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Emiliano Sala: Man denies charges in connection with plane crash

A 66-year-old man appeared in court on Monday in connection with the death of Argentine footballer Emiliano Sala in a light aircraft crash last year.
Okezie Ikpeazu

Abia landlords lament moves to force them to pay borehole fees

Landlords in urban areas of Abia State have lamented moves by the State Board of Internal Revenue (BIR) to force those of them who drill boreholes in their compounds to pay fees.
The Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution (IPCR) has pledged to collaborate with the Nigerian Army Resource Centre (NARC) to find practical solutions to insecurity confronting the country.

292 Army officers to sit for senior staff course qualifying exams in Kaduna

A total of 292 army officers are to sit for the 2020 Senior Staff Course qualifying examination (SSCQE).
2. Chairman, Caretaker Committee of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Mai Mala Buni, on Friday said that President Muhammadu Buhari has endorsed the governorship candidate of the party in the September 19 elections, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu.

Presidency replies PDP on President Buhari’s endorsement of Pastor Ize-Iyamu

The Presidency has reacted to the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) description of the endorsement of the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) for Edo gubernatorial election, Osagie Ize-Iyamu, by President Muhammadu Buhari as an act that encourages corruption.
Kola Ologbondiyan

Edo Assembly crisis: AGF’s directive to IGP a nullity – PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has described as a nullity the directive by the Attorney General of the Federation, AGF, and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, to the Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, to provide security for some individuals who controversially took oath of office as member-elect of the Edo State House of Assembly earlier in the week.
Yoruba socio-cultural group, Afenifere, has described as shameful revelations by the daughter of Mamman Daura, Fatimah, that they have been living in the Presidential Villa for over three years.

Garba Shehu: Mamman Daura qualifies as elder statesman

The Senior Special Assistant, Media and Publicity to President Muhammadu Buhari, Garba Shehu, has defended comments attributed to the president’s nephew, Mamman Daura, saying he (Daura) is qualified as an elder statesmen.
Nnia Nwodo

2023: Ohanaeze replies Mamman Daura, insists on rotation

The President-General of Igbo apex socio-political body, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Nnia Nwodo, on Wednesday, described as unfortunate, comments credited to Mamman Daura that the choice of who becomes Nigeria’s President in 2023 should be based on competence and not “turn-by-turn”.
The requests contained in three separate letters read at the beginning of plenary on Tuesday by the Senate President, Ahmad Lawan. 3

Senate wants age limit scrapped for job seekers

The Senate on Wednesday, asked President Muhammadu Buhari to direct the Federal Ministry of Labour and Productivity to set up a Committee to review the age limit for job seekers in the country to allow competent applicants to be employed by the ministries, departments, and agencies of government.
Betta Edu

Kogi, Cross River health commissioners to face trial for unethical behaviour

As a preparatory for their formal trial in court, the two commissioners will first face a probe panel put in place by the Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria (MDCN) for allegedly obstructing the activities of the Nigerian Center for Disease Control (NCDC) in their respective states.
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APC vows to take Anambra government house by fielding best candidate

The Anambra State chapter of the All Progressives Congress, APC, has vowed to take over the state government house in 2022, after the governorship election, which comes up in November 2021.
Nik Odinuwe

PETAN: Critical stakeholders capable of leading petroleum industry

The Petroleum Technology Association of Nigeria (PETAN) has commended the critical stakeholders involved in the signing of the Engineering, Procurement, and Construction (EPC) contract for the Nigerian Liquefied Natural Gas (NLNG) Limited Train 7 contract for their expertise.
A governorship aspirant on the platform of the All Progressive Congress in Ondo State, Prince Dapo Adelegan has declared that the incumbent governor Rotimi Akeredolu has no leadership capacity to take the state to the next level.

