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Gov. Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa State has signed the state Procurement Bill into law.

School closure: Nasarawa to revoke operational licenses of erring schools

The Nasarawa State Government has threatened to withdraw the operational approval for any private schools caught violating the lockdown order by reopening schools for all categories of students.

#RevolutionNow: Protesters arrested in Abeokuta released

The five activists arrested in connection with the #RevolutionNow protests in Abeokuta, Ogun State, have been released.

#RevolutionNow: DSS operatives arrest five protesters in Abeokuta

About five persons were arrested on Wednesday in connection with the #RevolutionNow protest in Abeokuta, Ogun State capital.
Nigeria’s first COVID-19 mobile testing booth has been launched in Ota, Ogun State. The booth was designed by the founder of the Flying Doctors, Dr. Ola Brown.

Ogun makes coronavirus test compulsory for resuming boarding students

The Ogun State government says SSS 3 students who are resuming next week must undergo COVID-19 tests before they can be re-admitted into boarding houses.
Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC)

NNPC to sue Mexican oil firm over ‘stolen 48 million barrels of crude’

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) says it is taking legal action against a Mexican international oil firm which it accused of being a crime syndicate, SAMANO SA DE CV, and its officials over attempts to swindle the Nigerian government of over $125 million.
The National Association of Proprietors of Private Schools, Lagos State has said that the senior secondary school pupils will resume on Monday, August 3, 2020.

Lagos private schools to resume on August 3

The National Association of Proprietors of Private Schools, Lagos State has said that the senior secondary school pupils will resume on Monday, August 3, 2020.
The Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has directed the reopening of markets on selected days in the state.

Lagos schools commence partial resumption in August

Lagos State governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu said schools in the state will now resume come August 3, 2020, but quickly stated that the resumption order is only for those in SSS 3 and Tech III.
The House of Representatives has enjoined the authorities to encourage the use of locally developed remedies for the management and treatment of Covid-19 ailments in the country.

House of Reps probes utilisation of N25 billion appropriation of refugee commission

The House of Representatives on Monday expressed displeasure over the failure of the National Commission for Refugees, Migrants and Internally Displaced Persons (NCRMIDP) to provide relevant documents on the utilisation of N25 billion appropriated between 2015 and 2019 fiscal years.
The Commissioner for Works in Akwa Ibom State, Ephraim Inyang-Eyen, has called on Akwa Ibom people to identify and criticise any of Governor Udom Emmanuel’s aides who have failed in their official duties before blaming the governor for it.

Commissioner asks residents not to blame governor for failure of appointees

The Commissioner for Works in Akwa Ibom State, Ephraim Inyang-Eyen, has called on Akwa Ibom people to identify and criticise any of Governor Udom Emmanuel’s aides who have failed in their official duties before blaming the governor for it.
Mr Omoyele Sowore and his co-defendant Olawale Bakare have pleaded not guilty to a two-count amended charge levelled against them.

Omoyele Sowore alleges plot to re-arrest him over coronavirus report

Rights activist and publisher of SaharaReporters, Omoyele Sowore, has accused the Nigerian government of plotting to detain him over his report on the Chief of Staff, Abba Kyari, testing positive for COVID-19.
An Abuja High Court on Wednesday suspended Comrade Adams Oshiomhole as the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC.

APC crisis: Appeal Court fails to hear Adams Oshiomhole’s appeal

The problem of the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Mr. Adams Oshiomhole, was compounded on Monday following the failure of the Court of Appeal to commence hearing in his appeal challenging his suspension as the National Chairman of the party.
Fresh facts have emerged on why the Department of State Services (DSS) detained Anthony Okolie for misusing a SIM card previously owned by President Muhammadu Buhari’s daughter, Hanan, following his confession that friends influenced him to put the SIM line into fraudulent use.

Some security cases can’t be brought to court – DSS tells judge

The Department of State Services has told a Federal High Court sitting in Asaba that some sensitive national security matters cannot be brought to court hence its decision to detain a trader, Anthony Okolie, for 10 weeks without a valid court order.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) said it does not want bail for a former Chairman of the Pension Reform Task Team, Abdulrasheed Maina, because he might escape.

Pension fraud: EFCC accuses Abdulrasheed Maina of plotting to assassinate witnesses, lawyers

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has alleged that a former chairman of the Pension Reform Task Team (PRTT), Abdulrasheed Maina, planned to assassinate prosecution lawyers in the ongoing trial.
Emir of Kano, Alhaji Muhammadu Sanusi II

Deposed Emir Sanusi’s lawyers to challenge banishment

The legal team of the deposed Emir Muhammadu Sanusi of Kano led by Abubakar Mahmoud has said it would challenge the banishment of Sanusi to Loko local government in Nasarawa State.
Public Relations Officer, DSS National Headquarters, Abuja, Dr Peter Afunanya

DSS denies going after Premium Times editor, says it’s needless sensationalism

The Department of State Services (DSS) has denied reports that its officials visited the home of a Premium Times editor over a story published by the online newspaper on the presidency.
Wife of the President, Dr. Aisha Buhari, has claimed that two powerful personalities were frustrating President Muhammadu Buhari’s effort.-1

First lady urges Nigeria to re-strategise, re-examine security structure

Wife of the President, Aisha Buhari, on Monday, has urged the Federal Government to re-strategise and re-examine Nigeria’s security structure with a view to stemming the rising cases of terrorism in Nigeria.
The management of Adamawa State University has banned a students’ press club operating in the institution for three months for allegedly posing a threat “to the security of other students on campus”.

Adamawa university bans students’ press club

The management of Adamawa State University has banned a students’ press club operating in the institution for three months for allegedly posing a threat “to the security of other students on campus”.
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.

Explosion: APC chieftain points accusing finger at Governor Obaseki

Less than 24-hours after the Edo State Goverment accepted the reconciliation committee headed by Chief Bisi Akande, the residence of the factional State Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Mr. Lawrence Okah, was in the early hours of Tuesday rocked by explosive devices said to have been planted by unknown persons.

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PFN calls for peace, level playing field in Edo, Ondo polls

Dr Felix Omobude, National President, Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria (PFN), has urged the federal government and the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to ensure level playing fields during the forthcoming Edo and Ondo state polls.

Cross River council boss urges CFTZ management to tap Bakassi’s aquatic resources

The Chairman, Bakassi Local Government Area, Mr Iyadim Amboni Iyadim, says the Bakassi aquatic littoral resources have economic values to boost manufacturing and export at the Calabar Free Trade Zone (CFTZ).

Court strikes out suit against sovereign wealth authority, chief

The Federal High Court in Abuja on Monday struck out a suit praying for an order suspending the Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of the Nigerian Sovereign Investment Authority, Uche Orji, and an order for a forensic audit of the organisation’s accounts from inception.
New Napoli signing Victor Osimhen has opened up about his time at German Bundesliga side Wolfsburg.

Victor Osimhen apologises for outburst on journalists

The Nigerian international, Victor Osimhen, has apologised for his outburst over the weekend when he described Nigerian journalists as “copy and paste.”
The former England international (left) came before a Magistrate who cautioned her in Barbados

Eniola Aluko picked, reprimanded, released for breaching coronavirus rules in Barbados

Nigeria born former England international Eni Aluko was handed strict warning in Barbados following a breach of her coronavirus quarantine.