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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 Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

PSC approves promotion of over 6,000 police officers

According to Mr Ikechukwu Ani, the Head, Press and Public Relations at PSC, the promotions “were one of the highpoints of the 8th Plenary Meeting of the Commission which spanned a period of three weeks and ended on Wednesday, July 1st, 2020. It was presided over by the PSC Chairman, Musiliu Smith, a retired Inspector General of Police.”
The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, made the disclosure Wednesday after the Federal Executive Council presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari, at the State House, Abuja.

Ministry to create two million jobs in next 3 years – minister

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, says his ministry will create two million additional jobs within the next three years in line with the Buhari administration’s determination to move 100 million Nigerians out of poverty.
The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) administration has raised alarm over rising cases of insecurity and vandalism in the territory. Abuja

FEC approves N6.7 billion for roads in Abuja

Residents of Abaji, a suburb of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja, may rejoice as the Federal Executive Council (FEC) on Wednesday approved over N6.7 billion for the construction of roads in Abaji Area Council.
The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, made the disclosure Wednesday after the Federal Executive Council presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari, at the State House, Abuja.

Minister: Digital Switch Over to rake in $1.1 billion, create two million jobs

The Federal Government has disclosed that the switch over from analogue to digital broadcasting when completed will rake in $1.1 billion in revenue and create two million jobs in the next three years.
1. President Muhammadu Buhari Monday received a briefing from Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 in State House.

President Buhari receives coronavirus briefing from PTF

President Muhammadu Buhari Monday received a briefing from Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 in State House.
Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) and Chairman of the Task Force, Boss Mustapha, gave the hint on Sunday after the PTF briefed President Buhari at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. 2

PTF briefs President Buhari as second phase of easing lock-down ends today

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday received an update from the Chairman of Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19, Boss Mustapha, at the State House, Abuja
5. President Muhammadu Buhari has advised members of the governing party, All Progressives Congress (APC), to withdraw all pending litigations against one another, and settle for internal conciliation.

Presidency: APC NEC meeting virtual not physical

The Presidency has replied critics of last Thursday the National Executive Committee of the All Progressives Congress, (APC), held at the Council Chambers of the State House, Abuja, saying the chambers was chosen because the meeting was virtual, and it had the facilities for social distancing.
Gov. Mai Mala Buni of Yobe on Friday presented cheques to nine beneficiary communities of the World Bank-supported projects.

APC NWC dissolved, Yobe governor heads caretaker committee

The National Working Committee (NWC) of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has been dissolved.

Nigeria: We won’t fight Ghana over demolition

The Presidency has declared that Nigeria will resolve the issue of the demolition of some apartments under construction at the Nigerian High Commission in Accra diplomatically with Ghana.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Shooting: Eight police officers removed from Presidential Villa

The ongoing overhaul of the security architecture at the Presidential Villa continued on Tuesday with the redeployment of eight Assistant Superintendents of Police from the presidential security team.

APC governors seek presidential intervention in party crisis, call for NEC meeting

The Chairman of the Progressive Governors’ Forum, Alhaji Atiku Bagudu, has said that all contentious issues surrounding the leadership crisis confronting the All Progressives Congress (APC) will soon be reconciled.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday, assured state governors elected on the platform of the All Progressive Congress that the crisis rocking the ruling party will soon be resolved.

President Buhari assures APC governors of end to crisis

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday, assured state governors elected on the platform of the All Progressive Congress that the crisis rocking the ruling party will soon be resolved.
The requests contained in three separate letters read at the beginning of plenary on Tuesday by the Senate President, Ahmad Lawan. 1

Senate president tells service chiefs to sit up or be fired

The President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, on Sunday met with President Muhammadu Buhari on the increasing security challenges in the country.
Zimbabwean doctors have filed a lawsuit aimed at compelling the government to beef up coronavirus protection for public hospitals and healthcare workers.

Nigerian government releases N4.5 billion special virus allowance for striking doctors, others

Labour minister Chris Ngige said the payment which covers hazard and inducement allowances for April and May is made with the expectation that it would ameliorate the plight of resident doctors across the country who downed tools since Monday over unpaid salaries and allowances.
Dr Chris Ngige, Minister of Labour and Employment said this while fielding questions on television concerning the time for payment of the new wage.

Nigerian government releases N4.5 billion to 31 teaching hospitals, medical centres

The Federal Government on Friday said it has released N4.5 billion to 31 Federal Teaching and Medical Centres across the country for the payment of hazard and inducement allowances for the month of April and May.
Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State

Governor Akeredolu: I’m ready for any form of primary

Ondo State Governor Rotimi Akeredolu has declared his readiness for any form of primary election his party, the All Progressives Congress (APC) adopts.
Edo State Governor Godwin Obaseki, has asked the Peoples Democratic Party to show proof of allegations that the state treasury is empty.

Governor Obaseki: Adams Oshiomhole afraid of educated people because he didn’t go to school

Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State on Tuesday, took a swipe at his predecessor and National Chairman of the APC, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, describing him as one that has brigandage as his stock of trade and one who is scared of educated people.

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The ministry of power works and hosing has asked Nigerians to be rest assured that the third mainland bridge in Lagos poses no danger to users.

Third Mainland Bridge may face closure as government plans to resume repairs

The Federal Controller of Works in Lagos, Mr Olukayode Popoola, on Monday said consultations were on for another phase of repair works to begin on the Third Mainland Bridge.
Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta on Monday announced a “phased reopening” of the country, with the resumption of international flights from August 1 as well as the lifting of internal travel restrictions.

Kenya to resume international flights

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta on Monday announced a “phased reopening” of the country, with the resumption of international flights from August 1 as well as the lifting of internal travel restrictions.
The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, made the disclosure Wednesday after the Federal Executive Council presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari, at the State House, Abuja.

Nigerian government announces lifelines for broadcast industry

The Federal Government on Monday announced some lifelines for the broadcast industry as ways of cushioning the effects of COVID-19 pandemic on the industry.