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Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta on Friday, swore in three new Customary Court of Appeal Judges for the state.

Delta governor decries poor financing of public healthcare

Okowa made the call at the 40th Annual General Meeting and Scientific Conference of Nigerian Association of Resident Doctors, NARD, with the theme; “Health Care Infrastructure Optimization and Adaptation in the face of a Global Pandemic: The COVID-19 Challenge” as a theme at Delta State University Teaching Hospital, Oghara.
Governor Douye Diri has expressed worry over the development, following the lifting of the ban on interstate travel.

Governor Diri: We’ll eliminate duplication of projects with bottom-top budgeting

Bayelsa State Governor, Douye Diri, said top-bottom approach in the state budgeting process had over the years resulted in duplication of projects in communities.
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Nigerian government asks states to audit local councils virus accounts

The Auditor-General of the Federation, Anthony Ayine, has advised state governors to replicate the federal government’s effort by auditing COVID-19 receipts and expenditure for transparency and accountability.
The Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Mrs Zainab Ahmed on Saturday met with the leadership of the National Assembly to intimate it with an Executive proposal to establish a N500 billion COVID-19 Crisis Intervention Fund.

Nigerian government seeks bankers’ partnership to ravamp economy

The Federal Government is seeking the partnership of the banking sector in its efforts to revamp the ailing economy occasioned by the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic.
Kenya on Saturday urged tourists to sample the twin migration experience of the annual wildebeest migration in the world’s famous Maasai Mara and the whale migration in the coastal region.

Kenya urges tourists to sample twin migration experiences

Kenya on Saturday urged tourists to sample the twin migration experience of the annual wildebeest migration in the world’s famous Maasai Mara and the whale migration in the coastal region.
Nigeria has for the first time refined its own gold and purchased the refined product into a new gold reserve.

Nigerian government moves to stem $500 million illegal gold exports

The federal government has commenced moves to stem illegal gold exports estimated at annual revenue of up to $500 million to boost the nation’s foreign reserves.
Some of the residents, who spoke with NAN, said that flooding was a common occurence in the community because of its proximity to a riverine area.

Flood: Gwagwalada residents call for demolition of houses on waterways

Some residents of Gwagwalada Area Council, Federal Capital Territory (FCT) on Thursday called on the government to demolish houses built on waterways in the council to avoid perennial flooding.

ECOWAS Court begins 2020 vacation, virtual registry to remain open

The ECOWAS Court of Justice began its annual vacation on July 15 and will resume on Sept. 15, in accordance with Article 24 of its Rules.
This April 10, 2019 picture released by North Korea’s official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) on April 11, 2019 shows North Korean leader Kim Jong Un attending the 4th Plenary Meeting of the 7th Central Committee of the Workers’ Party of Korea (WPK) in Pyongyang. (Photo by KCNA VIA KNS / KCNA VIA KNS / AFP) / South Korea OUT /

Kim Jong Un tribute absence sparks speculation

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s conspicuous absence from commemorations for his grandfather Kim Il Sung’s birth anniversary this week suggests he could be looking to emphasise his own authority over his family’s legacy, analysts said.
The Inspector General of Police, IGP, Mohammed Adamu, has lamented the under-utilisation of the capacity of police lawyers.

Insecurity: Nigeria approves implementation of community policing nationwide

The Federal Government has approved the immediate full implementation of Community Policing strategy nationwide to combat the new trend of insecurity in the land most especially in the Northern parts of the country.
A participant at the recent International Monetary Fund-World Bank Annual Meetings held in Washington DC, United States has been diagnosed with chickenpox.

Official: Participant at IMF/World Bank meetings diagnosed with chickenpox

A participant at the recent International Monetary Fund/World Bank Annual Meetings held in Washington DC, United States has been diagnosed with chickenpox.

Stakeholders unveil strategies to deepen Nigeria’s debt market

Critical steps required to deepen Nigeria’s debt market was the focus of discourse in Lagos as the Annual Bonds, Loans and Sukuk Nigeria Conference was held in the Nigerian commercial capital on November 6, 2018 at the Eko Convention Centre.

Central bank orders commercial banks to sell forex to customers, non-customers

As the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) at the weekendordered all Deposit Money Banks (DMBs) to sell forex to travellers over the counter, the Association of Bureaux De Change Operators of Nigeria (ABCON) has kicked against the order calling on the regulator to review BDC’s dollar purchase rate to align with rate commercial banks’ buying rate.

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Labour insists on reversal of fuel price, electricity tariff hike

The organised labour Thursday insisted that the Federal Government should revert back to the old prices of petrol and electricity tariff, if not the strike will stand.
Governor Douye Diri has expressed worry over the development, following the lifting of the ban on interstate travel.

Bayelsa election: Governor Diri, INEC ask appeal court to reverse tribunal’s judgment

Governor Duoye Diri of Bayelsa State on Thursday in Abuja asked the Court of Appeal to reverse the decision of the Bayelsa Governorship Election Petition Tribunal which nullified the November 16, 2019 governorship poll in the state.
Sequel to the collapse of a school building in Ejigbo in the early hours of Saturday, the Governor of Lagos State, Mr. Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu has directed the Ministry of Physical Planning and Urban Development to carry out integrity tests on both public and private schools with buildings of 3 floors and above.

Lagos seeks monthly payment of house rent for residents

The Lagos State Government has called on stakeholders in real estate sector to work out modalities for residents to pay house rents on monthly basis instead of yearly.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Thursday in an FCT High Court in Maitama, re-arraigned a deputy director with the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Emenike Umesi, for alleged misappropriation of N54.3 million.

EFCC recovers N4.16 billion debt owed Nigerian government by lottery companies

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has recovered at least N4.16 billion out of the debt owed the federal government by lottery companies.
Mason Mount and Declan Rice played five-a-side in London on Sunday. Joe Toth-BPI-Shutterstock

Chelsea agree personal terms with Declan Rice

Chelsea are interested in signing the West Ham midfielder Declan Rice this summer.