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TUC tackles TCN chief over sack of labour leader

Following the sack of a labour leader, Comrade Chris Okwonkwo, by the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN), the Trade Union Congress (TUC) has condemned the sack, describing it as an embarrassment to labour community.
A former member of the Kaduna State House of Assembly, Dr Yakubu Bityong, is dead.

Former Kaduna assemblyman Yakubu Bityong passes on

Bityong, who represented Kaura Constituency in the Assembly from 2011 to 2019, died on Friday night in Kaduna at the age of 56.

Nigerian electricity workers threaten strike

The Senior Staff Association of Electricity and Allied Companies (SSAEAC) has threatened to embark on a fresh strike.
Enugu State Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi

Enugu, federal agencies donate palliatives to vulnerable church groups

The administration of Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State, in collaboration with the Federal Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs and Tertiary Education Trust (TET) Fund, has donated some food items to four major church groups in Enugu State, for onward distribution to their vulnerable and poor members.
Ogun State House of Assembly

Coronavirus: Ogun assembly canvasses loan repayment holiday for SMEs

The Ogun State House of Assembly has invited the State Commissioner for Health, Dr. Tomi Coker, and her Special Duties and Intergovernmental affairs Counterpart, Barr. Femi Ogunbanwo, to appear before the lawmakers on Friday 15th May 2020, to brief the Assembly members on the State Government’s efforts at reducing the spread of the coronavirus pandemic and the distribution of palliatives in the State.
This assertion was made by the Director-General, Lagos State Safety Commission, Mr. Lanre Mojola when issuing additional Occupational Health & Safety Sectoral (OSH) Guidelines on easing of the lockdown of businesses in Lagos State.

Lagos issues occupational health, safety guidelines

The Lagos State Government has reaffirmed its commitment to the safety of lives of its citizens following the outbreak of COVID-19 pandemic.
The wife of the President of Nigeria, Aisha Buhari, has donated medical items to support the fight against the spread of the deadly Coronavirus (COVID-19) disease.

Coronavirus: Aisha Buhari distributes medical items

The wife of the President of Nigeria, Aisha Buhari, has donated medical items to support the fight against the spread of the deadly Coronavirus (COVID-19) disease.
Controller, Owerri Correctional Services, Mr. Chris Okoye appreciating the kind gesture of Governor Uzodimma to the Services. With him and the Special Adviser (Special Duties), to the governor, Chinasa Nwaneri (second left) and the Chief Press secretary/Media Adviser to the Governor, Mr. Oguwike Nwachuku.

Governor Uzodimma fetes inmates, extends palliatives to orphanage homes — in pictures

Governor Hope Uzodimma of Imo State has extended palliatives to inmates of Owerri and Okigwe Correctional Services to alleviate their difficulties at this period of economic crisis caused by the coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19).

Ondo: Police frustrating our fight against coronavirus

Following the directive by the Ondo State Government that all borders across the state be closed as part of measures to curb the spread of COVID-19 in the state, policemen stationed at the Osun State end of the Owena boundary have been allegedly demanding money from motorists seeking entry into Ondo State.

Ondo suspends 25 civil servants over ‘fraud’

Ondo State government has suspended 25 Civil servants in its employ for allegedly defrauding the state government.
Temitope Alonge

Oyo records new coronavirus case, to fumigate markets

The Oyo State COVID-19 Task Force said the state has recorded another positive case, bringing to nine the total of positive cases in the state.
Ahmadu Fintiri

Adamawa workers issue strike notice over new minimum wage

The organized labour in Adamawa has given the state government up to Feb. 25 to conclude negotiations with it over the national minimum wage or face an indefinite strike action.
Muhammad Inuwa Yahaya

Gombe governor joins EFCC’s 10-million-man-match against corruption

Governor Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya of Gombe State has alongside members of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) joined the 10-million Man Match against corruption by the Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC) in Nigeria.
This photo taken on August 23, 2018 shows the Google logo on display at the Smart China Expo at Chongqing International Expo Center in southwest China's Chongqing. - AFP PHOTO - STR - China OUT

Google commends Nigeria for introducing online safety in schools’ curriculum

As Nigerians join the rest of the world to mark the 2020 Internet Safety Day, Mrs Seember Nyager, Policy and Government Relations Manager, Google, on Tuesday commended the Federal Government for introducing online safety in schools’ curriculum.
Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Sunday, said his government will deliver the ongoing Oshodi-Abule Egba BRT corridor project by end of May 2020.

Governor Sanwo-Olu reshuffles Lagos cabinet, appoints three new members

The Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has announced a minor cabinet reshuffle, with the appointment of three new members.
Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun, has commiserated with the family, management and staff of the Nation Newspaper over the death of Mr. Dele Agekamah who passed on Friday night at the age of 60.

Governor Abiodun: I want history to remember me well

Ogun Governor Dapo Abiodun on Friday assigned portfolios to his Cabinet members with a call on them to decide quickly the legacy they would leave behind, saying he wants “history to remember” his “government favourably.”
The Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun has reaffirmed that no criminal will have a place to stay in the state which he governs with the kind of strategy that is being put in place by the state government in curbing and wiping out crimes in the state.

Governor Abiodun: Ogun commissioners not answerable to any godfather

The Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun, has charged the newly inaugurated commissioners into the State Executive Council, to be accountable to the people and not answerable to any godfather, groups.
Governor Dapo Abiodun of Ogun State has assured industrialists in the state of his administration’s readiness to put an end to the deplorable state of road network affecting manufacturers and other road users in the state.

Ogun governor swears in 19 commissioners, 15 special advisers

The Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun, on Friday advised the newly sworn – In Commissioners and Special Advisers in the State to see their appointment as call to service for the development of the state and its people.

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Maltese authorities have seized counterfeit Libyan money worth $1.1 billion that was printed by a Russian firm and worsen the north African country’s economic problems, the US State Department said.

US: Malta seizes $1 billion in counterfeit Libyan money

Maltese authorities have seized counterfeit Libyan money worth $1.1 billion that was printed by a Russian firm and worsen the north African country’s economic problems, the US State Department said.
Sudan has summoned the Ethiopian embassy's chargé d'affaires over a border attack by suspected Ethiopian rebel fighters that killed and wounded several Sudanese army personnel and civilians, Khartoum said in a statement on Saturday.

Sudan summons Ethiopia envoy over deadly cross-border attack

Sudan has summoned the Ethiopian embassy's chargé d'affaires over a border attack by suspected Ethiopian rebel fighters that killed and wounded several Sudanese army personnel and civilians, Khartoum said in a statement on Saturday.

Thirteen killed in Katsina bandit attacks

Thirteen people died on Friday when villagers fought back against armed cattle thieves in Katsina State where rustling has been on the increase.
Dr. Dominic Ukpong, Hon. Commissioner Ministry of Health

Akwa Ibom discharges two coronavirus patients

The State Commissioner for Health, Dr. Dominic Ukpong, who announced this on Saturday said those discharged have been certified negative by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, bringing to 16, the total of those treated and discharged of the viral infection since the first set of cases were recorded on April 1, 2020.

Lagos to decamp pipeline explosion victims from relief camp

Dr Olufemi Oke-Osanyintolu, the Director-General of the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), disclosed this in an interview with newsmen in Lagos on Saturday.