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The Federal High Court Abuja has affirmed that Engr. Ibrahim Shehu-Gusau remains the president of the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) while sacking the board led by Olamide George.

AFN supremo faces World Athletics life ban

Athletics Federation of Nigeria, AFN, president Ibrahim Shehu Gusau risks being slammed a life ban by the Athletics Integrity Unit, AIU, following a petition by nine members of the board of the federation accusing the former federal legislature of violating some articles of World Athletics Integrity Code of Conduct.
The Minister of State for Health, Dr. Olorunnimbe Mamora, has said the Russian vaccine for COVID-19 is not yet in Nigeria.

Nigeria receives ‘smart testing booths’ for virus sample collection from Korea

The Federal Government has received three (3) Smart Walk-through testing Booths for COVID-19 sample collection, donated by the Republic of Korea to fast-track the fight against COVID-19 pandemic in the country.
Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Bashir Jamoh, who conveyed the Ministry’s position to the Honourable Minister of Finance, Hajiya Zainab Ahmed, in Abuja, reiterated the commitment of the Honorable Minister of Transportation, Rt. Honourable Rotimi Chibuike Amaechi towards ensuring the growth of maritime in Nigeria.

Nigeria mulls tax holiday for maritime sector due to coronavirus pandemic

In a bid to stimulate investment and boost activities in the maritime industry, amid the downturn induced by COVID-19, the Federal Ministry of Transportation is seeking a package of tax incentives for the sector.
Hon Justice Monica Bolna’an Dongban-Mensem is currently the Presiding Justice of the Court of Appeal, Enugu Division, Nigeria and Life Member of Body of Benchers.

Edo election tribunal opens secretariat to receive petitions

The Court of Appeal President, Justice Monica Dongban-Mensem, has established a Governorship Election Petition Tribunal Secretariat in Edo State.

NBA writes AGF over rules of professional conduct amendment

The Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) says the recent amendment to the rules of professional conduct of legal practitioners (RPC), 2007 has brought ridicule to the association.
Commissioner of Police, Joseph Mukan, has called on Governor Nyesom Wike to handover former Managing Director of the Niger Delta Development Commission, Joy Nunieh, to him.

Police arrest Rivers council chair over ‘link’ with slain gang leader

The Rivers State Police Command has arrested the Chairman of Gokana Local Government Chairman, Honourable Paul Vidag Kobani, over the alleged link with the late notorious leader of a criminal gang which operated in the Ogoni communities of the State, Honest Diigbara, aka Boboski.
In a demonstration to tackle the menace of ghost workers that has continue to drain the coffers of government, Bauchi State Governor, Sen Bala Abdulkadir Mohammed will hold a public parley with all the stakeholders involved in the payment of workers salaries in the state.

Bauchi governor assents to bill for traffic control

Bauchi State governor Bala Mohammed has signed an executive bill for the regulation, control and management of traffic in the state.
Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has congratulated Olumide Akpata on his emergence as the President of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA).

NBA: AGF cannot unilaterally amends rules of professional conduct

The President of the Nigerian Bar Association, Olumide Akpata, has called on Nigerian lawyers to remain calm over the unilateral amendment of the Rules of Professional Conduct, RPC (2007) by the Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, without proper due process as provided by the rule.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

Imo North bye-election: Drama as APC committee breaks into factions

The seven-man panel mandated by the interim national leadership of the All Progressives Congress to conduct primary to produce the party candidate ahead of next month bye-election for Imo North senatorial district has broken into factions.
2. Vice President Yemi Osinbajo virtually presides over the National Economic Council (NEC) meeting at the State House, Abuja.

VP Osinbajo for conference on media coverage of virtual court proceedings

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo will on Thursday (today) deliver a keynote address at an online conference, titled: “Media Coverage of Virtual Court Proceedings: Prospects and Challenges,” organised by Gavel International, an online news platform that covers the administration of justice system in Nigeria.
8. President Muhammadu Buhari presides over the weekly virtual Federal Executive Council (FEC) Meeting, at the Council Chambers, State House, Abuja.

