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Breaking News this Afternoon in Nigeria Thursday 12th November 2020



Breaking News this Afternoon in Nigeria Thursday 12th November 2020

Breaking News this Afternoon in Nigeria Thursday 12th November 2020

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Enugu community, ministry disagree over inconclusive violent election

Geoffrey Anyanwu, Enugu The Ogugu community in Awgu local government of Enugu state is presently having a feud with the State Ministry of Rural Development over the conduct of election into the Ogugu General Assembly which ended in violence recently. Consequently, the community people were disagreeing with the government over the latter’s decision that a …
The Sun Nigeria.

#EndSARS protest: Wike reopens Ikokwu spare parts market

Tony John, Port Harcourt Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike has approved the reopening of the popular Ikokwu spare parts market in Port Harcourt. Governor announced the reopening in a statement released by the State Commissioner for Information and Communications, Paulinus Nsirim, yesterday. The Governor also stated that security agencies would still remain in the area …
The Sun Nigeria.

Balarabe Musa lived and died for Nigeria – AA National Chairman

Bamigbola Gbolagunte, Akure The National Chairman of the Action Alliance (AA), Hon Rufai Omoaje, has described the death of former Governor of Kaduna State, Alhaji Balarabe Musa, as the end of an era. The AA National Chairman who recalled the numerous contributions of the deceased to Nigeria’s democracy hailed his meritorious service to his state
The Sun Nigeria.

#EndSARS: NEF urges Northerners to compile items destroyed in South for compensation

Okwe Obi, Abuja Pan-Arewa socio-political organisation, Northern Elders’ Forum (NEF), has urged Northerners whose properties were destroyed as a result of the #EndSARS in the South-South, South-East and South-West region of the country, to compile the list for compensation. The Director, Publicity and Advocacy, Hakeem Baba-Ahmed, said in a statement after a stakeholders meeting, that …
The Sun Nigeria.

BREAKING! COVID-19 claims Jerry Rawlings

Former President of Ghana, Jerry Rawlings has died from complications from Coronavirus diseases. It was learnt that the ex-president died at Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital in Accra, capital of Ghana, on Thursday morning. He had recently buried his mother, Victoria Agbotui, at Dzelukope in the Volta Region on October 24, 2020. She died at 101 on …
The Sun Nigeria.

Lagos man kills girlfriend, buries corpse in shallow grave

Christopher Oji, Lagos A Lagos man is reported to have killed his girlfriend and buried her corpse in a shallow grave in the Lekki area of the State. The suspect, Segun Titilayo, 29, of Otolu town, Lekki LCDA of Lagos State after killing Oritoke Manni, 26, a bar attendant at KC Hotel, Apakin Town, Lekki, …
The Sun Nigeria.

#EndSARS: Police professionalism, restraint responsible for ‘mildness’ of crisis in Ekiti – Fayemi

Priscilla Ediare, Ado-Ekiti Ekiti State Governor Kayode Fayemi has said that the professionalism displayed by officers and men of the Nigeria Police, Ekiti State Command, was responsible for the relatively low level of destruction during the recent #EndSARS’ protest in the State compared to the mayhem experienced in other parts of the country. Fayemi stated …
The Sun Nigeria.

Have confidence in our govt, Diri urges Bayelsans

Femi Folaranim, Yenagoa Bayelsa State Governor Douye Diri has urged people of the State to have confidence in his administration’s poverty alleviation scheme tagged “DiriBoost” to enhance the economic fortunes of the State. Governor Diri, who spoke during a State Executive Council meeting in Government House, Yenagoa, stressed that the scheme is intended to enable …
The Sun Nigeria.

Kaduna: Buratai commissions multiple projects inside engineering depot

Sola Ojo, Kaduna The Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai, on Thursday commissioned multiple projects at the Command Engineering Depot, Kaduna. The projects are A&C Vehicles Assembly’ Plant, Smart Factory, Officers Transit Accommodation and Soldiers Accommodation at Command Engineering Depot, aimed at improving the capabilities and proficiencies of the force in dealing with …
The Sun Nigeria.

