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Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike (in blue) on Saturday with Service Commanders monitoring compliance with the closure of markets across the state to check spread of coronavirus in Port Harcourt.

Rivers governor, task force monitor compliance to restriction

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State on Saturday led members of the State Task Force on Enforcement of the ban on Public and Religious Gatherings to ensure compliance to closure of markets.
The Kayode Fayemi administration in Ekiti State says it has defrayed inherited debts to the tune of 31 billion naira since assumption of office.

Ekiti inaugurates executive order enforcement task force

As part of ways to ensure compliance with the executive orders issued by Governor, Kayode Fayemi, outlawing gatherings of more than 20 persons in Ekiti State, a task force was, on Monday, inaugurated to enforce the directives to forestall the spread of the contagious coronavirus disease.
The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) in Niger has commended the efforts of Mr Hamzat Adekunle with state code number NG-19C-1696, for conducting free diabetes tests for 65 persons in the camp.

Coronavirus: Nigerian Army commander hails NYSC over camps closure

Brigadier-General W. B Idris, Commander of the 17 Brigade, Nigerian Army, Katsina State, on Thursday, commended the management of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) over its decision to close all Orientation Camps in the country as a way of curtailing the spread of COVID-19.

Stakeholders, security agencies move to end incessant killings in Kaduna community

Following the incessant attacks by unknown gunmen that led to the killings of unidentified number of persons in Kajuru, Kachia, Chikun Local Government Areas and surrounding areas, stakeholders in Kajuru Local Government Area of Kaduna State have commenced dialogue with security agencies for enhanced security in their locality to avoid any further breakdown of law and order.
The Senate Ad-Hoc Committee on Security Challenges has called for the decentralization of the Nigeria Police Force as a way of improving efficiency aimed at addressing the problem of insecurity bedeviling the country.

Insecurity: Senate wants police decentralized

The Senate Ad-Hoc Committee on Security Challenges has called for the decentralization of the Nigeria Police Force as a way of improving efficiency aimed at addressing the problem of insecurity bedeviling the country.
Abubakar Malami

AGF: Count me out of former Emir Sanusi dethronement

The Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, SAN, has said that he was not in any way connected with the dethronement of the former Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II and his subsequent banishment to Nassarawa State.
Public Relations Officer, DSS National Headquarters, Abuja, Dr Peter Afunanya

DSS begins probe of officers over man who security protocol in Kebbi

The Department of State Services says it has begun disciplinary action against its personnel found to have been negligent while on the entourage of President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday in Argungu, Kebbi State.
Public Relations Officer, DSS National Headquarters, Abuja, Dr Peter Afunanya

DSS denies killing man who breached presidential security protocol in Kebbi

The Department of State Services says it has begun disciplinary action against its personnel found to have been negligent while on the entourage of President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday in Argungu, Kebbi State.
Fresh facts have emerged on why the Department of State Services (DSS) detained Anthony Okolie for misusing a SIM card previously owned by President Muhammadu Buhari’s daughter, Hanan, following his confession that friends influenced him to put the SIM line into fraudulent use.

Some security cases can’t be brought to court – DSS tells judge

The Department of State Services has told a Federal High Court sitting in Asaba that some sensitive national security matters cannot be brought to court hence its decision to detain a trader, Anthony Okolie, for 10 weeks without a valid court order.
Emir of Kano, Alhaji Muhammadu Sanusi II

Court orders immediate release of Mallam Muhammadu Sanusi

The judge also granted the prayers for all the respondents to be served through substituted means should it become impossible to personally effect the service.
Alhaji Munir Sanusi, the chief of staff to the Emir of Kano, has confirmed the receipt of the query issued to Emir Muhammad Sanusi II by the Kano state government.

Emir Sanusi and the conspiracy of Northern oligarchy

His background in Islamic Studies at a leading Islamic University in Khatourm, the capital of Sudan, should have ordinarily perverted critical reasoning in him, paradoxically, the recently ‘deposed’ Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi 11, frantically utilized Islamic knowledge as an intellectual instrument to illuminate the dark sides of his society.
The Action Democratic Party (ADP) has described the dethronement of the Emir of Kano Emirate, Muhammad Sanusi II, by Governor of Kano State Abdullahi Umar Ganduje as political recklessness and opportunistic.

