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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.

Governor Obaseki storms Edo Assembly amidst pandemonium, fear of invasion

Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State on Thursday stormed the State House of Assembly, with hundreds of supporters.
Governor David Nweze Umahi

Ebonyi governor, daughter, three aides recover from coronavirus

Mr. Uchenna Orji, Commissioner for Information and Orientation, made the disclosure in a statement on Friday, noting that Umahi was full of praises to God for his healing.
World football governing body, FIFA on Wednesday ratified a $1m grant to the Nigerian Football Federation “to protect and restart its football.”

FIFA approves $1 million grant for NFF

World football governing body FIFA on Wednesday ratified a $1 million grant to the Nigerian Football Federation “to protect and restart its football.”
The Kayode Fayemi administration in Ekiti State says it has defrayed inherited debts to the tune of 31 billion naira since assumption of office.

Governor Fayemi: Doubting coronavirus dangerous

Ekiti State Governor Kayode Fayemi has cautioned those who are still doubting the existence of the killer virus COVID-19 to have a rethink and adhere strictly to safety protocol.
213 British nationals were Monday evacuated from Nigeria through the Muritala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos on a British Airways flight BA9157 .

324 More Nigerian nationals depart America for Abuja

Another flight evacuating Nigerians stranded in the United States due to the coronavirus pandemic has departed for Abuja.
Wife of the President, Hajiya Aisha Buhari, through her foundation, ‘Future Assured’, has donated 16 trucks of assorted food items and for distribution to 500,000 households in Kano State.

Aisha Buhari receives medical equipment donated by Chinese first lady

Prof. Peng Liyuan, First Lady of the People’s Republic of China, has donated medical equipment to Nigeria’s First Lady, Aisha Buhari, to support Nigeria in the fight against the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
WHO director-general Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus

WHO: Coronavirus remains number one public enemy

Dr Tedros Ghebreyesus, Director General, World Health Organisation (WHO) says COVID-19 remains public enemy number one, but that actions of many governments and people do not reflect this.
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.

Edo guber: PDP chieftain vows to work against Governor Obaseki

Prince Kassim Afegbua, a chieftain of the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) and former Commissioner for Information in Edo state, has vowed to openly work against Governor Godwin Obaseki, the party’s candidate for the September 19 governorship election in Edo state.
For the second time, the World Health Organisation (WHO) has discontinued Hydroxychloroquine clinical trial for the treatment of COVID-19, saying it has no positive effect on patient recovery.

WHO discontinues Hydroxychloroquine treatment trial for coronavirus

For the second time, the World Health Organisation (WHO) has discontinued Hydroxychloroquine clinical trial for the treatment of COVID-19, saying it has no positive effect on patient recovery.
The Ethiopian Minister of Foreign Affairs, Gedu Andargachew, on Friday called for boosting China-Africa solidarity in fighting against the COVID-19 pandemic.

Ethiopian foreign minister calls for boosting China-Africa anti-COVID-19 solidarity

The Ethiopian Minister of Foreign Affairs, Gedu Andargachew, on Friday called for boosting China-Africa solidarity in fighting against the COVID-19 pandemic.

Extraordinary China-Africa summit attests to true friendship – South African official

The virtual extraordinary China-Africa Summit on Solidarity Against COVID-19 which was held on Wednesday attested to a true friendship between China and Africa, said a South African official.
President Muhammadu Buhari

President Buhari participates in extraordinary China-Africa summit

President Muhammadu Buhari is currently participating at the Extraordinary China-Africa Summit on Solidarity against COVID-19.
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.

Governor Obaseki to join PDP with 18 council chiefs – aide

Ahead of his defection to the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, this week, Edo State governor, Godwin Obaseki, is set to join the opposition with thousands of supporters including all 18 local government chairmen in the state.

UN officials condemn systemic racism in US

Twenty-two senior United Nations officials have issued a joint statement condemning “pervasive and systemic racism” in the United States and beyond.
Nigeria National League NNL

NFF supremo pledges solidarity to national league

NFF President Amaju Pinnick has announced there’ll be a solidarity payment to the Nigerian National League to aid the league.

Edo guber: Osagie Ize-Iyamu obtains APC nomination form

A front line aspirant in the Edo State Governorship Race, Pastor Osagie Ize Iyamu, on Wednesday obtained the nomination form of the All Progressives Congress (APC), in Abuja.
A hydroxychloroquine sulfate medication pill- Trump’s touting of the drug as a coronavirus cure has led to shortages for people who need it to treat conditions such as lupus. John Phillips-Getty Images

WHO dumps hydroxychloroquine as drug for coronavirus

World Health Organisation said it has suspended a clinical trial of the anti-malaria drug, hydroxychloroquine in coronavirus patients.

AU, Madagascar to test herbal coronavirus ‘remedy’

The move comes as more than five African countries continue to receive supplies of the remedy despite the World Health Organisation (WHO) warning about its use.

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Governor Willie Obiano

Anambra: Traditional rulers’ suspension unfortunate, laughable – monarch

One of the 12 traditional rulers suspended by the Anambra State government on Wednesday for travelling outside the state without permission has described the government’s action as unfortunate.
Bauchi State Governor Bala Abdulkadir Mohammed has inaugurated a sixty-six member palliative committee as part of the efforts of his administration to cushion the effect of COVID-19 in the state.

Bauchi government suspends 20 education secretaries

The Bauchi State Government says it has suspended all the Education Secretaries and some principal officers of the Local Education Authorities (LEAs) in the state.
Staff inspecting preparations around the Kaaba, Islam's holiest shrine, at the Grand Mosque in the holy city of Mecca, on July 26. Saudi Ministry of Media-AFP-Getty Images

Civil society hails Saudi Arabia for conducting Hajj despite coronavirus

Independent Hajj Reporters, a civil society organisation that monitors and reports Hajj activities both in Nigeria and in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has congratulated the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia ably led by the Custodian of the two Holy Mosques, King Salman Bn Abdulaziz and the Crown Prince, Muhammad Bn Salman for successfully organizing Hajj 2020 despite the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic.
Several major US companies have expressed their concern over the effects of the Trump administration’s executive order targeting WeChat, according to a report in The Wall Street Journal.

WSJ: Apple, Ford, and Disney push back on Donald Trump’s WeChat ban

Several major US companies have expressed their concern over the effects of the Trump administration’s executive order targeting WeChat, according to a report in The Wall Street Journal. “More than a dozen” companies including Apple, Ford, Walmart, and Disney are all said to have taken part in a call with White House officials on Tuesday where the companies detailed the adverse consequences that a ban on WeChat could have on their own businesses.
Governor David Nweze Umahi

Ebonyi woos foreign investors

The Government of Ebonyi state has expressed its readiness to enhance the ease of doing business with a view to attracting Foreign Investors into the state.