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Ex-Speaker Dogara’s supporters of defect to APC

Some Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) supporters in Bogoro Local Government Area of Bauchi, on Saturday announced their defection to the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state.

Uche Secondus: Nigeria sitting on keg of gunpowder

National chairman, Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Prince Uche Secondus, has likened the state of affairs in the land to sitting on a keg of gunpowder, ready to explode at a time no one can determine.
Edo State Deputy Governor Philip Shaibu has said officials of the administration of Governor Godwin Obaseki are different from former national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Comrade Adams Oshiomhole and the party’s governorship candidate, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu.

Edo deputy governor accuses Comrade Oshiomhole of N80 million bribe to lawmakers to support...

The Edo state governorship elections slated to take place in September 19 has seen the two major camps on each other’s jugular. It has been a gale of accusations and counter accusations from the Governor Obaseki and former APC chairman Oshiomhole’s camps, with each trying to use every arsenal at their disposal to undo the other.
The Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA) says it has postponed the screening test for its 72 Regular Course schedule to hold on May 30, adding that a new date will be communicated.

NDA conclude exercise camp highland for cadets

The Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA), on Saturday said it has successfully concluded exercise Camp Highland with tactical phase inoculation in Kachia, Kaduna State.
Watford manager Nigel Pearson reacts during the Premier League match against West Ham United July 17, 2020. REUTERS-Richard Heathcote

LMA chief says clubs must give managers time after Nigel Pearson sacking

League Managers Association (LMA) Chief Executive Richard Bevan said it was disappointing that Premier League strugglers Watford sacked their manager Nigel Pearson and called on clubs to show more patience.
The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has announced the death of Flying Officer Tolulope Arotile, who died on July 14, as a result of head injuries sustained from a road traffic accident at NAF Base Kaduna.

Northern governors mourn first Nigerian female helicopter pilot

The Northern Governors’ Forum has expressed shock over the sudden death of Nigeria’s first female combat helicopter pilot, Flying Officer, Tolulope Arotile, who died following an accident in Kaduna.
The Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution (IPCR) has pledged to collaborate with the Nigerian Army Resource Centre (NARC) to find practical solutions to insecurity confronting the country.

Major shake-up in Nigerian Army as 37 Generals redeployed

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, has approved new postings/deployment and appointments of 37 Generals and five Colonels to different formations and units in his effort to rekindle the spirit of professionalism in Nigerian Army (NA).
Comptroller General of the Nigeria Immigration Service, Muhammad Babandede, has tested positive for the deadly Coronavirus days after he returned from the United Kingdom.

Nigeria Immigration promotes 3,548 junior staff

The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) says it has promoted 3,548 junior staff to enhance efficiency in the service.
The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Olusegun Agagu University of Science and Technology Okitipupa (OAUSTECH) chapter, on Saturday held a commendation service in honour of a colleague, late Dr Gilbert Ibitola.

Ondo university lecturers mourn eulogise late colleague

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Olusegun Agagu University of Science and Technology Okitipupa (OAUSTECH) chapter, on Saturday held a commendation service in honour of a colleague, late Dr Gilbert Ibitola.
President Muhammadu Buhari is currently presiding over the Emergency National Executive Council, NEC, meeting of the All Progressives Congress, APC, at the Council Chamber, Presidential Villa, Abuja.

Presidency: What President Buhari told APC NEC that led to sack of NWC

It was President Muhammadu Buhari’s call for the dissolution of the National Working Committee (NWC) that led to the sack of the NWC, the presidency has said.
Bauchi state governor, Bala Mohammed has lamented how the novel Coronavirus has hindered preparations for local government elections in the state.

Edo guber: PDP nominates Bauchi governor as chairman electoral committee

The governor of Bauchi State, Bala Mohammed, has been appointed by the National Working Committee (NWC) of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) as Chairman, electoral committee for Edo State 2020 gubernatorial primary election.
The Judicial Commission of Inquiry set up by Governor Godwin Obaseki to investigate the construction of the Edo Specialist Hospital and supply of equipment has indicted former governor, Adams Oshiomhole.

