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Sokoto commences distribution of virus palliatives

The Sokoto State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) on Saturday commenced the distribution of the Federal Government COVID-19 palliatives to beneficiaries at Isa, Sabon Birni and Gada Local Government Areas (LGAs) of the state.
The United States Government has awarded more than $1.2 billion in airport safety and infrastructure grants through the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to 405 airports in 50 states, Elaine Chao, the U.S. Secretary of Transportation has said.

U.S. approves over $1.2 billion grants to 405 airports

The United States Government has awarded more than $1.2 billion in airport safety and infrastructure grants through the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to 405 airports in 50 states, Elaine Chao, the U.S. Secretary of Transportation has said.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

774,000 FG jobs: APC accuses PDP of hijacking recruitment process in Oyo, calls for...

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Oyo State has faulted the process put in place for the planned recruitment of 774,000 Nigerians into the Federal Government special public works scheme, which was scheduled to hold across the 33 local government areas of the state on Thursday and Friday of last week.

Iran cries victory after UN rejects US bid to extend arms embargo

Iran on Saturday hailed a UN Security Council vote rejecting a US bid to extend an arms embargo on the Islamic republic, saying its foe has “never been so isolated”.
National Emergency Management Agency NEMA

Nigerian government distributes relief materials, fetes displaced persons in Katsina

The Federal Government, through the Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development and the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has distributed relief materials to Internally Displaced Persons in Katsina.
The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has distributed relief materials to victims of bandits attack in five communities of Batsari Local Government Area of Katsina State.

NEMA distributes relief materials to victims of bandits’ attack in Katsina

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has distributed relief materials to victims of bandits attack in five communities of Batsari Local Government Area of Katsina State.
Relief has come the way of a Nigerian mother, Suliyat Tijani and her quadruplets stranded in a hospital after the Dubai Crown Prince, Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum paid their hospital bills.

Dubai crown prince pays medical bill of stranded Nigerian with quadruplets

Relief has come the way of a Nigerian mother, Suliyat Tijani and her quadruplets stranded in a hospital after the Dubai Crown Prince, Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum paid their hospital bills.
President John Magufuli. AFP Photo-Daniel Hayduk

Tanzania relaxes restrictions on international flights

The Tanzanian government has relaxed some restrictions on international flights.
President Muhammadu Buhari

President Buhari, Pakistani premier okay global debt relief campaign

President Muhammadu Buhari and the Prime Minister of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, Imran Khan, Thursday okayed the campaign for global debt relief to cushion the adverse effect brought by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Governor Emmanuel: I won’t distribute federal government’s relief materials to my people

Governor Udom Emmanuel said he will not share the rice from the Federal Government of Nigeria to the people of Akwa Ibom.
Gombe State Governor, Inuwa Yahaya, has said that he took advantage of his trip to Russia with President Muhammadu Buhari to woo investors and development partners for the state. 2

Gombe imposes curfew, to return almajiris to states of origin

Gombe State Governor, Inuwa Yahaya, on Wednesday declared a dusk to dawn curfew following the five confirmed cases of coronavirus in the state.
The United States on Tuesday passed an additional coronavirus relief package worth $484 billion (N181 trillion) to address emerging public health and economic challenges occasioned by the pandemic.

US senate passes additional $484 billion coronavirus relief package

The United States on Tuesday passed an additional coronavirus relief package worth $484 billion (N181 trillion) to address emerging public health and economic challenges occasioned by the pandemic.
Governor Seyi Makinde disclosed this, saying that one confirmed COVID-19 patient was discharged after receiving his second negative test result.

Oyo residents lament as government delays distribution of N250 million palliative fund

Residents of Oyo State say they are yet to receive palliatives from the state government since it generated over N200m Naira and received relief materials worth over 50million Naira from philanthropists and organizations as part of efforts to cushion the effects of lockdown on the citizens.
The Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Mrs Zainab Ahmed on Saturday met with the leadership of the National Assembly to intimate it with an Executive proposal to establish a N500 billion COVID-19 Crisis Intervention Fund.

Nigeria won’t benefit from IMF debt relief – minister

The Federal Government has clarified that Nigeria will not benefit from the recent International Monetary Fund (IMF) debt relief for 25 countries.

IMF grants debt service relief for 19 African nations

The International Monetary Fund has approved immediate debt service relief for 19 African countries for an initial period of six months to enable them to channel financial resources towards dealing with the coronavirus pandemic.
All Progressives Congress (APC) National Publicity Secretary, Lanre Issa-Onilu

APC urges Nigerians to unite, fight against coronavirus

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has urged Nigerians to find inspiration in the life of Jesus, as the country battles coronavirus pandemic.
The Ebonyi State Executive Council has approved the sum of 1 billion naira for the procurement of relief materials and palliative packages to be distributed across the state to help residents ease the hardship of the lockdown occasioned by the coronavirus pandemic.

Ebonyi approves N1 billion coronavirus relief packages

The Ebonyi State Executive Council has approved the sum of 1 billion naira for the procurement of relief materials and palliative packages to be distributed across the state to help residents ease the hardship of the lockdown occasioned by the coronavirus pandemic.
Adegboyega Oyetola

Governor Oyetola: 25 of Cote d’Ivoire returnees not from Osun

The Governor of Osun State, Gboyega Oyetola, says 25 of the 127 people who returned to the state from Cote d’Ivoire recently are not indigenes of the state.

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President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday met with a former Minister of Defence, Gen. Theophilus Danjuma (retd.).

President Buhari, General Danjuma meet at Aso Rock

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday met with a former Minister of Defence, Gen. Theophilus Danjuma (retd.).
President Muhammadu Buhari, on Friday, said the Federal Government would engage the services of members of the National Youth Service Corps to champion the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals 2030 at the grassroots.2

Eid-el-Maulud: President Buhari preaches love, honesty

President Muhammadu Buhari has urged all Nigerians to seize the opportunity of this year’s Eid-el-Maulud to reflect on the virtues of the Holy Prophet by showing love and understanding for fellow citizens.
Joe and Jill Biden voted in Wilmington, Delaware, on Wednesday

US election: Joe Biden votes in Delaware

Democratic White House hopeful Joe Biden cast his ballot in the US presidential race Wednesday in Delaware, six days before the end of a turbulent campaign pitting him against incumbent Donald Trump.

CAF president confirms candidacy for re-election

The Confederation of African Football President Ahmad Ahmad has announced his intention to run for a second term in office.

AFCONQ: Kaizer Chiefs confirm Daniel Akpeyi’s Super Eagles call-up

South African giants, Kaizer Chiefs, has confirmed that goalkeeper, Daniel Akpeyi, has received a call up for Super Eagles’ 2022 Africa Cup of Nations double-header against Sierra Leone in November.