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President Goodluck Jonathan

Coronavirus: Now is the time for action – Goodluck Jonathan

Former President Goodluck Jonathan says more actions are needed even in this time when the world is facing a devastating health challenge occasioned by the coronavirus.
President Muhammadu Buhari has assured that his administration would take necessary measures to isolate Nigerians from the consequences of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak on the economy. 4

President Buhari: We’ll protect Nigerians from adverse effects of coronavirus on economy

President Muhammadu Buhari has assured that his administration would take necessary measures to isolate Nigerians from the consequences of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak on the economy.
Senator Hope Uzodinma as Governor of Imo State

Imo governor appoints retired Justice Nnadi as adviser

Governor Hope Uzodinma has appointed retired Imo chief judge, Justice Paschal Nnadi his 28th adviser, a statement by his chief press secretary Oguwike Nwachuku said today.
The Minister of State for Education, Honourable Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba, made this known when FLL national championship winners emerged recently.

Minister tasks CSOs on accurate data on out of school children

The Minister of State for Education, Mr Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba, has called on civil society organisations to be accurate when giving out data on out of school children in the country.
The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, said in terms of business opportunities, employment and earnings, the entertainment industry is an unexplored keg of potentialities.

NBC commences broadcast industry reform implementation – minister

The National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) has commenced the implementation of the reforms approved by the President to strengthen the NBC’s regulatory role and make it more effective.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

APC harvests new members from deregistered parties

Hundreds of members of some political parties deregistered by the Independent National Electoral commission (INEC) have indicated interest to join the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Yobe.
Coronavirus- A person wearing a face mask. David Mercado-Reuters

WTTC: Travel bans won’t end coronavirus

Worldwide governments must not overreact with “disproportionate” measures in a bid to stop the spread of Covid-19, says the World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC).

IMF decries slow pace of economic recovery in Nigeria

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has decried the slow pace of economic recovery in Nigeria, warning its declining real incomes and weak investment have continue to weigh in on economic activity.
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s government was defeated in parliament on Monday after December election, with the upper chamber voting in favour of a move to protect the rights of EU citizens in Britain after Brexit.

British government launches tougher immigration rules

The British government on Wednesday presented tougher post-Brexit immigration plans, aimed at reducing the flow of “low skills” labour.
Google has removed the chat app ToTok, which is allegedly an espionage tool for the United Arab Emirates, from the Play Store for a second time.

Google removes ‘spying’ app ToTok from android play store again

Google has removed the chat app ToTok, which is allegedly an espionage tool for the United Arab Emirates, from the Play Store for a second time.
Thomas Gould, a Sinn Fein candidate in Cork, celebrating with supporters after the voting results. Henry Nicholls-Reuters

Ireland: Sinn Fein wins popular vote, set for historic gains

Sinn Fein, the left-wing Irish nationalist party, has won the popular vote in a general election, with the one-time political wing of the Irish Republican Army (IRA) disrupting a duopoly of centre-right parties which have historically controlled the Republic.
Students of the Delta State Polytechnic have protested against new policies introduced by their school management.

Students shut Delta polytechnic, block expressway

Students of the Delta State Polytechnic have protested against new policies introduced by their school management.

Ex-militant leaders blame Niger Delta governors for youth agitations, rallies support for Charles Dokubo

Former militant leaders from nine states in the Niger Delta area have blamed some state governors in the region for frequent agitations by the youths in the region. =
President of the UN General Assembly, Amb. Tijani Muhammad-Bande, delivering his opening remarks at the event.

Education in serious crisis – stakeholders

Senior United Nations officials and other stakeholders on Friday in New York raised concerns about the “alarming crisis’’ in the educational sector with a call on governments to act fast.
Senator Hope Uzodinma as Governor of Imo State

Governor Uzodinma: Assess me after one year in office

Imo Governor Hope Uzodinma has pleaded with the people of the state to be patient with his administration and assess his performance after one year in office.

Oxfam discloses billionaires richer than 60 percent of world’s population

Oxfam, Monday, disclosed, in a decade the world’s billionaires have doubled in and richer than 60 per cent of the world’s population.
Governor Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara State

Group accuses former Zamfara governor of plotting to destabilise state

A group known as the Peace Advocates Network of Nigeria (PANN) has accused former Governor of Zamfara State, Abdulaziz Yari, of plotting to destabilise the state through sponsored banditry.
All Progressives Congress (APC) National Publicity Secretary, Lanre Issa-Onilu

2020: Expect democratic dividends – APC

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has assured Nigerians that contrary to false alarm from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) that the federal government has laid landmines next year, they will reap more dividends of democracy next year.

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Barcelona have reportedly pinpointed Marcus Rashford and Harry Kane as two potential targets as the club looks to locate a replacement for Luis Suarez next summer.

Marcus Rashford cleared to step up rehabilitation

Manchester United have cleared striker Marcus Rashford to step up his rehabilitation from a back injury that has kept him out of action since January.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Osun police nab fraudster over virus relief scam

Osun State Police Command has arrested a middle-aged man in Osogbo for impersonating the state government to swindle unsuspecting citizens of the state under the guise of providing social relief during the stay-at-home period.
A member of the House of Representatives, Rep. Shehu Koko representing Maiyama-Koko-Besse Federal Constituency of Kebbi State made the plea in a statement made available to journalists on Monday.

Reps member calls for suspension of utility bills

As part of efforts to ameliorate the socio-economic hardship being faced by Nigerians in the fight against the deadly coronavirus, the federal government has been urged to extend her palliative to include suspension of payment of electricity and water bills for the ordinary Nigerians for two months.
YINKA ODUMAKIN

Afenifere: President Buhari should have given Nigerians enough time to prepare for lockdown

Pan Yoruba socio-political organisation, Afenifere, on Monday said President Muhammadu Buhari should have given the residents of Lagos, Ogun and Abuja enough time to prepare before announcing the lockdown of the states.
Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO)

FAO urges countries to keep food chain alive, avoid crisis

The Food and Agriculture Organisation, FAO, Monday, urged governments in countries affected by the coronavirus, COVID-19 pandemic to keep the food chain alive in order to avoid the food crisis.