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The governor, Hope Uzodinma, disclosed this in Owerri, after meeting with the leadership of the state chapters of the Nigeria Union of Pensioners, NUP, led by Josiah Ugochukwu, Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, Comrade Austin Chilakpu and Trade Union Congress, TUC, at the Government House in Owerri.

Senator Okorocha, Governor Uzodinma bicker over demolition

Former Governor of Imo State, Senator Rochas Okorocha and the incumbent, Governor Hope Uzodinma are on one another’s throat over a demolition spree going on in the State.
Hoodlums in Onitsha, Anambra, have destroyed the statue of Nigeria’s first president Dr. Nnamdi Azikiwe, erected in the city.

#EndSARS: Protesters set Nnamdi Azikiwe’s statue ablaze in Anambra

Hoodlums in Onitsha, Anambra, have destroyed the statue of Nigeria’s first president Dr. Nnamdi Azikiwe, erected in the city.
Men in Military uniform reportedly stormed the venue of the #EndSARS protesters in Lekki area of Lagos, last night, shooting indiscriminately to disperse them.

#EndSARS: Protesters block Imo government house entrance

No fewer than 800 youths on Tuesday blocked the entrance to the Imo State Government House for over two hours in the ongoing nationwide protest against police violation of human rights.
Governor Nasir Ahmad El-Rufai has signed the Kaduna State Penal Code (Amendment) Law 2020.

Kaduna beef up security at airport road, other strategic locations

The Governor of Kaduna State, Malam Nasiru Ahmad El-Rufai directed the deployment of troops of the Nigerian Army and police to the Kaduna Airport Road and other strategic locations 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.

Police nab guard who raped stranded woman in Ibadan

Officers of the Oyo State Police Command, weekend, arrested a guard, Daniel Amanda, for allegedly raping a stranded housewife (name withheld) in Ibadan.
Four coronavirus patients have recovered and will soon be allowed to go home to their families. This was revealed on Friday 3 April 2020 by Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos.

Lagos government gives hospital’s management 7-day ultimatum to remove trucks, containers

The Lagos State Government on Sunday issued a seven-day ultimatum to the authorities of Lagoon Hospital in Apapa, Lagos, to remove trailers and containers in the hospital’s car park.
Government House in Owerri

Retirees slump during protest over unpaid pension in Imo

Four retirees slumped and were hospitalised on Tuesday in Imo during a protest to demand for five months arrears of their pension allegedly owned them by the state government.
The ministry of power works and hosing has asked Nigerians to be rest assured that the third mainland bridge in Lagos poses no danger to users.

Third Mainland Bridge: No closure during peak periods – officials

As contractor commences repair works on the Third Mainland Bridge yesterday, with attendant partial closure, the Federal and Lagos State Governments have allayed the fear of possible traffic gridlock and tension among road users during the period.

Truck kills motorcyclist in Ogun

An angry mob on Saturday set ablaze a truck allegedly belonging to Dangote, whose driver crushed a motorcyclist to death along old Ibadan road, Ijebu Ode area of Ogun.

Nigerian government completes plan to start work on Lagos-Badagry expressway

The lawmaker representing Badagry Federal Constituency in the House of Representatives, Rep. Babatunde Hunpe, on Sunday assured residents of the town that palliative work would soon start on the bad section of Lagos-Badagry Expressway.
President Muhammadu Buhari

President Buhari authorises N19.67 billion for completion of East-West road

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the immediate release of N19.67 billion to ramp up efforts in completing sections I-IV of the East-West Road project by 2021.
Senator Douye Diri is a Nigerian politician and the current Governor of Bayelsa State.

Bayelsa governor cancels 100 days in office celebration

The governor of Bayelsa State, Senator Douye Diri, has announced the cancellation of his 100 in-office celebration, which includes the commissioning of selected projects, due to the COVID-19 pandemic across the world.
Recall that President Muhammadu Buhari in a nationwide broadcast on Sunday ordered a total lockdown in Abuja, Lagos and Ogun State as a proactive measure to contain the spread of the deadly novel coronavirus in Nigeria.

Lockdown: FCTA arrests Imam, two foreigners, impounds 269 vehicles

The Enforcement Team of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Administration has arrested the Chief Imam of Wuye District Mosque for violating the presidential lockdown order in the FCT which was put in place to control the spread of the Novel Coronavirus in the territory.
The Anambra State Police Command has reunited a four year-old boy, Ebubechukwu Umeze, who was found wandering, with his mother, Anastetia Okpalanozie.

Police reunite found child with biological mother

The reunification followed an announcement by the Command on March 31, 2020 that a bout of about four years was found wandering along Amawbia Roundabout and requested the public to disseminate the massage through their medium in order to trace the biological parents or close relatives of the child.
Nasir El-Rufai

Residents beg Kaduna governor to relax curfew as hunger bites harder

As the 24-hour curfew imposed in Kaduna State by Governor Nasir El-Rufai reached day two, residents across the state have begged the state governor to relax it to enable them search for means of livelihood.

Pharmacist beats man to death In Imo

A man, Damian Ali, aged 55 was alleged to have been beaten to death by a pharmacist whose shop, Swift Tel Pharmacy is located at Umuguma roundabout in Owerri-west LGA of Imo State.
Riders on the platform of Opay and Gokada hailing services staged a peaceful protest on Friday, to protest the ban announced by the Lagos State Government on motorcycle and tricycle taking effect from February 1st.

Okada riders protest ban in Lagos

There was a protest at Allen roundabout, Ikeja area of Lagos State on Monday over the ban on commercial motorcycles (okada) and tricycles (keke) in 15 local councils and major roads in the state.
Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has reassured Lagosians of his administration’s commitment to rid the State of traffic gridlock.

Lagos governor restates commitment to rid state of traffic gridlock

Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has reassured Lagosians of his administration’s commitment to rid the State of traffic gridlock.

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Official: Death toll of traffic accident in western Cameroon rises to 53

The death toll from the traffic accident that occurred early Wednesday in Cameroon’s West region rose to 53, and 29 others injured.
Justice Oluwatoyin Ipaye of an Igbosere High Court in Lagos on Friday discharged and acquitted one Niyi Oyelami charged with defiling a nine-year-old daughter of his neighbour.

Court acquits lawyer of theft

An Ikeja High Court on Wednesday acquitted a lawyer, Yetunde Sousa, accused of stealing N50.2Million from Dominos Stores and Ozone Cinemas.
Galatasaray SK, the Turkish professional football club based on the European sides of the popular Turkish city of Istanbul, has obtained the signature of Nigeria international winger Henry Onyekuru.

Henry. Onyekuru makes third successful return to Galatasaray

Galatasaray SK, the Turkish professional football club based on the European sides of the popular Turkish city of Istanbul, has obtained the signature of Nigeria international winger Henry Onyekuru. The 23-year-old signed a six-month loan with an option to buy with the Lions from French Ligue 1 giants AS Monaco.
A Nigerian police officer holds a bunch of handcuffs in Abuja on October 3, 2020. Sodiq Adelakun-Channels TV

Human trafficking: Police rescue five babies, arrest 10 suspects

The Police in Anambra State said they have uncovered a ‘baby factory’ where young pregnant women are kept and their babies sold by human traffickers.
New Chelsea coach Thomas Tuchel aka Mr T & T may have to work very hard to warm himself into the hearts of some Blue fans still lamenting over sacking of Frank Lampard.

Angry Chelsea fans hang a banner reading ‘Circus continues’

New Chelsea coach Thomas Tuchel aka Mr T & T may have to work very hard to warm himself into the hearts of some Blue fans still lamenting over sacking of Frank Lampard.