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The Judicial Commission of Inquiry set up by Governor Godwin Obaseki to investigate the construction of the Edo Specialist Hospital and supply of equipment has indicted former governor, Adams Oshiomhole.

Governor Obaseki: I’m in government to serve, not for fame, money

Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, has stated that he is in government to serve, not for fame or money.
Babagana Zulum, governor of Borno state, says he is critical of the Nigerian army so that they can improve in their fight against insurgency.

President Buhari lauds Governor Zulum’s leadership style

The President described Zulum’s humanitarian response including the provision and distribution of palliatives for internally displaced persons in the state as “exemplary, unique and selfless”.
Five Republican US senators have confronted Netflix over the streaming giant’s plan to adapt a Chinese sci-fi book trilogy, expressing concern over the original author’s comments about claims of forced labor in Xinjiang.

US Republican senators confront Netflix over Chinese sci-fi show

Five Republican US senators have confronted Netflix over the streaming giant’s plan to adapt a Chinese sci-fi book trilogy, expressing concern over the original author’s comments about claims of forced labor in Xinjiang.
President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated Ambassador Godknows Igali, on the joyous occasion of his 60th birthday.

Bayelsa Central bye-election: Godknows Igali declares intention, joins race

Former Ambassador to, Denmark, Finland, and Norway, Dr Godknows Igali, on Wednesday, declared intention to contest in the forthcoming Bayelsa Central Senatorial Bye-election in Bayelsa State.
The leader of the Yoruba Socio Cultural Group, Egbe Afenifere and a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Senator Ayo Fasanmi is dead.

Afenifere leader Ayo Fasanmi laid to rest in Ekiti

Eminent Nigerians on Tuesday paid tributes to the late Afenifere leader, Ayo Fasanmi, as his remains were interred in his country home in Iye Ekiti, Ilejemeje Local Government Area of Ekiti State.
Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr. Isa Ali Pantami

Isa Pantami: I earned more as a professor than as minister

The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Isa Pantami, says his “salaries and allowances” as a serving minister are lesser compared to what he earned as an academic at the International University Madinah, Saudi Arabia.
Worried by the rise in banditry in parts of the state in the last two months, Niger State Governor Abubakar Sani Bello has declared an all-out war on the armed criminals terrorising the state.

Niger governor mourns deceased permanent secretary

Gov. Abubakar Bello of Niger has expressed shock over the death of Malam Usman Dallau, the Permanent Secretary of the state Planning and Budget Commission.

PDP hails Lagos workers, tasks governor on better conditions

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Lagos state chapter, has joined in felicitating with the generality of workers in the state as they commemorate Workers’ Day with their counterparts across the world.
President of the Nigerian Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has described the late Buhari’s Chief of Staff, Mallam Abba Kyari, as an experienced lawyer and banker.

Nigerians in Diaspora mourn Abba Kyari

As Nigerians continue to mourning the exit of Malam Abba Kyari, Chief of Staff to President Muhammadu Buhari, Nigerians in Diaspora Organisation (NIDO), Ghana chapter, has also said it is saddened by the news.

Nigerian pilot making waves in fight against coronavirus

A Nigerian pilot, Captain Olaboboye Sam Adetula, is currently making waves in Ethiopia for his selfless contribution to the fight against COVID-19 in Africa.

Coronavirus: Osagie Ize-Iyamu lauds health workers, concerned on doctors infection

The Campaign Organization of a governorship aspirant of the All Progressives Congress in Edo State, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, yesterday paid tribute to healthcare workers and first responders across the nation for their selfless sacrifice and bravery in the fight against the novel coronavirus disease.
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UBA donates N28.5 million to fight coronavirus in Kwara

The United Bank for Africa (UBA), on Monday, boosted the fight against coronavirus in Kwara with a donation of N28.5 million.

85th birthday: Bamanga Tukur commends General Gowon for selfless service

Former National Chairman, People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Bamanga Tukur, has commended former Military Head of State, Gen. Yakubu Gowon, for his selfless and meritorious service to the country.
President Muhammadu Buhari has felicitated with all the 2019 Nigerian pilgrims over the successful completion of their Hajj rites and the Eid-el-Kabeer celebration.

President Buhari, Jonathan mourn ex-minister Okonjo-Iweala’s father

President Muhammadu Buhari has condoled with the family of former Minister of Finance, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, over the passing to glory of the patriarch of the family, Obi Chukuka Okonjo, at 91.
President Buhari at the event

President Buhari tells lawmakers to be selfless, committed to meet electorate’s needs

President Muhammadu Buhari has urged Katsina State lawmakers to be selfless, visionary and committed to meeting the needs of the electorate, while minding their constitutional responsibilities.
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BBNaija introduces Enkay, Joe as new housemates

Two more housemates Enkay and Joe Abdallah have been introduced to the 2019 Big Brother Naija reality show.

General Buratai: Nigeria needs selfless, charismatic, upright leaders

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, says Nigeria is in dire need of selfless, charismatic and upright leaders.
Muhammad Inuwa Yahaya

Governor Yahaya suspends all government’s appointments, contracts in Gombe

The newly sworn-in governor of Gombe State, Inuwa Yahaya, has suspended all appointments, contracts and allocations by the state and local government councils as from March 10.

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Prosecutors failed to attend Tuesday’s hearing at the federal high court in Lagos, having previously failed to present some of their witnesses in a case that had been adjourned on several occasions.

Abacha loot: Court orders accelerated hearing in suit challenging appointment of consultants

A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has ordered accelerated hearing in the suit challenging the federal government for appointing a consultant for the monitoring and implementation of the $300 million allegedly looted by the late Head of State, General Sani Abacha, which was repatriated to Nigeria through a tripartite agreement between United States of America and Bailiwick of Jersey.

Ghana university to be renamed after Jerry Rawlings

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has said that the Universality of Development Studies (UDS) will be renamed after the late former President Jerry John Rawlings.
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NBS: VAT revenue grew to N454.69bn in Q4 2020

The federal government generated N454.69 billion revenue from value-added tax (VAT) in the fourth quarter of 2020, a report by the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) has shown.
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp is pleased for Thomas Tuchel, describing the Chelsea squad as a “present” for his fellow German, but acknowledged that he feels the sacking of Frank Lampard was “really harsh”.

Jurgen Klopp: Thomas Tuchel is a really good manager

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp is pleased for Thomas Tuchel, describing the Chelsea squad as a “present” for his fellow German, but acknowledged that he feels the sacking of Frank Lampard was “really harsh”.

CBN governor: Improved diaspora remittances will boost economy

The Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Mr. Godwin Emefiele, said the ongoing reforms to increase diaspora remittances into the country will support the economy and help reduce the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.