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As Nigeria joins the rest of the world to commemorate the 2018 World Toilet Day, the Osun government says it is partnering with the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and the European Union to end open defecation in the state.
Shareholders of Union Bank of Nigeria (UBN) Plc have approved a proposal to cancel N54.46 billion accumulated permanent losses in the books of the commercial bank.
The Kano State government has said it will provide facilities worth N318 million as support to the Nigerian Army as part of efforts to fight different forms of criminality.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) and its candidate, Chike Okafor, have approached the Abuja division of the Court of Appeal to nullify the judgment of the High Court of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) that produced Emeka Nwajuba of the Accord Party as a member of the House of Representatives for Ehimembano/Ihiteuboma/Obowo Federal Constituency of Imo State.
The Court of Appeal sitting in Owerri, Imo State, Sunday, upheld the judgement of the Federal High Court that had earlier dismissed a suit filed by Senator Sam Anyanwu, challenging the emergence of Imo State governor, Hon. Emeka Ihedioha, as the gubernatorial candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, (PDP) in the primary held last year.
The Lagos State chapter of the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) has charged its members to desist from any act that would destabilise the peace in the state.
Former President Goodluck Jonathan has felicitated with ex-head of state, Abdulsalami Abubakar, on the occasion of his 77th birthday.
Nigerian Forum for Good Governance and Leadership has described ”the diatribes” by a former governor of Ekiti, Mr Ayo Fayose, against former President Olusegun Obasanjo over recognition of June 12 as condemnable.
As prospective corps members resume camping next week, the Director General, National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Brid-Gen Shuaibu Ibrahim, has promised to adopt schemes that would make the new corps members employers of labour at the end of their one year compulsory service.
Lionel Messi has topped the Forbes’ 2019 list of the world’s highest-paid athletes for the first time.
Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, have arrested seven suspected internet fraudsters at the Sunshine Estate, Gwarinpa, Abuja.