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NCDC advises Sule Lamido to go on self isolation for two weeks

National Center for the Control of Diseases, NCDC, has advised former governor of Jigawa State, Sule Lamido, to immediately go into self isolation, sequel to a successful Covid-19 test in Kano.
Former Credit Suisse head Tidjane Thiam is one of a number of senior financiers appointed as envoys by the African Union to negotiate for funding to help the continent overcome the economic impact of the coronavirus outbreak. Reuters.

African Union appoints ex-Credit Suisse boss as envoy for virus support

The African Union (AU) has appointed former Credit Suisse boss Tidjane Thiam and several other dignitaries as a special envoys to solicit international support to help the continent deal with the economic impact of the coronavirus.

We feel we’re together when you’re with us – Catholic Bishop tells VP Osinbajo

In a candid review of the security situation in the country and a down-to-earth observation of Vice President Yemi Osinbajo’s disposition to matters of faith, and passion for the people, Catholic Archbishop of Abuja, His Lordship, the Most Rev. Ignatius Kaigama has commended the Vice President’s demonstration of love and solidarity with Nigerians including the Church at all times.

Farida Waziri: How traducers mocked me when I lost my husband, daughter

A former chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on Tuesday said she was mocked when she lost her husband and daughter within one year.
Former Imo State Governor Rochas Okorocha has urged his supporters to resist further attacks from the government. He said he would no longer tolerate unwarranted assaults on his person and relatives.

Senator Okorocha steals show at Governor Uzodinma’s swearing-in

Former governor of Imo State, and senator representing Imo West senatorial district, Rochas Okorocha, was the cynosure of eyes when he walked in while oat of office was being administered on Governor Hope Uzodinma.
The Lagos State government will next week celebrate the second edition of the annual Asa festival, one of the state’s recognized festivals.

Lagos celebrates 2019 Asa festival

The Lagos State government will next week celebrate the second edition of the annual Asa festival, one of the state’s recognized festivals.

Tor Tiv expresses displeasure over killing of indigenes in Taraba

The Paramount ruler of the Tiv nation, His Royal Majesty (HRM), the Begha U Tiv, Prof. James Ortese Iorlumun Ayatse, Tor Tiv V, at the weekend, expressed his displeasure over the continued killing of Tiv people in Taraba state.
Oyo State Governor, Engineer Seyi Makinde, has felicitated with the people of the state and Nigerians in general on the occasion of the nation’s 59th independence anniversary.

[email protected]: Oyo government lines out activities to celebrate independence day

The Oyo State Government has lined out activities for the celebration of Nigeria’s 59 years of nationhood on Tuesday, October 1, 2019.

Ondo NULGE commends governor on local council funds

The National Union of Local Government Employees (NULGE) in Ondo State has commended Gov. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu for not tempering with the funds meant for local government councils in the state.

Tajudeen Baruwa inaugurated new NURTW president

The National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) has inaugurated new National Administrative Council with the new president, Prof. Tajudeen Ibikunle Baruwa, promising to take the body to the next level.
The immediate past Deputy Senate President, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, was on Saturday physically attacked in Nuremberg, Germany, where he had gone to attend the new yam festival by some members of the proscribed Indigenous Peoples of Biafra (IPOB)

We must bring those who attacked Senator Ekweremadu to justice – Nigerian embassy

Nigerian embassy in Germany has on Monday vowed to identify and bring to justice those who attacked the former deputy senate president, Dr. Ike Ekweremadu, on Saturday.
Governor-elect of Kwara, Alhaji Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq, has pledged that his administration will be accountable to the people and will not steal or loot the state’s treasury.

Kwara governor donates N10 million to Ilorin durbar festival

Speculation making the rounds that Governor Alhaji AbdulRasaq AbdulRahman played no part particularly financially in the recently held Ilorin Durbar Festival has drawn the reaction of a group, Kwara Media Forum.
The PDP National Chairman, Uche Secondus, on Monday said the paucity of funds stalled the completion of the PDP N16bn 12 storey new national secretariat project.

Funding stalls completion of PDP’s new national secretariat – chairman

The PDP National Chairman, Uche Secondus, on Monday said the paucity of funds stalled the completion of the PDP N16bn 12 storey new national secretariat project.

Edo council chief beaten at John Oyegun’s reception

Chairman of Ovia South West local government area Mr. Destiny Enabulele, was on Monday beaten at the reception of the 80th birthday of Chief John Oyegun.

Former Governor Sylva mocks Seriake Dickson’s airport in Bayelsa

A former Governor of Bayelsa State and leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has challenged Governor Seriake Dickson to always make use of the Bayelsa airport since he claimed the project had been completed.
Two years after his death in Belgium, a state funeral has been held for veteran opposition leader Etienne Tshisekedi in the Democratic Republic of Congo. 9

In Pictures: DR Congo veteran opposition chief Etienne Tshisekedi laid to rest

More than two years after his death in Brussels, Etienne Tshisekedi's body was repatriated to the Democratic Republic of Congo, where he was finally laid to rest in the land of his ancestors.
Seyi Makinde

Governor Makinde: Oyo can’t pay N30,000 minimum wage

Governor Seyi Makinde took the oath of office alongside his deputy, Alhaji Rauf Olaniyan, on Wednesday with a declaration that the state could not pay the N30,000 minimum wage because of its lean resources.
Admiralty University of Nigeria ADUN

Nigerian Navy university inaugurated, matriculates 231 students

The Admiralty University of Nigeria (ADUN), Ibusa, near Asaba was inaugurated on Friday by the Chief of Naval Staff (CNS), Ibok Ete-Ibas, with the first batch of 231 students matriculating.

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The Judicial Commission of Inquiry set up by Governor Godwin Obaseki to investigate the construction of the Edo Specialist Hospital and supply of equipment has indicted former governor, Adams Oshiomhole.

Edo guber: PDP chieftain vows to work against Governor Obaseki

Prince Kassim Afegbua, a chieftain of the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) and former Commissioner for Information in Edo state, has vowed to openly work against Governor Godwin Obaseki, the party’s candidate for the September 19 governorship election in Edo state.

Nigerian government formally hands over National Theatre to central bank, bankers committee

The Federal government of Nigeria has on Sunday, July 12, 2020, formally handed over the National Theatre Iganmu to the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and Bankers Committee.
Tanzanian President John Magufuli

Tanzania’s John Magufuli endorsed for re-election, dismisses third term bid

Chama Cha Mapinduzi, CCM, Tanzania’s ruling party, has endorsed the candidature of President John Pombe Magufuli for upcoming presidential polls.
Betta Edu

Kogi, Cross River health commissioners to face trial for unethical behaviour

As a preparatory for their formal trial in court, the two commissioners will first face a probe panel put in place by the Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria (MDCN) for allegedly obstructing the activities of the Nigerian Center for Disease Control (NCDC) in their respective states.

Nigerian parents don’t want their wards back in school yet – survey

Despite the hues and cries that followed the decision of the Federal Government that schools should not reopen yet, a survey carried out online by a group has shown that majority of parents also don’t want their wards back in school yet.