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Benue: APC’ll not discriminate on incoming members – chairman

The Benue State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has stated that it would not discriminate on new members coming into the party.
Teenager Abubakar Mohammed Gidado has expressed his readiness to utilize every opportunity to showcase his talent and uplift Jigawa Golden Stars as the 2020-21 Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) gets underway.

Mohammed Gidado vows to lift Jigawa Golden Stars

Teenager Abubakar Mohammed Gidado has expressed his readiness to utilize every opportunity to showcase his talent and uplift Jigawa Golden Stars as the 2020/21 Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) gets underway.
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Gombe council poll: APC wins all 11 chairmanship, 114 councillorship seats

The GOSIEC Chairman, Saidu Shehu Awak who made the declaration Saturday evening after Collation of results as submitted by the 11 local government electoral officers, also announced the APC as winner of all the 114 Councillorship positions.

Two die in opened wells in Kano

The state fire service while confirming the incidence in a statement on Thursday said a distress call was received from Kwagar kanawa, Gezawa local government area at 8am through Gezawa police division.
Coach Mike Brown, the Golden State Warriors’ Associate Head Coach has agreed to coach Nigeria’s men’s basketball team, D’Tigers, after agreeing to terms with the federation.

Afrobasket Qualifiers: D’Tigers boss releases 20-man provisional list

After missing the final 12 man team to the world cup, France based Ike Nwamu will make another return to the team alongside Tonye Jekiri, Christopher Obekpa, Braxton Ogbueze, Mike Efevberha, Obinna Emegano who at some point featured during the team’s 2019 qualifiers series.
Nigeria Basketball Federation has signed a 5-year deal with Total E&P Nigeria worth N150m ( One Hundred and Fifty Million naira) for the sponsorship of the Men’s Divisions One and Two leagues.

Total commits N150 million to grassroots basketball development

Nigeria Basketball Federation has signed a 5-year deal with Total E&P Nigeria worth N150m ( One Hundred and Fifty Million naira) for the sponsorship of the Men’s Divisions One and Two leagues.
Governor Nasir El-Rufai has appointed new members of the management team and boards of some agencies, as part of continuous efforts to strengthen Kaduna State Government structures.

Kaduna government denies involvement in Dadiyata’s disappearance

The Kaduna State government has denied involvement in the abduction of Abubakar Idris Usman, a lecturer and social media critic popularly known as Dadiyata.

LAUTECH resident doctors demand 24-months salary arrears, improved working condition

The Association of Resident Doctors (ARD), Ladoke Akintola University Teaching Hospital, Ogbomoso has demanded for the payment of their 24 months salary arrears owed its members by the Oyo State Government.
A 45-year-old man, Kolese Womiloju, and his 25-year-old son, Taiwo Womiloju, of Gbagba Elewure Village in Odeda Local Government Area of Ogun State, have been arrested by the police for alleged conspiracy and murder of one Abubakar Sidi Usman.

Father, son nabbed for hacking herdsman to death

A 45-year-old man, Kolese Womiloju, and his 25-year-old son, Taiwo Womiloju, of Gbagba Elewure Village in Odeda Local Government Area of Ogun State, have been arrested by the police for alleged conspiracy and murder of one Abubakar Sidi Usman, a 32-year-old herdsman.
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How to effectively tackle coronavirus in Oyo – doctors

The Association of Resident Doctors (ARD) at Ladoke Akintola University Teaching Hospital, Ogbomoso, has listed conditions for effective tackling of the COVID-19 in Oyo State.

Four herdsmen arraigned for open grazing in Benue

The Chief Magistrate Court sitting in Makurdi, on Tuesday, granted bail to four herdsmen who were arraigned for violating the Open Grazing Prohibition and Ranches Establishment Law of Benue State.
An early morning fire, on Sunday, razed five offices of Freedom Radio, a private radio station in Kaduna.

Fire razes Freedom Radio offices

An early morning fire, on Sunday, razed five offices of Freedom Radio, a private radio station in Kaduna.
President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, on Saturday attended the wedding Fatiha of two daughters of the Emir of Bade, HRH Abubakar Umar Sulieman. 1

Senate president graces Emir of Bade’s daughters’ wedding — in pictures

The Emir’s daughters whose hands were given out in marriage in accordance with Islamic rites are: Aisha Abubakar Umar who is betrothed to Mohammad Abubakar Usman, and Fatima Saleh Grema to Ali Alhaji Bakari.

Customs intercepts 1000 bags of smuggled rice, fertiliser

The Comptroller, Customs Federal Operation Unit Zone “B” Kaduna, Mustapha Sarkin-Kebbi, on Tuesday said 400 bags of smuggled rice and 600 bags of fertiliser had been intercepted in the zone in the last two weeks.

