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Sinatu Aderoju Ojikutu

US visa restriction against Nigerians, commendable – Ex-Lagos deputy governor

A former Lagos State Deputy Governor, Alhaja Sinatu Ojikutu, has said American President Donald Trump deserves commendation for extending his visa restriction policy to Nigeria.
The Federal Government is committed to providing an enabling environment for businesses to succeed, as partnerships between the public and private sectors remain the most viable means of bringing prosperity to the masses.

President Buhari: Boko Haram continuous existence surprising

President Muhammadu Buhari says “harder times’’ await bandits whose disruptive activities have brought sorrow to Nigerians, kept many away from their means of livelihood, and heightened insecurity in parts of the country.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday signed the finance bill into law.

President Buhari charges AuGF to keep MDAs on their toes

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday charged the Auditor-General of the Federation, Mr Anthony Ayine, and his counterparts at the state level to keep Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) are kept on their toes through timely and high-quality audits.
The Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) is enmeshed in another $150,000 scandal as grant received from World Athletic to assist the Federation in the hosting of the 21st African Championships in Athletics held in Asaba in August 2018,

AFN unveils 2020 programme, ready for Tokyo Olympics

The Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) says all hands are on deck towards achieving a memorable outing at the Tokyo Olympics in July/August.
President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan has reassured Nigerians that the ninth National Assembly will not pass any law to the detriment of the country. 3

Senator Lawan: We will not pass any law detrimental to Nigeria

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has reassured Nigerians that the ninth National Assembly will not pass any law to the detriment of the country.
Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) general secretary Mohammed Sanusi

NFF set to unveil new national team coaches

Coaches for the various national team will be announced in February, this is according to the General Secretary of Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Dr. Mohammed Sanusi.
Senate President Ahmed Lawan 2

Nigerian Senate lists achievements in 2019

Senate President Ahmed Lawan has on Tuesday, commended his colleagues for putting in their best in the interest of the country.

Central bank mobilises 140,848 tomato farmers for anchor borrowers programme

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has mobilised and validated 140,848 tomato farmers for the Anchor Borrowers Programme.
Kelechi Iheanacho scores again to send Leicester City into the FA Cup fifth round after 1-0 win over the second tier Brentford at Griffin Park on Saturday.

Carabao Cup: Kelechi Iheanacho, Wilfred Ndidi seek 1st Cup final in England as Aston...

Super Eagles stars Wilfred Ndidi and Kelechi Iheanacho will be seeking to play in their first domestic cup final in England when their club, Leicester City face Aston Villa tonight in the Carabao Cup second leg, semi-final tie at the Villa Park.
Governor David Nweze Umahi

Chinese, Indian language, compulsory in Ebonyi schools

Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi State has declared Chinese and Hindu languages, as well as Climate Change compulsory courses for students studying in Ebonyi vocational institutions.
The Kayode Fayemi administration in Ekiti State says it has defrayed inherited debts to the tune of 31 billion naira since assumption of office.

Amotekun: South-west has no plans to secede – Governor Fayemi

The Ekiti State Governor, Kayode Fayemi, has again given assurance that the South-west geopolitical zone had no plans to secede from Nigeria by the launch of the regional security outfit, named Amotekun.
The WAHO Director General, Prof. Stanley Okolo, gave the advice in a statement on Monday in Abuja.

WAHO advises Nigerians on outbreak of coronavirus in China

West African Health Organisation (WAHO) has advised Nigerians on the recent outbreak of coronavirus infection in China so that they can protect themselves and the region.
Dr Mohammad Abubakar, the Minister of Environment has advised Nigerians to stop eating rats for now as 29 deaths cases have been recorded due to Lassa Fever outbreak in the country.

Lassa fever: Minister advises Nigerians to stop eating rats

Dr Mohammad Abubakar, the Minister of Environment has advised Nigerians to stop eating rats for now as 29 deaths cases have been recorded due to Lassa Fever outbreak in the country.
The Minister of Health, Dr. Osagie Ehanire made this known during the launching of the national pneumonia control strategy and implementation plan, yesterday in Abuja.

Federal government launches strategic plan to reduce pneumonia morbidity, mortality

In order to reduce the menace of pneumonia-related morbidities and mortalities among children under the age of five years, the Federal Government through the Federal Ministry of Health has developed a National Pneumonia Control Strategy and Implementation Plan (NPCSIP).

Sickle cell: NBA to sponsor mandatory Genotype Bill in Ekiti

Worried at the alarming rate young people die in the country as a result of sickle cell disease, Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Ado-Ekiti branch has said it would sponsor a private bill that would make it mandatory for intending couples to go for a compulsory blood test before marriage.
Dr. Mohammad Mahmood Abubakar, the Minister of Environment, at World Press Conference in Abuja, said the measures were to avert further outbreak and spread of the epidemic in many states of the federation.

Lassa fever: Federal government begins mass sensitisation as 29 die, 195 cases confirmed

The Federal Government on Monday said it has embarked on massive sensitization of the public against Lassa Fever as Nigeria confirms 195 cases and 29 deaths in the 11 states of the federation.
President of the Senate, Ahmad Ibrahim Lawan, in a group photograph with members of the Senate Press Corps who presented a birthday card to him on Monday, January 27, 2020 3

Senator Lawan : Security, PIB, electoral reforms matters topmost agenda in Senate

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, said on Monday that issues of security in the country, Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB) and electoral reforms are topmost on the agenda of the Senate as the upper chamber reconvenes on Tuesday.
In a bid to tackle future disease outbreaks in the country, the Lagos State biosafety laboratory has began operations, the state Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, has said.

Lagos biosafety laboratory begins operation

In a bid to tackle future disease outbreaks in the country, the Lagos State biosafety laboratory has began operations, the state Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, has said.

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Sinatu Aderoju Ojikutu

US visa restriction against Nigerians, commendable – Ex-Lagos deputy governor

A former Lagos State Deputy Governor, Alhaja Sinatu Ojikutu, has said American President Donald Trump deserves commendation for extending his visa restriction policy to Nigeria.
Magnus Abe

Senator Abe: Leadership without sacrifice is meaningless

Immediate past representative of the Rivers South-East Senatorial District at the National Assembly, Senator Magnus Ngei Abe, has declared that leadership without sacrifice is meaningless.
The Federal Government is committed to providing an enabling environment for businesses to succeed, as partnerships between the public and private sectors remain the most viable means of bringing prosperity to the masses.

President Buhari: Boko Haram continuous existence surprising

President Muhammadu Buhari says “harder times’’ await bandits whose disruptive activities have brought sorrow to Nigerians, kept many away from their means of livelihood, and heightened insecurity in parts of the country.

PDP wins Imo rerun

The Independent National Electoral Commission has declared Jerry Alagbaoso of the Peoples Democratic Party the winner of the supplementary election held on Saturday in Orlu/Orsu/Oru East Federal Constituency in Imo State.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is expanding its enhanced health screening to 20 airports as part of its efforts to identify people with the new coronavirus who are traveling into the United States, the agency said.

US expands health screenings for coronavirus to 20 airports

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is expanding its enhanced health screening to 20 airports as part of its efforts to identify people with the new coronavirus who are traveling into the United States, the agency said in a press conference today.