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Edwin Clark: No politician better than Igbo politician

Ijaw leader and politician, Chief Edwin Clark, who served under former Head of State, General Yakubu Gowon, as Federal Commissioner for Information in an interview claimed there is no politician in Nigeria better than Igbo politician.
Kayode Fayemi

Ekiti governor canvasses support for state police, security reform

The Ekiti State Governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi, has stressed the need for the country to adopt multi-level approach in tackling security challenges, urging government to develop enduring national security policies.

Senator Wabara: Why Igbo can’t produce President in Nigeria

Former President of the Senate, Adolphus Wabara, has dismissed any chances of an Igbo Presidency come 2023.
National Universities Commission (NUC),

Institute for Nigerian Languages begs NUC over degree awarding status

The National Institute for Nigerian Languages, Aba, Abia State, has urged the National Universities Commission, NUC, to allow the institute to commence awarding degrees as stipulated in the Act that established the institution.

EU-British council launches ACT programme for CSOs in Nigeria

To ensure an accountable and democratic government, the European Union (EU) British Council has stressed the need to invest in, and engage with Civil Society Organisations (CSO’s), saying their contributions to sustainable development in any country cannot be over emphasised.
Ayo Adebanjo

2023: Ayo Adebanjo Mmkes case for South-east presidency

The leader of Afenifere Socio-political group, Cheif Ayo Adebanjo, has said that for the sake of unity of the country presidency should go to the South-east in 2023.

African-Americans christened Nigerian names to commemorate 400 years of transatlantic slavery

Twelve African-Americans, exploring their ancestry in West Africa, have been given native Nigerian names in commemoration of the four centuries of the first Africans slaves to arrive in Virginia, United States.

PFN asks South-East governors to tackle insecurity

The Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria, on Sunday, charged the five South-East governors to take measures to ensure that adequate security was provided for the people of the zone.

NSITF pays N2.6 billion benefits to Nigerians

The Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund (NSITF) disclosed recently that it has paid over N2.6 billion to 31,552 Nigerians as benefits from the trust fund as at the end of July, 2019.
The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has notified airlines, passengers and all other stakeholders that the runway at Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu will be closed for major repairs.

FAAN begins rehabilitation of Enugu airport runway

The Federal Airport Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has commenced the rehabilitation of the runway at the Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu.
The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has notified airlines, passengers and all other stakeholders that the runway at Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu will be closed for major repairs.

FAAN begins rehabilitation of Enugu airport runway

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria has commenced the rehabilitation of the runway at the Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu.
Archbishop Matthew Man-Oso Ndagoso of Kaduna

We are tired of burying priests – Catholic archbishop

The Catholic Archbishop of Kaduna Archdiocese, Most Reverend Mathew Man’oso Ndagoso, has charged the President Muhammadu Buhari-led Federal Government to “wake up to its responsibilities” of ensuring adequate security across the country.
Nigerian Passport

Nigerian national asks to be deported from Cambodia

A Nigerian national, Kingsley, who has been living illegally in Cambodia for years on Wednesday went to the immigration centre in the country and asked for help to return to Nigeria.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says an investigation is ongoing on the seized $2.8 million at Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu.

FAAN: Enugu airport runway rehabilitation yet to begin

The rehabilitation of the runway at the Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu is yet to begin one month after the airport was closed by the Federal Government.
Governor David Nweze Umahi

Ebonyi governor sacks chief press secretary

David Umahi, Ebonyi State governor, on Tuesday sacked his Chief Press Secretary (CPS), Mr. Emmanuel Uzor.
The Redeemed Christian Church of God, RCCG, has announced the passing on of the Assistant General Overseer of the church, Pastor Elijah Daramola, who died at the age of 67.

RCCG assistant general overseer passes on

The Redeemed Christian Church of God, RCCG, has announced the passing on of the Assistant General Overseer of the church, Pastor Elijah Daramola, who died at the age of 67.
Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State on Monday enrolled one of his sons, Abubakar Al-Siddique, in a public school in the State. 8

Public schools: BYO commends Governor El-Rufai, Reps member

The Lagos State Chapter of the Buhari Youth Organisation (BYO), on Tuesday, described Gov. Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State and Mr Sergius Oseasochie, a federal lawmaker from Edo, as patriots.
Gov. Godwin Obaseki of Edo says his administration is doing a lot from its end to tackle illegal migration to Europe but needs more support from partners.

Edo governor commiserates with Percy Okojie over father’s demise

The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has commiserated with All Progressives Congress (APC) stalwart, Percy Okojie Esq., over the passing of his father, High Chief Paul Okojie, an accomplished sports tactician and public administrator.

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Rwanda, first East African country to ban all single-use plastics

The ban affects all plastic carry bags and other single-use plastic items such as wrappers, plastic containers, bottles, straws, plastic cutlery, folders, and balloons. Plastic duty-free bags are not authorised to be brought into the country.
The Cyber Crime Section of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Abuja Zonal office, has arrested four suspected internet fraudsters in Abuja.

EFCC detains four ‘Abuja internet scammers’

The Cyber Crime Section of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Abuja Zonal office, has arrested four suspected internet fraudsters in Abuja.
Niger State Governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani-Bello, has set up two committees to spearhead his inauguration for his second term.

PDP knocks Governor Bello over failed amnesty deal

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Niger State has criticized the Governor Abubakar Sani Bello-led administration for releasing more than 30 bandits under the administration’s amnesty programme, which the party argued only gave the alleged criminals opportunity to reinforce and continue in their attacks on Nigerlites.
Youth volunteers, better known as civilian joint task force, led by Muazu Alhaji Misiya in Bama local government area, have captured 19 Boko Haram fighters, and two commanders on the wanted-list of the Nigerian army.

Civilian JTF captures two Boko Haram commanders, 19 fighters in Bama

Youth volunteers, better known as civilian joint task force, led by Muazu Alhaji Misiya in Bama local government area, have captured 19 Boko Haram fighters, and two commanders on the wanted-list of the Nigerian army.

Stakeholders advocate better platform for migration reportage

Stakeholders on migration reporting have underscored the need for the creation of a better platform to ensure effective coverage and implementation of the national policy on migration issues.