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The National Coordinator of the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19, Dr Sani Aliyu, says restriction measures like social distancing, and wearing of face masks need to continue during the period of Ramadan, which is around the corner.

PTF advises schools to send any child with respiratory symptoms home

The National Coordinator of Presidential Task Force on COVID-19, Dr Sani Aliyu, has advised schools to send home any child with respiratory symptoms consistent with coronavirus in order to reduce risk of transmission.

Primate Ayodele speaks on pastors jailed for fraud, missing child

The leader of INRI Evangelical Spiritual Church, Primate Elijah Ayodele, has sent a strong message to the Shepherd-In-Charge of the Genesis Parish of the Celestial Church of Christ, Prophet Israel Oladele, who was sent to jail some days ago on charges that has to do with fraud.
The British government is fighting to keep Shamima Begum, who left at 15, from coming back to the country where she was born.

UK Supreme Court to decide whether ‘ISIS woman’ can return

At a hearing beginning on Monday, it is challenging a lower court’s ruling that Begum can return to Britain to mount a legal challenge aimed at restoring her UK citizenship, which was revoked on national security grounds.
The Obong of Calabar, His Eminence, Edidem Ekpo Abasi-Otu V, on Monday hailed Gov. Ben Ayade of Cross River for his proactive health intervention programmes in the state.

Calabar monarch hails Governor Ayade’s health programmes

Abasi-Otu said this when the state social mobilisation team led by the Director-General of Cross River Primary Healthcare Development Agency, Dr Janet Ekpenyong, paid him a courtesy visit in his palace in Calabar.

Gabriel Orok: Enyimba bracing for trophy-laden season

“I have settled in well and I’m happy being with the team. I feel like a champion, I have always wanted to win trophies for Enyimba FC since I was a child and today is a dream come true. I will continue to win more trophies for the team,” He said.
Atiku Abubakar

Atiku Abubakar: Nigeria needs critical leadership for economic sustainability

Former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, has advised the federal to “swallow its pride”, acknowledge its limitations and accept quality ideas to end the latest round of recession.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

13-year-old rape victim dies in Bayelsa

According to investigations the deceased was allegedly raped by a 28-year-old teacher, Mr Promise Sylvanus Ogun, attached to Government Secondary School, Toroegbeni in Sagbama Local Government Area of the state.
Former Imo State Governor Rochas Okorocha has urged his supporters to resist further attacks from the government. He said he would no longer tolerate unwarranted assaults on his person and relatives.

Senator Okorocha: 22,000 youths have benefited from my foundation in last 25 years

Former Governor of Imo State and senator representing Imo West Senatorial District, Rochas Okorocha, has said over 22,000 Nigerian youths have benefited from the charity work he is undertaking through his foundation, The Rocha’s Foundation in the past 25 years.
The Speaker to the house of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila on Sunday paid a condolence visit to the Association of Abuja vendors to commiserate with a member that was killed by his security aide.

Speaker Gbajabiamila promises trust fund for family of slain vendor

The Speaker to the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, on Sunday paid a condolence visit to the Association of Abuja vendors to commiserate with a member that was killed by his security aide.
Governor Willie Obiano

Igbo leader pleads with Anambra governor to forgive 12 suspended traditional rulers

Ahead of the Christmas and New Year celebrations, a member of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) Board of Trustees, Chief Rommy Ezeonwuka, has appealed to the Govenor of Anambra State, Chief Willie Obiano to lift the suspension placed on some traditional rulers in the State as part of government’s gift to the people of the State these seasons.
United Nation’s Children Fund (UNICEF)

UNICEF: 348,000 Libyan children need humanitarian aid

The UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has said that more than 348,000 children out of 1.2 million people, need humanitarian assistance in Libya, due to the impact of the prolonged armed conflict, political and economic crises and the COVID-19 pandemic.
United Nation’s Children Fund (UNICEF)

UNICEF: We must listen to children, young people

As the World Children’s Day is marked on Friday, UNICEF says it is important to listen to children and young people to encourage them to reimagine a brighter future and achieve what they aspire to be.

Ministry, NGO task journalists on nutrition reportage

Save the Children International, Nigeria, in partnership with Federal Ministry of Finance, Budget and Planning have called on journalists to beam search light on increased reportage of nutrition issues in Nigeria.
A total of 93,236 children have been killed or maimed in conflicts in the last 10 years, a new report has revealed.

Report: 93,236 children killed in conflicts in 10 years

This was disclosed Friday in a new report released by Save the Children report, titled: “Killed and Maimed: A Generation of Violations Against Children In Conflict.”
Musician, Charles Oputa, aka Charly Boy, says it took several months to come to terms with the fact that his daughter is a homosexual.

Charly Boy: It took months to accept my daughter is homosexual

Musician, Charles Oputa, aka Charly Boy, says it took several months to come to terms with the fact that his daughter is a homosexual.
United Nation’s Children Fund (UNICEF)

UNICEF concerned for children’s safety as coronavirus pandemic lingers

United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has warned in a new report of significant and growing consequences for children as the COVID-19 pandemic lurches toward a second year, ahead of World Children’s Day on 20 November, Averting a Lost COVID Generation is the first UNICEF report to comprehensively outline the dire and growing consequences for children as the pandemic drags on.

Nigeria’s unemployment deadlier than Covid-19, Boko Haram – ex-presidential aspirant

The 1993 Presidential Aspirant under the defunct National Republic Convention (NRC), Alhaji Lema Jibril, has said that the challenge of unemployment in Nigeria is deadlier than COVID-19, Boko Haram and banditry combined.
Sami Khedira has returned to the Juventus squad for their Serie A game at home to AC Milan on Saturday.

Sami Khedira namedrops Jose Mourinho, Carlo Ancelotti amid long-held dream of playing in Premier...

Sami Khedira has revealed he still harbours dreams of playing in the Premier League, naming Jose Mourinho and Carlo Ancelotti as managers he admires as he seemingly attempts to put himself in the shop window.

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UN, EU urge media to intensify advocacy against gender violence

The joint EU-UN Spotlight Initiative, on Monday called on the media to intensify advocacy through reportage of violence against women and girls to end the menace in the country.
The PDP and its candidate, Babatunde Gbadamosi, are urging the court to disqualify the APC candidate, Tokunbo Abiru, over his alleged possession of two voter cards.

Tokunbo Abiru proposes antidote for national challenges

Mr Tokunbo Abiru, APC’s candidate for the Lagos East bye-election, has said that quality representation at the National Assembly is an antidote to diverse national development and security challenges.
US President Donald Trump speaks with General Motors CEO Mary Barra during a meeting with automobile industry leaders in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington, DC on January 24th, 2017. - Photo by Saul Loeb - AFP via Getty Images

General Motors abandons Donald Trump’s war against California’s pollution powers

General Motors announced today that it is abandoning Donald Trump’s effort to take away California’s ability to set fuel efficiency standards. The company, along with Fiat Chrysler and Toyota, previously backed Trump’s efforts to roll back fuel efficiency standards.
Speaker of the Lagos State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Mudashiru Obasa on Friday disclosed how the immediate past administration of former Governor Akinwunmi Ambode employed blackmail and harassment to witch-hunt and deprive the House of performing its duties appropriately.

Speaker: Lagos Assembly to pass 2021 budget before December 31

The Speaker, Lagos State House of Assembly, Mudashiru Obasa, says the 2021 Appropriation Bill currently before the house will be passed before Dec. 31.

We believe it is South East’s turn to produce next president – Ebonyi PDP...

The Elder and major Stakeholders of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Monday affirmed the belief that it is the turn of the South East to produce President of Nigeria in 2023.