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Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta has tasked Nigerians on the need to engage in actions that will help to further cement the bond of unity and cohesion in the country.

Delta governor urges civil servants to guide political class in implementing policies

Senator Ifeanyi Okowa, Governor of Delta State, has urged civil servants to guide the political class in the implementation of policies and programmes of government.
Kayode Fayemi

Governor Fayemi: Federal government to support artisanal mining operators

Dr. Kayode Fayemi, Ekiti State governor, has hinted that the Buhari-led Federal Government was giving a lot of attention to the mining sector, in addition to the support from development partners.
Former players of Super Eagles have offered to assist ex-Super Falcons and Nigeria national U-23 team coach, Kadiri Ikhana, who is suffering from a prolonged hip injury.

Ex-Green Eagles defender solicits financial support for multiple surgeries

Former Green Eagles defender Kadiri Ikhana has called for financial support from Nigerians to enable him undergo three surgeries.
The Kayode Fayemi administration in Ekiti State says it has defrayed inherited debts to the tune of 31 billion naira since assumption of office.

Ekiti governor advocates increased budgetary allocation to solid mineral sector

Gov. Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti State has called for increased budgetary allocation to the solid mineral sector to promote growth.
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CCB: Public office holders are afraid of declaring assets

The Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB) says many public office holders are afraid of declaring their assets.

How we stopped the diversion of constituency items – ICPC chief

Bolaji Owasanoye, chairman of the Independent Corrupt Practices and other Related Offences Commission (ICPC), says the agency stopped the diversion of items for constituency projects by some ”promoters”.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Thursday in an FCT High Court in Maitama, re-arraigned a deputy director with the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Emenike Umesi, for alleged misappropriation of N54.3 million.

Fear of EFCC has curbed Nigerian excesses abroad

The Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu, says that the fear of the reach of the anti-fraud Commission has curbed public officers as well as private Nigerians living abroad from a lot of their known excesses, including booking entire hotels and blocking London streets for loud block parties.
Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday bestowed the national honour of “The Order of Friendship” on Prof. Benedict Oramah, President of the African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) in Moscow.

President Putin honours Afreximbank chief with Russian National Award

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday bestowed the national honour of “The Order of Friendship” on Prof. Benedict Oramah, President of the African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) in Moscow.
In line with his abolition of all forms of fees and levies in public schools, Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike has released funds for the running of the schools for the 2019/2020 academic session and vowed to sack any school heads caught collecting fees and levies.

Kidnapping is business, impossible to end – Rivers governor

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers state, says it is impossible to put an end to kidnapping in the country because it has become a business.

Five arraigned for dealing in adulterated rice in Akwa Ibom

Five persons were, on Tuesday, arraigned before a Federal High Court in Uyo presided over by Justice Anulika Okeke for allegedly dealing in adulterated rice.

ASUU takes rejection of IPPIS to Senate

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), has taken its rejection of the Integrated Personnel Payroll Information System (IPPIS) being initiated by the Federal Government to the Senate.
Sunusi Ibrahim of Nasarawa United has been declared the highest goalscorer in the just ended regular season of the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL).

U23 AFCON: Sunusi Ibrahim calls for early preparation

Olympics eagles striker Sunusi Ibrahim has called on the management of the NFF to hasty up plans for them to go acclimatise on training tours early in Egypt, where the competition is scheduled to take place.
The Acting Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has ordered vehicular restriction from 6am – 6pm tomorrow 16 February during the election.

Insecurity: IGP convenes three-day retreat for strategic police managers

Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Mohammed Adamu, is organizing a 3-Day Conference and Retreat for Strategic Officers of the Nigeria Police Force to equip them with new policing approaches, guidelines and tools towards effectively addressing prevailing and emerging crimes and security threats in the country.
FILE PHOTO - Wads of British Pound Sterling banknotes are stacked in piles at the Money Service Austria company's headquarters in Vienna, Austria, November 16, 2017. REUTERS-Leonhard Foeger

Report: UK receives £90 billion stolen funds from Nigeria, other African countries yearly

The United Kingdom (UK) receives about £90 billion shady funds from Nigeria, Africa and countries in third world every year, according to report by Christian Erikson and Lionel Faull, anti-corruption advocates.
The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare, has promised a better preparation ahead of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games in Japan.

Minister promises next level for Amputee football

Minister of Youth and Sports, Sunday Dare, has promised maximum support for Amputee football in the country, noting that it is one way of ensuring that the players excel in spite of their challenges.
Nigeria’s Super Eagles team B on Saturday crashed out of the ongoing West African Football Union (WAFU) Cup of Nations in Senegal. - NFF

NFF warns Golden Eaglets to avoid football agents’ distractions

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has sounded a note of warning to Golden Eaglets players and officials to avoid the distractions of football agents that would disturb them directly or indirectly in Brazil before and during the 2019 FIFA U-17 World Cup competition.
Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC)

NNPC remits N729.3 billion, N602.3 billion to Federation Account

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) said it remitted N729.3billion and N602.30billion to the Federation Accounts and Joint Ventures (JV) respectively between July 2018 and July 2019.
The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Mr. Timipre Sylva, yesterday disclosed that the federal government plans to conduct oil blocks bid rounds in 2020.

CSO asks President Buhari to sack minister over $62 billion debt statement

A Civil Society Organisation (CSO), the Accountable Leadership For Better Nigeria Initiative, ALBNI, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to relieve the Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Timipre Sylva, of his duties over claims by the latter that debt owed the federal government by the International Oil Companies, IOCs, would be difficult to recover legitimately.

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DSS: Only Omoyele Sowore’s sureties can effect his release

The Department of State Services has defended the continued detention of Omoyele Sowore, convener of the #RevolutionNow protests.

Brexit: Boris Johnson will probably win this election – Nigel Farage

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will probably win the Dec. 12 election with a small majority but the campaign has so far been uninspiring with a host of unrealistic promises on both sides, Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage said on Tuesday.
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Pastor Adeboye donates dialysis machine to UCH Ibadan

As the University College Hospital, Ibadan marked its 62nd founder’s day yesterday, the General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), Pastor Enoch Adeboye donated a dialysis machine worth N10m to help patients with kidney problems across the country.

Court adjourns Senator Suswam’s fraud trial till November 26

Justice Okon Abang of the Federal High Court, Abuja, on Tuesday, adjourned the fraud trial of former Benue State Governor, Gabriel Suswam, till November 25 and 26.

Bayelsa guber: Governor Dickson tenders ‘video evidence’ of electoral fraud, violence in Nembe, Ogbia,...

Governor Seriake Dickson has tendered a video evidence in support of the killings and election violence that characterised the conduct of last Saturday’s governorship election in Nembe local government area and some other parts of the state.