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2023: APC chieftain advises Zamfara governor to start preparing handover notes

Chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Zamfara state, Dr Dauda Lawal Dare, has advised the incumbent Governor of Zamfara state to start preparing his hand over notes ahead of 2023.

ICPC takes anti-corruption campaign to Kebbi Assembly

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC), on Wednesday, visited Kebbi House of Assembly to sensitise the lawmakers of the negative effects of corruption in the society.

NGO donates library to FCT community

The Hopes and Dreams Initiative (HDI), with support from Healthcare Foundation (AHF), on Wednesday donated a library to the Aleyita community in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).
The UN Population Fund (UNFPA) has lauded the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) for championing in the media the campaign against Gender-Based Violence (GBV).

Orange Day: UNFPA lauds NAN for championing campaign against GBV

The UN Population Fund (UNFPA) has lauded the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) for championing in the media the campaign against Gender-Based Violence (GBV).
Suleiman Adamu, Minister Of Water Resources

Water Resources Bill: Minister decries misinformation of Nigerians

The Minister of Water Resources, Mr Suleiman Adamu, has said that Nigerians are being misinformed about the Water Resources Control Bill.
The wife of Kaduna state governor, Mrs. Ummi El-Rufai, has said there are over 200,000 children still suffering from malnutrition in the state.

Kaduna governor’s wife takes anti rape campaign to Turunku

Wife of the Kaduna State Governor, Hajia Ummi El-Rufai, has taken her campaign against rape to Turinku, the ancestral home of legendary Queen Amina in Igabi Local Government area of Kaduna state.

FRSC warns park operators, commuters against violating coronavirus protocols

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), has warned motor park operators against granting entry or access to passengers not abiding by COVID-19 Safety Protocol in their various parks.
The requests contained in three separate letters read at the beginning of plenary on Tuesday by the Senate President, Ahmad Lawan. 5

Senator Lawan: Legislature most misunderstood arm of government

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has said that the legislature is the most misunderstood arm of Government.
Cross River Residents Electoral Commissioner (REC), Dr Emmanuel Hart has urged chairmen of political parties in the state to educate their members to do the right things during elections.

INEC REC tells political parties to educate their members to right things

Cross River Residents Electoral Commissioner (REC), Dr Emmanuel Hart, has urged chairmen of political parties in the state to educate their members to do the right things during elections.

Netflix to promote Nigeria’s creative industry on the global stage

World’s leading streaming entertainment service provider, Netflix, has expressed commitment to partner with talented Nigerian practitioners in the creative industry to showcase their stories on the global stage.

Nigerian states to share N10 billion for water, sanitation schemes

The Federal Government says N10 billion will be shared among states for the construction and rehabilitation of water schemes as part of efforts to end COVID-19 pandemic in the country.
World champion Lewis Hamilton criticised the “biggest of stars” in “white-dominated” Formula One for failing to speak out against racism as protests erupted around the United States.

Lewis Hamilton slams ‘white-dominated’ F1 for silence over Floyd death

World champion Lewis Hamilton criticised the “biggest of stars” in “white-dominated” Formula One for failing to speak out against racism as protests erupted around the United States.
Governor Adegboyega Oyetola of Osun State has announced a two-week extension to the ongoing state-wide lockdown to combat the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).

Osun commissions 160-bed isolation centre

The Governor of Osun State, Gboyega Oyetola, on Wednesday commissioned an isolation centre with 160 beds in Osogbo as part of efforts to curb the coronavirus pandemic in the state.
Aminu Bello Masari

Katsina orders civil servants to return to work

Katsina State Government has directed civil servants in Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) to continue to report to work from ten o’clock in the morning to two o’clock in the afternoon on weekdays.
President Muhammadu Buhari has again, addressed Nigerians on the efforts of its government to contain the coronavirus pandemic (covid-19) that is ravaging the country 4

Lockdown: Nigeria considers options for trade, education

The Nigerian government is considering ways to put the country’s education and economy back on track despite the spread of the coronavirus disease.
Following concern that no fewer than 25 health workers at the University of Benin Teaching Hospital, UBTH, are in self isolation to monitor for possible contacting COVID-19 as a result of their contact with a patient who was said to have died of the virus, the hospital has said it has so far received three patients, who have been confirmed positive for the virus.

University of Benin teaching hospital confirms three coronavirus cases

Following concern that no fewer than 25 health workers at the University of Benn Teaching Hospital, UBTH, are in self isolation to monitor for possible contacting COVID-19 as a result of their contact with a patient who was said to have died of the virus, the hospital has said it has so far received three patients, who have been confirmed positive for the virus.
PDP Vice Presidential Candidate, Mr. Peter Obi before the opening statements of the Chairman 2019 Presidential Election Appeal Panel, Justice Zainab Adamu Bulkachawa during the opening of the hearing for the petition against the re-election of President Muhammadu Buhari at the Court of Appeal, Abuja. Photo by Abayomi Adeshida

Peter Obi reacts as Atiku Abubakar’s son tests positive for virus

The Vice Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in the 2019 general election, Peter Obi, has prayed for recovery of Atiku Abubakar’s son who tested positive for Coronavirus.

