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Gov. Godwin Obaseki of Edo has met with aggrieved All Progressives Congress (APC) aspirants who participated in the party’s 2019 primary election.

Edo to improve children’s life using science, technology – governor

Edo State Governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki has said he will collaborate with professionals, NGOs, research institutions, inventors, innovators and entrepreneurs to improve the life chances of children of the State, through the application of...

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Ugandan presidential candidate and pop star Bobi Wine said one of his bodyguards was killed on Sunday when police ran him over while Wine's convoy was taking a journalist injured by police to seek medical help.

Uganda’s Bobi Wine says ‘fraud and violence’ marred election day

Uganda's opposition leader Bobi Wine said early Friday that the country's election had seen "widespread fraud and violence", but he remained positive as votes were counted under an internet blackout.
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Gunmen kidnap former Bauchi assemblyman

Some gunmen on Thursday night kidnapped a former member of the Bauchi State House of Assembly, Abdulmumuni Ningi.
The Sokoto State Commissioner of Home Affairs, Abdulkadir Jeli Abubakar III, is dead.

Sokoto commissioner passes on

The late Abubakar, a younger brother to Sultan Muhammadu Sa’ad Abubakar, was a former commissioner for information, during Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal’s first tenure.
FILE PHOTO - A health worker fills a syringe with a dose of the Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine at the Appleton Village Pharmacy, amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Widnes, Britain January 14, 2021. REUTERS-Jason Cairnduff

AstraZeneca lung cancer drug approved for new dosing regimen in EU, UK

British drugmaker AstraZeneca said on Friday that its cancer drug Imfinzi had been approved in Europe and Britain for a spaced-out, fixed-dose regimen for a common type of lung cancer, to help reduce the frequency of hospital visits.
Taro Kono, minister for administrative and regulatory reform, did not rule out the possibility of the Olympics being cancelled, with greater Tokyo and other regions currently under a state of emergency until at least February 7.

Japanese minister: ‘Anything can happen’ with Tokyo Olympics

A Japanese cabinet minister admitted Friday that “anything can happen” with the coronavirus-postponed Tokyo Olympics, becoming the first senior official to concede uncertainty about the Games as Japan and other countries battle a surge in cases.