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The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

PSC approves promotion of over 6,000 police officers

According to Mr Ikechukwu Ani, the Head, Press and Public Relations at PSC, the promotions “were one of the highpoints of the 8th Plenary Meeting of the Commission which spanned a period of three weeks and ended on Wednesday, July 1st, 2020. It was presided over by the PSC Chairman, Musiliu Smith, a retired Inspector General of Police.”
Abdullahi Umar Ganduje

Kano governor hails NIPSS for training technocrats for Nigeria’s development

Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State on Friday commended the National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies (NIPSS), Kuru, Plateau, for training technocrats who have initiated policies that have placed Nigeria on the path of development.

Nigerian Navy redeploys top senior military officers

The Chief of the Naval Staff, Vice Admiral Ibok-Ete Ibas, on Thursday approved new appointments of some senior officers in the Nigerian Navy.

Nigerian Navy: 33 rear admirals, 77 commodores redeployed

To this effect, the affected officers, consisting of 33 Rear Admirals and 77 Commodores, are to steer the affairs of Naval commands, units, and training institutions across 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
Plateau State Governor Simon Lalong has banned movement between local governments in the State, whilst also relaxing the State lockdown for three days to enable citizens to restock their houses.

Plateau commences contact tracing of two new coronavirus cases

The Plateau State Government has commenced tracing of all persons that had contact with the two new cases of Covid-19 in the state, saying it will do so to contain the spread of the virus.

Rainstorm destroys property in Plateau community

While the country and the entire world are worryabout the coronavirus pandemic, property worth millions of naira were destroyed, Monday, when some parts of Plateau State recorded their first rainfall of the year.
The Presidential Election Petition Tribunal has upheld argument by President Muhammadu Buhari that it lacked the jurisdiction to entertain allegation of corrupt practices and voters’ inducement raised against Vice President Yemi Osinbajo in the petition by Atiku Abubakar and the PDP.

VP Osinbajo urges policy elite to speak up on national unity

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo says there is need for Nigeria’s policy elite to contribute to matters of national concern and public discourse, especially on issues of national unity.
However, Nigeria is not among nine countries that are on track to surpass the FP2020 goals set for growth in modern contraceptive use. Countries on track are Mozambique, Chad, Cameroon, Kyrgyz Republic, Zimbabwe, Kenya, Ghana, Burkina Faso and Sri Lanka.

Expert: Kano records 5.8 percent modern contraceptive use

An expert on reproductive health, Habib Sadauki, disclosed this on Thursday at high consultative meeting on family planning in the state.
Oluwafunmilayo Josephine Para-Mallam

Womanifesto 2019: Nigerian women encouraged to unite, fund female candidates during polls

Professor Funmi Para-Mallam, a member of the National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies, NIPSS, Kuru, has urged women to unite and fund female political candidates during elections.
The Director General of the International Labour Organization, ILO, Mr. Guy Ryder has commended Nigeria for the labour friendly disposition of the President Muhammadu Buhari administration.

President Buhari receives NIPSS report on universal healthcare

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday in Abuja pledged that his administration would ensure that all Nigerians have access to affordable, efficient and equitable healthcare services without the risk of impoverishment.
The Director General of the International Labour Organization, ILO, Mr. Guy Ryder has commended Nigeria for the labour friendly disposition of the President Muhammadu Buhari administration.

NIPSS asks President Buhari to repeal NHIS Act

The National Institute of Policy and Strategic Studies, NIPSS - Nigeria’s Premier think Tank, has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to urgently repeal the National Health Insurance, NHIS Act and replace it with the National Health Insurance Commission Bill to make healthcare delivery in Nigeria more flexible, accommodating of all citizens.

Border closure has helped in checking arms smuggling – DSS chief

Yusuf Bichi, director-general of the Department of State Services (DSS), says the closure of Nigeria’s land borders has helped to check the smuggling of arms into the country.
The Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, on Saturday reiterated the commitment of the Federal Government towards free and compulsory education of the first nine years of a child school life across the country.

VP Osinbajo tasks NIPSS to lift hundred million Nigerians out of poverty

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo has charged the National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies (NIPSS) to help the country achieve its national target of lifting 100 million Nigerians out of poverty in 10 years.
Nigeria can become a stronger and more prosperous nation if states have more powers, according to Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN.

VP Osinbajo tasks think tanks to support policymakers for national development

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Monday called on Nigerian think tanks to support policymakers, and champion the right course toward providing workable solutions for national development.
Ekiti State Governor Kayode Fayemi

Governor Fayemi: We are democratising poverty instead of democratising hope

Chairman, Nigeria Governors’ Forum, NGF and Governor of Ekiti State, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, has taken a swipe at the entire political class and elite in the country, saying that the political elite has so far democratized poverty instead of democratizing hope.
Bank of Agriculture - BoA

Anchor Borrowers: BOA’s N84 billion reached 500,000 farmers directly – MD

The Managing Director of Bank of Agriculture (BOA), Malam Kabir Adamu, has said that the Bank disbursed N84 billion to farmers during the Anchor Borrower Program (ABP) of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN).
The acting Inspector-General of Police, Mr Mohammed Adamu, has warned officers and men of the force to abstain from unethical conducts capable of tarnishing the image of the force.

IGP: Community, not state police suitable for Nigeria

The Inspector General of Police Abubakar Mohammed Adamu has expressed preference for the adoption of community police as against the clamour for state police.

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Federal High Court to begin 2020 annual long vacation July 27

In a circular issued by the Chief Judge of the Court, Justice John Tsoho, notifying the General public, the long vacation is to commence from Monday July 27, and end on Friday Sept. 25 while court activities are to resume on Monday Sept. 28.

Governor Akeredolu: We will protect our people during election

Ahead of the forthcoming governorship election in Ondo State, Gov. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu has reiterated the commitment of his administration to protection of lives and property.