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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.

Police arrest ‘civil defence’ robber in Ogun

Officers Ogun Police Command have arrested an armed robbery suspect, Adeolu Bankole, operating in Ayetoro area of the state with a stolen uniform of an officer of Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps.
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[email protected]: Governor Abiodun vows to deepen legacies inherited from past leaders

Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun, has assured all residents of the state that his administration will continue to deepen legacies inherited from past leaders.
First polling stations opened in the U.S. state of Vermont, kicking off the in-person voting in U.S. elections where incumbent President Donald Trump is in a tight race with his Democratic challenger Joe Biden.

Nigeria should learn from U.S. elections – scholar

A political scholar, Prof. Ayo Olukotun, on Wednesday said that Nigeria needs to learn orderliness and civility from the just-concluded U.S. presidential election.

Tetfund begins projects evaluation tour of over 50 universities

The Board of Trustees (BoT) of the Tertiary Education Trust Fund (Tetfund), has said that there would henceforth be a paradigm shift in needs assessment, interventions, and monitoring of such interventions by the agency in the nation’s tertiary educational institutions.

ASUU: It’s suicidal to reopen universities now

The Academic Staff Union of Universities, on Monday, warned the Federal Government that attempts to reopen tertiary institutions without taking concrete steps to curb the spread of COVID-19 would be suicidal.
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.

Rising inflation: Experts urge central bank to stabilise exchange rate

Financial experts on Tuesday expressed concerns on the country’s rising inflation rate currently at 12.82 per cent, and called for stabilisation of the exchange rate.

Gombe commissioner, others react to death of ex-NAN Boss

Alhaji Ibrahim Kwami, Gombe State Commissioner for Information has expressed great sadness at the news of the passing on of Malam Wada Maida, the former Managing Director of the News Agency of Nigeria.

JAMB considers new date for 2020 admissions

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), on Sunday, said that it is considering a new date, for the commencement of 2020 admission exercise.
National Universities Commission (NUC),

NUC begins assessment of universities ahead resumption

The National Universities Commission (NUC) said it is collecting data from universities to assess their readiness for resumption of academic activities.
The logo of the Nigerian Stock Exchange is pictured in Lagos, Nigeria, file. REUTERS-Afolabi Sotunde

Experts: How Nigeria’s stock market will survive coronavirus pandemic

Some experts are optimistic that the capital market would recover from the devastating effect of the COVID-19 pandemic and rebound in 2021.
Prof Sidi Osho

Ogun: Expect our position on Sidi Osho eligibility soon

Following series of reactions that trailed the appointment of Prof Sidi Osho by the Ogun State governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun and her purported clearance by the Ogun State House of Assembly, as a commissioner, the State government has said it will soon make public its stands on her eligibility.
An economist, Prof. Sheriffdeen Tella, on Friday urged the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to pursue policies geared toward credit expansion for private sector in 2020.

2020: Economist tasks central bank on credit expansion policies for private sector

An economist, Prof. Sheriffdeen Tella, on Friday urged the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to pursue policies geared toward credit expansion for private sector in 2020.
An economist, Prof. Sheriffdeen Tella, has urged the Federal Government to pursue policies that would drive manufacturing and construction sectors to sustain the country’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth.

GDP: Economist tasks federal government on policies in manufacturing, construction sectors

An economist, Prof. Sheriffdeen Tella, has urged the Federal Government to pursue policies that would drive manufacturing and construction sectors to sustain the country’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth.
An Ilorin, Kwara State lawyer Olarewaju Aluko and his client, Taiye Na’Allah, on Thursday sued the Economic and Financial Commission (EFCC) at a Kwara State High Court for alleged defamation of character.

EFCC arrests OOU, FUNAAB, MAPOLY students

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has arrested 30 students of Moshood Abiola Polytechnic and Federal University of Agriculture in Abeokuta, as well as those of Olabisi Onabanjo University.
Closed Nigerian border without any activity

Experts attribute inflation rate rise to border closure

Financial experts on Wednesday attributed rise in inflation rate for the month of September to border closure and the new minimum wage.
Nigerian Stock Exchange NSE

Experts: Capital market affected by instability

Ahead of the country’s independence anniversary celebrations on October 1, Nigerian capital market operators have identified some highs and lows of the market as the nation turns 59.
A teacher who taught former President Olusegun Obasanjo at Baptist Boys High School (BBHS), Abeokuta, has died at the age of 92 years. James Popoola died in his private residence in Ilaro, a town in Yewa South Local Government Area of Ogun State.

Ex-President Obasanjo’s teacher passes on at 92

A teacher who taught former President Olusegun Obasanjo at Baptist Boys High School (BBHS), Abeokuta, has died at the age of 92 years.

