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Senator Adeola commiserates with victims of Lagos gas explosion

The Chairman, Senate Committee on Finance, Sen. Solomon Adeola, on Friday commiserated with the victims of Thursday’s gas explosion in Iju-Ishaga, Ifako-Ijaiye Local Government Area of Lagos State.
Oyo State Governor, Engineer Seyi Makinde, on Wednesday, flagged off the construction of 360 Housing Units at the Ajoda New Town Estate, located on the New Ibadan-Ife Expressway.

Oyo governor flags off construction of 360 housing units, Ajoda new town estate

Oyo State Governor, Engineer Seyi Makinde, on Wednesday, flagged off the construction of 360 Housing Units at the Ajoda New Town Estate, located on the New Ibadan-Ife Expressway.
The Oyo State chapter of Zenith Labour Party (ZLP) says Governor Seyi Makinde disappointed himself for failing to fulfil the promises made to the party few days to the 2019 gubernatorial election.

Oyo government re-awards Saki, Oyo township roads, expands energy ministry

The Government of Oyo State, on Tuesday, announced it has re-awarded the contract for the construction of Saki Township Road at the cost of Four Billion, Seven Hundred and Ninety-Six Million Naira (N4,796,000,000,).
Kidnappers seem to have set their sights on Calabar metropolis, as gunmen are reported to have abducted for ransom six people in ten days.

Landlord sets tenant ablaze over nonpayment of rent in Calabar

A landlord on Wednesday doused the room of one of his tenants with petrol and set it on fire, burning her to death over nonpayment of eleven thousand naira rent.
Ibrahim Shekarau

Appeal Court reserves judgment in Senator Shekarau, Aminu Wali’s ‘N950 million fraud’ case

The Court of Appeal, Kano Division, has reserved judgement in an interlocutory appeal filed by a former Kano State Governor, Mallam Ibrahim Shekarau, challenging the ruling of the Federal High Court Kano which upheld that EFCC has a case in a N950 million election money linked to him and others.
Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC)

CSO raised alarm over alleged ‘expenditure’ in NDDC

A Civil Society Organisation (CSO), the Act for Positive Transformation Initiative, has again raised alarm over alleged illegally expenditures in the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC).
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.

Nigeria earns N350 million yearly from sports – minister

The Nigeria Premier Basketball League, NPFL, and their likes will become major indexes driving the Nigerian economy when the new national sports policy is ratified and accented to by the President, Muhammadu Buhari.
AbdulSamad Rabiu

BUA donates N350 million to CACOVID, N100 million to Kebbi

BUA Group has donated an additional N350,000,000 to CACOVID (the CBN-led Private Sector Coalition on Covid-19) bringing to 1.35 billion Naira its total donation to CACOVID.
The Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Senator Godswill Akpabio, has taken proactive measures aimed at curtailing the devastating impacts of flooding in the region occasioned by yearly torrential rainfall.

Flood submerges 50 houses, properties in Niger

No fewer than 50 houses and properties worth millions of Naira have been submerged and destroyed by flood in Gallah ward of Agwara Local Government Area of Niger.
Worried by the rise in banditry in parts of the state in the last two months, Niger State Governor Abubakar Sani Bello has declared an all-out war on the armed criminals terrorising the state.

Niger governor commiserates with victims of tanker explosion

Governor Abubakar Sani Bello has commiserated with the victims of tanker explosion in Lambata, Gurara Local Government Area where houses, shops and vehicles were destroyed.
A gas station attendant pumps fuel into a customer's car at the NNPC Mega petrol station in Abuja, Nigeria March 19, 2020. REUTERS-Afolabi Sotunde

Rep: Fuel, electricity hike worst Independence gift from Nigerian government

Ahead of Nigeria’s independence anniversary slated for first October next month, a member of the House of Representatives, Honourable Teejay Yusuf, has faulted the Federal Government’s timing of the increase in the price of petrol and electricity tariff.
This was contained in a statement signed by Buhari’s Senior Special Assistant (SSA), Mallam Garba Shehu.

P&ID: Presidency welcomes UK judgment, vows to protect Nigeria’s assets from criminals

The Presidency has welcomed the judgment by the UK Court granting Nigeria’s application for an extension of time and relief from sanctions in a $10 billion arbitration case with Process and Industrious Development Limited (P&ID) in Nigeria.
Nigeria Naira

Naira appreciates further at parallel market

The naira strengthened to N440 to a dollar at the parallel market on Tuesday, compared with the N465 to a dollar it was the previous day.
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) as said that its staff in Jos Branch, on Tuesday averted what would have been another major fire disaster in the country.

External reserves reverse negative trend, rises to $35.7 billion

The nation’s external reserves, last week, rose (though slightly) for the first time in 12 weeks, to $35.66 billion.

AMCON urges Senate to compel obligors to pay N5 trillion debt

Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON), Mr Ahmed Lawan Kuru (ALK) has renewed the call for legislative support to his agency.

ICPC grills NDDC officials over multi-billion naira corruption scandal

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) has quizzed top officials of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) over allegations of corruption.
Kwara State Governor Abdulrahman Abdulrasaq on Wednesday praised the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, for helping to stop withdrawal and sharing of the sum of N4 billion by officials of his predecessor at the eve of handover of gov.

Governor Abdulrazaq: EFCC stopped withdrawal of N4 billion from Kwara government account on eve...

Kwara State Governor, Mallam Abdulrahman Abdulrasaq, on Wednesday praised the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, for helping to stop withdrawal and sharing of the sum of N4 billion by officials of his predecessor at the eve of handover of government in 2019.
The Bauchi State chapter of Association of Master Bakers says the rising cost of production of bread might force it to increase the price of the product by 20 per cent.

Master Bakers in Bauchi mull 20% increase in bread price

The Bauchi State chapter of Association of Master Bakers says the rising cost of production of bread might force it to increase the price of the product by 20 per cent.

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Katsina spends N1 billion on virus management – official

The Katsina State Government says it spent over N1 billion on the management of the coronavirus pandemic in the state.

Leeds United linked with a move for Fernando Llorente

Leeds United have signed Rodrigo from Valencia earlier this summer.
The Defence Headquarters says the troops of Operation Sahel Sanity have eliminated and arrested scores of bandits, cattle rustlers, kidnappers, and other criminal elements in the entire North West zone in recent time.

Troops neutralise 21 bandits, rescue 8-month-old infant in Katsina

Troops of “Operation Sahel Sanity” on Thursday killed 21 bandits during a foiled attack on Doka village in Faskari Local Government Area of Katsina state.
Governor Nyesom Wike on Tuesday claimed the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, spent the sum of N10 billion to fight him during the 2019 governorship election.

Governor Wike: Rivers to employ 6, 000 teachers

Determined to improve the quality of learning in Rivers state educational institutions, government is set to employ no less than 6, 000 highly trained teachers to augment the shortfall of the current staff.
The police in Lagos, on Thursday, arrested a musician, Superwozzy, and his crew around the Ogudu area of the state and allegedly recovered assorted charms and marijuana.

Police arrest Nigerian musician, recover ‘charms’

The police in Lagos, on Thursday, arrested a musician, Superwozzy, and his crew around the Ogudu area of the state and allegedly recovered assorted charms and marijuana.