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The Chairman, Board of Directors of Kaduna Electricity Distribution Company, Yusuf Hamisu Abubakar, has charged the sons and daughters of Zazzau Emirate to rally round the new Emir, Ambassador Ahmad Nuhu Bamalli, for progress, advancement and development of the emirate in particular and Kaduna State in general.

Governor El-Rufai: New Zazzau emir’s appointment to redress injustice

The new Emir of Zazzau, Ambassador Ahmad Nuhu Bamalli, on Monday, received his staff of office as the 19th Emir of Zazzau in the Zazzau Emirate Council in Kaduna State.
President Muhammadu Buhari

President Buhari: Nigeria can’t bear another round of lockdown

President Muhammadu Buhari has cautioned that Nigerians must not stretch their luck too far over the COVID-19 pandemic despite the fact that the country has so far managed the problem successfully by keeping the numbers as low as possible.
President Muhammadu Buhari, on Friday, said the Federal Government would engage the services of members of the National Youth Service Corps to champion the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals 2030 at the grassroots.2

Eid-el-Maulud: President Buhari preaches love, honesty

President Muhammadu Buhari has urged all Nigerians to seize the opportunity of this year’s Eid-el-Maulud to reflect on the virtues of the Holy Prophet by showing love and understanding for fellow citizens.
A front line All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship aspirant for the September 19 Edo State gubernatorial election, Engr Chris Ogiemwonyi, has directed that his campaign office be shut down to all public and political activities with immediate effect until the ravaging COVID-19 subsides.

Edo guber: Chris Ogiemwonyi declares support for Pastor Ize-Iyamu

The support base of the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) for the Edo governorship election, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, has been enhanced with the backing of supporters and representatives of a former aspirant, Engr Chris Ogiemwonyi, who announced their endorsement and the donation of the campaign secretariat of the former candidate to the APC candidate on Saturday.

Jigawa doctor dies after treating coronavirus patient

A medical doctor with the Federal Medical Centre, Birnin Kudu in Jigawa State, Dr Naseer Adam, is dead.
President of the Nigerian Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has described the late Buhari’s Chief of Staff, Mallam Abba Kyari, as an experienced lawyer and banker.

Aisha Abba Kyari: My daddy, my best friend

On 17th April, 2020, my world came crashing down and my heart shattered into a billion pieces. Upon receiving the news of my father’s passing, I immediately felt the most excruciating pain – a pain I would not wish on my worst enemy. My biggest fear in the world had materialised.
Comptroller General of the Nigeria Immigration Service, Muhammad Babandede, has tested positive for the deadly Coronavirus days after he returned from the United Kingdom.

How coronavirus infection humbled me – NIS chief

The Comptroller-General of the Nigeria Immigration Service, Muhammed Babandede, in a video said coronavirus infection is a humbling experience.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday said the federal government will provide relief materials for residents of Lagos and Abuja whom he ordered to stay-at-home as part of measures to curb the spread of the coronavirus.

President Buhari commends Asiwaju Tinubu, Mike Adenuga, Emeka Offor, other ‘public-spirited’ donors

President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed his appreciation to the generosity of individuals and corporate organizations that have made donations to the efforts to curtail the spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus) in the country.
A framed portrait of Adolf Hitler is pictured on November 20, 2019, at the Hermann Historica auction house in Grasbrunn near Munich, southern Germany, prior to an auction of personal belongings from German dictator Adolf Hitler and other notorious World War II Nazi leaders. (Matthias Balk/dpa/AFP)

Lebanese businessman donates Hitler items to Israeli fundraisers

Lebanese businessman has donated items of Nazi memorabilia he bought at a controversial auction in Germany last week to Israeli fundraisers.

Shehu of Borno apologises to NSCDC officer over son’s reckless car racing

The traditional ruler of Borno, also made a cash donation of N100, 000 to the NSCDC Divisional Officer in charge of the Maiduguri metropolitan council, who sustained a serious injury on his head and other parts of his body, as a result of the incident.

