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The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, who disclosed this at a media briefing on Monday in Lagos, said centres were also built in collaboration with states and the private sector to isolate and treat cases of COVID-19.

Minister: Secession not the way out

Thee Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, on Sunday said that the Federal Government was working hard to improve national security and prevent all secession tendencies.
President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the reappointment of Prof. Bissallah Ahmed Ekele, as the Chief Medical Director (CMD) of the University of Abuja Teaching Hospital (UATH), Gwagwalada, Abuja.

President Buhari reappoints Prof. Ekele as UATH chief

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the reappointment of Prof. Bissallah Ahmed Ekele, as the Chief Medical Director (CMD) of the University of Abuja Teaching Hospital (UATH), Gwagwalada, Abuja.
The All Progressives Congress has named the Governor of Kogi State, Yahaya Bello as chairman of its Ondo State Governorship Primary Election Committee.

Kogi constitutes 36-member economic advisory council

Kogi state government has constituted a 36-member Economic Advisory Council (EAC) to provide evidence-driven decision making and rigorous evaluation of the economy.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Enugu on Monday adopted Gov Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State as the new leader in the South East Zone.

Nigerian engineers hail Enugu governor on infrastructure development

The National Chairman of the Nigerian Institution of Civil Engineers, Engr. (Dr.) Jang Chuhwak Tanko, has commended Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State for the milestone achievements his administration has recorded in the state, especially in the area of infrastructural development.
The legal team set up by the Nigerian Army to represent the service at the ongoing Lagos State Judicial Panel of Inquiry on the alleged shooting of protesters at the Lekki Tollgate has submitted its report to the Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt-Gen. Tukur Buratai.

Ambassadorial appointment: I have no word for opposition – General Buratai

Immediate past Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai on Sunday night said he performed creditably well during his tenure to the extent that appreciative officers at Army Headquarters compiled a dossier of the numerous projects and Infrastructural development he embarked all over the country.
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 government grants 150,000 building approvals

The Bauchi State Urban Planning and Development Board has said it recently issued no fewer than 150,000 building permits to individuals and groups to control infrastructure development.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police to arraign businessman over alleged $490,000 fraud

Justice Sherifat Solebo of an Ikeja Special Offences Court has fixed March 4 for arraignment of a businessman, Oladapo Olagundoye, and his company Morobone Nig. Ltd. over alleged $490,000 fraud.

How Nigerian government reduced number of out-of-school children to 6.9 million in 2020 –...

Adamu, who spoke at the 2020 Annual Ministerial briefing in Abuja on Thursday, said that the reduction was through the Federal Government’s Better Education Service Delivery for All (BESDA) initiative.
Oyo governor, Seyi Makinde, says he's opening discussions with COVID-19 vaccine manufacturers to get a sufficient supply for residents of the state.

Oyo community alleges marginalisation

The Ibarape Development Forum has expressed displeasure over what it termed as gross neglect of the region by the Oyo State Government especially in the provision of security and infrastructural development.

2023: Ex-SGF Anyim denies knowledge of presidential campaign poster

Barely two years to the next general elections, the Speaker, Kogi State House of Assembly, Prince Mathew Kolawole is wooing legislators across the country to support Governor Yahaya Bello’s ambition to be Nigeria’s President come 2023.
Senator Godswill Akpabio, the Minister of the Niger Delta Affairs, has reacted to what he called “a cornucopia of false, malicious, and libellous press interviews” granted by Ms. Gbene Joi Nuineh, the erstwhile Acting Managing Director of the Interim Management Committee, of the Niger Delta Development Commission, (NDDC) in some news and social media platforms and a “series of concerted vicious campaigns of calumny deviously orchestrated by her” against his person.

Senator Akpabio: Frustrated NDDC contracts racketeers behind viral fake video on me

The Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Senator Godswill Akpabio, has said those opportunists, who benefited from the contracts racketeering that dotted the past administration in the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, were behind the fake video being circulated in the social media against him.
Gov. Abubakar Bello of Niger has inaugurated a 14-man judicial panel of inquiry, to investigate cases of police brutality and other related extrajudicial acts by the disbanded Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) in the state.

Niger government discovers 2000 ghost workers

Niger State government has uncovered over 2,000 illegal workers amongst its workforce following a final submission by the Salary Management Committee set up by Governor Abubakar Sani Bello.
Princess Adejoke Orelope Adefulire, the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Sustainable Development Goals has dedicated the Honourary Doctor Degree of Arts conferred on her by the Lagos State University to women and youths.

Princess Orelope-Adefulire dedicates honorary doctorate degree to Nigerian youths, women

Princess Adejoke Orelope Adefulire, the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Sustainable Development Goals has dedicated the Honourary Doctor Degree of Arts conferred on her by the Lagos State University to women and youths.
President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed sadness over the death of a Kano-based community leader and renowned cleric, Muhammad Adahama, describing him as a “long-time friend, and an astute and courageous scholar.”

President Buhari condoles with Harry Akande’s family

President Muhammadu Buhari has commiserated with the family and friends of former presidential aspirant of the then All People’s Party, Harry Akande, praying that God will comfort them at such a difficult time.

2023: Why we endorse Governor Bello for presidency – Kogi Speaker

Speaker, Kogi State House of Assembly, Matthew Kolawole, has said the youthful and energetic nature of governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State makes him the best option to fly the flag of the All Progressives Congress, APC in 2023 Presidential Election.
The Nigerian Society of Engineers, NSE, the umbrella body for the Engineering Profession in Nigeria, has conferred its prestigious distinguished fellowship on the Chief Executive Officer of ntel, Hon. Engr. Babatunde Omotoba, in attestation of his standing as a foremost practitioner among the cadre of engineers in Nigeria.

