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Delta SSG, Info commissioner test positive to COVID-19

Paul Osuyi, Asaba Delta State Government intensifies efforts at combating the spread of COVID-19 in the state, it said on Sunday that two top officials of government had tested positive to the virus. The Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Mr Olisa Ifeajika, who made this known in a statement in Asaba, named the officials …
The Sun Nigeria.

AGF warns Journalists against fake news, hate speech

Godwin Tsa, Abuja The Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice (AGF), Abubakar Malami (SAN) has urged journalist to avoid fake news and hate speech in the course of discharging their professional duties. The AGF made the call weekend in Abuja while administering oath of office on the newly elected executive officers of the …
The Sun Nigeria.

Supporters of Ajayi attempted to loot at Gov’t house, Akeredolu alleges

Bamigbola Gbolagunte, Akure Ondo State Governor, Mr Rotimi Akeredolu has alleged that some loyalists of the state Deputy Governor, Mr Agboola Ajayi made attempts to loot at the government house located in Alagbaka area of Akure on Saturday night. The Governor in a statement by his Chief Press Secretary Mr Segun Ajiboye said the proactive …
The Sun Nigeria.

Support Wike’s efforts to checkmate COVID-19 spread in Rivers, Obuah urges civil servants

TONY JOHN, Port Harcourt The Sole Administrator, Rivers State Waste Management Agency (RIWAMA), Felix Obuah, has urged civil servants in the State to support Governor Nyesom Wike’s efforts to checkmate the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic in the state. Obuah stated this at the weekend, shortly after monitoring the decontamination exercise at the Rivers State …
The Sun Nigeria.

Irregular migration: NIS intercepts 7 Cameroonians in C’River

Sunday Ani Marine officers of the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS), Cross River State Command, have intercepted seven Cameroonians along Ikot Obong Creek in Akpabuyo Local Government Area of the state. A statement signed by the National Public Relations Officer of NIS, James Sunday, a Deputy Comptroller of Immigration, and made available to the Daily Sun …
The Sun Nigeria.

Civil Rights group wants Obaseki sanctioned for violating COVID-19 guidelines 

Ighomuaye Lucky, Benin A civil rights group, Joint Forces For the Defence of Democracy in Edo State (JOFDES), has berated the state governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, for violating the COVID-19 guidelines of social distance, wearing of face masks, no gathering of more than 20 persons in a place in his recent defection to the Peoples …
The Sun Nigeria.

Doctors suspend week-old strike

Fred Ezeh, Abuja Medical doctors under the umbrella of the National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) have suspended their one week old strike after being pacified by the government. The decision, according to the Association, takes effect from Monday 22nd of June 2020 by 8am prompt. NARD, in a statement, on Sunday, said that the …
The Sun Nigeria.

NDLEA decries increased involvement of women in sales of tramadol, other illicit drugs in Kwara

LAYI OLANREWAJU, Ilorin National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) at the weekend raised the alarm on the rising involvement of women in the sale of tramadol and other illicit drugs in Kwara state. The agency added that it had this year alone, arrested no fewer than 195 persons in connection with the sale of illicit …
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Ondo 2020: Olowo of Owo rallies support for Akeredolu

Bamigbola Gbolagunte, Akure The Olowo of Owo, Oba Ajibade Gbadegesin Ogunoye has solicited for the support of the people of the state, especially indigenes of the ancient town for the second term ambition of the Ondo State Governor, Mr Rotimi Akeredolu. Akeredolu, an indigene of Owo is seeking re-election on the platform of the All …
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E2%80%8E/ Obaseki didn’t induce PDP leaders to defect to party, his coming strategic – Imasogie  ‎

Tony Osauzo, Benin Edo South senatorial leader of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Chief Owere Dickson Imasogie, has denied allegation that Governor Godwin Obaseki induced party leaders with billions of naira to defect to the PDP. Imasogie, who spoke on the governor’s defection at the weekend, said Obseki’s coming into the PDP was purely strategic. …
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US shooting leaves 1 dead, 11 wounded

  One man is dead and 11 people suffered non-life-threatening wounds in a shooting in Minneapolis, police there said early Sunday. Minneapolis police had first said 10 people had been … Read More

One confirmed dead in tanker explosion on Lagos-Ibadan Expressway

  One person has been confirmed dead in the fire resulting from an explosion involving a petrol tanker, a gas truck and a cement transport truck at the Kara Bridge … Read More

FG condemns attack on Nigerian mission in Ghana

  The Federal Government has condemned the two attacks on its residential buildings in Accra, describing them as criminal and outrageous, demanding urgent action from the Ghanaian authorities. Minister of … Read More

Count me out in my deputy, police saga – Akeredolu

    Ondo Governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, has denied allegations that he was responsible for the action taken by the Police against his Deputy, Hon Agboola Ajayi, on Saturday night. Ajayi … Read More

COVID-19: Delta SSG, Information Commissioner test positive

  The Delta State Secretary to the State Government and Commissioner for information, Mr Chiedu Ebie and Mr Charles Aniagwu have tested positive for COVID-19. The Chief Press Secretary to … Read More

EPL: Iwobi primed to shine for Everton, Ancelotti against Liverpool

  Everton’s Alex Iwobi is only 24 but has already played for two of the most notable managers in the game, and he reckons Carlo Ancelotti and Arsène Wenger have … Read More

UPDATE: Fuel tankers collide, explode on Lagos-Ibadan Expressway

  Reports just reaching New Telegraph are indicating that a fuel tanker has exploded at the Kara axis of the ever busy Lagos-Ibadan Expressway. According to the Federal Road Safety … Read More

JUST IN: Fuel tanker explodes on Lagos- Ibadan Expressway

  Reports just reaching New Telegraph are indicating that a fuel tanker has exploded at the Kara axis of the ever busy Lagos-Ibadan Expressway. Although details are still sketchy, but … Read More

Egypt readies army to intervene in Libya ‘if necessary’

  Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi on Saturday said his country has a legitimate right to intervene in neighbouring Libya and ordered his army to be ready to carry out … Read More

Nigeria’s COVID-19 death toll passes 500 as infections near 20,000

  Within one week, 107 people have died from COVID-19 complications across the country. According to the latest figures by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Saturday, more … Read More

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