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Presidency: President Buhari critics should appreciate due process

The Presidency has frowned at a number of opinion articles and a stringent newspaper editorial on Sunday, which outrageously said President Muhammadu Buhari was not in control of his administration.
The House of Representatives has enjoined the authorities to encourage the use of locally developed remedies for the management and treatment of Covid-19 ailments in the country.

House of Reps move to bar INEC officials from contesting elections

The House of Representatives has passed for a second reading, an electoral act amendment, which seeks to bar electoral officers from engaging in partisan politics within five years of retirement, resignation and official relief of duties.
Reddit and Twitter have filed supporting evidence in a lawsuit against the US government, which challenges the requirement that nearly all visa applicants submit their social media handles for scrutiny.

Reddit and Twitter join the fight against US demands for visa applicants’ online handles

Reddit and Twitter have filed supporting evidence in a lawsuit against the US government, which challenges the requirement that nearly all visa applicants submit their social media handles for scrutiny.
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UN encourages Africa to invest on digital transformation

The UN Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) has encouraged African countries to make right investments toward developing a digitally transformed economy.

Adara count loses from Kajuru crisis

The Adara people in Kaduna state have said that despite government efforts to bring peace in Kajuru communities where they lived, herdsmen had continued to kill and maim their natives.
The ruling party, All Progressives Congress, APC has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for appointing Prof. Ibrahim Gambari, CFR, as his new Chief of Staff.

APC: Ibrahim Gambari’s appointment shows President Buhari’s penchant for excellence

The ruling party, All Progressives Congress, APC, has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for appointing Prof. Ibrahim Gambari, CFR, as his new Chief of Staff.
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President Buhari to set unveil new chief of staff

President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Professor Agboola Ibrahim Gambari as the new chief of staff.
The NPC is used to portray the Communist Party as answerable to the people’s representatives, but its deliberations are determined in advance and the event is tightly choreographedThe NPC is used to portray the Communist Party as answerable to the people’s representatives, but its deliberations are determined in advance and the event is tightly choreographed AFP/File

China’s parliament to meet after virus delay

China’s parliament will hold its annual session next month after being delayed because of the coronavirus, state media said Wednesday, signalling the communist leadership’s growing confidence in taming the epidemic.
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Lockdown: Anambra reopens to avoid social unrest – official

Anambra State government has defended its decision to relax the lockdown in the state occasioned by the dreaded coronavirus pandemic, explaining that it was to avoid social unrest in the state.

Coronavirus: Group urges African governments to mobilise against tobacco industry

Tobacco multinationals are using the COVID-19 crisis to engage in activities that either help clean their image or challenge governments for restricting or banning the sale of tobacco products, the African Tobacco Control Alliance has said.

Court strikes out suit challenging appointment of Supreme Court judges

Justice Inyang Ekwo of the Federal High Court in Abuja on Friday struck out a suit challenging the appointment of four Supreme Court Justices by the National Judicial Council (NJC).
Olubunmi Adetunmbi, the senator representing Ekiti north, has commended Abubakar Bagudu, governor of Kebbi state, over his handling of an incident involving President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday.

Senator commends Kebbi governor over handling of Argungu festival’s incident

Olubunmi Adetunmbi, the senator representing Ekiti north, has commended Abubakar Bagudu, governor of Kebbi state, over his handling of an incident involving President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday.

Umaru Ibrahim: NDIC to reposition agric sector

Managing Director of the Nigerian Deposit Insurance Corporation (NDIC), Alhaji Umaru Ibrahim, has said the corporation is determined to reposition the nation’s agricultural sector as a critical pillar and driver of the economy.
President of the African Development Bank (AfDB), Dr Akinwunmi Adesina, has said that Nigeria needs to evolve a more effective tariff structure in order to achieve steady electricity supply.

10 Young African farmers to get $1.1 million from AfDB president

President of the African Development Bank (AfDB), Akinwunmi Adesina, has awarded 1.1 million dollars to 10 young African agro-entrepreneurs to boost food production in the region
Nigeria can become a stronger and more prosperous nation if states have more powers, according to Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN.

VP Osinbajo tasks think tanks to support policymakers for national development

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Monday called on Nigerian think tanks to support policymakers, and champion the right course toward providing workable solutions for national development.

Digify Africa partners Facebook on talent development

Digify Africa, in partnership with Facebook, has disclosed that it is developing Africa’s next generation of digital talent through its annual training of select university graduates in digital marketing.

Facebook holds exhibition against fake news

As part of its continued commitment to tackling false news, fake accounts and hate speech, as well as improving the transparency of advertising on its platform, Facebook, recently held an election Integrity Exhibition for media, civil society partners and other stakeholders in Nigeria.

Facebook partners Africa Check, AFP to curb fake news in Nigeria

Facebook on Tuesday in Lagos partnered Africa Check and Agence France Presse (AFP) to curb fake news among its community users in Nigeria.

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The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has denied suggestions that it was frustrating the evacuation process of Nigerian students in Saudi Arabia.

Nigeria denies frustrating evacuation of students in Saudi Arabia

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has denied suggestions that it was frustrating the evacuation process of Nigerian students in Saudi Arabia.

Nwankwo Kanu: Vincent Enyeama one of the best goalkeepers in the world

Former Super Eagles skipper, Nwankwo Kanu, has paid a glowing tribute to the former Lille of France goaltender, Vincent Enyeama, saying he was one of the best in the world.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police: Fresh attacks claim 21 lives in Southern Kaduna

The Kaduna State Police Command on Thursday evening confirmed killing of 21 locals in some communities in Atyab Chiefdom, Zangon Kataf local government area of Kaduna State despite the curfew imposed on the council.
In a statement by its National Coordinator, Comrade Emmanuel Onwubiko and the National Media Affairs Director, Miss Zainab Yusuf, HURIWA alleged that some lawmakers were conniving with armed terrorists to introduce “satanic legislation.”

HURIWA condemns invasion of Edo Assembly

The Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria, HURIWA, has condemned the invasion of Edo State House of Assembly, describing it as unconstitutional.
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PDP: Comrade Oshiomhole behind police invasion of Edo Assembly complex

The Peoples Democratic Party has accused the former national chairman of the All Progressives Congress Adams Oshiomhole of allegedly deploying security agents to take over the Edo State House of Assembly.