NSE confers fellowship on ntel boss

The Nigerian Society of Engineers, NSE, the umbrella body for the Engineering Profession in Nigeria, has conferred its prestigious distinguished fellowship on the Chief Executive Officer of ntel, Hon. Engr. Babatunde Omotoba, in attestation of his standing as a foremost practitioner among the cadre of engineers in Nigeria.
Former Green Eagles goalkeeper, Emmanuel Okalla, has commended Youth and Sports Development Minister Mr Sunday Dare for his commitment to the welfare of Ex-players and athletes.

Minister unveils plans for other sports

Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr Sunday Dare, has commended the Delta state Governor Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa for hosting the Council of Sports Meeting at short notice, even he promised a new dawn for sports development.
Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike

NGE: Governor Wike changing narrative of governance in Nigeria

The Nigerian Guild of Editors (NGE) has lauded Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, for prioritising development of the rural areas and changing the narrative of governance in the country.
Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, has disclosed that the US$50 million University of Transportation, Daura, scheduled to take off September next year will be built free of charge by the Chinese government.

Group commends President Buhari, Rotimi Amaechi for rail infrastructure, others

The Movement for Progressive Youths of Nigeria (MOPYON) has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for the major achievements recorded so far by his administration in the area of infrastructure development.
The Northeast Development Commission (NEDC) has set up an Education Endowment Fund worth N6billion.

Reps: Nigeria government underfunding Northeast commission

A House of Representatives committee, on Wednesday, said the Nigerian government’s funding for the North East Development Commission (NEDC) was grossly inadequate.
Sokoto State Governor, Alhaji Aminu Tambuwal

Governor Tambuwal: Rigging Edo election is ‘coup’ against the people

The Governor of Sokoto State, Aminu Tambuwal, has said any electoral victory obtained through means other than the legitimate votes of the people was nothing short of a coup d’état.
Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia State has directed the organizing committee of the 29th Anniversary of Abia State to celebrate frontline workers and honor them for their sacrifices during the coronavirus pandemic.

NARD: Abia governor asks doctors to forfeit 16-month salary arrears

The National Association of Resident Doctors says the Abia State Government owes its members 16 months’ salary arrears.

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CAN declares three-day prayer

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has declared a three-day prayer for the peace and unity of the country in the face of mounting insecurity.

Ebonyi housing commissioner passes on

Governor David Umahi on Saturday commiserated with the husband of the deceased, Celestine Okah, in a statement signed by his Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Francis Nwaze.
Gov. David Umahi of Ebonyi has pledged to abide by the peace pact he made with political opponents in the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

Ebonyi: APC, PDP bicker over abduction of opposition chieftain

The kidnap of Amos Ogbonnaya, of a former Coordinator of Anuagata Development Centre, in the Ohaozara Local Government Area of Ebonyi State by hoodlums, on Thursday evening, has continued to generate mixed reactions from various segments of the state.
Obi of Onitsha, Igwe Alfred Nnaemeka Achebe

President Buhari greets Obi of Onitsha at 80

President Muhammadu Buhari felicitates with the Obi of Onitsha, Igwe Nnaemeka Alfred Achebe on the occasion of his 80th birthday, commending the royal father’s unwavering dedication to Nigeria’s unity and development.
Most of the Palestinian deaths occurred in Gaza but on Friday clashes spread to the West Bank, where 11 Palestinians died and hundreds were injured. Israeli forces used teargas, rubber bullets and live fire, as Palestinians threw petrol bombs.

US envoy arrives in Israel for de-escalation talks

Most of the Palestinian deaths occurred in Gaza but on Friday clashes spread to the West Bank, where 11 Palestinians died and hundreds were injured. Israeli forces used teargas, rubber bullets and live fire, as Palestinians threw petrol bombs.

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Villarreal coach Javi Calleja has heaped praises on Nigerian international, Samuel Chukwueze, and his teammates following their hard-fought win over Celta Vigo on Saturday.

Finidi George: Samuel Chukwueze can adapt to any top club in Europe

Former Nigerian winger George Finidi has disclosed that Super Eagles star Samuel Chukwueze has what it takes to succeed in any top club in Europe.
The Deputy Governor, Dr Manassah Daniel Jatau, stated this when the Nigerian Governors’ Forum (NGF) rose from its meeting on Wednesday at the NGF Secretariat in Abuja.

Gombe eyes World Bank loan to address erosion at Federal College

The state’s Deputy Governor, Manassah Jatau, made the declaration in Gombe on Tuesday when a Presidential Visitation Panel, led by Prof. Kenneth Okiongbo, visited the school.
Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State (middle), being briefed about the fire incident.

Midnight fire guts local INEC office in Enugu

Midnight fire has gutted the Independent National Electoral Commission’s, INEC, office in Udenu Local Government Area of Enugu State, Thursday.
Tosin Adarabioyo is confident Fulham can get a positive result against Liverpool at Anfield on Sunday (today).

Tosin Adarabioyo: Fulham’s relegation difficult to take

The Whites were relegated to the Sky Bet Championship on Sunday following a 2-0 home defeat to Burnley.
Chelsea supporters were delighted at the performance of Fikayo Tomori after he made his debut for AC Milan against Inter Milan yesterday.

AC Milan boss: We are determined to sign Fikayo Tomori

Impressed by the performance of Nigeria born England international Fikayo Tomori since joining AC Milan, club coach Stefano Pioli says acquiring the Chelsea ace on a permanent deal is one task that must be done.