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Navy committed to supporting Nigeria’s democracy – Naval chief

The Nigerian Navy has said that as a partner in ensuring the restoration of internal security, it would continue to support democracy by remaining loyal and dedicated to the service of the country.
The acting Inspector-General of Police, Mr Mohammed Adamu, has warned officers and men of the force to abstain from unethical conducts capable of tarnishing the image of the force.

IGP: Community, not state police suitable for Nigeria

The Inspector General of Police Abubakar Mohammed Adamu has expressed preference for the adoption of community police as against the clamour for state police.

General Buratai hails efforts to tackle terrorism, insurgency

The Nigerian Army Resource Centre (NARC) and the New Partnership for African Development (NEPAD) have brought stakeholders together to address terrorism, insurgency and electoral violence.
Nigeria’s energy management giant, Schneider Electric, in partnership with Agence Francaise de Development (AFD) and the National Power Training Institute (NAPTIN) yesterday unveiled the second phase of its up-skill training programme for Nigerian electricians across the country.

Schneider Electric partners AFD, NAPTIN to train Nigerian electricians

Nigeria’s energy management giant, Schneider Electric, in partnership with Agence Francaise de Development (AFD) and the National Power Training Institute (NAPTIN) yesterday unveiled the second phase of its up-skill training programme for Nigerian electricians across the country.
The Middle Belt Forum, MBF, has condemned in strong terms the reported invasion and forced entry into the Abuja residence of the Governor of Taraba State, Arc. Darius Ishaku Dickson, by men of the Nigeria Police Force.

Taraba governor calls for sophisticated technology to fight crime

Following the rising spate of criminal activity and general insecurity in the state, Taraba Governor Darius Ishaku on Monday called on security agencies to deploy sophisticated technology in intelligence gathering in order to match the increasing sophistication of criminals.

Federal government loses 30 percent procurement budget

The Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply Management of Nigeria (CIPSMN) on Wednesday said the country loses about 30 per cent of her procurement budget yearly due to ineffective and inefficient procurement process and system.

CIBN presents accreditation certificate to Ecobank academy

The Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (CIBN) has officially presented certificate of accreditation to the ultra-modern, state of the art Ecobank Nigeria Academy with a call to other financial institutions in the country seeking accreditation of their training school to emulate Ecobank Nigeria.

General Buratai charges RSMs to to embrace information technology

The Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Tukur Buratai, yesterday, tasked the 306 Regimented Sergeant Majors (RSMs), who are currently attending a week-long convention in Kaduna to embrace information and communication technology (ICT), so that they could be digital officers.
President Muhammadu Buhari has felicitated with all the 2019 Nigerian pilgrims over the successful completion of their Hajj rites and the Eid-el-Kabeer celebration.

Presidency moves to strengthen fiscal discipline in Aso Rock

The Anti-Corruption and Transparency Monitoring Unit, ACTU, in the Presidency, yesterday declared the unit’s willingness to partner with MBA Forex and Capital Investment Limited to improve a culture of accountability and transparency in the country.

Ayo Ogunsusi: Nigerian squash now recognised

The Chairman of the Squash Section of the Lagos Country Club, Barrister Ayo Ogunsusi, has expressed his delight with the level of professionalism exhibited at the just concluded 15th edition of the Cargolux Merchant Express International Squash Tournament.
Former Brazil star Rivaldo believes Paul Pogba and Christian Eriksen would fit in well at Real Madrid, but says the Spanish giants do not need them.

Paul Pogba: Question mark over my Manchester United future remains

Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba says there is still a “question mark” over his future at Old Trafford following his team’s resounding 4-0 victory over Chelsea.

NIOB begs National Assembly to give legal backing to NBC to end building collapse

Nigerian Institute of Building, NIOB, has urged the National Assembly to give legal backing to the proposed National Building Code, NBC, to ensure that activities of building engineers are guided by law.
West Ham goalkeeper Adrian

Liverpool replace Simon Mignolet with Spanish goalkeeper Adrian

Spanish goalkeeper Adrian signed for Champions League holders Liverpool on a free transfer hours after Simon Mignolet left to return to his home country and sign for Belgian side Club Brugge.
CHIEF Executive Officer, Polaris Bank, Tokunbo Abiru, has charged the bank’s newly hired employees on the need to be professional in the discharge of their responsibilities as a key ingredient for a successful banking career.

Polaris chief challenges new employees on digital age

Chief Executive Officer, Polaris Bank, Tokunbo Abiru, has charged the bank’s newly hired employees on the need to be professional in the discharge of their responsibilities as a key ingredient for a successful banking career.

Policemen detained over ‘role’ in woman’s death

Three policemen, including an Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP), are being detained at the Warri Area Command of the Delta State Police Command over their alleged role in the death of a woman.
An Air Peace flight from Port Harcourt to Lagos experienced a hard landing which caused a tyre burst and damage to the aircraft’s nose wheel at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA) in Ikeja Lagos. The aircraft with 133 passengers and six crew members after making emergency landing reportedly veered off the runway on 18R. Photo: Abdullateef Aliyu, Lagos 23/7/19

Air Peace aircraft makes hard landing at MMIA, loses nose wheel

An Air Peace aircraft on Tuesday made a hard landing at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos.
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

NUJ hails Reps speaker, deputy over appointment of her members

The Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Correspondents’ Chapel has commended the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila and his deputy, Hon. Ahmed Idris Wase for appointing its members as his media aides.

Apapa Customs rakes in N203.264 billion revenue in six months

The Apapa Area Command of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), has said it generated a total revenue of N293.264 billion into Federal Government’s coffers from January 1 to June 30, 2019, representing 54.5 per cent of its approximate annual revenue target of N372.56 billion.

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NECO withholds results of 30,000 candidates in Niger over debt

National Examination Council has withheld the results of over 30,000 candidates in public schools in Niger State, due to the inability of State Government to pay their examination fees.
The new minister of State for Budget and National Planning, Clement Agba, has charged staff of the ministry to work harder and smart to realize the Next Level agenda of the federal government.

2020 Budget: Federal government maintains benchmark in spite increase in oil price

Minister of State for Budget and National Planning, Mr Clem Agba, has said that the Federal government would maintain its benchmark of 60 dollars per barrel in spite of the sudden increase in the price of crude oil.
A statement signed by Professor Douglas Ewharute, Engr Justin Akpobaro and made available to newsmen in Warri, Delta state also lauded President Muhammadu Buhari for appointing a worthy son of Delta state Chief Bernard Okumagba as Managing Director of the commission, adding it commended the Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ovie Omo –Agege for his role in the appointment of Chief Okumagba.

NDYM hails Bernard Okumagba’s appointment as NDDC chief

The Niger Delta Youth Movement, Delta State Chapter, has given its nod to the appointment of Mr. Bernard Okumagba from Warri South as Managing Director, NDDC, describing it as a reward and responsibility to oil producing areas to be at the core of development of the Niger Delta.
Jurgen Klopp has denied his Liverpool future will be determined by the English weather, saying his agent was just making a joke.

Jurgen Klopp: Manchester City are the best team in the world

Jurgen Klopp says Liverpool are not the best team in Europe despite their Champions League success last season, as he believes rivals Manchester City are the best team on the planet.
Godwin Obaseki

Edo government plans foreign exchange programme for technical science teachers

Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo says his administration is in talks with foreign governments to organise exchange programmes for experts to train teachers on technical subjects.