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Don: Twitter ban will enhance misinformation

Following the recent ban on Twitter by the Federal Government, the need to keep all channels of engagement and information, especially social media platforms, with the citizenry open in order for the government to effectively tackle competitive misinformation and the spread of fake news has been emphasised.

NCC charges Nigerian youths on responsible internet usage

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has urged Nigerian youths to leverage Internet/broadband access to unleash their potential for innovation and creativity, as well as their quest for job opportunities and skills acquisition.
The newly posted Imo state Commissioner of Police, Abutu Yaro, on Thursday, said that he would introduce visibility policing as well as reinvigorate community policing in the state to restore fully the security of lives and properties in Imo.

CP: Incessant crimes reason for arrests in Imo

The Commissioner of Police in Imo State, Abutu Yaro, on Wednesday, explained why security operatives were embarking on indiscriminate arrests in the state.

NDPHC, EKEDC sign pact for distribution of 300MW electricity

In order to improve electricity supply around Ibeju-Lekki area in Lagos and Agbara Industrial area in Ogun State, the Niger Delta Power Holding Company (NDPHC) and Eko Electricity Distribution Company Plc (Eko Disco), have signed a bilateral agreement for the sale of up to 300MW of power from NDPHC’s power plants to customers in these areas within Eko Disco’s franchise areas.
Super Eagles’ head coach Gernot Rohr has said winning the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) for Nigeria would make him the most excited person.

WCQ: Nigeria will be ready for Liberia – coach

The German tactician disclosed this after the Super Eagles played out a 0-0 draw with Cameroon in Tuesday’s international friendly.
Chief Timipre Sylva, Minister of State For Petroleum Resources, on Friday said the Nigerian Oil and Gas Park Scheme (NOGAPS) at Emeyal, Ogbia Local Government Area, Bayelsa will create at least 2,000 jobs on completion.

Senator Akpabio, Timipre Sylva not fighting over NDDC board – aide

An aide to the Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Timipre Sylva, has denied any rift between his principal and the minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Godswill Akpabio.
Chelsea winger, Callum Hudson-Odoi, is ready to adjust and play in different roles to justify himself under new manager Thomas Tuchel.

Ghana intensify chase for Chelsea winger with presidential intervention

Ghana President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has bolstered their quest to convince Chelsea winger Callum Hudson-Odoi to switch his international allegiance from England.
Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu (born June 25, 1965) is a Nigerian politician and the current Governor of Lagos State.

Exam malpractices: Lagos fines 27 schools N13.5 million

The Lagos State Government has fined a total of 27 private schools N13.5 million as part of punishments for being involved in examination malpractices during the 2020 Senior School Certificate Examinations (SSCE) which was conducted by the West African Examinations Council (WAEC).
Serena Williams’ quest for a 24th grand slam singles title goes on after a fourth-round defeat by Elena Rybakina at the French Open.

Serena Williams out of French Open after losing to Elena Rybakina

Serena Williams’ quest for a 24th grand slam singles title goes on after a fourth-round defeat by Elena Rybakina at the French Open.
Egypt’s Khaled El-Salhy has been reelected for a third term in office as the President of African Table Tennis Federation (ATTF) at the 2021 General Assembly held for the first time virtually by the continental body on Saturday, June 5, 2021.

Egypt’s Khaled El-Salhy elected ATTF president

Egypt’s Khaled El-Salhy has been reelected for a third term in office as the President of African Table Tennis Federation (ATTF) at the 2021 General Assembly held for the first time virtually by the continental body on Saturday, June 5, 2021.
The All Progressives Congress has named the Governor of Kogi State, Yahaya Bello as chairman of its Ondo State Governorship Primary Election Committee.

Nigerians in Diaspora endorse Yahaya Bello for 2023 presidency

Nigerians in Diaspora under the aegis of Nigerians in Diaspora Network and Nigerians in Diaspora Organisation have endorsed Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State as their candidate for the 2023 presidency.

Senator Wamakko: South East, South-South leaders tacitly support secessionists

Former governor of Sokoto State, Senator Aliyu Wamakko, has accused South East and South-South leaders of giving tacit support to secessionists in the two regions.

NATFORCE boss promises to be transparent in staff recruitment

The Director General, National Task Force on Illegal Ammunition and Light Weapons (NATFORCE), Baba Mohammed, has promised to be transparent in the recruitment of staff, saying that whoever caught in any dubious act would be made to face the wrath of the law.
President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the renewal of the appointment of Mr. Alexander Ayoola Okoh as the Director-General, Bureau of Public Enterprises (BPE) for a second term of four years in accordance with the provision of Section 17 (1)(a) and (2)(a) of the Public Enterprise (Privatization & Commercialization) Act, 1999.

BPE: Nigerian government provides enabling environment for privatised enterprises

The Federal Government is committed to providing the enabling environment and necessary support for all privatised enterprises in the country to perform optimally so that the objectives of privatisation would be realised, Director General of the Bureau of Public Enterprises (BPE), Mr. Alex A. Okoh has said.
The Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, has said that for appreciable development to take place in the country, more women must be regarded and enlisted to take up more spaces in governance.

Senate president: Ethnic, religious bigots fueling Nigeria’s insecurity

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has lamented the recent wave of insecurity across the country. He said it has taken an alarming dimension with murders, kidnappings and wanton attacks on public property becoming daily events nationwide.
Liverpool have been warned that Mohamed Salah will look to move on if “a better offer comes in”, with the Egyptian’s former coach not surprised by renewed talk of interest from Real Madrid and Barcelona.