Governor Obaseki to join PDP with 18 council chiefs – aide

Ahead of his defection to the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, this week, Edo State governor, Godwin Obaseki, is set to join the opposition with thousands of supporters including all 18 local government chairmen in the state.
Sikiru Osinowo

APC mourns as Lagos senator dies at 64

Senator representing Lagos East Senatorial District at the upper chamber of the National Assembly, Senator Bayo Osinowo is dead. He died at the age of 64.

NAF renews loyalty to President Buhari

The Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Abubakar Sadiq, has renewed the loyalty and support of the Nigerian Air Force to the Commander-In-Chief of the Nigeria Armed Forces, President Muhammadu Buhari.
Facebook is making a major new push into e-commerce. The company today announced the launch of Shops, a way for businesses to set up free storefronts on Facebook and Instagram.

Facebook launches Shops to bring more businesses online during the pandemic

Facebook is making a major new push into e-commerce. The company today announced the launch of Shops, a way for businesses to set up free storefronts on Facebook and Instagram. The shops, which will be powered by third-party services, including Shopify, BigCommerce, and Woo, are designed to turn the social network into a top-tier shopping destination.
The Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) and the Federal Government have commenced a Human Capital Development (HCD) plan towards moving 24 million Nigerians out of poverty before 2030.

Governor Fayemi: Ibrahim Gambari’s appointment excites governors

The Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) has expressed excitement over the appointment of Prof Ibrahim Gambari as the Chief of Staff to President Muhammadu Buhari.
President of the Nigerian Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has described the late Buhari’s Chief of Staff, Mallam Abba Kyari, as an experienced lawyer and banker.

Aisha Abba Kyari: My daddy, my best friend

On 17th April, 2020, my world came crashing down and my heart shattered into a billion pieces. Upon receiving the news of my father’s passing, I immediately felt the most excruciating pain – a pain I would not wish on my worst enemy. My biggest fear in the world had materialised.
Anambra State government yesterday paid tribute to the late Chief Victor Ikwuemesi, founder of Sosoliso Airlines, who died in London on Tuesday from COVID 19 pandemic.

Anambra mourns Sosoliso chief who died of coronavirus

Anambra State government yesterday paid tribute to the late Chief Victor Ikwuemesi, founder of Sosoliso Airlines, who died in London on Tuesday from COVID 19 pandemic.

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Court sentences Kano singer to death for blasphemy

The court sitting at Hausawa Filin Hockey, presided by Khadi Aliyu Muhammad Kani gave the verdict on Monday after finding Yahaya Aminu Sharif guilty as charged.
Super Eagles striker Cyriel Dessers is in line to make his official debut for Belgian KRC Genk against Zulte Waregem this weekend.

Cyriel Dessers hails Genk partnership with Paul Onuachu

Super Eagles new boy Cyriel Dessers says he’s delighted to be in the same squad with compatriot Paul Onuachu.
Chairman Senate committee on sports and Ebonyi state Football Association boss Senator Obinna Ogba has been appointed as the new Chairman of the 2nd tier Nigeria National League NNL.

NFF appoints Senator Ogba as NNL new boss

Chairman Senate committee on sports and Ebonyi state Football Association boss Senator Obinna Ogba has been appointed as the new Chairman of the 2nd tier Nigeria National League NNL.
MURIC Director, Prof. Ishaq Akintola, said this in a statement on Monday in Lagos.

MURIC denies receiving $200,000 from ISWAP terrorists

The Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC), on Tuesday said it has no link with any terrorist group in or outside Nigeria.
Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu

Edo guber: Court fixes date to hear suit seeking APC candidate, running mate’s disqualification

The ongoing political drama in Edo State on Monday shifted to Abuja where some aggrieved members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) have approached the Federal High Court with a suit seeking the disqualification of the party’s candidate for Governor, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, and candidate for Deputy Governor Mr Audu Ganiyu, in the forthcoming governorship election in the State.