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The Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, on Friday said the Italian index patient was still at the isolation centre.

Nigeria: Why China, South Korea, Iran, Japan, Italy are on travel watch list

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has clar­ified why China, South Korea, Iran, Japan and Italy were included on the country’s watch list, though noted that Nigerians travel more to Europe than Iran, South Korea, Japan and other countries where the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic spread earlier.
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NECA restrains House of Reps from criminalising casualisation

The Nigeria Employers Consultative Association (NECA) has described the attempt of the House of Representatives to amend the Labour Act by inserting a clause criminalising casualisation at the workplace and regulating the practice of outsourcing as premature.

ICPC arraigns suspended SEC chief, one other

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) on Thursday arraigned the suspended Director-General, Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Dr Mounir Gwarzo, in an FCT High Court in Apo.
The coronavirus has spread to Nigeria in sub-Saharan Africa. Pius Utomi Ekpei-AFP via Getty Images

Coronavirus: NCDC deploys rapid response teams to Lagos

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has deployed its Rapid Response Teams to support the Lagos State Government, as Nigeria records its case of the Coronavirus (COVID19).
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila (APC-Lagos), has announced the demise of a former member of the house, Rep. Tony Okey. 7

Speaker Gbajabiamila seeks China’s support to end insecurity

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila, has sought the support of the Peoples Republic of China to end insecurity in Nigeria.

NBTI: We have technologies that can bring immediate jobs

Mr Mohammed Jibrin, Director-General (DG) of National Board for Technology Incubation (NBTI), says the board is ready to bring in technologies that will create immediate jobs to support hardworking and performing governors.

Unemployment: ITF empowers 200,000 youths under NISDP scheme – DG

The Federal Government Monday applauded the efforts of the Industrial Training Fund (ITF) in tackling youth unemployment in Nigeria just as the agency said it has equipped over 200, 000 citizens with skills for employability and entrepreneurship.
The Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Yusuf Buratai, on Saturday fired the starter pistol of the 5th Access Bank Lagos City Marathon at the National Stadium.

General Buratai flags off 5th Access Bank Lagos City Marathon

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Yusuf Buratai, on Saturday fired the starter pistol of the 5th Access Bank Lagos City Marathon at the National Stadium.
The National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) says it has over 700,000 National e-ID cards yet to be collected by Nigerians from its offices nationwide.

NIMC orders enrollment centers to give priorities to 2020 UTME applicants

The National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) has ordered all enrolment centres nationwide to give preference to intending applicants for the 2020 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME)/Direct Entry (DE) examinations, for enrolment and issuance of National Identification Number (NIN).

Dakuku Peterside: Active women participation key to growth of maritime industry

The Director-General, DG, Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, NIMASA, Dr. Dakuku Peterside, says active women participation is fundamental to the growth of the maritime industry.

NPA boss petitions Police, DSS on safety over attack at National Assembly

Managing Director of the Nigerian Ports Authority, Hadiza Bala Usman, has called for the investigation and prosecution of perpetrators of the harassment and humiliation to which she was subjected to by people believed to be hirelings of Chairman of Ocean Maritime Solutions Limited (OMSL), Captain Idahosa Okunbo on the premises of the National Assembly on Tuesday, December 3, 2019.

BPP faults Senate amendments, MDAs shun public hearing

The Director-General, Bureau of Public Procurement, Mamman Ahmadu, on Tuesday, faulted some of the amendments proposed by the Senate in the BPP Act.
Flood has sacked many Olomu communities, destroying farm produce and means of livelihood, with many people displaced from their homes.

NHISA: Five states face imminent flooding, should be on ‘red alert’

The Nigeria Hydrological Services Agency (NHISA) says five states of the country should be on a ‘red alert’ of imminent flooding.
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Genome editing: Biosafety agency trains staff on regulation

The National Biosafety Management Agency (NBMA), in conjunction with the Program for Biosafety Systems (PBS), has started a series of trainings to properly equip Biosafety Regulators on how best to regulate the emerging technology referred to as genome editing.

Kogi guber: PDP accused of importing thugs from neighbouring states

About two weeks to the Kogi State governorship election, the secretary of the Media and Publicity Committee of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Governorship Campaign Council, Dr Tom Ohikere, has alleged the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) of importing and arming thugs ahead of the poll.
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Climate change: NiMet signs MoU with IBB university

Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet), has formally signed of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in Abuja with the Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University (IBBU), Lapai, Niger, to promote activities relating to meteorology/climatology and climate change in Nigeria.

NCC advances measures to check pirated books

The Nigeria Copyright Commission (NCC) says it has advanced strategic measures to check circulation of pirated books in the country.
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Minimum wage: NYSC pledges to increase corps members allowance

The Director-General (DG) of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Shuaibu Ibrahim, on Monday assured corps members that their monthly allowance of N19,800 would be reviewed upward.

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Real Madrid playmaker Martin Ødegaard will join Arsenal on loan for the rest of the season after the clubs agreed to terms this evening.

Arsenal agree deal with Real Madrid for Martin Ødegaard

Real Madrid playmaker Martin Ødegaard will join Arsenal on loan for the rest of the season after the clubs agreed to terms this evening.
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.”
Donald Trump has reportedly reverted to “self pity-mode” following his impeachment amid frustration that his Republican allies are failing to defend him.

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.