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The Director-General of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Progressive Governors Forum (PGF), Salihu Moh Lukman, has chided the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) and Ebun-olu Adegboruwa SAN, for reducing to politics and legality, the issues raised by President Muhammadu Buhari, on measure to tackle the spread of Coronavirus pandemic.

PGF chief: Now’s time to implement APC report on true federalism

In the wake of growing resentment against activities of some armed herdsmen across the country, Director General of the Progressive Governors’ Forum PGF, Salihu Moh. Lukman has called on the ruling All Progressives Congress APC to take steps to implement the report of the Nasir el-Rufai Committee on True Federalism.
An insurance office incorporated the talisman into its corporate emblem [Andrew Walks-Al Jazeera]

Turkey’s religious authority bans ‘evil-eye’ charms

The state-run religious authority has caused alarm by proclaiming the use of talismans to ward off “the evil eye” prohibited under Islam.
FILE PHOTO - President-elect Joe Biden's nominee to be Director of National Intelligence Avril Haines speaks at his transition headquarters in the Queen Theater in Wilmington, Delaware, U.S., November 24, 2020. REUTERS-Joshua Roberts

Joe Biden intelligence pick to call for tough scrutiny of China

Avril Haines, a former White House and CIA official whom President-elect Joe Biden chose for the top U.S. intelligence job, will tell Congress on Tuesday that she will continue tough U.S. scrutiny of China and press spy agencies to help resolve the COVID-19 crisis, a Biden transition official said.

Edo teachers begin indefinite strike on Monday

As schools across the country re-open for academic activities on Monday, January 18, public primary school pupils in Edo State will be staying back at home, as teachers in the state have warned all parents to keep their children and wards away from schools.
President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday in his New Year broadcast decried the level of violence in the country, saying insecurity is setting Nigeria back at “critical points” through the destruction of public and private investments.

Nigerian president: Insecurity setting us back at critical points

President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday in his New Year broadcast decried the level of violence in the country, saying insecurity is setting Nigeria back at “critical points” through the destruction of public and private investments.

MURIC asks Bishop Kukah to recuse himself from peace committee

The Nigerian Islamic human rights body, Muslim Rights Concern, MURIC has called on the Bishop of the Sokoto Catholic Diocese, Rt. Rev. Matthew Hasan Kukah, to recuse himself from the National Peace Committee headed by General Abdulsalami Abubakar.
Lagos PDP leaders at the conference on Friday to suspend the party Chairman, Adedeji Doherty

Lagos PDP appoints Waliu Hassan as acting chairman

Lagos State Chapter of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), on Friday, suspended Mr Adedeji Doherty as its chairman.
Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has approved the resumption of all Public Servants on GL 1 -12 with effect from Monday, November 2, 2020.

Lagos directs categories of civil servants to work from home

Amid anxiety of second wave of COVID-19 pandemic and the rising cases of patients in recent times, Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Friday, expressed his concerns, saying the state could not afford to lose the gains as well as relax the battle against the pandemic in the state.
Magnus Abe

Rivers: Senator Abe attacks minister over APC caretaker committees

Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, and Magnus Abe, the former Senator representing Rivers South-East have renewed their battle for the control of Rivers chapter of All Progressives Congress, APC.
YIAGA Africa

Bye-elections: Yiaga scores INEC average on preparation, predicts low turnout

An election observer, Yiaga Africa, Friday, ahead of bye-election across the six geopolitical zones of the country, scored the Independent National Electoral Commission’s preparedness on average while it predicted low voter turnout.
Stanbic IBTC

Stanbic IBTC Bank commits to economic growth

During the session, panellists discussed the challenges which confronted Nigeria-China trade relations as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, as well as the impact of recent regulatory pronouncements on trade between both countries.
Bayelsa State Governor Douye Diri has inaugurated the Judicial Panel of Inquiry on Police Brutality and the Special Security and Human Rights Committee.

