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Abike Dabiri-Erewa: Airport scanners not functioning

Senior Special Assistant to the President on Foreign Affairs and Diaspora, Abike Dabiri-Erewa, said on Wednesday that many of the scanners at the country’s airports were not functioning.
Lagos State House of Assembly

Lagos Assembly to pass law empowering LAWMA

Lagos Assembly is set to pass a law that will restore the constitutional powers of the Lagos Waste Management Authority (LAWMA) to carry out refuse collection, disposal and management.

Senate threatens to order shutdown of Bet9ja

The Senate Committee on Youth and Sports on Tuesday threatened to order the shutdown of Bet9ja office if the company failed to honour its invitation for a second time.
The Nigerian Senate Wednesday postponed the third reading of the 2019 Appropriation Bill till Tuesday.

Senate commences Godwin Emefiele’s screening as central bank governor for second term

The Senate on Tuesday began the screening on the renewal of the appointment of Godwin Emefiele as Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) for a second term of office.
Imo Chapter of the National Youth Council of Nigeria (NYCN) has called on the state governor-elect, Mr Emeka Ihedioha, to carry the youth along when he is sworn-in.

Imo: Plot to derail Ihedioha’s inauguration an insult – PDP chieftain

Mr Kingsley Onwubiko, Secretary, Committee on Volunteer Support Group (VSG) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), says plot to derail the inauguration Imo Governor-elect Mr Emeka Ihedioha is an affront on the sensibility of people of the state.
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Theresa May could give details of resignation date next week

The Prime Minister may offer a “clear understanding” of her timetable for departure next week, the chairman of the backbench 1922 Committee has said.
Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri

Adamawa governor-elect worried over outgoing governor’s last minute appointments, cash withdrawals

The Adamawa State Governor-elect, Umaru Fintiri, has said he is worried over last-minute appointments and cash withdrawals being made by the outgoing administration of Governor Mohammed Bindow.

DPR: Why Anambra, Enugu, Kogi can’t be declared oil bearing states

The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) on Thursday said that Anambra, Enugu and Kogi States can only be declared oil- producing states if necessary conditions are met.

Ondo local councils committee get 94 memoranda

Ninety-four Memoranda have been submitted by communities across Ondo state that are demanding the creation of Local Government Council Development Areas, (LCDA’s).
Mustapha Dawaki

Rep Dawaki: Why we jerked up budget by N90 billion

The House of Representatives on Wednesday passed the Harmonised report of the 2019 Appropriation bill with an increase of N90,327,519,458.

Senate to pass 2019 budget Tuesday

The Senate on Wednesday stood down the consideration of the 2019 budget report due to the absence of the Chairman of its Committee on Appropriation, Senator Danjuma Goje.
The President of the Senate, Dr Bukola Saraki has cautioned politicians against overheating the polity ahead the general elections.

Senate confirms Omolola Abiola-Edewor as NDIC executive director

The Senate on Wednesday confirmed the appointment of Ms Omolola Edewor as Executive Director, Corporate Services, Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation (NDIC).
Niger State Governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani-Bello, has set up two committees to spearhead his inauguration for his second term.

Governor Sani-Bello sets up strategic committees for Inauguration

Niger State Governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani-Bello, has set up two committees to spearhead his inauguration for his second term.
Imo State Governor Rochas Okorocha, announced the formal upgrading of the Imo State Polytechnic, Umuagwo, to a full-fledged university.

Governor Okorocha upgrades Imo poly to degree awarding institution

Imo State Governor Rochas Okorocha, announced the formal upgrading of the Imo State Polytechnic, Umuagwo, to a full-fledged university.

Senate passes police reform bill

The Nigerian Senate during plenary on Wednesday, passed the Police Reform Bill, 2019 (SB. 683).

Lagos FA elections get date

The Lagos State Football Association Electoral Committee has fixed May 27 as the new date for election into the association.

Plateau elections: INEC yet to avail election materials for inspection – PDP

Plateau State governorship candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) Sen. Jeremiah Useni said the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has not complied with the directive of the tribunal to allow the party inspects election materials used during the March 9 and March 23, 2019, governorship election in the state.
Emmanuel Edeh

House of Reps give last warning to Madonna University vice chancellor, others

The House of Representatives has warned the Vice Chancellor (VC) of Madonna University, Rev. Fr. Emmanuel Edeh, till 9th of this month to appear before it or be forced to comply.

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Chelsea midfielder sends message to Arsenal ahead of Europa League final

Chelsea midfielder Jorginho sends message to Arsenal ahead of the Europa League final next week.

Colonel Ali charges newly promoted Customs officers

Comptroller-General of Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Col. Hameed Ali (Rtd), has charged newly decorated officers of the service to see their new ranks as call to greater service.
A street is seen after a tornado in Jefferson City, Missouri, U.S. May 23, 2019, in this image taken from social media. Tyler Thompson-via

Three killed as violent tornado strikes Missouri

At least three people have been killed in a violent tornado sweeping across the US state of Missouri, officials said Thursday.
Abike Dabiri-Erewa

Abike Dabiri-Erewa denies stating Egypt, Ethiopian airlines run drug cartels in Nigeria

Chairman/CEO, Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM), Abike Dabiri-Erewa, has distanced herself from reports indicting EgyptAir and Ethiopian Airlines of facilitating drug running into Nigeria.
Brazil head coach Tite said Vinicius Junior deserves his international call-up as he hailed the Real Madrid teenage sensation.

Vinicius Junior reflects on ‘great’ first season at Real Madrid

Real Madrid winger Vinícius Júnior admits he is delighted with how his debut season with at club unfolded.