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Babagana Zulum, governor of Borno state, says he is critical of the Nigerian army so that they can improve in their fight against insurgency.

President Buhari lauds Governor Zulum’s leadership style

The President described Zulum’s humanitarian response including the provision and distribution of palliatives for internally displaced persons in the state as “exemplary, unique and selfless”.
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) as said that its staff in Jos Branch, on Tuesday averted what would have been another major fire disaster in the country.

Central bank gives update on N75 billion youth investment fund

The Central Bank of Nigeria has released guidelines for implementation of the proposed N75 billion Nigeria Youth Investment Fund (NYIF).
President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday met with a former Minister of Defence, Gen. Theophilus Danjuma (retd.).

President Buhari, General Danjuma meet at Aso Rock

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday met with a former Minister of Defence, Gen. Theophilus Danjuma (retd.).
Apparently to thank him for the peaceful outcome of the just concluded Edo state Governorship Election, newly re-elected governor of Edo state, Godwin Obaseki, Friday paid an appreciation visit to President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

FEC approves N2.9 billion for printing of exam materials

The Federal Executive Council on Wednesday approved N2.9 billion contracts for the printing of sensitive and non-sensitive examination materials.
Goddy Jedy Agba

#EndSARS: President Buhari orders ministers to meet constituents

President Muhammadu Buhari has given a marching order to members of his cabinet to relocate to their home states for the purpose of dousing the tension created by the #EndSARS protests and the destruction of property by hoodlums hiding under the protest.

Senate queries JAMB over contract scam

The Senate has queried the Joint Admission Matriculation Board (JAMB) over N7.3 billion contracts scandal.

#EndSARS: Niger Delta militants roll out 11-point demand

Militant groups from the nine states of the Niger Delta region, which vowed to resume hostilities, last Monday in support of #EndSARS protests, triggered fresh anxiety, weekend, as it presented 11 new demands to the Federal Government.
The Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, Mr Zubairu Dada, has appealed to youths to embrace peaceful dialogue in the course of their agitations against the disbanded SARS.

#EndSARS: Minister urges youths to embrace peace to foster development

The Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, Mr Zubairu Dada, has appealed to youths to embrace peaceful dialogue in the course of their agitations against the disbanded SARS.
Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu

Governor Sanwo-Olu: No CCTV camera removed from Lekki toll gate before shooting

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has, again, spoken on the ugly incident that happened at the Lekki Toll Plaza on Tuesday evening, in which military personnel used live ammunition to disperse EndSARS protesters who camped at the tollgate to demand for the end to police brutality.
Apparently to thank him for the peaceful outcome of the just concluded Edo state Governorship Election, newly re-elected governor of Edo state, Godwin Obaseki, Friday paid an appreciation visit to President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

President Buhari vows to check ‘greed of a callous few’

President Muhammadu Buhari has stressed the need for all arms of government to deploy resources to address the common needs of all citizens rather than the greed of a callous few.
Both Governor Simon Lalong and Senator Gyang have noted that the purported invitation for the turbaning of one Alhaji Samaila Abdullahi as Sarkin Kerana is a threat to the peaceful coexistence of the people of the North-Central State.

Plateau government denies taking $359 million loan from AfDB

Plateau State government has denied the allegation of taking $350m African Development Bank, AfDB loan saying such allegation is frivolous as the government only took $11.2 million of which, 70% of the amount is being committed to infrastructure, 20% to capacity building and 10% for project management.
As Nigeria celebrates her 59th year independence anniversary, Governor Darius Ishaku of Taraba State has said that though the country is 59 years old, it has not matured.

Taraba governor lauds President Buhari over bridge project

Taraba Governor Darius Ishaku has assured RCC construction firm handling the building of the bridge across river Ibi in Ibi LGA of the state of adequate security and cooperation of residents to ensure speedy completion of the project.

Senator Kalu commends Nigerian government, Abia leaders for N12 billion Ohafia-Arochukwu road project

Former governor of Abia, Dr Orji Kalu, has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for approving the reconstruction of section two of Ohafia to Arochukwu road in Abia North Senatorial District.

Nigerian government approves N12.088 billion for Ohafia-Arochukwu road

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari in Abuja on Wednesday approved the release of the sum N12.088 billion for the construction of the Section two of the Ohafia to Arochukwu road.
Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC)

Nigerian government approves additional N745.2 million for forensic audit of NDDC

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has approved a total sum of N745.2 million to engage additional Field Forensic Auditors to carry out the forensic audit of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC).
Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, has disclosed that the US$50 million University of Transportation, Daura, scheduled to take off September next year will be built free of charge by the Chinese government.

Nigerian government approves $1.9 billionn for Kano-Niger Republic rail line

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) Wednesday approved the award of contract for the development of the proposed Kano-Katsina-Jibia to Maradi rail line in Niger Republic and to Dutse, the capital of Jigawa, for a total cost of $1,959,744,723.71, inclusive of 7.5% Value Added Tax (VAT).
The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) administration has raised alarm over rising cases of insecurity and vandalism in the territory. Abuja

FCTA moves to reposition fire service to boost service delivery

The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA), has begun strategic moves to reposition the FCT Fire Service to improved service delivery and revenue generation.
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.

Minister gives condition for resumption of contact sports

Minister of Youth and Sports Development Sunday Dare says contact sports will soon resume in the country under strict protocols as recommended by the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19.

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Oil prices slide in lockdown-driven rout

Oil prices dived Thursday on demand fears as more nations go into lockdown to staunch the spread of the coronavirus, while stock prices attempted a modest rebound.
Osun State Government on Thursday said looting of government and private property in the state cut across 14 Local Government Areas, as it commenced return of the looted property items to owners who can identify their property

Osun government says 14 local councils affected by looting

Osun State Government on Thursday said looting of government and private property in the state cut across 14 Local Government Areas, as it commenced return of the looted property items to owners who can identify their property
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Eva Longoria joins as co-lead on digital detox comedy ‘Unplugging’

Eva Longoria has joined previously announced Matt Walsh on the in-production digital detox comedy Unplugging, which is currently in production in Oklahoma.
Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia State has directed the organizing committee of the 29th Anniversary of Abia State to celebrate frontline workers and honor them for their sacrifices during the coronavirus pandemic.

Abia asks looters to return stolen medical equipment

A statement by the Commissioner for Information in the state, Chief John Okiyi-Kalu, stated that the hoodlums who hijacked the otherwise peaceful #EndSARS protests took away vaccines, X-ray machines, sterilizers, air conditioners, fans, and other equipment as well as disposables and consumables carted away.
President of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Mr Ayuba Wabba

NLC demands end to medical tourism by government officials

The Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, on Thursday called for an end to all forms of medical tourism especially by elected and appointed government officials.