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Governor Bello Matawalle has secured the redeployment of 780 police personnel to the State when he met with the Inspector-General of Police, IGP Mohammed Adamu who graciously approved the deployment of the personnel.

Governor Matawalle secures redeployment of 780 policemen to Zamfara

Governor Bello Matawalle has secured the redeployment of 780 police personnel to the State when he met with the Inspector-General of Police, IGP Mohammed Adamu, who graciously approved the deployment of the personnel.
Nasarawa State Governor, Abdullahi A. Sule

Nasarawa governor effects minor cabinet reshuffle

Nasarawa State Governor Abdullahi Sule has effected a minor cabinet reshuffle to reinvigorate the machinery of government for better service delivery especially in the media department.
AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq of Kwara

Kwara suspends five SUBEB officials over alleged fraud

The officials are the Permanent Secretary of the parastatal Bayo Audu Onimago; Director of Finance and Supply of SUBEB, Husseni Ahmed; account officers Mujeeb Ibrahim and Oyerinde Fatai; and a staff of the Teaching Service Commission who doubled as the Chairman of the Nigerian Union of Teachers Toyin Saliu.
Director, Defence Media Operation, Major General John Enenche, who made this known at a media briefing, also indicated that the DHQ has provided three additional treatment and isolation centres of its own.

Soldiers kill 12 bandits, nab informants, rescue two kidnapped victims in Katsina, Zamfara

The Defence Headquarters said soldiers on Operation HADARIN DAJI under OPERATION ACCORD, have killed 12 bandits and rescued 2 kidnapped victims in Kastina and Zamfara States.
The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) says it has come up with solutions to reduce the waiting time of vessels berthing at Lagos terminals.

NIMASA issues advisory on vessels from coronavirus high risk countries

The Management of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has notified stakeholders about 13 vessels from five countries heavily affected by the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
Chelsea boss Frank Lampard is hoping to see Tammy Abraham and Fikayo Tomori commit to new contracts at Stamford Bridge.

Frank Lampard full of praise for Roman Abramovich after spending spree

Previous Chelsea managers Antonio Conte and Maurizio Sarri were not shy in revealing frustrations with the club’s hierarchy over transfers.

We’ll protect Ndigbo against herdsmen, bandits – South East governors

South East Governors, yesterday, said they are committed to the security and welfare of Ndigbo and would stop at nothing to ensure that the geopolitical zone is secured against banditry and invasion of killer herdsmen.

African Union hails ‘African jewel’ as continental medical supplies platform launched

African leaders have lauded the launch of the continent's first medical supplies platform as the "jewel in the crown of Pan-African cooperation".

China, India in close communication after deaths at border

China and India on Wednesday said they were in close communication to resolve a deadly flare-up in border tensions, a Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman said.
The All Progressives Congress, APC in Edo State has recommended Gov Godwin Obaseki to the National Working Committee, NWC, for total expulsion.

Edo guber: APC pushes for total expulsion of Governor Obaseki from party

The All Progressives Congress, APC, in Edo State, has recommended Gov Godwin Obaseki to the National Working Committee, NWC, for total expulsion.
Gov. Bello Matawalle of Zamfara has lifted the ban on congregational prayers in Mosques and Churches placed to curtail the spread of the coronavirus in the state.

Governor Matawalle purchases 200 Hilux vans

Governor Bello Matawalle of Zamfara State has purchased 200 Hilux vans as part of measures to tackle the menace of banditry, kidnapping, insecurity bedevilling the state.
Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, Prof Mahmood Yakubu

Mahmood Yakubu: INEC to fully digitize electoral process

The independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said the deployment of communication technology will become the dominant means of information dissemination within the commission in particular and the management of the electoral processes in general, including future engagement with stakeholders in the country.
Microsoft is offering hackers up to $100,000 if they can break the security of the company’s custom Linux OS. The software giant built a compact and custom version of Linux last year for its Azure Sphere OS.

Microsoft highlights steps to drive Nigeria’s digital transformation

Microsoft has identified digital transformation as a means for social and economic development in Nigeria, just as it’s an opportunity for every Nigerian citizen and business to achieve more, in a presentation.
President Trump wants to create a panel that would look into complaints of bias against conservatives on social media and other online platforms, The Wall Street Journal reported

Donald Trump ‘considering’ creating a panel to examine bias online

President Donald Trump wants to create a panel that would look into complaints of bias against conservatives on social media and other online platforms, The Wall Street Journal reported.
Guest Speaker-Governor of Ekiti State, Dr Kayode Fayemi; delivering a lecture- “Twenty Years of Democratisation; Successes and Challenges “ at the United States Institute of Peace (USIP) in Washington D.C., USA on Wednesday

Ekiti signs MoU to lay 606 km broadband infrastructure

As part of the plan to develop the digital economy in Ekiti State, the State Governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi on Thursday, signed a memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the O’odua Infraco Resources Limited to lay broadband infrastructure along 606 kilometers across the State.
Kaduna State Governor Nasir Ahmed El-Rufai

Kaduna cautions health workers over proposed strike

Kaduna State Government has vowed to keep its health facilities running and protect staff willing to provide services to the public, in the event of any strike action by health workers.
Ignace Sossou quoted on his Facebook and Twitter pages comments made by Benin’s public prosecutor Mario Metonou at a media event to discuss fake news on December 17.

Journalist suspended for requesting salary on social media

A journalist with the Imo State government has been suspended indefinitely from her job for taking to Facebook to request her three months unpaid salary and the wages of her co-workers.
A new date for the conference will be announced as soon as possible, Mrs Henrietta Yakubu, spokesperson for FAAN said.

FAAN: No guidelines for flights resumption yet

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) says it is yet to release a post-COVID-19 travel guideline for air travellers.

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South African President Cyril Ramaphosa visits the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) treatment facilities at the NASREC Expo Centre in Johannesburg, South Africa April 24, 2020. Jerome Delay-Pool via REUTERS-File Photo

President Ramaphosa urges South Africans to keep distance from elderly

People with underlying medical conditions such as high blood pressure, diabetes, heart disease, renal disease, asthma and chronic respiratory disease are more vulnerable to developing severe complications and dying from coronavirus, Ramaphosa said, citing data from the Department of Health.
Governor Douye Diri has expressed worry over the development, following the lifting of the ban on interstate travel.

Bayelsa records more coronavirus deaths, 11 new infections

Dr Jones Stowe, the Director of Public Health and member of state COVID-19 Task Force who gave the update in a statement on Monday in Yenagoa, said the new death brought the total number of deaths in the state to 16.
Social Democratic Party (SDP)

Ondo SDP begs with police to shut down party secretariat

The Acting Chairman of the Ondo State chapter of Social Democratic Party (SDP), Mr Dele Thomas, has pleaded with the Inspector-General of Police to instruct the state commissioner of police to seal up the party secretariat in the state.
Olufemi Gbajabiamila

Speaker Gbajabiamila: Nigerian government lacks resources to deliver on infrastructural projects

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila, has said that the federal government does not have the resources to deliver on development ambitions and the infrastructural projects it had committed to as a result of the economic downturn.
Sergio Ramos

Diego Simeone: Real Madrid get more penalties because they attack more

Barcelona defender Gerard Pique and club president Josep Maria Bartomeu have suggested Madrid, who sit four points clear of the Catalan giants at the top of La Liga, are benefiting from favourable decisions from referees.