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NUJ visits journalists whose wife had quadruplets in Lagos

The Lagos State Council of the Nigerian Union of Journalists (NUJ) on Saturday promised to rally support for the set of quadruplets born to Mr and Mrs Peter Ejiofor.

2019: Veteran journalist to contest senatorial seat in Ebonyi

A veteran journalist in Ebonyi State, Chief Abia Onyike, says he is gearing up to contest Ebonyi south senatorial election come 2019 general election.

Customs distributes rice worth N3.79 billion to IDPs in Northeast – official

The Nigeria Customs Service has distributed 252,666 (50kg) bags of rice worth N3.79 bn in the last 22 months to Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in the Northeast and Benin.

Muslim scholars advocate fair representation of Islam in media

Muslim scholars have urged media organisations to ensure fair reportage of issues that concern Islam and Muslims in the country.

NLC tasks Kano govt on irregularities in salaries

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has advised the Kano state government to investigate the recent alleged irregularities in the payment of workers’ salaries in the state.

Kano govt pays N1.2 billion UBE counterpart fund

The Kano State Government says it has paid over N1.2 billion as its counterpart funding for the Universal Basic Education programme.

APC-led federal govt not prepared for governance – Rep Lazarus Ogbee

The House of Representatives member representing Ezza South/Ikwo federal constituency in Ebonyi State, Hon. Lazarus Ogbee, Tuesday stressed that the All Progressives Congress, APC-led federal government was not prepared to take up the responsibility of governing Nigerians and uplifting their standard of living.

Former Delta Speaker Victor Ochei urges political office holders to assist less privileged

Honourable Victor Ochei, the former Speaker, Delta State House of Assembly, has urged political office holders to use their positions to better the lots of the people especially those in need.

Emir of Gwandu urges journalists to shun hate speech

The Emir of Gwandu, Alhaji Muhammadu Bashar, has tasked journalists to intensify campaign against hate speech in order to ensure national unity and peaceful coexistence among Nigerians.

2019: NBC warns broadcast stations against airing hate speech

Ahead of 2019 general elections, the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) has warned broadcast stations in the country against airing or broadcasting hate speech.

Fuel scarcity: DPR insists oil marketers hoarding product

The Department of Petroleum Resources, DPR, on Wednesday said the oil marketers were hoarding the petroleum products coming into the country.

Labour chief Issa Aremu advocates minimum pension for retirees

A member of the board of National Salaries, Incomes and Wages Commission (NSIWC), Issa Aremu, at the weekend advocated for standard minimum pension for Nigerian retirees in the country.

NUJ condemns call for sale of some federal govt’s agencies

The Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Lagos State Council, has condemned the call by a serving senator that some federal agencies should be sold.

Suspected armed robbers shoot AIT correspondent in Yenagoa

Suspected armed robbers on Friday night shot and severely wounded Miss Onisofie Owei, a journalist with the African Independent Television (AIT) in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State.

Delta govt committed to compliance with FOI Act – Patrick Ukah

Delta State Commissioner for Information, Mr. Patrick Ukah, has reiterated the commitment of the state government to comply with the Freedom of Information, FOI, Act.

Ekiti 2018: You’ve more years to stay in trenches – Governor Fayose tells APC

Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State, on Sunday, told the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state that it should be prepared to wait for more years in the trenches as Ekiti people would not vote for it in the July 14, 2018 governorship election.

NUJ faults call for sale of NTA, FRCN

The Nigeria Union of Journalists, NUJ, has described as unacceptable, wicked and unholy, the call by Senator Ben Bruce from Bayelsa Central demanding the sale of federal media outfits such NTA, FRCN and VON for not generating enough revenues.

13 Kwara State University students kidnapped by suspected ritualists in Kwara

About 13 students of the Kwara State University, (KWASU), Malete, were reportedly kidnapped by suspected ritualists on Thursday evening.

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Lagos petrol tanker drivers suspend strike

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APC pleads with Anambra governor to reinstate suspended monarch

The All Progressives Congress (APC) Anambra chapter, has pleaded with Gov. Willie Obiano of Anambra to reinstate Traditional Ruler Peter Uyanwa of Ukwulu community of Dunukofia Council Area of the state, suspended late July.
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El Salvador to give immunity passport to those who recovered from coronavirus

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