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The Nigerian Financial Intelligence Unit (NFIU) has disclaimed reports that it requested the bank account details of officers of the national assembly and the judiciary.

Wealthy Nigerians on edge over NFIU searchlight

Recalcitrant tax defaulters, high-end politicians, top civil servants, businessmen and other wealthy Nigerians with questionable sources of income are now in panic mode as the Nigerian Financial Intelligence Unit (NFIU) and other anti-graft agencies began beaming their searchlight on them in line with the Federal Government’s effort to retrieve state funds tallegedly siphoned in shady transactions.

CropIT, IITA to launch Nigeria’s first digital advisory agric platform

CropIT Nigeria Limited (CropIT) in partnership with the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) have concluded plans to launch a robust digital platform that will impact more than 5,000,000 farmers and over 100,000 agricultural extension officers.

South-East PDP congratulates governors on tribunal victories

The leadership of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in the South-East geopolitical zone has congratulated Governors Okezie Ikpeazu, David Umahi, Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi and Emeka Ihedioha of Abia, Ebonyi, Enugu and Imo respectively on their victories at the governorship election petition tribunals.
Former Lagos Deputy Governor, Adejoke Adefulire and top government officials at the event

Lagos charges residents on tree planting, bottle recycling

The Lagos State Government at the weekend charged residents of the state on the need to plant tree and turn waste to wealth by recycling empty bottles for a cleaner and safer environment.

Benue fixes date for council polls

The Benue State Independent Electoral Commission (BESIEC) has fixed 30th November 2019 for the Local Government Council elections in the state.
Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has announced the appointment of six new Permanent Secretaries in the States Civil Service.

Lagos artisans seek appointment in Governor Sanwo-Olu’s cabinet

The Association of Lagos State Artisans and Technicians (ASLAT) has appealed to Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State to include their members in his administration to improve the association’s prospects.
Kayode Fayemi

Governor Fayemi: Access to basic education, merit yardstick for quality education

The governor of Ekiti State, Kayode Fayemi, has said that for the standard of education to be restored to its former glory, access to basic education and merit should be the yardstick.
Gboyega Oyetola

Ogun governor inaugurates health boards

Osun State Governor Adegboyega Oyetola at the weekend, inaugurated the Governing Boards of Osun State Health Insurance Agency and Osun Primary Healthcare Boards.
ALLEN ONYEMA

Xenophobia: Christian conference nominates Air Peace chief for award

The Conference of Christians of Aladura Worldwide has lauded the roles played by Air Peace Airline as well as the company’s Chairman/Chief Executive Officer, Dr. Allen Onyema, for evacuating Nigerians from South Africa following series of attacks on them by the South Africans.
The Controller of the Nasarawa State Command of the Nigeria Correctional Service, Emmanuel Okoro, on Thursday refuted reports by a section of the media which claimed there was a jail break at the Keffi Old Prison.

Federal government unfolds fresh plan to reform prison inmates

Chris Okoye, Controller of Correctional Service, Nigerian Correctional Service, Imo State Command, has disclosed that a fresh mechanism has been put in place by the Federal Government for the rehabilitation and reformation of prison inmates across the country.
Kidnap Victim

Kidnapped ASUP chair, others regain freedom

Four staff of the Oyo State College of Agriculture and Technology, Igbo Ora and one other person who were kidnapped on Thursday have regained their freedom.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, spoke to reporters in Kano, just now, answering questions on the xenophobic attacks against Nigerians in South Africa. Below are his verbatim comments-

VP Osinbajo: Nigerians better together, division no option

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo says it is very important and more beneficial for Nigeria as a nation to remain together, than to be apart.
Akwa Ibom State Governor, Mr Udom Emmanuel has described his victory at the governorship election tribunal as a reaffirmation of the people’s mandate, saying that his administration will focus on the improvement of social services like education, healthcare, infrastructure, empowerment of the youths, women and the downtrodden.

Tribunal victory reaffirmation of people’s mandate – Akwa Ibom governor

Akwa Ibom State Governor, Mr Udom Emmanuel has described his victory at the governorship election tribunal as a reaffirmation of the people’s mandate, saying that his administration will focus on the improvement of social services like education, healthcare, infrastructure, empowerment of the youths, women and the downtrodden.

Police confirm kidnap of ASUP chairman, four others

The Oyo State Police Command on Friday confirmed the abduction of some lecturers at the College of Agriculture, Igboo-Ora, in the Ibarapa area of the state.
Kidnap Victim

ASUP chair, four others kidnapped

The Chairman, Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP), Oyo State College of Agriculture and Technology, Igbo-Ora, Mr. Opadijo Olujide, along with Secretary of the Union, Gbenga Alayande, and three others have been kidnapped.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

Zamfara APC sets up committee for party development

The Zamfara Chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has sets up a nine-man technical committee to draft a development plans of the party in the state.

UNILAG: We did not approve banner with MC Oluomo’s photo

The University of Lagos, Akoka, has said it did not approve the banner which had the Caretaker Chairman of the National Union of Road Transport Workers in Lagos State, Musiliu Akinsanya, aka MC Oluomo, as one of the invited guests for a programme on the campus.

Tribunal dismisses PDP’s petition against Sokoto assembly leader

The National and state Assembly Election Petitions Tribunal sitting in Sokoto State on Thursday, dismissed the petition of Dayyabu Kalmalo challenging the election of Bello Ambarura.

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Leicester City’s boss Brenda Rodgers has hailed Nigerian midfielder Wilfred Ndidi and his teammates after their hard fought win over Tottenham Hotspur on Saturday.

Leicester coach lauds Wilfred Ndidi after win over Tottenham

Leicester City’s boss Brenda Rodgers has hailed Nigerian midfielder Wilfred Ndidi and his teammates after their hard fought win over Tottenham Hotspur on Saturday.

650 pupils escape death as flood overruns Anambra school

Over 650 pupils of Ezigbo Primary School in Amansea in Awka North Local Council escaped death at the weekend as flood surged into the school unexpected.
Nigeria Internationals Kenneth Omeruo and Chidozie Awaziem were on parade for Leganes in their 1-1 draw with Valencia in Sunday’s La Liga game at the Mestalla Stadium.

Kenneth Omeruo, Chigozie Awaziem help Leganes claim first point of the season

Nigeria Internationals Kenneth Omeruo and Chidozie Awaziem were on parade for Leganes in their 1-1 draw with Valencia in Sunday’s La Liga game at the Mestalla Stadium.
England, Nigeria and Canada are in a three-way tussle for the services of Fikayo Tomori, with the Chelsea centre-half’s impressive displays putting him on Gareth Southgate’s radar.

Nigeria to battle Canada, England for Fikayo Tomori

England, Nigeria and Canada are in a three-way tussle for the services of Fikayo Tomori, with the Chelsea centre-half’s impressive displays putting him on Gareth Southgate’s radar.

59-year old retiree in police net over N1.2 million fraud

The police in Edo State have arrested a 59-year-old retiree, Oshiodi Michael, for allegedly defrauding applicants to the tune of N1.2 million.