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The police command in Ekiti on Friday confirmed the killing of a police officer as gunmen allegedly abducted a Chinese expatriate in Ado Ekiti, the Ekiti State capital.

Gunmen kill scores in Benue

Suspected gunmen Thursday night attacked Shikaan Mbagena Kpav community in Katsina Ala Local Government Area of Benue State killing no fewer than 36 residents, including students of the College of Education in Katsina Ala.
Prof. Josiah Ajiboye, Registrar, Teachers’ Registration Council of Nigeria (TRCN), disclosed this in Abuja on in an interview with newsmen.

17,141 Teachers write qualifying exams nationwide

To further stem the tide in the recruitment of unqualified teachers nationwide, 17,141 teachers have sat for the Batch ‘A’ Teachers Professional Qualifying Examinations in all the 36 states of the federation including the federal capital territory.
A former Provost of College of Education, Ikere Ekiti, now Bamidele Olumilua University of Education, Science and Technology, Professor Francisca Aladejana, is dead.

Ekiti governor’s aide slumps, dies in office

A former Provost of College of Education, Ikere Ekiti, now Bamidele Olumilua University of Education, Science and Technology, Professor Francisca Aladejana, is dead.
Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC)

Labour leaders, workers task Nigerian government on good governance, security, welfare

Some Labour leaders and workers on Friday in Abuja appealed to the Federal Government to intensify efforts in providing good governance, improve workers’ welfare and address insecurity confronting the country.

Mob set ‘kidnapper’s property’ ablaze in Kwara

An angry mob, mostly youths, on Friday set ablaze property of a suspected kidnapper, simply identified as Ramoni, in Omu-Aran, Irepodun Local Government Area of Kwara.
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.

Governor Obaseki: We’ll make sure Edo regains its position as education hub in Nigeria

Gov. Godwin Obaseki of Edo on Tuesday in Abudu, Orhionmwon Local Government Area of the state, assured that the state would regain its position as the education hub in Nigeria.
The Speaker Jigawa State House of Assembly, Idris Garba, has announced the tenure extension of local government councils chairmen from two to three years consecutively.

Jigawa assembly extends tenure of councils’ chairmen

The Speaker Jigawa State House of Assembly, Idris Garba, has announced the tenure extension of local government councils chairmen from two to three years consecutively.
The Miyetti Allah has called for the arrest of Chief Sunday Adeyemo popularly known as Sunday Igboho for the alleged assault on the Seriki Fulani of Oyo state, Alhaji Saliu Abdulkadir.

Group backs Sunday Igboho, recounts atrocities of Fulani herdsmen in Ibarapaland

A body, Lanlate Renaissance Group, has declared its support for Yoruba activist, Sunday Adeyemo, also known as Sunday Igboho, in his bid to check the insecurity in Ibarapaland.
Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta on Friday, swore in three new Customary Court of Appeal Judges for the state.

Delta government gives reasons for establishing three new varsities

The bill seeks the upgrade of the College of Education, Agbor to Delta State University of Education, Agbor; Delta State Polytechnic, Ozoro to Delta State University of Science and Technology, Ozoro and Delta State University, Anwai Campus, to Delta State University of Science and Agriculture, Anwai-Asaba.

Nasarawa Assembly warns schools against violation of coronavirus protocols

The Nasarawa State House of Assembly has warned management of both public and private schools in the state against flouting COVID-19 safety protocols.
The Kaduna State University (KASU) says it has expelled about 80 students for various forms of examination malpractices during the 2018-2019 academic session.

Kaduna university, ABU, others announce plans for resumption

The Kaduna State University (KASU) is to reopen on Jan. 25 for the 2019/2020 second semester academic session, while Ahmadu Bello University, Federal College of Education, Zaria and Nuhu Bamalli Polytechnic disclosed plans for resumptions.

15 Doctors test positive to coronavirus in Nasarawa

15 doctors out of 139 doctors working in Nasarawa State Government Hospitals have tested positive to COVID-19.
Nasarawa State Governor, Abdullahi A. Sule

Nasarawa governor investigates failure of local governments to pay workers’ salary

Nasarawa State Governor, Abdullahi Sule, has inaugurated a high powered committee to investigate why local government councils in the state are unable to pay salary of workers.
His Royal Majesty, Dr Jacob Gyang Buba, the Gbong Gwom Jos

Jos monarch: We’ll work for the security, protection of school children

The Gbong Gwom Jos and President Jos Joint Traditional Council and Chairman Plateau State Council of Chiefs and Emirs, Da. Jacob Gyang Buba has called on security stakeholders in Berom Land to collaborate with the Commissioner of Police, Plateau State to provide a Police Station at BECO Comprehensive High School Kwi to provide security and protect school children and the community.
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced 250 new cases of COVID-19 in the country, bringing the nation’s confirmed cases to 53,727.

Coronavirus: Nigerian government rules out lock-down for now

The Federal Government, yesterday, said that the economic and social implications may make it difficult for it to impose another lock-down in the country.