Group kicks against agency for ‘repentant’ Boko Haram terrorists

The Guild of Public Affairs Analysts of Nigeria (GPAAN), has warned against plans by the Senate to create an agency for the education, rehabilitaton, deradicalisation and integration of repentant insurgents in the country.
Nasarawa State Governor, Abdullahi A. Sule

Benue, Nasarawa governors beg federal government to sustain ‘Operation Whirl Stroke’

Gov. Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa State and his Benue counterpart, Samuel Ortom, have appealed to the Federal Government to the sustain the military operation code named: ‘Operation Whirl Stroke’ to guarantee full restoration of peace in the region.

Drug abuse: Many people resort to substance abuse to ease off stress – doctor

Resident doctors in Federal Capital Territory (FCT) on Wednesday embarked on a campaign at Wuse market, Abuja, to educate traders and shoppers on the dangers of drug abuse.
National Emergency Management Agency NEMA

NEMA moves to prevent flooding in Ondo, environs

The National Emergency Management Agency has organised a stakeholders’ meeting to put on alert relevant emergency management agencies and create awareness ahead of impending rainfall warnings till December.

ICPC trains 250 persons to fight corruption at grassroots

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC), has trained no fewer than 250 persons on how to fight corruption at the grassroots through National Anti-Corruption Volunteer Corps (NAVC).

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Russians nationals detained in Chad desert say they are tourists

A group of Russians detained by the police in a part of northern Chad where the army has been battling a rebel invasion from Libya said on Wednesday that they were tourists who had come to sightsee in the Sahara Desert.
The Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, has said that for appreciable development to take place in the country, more women must be regarded and enlisted to take up more spaces in governance.

Senate vows to expose MDAs refusing to account for public funds

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has said that the upper chamber will publish the names of government agencies that have refused to appear before the Public Accounts Committee to defend the interrogations of the Auditor-General for the Federation in the 2015 report.
Governor ‘Seyi Makinde of Oyo State has addressed the issues surrounding the strike action by some state-owned tertiary institutions, declaring that the state will resolve the matter within the month.

Oyo governor urges council chiefs to strengthen intelligence gathering in their areas

Gov. Seyi Makinde of Oyo State has urged local government chairmen in the state to upscale intelligence gathering in their respective council areas.
Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr was present at the first training session of selected Nigeria Professional Football League players in Abuja on Wednesday.

Super Eagles coach joins NPFL stars in training ahead of Mexico friendly

Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr was present at the first training session of selected Nigeria Professional Football League players in Abuja on Wednesday.
The New York district court determined that Stephanie Sinclair offered a “valid sublicense” to use the photograph when she posted it publicly on Instagram.

Instagram tests putting suggested posts ahead of friends’

Instagram says reception to its “suggested posts” feature has been so positive that it’s launching a new test: this time, suggested posts will be mixed throughout your primary feed, sometimes ahead of photos and videos from people you follow.

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Lagos polls: Accord to contest in 12 council areas of strength come July 24

Accord Party plans to contest only in 12 local government councils and 37 local council development areas at the July 24 council polls in Lagos State.

NURTW: We aren’t part of PMS ‘atrocities’ in Oyo

The National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) has distanced itself from the alleged nefarious activities of the Park Management System (PMS) in Oyo State.
The Police on Wednesday paraded suspects involved in the murder of one Josephine Oche, a personnel of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC)

Police parade ‘killer-lover’ of NSCDC woman in Abuja

The Police on Wednesday paraded suspects involved in the murder of one Josephine Oche, a personnel of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC).
Minister of Youth and Sports Development Mr Sunday Dare has charged APC Youth to avail themselves of the various opportunities created by government to develop themselves to guarantee the future.

Nigerian government partners Microsoft, Tech4Dev to train 36,000 youths in digital skills

The ministry of youth and sports development has collaborated with Microsoft and the Technology for Social Change and Development Initiative (Tech4Dev) to train 36,000 youths in digital skills for one year.
The German FA has said it will not be punished by UEFA for the rainbow-coloured captain’s armband Germany skipper Manuel Neuer has worn during Euro 2020 in solidarity with gay pride this month.

No Uefa hammer for gay supporting German skipper

The German FA has said it will not be punished by UEFA for the rainbow-coloured captain’s armband Germany skipper Manuel Neuer has worn during Euro 2020 in solidarity with gay pride this month.