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The partial closure of Nigeria’s land border with neighbours will continue beyond January 2020 and will only be terminated until the set objectives are achieved.

Hameed Ali: Border closure to remain despite pressure from Benin, Chad, others

The Comptroller-General of Nigerian Customs Service (NCS), Colonel Hameed Ali, on Friday insisted that closure of borders will continue for a while irrespective of the pressure from the nation’s neighbours to reopen them.
The Executive Council meeting, chaired by the Deputy Governor, Dr. Hadiza Balarabe, noted the commitment of Governor Nasir El-Rufai to strengthen the public service and its capacity to deliver quality and responsive public service.

Kaduna governor hails about deputy as ‘super star’ for leadership

Gov. Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State has described his Deputy, Dr Hadiza Balarabe, as a super star and great capacity for leadership.
First Lady of Nigeria, Dr. Mrs. Aisha Muhammadu Buhari was in Accra, Ghana on the 29th October 2019 where she was an Ambassador and Special Guest of Honour at the Sixth Edition of the “MERCK AFRICA – ASIA LUMINARY/ MORE THAN A MOTHER INITIATIVE conference for African First Ladies.

Aisha Buhari features in Merck Africa international conference

First Lady of Nigeria, Dr. Mrs. Aisha Muhammadu Buhari was in Accra, Ghana on the 29th October 2019 where she was an Ambassador and Special Guest of Honour at the Sixth Edition of the “MERCK AFRICA – ASIA LUMINARY/ MORE THAN A MOTHER INITIATIVE conference for African First Ladies.
Nigeria can become a stronger and more prosperous nation if states have more powers, according to Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN.

UNILAG: As alumni, our successes become testaments to the university’s success – VP Osinbajo

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo on Saturday in Lagos spoke glowingly of the University of Lagos and members of its alumni association for being outstanding.
Nigeria can become a stronger and more prosperous nation if states have more powers, according to Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN.

VP Osinbajo lists illustrious citizens who attended UNILAG

Vice President Professor Yemi Osinbajo on Saturday in Lagos spoke glowingly of the University of Lagos (UNILAG) and members of its alumni association for being outstanding.
Members of 78 Regular Recruits Intake (RRI) during their Passing Out Parade at the Depot Nigerian Army, Zaria, Kaduna State on October 18, 2019

General Olonisakin tasks army on selfless service, professionalism

Gen. Gabriel Olonisakin, Chief of Defence Staff, on Saturday tasked Nigerian Army to uphold the virtues of selfless service and professionalism to meet contemporary security challenges.
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Polo: President Buhari leads others to First Bank Georgian Cup centenary finale

As the battle for top prizes at the 2019 First Bank Georgian Cup centenary Polo Tournament reaches a climax this weekend, there are strong indications that President Muhammadu Buhari would lead dignitaries to the closing ceremony of the International Polo Fiesta tomorrow.

Minister, Aliko Dangote to speak on AfCFTA at IoD confab

The Minister of Industry, Trade & Investment, Otunba Adeniyi Adebayo, is the keynote speaker and will lead other top speakers as the Institute of Directors (IoD) Nigeria 2019 Annual Director’s Conference in Abuja.

Third JAMB football tourney gets October date

Preparations have reached an advanced stage for the third edition of the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) Tertiary Institutions’ Football Championship slated for Oct. 13 to Oct. 20 in Ilorin.

VP Osinbajo, Adams Oshiomhole, others grace John Odiegie-Oyegun’s 80th birthday celebration

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo and National Chairman, All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole, on Saturday in Abuja attended the 80th birthday celebration of former APC National Chairman, Chief Odigie Oyegun.

Nigerian Navy: Weak civil-military relations jeopardizes military operations

The Flag Officer Commanding (FOC) of the Eastern Naval Command (ENC), Rear Admiral David Adeniran, has said weak civil-military relations jeopardizes and complicates military operations.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday met behind closed doors with the Liberian President, George Weah. 1

President Buhari to attend Liberia Independence anniversary

President Muhammadu Buhari is scheduled to depart Abuja on Friday for Monrovia, Liberia to attend the 172nd Independence Anniversary Celebrations of the country.
The Commandant, Nigeria Military School (NMS), Zaria, Brig.-Gen. Muktar Bunza, says the school will continue to be a hub for national cohesion and valuable national asset.

Commandant: Military school’ll remain catalyst for national cohesion

The Commandant, Nigeria Military School (NMS), Zaria, Brig.-Gen. Muktar Bunza, says the school will continue to be a hub for national cohesion and valuable national asset.
Dangote Group founder Aliko Dangote

41st Convocation: Ahmadu Bello university to honour Aliko Dangote, Hassan Sunmonu

The authorities of the Ahmadu Bello University (ABU), Zaria, will confer a Honorary Doctorate Degree on Alhaji Aliko Dangote during its 41st convocation slated for Saturday, April 27.
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President Buhari to attend inauguration of Senegal’s Macky Sall

President Muhammadu Buhari will depart Abuja on Monday for Dakar, Senegal, to attend the inauguration of Senegalese President, Macky Sall, following his re-election for a second term.
Delta State Governor Ifeanyi Okowa has promised to reward the Super Eagles with $25,000 for each goal they score against South Africa on Saturday.

Ifeanyi Okowa gives $50,000 to Super Eagles

The Delta State Governor, Ifeanyi Okowa, Tuesday, redeemed his pledge of $25,000 per goal scored by the Super Eagles in their African Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifying match against the Bafana Bafana football club of South Africa.

Goodluck Jonathan presents book ‘My Transition Hours’

Dignitaries gathered at the Transcorp Hilton, Abuja to honour former President Goodluck Jonathan, who’s book, “My Transition Hours,” was publicly presented as he marks his 61st birthday.
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Nigerians urged to respect constituted authority

Alhaji Dahiru Bauchi, the Leader of Tijjaniya Islamic sect in Nigeria, has urged Muslim faithful as well as Nigerians to obey the constituted authority.

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FAAN seeks review of service tariffs

The Federal Airport Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) is seeking the review of its service rates and tariff to reflect current economic realities.
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UNICEF to improve literacy level of Nigerian children through advocacy

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), on Friday said it would help improve literacy level among Nigerian children in rural areas through sensitisation and advocacy.
The National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) says it arrested 178 illicit drugs offenders in Sokoto State, out of which 29 persons were convicted in 2018.

NDLEA restates commitment to rid Kogi of illicit drugs

Mr Alfred Adewumi, the new National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) Commander in Kogi, says the agency will collaborate with sister security agencies and the state government to rid the state of illicit drugs.

NAF offers free medical services to 3, 000 persons in Sokoto

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF), has began free medical outreach for Mabera Community in Sokoto Metropolis, targeting 3, 000 persons in the two-day exercise.
The Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) is enmeshed in another $150,000 scandal as grant received from World Athletic to assist the Federation in the hosting of the 21st African Championships in Athletics held in Asaba in August 2018,

Olamide George: Prince Beyioku remains AFN secretary general, backed by constitution

Acting president of the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN), Honourable Olamide George has affirmed Prince Adisa Adeniyi Beyioku as the authentic and substantive Secretary General of the federation.