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Stakeholders react to presidential directive on forex restriction

Stakeholders have continued to react to the recent directive given by President Muhammadu Buhari to the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to restrict forex on food items being imported into the country.

IPOB: Assaulting us abroad not solution to agitation – Southeast governors

The South-East Governors Forum on Saturday said the IPOB order directing its members to attack them anywhere abroad would not solve the problem of their agitation for Biafra.
Kayode Fayemi

SDGs: Ekiti governor promises youths inclusion, resources to develop state

Ekiti State State Governor, Kayode Fayemi, has promised to provide resources which will make youths of the state to be actively involved in the drive towards ensuring that the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) eradicates poverty, adding that youths are key drivers of the SDGs across the developing nations, especially Nigeria.

Anambra: We won’t vote for ‘foreign’ candidate again – stakeholders

Stakeholders in Anambra State have vowed that they will not vote for persons who have not lived in the state for at least 10 years as their next governor in 2021.
Ugwuanyi-Awgu

Reps member commends Enugu governor’s initiative against banditry, kidnapping

The lawmaker representing Nkanu East/West Federal Constituency, Enugu, in the House of Representatives, Hon. Nnolim Nnaji, has praised the efforts of the Enugu State Governor, Hon. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, to checkmate the spate of banditry and kidnapping in various parts of the state.
The Governorship Election Petition Tribunal in Uyo, on Monday, ordered INEC to allow the All Progressive Congress (APC) candidate, Mr Nsima Ekere, to inspect all election materials used during the March 9 Governorship Election.

2023: INEC commences plan, pledges to improve electoral system

Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, the Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says the commission has commenced plan for the 2023 general elections with the ongoing series of review of 2019 general elections.

PSN endorses “tiered accreditation” to control drugs sale

The Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria, PSN, has endorsed a proposed “tiered accreditation system” to control the flow and sale of medicines by patent and proprietary medicine vendors.
Delta State Governor, Dr Ifeanyi Okowa has said that accountability was an indispensable tool of management and hallmark of his administration.

Delta governor urges federal government to curb herdsmen menace

Delta State Governor, Senator (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, has disclosed that his administration was doing its best to check the havoc being wrecked by Fulani herdsmen on farmers through interface with critical stakeholders.

Sallah: North-East residents want stakeholders to emulate General Buratai, Nigeria Army

Residents of North-East Nigeria have expressed joy over the peaceful celebrations during the Eid celebrations and called on stakeholders to emulate Tukur Buratai and the Nigeria arm.
The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has notified airlines, passengers and all other stakeholders that the runway at Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu will be closed for major repairs.

FAAN to close runway at Enugu airport August 24

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has notified airlines, passengers and all other stakeholders that the runway at Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu will be closed for major repairs.
Samson Siasia has vowed to clear his name after world governing body FIFA banned him yesterday from football following an allegation of match-fixing brought against him.

FIFA: Why we banned Samson Siasia for life

World football ruling body FIFA has banned former Super Eagles coach Samson Siasia for life after the ethics committee found him guilty of bribery allegation.
Mr Thomas Gyang, Commissioner, Planning and Budget Commissioner, made this know in the 2020-2022 Multi-Year Budget Call Circular, obtained by the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Kaduna on Saturday.

Kaduna: 2020 budget majorly for uncompleted projects

The Kaduna State Government says its major priority in its 2020 budget is completion of uncompleted projects carried over from 2019 budget.
Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC)

VON lauds NNPC on reputation turnaround

The Voice of Nigeria, the mass communication apparatus dedicated to dissemination of information from the country to the outside world, has applauded the improved global reputation of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) which was accentuated with the appointment of Mallam Mele Kyari as the Group Managing Director.

Enugu hosts Southeast housing summit

Real Estate Developers Association of Nigeria, (REDAN), South-East zone, has concluded arrangements to host a major Housing Summit and Exhibitions next month.

Flynas picks Lagos pilgrims’ luggage for tomorrow’s flight

Officials of the Saudi Arabia airline, Flynas, on Thursday stormed the Makkan Lagos pilgrims house to pick their luggage ahead of tomorrow (Saturday’s) flight to Lagos.
Abdullahi Umar Ganduje

Kano governor plans basic education summit

Kano State Governor Dr Abdullahi Umar Ganduje plans to organise a summit to encourage basic education.
Gboyega Oyetola

I’ll ensure quality, affordable education in Osun – governor

Governor Adegboyega Oyetola of Osun State on Thursday said his administration would continue to ensure that every child in the state had access to good, quality, qualitative and affordable education.

Stakeholders react to forex ban on food importation

Mix reactions from stakeholders in the agricultural sector on Thursday trailed President Muhammadu Buhari’s directive to the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), to stop providing fund for food importation.

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President of the Nigeria Wrestling Federation (NWF), Hon. Daniel Igali, has charged the country’s wrestlers and coaches to the 12th All Africa Games in Morocco to ‘give their best efforts’ when hostilities resume in the Northern African Nation today.

African Games: Daniel Igali charges wrestlers to give ‘best efforts’ in Morocco

President of the Nigeria Wrestling Federation (NWF), Hon. Daniel Igali, has charged the country’s wrestlers and coaches to the 12th All Africa Games in Morocco to ‘give their best efforts’ when hostilities resume in the Northern African Nation today.
Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has announced the appointment of six new Permanent Secretaries in the States Civil Service.

Food security: We need 374,000 tons of fish annually – Lagos governor

The Lagos State Government, yesterday, disclosed that the fish consumption demand in the state has risen to 374,000 tons annually.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

APC condemns attack on Senator Ekweremadu

The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has condemned the attack on ex-deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu, by members of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) on Saturday in Nuremberg, Germany.
African 100 metre hurdles champion Tobi Amusan expects to be a medal hopeful for Nigeria at the 2019 African Games, but insists she wants to focus on executing a good race.

Tobi Amusan sets African Games target

African 100 metre hurdles champion Tobi Amusan expects to be a medal hopeful for Nigeria at the 2019 African Games, but insists she wants to focus on executing a good race.
Waziri Adio NEITI

NEITI: Oil, mining agencies frustrating national planning, public finance management

The Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative, NEITI, yesterday, accused Federal Government’s agencies in the mining and oil and gas industries of frustrating national planning, natural resource governance and public finance management.