Road crash claims 22 lives in Katsina

Not fewer than twenty-two persons were reportedly said to have lost their lives in a road crash near Kafur town, Katsina State.
Senate President Ahmed Lawan

2020 Budget: Ahmad Lawan ignites hope in National Assembly and Nigeria

The ninth Senate of the Federal Republic of Nigeria made history on Thursday, December 5, with the passage of the 2020 Appropriation Bill into law, thereby fulfilling the promise of the legislature to return the budget cycle to January - December period as it used to be.

Price of rice will soon drop across Nigeria – Kebbi governor

Governor Atiku Bagudu of Kebbi says the bumper harvest recorded this farming season will help reduce and stabilise the price of rice in Nigerian markets.

Recruitment: Police release names of successful candidates

This is despite a Federal High Court in Abuja urging that all parties stay action over the recruitment exercise until the matter brought against the Police by the Police Service Commission over the recruitment is determined.

Postmaster-General: NIPOST introducing reforms to improve service delivery

The Postmaster-General of Nigerian Postal Services (NIPOST), Mr Bisi Adegbuyi, says the agency is committed to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) for inclusive development in the country.

Police nab five over alleged murder of suspected abductor

The Police Command in Niger State has arrested five persons for alleged criminal conspiracy and culpable homicide in Kontagora Local Government Area of the state.g

NCC: Telecoms infrastructure vandalism affecting service

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) says the spate of vandalism of telecoms infrastructure across the country has resulted in slowing the pace of growth of services.

NANS pickets DSTV, Stanbic Bank, others over xenophobic attacks

The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) has shut down the Yola branch offices of DSTv and Stanbic Bank over xenophobic attacks against Nigerians in South Africa.

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Two suspects lynched after trader robbed, shot dead in Akwa Ibom

Gunmen suspected to be armed robbers in the early hours of Monday invaded Mbiabong Itam community in Itu Local government Area, Akwa Ibom State, and killed a young shop owner identified as Ecole.
Lorient striker Terem Moffi says he will go crazy with joy if giving the opportunity to don the green and white jersey of the senior national team.

Borussia Dortmund interested in Terem Moffi

The pacy striker has scored against Ligue 1 big clubs; Paris Saint-Germain (one goal), Monaco (three goals) and Olympic Marseille (two goals) in the current campaign.
Firefighters worked Sunday to control a blaze at the University of Cape Town’s library, where valuable historical collections have been destroyed. Nic Bothma-EPA, via Shutterstock

Cape Town fire ‘contained’ as firefighters battle windy conditions

A blaze advanced along South Africa's iconic Table Mountain toward central Cape Town on Monday after ravaging university buildings, while firefighters battled strong winds in their efforts to control it and officials evacuated residential areas.
Premier League teams are in the race to sign Nigerian attacker Emmanuel Dennis following his impressive performance for his club side Club Brugge.

Fenerbache propose sensational swap deal for Emmanuel Dennis

Turkish giants, Fenerbache, have proposed an exchange deal that will see Emmanuel Dennis come over, while Tanzania star Ally Samatta joins Belgian champions Club Brugge.

No fracas in Taraba PDP – chairman

Retired Lt.-Col. Agbu Kefas, the Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Taraba has denied reports of division within the state chapter of the party.

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JAMB approves Plateau university as CBT centre

The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) on Friday approved Plateau State University (PLASU), Bokkos as one of it’s Computer Base Test (CBT) center.

Police take over venue of Yoruba self-determination rally

The police have taken over Mapo Hall, Ibadan the venue of the rally organised by the Prof Banji Akintoye-led Ilana Odua to sensitise people about Yoruba self-determination.
Lorient striker Terem Moffi says he will go crazy with joy if giving the opportunity to don the green and white jersey of the senior national team.

Terem Moffi: I can’t wait to represent Nigeria

Lorient striker Terem Moffi says he will go crazy with joy if giving the opportunity to don the green and white jersey of the senior national team.
Nollywood actress and producer, Ruth Kadiri, has called out the organisers of Eko Star Film & TV awards for sidelining her at the just concluded award ceremony honouring women in Nollywood.

Nollywood actress accuses awards organisers of sidelining her

Nollywood actress and producer, Ruth Kadiri, has called out the organisers of Eko Star Film & TV awards for sidelining her at the just concluded award ceremony honouring women in Nollywood.

Nigerian bank alerts residents on cybersecurity

First Bank of Nigeria Ltd., is sensitising indivduals and businesses with useful information on protection to avoid cyberattack in today’s digital age.