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Lagos APC member asks court to sack Governor Buni-led caretaker committee

A member of All Progressives Congress, APC, in Lagos has filed a suit asking the court to sack the Governor Mai Mala Buni National Caretaker Committee of the party.

EFCC chief ‘detained’ after presidential panel interrogation over alleged graft

The Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Mr. Ibrahim Magu, was taken into custody Monday night after interrogation by the Presidential Panel investigating his tenure as head of the agency.

EFCC: Ibrahim Magu not arrested, but invited by presidential panel

Just like the Department of State Services, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Monday denied that its Acting Chairman, Mr. Ibrahim Magu, was arrested.

Interstate travel: We may increase fares – NURTW

The National Union of Road Transport Workers has commended the Federal Government for lifting the ban on interstate travel in the country.
Hell was almost let loose in front of the national secretariat of the All Progressives Congress (APC) on Thursday as pro- and anti-Oshiomhole protesters clashed in Abuja.

Police bar APC’s acting national secretary from secretariat

The crisis in the All Progressive Congress (APC) continues to deepen as the Acting National Secretary of the party, Arc Waziri Bulama, was barred by armed policemen from entering the National Secretariat.

NBC assures profit for foreign, local investors

The National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) says the Sixth edition of the Broadcasting Code Amendment guarantees maximun profits for foreign and local investors in the industry.
The Acting Director General of the Securities and Exchange Commission, SEC, Ms. Mary Uduk, has been elected into the board of the International Organisation of Securities Commissions, IOSCO.

Mary Uduk hasn’t resigned as acting SEC chief – management

Management of the Securities and Exchange Commission, SEC, on Sunday denied that it’s Acting Director General, Ms. Mary Uduk, has resigned from the Commission.
Ibrahim Magu

EFCC chief asks Nigerians in Diaspora to pressurise UK to turn in former oil...

The Acting Executive Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Mr. Ibrahim Magu, has asked Nigerians in Diaspora to put pressure on the United Kingdom to release former Petroleum Minister, Diezani Alison-Madueke, to face trial over alleged corruption in Nigeria.
President Muhammadu Buhari has terminated the appointment of Prof. Charles Uwakwe as the Registrar-Chief Executive of the National Examinations Council, (NECO).

NECO registrar, four other management staff sacked

President Muhammadu Buhari has terminated the appointment of Prof. Charles Uwakwe as the Registrar/Chief Executive of the National Examinations Council, (NECO).
Prof. Kemebradikumo Pondei, Acting Managing Director of Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) has promised sweeping changes in the commission.

NDDC IMC propaganda can’t stop probe – group

Following report by the Reformed Niger Delta Avengers (RNDA) that it would go after those who are undermining the works of the Minister of Niger Delta, Senator Godswill Akpabio, the Niger Delta Renaissance Coalition has condemned RNDA’s position, saying “the sentiments expressed in the report do not represent the views of the Niger Delta people who have rejected the minister and his IMC.”
President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Mr. Sunday Thomas as the substantive Commissioner for Insurance-Chief Executive Officer, National Insurance Commission.

President Buhari approves appointment of new NAICOM chief

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Mr. Sunday Thomas as the substantive Commissioner for Insurance/Chief Executive Officer, National Insurance Commission.
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NDDC director dissociates self from media attacks on Ken Okolugbo

Following media attacks on Mr. Ken Okolugbo over his recent comments on the activities of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) on a national TV, the Acting Executive Director of Projects (EDP), Dr. Cairo Ojougboh, has dissociated himself from such attacks, advising those behind the attacks to desist from it forthwith.
Economic and Financial Crimes Commission - EFCC.

EFCC raises alarm on fake ‘lockdown funds’

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has cautioned members of the public against fraudulent activities of spurious dispenser and manager of funds to vulnerable Nigerians, ostensibly to cope with the discomfort associated with the lockdown measures of the Federal Government in some parts of the country.
Prof. Muhammed Mustapha Akanbi (SAN) of the Faculty of Law, University of Ilorin, has been appointed the Vice-Chancellor, Kwara State University, Malete.

New Kwara university vice-chancellor formally takes over

Vice-Chancellor of the Kwara State University (KWASU), Malete, Professor Muhammed Mustapha Akanbi, SAN, has formally assumed office with a pledge to consolidate good legacies initiated by his predecessors.
Isu said the agency had earlier distributed food items meant for the 2019 flood victims, which was initially kept at its warehouse, following the approval of Gov. Douye Diri two weeks ago.

Bayelsa extends lockdown for more two weeks

Governor Douye Diri gave the directive late Tuesday night in a statement by his Acting Chief Press Secretary, Mr. Daniel Alabrah, following the expiration of the earlier two-week deadline.

Capital market support committee sets up N1 billion funding package to combat coronavirus

The capital market community led by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has launched a funding initiative with the aim of raising N1 billion to support the fight against Coronavirus (COVID-19) on the Nigerian economy.
Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, yesterday asked Health Minister, Dr. Osagie Ehanire, the whereabouts of visiting Chinese medical personnel, saying their activities in the country must the oversighted by the parliament.

Speaker Gbajabiamila: Maltreatment of Nigerians in China resolved

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila, has said that the maltreatment of Nigerians in China has been resolved between both countries.

Coronavirus: NURTW calls for palliatives for members

The Nigerian Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) says its members are in need of palliatives from the government since 95 per cent of them are informal workers and do not earn salaries.

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The United States of America ambassador to Nigeria, Mary Beth Leonard, has said the recent visa ban to Nigerians will be reviewed, if certain conditions are met.

US envoy inaugurates emergency health operation facility in Bayelsa

The US Ambassador to Nigeria, Mary Beth Leonard, has inaugurated a state-of-the-art public health Emergency Operation Centre (EOC) in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State.
The Vice-President’s daughter, Kiki Osinbajo, has denied owning a property worth N800m in highbrow Wuse 2 area of Abuja.

VP Osinbajo’s daughter denies owning N800 million property

“It may be difficult for people like him to understand that a young woman can work hard and succeed on her own steam. Anyone can verify the ownership of the property of Glamd Africa at AGIS in Abuja. I am a tenant in the property. My landlord’s name is Musa Adams.”
The Benue State House of Assembly has been shut indefinitely to allow members and staff to undergo COVID-19 screening and treatment.

Benue Assembly suspends plenary for members to undergo coronavirus tests

The Benue House of Assembly has suspended its plenary sessions to allow lawmakers and members of staff to subject themselves to COVID-19 screening.

Benue university pro-chancellor, other staffers test positive for coronavirus

The Pro-Chancellor and Chairman of Council, Benue State University, Makurdi, Prof. Zacharys Gundu has tested positive for COVID-19.
Pep Guardiola says Bernardo Silva is one of the most special footballers he has ever coached despite the midfielder's dip in form this season – something for which the Manchester City boss takes his share of responsibility.

Pep Guardiola: Bernardo Silva’s bad form may be my fault

Pep Guardiola says Bernardo Silva is one of the most special footballers he has ever coached despite the midfielder's dip in form this season – something for which the Manchester City boss takes his share of responsibility.