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Gombe State Governor, Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya has assured that payment of the N30,000 minimum wage will be resumed this January having been suspended due to the negative effect of the covid-19 pandemic.

Governor Inuwa: Gombe’ll resume payment of N30,000 minimum wage end of January

Gombe State Governor, Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya has assured that payment of the N30,000 minimum wage will be resumed this January having been suspended due to the negative effect of the covid-19 pandemic.
Zainab Ahmed, the minister of finance, budget and national planning, says state and local governments share some of the responsibility to fix roads in Nigeria.

Nigerian government disburses 123.348 billion performance grants to states

The Federal Government of Nigeria (FGN) has disbursed the sum of N123.348billion (USD324.6million) to state governments in the second round of performance-based grants under the States Fiscal Transparency Accountability and Sustainability (SFTAS) Programme.
The head of Nigerian companies’ registry, CAC, Garba Abubakar, has said the organisation raked in more than N19 billion as Internally Generated Revenue (IGR) last year.

CAC chief: We made N19 billion in 2020

The head of Nigerian companies’ registry, CAC, Garba Abubakar, has said the organisation raked in more than N19 billion as Internally Generated Revenue (IGR) last year.
Lisa Montgomery strangled a pregnant woman in Missouri before cutting out and kidnapping the baby in 2004.

Donald Trump administration fights for first execution of a woman in decades

A legal battle continued Tuesday to decide the fate of a US woman that the government of Donald Trump intends to execute before leaving power, despite doubts about her mental state.
Lagos State Ferry Services (LAGFERRY) has moved to boost water transportation in the state with the training of its staff for efficient service delivery.

Lagos moves to boost water transportation in 2021

Lagos State Ferry Services (LAGFERRY) has moved to boost water transportation in the state with the training of its staff for efficient service delivery.
Former Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan, the mediator of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) for Mali arrived in Bamako, Mali.

Ex-President Jonathan arrives in Bamako for ECOWAS assignment

Former Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan, the mediator of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) for Mali arrived in Bamako, Mali.
Prof. Josiah Ajiboye, Registrar, Teachers’ Registration Council of Nigeria (TRCN), disclosed this in Abuja on in an interview with newsmen.

TRCN: Report on ‘diversion of fund’ by us a sheer blackmail

The Teachers Registration Council of Nigeria, TRCN, has dismissed a report on the purported diversion of the fund in the agency published by Aljazirah Newspaper Nigeria.
Algerian President Abdelmadjid Tebboune has flown back to Germany for treatment in hospital for complications in his foot resulting from a coronavirus infection, according to the presidency.

Algerian president returns to Germany for coronavirus-related treatment

Algerian President Abdelmadjid Tebboune has flown back to Germany for treatment in hospital for complications in his foot resulting from a coronavirus infection, according to the presidency.

UBEC: Nigeria suffering from acute teacher shortage in basic education

Nigeria had a shortage of 277, 537 teachers at the basic level, Executive Secretary, Universal Basic Education Commission (UBEC), Hamid Bobboyi, said, citing a National Personnel Audit (NPA) on Public and Private Basic Education Schools in the country conducted by the commission.

UBEC commits over N10 billion annually to teacher professional development – scribe

Executive Secretary of Universal Basic Education Commission, UBEC, Dr Hamid Bobboyi, has appealed to stakeholders to join hands with the federal government in ensuring that the quality of teaching and learning at the basic level of education in Nigeria is strengthened for the graduates of the system to be globally competitive.
Former Speaker of the Kaduna State House of Assembly, Dr. Aminu Abdullahi Shagali, has said that Kaduna state must be rescued from retrogressive forces bent on undermining Governor Nasiru Ahmed El-Rufa’i.

Former Kaduna speaker sues for peace

Former Speaker of the Kaduna State House of Assembly, Dr. Aminu Abdullahi Shagali, has said that Kaduna state must be rescued from retrogressive forces bent on undermining Governor Nasiru Ahmed El-Rufa’i. He spoke at a...
U.S. President Donald Trump on Sunday night said he had signed the $900 billion (N349.2 trillion) coronavirus relief package.

