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Lassa fever: Enugu government deploys protective equipment for health workers

The Enugu State Ministry of Health on Thursday said it had deployed protective equipment to protect health care workers in Enugu State Teaching Hospital, Parklane.
Ibrahim Shehu Gusau emerges new AFN President

AFN: Ministry restates position on Ibrahim Gusau’s suspension

The Ministry of Youth and Sports Development has restated its position that Engineer Ibrahim Gusau remains suspended as president of the Athletic Federation of Nigeria (AFN).

Single mother dies of Lassa fever in Delta

A single mother has died in Asaba, Delta State following an outbreak of Lassa Fever virus, Delta Commissioner for Health, Dr Morsi Ononye has said.

Commissioner urges EEDC to improve service delivery in Anambra

The Anambra State Commissioner for Public Utilities, Engr Emeka Ezenwanne, has urged the Enugu Electricity Distribution Company (EEDC) to live up to the expectations of the people so as to enable them to have confidence in their services.
United Nation’s Children Fund (UNICEF)

ODF: UNICEF pledges support to Kano on targeted local councils

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has expressed readiness to support Kano State Government to ensure that the six targeted local government areas of the state become Open Defecation Free (ODF) by March.
Simon Lalong

Governor Lalong seeks federal government’s assistance to resettle Plateau displaced persons

Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau State on Tuesday called on the Federal Government to assist the state in its efforts to resettle internally displaced persons.
The newly elevated and appointed Honourable Commissioner for Home Affairs, Prince Anofiu Olanrewaju Elegushi

Prince Elegushi resumes as Lagos home affairs commissioner

Sequel to the recent reshuffling of some members of the State Executive Council of the Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu administration, the newly elevated and appointed Honourable Commissioner for Home Affairs, Prince Anofiu Olanrewaju Elegushi has resumed office at the Ministry.
The Minister of State for Science and Technology, Barrister Mohammed Abdullahi has called on Nigerian Youths to be good ambassadors to the country by supporting the Federal Government’s developmental objectives.

Minister tasks youths to be good ambassadors

The Minister of State for Science and Technology, Barrister Mohammed Abdullahi has called on Nigerian Youths to be good ambassadors to the country by supporting the Federal Government’s developmental objectives.

Governor Ortom’s victory at Supreme Court, true reflection of Benue electorate’s decision – ex-minister

Former Minister of State, Education and Chairman Benue State Civil Service Commission, Professor Jerry Agada, has described Governor Samuel Ortom’s victory at the Supreme Court as a true reflection of Benue electorates’ decision at the last general elections.
The Minister of Communications & Digital Economy, Isa Pantami, has signed a MoU on behalf of Federal Government with Tech giant, International Business Machines (IBM) West Africa, for partnership & collaboration in area of Digital Skills in Nigeria

Federal government signs MoU with IBM for digital skills development

The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr Isa Pantami, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on behalf of the Federal Government with Tech giant, International Business Machines (IBM) West Africa, for partnership and collaboration in the area of Digital Skills development in Nigeria.
The State Commissioner for Oil and Gas, Prince Emmanuel Amgbaduba disclosed the ban in Asaba on Tuesday during a meeting with some officials of Midwestern Oil and Gas Company Ltd.

Delta government prohibits protests to oil firms’ locations

The Delta State government has placed an embargo on any form of protest by youths and folks from communities to any oil firm operating in the oil and gas-rich state.
Simon Lalong

Plateau earmarks N6.6 million for students’ scholarship

Plateau State government has earmarked the sum of six hundred and six million, seven hundred and seventy thousand naira (N606, 770, 000.00) for the payment of scholarship allowances to students studying within and outside the country.
Recall that the N10.594 trillion 2020 Budget passed by the National Assembly was on Tuesday assented to by President Muhammadu Buhari. 4

President Buhari approves committees for Mambilla power project

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the constitution of two committees for the Mambilla Hydroelectric Power Project in Taraba State.
Hamid Baeidinejad will be grilled over why Rob Macaire was briefly detained in the Iranian capital on Saturday.

Iranian ambassador summoned by British government

Iran’s ambassador to the UK has been summoned to the Foreign Office to explain why his British counterpart in Tehran was arrested, Downing Street said today.

AFN: NOC panel indicts Ibrahim Gusau, approves Sunday Adeleye’s removal as technical director

Suspended President of the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN), Engineer Ibrahim Gusau, is in for stronger censure as a panel of the Nigeria Olympic Committee (NOC) indicted him saying his declaration of autonomy for the AFN from the Ministry of Youth and Sports Development was out of order and impossible because the Ministry will always supervise National Sport Federations.
The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr. Sunday Dare, on has turned the heat on the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) saying football in the country is going backward.

Sports minister identifies key areas for development

The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr. Sunday Dare, has said that the upgrade and renewal of sports infrastructure around the country remains a top priority for the Ministry.
Lagos Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has assured residents and motorists that the Agege Pen Cinema flyover bridge will be completed and commissioned for use by June ending or early July 2020.

Lagos government to construct 19.39 kilometre Ijegun, Ijagemo Ijedodo link roads

The Lagos State Government has pledged its commitment to bringing succor to flood prone communities of Ijegun, Ijagemo and Ijedodo through construction of 19.39 kilometer road network in Ojo Local Government Area.

Group urges federal government to prosecute environmental polluters

The Green Resilience, a climate, and an environmental advocacy group have urged the Federal Government to enforce laws on environmental pollution and prosecute environmental polluters in the country.

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Police: Gunman kills six in Germany attack

Six people were killed and two seriously wounded in a shooting in southwestern Germany, police said on Friday.

Undergraduate jailed for 13 years in Ondo

A Federal High Court sitting in Akure, Ondo State capital, on Friday, sentenced a final year student of Achievers University, Owo, Fisayo Adetoro, to 13 years imprisonment and a fine of N1m over impersonation, forgery and money laundering.
Chelsea manager Frank Lampard is facing an anxious wait to learn how long England striker Tammy Abraham will be sidelined with his ankle injury.

Frank Lampard unsure about Tammy Abraham ankle injury

Chelsea manager Frank Lampard is facing an anxious wait to learn how long England striker Tammy Abraham will be sidelined with his ankle injury.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday signed the finance bill into law.

President Buhari: It might take time, but we‘ll remedy things in North East

President Muhammadu Buhari has assured the European Union (EU) that though it might take a bit longer, the nation will surely put the issues associated with the troubles in the North East in order and move ahead.
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Afenifere warns Police not to cover up Oko Oloyun murder

The pan-Yoruba socio-political organisation, Afenifere, on Friday, warned the Nigeria Police not to cover up the murder of renowned alternative therapist, Alhaji Fatai Yusuf, populary known as Okooloyun.