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Africa’s richest businessman, Aliko Dangote, has donated a mobile testing centre with the capacity to test 400 people for COVID-19 daily, to the Kano State Government.

CACOVID to distribute 70,000 loaves of bread to Lagos residents

The Private sector-led Coalition Against COVID-19 (CACOVID) has commenced the distribution of 5000 loaves of bread per day for the next 14 days to individuals and families in different locations in Lagos State.

NBA advises lawyers to count cost before going out

The Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Ikorodu Branch, Lagos, has advised lawyers to count the cost before hitting the streets, as the Federal Government gets set to ease lockdown.
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Senate to confirm Edward Adamu as AMCON chairman next week

Senate on Wednesday began the Confirmation process of Edward Lametek Adamu as the Chairman of the Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria, AMCON.

President Buhari sacks Muiz Banire as AMCON chairman

President Muhammadu Buhari has replaced Muiz Banire as the head of Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON).
A Federal High Court in Lagos on Monday granted N50million bail to the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of 606 Authors Ltd, Sarumi Babafemi, who is facing a N206 million money laundering charge.

N260 fraud: FBI suspect ‘606’ gets N50 million bail

A Federal High Court in Lagos on Monday granted N50million bail to the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of 606 Authors Ltd, Sarumi Babafemi, who is facing a N206 million money laundering charge.
Gov. Godwin Obaseki of Edo says his administration is doing a lot from its end to tackle illegal migration to Europe but needs more support from partners.

Edo governor commiserates with AMCON chief over mother’s death

The Edo State Governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki, has commiserated with the Chairman of Asset Management Company of Nigeria (AMCON), Dr. Muiz Banire, over the passing of his mother, Alhaja Sarat Banire.

AMCON chairman loses mum

Alhaja Sarat Banire, mother of the Chairman of Assets Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON), Dr Muiz Banire, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), passed away Friday night aged 92.

Wale Babalakin, Chimaroke Nnamani, others on AMCON’s top 20 debtors’ list

The Assets Management Corporation of Nigeria, AMCON, yesterday, released names of its top 20 debtors, barely 24 hours after Vice President Yemi Osinbajo set up a new task force to recover the over N5trillion owed the agency.
Vice president Yemi Osinbajo on Thursday attended Nigeria – France Business and Investment Forum dinner in Abuja.1

AMCON debt: Federal government changes tactics, directs total recovery

The Vice-President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, has directed that new approaches be adopted in the recovery of N5.4 trillion debts owed the Assets Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON).
AMCON chief Ahmed Kuru

AMCON get presidential directive on debts recovery

The Vice-President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, has directed that new approaches be adopted in the recovery of debts owed the Assets Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON).

Tribunal: I transmitted presidential election results to server – INEC official

An ad-hoc official of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Olufemi Ogunrinde, has said he transmitted results of the 2019 presidential election to a server of the Commission.
President Muhammadu Buhari in Abeokuta, on Saturday, inaugurated the projects done by Ogun State Governor Ibikunle Amosun, but the state governor-elect, Dapo Abiodun; a former governor of the state, Chief Segun Osoba; and some other prominent leaders of the state All Progressives Congress were absent from the event.

Segun Osoba, Dapo Abiodun absent as President Buhari inaugurates Governor Amosun’s projects

President Muhammadu Buhari in Abeokuta, on Saturday, inaugurated the projects done by Ogun State Governor Ibikunle Amosun, but the state governor-elect, Dapo Abiodun; a former governor of the state, Chief Segun Osoba; and some other prominent leaders of the state All Progressives Congress were absent from the event.
President Muhammadu Buhari has arrived Abeokuta, Ogun state capital, to commission the project of Ibikunle Amosun, outgoing governor of the state.

President Buhari: Governor Amosun has done well for Ogun

President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday declared Governor Ibikunle Amosun has done well for himself and Ogun State.
President Muhammadu Buhari has arrived Abeokuta, Ogun state capital, to commission the project of Ibikunle Amosun, outgoing governor of the state.

President Buhari in Ogun to inaugurate Governor Amosun’s projects

President Muhammadu Buhari has arrived Abeokuta, Ogun state capital, to commission the project of Ibikunle Amosun, outgoing governor of the state.

Bisi Akande: Governor El-Rufai a beneficiary of godfatherism

The proxy war going on between an influential leader of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, and Kaduna State governor, Mallam Nasir el-Rufai, has taken a new twist with the declaration by the founding national chairman of the party, Chief Bisi Akande, that godfatherism is essential for the growth of democracy in Nigeria.
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Governor El-Rufai: How to end godfatherism in Lagos politics

The Governor of Kaduna State, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai, on Saturday said he defeated and retired four political godfathers in Kaduna State, saying the feat could be replicated anywhere, including Lagos State.
A Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Mr. Okon Efut, who led the former Chief Justice of Nigeria Walter Onnoghen’s defence team at Thursday’s judgment proceedings of the Code of Conduct Tribunal, has indicated that the conviction of the former CJN would be appealed at the Court of Appeal.

NJC removes Justice Onnoghen from membership list

The National Judicial Council has removed the name and image of Walter Onnoghen from its members list on its website.

Election tribunal: Wole Olanipekun to lead President Buhari’s legal team

A former President of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Chief Wole Olanipekun (SAN), will lead a team comprising 8 other Snr Advocates, to defend President Muhammadu Buhari’s mandate in court.

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Zimbabwean doctors have filed a lawsuit aimed at compelling the government to beef up coronavirus protection for public hospitals and healthcare workers.

Ondo doctors withdraw services from infectious disease centre

The National Association of Government General Medical and Dental Practitioners (NAGGMDP) in Ondo State has directed its members to withdraw their services from the state’s Infectious Disease Centre with immediate effect.

Lagos, Abuja, Kano airports ready for operations

The Minister of Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika, says that Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos and Mallam Aminu Kano International Airport, Kano, are ready for recommencement of domestic flights.
Bad news for President Trump and his younger brother, Robert Trump, who has been trying to block an unflattering tell all book by the President's niece, Mary Trump, that Simon & Schuster is set to publish in July.

Donald Trump’s niece to release memoir on July 14

Donald Trump’s niece will release her unflattering book on the US president on July 14, her publisher announced Monday, after a judge lifted a temporary ban on publication.
Super Eagles’ head coach Gernot Rohr has said winning the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) for Nigeria would make him the most excited person.

Gernot Rohr: I have the team to qualify for 2022 AFCON, World Cup

Super Eagles technical adviser, Gernot Rohr has predicted that 2022 will be tough for Nigeria’s senior national football team because of the loaded qualifiers his team would have to negotiate to qualify for the 2022 Africa Cup of Nations and the FIFA World Cup.
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Edo guber: Pastor Ize-Iyamu’s confession shows he is unfit to be governor ― PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has said the confession by the All Progressives Congress, APC, candidate in the September 19 Edo governorship election, Osagie Ize-Iyamu, is a vindication of the position of the APC former national chairman, that he is unfit to hold office as governor of the state.