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NGF: Special agric zones to attract $4 billion investments

The Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) has said that the establishment of Special Agro-processing Zones (SAPZs) in Nigeria has the potential of attracting between one to four billion dollars investments into the country.
Bitrus Nabasu

Federal government to address ethical issues in science, technology application

The Federal Ministry of Science and Technology says it is working with stakeholders in the sector to address ethical issues in the application of science and technology in the country.

INEC begins distribution of uncollected PVCs in Bayelsa and Kogi September 2

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it will begin the distribution of 219,935 uncollected Personal Voter Cards (PVCs) in Bayelsa and Kogi on Sept. 2 preparatory to governorship elections in the states

2023: INEC commences plan, pledges to improve electoral system

Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, the Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), says the commission has commenced plan for the 2023 general elections with the ongoing series of review of 2019 general elections.

SON builds capacity for mirror technical committee members

The Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON), has commenced capacity development trainings for 43 members of the National Mirror and Technical Committees on Governance of Organisations and the Anti-Bribery Management Systems Standards.

Senator Ekweremadu: House of Reps to seek protection for political leaders while abroad

Miffed by the attack on the immediate past Deputy Senate President, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, in Nuremberg, Germany, on Saturday, the House of Representatives is contemplating a legislation that would protect politically exposed people abroad.
The Governorship Election Petition Tribunal in Uyo, on Monday, ordered INEC to allow the All Progressive Congress (APC) candidate, Mr Nsima Ekere, to inspect all election materials used during the March 9 Governorship Election.

2023: INEC commences plan, pledges to improve electoral system

Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, the Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says the commission has commenced plan for the 2023 general elections with the ongoing series of review of 2019 general elections.
Former Governor of Imo State, Senator Rochas Okorocha, on Monday lamented that the immediate past Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola is now having gray hair because the work of heading three ministries was to big for him.

Senator Okorocha: Governor Ihedioha actions‘ve taken Imo backwards

Immediate past Imo governor, Rochas Okorocha, has accused his successor Emeka Ihedioha of driving the state backwards since he assumed office by destroying everything he met on ground just to spite him.
Seyi Makinde

Oyo governor inaugurates 14 newly appointed permanent secretaries

Oyo State Governor, Engineer Seyi Makinde today inaugurated 14 newly appointed permanent secretaries.
The Senator representing Plateau North Senatorial District, Istifanus Gyang, has said that every part of the country requires rapid, sustained and sufficient cover to deal with its emerging security challenges.

Senator Gyang: Why greater attention must be paid to securing Nigerians

Following the lingering security situation in the country, the Senator representing Plateau North Senatorial District, Istifanus Gyang, has said that every part of the country requires rapid, sustained and sufficient cover to deal with its emerging security challenges.

How Kogi governor mismanaged state’s N294 billion – deputy

All is not rosy between Kogi state governor, Yahaya Bello, and deputy governor, Simon Achuba. Ahead of the November 16 governorship election in the state, Mr. Achuba has chosen to come out of his shell to let the world know how terrible things have been for the North-Central state in the past four years.

Senator Utazi: ICPC did not seal my country home

Sen. Chukwuka Utazi representing Enugu North Senatorial District has described as `false’, some media reports that his country home was sealed by the Independent Corrupt Practices Commission (ICPC).

2023: Ex-INEC chief Attahiru Jega joins PRP, poise to reposition party

Former National Chairman of Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Professor Muhammad Attahiru Jega and other prominent Nigerians have joined forces to reposition the masses-oriented People’s Redemption Party (PRP) for more nationalistic outlook ahead of 2023 general elections.
Former Governor of Imo State, Senator Rochas Okorocha, on Monday lamented that the immediate past Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola is now having gray hair because the work of heading three ministries was to big for him.

Senator Okorocha: Takeover of university further attack on my achievements

Immediate past Imo Governor Rochas Okorocha has described the takeover and conversion of the Eastern Palm University to a campus of the Imo State University (IMSU) by the State Government as another ploy to destroy all his landmark achievements.
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 government converts Senator Okorocha’s university to IMSU annex

The Imo State government has converted the Eastern Palm University, Ogboko, established and owned by former Governor Rochas Okorocha, to a campus of the state-owned university.
Patrick Ifeanyi Ubah

Senator Ubah: Task ahead enormous, but surmountable

Senator Ifeanyi Ubah, Young Progressives Party, YPP, yesterday said that the task ahead of the newly announced standing Committees by Senate President, Senator Ahmad Lawan, is enormous.
Federal University Wukari

Ti/Jukun crisis: Federal University Wukari shut down

Authorities of Federal University, Wukari, Taraba, on Wednesday, closed down the institution, following alleged abduction and killing of some students and staff of the institution due to the Jukun/Tiv ethnic crisis.
Senate President Ahmed Lawan

Crisis: Senate threatens to takeover Edo Assembly

The Senate has given Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State an ultimatum of one week to issue a fresh proclamation for what it termed, the proper inauguration of the 7th Edo State House of Assembly.

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Oyo government to prioritise pre-retirement training for civil servants – commissioner

The Oyo State government will, henceforth, prioritise pre-retirement training for civil and public servants with less than five years to retire in the state.

Interior minister tasks NSCDC on intelligence gathering

The newly appointed Minister of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola, has called the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), to strengthen its capacity on intelligence gathering.

Minister: I will give equal attention to sports, youth development

Mr Sunday Dare, Minister of Youth and Sports Development, has pledged to give equal attention to the development of Sports and the Youths as he strives to reposition the ministry.

Court remands four SARS operatives for ‘murder’

A Chief Magistrates’ Court in Ebute Meta, Lagos, on Thursday ordered that four men of the Special Armed Response Squad (SARS) who allegedly killed two unsuspected robbers in Iba Axis, be remanded in prison, pending legal advice.
Juventus coach Maurizio Sarri has been diagnosed with pneumonia, the Serie A champions have confirmed, and his status for the club's league opener is unknown.

Maurizio Sarri to miss Juventus matches against Parma, Napoli due to pneumonia recovery

The 60-year-old was diagnosed with the illness after missing his side's friendly win over Triestina on Saturday and has been unable to oversee training despite returning to the club's training ground on Monday.