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The Speaker of the Gombe State House of Assembly is expected to emerge on Friday, during the first sitting of the 6th assembly in the state.

Gombe Assembly passes local government joint project bill

The Gombe State House of Assembly has passed into law a bill for a law to provide for the establishment of a joint project development agency and other matters related thereto.
Super Eagles’ head coach Gernot Rohr has said winning the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) for Nigeria would make him the most excited person.

NFF confirm Super Eagles coach’s contract extension

Nigeria Football Federation has announced that Super Eagles coach, Gernot Rohr, signed a new deal that will keep in charge of the team for the two and half years.
Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr. Isa Ali Pantami

Minister evicts NIDCOM from NCC complex

The Minister of Communi­cations and Digital Economy, Dr. Ali Pantami, has been ac­cused of evicting the Chief Executive Officer of Nigeri­ans in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM), Abike Dabiri-Ere­wa, and other staff of the commission from the NCC complex in Abuja.
Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has said that there are 3,000 samples collected and awaiting testing.

Lagos governor to mark one year in office with commissioning of projects

Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu attains one year in Office on May 29, 2020. To commemorate the event, a number of programmes have been slated, starting with an address by the governor.

IPPIS: SSANU writes Nigerian government on looming industrial dispute

Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities, SSANU, has sent a notice of looming industrial dispute to the Federal Government as a result of the alleged many failings of the Integrated Payroll and Personnel Information System, IPPIS, in the payment of salaries to members.
Jude Idimogu

Ndigbo in Lagos do not hate APC – lawmaker

Honourable Jude Idimogu, the lawmaker representing Oshidi/Isolo Constituency 2 at the Lagos State House of Assembly has said that Ndigbo, an ethnic group from South East, does not hate All Progressives Congress (APC), as many people would erroneously believe, rather it is the leadership of the group that has been the problem.

MAN demands handover, prosecution of 17 illegal Chinese miners in Osun

The Miners Association of Nigeria, MAN, Sunday, demanded handover and prosecution of 17 illegal Chinese miners arrested in Osun State.

NASC: Farmers to access 81,000MT seeds during lockdown

The Director-General of National Agricultural Seed Council (NASC), Dr Philip Ojo has said that Nigeria has about 81,000 metric tons of seeds during this COVID-19 lockdown period.

Nigeria must prepare for post COVID-19 era – NITDA chief

The Director-General, National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), Kashifu Inuwa Abdullahi, has urged Nigerian technology experts to get ready for new innovations and ideas after the world might have defeated the novel Coronavirus that is currently ravaging our economies.
An Abuja High Court yesterday finally declined to join the names of President of the Nigeria Football Federation, Mr. Amaju Melvin Pinnick and the General Secretary, Dr. Mohammed Sanusi to a case of financial misappropriation brought before it by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC.

Amaju Pinnick: FIFA’s $500 million donation not coronavirus palliative

President of the Nigeria Football Federation, Amaju Pinnick, says the $500 million donated by the Federation of International Football Association, FIFA, to member associations is not a palliative for COVID-19.
President of the Nigeria Football Federation, NFF, Amaju Melvin Pinnick, has explained how FIFA released funds grant will be spent.

NFF: What we will spend FIFA’s $500,000 on

President of the Nigeria Football Federation, NFF, Amaju Melvin Pinnick, has explained how FIFA released funds grant will be spent.
Minister of State for Education, Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba

Minister urges parents to buy transistor radio for their wards

Determined to capture the children in the remote areas of the country in the Federal Government’s E-learning programme which has been upscaled during the novel Coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic lockdown, parents have been asked to avail their children with transistor radio sets to key into the project.
National Judicial Council | NJC

NJC approves appointment of 70 judges — full list

Four of the judges were appointed as heads of important courts in Nigeria. These are M.B. Dongban as President of the Court of Appeal, Muhammad Salihu as Grand Khadi of the Sharia Court of Appeal, Jigawa State; Muhammad Usman as Grand Khadi, Sharia Court of Appeal, Sokoto State, and Aderonke Aderemi as President, Customary Court of Appeal, Oyo State.
The new executive members were announced by the chairman of the PDP state congress committee, Gov. Seyi Makinde of Oyo State.

