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Three theatre performers stabbed during show

Police said a man was arrested after attacking three members of a troupe that was performing as part of an entertainment festival in the Saudi capital Riyadh.
The Nigerian Guild of Editors Standing Committee has elected Mustapha Isah as Acting President of the Guild, to fill the vacant position of Mrs Funke Egbemode as President, upon her appointment and acceptance of offer as Commissioner for Information and Civic Orientation in Osun State.

NGE raises concern over plans to regulate social media, elects acting president

The Nigerian Guild of Editors Standing Committee has elected Mustapha Isah as Acting President of the Guild, to fill the vacant position of Mrs Funke Egbemode as President, upon her appointment and acceptance of offer as Commissioner for Information and Civic Orientation in Osun State.
Ex-Enugu Rangers forward and former NPFL top scorer, Chisom Egbuchulam, has bagged Suwon FC player of the year award.

Former Enugu Rangers star wins prestigious award in South Korea

Egbuchulam switched to South Korean outfit Suwon FC in January after a brilliant season with Falkenbergs FF, where he netted 14 goals in 21 games, to win the Swedish Second Division top scorer.
Convicted killer Jude Jayamaha, from a wealthy, high-profile family, walked out of Welikada prison Saturday following the highly unusual amnesty granted by President Maithripala Sirisena.

Outrage as Sri Lanka president pardons killer of teenager

Sri Lanka’s president has pardoned a death-row prisoner who murdered a Swedish teenager just a week before he leaves office, officials said Sunday, in a move that sparked national outrage.

Tunde Fashola: I was misquoted on ‘exaggerated bad roads’

The Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, has explained that Nigerians misquoted him in his comment that the complaints about the deplorable state of federal roads across the country were exaggerated.
The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) administration has raised alarm over rising cases of insecurity and vandalism in the territory. Abuja

Technology responsible for gradual loss of family bond – FCT residents

Some residents of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) have complained that technology was responsible for the gradual loss of family bond.

Super Sunday: No cause for alarm – Police tells Man City

Manchester City have been told to have rest of mind as they file out against Liverpool in Sunday battle of the titans.

Lawmakers call for pause on false micro-targeted political ads

An international “grand committee” of lawmakers called on Thursday for a pause on online micro-targeted political ads with false or misleading information until the area is regulated.

VP Osinbajo’s spokesman apologises to journalist ‘attacked’ at Aso Rock

Laolu Akande, spokesman of Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo, has apologised to Abayomi Adeshida, a photojournalist with Vanguard, who was beaten up by security operatives at Aso Rock on Thursday morning.

Minister: Federal government begins processes for social media sanitisation

The Federal Government says it has commenced the process of injecting sanity into the Social Media space to prevent it from setting the nation on fire.

Presidency: Former presidents asked for tips to award contracts

It also took a swipe at critics that have condemned President Muhammadu Buhari’s alleged frequent foreign trips, declaring that the President could govern the country from anywhere, saying the overseas trips have yielded a lot of advantages to the country.
Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba and his girlfriend Maria Salaues were seen listening to Burna Boy’s song Gbona from the Africa Gaint Album which was released on July 2019, through Spaceship Entertainment.

Paul Pogba, girlfriend listening to Burna Boy’s song – video

Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba and his girlfriend Maria Salaues were seen listening to Burna Boy’s song "Gbona" from the Africa Gaint Album which was released on July 2019, through Spaceship Entertainment.
Sagir Musa

Nigerian Army vows to punish personnel behind torture video

The Nigerian Army has vowed to fish out and punish the personnel behind a torture video showing the extra judicial killing of a suspected Boko Haram terrorist ,which has gone viral on the social media.

Hate speech: People close to power also guilty – Chidi Odinkalu

Human Right Activist, Professor Chidi Odinkalu, has stated that people close to the government make hate speeches with impunity and some persons not guilty have been punished for less.
Emojipedia, a Twitter handle that teaches followers how to interpret or generate emojis, has introduced a new emoji that has been interpreted to be indicative of oral sex.

Emojipedia gathers tweetstorm with new oral sex emojis

Emojipedia, a Twitter handle that teaches followers how to interpret or generate emojis, has introduced a new emoji that has been interpreted to be indicative of oral sex.

Governor Obiano denies evil spirits invasion of Anambra government house

Giving government explanation to the story Eze said: “The first thing to note is that Governor Obiano was not anywhere near the venue of the prayer rally event where the report claimed the statement was made.”
Pius Adebola Adesanmi

Pius Adesanmi’s family kicks over burial in Canada, other matters

The family of late academic, Pius Adesanmi, have criticised his burial in the Canada, saying it goes against his wishes.
The Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution (IPCR) has pledged to collaborate with the Nigerian Army Resource Centre (NARC) to find practical solutions to insecurity confronting the country.

Nigerian Army dismisses Operation Positive Identification

The Nigerian Army has described as mischievous, reports that it will commence a nationwide exercise code-named Operation Positive Identification, which will require Nigerians to show proof of their citizenship to soldiers who will be deployed across the states for the reported operation.

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APC says no mass defection of members to PDP in Zamfara

The All Progressives Congress (APC), has said that there was no mass defection of its members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Zamfara as alleged by the State Government.

Senator Omo-Agege: Tam David-West a grat patriot

Even now that he has passed on to eternal realms, Prof. Tamunoemi Sokari David-West will forever be remembered as a great patriot and intellectual of formidable standing at home and abroad, Deputy President of the Senate Ovie Omo-Agege has said.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan sharply criticised his Egyptian counterpart Abdel Fattah el-Sisi after the recent execution of nine people in Egypt, saying he refused to talk to someone like him.

Recep Erdogan: Turkey has opened gates for IS, to send more militants to Europe

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan lashed out at the European Union (EU) over its repeated threat of sanctions, warning that Turkey would “open the gates” for more Islamic State militants to be sent to Europe.
President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, presiding over the plenary in the upper chamber on Thursday, 3rd October, 2019.

Senate proposes bill to establish agency for hate speech

The Senate has introduced a bill which seeks to establish a federal government agency to check hate speech in the country.
Arsenal’s Gabonese striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang reacts at the end of the English Premier League football match between Leicester City and Arsenal at King Power Stadium in Leicester, central England on November 9, 2019. (Photo by Oli SCARFF / AFP)

Premier League sharpshooters in Africa as CAN qualifying begins

English Premier League sharpshooters Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Sadio Mane and Mohamed Salah flew to Africa this week, seeking goals as 2021 Cup of Nations (CAN) qualifying kicks off.