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The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police arrest soldiers, 5 others over bullion van robbery

A crack team of Police detectives have arrested seven armed robbers including a serving and dismissed soldiers for alleged robbery of a bullion van in Abakaliki, the capital of Ebonyi State.
Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila on the floor, moving a bill on the Repeal of Quarantine Act, 2004 at plenary yesterday at National Assembly Abuja. . Photo by Gbemiga Olamikan. 2

House of Reps set up 30-man c’ttee to accelerate passage of PIB

A thirty-member committee, with five members drawn from each of the six geo-political zones of the country, is expected to start work on the bill in the third week of this month, newsmen learnt, weekend.
As total coronavirus infections in Nigeria hit 24,077, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC has warned against abandoning face masks in favour of face shields.

Nigeria records 386 new coronavirus cases

Nigeria has recorded 386 new COVID-19 cases, the Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) said on Saturday.

Ebonyi PDP holds council primaries

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Ebonyi State Chapter on Friday, July 31, 2020, held its local council primaries across the 171 wards in the State to elect its candidates for the Local Government elections scheduled for August 29, 2020.

Ebonyi governor condoles police over officers’ killing

Gov. David Umahi of Ebonyi has condoled with the Nigeria Police and families of its personnel killed by armed robbers in Ebonyi on Wednesday.
Ebonyi State Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for the construction of the second Niger Bridge which is still in progress and almost at finishing point.

Ebonyi PDP commends President Buhari over second Niger Bridge

Ebonyi State Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for the construction of the second Niger Bridge which is still in progress and almost at finishing point.
The Jigawa Command of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) is to depoy 285 of its staff to ensure free flow of traffic and carry out rescue operations in the state during the Eid-El-Kabir break.

FRSC sensitises transport operators, road users

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) yesterday, began a sensitization campaign to enable transportation; Fleet Operators and commuters including road users adhere strictly to the Nigeria Centre Disease Control (NCDC) protocols on the prevention against COVID-19.
The Jigawa Command of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) is to depoy 285 of its staff to ensure free flow of traffic and carry out rescue operations in the state during the Eid-El-Kabir break.

FRSC sensitises transporters on coronavirus safety protocols

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has tasked public transport and fleet operators to adhere strictly to the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) protocols, to prevent further spread of coronavirus.

Three-storey building collapses in Ebonyi

A three-story building, which was under construction at the Nkaliki area of Abakaliki, in the Abakaliki Local Government Area of Ebonyi State, has collapsed.
Governor David Nweze Umahi

Ebonyi governor to sack 1,000 aides

Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi State on Monday announced that he would disengage from service some categories of aides, numbering more than 1,000, on August 1 due to non-performance in their duties.
Governor David Nweze Umahi

Ebonyi governor suspends FADAMA coordinator for ‘fraud’

Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi State has suspended the Coordinator of the FADAMA III Project, Dr Cletus Nwakpu over alleged fraud ranging from financial and other official misconduct.

2023 Presidency: Southeast PDP chairmen tackle Senator Suswam

The Forum of Southeast chairmen of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has vehemently rejected the statement credited to a former governor of Benue state, Senator Gabriel Suswam, to the effect that the national body of the party has zoned the 2023 presidential ticket to the northern part of the country.
The National Directorate of Employment (NDE) in Enugu State on Tuesday said it had trained no fewer than 510 unemployed graduates on different skills.

NDE: Mass unemployment, threat to nation

The Director, National Directorate of Employment (NDE), Mohammed Argungu, has said that mass unemployment in Nigeria will adversely affect the overall development and objectives of the country if not properly addressed.
As total coronavirus infections in Nigeria hit 24,077, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC has warned against abandoning face masks in favour of face shields.

Ebonyi records six coronavirus deaths as cases hit 508

Ebonyi State has recorded three additional COVID-19-related deaths, bringing the number of fatalities to six.
As total coronavirus infections in Nigeria hit 24,077, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC has warned against abandoning face masks in favour of face shields.

NCDC confirms fives coronavirus cases in Cross River

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Monday confirmed five cases of coronavirus in Cross River State.
The Commissioner of Police in Ebonyi, Mr Philip Maku, has warned criminals operating in the state to repent from their evil ways or leave the state.

Police commissioner warns criminals to repent or leave Ebonyi

The Commissioner of Police in Ebonyi, Mr Philip Maku, has warned criminals operating in the state to repent from their evil ways or leave the state.

Health professionals call for investigation on coronavirus testing claims by Cross River

The COVID-19 Central Working Committee of Health Professionals in Cross River State has called on the Presidential Task Force through the Federal Ministry of Health and the NCDC to investigate COVID-19 testing claims and results tendered so far in the state.

Ebonyi NUJ demands immediate release of arrested chairman

Ebonyi State Council of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), has condemned in strong terms arrest of its chairman, Comrade Tony Nwizi, who was arrested in the early hours of Saturday.

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Edo guber: PDP chides Pastor Ize-Iyamu for adopting Comrade Oshiomhole’s style

The Peoples Democratic Party National Campaign Council, PDPNCC, for Edo governorship election yesterday mocked says the All Progressives Congress, APC, candidate, Osagie Ize-Iyamu, for saying that he would follow the footprint of the former APC national chairman, Adams Oshiomhole, if voted into power.
Nigeria’s Victor Osimhen says he’s delighted to be joining Napoli and can’t wait to make his first appearance for the Club.

Manu Garba: Victor Osimhen will be big hit for Napoli in Serie A

“Having worked with Osimhen in the national Under-20 team that failed to qualify for the World Cup in 2017, I know he has the quality and ability to succeed in any league in the world. I have always known he will go places, so I am not surprised Napoli spent so much to get his signature,” Garba said.

Nigerian Breweries earns N152 billion revenue in six months

Nigerian Breweries Plc says it earned a revenue of N152 billion for the half-year (H1) ended June 30, 2020.
Leon Balogun made his debut while Joe Aribo was in action as Glasgow Rangers secured a 1-0 win over Aberdeen in their first game of the 2020-21 season.

Leon Balogun hails Rangers duo after impressive win vs Aberdeen

Rangers’ new defender savoured his opening Scottish Premiership experience with an impressive performance in his side’s 1-0 win at Aberdeen, courtesy of Ryan Kent’s first-half strike.
Delta Governor, Senator (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa (2nd right), Commissioner for Culture and Tourism, Lawrence Ejiofor (right), Commissioner for Housing, Chief Festus Ochonogor (1st left), and Arc. Kester Ifeadi, project consultant, (2nd left), during the Governor’s inspection of the Leisure Park and Film village under construction in Asaba Monday

Governor Okowa: We‘ll boost Delta economy through projects

Delta State Governor Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa, on Monday, assured that the state government would continue to give priority attention to projects that would boost the economy and enhance the living condition of the people.