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ASUU denies 90% salary payment claim by Kogi govt

The Academic Staff Union of Universities, (ASUU) Abuja zone, has faulted the claims made by Kogi State Governor Mr. Yahaya Bello, that he has paid 90 percent of the outstanding salaries and allowances owed staff of Kogi State University (KSU).

Anambra church killings an attack on God – Ohaneze​

The Igbo socio-cultural group, Ohaneze Ndigbo, on Monday condemned the attack on St. Philip Catholic Church Ozubulu, Anambra State by a gunman, describing it as an attack on God.

Paris Club refund: Court freezes bank accounts of Abia, C’River, Delta states

The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) High Court has ordered the freezing of the Paris-London Club Refund bank accounts of Abia, Cross River, and Delta states.

Ogun govt defends $350m World Bank loan quest

The Ogun State Government on Monday explained why it approached the World Bank to secure a $350m loan.

Fed govt to submit 2018 budget to National Assembly in October

The Director General, Budget Office of the Federation, Mr Ben Akabueze, on Monday said the 2018 Executive Budget proposal would be submitted to the National Assembly in October.

EFCC intensifies probe of suspect with 849 ATM cards

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has stepped up investigation to determine how a suspect, Yasir Salihu Abdullahi, came by a staggering 849 Automated Teller Machine cards of various Nigerian banks and the reason the cards were being shipped out of the country.

Fed govt commences allocation of 1,025 housing units to civil servants

The Federal Government on Monday commenced allocation of 1,025 housing units to some beneficiary civil servants under the Federal Integrated Staff Housing programme.

Kwara flags off construction of N1.1 billion new secretariat

Governor Abdulfatah Ahmed of Kwara State has flagged off construction of N1.1billion new secretariat complex for civil servants in the state.

Police receive 657 professional misconduct cases in 2nd quarter

The Nigeria Police Force said it had received 657 cases of professional misconduct against its personnel across the country, from May to July, 2017.

Why I don’t speak English at public functions – Katsina Emir

Emir of Katsina, Alhaji Abdulmumini Kabir Usman, has explained why he always speak the Hausa language at public functions, saying English language is alien to his people and culture.

FRSC to clampdown on users of fake driving licence, particulars

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Bayelsa says it will soon inaugurate ‘Operation show vehicle papers and driving licence’ to clampdown on motorists using fake documents.

Exam Ethics names ESUT VC Chief Master Marshal

The Exam Ethics Marshal International (EEMI) has named the Vice Chancellor of the Enugu State University of Science and Technology, Prof. Luke Okechukwu Anike, the Chief Master Marshal of the group.

Church attack: Fed govt may deploy more doctors in Nnewi

The Federal Ministry of Health says it has placed medical experts on standby to beef up services at the Nnamdi Azikwe University Teaching Hospital, Nnewi, for worshippers injured in the Ozubulu church attack, should the need arise.

Aisha Buhari commissions breast-feeding rooms in Kebbi

Wife of President Muhammadu Buhari, Hajia Aisha Buhari, on Monday, commissioned breastfeeding rooms for working mothers in Kebbi State.

Group urges fed govt to invest more in education research

Education Data, Research and Evaluation in Nigeria (EDOREN) initiative, a UK government-funded project of the Department for International Development (DFID), has called on the federal government to invest more in the education sector.

How Delta spent N10 billion Paris Club refund – gov’s aide

The Chief Press Secretary to Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State, Charles Aniagwu, has disclosed how the Delta State Government spent the N10 billion it recently received from the federal government as part of the Paris Club excess loan deduction refunds.

Gov. Ishaku condemns Anambra church massacre

Governor Darius Ishaku of Taraba State has decried the Ozubulu, Anambra State church massacre, describing it as ‘intolerable, barbaric and senseless’. He said the perpetrators have not only displayed cowardice but have shown how bestial the have become.

Heavy downpour destroys N500m worth farm produce, domestic animal in Jigawa

Heavy dawn pour destroyed farm produce worth over N500 million in Gumel local government area in Jigawa State

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PTF decries continued refusal by hospitals to treat patients for fear of coronavirus

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Loans request: Nigeria now on the auction market – PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) alarms that with the volume of foreign loans being accumulated by President Muhammadu Buhari and his All Progressives Congress (APC), our nation and her people have been placed on the international auction market.
213 British nationals were Monday evacuated from Nigeria through the Muritala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos on a British Airways flight BA9157 .

Nigeria releases new guidelines for international flights operations

Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority , NCAA, Thursday, released new guidelines for international flights operations during the current Covid-19 pandemic for Nigerian based crew.

Official: ICPC investigating cases of coronavirus fraud

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) says it is investigating alleged cases of corruption in the management of COVID-19 funds and palliatives.