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Lagos-Ibadan rail to be ready April 2020 – minister

The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, has hinted that the Lagos-Ibadan railway project will be fully completed by April, 2020.
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US Army examines TikTok security concerns

The U.S. Army is undertaking a security assessment of China-owned social media platform TikTok after a Democratic lawmaker raised national security concerns over the app’s handling of user data, Army Secretary Ryan McCarthy said Thursday.

Enugu Disco to restore electricity in Awka before Christmas

The Enugu Electricity Distribution Company (EEDC) has expressed its commitment at restoring electricity supply to some parts of Awka in Anambra State before the Christmas and New Year festivities.
Ahmadu Fintiri

Jubilation in Adamawa as governor orders payment of N30.000 minimum wage

Civil servants in Adamawa State went into jubilation as news broke that Governor of the State Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri has ordered the commencement of the payment of the new minimum wage of N30.000 to all workers across board in the State.
President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan (middle) in a group photograph with the management of the Nigerian Delta Power Holding Company and some senators, during a courtesy visit by the power holding company to the National Assembly on Monday, November 4, 2019

National Assembly will demand accountability in power sector – Senate president

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has said the Ninth National Assembly will insist on accountability and transparency in the power sector, particularly in the application of funds proposed for it in the 2020 budget.

Innoson chairman denies ‘threats of licence withdrawal’ by federal government

Dr. Innocent Chukwuma, OFR, Chairman of Innoson Vehicles, Nigerian indigenous automobile production firm, has broken his silence to deny a viral-trending story of alleged threats by the Federal Government to withdraw the company’s production licence unless the owners relocate from its present site to Kaduna or Lagos.

IOM, NAPTIP, NIDC, others make JIFORM summit list

The Journalists International Forum For Migration, (JIFORM), the migration summit slated for Nigeria between November 25-29, 2019 has received a major boost with the inclusion of international agencies in the planning of the conference.
Ahmadu Fintiri

Tribunal judgment: Fintiri extends hands of fellowship to opposition parties

Gov. Ahmadu Fintiri of Adamawa has extended hand of fellowship to APC and other opposition parties in the state to join hands with his PDP-lead administration in revamping the battered fortunes of Adamawa.

NIPC tracks $9.29 billion investment in three months

The Nigerian Investment Promotion Commission on Friday said it recorded a total investment commitment of $9.29bn in the third quarter of this year.
President Muhammadu Buhari assured on Wednesday that he will do everything within his power to “carry everyone along on my last lap as a democratically-elected leader.” 1

President Buhari: I’m devoted to Nigeria’s unity

President Muhammadu Buhari has restated his commitment to the unity of Nigeria. He vowed to devote all his time and energy to promote it for the benefit of Nigerians.
President Muhammadu Buhari assured on Wednesday that he will do everything within his power to “carry everyone along on my last lap as a democratically-elected leader.” 2

President Buhari: I’ll carry everyone along

President Muhammadu Buhari assured on Wednesday that he will do everything within his power to “carry everyone along on my last lap as a democratically-elected leader.”
The University of Ibadan International School, Ibadan, has suspended a female Muslim student, Miss Ikhlass Olasubomi Badiru for wearing Hijab (headscarf) in July this year.

Hijab: NSCIA chides management of UI International School

The Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs has condemned actions of the management of University of Ibadan International School for allegedly denying Muslim pupils their rights to wear hijab within the school premises.
In a bid to become one of the best globally, the Nigerian Navy has received six foreign naval ships this year, exploring diplomatic ties with their foreign counterparts.

Nigerian Navy receives six foreign naval ships

In a bid to become one of the best globally, the Nigerian Navy has received six foreign naval ships this year, exploring diplomatic ties with their foreign counterparts.
Ahmadu Fintiri

Senator Abbo’s attack on me is unfortunate – Governor Fintiri

Gov. Ahmadu Fintiri of Adamawa has advised Sen. Cliff Abbo (PDP-Adamawa North) to explore internal party mechanisms to pursue his allegation over manipulation of the recently concluded PDP primaries for the November chairmanship election in the state.
Ahmadu Fintiri

Adamawa governor condemns killing of Fulani leader

Governor Ahmadu Fintiri of Adamawa State, on Wednesday, condemned the killing of Alhaji Abdu Balli, chairman of Tabital Pulaaku, a Fulani socio-cultural group in the state.
Ahmadu Fintiri

Adamawa governor condemns killing of Fulani, PDP leader

Gov. Ahmadu Fintiri of Adamawa, on Wednesday, condemned the killing of Alh. Abdu Balli, the Chairman of Tabital Pulaaku, a Fulani socio-cultural group in the state.

Fidelity Bank alerts public of smear campaign plot

Fidelity Bank Plc has alerted the public of a smear campaign plot by some disgruntled outsourced employees who were recalled by their employers.

Aggrieved note counters threaten to shut down activities at Fidelity Bank

The Concerned Note Counters Association of Fidelity Bank (CNCAFB) has threatened to disrupt activities at all Fidelity Bank branches should the management of the bank fail to pay them their entitlements.

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New Juventus centre-back Matthijs de Ligt has refuted claims that money played a big part in his high-profile move to Italy this month.

Report: Real Madrid offered the chance to sign Juventus star by Mino Raiola

Super-agent Mino Raiola has offered the services of Juventus defender Matthijs de Ligt to Real Madrid, a report from Defensa Central claims.
Arsenal are hoping to ‘nick’ Anthony Joshua’s heavyweight world title clash with Kubrat Pulev from North London rivals Tottenham, Eddie Hearn has admitted.

Coronavirus: Anthony Joshua, Kubrat Pulev heavyweight title fight postponed, promoters announce

The world heavyweight title fight between Briton Anthony Joshua and IBF’s mandatory challenger Kubrat Pulev of Bulgaria originally scheduled for June 20 has been postponed, promoters Matchroom Boxing said on Friday.

Coronavirus: Nigeria private sector coalition contribution hits N19.4 billion

The Nigeria Private Sector Coalition Against COVID-19 (CACOVID) has so far realised N19.4 billion to help fight COVID-19 pandemic.
World heavyweight boxing champion Anthony Joshua has expressed appreciation to the Consul General of Nigeria in New York, Mr Benaoyagha Okoyen, for psyching him up to reclaim his titles.

Anthony Joshua names Wladimir Klitschko hardest puncher he’s ever faced

Anthony Joshua insists Andy Ruiz Jr isn’t the hardest puncher he’s faced, despite the Mexican-American handing him his first career defeat last year.
Chelsea have reportedly made contact with the agent of Philippe Coutinho over a proposed summer move for the out-of-favour Barcelona winger.

Chelsea make contact over Barcelona’s Philippe Coutinho

Chelsea have reportedly made contact with the agent of Philippe Coutinho over a proposed summer move for the out-of-favour Barcelona winger.