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Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu (born June 25, 1965) is a Nigerian politician and the current Governor of Lagos State.

Lagos manages 4,873 home-based coronavirus patients

The Lagos State Government says it has successfully managed a total of 4,873 home-based coronavirus patients, through its EKOTELEMED service.
The FEC, during its first meeting of the year 2021, presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari, on Wednesday, approved the bill; Harmonized Retirement Age for Teachers Bill, 2021, to be sent to the National Assembly for its consideration and possible approval.

Nigerian government approves new retirement age for teachers

The FEC, during its first meeting of the year 2021, presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari, on Wednesday, approved the bill; Harmonized Retirement Age for Teachers Bill, 2021, to be sent to the National Assembly for its consideration and possible approval.

LAUTECH: Oyo to pay Osun N8bn as assets sharing negotiation

Oyo State Government, yesterday, approved the sum of N8billion to be paid to the Osun State Government, which formed part of assets sharing negotiation reached between the two states during the negotiation for the sole ownership of Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTEH), Ogbomoso.
The Imo State Governor, Senator Hope Uzodinma briefing the State Press after a ‘closed door’ meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa Abuja. PHOTO - SUNDAY AGHAEZE. JAN 18 2021

Imo governor raises alarm over coronavirus surge, seeks presidential intervention

Gov. Hope Uzodinma of Imo has raised alarm over what he described as devastating effects of the second wave of Coronavirus pandemic in Imo, calling for urgent presidential intervention to check the menace.
Hope Uzodinma

Governor Uzodinma: Number of people testing positive, dying of coronavirus on increase in Imo

Governor Hope Uzodinma of Imo State yesterday raised the alarm that the number of people testing positive and dying as a result of Coronavirus pandemic infection was on the increase in the state.
A Civil Society Group has decried the plans by educational institutions across the country to resume academic activities without adequate safety measures to contain the devastating impacts of the second wave of COVID-19.

Private, public schools reopen amid fear of coronavirus

The Federal Government, through the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 Control, announced in December that schools should not reopen for the second term, following the second wave of Coronavirus.
Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State (L), presenting the ‘Letter of Dmeands’ by the #EndSARS protesters as he promised, to President Muhammadu Buhari,

#EndSARS: It’ll take long to rebuild destroyed property – Governor Sanwo-Olu

This came on a day the Lagos State government disclosed that the 2021 budget of N1.164 trillion would be funded from a revenue estimate of N971.028 billion in the fiscal year, with a target on the expansion of tax nets.
The new President of the National Association of Nigerian Students, Sunday Asefon, has said his victory at the election in Abuja last weekend was designed by God.

NANS: Nigerian government’s 2021 budget for education worst in 10 years

The President of the National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS), Com. Sunday Asefon, has frowned at the 2021 budgetary provision for education under President Muhammadu Buhari, describing it as the worst in the last ten years in the country.
Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Hajiya Sadiya Umar Farouq made the announcement during a meeting with Governor Abdullahi Sule.

Minister: Two million Nigerians displaced by insurgency, banditry

The Federal Government has placed the number of people displaced by the Boko Haram insurgency in the North-East, armed banditry in the North-West and communal clashes in the country at about two million.
The Niger State Governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani Bello, has challenged state and federal lawmakers on the need to partner with governments for youth empowerment.

Niger governor: We’re going to be ruthless with traditional rulers harbouring bandits

Governor Abubakar Bello of Niger has vowed to deal ruthlessly with traditional rulers and other local collaborators conniving with bandits to wreak havoc on innocent citizens in the state.
President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday in his New Year broadcast decried the level of violence in the country, saying insecurity is setting Nigeria back at “critical points” through the destruction of public and private investments.

Nigerian president: Insecurity setting us back at critical points

President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday in his New Year broadcast decried the level of violence in the country, saying insecurity is setting Nigeria back at “critical points” through the destruction of public and private investments.
Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Akin Abayomi, on Tuesday asked the passengers who were on the same plane with the lady to self-isolate as he released hotlines to call should they show any symptoms.

Lagos: Why we’re experiencing coronavirus second wave

Lagos State Government has blamed the resurgence of COVID-19 pandemic in the state on non-adherence to safety guidelines, reopening of schools, large religious congregation and social gatherings.
Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, yesterday said that the parliament passed 2021 in good time to ensure the country maintains the January to December budget cycle started last year.

House of Reps: President Buhari didn’t demand apology over invitation on insecurity

The spokesperson of the House, Hon. Benjamin Kalu, in a statement yesterday said: ”It has come to the knowledge of the House that few sections of the media reported that the House apologised to the presidency over the resolution of the House, which arose from the motion sponsored by members from Borno State, requesting for the invitation of the president to brief the nation on the state of insecurity in the country.
Governor Nyesom Wike on Tuesday claimed the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, spent the sum of N10 billion to fight him during the 2019 governorship election.

Coronavirus: Rivers residents beg Governor Wike not to lock down state

A cross-section of Port Harcourt residents in Rivers State has on Monday appealed to the Governor, Nyesom Wike, not to lock down the state but to ban the influx of foreigners in order to curb the second wave of COVID-19 in the state.
PANDEF National Chairman, Commodore Idongesit Nkanga (retd)

PANDEF chair Idongesit Nkanga ‘dies of coronavirus’

A former Military Administrator of Akwa Ibom State, Air Commodore Idongesit Nkanga, (retd,), is dead.

Late arrival of electoral officials, materials mars Abia council poll

The Abia Local Government Chairmanship and Councillorship elections began on a shaky note on Friday, due to the late distribution of electoral materials to the polling units across the 17 Local Government Areas.

LAUTECH: Oyo to establish new law to govern university

Sequel to the pronouncement of the National Universities Commission (NUC), of sole ownership of Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH), by Oyo State Government, the state government has proposed the enactment of a new law that will be governing the institution forthwith.
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Air passengers decry upsurge in fares, seek urgent attention to roads, railway

Nigerians, who travel by air, have decried the “sudden” upsurge in air fares and urged the Federal Government to intervene to avoid poor patronage that could dwindle the fortunes of the aviation industry.

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The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Two ‘kidnappers’ arrested in Ondo

Two young men suspected to be kidnappers have been arrested in Supare Akoko in Akoko South West Local Government Area of Ondo State while trying to abduct a child in his family house.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Mob sets robbery suspect ablaze in Benue

The Police in Benue on Sunday said a robbery suspect was set ablaze by an angry mob while attempting to steal a motorcycle in Makurdi.
Deputy President to late OPC founder, Otunba Wasiu Afolabi, in a statement on Sunday, further said the arrest order on Yoruba rights activist Sunday Adeyemo popularly known as Sunday Igboho is “misguided and provocative.”

OPC: We’ll deal with killer herdsmen

Deputy President to late OPC founder, Otunba Wasiu Afolabi, in a statement on Sunday, further said the arrest order on Yoruba rights activist Sunday Adeyemo popularly known as Sunday Igboho is “misguided and provocative.”
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Donald Trump’s coming impeachment trial aggravates rift among Republicans

The coming second impeachment trial of former U.S. President Donald Trump on a charge of inciting the deadly storming of the Capitol has aggravated a rift among his fellow Republicans that was on full display on Sunday.