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Ghana’s John Mahama announces bid for 2020 vote

Ghana's former president John Mahama on Thursday announced his bid to seek the nomination of the main opposition party and contest the 2020 election.

Issa Aremu advocates issue-based politics

A Kwara State governorship aspirant on the platform of Labour Party, LP, and General Secretary of National Union of Textile, Garment and Tailoring Workers of Nigeria, NUTGTWN, Mr. Issa Aremu, has said the 2019 elections should be about issues of development and security not about persons and individuals.

DSS tightens security at NFF as FIFA deadline expires

The Department of State Services has said its operatives are occupying the headquarters of the Nigeria Football Federation in Abuja in order to avoid breakdown of law and order at the secretariat.

NFF crisis: FIFA may ban Nigeria today as deadline expires

Except for a final resolution of the leadership tussle of Nigerian football, the World football governing body, FIFA, may on Monday (today) ban the country from its activities globally.

FIRS seals off TCN over tax default

Federal Inland Revenue Services, FIRS, has sealed off of the corporate headquarters of Transmission Company of Nigeria, TCN, over unremitted taxes.

Electricity workers threaten to shut down power nationwide

Barring any urgent intervention from the federal government, workers under the auspices of Senior Staff Association of Electricity and Allied Companies (SSAEAC) may ground the entire power structure across the country to a halt.

FIFA: Nigeria, Ghana risk suspension over federation leadership crisis

World football governing body FIFA on Tuesday said it would go on to suspend Nigeria and Ghana from football activities if they failed to comply with its instructions by Monday.
Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu

University technologists task federal government on earned allowance agreement

The National Association of Academic Technologists (NAAT) has urged the federal government to expedite action toward release of the fund approved for part payment of Earned Allowances arrears to some unions in federal universities.
President Muhammadu Buhari

NFF praises President Buhari for resolution of crisis

The Nigeria Football Federation has heaped praises on the President Muhammadu Buhari for his directive that has ensured a peaceful resolution of a long–drawn leadership tussle in the football body.
Minister of State for Aviation, Hadi Sirika

Aviation Unions threaten to truncate birth of ‘Nigeria Air’

Few hours after Sen. Hadi Sirika, Minister of State for Aviation, unveiled the name and logo of the proposed national carrier, ‘Nigeria Air’, in faraway Farnborough, United Kingdom, unions in the industry have threatened to truncate the birth of the new carrier.

Abacha Loot: Labour leader backs cash transfer to poor Nigerians

A labour leader has expressed his support for the federal government’s decision to pay the $322 million Abacha loot as cash transfer to poor homes, through Conditional Cash Transfers (CCT).
Pastor Samuel Olusegun Oladele

Religious leaders, politicians urged to shun hate speech

The General Superintendent, Christ Apostolic Church, Worldwide, Pastor Samuel Oladele, has advised religious leaders and politicians to shun hate speech, as Nigeria prepares for 2019 general elections.

Unions: Aviation sector has improved under President Buhari

Some aviation unions on Friday said the sector had recorded significant improvements under the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari.

Protesters want Governor Ambode to probe Ilaje killings

Hundreds of residents of Ilaje community in Makoko, Lagos, on Wednesday staged a peaceful protest to the state House of Assembly over recent killings in the area.

2019: Yoruba group accuses Ex-President Obasanjo of deceiving Nigerians

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has come under attack from the Yoruba Ronu Leadership Forum over his campaign against President Muhammadu Buhari ahead of the 2019 general elections.

President Buhari condoles with CAN over Musa Asake’s death

President Muhammadu Buhari has condoled with the national leadership of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) and the Christian community in Nigeria over the passing of the General Secretary of CAN, Rev (Dr) Musa Asake.
Christian Association of Nigeria | CAN

CAN calls for drastic measures against Boko Haram, herdsmen

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has called on the Federal Government to take decisive step in dismantling Boko Haram and Herdsmen in the country.

Bank robbery: Offa Muslim community holds special prayer

The Muslim Community in Offa, Kwara, on Sunday organised a special prayer to ward-off unforeseen calamity and to attract unity, peace and socio-economic development into the community.

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FRSC charges personnel not to harass lockdown violators

The Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC, has directed its personnel detailed on enforcement of the Presidential directive on lockdown and other states restrictions to be tolerance, civility, courteousness in dealing with the citizens.
Ghana goalkeeper Fafali Dumehasi has announced she will be teaming up with the Police Force to combat the spread of the coronavirus in the West African country.

Ghana goalkeeper joins police to fight coronavirus pandemic

Ghana goalkeeper Fafali Dumehasi has announced she will be teaming up with the Police Force to combat the spread of the coronavirus in the West African country.
The Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution (IPCR) has pledged to collaborate with the Nigerian Army Resource Centre (NARC) to find practical solutions to insecurity confronting the country.

General Yahaya assumes duty as Theatre Commander of Operation Lafiya Dole

Farouq Yahaya, a major general, on Friday took over as the new Theatre Commander of Operation Lafiya Dole (OPLD) in Maiduguri, the Borno State capital.

Ondo governor appoints nine-member coronavirus palliative committee

Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State on Friday constituted a nine-member palliative committee on COVID-19 to deliberate and make recommendations to the government on how to cushion the harsh economic impact of the lockdown on residents.
Osagie Emmanuel Ehanire (born 4 November 1946) is a Nigerian medical doctor and politician. He was appointed as the Minister of State for Health in the President Muhammadu Buhari administration in November 2015.

Minister: Chinese medical experts on their way to Nigeria

The Federal Government has said that 18 Chinese medical experts are on their way to Nigeria with medical supplies including ventilators, to assist in overcoming the COVID-19 global pandemic.