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All Progressives Congress (APC) National Publicity Secretary, Lanre Issa-Onilu

APC: Many PDP members now out of ‘looting jobs,’ courtesy of President Buhari

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has said that in the last five years, President Muhammadu Buhari administration has put a lot of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) members out of looting jobs.
The Bauchi state governor, Sen. Bala Mohammed, on Friday, inaugurated the newly appointed 20 commissioners as members of the State Executive Council (SEC).

CSOs urges Bauchi governor to conduct council election

The Forum of Executive Directors of Civil Society Organizations in Bauchi state has called on the state Governor, Senator Bala Muhammed to conduct Local Government election in the state.
The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) says its Air Task Force (ATF) for Operation DIRAN MIKIYA has neutralised no fewer than 10 bandits at Sububu Forest area in Zamfara .

NAF kills ISWAP leaders, destroys meeting venue in Borno

The Nigerian Air Force, NAF, Wednesday, said its Air Task Force kills some leaders of the Islamic State of West Africa Province, ISWAP, and destroyed their meeting venue at Jubillaram in the Northern part of Borno State, on Tuesday.
Imo Chapter of the National Youth Council of Nigeria (NYCN) has called on the state governor-elect, Mr Emeka Ihedioha, to carry the youth along when he is sworn-in.

Imo governor orders compulsory teaching of Igbo language in schools

The Imo State Government has announced the compul­sory teaching and learning of Igbo Language in all pri­mary, post-primary schools as well as tertiary institu­tions in the state.

NAF neutralises several ISWAP insurgents

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has neutralised several Islamic State of West Africa Province (ISWAP) fighters at Boko Haram on the fringes of Lake Chad in the northern part of Borno.

NAICOM’s industry portal goes live next year

A portal of the National Insurance Commission (NAICOM) that will integrate all insurance transactions in the insurance industry into a single hub will go live next year, its Acting Commissioner, Mr Sunday Thomas said on Thursday.
South Africa's President Cyril Ramaphosa has appointed 50 percent women in his new cabinet, a first for Africa's second biggest economy.

South Africa’s Cyril Ramaphosa cancels plan to attend UN meeting

The office of the president on Thursday said President Cyril Ramaphosa has cancelled his plan to attend the upcoming UN General Assembly meeting because he has to `concentrate on critical issues’ at home.
EDITORS NOTE: Graphic content / Members of Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) wave flags and chant slogans as they take part in a demonstration to protest against the imprisonnement of a Shiite, in Abuja, on October 29, 2018. - The army and police confronted members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN), the group's spokesman Ibrahim Musa told AFP, amid reports of casualties. Rights groups have accused Nigeria's military of killing more than 300 IMN supporters and burying them in mass graves during the 2015 confrontation, a charge the military strongly denies. (Photo by Sodiq ADELAKUN / AFP)

Shiite group says police planning clamp down on members, activities

Controversial and proscribed Shiite Muslim organisation, the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), has alleged a planned clamp down on its members and activities in some states.

NAF: Boko Haram’s hideout in Sambisa degraded

Director of Public Relations and Information of the Nigerian Air Force (NAF), Air Commodore Ibikunle Daramola, has disclosed, in a statement on Monday in Abuja, that the Air Tas Force (ATF) of Operation LAFIYA DOLE degraded another Boko Haram terrorists’ hideout in the Sambisa forest of Borno State.
Mordecai Ladan

Federal government wants South Africa to invest in Nigeria’s gas sector

The Federal Government on Thursday advised South African Government to invest in the Nigeria’s gas sector, which it said is currently worth $50 billion (N18 trillion) with a lot of opportunities.

Governor Gaidam: I am leaving Yobe better than l met it

Out-going Governor of Yobe State, Ibrahim Gaidam, said on Tuesday that he was leaving the state better than he met it 10 years ago.

Official: No fresh building collapse in Lagos

The Lagos State Building Control Agency (LASBCA) has said there was no fresh building collapse in the state as being reported on the social media on Monday
President Muhammadu Buhari has promised to open up Taraba for investors so that its enormous natural resources can be tapped for development.

Election: Atiku Abubakar gaining momentum but President Buhari is winning – Eurasia Group

Peoples Democratic Party’s presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, may have gained tremendous momentum in recent weeks but there is 60% probability that President Muhammadu Buhari will win next week’s presidential race , New York based global research and political risk solutions firm, Eurasia Group has declared.
Dapo Abiodun

2019: Dapo Abiodun expresses hope Ibikunle Amosun will reconcile with Ogun APC

Buoyed by the ongoing peace initiatives by the national leadership of the All Progressives Congress (APC), the governorship candidate of the party in Ogun State, Prince Dapo Abiodun, has expressed confidence that Governor Ibikunle Amosun will reconcile with the party and support him to win the governorship election scheduled for March 2019.

Borno government begins removal of ‘unauthorised’ campaign posters, billboards

The Borno State Urban Planning and Development Board (BOSUPDB) on Thursday, announced a ‘full-scale war’ on all ‘unauthorised’ commercial billboards, signposts and campaign posters mounted on the streets of Maiduguri, the state capital.

Registrar: JAMB plans scholarship for foreign students

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has concluded plans to offer scholarship to foreign students willing to study in the country.
Is-haq Oloyede JAMB

JAMB chief urges universities to reserve admission space for international students

West African universities should produce graduates who will meet the needs of the entire sub-region, as differences in education systems constitute a challenge of trans-border research, JAMB Registrar, Prof. Is-haq Oloyede, says.

Funke Egbemode: Poverty not excuse for corruption in journalism

Funke Egbemode, president of the Nigerian Guild of Editors (NGE), has said that poverty should not be an excuse for journalists to engage in shoddy deals with politicians.

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The Federal Government has approved the appointment of Prof. Ikpeme Ikpeme as the new Chief Medical Director (CMD), University of Calabar Teaching Hospital, Calabar, Cross River.

Panic as two ‘Lassa fever’ cases reported in Calabar

There was trepidation, Monday among residents of Calabar, the Cross River State capital over reported case of Lassa fever at University of Calabar Teaching Hospital, UCTH.

Lagos to begin full enforcement of ban on Okada, tricycles February 1

Lagos State Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Gbenga Omotosho, has disclosed that the state would from February 1, commence full implementation of the ban on all motorcycles and tricycles in some major parts of the metropolis.
The inauguration of the much-talked about South West security outfit, Operation Amotekun, is about to begin at the Oyo State Governor’s Office, State Secretariat in Agodi, Ibadan.

Amotekun a covert effort to Christianise Southwest Nigeria – Muslim group

A Muslim group, Supreme Council for Sharia in Nigeria has described the Western Nigeria Security Outfit tagged “Operation Amotekun” has a subtle effort to Christianise the region.
Yoruba World Congress (YWC), an umbrella body of all Yoruba socio-cultural groups, has threatened to hold a peaceful protest in support of the recently launched Western Nigeria Security Network code-named Amotekun.

Osun government, Muslim group disagree over Amotekun

A Muslim group, Supreme Council for Sharia in Nigeria has described the Western Nigeria Security Outfit tagged “Operation Amotekun” has a subtle effort to Christianise the region.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

Ondo council poll: 101 APC aspirants vie for 18 chairmanship seats at screening

No fewer than 101 aspirants on the platform of All Progressives Congress, Ondo State are vying for the 18 chairmanship seats in the ongoing screening exercise of the party in Akure, the state capital in preparation for the April 18, 2020 local government election.