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Nigeria President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday approved the recomposition of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) board after a forensic audit of the organization.

President Buhari commissions erosion control work at AEUTH Abakaliki

President Muhammadu Buhari at the weekend commissioned the completed flood and erosion control works at the Alex Ekwueme University Teaching Hospital (AEUTH), Abakaliki, Ebonyi State.
NEW DELHI - Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's governing party has suffered a big setback in western Maharashtra state after its longtime ally broke away and joined two other parties to form the new state government.

India citizenship law designed to help the persecuted – premier

Indian Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, has defended the government’s new citizenship law, despite the major ongoing protests against it.
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Instagram expands fact-checking globally

Instagram on Monday announced it had gone global in its fight against misinformation, expanding its third-party fact-checking network around the world.
The National Union of Textile Garment and Tailoring Workers of Nigeria held a peaceful protest in Lagos on Tuesday to mark the 40th anniversary of the organisation.

Minimum wage: Labour to embark on two-day warning strike in Ogun

Organised Labour in Ogun State has directed workers in local governments and civil/public services to proceed on a two-day warning strike over “inaction of the state government on the implementation of the new national minimum wage”.
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Google bans political ads in Singapore as elections loom

Google has banned political ads in Singapore ahead of elections, an opposition party said Wednesday, sparking accusations the tech giant was “kowtowing” to the tightly-controlled city’s government.
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Sacking of four workers draws angry reactions at Google

Google on Monday fired four employees on the grounds they violated data security policies, prompting ire among colleagues concerned it was retaliation for worker organising.

Atiku Abubakar’s appeal: Emotion overriding your sense of decorum – Festus Keyamo tells Ben...

Festus Keyamo, minister of state for labour, has faulted comments by Ben Nwabueze on the supreme court’s dismissal of Atiku Abubakar’s appeal.
Nigeria can become a stronger and more prosperous nation if states have more powers, according to Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN.

VP Osinbajo warns churches on use of social media

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo on Thursday advised leaders of different faith to be careful with the use of social media in order to avoid promoting conflicts.
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NLC: No deal with government yet

The President Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) Dr Ayuba Wabba, has described as mere speculation, reports of agreement to a 20 per cent and 13.5 per cent consequential adjustments for workers on Grade Levels 7-14 and 15-17 respectively.
Depressed parents of the six students and two teachers of Engravers College, Kakau Daji, Kaduna, have blamed the continuous hostage of their children in the kidnappers’ den on the government’s pronouncement on the development.

Parents of abducted Kaduna schoolgirls blame government

Depressed parents of the six students and two teachers of Engravers College, Kakau Daji, Kaduna, have blamed the continuous hostage of their children in the kidnappers’ den on the government’s pronouncement on the development.
Detectives are presently questioning the founder of Commonwealth of Zion Assembly, Pastor Biodun Fatoyinbo, over the rape allegations levelled against him by Busola, a photographer and wife of popular singer, Timi Dakolo.

COZA: Pastor Fatoyinbo never raped Busola Dokolo

The leadership of Commonwealth of Zion Assembly (COZA), on Saturday officially broke its silence over the lingering alleged rape by it’s Senior Pastor, Rev. Biodun Fatoyinbo.

Federal government, Siemens agreement key to Nigeria’s power sector improvement – EKEDC chief

The Federal Government of Nigeria, on the 26th of July, signed an agreement with the German company, Siemens, to help the nation’s power sector.
Justice Darius Khobo of Kaduna State High Court, on Thursday, adjourned hearing in the application for permission to travel to India for medical attention filed by Ibrahim El-Zakzaky and his wife, Zinat, to July 29.

IMN supports Ibraheem El-Zakzaky’s daughter, vows to continue protest

Despite the proscription order, top members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) on Friday allied with the decision of daughter of their detained leader, Ibraheem El-Zakzaky that protest will continue until her parents are released.

General Biu: My comments on insurgents quoted out of context

Maj.-Gen. Bulama Biu, the General Officer Commanding (GOC) 7 Division, Maiduguri, has refuted social media reports quoting him as talking about the possibility of insurgents attaining position of leadership in the country.

Akwa Ibom communities protest oil firm’s breach of agreement

The failure of Frontier Oil Ltd, operators of Seven Energy, in judiciously implementing the terms of the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) is responsible for the current face-off between it and its host communities – Esit Eket and Ibeno – in Akwa Ibom State.
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.

Tension IPOB dares security agencies in Anambra

All seems tense in Anambra State – no thanks to threat issued by the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) to security agencies over the enforcement of its May 30 sit-at-home order.
Nigeria’s Vice president Yemi Osinbajo has debunked rumours stating he has resigned his position as the nation’s vice president.

VP Osinbajo tasks editors’ guild on professionalism

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Saturday, in Lagos called on leaders of Nigeria’s media industry to rise up against bastardisation of the profession.

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IPOB: Facebook shutdown Nnamdi Kanu’s account

According to the publicity secretary of IPOB, Emma Powerful who disclosed this in a press statement he made available to Daily Sun, said that the reason for the shutdown was as a result of its widely used by those he said were determined to expose the ills of the present administration.
Inter have confirmed that they've completed the signing of Victor Moses from Chelsea after his loan spell with Fenerbahce was brought to an abrupt end.

Inter Milan confirm Victor Moses shirt number

New Inter Milan signing Victor Moses will wear the No.11 shirt for his new club, I Nerazzurri have revealed.
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University of Abuja suspends admission process

The University of Abuja has suspended the ongoing admission of students due to what it described as irregularities in the process.

Nigerian Navy arrests five suspects, impounds 181 drums of petrol

The Nigerian Navy fight against smuggling activities on the waterways has continued unabated as the command has arrested five suspects.and impounded 4 boats.
Nigeria has slipped on Transparency International’s Corruption Perception Index 2019, scoring 26 per cent.

Transparency: Corruption worse in Nigeria

Nigeria has dropped on Transparency International‘s yearly corruption perception ranking, moving two places down to rank the world’s 34th most corrupt nation in the world.