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An FCT High Court, Maitama, on Wednesday fixed Jan. 27, 2020 for Olisa Metuh, a former PDP spokesman, charged with criminal destruction of evidence to open his defence.

Sherif vs Atiku: Court adjourns custody hearing to January 27

Hearing in the case instituted by Maryam Sherif, divorced wife of Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, son of Nigeria’s former Vice President, for custody of their children, has been adjourned to Monday 27th January 2020.
Simon Lalong

Plateau government to inaugurate 80-bed capacity hospital in Riyom

Plateau State Government is set to inaugurate an 80-bed capacity hospital at Riyom, headquarters of Riyom Local Government Area, as part of its efforts to ensure access to quality health care service delivery in rural areas.
Nigeria has slipped on Transparency International’s Corruption Perception Index 2019, scoring 26 per cent.

Nigeria now fourth most corrupt country in West Africa

Nigeria has slipped on Transparency International’s Corruption Perception Index 2019, scoring 26 per cent.
Osun State Governor, Adegboyega Oyetola on Thursday presented staff of office to the newly installed Alara of Ara Kingdom, Oba Olubayo Windapo.

Governor Oyetola presents staff of office to Alara

Osun State Governor Adegboyega Oyetola on Thursday presented staff of office to the newly installed Alara of Ara Kingdom, Oba Olubayo Windapo.

Former Delta commissioner raises the alarm over proposed conversion of development centre to appeal...

A former Commissioner for Women Affairs in Delta State, Queen Betty Efekodha, has raised the alarm over plans to convert the Mariam Babaginda Women Development Centre built during the administration of former governor Emmanuel Uduaghan to Appeal Court premises.
Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu

Lagos government begins recruitment in health sector

The Lagos State Health Service Commission, says it has commenced mass recruitment of health sector workers to bridge the deficit in manpower requirement across the state’s public health institutions. Dr. Ademuyiwa Eniayewun, the Permanent Secretary,...

PenCom directs employers to submit employees’ insurance certificate for 2020

The National Pension Commission has directed all employers of labour covered by the Pension Reform Act 2014 to submit copies of their Insurance Certificates with the schedule of benefits to the commission before March 31.

Kebbi government set to constructs 1,000 housing units

The Kebbi State government has disclosed that it would construct 1,000 housing units comprising of two and four rooms estate in the state.
Kebbi state Governor, Senator Abubakar Atiku Bagudu has charged all the Civil Societies and Non- Governmental Organizations in the state to partner with state government for progress and energies youths through empowerment activities.

PRP applauds Governor Bagudu for sustenance of peace in Kebbi

The Peoples Redemption Party (PRP), in Kebbi, has commended the administration of Gov. Atiku Bagudu for peaceful co-existence and relative peace in the state.

FRSC takes traffic violation enlightenment campaign to Daura

The Daura unit cf the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has started a one-month aggressive enlightenment campaign against violation of road traffic rules in the state.
Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has filed a lawsuit asking the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) High Court to- “declare the life pension edict-law 2019, passed by the Abuja Municipal Area Council (AMAC) null and void.

IGR: CSO petitions AMAC legislators, wants council chairman probed

A Civil Society Organization (CSO) under the aegis of Civil Society for Human Rights and Rehabilitation has petitioned the legislative arm of Abuja Municipal Area Council to investigate alleged infractions committed by the chairman of the council, Hon. Abdullahi Adamu Candido.
Imo State governor Hope Uzodinma has promised to navigate the State into prosperity under his watch, in his maiden broadcast to the people of the state on Wednesday.

Governor Uzodinma attends first NEC meeting in Abuja

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo is currently presiding over an expanded meeting of the National Economic Council (NEC) at the presidential villa, Abuja.
The General Officer Commanding(GOC), 8 Division, Sokoto, Major General Hakeem Otiki, has been placed under house arrest, Daily Sun has gathered.

Court orders interim forfeiture of $376,120 traced to General Hakeem Otiki

The Abuja Division of the Federal High Court, on Wednesday, ordered the interim forfeiture of the sum of $376, 120 allegedly seized from Major General Hakeem Otiki, to the Federal Government.
The lawmaker representing Badagry Federal Constituency, Babatunde Hunpe, has appealed to the Federal Government to establish a polytechnic in the city.

House of Reps moves to include Lagos as NDDC state

A proposed law in House of Representatives, seeking to include Lagos on the list of Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) States, is in process.
Auwal Ibrahim Musa Rafsanjani

CISLAC: Federal government’s success on corruption fight not backed with evidence

The Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC) has said Nigeria’s claim to a successful fight against corruption is not backed by facts.
Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr. Isa Ali Pantami

Minister urges governors to key into federal government’s national digital economy policy

The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr. Isa Pantami, has urged state governors to key into the Federal government’s National Digital Economy policy and strategy.
A Tinubu Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos State has ordered Adeyemi Fashola, aka as Naira Marley, to appear on January 14, 2020 for arraignment for alleged car theft.

Naira Marley: Our job is to fight corruption

Controversial singer, Azeez Fashola, popularly known as Naira Marley, who is currently facing fraud allegations has joined other anti-corruption campaigners to remind Nigerian youths of their duties and obligations to their country.
International Press Institute (IPI)

IPI supports call for investigation into hacking of Jeff Bezos’s phone

The International Press Institute (IPI), a global network of editors, media executives and journalists, today supported the call by two U.N. special rapporteurs for an investigation into the hacking of The Washington Post owner Jeff Bezos by the Saudi government.

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Expert caution healthcare workers on handling cytotoxic drugs

A Pharmacist, Mrs. Esther Samuel of the Department of Pharmacy, University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital (UITH), has cautioned healthcare workers in the country on effective handling of cytotoxic drugs for cancer patients.
Samson Siasia has vowed to clear his name after world governing body FIFA banned him yesterday from football following an allegation of match-fixing brought against him.

FIFA ban: I’ve never met notorious match fixer Wilson Raj Perumal – Samson Siasia

Former Nigeria coach Samson Siasia has said that he never met the notorious match fixer Wilson Raj Perumal and maintains his innocence following the life ban by FIFA.
Super Eagles’ head coach Gernot Rohr has said winning the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) for Nigeria would make him the most excited person.

WCQ: NFF urged to sort contract issues with Gernot Rohr quickly

Former Nigeria goalkeeper Ike Shorunmu has urged the Nigeria Football Federation to resolve the future of the Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr quickly.
Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF)

Bailout: Governors decry ‘excessive deductions’ by federal government

Members of the Nigerian Governors Forum are protesting what they consider as excessive deductions from states which benefitted from the Federal Government’s budget support facility.

Lassa fever: Enugu government deploys protective equipment for health workers

The Enugu State Ministry of Health on Thursday said it had deployed protective equipment to protect health care workers in Enugu State Teaching Hospital, Parklane.