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Minister of State for Education, Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba

Minister: We’re making plans for students to write exams

The Minister of State for Education, Emeka Nwajiuba, has revealed that contrary to reports that the Federal Government is making plans to reopen schools, it is only making plans for students in exit classes to write exams.
The suspended National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole, says he has accepted the Appeal court’s verdict which upheld his suspension.

Comrade Oshiomhole: My lawyers will advise me on next line of action

The suspended National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole, says he has accepted the Appeal court’s verdict which upheld his suspension.

Ondo fire victims count losses, seek government’s support

Residents of Oba Nla area of Akure, the Ondo state capital have been counting their losses following the fire outbreak that occurred on Sunday night.
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.

Edo guber: Governor Obaseki’s supporters not mourning – aide

Osaigbovo Iyoha, Special Adviser on Political Matters to Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, has said the governor’s supporters have been celebrating since the All Progressives Congress announced his disqualification from the June 22 governorship primary in the state.

Thirteen killed in Katsina bandit attacks

Thirteen people died on Friday when villagers fought back against armed cattle thieves in Katsina State where rustling has been on the increase.
Abdu Maikaba

Playoff: LMC not fair to Plateau United – Abdu Maikaba

Plateau United coach Abdul Maikaba has reacted to the possible options on how to conclude the 2019/2020 NPFL season as pronounced by the LMC Chief Shehu Dikko.

Yobe state chief judge passes on

According to him, Justice Nabaruma died on Monday night after a protracted illness at the National Hospital in Abuja, the nation’s capital.
The governor of Kano State, Abdullahi Ganduje, has announced the easing of lockdown in the state despite rising numbers of the coronavirus.

Kano quarantines over 2000 almajiris

Kano state government has quarantined over 2000 Almajiris to curb the spread of COVID-19 in the state, the second hotspot of the virus after Lagos State.
Kaduna State Governor Nasir Ahmed El-Rufai

Governor El- Rufai: Northern governors ready to confront anyone opposed to ending almajiri system

Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna state on Wednesday said the 19 Northern governors in the country have collectively agreed on putting an end to the Almajiri system in the country and are ready to face anyone who dares to stand on their path in realising this objective.

Jigawa: Anxiety as 100 die mysteriously in 10 days

There is anxiety in Hadejia Local Government Area of Jigawa State, following the mysterious death of over 100 persons. The victims were suspected to have died from complications related to COVID-19.
Minister of State for Education, Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba

Minister urges parents to buy transistor radio for their wards

Determined to capture the children in the remote areas of the country in the Federal Government’s E-learning programme which has been upscaled during the novel Coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic lockdown, parents have been asked to avail their children with transistor radio sets to key into the project.
Abdullahi Umar Ganduje

Kano to rely on ‘verbal autopsy’ for mysterious deaths

The Kano State Covid-19 response team says it will rely on ‘verbal methods’ while probing the cause of death of the hundreds of people that have died mysteriously in the state in the last one week.
Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, yesterday asked Health Minister, Dr. Osagie Ehanire, the whereabouts of visiting Chinese medical personnel, saying their activities in the country must the oversighted by the parliament.

Minister: President Buhari will decide when to lift lockdown order

The Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire, has said President Mohammadu Buhari would determine when to lift the lockdown occasioned by the novel Coronavirus pandemic in the country.
Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Akin Abayomi, on Tuesday asked the passengers who were on the same plane with the lady to self-isolate as he released hotlines to call should they show any symptoms.

Most people unaware they have coronavirus – Lagos commissioner

Lagos State Health Commissioner, Prof Akin Abayomi, says persons infected with coronavirus can be exercising daily and feel generally well but are secreting and transmitting the virus everywhere they go.
Abdullahi Umar Ganduje

Governor Ganduje: No spike in deaths, burial in Kano

There has been no outbreak of strange illness killing people in Kano State in recent weeks and months, the state governor, Dr. Abdullahi Ganduje, has said.
Pfizer Inc. and BioNTech SE secured approval for Germany’s first human clinical trials of a possible coronavirus vaccine, entering a global race to develop a defense against the pandemic.

Kano suspends operation at coronavirus testing centre over lack of kits

The newly established testing centre for COVID-19 in Kano State has suspended its operation due to lack of kits for its operations.
PDP and Wada are challenging the declaration of Yahaya Bello of the APC as winner of the November 16, 2019 governorship election held in the state.

PDP criticise Governor Bello over interview

The Kogi State Chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party has described Gov. Yahaya Bello’s appearance on Channels Television on Sunday as a show of shame.
As the inks flow in tributes to Abba Kyari by those who loved and despised him, let us not forget that Abba was much misunderstood and often maligned.

Governor Bello: Why Abba Kyari was a ‘cabal’ in the presidency

The Governor of Kogi State, Yahaya Bello, has said that President Muhammadu Buhari’s late Chief of Staff, Abba Kyari, was a ‘cabal’ in this present administration.

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Ondo guber: No PDP aspirant will be unjustly disqualified – Rep Dogara

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Screening Committee for the Ondo State governorship election has assured the party aspirants that none of them would be unjustly disqualified.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

Ondo guber: APC generates N258 million from sales of forms

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has generated N258.7 million from the sales of expression of interest and nomination forms to aspirants ahead of July 20, governorship primaries in Ondo state.

Okada riders protest incessant extortion, arrest by police in Lagos

Hundreds of commercial motorcyclists, popularly known as ‘Okada,’ on Thursday marched through the streets of Ikorodu, Lagos State, protesting against incessant arrest, extortion and seizure of their motorcycles by the police.

Minister: How airports will operate when opened

With less than five days to commencement of domestic flights in Nigeria, preparations are in place to ensure that safety measures are adhered to during operations.
Akwa Ibom State Governor, Udom Emmanuel, says the idea of random testing for COVID-19 in the state is a waste of government resources.

Akwa Ibom lifts ban on burial, weddings from July 4

Governor Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom State has lifted the ban on burials and wedding ceremonies in the state beginning from Saturday, July 4, 2020.