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#EndSARS: Atiku says Police subunit dissolution gives opportunity for peoples-focused police

Agency Report Nigerian former vice president, Atiku Abubakar, on Sunday said the dissolution of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) has offered Nigeria the opportunity to envision a police and policing system that will fulfill the interest of Nigerians. In a statement issued by his media office and signed by Paul lbe, in Abuja on Sunday, Atiku said Read more

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Donald Trump, wife, Melania quarantining after testing positive for COVID-19

Agency Report United States President Donald Trump and his wife, Melania, have tested positive for the coronavirus and will quarantine, he wrote on Twitter early on Friday. “Tonight, @FLOTUS and I tested positive for COVID-19. We will begin our quarantine and recovery process immediately. We will get through this TOGETHER!” Trump wrote. The White House Read more

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Canada denying Nigerians visas unfairly, Says Envoy

Agency Report Ambassador Adeyinka Asekun, Nigeria’s High Commissioner to Canada has said the host country is unfairly denying a lot of Nigerians visas including students. He stated this during a webinar on Nigeria’s 60th Independence Anniversary organised by the mission on Thursday evening. Adeyinka expressed the hope that the issue would be addressed in the Read more

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S/Arabia to allow Umrah pilgrimage resume from October – Report

Agency Report Saudi Arabia will allow the Muslim minor pilgrimage, the Umrah, to gradually resume starting in October, around seven months after it was halted due to the coronavirus pandemic. On Oct. 4, Saudis and foreign residents in the kingdom will be able to perform the Umrah, an Interior Ministry source said in a statement Read more

Lagos East Senatorial bye-election: APC confirms ex-Polaris Bank boss, Abiru as candidate - newsheadline247.com
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Lagos East Senatorial bye-election: APC confirms ex-Polaris Bank boss, Abiru as candidate

Politics The Lagos State Chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has settled for a former Commissioner for Finance in the state, Tokunbo Abiru, as the party’s consensus candidate for the forthcoming Lagos East Senatorial bye-election. The party’s state Assistant Publicity Secretary, Abiodun Salami, gave the confirmation in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria Read more

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NBC fines radio station N5m for ‘hate speech’

By NAN The Nigeria Broadcasting Commission (NBC) has fined Nigeria Info 99.3FM N5 million. The fine, according to the commission, was for providing its platform to be used to promote unverifiably and inciting views that can incite crime, public disorder. A former presidential aspirant, Obadiah Mailafia, had while speaking on the station alleged that a northern state governor is Read more

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Abuja authorities announce school resumption for exit students

Agency Report The Federal Capital Territory Administration has announced the reopening of schools for students in final year classes. Students in JSS3 and SS3 are expected to return to school on August 4 to begin preparation for their final examinations, the FCTA said. The announcement was made Monday by the FCT’s Department of Education. It followed the Read more

How COVID-19 doctor Stella Immanuel was sued for alleged malpractice after patient’s death - newsheadline247.com
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How COVID-19 doctor Stella Immanuel was sued for alleged malpractice after patient’s death

Agency Report The US-based doctor who went on television touting hydroxychloroquine as a cure for coronavirus is said to have been once sued for malpractice after one of her patients allegedly died with a meth needle in her arm. According to the Daily Mail of London, the family of Leslie Norvell took  Dr. Stella Immanuel to court Read more