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FRSC board approves promotion of 42 senior officers

The board of the Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) has approved the promotion of 10 Corps Commanders (CC) to the rank of Assistant Corps Marshal (ACM) and 32 Deputy Corps Commanders (DCC) to the rank of CC.

Rodnab: No fraud in N16 billion NDDC job, contract approved by FEC

Nigeria’s indigenous construction company, Rodnab Constructions Limited, has denied social media reports alleging fraud in the N16.2billion contract awarded to it for the building of the permanent headquarters of the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC.
Scottish clubs have voted against Rangers' resolution to open an independent investigation into the conduct of the SPFL at an EGM on Tuesday.

Scottish clubs vote against Rangers’ resolution for SPFL investigation

Scottish clubs have voted against Rangers' resolution to open an independent investigation into the conduct of the SPFL at an EGM on Tuesday.
The Senate has described as “erroneous” report that it approved fresh loan of N850 billion at the plenary on Tuesday.

Senate wants ex-Minister Akinjide immortalized

The Senate has called for the immortalization of Nigeria’s former Minister of Justice and Attorney General of the Federation, Chief Richard Akinjide.

Ogun PDP gets new executive committee

The crisis rocking the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ogun State, deepened on Friday, as the faction loyal to Senator Buruji Kashamu, inaugurated its new state executive members to steer the affairs of the party for the next four years.

Tension as Senator Olujimi, Ayo Fayose inaugurate parallel PDP ward executives in Ekiti

The gulf within the Ekiti State chapter of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Ekiti State widened on Thursday as the former governor Ayodele Fayose and Senator Biodun Olujimi inaugurated parallel ward executives.

Farida Dankaka’s nomination refreshes storm over abuse of federal character principle

The nomination of Dr. Farida Muheeba Dankaka as chairman of the Federal Character Commission (FCC) by President Muhammadu Buhari has refreshed the controversy over the president’s perceived non-application of the principle of federal character in his key appointments.
Rangers’ Interim Chairman, Douglas Park, attempted to discuss this evidence with SPFL chief executive, Neil Doncaster, who initially refused to do so.

Rangers want Scottish league chief axed over controversial vote

Rangers have demanded SPFL chief executive Neil Doncaster be suspended over the controversial vote about how to end the season amid the coronavirus crisis.
Governor Nyesom Wike acted illegally by suspending the chairman of Abua-Odua local Government Council, the Civil Rights Council said.

CRC: Rivers governor acted illegally suspending council chairmen

Governor Nyesom Wike acted illegally by suspending the chairman of Abua-Odua local Government Council, the Civil Rights Council said.

PDP members elect new executive in Edo

The Edo state chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has commenced voting to elect new officers to pilot the affairs of the party for the next four years.

Audu Ogbeh emerges chairman of Arewa CF working committee

Arewa Consultative Forum, ACF, the socio-cultural group in the north has announced Chief Audu Ogbeh as the chairman of it’s working committee.
Hell was almost let loose in front of the national secretariat of the All Progressives Congress (APC) on Thursday as pro- and anti-Oshiomhole protesters clashed in Abuja.

APC NWC splits over emergency NEC meeting

There seem no peace in sight for the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) as NWC members loyal to embattled National Chairman, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, have declared the proposed March 17 Emergency National Executive Meeting of the party illegal.

Edo APC: Why we endorsed Charles Idahosa as chairman – LG chairmen

Following the crisis in Edo State and suspension of Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, the national chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC, by a faction of the party, 18 chairmen in the state under the banner of the Edo APC Local Government Chairmen’s Forum, last week, endorsed Charles Idahosa, a former Commissioner for Information as the new party leader in the state.
The Executive Chairman of the Service, Dr Zaid Abubakar, told newsmen in Kaduna that the banks allegedly owed the state government to the tune of N294.85 million.

Kaduna government seals commercial banks over N295 million taxes

The Kaduna State Internal Revenue Service (KDIRS), on Tuesday sealed the premises of Keystone Bank and First City Monument Bank (FCMB) in Kaduna over alleged unpaid taxes.
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Lanre Ogunyemi emerges new Lagos APC secretary

Former Lagos Assembly member Lanre Ogunyemi has been elected as the Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the Centre of Excellence.

Ogoni: Don’t allow government, oil companies to divide us – MOSOP

The President of the Movement for the Survival of the Ogoni People (MOSOP), Legborsi Pyagbara, has called on Ogoni people not to allow division by government, oil companies and politicians.

FAAN seeks dialogue to avert litigations with partners

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has appealed to all its partners in business to embrace dialogue as a means of resolving issues rather than litigation.
President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan (middle) in a group photograph with the management of the Nigerian Delta Power Holding Company and some senators, during a courtesy visit by the power holding company to the National Assembly on Monday, November 4, 2019

National Assembly will demand accountability in power sector – Senate president

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has said the Ninth National Assembly will insist on accountability and transparency in the power sector, particularly in the application of funds proposed for it in the 2020 budget.

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Medical council validates four coronavirus test kits – registrar

The Medical Laboratory Science Council of Nigeria (MLSCN) says it has validated four Rapid Test Kits to determine their suitability for testing SAR-COV-2 infection popularly known as COVID-19 in the country.
Legendary reggae artiste, Majekodunmi Fasheke, aka Majek Fashek is dead. The artiste died in a New York hospital after a protracted illness on Monday about 5-45pm. He was aged 71.

Nigerian celebrities mourn deceased Majek Fashek

Nigerian celebrities have taken to their social media platforms to mourn the death of Music Legend, Majekodunmi Fasheke, a.k.a Majek Fashek.
Rwanda says it will announce new restrictions on containing the coronavirus Tuesday, a stark reversal of the country's plan days ago to ease restrictions, including motor vehicle travel throughout the country.

Rwanda set to announce new coronavirus restrictions

Rwanda says it will announce new restrictions on containing the coronavirus Tuesday, a stark reversal of the country's plan days ago to ease restrictions, including motor vehicle travel throughout the country.
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Nigeria declares telecoms facilities critical national Infrastructure

In response to the yearnings of industry stakeholders to declare telecom facilities Critical National Infrastructure, President Muhammadu Buhari, has finally approved and also directed that necessary physical protective measures be put in place to safeguard telecommunications infrastructure deployed across the country.
President Muhammadu Buhari has again, addressed Nigerians on the efforts of its government to contain the coronavirus pandemic (covid-19) that is ravaging the country 4

ASCAB: President Buhari’s speech underestimate Sani Abacha’s $5 billion loot

Alliance for Surviv­ing COVID-19 and Beyond, (ASCAB), a group led by prominent Nigerian human rights lawyer, Femi Falana has said that President Mu­hammadu Buhari’s claim that late dictator, Sani Abacha, stole $1 billion con­tradicts the figures earlier released by his own officials.