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Governor El-Rufai makes new appointment

El-Rufai noted that some of the Special Advisers were reappointed to the roles they played in the first term of the governor, while one is joining the team afresh.
Gboyega Oyetola

Governor Oyetola: Crime rate rising in Osun

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, on Thursday set up three ad hoc committees.
The Acting Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has ordered vehicular restriction from 6am – 6pm tomorrow 16 February during the election.

House of Reps urges IGP to end banditry in Oyo communities

The House of Representatives on Thursday, mandated the Inspector-General of Police, Muhammed Adamu, to put an end to banditry in Oyo state communities.
Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu has appointed a veteran journalist, Tunde Alao as Senior Special Assistant (SSA) on Media.

Governor Sanwo-Olu appoints Tunde Alao as SSA Media

Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has appointed a veteran journalist, Tunde Alao, as Senior Special Assistant (SSA) on Media.
Yemi Osinbajo

VP Osinbajo: Amnesty programme beneficiaries will transform economy

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has said that beneficiaries of the Presidential Amnesty Programme who had been trained in various skills and empowered in their respective trade areas would become the backbone of Nigeria’s economy.

Governor Fintiri appoints Maxwell Gidado as Chief of Staff

The Adamawa State governor, Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri, has approved with immediate effect, the appointment of Maxwell Gidado as his new Chief of Staff.

Company executives denounce abortion restrictions in New York Times advertorial

Scores of technology, media and fashion executives took out a full-page advertisement in the New York Times on Monday denouncing restricting access to abortion and other reproductive healthcare.

Beyond the lifting of licences of AIT/Raypower

The closure of media houses was a common phenomenon under the defunct military dictatorship in Nigeria. Since the restoration of civil rule 20 years ago, the dangerous trend has continued under succesive regimes either through military invasion of media houses or seizure of copies of newspapers.
President Muhammadu Buhari has dismissed the reports that his London trip was to compile the list of persons to be appointed as ministers during his second tenure.

President Buhari to open EFCC’s anti-corruption summit on Tuesday

President Muhammadu Buhari will on Tuesday, June 11, declare open a National Democracy Day Anti-corruption Summit.
Kola Ologbondiyan

PDP condemns attacks on AIT, says it’s an attempt to gag the media

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has condemned what it described as “the unrelenting attempt by the All Progressives Congress (APC)-controlled Federal Government to cage the media.”

16 persons killed by bandits in Zamfara on Sallah day

Bandits were said to have allegedly killed 16 persons in Kanoma District of Maru Local Government Area of Zamfara on Sallah day.

2019 UTME: No cut-off marks yet – JAMB

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) says it has not published the national and general minimum cut-off marks for placement of candidates into the nation’s tertiary institutions as being speculated in some quarters.

NBC threatens to sanction AIT, Raypower for broadcasting uncensored social media comments

Reacting, the founder of DAAR Communications Plc, Raymond Dokpesi, said he would protest the latest move by NBC against his media house.
President Muhammadu Buhari will on Saturday (12.00 midnight) join about 53 world leaders in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia for the opening of the summit of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC).1

Presdiency: Why President Buhari attended OIC meeting and what he got for Nigeria

A presidential aide, Garba Shehu, has reacted to criticisms over President Muhammadu Buhari’s latest trip to Saudi Arabia for a meeting of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC).
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has recalled the 12 suspended Local Government Council Chairmen.

Official: Rivers not indebted to any bank in Nigeria

The Rivers State Government has declared that the administration of Governor Nyesom Wike is not indebted to any Bank in Nigeria.

JAMB releases 4,536 more results of UTME candidates

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has released 4, 636 more results of its recently conducted Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME).

UTME 2019: JAMB releases more results

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has released 4, 636 more results of its recently conducted Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME).
Bala Muhammad

Governor Bala Mohammed appoints SSG, chief of staff, others

Gov. Bala Mohammed of Bauchi, has approved the appointment of Alhaji Muhammad Baba as a Secretary to the State Government (SSG) and Dr Abubakar Kari as Chief of Staff (CoS).

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Enyimba wins record eighth Nigeria Professional Football League title following a 3-0 win against Akwa United in their Championship play-offs fixture at the Agege Stadium as runners-up Kano Pillars will represent Nigeria in 2020 CAF Champions League.

Aiteo Cup: Enyimba begin quest for domestic double in Ilorin

Newly-crowned Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) champions Enyimba are top on the list of teams which would begin their quest for glory in the 2019 Federation Cup this weekend.
Coach of the Super Eagles of Nigeria Gernot Rohr is under pressure to drop Leon Balogun for Kenneth Omeruo who has been impressive for La Liga side Leganes lately.

Leon Balogun: My dream is to play in Champions League

Brighton and Hove Albion center-back Leon Balogun say he hopes Super Eagles qualify for the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says an investigation is ongoing on the seized $2.8 million at Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu.

EFCC probes why convicted pension thief is not in jail

A former Assistant Director in the Federal Civil Service, John Yakubu Yusuf, who was sentenced to six years imprisonment last year by the Court of Appeal for stealing about N24 billion from the Police Pension Funds, is reportedly enjoying his freedom.
Nigeria Police

Police begin manhunt for Osun cultists

Police operatives are on the trail of hoodlums who caused chaos in some parts of Osogbo, the Osun State capital, on Thursday night when they exchanged gunshots.
Senate President Ahmad Lawan presiding over the second plenary of the 9th Senate having been inaugurated on Tuesday, the 11th Of June, 20197

Senate President Lawan: Ninth National Assembly poised to cover lost grounds for President Buhari’s...

Senate President Ahmed Lawan has said the 9th National Assembly under his leadership is poised to cover lost grounds created by his predecessor, Senator Bukola Saraki.