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Bankers Committee, groups harp on education, skills to drive SME’s growth

The Nigerian Bankers Committee, NBC, has called on owners and operators of Small and Mediums Scale Enterprises, SMEs to acquire the needed education and skills to sustain the growth of small businesses in the country.
United Nation’s Children Fund (UNICEF)

UNICEF: 348,000 Libyan children need humanitarian aid

The UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has said that more than 348,000 children out of 1.2 million people, need humanitarian assistance in Libya, due to the impact of the prolonged armed conflict, political and economic crises and the COVID-19 pandemic.
Chief Sunday Inyima, the Ebonyi Commissioner for Water Resources, has debunked insinuations of his resignation from Gov. David Umahi’s cabinet, saying that he cannot resign on facebook.

Ebonyi: I can’t resign on Facebook – commissioner

Chief Sunday Inyima, the Ebonyi Commissioner for Water Resources, has debunked insinuations of his resignation from Gov. David Umahi’s cabinet, saying that he cannot resign on facebook.
The Oyo State chapter of Zenith Labour Party (ZLP) says Governor Seyi Makinde disappointed himself for failing to fulfil the promises made to the party few days to the 2019 gubernatorial election.

Governor Makinde: We can now restore LAUTECH’s lost glory

Gov. Seyi Makinde has declared that Oyo State now has the opportunity to restore the lost glory of the Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH), Ogbomoso.
Six gaming centres within the Oyo State capital, Ibadan were shut on Friday by the State Gaming Board for violating the rule of allowing underage betting, especially students in uniforms during the school period.

Oyo shuts six gaming centres for underage betting

Six gaming centres within the Oyo State capital, Ibadan were shut on Friday by the State Gaming Board for violating the rule of allowing underage betting, especially students in uniforms during the school period.

Defection: PDP threatens Ebonyi lawmakers with legal actions

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has threatened legal actions against any member of the Ebonyi State House of Assembly that may defect to the All Progressives Congress (APC).

Law students sue ASUU, AGF, minister, others over strike

The Law Students Association of Nigeria has dragged the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), it’s President Prof Biodun Ogunyemi, and the Minister for Education before the Federal High Court Abuja.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

INEC excludes APC, candidate from Bayelsa West senatorial bye-election

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared that the All Progressives Congress (APC) and its candidate, Peremobowei Ebebi, will not participate in the Bayelsa West senatorial bye-election.
Barcelona coach Ronald Koeman was happy to see Leo Messi have minutes in their friendly win against Nastic.

Ronald Koeman doesn’t see Lionel Messi leaving Barcelona

Ronald Koeman remains convinced that Lionel Messi will stay at Barcelona and has refused to be drawn into a debate regarding the Argentine’s future.
Governor David Nweze Umahi

APC NWC admits Governor Umahi, deputy, others

The governor of Ebonyi state and Chairman of the South East governor’s Forum, David Umahi has been officially been admitted as member of the ruling All Progressives Congress, (APC) alongside his deputy, Barr. Kelechi Igwe, and some members of the state executive council.
Ahmed Ibrahim Matane

Niger government advocates citizens’ involvement in governance

The Secretary to the State Government of Niger (SSG), Ahmed Ibrahim Matane, has stressed the urgent need for citizens to be involved in governance and government activities, to ensure good governance.
Trump’s fans on Europe’s far right have gone online to take the soon to be former president’s side [Kacper Pempel-Reuters]

Europe far right backs Donald Trump, hopes for violence amid vote drama

“There is no question at all that these elections are rigged,” Mart Helme, of the far-right EKRE party and interior minister in Estonia’s coalition government, told a radio show on November 8, as he repeated the US president’s false claims of elections fraud.
2. The Governor of Zamfara State, Bello Matawalle, has presented some gold bars and other precious stones to President Muhammadu Buhari.

BCO: Zamfara gold constitutionally belongs to Nigeria not state

Following the recent declaration by the Zamfara State governor, Bello Matawalle referring to the gold deposit in the state as belonging to Zamfara, the National Coordinator of the Buhari Campaign Organization (BCO), Alhaji Danladi Pasali, has dismissed the claim insisting that the natural resource constitutionally belongs to Nigeria as a nation.
Governor David Nweze Umahi

Governor Umahi: Why I left PDP

Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi State has said he wants to be a martyr who will be sacrificed to achieve the much-sought Igbo presidency.
Governor David Nweze Umahi

Governor Umahi: I want to be a martyr, sacrificed to achieve Igbo Presidency

Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi has said he wants to be a martyr who will be sacrificed to achieve the much-sought Igbo presidency.
United Nation’s Children Fund (UNICEF)

UNICEF commends Imo communities for abolishing female genital mutilation

Imo State communities and stakeholders have been urged to work tenaciously and assiduously towards the total elimination of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) and all forms of violence against the girl child.
INEC Chairman Mahmood Yakubu

HDP moves to stop Mahmood Yakubu’s reappointment as INEC chair

One of the de registered political parties, the Hope Democratic Party (HDP), has filed a suit in the Federal High Court seeking to restrain the Senate from screening Prof. Mahmood Yakubu as a second term chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).
The Federal High Court, Abuja, has fixed Feb. 24, 2021, for hearing in a N100 million suit filed by a whistleblower, George Davidson, against the ICPC.

Court fixes date to hear whistleblower’s N100 million suit against ICPC

The Federal High Court, Abuja, has fixed Feb. 24, 2021, for hearing in a N100 million suit filed by a whistleblower, George Davidson, against the ICPC.

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UN, EU urge media to intensify advocacy against gender violence

The joint EU-UN Spotlight Initiative, on Monday called on the media to intensify advocacy through reportage of violence against women and girls to end the menace in the country.
The PDP and its candidate, Babatunde Gbadamosi, are urging the court to disqualify the APC candidate, Tokunbo Abiru, over his alleged possession of two voter cards.

Tokunbo Abiru proposes antidote for national challenges

Mr Tokunbo Abiru, APC’s candidate for the Lagos East bye-election, has said that quality representation at the National Assembly is an antidote to diverse national development and security challenges.
US President Donald Trump speaks with General Motors CEO Mary Barra during a meeting with automobile industry leaders in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington, DC on January 24th, 2017. - Photo by Saul Loeb - AFP via Getty Images

General Motors abandons Donald Trump’s war against California’s pollution powers

General Motors announced today that it is abandoning Donald Trump’s effort to take away California’s ability to set fuel efficiency standards. The company, along with Fiat Chrysler and Toyota, previously backed Trump’s efforts to roll back fuel efficiency standards.
Speaker of the Lagos State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Mudashiru Obasa on Friday disclosed how the immediate past administration of former Governor Akinwunmi Ambode employed blackmail and harassment to witch-hunt and deprive the House of performing its duties appropriately.

Speaker: Lagos Assembly to pass 2021 budget before December 31

The Speaker, Lagos State House of Assembly, Mudashiru Obasa, says the 2021 Appropriation Bill currently before the house will be passed before Dec. 31.

We believe it is South East’s turn to produce next president – Ebonyi PDP...

The Elder and major Stakeholders of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Monday affirmed the belief that it is the turn of the South East to produce President of Nigeria in 2023.