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The National Directorate of Employment (NDE) in Enugu State on Tuesday said it had trained no fewer than 510 unemployed graduates on different skills.

NDE recruits 100 unemployed persons for agricultural training in Edo

The National Directorate of Employment (NDE) has recruited no fewer than 100 unemployed persons in Edo in its sustainable Agricultural Development Training Scheme (SADTS) of the Rural Employment Promotion (REP) Programme.

IPOB warns Nigerian government to stop harassment of members

The Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, on Thursday, told the Federal Government to halt “the incessant harassment and arrest of its members and their families in South-East.”
Governor Babagana Zulum of Borno on Sunday inaugurated Borno State Youth Empowerment Scheme (BOYES), to empower youths and end political thuggery in the state.

Eid-el Kabir: Borno governor donates four cows to corps members

Governor Babagana Zulum of Borno State has donated four cows to corps members serving in the state to celebrate the Eid-el-Kabir festival.

NSSF trains 518 administrators, teachers

No fewer than 518 administrators and teachers participated in the just concluded three days retreat facilitated by the Nigeria School Sports Federation (NSSF) in affiliation with the International School Sports Federation.
Babagana Umara Zulum

Official: Borno governor offsets 3,587 corps members’ allowance with N202.6 million

Gov. Babagana Zulum of Borno has approved the payment of N202.6 million to offset monthly allowances of various batches of serving and outgone corps members in the state.
The State Coordinator of COVID-19 Task Force Response Team, Prof Bolaji Aluko, made the announcement in a statement in Ado Ekiti.

Ekiti bans traditional festivals in towns, villages

The State Coordinator of COVID-19 Task Force Response Team, Prof Bolaji Aluko, made the announcement in a statement in Ado Ekiti.
Governor Willie Obiano

Governor Obiano rewards nine outstanding corps members in Anambra

While making the presentations of the gifts on behalf of the Governor, at the NYSC Secretariat Awka, the State Coordinator NYSC Anambra state, Mr Kehinde Aremu-Cole, charged the Corps members to continue to live above board and continue to demonstrate the same level of patriotism and diligence in service in their future endeavours.
The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has deployed 1,400 corps members to Gombe State for the 2019 Batch B Stream II orientation course.

Six NYSC members to repeat service year in Kano

The Kano State Coordinator, National Youth Service Corps, Mrs Aisha Mohammad, says six corps members would repeat the service year, while sixteen others have their service year extended for committing various offences.
The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) in Niger has commended the efforts of Mr Hamzat Adekunle with state code number NG-19C-1696, for conducting free diabetes tests for 65 persons in the camp.

400 corps members pass out in Borno in low-key ceremony

Nura Umar, the NYSC State Coordinator, who made the disclosure while addressing the corps members during the passing-out ceremony in Maiduguri, said the corps members would receive their discharge certificates simultaneously.
The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) says it has not approved any drug or vaccine for the treatment of COVID-19.

NAFDAC warns consumers in Borno to be wary of unregistered hand sanitisers

The National Agency for Food Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC), on Saturday warned consumers in Borno to avoid unregistered hand sanitisers which might contain substances that could be toxic and harmful.

Coronavirus intervention group seeks media partnership in Yobe

The newly formed Yobe State Coronavirus, COVID-19, CSOs Intervention Group is seeking media support to enable it fully sensitize the state citizens.

SON warns public to be wary of substandard hand sanitiser

The Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON), has warned members of the public to be wary of substandard hand sanitiser presently being sold in the market.
Dapo Abiodun, governor of Ogun state, has extended the lockdown in the state by one week.

APC group commends President Buhari, Governor Abiodun’s efforts towards combating coronavirus

The National Committee for APC Progressives Group (NCAPG), Ogun State chapter, has commended President Muhammadu Buhari–led Federal Government and Governor Dapo Abiodun of Ogun State for their genuine efforts towards flattening the Coronavirus curve in Ogun State and Nigeria generally.
Kebbi Deputy Governor, Sama’ila Yombe-Dabai, says plans are underway to distribute free face masks to residents, to curtail the spread of Coronavirus in the state.

Kebbi to distribute free face masks to residents

Kebbi Deputy Governor, Sama’ila Yombe-Dabai, says plans are underway to distribute free face masks to residents, to curtail the spread of Coronavirus in the state.

NESREA releases guidelines for handling infectious wastes

The National Environmental Standards and Regulations Enforcement Agency (NESREA) has released guidelines for handling infectious wastes, within the context of the Coronavirus pandemic.
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 distributes face masks in Cross River

The National Youth Service Corps in Cross River has commenced the distribution of free face masks to residents in the state as part of the scheme’s contribution to the fight against coronavirus.
The National Directorate of Employment (NDE) in Enugu State on Tuesday said it had trained no fewer than 510 unemployed graduates on different skills.

Coronavirus: NDE pays stipends to over 1,700 interns in Bauchi

The National Directorate of Employment (NDE), in collaboration with the World Bank, has paid three-month stipends to 1,709 interns under the Youth Employment and Social Support Operation (YESSO) programme of the agency.

Delta set to engage NYSC for mass production of face masks

Delta State is set to engage the services of the National Youths Service Corps (NYSC) to begin the mass production of face masks for the state in its drive to curtail the spread of the Coronavirus pandemic.

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Three feared dead as security men raid Rivers towns

Three persons were feared dead and many wounded when a patrol team of military and police officials raided communities in Andoni council area of Rivers State.
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Taiwan tells China to ‘back off’ as airspace ‘incursions’ rise

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41 Delta teachers demoted, barred from exams supervision over WASSCE malpractice

Sanctions have been visited on 41 teachers by Delta State government over examination malpractice perpetrated during the 2019 West African Senior School Certificate Examination, WASSCE.
Governor Godwin Obaseki

Edo election: Governor Obaseki begins thank you tour

Edo State Governor Godwin Obaseki, who won Saturday’s governorship election, has said that he would be magnanimous in victory.
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced 322 new COVID-19 cases in the country, bringing the total number of infections to 52,227.

Experts: It is premature to say Nigeria is flattening virus curve

A renowned molecular biology laboratory expert, Dr Casmier Ifeanyi, on Monday cautioned Nigerians against jubilating over a statement credited to the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 that the country was gradually flattening the curve of the COVID-19 pandemic, saying, Nigeria was not yet out of the woods.