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Plateau PDP set for state congress – acting chairman

Mr Yakubu Chocho, Acting Chairman of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Plateau, says all is now set for the state congress to elect new leaders of the party in the state.
The governor of Ondo State, Rotimi Akeredolu, has reacted to his victory at the primary election of the All Progressives Congress (APC).

Ondo reopens schools for conduct of SSCE

The Ondo State government has declared open secondary schools in the state to allow the conduct of Senior School Certificate Examinations (SSCE).

Sallah: Former Ekiti government, polytechnic rector urge prayers against insecurity, coronavirus

Former governor of Ekiti State, Chief Olusegun Oni, has called for prayers to end insecurity and the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) in the country as Muslims mark Eid-el-Kabir celebration globally.

Private schools proprietors express readiness for schools reopening in Kogi

The National Association of Proprietors of Private Schools, NAPPS, Kogi state chapter, has expressed willingness to observe all protocols specified by the National Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, towards resuming for examination classes as directed by the federal government.
Edo State Governor Godwin Obaseki and candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the September 19, 2020 governorship election, will tomorrow, Saturday, July 25, 2020 flag off his re-election campaign.

Edo guber: Governor Obaseki flags off campaign tomorrow

Edo State Governor Godwin Obaseki and candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the September 19, 2020 governorship election, will tomorrow, Saturday, July 25, 2020 flag off his re-election campaign.
The Judicial Commission of Inquiry set up by Governor Godwin Obaseki to investigate the construction of the Edo Specialist Hospital and supply of equipment has indicted former governor, Adams Oshiomhole.

Edo PDP vows to deliver Governor Obaseki for second term

The Edo State Chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has inaugurated its Campaign Council for the 2020 governorship election scheduled for September 19, 2020.
Chairman/CEO of the NiDCOM Mrs Abike Dabiri-Erewa (second from left) at the presentation of Diagnostics and Pharmaceutical Personal Protective Equipment worth millions of Naira by the Nigerian Association of Pharmacists and Pharmaceutical Scientists in the Americas (NAPPSA). With her are officials of NAPPSA. [Twitter/@lolusada]

NIDCOM: Nigerians living abroad are our greatest assets

According to Odu, the NiDCOM chief gave the description at the presentation of Diagnostics and Pharmaceutical Personal Protective Equipment worth millions of Naira by the Nigerian Association of Pharmacists and Pharmaceutical Scientists in the Americas (NAPPSA).

NYSC member donates foot-controlled handwashing apparatus to rural areas

Recently, a National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) member, Ilori Ayotola Deborah, was in the news after she donated 10 foot-operated soap and water dispenser to some rural communities and offices in Abuja.
Governor Douye Diri has expressed worry over the development, following the lifting of the ban on interstate travel.

Bayelsa records more coronavirus deaths, 11 new infections

Dr Jones Stowe, the Director of Public Health and member of state COVID-19 Task Force who gave the update in a statement on Monday in Yenagoa, said the new death brought the total number of deaths in the state to 16.
Abia State Governor, Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu, has warned workers in the state that the coming months will not be easy despite the health challenges already posed by the global pandemic COVID-19.

Abia governor tests negative for coronavirus

It will be recalled that the governor who tested positive for the virus penultimate week has been in self isolation where he has equally been receiving treatment.
Governor of Delta State, Dr Ifeanyi Okowa, has confirmed that one his daughters has tested positive to coronavirus.

Delta records 183 coronavirus cases in three days

Delta State has recorded 183 COVID-19 positive cases between three days of June 23 and 25, 2020.
The Judicial Commission of Inquiry set up by Governor Godwin Obaseki to investigate the construction of the Edo Specialist Hospital and supply of equipment has indicted former governor, Adams Oshiomhole.

Civil rights group wants Edo governor sanctioned for violating coronavirus guidelines

A civil rights group, Joint Forces For the Defence of Democracy in Edo State (JOFDES), has berated the state governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, for violating the COVID-19 guidelines of social distance, wearing of face masks, no gathering of more than 20 persons in a place in his recent defection to the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP in Benin City.
Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike on Monday slammed the Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) for not standing up for embattled Edo State Governor Godwin Obaseki.

Rivers governor may place Bonny on lockdown as state records 103 cases

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, may lock down the oil and gas-rich Bonny Island following the increasing number of coronavirus cases in the state especially on the island.
Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has dismissed as “misleading” insinuations that its platforms withdrew without engaging Boko Haram insurgents when they attacked Garkida community of Gombi Local Government Area of Adamawa.

NAF commissions flats for married officers in Lagos

The Nigerian Air Force, in an effort to ensure that its personnel live in a befitting residence, has commissioned two newly constructed blocks of 6 × 3 bedroom flats for married officers at the Sam Ethnan Air Force Base, Ikeja, Lagos.
Governor David Nweze Umahi

Ebonyi coronavirus cases rise to 22 as four patients discharged

Four more COVID-19 patients in Ebonyi state were on Sunday discharged from the state isolation centre at Unity Square, Abakaliki, the state capital, bringing the total number of discharged patients in the pandemic to six.
The Director-General of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, Dr. Chikwe Ihekweazu, has reacted to claims making the rounds that COVID-19 and Malaria are similar.

NCDC lauds Kwara over testing centre

The National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has commended efforts of the Kwara State Government in the fight against Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic in the state.
The state Commissioner for Health, Dr Saka Haruna, on Wednesday, in a statement however allayed the fears, saying that Kogi remain committed to fighting COVID-19.

Kogi: We are committed to testing more people

The Kogi State government has called for calm over claims it is not carrying out enough tests on people, as to justify the position that it is yet to record any positive case of the Coronavirus disease.
Governor Adegboyega Oyetola of Osun State has announced a two-week extension to the ongoing state-wide lockdown to combat the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).

Osun commissions 160-bed isolation centre

The Governor of Osun State, Gboyega Oyetola, on Wednesday commissioned an isolation centre with 160 beds in Osogbo as part of efforts to curb the coronavirus pandemic in the state.

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FUTA suspends student who ‘hacked’ Premium Times website

The Federal University of Technology, Akure, (FUTA) has suspended a student, Mr Afolabi Emmanuel, for allegedly hacking the website of Premium Times, an online news publication.
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Giuseppe Marotta: Inter set to announce Alexis Sanchez signing shortly

Inter CEO Giuseppe Marotta says that the club will announce on Thursday that a deal has been struck to sign Alexis Sanchez from Manchester United permanently.
Microsoft is now allowing Windows 10 users to run Android apps side by side with Windows applications on a PC. It’s part of a new feature in Your Phone, and it builds upon the mirroring that Microsoft’s Your Phone app already provides.

Microsoft integrates Android apps into Windows 10

Microsoft is now allowing Windows 10 users to run Android apps side by side with Windows applications on a PC. It’s part of a new feature in Your Phone, and it builds upon the mirroring that Microsoft’s Your Phone app already provides. You can now access a list of Android apps in Microsoft’s Your Phone app and launch these mobile apps accordingly. These will run in a separate window outside of the Your Phone app, mirrored from your phone.
Louis Saha has expressed his belief that Jadon Sancho would be a good fit for Manchester United, describing the Borussia Dortmund star as a deadly performer in the final third.

Borussia Dortmund deny Jadon Sancho transfer talks with Manchester United

Borussia Dortmund have denied holding any transfer talks with Manchester United over Jadon Sancho, casting further doubt on a move back to England for the star winger.
Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom

Benue governor denies leaving PDP

Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom has denied claims that he would decamp from the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) to All Progressives Congress (APC) or any other political party.