Presidency: Religious leaders using CAMA to blackmail President Buhari

The Federal Government has assured religious bodies in the country that the Companies and Allied Matters Act 2020 (CAMA) does not target churches, mosques and other religious bodies, as had been wrongly portrayed.
The Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr Abubakar Malami, SAN,

AGF Malami: I didn’t pay anyone to testify against Ibrahim Magu

The Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, has said that he did not procure witnesses to testify against anybody before the Justice Ayo Salami-led panel.
Ibrahim Magu . EFCC

Ibrahim Magu: Justice Salami panel yet to submit any report

Wahab Shittu, the counsel to the suspended acting chairman of the anti-graft agency, EFCC, Ibrahim Magu, has again restated his stance that the panel probing his client has not submitted any report.
The Honourable Minister of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu, has approved the appointment of Mr Obini Onuchukwu as the Acting Registrar of Federal Polytechnic Oko, in Orumba North Local Area of Anambra State.

Oko federal polytechnic gets acting registrar

The Honourable Minister of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu, has approved the appointment of Mr Obini Onuchukwu as the Acting Registrar of Federal Polytechnic Oko, in Orumba North Local Area of Anambra State.
Governor Seyi Makinde

Oyo to approve paternity leave, extends maternity leave to nine months

Oyo State government on Thursday said efforts are ongoing to ensure that maternity leave for pregnant and nursing mothers is extended from four to six months for nursing mothers in the employment of the State while men also will soon begin to enjoy paternity leave.

Nigerian governors take flood predictions for granted – NIHSA chief

Director-General of Nigeria Hydrological Services Agency, NIHSA, Engr. Clement Onyeaso Nze, has lamented that State Governors in Nigeria find it difficult to take action on flood disaster predictions by the agency.
The wife of Kaduna state governor, Mrs. Ummi El-Rufai, has said there are over 200,000 children still suffering from malnutrition in the state.

Kaduna governor’s wife seeks law to castrate rapists

Wife of Kaduna State Governor, Hajiya Ummi El-rufai, yesterday appealed to the Kaduna State House of Assembly, KSHA, to establish a law that would ensure the castration of rapists in the state.
Kwara State Governor Abdulraham Abdulrazaq

Kwara distributes sanitisers as students begin exams

The Kwara State Government has donated 50,000 pieces of 200ml hand sanitisers and another 2000 pieces of one litre of hand sanitisers for distribution to schools across the state.

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The Commissioner for In­formation and Strategy, Gben­ga Omotoso, while speaking on the commencement of the campaign on Thursday, said it was initiated after discovering that members of the public did not comply with the directives.

#EndSARS: Lagos government to investigate Lekki shootings

The Lagos State government said it would investigate reports of shootings at the Lekki Toll plaza, which followed the 24-hour curfew imposed to stop criminals hiding under the #ENDSARS protests to unleash mayhem on innocent citizens.

#EndSARS: Stop killing peaceful protesters – Hillary Clinton tells President Buhari

Former United States presidential candidate, Hillary Clinton, has made a public appeal to Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari to end the killing of peaceful protesters.
A late winner from Marcus Rashford saw the Red Devils win 2-1 against the Parisians at the Parc des Princes - the scene of their famous Champions League win versus PSG in 2019.

Manchester United set new club record after another Champions League win vs Paris Saint-Germain

Manchester United's victory against PSG in the Champions League has seen the club win 10 consecutive away games for the first time in their history.
Netflix seems to be on a cancelation streak as of late, and the science fiction space drama Away is the streaming service’s latest victim.

‘Away’ canceled at Netflix after one season

Netflix seems to be on a cancelation streak as of late, and the science fiction space drama Away is the streaming service’s latest victim.
Kano State Governor Abdullahi Umaru Ganduje

Kano government distributes instructional materials to schools

The Kano State Government, says it has begun the distribution of instructional materials worth over N1.5 billion to primary and junior secondary schools in the 44 Local Government Areas of the state.