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Nasarawa commissioner charges journalists on objectivity

The Commissioner made the charge while receiving the newly sworn in officials of the Nigerian Union of Journalists (NUJ) Nasarawa state Council who paid him a courtesy call on Monday.
The Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Olamilekan Adegbite, on Tuesday said the Federal Government had been able to recover 25 sites from 2007 that the programme started.

Nigeria proposes N2.3 trillion to boost mining, other sectors

The Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Olamilekan Adegbite, says the federal government has proposed N2.3 trillion to boost the mining and other sectors of the economy in post COVID-19 rescue operations.
Kano State Governor Abdullahi Umaru Ganduje

Governor Ganduje: PDP only interested in Edo treasury

The Chairman of the All Progressive Congress National Campaign Council, Abdullahi Ganduje, on Monday said the opposition Peoples Democratic Party took the Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, in because he is in control of the state treasury.
As a result of the recent global economic challenges resulting from COVID-19 pandemic and the crash in the prices of crude oil, the Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun has announced a number of measures to mitigate the imminent reduction in monthly FAAC allocations from the federation account.

Ogun orders residents to relocate from river channels

The Ogun State Government on Sunday ordered residents living along river channels to relocate with immediate effect to avoid the ravages of flood.
A member of the House of Representatives, Honourable Adedeji Olajide, on Saturday, clarified the role he played in the exiting of some journalists from the venue of a public hearing organised by the House Ad hoc Committee on COVID-19 on Friday.

Rep Olajide: I didn’t bounce journalist, always hold them in high esteem

A member of the House of Representatives, Honourable Adedeji Olajide, on Saturday, clarified the role he played in the exiting of some journalists from the venue of a public hearing organised by the House Ad hoc Committee on COVID-19 on Friday.
The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) says it has not approved any drug or vaccine for the treatment of COVID-19.

NAFDAC disrupts unveiling of coronavirus herb in Ogun

There was a mild drama in Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital on Thursday when officials of the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) disrupted the unveiling of an anti-coronavirus herbal syrup.
Gov. Ben Ayade of Cross River has directed applicants for the 8,000 automatic jobs to enlist through their respective village heads.

Cross River insists on zero coronavirus infection

The Cross-River government has insisted that it has no COVID-19 case, saying that it has nothing to gain by hiding cases of infections in the state.

Nigerian engineers set to produce multi-purpose ventilator

President of the Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE), Engineer Babagana Muhammed, has said that the society is reviewing a Nigerian-made medical ventilator that can serve many people at a time.
Family members of a missing 22- year- old man, Arinze Obiukwu, are asking the Rivers State Police Command to put pressure on a local vigilance group popularly known as OSPAC in Elele Ikwerre Local Government Area to produce him dead or alive.

Family indicts vigilance group over missing man in Rivers

Family members of a missing 22-year-old man, Arinze Obiukwu, are asking the Rivers State Police Command to put pressure on a local vigilance group popularly known as OSPAC in Elele Ikwerre Local Government Area to produce him dead or alive.
The Chinese Embassy in Nigeria has lambasted Oby Ezekwesili, a former Minister of Education, for demanding compensation from China over the Coronavirus pandemic.

2023: Oby Ezekwesili, Femi Falana, Olisa Agbakoba, others launch political movement

Over 30 prominent Nigerian activists, academics, and other professionals, have launched a new political movement ahead of the 2023 general elections.

Governor Ortom urged to stop Benue communal clash

A group of Journalists and other media professionals of Igede extraction have called on the Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, as well as the security agencies to make a serious intervention to end the ongoing clash between Bonta and Ukpute communities in Konshisha and Oju Local Government Areas of the state.

Florence Ajimobi: Governor Makinde didn’t call, pay condolence visit

The wife of the former Governor of Oyo State, Chief Mrs Florence Ajimobi, has said the Oyo State Governor, Engr Seyi Makinde, did not call or paid her visit since the death of her husband last Thursday.
Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (FCCPC) received about 100 complaints between the time of inauguration of the Patients’ Bill of Rights (PBoR) in July 2018 and December 2019.

FCCPC: Patients’ right bill opened Nigerians to better health services

Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (FCCPC) received about 100 complaints between the time of inauguration of the Patients’ Bill of Rights (PBoR) in July 2018 and December 2019.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police arrest 50-year old for raping daughter in Osun

A 50-year-old father in Osun State was paraded by the state’s Police Command for raping his 13-year-old daughter.
Movement for Democratic Change Alliance (MDC-Alliance) member of parliament Joana Mamombe and party youth activists were early this month arrested at their lawyer's offices.

Court frees Zimbabwe MP, activists accused of faking abduction

A Zimbabwe opposition lawmaker and two activists accused of faking their abduction and torture in May were on Friday freed on bail by a court, their party said.
The Senate of University of Port Harcourt (UniPort) has expelled eight students over alleged misconduct bordering on plagiarism, extortion and examination malpractices.

Nigerian government appoints VCs for UNIPORT, Maritime University

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Prof. Stephen Agochi Okodudu of the Department of Sociology, Faculty of Social Sciences as the Acting Vice-Chancellor of University of Port Harcourt, UNIPORT, for a period of six months. The acting appointment is with effect from 13th July, 2020.
Chief Victor Giadom

APC: Why Victor Giadom cannot summon NEC meeting

The National Working Committee of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) said on Tuesday that one of the claimants to the position of the acting chairman of the party is not competent to summon the meeting of its National Executive Committee (NEC)

Kwara NUJ raises alarm over imminent building collapse

The Kwara State Council of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) has cried out over the deplorable state of its State Secretariat which is at the brinks of collapse.

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Kebbi step-up efforts to boost fish production for export

The Kebbi State Government says it has set in motion machinery to provide material support and training to fish farmers to improve production of fish for domestic and export purposes.
Gov. Godwin Obaseki of Edo on Monday reiterated his government’s commitment to the safety of lives and property of citizens in the state. The governor made the remarks during the inauguration of a fire trucks by the Federal Fire Service (FFS) in the state.

Governor Obaseki: We’re committed to safety of lives, property in Edo

Gov. Godwin Obaseki of Edo on Monday reiterated his government’s commitment to the safety of lives and property of citizens in the state.

Court remands tutor over alleged rape of student

An Ile-Ife Magistrates’ Court in Osun on Tuesday remanded one Eronse Balat, 42, over alleged rape of his student (name withheld).
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Manchester United star Paul Pogba ‘excited’ about Jadon Sancho transfer possibility

Paul Pogba is reportedly excited about the prospect of linking up with Jadon Sancho at Manchester United.