Former Kano emir to challenge banishment, detention in court

Following the dethronement and banishment of former emir of Kano, Malam Muhammad Sanusi II, he has said that he will approach the court to challenge the action taken by the Kano State Government.
Hell was almost let loose in front of the national secretariat of the All Progressives Congress (APC) on Thursday as pro- and anti-Oshiomhole protesters clashed in Abuja.

Adams Oshiomhole absent as APC NWC meets ahead of NEC meeting

The National Working Committee (NWC) of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) met Tuesday at the party’s national secretariat in Abuja without Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, the suspended National Chairman.
The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has called for the arrest and subsequent trial of operatives of the Department of State Services (DSS) and other security officials involved in the invasion of the Federal High Court in Abuja.

DSS to arraign INEC officials for alleged electoral fraud

The Department of State Services (DSS) has resolved to arraign Sulaiman Ikhuoriah, an official of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).
Some clergies under the aegis of Concerned Gospel Ministers in Cross River, have urged National Judicial Commission (NJC) not to confirm Governor Ben Ayade of Cross River State nominee, Justice Maurice Eneji, as acting Chief Judge of the State.

Cross River clergies urge NJC not to confirm Justice Eneji as acting chief judge

Some clergies under the aegis of Concerned Gospel Ministers in Cross River, have urged National Judicial Commission (NJC) not to confirm Governor Ben Ayade of Cross River State nominee, Justice Maurice Eneji, as acting Chief Judge of the State.
An Abuja High Court on Wednesday suspended Comrade Adams Oshiomhole as the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC.

Court sets aside ruling suspending Adams Oshiomhole

A Federal High Court in Kano on Thursday set aside a ruling of the FCT High Court suspending the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole.
The Kebbi State Director of the Department of State Security Service (DSS), Mr SU Gambo, has declared that the Service aims to sustain its existing relationship with the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) in the state.

DSS reiterates support for Kebbi NYSC

The Kebbi State Director of the Department of State Security Service (DSS), Mr SU Gambo, has declared that the Service aims to sustain its existing relationship with the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) in the state.
The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has called for the arrest and subsequent trial of operatives of the Department of State Services (DSS) and other security officials involved in the invasion of the Federal High Court in Abuja.

DSS: We’re not trailing journalists anywhere

The Department of State Services says it is not on the trail of any staff of an online medium or any other journalist anywhere in the country.

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eBay waives seller fees for new businesses to help shuttered retailers move online

eBay is launching a new “Up & Running” program today that aims to help physical retailers move some of their business online if they’ve been shutdown or are struggling due to the COVID-19 pandemic. As part of that program, eBay is waiving seller fees for new businesses to the platform starting today, April 2nd, through June 30th.
Toyota Nigeria Limited, on Thursday, said it has collaborated with its foremost dealer, Elizade Nigeria Limited, to donate three units of ambulances to Lagos State Government in support of the fight to eradicate the COVID-19 from the state.

Toyota, Elizade donate three ambulances to Lagos

Toyota Nigeria Limited, on Thursday, said it has collaborated with its foremost dealer, Elizade Nigeria Limited, to donate three units of ambulances to Lagos State Government in support of the fight to eradicate the COVID-19 from the state.
The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) says it has neutralised some key Boko Haram Terrorists (BHTs) leaders at Alafa Yagayaga on the fringes of the Sambisa Forest in Borno.

Nigerian military ramps up attacks on Boko Haram locations

In furtherance of the objective of restoring peace and security in the North East of the Country, the Armed Forces of Nigeria (Nigeria Military), through the Air Task Force of Operation Lafiya Dole, has ramped up attacks against terrorists’ locations in Borno State.
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Nigerian equities market posts 0.10 per cent growth

The Nigerian equities market closed Thursday trading on upward trend, appreciating by 0.10 per cent, amid Dangote Cement gain.