Prince Adelegan: Governor Akeredolu has no capacity to take Ondo to the next level

A governorship aspirant on the platform of the All Progressive Congress in Ondo State, Prince Dapo Adelegan has declared that the incumbent governor Rotimi Akeredolu has no leadership capacity to take the state to the next level of economic prosperity.
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President Buhari: We won’t retrench workers without due process

President Muhammadu Buhari has promised that the Federal Government and other employers will not lay off any worker without due process amid the coronavirus pandemic.
This April 10, 2019 picture released by North Korea’s official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) on April 11, 2019 shows North Korean leader Kim Jong Un attending the 4th Plenary Meeting of the 7th Central Committee of the Workers’ Party of Korea (WPK) in Pyongyang. (Photo by KCNA VIA KNS / KCNA VIA KNS / AFP) / South Korea OUT /

Kim Jong Un tribute absence sparks speculation

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s conspicuous absence from commemorations for his grandfather Kim Il Sung’s birth anniversary this week suggests he could be looking to emphasise his own authority over his family’s legacy, analysts said.
The President of All Farmers Association of Nigeria, AFAN, Architect Ibrahim Kabir, Saturday, warned that without adequate food the Coronavirus, COVID-19, situation will worsen as government fights to contain its spread in the country.

AFAN: Why we need presidential special adviser on food security

The All Farmers Association of Nigeria, AFAN, Wednesday, explained reasons President Muhammadu Buhari should appoint a Special Adviser on Food Security in midst of the raging Coronavirus, COVID-19, pandemic, in the country.
The President of All Farmers Association of Nigeria, AFAN, Architect Ibrahim Kabir, Saturday, warned that without adequate food the Coronavirus, COVID-19, situation will worsen as government fights to contain its spread in the country.

AFAN: Without adequate food Nigeria’s coronavirus situation’ll worsen

The President of All Farmers Association of Nigeria, AFAN, Architect Ibrahim Kabir, Saturday, warned that without adequate food the Coronavirus, COVID-19, situation will worsen as government fights to contain its spread in the country.
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EFCC blasts US Senator over attempt to block $320 million Abacha loot

The attempt by a United States lawmaker to block the return of $320 million Abacha loot to Nigeria has been resisted by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).
Former President Goodluck Jonathan and Delta State Governor, Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa, have expressed confidence that the former Minister of Finance, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala would deliver on her appointment as a member of South Africa’s Presidential Economic Advisory Council.

Ex-President Jonathan, Senator Okowa hail Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala’s appointment in South Africa

Former President Goodluck Jonathan and Delta State Governor, Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa, have expressed confidence that the former Minister of Finance, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, would deliver on her appointment as a member of South Africa’s Presidential Economic Advisory Council.

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Adamawa government relaxes curfew

The Adamawa government has relaxed the 24-hour curfew earlier imposed on the state.

#EndSARS: Lagos Chamber reschedules international trade fair

Dr Muda Yusuf, Director-General of LCCI, said that the fair which was scheduled to hold from Nov.5 to Nov. 15, 2020 has been rescheduled for between Dec. 4 to Dec. 13, 2020 at the Tafawa Balewa Square, Lagos; both physically and virtually simultaneously.
The ministry of power works and hosing has asked Nigerians to be rest assured that the third mainland bridge in Lagos poses no danger to users.

Nigerian government announces two-day total closure of Third Mainland Bridge

The Federal Government on Thursday announced a two-day total closure of the Third Mainland Bridge in Lagos State for a concrete work on some sections.
29. Prince Clem Ikanade Agba said that President Muhammadu Buhari ordered the release of 70,000 tonnes (2,333 trucks) of grains from the Strategic Grains Reserve for distribution to states at the outset of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Nigerian government distributed palliatives through states – minister

Minister of State for Budget and National Planning, Prince Clem Ikanade Agba, said that President Muhammadu Buhari ordered the release of 70,000 tonnes (2,333 trucks) of grains from the Strategic Grains Reserve for distribution to states at the outset of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Niger Tornadoes management reiterates commitment to welfare of players, officials

The Niger Tornadoes FC management on Thursday reiterated its commitment to the welfare of players and coaches to enable the team perform optimally.