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Chelsea have apologised after young players were exposed to a dangerous and prolific child abuser who was able to offend unchallenged at the club during the 1970s.

Chelsea midfielder beaten up at nightclub for trying to take another footballer’s girlfriend home

Chelsea midfielder Danny Drinkwater was beaten up by six men outside a nightclub after flirting with another footballer’s girlfriend, last night, according to The Sun.
Abdullahi Umar Ganduje

100 Days: Kano governor gets award

An African Group of Democrats under the aegis of African Democracy Assessment Network (ADAN) based in Dakar, Senegal, has selected Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano state for award of “Best Governor in 100 Days in office’’.
The Lagos State Deputy Governor, Dr Idiat Adebule has congratulated Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu on his victory, saying the governor-elect will take the state to the next level of governance

Lagos governor lists achievements in 100 days

Before a joyous gathering of residents and All Progressives Congress (APC) leaders, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Friday gave account of his stewardship in the last 100 days as Governor of Lagos State.

South-West speakers meet to tackle insecurity

The Conference of Speakers in the South-West zone on Friday night held its maiden meeting in Lagos to proffer lasting solutions to the lingering security threat confronting the region.
FILE - In this Tuesday, July 16, 2019, file photo, Ernie Field pushes the doorbell on his Ring doorbell camera at his home in Wolcott, Conn. Amazon-owned doorbell camera company Ring is facing questions from a U.S. senator over its partnerships with police departments around the country. Sen. Edward Markey, a Massachusetts Democrat, sent a letter Thursday to Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos raising privacy and civil liberty concerns about Ring cameras that are capturing and storing footage of U.S. neighborhoods.(AP Photo/Jessica Hill, File)

US senator raises concern over police use of Amazon’s Ring doorbell camera

U.S. Democratic Senator Edward Markey raised concerns on Thursday that law enforcement use of Amazon.com’s Ring doorbell camera in investigations could disproportionately affect people of color and encourage racial profiling.

Yahaya Bello: Kogi PDP has history of inefficiency, brigandage

Kogi State Governor Yahaya Bello has taken a swipe at the opposition Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in the state for what he described as the party’s inability to conduct an ordinary governorship primary without chaos.
The Founder-Chairman of Zenith Bank and Author of Africa Rise and Shine, Mr. Jim Ovia

Xenophobia: Jim Ovia withdraws from World Economic Forum

The Founder/Chairman of Zenith Bank Plc, Mr. Jim Ovia, has withdrawn from further activities at the ongoing World Economic Forum Africa 2019, taking place in Cape Town, South Africa.
The minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning Mrs Zainab Ahmed disclosed this on Tuesday during her maiden meeting with top officials of the two merged ministries at the headquarters of Budget and National Planning in Abuja.

Federal government to establish national donor coordinating unit

Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Mrs Zainab Ahmed, on Wednesday revealed that the government was set to establish a government-driven national donor coordination mechanism to ensure that external financing is maximised for the good of the country.
The Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Sen. Godwin Akpabio, has stressed the need for redirecting the affairs of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) affairs, saying that the commission has over N2 trillion debt to settle.

Senator Akpabio: NDDC owes over N2 trillion

The Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Sen. Godwin Akpabio, has stressed the need for redirecting the affairs of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) affairs, saying that the commission has over N2 trillion debt to settle.
The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) administration has raised alarm over rising cases of insecurity and vandalism in the territory. Abuja

Xenophobia: Security on high alert in Abuja

Security was on Wednesday beefed up in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, around companies that have affiliations with South Africa.

Xenophobia: Police take over Owerri Shoprite

The Imo state police have taken over the Owerri shoprite located along Egbu road in Owerri, for the fear that there could be an attack in response to the continued attacks in South Africa, on Nigerians and their businesses.
Udom Emmanuel

Akwa [email protected]: Governor Emmanuel leads celebration with thanksgiving

Thousands of Christians in Akwa Ibom State, led by Gov. Udom Emmanuel, have converged on the Banquet Hall grounds, Government House for a thanksgiving to celebrate the state at 32.

Nigerians have accepted insecurity as part of life

It has become obvious to most Nigerians that criminals have overwhelmed the Nigerian security architecture. A number of things happened last week to make this message stronger. Governor Aminu Masari of Katsina State met with representatives of the bandits in his state.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

Rep: Kogi APC governorship primaries transparent

A member of the House of Representatives, Mr Abdulahi Halims (APC-Kogi) has expressed satisfaction with the governorship primaries of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kogi which produced Gov. Yahaya Bello as the party’s standard bearer.
The aviation minister, Hadi Sirika, announced on Twitter on August 29 that the Beechcraft King Air 350i would help improve Nigeria airspace’s safety and security.

Nigeria acquires first modern calibration aircraft

The aviation minister, Hadi Sirika, announced on Twitter on August 29 that the Beechcraft King Air 350i would help improve Nigeria airspace’s safety and security.

Bayelsa guber: Governor Dickson can support anybody – aspirant

As the September 3 Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Bayelsa State primary approaches with 21 aspirants eyeing the party’s ticket for the November 16 governorship election, one of the aspirants, Dr Nimibofa Ayawei, has disclosed that the governor of the state, Henry Seriake Dickson has the right to support whosever he wants to.
India

Two million face statelessness as India publishes citizenship list

Almost two million people in northeast India were left facing statelessness on Saturday after the state of Assam published a citizenship list aimed at weeding out “foreign infiltrators”, in a process the central government wants to replicate nationwide.
Imo State Governor, Rt Hon Emeka Ihedioha has charged the leadership of Imo State University Alumni Association to always speak truth to power and engage the Government regularly.

Imo governor outlines accomplishments in first 100 days

The special assistant to the Imo State Governor, Emeka Ihedioha, on Research, Ogu Bundu Nwadike, has said that no less than 20 accomplishments have been recorded by the state government in its first 100 days.

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Police inspector killed during shootout with herdsmen in Delta

The remains of a police inspector, simply identified as Muhammad, was Thursday recovered after he was declared missing following a gun battle with armed herdsmen at a bush in Uvwiamughe community in Ughelli North local government area of Delta State.
U.S. and Chinese deputy trade negotiators were set to resume face-to-face talks on Thursday for the first time in nearly two months as the world's two largest economies try to bridge deep policy differences and find a way out of a bitter and protracted trade war.

US, Chinese trade deputies face off in Washington amid deep differences

U.S. and Chinese deputy trade negotiators were set to resume face-to-face talks on Thursday for the first time in nearly two months as the world's two largest economies try to bridge deep policy differences and find a way out of a bitter and protracted trade war.

Tipper driver flees after killing two in Anambra

A tipper driver on Thursday killed two persons at Mbanakwa Okpuno, Nnewichi in Nnewi North Local Government Area of Anambra State.

Tribunal upholds Akwa Ibom governor’s victory

The Governorship Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, on Thursday upheld the March 9 election of Governor Udom Emmanuel of the Peoples Democratic Party.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

Bayelsa guber: APC’ll shock PDP – lawmaker

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) would receive the greatest shocker of its life by losing the November 16 governorship election says All Progressive Congress (APC) House of Representatives member, representing Nembe/Brass Federal Constituency, Hon Israel Sunny-Goli.