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The Federal Government has nominated Prof. Adebambo Adewopo, a foremost professor of Intellectual Property to lead the World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO).

Federal government nominates Adebambo Adewopo to lead WIPO

The Federal Government has nominated Prof. Adebambo Adewopo, a foremost professor of Intellectual Property to lead the World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO).

PDP: Governor Ortom’s victory affirms judiciary still intact

The Chairman of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Benue, Mr John Ngbede, says the victory of Gov. Samuel Ortom at the Supreme Court has affirmed that the judiciary is still “intact”.
The wife of Katsina State Governor, Hajiya Zakiyaya Masari, on Tuesday embarked on medical screening of 500 internally displaced persons in Kankiya, Kusada, Ingawa and Bindawa Local Government Areas.

Katsina governor’s wife commences medical screening of 500 IDPs

The wife of Katsina State Governor, Hajiya Zakiyaya Masari, on Tuesday embarked on medical screening of 500 internally displaced persons in Kankiya, Kusada, Ingawa and Bindawa Local Government Areas.

UTME: JAMB withdraws 11 centres’ licences for charging exorbitant amount

The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has withdrawn licences from 11 centres for charging candidates exorbitant amount in the ongoing 2020 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examinations (UTME) registration.
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YouTube makes new appointment to fuel growth

YouTube on Tuesday announced the appointment of Alex Okosi as Managing Director of Emerging Markets for YouTube in Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) to further drive expansion and fuel growth in these areas.
A trader, Mr Edit Okon, said his wife was not very good at cooking, and would buy food sometimes from restaurant in a food flask, to eat.

Why married men eat out in Jos

A trader, Mr Edit Okon, said his wife was not very good at cooking, and would buy food sometimes from restaurant in a food flask, to eat.

NMA: Doctors’ negligence should not warrant violence

The Kwara Chapter of the Nigeria Medical Association has expressed worry over the recent attacks on medical personnel, especially doctors, adding that no level of negligence on the part of doctors should warrant jungle justice.
The National Malaria Elimination Programme (NMEP) on Saturday called for more donor agencies and increased domestic financing to drive malaria elimination in the country.

Malaria live-saving commodities: Nigeria seeks $364 million from three partners – coordinator

According to him, Life-saving commodities are those medicines, medical devices and health supplies and rapid diagnostic test tools to address leading causes of malaria and the disease.

Court affirms dismissal of Kwara university lecturer for sexual harassment

The National Industrial Court, Abuja, on Tuesday, affirmed the dismissal of Mr Anthony Corsy as the Kwara State University’s principal technologist over gross misconduct of cult membership and sexual harassment.

Teenager, eight others docked over ‘cultism’ in Lagos

The police in Lagos have arraigned a teenager and eight others who allegedly carried out cult activities and caused residents of Ogbomo community in Ajah, to flee their homes.

AGF writes Oyo attorney-general, demands disbandment of local council caretaker committees

Abubakar Malami, Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, has called for immediate disbandment of caretaker committees and restoration of elected local government representatives in Oyo State.

NDE empowers 1,136 youths, women in Jigawa

The National Directorate of Employment (NDE) in Jigawa has trained more than 1,136 youths, women and artisans in Jigawa in various income generating trades in 2019.
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NSCDC arrests two for allegedly vandalising transformer in Jigawa

The Jigawa Command of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defense Corps (NSCDC) said it has arrested two suspects for allegedly vandalising a 150 KVA electricity transformer.

Federal government files fresh charges against AGF Bello Adoke, Shell, others over Malabu oil...

The Federal Government has filed a fresh 42-count charge against former Attorney-General of the Federation (AGF) and Minister of Justice, Mr. Mohammed Bello Adoke, and six others over alleged fraud in the $1.1 billion Malabu oil deal.
Candidate for the Social Democratic Party (SDP) at the Kogi State Gubernatorial Election, Natasha Akpoti, has cast her vote at her polling unit while at the same time calling on security agencies to ensure the security of voters.

Court strikes out Natasha Akpoti’s suit against Yahaya Bello

The Federal High Court, Abuja, on Monday, dismissed a suit filed by Natasha Akpoti, Social Democratic Party (SDP)’s candidate in the November 16 governorship election in Kogi, against Governor Yahaya Bello, for lacking in locus standi.

FRSC: Three dead, 28 injured in Bida-Kutigi auto crash

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Niger Command, on Monday, confirmed that three persons died in an auto crash on Bida – Kutigi road in Bida Local Government Area of the state.
Two persons were reportedly feared dead in a multiple pipeline explosion that blazed through Abule-Egba axis in Lagos. 5

Lagos pipeline explosion: Two bodies recovered – NEMA

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), on Sunday, said that two bodies had been recovered from the explosion site of a Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) pipeline at Ile Epo axis of Alimosho Local Government Area of Lagos State.
President Muhammadu Buhari has enjoined Nigerian youths to be prepared for huge responsibilities as they will eventually take over the leadership of the country in the future. 4

Supreme Court ruling: Imo people have emerged victorious – President Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has commended the Supreme Court for the `courage and perseverance’ to return Senator Hope Uzodinma of the All Progressives Congress (APC), winner of the March 9, 2019 governorship election in Imo.

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Supreme Court upholds Governors Ortom, Fintiri’s election

The Supreme Court has on Tuesday upheld the election of governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State and his Adamawa State counterpart, Ahmadu Umar Fintiri.
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Imo minority leader resigns, defects from APGA to APC

Shortly after the deputy speaker of Imo State House of Assembly, Okey Onyekanma, announced his resignation, the minority leader, Ekene Nnodimele, has also resigned.
The Federal Government has nominated Prof. Adebambo Adewopo, a foremost professor of Intellectual Property to lead the World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO).

Federal government nominates Adebambo Adewopo to lead WIPO

The Federal Government has nominated Prof. Adebambo Adewopo, a foremost professor of Intellectual Property to lead the World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO).

Police recover decomposing body of kidnapped businessman

The decomposing body of a businessman, Chief Ignatius Odunukwe, who was kidnapped two months ago by a robbery gang who posed as estate developers, has been recovered in a bush in an undisclosed area of Lagos, by policemen attached to the Zone 2, Onikan, Lagos.
Javier “Chicharito” Hernández will be announced as a member of the Galaxy on Tuesday.(Jon Shard)

Chicarito confirms move to LA Galaxy

Galaxy have yet to make an official announcement but former Manchester United and West Ham forward ‘Chicarito’ told the newspaper the time was right from him to swap Sevilla for Major League Soccer.