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The Deputy President of the Senate, Sen. Ovie Omo-Agege, on Thursday announced the appointment of Mr Yomi Odunuga as his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity.

Senator Omo-Agege, Governor Sanwo-Olu’s wife call for tough laws against rape, sexual abuse

Deputy Senate President, Ovie Omo-Agege, on Monday called for tougher laws against rape and sexual abuse in Nigeria.
President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has said amendment to the Public Procurement Act 2007 by the National Assembly will guarantee successful implementation of the 2020 budget. 2

Senator Lawan tasks women affairs ministry to work with ‘Assembly to advance the cause...

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has tasked the Ministry of Women Affairs to work closely with the National Assembly towards the empowerment of the Nigerian women.

UNICEF: 15 million Nigeria children need basic support

United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has said about 15 million children in Nigeria are seriously in need of basic support in various aspects of their lives.

Stakeholders advocate end to child marriage in Katsina

Participants at a meeting in Katsina State have advocated an end to child marriage and the promotion of the girl-child education in the state, as this would tackle the spate of out-of-school children in the country.
Head of the Civil Service of the Federation, Mrs Winifred Oyo-Ita

Federal government reshuffles permanent secretaries, accounting officers

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday reshuffled some Permanent Secretaries and accounting officers in the Federal service following the restructuring /creation of new ministries by the Federal Government.

Boy stolen two years ago found with Bible study teacher, renamed

Ogun State Police Command has arrested a Bible study teacher, Blessing Ozor, for being in custody of a boy, Joshua Joseph, who went missing two years ago.
Access Bank has unveiled a new brand logo to reflect its new status following the completion of its merge with Diamond Bank.

Access Bank partners federal government on women speak project

Initiative’ has partnered with the Federal Ministry of Women Affairs on the 50 Million Women Speak Project with ECOWAS designed to empower women in business across Africa on skills required to build sustainable businesses.
Okezie Ikpeazu

Abia governor tasks women to take up skills for family sustainability

Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu, Abia State Governor has challenged women in the state to learn a skill to complement the roles and the income of their husbands in the families.
United Nation’s Children Fund (UNICEF)

UNICEF: Nigeria loses N1.4 trillion annually due to violence against children

An estimated loss of economic value of N1.42 trillion is incurred annually due to the consequences of violence against children (VAC), the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has said.
President Buhari at the event

Presidency disowns list of ministers with portfolios

The Presidency on Friday disowned a list of ministers-designate and portfolios currently in circulation, especially on the social media.
Oyo State House of Assembly

Bill on open grazing passes second reading in Oyo assembly

The Oyo State House of Assembly on Wednesday paased a bill to regulate the activities of herdsmen in the state.

54,000 women to benefit from $15 million World Bank programme in Kebbi

Governor Atiku Bagudu of Kebbi State says the World Bank assisted “Nigeria for Women Project’’ will expend $15 million on the execution of the programme in three local government areas of the state.
Ibijoke Sanwo-Olu

Ibijoke Sanwo-Olu seeks collaboration with Naf officers’ wives

Dr Ibijoke Sanwo-Olu, wife of Lagos State governor, said the state will collaborate with the Nigerian Air Force Officers’ Wives Association (NAFOWA) through the Lagos State Ministry of Women Affairs to ensure poverty alleviation and also strengthen the organisation’s commitment towards empowering wives of Nigerian Air Force (NAF) personnel.
Ogun state governor Prince Dapo Abiodun has tweeted his real official portrait, as against the image that is being circulated by street traders in Abeokuta, the capital.

Ogun government to create database for widows

Ogun State Governor’s wife Mrs. Bamidele Abiodun has expressed commitment to creating a database for widows.
Bala Mohammed

Governor Mohammed, 17 Bauchi lawmakers submit assets declaration form

Former Reds star Danny Murphy believes Liverpool are not in danger of losing in-form forward Sadio Mane to Real Madrid despite apparent interest from the Spanish giants.
Hadiza Isma El-Rufai

Hadiza El-Rufai seeks 50% women representation in government

The wife of Kaduna State governor, Hadiza El-Rufai, on Monday advocated for more women representation in the present democratic dispensation.

Ex-director faces trial over alleged child trafficking in Delta

A former director in Delta State civil service is facing trial at the state High Court, Warri after he was caught for alleged child trafficking.

Federal government, WHO partners to avert non-communicable diseases

The Federal Government says it is working in partnership with World Health Organisation (WHO) to reduce the prevalence of Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs) in Nigeria in the next 10 years.

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Kogi guber: Yahaya Bello won a war in disguise of election – PDP

The Spokesperson of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Campaign Council, Kogi State, Faruk Adejoh-Audu says he cannot congratulate Kogi State Governor Yahaya Bello because Kogi State was turned into a war field during the Saturday election.
Governor Seyi Makinde

World Toilet Day: Oyo government moves to end open defecation

The Oyo State Government says it is putting in place measures to stop open defecation by providing mobile toilets and water in rural communities in the state.
The new bill titled, ” Constituency Development Fund Bill, 2019″ is sponsored on Tuesday by the former Senate Leader, Senator Ali Ndume, All Progressives Congress, APC, Borno South and was read the first time at the Hallowed Chamber.

Open defection: Senate pushes for more public toilets

The Senate has called on Federal, State and Local Governments to construct more public toilets to battle the growing scourge of open defecation in the country.
Convener of #RevolutionNow protest, Mr. Omoyele Sowore, has arrived the Federal High Court in Abuja for his arraignment on charges of treasonable felony and other sundry offences instituted against him by the Federal Government.

#RevolutionNow: Omoyele Sowore still mobilising Nigerians from detention – DSS

The Department of State Services (DSS) has accused political activist and convener of the “Revolution Now” movement, Omoyele Sowore, of capitalising on the latitude of freedom provided to him at the Service’s detention facility to use his telephone to mobilise Nigerians for violence and revolution against the government.
The new bill titled, ” Constituency Development Fund Bill, 2019″ is sponsored on Tuesday by the former Senate Leader, Senator Ali Ndume, All Progressives Congress, APC, Borno South and was read the first time at the Hallowed Chamber.

Senate decries sale of medical reports by public hospitals

It, therefore, directed the Federal Ministry of Health to set up an efficient and proper mechanism to identify and prevent the commercialization of medical reports by public hospitals in the country.