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Canadian rapper, Daystar Shemuel Shua Peterson, better known as Tory Lanez, has opened up on the shooting incident involving him and fellow rapper, Megan Thee Stallion.

Tory Lanez: I didn’t shoot Megan Thee Stallion

Canadian rapper, Daystar Shemuel Shua Peterson, better known as Tory Lanez, has opened up on the shooting incident involving him and fellow rapper, Megan Thee Stallion.
The Ekiti State Governor, Kayode Fayemi, on Tuesday, briefed Mr Buhari on the limitations of the distribution of palliatives to vulnerable persons to curb the economic impact of the coronavirus.

APC nullifies Governor Fayemi’s ‘suspension’

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has nullified the purported suspension of Gov. Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti State by the party’s state chapter.
President Muhammadu Buhari, on Friday, said the Federal Government would engage the services of members of the National Youth Service Corps to champion the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals 2030 at the grassroots.2

President Buhari condoles with Ebonyi over Akaeze-Ukwu tragedy

President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed his condolences to the government and people of Ebonyi State over the Akaeze-Ukwu tragedy that claimed several lives.
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NDLEA clarifies stand on drug integrity test for intending couples

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has shed light on the “drug integrity test” for intending couples.

Nigerian government conducts promotion exams for directors

The Federal Civil Service Commission (FCSC) has released the time-table for the conduct of year 2020 Directorate Level Examination Exercise in the Ministries Departments and Agencies (MDAs).

NCC notifies Nigerians on internet scam

The Nigerian Communications Commission has notified Nigerians on the increasing incidents of fraud across various internet platforms, especially on social media networks.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Thursday in an FCT High Court in Maitama, re-arraigned a deputy director with the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Emenike Umesi, for alleged misappropriation of N54.3 million.

EFCC arrests two lecturers, 28 others for internet fraud in Kwara

Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission have arrested two lecturers of the Kwara State College of Health Technology, Offa and 28 others over their alleged involvement in offences bordering on internet fraud.
Police officers stand in front of supporters of former President Laurent Gbagbo. REUTERS-Luc Gnago

Ivory Coast government seeks end to violence ahead of October election

Ivory Coast President Alassane Ouattara’s government has reached out to his main opponents and religious leaders to intervene and ease tensions following his decision to bid for a third term in next month’s election.
Singer Tiwa Savage has reflected on the time she was so broke and had to live in a shelter in Bedford–Stuyvesant, New York. The ace singer made this statement at a surprise party organised by her friends for her album launch, Celia.

Tiwa Savage: I was so broke I lived in a shelter in New York

Singer Tiwa Savage has reflected on the time she was so broke and had to live in a shelter in Bedford–Stuyvesant, New York. The ace singer made this statement at a surprise party organised by her friends for her album launch, Celia.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police nab man for attempting to cut off woman’s breast

Police in Anambra State have arrested a 41-year-old man, one Ogbonna Nwankwo, for attempting to kill a 29-year-old woman, and cut off her breast at a motel in Ihite town, Orumba South Local Government Area of the state.
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Cairo Ojougboh: NDDC did not pay coronavirus palliatives to senators

The Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) has faulted a report that it paid various sums of money as COVID-19 palliatives to members of the Senate.

Bauchi PDP to conduct council election primaries Saturday

Ahead of the coming Local Governments elections in Bauchi State slated for 17th October 2020, the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has disclosed that it would conduct primary elections for chairmanship and councillorship aspirants under the party in the 20 local governments across the state on Saturday, 22nd August this year.
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DSS cautions against inciting statements

The Department of State Services (DSS) on Friday cautioned against the use of inciting and unguarded statements capable of causing a ‘breakdown of law and order’.
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Ogun governor appoints new board chairpersons, aides

A statement by the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Mr. Kunle Somorin, stated that the appointees, just like in the earlier phases, were drawn across membership of all political parties, in consonance with the administration’s policy of promoting inclusiveness, merit and experience, in its quest to building a peaceful and more prosperous future for citizens of the State.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Landlady in court over alleged breach of trust

The police on Wednesday arraigned a 50-year-old landlady, Olajumoke Azeez, 50, in a Karmo Grade I Area Court, Abuja, over alleged breach of trust.
Authorities in China have found the novel coronavirus on the packaging of imported frozen seafood that arrived from the port city of Dalian, which recently battled a surge of cases, a local government said on Tuesday.

Coronavirus found on imported frozen seafood packaging in China

Authorities in China have found the novel coronavirus on the packaging of imported frozen seafood that arrived from the port city of Dalian, which recently battled a surge of cases, a local government said on Tuesday.
Manal Abdel Samad resigns after public protests in Lebanon. AFP-Getty Images

Lebanon information minister quits over port blast

Lebanon’s information minister Manal Abdel Samad on Sunday quit, in the first cabinet resignation since a deadly port blast killed more than 150 people and destroyed swaths of the capital.

US: We’re disappointed in roles of political actors in Edo

The United States Embassy in Nigeria, Friday, expressed concern over allegations of interference by security forces in political matters ahead of the gubernatorial elections in Edo and Ondo States.

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The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police lay siege on Delta hotel, denies NGO from holding meeting

Authorities of the Nigeria Police Force, on Friday, deprived an NGO, Brothers Across Nigeria, BAN, from holding her General Assembly at a popular Delta hotel in Ughelli, as armed police officers laid siege around the premises of Wetland Hotel.
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Gernot Rohr backs Samuel Kalu to rediscover best form at Bordeaux

Nigeria head coach Gernot Rohr has backed Samuel Kalu to rediscover his best form for club and country.
Chief of the Air Staff, Sadique Baba Abubakar and Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Sadiya Umar Faruk.

Associate disputes ‘marriage’ between NAF chief, minister

As news continued to spread on the purported marriage between the Nigerian Chief of the Air Staff, Sadique Baba Abubakar, and the Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Sadiya Umar Farouq, a VOA Hausa report has quoted a close friend of the Air boss describing the report as false.
Five Republican US senators have confronted Netflix over the streaming giant’s plan to adapt a Chinese sci-fi book trilogy, expressing concern over the original author’s comments about claims of forced labor in Xinjiang.

US Republican senators confront Netflix over Chinese sci-fi show

Five Republican US senators have confronted Netflix over the streaming giant’s plan to adapt a Chinese sci-fi book trilogy, expressing concern over the original author’s comments about claims of forced labor in Xinjiang.
Head of Civil Service of the Federation, Dr Folasade Yemi-Esan, whose appointment was confirmed last week by President Muhammadu Buhari, also reiterated her commitment to giving focal and priority attention to capacity building.

Nigerian government urges workers to ignore planned strike

The federal government has urged public servants to ignore the strike planned for Monday by organized lab our, saying efforts are in place to resolve all contending issues.