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Minister of Interior Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, who made the announcement in Abuja at a world press conference, explained that in arriving at the amnesty various issues were looked at and several options considered.

Ooni celebrates Rauf Aregbesola at 63

The Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, Ojaja II, has congratulated the Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, on his 63rd birthday, describing him as an epitome of loyalty.
Nigeria’s interior minister Rauf Aregbesola made the disclosure at an ongoing press conference at the headquarters of the Nigerian Correctional Service in Abuja.

Osun government hails Rauf Aregbesola at 63

The Osun State Government has hailed former Gover­nor Rauf Aregbesola, who turned 63 years on Monday, May 25, 2020.

Issa Aremu: Coronavirus may renew mass illiteracy in Nigeria, Africa

A former governorship candidate of the Labour Party (LP) in Kwara State and Labor leader, Comrade Issa Aremu, has said that if measures were not put in place urgently, there might be renewed worsening mass illiteracy in Nigeria and Africa due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Lawal Mazaje ‘m’ 40 years from Felele of Kogi State, Adamu Adamu ‘m’ 50yrs from Jada of Adamawa State, Mohammed Shehu Usman ‘m’ 26 years from Illela of Sokoto State and Auwal Abubakar ‘m’ 25 years from Shinkafi of Zamfara State.

‘Killer’ of Reuben Fasoranti’s daughter recovers from coronavirus

Adamu Adamu, one of the suspects that killed Funke Olakunrin, daughter of Afenifere leader Pa Reuben Fasoranti, has recovered from coronavirus.
Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, yesterday asked Health Minister, Dr. Osagie Ehanire, the whereabouts of visiting Chinese medical personnel, saying their activities in the country must the oversighted by the parliament.

Nigeria warns doctors against unauthorised treatment of coronavirus patients

The Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire, has called on medical doctors and other healthcare professionals to avoid unauthorised treatment of persons infected with coronavirus (COVID-19).
Nigeria’s interior minister Rauf Aregbesola made the disclosure at an ongoing press conference at the headquarters of the Nigerian Correctional Service in Abuja.

Minister warns Nigerians To stay indoors to curb spread of coronavirus

The Minister of Interior, Mr Rauf Aregbesola has cautioned Nigerians to remain indoors, saying gradual easing of lockdown does not mean the pandemic is over.
Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu has ordered the release of 209 prisoners across various Correctional Centres in the state.

Lagos frees 204 inmates of custodial centres

The Lagos State Government (LASG) has released the names of 204 inmates to be freed from the Nigerian Correctional Service (NCoS) Custodial Centres in Lagos.
Minister of Interior Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, who made the announcement in Abuja at a world press conference, explained that in arriving at the amnesty various issues were looked at and several options considered.

Workers’ Day: Nigeria declares May 1 public holiday

The Federal Government has declared Friday, May 1, 2020 as public holiday to mark this year’s International Workers’ Day Celebration.
“The Controller-General of NCoS, Mr Ja’afaru Ahmed, assures the public that the service will ensure the safety and humane containment of inmates in our custody,” he said.

Correctional Service: Maryam Sanda still in custody

The Nigeria Correctional Service (NCoS) has dismissed report that Maryam Sanda had been granted presidential pardon.
Comptroller General of the Nigeria Immigration Service, Muhammad Babandede, has tested positive for the deadly Coronavirus days after he returned from the United Kingdom.

Nigeria’s Immigration boss recovers from coronavirus

The Comptroller General, Nigeria Immigration Service, Muhammad Babandede, has tested negative twice to the coronavirus disease after self-isolating, an official has disclosed.
Minister of Interior Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, who made the announcement in Abuja at a world press conference, explained that in arriving at the amnesty various issues were looked at and several options considered.

Minister: Why Nigerian governor is yet to commence recruitment in 774 local councils

The Minister of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola, has allayed fears over the planned recruitment of workers in 774 Local Governments Areas of the country as approved by President Muhammadu Buhari.

Ambrose Alli, Anthony Enahoro posthumous presidential pardon excites ex-TUC chief

A former President of the Trade Union of Nigeria, Mr Peter Esele, on Monday expressed his delight on the posthumous pardon granted to two prominent Edo citizens by the Federal Government.
The head of the agency, Ja’afaru Ahmed, 51,983 inmates are awaiting trial out of the prison’s total population of 73, 726 inmates. That is about 70 per cent of the total.

70% of Nigerian prisoners held without trial – Correctional chief

At least three-quarters of Nigeria’s total prison population are inmates serving time without being sentenced, the Nigerian Correctional Service said this on Thursday.
Minister of Interior Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, who made the announcement in Abuja at a world press conference, explained that in arriving at the amnesty various issues were looked at and several options considered.

President Buhari grants amnesty to 2,600 prisoners nationwide

President Muhammadu Buhari has granted amnesty to 2,600 prisons inmates in all the Correctional Centres in the country.
Nigeria’s interior minister Rauf Aregbesola made the disclosure at an ongoing press conference at the headquarters of the Nigerian Correctional Service in Abuja.

Coronavirus: Nigeria grants amnesty to 2,600 prisoners

The Nigeria Government on Thursday granted amnesty to no fewer than 2,600 inmates as part of measures to decongest prison facilities in the country amid the coronavirus pandemic.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday said the federal government will provide relief materials for residents of Lagos and Abuja whom he ordered to stay-at-home as part of measures to curb the spread of the coronavirus.

President Buhari grants presidential pardon to some inmates

President Muhammadu Buhari has granted pardon to some inmates of the Custodial Centres of the Nigeria Correctional Service, NCoS,.
The countries according to the Minister of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola, are China, Italy, Iran, South Korea, Spain, Japan, France, Germany, Norway, the United States of America, the United Kingdom, Netherlands and Switzerland.

Nigeria declares April 10, 13 as Easter holidays

The Federal Government has declared Friday, April 10 and Monday, April 13 as public holidays to mark the 2020 Easter Celebration.
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) confirmed on Sunday the death of another Nigerian from COVID-19, bringing the total number of COVID-19 deaths in the country to five.

Nigerian doctors tackle government over invitation of Chinese medical experts

The Nigerian Medical Association, NMA, and National Association of Resident Doctors, NARD, yesterday rejected plans by the Federal Government to invite Chinese doctors into the country, describing it as an embarrassment to their members and health workers in the country.

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Trading resumes after Eid-el-Fitr celebration with 0.07% growth

The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) reopened trading on Wednesday after the public holidays to mark the Eid-el-Fitr celebration with a marginal growth of 0.07 per cent.
Mrs Aramide Adeyoye, Special Adviser to Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Works and Infrastructure, says his administration will make the Lagos 4th Mainland Bridge a reality.

Lagos to deliver Pen Cinema Bridge November

The Lagos State Government on Wednesday said it will complete and deliver the Pen Cinema Bridge by November, 2020.
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Lagos to create more Islands to curb land scarcity

To further increase land availability for housing and infrastructure development, the Lagos State Government has expressed the desire to continue to create more man-made islands at its waterfront across the State.
The state Commissioner for Health, Dr Saka Haruna, on Wednesday, in a statement however allayed the fears, saying that Kogi remain committed to fighting COVID-19.

Kogi gives conditions for coronavirus test

The Kogi State government has insisted the State is still free from the rampaging Coronavirus disease even as it has given condition for recognizing any Covid-19 test conducted outside it’s boundaries by it’s citizens.
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