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CHIEF Executive Officer, Polaris Bank, Tokunbo Abiru, has charged the bank’s newly hired employees on the need to be professional in the discharge of their responsibilities as a key ingredient for a successful banking career.

Tokunbo Abiru: I will honour my predecessors’ legacies

Candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) for Lagos East Senatorial District by-election, Mr Tokunbo Abiru, has promised to honour the legacies left behind by past Senators who have occupied the seat in the past.
Bundesliga club FC Cologne have signed Nigerian striker Tolu Arokodare on a season-long loan from Latvian club Valmiera FC.

FC Cologne sign Tolu Arokodare on loan from Valmiera

Bundesliga club FC Cologne have signed Nigerian striker Tolu Arokodare on a season-long loan from Latvian club Valmiera FC.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo.

VP Osinbajo unveils Eko MSMEs fashion hub-1

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo will virtually unveil the Eko Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) Fashion Hub-1 on Friday in Ikeja, Lagos.
Otunba Adejare Adegbenro has described problems confronting Nigeria as self inflicted and not political.

Otunba Adegbenro: Nigeria’s woes self-inflicted, not political

Otunba Adejare Adegbenro has described problems confronting Nigeria as self inflicted and not political.
The Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Hakeem Odumosu, said on Wednesday 114 armed robbery suspects were arrested within the first 55 days of his assumption of office.

Lagos CP inspects venue for CBT for new recruits

In a bid to have hitch-free and well-organised Computer Based Test for the Nigeria Police Regular Course 8 Intakes, the Commissioner, Lagos State Police Command, Hakeem Odumosu, has assessed the venue of the examination at JKK House, 229, Ikorodu Road, Ilupeju, Lagos State.
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced 322 new COVID-19 cases in the country, bringing the total number of infections to 52,227.

NCDC records 131 new virus cases, as total infections hit 56,735

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has recorded 131 new cases of the coronavirus (COVID-19), bringing the total number of infections in the country to 56,735.

ASUU: LASU lecturers behind minimum wage protests impostors

The Academic Staff Union of Universities, Lagos zone, has faulted a local strike action in the Lagos State University over the payment of new minimum wage for higher institutions in the state.

Transcorp to disengage 40 percent of workforce

At least 40 per cent of the staff of Transcorp Hilton Hotels will have to be disengaged if it is to survive the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on the global hospitality and tourism industry, its managing director/chief executive, Dupe Olusola, announced on Thursday.

Maritime security: NIMASA, Air Force set to deploy assets for deep blue project

Air assets acquired under the Deep Blue Project, also called the Integrated National Security and Waterways Protection Infrastructure, domiciled with the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) are set for deployment by the Nigerian Air Force in support of the Federal Government’s maritime security effort.
The State Government in a statement signed by the Commissioner for the Environment and Water Resources, Mr Tunji Bello, asked all traders under Bridge including those not affected by the fire incident of last Sunday to move from the present location

Lagos disowns viral video on sale of branded wastebaskets

The Lagos State Government, on Thursday, disowned a viral video where some uniformed impostors were promoting the sale of branded wastebaskets purportedly on behalf of the state.
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.

Edo election: Senator Tinubu cannot determine fate of Godwin Obaseki – Governor Wike

Chairman of the Edo State governorship election National Campaign Council, Governor Nyesom Wike, has said he disagrees with Senator Bola Tinubu over his comments about the Edo State Governor Godwin Obaseki, not being a democrat.

UNILAG visitation panel submits report to Nigerian government

The Special Visitation Panel set up by the Federal Government to look into the management crisis at the University of Lagos has submitted a report of its findings.
Bauchi State House of Assembly has passed 16 bills into law since its inauguration in August last year.

Bauchi Assembly passes 16 bills in one year

Bauchi State House of Assembly has passed 16 bills into law since its inauguration in August last year.
Kola Ologbondiyan

Edo election: Senator Tinubu arrogating to himself powers he doesn’t have – PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has cautioned Senator Bola Tinubu, former governor of Lagos state and National Leader of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) to desist from arrogating powers he doesn’t have to himself, especially on this weekend’s governorship election in Edo state.

Nigerian airlines urged to inform NCAA against foreign ill-treatment

Capt. Musa Nuhu, Director-General, Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has urged airlines plying regional and international routes to always inform the authority in their expansions to avoid unnecessary foreign exploration.
The National Association of Proprietors of Private Schools, Lagos State has said that the senior secondary school pupils will resume on Monday, August 3, 2020.

Private schools moves to cover grounds lost to virus pandemic

The National Association of Proprietors of Private Schools (NAPPS), Lagos Chapter, has assured that it would bridge the academic gap created by COVID-19 pandemic during the year.

DPR generates N742.4 billion revenue in eight months

The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) says it generated a total sum of N742,471,639,376. 96 billion for the Federal Government from January to August 2020.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Man in police net for allegedly defrauding U.S. based lover

A 43-year old man, Sylves­ter Ehiarinmian, has been nabbed by the Police for allegedly defrauding his United States-based lover of her property and worth US$25,000.

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Governor Nasir El-Rufai has appointed new members of the management team and boards of some agencies, as part of continuous efforts to strengthen Kaduna State Government structures.

Kaduna to revive guidance, counselling unit in public schools

The Kaduna State Government said on Friday that it would revive guidance and counselling unit in public Secondary Schools in the state.
Akwa Ibom State Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Comrade Ini Ememobong, gave the charge Friday while playing host to the Executive members of the State branch of FIDA, during a courtesy call on him in the Conference room of the Ministry.

Akwa Ibom announces dates for resumption of schools

Akwa Ibom State Government has fixed September 21 2020 for the commencement of processes for the resumption of academic activities in the state-owned university, college of education and public primary schools.
Babagana Zulum, governor of Borno state, says he is critical of the Nigerian army so that they can improve in their fight against insurgency.

Governor Zulum: Boko Haram now recruits children in Borno

Governor Babagana Zulum of Borno State says Boko Haram insurgents have started recruiting children in the state due to the increase in unemployment.

Edo election: PDP Reps condemn ‘siege’ on opposition governors

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) caucus in the House of Representatives has condemned alleged siege on opposition governors by security agents in Benin City, the Edo State capital, ahead of Saturday’s gubernatorial election in the state.
Serge Gnabry hit a hat-trick as holders Bayern Munich romped to an historic 8-0 rout of Schalke on Friday in the opening game of the 2020-21 Bundesliga season behind closed doors.

Bayern thrash Schalke 8-0 in Bundesliga opener

Serge Gnabry hit a hat-trick as holders Bayern Munich romped to an historic 8-0 rout of Schalke on Friday in the opening game of the 2020/21 Bundesliga season behind closed doors.