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Group condemns Nnamdi Kanu for urging IPOB members to attack security operatives

The Good Conscience Forum (GCF) says the call by the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu for his members to attack security operatives is a “significant threat to the peace and tranquility in Nigeria”.
The governor, Hope Uzodinma, disclosed this in Owerri, after meeting with the leadership of the state chapters of the Nigeria Union of Pensioners, NUP, led by Josiah Ugochukwu, Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, Comrade Austin Chilakpu and Trade Union Congress, TUC, at the Government House in Owerri.

Governor Uzodinma: Ndigbo has the highest stake in Nigeria

Those peddling the rumour that the South East is disunited, have been advised to think of better things to say because Ndigbo has the highest stake in Nigeria.
Former United Nations, UN, Secretary-General, Ban Ki-Moon, has described the appointment of Prof Ibrahim Gambari as Chief of Staff to President Muhammadu Buhari as a great asset to Nigeria and Africa ”in a broader sense.”

Agboola Gambari: The challenge of being a Nigerian and public servant

It is tough being a Nigerian. Every aspect of the Nigerian life, from the existential to the political is charged with presumptions and assumptions and suspicion. Buying anything on the street attracts deep anxiety; appointing anyone to any position draws deep skepticism. And all these are to be expected in a state whose foundation was laid on historical animosity and current distrust.g

Bayelsa West: Ijaw leaders endorse Seriake Dickson

Top Ijaw leaders drawn from different states of the Niger Delta, have called on the immediate-past Governor of the State, Seriake Dickson to contest for an upcoming bye-election in Bayelsa West Senatorial District.

Ooni of Ife: Abba Kyari’s death an unfortunate surprise

The Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, Ojaja II has described the death of Chief of Staff to the President of Nigeria, Mr Abba Kyari as an “unfortunate surprise”.
A new Chinese coronavirus, a cousin of the SARS virus, has infected hundreds since the outbreak began in Wuhan, China, in December.

Coronavirus: Nigeria promises $100,000 as four scientists present solutions

Following the promise of N36 million by the Federal Ministry of Science and Technology to any scientist who is able to find not just a cure but a better way of managing the Coronavirus and Lassa fever, four scientists in the country have laid claim to having solutions to the ravaging diseases.

Former police chief MD Abubakar stresses need for unity at Abuja walk

The National President of the Alumni Association of the National Institute, Inspector General of Police, MD Abubakar (retd.), has called for unity among Nigerians.
President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan; Minister of Women Affairs, Mrs Pauline Tallen; Wife of the deceased Senator, Mrs. Maureen Longjang, and Daughter, Mikang Longjang, during the condolence visit by the Senate President, who led the Principal Officers and other Senators to the Abuja residence of the late Senator, Ignatius Longjang, on Tuesday, February 11, 2020.

Late Senator Longjang was a peaceful man, committed to Nigerian project – Senate president

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has said that Senator Ignatius Longjang, until his death on Sunday, was a peaceful man and a bridge builder committed to the Nigerian project.

Tanko Yakasai: Igbos must work hard to get power in 2023

The South-East must work hard and convince other parts of the country to accept its candidate for the presidency come 2023, Elder Statesman, Alhaji Tanko Yakasai, has said.

Why Ndigbo must produce next president – group

Ndigbo United Forum Worldwide has given several cogent reasons the Igbo nation should produce the next president of the Nigerian come 2023.
Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC)

EFCC told to come clean on status of charges against former oil minister, others

The dust raised over the alleged withdrawal of criminal charges against a former Minister of Petroleum Resource, Diezani Alison-Madueke, is yet to settle as a pressure group, Northern Youths in Defence of Democracy and Justice (NYDDJ), has jumped into the fray, dismissing denials by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) that the charges have not been dropped but split.

Cardinal Onaiyekan: Citizens giving up on Nigerian project

Emeritus Archbishop of Catholic Diocese of Abuja, Cardinal John Onaiyekan, on Thursday in Enugu lamented the general despair in the country, saying that long delayed and unfulfilled hopes are making people to give up on the viability of the Nigerian project.
Dr Chris Ngige, Minister of Labour and Employment said this while fielding questions on television concerning the time for payment of the new wage.

Minimum wage: Federal government, labour agree on consequential adjustments

Following three days of negotiations by Government and the Organised Labour on the consequential adjustments of the implementation of the new minimum wage of N30,000, both parties have finally reached an agreement.
TUC President- Quadri Olaleye

TUC: Salary adjustment a win-win for workers

An elated Trade Union Congress (TUC) on Friday reacted to the adjusted salaries for government workers by commending the Federal Government and organised labour for their patience while the National Minimum Wage negotiations lasted.and describing the outcome a win-win for Nigerian workers.
Senate President Ahmad Lawan presiding over the second plenary of the 9th Senate having been inaugurated on Tuesday, the 11th Of June, 20197

[email protected]: Senate felicitates with Nigerians

The Senate on Monday in Abuja felicitated with Nigerians at home and in the diaspora on the occasion of the 59th independence anniversary.

Project managers seek federal government partnership to resolve N12 trillion abandoned projects logjam

Seasoned project managers have beckoned on the federal government and other stakeholders in the Nigerian project to build a strong synergy with them to help solve the perennial challenge of abandoned projects valued at N12 trillion according to a 2017 report of the Chartered Institute of Project Management.
Christian Association of Nigeria | CAN

Farmers-herders conflicts: Miyetti Allah seeks CAN collaboration

Leaders of Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) have called for the collaboration of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) in uniting the different religious groups in the country for peaceful resolution of the farmers-herders’ conflicts.
Kayode Fayemi

Governor Fayemi urges Senate President Lawan, Speaker Gbajabiamila to be more committed to Nigerian...

Ekiti State Governor and Chairman, Nigerian Governors’ Forum (NGF), Kayode Fayemi, has called on Senator Ahmed Lawan and Femi Gbajabiamila to be more committed to the Nigerian project, having emerged Senate president and House of Representatives speaker respectively.

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29. Prince Clem Ikanade Agba said that President Muhammadu Buhari ordered the release of 70,000 tonnes (2,333 trucks) of grains from the Strategic Grains Reserve for distribution to states at the outset of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Nigerian government distributed palliatives through states – minister

Minister of State for Budget and National Planning, Prince Clem Ikanade Agba, said that President Muhammadu Buhari ordered the release of 70,000 tonnes (2,333 trucks) of grains from the Strategic Grains Reserve for distribution to states at the outset of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Niger Tornadoes management reiterates commitment to welfare of players, officials

The Niger Tornadoes FC management on Thursday reiterated its commitment to the welfare of players and coaches to enable the team perform optimally.
Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State has directed that all public and private schools in the state should resume on Monday 2nd of November, 2020.

Osun governor orders reopening of schools November 2

Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State has directed that all public and private schools in the state should resume on Monday 2nd of November, 2020.

CSO advocates transparency in extractive industry

The Centre for Transparency Advocacy (CTA), a Civil Society Organisation (CSO), says that contract transparency in the extractive industry remains the way to achieve development in the country.
”I call on President Muhammadu Buhari to take all necessary steps needed to reconnect with the Nigerian Youths and understand the pulse of the Nigerian people. #EndSARS

#EndSARS protest to continue in Enugu soon – CSOs

A coalition of Civil Society Organisations based in Enugu State, on Thursday, said #EndSARS/#EndPoliceBrutality protest would continue in the state.