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The Government of Abia State on Monday issued the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) a seven-day ultimatum to remove what it described as ‘offensive’ notices placed on some of its property, saying they are assets of the government.

Abia gives EFCC seven days to issue apology for sealing state property

The Government of Abia State on Monday issued the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) a seven-day ultimatum to remove what it described as ‘offensive’ notices placed on some of its property, saying they are assets of the state government.
The Judicial Commission of Inquiry set up by Governor Godwin Obaseki to investigate the construction of the Edo Specialist Hospital and supply of equipment has indicted former governor, Adams Oshiomhole.

Governor Obaseki, deputy to dump APC this week for PDP – party chairman

The Edo State Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Hon. Anthony Aziegbemi, Monday told journalists in Benin City that Governor Godwin Obaseki and his deputy, Philip Shaibu, will formally resign from their party, the All Progressives Congress, APC, and join the PDP this week.
Alex Iwobi has scored two headed goals for Everton this season, one more than he had during his professional spell at Arsenal.

Alex Iwobi to face title chasing Liverpool on neutral ground

Super Eagles forward Alex Iwobi and his Everton teammates will face title chasing Liverpool on a neutral ground as part of arrangements aimed at ending the coronavirus arrested season.
The Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Science and Technology, Dr. Mohammed Bello.

Building purchase allegation mere concoction – permanent secretary

The Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Science and Technology, Mohammed Umar, who was accused of “serious misconduct” while serving as the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, has told the Federal Government he did no wrong.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared Danjuma Kashimu, the candidate of All Progressives Congress (APC), winner of Magama-Rijau Federal Constituency of Niger, in Saturday’s bye-election.

Ebonyi APC gives conditions to participate in palliatives distribution committee

The Ebonyi State chapter of All Progressives Congress (APC) has listed conditions that must be fulfilled by the state government for the party to participate in the COVID-19 Ebonyi Palliatives Distribution Joint Committee.
213 British nationals were Monday evacuated from Nigeria through the Muritala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos on a British Airways flight BA9157 .

265 Nigerians to be evacuated from Dubai

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has said that an Emirates Airlines is scheduled to evacuate 265 Nigerians from Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE).
NERC Chairman, Prof. James Momoh,

Nigeria to halt extended power cuts during coronavirus lockdown

The federal government has made arrangements to ensure that prolonged power outages are reduced in the country throughout the period of the current lockdown as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Dana Air to keep middle seats empty upon resumption of flights

Dana Air says it will keep the middle seats in all its aircraft empty upon resumption of flights, in line with the social distancing guideline on COVID-19.
Kano State Governor Abdullahi Umaru Ganduje

Kano orders workers to stay off offices, bans influx of buses

Kano State Government has ordered civil servants to stay off office for 14 days from March 24 to prevent spread of Coronavirus in the state.

Nigeria launches integrated medical outreach programme

Arrangements have been con­cluded for the flag off of the Integrated Medical Outreach Programme (I-MOP), an initia­tive of President Muhamma­du Buhari’s Federal Govern­ment, the Executive Director/CEO, National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA), Dr. Faisal Shuaib, has said.
The Emir of Borgu in Niger State, Alhaji Muhammed Haliru Dantoro, has approved the immediate suspension of some senior councillors of the Emirate following allegations of their harbouring and aiding the movement of hostile Fulani herdsmen.

Emir suspends councillors for harbouring herders

The Emir of Borgu in Niger State, Alhaji Muhammed Haliru Dantoro, has approved the immediate suspension of some senior councillors of the Emirate following allegations of their harbouring and aiding the movement of hostile Fulani herdsmen into the Emirate contrary to the directives of the Emir and the Niger State Government.
Senator Peter Nwaoboshi

Senate challenges NDDC’s interim committee to publish facts on ‘N1 billion monthly consultancy fee’

The Senate has called on the Interim Management Committee (IMC) of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) to publish facts, if any, to substantiate their allegations on the payment of N1billion monthly consultancy fee to a company linked to the Chairman of the Senate Committee on the agency, Senator Peter Nwaoboshi.
Governor David Nweze Umahi

Ebonyi government to commence importation of electric cars, tricycles

Arrangements are being made by Ebonyi State government to commence the importation of electric cars, tricycles, and other automobiles to the state. This arrangement is at the finishing stage.

Tanker explosion averted in Enugu

A tanker explosion was averted at Ugwu Onyeama axis of Enugu-Onitsha expressway on Friday morning.
Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has said that the Senate on resumption of plenary will further probe the NNPC on diversion of dividends from the Nigerian Liquefied Natural Gas (NLNG).

Senator Saraki, Speaker Dogara, others bag awards for exemplary leadership

Arrangements have been concluded to honour the Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki; Speaker of House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, and three others with special media awards.

NAAT, NASU to begin disbursement of N8 billion earned allowances

Arrangements have been concluded by the National Association of Academic Technologists (NAAT) and Non-Academic Staff Union of Universities (NASU) to begin the disbursement of N8 billion meant for settlement of arrears of earned allowances.

Heavy security at Lagos APC secretariat ahead of state congress

Security has been beefed up around the All Progressives Congress secretariat in Lagos, ahead of the chapter’s state congress on Saturday.

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NCF not a political party yet – spokesman

The newly formed National Consultative Front (NCF) has said it was yet to metamorphosed into a political party but remains a meeting of like minds to chart a way of getting the country out of the wood.
Head of Civil Service of the Federation, Dr Folasade Yemi-Esan, whose appointment was confirmed last week by President Muhammadu Buhari, also reiterated her commitment to giving focal and priority attention to capacity building.

Nigerian government warns civil servants against flouting coronavirus guidelines

The Federal Government has warned federal civil servants against flouting the workplace guidelines put in place to flatten the curve of coronavirus pandemic in the country.

Former Enugu SSG Samson Ukpabi passes on

A former Secretary to Enugu State Government and former Rector Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA), Kaduna Prof Samson Ukpabi is dead.
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US Sunbelt mayors push back against Trump’s virus optimism

US Sunbelt mayors warned Sunday that their cities are at risk of being overwhelmed by a surge of coronavirus cases as they pushed back against US President Donald Trump’s attempt to minimize the gravity of the spreading virus.
Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State

Ondo governor appoints two new aides

Gov. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State has approved the appointment of Mr Oluwole Moneyin and Mrs Charity Thiti, as Special Assistants on special duties and women mobilisation respectively.