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Among the appointees is Salihu Tanko Yakasai (SA Media), Abubakar Sahabo Bawuro (SA Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises), Mamudu Madakin Gini (SA Commerce) and Isa Yunusa Danguguwa (SA Labour Matters)

Governor Ganduje appoints Salihu Yakasai, others as aides

Kano State Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje has approved the appointments of seven Special Advisers and ten Senior Special Assistants.
Kano State Governor Abdullahi Umaru Ganduje

Kano governor appoints Yoruba woman among 17 new aides

Omowunmi Shona, a Yoruba woman made the list of 17 new political aides appointed by governor, Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, OFR, of Kano state on Sunday morning.
The border closure has affected goods from other West African countries. Wikimedia Commons

Border closure affecting small businesses in Plateau – operators

Since President Muhammadu Buhari unexpectedly ordered the closure of the nation’s borders about four months ago due to smuggling activities from neighbouring countries, which he says threatened the self-sufficiency policy of his administration; reactions have continued to trail the development.
Gov. AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq of Kwara, has congratulated President Muhammadu Buhari, on his victory at the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal.

Kwara government reduces ministries to 16

The state Commissioner for Agriculture and Rural Development, Harriet Afolabi-Oshatimehin, told a news briefing on Wednesday that the state executive council ratified the merger of some ministries and creation of one other at its maiden meeting held just before the budget presentation by Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq.

NIMASA boss says corruption discourages investment, growth

Dr Dakuku Peterside, Director-General, Nigeria Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), says corruption discourages investment and growth of the country.
The Chief Executive Officer (CEO), First Bank of Nigeria Limited, Adesola Adeduntan, has said the introduction of FirstGem, a female-focused product by the bank has contributed to the development of the Nigerian economy.

Adesola Adeduntan: First Bank drives economic development with FirstGem

The Chief Executive Officer (CEO), First Bank of Nigeria Limited, Adesola Adeduntan, has said the introduction of FirstGem, a female-focused product by the bank has contributed to the development of the Nigerian economy.
Ogun State House of Assembly

Ogun assembly convenes public hearing on PPP Law

Committed to addressing the age-long problem of inadequate infrastructural facilities through enabling legislations, the Ogun State House of Assembly has convened a public hearing where stakeholders were engaged on the proposed Public Private Partnership Law, 2019 aimed at developing public assets, funding and monitoring infrastructural facilities through feasible public and private partnership effort.

Former Ghanaian president begs Nigeria to open up borders

Mr John Mahama, Former President of Ghana on Tuesday appealed to the Nigeria Government to open up her border so that economic activities can resume in West Africa.

WAEC releases 2019 WASCCE private candidates results

West African Examination Council (WAEC) has announced the release of the results of the West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) for Private Candidates, 2019-Second Series.

WAEC: 65% fail to score five credits with Maths, English in 2019 November/December WASSCE

The West African Examinations Council says the results of 9,457 candidates who sat for the Second Series of its 2019 West African Senior School Certificate Examination for (private candidates) are to be investigated before they would be released.

Nigeria, Sri Lanka strengthen economic ties

The President, Abuja Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ACCI), Adetokunbo Kayode, on Friday underscored the need for Nigeria and Sri Lanka to work closely to deliver on specific programmes, projects and activities.

LCCI: Insecurity, policy somersault bleeding Nigeria’s economy

The Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) has raised the alarm that uncertainty in the country’s business environment is not only posing risk for investors in the country but also costing the economy billions of Naira in losses.

Oando’s chairman, secretary, general manager receive prestigious recognitions

In addition to recording a profit in its Q3 financials in Ocotober, Oando’s management has received recognition from various reputable institutions in the country.
Governor Babagana Zulum of Borno on Sunday inaugurated Borno State Youth Empowerment Scheme (BOYES), to empower youths and end political thuggery in the state.

Borno governor orders investigation over Maiduguri market fire

Gov. Babagana Zulum of Borno has directed for investigation into the Thursday night fire at the Maiduguri GSM Market.

NAICOM: Insurance firms’ total assets hit N1.3 trillion

The total asset of 58 insurance companies as at 2018 stands at N1.3 trillion, Acting Commissioner, National Insurance Commission (NAICOM), Mr Olorundare Sunday Thomas has said.

Lagos: Lekki seaport to be completed in 30 months

The Lekki deep seaport in Lagos will be completed in 30 months following the injection of a fresh $269 million by a Chinese investor, the Lagos State government said Wednesday.
Closed Nigerian border without any activity

LCCI: Losses to border closure colossal

The Lagos Chamber of Commerce & Industry (LCCI) has frowned at the disruptions and losses that businesses and individuals have suffered as a result of the border closure. It said corporates, large number of informal sector players and individuals doing legitimate businesses across the borders have become victims of the new directive.

Women urged to promote African products

The Chairman of Yoruba Tennis Club, Mr. Olawunmi Agbaje, has urged women to promote Nigerian and African products. He said this is necessary to create employment and promote commerce.

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The United States of America ambassador to Nigeria, Mary Beth Leonard, has said the recent visa ban to Nigerians will be reviewed, if certain conditions are met.

US envoy inaugurates emergency health operation facility in Bayelsa

The US Ambassador to Nigeria, Mary Beth Leonard, has inaugurated a state-of-the-art public health Emergency Operation Centre (EOC) in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State.
The Vice-President’s daughter, Kiki Osinbajo, has denied owning a property worth N800m in highbrow Wuse 2 area of Abuja.

VP Osinbajo’s daughter denies owning N800 million property

“It may be difficult for people like him to understand that a young woman can work hard and succeed on her own steam. Anyone can verify the ownership of the property of Glamd Africa at AGIS in Abuja. I am a tenant in the property. My landlord’s name is Musa Adams.”
The Benue State House of Assembly has been shut indefinitely to allow members and staff to undergo COVID-19 screening and treatment.

Benue Assembly suspends plenary for members to undergo coronavirus tests

The Benue House of Assembly has suspended its plenary sessions to allow lawmakers and members of staff to subject themselves to COVID-19 screening.

Benue university pro-chancellor, other staffers test positive for coronavirus

The Pro-Chancellor and Chairman of Council, Benue State University, Makurdi, Prof. Zacharys Gundu has tested positive for COVID-19.
Pep Guardiola says Bernardo Silva is one of the most special footballers he has ever coached despite the midfielder's dip in form this season – something for which the Manchester City boss takes his share of responsibility.

Pep Guardiola: Bernardo Silva’s bad form may be my fault

Pep Guardiola says Bernardo Silva is one of the most special footballers he has ever coached despite the midfielder's dip in form this season – something for which the Manchester City boss takes his share of responsibility.