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The Kayode Fayemi administration in Ekiti State says it has defrayed inherited debts to the tune of 31 billion naira since assumption of office.

Easter: Governor Fayemi urges prayers to defeat coronavirus pandemic

The Governor of Ekiti State, Dr Kayode Fayemi, has felicitated with Christians in the state and in the country on this year’s Easter celebrations.
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Easter: Oyo governor reminds Christians on essence of celebration

As Christians all over the world celebrate Easter, Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State has reminded them of the essence of the celebration, just as he said, the occasion was meant for the assurance of faith.
The Bishop-elect of the Orthodox Gospel Church of Nigeria (Orthodox Anglican Communion), Diocese of Lagos on The Mainland, The Venerable Funso Awe, has called on Christians in Nigeria to reflect deeply on the sacrifice of Jesus Christ.

Orthodox Anglican Bishop-elect admonishes Nigerians at Easter

The Bishop-elect of the Orthodox Gospel Church of Nigeria (Orthodox Anglican Communion), Diocese of Lagos on The Mainland, The Venerable Funso Awe, has called on Christians in Nigeria to reflect deeply on the sacrifice of Jesus Christ and be assured of a secure future.
The order was given by the chairman, Senate Committee on Judiciary, Human Rights and Legal Matters, Senator Michael Opeyemi Bamidele, during a public hearing on the alleged invasion of the Federal High Court. According to the lawmakers, all parties must submit a written account of what happened within 24 hours, adding that their memorandum would enable them to give report to the Senate.

Easter: With prayers, precautions, coronavirus will be defeated – Senator Bamidele

The Chairman, Senate Committee on Judiciary, Human Right and Legal Matters, Senator Opeyemi Bamidele, has advised Nigerians, especially Christians to exhibit patriotism and make the requisite sacrifices for the country to subdue the deadly Coronavirus.

Easter: FRSC chief calls for sustained adherence to lockdown order

As motorists across the country gear up towards a hitch free year 2020 Easter celebration, the Corps Marshal, Federal Road Safety Corps Dr Boboye Oyeyemi felicitates with the Christian faithfuls, and has called on all motorists to sustain adherence to the respective lockdown orders and adhere to the maximum safety and health standards in vehicles amidst the rising case of COVID-19 in the country.
Gov. Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State has urged supporters of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) and electorate to shun violence and exhibit high sense of maturity during and after Saturday’s rerun election in the state.

Sokoto extends ban on inter-state movement by two weeks

Governor Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State on Thursday directed that the restriction order banning inter-state movement in the state be extended by two weeks.

Abia relaxes coronavirus lockdown ahead of Easter

The Abia State Government has relaxed its lockdown for three days to enable residents to restock foodstuffs in their homes ahead of the Easter celebration.
The countries according to the Minister of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola, are China, Italy, Iran, South Korea, Spain, Japan, France, Germany, Norway, the United States of America, the United Kingdom, Netherlands and Switzerland.

Nigeria declares April 10, 13 as Easter holidays

The Federal Government has declared Friday, April 10 and Monday, April 13 as public holidays to mark the 2020 Easter Celebration.
Nollywood actress Funke Akindele has explained why her husband celebrated his birthday which led to social gathering amidst coronavirus pandemic.

NCDC disowns Funke Akindele

The lead agency in Nigeria for the fight against the spread of Coronavirus Disease, Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, has disowned Nollywood actress, Funke Akindele Bello, as one of its brand ambassadors.
Nollywood actress Funke Akindele has explained why her husband celebrated his birthday which led to social gathering amidst coronavirus pandemic.

Funke Akindele explains why husband held birthday party amidst coronavirus lockdown

Nollywood actress Funke Akindele has explained why her husband celebrated his birthday which led to social gathering amidst coronavirus pandemic.
All Progressives Congress (APC) national stalwart Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, has described as premature, talks about 2023 elections and the successor to President Muhammadu Buhari. To him, those making such calls do not love Nigeria.

Governor Fayemi: Asiwaju Tinubu a leader of leaders

As the former Lagos State Governor, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu clocks 68 years old on Sunday, Governor Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti State has described him as leader of leaders, who has paid his dues in the country’s political firmament and beyond, thus deserving the respect of all and sundry across party lines.

Builders Day: Do not ignore signs of building collapse – Institute

Nigeria Institute of Builders (NIOB), Gombe State Chapter, on Friday said building collapse could be traced to many factors including human and natural disasters.

