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Hajj: Nigeria signs agreement with Max Air, Medview, FlyNas

During an Airlift Signing Agreement held Monday at the head office of National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON ), in Abuja, the chairman of the commission, Abdullahi Muhammad, enjoined the approved air carriers to discharge their responsibilities diligently.

National Youth Council disbands ‘all’ executives

The Board of Trustees (BoT) of National Youth Council of Nigeria (NYCN) has disbanded the National Executive Committee of the Council.
Erstwhile National U-17 team kid star Umar Nuru has bagged a Bachelor of Science in Management Information Technology from Institut Supérieur de Formation Professionnelle (ISFOP)

Ex-Golden Eaglet star bags degree in Information Technology

Erstwhile National U-17 team kid star Umar Nuru has bagged a Bachelor of Science in Management Information Technology from Institut Supérieur de Formation Professionnelle (ISFOP) - Cotonou-based a private University established by the ISFOP Educational Foundation.
Lagos Akinwunmi Ambode

Lagos government awards N10 million contract for design of Governor Ambode’s retirement home

The Lagos State Government has awarded a N10 million contract for the “production of architectural drawing for the proposed retirement house” for the outgoing governor, Akinwunmi Ambode.
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Gombe civil servant jailed for using forged NECO results

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Gombe zonal office, has secured the conviction of one Adamu Mudi, at the state High Court 2, on one count bordering on cheating and forgery.
Professor Moji Adeyeye, NAFDAC boss

NAFDAC alerts public on circulation of fake cold Caplets

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) on Thursday alerted the public on the circulation of fake Mixagrip cold Caplets in Gombe state.

UTME: JAMB releases list of suspended CBT centres

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has released the list of Computer Based Test (CBT) centres suspended for aiding examination malpractices across the country.

Report: Only 10 Nigerian states economically viable, 17 insolvent

The Economic Confidential has released the Annual States Viability Index (ASVI) which shows that seventeen (17) States are insolvent as their Internally Generated Revenues (IGR) in 2018 were far below 10% of their receipts from the Federation Account Allocations (FAA) in the same year.

Customs seizes contraband worth N42 million in two months

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Federal Operations Unit (FOU) Zone D, Bauchi, says it seized contraband valued at over N42 million in the last two months.

Ninth Assembly: Senator Ndume insists on Senate presidential bid

An aspirant for the position of the President of the Senate in the ninth National Assembly, Senator Ali Ndume, said on Thursday that he was open to consensus even as he restated his opposition to the imposition of a leader by his party, the All Progressives Party, on the Senate.
The National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) says it arrested 178 illicit drugs offenders in Sokoto State, out of which 29 persons were convicted in 2018.

NDLEA nabs 32 drug suspects in Gombe

The National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency ( NDLEA ) in Gombe state said it arrested 32 drugs suspects and seized 16.82 kilogrammes of hard drugs between January and March, 2019.
Alli Sulemain Obinna

Fidelis Ilechukwu: Obinna Suleiman good to lead MFM FC

Fidelis Ilechukwu has showered encomiums on his first assistant Obinna Suleiman, whom he claim has technical know-how to lead MFM FC of Lagos.
Ibrahim Magu, acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), says the agency will monitor campaign funds donated to political parties for the 2019 elections as well as donors’ identities.

Ibrahim Magu: Moneybags should not determine election results

The Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu, has said that the anti-graft agency intervened in the recent general elections in Nigeria, in order to checkmate and prevent the moneybags from determining the emergence of leaders arising from the polls.

Official: North East recovery plan targets 14 million victims of insurgency

Nearly 14 million people affected by insurgency are to benefit from President Muhammadu Buhari’s five-year recovery plan for states in the North East zone of the country.

UNICEF: 11 Northern states yet to domesticate Child Rights Act

It has been revealed that 11 out of the 36 states of the federation, including the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) have not domesticated the Child Rights Act (CRA). Mrs. Sharoon Oladiji, UNICEF, Child Protection specialist, made the disclosure.
Kola Ologbondiyan

PDP urges President Buhari to tackle insecurity

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to end his “private visit” abroad and immediately return home to face the worsening security situation in the country.
The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has withdrawn its aviation security and aerodrome rescue and firefighting personnel from Gombe and Kebbi airports over N732.4m indebtedness.

FAAN withdraws service at Gombe, Kebbi airports over N732 million debts

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has withdrawn its aviation security and aerodrome rescue and firefighting personnel from Gombe and Kebbi airports over N732.4m indebtedness.

Gombe: Religious leaders call for tolerance

Christian and Muslim leaders in Gombe have called for tolerance and peace between adherents of the two religions.

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Jigawa government releases N192m for improvement of Dutse water supply

The Managing Director of Jigawa Water Board, Zayyan Rabiu, on Monday said that the state government has released N192 million for the improvement of water supply in Dutse metropolis.
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SERAP fumes over ‘repressive’ National Assembly media accreditation guidelines

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has urged the “leadership and management of the National Assembly to immediately withdraw the repressive media accreditation guidelines or face legal action.”
David Samson Unuanel

Ex-Enyimba coach drags club over alleged N3.45 million debt

Former Coach of Enyimba International F.C., Samson Unuanel, on Tuesday dragged the club before the National Industrial Court, Abuja, over alleged unpaid N3.450 million, being the balance of his sign-on-fee
A pedestrian walks past a Huawei product stand at an EE telecommunications shop in central London on April 29, 2019. – British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt has urged caution over the role of China’s Huawei in the UK, saying the government should think carefully before opening its doors to the technology giant to develop next-generation 5G mobile networks. His comments come after Prime Minister Theresa May conditionally allowed China’s Huawei to build the UK 5G network, information that was leaked to a newspaper from top secret discussions between senior ministers and security officials, a leak that has caused a scandal that has rocked Britain’s splintered government. (Photo by Tolga Akmen / various sources / AFP)

Huawei accuses US of bullying

Chinese telecoms equipment maker Huawei called itself the victim of U.S. “bullying” on Tuesday and said it was working with Google to counter trade restrictions imposed by Washington last week, a senior Huawei executive said.

Man docked for cultism, possession of firearm

The Police in Lagos on Tuesday docked a man, Toheeb Olapade, 26, at an Ogudu Magistrates’ Court, with charges of unlawful possession of a firearm and being a member of a secret cult.