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The Member, representing Ado/Okpokwu/Ogbadibo Federal Constituency, Benue State, in the House of Representatives, Dr Francis Ottah Agbo, has called on the Federal and state governments, to immediately set up Price Control Units to check ‘crazy’ hikes in prices of goods and services as Nigeria take giant steps to curb the spread of COVID-19.

Benue Reps member calls for price control of goods, services

The Member, representing Ado/Okpokwu/Ogbadibo Federal Constituency, Benue State, in the House of Representatives, Dr Francis Ottah Agbo, has called on the Federal and state governments, to immediately set up Price Control Units to check ‘crazy’ hikes in prices of goods and services as Nigeria take giant steps to curb the spread of COVID-19.
All Progressives Congress (APC) national stalwart Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, has described as premature, talks about 2023 elections and the successor to President Muhammadu Buhari. To him, those making such calls do not love Nigeria.

Senator Omo-Agege: Asiwaju Tinubu still has a lot to offer Nigeria

Deputy Senate President, Senator Ovie Omo Agege, All Progressives Congress, APC, Delta Central yesterday said that the National Leader of APC, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu still has a lot to offer Nigeria in the area of leadership and nation-building.
The Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has commenced the distribution of bags of rice, beans and Vitamin C to indigent families to cushion the stay-at-home order aimed at tackling the spread of Coronavirus. 5

Nigeria struggles towards shutdown as virus fears grow

The normally bustling markets have thinned out and the notoriously clogged roads are eerily free: Lagos is lurching towards shutdown as Nigeria tries to prevent the spread of coronavirus.
Senator Rose Oko, representing Cross River North Senatorial District of Cross River is dead, aged 63.

Senate President mourns Senator Rose Oko

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has received with shock the news of the death of Senator Rose Oko, who until her death, was the Chairperson, Senate Committee on Trade and Investment.
Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta has sent a N27.9 billion supplementary budget for 2019 to the State House of Assembly for approval, increasing the initial budget figure of N390 billion to N417.9 billion.

Forum: Anyone opposed to restructuring is enemy of Nigeria

Southern Leaders and Middle Belt Forum, comprising Pan-Niger Delta Forum (PANDEF), Ohaneze Ndigbo, Afenifere and Middle Belt, has said that anyone opposed to restructuring in Nigeria is an enemy of the country.
Republican senator from North Carolina, Richard Burr, also in February, warned members of The Tar Heel Club, an exclusive group of North Carolina businessmen.

US Senator dumps stocks before market plunge

According to reports from NPR and The Washington Post, Richard Burr, a Republican senator from North Carolina, also in February, warned members of The Tar Heel Club, an exclusive group of North Carolina businessmen, about the impending chaos the virus would wreak on the stock market.
Olufemi Gbajabiamila

Speaker Gbajabiamila: $22.7 billion loan approval suspended over South-East protest

The Speaker, Femi Gbajabiamila, has said the protest by National Assembly members from the South-East geopolitical zone led to the suspension of work on the $22.79bn external borrowing request by President Muhammadu Buhari

South West PDP welcomes Oyinlola, chieftains of APC, ZLP, ADC, others

The Oyo State Governor, Engr. Seyi Makinde, on Wednesday joined leaders of the Peoples Democratic Party in the South West geopolitical zone to receive bigwigs from rival political parties to the party, declaring that a fresh wave of unity, which will move across Nigeria, has begun in the South West.

Coronavirus: MSSN cancels camping programme

The Muslim Students’ Society of Nigeria has cancelled its annual camping programme over coronavirus fears.
Ayodele Fayose

Ayo Fayose: No senator can match former governor’s financial strength in politics

The immediate past governor of Ekiti State, Ayo Fayose, has boasted that no senator, either serving or retired could match the financial strength of a former governor in politics.

APC crisis: Bisi Akande condemns multiple court cases by party members

Chief Adebisi Akande, the Chairman, APC Reconciliation Committee, has called on all party members to resolve their internal conflicts through dialogue, deliberation and ultimately through open and transparent voting procedures.
Emir of Kano, Alhaji Muhammadu Sanusi II

Mallam Sanusi not disturbed over dethronement – village head

The village Head of Loko, Nasarawa State, Ahmed Sabo, has said Mallam Muhammadu Sanusi is not disturbed about his dethronement as the Emir of Kano.
NLC

Plateau NLC urges women to shun sentiments, unite

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Plateau Council, has urged Nigerian women to shun sentiments and unite in order to achieve the 35 per cent affirmation in politics and equality.
Pastor Funke Kasali of Foundation of Truth Assembly

Pastor Kasali: Women deserve more representations in politics, boardrooms

As Nigerians join the rest of the world to celebrate the International Women’s Day, Pastor Funke Kasali of Foundation of Truth Assembly, has called for more representations for women in politics and on boardrooms, saying the more women have role models, the better they were able to aspire and achieve.

Women’s Day: Women seek gender balance in governance in Plateau

As women worldwide celebrate the International Women’s Day, their counterparts in Plateau State have called for equal opportunity and gender balance to enable them contribute their quota effectively in building the society.

Professor: Nigeria’s democracy a ‘sham’

A Professor of Research and Methodology, Nigerian Government and Politics, Michael Oni, has said that democracy, as it is been practiced in Nigeria, is nothing but a sham.
President of the UN General Assembly, Amb. Tijani Muhammad-Bande

Coronavirus should not be politicised – UNGA chief

President of the UN General Assembly, Ambassador Tijani Muhammad-Bande, has advised against politicisation of the coronavirus (COVID-19) epidemic.

Bauchi: Group urges PDP to involve women in governance

Ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Bauchi State has been called upon to acknowledge the contributions of women in politics by giving them opportunities to actively participate in the act of governance.

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Bournemouth boss becomes first Premier League manager to take pay cut during coronavirus crisis

Bournemouth boss Eddie Howe has become the first Premier League manager to take a pay cut amid the growing coronavirus pandemic.
Somalia ex-Transitional Prime Minister Nur Hassan Hussein alias Nur Adde died earlier Wednesday in London.

Somalia former premier Nur Adde dies in UK hospital

Somalia ex-Transitional Prime Minister Nur Hassan Hussein alias Nur Adde died earlier Wednesday in London.
Former Marseille president, Pape Diouf, has died aged 68 after contracting coronavirus, the club have announced.

Former Marseille president dies of coronavirus

Former Marseille president, Pape Diouf, has died aged 68 after contracting coronavirus, the club have announced.
David Oyedepo

Winners’ Chapel donates ambulance, other materials to Ogun

The leadership of the Living Faith Tabernacle, popularly known as Winners’ Chapel Wednesday donated an ambulance and some other relief materials to the Ogun State government in its efforts to curtail the spread of the deadly Coronavirus in the State.
After an ambush by insurgents which killed over 90 of its soldiers last week, the Chadian military has eliminated dozens of Boko Haram terrorists in a retaliatory operation.

Chadian troops batter Boko Haram terrorists, Abubakar Shekau consoles fighters

After an ambush by insurgents which killed over 90 of its soldiers last week, the Chadian military has eliminated dozens of Boko Haram terrorists in a retaliatory operation.