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NAF flags-off free medical outreach for Osun residents

No fewer than 2,000 vulnerable civilians are expected to benefit from the two-day medical outreach programme organised by the Nigeria Air Force in Osun.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Four robbery suspects arrested in Lagos

Operatives of the Lagos Police Command have arrested four suspected armed robbers alleged to have terrorised Alakuko and environs.
Ahmed Idris, the Accountant-General of the Federation (AGF)

Nigerian government deploys treasury directors in NNPC, others

The FGOEs affected included the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), the Nigeria Communication Commission (NCC), Nigeria Ports Authority, Federal Inland Revenue Service, Nigeria Customs Service, Nigeria Maritime Administration Agency, Department of Petroleum Resources, Corporate Affairs Commission, the Federal Airport Authority of Nigeria, and Nigeria Shippers’ Council.
Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Hakeem Olusegun Odumosu

Police arrest four ‘armed robbers’ in Lagos

Operatives of the Lagos Police Command have arrested four suspected armed robbers alleged to have terrorised Alakuko and the environs.
Kano State Governor Abdullahi Umaru Ganduje

Kano governor appoints ultra-modern specialist hospitals governing board

Kano state Governor Abdullahi Ganduje has approved the appointment of Chairman and members of the Kano State Ultra-Modern Specialist Hospitals Governing Board calling on the appointed members to put the state first.
DELTA State Governor, Dr Ifeanyi Okowa, Monday released funds to affected local government areas to purchase food items for the affected communities as part of an effort to cushion the effect of their sufferings.

Governor Okowa: Orere bridge to be constructed in 2021

Delta State Governor, Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa, has said that the state government will embark on the construction of the Orere bridge in Ughelli South Council Area in 2021.
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.

ANEEJ, CRPP condemn Governor Obaseki’s decision to stop NDDC projects in Edo

The African Network for Environment and Economic Justice (ANEEJ) and the Coalition of Registered Political Parties (CRPP) have criticised the decision of Gov. Godwin Obaseki to stop the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) from executing projects in Edo.
Kwara State Governor, Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq has imposed a 24-hour curfew on the State.

Kwara government presents appointment letters to three traditional rulers

According to a press release signed by Oba Azeez, Press Secretary, Ministry of Local Government, Chieftaincy Affairs and Community Development, official presentation followed the approval by Governor Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq after the ratification of same by the Kwara State Council of Chiefs.
The Oyo State chapter of Zenith Labour Party (ZLP) says Governor Seyi Makinde disappointed himself for failing to fulfil the promises made to the party few days to the 2019 gubernatorial election.

LAUTECH: I won’t sack Osun indigenes – Governor Makinde

Governor Seyi Makinde has promised not to sack Osun indigenes working in the Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH), Ogbomoso.
The Oyo State chapter of Zenith Labour Party (ZLP) says Governor Seyi Makinde disappointed himself for failing to fulfil the promises made to the party few days to the 2019 gubernatorial election.

Governor Makinde: We can now restore LAUTECH’s lost glory

Gov. Seyi Makinde has declared that Oyo State now has the opportunity to restore the lost glory of the Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH), Ogbomoso.
A lawyer walks through the compound at the Federal High Court in Ikoyi district in Lagos, Nigeria, May 8, 2018. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye

Judiciary must be independent for anti-corruption war to succeed – analyst

A public affairs analyst, Mr Olusegun Bamishaye, said on Saturday in Ado-Ekiti that the Judiciary must enjoy full independence for government’s anti-corruption crusade to yield good dividends.
Adegboyega Oyetola

Osun assures indigenes of job security in LAUTECH

Osun State Government has assured its citizens working in the Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Ogbomoso, that the ceding of the university to Oyo State would not threaten their jobs.

NUC hands over LAUTECH ownership to Oyo government

Osun State has finally ceded the ownership of Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH) to Oyo State, putting an end to the lingering crisis hampering the development of the University.
The House of Representatives on Tuesday reprimanded the Minister of Foreign Affairs, for the continuing maltreatment of Nigerians in the Diaspora.

House of Reps: We never accused SDGs boss of spending N26.9 billion on...

The House of Representatives Committee on Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) has debunked reports that the management of the Office of the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Sustainable Development Goals, OSSAP-SDGs, under Princess Adejoke Orelope-Adefulire was queried over alleged award of N26.9bn COVID-19 related procurements during a recent budget defence session at the National Assembly.
Director General of NCDC, Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu addressing the press at the presentation of 15,000 COVID-19 test kits to NCDC by UNICEF in Abuja on Tuesday, Sept 29, 2020. [Twitter-@NCDCgov]

Nigeria records 236 fresh coronavirus infections

Two hundred and thirty-six Nigeria residents have contracted coronavirus (COVID-19) in the past 24 hours, according to official statistics.
Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta on Friday, swore in three new Customary Court of Appeal Judges for the state.

Delta governor urges Nigerian Army to desist from inhumane treatment of civilians

Delta State Governor, Dr Ifeanyi Okowa, has charged Officers of the Nigerian Army to desist from inhumane treatment of civilians in the discharge of their duties.

Okada riders go on rampage again in Lagos, attack policemen, BRT

This, newsmen was told, stemmed form the mayhem that resulted from the clash between the okada riders and operatives of the Lagos State Task Force on environmental Sanitation and other Offences in Mile 2 area of Lagos between Monday and Tuesday.
President Muhammadu Buhari is currently presiding over the quarterly meeting of the National Security Council (NSC) at the State House, Abuja.

President Buhari outlines action plan to forestall #EndSARS protests’ reoccurrence

President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday unfolded plans by his administration to prevent the reoccurrence of the #EndSARS protests, championed by activists campaigning against police brutality.

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Afenifere: Nigeria becoming ungovernable

Pan-Yoruba sociocultural group, Afenifere, on Thursday declared that Nigeria is on the brink of collapse, insisting that the country must restructure to survive the near precipice.
Abdullahi Umar Ganduje

Kano governor orders compulsory drug test for council election contestants

Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State has directed all cleared contestants in the forthcoming local government elections scheduled to hold January 16 to be subjected to a compulsory drug test.
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Senator Lawan urges South Africa to secure business interests of Nigerians

President of the Senate Ahmad Lawan has urged the South African authorities to reciprocate Nigerian Government’s gesture by ensuring that business interests of Nigerians in South Africa are secured.
Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, Prof Mahmood Yakubu

INEC chief wants Senate to accelerate Electoral Act amendment

The nominee for the position of Chairperson for the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Mahmood Yakubu, has appealed to the National Assembly to expeditiously pass the Electoral Act Amendment Bill before the end of first quarter of 2021.
Zlatan Ibrahimović has signed a new one-year deal to stay with Milan for the 2020-21 season.

Swedish FA: Zlatan Ibrahimovic in talks about restarting international career

Zlatan Ibrahimovic is in talks with Sweden head coach Janne Andersson about a potential return to the national team, the Swedish Football Association said Thursday.