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President Muhammadu Buhari and the Governor of Nasarawa State, Mr Abdullahi Sule, are meeting right now.

President Buhari to make a broadcast by 7pm

According to him, “Television, radio and other electronic media outlets are enjoined to hook up to the network services of the Nigerian Television Authority (NTA) and Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria (FRCN) respectively for the broadcast.
Femi Adesina, spokesman of President Muhammadu Buhari

Nigeria denies N30,000 palliative claim

The Presidency on Saturday debunked the report on social media that N30, 000 has been approved for each Nigerian with a Bank Verification Number, BVN, as a palliative for cushioning the effect of stay at home order to stop the spread of COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic.
The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has donated 17 items to support the isolation centre at the University of Abuja Teaching Hospital Gwagwalada to combat Coronavirus in the country.

NNPC donates to University of Abuja teaching hospital isolation centre

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has donated 17 items to support the isolation centre at the University of Abuja Teaching Hospital Gwagwalada to combat Coronavirus in the country.
A lawyer walks through the compound at the Federal High Court in Ikoyi district in Lagos, Nigeria, May 8, 2018. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye

Senator Kalu’s co-convict gets bail to treat tuberculosis, cancer

The Federal High Court in Lagos on Thursday granted post-conviction bail to a former Director of Finance and Account at the Abia State Government House, Jones Udeogu, who was sentenced to 10 years’ imprisonment last year December.
Former minister of Aviation, Osita Chidoka, has decried the standard of living in Onitsha, proposing that the creation of an Area Planning Commission will help make the city a modern one comparable to Kigali, Cape Town and Johannesburg.

Former minister urges politicians to take the lead in fight against coronavirus

A Former Minister of Aviation, Chief Osita Chidoka, has called on politicians (irrespective of party affiliation) to use their campaign structures to spread awareness about the dreaded novel coronavirus as part of efforts to prevent the pandemic from spreading to our villages and local communities.
President Muhammadu Buhari has assured that his administration would take necessary measures to isolate Nigerians from the consequences of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak on the economy. 4

Nigeria reduces number of journalists covering presidential villa activities

The Presidency on Tuesday reduced the number of journalists covering activities at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
WHO director-general Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus

WHO: Coronavirus pandemic is accelerating

The coronavirus pandemic is “accelerating ” but the trajectory of its pandemic can be managed, the World Health Organisation has said.
Authorities in Nigeria's largest city Lagos on Monday said that the death toll from a suspected gas explosion had risen to 17 as emergency services dug bodies from the debris. 2

Lagos monarch urges governor to probe explosion

The Baale of the Shoba community in the Abule-Ado area of Lagos State, Chief Jimoh Agbebeji, has urged Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu to order an investigation into the explosion that rocked the community on Sunday, March 15, 2020.
Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta has sent a N27.9 billion supplementary budget for 2019 to the State House of Assembly for approval, increasing the initial budget figure of N390 billion to N417.9 billion.

Forum: Anyone opposed to restructuring is enemy of Nigeria

Southern Leaders and Middle Belt Forum, comprising Pan-Niger Delta Forum (PANDEF), Ohaneze Ndigbo, Afenifere and Middle Belt, has said that anyone opposed to restructuring in Nigeria is an enemy of the country.
Femi Gbajabiamila

Speaker Gbajabiamila, others honour federal lawmaker in Ibadan

Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila, the Speaker, House of Representatives former Gov. Adebayo Alao-Akala and Olubadan of Ibadanland, Oba Saliu Adetunji on Friday honoured Rep. Musiliu Akinremi (APC-Ibadan North) in Ibadan.
The Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution (IPCR) has pledged to collaborate with the Nigerian Army Resource Centre (NARC) to find practical solutions to insecurity confronting the country.

