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Bolatito Akande named Oye-Ekiti university new bursar

The Federal University, Oye-Ekiti (FUOYE), says it has officially appointed Mrs Bolatito Akande as its substantive Bursar.
Governor Adegboyega Oyetola of Osun State has warned the newly inaugurated cabinet members to shun frivolities and work as one indivisible team for the progress of the state.

Osun governor swears in appeal court president

Osun State Governor Gboyega Oyetola on Monday swore in Justice Foluke Awolalu as President of the Customary Court of Appeal.
Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar is the current Chief of Air Staff of the Nigerian Airforce

NAF chief applauds personnel, urges them on commitments

The Chief of the Air Staff (CAS), Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, has urged personnel of the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) to give their wholehearted commitment to the fight against all enemies of this great nation which they were known for.
The Director General of the International Labour Organization, ILO, Mr. Guy Ryder has commended Nigeria for the labour friendly disposition of the President Muhammadu Buhari administration.

President Buhari: My government undertaking projects previous administrations failed to do

In his New Year message titled: ‘A Letter From The President At New Year’s Nigeria’s Decade’, Buhari said many of the projects being undertaken by his administration are projects that previous administrations failed to do despite the resources at their disposal.
The Chief of Army Staff, Tukur Buratai, has visited the Police Training College at Alimankara in Gwoza and climbed the hills as part of an operational visit to North East.

General Buratai visits Police training college, troops in Gwoza

The Chief of Army Staff, Tukur Buratai, has visited the Police Training College at Alimankara in Gwoza and climbed the hills as part of an operational visit to North East.
The Director General of the International Labour Organization, ILO, Mr. Guy Ryder has commended Nigeria for the labour friendly disposition of the President Muhammadu Buhari administration.

President Buhari: I’ll withdraw from politics in 2023

President Muhammadu Buhari early hours of Wednesday reiterated his resolve to withdraw from any political contest after his tenure in 2023.
Director-General, National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), Dr. Isah Pantami

Federal government inaugurates committee on new broadband penetration target

To achieve increased broadband penetration after the just ended 2013-2018 target, the Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Isa Pantami, on Monday, inaugurated the Nigerian National Broadband Plan Committee for the development of the 2020-2025 target for Nigeria.
The Nigerian Army has said that its troops have again successfully dislodged Boka Haram-Islamic State of West Africa Province (ISWAP) terrorists at Malam Fatori in Abadam Local Government Area of Borno.

Nine Boko Haram terrorists, one soldier killed in Borno

Troops of 121 Battalion deployed at Pulka in Gwoza LGA of Borno State in conjunction with elements of Civilian Joint Task Force (CJTF) yesterday conducted a fighting patrol along the Mararaba Junction – Kirawa road in the same LGA.
There is no cause for panic at Chelsea just yet, says Ashley Cole, but there are issues for new boss Frank Lampard to address.

Frank Lampard blasts Chelsea midfielder ahead of Valencia trip

Barkley will miss the trip to Valencia due to injury on his left ankle, Lampard believes that Barkley showed lack of professionalism after he was seen shirtless in the nightclub despite sustaining an injury.
Jesper Kamp

Denmark to create 25,000 jobs for Nigerians

The Danish Ambassador to Nigeria, Amb. Jesper Kamp, says his home government is now committed to creating job opportunities for Nigerians than giving them financial aids.
The Governorship Election Petition Tribunal in Uyo, on Monday, ordered INEC to allow the All Progressive Congress (APC) candidate, Mr Nsima Ekere, to inspect all election materials used during the March 9 Governorship Election.

Bayelsa/Kogi guber: YIAGA calls for peaceful, credible polls

Inspite of the numerous concerns identified ahead of tomorrow’s governorship election in Bayelsa State, a non-governmental organisation (NGO), YIAGA Africa, has urged the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), security agencies, political parties and citizens to play their part in ensuring a peaceful, credible and conclusive process.
Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, on Thursday, met with the stakeholders in Yenagoa ahead of the November 16 governorship election in Bayelsa State.

Kogi guber: What will happen on Saturday – Police chief

The Inspector-General of Police, Mr Mohammed Adamu, on Tuesday assured Nigerians that the police would exhibit professionalism during the Nov. 16 governorship election in Kogi.
US rapper and Grammy award-winner, Clifford Harris, popularly known as T.I. has revealed that he takes his daughter, 18, to the gynaecologist to do ‘virginity test’ every year.

Rapper T.I. forces daughter do ‘virginity test’ annually

US rapper and Grammy award-winner, Clifford Harris, popularly known as T.I. has revealed that he takes his daughter, 18, to the gynaecologist to do ‘virginity test’ every year.
Umaru Ibrahim Kurfi

NDIC has zero tolerance for corruption – chief

The Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation (NDIC) says it has zero tolerance for corruption and all forms of malpractices within the Corporation and in the implementation of its mandate.
The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) generated N39.06 billion in 2018 as against N35.72 billion it generated as local revenue in 2017, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said.

Immigration: Our plan to tackle challenges of modern migration

The Nigerian Immigration Service (NIS) says it will deploy proactive strategies and sustainable reforms to contain the challenges of modern migration.

PSC launches three-year action plan

Chairman of the Police Service Commission (PSC) Alhaji Musliu Smith, has launched a three-year strategic action plan in its bid to achieve its objectives.
Kayode Fayemi

Ekiti to attract over $100 million for critical projects, lays foundation for airport, others

The Ekiti State Government has said the state’s socioeconomic growth is hinged on a diversified economy driven by skilled and healthy workforce.

Kogi guber: INEC denies recruiting APC members as ad-hoc staff

The Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) of INEC in Kogi State, Prof. James Apam, made the disclosure on Friday while speaking at a “Sensitization Forum for media executives, bloggers and journalists on Election and Fake News in Kogi State,” organised by the International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES), in partnership with USAID, UKaid and INEC.

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Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo have paid their tributes to Kobe Bryant after the NBA legend died on Sunday. The former LA Lakers star and his 13-year-old daughter Gianna were two of the nine people who died on board a helicopter when it crashed outside the city of Calabasas, which is situated to the west of Los Angeles, at around 10am on Sunday morning.

Michael Jordan pays tribute to Kobe Bryant

Michael Jordan mourned the death of Kobe Bryant on Sunday, saying the Los Angeles Lakers icon was “like a little brother” to him.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commissions has arraigned Senator Shehu Sani before a Federal High Court in Abuja.

EFCC arraigns Senator Shehu Sani

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), on Monday, arraigned a former Nigerian senator, Shehu Sani.
Tottenham midfielder Tanguy Ndombele has laughed off reports of a bust-up with manager Jose Mourinho.

Tanguy Ndombele laughs off reports of rift with Jose Mourinho

The club-record signing has only featured sporadically under Mourinho due to a series of injury issues, with his manager making little attempt to hide his frustration.
The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) says the Air Task Force (ATF) for Operation DIRAN MIKIYA has successfully destroyed a bandits’ logistics base at Ajia in Birnin Magaji Local Government Area of Zamfara.

Nigerian Airforce destroys ISWAPs’ staging area at Gashigar in Borno

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has destroyed an Islamic State of West Africa Province (ISWAP) staging area at Gashigar in Borno, and neutralised several of the insurgents.
The late rapper Nipsey Hussle on Sunday won two posthumous Grammys, on a night when his life was celebrated in a moving musical tribute led by singer John Legend.

Nipsey Hussle wins two posthumous Grammys

The late rapper Nipsey Hussle on Sunday won two posthumous Grammys, on a night when his life was celebrated in a moving musical tribute led by singer John Legend.