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Rotimi Amaechi: How I used empowerment, employment to fight insecurity, militancy as governor

The Minister of Transportation, Hon. Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi, has revealed that he deployed infrastructure, economic development and employment to tackle insecurity and militancy as the governor of Rivers State.
The Nigerian Economic Summit Group (NESG) has confirmed that dialogue in national transformation at this year’s economic summit will focus on job creation, youth empowerment and entrepreneurship.

#EndSARS: Nigeria Economic Summit postponed indefinitely

The Nigeria Economic Summit Group (NESG) has announced indefinite postponement of its 26th summit which was scheduled to hold on Oct. 26 and 27.

CSCS sensitizes financial market stakeholders on cyber-security

Central Securities Clearing System (CSCS) Plc, Nigeria’s capital market infrastructure, is ramping up its cyber-security advocacy as it sensitizes financial market participants on rising rate of cybercrime.
The National Directorate of Employment (NDE) in Enugu State on Tuesday said it had trained no fewer than 510 unemployed graduates on different skills.

NDE trains 100 youths on sustainable agriculture, marketing strategies

The National Directorate of Employment (NDE) in Kebbi, has commenced training of 100 unemployed youths in modern agricultural and marketing systems under its Sustainable Agricultural Development Training Scheme (SADTS).
3. The truce-seeking trip of President Muhammadu Buhari to the Malian capital of Bamako on Thursday ended without a deal to soothe the country’s escalating political crisis.

President Buhari focused on nation building and unity of Nigeria

To state that we live in challenging times is perhaps an understatement and does very little justice in accurately capturing our current realities. Those realities include a world faced with a pandemic the scale of which hasn’t been seen in 100 years. The crisis has crippled economies, destroyed global supply chains and obliterated once productive and viable sectors of the economy.
The National Directorate of Employment (NDE) in Enugu State on Tuesday said it had trained no fewer than 510 unemployed graduates on different skills.

NDE empowers 100 Akwa Ibom youths in farming technology

A total of 100 youths in Akwa Ibom State have begun training in various aspects of modern agriculture under the Sustainable Agricultural Development Training Scheme (SADTS) of the National Directorate of Employment (NDE).

Niger SUBEB, UNICEF introduce lesson plan for primary schools

The Niger State Universal Basic Education (NSUBEB) and United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF) is introducing a modern lesson plan for teachers of primary schools in the state.
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.

Army chief tasks regimental sergeant majors on ethics, custom, enhanced regimental activities

Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai, has directed Regimental Sergeant Majors (RSM) to observe traditions, customs and ethics of the Nigerian Army strictly and step up regimental activities in their various formations.
Colonel-Major Ismael Wague, one of the junta leaders of the National Committee for the Salvation of the People (CNSP), which overthrew Mali's President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita, attends a mass rally to celebrate the coup, at the Independence Square in Bamako, Mali August 21, 2020. REUTERS/Moussa Kalapo/File Photo

Mali: Experts propose two-year transition to civilian rule

Experts appointed by Mali’s military junta on Friday proposed a two-year transitional government led by a president chosen by the army, according to a document seen by AFP.

Manufacturers urges Nigerian government to review levies on imported electricity meters

The Electricity Meter Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (EMMAN) has appealed to the Federal Government to review its levies on imported electricity meters to promote full local content in the production of pre-paid meters.

NCDMB: Nigeria saves $2 billion on LNG Train 7 through local content development

Nigeria has saved $2 billion on Engineering Procurement and Construction (EPC) contract for Nigeria LNG Train 7 Project through the Nigerian Oil and Gas Industry Content Development (NOGICD) Act implementation.
Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr. Isa Ali Pantami

Minister: Nigeria needs to reboot entire ecosystem with digital technology

Nigeria’s Minister for Communications and Digital Economy, Dr. Isa Ali Pantami, has declared that Nigeria needs to reboot the entire ecosystem with digital technology in order to survive the present regressive economic outlook as a result of Covid-19 disruption.
Klaus Cichutek, Head of the Paul Ehrlich Institut, told the Funke group of newspapers that data from Phase I and Phase II trials showed some vaccines triggered an immune response against the coronavirus.

German institute says coronavirus vaccinations might begin early 2021

The head of Germany’s vaccines regulator said some groups of people living in Germany could be vaccinated early next year against the coronavirus that has killed hundreds of thousands and wreaked havoc on the global economy.
The Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution (IPCR) has pledged to collaborate with the Nigerian Army Resource Centre (NARC) to find practical solutions to insecurity confronting the country.

Nigerian Army to improve capacity for personnel in internal security

The Nigerian Army says it has concluded arrangement to organise a Combat Life Savers Training Course for its personnel engaged in internal security operations to improve capacity of saving lives.
Hundreds of Osun-bound passengers, who had gathered at the Iddo Terminal of the Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) in Lagos for the free train ride of the Osun Government ahead of the Sallah, were stranded on Sunday.

FAAN trains NRC personnel on passenger screening

The Nigeria Railway Corporation (NRC) on Friday said it was collaborating with the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) to train its personnel on passenger screening at train stations.
Lagos State House of Assembly

Lagos Assembly service commission promotes 103 staff

The Lagos House of Assembly Service Commission (LAHASCOM) has promoted 103 officers and urged the newly promoted management and senior staff to be good ambassadors in the discharge of their responsibilities.

AU, African leaders urged to fast track high-speed rail project

African Union, AU, and leaders of the continent have been urged to fast track implementation of the high-speed rail to support the implementation of the continental free trade area.
The State Gov. Seyi Makinde, made this known via his official Twitter, @seyiamakinde on Saturday.

Oyo launches state-wide initiative against coronavirus

The Oyo State Government has launched a statewide containment and decontamination response initiative to curtail the spread of COVID-19 across the state.

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John Ogu hits back at NFF official over #EndSARS comments

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UFC254: Khabib Nurmagomedov retires after beating Justin Gaethje

Khabib Nurmagomedov has retired from the UFC after beating Justin Gaethje in a lightweight title fight at UFC 254 in Abu Dhabi on Saturday.
Nigerians in the United Kingdom have urged youths to be peaceful, united and coordinated as they demand for an end to police brutality and reform of the Nigeria Police Force (NPF).

#EndSARS: Nigerians in UK call for peaceful, united Nigeria

Nigerians in the United Kingdom have urged youths to be peaceful, united and coordinated as they demand for an end to police brutality and reform of the Nigeria Police Force (NPF).
Adamawa Governor Ahmadu Fintiri

Adamawa government imposes 24-hour curfew

Gov. Ahmadu Fintiri of Adamawa has imposed a 24-hour curfew throughout the state, citing a breakdown of law and order in Yola, the capital. Fintiri declared the curfew in a special broadcast on Sunday, warning that the government will not fold its hands and allow some few elements to destabilise the relative peace enjoyed in the state.