Nembe killings: Bayelsa governor directs immediate employment for slain victims’ relations, injured

Gov. Douye Diri of Bayelsa, has directed immediate employment for the survivors and relations of those that lost their lives in the Nov. 13, 2019 dastardly attack on PDP members and supporters in Ogbolomabiri, Nembe.
Beijing says it wants to root out monopolistic practices in the tech industry, shortly after blocking Ant Group’s giant IPO.

China’s tech clampdown wipes $260 billion off share values

Chinese technology giants from Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. to Tencent Holdings Ltd shed almost $260 billion of market value over two days of frantic selling, as investors scrambled to assess the fallout from Beijing’s broadest attempt to rein in its most powerful private-sector firms.
Hoodlums in Onitsha, Anambra, have destroyed the statue of Nigeria’s first president Dr. Nnamdi Azikiwe, erected in the city.

#EndSARS: Group reveals those destroying properties in Southeast

The Industrious People of Eastern Nigeria (IPEN) has called on Igbo people to put an end to the ongoing destruction of lives and property in the region.
President Muhammadu Buhari at the unveiling of the theme and Logo for Nigeria’s 60th anniversary celebration

#EndSARS: What President Buhari told ex-Presidents Obasanjo, Jonathan, Gowon, others about protesters – Presidency

President Muhammadu Buhari has told former Nigerian leaders that #EndSARS protesters ‘gradually turned violent’ after the government conceded to their demands.
President Muhammadu Buhari

#EndSARS: President Buhari warns international community against rushing to make pronouncements without knowing full...

President Muhammadu Buhari has warned members of international community to desist from making hasty pronouncements about developments in Nigeria.
President Muhammadu Buhari

#EndSARS: President Buhari asks youths to discontinue protests

In the wake of #EndSARS protests that have engulfed many states across the country in the last two weeks, President Muhammadu Buhari has called on the protesters to discontinue the street protests.
The Nigerian Association of Resident Doctors has called on the state governors to domesticate and start the full implementation of Medical Residency Training Act.

Resident doctors loses 14 members, may resume strike soon

President of National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD), Aliyu Sokomba, has announced that no fewer than fourteen members of the association have lost their lives in the line of duty during the fight against COVID-19 across the country.

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IMF Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva told reporters a new allocation of the IMF’s own currency, Special Drawing Rights, would give countries more fiscal space to address the health crisis and accelerate moves to a digital and green economy.

IMF: Climate Change poses high risk to economic and financial stability

Climate Change poses sever threats to economic and financial stability, the Director General of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Kristalina Georgieva, has said.
Thomas Tuchel hopes his Paris Saint-Germain outfit can break their last 16 curses in the Champions League when they face his former club Borussia Dortmund on Tuesday.

Chelsea to appoint Thomas Tuchel on 18-month contract with option for further year

The former Paris Saint-Germain head coach will replace Frank Lampard at Stamford Bridge and hopes to be in position in time to be able to take charge of his new side against Wolves on Wednesday.
Senator Ademola Nurudeen Adeleke

Exam malpractice: Court acquits Senator Adeleke’s brother, three others

The court, in a ruling that was delivered by Justice Inyang Ekwo, discharged and acquitted Adeleke and three other Defendants- Alhaji Aregbesola Mufutau (the Principal of Ojo-Aro Community Grammar School, Ojo-Aro, Osun State), Gbadamosi Thomas Ojo (the school’s Registrar) and Dare Samuel Olutope (a teacher in the school)- of the seven-count charge the Nigerian Police Force, NPF, entered against them.

NEMA responded to 53 road emergencies in December

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has said that it responded to 53 road crashes in December 2020.
As the crisis rocking the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kwara state chapter continues unabated, members of the state executive caretaker committee of the party Monday rejected the purported removal of the state chairman, Hon. Bashir Omolaja Bolarinwa.

Kwara APC exco members reject Bashir Bolarinwa’s removal

As the crisis rocking the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kwara state chapter continues unabated, members of the state executive caretaker committee of the party Monday rejected the purported removal of the state chairman, Hon. Bashir Omolaja Bolarinwa.