Ex-Governor Aliyu: Any Governor tired of security should resign

Former Governor of Niger state, Dr. Babangida Aliyu, has said any Governor that is frustrated and tired of security situation in his state should resign and go back to his village.
The Deputy Governor of the state, Dr. Emmanuel Akabe, who double as the chairman of the steering committee of Covid19 in the state disclosed this while briefing journalists on the new development in Nasarawa state.

15 people die of coronavirus in Nasarawa

The Deputy Governor of Nasarawa State, Dr Emmanuel Akabe, has disclosed that 15 persons have died from COVID-19 since the outbreak of the virus.
The Governing Council of the College of Education, Lanlate in Oyo State, on Tuesday, suspended the provost of the institution, Joseph Adeagbo, and the Dean of Students Affairs, S. A. Akinteye, over allegations by students.

Oyo college suspends provost, dean

The Governing Council of the College of Education, Lanlate in Oyo State, on Tuesday, suspended the provost of the institution, Joseph Adeagbo, and the Dean of Students Affairs, S. A. Akinteye, over allegations by students.

Ekiti renames university after former Ondo governor

The Ekiti State House of Assembly on Tuesday passed a bill to amend the law of the newly-upgraded University of Education, Science and Technology, Ikere Ekiti, and renamed it after the late former governor of old Ondo State, Bamidele Olumilua.

Nigerian government clarifies position on social media regulation

The Minister of Imformation and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, made the clarification on Saturday in Lagos when he inspected the headquarters of The Nation newspaper and TV Continental (TVC) that were attacked during the #EndSARS protest.
Men of Amotekun Corps in Osun State have arrested two suspects, Friday and Toyib for allegedly stealing female underwear for ritual purposes.

Oyo releases list of successful Amotekun applicants

The process of documentation for successful applicants for Amotekun Corps in Oyo State is billed to commence on Tuesday.

Parents seek fees waiver ahead of schools resumption in Nasarawa

As both public, private schools across Nasarawa state resume on October 5, parents have appealed to Governor Abdullahi Sule to waive school fees for their children due to the crippling effects of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

‘Armed robbers’ involved in ghastly motor accident in Ogun

Three suspected armed robbers on Saturday were involved a ghastly motor accident at Ode-Remo, Ogun State, while escaping with a car they allegedly snatched at gunpoint.

Russians nationals detained in Chad desert say they are tourists

A group of Russians detained by the police in a part of northern Chad where the army has been battling a rebel invasion from Libya said on Wednesday that they were tourists who had come to sightsee in the Sahara Desert.
The Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, has said that for appreciable development to take place in the country, more women must be regarded and enlisted to take up more spaces in governance.

Senate vows to expose MDAs refusing to account for public funds

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has said that the upper chamber will publish the names of government agencies that have refused to appear before the Public Accounts Committee to defend the interrogations of the Auditor-General for the Federation in the 2015 report.
Governor ‘Seyi Makinde of Oyo State has addressed the issues surrounding the strike action by some state-owned tertiary institutions, declaring that the state will resolve the matter within the month.

Oyo governor urges council chiefs to strengthen intelligence gathering in their areas

Gov. Seyi Makinde of Oyo State has urged local government chairmen in the state to upscale intelligence gathering in their respective council areas.
Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr was present at the first training session of selected Nigeria Professional Football League players in Abuja on Wednesday.

Super Eagles coach joins NPFL stars in training ahead of Mexico friendly

Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr was present at the first training session of selected Nigeria Professional Football League players in Abuja on Wednesday.

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Richarlison admitted Neymar will be missed by Brazil but the forward is confident he can help fill the void left by the star captain.

Brazil ask Everton to release Richarlison for Olympics

According to The Liverpool Echo, Everton remain reluctant to agree to the 24-year-old playing in Tokyo and so it looks unlikely he will get his wish to play in the tournament.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police: Ekiti auto accident claims seven lives, many injured

The Police Command in Ekiti confirmed that seven people lost their lives, while many other passengers sustained injuries in an auto accident along Ilumoba-Aisegba road in Ekiti on Tuesday.
Ogun Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun, has set up a committee that will develop guidelines for a safe reopening of schools for students at the final year or transition classes in the State.

Ogun governor condoles former deputy governor over mother’s death

The governor of Ogun State, Dapo Abiodun has sent his condolences to the Director-General of his gubernatorial campaign organization and former deputy governor of the state, Segun Adesegun, over the passage of his mother, Chief (Mrs) Stella Adeyinja Adesegun, on Saturday.
Nollywood actress, Iyabo Ojo, has dragged her colleague and Baba Ijesha supporter, Yomi Fabiyi, to court and sued him for N100 million for “defamatory publication.”

Yomi Fabiyi: No sex happened between Baba Ijesha and minor

Nollywood actor, Yomi Fabiyi, has continued to speak on the innocence of alleged child molester Baba Ijesha.
A handout satellite image shows a closeup view of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) and the Blue Nile River in Ethiopia June 26, 2020. Satellite image ©2020 Maxar Technologies via REUTERS

Sudan asks U.N. Security Council to meet over Ethiopia’s Blue Nile dam

Sudan asked the United Nations Security Council on Tuesday to meet and discuss a dispute over a giant dam being built by Ethiopia on the Blue Nile, a government statement said.