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Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila on the floor, moving a bill on the Repeal of Quarantine Act, 2004 at plenary yesterday at National Assembly Abuja. . Photo by Gbemiga Olamikan. 1

NASS: We have not received new PIB from Presidency

The National Assembly, NASS, has denied getting the new copy of Nigeria’s Petroleum Industry, PIB, from the Presidency.
Governor David Nweze Umahi

2023: NYC tips Ebonyi governor for presidency

Ebonyi State Governor David Umahi has been enjoined to consider running for Presidency in 2023 due to his developmental strides in the state.
Hon. Osamudiamen Destiny Odeh, Senior Special Assistant to Governor Godwin Obaseki, has endorsed the Edo State governor for a second term.

Edo 2020: Godfatherism must not return to Edo State – Destiny Odeh

Hon. Osamudiamen Destiny Odeh, Senior Special Assistant to Governor Godwin Obaseki, has endorsed the Edo State governor for a second term.
Nasarawa State Governor, Abdullahi A. Sule

Nasarawa adopts private sector approach on HCD – official

The National HCD has three thematic areas which are: Health, Education and the Workforce, but Nasarawa State has added three more to include: Social development of the youth, local government and community development.

Nasarawa Assembly summons governor’s aide over crisis of power in NUDB board

Nasarawa State House of Assembly has summoned Arc. Stanley Buba, the Senior Special Assistant (SSA) to Governor Abdullahi Sule on Development Control to appear on Wednesday, September 9, 2020 by 10am at the chamber of the House.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday said the federal government will provide relief materials for residents of Lagos and Abuja whom he ordered to stay-at-home as part of measures to curb the spread of the coronavirus.

President Buhari: It’ll be dangerous to go back to fuel subsidy era

President Muhammadu Buhari has warned that it would be economically dangerous for Nigeria to go back to the era of fuel subsidy, citing grave financial cost and a return to the era of long fuel queues as certain results.

Nasarawa assembly wades into rivalry between government officials

Nasarawa State House of Assembly has decried the decline in performance of the State Urban Development Board (NUDB) due to crisis of leadership.
This was contained in a statement signed by Buhari’s Senior Special Assistant (SSA), Mallam Garba Shehu.

Presidency warns ex-Reps Speaker not to involve President Buhari in his DSS ordeal

The Presidency, on Sunday night, warned a former Speaker of the House of Representatives, Ghali Umar Na’Abba, not to drag President Muhammadu Buhari into whatever issues he has with security agencies.
Governor Willie Obiano

Unknown assailants kill Anambra governor’s aide

Anambra State governor, Chief Willie Obiano, has lost his Senior Special Assistant on Security, Mr Azubuike Ekwegbalu, to the cold hand of death.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

APC urges Abia governor to conduct councils election

Reacting to the delay in conducting council polls, Abia State chapter of All Progressives Congress, APC, has issued an ultimatum to Governor Okezie Ikpeazu to conduct election into the councils.

Fitch: Nigeria’s rating suffers blow from pandemic, oil shock

Fitch Ratings has said the coronavirus pandemic and the oil price shock have caused a severe impact on credit rating in Nigeria and some other sub-Saharan African countries.
Aigboje Aig-Imoukhuede, in collaboration with the Private Sector Health Alliance of Nigeria (PSHAN) have unveiled a new initiative geared towards significantly improving Nigeria’s healthcare system at the grassroots level.

PSHAN, Aigboje Aig-Imoukhuede kick off design phase of PHC adoption programme

Aigboje Aig-Imoukhuede, in collaboration with the Private Sector Health Alliance of Nigeria (PSHAN) have unveiled a new initiative geared towards significantly improving Nigeria’s healthcare system at the grassroots level.
Economic and Financial Crimes Commission - EFCC.

EFCC: Lockdown won’t abort cases against ex-first lady, former governors, others

The lockdown arising from coronavirus appears to have slowed down the fight against corrupt practices in the country for close to six weeks.
The Chief of Staff to Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State, Taiwo Akerele, has resigned from the post effectively immediately.

Governor Obaseki’s chief of staff quits

The Chief of Staff to Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State, Taiwo Akerele, has resigned from the post effectively immediately.
Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Imohimi Edgal

Akwa Ibom: Police chief expresses dismay over abuse of lockdown passes

The Commissioner of Police, Akwa Ibom state command, Mr Imohimi Edgal, has expressed dismay over the abuse of the passes issued to those on essential duties because of the ongoing restriction of movement in the state.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

Party exco oppose suspension of APC chairman in Ibaji

The alleged suspension of ThankGod Omale as Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Ibaji Local Government Area of Kogi State is causing disquiet among party stakeholders in the area, who have accused Williams Okuojo, Senior Special Assistant, SSA, to the Governor on Security Matters in Ibaji LGA of orchestrating the removal.

Ondo suspends 25 civil servants over ‘fraud’

Ondo State government has suspended 25 Civil servants in its employ for allegedly defrauding the state government.
The Ebonyi State Executive Council has approved the sum of 1 billion naira for the procurement of relief materials and palliative packages to be distributed across the state to help residents ease the hardship of the lockdown occasioned by the coronavirus pandemic.

Ebonyi approves N1 billion coronavirus relief packages

The Ebonyi State Executive Council has approved the sum of 1 billion naira for the procurement of relief materials and palliative packages to be distributed across the state to help residents ease the hardship of the lockdown occasioned by the coronavirus pandemic.

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Nollywood actress, Genevieve Nnaji, has enjoined the Feminist Coalition not to stop receiving donations supporting the #EndSARS protesters.

#EndSARS: Nollywood actress urges Feminist Coalition not to stop accepting donations

Recall that the group, which has been providing administrative support and fundraising for the group had said it would no longer accept donations for the campaign, which seeks an end to police brutality and the disbandment of the police’s tactical special units – SARS and SWAT. Their decision followed President Buhari’s Thursday night’s national broadcast which asked protesters to get off the streets as violence and anarchy reigned.
Veteran Nollywood actress, Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde, has asked families who lost their relatives during the Lekki tollgate incident to speak up.

#EndSARS: Let those who lost relatives at Lekki toll plaza speak up – Omotola

Veteran Nollywood actress, Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde, has asked families who lost their relatives during the Lekki tollgate incident to speak up.
Gov. Ben Ayade of Cross River has directed applicants for the 8,000 automatic jobs to enlist through their respective village heads.

#EndSARS: Cross River governor declares 24-hour curfew

According to a statement signed by the Special Adviser Media and Publicity to the governor, Christian Ita, the curfew followed “the hijacking of the peaceful protest against police brutality in the state by hoodlums.”

Joe Okei-Odumakin urges government to address citizens’ grievances

Dr Joe Okei-Odumakin, President, Women Arise and Centre for Change, on Friday urged all tiers of government to urgently implement policies that would address the grievances of citizens.
Leftist leader Luis Arce has won a smashing victory in Bolivia’s presidential election, a final official vote count released on Friday shows, providing vindication for the Movement Towards Socialism (MAS) party of overthrown President Evo Morales.

Luis Arce secures big victory in Bolivia election

The result, which was a vindication to Evo Morales’s MAS party, also gave majorities in both houses of Congress.