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As part of its democracy day celebration, Yobe State Governor Ibrahim Gaidam has approved N3,723, 897, 614.40 for the execution of various social development projects in the 17 local government areas of the state under the Local Government Action Plan.
The Yobe state Commander National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Apeh Reuben, has frowned on the dangerous methodologies used by patents medicine stores to deliberately contribute to drug abuse in the state.
Argentine football legend Diego Maradona has expressed his fears for the Albiceleste, stating they will have serious problems against Nigeria if they replicate the performance which saw them draw 1-1 with debutants Iceland in their opening Group D game at the 2018 World Cup on Saturday.
The Bauchi State Government has apologised to civil servants whose their names were omitted during the payment of the last month’s salaries in the state.
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has joked that Iceland are such a physically strong team because they ate meat for breakfast as babies.
Nigeria forward Ahmed Musa is close to joining Turkish champions Galatasaray on loan from English club, Leicester City.
A U.S.-based woman, Princess Oyenike Oyedele Roberts, has declared for the presidency of Nigeria on the platform of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the 2019 presidential election.
The Sokoto State Government has pledged to contribute N500 million to the state Consultative Committee on the Revitalisation of Education.
A legal practitioner, Prof. Gbolahan Elias (SAN), has disclosed that more than 4,000 lawyers are called to the Nigerian Bar yearly when the nation is already having more than a 100,000 leading lawyers practicing and competing for recognition in the labour market.
The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) has advised Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs), to avoid using the services of unregistered companies on Information Technology (IT) projects.
Officials ordered the “troublemakers with a history of football-related disorder,” all of whom had been issued with football banning orders, to hand in their passports to police last week, the Home Office said.
The Rivers State Police Command and other security agencies have deployed 15, 000 personnel ahead of the local government elections slated for Saturday, June 16.