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Kano anti-graft czar urges federal government to checkmate fraud in rice production

Alhaji Muhuyi Rimin-Gado, the Chairman, Kano State Public Complaints and Anti- Corruption Commission, has urged the Federal Government to checkmate fraud in rice production policy.
Hon Mai Mala Buni

Governor Buni-led APC caretaker committee promises true reconciliation

As part of measure to make progress on its mandate in reconciling all factions in the ruling All Progressives Congress, the Governor Mai Mala Buni-led committee has promised to embark on genuine reconciliation of all party leaders and members ahead of the planned convention.
The United States should work to achieve a single, comprehensive agreement with Kenya that removes barriers to trade and investment, instead of pursuing a phased approach, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce said in a document viewed by Reuters.

Chamber: US should avoid phased approach in trade talks with Kenya

The United States should work to achieve a single, comprehensive agreement with Kenya that removes barriers to trade and investment, instead of pursuing a phased approach, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce said in a document viewed by Reuters.
RIYADH - The Saudi-led military coalition on Monday rejected Yemen separatists' declaration of self-rule over the country's south and demanded an end to any escalatory actions.

Saudi-led coalition rejects South Yemen self-rule declaration

The Saudi-led military coalition on Monday rejected Yemen separatists' declaration of self-rule over the country's south and demanded "an end to any escalatory actions."
L’Équipe report that the French football league body, the LFP, are working to restart Ligue 1 action on one of the following two dates, amid the ongoing disruption caused by the COVID-19 pandemic- June 3rd or June 17th

French leagues reach financial agreement with broadcasters, reaffirm plan to finish season

The French Professional Football League (LFP) has announced it has reached a financial agreement with broadcasters Canal+ and beIN Sports for the payment of television rights.

Oil price plunges below $5 as coronavirus hits global economy

Oil prices have plunged further below $5 a barrel with the threat to erase decade of demand growth with thousands of jobs under threat as coronavirus continues to spread further.
Facebook on Tuesday said the coronavirus pandemic has users flocking to its services while it undermines ad revenue on which the world’s biggest social network depends.

Australia to compel Facebook, Google to pay media outlets for news content

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission was working on developing a voluntary code of conduct, but told the Australian government it was “unlikely” to get a voluntary agreement around the issue of payment for content.
The Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Sadiya Umar Farouq, on Tuesday directed the immediate termination of the contract for two Payment Service Provider (PSP) for failure to meet the contractual agreement to commence Conditional Cash Transfer to beneficiaries in four states of the federation under their control.

Nigerian government terminates contracts over cash transfer delays in Bayelsa, Akwa Ibom, Abia, Zamfara

The Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Sadiya Umar Farouq, has directed the immediate termination of the contract of two Payment Service Providers, PSPs, for failure to meet the contractual agreement to commence Conditional Cash Transfer to beneficiaries in four states of the federation assigned to them.
Health minister Lia Tadesse said on Tuesday that the government last week reached an agreement with the Ethiopian Insurance Corporation but did not disclose the value of the cover.

Ethiopia to buy life insurance for health workers

Health minister Lia Tadesse said on Tuesday that the government last week reached an agreement with the Ethiopian Insurance Corporation but did not disclose the value of the cover.
The world’s two largest oil exporters came to a resolution at an expanded Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) emergency meeting which was held through a video conference.

OPEC+ meeting adopts new measures to stabilise oil market

The Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries, OPEC, and non-OPEC Meeting has taken far-reaching decisions, targeted at achieving stability in the global market.
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control says it has extended its molecular laboratories with the capacity to detect Coronavirus Disease to six. Dr. Chikwe Ihekweazu, Director General of the NCDC, disclosed this to newsmen on Saturday in Abuja, while giving an update on COVID-19 in the country.

Virologist urges Nigeria to expand coronavirus test capacity

Dr Solomon Chollom, a Jos based Virologist, has called on the Federal Government to increase testing capacity for the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic outbreak in the country.
Anthony Joshua’s Promoter Eddie Hearns has confirmed that talks are ongoing for the world undisputed bout between AJ and Tyson Fury.

Talks ongoing for Anthony Joshua, Tyson Fury undisputed fight

Anthony Joshua’s Promoter Eddie Hearns has confirmed that talks are ongoing for the world undisputed bout between AJ and Tyson Fury.
Russian First Deputy Prime Minister Andrei Belousov has said the recent breakup of the OPEC+ oil output cut agreement and subsequent collapse in oil prices was the “Arab partners’ initiative”.

Russia: Oil market slump due to ‘Arab partners’ initiative’

Russian First Deputy Prime Minister Andrei Belousov has said the recent breakup of the OPEC+ oil output cut agreement and subsequent collapse in oil prices was the “Arab partners’ initiative”.
The Kayode Fayemi administration in Ekiti State says it has defrayed inherited debts to the tune of 31 billion naira since assumption of office.

Ekiti workers set to strike over minimum wage

As negotiation over the implementation of the N30,000 minimum wage and the consequential adjustment across board has begun to drag, workers have called on its members to prepare for a showdown with Governor Kayode Fayemi.
The Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi has settled the dispute between some prominent traditional rulers in Ekiti state and the state government.

Ooni settles Ekiti traditional rulers, government tussle

The Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, has settled the dispute between some prominent traditional rulers in Ekiti state and the state government.

ASUU wants five-year emergency in education sector

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Kano State Zone, has called on the Nigerian government to declare a five-year state of emergency in the education sector.

ASUU: Our grouse with Nigerian government not only about IPPIS

As members of the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, embarked on a two-week warning strike on Monday, the union has said its grouse is not only about enrolment on the Integrated Personnel and Payroll Information System, IPPIS.

Court strike out ‘unlawful dismissal’ suit filed by widow against Nigeria Customs

The National Industrial Court, Abuja, on Monday struck out a suit filed by Dr Jemila Aruna, widow of a dismissed deceased officer of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Isiaka, challenging the termination of his appointment after his death.

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UAE paid for tickets, test fees for Nigerian evacuees – NIDCOM chief

The United Arab Emirates authorities paid for the flight tickets and coronavirus testing for some Nigerians evacuated from the country on Wednesday, the head of the Nigeria in Diaspora Commission, Abike Dabiri-Erewa, has said .

PDP demands Ibrahim Magu’s prosecution for ‘fraud’

The Peoples Democratic Party has demanded the prosecution of the suspended Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ibrahim Magu, over alleged fraud.
Veteran Nigerian actor, Zack Orji, says he is saddened by the increasing rate of divorce in the country.

Zack Orji: No marriage is perfect

He said: “I believe that a lot of people go into marriage without being prepared to make the necessary sacrifice, so at the slightest provocation, they are ready to opt out and that is not the way it’s supposed to be. It’s supposed to be a union for life. For better for worse.”

Court declines to stop probe of Senator Okorocha by EFCC, Imo government

The Abuja Division of the Federal High Court, on Wednesday, declined a request by former governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha, for an interim injunction to stop the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, and panel of inquiry that was set up by the state government, from further investigating alleged financial infractions he committed while in office.

Nigerian government postpones 2020 WASSCE indefinitely

This was announced by the Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, while speaking to State House Correspondents the weekly Federal Executive Council presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday.