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NULGE: Local council police panacea to Nigeria’s insecurity challenges

The President, Nigerian Union of Local Government Employees (NULGE), Comrade Olatunji Ambali, has said that the establishment of Local Government Police is the only panacea to the problem of insecurity in the country.

Lagos CDC plans economic summit

The Community Development Committee (CDC) Agbado Oke-Odo Local Council Development Area (LCDA) in Lagos State has proposed an Economic Summit that will focus on economic development of communities.

Bishop: Why South East should produce President Buhari’s successor

The Bishop of Maranatha Chapel International Churches, Right Rev’d Olumakinde Alawode, has said the South East geo-political zone of Nigeria should be allowed to produce president for the country in 2023 in the spirit of equity and balance.
Maria Whophil, a Deputy Director with the Ministry of Youth and Sports Development, has formally unveiled Asanka Gurusinha as the Head Coach and High-Performance Manager of Cricket for Nigeria at the Media Center of the Moshood Abiola Stadium on Tuesday, December 8, 2020, in Abuja.

Nigeria cricket federation unveils Sri Lankan coach

Maria Whophil, a Deputy Director with the Ministry of Youth and Sports Development, has formally unveiled Asanka Gurusinha as the Head Coach and High-Performance Manager of Cricket for Nigeria at the Media Center of...
Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu has charged chairman and members of the Local Government Service Commission to ensure that councils in Lagos have what it takes to provide satisfactory and effective public service at the grassroots level.

Lagos governor tasks LG commission on reforms, rural development

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu has charged chairman and members of the State Local Government Service Commission to ensure that councils in Lagos have what it takes to provide satisfactory and effective public service at the grassroots level.
Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu has charged chairman and members of the Local Government Service Commission to ensure that councils in Lagos have what it takes to provide satisfactory and effective public service at the grassroots level.

Lagos governor inaugurates new LG service commission members

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu has charged chairman and members of the Local Government Service Commission to ensure that councils in Lagos have what it takes to provide satisfactory and effective public service at the grassroots level.

NAMB to audit MFBs to deepen financial inclusion

The National Association of Microfinance Banks (NAMB) is set to conduct a nationwide audit of all licensed microfinance banks (MFBs) in the country.
Former Green Eagles goalkeeper, Emmanuel Okalla, has commended Youth and Sports Development Minister Mr Sunday Dare for his commitment to the welfare of Ex-players and athletes.

Minister unveils plans for other sports

Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr Sunday Dare, has commended the Delta state Governor Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa for hosting the Council of Sports Meeting at short notice, even he promised a new dawn for sports development.
The Kayode Fayemi administration in Ekiti State says it has defrayed inherited debts to the tune of 31 billion naira since assumption of office.

Governor Fayemi: Traditional institution agent of grassroots development

The Ekiti State Governor, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, has promised to always accord the traditional institution with respect, describing it as agents of grassroots development, hence the desire of his administration to always fill vacant stools promptly
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Lagos, O’jeez distribute palliatives to Lagos SWAN

The Lagos government, through the state Sports Commission and O’jeez Entertainment have distributed palliatives to Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (Lagos SWAN) to cushion effect of COVID-19 pandemic on sports journalists in the state.

2019: Shina Peller joins Oyo house of representatives race

Chairman of Aquilla Group, Chief Shina Peller, has officially declared his intentions of contesting in the 2019 general election under the flagship of the All Progressives Congress (APC).

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Manchester United have identified Alexander Isak as an alternative target to Borussia Dortmund striker Erling Haaland this summer, The Star reports.

Manchester United identify Alexander Isak as Erling Braut Haaland alternative

Manchester United have identified Alexander Isak as an alternative target to Borussia Dortmund striker Erling Haaland this summer, The Star reports.
The naira this morning reversed its two weeks loss to the dollar in the parallel market, appreciating by N20 to N470 per dollar.

Naira appreciates at N493 to dollar in parallel market

The naira, on Thursday, appreciated by 1.8 percent to N493 to a dollar at the parallel market as the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) increased forex supplies to banks.
U.S. President Joe Biden gestures while speaking to the media before boarding Air Force One at Geneva airport, as he leaves Geneva after the U.S.-Russia summit, Switzerland, June 16, 2021. REUTERS-Kevin Lamarque

White House considering talks between Joe Biden and China’s Xi Jinping

The White House will consider arranging talks between President Joe Biden and his Chinese counterpart, Xi Jinping, as the two countries spar over issues including human rights, a top U.S. official said on Thursday.
President Muhammadu Buhari Thursday in Maiduguri, Borno State, assured citizens of the federal government’s presence in fighting terrorism to the end, and ensuring that Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) are fully returned to continue normal lives, commending Governor Babagana Zulum for resilience and relentless efforts in rebuilding the state.

President Buhar: We won’t rest until peace is fully restored in Borno

President Muhammadu Buhari Thursday in Maiduguri, Borno State, assured citizens of the federal government’s presence in fighting terrorism to the end, and ensuring that Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) are fully returned to continue normal lives, commending Governor Babagana Zulum for resilience and relentless efforts in rebuilding the state.
Lagos State Attorney General, Moyo Onigbanjo (SAN)

Lagos begins plea bargain session for Kirikiri inmates

In an effort to decongest correctional centres, the Lagos State Ministry of Justice on Thursday held a plea bargain session for some inmates at...

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Popularly veteran actor and comedian, Babatunde Omidina (Baba Suwe) has debunked the rumour of his death, describing the development as sad and uncalled for.

Baba Suwe gets N3.1 million compensation for demolished house

The Lagos State Government has issued a cheque of N3.1 million to veteran Nollywood actor, Babatunde Omidina, popularly called Baba Suwe, as compensation for the demolition of his property in Ikorodu.
Vital Kamerhe, former chief of staff to DR Congo's President Felix Tshisekedi. Fabrice Coffrini

DR Congo court cuts jail term for ex-presidential aide

A former presidential aide in DR Congo who had been sentenced to 20 years in a high-profile corruption case has had his term reduced by seven years on appeal, his lawyer said.
Nollywood filmmaker, Jeta Amata, has raised an alarm concerning the whereabouts of his ex-wife and mother of his daughter, Mbong.

Nollywood filmmaker Jeta Amata alarmed over ‘disappearance’ of ex-wife

Nollywood filmmaker, Jeta Amata, has raised an alarm concerning the whereabouts of his ex-wife and mother of his daughter, Mbong.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo is to meet soon with representatives of state governors, the Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, and the Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, in an attempt to resolve the disagreement over the repayment of the budget support facility obtained by the states.

VP Osinbajo: Nigeria needs leaders to unite the people

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has called for leaders who will be ready to unite all Nigerians irrespective of tribes and religions.
The police command in Ekiti on Friday confirmed the killing of a police officer as gunmen allegedly abducted a Chinese expatriate in Ado Ekiti, the Ekiti State capital.

Gunmen kill assistant stadium manager in Plateau

Gunmen, on Tuesday, invaded the old Township Stadium in Jos, Plateau State otherwise known as Rwang Pam stadium and shot dead an Assistant Stadium Manager, Isa Garuba.