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(FILES) In this file photo taken on April 17, 2018 a member of the Nigerian Military Police sits on an armoured vehicle during the African Land Forces Summit (ALFS) military demonstration held at General Ao Azazi barracks in Gwagwalada.At least 30 Nigerian soldiers died in combat with Boko Haram jihadists who overran a military base in the northeast near the border with Niger, two military sources told AFP on September 1, 2018. Scores of jihadists in trucks stormed the base at Zari village in northern Borno state late Thursday and briefly seized it after a fierce battle, they said./ AFP PHOTO / STEFAN HEUNIS

123 hoodlums arrested for looting in Jos

The Special Military Task Force, Operation Safe Haven, maintaining peace in Plateau State has arrested 123 suspects for vandalising and looting items from private businesses and government properties in Jos.

#EndSARS: Out-of-School children a future time bomb – Senator Okorocha

Former governor of Imo state and Senator representing Imo West in the National Assembly, Owelle Rochas Okorocha, has described the violent twist to the #EndSARS protests as a wake up call to Nigerian leaders, expressing concern that Nigeria’s huge population of out-of-school children is another time-bomb waiting to explode in the future.

Sudan exiles return to help rebuild the country after Omar al-Bashir’s ousting

After 33 years in exile, El Sadig Mohamed gave up the easy life in Canada to return to help rebuild Sudan as it emerges from three decades of autocratic rule.

Senator Adeola commiserates with victims of Lagos gas explosion

The Chairman, Senate Committee on Finance, Sen. Solomon Adeola, on Friday commiserated with the victims of Thursday’s gas explosion in Iju-Ishaga, Ifako-Ijaiye Local Government Area of Lagos State.

Edo election: PDP alerts INEC of plots to replace Edo North’s results

As collation in Saturday’s governorship election in Edo state continues, the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has alerted the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, the Department of State Services, DSS, of alleged moves to replace election results where the PDP is leading, particularly in Edo North Senatorial District.
The Management of Crawford University, Igbesa, Ogun, on Saturday announced the appointment of a new Vice-Chancellor, Prof Reuben Kolo, and other principal Officers.

Crawford University appoints new vice-chancellor, other principal officers

The Management of Crawford University, Igbesa, Ogun, on Saturday announced the appointment of a new Vice-Chancellor, Prof Reuben Kolo, and other principal Officers.
The Deputy Governor of Edo state, Comrade Philip Shaibu, has said it is too early to assess the success of the election as the much-awaited Edo state Governorship Election

Edo election: Deputy governor wins polling unit

The Edo State deputy governor, Philip Shaibu, has won his polling unit by 401 votes as against the All Progressives Congress’s 148 votes, in Saturday’s election.
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Ondo election: ADC collapses structure, decamp to APC

The African Democratic Congress (ADC) in Ondo West and East Federal constituency of Ondo State has collapsed its structure into the All Progressives Congress (APC).
The Senate has described as “erroneous” report that it approved fresh loan of N850 billion at the plenary on Tuesday.

Senate: Don’t kill Nigeria economy with coronavirus

The Senate has called on stakeholders in the country not to kill the Nation’s economy with the adopted European style of fighting the COVID-19 pandemic.

PDP restrategising to reclaim Kogi – zonal chair

Following its loss in the last year Governorship and Kogi West rerun senatorial election, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Kogi state says it is re-strategizing for the polls ahead, starting from the scheduled December 12, council elections in the state.
Residents walk through a flooded street after last week's heavy rains in Keur Massar, Senegal September 8, 2020. REUTERS-Zohra Bensemra-File Photo

Severe floods hit 760,000 people in West and Central Africa

Nigerien student Hachimou Abdou has had to catch a boat to classes since river water swamped his route to university in the capital Niamey - one of about 760,000 people hit by severe flooding in recent weeks in parts of West and Central Africa.

Bayelsa West: Over 900 defect to PDP due to violation of zoning agreement

The senatorial ambition of former Deputy Governor, Chief Peremobowei Ebebi, has triggered a fresh crisis within the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Sagbama Local Government Area of Bayelsa State.
Cameroon’s veteran leader, Paul Biya, on Monday, announced the country first regional elections in December, including in two western regions in the grip of a revolt by the anglophone minority.

Cameroon to hold first regional elections in December

Cameroon’s veteran leader, Paul Biya, on Monday, announced the country first regional elections in December, including in two western regions in the grip of a revolt by the anglophone minority.

Petrol price in Nigeria one of the cheapest in Africa – ministers

Mohammed was joined at the briefing by the Minister of Power, Sale Mamman, and the Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Timipre Sylva.
Lionel Messi is reportedly becoming ‘worried’ that problems at Barcelona are beginning to mirror his international career with Argentina.

Leonardo: Paris Saint-Germain thought about buying Leo Messi

Messi dropped a bombshell when he handed in a transfer request but the Barca captain and six-time Ballon d’Or champion will remain at Camp Nou for the 2020-21 season.
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: Real reasons Comrade Oshiomhole is fighting me

The Edo State Governor and candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has said that one of the reasons his predecessor, Adams Oshiomhole, is against his reelection bid is his reversal of the sale of Edaiken Market, which Oshiomhole sold to his friends.
6. All Progressives Congress chieftains including former Lagos State Governor, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu; and former Osun State Governor, Chief Bisi Akande, on Saturday, arrived in Akure, the Ondo State capital.

Senator Tinubu: Amotekun will be a pet if everyone is engaged

A former governor of Lagos State and National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, has called for a review of the country’s revenue formula, saying Amotekun security outfit in the S/West will be a pet if everyone is engaged.
Jihadists have made $140 million from attacks on gold mines in Burkina Faso since 2016, according to a report commissioned by the government.

Jihadists net $140 million from Burkina gold mine attacks

Jihadists have made $140 million from attacks on gold mines in Burkina Faso since 2016, according to a report commissioned by the government.

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#EndSARS: President Buhari orders ministers to meet constituents

President Muhammadu Buhari has given a marching order to members of his cabinet to relocate to their home states for the purpose of dousing the tension created by the #EndSARS protests and the destruction of property by hoodlums hiding under the protest.
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Senator Tinubu: I have no reason to order shooting of protesters

All Progressives Congress (APC) National Leader, Senator Bola Ahmed Tinubu, has finally opened up on last Tuesday’s shooting at protesters in Lekki Lagos, saying he had no reason to have ordered the shooting.
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British police tackle stowaways’ incident aboard vessel from Nigeria

British police said yesterday they were dealing with an ongoing incident aboard a vessel near the coast of the Isle of Wight, an island off the southern coast of England.
”I call on President Muhammadu Buhari to take all necessary steps needed to reconnect with the Nigerian Youths and understand the pulse of the Nigerian people. #EndSARS

#EndSARS: Army deployment against pro­testers unconstitutional – CSO

Advocates for People’s Rights and Justice (APRJ) has con­demned the deployment of soldiers against peaceful pro­testers in some states of the federation.