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The Executive Council meeting, chaired by the Deputy Governor, Dr. Hadiza Balarabe, noted the commitment of Governor Nasir El-Rufai to strengthen the public service and its capacity to deliver quality and responsive public service.

Kaduna governor hails about deputy as ‘super star’ for leadership

Gov. Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State has described his Deputy, Dr Hadiza Balarabe, as a super star and great capacity for leadership.
Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau state has assured organisers of the 2019 Nigeria Ladies Open Golf Championship of his total support to make the event a huge success.

Governor Lalong pledges support for Nigeria Ladies Open Golf Champ

Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau state has assured organisers of the 2019 Nigeria Ladies Open Golf Championship of his total support to make the event a huge success.
President Muhammadu Buhari in his goodwill message to the Esogban by the Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Mallam Garba Shehu, joined members of Edebiri family, friends and well-wishes in celebrating an important and respected son of Bini Kingdom’s rich culture and heritage.

President Buhari promises adequate funding for golf, other sports

President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday in Abuja promised that his government would adequately fund the development of golf and other sports in the country.

Abdulhakeem Mustapha-led appeals board decides Esperance ‘CAF Champions League title’ fate today

Tunisian giants, Esperance, will today know if their ‘victory’ over Wydad Athletic Club of Morocco on May 31 ‘controversial’ CAF Champions League final will be upheld or upturned by the Appeals Board led by Nigeria’s Abdulhakeem Mustapha (SAN).

Chamber: Abuja trade fair to feature 45 foreign companies

The Abuja Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ACCI) says the forthcoming 2019 Abuja International Trade Fair will feature 45 foreign companies to strengthen businesses, trade and investment opportunities in the country.

Aisha Buhari: John Odigie-Oyegun a complete gentleman

Nigeria’s First Lady and wife of the President, Mrs. Aisha Buhari has described former national chairman of All Progressive Congress (APC), Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, who clocked 80 years of age on August 12, as a complete gentleman and a peace maker.
Femi Kuti

Femi Kuti, others to perform at AFCON opening ceremony in Cairo

The Organising Committee of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) has announced that Nigeria’s legendary Afro-beat singer Femi Anikulapo-Kuti will perform at the opening ceremony of the competition.
The Nigerian Film Corporation (NFC), organisers of ZUMA Film Festival (ZUFF), has announced that the 2019 edition of the film fiesta will hold on Dec. 1 to Dec. 7 in Abuja.

ZUFF: NFC announces date, calls for film submission

The Nigerian Film Corporation (NFC), organisers of ZUMA Film Festival (ZUFF), has announced that the 2019 edition of the film fiesta will hold on Dec. 1 to Dec. 7 in Abuja.

Africa’s confab on technology innovation holds in Morocco

As Africa fosters strategies to embrace and move with digital race, a three-day conference on “Technology, Innovation and Society’’ tagged CyFy Africa 2019 has been packaged to discuss the way forward.
Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, the Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC)

75 political parties pass vote of confidence on INEC chairman

Seventy-five registered political parties in the country, on Monday, passed a vote of confidence in the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Professor Mahmood Yakubu, following what they described as successful completion of February 23 Presidential, National Assembly and March 9 Gubernatorial, State Houses of Assembly and Federal Capital Territory, FCT Area Council elections.
4 The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) said it has commenced aerial display of its fighter aircraft in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), as part of its activities to mark the country’s 58th Independence Day celebration on October 1.

Nigerian Air Force to acquire 18 new aircraft in 2020

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) is to acquire additional 18 aircraft by 2020 to boost its air assets.

Foreign athletes embrace Lagos media marathon

The first edition of the Lagos Media Marathon is already taking a global. outlook as foreign nationals from at least seven countries have already entered for the race.
Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje

Kano, IIRO conduct free surgery on 60 patients

The Kano State Government in collaboration with International Islamic Relief Organisation (IIRO) has conducted free surgery on more than 60 patients suffering from urinary tract problems.
International Olympic Committee (IOC)

IOC freezes planning for 2020 Olympics boxing tournament

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) put planning for the Tokyo 2020 boxing tournament on hold on Friday.

Educationist decries rising cases of crimes in schools

Mr Ike O‎nyechere, Chairman, Organising Committee, 2018 Safe School Leadership Empowerment Conference and Awards, has decried the rising cases of kidnapping and other crimes in educational institutions across the country.

Lagos guber: Adeyemi Ikuforiji urges Epe indigenes to pray for Akinwunmi Ambode

In spite of mounting opposition to his second term bid, Governor Akinwunmi Ambode’s kinsmen and women have resolved to take the battle to God in prayers.

Amaju Pinnick dissolves NFF standing c’ttees, sets up anti-corruption unit

The committee also resolved to comply with government’s due process and procedures, and as a way of further entrenching accountability and transparency in the execution of its business approved the composition of an Anti-corruption and Transparency Unit in the NFF.

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PDP urges Bode George to work with Lagos exco

The national leadership of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has urged Chief Bode George and other disgruntled chieftains of the party in Lagos state to put aside their personal and parochial differences and work with the executive committee in the state chapter.
An unnamed Nigerian player has been sacked by his Slovenian club side after he admitted to impregnating the Club President’s daughter.

Nigerian player sacked by Slovenian club for impregnating president’s daughter

An unnamed Nigerian player has been sacked by his Slovenian club side after he admitted to impregnating the Club President’s daughter.

Air traffic engineers call for training on cyber security

Air traffic engineers in the country have called on aviation authorities to invest more in building capacity of members in the area of cyber security in order to forestall cyber-attacks on the Communication Navigation and Surveillance/Air Traffic Management (CNS/ATM) domain.
Adeniran Ogunsanya College of Education

Adeniran Ogunsanya college to be upgraded to university – Lagos governor

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Monday said the state government owned Adeniran Ogunsanya College of Education is to be upgraded to a University of Education.

Air Peace to commence flight operation to Ibadan

Onyeama explained that the recent Corporate Award of Excellence to the airline by University of Ibadan was in recognition of its unparalleled excellence in the delivery of safe and comfortable flights.