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Nasarawa State Governor, Abdullahi A. Sule

Nasarawa to give priority to technical education

Gov. Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa State says he will give top priority to technical education because of its importance in the development of the society.
Kebbi State Government has rolled out strategies and programmes to improve the social – economy wellbeing of youths in the state.

Kebbi roll out programmes to improvement social -economic wellbeing of youths

Alhaji Gidado Kaliyal who stated this while addressing various youth groups on mutual dialogue, held at the conference room of the Ministry of Budget and Economic Development along other cabinet members of state executive council, reassured the youths that the current administration would do everything to strengthens their capacity as productive members of the society.
Television Continental, TVC which was attacked by mob on Wednesday is now back on air. However, the station is still battling technical glitches.

#EndSARS: NPO, NUJ, NGE, IBAN visit TVC, The Nation

The Nigerian Press Organisations (NPO), the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), the Nigerian Guild of Editors and Independent Broadcasting Association of Nigeria (IBAN), on Tuesday paid a solidarity visit to the Television Continental (TVC) and The Nation Newspapers.
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Nigerian governors deny hoarding virus palliatives

Nigeria’s 36 governors have denied hoarding the food items donated by the organised private sector to ease the economic hardship imposed on the poor by the COVID-19 lockdown.
A witness yesterday gave an account of how Osun State House of Assembly Speaker Timothy Owoeye was duped of N38 million by fraudsters.

Osun Speaker condemns looting, assures investors of safety

Mr Timothy Owoeye, the Speaker of Osun House of Assembly, on Sunday condemned the widespread looting and vandalism of private and public property in the state by residents and hoodlums under the guise of EndSARS protest.

#EndSARS: NASFAT sets up N10 million relief fund for victims

The Nasrul-lahi-l-Fatih Society (NASFAT) says it has set up a N10 million relief fund for victims of #ENDSARS protest as it enjoins Nigerians to embrace peace and dialogue for a prosperous Nigeria.
Mark Odigie, an information technologist, could not permit his wife, Tope Mark Odigie, to drive alone to nearby Ketu-Ikosi Road, headquarters of Television Continental (TVC), where she works as a co-host of the station’s popular breakfast talk show.

#EndSARS: MRA condemns attacks on the media

Media Rights Agenda (MRA) today condemned recent attacks against journalists and media houses in some parts of the country, particularly in Lagos, by State and non-State actors in the wake of the #EndSARS protests, describing the actions as reprehensible acts of intimidation and reprisals against media workers and organizations engaged in the lawful pursuit of their professional functions.
President Muhammadu Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari’s speech – full text

Fellow Nigerians, It has become necessary for me to address you having heard from many concerned Nigerians and having concluded a meeting with all the Security Chiefs.

#EndSARS: PDP lawmakers urge President Buhari to address the nation

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) caucus in the House of Representatives has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to address the nation on the alleged attack and killings of peaceful protesters by security agents in Lagos state.
Men in Military uniform reportedly stormed the venue of the #EndSARS protesters in Lekki area of Lagos, last night, shooting indiscriminately to disperse them.

Catholic Secretariat urges government to empanel committee to end protests

Department of Church and Society of the Catholic Secretariat of Nigeria (DCSCSN), has called on the Federal Government to empanel a committee of elder statesmen, civil society groups and the Youth to redefine the rules of engagement and proffer solutions to the nationwide protests.
The peaceful protest is fast yielding results with the disbandment of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) and setting up a judicial panel of enquiry by state governments.

#EndSARS: It’s no longer business as usual – WIC

The World Igbo Congress, WIC, has said that the significance of the ongoing protests across Nigeria is an indication that there is no more business as usual in the country.
Lagos State governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has assured that his administration’s to build a strong and formidable judiciary in the state is on course.1

Governor Sanwo-Olu: Formidable judiciary germane to delivering our government’s programmes

Lagos State governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has assured that his administration’s to build a strong and formidable judiciary in the state is on course, even as he also pledged that no arm of government in the state would be deprived of requisite tools to perform its statutory duties.

Afe Babalola university partners foundation to fight rape, cyberbully

The Afe Babalola University, Ado Ekiti (ABUAD) has partnered with Akin Fadeyi foundation to launch a mobile application called ‘Flagit App’ to contain rape and cyberbully.
The Tiv community in Kadarko, Keana Local Government Area of Nasarawa state has called on the state governor, Abdullahi Sule to deploy more security personnel to curtail the frequent attacks on their people.

Nasarawa governor inaugurates conflict management committee

Nasarawa state governor Abdullahi Sule, Thursday, inaugurated the state’s Conflict Management Alliance Committee (SCOMA) to help in improving conflict management and broaden societal participation.
South African President Cyril Ramaphosa on Monday, warned criminals seeking to exploit the nationwide coronavirus lockdown “for their own sinister ends’’.

President Ramaphosa voices concern over impact of virus on media sector

President Cyril Ramaphosa on Monday voiced concern over the heavy losses inflicted on South Africa’s media by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Conflicts: Forgiveness will heal Nigeria – Archbishop Kaigama

The Catholic Archbishop of Abuja Diocese, Most Rev. Ignatius Kaigama, has called on Nigerians residing in conflict and violence areas of Nigeria to forgive those who have brought them pain and tears.

Kogi chief judge assures on speedy dispensation of justice

The Acting Chief Judge of Kogi State, Justice Henry Olusuyi has decried the scourge of coronavirus pandemic, saying it has seriously slowed down the administration of criminal justice system in the country.

Nigerian government urged to declare emergency on rape

Prominent women group, Umuada Igbo, has called on the Federal and state governments to declare a state of emergency on rape and other forms of gender-based violence, saying that it would help to address the rising cases of the menace in the country.

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Police arrest sergeant for ‘shooting’ lover

The police in Lagos State have arrested Eze Aiwansone, a sergeant, who allegedly shot his girlfriend in Ikeja area of Lagos.
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Report: Neymar set to miss PSG’s next three games due to injury

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