APC condemns US riot, urges Donald Trump to emulate President Buhari

The All Progressives Congress has urged US President Donald Trump to emulate his Nigerian counterparts, President Muhammadu Buhari, after losing an election.
Secretary of the APC Caretaker Committee, Senator John J. Akpanudoedehe in a statement on Tuesday said the 16 years of PDP administration was characterised by “looting of public funds”, adding that the party should spare Nigerians of the trauma of a reminder of the “disaster.”

APC condemns invasion of US Congress by thugs

Nigeria’s ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, has condemned the invasion of the United States of America, USA, Congress, The Capitol, by political thugs and hoodlums, recalling how the US used to be a baseline for measuring democracy in other countries.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has commiserated with Nigeria’s civil society community on the death of Mrs Esther Uzoma, a gender rights advocate.

INEC commiserates with CSOs over rights advocate’s demise

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has commiserated with Nigeria’s civil society community on the death of Mrs Esther Uzoma, a gender rights advocate.
The National Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan, “He is fully aware of the constitutional implication of his decision to defect to another party; which is that he cannot continue to occupy the seat of the PDP in the Senate.

PDP: Triumph of US election a lesson to APC

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Friday, said the triumph of democratic institutions in the handling of issues related to the United States, US, presidential election has highlighted the demands by Nigerians on the Buhari administration to allow institutions of democracy to function.
The African Development Bank, AfDB, says it has approved a 70 million dollar loan for a road project in Ebonyi. The bank said on its website on Friday that it would provide $40 million, while its co-financier, the Africa Growing Together Fund (AGTF), would contribute $30 million for the project.

AfDB appoints directors-general, deputy directors-general in regional offices

The African Development Bank Group has announced the appointment of directors-general for the East, Central and Southern Africa regions and deputy general for the East, Central, Northern, Southern and West Africa regions.
Hong Kong pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong says he has been banned from running in the city's upcoming local council elections.

Jailed Hong Kong activist suspected of violating city’s new security law

Joshua Wong, one of Hong Kong’s most prominent democracy activists who is serving a 13-1/2-month jail sentence for illegal assembly, is suspected of violating the city’s national security law, according to a notice on his Facebook account.

Customs generates N1.562 trillion, exceeds target for 2020

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) said it generated N1.562 trillion in the year 2020 which exceeded the target of N1.381tr by at least N181 billion.

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The Lagos State Universal Basic Education Board, LASUBEB, has released the lists of Primary Six Pupils for placement into public Junior Secondary Schools (JSS).

Parents canvass two shifts system in schools to forestall coronavirus spread

A cross-section of Enugu parents, on Saturday, advocated two shifts for academic activities in primary and secondary schools, reduce overcrowding and thus wide-scale transmission of COVID-19 within schools.
Gombe State Governor, Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya has assured that payment of the N30,000 minimum wage will be resumed this January having been suspended due to the negative effect of the covid-19 pandemic.

Governor Inuwa: Gombe’ll resume payment of N30,000 minimum wage end of January

Gombe State Governor, Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya has assured that payment of the N30,000 minimum wage will be resumed this January having been suspended due to the negative effect of the covid-19 pandemic.
The new ‘The Village Headmaster’ is expected to start airing in April 2021.

9ice, Jide Kosoko join Akin Lewis, Ibidun Allison, others in ‘The Village Headmaster’

Months after it was announced that the Nigerian Television Authority and Wale Adenuga Productions had embarked on a ground-breaking partnership to revive the iconic TV drama series, ‘The Village Headmaster’, it was recently announced that the recording stage of the first season had been successfully-concluded, and the promotional trailer had started airing across Nigeria.
Uganda’s President Yoweri Museveni attends the World Economic Forum (WEF) annual meeting in Davos, Switzerland, January 24, 2019. REUTERS-Arnd Wiegmann

Uganda’s Yoweri Museveni set for sixth term after 35-year rule

Uganda’s Yoweri Museveni looked headed for a sixth term as president with election results Saturday placing him firmly ahead of his main rival, who has cried fraud and whose home has been put under heavy guard.
Super Eagles striker Paul Onuachu was on taget again for KRC Genk in their Belgian jupiler league clash with Waasland-Beveren on Sunday.

Genk chief: Paul Onuachu good enough to play for Europe top clubs

KRC Genk Sporting director Dimitri De Conde believes Paul Onuachu has the talent to play for any club in the world.