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The Chief of Air Staff (CAS), Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, said this in Maiduguri on Sunday while reacting to allegations that his men failed to respond to call to bomb the insurgents when the attack was going on.

NAF graduates 203 Special Forces personnel

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF), on Saturday, graduated a batch of 203 Special Forces (SF), combat, search and rescue personnel in Bauchi.
Ifeanyi Okowa

Governor Okowa: Delta is Nigeria’s tourism destination

Delta Governor, Ifeanyi Okowa, has said that his administration is providing the necessary infrastructure and support to the private sector to make the state Nigeria's tourism destination.
The World Health Organisation (WHO) with funding from the European Union has rehabilitated Borno psychiatric hospital in Maiduguri which was destroyed and vandalised by the Boko Haram terrorists in 2013.

EU, WHO rehabilitate Borno psychiatric hospital destroyed by Boko Haram

The World Health Organisation (WHO) with funding from the European Union has rehabilitated Borno psychiatric hospital in Maiduguri which was destroyed and vandalised by the Boko Haram terrorists in 2013.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Robbers kill three in Benin

Armed robbers went on the rampage last night at the New Benin Market, Benin, killing three innocent citizens during an operation they conducted unchallenged for several hours.
The logo of French oil and gas company Total is seen in a petrol station in Paris, France February 6, 2020. REUTERS-Gonzalo Fuentes-File Photo

Total rolls out reward to mark Africa’s customers week

According to the company, the celebration which will be observed between December 7 and 9, was one of its ways of showing appreciation to customers for being loyal and consistent to the brand.

Edo Corrections gets new controller

Mr Felix Lawrence, on Friday, resumed office as the new Controller of Corrections, Nigerian Correctional Service (NCoS), Edo Command.
The Minister of Youth and Sports Development Minister Mr. Sunday Dare has commended Total E&P Nigeria Ltd for their commitment towards the Development of Basketball as well as the Youth.

Sports minister clarifies N81 million Abuja stadium grass maintenance statement

The Minister of Sports, Mr Sunday Dare has disclaimed reports of plans to cut the grass at the National Stadium, Abuja with N81 million.
Chairperson of the Nigeria Women Football League (NWFL), Aisha Falode, has expressed her satisfaction with the state of 14 venues to be used by teams in the Premier League.

NWFL chief expresses satisfaction with venues ahead December 9 kick-off

Chairperson of the Nigeria Women Football League (NWFL), Aisha Falode, has expressed her satisfaction with the state of 14 venues to be used by teams in the Premier League.

Sports minister urged to open National Stadium pool

He said many swimmers have now resorted to training in rivers which is not safe: “The pool is even the safest place for sport during this era of corona virus. Because of the chlorine used in treating the water, the dosage used is the standard recommended by the World Health Organisation and the FINA, the world swimming governing body.”
The United States will block imports of cotton it says are harvested with “slave labor” in China’s Xinjiang region, authorities have announced.

US blocks imports of Xinjiang ‘slave labor’ cotton

The United States will block imports of cotton it says are harvested with “slave labor” in China’s Xinjiang region, authorities have announced.
Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) and Chairman of the PTF on COVID-19, Mr Boss Mustapha, who raised the concern on Thursday during the daily press briefing by the task force in Abuja.

SGF urges Nigerians to access govt interventions for better living standards

Mustapha gave the charge at a one-day Strategic Meeting with Leaders of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) to Identify Service Delivery and challenges in MSMEs Interventions
Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) Boss Mustapha

SGF urges Nigerians to access govt interventions for better living standards

The Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Boss Mustapha, on Wednesday, charged Nigerians to avail themselves of government interventions to better their living standards.

Group begins ‘giving season’ to fight cancer

GivingTide International has thrown its weight behind the big war against cancer with the goal of establishing the first Comprehensive Cancer Centre (CCC) in Nigeria.
People living in areas with where COVID-19 is spreading should always wear masks in shops, workplaces and schools that lack adequate ventilation, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Wednesday.

WHO tightens guidelines on mask-wearing in coronavirus areas

People living in areas with where COVID-19 is spreading should always wear masks in shops, workplaces and schools that lack adequate ventilation, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Wednesday.
Governor Bello Matawalle of Zamfara has directed the state’s Commodity, Marketing and Distribution Board to take charge of supplying foodstuff for the boarding secondary school feeding scheme to guarantee its quality.

Governor Matawalle: Zamfara cargo airport gets off the ground June 2021

Zamfara Governor Dr Bello Mohammed Matawalle has assured that the ongoing Zamfara State International Cargo Airport project embarked upon by his administration will become operational by June 2021.
South Korea on Wednesday confirmed another highly pathogenic avian influenza (AI) case from a local poultry farm, sparking further concerns over possible nationwide transmission of the disease.

South Korea confirms second highly pathogenic bird flu case from farm

South Korea on Wednesday confirmed another highly pathogenic avian influenza (AI) case from a local poultry farm, sparking further concerns over possible nationwide transmission of the disease.
The European Union (EU) in collaboration with the German government has donated a solar hybrid system to the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC)

EU, Germany donate solar hybrid system to NCDC

The European Union (EU) in collaboration with the German government has donated a solar hybrid system to the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), Daily Times reports.

Experts identify free zones as key route for economic recovery

As policymakers and investors explore all options available to revive the post-COVID-19 economy, a group of experts have recommended an increased focus on the industrialisation and vibrant trade flows found in Nigeria’s free trade zones.

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Rotimi Amaechi: Why I supported President Buhari in 2015, not Goodluck Jonathan

‘If I were tribalistic, President Goodluck Jonathan offered me the opportunity to remain in PDP, he offered me all sort of opportunities and I said that I have given my allegiance to Buhari because I am not tribalistic.
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Governor Oyetola: Yoruba believe in unity of Nigeria

The Osun State Governor, Adegboyega Oyetola, on Saturday said the Yoruba people are a nation of hospitable, accommodating and warm people who believe in the oneness of Nigeria.
Bayelsa State Governor Senator Douye Diri has expressed the confidence that the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, candidates will be victorious in the Saturday senatorial Bye-elections in the state.

Bayelsa bye-election: Senate is not a place for jokers – Senator Diri

Bayelsa State Governor, Douye Diri, on Saturday, says he is confident that his party’s candidates in the state’s senatorial bye-elections will win the two seats.
Leonardo Bonucci has scored in the 90th minute of the Turin derby to put Juventus ahead at the death.

Juventus hit back to beat Torino

Juventus came from behind to beat Torino 2-1 on Sunday with US midfielder Weston McKennie among the scorers for the first time since he joined the Italian champions on loan.
Mr Babatunde Gbadamosi, Lagos State governorship candidate of the Action Democratic Party (ADP) says it is obvious the people of Osun voted massively for Sen. Ademola Adeleke in the 2018 governorship poll.

Lagos bye-election: Babatunde Gbadamosi’s rigging claims laughable – APC

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has described as laughable the claims by Babatunde Gbadamosi, candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) that Saturday’s bye election for Lagos East senatorial district was rigged in favour of Tokunbo Abiru.