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Worried by the rise in banditry in parts of the state in the last two months, Niger State Governor Abubakar Sani Bello has declared an all-out war on the armed criminals terrorising the state.

Niger insists no going back on roads closure to trucks

Niger State Government says it will not go back on the restriction order placed on heavy trucks plying the state-owned roads which took effect on the 15th September, 2020.
Worried by the rise in banditry in parts of the state in the last two months, Niger State Governor Abubakar Sani Bello has declared an all-out war on the armed criminals terrorising the state.

Niger government clears air on closure of federal roads

The Niger State government has denied allegations of closing down the existing Federal roads in the state to articulated vehicles.

Fintech firms launch open banking powered charity donations

Open Banking Excellence (OBE), Moneyhub Enterprise, and Streeva launch QR code-based open banking payments with automated Gift Aid today, providing people in the UK with another way to donate to charity.
Newly built segregated bus park to ease the flow of traffic at Berger Bus Stop, Iyana Oworo by the Lagos State Government

Nigerian government urged to subsidise transportation to ease burden on residents

The Youth Party has sympathised with the Nigerian people on the temporary hardship brought about by the hike in the prices of petrol and electricity.
Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari3

President Buhari defends borrowing to fund infrastructure

President Muhammadu Buhari Tuesday justified government borrowing to finance infrastructure, asserting that his government took loans in the interest of the country to solve the dire shortfall in infrastructure.

One killed, women abducted as gunmen attack Katsina community

A 50-year-old man identified as Ashiru Aliyu was killed by gunmen early Monday morning at Daulai village, Safana Local Government Area of Katsina State.

Flood: Speaker Tambuwal to construct three new dams in Sokoto

Gov. Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State says his administration is set to construct three new dams in the areas worst hit by the flood, as a result of the perennial flood that is ravaging parts of the state.
Aminu Bello Masari

Katsina spends N4.2 billion on war against bandits, kidnappers – official

The Katsina State Government has said it has expended the sum of over N4.2 billion on infrastructure, logistics and security personnel allowances to tackle the wave of banditry and kidnapping bedevilling the state from June 2015 to August 2020.
President of the United Nations General Assembly (PGA), Amb. Tijjani Muhammad-Bande, on Monday outlined his priorities for the remaining part of his tenure in 2020.

What virus has taught us – UNGA president

Outgoing President of the UN General Assembly (PGA), Amb. Tijani Muhammad-Bande, has highlighted some critical lessons from COVID-19.
Primate of The Church of the Lord (Aladura) Worldwide, His Holiness, Most Rev. Rufus Okikiola Ositelu, said to have predicted the emergence of COVID-19 last year, has again warned Nigerians that next year is a year of vengeance and divine reward.

Primate Ositelu: God’ll terminate coronavirus next year

Primate of The Church of the Lord (Aladura) Worldwide, His Holiness, Most Rev. Rufus Okikiola Ositelu, said to have predicted the emergence of COVID-19 last year, has again warned Nigerians that next year is a year of vengeance and divine reward.
Former Nigeria's President Olusegun Obasanjo

Presidency: Ex-President Obasanjo is Nigeria’s ‘Divider-in-Chief’

The Presidency on Sunday came down hard on former President Olusegun Obasanjo over his Thursday’s comment on the state of the nation, describing him as the country’s ‘Divider-in-Chief.’
Dr Chris Ngige, Minister of Labour and Employment said this while fielding questions on television concerning the time for payment of the new wage.

Nigerian government urges health workers to shelve impending strike

The Federal Government has urged the Joint Health Sector Union and Assembly of Health Care Unions Professionals (JOHESU) to shelve its impending warning strike across the country.
Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi has expressed his administration’s commitment to the development of the education sector as the key to high-level human capital development needed for emancipation of the people.

Kogi governor restates commitment to development of education sector

Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi has expressed his administration’s commitment to the development of the education sector as the key to high-level human capital development needed for emancipation of the people.
Pioneer Chairman of the League Management Company (LMC), Hon. Nduka Irabor, has opened up on several challenges facing the Nigeria Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL).

NPFL: LMC chief insists clubs must be licensed to participate

Following the directive of the Nigeria Football Federation that no club would be allowed to participate in the domestic league without meeting the requirement of club licensing, the organizers of the Nigeria Professional Football League, NPFL, has invited all the clubs in the elite division to submit their applications for licensing ahead of 2020/2021 season
The Minister of Power, Mr. Sale Mamman, who disclosed this in series of tweets via his official Twitter handle, explained that the Siemens deal would expand Nigeria’s power grid capacity to 25,000 megawatts.

Nigerian government justifies choice of Siemens for power grid expansion

The federal government yesterday defended the choice of German firm, Siemens AG, for its 25,000 megawatts grid expansion, saying the German firm was chosen to expand Nigeria’s power grid because the company was best qualified to rehabilitate the dilapidated electricity infrastructure in Nigeria.

Umar Danbatta: NCC remits N362.34 billion to Nigerian government

Executive Vice Chairman, Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Prof Umar Danbatta, says the commission remitted N362.34 billion into the Consolidated Revenue Fund (CRF) of the Federal Government between 2015 and now.
Governor Nyesom Wike on Tuesday claimed the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, spent the sum of N10 billion to fight him during the 2019 governorship election.

Governor Wike: Nigerian states can hardly fund development projects with little IGR

Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike yesterday lamented the declining internally generated revenue (IGR) across the federation, noting that state governments could hardly fund development projects with meagre IGR.
Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq

Kwara seeks N7.1 billion loan to access UBEC funds for basic education

The Kwara Executive Cabinet has granted approval for the government to seek a N7.1billion loan facility from a bank as counterpart fund to access over N14 billion outstanding Universal Basic Education Commission (UBEC) funds.

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As candidates jostle for the Director-General position of the World Trade Organisaion, WTO, Female Parliamentary in Nigeria, Friday, threw weight behind former Minister of Finance, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, to occupy the number one position of the organization.

Former Nigerian minister makes shortlist for WTO top job

Nigeria’s former Minister of Finance, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, has scaled yet another hurdle in the race for the job of Director General of the World Trade Organisation (WTO).