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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 ministry denies appointing new AFN chief

The Ministry of Youth and Sports Development has denied appointing Mr. People S.Y Pepple as Director-General for the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN), warning the sporting public, MDAs and law enforcement agencies not to do business with him.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

10 feared dead, 5 abducted in Anambra land dispute

No fewer than 10 persons were feared dead, while a police officer attached to Nzam Police station was declared missing by the police authorities following a hostility that erupted from a land dispute between Allah/Onugwu community in Anambra West Local Government Area of Anambra State and their neighbouring community, Odekpe, also in the same council area of the state.
President Muhammadu Buhari is currently presiding over the Emergency National Executive Council, NEC, meeting of the All Progressives Congress, APC, at the Council Chamber, Presidential Villa, Abuja.

SERAP gives President Buhari 14 days to probe over N300 billion missing public funds

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has given President Muhammadu Buhari 14 days to “direct the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice Mr Abubakar Malami, SAN, and appropriate anti-corruption agencies to urgently investigate allegations that over N300bn of public funds are missing, mismanaged, diverted or stolen, as documented in the 2017 audited report by the Auditor General of the Federation (AGF).”
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Appeal Court justice’s wife kidnapped in Cross River

According to aitnews, Ekwele who is the wife of Justice Ignatius Agube was kidnapped in her shop along Ekorinim Phase II in Calabar Municipality Area Council of Cross River State on Saturday, at about 8:30 pm local time.
Governor Douye Diri has expressed worry over the development, following the lifting of the ban on interstate travel.

Coronavirus spike sparks anxiety in Bayelsa

The Acting Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Mr Daniel Alabrah, quoted him as expressing deep concern over the fatality rate of 6.5% the state has recorded so far, which, according to him, is higher than the national average of 2.5%.
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.

Nigerian government inaugurates joint planning committee for economic summit

The Federal Government has inaugurated the Joint Planning Committee (JPC) for the 26th Nigerian Economic Summit (NES#26) scheduled to hold in October 2020.
AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq of Kwara

Kwara suspends five SUBEB officials over alleged fraud

The officials are the Permanent Secretary of the parastatal Bayo Audu Onimago; Director of Finance and Supply of SUBEB, Husseni Ahmed; account officers Mujeeb Ibrahim and Oyerinde Fatai; and a staff of the Teaching Service Commission who doubled as the Chairman of the Nigerian Union of Teachers Toyin Saliu.
The Kayode Fayemi administration in Ekiti State says it has defrayed inherited debts to the tune of 31 billion naira since assumption of office.

Ekiti to inaugurate human rights action plan committee July 1

The Ekiti government will, on July 1, inaugurated a committee saddled with the responsibility of developing a human rights action plan.
The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) administration has raised alarm over rising cases of insecurity and vandalism in the territory. Abuja

Many Abuja residents not obeying coronavirus protocols – ex-minister

Former Minister, Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Dr. Aliyu Modibbo, has raised an alarm that many FCT residents are not obeying basic guidelines and protocols put in place by relevant authorities to prevent the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19).
Osagie Emmanuel Ehanire (born 4 November 1946) is a Nigerian medical doctor and politician. He was appointed as the Minister of State for Health in the President Muhammadu Buhari administration in November 2015.

Nigeria approves national palliative care policy for cancer patients

Dr Osagie Ehanire, the Minister of Health, has approved the development of National Palliative Care Policy in order to address the palliative care need of cancer patients in the country.
Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Environment and Sustainability, Mr. Lucky Wasa, during his inspection of water detention pond at Erediauwa in Benin City, on Wednesday, June 24, 2020.

Edo assures timely completion of water detention pond project

The Edo State Government has assured residents of Benin City on timely completion of water detention pond projects to check flooding in the state.
The Kano State Government says it has conducted 4,735 Coronavirus (COVID-19) samples test since the outbreak of the pandemic.

Five Ebonyi family members test positive for coronavirus

Five family members of a former Permanent Secretary in Ebonyi State, who died of COVID-19, have tested positive for the viral disease.

Kaduna reviews nutrition plan to include coronavirus response

The Kaduna State Government has started the review of the 2020 Operational Plan of its Multi-sectoral Strategic Plan of Action on Nutrition (KDMSPAN) to include Coronavirus (COVID-19) response activities.

SON approves 168 new standards, national standardisation strategy

The Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) Governing Council has approved 168 new standards for publication and dissemination to various sectors of the Nation’s economy in furtherance of the Federal Government’s economic diversification policy.

Kebbi tasks FRSC on synergy with sister agencies

The Secretary to Kebbi State Government (SSG), Alhaji Babale Umar-Yauri, has urged the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) to work in synergy with other security agencies to reduce incidences of road crashes in the state.
The executive governor of Ogun State, Dapo Abiodun has urged Nigerian students, irrespective of religious affiliation, to continue working for the unity, peace, and progress of the country.

Ogun governor appoints new head of service

The Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun, has appointed Alhaja Selimot Ottun, as the new Head of Service in the state.

Activities of firewood, timber dealers threatening Adamawa forest reserve

The Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources in Adamawa said on Sunday that firewood and timber dealers were threatening forest reserves in Adamawa.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Thursday in an FCT High Court in Maitama, re-arraigned a deputy director with the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Emenike Umesi, for alleged misappropriation of N54.3 million.

EFCC discovers ghost workers in Kwara

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) said it has discovered 400 ghost workers in Kwara State, revealing how some state officials are beneficiaries of the corrupt scheme.

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Gov. Godwin Obaseki of Edo on Monday reiterated his government’s commitment to the safety of lives and property of citizens in the state. The governor made the remarks during the inauguration of a fire trucks by the Federal Fire Service (FFS) in the state.

Governor Obaseki: We’re committed to safety of lives, property in Edo

Gov. Godwin Obaseki of Edo on Monday reiterated his government’s commitment to the safety of lives and property of citizens in the state.

Court remands tutor over alleged rape of student

An Ile-Ife Magistrates’ Court in Osun on Tuesday remanded one Eronse Balat, 42, over alleged rape of his student (name withheld).
Manchester United star Paul Pogba has had probably a bigger impact on the team than some fans may recognise.

Manchester United star Paul Pogba ‘excited’ about Jadon Sancho transfer possibility

Paul Pogba is reportedly excited about the prospect of linking up with Jadon Sancho at Manchester United.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commissions has arraigned Senator Shehu Sani before a Federal High Court in Abuja.

I did not give Shehu Sani bribe – witness tells court

Dauda made this known in a Federal High Court, Abuja, while being cross-examined in the ongoing trial of Sani over alleged bribery and advanced fee fraud.

Court adjourns Pastor Ize-Iyamu alleged N700 million fraud case to July 14

The presiding judge of a Federal High Court in Benin City, Edo State, Justice Umar Garba, on Tuesday adjourned to July 14 the alleged N700m fraud case levelled against the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Osagie Ize-Iyamu.