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PANDEF: South-South, South-West, South-East marginalized in NNPC

Pan-Niger Delta Forum, PANDEF, the mouthpiece of traditional rulers, leaders and stakeholders of the coastal states of Niger Delta, Friday, warned the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, which has allegedly sidelined South-South, South-West and South-East from its top management positions, to stop insulting the people of the oil/gas-rich region.
Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC)

NDDC shutdown head office following sudden demise of executive director

The Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) has shut down its office headquarters in Port Harcourt, Rivers State following the sudden death of the Executive Director, Finance, Chief Ibanga Bassey Enang, Thursday morning.
The executive governor of Ogun State, Dapo Abiodun has urged Nigerian students, irrespective of religious affiliation, to continue working for the unity, peace, and progress of the country.

Ogun governor opts for low key celebration, as he attains diamond age

The Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun, on Thursday, said his administration has adopted low key celebrations to mark his first year in office, which coincides with his 60th birthday.
The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) on Wednesday unveiled emergency ventilators produced by its researchers to support government on the fight against coronavirus pandemic.

NAF unveils locally produced emergency ventilators

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) on Wednesday unveiled emergency ventilators produced by its researchers to support government on the fight against coronavirus pandemic. ]
Member Representing Ajaokuta Federal Constituency, Idirissu Lawal, has called on the Federal Government to take urgent step towards the conduct of a reliable population census in the country for effective planning.

House of Reps kick as Nigerian government asks Ethiopian Airlines to evacuate nationals from...

The House of Repre­sentatives has op­posed the planned use of Ethiopian Air­lines, rather than Air Peace, for the evacuation of Nigeri­ans stranded in Canada due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Commissioner of Police in Enugu State, Mr Ahmad Abdurrahman, has warned police officers and men to shun unprofessionalism while enforcing restriction orders to check spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

Eid-el-Fitri: Police chief urges Muslims to celebrate in most responsible manner

Mr Ahmad Abdurrahman, the Commissioner of Police of Enugu, has urged Muslim faithful to go about the Eid-el-Fitri celebration in the most responsible manner and following the physical restriction order.
Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari3

President Buhari bars ministers from removing heads of agencies, stipulates new procedure

President Muhammadu Buhari has restrained Ministers from directly removing Heads of Agencies and Parastatals they supervise stipulating a multi-layered procedure for such removal.
Ondo State House of Assembly

Speaker: Ondo assembly not probing anyone over funds in ‘secret account’

The Ondo State House of Assembly, on Thursday in Akure, said that it was not probing anyone in respect of the controversial N4.3 billion state government funds discovered in a secret bank account.
national assembly abuja

National Assembly committees begin consideration of revised 2020 budget

Some committees in the Senate and House of Representatives will on Thursday begin consideration of the revised 2020 budget proposal transmitted to the National Assembly by the Executive, it was learnt on Wednesday.
The National Directorate of Employment (NDE) in Enugu State on Tuesday said it had trained no fewer than 510 unemployed graduates on different skills.

NDE trains Kano women on face mask production

The National Directorate of Employment (NDE) in Kano State says the training of women on face mask production is part of the agency’s continuous efforts to tackle unemployment.
Dubai-based mega carrier, Emirates Airlines, has stopped flight operations to Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos until the airport’s Instrument Landing System (ILS) is fixed.

Emirates plans to cut about 30,000 jobs amid virus outbreak

Emirates Group is planning to cut about 30,000 jobs to reduce costs amid the coronavirus outbreak, which will bring down its number of employees by about 30 per cent from more than 105,000.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police arrest 16 suspects, recover arms, ammunition in Enugu

The Police Command in Enugu State has arrested 16 suspects for various criminal offences within its operations in April.g
President Muhammadu Buhari

President Buhari renews pledge to end security challenges

President Muhammadu Buhari has renewed his commitment to deploy resources to combat security challenges causing sorrows and trauma to Nigerians.
Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila; President of the Senate, Senator Ahmad Lawan; and Deputy Senate President, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege being briefed on Thursday by the Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Zainab Ahmed, on the amendment of the 2020 budget.

National Assembly leadership meets finance minster over 2020 budget amendment

The Leadership of the National Assembly on Thursday met with the Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning to be briefed by the latter on the plan by the Federal Government to amend the N10.59 trillion 2020 budget passed by the National Assembly in December last year.
Zainab Ahmed

Minister: N5.548 trillion now available to fund 2020 budget

The Minister of Finance, Zainab Ahmed, has disclosed that the amount available for funding the 2020 Budget is now estimated at N5.548 trillion.

Nigeria must prepare for post COVID-19 era – NITDA chief

The Director-General, National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), Kashifu Inuwa Abdullahi, has urged Nigerian technology experts to get ready for new innovations and ideas after the world might have defeated the novel Coronavirus that is currently ravaging our economies.
The Kaduna State University (KASU) says it has expelled about 80 students for various forms of examination malpractices during the 2018-2019 academic session.

Kaduna university expands online lectures to cover undergraduates

The Kaduna State University (KASU) says it has expanded its current online lectures to cover all departments in postgraduate and the undergraduate programmes to keep the students learning while on Coronavirus (COVID-19) lockdown.

CSO commends National Assembly move to probe alleged N40 billion fraud in NDDC

A Civil Society Organisation, under the aegis of Niger Delta Movement for Peace & Justice, NDMPJ, has commended members of the National Assembly for setting up an ad-hoc committee to investigate the alleged N40billion fraud levelled against the Interim Management Committee (IMC) in the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC).

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Medical council validates four coronavirus test kits – registrar

The Medical Laboratory Science Council of Nigeria (MLSCN) says it has validated four Rapid Test Kits to determine their suitability for testing SAR-COV-2 infection popularly known as COVID-19 in the country.
Legendary reggae artiste, Majekodunmi Fasheke, aka Majek Fashek is dead. The artiste died in a New York hospital after a protracted illness on Monday about 5-45pm. He was aged 71.

Nigerian celebrities mourn deceased Majek Fashek

Nigerian celebrities have taken to their social media platforms to mourn the death of Music Legend, Majekodunmi Fasheke, a.k.a Majek Fashek.
Rwanda says it will announce new restrictions on containing the coronavirus Tuesday, a stark reversal of the country's plan days ago to ease restrictions, including motor vehicle travel throughout the country.

Rwanda set to announce new coronavirus restrictions

Rwanda says it will announce new restrictions on containing the coronavirus Tuesday, a stark reversal of the country's plan days ago to ease restrictions, including motor vehicle travel throughout the country.
Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari3

Nigeria declares telecoms facilities critical national Infrastructure

In response to the yearnings of industry stakeholders to declare telecom facilities Critical National Infrastructure, President Muhammadu Buhari, has finally approved and also directed that necessary physical protective measures be put in place to safeguard telecommunications infrastructure deployed across the country.
President Muhammadu Buhari has again, addressed Nigerians on the efforts of its government to contain the coronavirus pandemic (covid-19) that is ravaging the country 4

ASCAB: President Buhari’s speech underestimate Sani Abacha’s $5 billion loot

Alliance for Surviv­ing COVID-19 and Beyond, (ASCAB), a group led by prominent Nigerian human rights lawyer, Femi Falana has said that President Mu­hammadu Buhari’s claim that late dictator, Sani Abacha, stole $1 billion con­tradicts the figures earlier released by his own officials.