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Governor Dapo Abiodun of Ogun State has assured industrialists in the state of his administration’s readiness to put an end to the deplorable state of road network affecting manufacturers and other road users in the state.

NANS urges Ogun governor to demolish predecessor’s model schools

The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) has called on the Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun to carry out thorough assessment on all Model Schools built by his predecessors, Senator Ibikunle Amosun, advising him to pull down all the weak ones to prevent collapse of buildings and death of would-be students and staff in any of the schools.

Whitney Houston, Notorious BIG get nomination for Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame has announced late American international music legends, Whitney Houston and Notorious B.I.G among its inductees for the 35th annual Hall of Fame ceremony, years after their death.

Femi Falana charges President Buhari to cut down on expensive travels

Human rights lawyer, Femi Falana (SAN), on Sunday advised President Muhammadu Buhari to cut down expenses on his frequent travels in order to save money to drive Nigeria’s economy in 2020.

Uche Secondus: APC has foisted hunger, insecurity, hardship on Nigerians

The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Uche Secondus, says that the ruling party, All Progressives Congress (APC) led administration has not made any meaningful achievement, but only succeeded in foisting hunger, insecurity and economic hardship on Nigerians.

Court fixes date to hear N100 million suit filed against CCECC by member of...

The National Industrial Court on Monday fixed July 17, to hear pending applications in a suit filed by a staff of the CCECC, Mr Godspower Ntaka, for N100 million as damages from his employer.
The National Industrial Court, Abuja, on Friday affirmed the dismissal of one Mr Odu Emmanuel, as Nigeria Law School Data processing officer.

Court fixes July 1 to hear N100m suit filed against CCECC by member of...

The National Industrial Court on Monday fixed July 1, to hear a suit filed by a staff of the CCECC, Mr Godspower Ntaka, for N100 million in damages for emotional trauma, psychological anxiety, mental stress, aising from his ordeal at the hands of armed robbers during an official duty.
President of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Mr Ayuba Wabba

Minimum wage: Labour urges federal government to finalise salary adjustment

The Organised Labour has called on the Federal Government to quickly finalise the salary adjustment and implementation of the new National Minimum Wage for workers in the country.
Federal Neuro Psychiatric Hospital, Kware

Hospital decries abandonment of psychiatric patients

The Federal Neuro-Psychiatric Hospital, Kware in Sokoto State, has expressed concern over rising number of abandoned psychiatric patients at the hospital largely due to stigmatisation.

Psychiatrist recommends early treatment of mental ailment

A Consultant Psychiatrist, Dr Shehu Sale, has advised Nigerians to report persons with mental ailment early at recognised health facilities.

Nasarawa pensioners decry hardship, exclusion from payment voucher

Pensioners in Nasarawa State yesterday decried the untold hardship being experienced due to the decision of the state government to delist their names from the Payment Voucher (PV).

Electricity: SSAEC calls for review, sanction of violators on privatisation

The Senior Staff Association of Electricity and Allied Companies (SSAEC) has called for review and sanction of violators on electricity privatisation in the country.

Misery Index: Nigeria not a miserable country

In a report titled: “The Misery Index 2018,” authored by Dr. Steve Hanke of the Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland, Nigerians have been labelled the sixth most miserable people in the world. The misery index was introduced in the 1970s by Arthur Okun, an American economist, author of the seminal work, Equality and Efficiency: The Big Trade Off (1975).
Shamima Begum flew to Syria to join Islamic State in February 2015. Laura Lean-AFP-Getty Images

UK teen runaway who joined ISIS ‘wants to come home’

A British teenager who fled to join the Islamic State group in Syria is living in a refugee camp and wants to return home, The Times reported on Thursday.
The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, has revealed that among other things, if elected into power he will enrich his friends.

Election: 34 political parties in Ogun adopt Atiku Abubakar

Thirty four political parties in Ogun State under the aegis of Coalition of United Political Parties (CUPP) have adopted former Vice President Atiku Abubakar as their preferred candidate in the presidential election coming up in February, this year.
Eedris AbdulKareem

Rapper Eedris Abdulkareem gives farewell message to ex-IGP Ibrahim Idris

Barely 48 hours after the former Inspector General of Police (IGP) Ibrahim Idris bowed out of the service, controversial rapper, Eedris Abdulkareem, on Wednesday gave a farewell message to him.
Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike

Governor Wike accuses federal government of neglecting Niger Delta

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has decried what he described as deliberate neglect of the Niger Delta despite the “untold environmental hardship” being faced by people in the area.
Professor Kolapo Olusola Eleka

Keep hope alive, better days are ahead – Olusola Eleka tells Ekiti people

Immediate past deputy governor of Ekiti State, Prof. Kolapo Olubunmi Olusola Eleka, has told Ekiti people to look beyond current hardship, disappointment, frustration and broken promises because better days are ahead.
Atiku Abubakar

Atiku Abubakar asks Muhammadu Buhari to resign over comment on economy

Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), on Sunday, asked President Muhammadu Buhari to resign over his Friday’s comment that Nigeria’s economy was in a bad shape.

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Bureau advises public servants to consider public interest in discharging their duty

Mr Chijioke Obi, Director, Education and Advocacy Services, Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB), has advised public office holders to consider public interest first in the discharge of their duties.
Nigerian descent Ike Opara named 2019 Major League Soccer (MLS) Defender of the Year for the second time in three years.

Nigerian star named 2019 MLS Defender of the Year

Nigerian descent Ike Opara named 2019 Major League Soccer (MLS) Defender of the Year for the second time in three years.
President Muhammadu Buhari participates in the Plenary Session of the Russia-Africa Economic Forum in Sochi, 23rd October 2019. 1

President Buhari at Russia-Africa Economic Forum — in pictures

President Muhammadu Buhari participates in the Plenary Session of the Russia-Africa Economic Forum in Sochi, 23rd October 2019.

Nigerians in South Africa decry fresh attack

The Nigerian Citizens Association in South Africa has condemned fresh attacks on Nigerian-owned businesses located in Witbank Mpumalamga in South Africa, saying it is worrisome.

Police recruitment: Maintain status quo court orders PSC, IG

The Federal High Court, Abuja, on Wednesday, ordered the Inspector General (IG) of Police, Mohammed Adamu, and the Police Service Commission (PSC) to maintain status quo on the ongoing recruitment of 10, 000 officers.