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UNILAG: We did not approve banner with MC Oluomo’s photo

The University of Lagos, Akoka, has said it did not approve the banner which had the Caretaker Chairman of the National Union of Road Transport Workers in Lagos State, Musiliu Akinsanya, aka MC Oluomo, as one of the invited guests for a programme on the campus.
Dr Yinka Ayandele, Permanent Secretary, Education District 3, Ikoyi, says more attention will be given to the study of technology in schools across the state to engender digital economy.

Official: Lagos to provide more support to technology in schools to engender digital economy

Dr Yinka Ayandele, Permanent Secretary, Education District 3, Ikoyi, says more attention will be given to the study of technology in schools across the state to engender digital economy.

NDLEA discovers, destroys two hectares of cannabis’ farms in Edo

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Edo Command says it discovered and destroyed two hectares of cannabis farms in the State.

Group calls for establishment of libraries nationwide

The Civil Liberties Organisation (CLO), a civil society organisation, on Sunday called on the Federal and State Governments to establish libraries in all 744 council areas in the country.
The Acting Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has ordered vehicular restriction from 6am – 6pm tomorrow 16 February during the election.

Xenophobia: IGP places AIGs, CPs on red alert

The Inspector-General of Police, IGP Mohammed Adamu, has ordered water-tight security around embassies, foreign missions, foreigners and their businesses within the country.
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 governor orders students to pay compulsory N3,700 ‘donation’

The Ogun State Government has ordered parents and guardians of students in its Public Secondary Schools/Technical Colleges to pay compulsory donation of N3,700 when school resumes for the 2019.2020 academic session.
Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr says he wants to persuade Bordeaux’s English-born forward Josh Maja to play for international football for Nigeria.

Bordeaux confirm Nigeria call-up for Josh Maja against Ukraine

Bordeaux have confirmed Nigeria's call-up for Josh Maja for their friendly game against Ukraine on September 10.
Kayode Fayemi

Ekiti government to hold parents accountable for out-of-school children

Dr Kayode Fayemi, the Ekiti State governor has said that henceforth government will hold parents accountable for any case of out of school children recorded in the state.
The National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) says it arrested 178 illicit drugs offenders in Sokoto State, out of which 29 persons were convicted in 2018.

NDLEA seizes 30kg of cannabis, arrests 49 suspects

The FCT Command of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has arrested 49 suspected drug peddlers and seized 30 kilogrammes of psychotropic substance and hard drugs in August.

Dutsinma university denies rumors of bandits attack on hostels

The Federal University Dutsinma said none of its female’s hostels was attacked by bandits as being speculated in the social media.

Youths stop police from arresting ‘killer-parents’ in Ondo

Youths in Ikare-Akoko, Ondo State, yesterday, allegedly prevented detectives from the state police command from arresting the parents of the four-year-old girl, said to have been beaten to death by them for being a witch.
Aminu Masari

Katsina governor advises parents to present children for immunisation against killer diseases

Gov. Aminu Masari of Katsina State has advised parents and guardians to present their children/wards below the age of five years for immunisation against child-killer diseases.
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Former presidential aide advocates gender desks at police stations

An former aide of President Muhammadu Buhari, Mrs Juliet Ibekaku-Nwagwu, has called for the introduction of gender desks in police stations across the country.
A Zuba Chief Magistrate Court in Abuja has adjourned the trial of Senator Elisha Abbo, the lawmaker charged for allegedly assaulting a nursing mother in a sex toy shop in Abuja.

Senator Abbo bags award, promises to support education

The Senator Representing Adamawa North senatorial district, Ishaku Abbo, has been presented with “Excellence in Leadership” Award by the Royalty Academy Numan.

Sex traffickers from southeast worry Anambra residents in Malaysia

Anambra residents in Malaysia have raised the alarm over number of Southeast girls being used in sex trafficking business in that country.
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has recalled the 12 suspended Local Government Council Chairmen.

Rivers governor bans #RevolutionNow protest

Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike has banned Monday’s planned ‘#RevolutionNow’ protest in the state.
The Acting Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has ordered vehicular restriction from 6am – 6pm tomorrow 16 February during the election.

Police: ‘Revolution march’ treasonable felony

The Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has warned all those planning a ‘revolution march’ on Monday 5 August to force a change of regime in Nigeria that they will be charged with treasonable felony.
Promoter Eddie Hearn of Matchroom Sport stayed in the U.S. after his fighter Anthony Joshua (22-1, 21 KO’s) lost four belts and suffered a huge upset loss to Andy Ruiz (33-1, 22 KO’s) on June 1 in New York’s Madison Square Garden.

Andy Ruiz Jr nervous about rematch venue against Anthony Joshua

The world was shocked on June 1, 2019, when Mexican boxer, Andy Ruiz Jr, handed British boxer, Anthony Joshua, the first professional loss of his career.

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Nigeria, England, and Canada are reported to be in a three-way fight for the services of Chelsea’s defender Fikayo Tomori.

Nigeria, England, Canada fight for Chelsea’s Fikayo Tomori

Nigeria, England, and Canada are reported to be in a three-way fight for the services of Chelsea’s defender Fikayo Tomori.
Brazil would have been playing Germany in the next FIFA window not Nigeria or Senegal according to Selecao coach Tite.

October 13 friendly: Brazil planned to play Germany not Nigeria – Tite

Brazil would have been playing Germany in the next FIFA window not Nigeria or Senegal according to Selecao coach Tite.
The African Development Bank, AfDB, says it has approved a 70 million dollar loan for a road project in Ebonyi. The bank said on its website on Friday that it would provide $40 million, while its co-financier, the Africa Growing Together Fund (AGTF), would contribute $30 million for the project.

AfDB fund to invest $500,000 in Nigeria’s sustainable energy

A multi-donor trust fund managed by the African Development Bank (ADB), Sustainable Energy Fund for Africa (SEFA), has approved a $500,000 grant to support the development and launch of the Nigeria Energy Access Fund (NEAF).

Nigeria may explode if we don’t tackle unemployment now – minister

The Minister of Labour and Productivity, Dr Chris Ngige, has warned that Nigeria may explode sooner if unemployment in the country is not tackled urgently.

Official: 50 runners sign up for Onitsha city marathon

No fewer than 50 runners have so far signified intrest in the maiden Onitsha City Marathon (OCM) event slated for Oct. 5, in Anambra.