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SING advocates peaceful election in Bayelsa

SING Nigeria, a pro-democracy team advocating good governance and promotion of democratic tenets in the Niger Delta, has urged all stakeholders in the forthcoming gubernatorial election in Bayelsa State to shun violence during and after the poll.
The Acting Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has ordered vehicular restriction from 6am – 6pm tomorrow 16 February during the election.

IGP charges newly promoted DIGs on security

Inspector-General of Police Muhammed Adamu on Friday decorated five newly promoted Deputy Inspectors General of Police with a charge to work hard to improve the state of security in the country.
The Minister of State for Labour and Employment, Festus Keyamo, (5th right), in a group photograph with a delegation of African Union Labour Migration Advisory Committee, led by Dr Alves D’Almada (4th right), on Thursday in Abuja

Nigeria for African integration not at her detriment – minister

The Minister of State for Labour and Employment, Dr Festus Keyamo, has said that Nigeria was committed to the integration of the African continent and the promotion of trade, movement of persons, goods and services, and infrastructural development.
NIMASA

Staff promotion was our greatest challenge – NIMASA chief

The issues of promotion of staff of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, NIMASA, were some the major challenges we had on assumption of duty at the agency, Chairman of the Board of the agency, Major General India Garuba, has said.
Olori Babes and Pelican Stars have gained promotion into the Nigeria Women's Premier League for the 2019-2020 season.

Olori Babes, Pelican Stars secure promotion into Nigeria Women’s Premier League

Olori Babes and Pelican Stars have gained promotion into the Nigeria Women's Premier League for the 2019/2020 season.

Mike Okiro leads eight former IGPs to resolve IGP, Police commission’s feud

Former Inspector-General of Police (IGP) and immediate past chairman of Police Service Commission (PSC), Sir Mike Okiro, on Thursday led eight former IGPs who held peace talk with IGP Mohammed Adamu and PSC chairman, former IGP Musiliu Smith.
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 urges Nigerian youths to empower themselves with digital knowledge

Femi Gbajabiamila, Speaker of the House of Representatives, has urged Nigerian youths to properly equip themselves with skills that will make them competitive in a world that is fast becoming a global village.
Senate President Ahmed Lawan

Legislative agenda: Senate to focus on anti-corruption, education

The Senate on Thursday resolved to focus its legislative agenda on mitigation of poverty, corruption and revamping of education, among other development programmes.
President Muhammadu Buhari has described the failed Process and Industrial Development Limited (P&ID) deal as a cheat to rub Nigeria of money running into billions of dollars. 1

President Buhari, other African leaders seek repatriation of stolen funds

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday evening joined his Zambian and Ethiopian counterparts in calling for unity among African countries to demand unconditional repatriation of assets stolen from the continent.
Abubakar Malami

AGF backs IGP on police recruitment procedure

Attorney-General Abubakar Malami has advised President Muhammadu Buhari to allow the Nigeria Police Force conclude the ongoing recruitment of new constables, dealing a crucial blow to the Police Service Commission that has long asserted constitutional powers over recruitment and regulatory obligations of the police.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday charged members of the Police Service Commission (PSC) to redouble their efforts in ensuring that the Nigeria Police Force delivers on its responsibilities. 7

President Buhari backs PSC in tussle with IGP over employment

President Muhammadu Buhari has pitched his tent with the Police Service Commission (PSC) in the tussle between the commission and the Nigeria Police Force (NPF) over appointments and promotions.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday charged members of the Police Service Commission (PSC) to redouble their efforts in ensuring that the Nigeria Police Force delivers on its responsibilities. 5

President Buhari orders PSC put the police in order — in pictures

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday charged members of the Police Service Commission (PSC) to redouble their efforts in ensuring that the Nigeria Police Force delivers on its responsibilities.
Kayode Fayemi

We are owing workers N57 billion salary, pension arrears – Ekiti governor

The Ekiti State Governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi, has revealed that the workers in the state civil service are being owed a sum of N57 billion, which he said was caused by irregular payment of salary and pension by the immediate past government.

Sacked LASU-ASUU officials urges Lagos governor to intervene

Dr Tony Dansu, the embattled Secretary of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Lagos State University (LASU) Chapter, has pleaded with Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu to come to the rescue of the dismissed executive members of the union.

NSN: Nutrition studies now in schools curricular

Nutrition has been included in the curricular of primary and secondary schools in the country as part of efforts to promote nutrition in children for sustainable development.
Federal University, Oye (FUOYE)

FUOYE, ASUU crisis worsens as lecturers threaten litigation

The lingering crisis rocking Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) of the Federal University, Oye-Ekiti chapter worsened on Tuesday as splinter group threatened litigation against the zonal union over alleged meddlesomeness in the internal affairs of the institution.
Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN)

African Games: SWAN congratulates Team Nigeria for finishing second

The Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN) has applauded Team Nigeria for its achievement at the just concluded 12th African Games in Morocco, in spite of the not too perfect preparations prior to the championship.
NSCDC

NSCDC promotes 74 officers in Ondo

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) in Ondo State decorated no fewer than 74 newly-promoted officers with new ranks on Friday in Akure.

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Jose Mourinho was at Tottenham’s training ground to meet his new squad following his appointment as Mauricio Pochettino’s replacement at the struggling Premier League club on Wednesday.

Jose Mourinho meets Tottenham squad after being named as new boss

Jose Mourinho was at Tottenham’s training ground to meet his new squad following his appointment as Mauricio Pochettino’s replacement at the struggling Premier League club on Wednesday.

Group advocates reduction in age of access to SRH services

The New HIV and Vaccine Microbicides Advocacy Society (NHVMAS) Wednesday urged the Federal Ministry of Health to reduce the age of access for both Sexual Reproductive Health (SRH) and HIV testing services to 14 years.
President of the Senate, Ahmad Ibrahim Lawan (left) with the Senate Minority Whip, Senator Philip Tanimu Aduda, during the plenary on Tuesday, November 19, 2019. 4

Senate issues 7-day ultimatum to CBN, FIRS, others

The senate on Wednesday issued 7-day ultimatum to the Central Bank of Nigeria, the Federal Inland Revenue Service, and others defaulting to submit their statements of income and expenditure accounts spanning from 2017- 2019 to do so or face dire consequences.

Police nab most wanted serial rapist in Lagos

The suspect, Chuks Emmanuel, is currently facing interrogation at the Area F Police Command, Ikeja, for alleged rape and fraud.
Grammys

Key nominees for the 2020 Grammy Awards

Here is a list of nominees in the major categories for the 62nd annual Grammy Awards, which will be handed out January 26 in Los Angeles.