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NEMA: Nigeria requires N3 trillion to combat disasters

About N3tn would be required to curb and respond to disasters across Nigeria by 2020, the National Emergency Management Agency announced on Friday.

No dates for judgments yet in suits challenging Delta, Imo governors’ elections

The Court of Appeal sitting in Abuja on Monday reserved judgment appeals challenging the victory of Emeka Ihedioha of Imo and Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta States respectively in the March 9 governorship election.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Thursday in an FCT High Court in Maitama, re-arraigned a deputy director with the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Emenike Umesi, for alleged misappropriation of N54.3 million.

EFCC, ICPC stripped of powers to seize assets in corruption cases

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and other allied bodies have been stripped of the powers to seize assets of people being investigated and such powers transferred to the Office of the Attorney-General of the Federation (AGF).
The Acting Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has ordered vehicular restriction from 6am – 6pm tomorrow 16 February during the election.

Insecurity: IGP convenes three-day retreat for strategic police managers

Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Mohammed Adamu, is organizing a 3-Day Conference and Retreat for Strategic Officers of the Nigeria Police Force to equip them with new policing approaches, guidelines and tools towards effectively addressing prevailing and emerging crimes and security threats in the country.

NCC allows Airtel to partially disconnect Glo over interconnect indebtedness

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has granted Airtel approval to partially disconnect Globacom from its network for failing to settle interconnect debts running into billions of naira.

Bayelsa guber: Senator Lokpobiri drags APC, INEC to court over primaries

The immediate past Minister of State for Agriculture, Heineken Lokpobiri, has dragged the All Progressives Congress (APC), Mr. Lyon Pereworinimi and the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), 1st, 2nd and 3rd defendants respectively to court over the outcome of the party’s gubernatorial primaries held on September 4.
President Muhammadu Buhari in his goodwill message to the Esogban by the Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Mallam Garba Shehu, joined members of Edebiri family, friends and well-wishes in celebrating an important and respected son of Bini Kingdom’s rich culture and heritage.

Supreme Court: Atiku Abubakar, PDP list over 65 reasons why President Buhari should be...

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, and its Presidential candidate in the last general election, Atiku Abubakar, on Tuesday, approached the Supreme Court, adducing reasons why President Muhammadu Buhari’s re-election should be nullified.

WHO committed to supporting countries determine patient safety status – director

The World Health Organisation (WHO’s) Regional Director for Africa, Dr. Matshidiso Moeti, said the United Nations (UN) agency is committed to supporting countries in determining the status of patient safety, development and implementation of national policies, guidelines and protocols for enhancing patient safety, as well as facilitating patient safety networks and partnerships.
Ghana's next Football Association president will be decided on October 25, the nation's sport Normalisation Committee has announced.

Official: Ghana to elect new FA chief in October

Ghana's next Football Association president will be decided on October 25, the nation's sport Normalisation Committee has announced.

Minister: We will reduce maternal mortality by 2022

The Federal Government says it is determined to reduce maternal mortality rate from 576 per 100,000 birth in 2013 to 288 per 100,000 births in 2022.

Tribunal upholds Kano APC Reps member’s election

The National and State Legislative Houses Elections Petition Tribunal in Kano has affirmed the election of Hon. Abdulmumin Jibrin of the All Progressives Congress (APC) as the winner of the Bebeji/Kiru federal constituency of Kano State in the February 27, 2019 elections.
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Central bank orders private, public firms to pay salaries, taxes, pensions electronically

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has directed Deposit Money Banks (DMBs) to dishonour instructions on the payment of salaries, pensions, and taxes of public and private companies that are not transmitted on approved electronic payment and collection platforms.
Director-General, National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), Dr. Isah Pantami

Telcos accuse NITDA of usurping NCC’s powers

Telcos on Tuesday accused the National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) of trying to usurp the regulatory functions of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) under the guise of issuing Frameworks and Guidelines.

Central bank issues ‘disclosure, transparency guidelines’ on consumer protection framework

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has issued guidelines on disclosure and transparency Consumer Protection Framework (CPF).

NITDA warns on hosting official data outside Nigeria

The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) has warned government agencies from hosting public data on cybers and clouds outside Nigeria.
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WHO issues guidelines to prevent dementia

The number of people with dementia worldwide is expected to triple in the next 30 years, according to the World Health Organisation (WHO).
Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has again accused President Muhammadu Buhari of clamping down on the judiciary.

INEC: Atiku Abubakar is parading invented presidential results

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said that the Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in the last presidential election, Atiku Abubakar, is parading fabricated and invented presidential results which he claimed to emanate from the commission’s server.

Governor Ortom receives certificate of return, thanks President Buhari

Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue and his deputy, Benson Abounu, on Friday received their Certificates of Return from the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Makurdi.

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Super Eagles demolish Lesotho in AFCON qualifier

Nigeria’s Super Eagles came from a goal down on Sunday to demolish Lesotho 4-2 in the African Cup of Nation’s qualifier played in Maseru, Lesotho.
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Kogi elections: Results so far announced by INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission has announced results for the just concluded gubernatorial election in Kogi State which held on Saturday, November 16, 2019.
Mr. Haruna Momoh, a former managing director of the Pipelines and Product Marketing Company (PPMC), and his wife, Eileen have berated the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) and accused it of mischief following its claim that it obtained an interim injunction to seize about N2.9 billion naira belonging to the couple. The ICPC said it traced the cash to bank accounts in Nigeria.

N2.4 billion fraud: Former PPMC boss, wife move to retrieve seized assets

Former Managing Director of the Pipelines and Products Marketing Company (PPMC), Haruna Momoh, his wife, Ochuko Okor Momoh and their companies have commenced move to retrieve assets and cash seized from them by the Federal Government.
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Maduka Okoye: African football is hard

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Kogi elections: Governor Bello leads with wide margin

Barring any last minute twist of events, Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi state is set to win his second term bid with a comfortable margin.