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Enugu Reps member condemns murder of Catholic priest by bandits

A member of the House of Representatives and Chairman of the House Committee on Aviation, Honourable Nnolim Nnaji, has condemned the last Thursday’s brutal murder of a Catholic Priest, Reverend Father Paul Offu, in Enugu by a yet to be identified armed bandits.
In a bid to create access to quality education, Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has announced the abolition of all forms of fees and levies in public primary and secondary schools across the state.

Illegal trading: Rivers governor sets up six mobile courts to try offenders

Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike has set up six mobile courts to mete out instant trial and judgement on traders and others trading and carrying out illegal activities at unauthorized places in the state.

PDP governors condemn police raid on Governor Ishaku’s residence

The Governor òf Bayelsa State and Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party Governor’s Forum, the Honourable Henry Seriake Dickson has condemned the Police raid on the residence of the Governor òf Taraba State, Arh. Darius Dickson Ishaku, on June 11, 2019.
President Muhammadu Buhari in a handshake with The newly elected Senate President Senator Lawan Ahmed accompanied by the Deputy Senate President Senator Ovie Omo-Agege at the Residence State House in Abuja. PHOTO; SUNDAY AGHAEZE. JUNE 11 2019

President Buhari: National Assembly leadership a new dawn

President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated the newly elected presiding officers of the 9th National Assembly and described the emergence of the new leaders as a “new dawn”, different from that of the immediate past.
A lawyer walks through the compound at the Federal High Court in Ikoyi district in Lagos, Nigeria, May 8, 2018. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye

Ex-NIMASA chief bags 42-year jail term over N236 million fraud

Justice Mojisola Olatoregun of the Federal High Court sitting in Ikoyi, Lagos, on Monday, sentenced Calistus Obi, a former acting Director-General, Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, NIMASA to 42 years imprisonment.

Cleric challenges leaders on transparency, accountability

The nation’s leaders, especially political office holders, religious leaders and those in charge of the economy, have been urged to make transparency and accountability their watchwords for the promotion of good governance and for the good of all Nigerians.
President Muhammadu Buhari says he has reviewed the relationship between the Executive arm of the government and the outgoing 8th National Assembly and concluded that it was not the best, and that the country deserves more.

President Buhari hosts National Assembly leadership to breaking of fast, says Nigeria deserves more

President Muhammadu Buhari says he has reviewed the relationship between the Executive arm of the government and the outgoing 8th National Assembly and concluded that it was not the best, and that the country deserves more.

Federal government, USAID sign partnership document to end TB

As part of its frontal efforts to end the spread of Tuberculosis (TB) in Nigeria, the federal ministry of health on Wednesday in Abuja signed a partnership statement with USAID.
The Speaker Jigawa state house of assembly, Honourable Isah Idriz Gwaram, has been impeached. 2

Jigawa speaker impeached

The lawmakers have elected a former speaker, who was also impeached in 2017, Honourable Idris Garba Kareka, to replace him
Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, the Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC)

75 political parties pass vote of confidence on INEC chairman

Seventy-five registered political parties in the country, on Monday, passed a vote of confidence in the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Professor Mahmood Yakubu, following what they described as successful completion of February 23 Presidential, National Assembly and March 9 Gubernatorial, State Houses of Assembly and Federal Capital Territory, FCT Area Council elections.

ERCAAN warns land grabbers to stay off Epe, inaugurates zonal office

The Estate Rent and Commission Agents Association of Nigeria, ERCAAN, has warned fake agents and land grabbers parading themselves as “Omo-Oniles” to stay off Epe division, Lagos, as the association, in conjunction with relevant government agencies would launch campaign against them.
As Port Harcourt play host to 13 presidential aspirants and their supporters for primary election of the Peoples Democratic Party, Gov. Nyesom Wike has assured all delegates of a memorable stay.

Governor Wike: Let’s end divisive politics in Rivers

The Rivers State governor, Nyesom Wike, has appealed for an end to divisive politics in the state.

Police arrests Oyo chief whip over federal lawmaker’s murder

The Police in Oyo State have arrested the Chief Whip of the State House of Assembly, Honourable Wasiu Olafisoye Akinmoyede, in connection with the death of senatorial candidate of Action Democratic Party, ADP, Honourable Temitope Olatoye, also known as Sugar.

Labaran Maku: Goodluck Jonathan remains my leader forever

The All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) governorship candidate in Nassarawa State, Honourable Labaran Maku, has said former President Goodluck Jonathan remained his Leader forever.

Central bank confirms withdrawal of $3.2 billion from NLNG dividend account in three years

Twenty-two withdrawals totalling 3.12 billion dollars were made from the Nigerian Liquefied Natural Gas (NLNG) dividends account domiciled in the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) in the last three years.

Malawians oppose erection of Mahatma Gandhi statue

Over 3,000 people have signed a petition opposing a planned statue of Mahatma Gandhi in Malawi's commercial capital Blantyre, saying the Indian independence hero had done nothing for the southern African country.
Adamu Kafarati, chief judge of the federal high court, says all pending political cases must be thrashed out by October.

2019: Chief judge bans ex parte orders, gives deadline for concluding political cases

Adamu Kafarati, chief judge of the federal high court, says all pending political cases must be thrashed out by October.
Philip Shaibu

Nigerian banks urged to address SMEs challenges

Edo State Deputy Governor, Honourable Philip Shuaibu, has called for systematic overhaul of the banking sector in Nigeria that will redirect their focus on the development of small businesses (SMEs) in the country, inline with present economic realities.

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Bayern wary of Leverkusen’s speed ahead of German Cup final – coach

Bayern Munich manager Hansi Flick says he is wary of how devastating Bayer Leverkusen can be on the counter-attack but that his team was well-prepared to handle their opponents in Saturday’s German Cup final.

Court orders Lagos public defender to take over ‘kidnap kingpin’ Evans’ case

Justice Hakeem Oshodi of an Ikeja High Court on Friday ordered the Lagos State Office of the Public Defender to take over the defence for alleged kidnap kingpin, Chukwudimeme Onwuamadike, alias Evans due to his inability to afford legal fees.
Nigeria has recorded 245 new coronavirus cases, bringing the total number of infections in the country to 2,802. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control made this known on its website on Monday. 10

Kano conducts 12,918 coronavirus samples test

The Kano State Government has so far conducted 12,918 coronavirus (COVID-19) samples test, the state’s Ministry of Health disclosed on its official Twitter handle @KNSMO on Friday.
Bauchi state governor, Bala Mohammed has lamented how the novel Coronavirus has hindered preparations for local government elections in the state.

Bauchi governor suspends emir over crisis

Bauchi State governor, Senator Bala Mohammed, has announced the suspension of the Emir of Misau, Alhaji Ahmed Suleiman, following the crisis that occurred in Hardawa ward in Misau Local Government Area of the state which led to the death of nine people.
Justice Marshal Umukoro, Chief Judge, Delta State.

Delta chief judge directs judicial staff to work three days a week due to...

The Delta Chief Judge (CJ), Justice Marshal Umukoro, has directived judiciary staff in the state to work for three days a week, due to the ravaging coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.