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Presidential elections in Ghana, others top agenda at ECOWAS meeting

The 44th Ordinary Meeting of the Mediation and Security Council of the Economic Community of West African States has called attention to the ongoing insurgency in Nigeria, Gambia and Guinea Bissau as well as the political crisis in Mali.
An outspoken Nigerian pastor, Adewale Giwa, has told the President Muhammadu Buhari-led government to open churches in Nigeria to enable pastors heal all coronavirus patients in the country.

Ondo guber: Cleric tasks CP on security as political thugs threaten to seal church

The senior Pastor of Awaiting The Second Coming Of Jesus Christ Ministry, Adewale Giwa, in Akure, the Ondo State capital, has called on the State Police Commissioner, Bolaji Salami, to provide security for all citizens as some armed men numbering six stormed his family house on Friday, threatening to seal his church.
Governor Willie Obiano

Lockdown: Anambra lose N1.9 billion internal revenue in six weeks – official

Anambra State Government said it has lost about N1.9 billion from Internally Generated Revenue, IGR, in six weeks, due to the lockdown order to contain the dreaded coronavirus pandemic.
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Kano governor appoints female head of service, five special advisers

Kano State Governor Abdullahi Ganduje has approved the appointment of Hajiya Binta Lawan-Ahmed as the state’s new Head of Service.
Abdullahi Umar Ganduje

Kano governor makes new appointments

Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, has approved the appointment of substantive Head of Service, in person of Hajiya Binta Lawan Ahmed.
Godwin Obaseki

Edo guber: Owan West APC endorses Governor Obaseki second term

Members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Owan West local government have endorsed the second term ticket of Governor Godwin Obaseki and his deputy, Hon Philip Shaibu.
The Bauchi state governor, Sen. Bala Mohammed, on Friday, inaugurated the newly appointed 20 commissioners as members of the State Executive Council (SEC).

Bauchi governor swears in Adamu Soro to replace elder brother as commissioner

Governor Bala Mohammed of Bauchi State on Wednesday swore in newly appointed Commissioner Adamu Manu Soro to replace his elder brother Nura Manu Soro who resigned as Commissioner for Finance hours after his redeployment to Youths and Sports two weeks ago.
Moscow hopes the summit, co-chaired by Russian President Vladimir Putin and Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi, will kickstart economic, security and political partnerships.

Russia seeks stronger, more positive ties to Africa at Sochi Summit

Dozens of African officials and business leaders will gather in Sochi, Russia, this week for a two-day summit designed to bolster relations between the Russian Federation and all 54 African nations.
Aminu Masari

Katsina governor set to restructure ministries, appoints 14 special advisers

Governor Aminu Bello Masari of Katsina state has announced plans by his government to create new Ministries and restructure others to fast track his policies and programs in the remaining four years of his administration
Aminu Masari

Katsina governor appoints 13 special advisers

Katsina State Governor, Alhaji Aminu Bello Masari, has approved the appointment of 13 special advisers.
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Jigawa mother lawmaker kidnapped

The mother of a lawmaker in the Jigawa State House of Assembly, Yayaha Muhammad, has been kidnapped by gunmen.
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has approved the appointment of Olarewaju Lasisi as his senior special adviser on media and public affairs. 1

Speaker Gbajabiamila leads Nigerian delegation to Commonwealth confab

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, is leading the Nigerian delegation to the 50th Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (Africa Region) Conference holding in Zanzibar, Tanzania, from Sunday.

ECOWAS Commission calls for whistle blower protection laws

The ECOWAS Commission on Tuesday urged ECOWAS Parliamentarians to enact laws and take other appropriate measures to protect whistle blowers in the sub-region.
Salamatu Hussaini Suleiman

Former minister bags UniAbuja honorary doctorate degree

The University of Abuja has awarded former Minister of State , Foreign Affairs, Mrs Salamatu Hussaini Suleiman an honorary doctorate degree.
Abdullahi A. Sule

Nasarawa governor makes 9 appointments, clears air on first lady

The newly sworn-in Governor of Nasarawa state, Mr Abdullahi Sule, yesterday, announced his first set of appointments of nine Senior Special Assistants to work in the new administration.

Telecos demand executive order on infrastructure vandalism, double taxation

Telecom operators in the country and other professionals in the Information and Communications Technology, ICT, industry, yesterday, called on the Federal Government to issue executive order against vandalism of telecom infrastructure, double taxation and regulation in the sector to properly harness the developmental potential of ICT in nation building.

Bolaji Owasanoye: ICPC will support President Buhari in ridding Nigeria of corruption

The Chairman, Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC), Prof. Bolaji Owasanoye, has said that the commission will support the Buhari administration in ridding the country of corruption.
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LCDA: Lawyer urges Governor Akeredolu not to politicise process

Dr Kayode Ajulo, a constitutional lawyer, has urged Gov. Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State, to guard against politicisation in the Local Council Development Authorities (LCDAs) creation.

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Gov. Simon Lalong of Plateau has urged Muslims to regard the Eid-el-Maulud period as an opportunity for sober reflection and a time to demonstrate love.

Plateau government gives looters 48 hours to return stolen palliatives

The Plateau State Government has given looters 48 hours to return stolen COVID-19 palliatives in their possession or risk being arrested.
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Gunmen kidnap Oyo council boss

Gunmen have reportedly kidnapped the Chairman, Iganna Local Council Development Area of Oyo State, Mr Olayiwola Adeleke.
Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu has called an extraordinary emergency meeting for Monday.

Barcelona board requests to suspend vote of no confidence on president

Barcelona have made a request to the Generalitat de Catalunya to suspend the vote of no confidence on embattled club president Josep Maria Bartomeu, report RAC1 as per Marca.
John Obi Mikel captained Stoke City to their first Championship victory at home this season with a 3-2 win over Brentford on Saturday.

Mikel Obi relishes ‘massive’ Stoke City win vs Brentford

John Obi Mikel has hailed Stoke City’s victory against Brentford under his captaincy as ‘massive’ in his Instagram post, and also urges his followers to continue praying for Nigeria, an appeal he made with a hash tag in the same post.

Lagos lawyer faults minister’s ‘discovery’ of camera at Lekki tollgate

Human rights lawyer, Ebun-Olu Adegboruwa (SAN), has faulted the supposed discovery of a video camera recorder by the Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola (SAN), at the Lekki toll plaza on Sunday.