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Protesting youths shut down Shell facility in Bayelsa

Youths of Agbidiama Community in the Ekeremor Local Government Area of Bayelsa State staged a protest on Thursday and shut down the Clough Creek flow station operated by the Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria.
The Tiv community in Kadarko, Keana Local Government Area of Nasarawa state has called on the state governor, Abdullahi Sule to deploy more security personnel to curtail the frequent attacks on their people.

Over 6,000 civil servants promoted in Nasarawa

Nasarawa State government Wednesday said it has promoted over 6,000 civil servants in its payroll in the state.
Prof. Josiah Ajiboye, Registrar, Teachers’ Registration Council of Nigeria (TRCN), disclosed this in Abuja on in an interview with newsmen.

TRCN to clamp down on unqualified teachers nationwide

The Teachers Registration Council of Nigeria (TRCN) will soon begin clamp down on unqualified teachers in public and private schools nationwide.
Gov. Ben Ayade of Cross River has directed applicants for the 8,000 automatic jobs to enlist through their respective village heads.

Cross River workers delisted from payroll give government ultimatum

Two thousand five hundred (2, 500) dismissed workers of the Cross River State government have given the State Government seven (7) days ultimatum to rescind its decision or face severe consequences.
President Muhammadu Buhari inaugurates APC tripartite committee at the State House on Monday, August 31, 2020.

President Buhari approves stakeholders meeting with organized labour over strike

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday approved a meeting between the Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Dr. Zainab Ahmed, the Minister of Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige and the organized labour.

Nigeria Immigration assures travelers of fair treatment under new visa regime

The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) has assured travelers of fair treatment under the new visa regime.
Dr Chris Ngige, Minister of Labour and Employment said this while fielding questions on television concerning the time for payment of the new wage.

Resident doctors have no reason to strike – minister

The Federal Government, appealed to the National Association of Resident Doctors, NARD, to suspend its ongoing industrial action, as the government has already addressed six out of the eight demands listed by the Association.
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President Buhari appoints new FGSHLB executive secretary

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Mr Ibrahim Mairiga as the Executive Secretary, Federal Government Staff Housing Loans Board (FGSHLB).

DPR orders petrol stations to upgrade facilities to dispense gas to vehicles

The Department of Petroleum Resources, DPR, yesterday, said it has commenced the audit of petrol retail outlets across the country, and has ordered 9,000 petrol stations across the country to immediately commence the upgrade of their facilities to allow them dispense gas to vehicles for transportation.
The Bauchi State Governor, Bala Mohammed, on Friday afternoon, joined other Muslims at the Bauchi central mosque for Jumat prayers, alongside other top government officials.

Bauchi governor calls for stronger private sector participation to reposition economy

Gov. Bala Mohammed has enjoined the private sector to deploy financial, technical and managerial skills to reposition Bauchi State economy for the better.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Ekiti CP: 10,000 new constables recruited will be deployed to their local councils

Mr Tunde Mobayo, the Police Commissioner, Ekiti Command, has said the 10,000 new constables to be recruited would be deployed to work in their respective Local Government Areas.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police nab two brothers over ’employment scam’ in Niger

The Police in Niger have arrested two brothers in connection with alleged employment scam in the state Ministry of Health.
Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO)

FAO representative promises technical support to enhance food security in Nigeria

The Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO) in Nigeria, has pledged the organisation’s readiness to provide technical support that would grow and improve the country’s food contribution chain.
Governor Willie Obiano

35 youths get empowerment start-up kits in Anambra

Thirty-five youths who participated in the third phase of Anambra Government’s “One Youth, One Skill” programme, on Saturday received start-up kits in their various areas of specialisation.

Sack: Strike looms as NUPENG, Chevron meeting ends in deadlock

A meeting between Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers, NUPENG, Chevron Nigeria Limited, CNL, over last week sack of 175 members, has ended in deadlock, even as the union intensifies mobilisation of members ahead of Thursday expiration of the seven day strike notice.
Governor Douye Diri has expressed worry over the development, following the lifting of the ban on interstate travel.

Bayelsa governor directs resumption for level 1-12 civil servants

Bayelsa State Governor, Senator Douye Diri, has directed all civil servants from grade levels 1-12 to resume work from Tuesday, September 1.
President Muhammadu Buhari has promised that all ongoing investigations into previous and new corruption cases would be thoroughly pursued.

CoRN: President Buhari abandoned Goodluck Jonathan’s government’s projects in Niger Delta

Coalition of Riverine Deltans, CoRN, a Niger-Delta group, weekend, complained that the Federal Government, led by President Muhammadu Buhari, has abandoned development projects initiated by former President, Dr. Goodluck Jonathan, to provide employment and develop the core Niger-Delta area.
Sokoto State Governor, Hon. Aminu Tambuwal, has described former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo as a statesman, who is still relevant for consultations on issues of governance and challenges facing the country.

Governor Tambuwal visits ex-President Obasanjo for ‘consultations’ in Abeokuta

Sokoto State Governor, Hon. Aminu Tambuwal, has described former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, as a statesman, who is still relevant for consultations on issues of governance and challenges facing the country.

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Judge blocks US ban on WeChat that was set to go into effect today

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Emirates Airlines reinstates commitment to Nigeria

As the latest ban slammed on the Middle East based airline, Emirates Airlines takes effect from Monday, September 21, 2020, the airline has reinstated its commitment to Nigeria.
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Edo election: PDP wins 13 local councils, APC takes 5

Peoples Democratic Party candidate in Edo State governorship election, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has won in 13 local government areas, polling 307,855 votes.

Edo election: ADP commends voters for defying intimidation, electing their choice candidate

The Action Democratic Party (ADP), has commended the Edo State electorates, for their doggedness in defending their State from intruders, who planned to play god, by instructing them on who not to vote for.

NAFRC trainees, retirees urged to be mindful of swindlers

AVM Kingsley Lar, the Commandant, Nigerian Armed Forces Resettlement Centre (NAFRC), Oshodi on Sunday urged the trainees/retirees to be mindful of criminally-minded people who may pose as friends.