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AGF: Impunity has no place in Nigeria

The Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr. Abubakar Malami, has said that acts of impunity had no place and would never be tolerated in Nigeria.
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has called for an improved welfare package for teachers in Nigerian as they join their colleagues globally to mark this year’s World Teachers’ Day. 8

House of Reps seeks details of Nigeria-Russia agreement on Ajaokuta Steel Company

The House of Representatives has mandated its relevant committees to get details of the agreement between Nigeria and Russia on the completion of the Ajaokuta Steel Company.
UN Foundation’s Vice President for Girls and Women Strategy, Michelle Milford Morse, presents Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie with the UN Global Leadership Award on the eve of the 75th anniversary of the UN in New York. She is the youngest Aftican to be honoured

UN Foundation honours Chimamanda Adichie with Global Leadership Award

The United Nations Foundation on November, 20, 2019 honoured Chimamanda Adichie, amongst other global leaders in its annual awards ceremony.
Bello Matawalle

Governor Matawalle threatens to arrest predecessor

Governor Bello Muhammad Matawalle of Zamfara State has vowed to arrest and appropriately deal with his predecessor, Abdulazeez Yari.
Bolivia's second Senate Vice President and opposition politician Jeanine Anez, center, wearing the Presidential sash, addresses the crowd from the balcony of the Quemado palace after she declared herself interim president of the country, in La Paz, Bolivia, Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2019. Juan Karita—AP

Bolivia: Senator Jeanine Áñez declares self interim president

Bolivian opposition senator Jeanine Áñez has declared herself interim president of the South American country following Evo Morales’ resignation.
Gov. Abubakar Sani-Bello of Niger has urged the Muslim Ummah to pray for peace, unity and security for meaningful development in the country.

Eid el Maulud: Imbibe spirit of peace, unity and tolerance – Niger governor

Governor Abubakar Sani Bello of Niger State has urged Muslims in the country to uphold the principles of unity, peace and tolerance practiced by Prophet Muhammad as the faithful mark Eid el Maulud.
Bolivian President Evo Morales said on Sunday he would resign after the military suggested he step down and allies resigned amid a fierce backlash to a disputed election last month.

Bolivia’s President Evo Morales announces resignation

Bolivian President Evo Morales said on Sunday he would resign after the military suggested he step down and allies resigned amid a fierce backlash to a disputed election last month.

Bayelsa guber: I don’t know price of AK-47 rifle – Governor Dickson

The Governor of Bayelsa State, Mr. Seriake Dickson, says he does not know how much guns, especially an AK-47 cost.
The President of the Senate, Dr Ahmad Lawan has described insinuations that he is a rubber stamp to the Executive as “sentimental and laughable”.

Senate President preaches love, peace, tolerance at Eid-El-Maulud

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has felicitated with Muslim faithful on the commemoration of this year's Eid-El-Maulud.

Eid-el-Maulud: Emir of Daura urges faithful to imbibe qualities of Prophet Muhammad

The Emir of Daura, Farouk Umar, has enjoined Muslim faithful in the country to imbibe the qualities of Prophet of Islam Muhammad (PBUH) and his companions.
He said the Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, congratulated the Muslim faithful on the occasion and enjoined them to live within the virtues and teachings of the Prophet. 3

Federal government declares Monday public holiday for Maulud celebration

The Federal Government has declared Monday as Public Holiday to mark the 2019 Eid-ul-Mawlud in commemoration of the birthday of the Holy Prophet Muhammad.

Former Governor Uduaghan speaks on Court of Appeal loss

Emmanuel Uduaghan, the former governor of Delta State, said he has accepted the judgment of the Court of Appeal which declared James Manager the winner of the Delta South Senatorial District election.
Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday bestowed the national honour of “The Order of Friendship” on Prof. Benedict Oramah, President of the African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) in Moscow.

President Putin honours Afreximbank chief with Russian National Award

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday bestowed the national honour of “The Order of Friendship” on Prof. Benedict Oramah, President of the African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) in Moscow.
Emeka Ihedioha

Imo government promises more budgetary allocation to nursing college

The Imo State government has promised more budgetary allocations to the state’s College of Nursing and Midwifery, Orlu to enable it live up to its mandate of producing world-class nurses and midwives.

Mali: Armed groups call for a merge into a political movement

In Mali, one of the major parties of the 2015 peace agreement on Saturday called for other groups that share a common core to rally behind one umbrella to form a political movement to represent the Northern parts of the country.

Charles Dokubo meets leaders of Niger Delta ex-agitators

Coordinator of the Presidential Amnesty Programme, Prof. Charles Dokubo, said at the weekend that though he observed distortions in the structure of the Programme on assumption of office, he has maintained zero tolerance for any form of illegality under his watch.

Ex-inmate bags two university degrees in prison

Former inmate of the Nigeria Correctional Service in Enugu State, Mr. Adenyi Theophilus, got two degrees while in prison.

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Plateau United striker Silas Nenrot has stated that he hopes his side can maintain their current position till the end of the season or stay top on the final day of the league season as the team current sit top 3 pts clear of second placed Lobi stars.

Plateau United seek to maintain unbeaten run

Former Nigeria Professional Football League champions Plateau United will try to maintain its unbeaten run in the 2019/20 season when they clash with Heartland FC in one of the Matchday 7 fixtures at Okigwe Township Stadium tomorrow.
A group of protesters under the aegis of Guardian of Democracy Initiative on Friday, stormed the premises of the Federal High Court, venue of the ongoing trial of #RevolutionNow convener Omoyele Sowore.

Ope Sowore: My children and I want my husband back

Wife of Omoyele Sowore, the convener of the RevolutionNow protest, Mrs Ope Sowore, has sent a message to President Muhammadu Buhari that she and her children are waiting for the return of her husband.

General Buratai tasks officers on improvement on current successes

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai has tasked officers and commanders of Nigerian Army units and formations to ensure improvement on current operational successes in 2020.
Nasarawa State Governor, Abdullahi A. Sule

Governor Sule, Senator Al-Makura deny friction over alleged inherited debts

Gov. Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa State and his predecessor, Sen. Umaru Al-Makura, have denied rumours of a rift between them over alleged inherited debt.
Banigo

Rivers deputy governor condemns raping, killing of women by pirates

Dr Ipalibo Harry Banigo, the Rivers State Deputy Governor, has condemned the criminal acts and the backdrop of incessant attacks on Seafarers on the Port Harcourt-Onne-Bonny route leading to the loss of lives, properties and the raping of women by sea pirates in the coastal waters.