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Benue fixes date for council polls

The Benue State Independent Electoral Commission (BESIEC) has fixed 30th November 2019 for the Local Government Council elections in the state.

NERC: Eko Disco records highest remittance efficiency in Q1

The Nigerian Electricity Regulation Commission (NERC) on says Eko Electricity Distribution Company (EKEDC) recorded the highest remittance efficiency of 43 per cent in the first quarter of 2019.
Baze University

Court summons Baze University over student result controversy

The Abuja High Court on Thursday summoned Baze University, Abuja over the refusal to review the appropriate results 19A semester result in MSC 801, Theories of Mass Communication and MSC 803, Research Methods of Mass Communication belonging to Leo Ekpenyong.
Unofficial election results show Zulfat Suara has won a seat for Nashville Metro Council at large.

Nigerian woman Zulfat Suara becomes first Muslim to join Nashville city government

A Nigerian woman, Zulfat Suara, has won a seat on the Metro Nashville Council in Tennesse, US.
Chairman of the Commission, Rev. Yomi Kasali, revealed this on Friday at the signing of the agreement of the 2019 pilgrimage contract between the commission and the service providers that would participate in the Christian pilgrimage exercise to the Holy Land.

Pilgrims commission slashes 2019 pilgrimage fare

The Nigerian Christian Pilgrims Commission has reviewed and reduced the cost of 2019 pilgrimage fare to the State of Israel from N750,000 to N715,000.
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, NAPTIP to collaborate in fighting human trafficking, money laundering

The Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibrahim Magu, has pledged the Commission’s collaboration with the National Agency For Prohibition of Traffic in Persons, NAPTIP, in the discharge of its duties.
Tony Ojukwu, the Executive Secretary of the National Human Right Commission (NHRC)

NHRC: Police killing of Shiites makes life worthless

The National Human Rights Commission on Thursday condemned the killing of Shiites and members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria during their Ashura annual mourning procession across the nation on Tuesday.

Nigeria ranks 146 on World Bank’s Ease of Doing Business index

The Nigerian Investment Promotion Commission has said that Nigeria ranks 146 out of 190 countries on the Ease of Doing Business globally.
Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said Wednesday he will ask the European Commission to give Italy’s poorer south a special status to help boost employment and tackle organised crime.

Italy wants special EU status for poor south

Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said Wednesday he will ask the European Commission to give Italy’s poorer south a special status to help boost employment and tackle organised crime.

Top envoy leads Nigerian delegation to Burkina Faso terrorism summit

The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, will lead the Nigerian delegation to the ministerial meeting of the extraordinary summit of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Heads of State and Government on fight against terrorism.

Central bank makes DisCos’ remittance condition for N600 billion disbursement

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has warned would-be beneficiaries of the N600billion power sector intervention fund that the disbursement of the fund will be based on the accountability system of distribution companies (DisCos) which is driven by their performance through revenue remittance.
Abike Dabiri-Erewa

Official: 640 Nigerians set to return from South Africa

The Chairman of Nigerians in Diaspora Commission, Abike Dabiri-Erewa, disclosed this to journalists on Monday after a closed-door meeting with the Senate Committee on Diaspora in Abuja.

INEC: EFCC’s intervention gave credibility to 2019 elections

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has attributed the level of credibility recorded in the 2019 general elections to the involvement of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) in monitoring the elections across the country to prevent compromises through vote buying and vote selling.
Acting High Commissioner of the Republic of South Africa, to the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Mr Bobby J. Moroe

South Africa confirms no bomb blast in its Nigerian missions

The South African Acting High Commissioner to Nigeria, Bobby Moroe, on Saturday confirmed there was no damage or bombing of any of the country’s missions in Nigeria.
An Ilorin, Kwara State lawyer Olarewaju Aluko and his client, Taiye Na’Allah, on Thursday sued the Economic and Financial Commission (EFCC) at a Kwara State High Court for alleged defamation of character.

EFCC nabs suspect on FBI list, five others in Sokoto

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Sokoto Zone, has arrested a suspect, Emmanuel Adedeji Oluatosin, identified in an ongoing computer intrusion investigation in the United States.
Train Lagos Railway

Federal government to rake in N16 billion from automated train ticketing service

The Federal Government will rake in N16 billion in the next 10 years from an estimated rise in the sales of train service through automated ticketing platform, the Infrastructure Concession Regulatory Commission (ICRC) has revealed.

Recruitment: Police commission advises applicants

The Police Service Commission said on Wednesday that its attention has been drawn to a list circulating in the social media and originating from the Nigeria Police Force website containing some names of candidates who applied for recruitment into the Nigeria Police Force for the position of Constables.
An Ilorin, Kwara State lawyer Olarewaju Aluko and his client, Taiye Na’Allah, on Thursday sued the Economic and Financial Commission (EFCC) at a Kwara State High Court for alleged defamation of character.

EFCC debunks apology to lawyer in N20 million property scam

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has no reason to apologize to one Sulyman Abaya, a lawyer being investigated in a N20 million property fraud case.

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Delta government moves to improve medical treatments through communication

Delta State Ministry of Health, in collaboration with LinkGate Corporate Resources Limited, recently staged a health exhibition during the National Council on Health (NCH), in Asaba, the Delta State capital.
Kidnap Victim

Gunmen kidnap ex-council boss in Abia

A former Transition Committee Chairman of Aba South council area, Abia State, Chief Chukwudi Dike, has been abducted by kidnappers.
The National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) says it arrested 178 illicit drugs offenders in Sokoto State, out of which 29 persons were convicted in 2018.

NDLEA arrests 16, recovers 672.6g of hemp in Jigawa

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) says it arrested 16 suspects drug dealers and recovered 672.6g of substance suspected to be hemp during a raid in Dutse.
Sergio Ramos insists he is not bothered by rumours that Jose Mourinho could be set to return as Real Madrid manager.

Sergio Ramos shrugs off Jose Mourinho to Real Madrid rumours

Sergio Ramos insists he is not bothered by rumours that Jose Mourinho could be set to return as Real Madrid manager.

CDS: Absence from House of Reps meeting wasn’t deliberate

Gabriel Olonisakin, chief of defence staff, says the absence of the service chiefs from the meeting of the house of representatives last Friday was not a deliberate act to disrespect the lawmakers.g