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Armed gangs terrorize Lagos, Ogun communities

Armed gangs in Lagos and Ogun states have in the past few days, hijacked the lock-down directive of President Muhammadu Buhari to prevent the spread of Coronavirus, invading houses, shops and unleashing mayhem.
The Inspector General of Police, IGP, Mohammed Adamu, has lamented the under-utilisation of the capacity of police lawyers.

IGP deploys intervention squads to Lagos, Ogun

The Intervention Team is being coordinated by a Deputy Inspector General of Police, DIG Peter Babatunde Ogunyanwo, fdc, a seasoned crime fighter, who doubles as the DIG in charge of the Department of Research and Planning of the Force and the coordinating DIG for South-West Geopolitical Zone.
Workers of the University of Calabar Teaching Hospital (UTCH) in Cross River State have protested the non payment of their eighteen (18) month salary.

Kidnapped UCTH staff regains freedom in Calabar

Christiana Ekanem, a staff of University of Calabar Teaching Hospital, who was kidnapped in her home in Calabar on March 10, has regained freedom.
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Lagos monarch seeks governor’s attention on bad roads

The traditional ruler of Ashiwaju-Dada Land in Agbado Oke-Ode Local Council Development Area of Alimosho in Lagos State, Baale Kehinde Akerele, has appealed to Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu to repair the dilapidated roads at Ashiwaju-Dada down to Peace Crescent and Area 1 Community.
President Buhari receives Salah Homage in celebration of Eid El Filtri in State House on 4th June 2019 5

In Pictures: President Buhari hails VP Osinbajo, urges him to remain exemplary

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, received Vice President Yemi Osinbajo alongside service chiefs and an FCT delegation, who paid him the traditional Sallah homage.
The Police and the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corp (NSCDC) said 9,882 officers had been deployed to provide effective security during the Eid-el-Fitr break in Borno.

Eid al-Fitr: Gombe residents urged to live in peace and harmony

Muslims in Gombe State joined their counterparts around the world Tuesday in celebrating the Eid al-Fitr festival, bringing to an end the Islamic holy month of Ramadan.

Senator Olujimi: Why I won’t dump PDP

Senate minority leader, Biodun Olujimi, has said she will never defect to another political party from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) because of her personal principles and values as a politician.
President Muhammadu Buhari says since 1978 when he was named the minister of petroleum till date, he has not lost interest in the oil sector.

Election: Coalition of progressive parties adopts President Buhari

Coalition of Progressive Political Parties Friday in Abuja endorsed the candidacy of President Muhammadu Buhari for February 16, 2019 presidential election.

Christmas: Akwa Ibom story requires bold new chapters – Udom Emmanuel

Governor Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom has called on residents to remain peaceful and continue to support his government in 2019.
Minister of Information and Culture, Mr Lai Mohammed casting his vote in ward PU 006 Oro in the Kwara State Bye-Election on Saturday, November 17, 2018.

Lai Mohammed: APC will make positive impact in Kwara in 2019

Alhaji Lai Mohammed, the Minister of Information, says the All Progressives Congress (APC)-led government would bring about the desired transformation envisioned for the state when it assumes power in 2019.

2019: NYSC DG urges corps members to remain non-partisan

Brig.-Gen. Suleiman Kazaure, Director General, National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), has admonished corps members that would take part in the 2019 general election to display high sense of integrity.

Eid-El-Kabir: FCT Minister pledges commitment, service improvement across board

Malam Muhammad Bello, the Minister of Federal Capital Territory (FCT), has pledged commitment to improve the living standards of residents through the completion of ongoing infrastructure projects.

Senator Akume’s kinsmen pledge support for Governor Ortom

Kinsmen of Senator George Akume from the Jemgbah axis, comprising Gboko, Buruku and Tarka Local Government areas have pitched their tents with Governor Samuel Ortom, just as they pledged their unalloyed support to him ahead of the 2019 elections.
3 President Muhammadu Buhari presides over Federal Executive Council Meeting held at the Council Chambers in State House. PHOTO; SUNDAY AGHAEZE. AUGUST 1ST 2018

President Buhari felicitates with Akintola Williams at 99

President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed best wishes to renowned, pioneer Chartered Accountant in Africa, Akintola Williams, as he clocks 99 years August 9, 2018.
Former Jigawa State Governor Sule Lamido

Ex-Governor Lamido: President Buhari-led APC government is evil, visionless

A former Governor of Jigawa State, Alhaji Sule Lamido, has described the President Muhammadu Buhari-led All Progressives Congress at the centre as incompetent, visionless, evil and divisive.

NCS promotes 34 officers in Sokoto Command

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has promoted 34 officers in Sokoto, Kebbi and Zamfara Area Command, including special promotion for outstanding performance.

Winnie Mandela: Africa has lost a courageous woman – President Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has described the passing away of South-African anti-apartheid icon, Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, as a huge loss to Africa of a courageous woman.

Senator Mark showers encomium on ex-President Obasanjo at 81

Immediate past President of the Senate, Sen. David Mark, has showered encomiums on the former President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Chief Olusegun Aremu Obasanjo, on his 81st birthday.

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The Secretary to Ondo State Government, Mr Ifedayo Abegunde, has resigned his appointment.

Ex-SSG: I’m not leaving APC, but won’t support Governor Akeredolu’s re-election

Former Secretary to the Ondo State Government, Honourable Ifedayo Abegunde, said he would not defect to another party and would also not support Governor Rotimi Akeredolu’s reelection.
The logo of the Nigerian Stock Exchange is pictured in Lagos, Nigeria, file. REUTERS-Afolabi Sotunde

NSE market capitalisation opens week with N162 billion loss

The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) market capitalisation opened the week on Monday with a loss of N162 billion in a day.

Festus Keyamo to appear again in National Assembly over 774,000 jobs controversy

Minister of State for Labour and Employment, Mr Festus Keyamo, SAN, will appear before the National Assembly Joint Committee on Labour on Tuesday to defend the 774,000 job recruitment across the country.
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No factions in Oyo APC – chairman

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Oyo State says there is no division within its fold.
No fewer than 201 health workers have tested positive to Corona disease since the outbreak of the pandemic in Edo state.

201 health workers test positive for coronavirus in Edo

Okundia who reaffirmed government’s commitment towards the protection and welfare of the state’s health workforce, especially frontline workers who are putting their lives on the line to support the government’s efforts at containing the Covid-19 pandemic in the state, urged them to ensure safety precautions are taken when treating any patient.