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President Muhammadu Buhari, on Friday, said the Federal Government would engage the services of members of the National Youth Service Corps to champion the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals 2030 at the grassroots.2

President Buhari urges families to turn back children who bring home unaccounted goods

The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, on Sunday quoted President Muhammadu Buhari as telling families to turn back children who bring home unaccounted goods.
As the #EndSARS protests turn violent in different parts of the country, a Methodist Bishop, Dr Sunday Onuoha, has called on the demonstrating youths not to take the laws into their own hands.

#EndSARS: Methodist Bishop sues for peace

As the #EndSARS protests turn violent in different parts of the country, a Methodist Bishop, Dr Sunday Onuoha, has called on the demonstrating youths not to take the laws into their own hands.

#EndSARS: Afenifere, Ohanaeze condemn violence, destruction of properties

Leaders of the Yoruba and Igbo socio-cultural groups, Afenifere and Ohanaeze Ndigbo, respectively have commiserated with families who lost loved ones in the Tuesday shootings in Lekki, Lagos and called on perpetrators of violent acts to stop forthwith.
Hoodlums in Onitsha, Anambra, have destroyed the statue of Nigeria’s first president Dr. Nnamdi Azikiwe, erected in the city.

#EndSARS: Group reveals those destroying properties in Southeast

The Industrious People of Eastern Nigeria (IPEN) has called on Igbo people to put an end to the ongoing destruction of lives and property in the region.
Former United States Vice President, Joe Biden, has promised a pathway to citizenship for no fewer than 11 million undocumented immigrants if elected president on Nov. 3.

US debate: Joe Biden promises citizenship for 11 million undocumented immigrants

Former United States Vice President, Joe Biden, has promised a pathway to citizenship for no fewer than 11 million undocumented immigrants if elected president on Nov. 3.
The President of Nigerian Traders Union in Ghana, Chukwuemeka Levi Nnaji, Monday accused the Ghanaian government of inconsistent speech and words on the closure of over 160 Nigerian shops.

Nigerian traders in Ghana attempting suicide over maltreatment

Some Nigerian traders in Ghana are considering suicide as option, following rising cases of frustrations, biting hunger and sad feelings of grave abandonment occasioned by the recent actions taken by Ghanaian government against the traders, Progressives Ambassadors of Nigeria has said.
Gov. Babagana Zulum of Borno has approved the payment of N148.8 million to offset the backlogs of arrears and monthly allowances of various batches of serving and past corps members in the state.

Convoy attack: Borno governor meets families of slain policemen

Gov. Babagana Zulum of Borno has met with families of policemen and members of Civilian Joint Task Force (CJTF) killed by insurgents in an ambush on Friday in Borno.
The federal government says adherence to social distancing in the era of coronavirus is only applicable at airports terminals and not in the cabin.

Airline operators dissociates from unions’ strike

Few hours to the commencement of the nationwide strike over the increase in pump price and hike in electricity tariff, Airline Operators of Nigeria (AON) has disassociated themselves from the action.

UNICEF harps on exclusive breastfeeding, complementary feeding

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has advised nursing and lactating mothers to ensure exclusive breastfeeding and complementary feeding for children below the age of five.
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Rainstorm: Kwara governor sympathises with affected families

Gov. AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq of Kwara has commiserated with families whose dwellings and properties were affected by Saturday night’s rainstorm in different parts of the state.
Four coronavirus patients have recovered and will soon be allowed to go home to their families. This was revealed on Friday 3 April 2020 by Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos.

Governor Sanwo-Olu: Lagos experienced less than 2% coronavirus fatality despite humongous death prediction

The Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has disclosed that the state experienced less than 2 per cent coronavirus-related death despite initial humongous death prediction at the peak of the virus.
6. Nigeria will soon have the immigrant visa ban imposed on her by the United States overturned, according to President Muhammadu Buhari.

President Buhari expresses shock over deaths, destruction of farms by flood in Kebbi

President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed deep concern over the heavy floods in Kebbi that took a number of lives, submerged hectares of farmlands and houses, destroyed farm produce and personal belongings.
Bishop of the Anglican Diocese of Egbu, Right Revered Geoffrey Okorafor, has commended the upper legislative chamber for the decision it took over plans by the federal government to down grade the Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu.

