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General Buratai flags off Exercise Ayem Akpatuma in Taraba

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, has flagged off Exercise AYEM AKPATUMA II in Takum, Taraba, with a charge on troops to consolidate on the gains recorded during the first exercise in the state.
Ibrahim Magu

Internet fraud: Mompha, Lebanese laundered $33 billion – Ibrahim Magu

The Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Mr. Ibrahim Magu, yesterday said the agency had perfected strategies aimed at dismantling a trans-national criminal group that specialized on internet fraud.
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EFCC chief laments widening corrupt practices in Nigeria

The Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu, Tuesday lamented the widening scourge of corrupt practices pervading the country.
Head Coach of Nigeria’s beach soccer team, Super Sand Eagles, Audu Adamu says the team has all it takes to beat Brazil and Portugal in the group game of the 2019 FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup scheduled to hold in Asunción, Paraguay between 21st November and 1st December, 2019.

Brazil, England, Senegal for COPA Lagos beach soccer tourney

Five national teams, including defending World Champions Brazil, England, Senegal and Nigeria’s Super Sand Eagles will participate at this year’s edition of COPA Lagos Beach Soccer tournament scheduled to hold from November 1-3 at the Eko Atlantic, Victoria Island, Lagos.
In a bid to create access to quality education, Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has announced the abolition of all forms of fees and levies in public primary and secondary schools across the state.

Rivers governor lifts ban on employment in state university

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has directed the Governing Council of the Rivers State University, RSU, to continue with the suspended employment exercise for academic and non-academic staff.
The Minister of Niger Delta Affairs Senator Godswill Akpabio has denied the allegation that he bribed the Chairman and members of the National Assembly Elections Petition Tribunal in Akwa Ibom State.

Senator Akpabio: Federal government to build industrial clusters in Niger Delta

Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Godswill Akpabio, says the Federal Government is planning to build industrial clusters in nine states of the Niger Delta.
Brig.-Gen. Abdul Ibrahim, the Acting General Officer Commanding (GOC) 7 Division, says the army has initiated new operational measures to stifle Boko Haram insurgents’ economy.

Nigerian Army moves to stifle Boko Haram economy – commander

Brig.-Gen. Abdul Ibrahim, the Acting General Officer Commanding (GOC) 7 Division, says the army has initiated new operational measures to stifle Boko Haram insurgents’ economy.

SEC, NITDA plans to develop standardised data for capital market transactions

The Securities and Exchange Information Technology Development Agency, NITDA, have commenced move to develop a standardised form that would aid investors to get access to capital market data and information to facilitate their investment decisions in the country.
Senator Philip Aduda

Senator Aduda empowers 100 youths in film production

Senator Philip Aduda representing the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) has empowered 100 youths in film and video production in Abuja.
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Burna Boy, Teni, Mr Eazi nominated for BET awards

Nigerian music stars Burna Boy, Teni and Mr Eazi have been nominated in different categories for the Black Entertainment Television (BET) awards.
The acting Inspector-General of Police, Muhammed Adamu, who disclosed this when he addressed State House correspondents in Abuja on Sunday, said the order was part of measures to check banditry in the state.

IGP Adamu warns PMF Commanders against illegal guard duty

The Acting Inspector-General of Police (IG), Mr Mohammed Adamu, has warned Police Mobile Force (PMF) Squadron Commanders against illegal posting of personnel for body guard duties.

Simi, Ahmed Musa, others win at 2018 The Future Awards

Alternative music star Simisola Ogunleye aka Simi, actress, Zainab Balogun, internet comedian, Mark Angel and footballer, Ahmed Musa, won prizes at the 2018 ‘The Future Awards’.

Samson Itodo wins Future Awards Young Person of the Year

The `Not too Young to Rule’ sponsor Samson Itodo on Sunday emerged the winner of 2018 Future Awards Young Person of the Year 2018.

Senator Oduah sponsors 100 youths in film academy

The Senator representing Anambra North zone, Stella Oduah, has sponsored the training of 100 persons from her constituency to study various roles in movie making.
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Academy to train 2,000 in film making

No fewer than 2,000 students are to undergo skill training in acting, script writing, film production and directing.

Ramsey Nouah: Nollywood films not as deep as they used to be

Veteran Nollywood actor Ramsey Nouah says many people are delving into acting for the fame as opposed to the early days when it was for passion.

Fire incident: FGC Keffi cancels first term examinations

Students of Federal Government College, Keffi, will not write first term examinations following the loss of two female hostels to fire, its Acting Principal, Babatunde Usuma, has said.

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Nigeria’s Bonga crude oil export terminal will close for routine maintenance, according to a port source.

Nigeria’s Bonga oil export to shut for maintenance – port source

Nigeria’s Bonga crude oil export terminal will close for routine maintenance, according to a port source.
A woman roasts maize cobs on the side of the road in Lawley informal settlement in the south of Johannesburg, South Africa, April 24, 2019. REUTERS-Siphiwe Sibeko

South Africa’s maize harvest seen up from last season

South African maize farmers are expected to harvest more maize in 2020 compared with the previous season on the back of favourable weather conditions, a Reuters survey showed on Tuesday.
Congolese police officers control civilians during a total lockdown amid concerns about the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Gombe commune of Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo, April 6, 2020. REUTERS-Kenny Katombe-File Photo

New hotline helps families survive abuse in Congo

Four days after the Congolese government shut down Kinshasa’s pulsating nightlife, her husband knocked out some of her teeth and went to live with his mistress, leaving her bleeding and naked on the floor. Their three children saw it all.
Dr Matshidiso Moeti, World Health Organisation (WHO), Regional Director for Africa, has paid tribute to African leaders for the progress they have made in their fight against COVID-19 pandemic.

WHO pays tribute to African leaders on fight against coronavirus

Dr Matshidiso Moeti, World Health Organisation (WHO), Regional Director for Africa, has paid tribute to African leaders for the progress they have made in their fight against COVID-19 pandemic.

Bauchi governor, Sule Lamido in closed-door meeting

The Bauchi state governor, Senator Bala Muhammad, presently in a closed-door meeting with the former Jigawa state governor, Alhaji Sule Lamido, at his (Lamido) resident in Bamaina village, Birninkudu local government in Jigawa State.