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At least 30 vehicles were burnt in a multiple accident on the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway early Saturday morning.

FRSC: Two killed, 29 vehicles burnt in Kara tanker explosion

“From the crash investigation report submitted, a total of 2 male adults were killed and burnt beyond recognition, while a wanton destruction of properties occasioned by the fire also left 29 vehicles parked by the roadside burnt down completely,” the statement partly read.

FRSC seeks relocation of markets from highways

The Corps Marshal, Federal Road Safety Corps, Dr Boboye Oyeyemi, has urged administrators of Local Governments in the country to relocate markets from the highways, noting that this will help the existing operational efforts of the FRSC towards enhancing the safety of the entire motoring population.
A member of the National Assembly, Senator Chimaroke Nnamani, has described as disheartening last Thursday’s road accident that claimed the lives of 21 pupils of a Catholic Nursery-Primary school in Enugu.

Senator Nnamani: Death of 21 Enugu pupils disheartening

A member of the National Assembly, Senator Chimaroke Nnamani, has described as disheartening last Thursday’s road accident that claimed the lives of 21 pupils of a Catholic Nursery/Primary school in Enugu.
Leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, has threatened to expose corrupt leaders in the north.

#EndSARS: Igbo group dissociates self from Nnamdi Kanu’s statement

Leaders of Ndigbo in All Progressives Congress, APC, Lagos, have condemned the attack on the palace of Oba of Lagos, Rilwanu Akiolu, and the destruction of public, private buildings and monuments in Lagos State, by hoodlums in the aftermath of the #EndSARS protests.
Ogun Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun, has set up a committee that will develop guidelines for a safe reopening of schools for students at the final year or transition classes in the State.

Ogun governor urges Igbo to disregard quit notice

The Ogun State Governor, Dapo Abiodun, yesterday, urged other ethnic groups living in the state, especially the Igbo, to disregard the 48-hour quit notice given by the Young Yoruba for Freedom (YYF) group.
Osun State Governor, Adegboyega Oyetola on Sunday disclosed that the state has recorded its first coronavirus death.

Osun governor warns hoodlums to return looted items within 72 hours

Osun State Governor, Gboyega Oyetola, has given hoodlums, who looted government and private assets in the state 72 hours to return the looted items or face the wrath of the law.
The Corporate Accountability and Public Participation Africa (CAPPA) has called for an international inquiry into the killing and maiming of peaceful #ENDSARS protesters at Lekki Toll Gate, Lagos, on Tuesday.

#EndSARS: Protesters urged to embrace peace, dialogue

The National Council of Muslim Youth Organisations (NACOMYO) has appealed to the #EndSARS protesters to embrace peace and dialogue in the interest of the national development.
The leadership of Mountain of Fire and Miracles Ministry has announced that its branches in Lagos and Ogun states would now resume in-person worship on September 13.

#EndSARS: MFM condemns shooting of protesters

Mountain of Fire and Miracles Ministries, MFM, has expressed sadness over the shooting of protesting youths by Nigerian security operatives.
South Korea said on Friday that North Korea's leader has apologized for the killing of a South Korean official.

North Korea apologizes for killing of a South Korean official

South Korea said on Friday that North Korea's leader has apologized for the killing of a South Korean official.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

Ondo APC laments INEC fire incident that destroyed 5,141 card readers

The All Progressives Congress, APC, in Ondo state through its Publicity Secretary Alex Kalejaye said it was taken aback over the fire incident at the state INEC office.
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.
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.

Ekiti governor mourns ex-assemblyman

Ekiti State Governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi, has described the death of a former state lawmaker, Mr Kola Fakiyesi, as “very shocking and unfortunate”.
Senate Minority Leader, Hon. Ndudi Elumelu from Delta State. on Monday in a motion canvassed for adherence and respect to the concept of separation of powers as enshrined in the laws of Nigeria.

Rep Elumelu: Opposition lawmakers leading anti-corruption investigations

The Minority Leader of the House of Representatives, Rep. Ndudi Elumelu (PDP-Delta), says opposition lawmakers in the house have been at the center of unearthing and exposing acts of corruption in the country.
Nnia Nwodo

2023: Ohanaeze replies Mamman Daura, insists on rotation

The President-General of Igbo apex socio-political body, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Nnia Nwodo, on Wednesday, described as unfortunate, comments credited to Mamman Daura that the choice of who becomes Nigeria’s President in 2023 should be based on competence and not “turn-by-turn”.
Commissioner of Police, Joseph Mukan, has called on Governor Nyesom Wike to handover former Managing Director of the Niger Delta Development Commission, Joy Nunieh, to him.

Police ask Governor Wike to handover ex-NDDC chief

Commissioner of Police, Joseph Mukan, has called on Governor Nyesom Wike to handover former Managing Director of the Niger Delta Development Commission, Joy Nunieh, to him.

NUPENG threatens strike over bad roads, extortion

The Nigerian Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG) has threatened an industrial action over the poor state of roads in the country.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Essential workers suffer as police disregard exemption

Essential workers in Lagos, including doctors and journalists, were, last night, stopped from going about their duties by the Police, in enforcement of the curfew imposed by the Federal Government to contain the COVID-19 pandemic.
Pfizer Inc. and BioNTech SE secured approval for Germany’s first human clinical trials of a possible coronavirus vaccine, entering a global race to develop a defense against the pandemic.

Isoko group tasks Delta on coronavirus testing centres

The Isoko Monitoring Group, IMG, has told the Delta State Government to take urgent steps to develop testing centres for the deadly coronavirus pandemic across the state.

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Court orders final forfeiture of ex-Zamfara governor’s money in Zenith, Polaris banks

The Federal High Court, Abuja, on Tuesday, ordered the final forfeiture of former Governor of Zamfara, Abdulaziz Yari’s funds domiciled in Zenith and Polaris Banks.
Delta Governor Ifeanyi Okowa, has congratulated Major-General Leo Irabor on his appointment as Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) by President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday, January 26, 2021.

Delta governor congratulates new CDS Leo Irabor

Delta Governor Ifeanyi Okowa, has congratulated Major-General Leo Irabor on his appointment as Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) by President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday, January 26, 2021.
Secretary of the APC Caretaker Committee, Senator John J. Akpanudoedehe in a statement on Tuesday said the 16 years of PDP administration was characterised by “looting of public funds”, adding that the party should spare Nigerians of the trauma of a reminder of the “disaster.”

APC welcomes appointment of new service chiefs

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has expressed confidence that the new service chiefs will consolidate on the remarkable achievements of their predecessors in keeping the country safe and peaceful.
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Thomas Tuchel appointed new Chelsea manager

The 47-year-old will be charged with the task of reviving the fortunes of a side sat in ninth in the Premier League table, with Champions League qualification the likely target for the remainder of the season.

Edo court sentences 32 people for not wearing face masks

A mobile court in Benin, Edo State, on Tuesday sentenced 32 persons to community services for not wearing face masks.