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Amotekun: South-West governors yet to reach out to us on recruitment – Gani Adams

The South-West Stakeholders Security Group (SSSG) has lauded the move by the state governors to start the joint security taskforce across the zone but quickly noted that it had not been contacted by the governors on the modus operandi, especially, recruitment of members of the outfit, with just five days to the commencement of the initiative.
Nigeria President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday approved the recomposition of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) board after a forensic audit of the organization.

2020: Federal government to inaugurate 47 road projects, 13 housing estates, others – President...

The Federal Government says it will complete 47 ongoing road projects, including those leading to the nation ports, and major bridges including substantial work on the Second Niger Bridge in 2020.
Nigeria President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday approved the recomposition of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) board after a forensic audit of the organization.

A letter from the President at New Year

Today marks a new decade. It is a time of hope, optimism and fresh possibilities. We look forward as a nation to the 2020s as the opportunity to build on the foundations we have laid together on security, diversification of our economy and taking on the curse of corruption. These are the pledges on which I have been twice elected President and remain the framework for a stable, sustainable and more prosperous future.
Brig.-Gen. Shuaibu Ibrahim, the Director-General (DG) of National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), says the monthly allowance of corps members is tied to the national minimum wage and any hike will depend on the new wage.

NYSC awaits directives on minimum wage payment

Director-General of National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Brig.-Gen. Shuaibu Ibrahim, has said the scheme is waiting for directives from the Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Mrs Zainab Ahmed, on when to begin the payment of the N30,000 new minimum wage to corps members.

Kaduna begins registration for 2020 Hajj on October 15

The Kaduna State Government says registration of intending pilgrims to Saudi Arabia for year 2020 Holy pilgrimage will begin on Oct. 15.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says an investigation is ongoing on the seized $2.8 million at Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu.

EFCC arraigns Italian, one other for alleged property fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Lagos Zonal office, on Friday, arraigned Floriana De Stefani, an Italian, and Stella Ndubusi Ogboru before Justice Mojisola Dada of the Special Offences Court sitting in Ikeja, Lagos on a five-count charge bordering on forgery and stealing of a property belonging to a company, Waterside Properties Limited.

Minister Amaechi: Federal government will observe due process on Ibadan dry port construction

The Minister of Transport, Rotimi Amaechi, says the Federal Government will ensure due process in the construction of the Ibadan Inland Dry Port.
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Official: INEC will not tolerate killing of staff, corps members

Festus Okoye, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) National Commissioner in-charge of Enugu/Anambra/Benue states, has warned that the commission would not tolerate the killing or injuring of its ad hoc staff, especially the corps members during the gubernatorial poll.

ASUU strike paralyses commercial activities at UniAbuja

Commercial activities at the University of Abuja, have been paralysed due to the ongoing strike by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports.

Shippers Council: $134 million Ibadan Inland Dry Port project begins soon

Mr Hassan Bello, Executive Secretary, Nigeria Shippers’ Council (NSC), has said that the construction of $134million new Ibadan Inland Dry Port (IDP) would commence soon.

Federal government begins new TSA tariff regime

Effective today, November 1, the Federal Government will begin a new service charge through the Treasury Single Account (TSA) on all payments to its ministries, departments and agencies (MDAs).
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Labour mobilises for strike over alleged stuck minimum wage talks

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and its allies have begun mobilisation of relevant organs for the commencement of a nationwide strike action next Wednesday over the alleged suspension of new minimum wage negotiation by the Federal Government.

2019: Kwankwaso, Shekarau groups express concerns over Kano PDP crisis

With few weeks to the commencement of the primaries to elect candidates of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for 2019 general election, critical stakeholders in the Kano State branch of the party have expressed thoughtful concerns over the recent dissolution of the state party’s structures by Uche Secondus-led National Working Committee (NWC) of the party.

NYSC chief urges corps members to be security conscious

Brig.-Gen. Suleiman Kazaure, Director-General (DG), National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) on Sunday reiterated his call on corps members to be security conscious and shun social vices as they serve their fatherland.

Senator Melaye fails to appear in court for his gun-running trial

The gun-running trial involving the Senator representing Kogi West, Dino Melaye; and two others, was stalled on Thursday as the senator failed to appear in court.

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Mrs Marian Onuoha, aka Mama Sure P, the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has emerged the winner of rerun election for the Isiala Mbano-Okigwe-Onuimo Federal Constituency seat conducted by the INEC on Saturday.

APC, AA win Imo rerun elections

Mrs Marian Onuoha, aka Mama Sure P, the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has emerged the winner of rerun election for the Isiala Mbano/Okigwe/Onuimo Federal Constituency seat conducted by the Independent National Electoral Commission on Saturday.
Lagos State Commissioner for Waterfront Infrastructure Development, Ahmed Kabiru Abdullahi

Lagos government arrests 14 illegal sand dredgers in Banana Island

The Lagos State Government has arrested 14 illegal sand dredgers on the shoreline of Ikoyi-Lekki axis in Banana Island during a compliance enforcement exercise.
Nigerian professional football league side Akwa United has completed the signing of Chan Eagles defender Olisa Ndah.

Akwa United sign defender Olisa Ndah from Remo Stars

Nigerian professional football league side Akwa United has completed the signing of Chan Eagles defender Olisa Ndah.
Two second-half goals from Osimaga Duke and Spencer Bassey gave Dakkada FC a comfortable 2-0 win over Jigawa Golden Stars in a Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) Matchday 17 game decided on Saturday.

Dakkada thrash Jigawa Golden Stars to move fourth on NPFL table

Dakkada football club scored twice in the second half to beat Jigawa Golden Stars in the matchday 17 of the Nigeria professional football league game played at the Nest of Champions in Uyo on Saturday.
The Vice Chancellor Federal University of Technology (FUT), Minna Professor Abdullahi Bala has blamed challenges in the IPPIS implementation on the failure of the federal government and handlers of the scheme.

IPPIS creating more problems than values in universities – vice-chancellor

The Vice Chancellor Federal University of Technology (FUT), Minna Professor Abdullahi Bala has blamed challenges in the IPPIS implementation on the failure of the federal government and handlers of the scheme to involve university administrators before it was launched.