MPR retention: Experts predict increase in foreign investors’ participation

Financial experts on Monday expressed optimism that retention of the interest rate by the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) would likely trigger foreign investors’ participation in emerging Nigerian markets.
Ogun state governor Prince Dapo Abiodun has tweeted his real official portrait, as against the image that is being circulated by street traders in Abeokuta, the capital.

Ogun may establish two additional universities

The Ogun State Government has revealed that it may establish two additional universities to address the agitation of the people of the Central and Western Senatorial districts respectively.

Ecobank Nigeria announces appointment of key officers

Ecobank Nigeria has announced the appointment of key Management Officers across various levels. Amongst those appointed are Kenneth Okere, who is now the Company Secretary & Chief Legal Counsel; Ibukunoluwa Oyedeji, Chief Financial Officer (CFO); Abiola Aderinola, Financial Controller; Adetokunbo Uko, Treasurer and Akintunde Dawodu, Chief Compliance Officer and Head, Compliance & Control.
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Oyo governor constitutes local council commission, road management agency

Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State has approved the appointment of the Board of the Local Government Service Commission and the Oyo State Transport Management Agency, OYTROMA.
National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN)

NOUN to award degree in Arabic, Philosophy, 3 Nigerian languages

The Senate and Management of the National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN), have approved degree programme in three major Nigerian languages as part of efforts to impact national integration in Nigeria.

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The police command in Ekiti on Friday confirmed the killing of a police officer as gunmen allegedly abducted a Chinese expatriate in Ado Ekiti, the Ekiti State capital.

Ebonyi: Gunmen attack police station in Izzi

Some gunmen in the early hours of Monday attacked the Iboko Divisional Police Station in Izzi Local Government Area of Ebonyi State, Nigeria’s South-east.
A Nigerian police officer holds a bunch of handcuffs in Abuja on October 3, 2020. Sodiq Adelakun-Channels TV

Imo hunter kills lover for ‘cheating on him’

A source in the community told newsmen that the victim simply identified as Chinwendu visited the suspect from her village, Ohabele in Obosima community in Ohaji/ Egbema LGA of the state after returning from Aba in Abia state.
FIFA have asked three candidates to back South Africa’s Patrice Motsepe in the upcoming Confederation of African Football (CAF) presidential election, a source close to one of the candidates told AFP.

FIFA favours Patrice Motsepe for CAF presidency

FIFA have asked three candidates to back South Africa’s Patrice Motsepe in the upcoming Confederation of African Football (CAF) presidential election, a source close to one of the candidates told AFP.
Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola has dismissed Jurgen Klopp’s claim that Liverpool can no longer hope to defend their Premier League title.

Manchester City in bizarre spat with Opta

Manchester City are in another battle with stats boffins Opta over Pep Guardiola’s managerial record.
A Presidential aspirant of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in 2019, Chief Charles Udeogaranya, has said that the way things are going in Nigeria, Ndigbo Republic may emerge instead of Biafra.

Charles Udeogaranya: Ndigbo Republic may emerge if South-East fails to produce president in 2023

According to him, “if after 50 years of Nigeria/Biafra civil war and political power brokers do not find it expediently urgent to close this monumental gap of inequality by giving a sense of belonging to the South-East region of Nigeria, then Ndigbo Republic (NR) is inevitable and I will lead the struggle of its actualisation.”

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A Nigerian police officer holds a bunch of handcuffs in Abuja on October 3, 2020. Sodiq Adelakun-Channels TV

Police arrest three ‘kidnappers’ in Adamawa

The Police Command in Adamawa says it has arrested three suspected kidnappers, recovered weapons and others items from them.

Auditor-General indicts MDAs for improper spending of N105.66 billion

The office of the Auditor-General for the Federation (AuGF) has expressed concerns over irregularities and weaknesses in financial regulations across ministries, departments and agencies (MDAs) of government, especially in the disbursement and utilisation of public funds.

Seven Benue schoolgirls sent home over ‘spiritual attack’

At least, seven female pupils of Universal Basic Education (UBE) Junior Secondary School in Nyiman layout of Makurdi in Benue State have been sent home to their parents after they suffered a spiritual attack popular referred to in Tiv parlance as ‘Iyor genen.’
Former President Goodluck Jonathan has thanked Nigerians from different walks of life, who visited him on Friday in his Abuja residence to honour him on the occasion of his 63rd birthday.

Ex-President Jonathan urges African leaders to commit to rule of law, democracy

Former President Goodluck Jonathan has called on African leaders to adhere to the rule of law and prioritise equality and justice in order to build a continent of peace, prosperity and development.
Tottenham boss, Jose Mourinho, has said Fulham have little reason to complain about being told to play a Premier League game at short notice as his opposite number Scott Parker called the scheduling “scandalous”.

Tottenham players unhappy with Jose Mourinho methods

Tottenham Hotspur players are reportedly frustrated with Jose Mourinho’s training methods a scenario which has split the dressing room.