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Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) and Chairman of the PTF on COVID-19, Mr Boss Mustapha, who raised the concern on Thursday during the daily press briefing by the task force in Abuja.

PTF urges religious leaders to ask congregation to wear facemask

Mr Boss Mustapha, the Chairman, Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19, has advised religious leaders to without fear or favour continue to prevail on their congregations to wear facemask.
Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq

Kwara governor presents appointment letters to six traditional rulers

The Kwara State Government on Monday presented letters of appointment to six newly appointed 3rd Class and 4th Class Traditional Rulers
Gov. Ben Ayade of Cross River has directed applicants for the 8,000 automatic jobs to enlist through their respective village heads.

Cross River workers delisted from payroll give government ultimatum

Two thousand five hundred (2, 500) dismissed workers of the Cross River State government have given the State Government seven (7) days ultimatum to rescind its decision or face severe consequences.
Ogun Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun, has set up a committee that will develop guidelines for a safe reopening of schools for students at the final year or transition classes in the State.

Ogun governor approves productivity bonus for health workers

Gov. Dapo Abiodun of Ogun has approved the immediate payment of Special Productivity Bonus for all categories of health workers in the state public service.
Chinese President Xi Jinping said on Thursday that he is ready to work with his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin, to join efforts with the international community to resolutely safeguard the victory of the Second World War (WWII).

Xi Jinping: China ready to work with Russia to safeguard WWII results

Chinese President Xi Jinping said on Thursday that he is ready to work with his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin, to join efforts with the international community to resolutely safeguard the victory of the Second World War (WWII).
Gov. Nasir El-Rufa’i on Wednesday said the the Kaduna State Government initiated the Kashim Ibrahim Fellowship to help widen the pool of future leaders from across the country.

Governor El-Rufai restates commitment to nurture future leaders

Gov. Nasir El-Rufa’i on Wednesday said the the Kaduna State Government initiated the Kashim Ibrahim Fellowship to help widen the pool of future leaders from across the country.
Chairman of the Edo State Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Campaign Council for the 2020 governorship poll, Chief Dan Orbih, has insisted that everything that the former National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Adams Oshiomhole said about the APC candidate, Osagie Ize-Iyamu in 2016 was correct and should inform their decision in the coming election.

Dan Orbih: We won’t watch PDP supporters slaughtered by opposition

Chairman of Edo State Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Campaign Council, Chief Dan Orbih, has condemned in strong terms the assassination attempt on the Chairman of Owan East Local Council, Andrew Osigwe and his family by gunmen allegedly hired by the All Progressives Congress, APC.

Nigerian governors take flood predictions for granted – NIHSA chief

Director-General of Nigeria Hydrological Services Agency, NIHSA, Engr. Clement Onyeaso Nze, has lamented that State Governors in Nigeria find it difficult to take action on flood disaster predictions by the agency.
Anthony Mkpe Ayine

Auditor-General denies illegal withdrawal of N10 billion from NHIS account

The Auditor-General of the Federation, Mr. Anthony Ayine, Monday, described as false and mischievous, allegations that he connived with Vice President Yemi Osinbajo to illegally withdraw N10 billion from the account of the National Health Insurance Scheme, NHIS.

WAEC: Over a million candidates will participate in 2020 WASSCE

The head, national officer of the West Africa Examination Council (WAEC), Patrick Areghan, Wednesday said that 1,549,731 candidates are qualified to write West Africa Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE).
The Chairman of PBFNS, John Praise, who made the call at a news conference on Tuesday in Abuja, said that the killings in Southern Kaduna must stop.

Pentecostal Bishops demand end to killings in southern Kaduna

Pentecostal Bishops Forum of the 19 Northern States (PBFNS) in Nigeria has called for immediate fortification of security arrangements in the entire Southern Kaduna communities.
The leader of the Yoruba Socio Cultural Group, Egbe Afenifere and a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Senator Ayo Fasanmi is dead.

Ooni: Pa Fasanmi brought dignity to Yoruba race

The Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, Ojaja II, has described the late Afenifere leader, Pa Ayo Fasanmi, as a man of accomplishments, who brought dignity to all descendants of Oduduwa.
Kaduna State Governor Nasir Ahmed El-Rufai

Kaduna governor, CAN disagree over cause of killings

Kaduna State governor, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai, and the Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN, yesterday disagreed over the cause of killings in Southern Kaduna.
Member Representing Ajaokuta Federal Constituency, Idirissu Lawal, has called on the Federal Government to take urgent step towards the conduct of a reliable population census in the country for effective planning.

Reps: Capital market can rescue Nigeria’s economy from collapse

The House of Representatives disclosed that a capital market is a viable option that should be utilized to rescue the Nigerian economy from collapse, especially with the impending downturn in the global economy.
The evil spirit -possessed, blood -thirsty Boko Haram insurgents are on the prowl against troops of the Nigerian Army even as this story is being gathered.

Terrorist quits Boko Haram due to ethnic discrimination

A Boko Haram fighter has quit the terrorist group due to what he described as ethnic discrimination among the ranks of the Islamic sect.

Twitter sees surge in users; revenue slides amid turmoil

Revenue slumped 19 percent from a year ago to $683 million. Despite some modest rebound from the pandemic-induced economic slump, Twitter said that “many brands slowed or paused spend in reaction to US civil unrest” in May and June.
Titus Uba

Benue speaker, son test positive for coronavirus

Speaker, Benue State House of Assembly, Titus Uba, his son, member representing Kwande East State constituency, Tertsea Gbisea, are among the 66 people, who tested positive for COVID-19 in the State.
Kaduna State Governor Nasir Ahmed El-Rufai

Governor El-Rufai advises Southern Kaduna to embrace peace, enjoy development

Governor Nasiru Ahmad El-Rufai of Kaduna state has appealed to elected officials and traditional rulers not to shy away from taking up the leadership roles in their communities.

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The Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) said that the Nigerian economy has lost over N700 billion to the #EndSARS protests over the last 12 days.

Lagos curfew: #EndSARS protesters agree to stop road blockage

The leaders of the #EndSARS protesters along the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway have said they will lift the blockage along the expressway for vehicles to be able to move into Lagos by 2pm (today).
Former France goalkeeper and deputy director of Montpellier’s training centre, Bruno Martini, has died at 58.

Former France goalie Bruno Martini passes on

Former France goalkeeper and deputy director of Montpellier’s training centre, Bruno Martini, has died at 58.
The Police Command in Plateau has arrested 16 suspects over kidnapping, armed robbery, culpable homicide and unlawful possession of firearms.

#EndSARS: Three killed in Ibadan

At least three people have been shot dead during a clash between thugs and police in Ibadan, Oyo State capital, on Tuesday, witnesses say.
Thibaut Courtois has insisted Real Madrid are always the favourites for the Champions League while expressing his confidence that the Blancos can conquer Europe again in 2020-21.

Thibaut Courtois: Real Madrid are always favourites for the Champions League

Thibaut Courtois has insisted Real Madrid are "always the favourites" for the Champions League while expressing his confidence that the Blancos can conquer Europe again in 2020-21.
The Kaduna State University (KASU) says it has expelled about 80 students for various forms of examination malpractices during the 2018-2019 academic session.

Kaduna university introduces essay competition to promote literary education

The Kaduna State University (KASU) has introduced essay writing competition to promote literary education and enhance creativity of its undergraduate students.