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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.

Quelea birds: Gombe farmers laud federal government over aerial control of pest

Some farmers in Gombe State have lauded the Federal Government following the conclusion of the aerial control of migratory pest in five local government areas of the state.

Malpractice: JAMB arrests 123 suspects, parades worker for fraud

The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board, JAMB, informed the public on Friday that the board was screening results of the 2019 UTME conducted on April 11 and 18 in 698 computer-based test centres across the nation with over 1,886,000 candidates for malpractices, saying 123 suspects had been arrested and were standing trial nationwide.

Court remands 67-year-old man for allegedly defiling 9-year-old girl

A Chief Magistrates’ Court in Kano on Wednesday, ordered that a 67-year-old man, Abdulhamid Hamza, who allegedly defiled a nine-year-old, be remanded in prison.

INEC apologises over ‘drunk’ returning officer

Mr Salihu Adamu Musa, INEC Electoral Officer in Bokkos Local Government of Plateau, on Monday apologised over the “shameful” behaviour of the Returning Officer deployed to the area.

INEC, NURTW, FRSC reach pact on transportation of election officials

The Independent National Electoral Commission has reached pact with the Federal Road Safety Commission and National Union of Road Transport Workers on the transportation of election officials in Kebbi.
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Kebbi APC mourns death of journalist

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kebbi, has condoled with the Nigerian Union of Journalists (NUJ) on the death of The Path Newspaper’s correspondent, Alhaji Adamu Musa.

Gombe: Three PDP House of Assembly aspirants boycott primary election

Three aspirants seeking to run for seats in the Gombe State House of Assembly, under the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) have boycotted the exercise, citing irregularities.

Two men remanded over alleged kidnapping, robbery

A Senior Magistrates’ Court sitting in Kano on Tuesday remanded two men: Usman Abubakar, 29, and Suleiman Suleiman, 30, in prison over alleged kidnapping and armed robbery.

Miyetti Allah decries killing of Fulanis in Plateau

The Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria, MACBAN, in Plateau State has alleged that soldiers have killed 5 of their members and burnt down over 150 houses.

Federal govt charges staff college board members to seek alternative funding

The Federal Government has charged the newly inaugurated Chairman and members of the Board of the Administrative Staff College of Nigeria (ASCON), to seek alternative source of funding for its operations.

Federal govt’s agric policy has enriched more farmers – Tomato growers

Mr Adamu Musa, the National Organising Secretary, National Tomato Growers, Processors and Marketers Association of Nigeria said the Federal Government’s agricultural policy had enriched more farmers in the last two years.

APC South Africa commends President Buhari over boards appointment

The All Progressives Congress (APC), South Africa chapter, on Sunday, commended President Muhammadu Buhari on the constitution of the Governing Boards of Agencies and Parastatals.

Presidency defends board appointment list

The Presidency says there is nothing “scandalous or extraordinary’’ in the inclusion of the names of some dead persons in the list of appointments into boards of some agencies released on Friday.

Dead persons: SERAP asks President Buhari to withdraw board appointments

According to the organization, “Taking partisan politics out of the appointments to boards of agencies and parastatals is one surest way for Buhari to show that his government is truly one of change, that would do things differently from successive governments that apparently handed out board appointments to reward party members, supporters and cronies.”

Board appointment: Nobody is above mistake – Senator Okpozo’s wife

Wife of late leader of the All Progressives Congress in Delta State, Mrs. Anna Okpozo, said people should stop blaming President Muhammadu Buhari over the appointment of her late husband, Senator Francis Okpozo, in the recent board appointment saying no body is above mistake.

Sacked ex-Reps member Herman Hembe appointed MINLS board chairman

President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Herman Hembe, a sacked lawmaker, as the board chairman of the Michael Imoudo National Institute for Labour Studies (MINLS).

Presidency plays down controversy over list of board appointments

The presidency has reacted to the controversy generated by its appointment, Friday evening, of 1,468 Nigerians into the boards of agencies and parastatals.

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P&ID scandal: We’re adopting strategies to quash case, nullify contract – AGF

The Federal Government has revealed that it is adopting enhanced strategies to set aside the $9.6 billion award to P&ID and possibly nullify the entire contract.
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Federal government, states, local councils share N702.058 billion for October

The Federal government, States and Local government Councils on Wednesday shared a total of N702.058 billion to the three tiers of government for the month of October 2019.
The Director General of the International Labour Organization, ILO, Mr. Guy Ryder has commended Nigeria for the labour friendly disposition of the President Muhammadu Buhari administration.

President Buhari signs executive order ending open defecation

Moves to check indiscriminate defecation in public places and its associated health challenges may have seen President Muhammadu Buhari signing Executive Order 009 to outlaw the practice.
The Wife of Ondo State Governor, Mrs. Betty Akeredolu, has decried the rate at which many Nigerian men abandon the responsibility of training children to their wives alone.

Betty Akeredolu: Child upbringing a joint task

The wife of Ondo State Governor, Arabinrin Betty Anyanwu-Akeredolu, has decried the rate at which many Nigerian men abandon the responsibility of training children to their wives alone, and described childcare as a joint task in order to have a peaceful society.

Customs seizes contraband in Lagos, Kano

The Nigerian Customs Service (NCS) have destroyed imported frozen poultry products seized by CGC Strike Force.