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List: Nigerian Defence Academy releases list of successful candidates for 71 Regular Course

The Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA), Kaduna has released the admission list of successful candidates for 71 Regular Course.
The Executive Director, Kwara Primary Health Care Development Agency, Alhaji Usman Ndanusa, has confirmed that cerebrospinal meningitis has claimed eight lives in Borgu Local Government Area of the state.

Meningitis: 26.7 million kids at risk in Nigeria – agency

About 26.7million Nigerian children between one and seven years of age are currently facing the risk of contracting meningitis, the National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA) warned on Friday.

Court to rule on suit seeking to stop ministerial inauguration

The Federal High Court Abuja will, on Monday, deliver its ruling in a suit seeking to stop President Muhammadu Buhari from inaugurating the 43 ministerial nominees over the exclusion of an FCT indigene from his cabinet list.

Police appeal to rape victims to speak out

The Police Public Relation Officer of the FCT Command, DSP Anjuguri Manzah, has appealed to victims of rape to speak out and cooperate with police prosecutors to get justice.

Court to rule on suit seeking to stop ministerial inauguration

The Federal High Court Abuja will, on Monday, deliver its ruling in a suit, seeking to stop President Muhammadu Buhari from inaugurating the 43 ministerial nominees over the exclusion of an FCT indigene from his cabinet list.

Central bank’s PMI report shows rise in employment

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Purchasing Managers Index (PMI) report for July shows employment level index on the rise for the 27th consecutive month.
Fun Seekers were seen on Monday in Abuja trooping into the Genesis and Silverbird Cinemas respectively to see movies and have some fun with families and friends to commemorate the Eid-el-Kabir. 4

Eid-el-Kabir: Fun seekers troop Abuja cinemas

Fun Seekers were seen on Monday in Abuja trooping into the Genesis and Silverbird Cinemas respectively to see movies and have some fun with families and friends to commemorate the Eid-el-Kabir.

Sallah: Prices of rams stable in FCT

Prices of rams in the FCT have remained stable with one day to the Eid-el-Kabir celebrations.
Permanent Secretary, Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Mr Chinyeaka Ohaa, has urged employers of labour to treat corps members posted to their organisations as full time employees.

Eid el-Kabir: FCT permanent secretary felicitates with Muslims

FCT Permanent Secretary Chinyeaka Ohaa has called on residents of the FCT, especially the Muslims, to pray for peace and unity as they celebrate Eid-el-Kabir.
The Acting Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has ordered vehicular restriction from 6am – 6pm tomorrow 16 February during the election.

Eid-el-Kabir: Police chief orders deployment of personnel, equipment in public places

Joining them to keep the peace are personnel of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), while the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) is assigning its own to the highways to ensure safety.

Police arrest five ‘kidnappers’ informants’

The Police in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) has said it arrested five suspected informants to kidnappers terrorising communities in Abaji Area Council and environs.

World Bank: We’ve spent $11 billion in Nigeria

The World Bank has declared that it has so far spent around $11billion over the years on projects across the country.
A don, Prof. Leke Oduwaye, on Monday urged Lagos State Government to prosecute owners of buildings blocking drainage right-of -way to guard against flooding.

NIHSA: Nigeria to experience more flood next month

Nigeria Hydrological Services Agency (NIHSA) has issued an alert warning Nigerians of imminent increased flooding, in September.
The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) administration has raised alarm over rising cases of insecurity and vandalism in the territory. Abuja

Abuja flooding: 150 houses pulled down already, more to go — FCTA

The Federal Capital Territory Administration, FCTA, yesterday said more houses would be demolished on waterways in EFAB Estate, Lokogoma and other parts of the nation’s capital, Abuja.
Governor of Bayelsa State, Honourable Henry Seriake Dickson

Bayelsa PDP guber aspirants’ desperation can’t stop council polls – governor

Bayelsa State Governor, Seriake Dickson, has said the desperation of some governorship aspirants within the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) cannot stop the local government election, insisting that it will hold as scheduled on August 10.
The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) has launched a Communication portal to receive meaningful suggestions and complaints with the aim of assisting pilgrims to the 2019 Hajj.

NAHCON concludes flight of pilgrims to Saudi Arabia

The last batch of intending Nigerian pilgrims for the 2019 pilgrimage has departed Abuja on Flynas XY5821 to Saudi Arabia with 301 pilgrims on Tuesday.
NSCDC

Sallah: NSCDC deploys 4,000 personnel in Abuja

Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) says it has deployed 4,000 of its personnel to beef up security, during and after Eid-el Adha celebration in Abuja.

Police arraign lawyer for allegedly failing to produce suspect

The police on Tuesday arraigned a 37-year-old lawyer, Muhammed Ali, in a Kabusa Grade I Area Court, for failing to produce a suspect in a criminal intimidation case.

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Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has announced the appointment of six new Permanent Secretaries in the States Civil Service.

Lagos governor makes nine fresh appointments

Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has appointed nine new Permanent Secretaries for the state civil service.
Phillipe Coutinho 'has balls' and celebrated his goal in Barcelona's win over Manchester United with 'anger and desire', according to his team-mates Clement Lenglet and Sergio Busquets.

Bayern Munich confirm Philippe Coutinho loan deal with option to buy

Bayern Munich are set to sign Philippe Coutinho on a season-long loan from Barcelona and the deal includes an option to buy the playmaker, Hasan Salihamidzic has confirmed.
Nnia Nwodo

Ohanaeze condemns attack on Senator Ekweremadu by IPOB in Germany

The Igbo apex socio-cultural organisation, Ohanaeze Ndigbo Worldwide, has condemned the attack on the former Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, by members of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra in Germany.

Former APC national chairman calls for merit in government appointments

Immediate past National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Chief John Odigie-Oyegun has called for merit as a requirement in making government appointments in Nigeria.
Head of the Civil Service of the Federation, Mrs Winifred Oyo-Ita

Family members urge Head of Service to quit over fraud allegation

The Head of Service of the Federation, Winifred Oyo-Ita, who confirmed being invited to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), to answer to allegations bordering on contract scam to the tune of N3 billion and duty tour allowance falsification and fraud case, is being pressurized by family members to resign.