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Kano rerun: I will emerge victorious – Ado Doguwa

The former Majority leader, House of Representatives and a contestant in the Saturday re-run election, Ado Alhassan Doguwa has expressed optimism in the election saying “I will emerge victorious in the Doguwa/Tudun Wada Federal Constituency re-run election.”
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Bauchi re-run record large turnout of voters

The supplementary/re-run elections in two Local Government Areas of Bauchi state recorded a large turnout of voters.
The Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) and the Federal Government have commenced a Human Capital Development (HCD) plan towards moving 24 million Nigerians out of poverty before 2030.

NGF: States working with federal government, others to control Lassa fever

The Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) says it is working with the Federal Ministry of Health and other agencies to intensify efforts to control Lassa Fever in the country, as well prevent any case of the Coronavirus in the country.
The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr. Sunday Dare, on has turned the heat on the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) saying football in the country is going backward.

Minister begins payment of athletes’ allowances

Minister for Youth and Sports Development, Dare Sunday, has fulfilled his promise to pay Nigeria’s youth and junior athletes to the CAA U-18/U-20 championships in Abidjan, Cote D’Ivoire last April allowances owed them by the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN).

Foreign countries sabotaging efforts to repatriate former petroleum minister – EFCC chief

The Acting Chairman, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu, has alleged that some foreign countries are sabotaging the efforts of the commission to repatriate a former Minister of Petroleum, Diezani Alison Madueke.

FAAN issues travel alert on coronavirus

Following the recent spread of the deadly Corona Virus which broke out in China spreading to parts of Asia, the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has issued travel alert to sensitize passengers on the deadly virus.

Governor Akeredolu: Amotekun has come to stay irrespective of criticism

The Chairman of the SouthWest Governors’ Forum and the Governor of Ondo State, Mr Rotimi Akeredolu, on Tuesday, said the Western Nigeria Security Network codename Amotekun has come to stay irrespective of criticism from any part of the country.

Federal university to honours Kebbi governor’s wife father with special posthumous award

The Federal University Gusau, Zamfara State, will confer a Special Posthumous award on the late Alhaji Umaru Aliyu Shinkafi, father of the wife of Kebbi State Governor, Dr. Zainab Shinkafi Bagudu.

Presidency explains Finance Act 2019

The presidency had made public the breakdown of Finance Bill, 2019, which was submitted to the National Assembly by President Muhammadu Buhari alongside the 2020 Appropriation Bill, and signed into law by the president on Jan. 13, 2020.
Consultant to the World Bank, Prof. Abel Ogunwale

Unemployment rate set to rise – expert

Nigeria’s unemployment rate, which stood at 23.1 percent in 2018, will not continue drop, a consultant to the World Bank, Prof. Abel Ogunwale, has said.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Abia and Anambra on Sunday marched round the major streets of Umuahia and Awka capital cities to protest against the Supreme Court’s judgment that sacked Chief Emeka Ihedioha as governor of Imo.

Abia, Anambra PDP protest Supreme Court’s verdict on Ihedioha

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Abia and Anambra on Sunday marched round the major streets of Umuahia and Awka capital cities to protest against the Supreme Court’s judgment that sacked Chief Emeka Ihedioha as governor of Imo.

Federal government approves new test kit for HIV

In its effort to ensure that the spread of the HIV virus is drastically reduced, the Federal Government has approved the use of a new test kit – Omega Visitect CD4 rapid test kit, to detect and monitor HIV infection.
The Minister of Health, Dr. Osagie Ehanire, visited the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) National Reference Laboratory (NRL) in Gaduwa, Abuja on the 9th of January 2020. 3

NCDC: Nigeria can deal with coronavirus

The National Centre for Disease Control on Tuesday said Nigeria’s laboratory capacity could deal with the new coronavirus if it found its way into the country.

Stakeholders decry federal government’s slow action on disability act implementation

Stakeholders sympathetic to the cause of persons living with disability have decried Federal Government’s glaring lack of action toward implementation of the Discrimination against Persons with Disabilities (Prohibition) Act, one year after it was assent to law by President Muhammadu Buhari.

INEC: We’re set for Kano election rerun

The Kano state Resident Electoral Commissioner of INEC, Professor Riskua Shehu, said on Tuesday in Kano said that the Commission is set to conduct a free and fair re-run election in Nine local government areas of the state.

70 per cent of spinal cord injury patients poor – society

Over 70 per cent of persons with spinal cord-related injuries are from poor families that cannot afford their medical expenses, it was learnt on Monday.
The Federal Controller of Works in Lagos State, Mr Adedamola Kuti, has said construction work has resumed on the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway, adding that traffic diversion for work to continue on the Kara bridge section would begin before weekend.

Lagos-Ibadan Expressway: Traffic diversion on Kara Bridge begins Tuesday

Traffic diversion for construction works to continue on the 600- metre ‘Kara’ Bridge section on the Lagos outbound corridor of the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway will begin on Tuesday.

AFN: NOC panel indicts Ibrahim Gusau, approves Sunday Adeleye’s removal as technical director

Suspended President of the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN), Engineer Ibrahim Gusau, is in for stronger censure as a panel of the Nigeria Olympic Committee (NOC) indicted him saying his declaration of autonomy for the AFN from the Ministry of Youth and Sports Development was out of order and impossible because the Ministry will always supervise National Sport Federations.

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Senate deputy minority leader endorses Amotekun

Sen. Emmanuel Bwacha, representing Taraba South Senatorial District and Senate Deputy Minority Leader, on Sunday, voiced his endorsement of ‘Operation Amotekun’ recently launched by governors in South-West zone.
Mrs Marian Onuoha, aka Mama Sure P, the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has emerged the winner of rerun election for the Isiala Mbano-Okigwe-Onuimo Federal Constituency seat conducted by the INEC on Saturday.

APC, AA win Imo rerun elections

Mrs Marian Onuoha, aka Mama Sure P, the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has emerged the winner of rerun election for the Isiala Mbano/Okigwe/Onuimo Federal Constituency seat conducted by the Independent National Electoral Commission on Saturday.
Lagos State Commissioner for Waterfront Infrastructure Development, Ahmed Kabiru Abdullahi

Lagos government arrests 14 illegal sand dredgers in Banana Island

The Lagos State Government has arrested 14 illegal sand dredgers on the shoreline of Ikoyi-Lekki axis in Banana Island during a compliance enforcement exercise.
Nigerian professional football league side Akwa United has completed the signing of Chan Eagles defender Olisa Ndah.

Akwa United sign defender Olisa Ndah from Remo Stars

Nigerian professional football league side Akwa United has completed the signing of Chan Eagles defender Olisa Ndah.
Two second-half goals from Osimaga Duke and Spencer Bassey gave Dakkada FC a comfortable 2-0 win over Jigawa Golden Stars in a Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) Matchday 17 game decided on Saturday.

Dakkada thrash Jigawa Golden Stars to move fourth on NPFL table

Dakkada football club scored twice in the second half to beat Jigawa Golden Stars in the matchday 17 of the Nigeria professional football league game played at the Nest of Champions in Uyo on Saturday.