Oyo rejects 1800 bags of rice donated by federal government

Oyo state government has disclosed that about one thousand eight hundred bags of rice donated by the federal government through the Nigeria Customs Service to the state as part of COVID-19 relief material were all infected and unhealthy for consumption.
Lagos State Commissioner for Establishments, Training and Pensions, Mrs. Ajibola Ponnle, says Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu is committed on actualising the vision of making Lagos one of the top five African cities of choice to invest, live, work and recreate as a tourist destination.

Webinar: Lagos holds evolution series training for civil servants

The Lagos State Government has commenced another round of virtual training for its workforce with the theme “Evolution Series: A New Generation of Public Service”.
Minister of State for Power, Mr Goddy Agba, who represented President Muhammadu Buhari at the ongoing 34th West African Power Pool (WAPP) co-ordination meeting of technical and financial partners, said that this decision was adopted by the ECOWAS ministers in charge of energy on December 4, 2018 and subsequently approved by the ECOWAS Heads of State and Government on December 22, 2018 through Supplementary Act.

Minister Jeddy Agba loses mother

The death has been announced of the mother of the Honourable Minister of State, Power, Goddy Jedy-Agba, OFR. The incident occurred in the early hours of Sunday 19th April, 2020, after a protracted illness. The announcement was made in a statement Wednesday by the Media Office of the Honourable Minister of State.
The number of coronavirus cases in Qatar crossed 2,500 and Kuwait’s tally moved closer to 1,000 on Friday.

Coronavirus: Ondo orders compulsory wearing of face mask as index case test negative

After days of treatment and observation, the index case of the deadly COVID-19 in Ondo State has been confirmed negative to the virus.

Coalition demand inclusion of PWDs in PTF on coronavirus

The demand was made in a statement signed by the Interim Convener, CODO, Dr Chike Okogwu; Executive Director, Centre for Citizens with Disabilities, CCD, David Anyaele; Kemi Ogunjinrin; Isaac Nosa Ehigiator; Muhammad Bulkachawa; Christian Agbo; Dr. Irene Patrick Ojiugo; Lynda Katai Dung; Ayuba Burki Gufwan; Vivian Odimegwu; Patience Ogolo-Dickson; Biodun Olugbade; Mohammed Bello Suleiman; and Comrade Oyedeji Olusegun Abayomi.

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Medical council validates four coronavirus test kits – registrar

The Medical Laboratory Science Council of Nigeria (MLSCN) says it has validated four Rapid Test Kits to determine their suitability for testing SAR-COV-2 infection popularly known as COVID-19 in the country.
Legendary reggae artiste, Majekodunmi Fasheke, aka Majek Fashek is dead. The artiste died in a New York hospital after a protracted illness on Monday about 5-45pm. He was aged 71.

Nigerian celebrities mourn deceased Majek Fashek

Nigerian celebrities have taken to their social media platforms to mourn the death of Music Legend, Majekodunmi Fasheke, a.k.a Majek Fashek.
Rwanda says it will announce new restrictions on containing the coronavirus Tuesday, a stark reversal of the country's plan days ago to ease restrictions, including motor vehicle travel throughout the country.

Rwanda set to announce new coronavirus restrictions

Rwanda says it will announce new restrictions on containing the coronavirus Tuesday, a stark reversal of the country's plan days ago to ease restrictions, including motor vehicle travel throughout the country.
Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari3

Nigeria declares telecoms facilities critical national Infrastructure

In response to the yearnings of industry stakeholders to declare telecom facilities Critical National Infrastructure, President Muhammadu Buhari, has finally approved and also directed that necessary physical protective measures be put in place to safeguard telecommunications infrastructure deployed across the country.
President Muhammadu Buhari has again, addressed Nigerians on the efforts of its government to contain the coronavirus pandemic (covid-19) that is ravaging the country 4

ASCAB: President Buhari’s speech underestimate Sani Abacha’s $5 billion loot

Alliance for Surviv­ing COVID-19 and Beyond, (ASCAB), a group led by prominent Nigerian human rights lawyer, Femi Falana has said that President Mu­hammadu Buhari’s claim that late dictator, Sani Abacha, stole $1 billion con­tradicts the figures earlier released by his own officials.