Anglican Bishop: CAMA law obnoxious, draconian, anti-Christ

An Anglican Bishop has urged the Federal Government reverse the recently signed Companies and Allied Matters Act, CAMA. He described it as “obnoxious, draconian, uncharitable and anti-Christ”.
The US Ambassador to Nigeria Mary Beth Leonard also congratulated the people of Nigeria for attaining a wild polio virus free status after years of joint efforts to qualify Nigeria to be removed from the list of wild polio endemic countries.

US: We’ve invested $220 million to support fight against polio in Nigeria

The US Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the US Agency for International Development (USAID) said it has invested approximately $150 million and $70 million, respectively, toward Nigeria’s polio eradication efforts since 2012.
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President Buhari mourns victims of Lagos copter crash

President Muhammadu Buhari, on Friday, commiserated with friends and relatives of victims of the helicopter crash in the Opebi area of Lagos State.
Archbishop Matthew Ndagoso, who spoke when they visited the chiefs of Kagoro, Takad, and the Emir of Jama’a, in Southern Kaduna said, “We are aware of the efforts that you have made and continue to make, despite the constraints.

Catholic Bishop appeals for peace in Southern Kaduna

The Province Bishops, comprising those of Kaduna, Kano, Kontagora, Minna, Sokoto, and Zaria dioceses, which make up the Ecclesiastic Province has appealed to traditional rulers and religious leaders in southern Kaduna and its environs to continue to make effort towards peace.
The Emir of Anka who doubles as the chairman, Zamfara State council of chiefs, Alhaji Attahiru Ahmad Muhammad has urged policymakers both at the local, states and federal levels to formulate policies that will promote youths development, empowerment and general well-being of young people, so as to reduce insecurity in the country.

Zamfara emir promotes rights of women, youths, children in the North

The Emir of Anka who doubles as the chairman, Zamfara State council of chiefs, Alhaji Attahiru Ahmad Muhammad has urged policymakers both at the local, states and federal levels to formulate policies that will promote youths development, empowerment and general well-being of young people, so as to reduce insecurity in the country.
The National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA) on Wednesday denied allegations that it padded its 2020 budget with N4 billion worth of fraudulent and non-existent projects.

Boat mishaps: NIWA boss urges operators to adhere to safety guidelines

Dr. George Moghalu, Managing Director of the National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA), has urged boat operators in the country to adhere strictly to safety guidelines or risk sanctions.

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SEMA: Benue not hoarding virus palliatives

The Benue State Emergency Management Agency, SEMA, has clarified that the state government has not hoarded any of the palliative sent to the state by Coalition Against COVID-19 (CACOVID) for distribution to the poor to cushion the harsh effect of COVID-19 in the state.

Official: UCH beefs up security over planned attack

The University College Hospital (UCH), Ibadan, says it has beefed up security, following the threat of a planned attack on the teaching hospital by hoodlums.
Kylian Mbappe, N'Golo Kante, Presnel Kimpembe and Steve Mandanda have been recalled to France's squad for their Euro 2020 qualifiers against Iceland and Turkey, but Paul Pogba is out through injury.

Paul Pogba ‘quits’ playing for France after president’s remarks on Islam

Paul Pogba has reportedly quit international football following racist comments made by France president Emmanuel Macron.
#EndSARS protesters at the Lekki Toll Gate, Lagos

Senator Tinubu: Contribute toll-gate revenues to shooting victims

Senator Bola Tinubu on Sunday proposed that revenue from the Lekki Toll-Gate should go towards succour for victims of military shooting of October 20.
Fulani elders have distanced themselves from Miyetti Allah Kautal Hore president, Alhaji Bello Bodejo, for attacking All Progressives Congress (APC) stalwart Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, over 2023 presidency.

Senator Tinubu: We must accept protests as part of national development

Sen. Bola Tinubu, a national leader of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), says for Nigeria to attain parity with older and more established democracies, the country must accept protests as part of its national development.