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Ondo election: ADC collapses structure, decamp to APC

The African Democratic Congress (ADC) in Ondo West and East Federal constituency of Ondo State has collapsed its structure into the All Progressives Congress (APC).
The Judicial Commission of Inquiry set up by Governor Godwin Obaseki to investigate the construction of the Edo Specialist Hospital and supply of equipment has indicted former governor, Adams Oshiomhole.

Edo election: Governor Obaseki declares Friday work-free

Ahead of Saturday’s gubernatorial election in Edo State, the government has declared Friday, September 18, 2020, as a work-free day.
Ahmed Idris, the Accountant-General of the Federation (AGF)

Federal, states, local governments share N682.060 billion for August

The Federation Accounts Allocation Committee has shared a total of N682.060 billion August 2020 Federation Account revenue to the Federal, States and Local Government Councils and agencies.
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 Okada riders get last warning over restricted areas

The Imo state government yesterday set up an enforcement team to stop motorcycle operators from operating in the government restricted areas within the state capital after 14 days ultimatum issued to them had elapsed.
Ekiti State Governor Kayode Fayemi has denied claims that his government has sold off the Ekiti State Governor’s Lodge in Abuja.

Ekiti trains 2,000 school administrators on virus protocol

The Ekiti State Government says it has trained no fewer than two thousands public school administrators on COVID-19 protocols, ahead of full resumption of schools in the state.
The US Ambassador to Nigeria Mary Beth Leonard also congratulated the people of Nigeria for attaining a wild polio virus free status after years of joint efforts to qualify Nigeria to be removed from the list of wild polio endemic countries.

US reviews ban on migrant visa to Nigeria

United States America has disclosed that it will reconsidered its ban on some categories of Migrant Visas on Nigeria.
Fire explosion was on Wednesday averted in Onitsha Anambra State when a fuel tanker crashed on top of the River Niger bridge, spilling its contents on the highway.

Fuel tanker drivers to cut off northern distribution over Niger’s roads closure

Petroleum Tanker Drivers, PTD, Wednesday, ordered members to halt distribution of petroleum products from Lagos to the northern part of the country from tomorrow (Thursday) till further notice.
Ogun Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun, has set up a committee that will develop guidelines for a safe reopening of schools for students at the final year or transition classes in the State.

Ogun setting stage for council election

Ogun State is to constitute an electoral board for the State Independent Electoral Commission (OGSIEC) to conduct the council election.
Sen. George Akume, Minister of Special Duties and Intergovernmental Affairs made the call at the formal inaugural ceremony of eight members of the Governing Board of the NNMA on Friday in Abuja.

Senator Akume: Why Nigerians should celebrate President Buhari

Minister of Special Duties and Intergovernmental Affairs, George Akume, has advised Nigerians to always celebrate President Mohammadu Buhari, particularly for lifting the country from the abyss of poverty to economic prosperity.
The Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Senator Godswill Akpabio, has taken proactive measures aimed at curtailing the devastating impacts of flooding in the region occasioned by yearly torrential rainfall.

SEMA: Flood kills 16, destroys 3,042 houses in Bauchi

The Bauchi State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) said flood had killed 16 persons, destroyed 3,042 houses and several farmlands in the state.
The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr. Sunday Dare, on has turned the heat on the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) saying football in the country is going backward.

Nigerian government reads out riot act to NFF, clubs over resumption of league

The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr. Sunday Dare, has read out the riot acts to the Nigerian Football Federation and club owners that no stadium would be opened for any football game without strict adherence to the sports protocols, even as there must be total implementation of the club licensing control before the new football season can resume.
The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr. Sunday Dare, on has turned the heat on the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) saying football in the country is going backward.

Sports reopening: Minister warns against breach of virus protocols

Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare, says all COVID-19 protocols must be fully observed as sporting activities resume across the country behind closed doors.
Max Air

Max Air begins domestic flights in Katsina

Max Air, a domestic airline owned by Katsina business mogul, Alhaji Bara’u Mangal, has kicked off its domestic flights to various parts of the country with an initial flight from Abuja to Katsina state.
Kwara State Governor Abdulraham Abdulrazaq

Prince Abdulkadir named new Kwara chief of staff

Governor Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq of Kwara State has appointed Prince Mahee Abdulkadir, son of the late 10th Emir of Ilorin, Mallam Aliyu Abdulkadir, as the new Chief of Staff.
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75 frontline health workers contract virus in Katsina

More than 75 frontline line health workers including Doctors, Nurses, and others have tested positive of the Coronavirus, with the majority of them asymptomatic.
Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari3

President Buhari appoints new FGSHLB executive secretary

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Mr Ibrahim Mairiga as the Executive Secretary, Federal Government Staff Housing Loans Board (FGSHLB).
The Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Senator Godswill Akpabio, has taken proactive measures aimed at curtailing the devastating impacts of flooding in the region occasioned by yearly torrential rainfall.

Senator Akpabio takes steps to tame flooding in Niger Delta

The Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Senator Godswill Akpabio, has taken proactive measures aimed at curtailing the devastating impacts of flooding in the region occasioned by yearly torrential rainfall.

EEDC announces planned electricity outage for maintenance in Enugu

The Enugu Electricity Distribution Company (EEDC) has announced a planned electricity outage within the Enugu metropolis on Friday, Sept. 4.

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Edo election: YIAGA Africa to adopt PVT methodology to check credibility of election results

Yiaga Africa, a civil society organisation says it plans to deploy its Parallel Vote Tabulation (PVT) methodology to assess the credibility of the Sept. 19, Edo Governorship poll.

Edo election: Over 300 policemen surround Governor Wike’s hotel in Benin – PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has claimed the hotel where the Governor of Rivers state, Nyesom Wike, is lodging in Benin City, the capital of Edo State, has been surrounded by over 300 policemen.

30 feared dead as bus plunges into Ebonyi river

Over 30 persons were feared dead in a road accident along Akaeze-Ishiagu highway in Akaeze Development Centre, Ivo local government area of Ebonyi state.
President Muhammadu Buhari, on Friday, said the Federal Government would engage the services of members of the National Youth Service Corps to champion the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals 2030 at the grassroots.2

President Buhari: Nigeria to engage NYSC members for SDGs 2030 implementation

President Muhammadu Buhari, on Friday, said the Federal Government would engage the services of members of the National Youth Service Corps to champion the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals 2030 at the grassroots.
Manchester United are keen on signing Alex Telles this summer.

Manchester United agree deal with Alex Telles

Manchester United are keen on signing Alex Telles this summer.