Breaking News this Afternoon in Nigeria Saturday 31st October 2020

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#EndSARS violence influences voter apathy in A’Ibom council polls

Joe Effiong, Uyo The recent mayhem following #EndSARS bloody protest in Akwa Ibom State has adversely affected voters turnout in the state’s local government election which the state electoral umpire, AKISIEC insisted on conducting on Saturday, October 31, 2021. But despite the obvious voters’ apathy, the state governor, Mr Udom Emmanuel has commended the peaceful …
The Sun Nigeria.

Buhari mourns Igwe Nwokedi

Juliana Taiwo-Obalonye, Abuja President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed sadness over over the passage of Igwe Alex Ezeoba Nwokedi, the Uthoko of Achalla. Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, in a statement said, Buhari commiserated with the Uthoko Na Eze Royal Family, the people of Achalla community, and the Anambra State …
The Sun Nigeria.



‘James Bond’ dies at 90

James Bond actor Sir Sean Connery has died aged 90. Sir Sean died Friday night in his sleep at his home in the Bahamas. The BBC said the famous actor had been unwell for some time. Sir Sean, whose acting career spans decades, is best known for his portrayal of British fictional spy James Bond …
The Sun Nigeria.

Shun cultism, exams malpractice or risk expulsion – Provost tells new students

Felix Ikem, Nsukka Dr. Okwudili Nwosu, Acting Provost of The College of Education Nsukka, Enugu State has warned newly admitted students to shun cultism, examination malpractice and other related vices as any student caught will be expelled. Nwosu gave the warning in Nsukka on Saturday during the college’s 13th matriculation ceremony, he said that the …
The Sun Nigeria.

Nation-building: Nigeria needs to be re-created – Fayemi

Noah Ebije, Kaduna Ekiti State governor and Chairman, Nigeria Governors’ Forum, Kayode Fayemi has said that for the country to attain socio-political and economic greatness, it must be re-created to satisfy restructuring agitations. Fayemi stated this while delivering the 50th anniversary lecture of the Centre for Historical Documentation and Research (Arewa House) in Kaduna today, …
The Sun Nigeria.

NAWOJ Presidency: Lucy woos female journalists ahead 2020 convention

Sola Ojo, Kaduna Ahead of the forthcoming national election of the Nigeria Association of Women Journalists (NAWOJ) expected to take place during the association’s national convention in Minna, Niger State this November, a presidential candidate, Lucy Danjuma Chindaba, at the weekend wooed convention delegates to consider her candidature. Lucy, an erstwhile national scribe believed that …
The Sun Nigeria.

Ogun worries over cultism in schools, vows to tackle menace

Worried by the high level of cultism in primary, secondary and Tertiary institution across the country, The Ogun State Government has promised to fight the menace and make all the schools, including tertiary Institutions a peaceful place of learning for the students. The Special Adviser to the Governor on Technical Education, Prof. Joseph Odemuyiwa made …
The Sun Nigeria.



Alaafin of Oyo, Oluwo synergize on Yoruba unity, progress

Clement Adeyi, Osogbo Oluwo of Iwoland, Oba Abdulrasheed Adewale Akanbi, and the Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi, have advocated unity in traditional institution and Yoruba progress. The monarchs had a discourse on how to orchestrate the ideal when the Alafin paid Oluwo a courtesy visit at his palace in Iwo, Osun State, at the …
The Sun Nigeria.

ENDSERS protests: Plateau youths demands pardon on those convicted or resume protests

Gyang Bere, Jos Plateau youths have urged Governor Simon Lalong to grant pardon to those who were arrested and convicted by the courts during the ENDSERS protests in the state or face massive protests. Chairman, Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Youth Wing, Plateau State, Pharm. Markus Kanda Audu stated this in his submission to Governor …
The Sun Nigeria.

Protect Nigerians against COVID-19 in Israel, Rome, NCPC Boss charge Medical team for 2020 pilgrimage

 Gyang Bere, Jos The Executive Secretary, Nigeria Christian Pilgrim Commission (NCPC),  Rev Yakubu Pam has challenged the Medical personnel for the 2020 General Pilgrimage exercise to Israel to protect Nigerians against COVID-19 and other related diseases. Rev. Pam disclosed this during the Medical Orientation exercise for the 2020 Pilgrimage and said the exercise which will …
The Sun Nigeria.

JUST IN: James Bond actor, Sir Sean Connery, dies aged 90

  Sir Sean Connery has died at the age of 90, his family has said. The Scottish actor was best known for his portrayal of James Bond, being the first to bring the role to the big screen and appearing in seven of the spy thrillers, reports the BBC. Sir Sean died overnight in his …

Madame Tussauds dumps Trump before US election

    The waxwork museum Madame Tussauds in Berlin loaded its effigy of TV star-turned Republican president Donald Trump into a dumpster on Friday, a move apparently intended to reflect its expectations of next Tuesday’s presidential election. In what seemed a further calculated insult, the statue of his predecessor and nemesis Barack Obama, who counted …

US reports world record of more than 100,000 COVID-19 cases in single day

  The United States set a new all-time high for coronavirus cases confirmed in a single 24-hour period on Friday, reporting just over 100,000 new infections to surpass the record total of 91,000 posted a day earlier, according to a Reuters tally. The daily caseload of 100,233 is also a world record for the global …

Berlin’s new airport to finally open after nine years delay

  Berlin’s new airport is scheduled to finally open today – after nine years of delays and ballooning costs. The timing could not be worse, with the global aviation industry facing its deepest ever crisis as a result of the pandemic, reports Sky News. Berlin Brandenburg Willy Brandt Airport (BER) is already looking for extra funds to pay …

With election looming, US faces record surge of coronavirus cases

*1000 died on Thursday   A record surge of coronavirus cases in the United States is pushing hospitals to the brink of capacity and killing up to 1,000 people a day, the latest figures show, with much of the country’s attention focused on Tuesday’s presidential election. The United States recorded its 9 millionth case on …

COVID-19: Belgium announces return to national lockdown

    Belgium has announced a return to a national lockdown as the latest coronavirus figures show it has the highest infection rate in Europe. Non-essential shops and businesses offering personal services like hair salons have been ordered to close from Monday until the middle of December, reports the BBC. Any gatherings in public spaces …

We have too much money, Australian banks complain

  Banks in Australia have complained they have too much money because no one wants it and the “problem” is set to get worse. With the country struggling to recover from a coronavirus-inflicted recession, the authorities have poured billions into the economy, cut interest rates to a record low, and introduced a wage subsidy scheme. Further …

EPL: Wolves breeze past Palace

  Teenager Rayan Ait-Nouri scored on his Wolves debut as Nuno Espirito Santo’s side moved joint top of the Premier League with a deserved victory over Crystal Palace at Molineux. The France Under-21 left-back, 19, joined the club on a season-long loan – with an option to buy – from Ligue 1 Angers this month and took …

Pastor regains freedom from Islamic State

Musa Pam, Jos A pastor of the Church of Christ in Nations (COCIN), Rev. Polycarp Zongo, kidnapped 11 days ago by members of the Islamic State of West Africa terrorist group, has been released. Rev. Zongo was released on Friday evening through an undisclosed process officials indicated. New Telegraph learnt that Rev. Zongo who is …

LOOTING, VANDALISM: We lost properties worth N2bn – Apo traders

Traders in Apo, especially the unfortunate victims of the violence that followed the EndSARS protest on October 10, 2020, continue to count their losses which they put at over N2billion days after the carnage that was visited on their businesses. It was a day that the wind of EndSARS protests that swept across the country …

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