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In 2016 while inspecting ongoing projects in the state, Rivers State Governor, Nyesome Wike said his administration had built over 200 roads and bridges in the state.

Governor Wike lauds new e-passport with 10-year validity

Gov. Nyesom Wike of Rivers has urged people and residents of the state to acquire their National Identity cards for eligibility for long-term visas introduced by the Federal Government.

Niger: Police recover N16.6 million from crime suspects in 2019

The Niger State Police Command says it recovered over N16.6 million from different crime suspects across the state in 2019.

Chiefdoms, districts creation not to weaken major ethnic groups – Plateau governor

Plateau State Governor, Simon Lalong, said the creation and restoration of chiefdoms, districts and installation/presentation of staff of office to various chiefdoms in the state was not made to weaken some ethnic groups in the state.

Lai Mohammed impressed by ‘Man Enough’

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, on Sunday commended Nigerian actors for their creative prowess in acting and inculcating morals in the public through plays.

Kenneth Okonkwo, Tonto Dikeh honoured at Nollywood New Yam Festival

Veteran Nollywood actors Kenneth Okonkwo and Tonto Dikeh have been honoured with cultural titles at the 2019 Nollywood New Yam Festival, an annual thespians’ fiesta, which showcases Nigeria’s rich cultural heritage.

IOM, NAPTIP, NIDC, others make JIFORM summit list

The Journalists International Forum For Migration, (JIFORM), the migration summit slated for Nigeria between November 25-29, 2019 has received a major boost with the inclusion of international agencies in the planning of the conference.

Lagos Assembly rejects governor’s commissioner-nominees

The Lagos State House of Assembly, on Monday, confirmed 35 out of the 38 nominees of Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu for appointment as Commissioners and Special Advisers in the state.

Cooperative society set to begin rice farming

The Multipurpose Staff Cooperative Society of the Nigerian Shippers’ Council (NSC) has expressed readiness of the executives to invest the cooperative funds into rice production in other to improve dividend of cooperators.
Sidi Ali Mohammed

Official: Boko Haram fighters paid $3,000 daily

A member of the Presidential Committee on the North East Initiative (PCNI) Dr. Sidi Ali Mohammed, has disclosed Boko Haram fighters were being paid $3,000 daily.

Enugu government approves recruitment of 1,500 additional teachers

Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State has approved and directed the Enugu State Universal Basic Education Board (ENSUBEB) to recruit additional 1,500 primary school teachers to enhance basic education in the state.

Armed Forces College begins Operation Haske Biyu to enhance inter-service cooperation

The Armed Forces Command and Staff College, on Monday said it would continue to provide relevant training to ensure intergrated approach to Nigeria’s security.
Tony Elumelu, chairman of Heirs Holdings, says access to electricity is critical to growing Nigeria’s economy.

Tony Elumelu Foundation splashes $15.25 million on 3,050 beneficiaries

The Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF) has announced that 3,050 African entrepreneurs drawn from 54 countries have been selected to join the fifth cycle of its $100million TEF Entrepreneurship Programme.
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Strike: Presidency, lawmakers insist Muhammadu Buhari will present 2019 budget on Wednesday

The Presidency and federal lawmakers have insisted that the presentation of the 2019 budget presentation by President Muhammadu Buhari as scheduled will still hold on Wednesday despite the ongoing strike of the Parliamentary Staff Association of Nigeria.

Kashim Shettima: APC will emerge victorious in 2019

Gov. Kashim Shettima of Borno and Chairman, APC South-West Reconciliation Committee says the party will bring on board all members to achieve victory in 2019 general elections.
Yayale Ahmed

Yayale Ahmed urges northern monarchs to unite, build region

Former Secretary to the Government of the Federation of Nigeria (SGF), Mahmud Yayale Ahmed, attributes the greed and selfishness of northern elite to the cause of the region’s backwardness despite its abundant human and natural resources

Federal government moves to end cholera outbreaks in 2023

The Federal Government is putting in place measures to end cholera outbreaks nationwide in the next five years.

2019: Ex-VP Atiku Abubakar weeps openly over state of the nation

Former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, on Friday betrayed emotions as he wept openly over the sorry state of the nation where he received the nomination form to vie for the presidency under the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, bought by his support group with a vow to restore sanity to the land if elected the President come 2019.

20 budding actors to compete in Queen of Nollywood reality show

The Nigeria Television Authority (NTA)-Startimes network will be partnering with Nollywood for the broadcast of the Queen of Nollywood reality TV show.

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Table tennis world team championships postponed over coronavirus

Table tennis’s world team championships, due to take place next month in the South Korean city of Busan, were postponed on Tuesday following a leap in novel coronavirus cases.

Ikeja Electric to refund customers for pre-paid meters procured under MAP scheme

Ikeja Electric (IE) says it is designing a proposal to refund its customers for pre-paid meters procured under the ongoing Meter Assets Provider (MAP) scheme.
Senator Ahmed Ibrahim Lawan

Abia group threatens Senate with mass action over jailed Senator Orji Kalu’s seat

A group of farmers in Abia North Senatorial District of Abia State under the aerie’s of Isun Cooperative Society with bias in agriculture has given a 21 day ultimatum to the leadership of the Senate to declare the seat of their district vacant or face mass action.
Coach of NPFL side Heartland FC Fidelis Ilechukwu has expressed his deep concern about his team despite the Owerri side’s 1-0 win over Jigawa Golden stars incidentally been their first win of the league season coming on match day 5.

Fidelis Ilechukwu: How Heartland tame MFM at Agege stadium

Heartland FC coach Fidelis Ilechukwu is delighted with his side’s draw against MFM FC in one the match day 21 clash at the Agege township stadium on Sunday.
Lobi Stars of Makurdi defensive midfielder Tamara Ezekiel says his side is still very much in the title race following home draw with rivals Plateau United.

Tamara Ezekiel: Lobi Stars not out of title race

Lobi Stars of Makurdi defensive midfielder Tamara Ezekiel says his side is still very much in the title race following home draw with rivals Plateau United.