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The Executive Chairman of Benue Internal Revenue Service, BIRS, Mr. Andrew Ayabam, has disclosed that the COVID-19 pandemic had adversely affected the Internally Generated Revenue, IGR, the profile of the state.

Coronavirus adversely impacted Benue revenue – BIRS chief

The Executive Chairman of Benue Internal Revenue Service, BIRS, Mr. Andrew Ayabam, has disclosed that the COVID-19 pandemic had adversely affected the Internally Generated Revenue, IGR, the profile of the state.
Osun State Governor, Adegboyega Oyetola on Sunday disclosed that the state has recorded its first coronavirus death.

Osun set to commence 250 million litres capacity water project

As part of efforts to address bottlenecks in critical water supply services to households in the State, the State Government of Osun has finalized arrangements for the commencement of a 250 million litres capacity water project.

Tailor ‘rapes’ teenage girl in Osun

An Osogbo Magistrates‘ Court in Osun State, on Thursday, ordered the remand of a 30-year-old tailor, Abdulrasaq Sodiq, in Ilesa Correctional Center for allegedly raping a 13-year-old girl.
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced 322 new COVID-19 cases in the country, bringing the total number of infections to 52,227.

NCDC records 131 new virus cases, as total infections hit 56,735

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has recorded 131 new cases of the coronavirus (COVID-19), bringing the total number of infections in the country to 56,735.
Governor Adegboyega Oyetola of Osun State has announced a two-week extension to the ongoing state-wide lockdown to combat the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).

Osun governor flags off ethanol bio-refinery factory

Osun State Governor Adegboyega Oyetola has said that his administration will leave nothing to chance in its determination to stimulate the economy of the State through a robust and mutually-benefitting Public-Private-Partnership (PPP) as part of efforts to place the State on the path of socio-economic growth, development and sustainability.
Mr Tunde Olatunji, the Chief Whip of Osun House of Assembly, on Thursday distributed 20,000 free hybrid cocoa seedlings to farmers in his Ife-North state constituency.

Osun assemblyman distributes 20,000 cocoa seedlings to farmers

Mr Tunde Olatunji, the Chief Whip of Osun House of Assembly, on Thursday distributed 20,000 free hybrid cocoa seedlings to farmers in his Ife-North state constituency.
The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) said it had deployed no fewer than 1,500 of its personnel to provide security during the Sept. 19 Edo governorship election.

FRSC warns corps against collecting bribe

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) Osun Command, has warned its officers against collecting bribes from motorists, vowing that anyone found wanting would be dealt with decisively.

Gani Adams: Terrorists now occupy Oyo community

The Aare Onakakanfo of Yorubaland, Iba Gani Adams, yesterday raised the alarm over the activities of armed terrorists, which he alleged are now occupying Kishi, North-west area of Oyo State as well as the vast old Oyo National Park in the state.
Osun State Governor, Adegboyega Oyetola on Sunday disclosed that the state has recorded its first coronavirus death.

Osun shuts virus isolation centre

Osun State Government on Wednesday announced the shut down of its Mercy land 220-bed isolation centre as the state is on the verge of flattening the curve of the coronavirus pandemic.

General Akinrinade: Famine imminent in Nigeria

A former Chief of Army Staff, General Alani Akinrinade, has urged President Muhammadu Buharito find a permanent solution to the recurring clashes between herdsmen and farmers, and killings in the country.
The Oyo State chapter of Zenith Labour Party (ZLP) says Governor Seyi Makinde disappointed himself for failing to fulfil the promises made to the party few days to the 2019 gubernatorial election.

Governor Makinde the right man to lead PDP in Southwest – lawmaker

A lawmaker representing Obokun/Oriade federal constituency of Osun state in the House of Representatives, Hon. Busayo Wole Oke has described Governor Seyi Makinde as ‘the best person” to the lead the Peoples Democratic Party to victory in the South West.
The Osun State governor, Gboyega Oyetola, is shocked by the death of a young man who was killed in a road crash on Tuesday, September 15, 2020.

Osun governor condemns JTF officers who chased young man to death

The Osun State governor, Gboyega Oyetola, is shocked by the death of a young man who was killed in a road crash on Tuesday, September 15, 2020.
President of the UN General Assembly, Amb. Tijani Muhammad-Bande

Nigeria’s Tijani Muhammad-Bande bows out as UNGA President

Nigeria’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations, Amb. Tijani Muhammad-Bande, on Tuesday, bowed out of office as President of the 74th session of the General Assembly.
As total coronavirus infections in Nigeria hit 24,077, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC has warned against abandoning face masks in favour of face shields.

Nigeria records 132 new virus infections

On Monday night, Nigeria recorded one its lowest coronavirus infection toll in nearly six months with 132 new cases and one death, authorities said.
The Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC), has confirmed 476 new cases of the Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in the country.

Nigeria’s virus death toll hits 1,083

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) at midnight on Monday said that the death toll for the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic in Nigeria had jumped to 1, 083.
President Muhammadu Buhari and AfDB President Akinwumi Adesina.

AfDB: Ex-President Obasanjo hails President Buhari over position on Akin Adesina

Former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, on Monday, commended President Muhammed Buhari’s led Federal Government for the support given at ensuring successful re-election of the President of the African Development Bank (AfDB), Dr. Akinwunmi Adesina.
Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai, on Monday met with President Muhammadu Buhari to brief him on efforts by the military to tame the wave of banditry and terrorism, especially in the North.

General Buratai: Nigerian Army competent to tackle insurgency

The Chief of Army Staff, General Tukur Buratai has disclosed that the Nigerian Army is professionally committed to combating insurgency without jettisoning the constitution in discharging its responsibilities.
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Edo election: YIAGA builds capacity of 543 observers

With six days left for the Edo governorship election, an election observer, Yiaga Africa, Sunday, expressed readiness by building the capacity of 543 observers that would be deployed to all 18 Local Government Areas of Edo State.

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As candidates jostle for the Director-General position of the World Trade Organisaion, WTO, Female Parliamentary in Nigeria, Friday, threw weight behind former Minister of Finance, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, to occupy the number one position of the organization.

Former Nigerian minister makes shortlist for WTO top job

Nigeria’s former Minister of Finance, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, has scaled yet another hurdle in the race for the job of Director General of the World Trade Organisation (WTO).
The governor, Hope Uzodinma, disclosed this in Owerri, after meeting with the leadership of the state chapters of the Nigeria Union of Pensioners, NUP, led by Josiah Ugochukwu, Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, Comrade Austin Chilakpu and Trade Union Congress, TUC, at the Government House in Owerri.

Imo governor requests for re-accreditation of nursing schools

Governor Hope Uzodinma has appealed to the Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria to consider the re-accreditation and re-opening of Nursing and Midwifery schools in Imo state.
The Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD) has said thugs intimidated voters, election observers and journalists on a scale it said would affect the integrity of the governorship election in Kogi State.

Edo election: Voters looking for ‘vote buyers’ – CDD

The Centre for Democratic Development (CDD) has warned against vote buying and dissemination of fake news during Saturday’s governorship election in Edo State.
The Police Command in Plateau has arrested 16 suspects over kidnapping, armed robbery, culpable homicide and unlawful possession of firearms.

Kidnappers free ex-US Army officer in Ekiti

After four days in captivity, a former officer of the United States Army and native of Ijan Ekiti in Ekiti, Mr Jide Ijadare, has been released by his abductors.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Edo election: Don’t wait at polling units after voting – police tell voters

The Nigeria Police Force has asked the people of Edo State to return home immediately after voting rather than wait for the counting of the ballot.