Xenophobia: Anambra Assembly urges President Buhari to make Air Peace a national carrier

Anambra State House of Assembly has urged the Federal Government to make Air Peace Airline a National Carrier for its contributions in the evacuation of stranded Nigerians in South Africa.
Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has announced the appointment of six new Permanent Secretaries in the States Civil Service.

Governor Sanwo-Olu: Lagos residents to call hotlines for potholes, road repairs

The Governor of Lagos State, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has said the state would soon release hotlines for residents to call and report their road problems to the government.

Eid-el-Fitr: NUT urges Muslims to pray beyond Ramadan for sustained peace

The Nigerian Union of Teachers, NUT, on Tuesday in Abuja, urged Muslims to sustain prayers beyond the Ramadan, for peaceful coexistence in the country.

Cleric challenges leaders on transparency, accountability

The nation’s leaders, especially political office holders, religious leaders and those in charge of the economy, have been urged to make transparency and accountability their watchwords for the promotion of good governance and for the good of all Nigerians.
Kayode Fayemi Ekiti

Kayode Fayemi greets Christians, says Nigeria can achieve more in unity

Dr Kayode Fayemi, the Ekiti State governor, has congratulated Christians in the state, saying the nation can achieve more if the people are united.

Kashim Shettima: Akinwunmi Ambode is my politician of the year

Kashim Shettima, Borno governor, has described Akinwunmi Ambode, governor of Lagos, as his politician of the year.
(FILES) In this file photo taken on November 22, 2016 Leicester City's Thai chairman Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha watches during the UEFA Champions League group G football match between Leicester City and Club Brugge at the King Power Stadium in Leicester, central England on November 22, 2016. A helicopter belonging to Thai tycoon Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha crashed on October 27, 2018 near the stadium of his UK football club Leicester City. The identities of the pilot and any passengers on board have not yet been confirmed. It is also not yet known if anyone on the ground was injured. Paul ELLIS / AFP

Leicester City owner among five dead in helicopter crash

The owner of Leicester City FC died when his helicopter crashed outside the stadium, the club has confirmed.

US commits $5.1 billion to HIV/AIDs in Nigeria

The United States says it has committed more than $5.1 billion to the fight against HIV/AIDS in Nigeria through its President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR).

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Nigerian government deploys treasury directors in NNPC, others

The FGOEs affected included the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), the Nigeria Communication Commission (NCC), Nigeria Ports Authority, Federal Inland Revenue Service, Nigeria Customs Service, Nigeria Maritime Administration Agency, Department of Petroleum Resources, Corporate Affairs Commission, the Federal Airport Authority of Nigeria, and Nigeria Shippers’ Council.
The Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SSG), Boss Mustapha, on Tuesday disagreed with Director General of the Nigerian Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), Chikwe Ihekweazu, when he called on the House of Reps to amend the Quarantine Act.

Presidency opposes ecological funds regulation bill

The Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Mr. Boss Mustapha, yesterday told the House Committee on Ecological Fund that the presidency believes the proposed law would either clash with or duplicate the existing ones.
Defending champions the Olympic Eagles of Nigeria got off their campaign at the 2019 U-23 Africa Cup of Nations on a dour note following a 1-0 loss to Cote d’Ivoire at the Al Salam Stadium, Cairo, on Saturday evening.

Only the best legs will be selected into U17 squad – coach

Head coach of the national U17 team, Fatai Amoo, is confident of building a very solid team for the country before the next international outing.
Spanish premiere Liga has celebrated Samuel Chukwueze’s first league goal of the season for Villarreal.

Samuel Chukwueze is happy with us – Villarreal coach

Following the speculations linking Samuel Chukwueze with a transfer in the summer, Villarreal FC coach Unai Emery has disclosed that the forward will continue his development at the club.
Manchester City’s Spanish coach Josep Guardiola gestures during the UEFA Champions League group stage football match between Olympiakos and Manchester City, on November 25, 2020 at Georgios-Karaiskakis stadium in Piraeus, near Athens. AFP

Manchester City ease into Champions League last 16

Manchester City booked their place in the last 16 of the Champions League but there were more concerns for Pep Guardiola over his side’s lack of ruthlessness in a 1-0 win at Olympiakos on Wednesday.