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Sequel to the collapse of a school building in Ejigbo in the early hours of Saturday, the Governor of Lagos State, Mr. Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu has directed the Ministry of Physical Planning and Urban Development to carry out integrity tests on both public and private schools with buildings of 3 floors and above.

Schools remain shut as Lagos reviews curfew

This was announced on Twitter by Jubril Gawat, Special Assistant to Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu on New Media.
President Muhammadu Buhari’s powerful nephew, Mamman Daura is hale and hearty, contrary to media reports, one of the children of the former newspaper editor and businessman and the presidency has said.

Presidency: Mamman Daura ‘hale and hearty’

President Muhammadu Buhari’s powerful nephew, Mamman Daura, is hale and hearty, contrary to media reports, one of the children of the former newspaper editor and businessman and the presidency has said.

Lagos petrol tanker drivers suspend strike

The National Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers has suspended its strike in Lagos State.
Kaduna State Ministry of Health on Saturday confirmed that a four-month-old child was among the 20 new coronavirus cases recorded in the state on Friday.

Ogun records one new coronavirus death, 23 new cases

Confirming this in a statement shared by the Senior Special Assistant to Governor Dapo Abiodun on New Media, Emmanuel Ojo, the state government disclosed that Ogun now has 756 confirmed cases.
Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq

Kwara begins repair of Agba Dam bridge

Kwara State Government will commence repairs of the Agba Dam Bridge on Friday, June 19.
Kaduna State Ministry of Health on Saturday confirmed that a four-month-old child was among the 20 new coronavirus cases recorded in the state on Friday.

55 Coronavirus patients discharged in Jigawa

The Jigawa State Government has announced the discharge of 55 Coronavirus patients who tested negative twice for the virus.
Kwara State Governor Abdulraham Abdulrazaq

Kwara records 10 fresh cases of coronavirus

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) says 10 more people have tested positive to Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Kwara.
The Board of Copyright Society of Nigeria (COSON) has appointed Ms. Bernice Eriemeghe the new General Manager of the society. Before her new appointment, Ms Eriemeghe was Head of Finance & Administration at COSON.

Bernice Eriemeghe takes over as new COSON chief

The Board of Copyright Society of Nigeria (COSON) has appointed Ms. Bernice Eriemeghe the new General Manager of the society. Before her new appointment, Ms Eriemeghe was Head of Finance & Administration at COSON. Ms Eriemeghe takes over from Mr. Chinedu Chukwuji, who has been General Manager of COSON from inception and whose voluntary retirement as General Manager took effect on April 1 during the Coronavirus lockdown.
Mr Philip Obin, the Technical Assistant to Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, on New Media, has urged warring communities in Erei, Biase Local Government Area of Cross River, to sheathe their sword and embrace peace.

VP Osinbajo’s aide preaches peace in Cross River

Mr Philip Obin, the Technical Assistant to Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, on New Media, has urged warring communities in Erei, Biase Local Government Area of Cross River, to sheathe their sword and embrace peace.
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Nigeria waives import duty on medical supplies

As part of efforts to combat the COVID-19 pandemic, President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered the immediate evacuation of all imported medical equipment from Nigerian ports.
Bauchi State Governor Bala Abdulkadir Mohammed has inaugurated a sixty-six member palliative committee as part of the efforts of his administration to cushion the effect of COVID-19 in the state.

Bauchi governor signs tough executive order on coronavirus prevention

As part of efforts to prevent the spread of coronavirus, the Bauchi State Governor, Alhaji Bala Mohammed, has signed into law an Executive Order on COVID-19.
The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has deployed 1,400 corps members to Gombe State for the 2019 Batch B Stream II orientation course.

NYSC speaks on payment of March, April allowances

Director-General, Brigadier-General Shuaibu Ibrahim, who spoke through the Director of Public Affairs, Mrs. Adenike Adeyemi, also urged Corps members to remain calm and safe.
A new Chinese coronavirus, a cousin of the SARS virus, has infected hundreds since the outbreak began in Wuhan, China, in December.

Another coronavirus patient discharged in Bauchi

One of the remaining two patients of coronavirus in Bauchi State has been discharged after testing negative to the virus.
President Muhammadu Buhari’s Personal Assistant on New Media, Bashir Ahmad, has responded to enquiries by Nigerians on whether the lockdown enforced in some states by the president due to the Coronavirus outbreak will be lifted.

President Buhari’s aide clears air on lockdown

President Muhammadu Buhari’s Personal Assistant on New Media, Bashir Ahmad, has responded to enquiries by Nigerians on whether the lockdown enforced in some states by the president due to the Coronavirus outbreak will be lifted.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Wednesday presided over the weekly Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

VP Osinbajo now holds video-conference call with staff

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, had video conferencing with his staff, as he continues to discharge his official duties from home.

Social Media Bill: Why media must be held accountable – Garba Shehu

The Senior Special Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on Media and Publicity, Malam Garba Shehu, on Saturday in Abuja said the media should be held accountable for misinformation capable of causing devastating consequences on the nation, economy and individuals.
Abdullahi Umar Ganduje

Report: Kano governor’s aides in assets declaration mess

Barely one month after operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) arrested Governor Abdullahi Ganduje’s Commissioner for Special Duties, Mukhtar Ishaq for alleged N86 million fraud, eleven (11) aides have been involved in assets declaration mess.

Governor Badaru condoles with families of Jigawa accident victims

The Jigawa State Governor, Alhaji Muhammad Badaru Abubakar, has wept bitterly while condoling the families of the 22 accident victims killed on Monday.

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AEDC/TCN working to restore normal power supply to parts of FCT – official

The Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC) says it is working with the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) to restore normal power supply to parts of FCT.
Cyriel Dessers and Paul Onuachu were on target for Genk who lost 5-2 away to Beershot in the Belgian Jupiler on Monday night.

Super Eagles duo on target as Genk whitewashed Eupen

Super Eagles duo Paul Onuachu and Cyriel Dessers were on target as Genk whitewashed Eupen 4-0 in the Belgian First Division game at Luminus Arena.
Belgium coach Roberto Martinez has revealed that Eden Hazard is on the mend after ankle surgery, although he refused to put a date on the Real Madrid star's return to action.

Eden Hazard returns from injury as Real Madrid host Huesca

Eden Hazard makes his first league start of the season after featuring for 20 minutes against Borussia Mönchengladbach in midweek.
Men of Amotekun Corps in Osun State have arrested two suspects, Friday and Toyib for allegedly stealing female underwear for ritual purposes.

Oyo releases list of successful Amotekun applicants

The process of documentation for successful applicants for Amotekun Corps in Oyo State is billed to commence on Tuesday.

Insecurity: NDM urge government to overhaul security apparatus to tackle challenges

The Nigerian Diaspora Movement (NDM) has urged the Federal Government to overhaul the nation’s security apparatus with a view to addressing the security challenges in the country.