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Ayo Fayose: President Buhari unaware of happenings in Presidency

Former Governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose, said on Sunday that President Muhammadu Buhari was unconscious of happenings in his the Presidency, and as such, should be ignored.
The Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA) says it has postponed the screening test for its 72 Regular Course schedule to hold on May 30, adding that a new date will be communicated.

NDA: Beware of fake social media accounts

The Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA) has distanced itself from some fake social media accounts, particularly on Facebook, which fraudulently claim to be the official accounts of the Commandant, Maj Gen Jamil Sarham.
The Minister of State for Labour, Festus Keyamo (SAN), says members of the National Assembly cannot stop the selection process of the 774,000 Special Public Works Programme jobs.

774,000 jobs: Festus Keyamo’s outburst, display of rascality – senator

Anambra senator, Ifeanyi Ubah, had described the outburst of the Minister of State for Labour and Employment, Festus Keyamo, at the National Assembly on Tuesday, as a display of rascality.

Pesidency: No one can dictate to President Buhari where to hold meetings

Presidential spokesperson, Garba Shehu has slammed the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for criticizing President Buhari over the use of the federal executive council (FEC) chamber for the conduct of the national executive committee (NEC) meeting of the All Progressive Congress (APC).
Speaker of the Bauchi State House of Assembly, Abubakar Suleiman, has denied allegations that he alongside Senate President and other federal lawmakers received N-Power recruitment slots from the Minister of Disaster Management, Humanitarian Affairs and Social Development, Hajiya Sadiya Umar Farouk.

Bauchi speaker denies receiving N-Power slots from minister

Speaker of the Bauchi State House of Assembly, Abubakar Suleiman, has denied allegations that he alongside Senate President and other federal lawmakers received N-Power recruitment slots from the Minister of Disaster Management, Humanitarian Affairs and Social Development, Hajiya Sadiya Umar Farouk.
The FCT Directorate of Road Traffic Services (DRTS) has unveiled self-service portal to enable motorists and other members of the public, access its services from the comfort of their homes.

DRTS unveils self-service portal for motorists

The FCT Directorate of Road Traffic Services (DRTS) has unveiled self-service portal to enable motorists and other members of the public, access its services from the comfort of their homes.
Facebook on Tuesday said the coronavirus pandemic has users flocking to its services while it undermines ad revenue on which the world’s biggest social network depends.

Facebook ramps up efforts to curb ‘hateful content’ in ads

Facebook said Friday it would ban a “wider category of hateful content” in ads as the embattled social media giant moved to respond to growing protests over its handling of inflammatory posts.
The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has deployed 1,400 corps members to Gombe State for the 2019 Batch B Stream II orientation course.

NYSC: We’re not ready to reopen orientation camps

The National Youth Service Corps has said it will not reopen orientation camps across te country until it is safe to do so.
An Ilorin, Kwara State lawyer Olarewaju Aluko and his client, Taiye Na’Allah, on Thursday sued the Economic and Financial Commission (EFCC) at a Kwara State High Court for alleged defamation of character.

EFCC arrests six suspected internet fraudsters in Abuja

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says its Abuja Zonal Office has arrested six suspected internet fraudsters for alleged involvement in cyber crimes.
Olufemi Gbajabiamila

Senate felicitates with Speaker Gbajabiamila at 58

The Senate on Thursday congratulated the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila, on his 58th birthday celebration, describing him as an anchor of democracy.
NAHCON Chairman, Alhaji Zikrullah Hassan, said this on Friday in a Sallah message in Abuja on Friday.

NAHCON urges intending Hajj pilgrims to remain calm

Following the recent decision by the Saudi Arabian Government that only residents of the Kingdom would perform this year’s hajj, the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) has urged intending pilgrims to remain calm as necessary arrangements were in place to protect their interest.

ICPC uncovers N250 million alleged fraud at UDUTH, reveals loopholes in IPPIS

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) says it has uncovered a N250 million alleged fraud at the Usmanu Danfodiyo University Teaching Hospital (UDUTH) in Sokoto State.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Ex-convict arrested for impersonating late Abba Kyari’s widow

A 58-year old man identified as Mallam Aminu Ado, has been arrested by men of the Nigeria Police for impersonating the widow of the late Chief of Staff to the President, Abba Kyari, in a bid to swindle unsuspecting Nigerians.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Ondo guber: Police report armed attack at political meeting

Some hoodlums on Sunday evening reportedly attacked the supporters of Ondo State Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu, during a meeting in his hometown, Igboroko, the headquarters of Owo Local Government Area of the state.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police arrest vulcaniser for ‘stealing female underwear’

The police in Ogun State on Sunday said they had arrested a 22-year-old vulcaniser, Dele Ope, for allegedly stealing the underwear of his female customer.

Nigerian embassy staff quarters in Ghana demolished by businessman

Some portion of the staff quarters of the Nigerian High Commission in Ghana was demolished late Friday, although the Nigerian government has yet to react to the incident.
The President of All Farmers Association of Nigeria, AFAN, Architect Ibrahim Kabir, Saturday, warned that without adequate food the Coronavirus, COVID-19, situation will worsen as government fights to contain its spread in the country.

Farmers decry Nigerian government’s plan to spend N13.9 billion on pest control

Farmers under the auspices of All Farmers Association of Nigeria (AFAN) say they are uncomfortable with the plan by the federal government to spend N13.9 billion on pest control in the country.
President Muhammadu Buhari

President Buhari authorises N19.67 billion for completion of East-West road

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the immediate release of N19.67 billion to ramp up efforts in completing sections I-IV of the East-West Road project by 2021.

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The Minister of State for Education, Honourable Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba, made this known when FLL national championship winners emerged recently.

2023 Presidency: Ndigbo should exercise caution – minister

As the clamour for a President of Igbo extraction in 2023 continues to gather momentum, the Minister of State, Education, Hon Emeka Nwajiuba, has urged the South East to exercise caution in its quest or campaign for the “Igbo Presidency”.

Ikoku Five: Court remands four ex-police officers in correctional centre over mechanic’s death

A Chief Magistrate’s Court sitting in Port Harcourt has remanded four dismissed police officers in the custody of Port Harcourt Correctional facility over the death of an auto mechanic, Chima Ikwunador, while in police custody.

14 bodies recovered from River Benue after Sunday’s boat mishap

The Benue State Command of the Nigeria Police Force has confirmed the recovery of a total of 14 bodies from River Benue following last Sunday’s tragic boat mishap that claimed the lives of 26 youths in Makurdi.
The three months moratorium on loans to Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) granted by Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu is a reprieve of about N410 million, it was learnt yesterday.

Lagos kicks off jobs initiative programme for youths

The Lagos State Government says it has kicked off the “Jobs Initiative Lagos Programme” for youths in eight Lagos-based tertiary institutions.

Rainstorm destroys 2,600 IDPs’ shelters in Borno

Rain storm has destroyed no less than 2,600 makeshift tents and caused severe flooding in three temporary camps meant for the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Maiduguri.