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Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki

Governor Obaseki: NYSC to continue enjoying Edo support

Gov. Godwin Obaseki of Edo State has said his administration will continue to support the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) scheme, saying that the scheme has achieved the purpose for which it was formed in the country.
President Muhammadu Buhari and the Governor of Nasarawa State, Mr Abdullahi Sule, are meeting right now.

FEC approves N29.4 billion for 9th Mile, Enugu-Onitsha Expressway

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari has approved a N29.4 billion contract to be awarded for rehabilitation of the “tricky, steep and dangerous” 15-kilometre 9th Mile section of the Enugu-Onitsha Expressway.
Hell was almost let loose in front of the national secretariat of the All Progressives Congress (APC) on Thursday as pro- and anti-Oshiomhole protesters clashed in Abuja.

Adams Oshiomhole absent as APC NWC meets ahead of NEC meeting

The National Working Committee (NWC) of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) met Tuesday at the party’s national secretariat in Abuja without Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, the suspended National Chairman.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday signed the finance bill into law.

APC crisis: President Buhari consults stakeholders

President Muhammadu Buhari will today make a final decision on the meeting of the National Executive Committee (NEC) of the All Progressives Congress (APC) scheduled for Tuesday next week.

Police, Customs, NSCDC get radio licences

The Nigeria Police Force, Nigeria Customs Service and the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps are among 52 organisations that have just been granted radio licences by the National Broadcasting Commission.
The Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Tukur Yusuf Buratai says the Nigerian Army is highly determined to end terrorism and is developing capacity to contribute to the country’s economic agenda.

General Buratai: Army highly determined to end terrorism in Nigeria

The Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Tukur Yusuf Buratai says the Nigerian Army is highly determined to end terrorism and is developing capacity to contribute to the country’s economic agenda.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Boko Haram: Police officers’ wives protest, demand husbands’ redeployment

Wives of police officers fighting Boko Haram in the North-East have told the Federal Government to immediately redeploy their husbands from the battling round.
Gov. Mai-Mala Buni of Yobe has that the North East region was going through a hard time but it will bounce back.

Insecurity: North East going through a hard time but will bounce back – Yobe governor

Gov. Mai-Mala Buni of Yobe has that the North East region was going through a hard time but it will bounce back.
Gombe State Governor, Inuwa Yahaya, has said that he took advantage of his trip to Russia with President Muhammadu Buhari to woo investors and development partners for the state. 2

North-East governors agree to invest in Mambila power projects

Against the expectations of people of the North East subregion, who had expected the announcement of security measures to curb the insecurity that has ravaged the area, the six Governors of the subregion at the end of their one-day consultative meeting, held in Gombe late Thursday night to early Friday morning, only agreed to set up a regional power generation by supporting the ongoing Mambila Power Project, to ensure the economic advancement of the region.
The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, inspecting projects at Bama Barracks on 31st Dec. 2019

Former police chief hails Army chief, troops over gallant display against Boko Haram

Ex-Commissioner of Police, Lagos State, Alhaji Abubakar Tsav, has commended the Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai, and his gallant troops for a display of sheer “gallantry and patriotism” against Boko Haram/ISWAP terrorists.

APC chairman Adams Oshiomhole visits President Buhari, says some members after him ahead 2023

The embattled National Chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) Mr. Adams Oshiomhole has accused some of the members of the ruling party of anti-party activities.
Senator Ahmed Ibrahim Lawan

$22.79 billion loan: National Assembly will take full responsibility, won’t allow diversion of funds...

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has assured Nigerians that the National Assembly will take full responsibility for the application of President Muhammadu Buhari’s $22.79 billion loan request to various projects domiciled with Federal Ministries, Departments and Agencies of government.
Adams Oshiomhole

Adams Oshiomhole appeals suspension order, seeks stay of judgement

The suspended National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole, on Thursday approached the Court of Appeal, seeking it to set aside the suspension order slammed on him on Wednesday by an Abuja High Court.

ICPC arraigns suspended SEC chief, one other

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) on Thursday arraigned the suspended Director-General, Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Dr Mounir Gwarzo, in an FCT High Court in Apo.
President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, disclosed on Tuesday that the Senate may next week consider the report of an Ad-Hoc Committee on security challenges with a view to finding solutions to Nigeria’s security problems.

Bill to establish Southwest commission scales second reading at Senate

A bill that seeks to establish South West Development Commission (SWDC) has scaled second reading at the Senate.
President of the Senate Ahmad Lawan on Tuesday tasked top security officials to beef up security measures at the National Assembly.

SERAP asks Senate president to drop bill to give ‘repentant terrorists’ foreign education

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has sent an open letter to the Senate President Dr Ahmad Lawan, urging him to use his leadership position to “ensure that the bill that would allow ‘repentant Boko Haram terrorists’ opportunities to access public funds to enjoy foreign education is immediately dropped, and to sponsor bills that would ensure access to justice and reparation for the victims of Boko Haram terrorist group.”

Boko Haram: UN conducts simulation exercise in Maimalari Barracks

The United Nations (UN) officials in Nigeria has held a Safe and Secure Approaches in Field Environment (SSAFE) training for the new staff it would deployed to various field locations in the North-East.
Igbo Presidency project in exchange for Ruga settlements is not only a huge joke but total fallacy, Mazi Okechukwu Isiguzoro President-General Ohanaeze Ndigbo Youth Council Worldwide has said.

Ohanaeze tells Miyetti Allah to enlist members in military to fight insurgency

Ohanaeze Ndigbo Youth Council Worldwide, has advised the leadership of Miyetti Allah to use the opportunity of Nigerian Army recruitment exercise to enlist its members in the army instead of threating to establish their own security outfit across the country.

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English Premier League will not resume early May, wage cuts discussed and £125 million...

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Coronavirus: I’ll take same pay cut as players – West Ham vice-chairman

West Ham vice-chairman Karren Brady has revealed she intends to take the same proposed pay cut as the club's players, insisting "we are all in this together" during the Coronavirus pandemic.