Nigerian Army recruiting personnel for special forces – Director

The Director, Directorate of Army Recruitment, Resettlement and Reserve, Brig.-Gen Emmanuel Akpan, made this known on Friday, saying it was in line with global best practices to reinvigorate the force.
AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq of Kwara

Coronavirus: Kwara shuts down schools from Monday

Kwara state government has announced the closure of all schools, both public and private operating in the state indefinitely as from Monday, March 23, 2020.
WHO director-general Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus

Coronavirus: WHO backs international drug trial as cases surpass 200,000

The World Health Organisation (WHO) is coordinating trials on several possible medications for the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19), WHO Chief Tedros Ghebreyesus said as the global infection number surpassed 200,000.
A lawyer walks through the compound at the Federal High Court in Ikoyi district in Lagos, Nigeria, May 8, 2018. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye

Court adjourns former Lagos speaker’s money laundering trial for six months

The money laundering trial of a former Speaker of the Lagos State House of Assembly, Adeyemi Ikuforiji, and his former aide, Oyebode Atoyebi, before the Federal High Court in Lagos was stalled on Wednesday with Justice Mohammed Liman adjourning till September 30.
Chief Victor Giadom

South-South APC leaders pitch Victor Giadom as Adams Oshiomhole’s replacement

Leaders of the All Progressives Congress from the South-South zone of the country have endorsed the current Acting National Chairman of the party, Victor Giadom, as a replacement for the embattled National Chairman, Adams Oshiomhole.
Senator Douye Diri, Peoples Democratic Party’s (PDP’s) candidate for the Bayelsa governorship election, on Saturday, described the electoral process as “smooth and peaceful”.

Governor Diri blames Adams Oshiomhole, Timipre Sylva for violence in Bayelsa

The Bayelsa State Governor, Senator Douye Diri, has blamed the National Chairman of All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole and the Minister of State for Petroleum and former governor of Bayelsa State, Chief Timipre Sylva for the February 13 violence that swept across Yenagoa, Bayelsa State capital after the Supreme Court sacked Chief David Lyon as governor-elect.
Babatunde Fashola- Minister Works, Power and Housing

Nigeria constructs 43 intervention roads in tertiary institutions

The Federal Government says it is currently constructing and rehabilitating 43 intervention roads in tertiary institutions across the country to further improve infrastructural development in institutions of learning.
Emir of Kano, Alhaji Muhammadu Sanusi II

Governor El-Rufai appoints former Emir Sanusi chancellor of Kaduna university

The Kaduna State Government has named deposed Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II, as the Chancellor of the Kaduna State University (KASU).

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A member of the House of Representatives, Usman Kumo, has been dismissed from the All Progressives Congress (APC) by the leadership of the Kumo East Ward of Akko Local Government.

APC expels Reps member over anti-party activities, others

A member of the House of Representatives, Usman Kumo, has been dismissed from the All Progressives Congress (APC) by the leadership of the Kumo East Ward of Akko Local Government.
Jürgen Klopp relished the reaction of his players as Liverpool produced a comeback to beat Bournemouth 2-1 after two successive defeats.

Jurgen Klopp tells pals Liverpool will be last club job

The Mirror says Klopp sees managing the national side as a natural development in his career with a growing enthusiasm for him to be Joachim Low’s successor within Germany.
Governor Adegboyega Oyetola of Osun State has warned the newly inaugurated cabinet members to shun frivolities and work as one indivisible team for the progress of the state.

Osun prioritises sick, poor people in coronavirus relief distribution

The Osun State Government has disclosed that its priority would be the sick and poor residents of the state while distributing its relief materials.
President Muhammadu Buhari has directed prompt payment of salaries to all employees. 4

President Buhari meets with presidential committee on Nigeria’s economy

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday met with the Presidential Committee on the impact of the coronavirus on Nigeria’s economy, and directed the Ministry of Finance and National Planning to ensure that salaries were paid.
President Muhammadu Buhari has directed prompt payment of salaries to all employees. 2

President Buhari directs prompt payment of salaries

He also directed the ministry to ensure that critical infrastructure like roads, rails are protected and as much as possible, use local inputs so that the country retains value within her economy.