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Keystone Bank sued for alleged non-remittance of $17 million to TSA

An Abuja-based lawyer, Johnmary Jideobi, has sued Keystone Bank for alleged violation of the Treasury Single Account (TSA) policy.

Brain-drain: 50% of Nigerian doctors serving abroad – Don

A don, Prof. Christopher Obionu, on Wednesday said brain-drain had adversely affected the health sector as 50 per cent of Nigerian doctors were currently practicing abroad.
Abubakar Malami

AGF: National Assembly collected N200 billion for constituency projects in three years

The Office of Accountant General of the Federation has revealed that members of the National Assembly collected about N200 billion for constituency projects between 2015 and 2017.

Nigerian Army sets up rehabilitation centre for injured soldiers

The Nigerian Army has set up a modern rehabilitation centre for soldiers injured in combat and non-combat operations in the country.
Prof Charles Quaker Dokubo, Special Adviser to the President on Niger Delta Affairs and Coordinator Presidential Amnesty programme, (MIDDLE), in a group photograph with first phase leaders of ex-agitators, led by Chief Reuben C. Wilson (a.k.a Gen Pastor) after a meeting in Abuja, on September 18.

2019: Leaders of Niger Delta ex-agitators meet Amnesty chief Charles Dokubo

Leaders of ex-agitators enlisted in the first phase of the Presidential Amnesty Programme met on Tuesday with the Special Adviser to the President on Niger Delta, Prof. Charles Dokubo, to chart a course ahead of the 2019 polls.

Lagos reassures residents of easy access to primary healthcare

The Lagos State Government on Wednesday reassured Lagos residents of easy access to primary healthcare centres in various communities across the state to ensure universal health coverage.

Osun health ministry seeks stakeholders’ support

The Osun Ministry of Health, has called on relevant stakeholders on eye care services to support the crusade in the prevention of blindness among the populace.

Former permanent secretary explains role in alleged diversion of N14.1 million

Clement Illoh, a former permanent secretary, on Wednesday told an Ikeja Special Offences Court that he did not steal N14.1 million from the defunct Subsidy Reinvestment and Empowerment Programme (SURE-P).

Yakubu Dati: Governor Lalong’ll not renege on campaign promises

The Plateau State Commissioner for Information and Communications, Yakubu Dati, has assured citizens that the State Governor, Simon Lalong, is committed to delivering on his promises and would not abandon any section of the State in his quest to fulfil his promises.

Consultant advises fish farmers on locally made feeds

An Agriculture Consultant, Michael David, has advised fish farmers in Nigeria to adopt the use of locally made feeds instead of depending on imported fish feeds.

NBTE to address falling standards in polytechnics

The National Board for Technical Education (NBTE), says it will tackle issues that are negatively affecting the standard of technical and vocational training in the country.
4 President Muhammadu Buhari addressing the Leaders of the delegation, His Majesty Eze Dr. Isaac Ikonne, Enyi 1 of Aba and his delegation in an audience at the State House in Abuja. PHOTO; SUNDAY AGHAEZE. SEPT 14 2018

Nigerian president condemns Boko Haram killing of aid worker

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari is strongly condemning Boko Haram's killing of a Red Cross aid worker and vows his government will do everything possible to ensure the safe return of all held by the extremist group.

Toll from cholera outbreak in Lake Chad region now more than 500

More than 500 people have died from cholera in the Lake Chad region since the start of the year, representing the worst outbreak to hit the area in four years, the UN said on Wednesday.
Governor Abubakar Badaru Babura of Jigawa

Jigawa government set to recruit 750 new teachers

He explained that the Executive Chairman of the board, Salisu Zakar, noted the recruitment exercise was part of government’s commitments towards having quality education in the state.

NPopC: Birth, death certificates free

The National Population Commission says registration for birth and death certificates are offered free by the commission.

Enugu CJ hails Governor Ugwuanyi on new court buildings

The Chief Judge of Enugu State, Hon. Justice Priscilla Ngozi Emehelu, has commended Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi for his unrelenting efforts and unreserved commitment towards the creation and sustenance of a conducive environment for the effective administration and dispensation of justice in the state.
Acting Finance Minister of Finance Zainab Ahmed

Zainab Ahmed takes over Kemi Adeosun’s seat at FEC meeting

Supervisory Minister for the Ministry of Finance, Zainab Ahmed, Wednesday took over the seat of the ex-Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun, at the ongoing Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting in the State House.

Governor Abubakar: NYSC a veritable tool for monitoring youths

Bauchi State Governor, Muhammad Abdullahi Abubukar, has described the National Youth Service Corps scheme as a means of monitoring the youths in the country.

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Police: Why we paid constables, others ‘huge amounts’ for Osun election

The Nigeria Police on Wednesday offered explanations on why it paid policemen deployed for Saturday’s governorship election in Osun State what was considered to be huge amount of money.

NCC chief tasks telcos on funding researches, innovations

Prof. Umar Danbatta, the Executive Vice Chairman, Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), has tasked telecommunications companies on the need to fund researches and innovations that will improve the industry.
flooding delta

Flood submerges five Benue communities, rice mill

Mr Emmanuel Shior, the Executive Secretary, Benue State Emergency Management Agency (BSEMA), said on Wednesday that the rampaging flood has submerged five communities in Agatu and other parts of Makurdi, the state capital.
President Muhammadu Buhari

Osun guber: President Buhari orders IGP Ibrahim Idris to suspend Senator Adeleke’s invitation until...

President Muhammadu Buhari has asked Ibrahim Idris, inspector-general of police, not to invite Ademola Adeleke, candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Osun state, before Saturday.
Ademola Adeleke

Osun guber: PDP cautions security officials

The Peoples Democratic Party says any policeman or security officer that allows the ruling All Progressives Congress to pitch him or her against the people in the September 22, 2018 Osun State governorship election would have himself or herself to blame.