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RIFAN: Borders closure good omen for Nigeria’s economy

Alhaji Aminu Goronyo, National President, Rice Farmers Association of Nigeria (RIFAN), has said that the closure of the country’s land borders is a good omen for Nigeria’s blossoming economy.

NAHCON relocates to new headquarters

The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) on Tuesday formally relocated to its permanent headquarters, Hajj House, formerly Metro Plaza in Abuja.
Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta has sent a N27.9 billion supplementary budget for 2019 to the State House of Assembly for approval, increasing the initial budget figure of N390 billion to N417.9 billion.

Delta governor seeks approval for N27.9 billion 2019 supplementary budget

Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta has sent a N27.9 billion supplementary budget for 2019 to the State House of Assembly for approval, increasing the initial budget figure of N390 billion to N417.9 billion.
Mr Olusegun Runsewe, Director-General, National Council for Arts and Culture (NCAC), on Tuesday, rewarded Mrs Florence Robinson’s hard work, as she bagged contract to fry “akara” for NAFEST tourists.

Woman bags contract to fry ‘akara’ for NAFEST tourists

Mr Olusegun Runsewe, Director-General, National Council for Arts and Culture (NCAC), on Tuesday, rewarded Mrs Florence Robinson’s hard work, as she bagged contract to fry “akara” for NAFEST tourists.
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EFCC chief laments widening corrupt practices in Nigeria

The Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu, Tuesday lamented the widening scourge of corrupt practices pervading the country.

Nigeria Police poorest paid in Africa – ex-PSC chief

Former Chairman of Police Service Commission, Chief Simon Okeke, has described the nation’s police officers as the poorest paid in Africa amidst risks taken in the line of duties.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), governorship candidate, in Bayelsa State, Senator Douye Diri, has assured the people of his desire to build on the legacies of the state founding fathers if elected on November 16.

Bayelsa founding fathers declare support for Senator Diri

Some Bayelsa State founding fathers have thrown their weight behind the governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Senator Douye Diri and his running mate, Senator Lawrence Ehwrujakpor. Some Bayelsa State founding fathers have thrown their weight behind the governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Senator Douye Diri and his running mate, Senator Lawrence Ehwrujakpor.
The Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, on Saturday reiterated the commitment of the Federal Government towards free and compulsory education of the first nine years of a child school life across the country.

VP Osinbajo tasks NIPSS to lift hundred million Nigerians out of poverty

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo has charged the National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies (NIPSS) to help the country achieve its national target of lifting 100 million Nigerians out of poverty in 10 years.
The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has deployed 1,400 corps members to Gombe State for the 2019 Batch B Stream II orientation course.

NYSC opens new mobilisation area office in Enugu

The management of the National Youth Service Corps has opened an area office in Enugu State to meet the needs of the increasing number of corps members mobilised annually in the South-East.

Customs: Why we asked UK returnee to pay N165K as duty for a jogger,...

The attention of the Nigeria Customs Service has been drawn to a misleading narrative by one Mrs. Udensi Adaeze Nwagboliwe whose claim of being ill treated at the airport on the bases of her gender, tribe or where she comes from is going viral on the social media.

Data protection: NITDA approves NCC’s regulation on telecom companies

The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) says it has approved the regulation of the Nigeria Communications Commission (NCC) on telecommunications companies, line with the Nigerian Data Protection Regulation (NDPR).
The governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Bayelsa State, Chief David Lyon, sends his heartfelt thanks to party members for their overwhelming support for his candidature during the primary election on September 4 in Yenagoa

Bayelsa guber: APC candidate promises rapid development

The governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief David Lyon, has promised to work for the rapid economic development of Bayelsa State by reviving the gas turbine in Kolo Creek to ensure adequate power supply in the state within 12 months into office.

2023 Presidency: Ex-PSC commissioner canvasses for Ndigbo

Simon Okeke, former Police Service Commissioner, has pleaded with Arewa, Afenifere and other socio-cultural groups in the country to allow South East produce President Mohammadu Buhari’s successor in 2023.

Military launches Exercise Crocodile Smile IV to tackle criminalities in Southwest

The Nigerian Army, yesterday in Lagos, flagged off Operation Crocodile Smile IV, with a vow to smoke out kidnappers, pipeline vandals, crude oil thieves and other acts of criminalities both on water and land, in Lagos and Ogun States.
The Anambra State Market Traders Association (ASMATA) has urged the Federal Government to ban fuel tankers from moving in the day time to avoid loss of lives in case of explosion.

Onitsha fire: Federal government urged to ban fuel tankers in day time

The Anambra State Market Traders Association (ASMATA) has urged the Federal Government to ban fuel tankers from moving in the day time to avoid loss of lives in case of explosion.
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Witnesses absence stalls NBC chief’s, others’ ‘N2.5 billion fraud trial’

Inability of the prosecution to produce its two remaining witnesses on Monday stalled proceedings in the trial of the Director General of the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC), Is’haq Modibo Kawu, and three others, at a Federal High Court in Abuja.

We’re not behind President Buhari’s probe of NDDC – Niger Delta governor

Governors of Akwa Ibom, Imo and Delta states on Monday distanced themselves from the claim by the Niger Delta Development Commission that they (Niger Delta governors) were behind the order to probe the agency.

Presidency: Federal government using recovered loot for the poor

The Special Adviser (SA) to the President on Social Investments, Mrs Maryam Uwais, has said that the Federal Government, through the National Social Investment Office (NSIO), has been using the recovered “Abacha loot” and the International Development Association (IDA)/World Bank credit on programmes and policies that address the plight of poor and vulnerable Nigerians.

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New date for rescheduled Clasico confirmed as December 18

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Huawei passes 200 million smartphones shipped, outpacing 2018 by two months

Huawei has announced that it has shipped 200 million smartphones so far in 2019 — 64 days quicker than it took to hit the same milestone in 2018.
The Mazda MX-30 is the Japanese automaker’s first electric car, and it features a pretty eye-catching design for its side doors.

Mazda’s first electric car includes rear-hinged ‘freestyle’ doors

The Mazda MX-30 is the Japanese automaker’s first electric car, and it features a pretty eye-catching design for its side doors. On both sides, the MX-30’s rear doors open from the back rather than the front, and there’s also no center pillar, providing a large entrance when both doors are open. AutoCar reports that Mazda last used these “freestyle” doors on its RX-8.
Stakeholders in the creative industry and relevant agencies of government have extolled organisers of the Abuja International Film Festival (AIFF) for steadfastness in holding the annual fiesta for 16 years.

Nollywood: Stakeholders laud organisers of Abuja Film Festival

Stakeholders in the creative industry and relevant agencies of government have extolled organisers of the Abuja International Film Festival (AIFF) for steadfastness in holding the annual fiesta for 16 years.
The Controller General of Nigerian Correctional Service, Ja’afaru Ahmed, has set up a panel to investigate Ikoyi Prisons following the exposure of corrupt practices in Nigerian prisons by Fisayo Soyombo, an undercover journalist.

Correctional service comptroller orders probe of Ikoyi prison

The Controller General of Nigerian Correctional Service, Ja’afaru Ahmed, has set up a panel to investigate Ikoyi Prisons following the exposure of corrupt practices in Nigerian prisons by Fisayo Soyombo, an undercover journalist.