Saturday’s governorship election in Edo State in the volatile Niger Delta region will involve 14 political parties. But, it will be a battle between the standard bearer of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Governor Godwin Obaseki, and the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG).
President Muhammadu Buhari has signed the Nigeria Police Bill, 2020, into law. A statement on Thursday in Abuja by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina said President Buhari, in a memo, dated September 16, 2020, communicated his assent to the Bill to the National Assembly through the Clerk of the legislature.
As the nation prepares for the reopening of schools, the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19, has mandated schools to carry out weekly risk assessments while states and local governments are to conduct monthly and quarterly risk assessments.
With the assent of Governor Nasir Ahmad El-Rufa’i to the amended Kaduna State Penal Code Law 2020, convicted rapists of minors in Kaduna State are to be castrated and executed.
The Police Service Commission has dispatched a high-powered monitoring team to monitor the conduct of policemen on electoral duties during the Saturday governorship election in Edo State.