Mo Salah ‘wants’ to play for Egypt at Olympics

That’s according to Egypt’s Under-23 team coach Shawky Gharib, who claims the forward has confirmed he wants to represent his country in the Tokyo competition.
Governor Abubakar Badaru Babura of Jigawa

Kebbi boat mishap: Jigawa governor donates N25 million to bereaved families, survivors

Jigawa State Governor, Alhaji Muhammad Badaru Abubakar, has donated N25 million to the bereaved families of those who lost their lives in the Warrah, boat mishap, in Kebbi State, as well as the survivors. Badaru...
Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has commissioned the multimillion naira bus terminal at Oshodi that will also service passengers using the Murtala Mohammed International Airport.

Governor Sanwo-Olu: Nigeria’s progress linked to Lagos prosperity

Nigeria’s prosperity and progress are linked to Lagos being the country’s commercial capital, says Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu.

Aero Contractor begins flight services to Bauchi, Maiduguri

Aero Contractor Airline on Monday inagurated its flight services to Bauchi and Maiduguri routes.
Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo state has charged governments at all levels to prioritise agriculture and adequately harness the untapped potentials of the sector to fast-track economic growth and development.

Edo Central: It is our turn to produce governor in 2024

The victory of Governor Godwin Obaseki at the Supreme Court has rekindled the hope of the people of central senatorial district of Edo State realising their dream of producing the next governor of the state in 2024, even as they congratulated Obaseki on his victory at the weekend.
Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi state has said that certain politicians are frustrating the war against insecurity by President Muhammadu Buhari.

2023: Niger Delta youths endorse Yahaya Bello for president

Youths of the Niger Delta region have endorsed the aspiration of Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello, to become the next President of Nigeria in 2023.
Head of Civil Service of the Federation (HoSF), Dr. Folasade Yemi-Esan, has advised Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) to ensure strict compliance with service and establishment matters so that their Organisation can stand the test of time.

Institute partners head of service on capacity building

The Chartered Institute Of Personnel Management (CIPM) says it is Partnering with the Office of the Head of the Civil Service of the Federation (OHCSF) to revitalize the nation’s Public Service through several strategic...

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June 12: MKO Abiola represented hope, liberty – Gani Adams

Aare Ona Kakanfo of Yoruba land, Chief Gani Adams, has said that the late Chief MKO Abiola represented hope, liberty and freedom during his lifetime.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police: No invasion of miscreants into Ekiti

The Ekiti State Police Command has described as untrue the reports that miscreants have invaded Ado Ekiti, the state capital.
Men of Amotekun Corps in Osun State have arrested two suspects, Friday and Toyib for allegedly stealing female underwear for ritual purposes.

South-west governors urged to strengthen Amotekun to prevent attacks

The protem chairman of the Coalition of Yoruba Liberation Movement, Yemi Farounbi, has called on south-west governors to strengthen the Western Nigeria Security Network, codenamed Amotekun.
3. Ghana failed to score for the second straight game as their international friendly encounter against Ivory Coast ended in a goalless draw at the Cape Coast stadium on Saturday.

Ghana and Ivory Coast play out goalless draw in Cape Coast

Ghana failed to score for the second straight game as their international friendly encounter against Ivory Coast ended in a goalless draw at the Cape Coast stadium on Saturday.
Tochukwu Oluehi has revealed Nigeria are raring to bounce back from their defeat to Jamaica when they take on Portugal.

Nigeria goalie blames herself for defeat vs Jamaica, looks forward to Portugal clash

Tochukwu Oluehi has revealed Nigeria are raring to bounce back from their defeat to Jamaica when they take on Portugal.

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Jana Kiswani, 16, looks on as she rests at home after she was injured when an Israeli police officer shot her in the back with a rubber-coated bullet as she was entering her home in the Sheikh Jarrah neighbourhood of East Jerusalem, May 27, 2021. Picture taken May 27, 2021. REUTERS/Ammar Awad

Palestinian teen bears scar of eviction battle in East Jerusalem

Jana Kiswani, a 16-year-old Palestinian, was entering her home in the East Jerusalem neighbourhood of Sheikh Jarrah when an Israeli police officer shot her in the back with a sponge-tipped bullet, her family said.
Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo state has charged governments at all levels to prioritise agriculture and adequately harness the untapped potentials of the sector to fast-track economic growth and development.

Edo governor consolidates hold on PDP, holds senatorial meeting

Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State, on Sunday, continued to consolidate his hold on the state chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) as he began senatorial meeting with leaders of the party across the state with a message of determination Make Edo Great Again (MEGA) in accordance with his campaign slogan.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday commended the early response of the military and the Kaduna State Government towards the rescue of 180 students and eight staff members of the Federal College of Forestry Mechanization, Afaka, in Igabi LGA.

President Buhari insists on treating IPOB ‘in the language they understand’

President Muhammadu Buhari has again restated that his government would treat members of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) in the language that they understand.
Twitter's suspension in Nigeria will end once the US social media giant submits to local licencing, registration and conditions, the government said on Wednesday, rejecting criticism the ban had stifled freedom of expression.

Nigeria says Twitter must register locally for ban to end

Twitter's suspension in Nigeria will end once the US social media giant submits to local licencing, registration and conditions, the government said on Wednesday, rejecting criticism the ban had stifled freedom of expression.
Liverpool defender Andy Robertson says inconsistency in decision making by the video assistant referee (VAR) has left him questioning its long-term use.

Andy Robertson back to where he began at Hampden

Andy Robertson will be in familiar surroundings as he leads Scotland into battle for the first time in a major international tournament in 23 years against the Czech Republic on Monday.