CDD urges Nigeria to remove barriers to gender equality

The Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD) has called on the Nigerian government to address the systemic barriers plaguing women’s rights in the country.
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has listed what Nigeria should do to have access to $12 trillion “dormant funds”.

Ex-President Obasanjo: How coronavirus affected my 83rd birthday celebration

Nigeria’s former President Olusegun Obasanjo on Thursday lamented how Coronavirus affected his 83rd birthday celebration.
Commandant General of NSCDC, Mr. Abdullahi Gana Muhammadu

NSCDC: We now have license to operate radio station

He confirmed that the National Broadcasting Commission, NBC, granted the radio station license to the Corps, and this is his gift to the defenders to mark this year’s International Civil Defence Day.
The Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Olayiwola Adeyemi III, has broken his silence over the heated reactions generated by his statement over the Mayegun title he conferred on the fuji musician, Alhaji Wasiu Ayinde, stating that the context through which he made the statement should be understood.

Alaafin: No incantation, climbing of prayer mountains can curb cancer

The Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Olayiwola Adeyemi III, says no amount of spiritual incantation or use of concoctions can curb cancer.
Gift packs are the most preferred gift choice among residents in Abuja for the 2020 Valentine’s Day.

Valentine: Gift packs most popular choice

According to them, the ability to put a gift pack together showed thoughtfulness in picking each of the items for packs will contain.

Insurgency: NAF to induct new combat helicopters

Nigeria Air Force (NAF) said it will induct the new attack helicopters it acquired two weeks ago on Thursday this week in Abuja.
In furtherance to boosting the airpower assets of the NAF to tackle current and emerging security threats in the country, the Nigerian Airforce is set to induct two new Augusta 109 Westland Attack helicopters into combat operations.

Nigerian Airforce takes delivery of two new Augusta attack helicopters for combat operations

In furtherance to boosting the airpower assets of the NAF to tackle current and emerging security threats in the country, the Nigerian Airforce is set to induct two new Augusta 109 Westland Attack helicopters into combat operations.
The Director General of the International Labour Organization, ILO, Mr. Guy Ryder has commended Nigeria for the labour friendly disposition of the President Muhammadu Buhari administration.

President Buhari commiserates with family of oldest surviving soldier

President Muhammadu Buhari has described Pa Adama Aduku, the oldest surviving soldier of the Nigerian Army and World War 11 Veteran, who passed on at 101, as a soldier’s soldier and an epitome of honour.
The Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, announced this on Thursday in Abuja through a statement issued by the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Interior, Mrs Georgina Ehuriah.

Minister seeks concerted effort on girl child education

The former governor of Osun State and now the Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, has called for concerted efforts by government, corporate organisations and relevant stakeholders toward the education of the girl-child.
The Jigawa Command of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) is to depoy 285 of its staff to ensure free flow of traffic and carry out rescue operations in the state during the Eid-El-Kabir break.

2020: FRSC calls for collective vigilance against accidents

The Corps Marshal, Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Dr Boboye Oyeyemi, has urged Nigerians to be vigilant against the menace of road traffic accidents in the country.

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China dismisses concern for Hong Kong freedom after tabloid closure

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A 24-year-old woman, Abibat Kehinde, has been abandoned at Epe General Hospital, Lagos State, over N131,000 unpaid bills, three months after she gave birth to twins at the hospital.

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The Nasarawa State Government has begun the vaccination of its frontline medical workers against the COVID-19 pandemic.

NPHCDA: Over 1 million Nigerian residents receive second dose of coronavirus vaccine

The executive director of the National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA), Faisal Shuaib, says 1,005,234 people have received the second dose of the Oxford/AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine.
Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun, Nigerian superstar popularly known as Wizkid, has finally received his Grammy award plaque.

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Green Africa Airways, a new low-cost carrier, is set to begin its operations after reaching the final stage of certification.

Green Africa suspends ticket bookings, awaits operating certificate

Green Africa Airways, a Nigerian start-up carrier, has suspended ticket bookings following the delay in the issuance of its Air Operator’s Certificate (AOC) by the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA).

Minister: Lifting embargo on civil service recruitment can’t solve unemployment

The federal government has ruled out the possibility of lifting embargo on recruitment into the public service, saying it will not make any significant difference to the unemployment problem in the country.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Ogun: Police arrest three ‘land grabbers’

The police in Ogun have arrested three suspects for alleged land-grabbing at the Odogbolu area of the state.