NYCN hails Obaseki, tasks him on youth inclusiveness

Ighomuaye Lucky, Benin The National Vice President, National Youth Council of Nigeria (NYCN), South-South, Innocent Ajayi, has hailed the Edo State Governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki, and his deputy, Philip Shaibu for redefining the state’s politics just as he tasked him on youth inclusiveness in his second-term administration. He gave the commendation in Benin while speaking …
The Sun Nigeria.

Wrestling: 2020 World Championships called off over COVID-19 restrictions

Team Nigeria will no longer participate at the 2020 edition of the World Championships earlier scheduled to take place in Belgrade, Serbia from December 12 – 20, following the cancellation of the tournament by the global governing body – the United World Wrestling (UWW). The Nigerian contingent, made up of Commonwealth champions Odunayo Adekuoroye (57kg), …

NJC begins action on petition of judicial partiality against Justice Osiagor

The National Judicial Council (NJC) has said that action is being taken concerning the petition brought by Civil Society Coalition for Judicial Reforms against Hon. Justice Emeka Osiagor of the Federal High Court, Umuahia Judicial Division, Abia State. The group had dragged Justice Osiagor before the NJC over allegations of bias in the case with …

APC: Buni Committee receives support from N’West

The Governor Mai Mala Buni-led Caretaker/Extraordinary National Convention Planning Committee of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Thursday received backing from the North West zone of the party. The Caretaker Committee has been under criticisms from some party members, with them threatening court action against the Committee. But reacting Thursday, the Chairman of the APC North …

Ortom’s commissioner dies four months after inauguration

*Death devastating blow to my govt, says Gov The Commissioner for Health and Human Services in the Governor Samuel Ortom’s administration, Dr. Dr. Emmanuel Ikwulono is dead. Dr. Ikwulono, who hails from Agatu Local Government Area of the state, died about four months after he was sworn-in in August this year to succeed Dr. Sunday …

Jerry Rawlings, ex-Ghanaian president, dies from COVID-19

Former President of Ghana Jerry Rawlings has died from complications of COVID-19. It was learnt that the ex-president died at Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital in Accra, capital of Ghana, on Thursday morning. He had recently buried his mother, Victoria Agbotui, at Dzelukope in the Volta Region on October 24, 2020. She died at 101 on …

JUST IN: Obaseki, Shaibu sworn-in for second term

No fewer than four other governors witnessed the inauguration of Edo Governor Godiwn Obaseki and his deputy, Philip Shaibu for second term in office. The inauguration took place at the Tennis Court of the Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium, Benin City. In attendance at the inauguration were governors of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) including Nyesom …

Maradona finally leaves hospital

Diego Maradona has been released from hospital just over a week after having surgery to remove a blood clot on his brain. The Argentina football legend left the clinic in Buenos Aires where he underwent the procedure on Wednesday and will continue his recovery at home. The World Cup winner, 60, had an emergency …

Kamala’s husband, Douglas Emhoff, quits job for White House role

The United States Vice President-elect, Kamala Harris’s husband, Douglas Emhoff, has reportedly quit his law firm job for a White House role. The 56-year-old has left his private law practice to focus on his role at the White House. At the Law firm DLA Piper, he practised law in intellectual property and technology and …

World leaders talking to Biden about COVID-19, other issues

World leaders spoke to President-elect Joe Biden on Thursday about cooperating on the coronavirus pandemic, climate change and other issues, even as President Donald Trump’s refusal to concede complicates the U.S. post-election transition. In his conversations with key Asian allies, Biden seemed intent on easing their uncertainties about a less-engaged Washington, which built up …

Southeast Asian leaders begin summit amid ‘major power rivalries’

Southeast Asian leaders kicked off a multilateral summit on Thursday expected to address tensions in the South China Sea and tackle plans for a post-pandemic economic recovery in a region where U.S.-China rivalry has been rising. The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) has so far not been “drawn into the maelstroms” of those …


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