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NCC strengthens cyberspace security to protect telecoms consumers

Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has initiated actions to strengthen cyberspace towards protecting telecoms consumers across the country against hackers and cyber criminals that have been deploying sophisticated systems to swindle Nigerians.
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Nigerian Army blacklists Action Against Hunger, says it aids, abets terrorists

The Theatre Command Operation LAFIYA DOLE has declared Action Against Hunger as “persona non grata.”
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.

Nigerian Army dismisses rumour of Boko Haram planned attack on Maiduguri

The Nigerian Army on Thursday urged the public to disregard the alleged planned attacks on Maiduguri and its environ by Boko Haram terrorists.
The Presidential Election Petition Tribunal has upheld argument by President Muhammadu Buhari that it lacked the jurisdiction to entertain allegation of corrupt practices and voters’ inducement raised against Vice President Yemi Osinbajo in the petition by Atiku Abubakar and the PDP.

2023: VP Osinbajo’s office not whittled to retain power in North – APC chieftain

Recent appointments and changes made by President Muhammadu Buhari, especially the removal of Vice President Yemi Osinbajo as head of Economic Management Team has generated a lot of controversies, necessitating speculation in some quarters that his removal may not be unconnected with plan by the North to retain power in 2023.
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Kaduna government inaugurates data collection system on malnutrition

The Kaduna State Government has deployed new technology to facilitate data collection on rising cases of malnutrition to enable it to tackle the challenge effectively.

FCT UBEB chairman promises quality education

Chairman of the FCT Universal Basic Education Board (UBEB), Dr. Kabir Ibrahim Matazu, has assured residents of quality primary education for all children.

NCC warns internet users against fraudsters

In response to the increase in cybercrime around the world, the Nigerian Communication Commission (NCC) has warned internet users and other users of telecommunication in the country to guard against being defrauded by internet fraudsters known as “yahoo yahoo boys”.

Central bank urges fintechs, payment service providers to stick to standards

The Central Bank of Nigeria has urged financial technology companies, payment service providers and Deposit Money Banks engaged in offering payment solutions to customers to ensure they adhere to policy framework and standards that guide their respective operations in the ecosystem in which they operate.
The National Union of Textile Garment and Tailoring Workers of Nigeria held a peaceful protest in Lagos on Tuesday to mark the 40th anniversary of the organisation.

NLC urges minister to promote social dialogue, tripartiam

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has asked the Minister of Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige, to use the opportunity of his reappointment to promote social dialogue and tripartism in the place of work.
Dr Chris Ngige, Minister of Labour and Employment said this while fielding questions on television concerning the time for payment of the new wage.

President Buhari not against workers – minister

The Federal Government has reassured Nigerian workers that President Muhammadu Buhari is still committed to improving their welfare.
The Minister of Niger Delta Affairs Senator Godswill Akpabio has denied the allegation that he bribed the Chairman and members of the National Assembly Elections Petition Tribunal in Akwa Ibom State.

Akwa Ibom North East: Senators Akpabio, Ekpenyong know fate next week

The minister for Niger Delta Affairs, Sen Godswill Akpabio, and his opponent in the election of Akwa Ibom North East (Ikot Ekpene) senatorial district, Chris Ekpenyong, will know their fate next week as the National Assembly election tribunal rounds off its sitting in the state.
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.

Oil theft: Soldiers raid hideouts of notorious Delta cartel

Operatives attached to the 6 Division of the Nigerian Army have raided hideouts of a notorious cartel that specialises in illicitly refining petroleum products in Delta State, the Army has said.

Soldiers destroy illegal refineries in Delta

Angered by the mindless destruction of the ecosystem and huge loss to the oil-economy of the country, Nigerian soldiers have taken over an expanse of land used as illegal refineries at Otumara Community in Warri South-West Local Government Area of Delta State.
China will hold the country’s largest-ever military parade on Oct. 1, marking the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People’s Republic of China, the government said on Thursday.

China to hold largest-ever military parade on October 1

China will hold the country’s largest-ever military parade on Oct. 1, marking the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People’s Republic of China, the government said on Thursday.
The Permanent Secretary, Special Duties, Federal Ministry of Finance, Dr. Mohammed Dikwa, made the disclosure in Abuja when the alumni of the National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies Abuja chapter, visited him in his office.

Federal government pledges to pay entitlements of ex-Nigerian Airways staff

The Federal Government has assured ex-workers of the defunct Nigeria Airways that it is committed to the payment of their entitlements after they are audited.

NASENI engineers go to China for training on transformer manufacturing

The National Agency for Science and Engineering Infrastructure says 60 of its engineers on Tuesday departed Nigeria for China for four months training on manufacturing of transformers in Nigeria.

Federal government reacts to payment of entitlements to former Nigeria Airways staff

The Federal Government has assured ex-workers of the defunct Nigeria Airways that it is committed to the payment of their entitlements after they are audited.

SERAP seeks public registers for corrupt governors, others since 1999

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, SERAP, has urged the Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, SAN, to swiftly develop and adopt public registers for corrupt state governors and other high-ranking public officials charged with and convicted of grand corruption since the return of democracy in 1999 till date.

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The missions gave the assurance in New York during a collaborative meeting between the Consul-General of Nigeria in New York, Mr Benaoyagha Okoyen, and the new Nigerian Consul-General in Atlanta, Mrs Aishatu Musa.

Envoy assures investors of Nigeria’s commitment to contractual agreement

The Consul General of Nigeria in New York, Mr Benaoyagha Okoyen, at the weekend said the current administration remained committed to due process in its contractual agreements with investors.

Junior Ajayi nets brace in Al Ahly Super Cup win against Zamalek

Nigeria forward Junior Ajayi scored twice as Al Ahly were crowned Egypt Super Cup champions after an entertaining 3-2 victory against Zamalek.
The National President of Nigeria Association Of Chambers of Commerce, Industry Mines and Agriculture (NACCIMA) Hajiya Saratu Iya Aliyu, has canvassed for more support for the private sector. She made the call on Friday, when she led a combined delegation of three bodies to a meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential villa, Abuja.

NACCIMA, OPS canvass more support for private sector

The National President of Nigeria Association Of Chambers of Commerce, Industry Mines and Agriculture (NACCIMA) Hajiya Saratu Iya Aliyu, has canvassed for more support for the private sector.
Governor Dapo Abiodun of Ogun State has assured industrialists in the state of his administration’s readiness to put an end to the deplorable state of road network affecting manufacturers and other road users in the state.

Ogun: I will not scrap polytechnic created in Ipokia – governor

Ogun State Governor Dapo Abiodun has said the new Ogun State Polytechnic established in Ipokia by his predecessor, Sen. Ibikunle Amosun, would not be scrapped.
Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde, has challenged his political aides to be committed to the efforts of his administration to deliver the dividends of democracy to the people of the state.

Oyo APC slams governor over reconstitution of OYSIEC

The Oyo State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has warned Governor Seyi Makinde against the move to reconstitute the Oyo State Independent Electoral Commission (OYSIEC).