate release of some of its chieftains arrested and detained by the police in at the weekend.
Emeka Ihedioha

Imo government promises more budgetary allocation to nursing college

The Imo State government has promised more budgetary allocations to the state’s College of Nursing and Midwifery, Orlu to enable it live up to its mandate of producing world-class nurses and midwives.

Amnesty: 19 journalists attacked in Nigeria within nine months

The Amnesty International has launched a report chronicling attacks on the press in Nigeria since 2015.
Gender Mobile Initiative (GMI), an NGO, says it is partnering with the Ford Foundation to develop anti-sexual harassment policy and mobile application for confidential reporting and data generation.

Sexual harassment: NGO, Ford Foundation partner to develop report application

Gender Mobile Initiative (GMI), an NGO, says it is partnering with the Ford Foundation to develop anti-sexual harassment policy and mobile application for confidential reporting and data generation.
President Muhammadu Buhari begins the inauguration of his second term cabinet on Wednesday with the swearing-in of Mr. Boss Mustapha as the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, SGF.

Group accuses northern governor of sponsoring protest against President Buhari

The Coalition of Northern Groups has accused an unnamed governor of one of the North-Western States of sponsoring a planned protest against President Muhammadu Buhari because he (governor) failed to secure a key appointment in the presidency.

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Ondo governor approves second term inauguration committee

Ahead of his inauguration for the second term in office, Ondo State governor, Mr Rotimi Akeredolu, on Friday approved the setting up of a 25-member committee.
3. At least 27 police stations were incinerated last week in Lagos, after violence erupted across the commercial hub as a fallout of the military shooting of unarmed protesters in Lekki.

#EndSARS: Lagos government directs MDAs to forward list of destroyed properties

Sequel to the recent unrest in Lagos State which resulted in wanton destruction to some government properties, items, and valuables, the state government on Friday directed all Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) to send the list of all affected properties, items and other valuables in their domain.
Liberian President George Weah on Friday inaugurated a new national carrier for the West African country, named Lone Star Air, about 30 years after the country’s previous airline went bust.

Liberia launches new national carrier ‘Lone Star Air’

Liberian President George Weah on Friday inaugurated a new national carrier for the West African country, named Lone Star Air, about 30 years after the country’s previous airline went bust.
John Nkengasong, Africa's Director of the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), speaks during an interview with Reuters at the African Union (AU) Headquarters in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia March 11, 2020. REUTERS-Tiksa Negeri

Africa CDC warns of possible second wave of virus infection

The Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) on Friday urged the African continent to brace itself for possible second wave COVID-19 infections.
Ms Comfort Lamptey, UN Women Country Representative to Nigeria, gave the commendation during the launch of activities to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the UNSCR 1325 in Abuja.

UN lauds Nigeria for implementing programmes on women

The United Nations (UN) has commended the Federal Government on the implementation of its (UN) Security Council Resolutions (UNSCR) 1325 programmes on women, peace and security in Nigeria.