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Kwara governor sacks heads of state-owned media houses

Kwara state governor, Abdulrahaman Abdulrasaq, has approved the removal of all heads of the three media houses owned by the state.
Director of Information, National Assembly Abuja, Rawlings Agada, has said the sum of N37 billion, approved for the renovation of the National assembly complex may not be enough for the work.

Commission tasks National Assembly on water resources bill

The Nigeria Integrated Water Resources Commission (NIWRC), has urged National Assembly to ensure quick passage of the Water Resources Bill to enhance revenue generation and create job opportunities in the country.

Bandits invade Niger communities in early morning raid

No fewer than 60 bandits riding on motorcycles at about 6am Wednesday invaded Madaka and neighbouring communities in Rafi Local Government area of Niger State.
Aisha Falode

NWFL: Why we should get a percentage of FIFA’s $194K largesse to clubs

The board of the Nigeria Women Football League (NWFL) headed by Aisha Falode at the weekend came out strongly to make a case for the league board to be given a percentage of the FIFA largesse to Nigerian clubs whose players were paraded at the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup.
Kidnap Victim

Permanent secretary ‘kidnapped’ in Nasarawa

A permanent secretary in the ministry of works and transport in Nasarawa State, Alhaji Jibrin Giza, has been kidnapped by unknown gunmen.
Shuaibu Ibrahim NYSC

Nigerian youths best vanguard to tackle corruption – NYSC chief

The Director-General, National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Brig.-Gen. Shuaibu Ibrahim has said the best option to tackle corruption from the root is to use younger Nigerians who are the future leaders of our country.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has held an anti-corruption walk in Awka, Anambra State to create awareness on the dangers of corruption in the country.

EFCC: Youths are important stakeholders in anti-corruption war

Mr Benedict Agweye, the Head of Forensic, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), says Nigerian youths are very important stakeholders in the anti-corruption war.

ACF: Security agencies aren’t proactive

The Arewa Consultative Forum, ACF, has urged the military to be proactive in the fight against insurgents.
Highlife music legend, Sir Victor Olaiya, has passed on.

Lai Mohammed: Sir Victor Olaiya’s death a great loss to creative industry

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, says the death of the music legend, Sir Victor Olaiya, is a great loss to the creative industry in particular and the entire country in general.

Insecurity: Good governance, justice recipe for peace, security – Sultan

Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar has disclosed that without good governance and justice, it would be difficult to have peace and security in the country.

Official: Illegal connection, meter bypass major challenges of KEDCO

Alhaji Jamilu Gwamna, the Managing Director, Kano Electricity Distribution Company (KEDCO), has described illegal connection and meter bypass as the major challenges bedeviling the operation of the company in its franchise areas of Kano, Katsina and Jigawa.
President Muhammadu Buhari has enjoined Nigerian youths to be prepared for huge responsibilities as they will eventually take over the leadership of the country in the future. 4

President Buhari has failed Nigeria – Northern elders

The Professor Ango Abdullahi-led Northern Elders Forum (NEF) has risen from its meeting in Zaria on Sunday with a verdict that President Muhammadu Buhari has failed Nigeria.
Aminu Bello Masari

Governor Masari appoints two permanent secretaries, pilgrims board executive director

Governor Aminu Bello Masari of Katsina State Saturday approved the appointment of 2 new permanent secretaries in the State Civil Service.

Arewa traders inaugurate new exco

The national body of Arewa Traders Association has inaugurated newly elected officials into various positions for Yobe state chapter.
Gov. Bello Matawalle of Zamfara has said that construction work on the Gusau Airport project would commence this month.

Insecurity: Zamfara government donates six vehicles to Army

The Zamfara State Government on Thursday donated six vehicles to the Nigerian Army, as part of efforts to enhance fight against banditry in the state.

Court orders man to clean church for days over stolen generator

A Grade I Area Court in Abuja on Thursday sentenced a 29-year-old laborer, Jerry Ihotu, to clean a church for 30 days for being in possession of a stolen generator and wheelbarrow.

Kano Assembly elects new majority leader

Kano State House of Assembly on Wednesday removed its Majority Leader, Alhaji Labaran Abdul-Madari, and replaced him with his Deputy, Alhaji Kabiru Hassan-Dashi.
Alhaji Munir Sanusi, the chief of staff to the Emir of Kano, has confirmed the receipt of the query issued to Emir Muhammad Sanusi II by the Kano state government.

Emir Sanusi faces fresh probe by Kano government

The Emir of Kano, Malam Muhammadu Sanusi II, is facing a fresh probe by Governor Abdullahi Ganduje’s Kano State Public Complaints and Anti-Corruption Commission.

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Tokyo 2020 Olympic boxing qualifiers to begin with African event in Senegal

A total of 33 places in the boxing tournament at Tokyo 2020 will be up for grabs at the African Olympic qualifier beginning in Dakar tomorrow.

Expert wants appropriate monetary policy tools to check rising inflation rate

Mr Emmanuel Atama, the Executive Secretary of the National Cooperative Financing Agency of Nigeria (CFAN), has appealed to the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to use appropriate monetary policy tools to check rising inflation rate in the country.
Senator Hope Uzodinma as Governor of Imo State

Governor Uzodinma visits President Buhari, seeks refund of N32 billion

Imo State Governor, Hope Uzodinma, has sought a refund of over N32billion his predecessors spent on Federal Government’s projects, especially on roads in the state.
Singapore, on Tuesday announced its 2020 budget, pledging 5.6 billion Singapore dollars (or 4.02 billion U.S. dollars) to assist businesses and households affected financially by the coronavirus outbreak.

Coronavirus: South Korea reports first death; cases soar to 104

South Korea reported its first death from the new coronavirus on Thursday, with 53 new cases of the coronavirus confirmed in a single day to bring the total to 104.
Thailand’s Constitutional Court has ruled that existing laws criminalising abortion are unconstitutional and ordered them to be amended, paving the way for clearer regulation for reproductive rights.

Thai court says anti-abortion laws unconstitutional

Thailand’s Constitutional Court has ruled that existing laws criminalising abortion are unconstitutional and ordered them to be amended, paving the way for clearer regulation for reproductive rights.