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Kogi electoral body seeks support from police, army

The Kogi State Independent Electoral Commission (KOSIEC) on Wednesday called for closer partnership with the Police and Army command in the State towards ensuring the smooth operation of the commission.
Social Democratic Party (SDP)

Ondo council polls: SDP condemns attack on chairmanship candidate

The Social Democratic Party (SDP) in Ondo State has condemned the attack by gunmen on its Chairmanship candidate for the Akure South Local Government election, Mr Gbenga Fasua.
Ignace Sossou quoted on his Facebook and Twitter pages comments made by Benin’s public prosecutor Mario Metonou at a media event to discuss fake news on December 17.

Coronavirus: Facebook cancels global marketing conference

Facebook has canceled its upcoming global marketing conference out of caution for the coronavirus outbreak. The conference was set to take place in March at San Francisco’s Moscone Center, and 4,000 people were expected to attend.
Following the withdrawals of multiple major companies from MWC 2020, the GSMA is reconsidering whether the show will be cancelled or postponed until spring due to the coronavirus pandemic.

GSMA reconsiders MWC 2020 as Nokia joins growing list of cancellations

Following the withdrawals of multiple major companies from MWC 2020, the GSMA is reconsidering whether the show will be cancelled or postponed until spring due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Intel is and NTT Docomo are joining Sony, Amazon, and others who have cancelled their presence at Mobile World Congress 2020 due to the coronavirus outbreak.

Intel joins Sony, Amazon withdrawals from Mobile World Congress due to coronavirus risk

Intel is and NTT Docomo are joining Sony, Amazon, and others who have cancelled their presence at Mobile World Congress 2020 due to the coronavirus outbreak. LG, ZTE, Nvidia, and Ericsson have already cancelled various events that were set to take place at MWC in Barcelona, which is the biggest mobile technology trade show on the annual calendar.
The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Niger says 12 people have died in an accident on Sunday at Sawmill village along Mokwa -Makera road in Mokwa Local Government Area of the state.

Okada ban: FRSC cautions motorists against overloading

The Zone RS2 Command of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) comprising Ogun and Lagos States has advised motorists against overloading following the ban and restriction of commercial motorcycle (Okada) and Tricycle (Keke) in Lagos.

Okada, Keke operators beg Lagos governor

Some operators of commercial motorcycles (Okada) and tricycles `Keke’ NAPEP in Lagos said that the ban on their operations by Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu would deprive them of their daily bread.

Former lover in court for allegedly stealing jewellery, property worth M343,000

A 35-year-old applicant, Micheal Igba, who allegedly stole wristwatches, jewelry and cosmetics belonging to his former girlfriend, on Thursday appeared in a Life Camp Magistrate Court, in Abuja.
Senator Ita Solomon Enang, senior special assistant to the president on national assembly matters (senate),

Senator Enang: Governor’s hijacking local councils funds will face trial

The Federal Government has warned some state governors in habits of hijacking Local Government Councils funds to be ready to face the consequences when their immunity is eventually expired.

Woman docked for allegedly stealing TV sets

An 32-year-old unemployed woman, Eunice Samuel, was on Wednesday brought before an Ikorodu Magistrates’ Court in Lagos State for allegedly stealing television sets worth N947,000
Bala Muhammad

Bauchi governor suspends two councils caretaker chairmen

Bauchi State Governor Bala Mohammed has suspended the Caretaker Committee Chairmen of Ningi and Darazo Local Government Areas, Nura Dan Maishar’a and Gara’u Adamu, over their lackadaisical attitude in running the affairs of the councils.

18-year-old man charged with unlawful possession of dangerous weapons

An 18-year-old man, Sodiq Shehu, who was allegedly caught with a locally-made pistol and a cutlass at night was charged before an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court on Friday.
Senator Dino Melaye (APC - Kogi West)

Kogi West: Dino Melaye vows to challenge Smart Adeyemi’s victory

The candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the Kogi West senatorial election, Dino Melaye, has said he would challenge his defeat in court.
Over 30,000 companies in Kaduna State do not pay their taxes, with the few that do paying less than their dues, says the Chairman, Kaduna State Internal Revenue Services (KADIRS), Zaid Abubakar.

KADIRS: Over 30,000 companies in Kaduna don’t pay their taxes

Over 30,000 companies in Kaduna State do not pay their taxes, with the few that do paying less than their dues, says the Chairman, Kaduna State Internal Revenue Services (KADIRS), Zaid Abubakar.
The suspended local government chairpersons in Ogun State have asked the anti-graft agencies to probe past Governor of Ogun state Senator Ibikunle Amosun over their ability to perform their functions in the 33 months they were in office.

Blame Senator Amosun for our inefficiency – Ogun council chiefs

The suspended local government chairpersons in Ogun State have asked the anti-graft agencies to probe past Governor of Ogun state Senator Ibikunle Amosun over their ability to perform their functions in the 33 months they were in office.

PFN: Nigeria cannot be Islamised

National Publicity Secretary of Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria, Bishop Gospel Isong, yesterday, dismissed claims that the country would be Islamised through the proposed establishment of Fulani radio.
Imo State House Of Assembly

All 27 elected council chairmen in Imo suspended by state assembly

The Imo State House of Assembly has suspended all the 27 elected Local Government (LG) council chairmen in the state over failure to honour an invitation to answer allegations of gross misconduct and misappropriation of funds leveled against them.

Oyo Assembly nullifies sack of council bosses

Oyo state house of Assembly on Tuesday nullified the purported suspension of the Executive Chairman, Irepo Local Government Area, Mr Asifu Adediran-Sulaiman and his vice, Mrs Ojedele Victoria for breaching the law guiding the process.

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Presidential panel grills four EFCC sectional heads

The Justice Ayo Salami-led presidential investigation panel probing corrupt allegations levelled against the suspended Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu, on Tuesday grilled four-unit heads of the commission.

Lagos assemblymen go for coronavirus tests, fumigate complex

The Lagos State House of Assembly has directed all lawmakers to go for COVID-19 test following the death of the Chairman, House Committee on Information, Strategy and Security, Tunde Braimoh.
President of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Mr Ayuba Wabba

Labour hails Nigerian government for remitting N7.45 billion workers’ retirement benefits

The Nigeria Labour Congress has commended the Federal Government for remitting N7.45 billion accrued rights and benefits into the retirement savings accounts of federal retirees covering April and May 2019.
CHRIS OKOTIE

Chris Okotie: Online church service unbiblical

Pastor of the Household of God Church International Ministries in the Oregun area of Lagos State, Reverend Chris Okotie, says online church service, which has become the order of the day due to the COVID-19 pandemic, is unscriptural.

Nigerian Breweries donates palliatives to journalists in Imo

The Nigerian Breweries Plc on Tuesday donated food items, sanitiser and drinks to members of the Correspondent Chapel of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) in Imo.