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Federal government allocates N100 billion for research in tertiary institutions

The Provost of Adeyemi College of Education in Ondo, Dr. Samuel Akintunde, has said the Federal Government had allocated N100 billion to boost research activities in tertiary institutions across the country.

NDE trains 600 youths in vocational skills in Ekiti

The National Directorate of Employment (NDE) on Thursday began a massive skill acquisition training for 600 youths in Ekiti State under its National Open Apprenticeship Scheme.
Governor Godwin Obaseki of Delta State has restated his commitment to serve Edo people, insisting that the time for sharing public funds to a few greedy politicians in Edo was over.

Governor Obaseki appoints Julius Anelu as acting Accountant-General

The Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, has approved the appointment of Julius Osemen Anelu as the state Acting Accountant-General.
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FUOYE to host first National Universities Commission

All is set for the maiden edition of 2019 1st Quarter National Universities Commission (NUC) Parastatal Servicom Committee (PSC) meeting to be hosted by the Federal University, Oye (FUOYE) in Ekiti state.

NOA cautions Edo voters against vote buying

The National Orientation Agency (NOA), Edo State Directorate, has cautioned residents in the state against vote buying by politicians.

APC legal team meets over election results

While the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) is hopeful that President Muhammadu Buhari will be declared the winner of the presidential election, it has summoned its legal team to an emergency meeting on the election results.
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APC campaign council tasks CSOs, observers on elections

The All Progressives Congress (APC) Presidential Campaign Council Directorate of Contact and Mobilisation has charged Civil Society Organisations (CSO) and Election Observers to ensure effective monitoring of the electoral process ahead of the rescheduled elections.
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APC demands transparency from INEC ahead of rescheduled elections

The All Progressives Congress (APC) Directorate of Election Planning and Monitoring has demanded more transparency from the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).

Commonwealth dispatches election observer group to Nigeria

Former President of Tanzania, Jakaya Kikwete, has been appointed by the Commonwealth to lead its observer group for the February 16 elections in the country.
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President Buhari: We have stopped dehumanisation of pensioners

President Muhammadu Buhari Friday in Abuja said his administration has stopped the dehumanisation of federal pensioners by ensuring they were paid their entitlements and the backlog as at when due.

PTAD releases N1.5 billion to 500 next of kins

Pension Transitional Arrangement Directorate (PTAD) pays the sum of N1.56 billion to 500 next of kins of the deceased Nitel/Mtel pensioners under the defined benefit scheme

Italy to give NAF six gunship helicopters to fight Boko Haram

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) said it was expecting delivery of new fighter aircraft from both the United States and Italy to intensify its aerial campaign against the Boko Haram insurgency in the Northeast.

NAFDAC recovers N106.5 million erroneously credited to other MDAs

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has recovered the sum of N106, 590, 298.52 that were meant for the agency but were erroneously credited to the account of other agencies.

NDE targets 185,000 unemployed persons for training

The National Directorate of Employment (NDE) has concluded plans to undertake Basic Business Refresher Course for the 185, 000 unemployed persons wishing to access the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN)’s Agri-Business Small and Medium Enterprise Investment Scheme (AGSMEIS) loans.

Ex-permanent secretaries, heads of service get N2.216 billion pension for March

The Pension Transitional Arrangement Directorate, PTAD, has said the 219 retired Permanent Secretaries and Heads of Service were paid N2.216 billion benefits for the month of March.

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Ebonyi NUJ demands immediate release of arrested chairman

Ebonyi State Council of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), has condemned in strong terms arrest of its chairman, Comrade Tony Nwizi, who was arrested in the early hours of Saturday.
Dr Chris Ngige, Minister of Labour and Employment said this while fielding questions on television concerning the time for payment of the new wage.

Minister: Suspension of NSITF top management followed due process

The Minister of Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige, on Saturday told the Nigeria Employers Consultative Association, NECA, that the suspension of the Managing Director of the Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund, NSITF, Adebayo Somefun, and other top management staff followed due process.
Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State has placed all the communities in Kabba-Bunu council areas on ‘absolute’ lockdown following the positive testing of two persons in the council area to COVID-19

Governor Bello floors Musa Wada, PDP at Appeal Court

The five-man panel led by Justice Adamu Jauro had reserved judgments in the suit challenging the decision of the Kogi State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal which upheld the election of Bello on 30 June after listening to arguments from the lawyers to the parties.
As total coronavirus infections in Nigeria hit 24,077, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC has warned against abandoning face masks in favour of face shields.

Nigeria launches online course on coronavirus infection prevention, control

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has launched a course on Infection Prevention and Control (IPC), in the context of coronavirus disease (COVID-19).
Moreno Longo’s men were much improved after the break, creating some decent opportunities which they just couldn’t convert and were punished on the hour mark as Cristiano Ronaldo curled in his first free-kick since moving to Italy.

Juventus extend derby domination as Paulo Dybala, Cristiano Ronaldo star

Despite not being at their brilliant best, Juventus still had enough to crush Torino’s derby hopes once more with a 4-1 win at the Allianz Stadium.