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FCT Minister of State, Ramatu Aliyu, who had earlier gone on self-isolation in line with the protocols of National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), has tested negative to coronavirus.

Lockdown: FCTA to begin distribution of palliatives

The FCT administration says it will ensure strict compliance with the presidential stay-at-home order to pave way for hitch-free distribution of palliatives to vulnerable groups.
The Inspector General of Police, IGP, Mohammed Adamu, has lamented the under-utilisation of the capacity of police lawyers.

Insecurity: Ohaneze president, monarchs walk out as IGP meets South-East governors

The Inspector-General of Police, Mr Mohammed Adamu, is currently in a closed-door meeting with governors of the South-East at the Government House, Enugu.

Amotekun: Gani Adams tasks Southwest monarchs, state assemblies to pass operational laws

The Aare Ona Kakanfo of Yorubaland, Iba Gani Adams, Sunday, called on traditional rulers in the South-West of Nigeria, to throw their weight behind the Western Nigerian Security Network, known as “Operation Amotekun”, to see the light of the day.
The Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Olayiwola Adeyemi III, has broken his silence over the heated reactions generated by his statement over the Mayegun title he conferred on the fuji musician, Alhaji Wasiu Ayinde, stating that the context through which he made the statement should be understood.

Alaafin clears the air on Mayegun title for KWAM 1

The Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Olayiwola Adeyemi III, has broken his silence over the heated reactions generated by his statement over the Mayegun title he conferred on the fuji musician, Alhaji Wasiu Ayinde, stating that the context through which he made the statement should be understood.
The city of Lagos is set to host the first edition of an annual Food Festival tagged- ‘Amala Festival 2019.’

‘Amala’ festival to hold in Lagos

The festival is aimed at bringing together local food vendors, food cafes, restaurant and fresh food outlets under one umbrella to showcase their art and culinary dexterity.

Governor Bello: Over 55% of voters for President Buhari are women

The Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello, has revealed that well over fifty-five percent of the electorate who won the February 23, 2019 Presidential Election for President Muhammadu Buhari were women.

Kogi guber: Governor Bello hails minister’s contribution to APC victory

Gov. Yahaya Bello of Kogi State has commended the contributions of the FCT Minister of State, Dr Ramatu Aliyu, to the victory of All Progressives Congress (APC) in 2015 and 2019 general elections.
Inaugurating the Royal Fathers, Governor Emmanuel congratulated them on their selection to the stool of their Ancestors.

Akwa Ibom governor inaugurates traditional rulers council

A new chairman of Akwa Ibom State Traditional Rulers Council, TRC, has been sworn in as part of activities to mark the 32nd anniversary of the State.
The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has deployed 1,400 corps members to Gombe State for the 2019 Batch B Stream II orientation course.

NYSC immunises corps members against yellow fever in Bauchi

Following the recent outbreak of Yellow Fever recorded in Bauchi State, the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has commenced the immunisation of members deployed to the state.

Royal fathers call for state of emergency in federal roads in Delta

Royal fathers in Delta State have urged the Federal Government to declare a state of emergency on federal roads across the three senatorial districts of the state.

Cleric urges Presidency, governors to tackle insecurity

Giving a wake-up call, the Presiding Bishop of The Redeemed Evangelical Mission (TREM), Dr. Mike Okonkwo, blamed the worsening security situation in the land on laxity and lack of concern on the part of the Presidency, governors and traditional rulers.
Alhaji Munir Sanusi, the chief of staff to the Emir of Kano, has confirmed the receipt of the query issued to Emir Muhammad Sanusi II by the Kano state government.

Emir Sanusi: No non-indigene in Kano

The Emir of Kano, His Highness, Muhammad Sanusi II, on Sunday, declared that there is nothing like non-indigeneship in Kano, insisting that everybody residing in the ancient commercial city remain a bonafide indigene irrespective of ethnic, cultural and religious background.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo says there is the need for states to explore ways of improving their Internally Generated Revenue (IGR) in the next few years.

VP Osinbajo: We’ll defend trust reposed on us

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Wednesday night assured that he and President Muhammadu Buhari, will defend the trust Nigerians reposed on them.
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Olusegun Runsewe: NCAC determined to preserve, promote Nigerian arts

The National Council for Arts and Culture (NCAC) will continue to preserve and promote Nigerian arts and culture as part of world heritage.

Elections: Group urges Akwa Ibom Police to remain neutral during polls

The Akwa Ibom State Police Command has been urged to maintain a high level of professionalism during the conduct of the elections in the state.
President Muhammadu Buhari says since 1978 when he was named the minister of petroleum till date, he has not lost interest in the oil sector.

President Buhari: Deceiving Nigerians with ethnicity, religion is ‘bloody nonsense’

President Muhammadu Buhari has described as “bloody nonsense” the penchant of some Nigerians to hide under the canopy of ethnicity and religion to perpetrate injustice and corrupt acts.
President Muhammadu Buhari says since 1978 when he was named the minister of petroleum till date, he has not lost interest in the oil sector.

President Buhari recalls fond memories of late deputy Tunde Idiagbon

President Muhammadu Buhari has remembered his former number two man in government, late Major General Tunde Idiagbon, for his uncommon loyalty and courage.
President Muhammadu Buhari says since 1978 when he was named the minister of petroleum till date, he has not lost interest in the oil sector.

President Buhari: How fellow Muslims opposed me while Christians stood by me

President Muhammadu Buhari has described as “bloody nonsense” the penchant of some Nigerians to hide under the canopy of ethnicity and religion to perpetrate injustice and corrupt acts.

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The Medical Laboratory Science Council of Nigeria (MLSCN) says it has validated four Rapid Test Kits to determine their suitability for testing SAR-COV-2 infection popularly known as COVID-19 in the country.
Legendary reggae artiste, Majekodunmi Fasheke, aka Majek Fashek is dead. The artiste died in a New York hospital after a protracted illness on Monday about 5-45pm. He was aged 71.

Nigerian celebrities mourn deceased Majek Fashek

Nigerian celebrities have taken to their social media platforms to mourn the death of Music Legend, Majekodunmi Fasheke, a.k.a Majek Fashek.
Rwanda says it will announce new restrictions on containing the coronavirus Tuesday, a stark reversal of the country's plan days ago to ease restrictions, including motor vehicle travel throughout the country.

Rwanda set to announce new coronavirus restrictions

Rwanda says it will announce new restrictions on containing the coronavirus Tuesday, a stark reversal of the country's plan days ago to ease restrictions, including motor vehicle travel throughout the country.
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Nigeria declares telecoms facilities critical national Infrastructure

In response to the yearnings of industry stakeholders to declare telecom facilities Critical National Infrastructure, President Muhammadu Buhari, has finally approved and also directed that necessary physical protective measures be put in place to safeguard telecommunications infrastructure deployed across the country.
President Muhammadu Buhari has again, addressed Nigerians on the efforts of its government to contain the coronavirus pandemic (covid-19) that is ravaging the country 4

ASCAB: President Buhari’s speech underestimate Sani Abacha’s $5 billion loot

Alliance for Surviv­ing COVID-19 and Beyond, (ASCAB), a group led by prominent Nigerian human rights lawyer, Femi Falana has said that President Mu­hammadu Buhari’s claim that late dictator, Sani Abacha, stole $1 billion con­tradicts the figures earlier released by his own officials.