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Isoko people under the auspices of Isoko Ethnic Nationality Movement, IENM, weekend, described Deputy President of the Nigerian Senate, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege as God’s special gift to Deltans.

Lockdown: Senators Omo-Agege, Ekweremadu condemn alleged shooting, extra judicial killing of protesters

Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege, and his predecessor, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, have flayed the alleged shooting of a protester in Sapele, Delta state as well as extra judicial killings by security agents in some parts of the country in the wake of the COVID-19 lockdown.
The Shell companies in Nigeria have presented eight vehicles to the governments of Lagos and Rivers States to support the efforts at contact tracing and treatment of novel coronavirus disease cases.

Shell equips three hospitals, provides eight vehicles

The companies, comprising: The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited, Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company and Shell Nigeria Gas, also joined other players in the oil and gas industry to support the Federal Government with $30 million to stop the spread of the deadly disease.
Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has dismissed as “misleading” insinuations that its platforms withdrew without engaging Boko Haram insurgents when they attacked Garkida community of Gombi Local Government Area of Adamawa.

Insurgency: Nigerian Air Force graduates 30 helicopter gunners

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF), says it has graduated 30 Helicopter Backdoor Gunners (HBDG) to enhance counter-insurgency operation in the country.

Nkechi Ikpeazu charges mothers on children’s training

Abia State First Lady, Nkechi Ikpeazu, has urged mothers to ensure proper up-bringing of their wards, particularly the girl-child.

Abba Kyari: Kidnappers use jammers to evade arrest

The Commander, Intelligence Response Team, DCP Abba Kyari, has called for the deployment of intelligence and acquisition of sophisticated technology to tackle kidnappers that took actions to escape arrest.

Luciano Spalletti wants to remain at Inter

Luciano Spalletti is not concerned about his future at Inter amid rumours linking with Antonio Conte and former Nerazzurri boss Jose Mourinho to the club.
President Buhari receives in audience Governor Elect of Lagos State Babajide Sanwoolu and Deputy Governor Elect of Lagos State Femi Hamzat in State House on 18th Mar 2019-2

Babajide Sanwo-Olu: Why we visited President Buhari in Aso Rock

Lagos State Governor-elect, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu has revealed that he visited President Muhammadu Buhari at his office in Aso Rock in company of his deputy, Dr. Obafemi Hamzat to congratulate the nation’s number one citizen for winning his second term election in the just concluded presidential election.

Election: ADP accuses other parties of stockpiling money for vote-buying

Mathias Ameke, the Anambra State chairman of the Action Democratic Party (ADP), has accused the All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA) , the All Progressive Congress (APC) and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) of allegedly stockpiling money for vote buying in Anambra West Local Government Area of the state .
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Gbenga Olawepo-Hashim: AD presidential candidate has stepped down for me

The presidential candidate of the People’s Trust, Mr. Gbenga Olawepo-Hashim, on Sunday said the presidential candidate of the Alliance for Democracy, Eniola Ojajuni, has stepped down for him.

Ango Abdullahi: Parliamentary system panacea to Nigeria’s corruption

Leader of the Northern Elders Forum (NEF), Professor Ango Abdullahi, has said that the only way Nigeria can end corruption and the numerous challenges standing on its way to greatness is to abolish ‘corrupt and expensive’ presidential system for parliamentary system of government.

IATA, AFRAA sign MoU to advance aviation in Africa

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) and the African Airline Association (AFRAA) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to deepen their cooperation.

USAID, Nestlé, others partner to train agro-business owners in Kaduna

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID), Nestlé Nigeria Plc, Volunteers for Economic Growth Alliance (VEGA) and VEGA-member Cultivating New Frontiers in Agriculture (CNFA) have announced a new partnership programme to train farmers, workers and small businesses in Kaduna State.

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The Senate has described as “erroneous” report that it approved fresh loan of N850 billion at the plenary on Tuesday.

Senate calls for quick diversification of economy, frowns against high cost of oil production

The upper chamber of the National Assembly has called on the federal government to quickly diversify the economy, following the high cost of oil production without commensurate result.

NMA: Nigerians may suffer if governors take over coronavirus management

The Nigerian Medical Association (NMA), has asked President Muhammadu Buhari not to allow states take full control of managing the COVID-19 pandemic saying Nigerians may suffer.
Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) and Chairman of the PTF on COVID-19, Mr Boss Mustapha, who raised the concern on Thursday during the daily press briefing by the task force in Abuja.

Nigerian government says churches, mosques can reopen

The Federal Government has announced relaxation of restriction on gatherings in places of worship imposed as part of the guidelines to curb the spread of COVID-19 in the country.
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Delta doctor abducted by gunmen in government hospital

Gunmen have abducted a resident doctor identified simply as Dr. Wisdom Iboyitete at Central Hospital, Ojobo in Burutu Local Government Area of Delta State.

Panic in Imo community as ‘herdsmen’ kill security operative

There is palpable fear in Umuanuma community in Aboh Mbaise Local Government Area of Imo State as suspected herdsmen murder a private security operative, Mr Hycinth Ikegwu, at about 6 am on Sunday while returning from work with his motorcycle.