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Sultan, CAN ask National Assembly to revisit CAMA law

Nigerian Inter-Religious Council (NIREC) has suggested to members of the National Assembly to listen objectively to the reactions of Nigerians as regards the recently signed Companies and Allied Matter Act (CAMA), 2020, in the spirit of democracy.

774,000 jobs: Delta to end selection process soon – committee chair

The selection process of 25,000 Deltans for the Federal Government’s Special Public Works Programme will soon round off, the Delta State Committee has said.

Delta governor congratulates Sultan of Sokoto at 64

Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta has congratulated the Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III, as he clocked 64 years on Monday.

Hijjrah: Sultan declares Friday Muharam 1442

The Sultan of Sokoto, His Eminence, Alh. Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar, has declared Friday, August 21, as Hijjrah, the Muharram 1442.

NSCIA: Mosques in Ekiti ready for reopening

The Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA) in Ekiti says mosques in the state are now well positioned to meet the conditions for reopening amidst the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Ogun: Not wearing facemasks will attract six months imprisonment

The governor of Ogun State, Dapo Abiodun, has announced that anyone who is caught moving about without a facemask, will be severely punished.
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President Buhari to mark Eid prayers with family at home

President Muhammadu Buhari will observe the Eid El-Kabir prayers with his family at home, just as he did during the Eid El-Fitr a little over two months ago, Senior Presidential Media Aide, Garba Shehu, said in a statement on Wednesday.
Nigeria has re-opened 14 airports months after recording more than 40,000 Covid-19 cases and 858 deaths.

Nigeria re-opens 14 airports as coronavirus cases escalate

Nigeria has re-opened 14 airports months after recording more than 40,000 Covid-19 cases and 858 deaths.
The Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SSG), Boss Mustapha, on Tuesday disagreed with Director General of the Nigerian Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), Chikwe Ihekweazu, when he called on the House of Reps to amend the Quarantine Act.

Nigerian government extends Phase 2 lockdown by 1 week

The Secretary to the Government of the Federation and chairman of the PTF-COVID-19, Boss Mustapha, revealed this at the daily briefing on COVID-19 on Monday in Abuja.
The Inspector-General of Police, Mr. Mohammed Abubakar Adamu, on Friday said the full implementation of community policing will address an array of security challenges facing Nigeria.

IGP: Full implementation of community policing will address security challenges in Nigeria

The Inspector-General of Police, Mr. Mohammed Abubakar Adamu, on Friday said the full implementation of community policing will address an array of security challenges facing Nigeria.

Sultan declare Friday as Sallah day, urges Muslims to observe prayer in mosques

The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III, has declared Friday July 31 as Eid-el-Kabir Sallah day and urged Muslims to observe prayers in mosques.
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) as said that its staff in Jos Branch, on Tuesday averted what would have been another major fire disaster in the country.

Central bank’s non-interest intervention program excites Sultan of Sokoto, NSCIA

The Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA) has commended the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) for releasing guidelines for the non-interest version of all its intervention programmes.
The Kayode Fayemi administration in Ekiti State says it has defrayed inherited debts to the tune of 31 billion naira since assumption of office.

Ekiti shifts reopening of churches, mosques to August 14

The Ekiti State Government has postponed the reopening date of worship centres earlier scheduled for July 17 to August 14.
The Kayode Fayemi administration in Ekiti State says it has defrayed inherited debts to the tune of 31 billion naira since assumption of office.

Ekiti cancels planned reopening of churches, mosques

The Ekiti State Government on Friday announced the suspension of reopening of religious centres in the state earlier scheduled to reopen on July 17.
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Official: Only worship centres with coronavirus prevention facilities will re-open in Ekiti

The Ekiti State Government, has said that it will only allow churches and mosques with Coronavirus prevention facilities to resume activities in the state, while certificates of compliance must be received from the Ministry to authenticate their readiness to reopen.

NSCIA: No moon sighted, fast continues

The Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA) has directed Muslims to continue fasting through Saturday, as the moon has not been sighted in Nigeria by the National Moon sighting Committee.
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Eid-el-Fitri: CAN felicitates with Muslims, seeks prayers for peace, unity

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) on Friday congratulated the Sultan of Sokoto, Sa’ad Abubakar 111 and all Muslims for the completion of Ramadan.
( standing in front row)Delta State Governor, Senator Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa (4th left); Deputy Governor of Delta State, Barr. Kingsley Otuaro (3rd left); Deputy Inspector- General of Police, Michael Ogbizi (4th right); Speaker, Delta State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Sheriff Oborevwori (2nd right); Chief Judge of Delta State, Hon. Justice Marshal Umukoro (right); His Royal Highness, Obi Emmanuel Efeizomor the II, Obi of Owa (3rd right); Brig. Gen. Ibahim Jallo (left); Delta State Commissioner of Police, Hafiz Inuwa (2nd left); and others, during the Inauguration of State Community Policing Advisory Committee (SCPAC) and State Community Policing Committee (SCPC), held at the Banquet Hall, Government House ,Asaba. Friday

Delta governor inaugurates committees on community policing

Delta State Governor Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa, on Friday, inaugurated two committees on community policing, saying it was in response to yearnings of citizens for local policing apparatus to check rising security challenges in the state.

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Nollywood actress, Genevieve Nnaji, has enjoined the Feminist Coalition not to stop receiving donations supporting the #EndSARS protesters.

#EndSARS: Nollywood actress urges Feminist Coalition not to stop accepting donations

Recall that the group, which has been providing administrative support and fundraising for the group had said it would no longer accept donations for the campaign, which seeks an end to police brutality and the disbandment of the police’s tactical special units – SARS and SWAT. Their decision followed President Buhari’s Thursday night’s national broadcast which asked protesters to get off the streets as violence and anarchy reigned.
Veteran Nollywood actress, Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde, has asked families who lost their relatives during the Lekki tollgate incident to speak up.

#EndSARS: Let those who lost relatives at Lekki toll plaza speak up – Omotola

Veteran Nollywood actress, Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde, has asked families who lost their relatives during the Lekki tollgate incident to speak up.
Gov. Ben Ayade of Cross River has directed applicants for the 8,000 automatic jobs to enlist through their respective village heads.

#EndSARS: Cross River governor declares 24-hour curfew

According to a statement signed by the Special Adviser Media and Publicity to the governor, Christian Ita, the curfew followed “the hijacking of the peaceful protest against police brutality in the state by hoodlums.”

Joe Okei-Odumakin urges government to address citizens’ grievances

Dr Joe Okei-Odumakin, President, Women Arise and Centre for Change, on Friday urged all tiers of government to urgently implement policies that would address the grievances of citizens.
Leftist leader Luis Arce has won a smashing victory in Bolivia’s presidential election, a final official vote count released on Friday shows, providing vindication for the Movement Towards Socialism (MAS) party of overthrown President Evo Morales.

Luis Arce secures big victory in Bolivia election

The result, which was a vindication to Evo Morales’s MAS party, also gave majorities in both houses of Congress.