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The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) has been granted an order to forfeit 60 buildings linked to a deputy commandant of Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC).

ICPC: How Kwara top shots hijacked public solar street lights for their residences

The Independent Corrupt Practices and other Related Offences Commission has ordered the relocation of solar street lights from private residents in Ilorin, Kwara State.
The Director-General of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, Dr. Chikwe Ihekweazu, has reacted to claims making the rounds that COVID-19 and Malaria are similar.

NCDC lauds Kwara over testing centre

The National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has commended efforts of the Kwara State Government in the fight against Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic in the state.

Kogi governor attributes coronavirus-free status to God, approves health insurance

The Governor of Kogi State, Alhaji Yahaya Bello, has attributed the Covid-19 free status of the State to the work of God and diligent attention to hygiene practices.
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Gombe EFCC gets new zonal head

Mr. Ibrahim Shazalli has been announced as the new Zonal Head of Gombe Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).
Leader of the Presidential Task Force Committee on Covid-19, Dr Nasiru Sani Gwarzo, has on Sunday said coronavirus pandemic is responsible and the cause of the waves of mysterious deaths recorded in the Kano State.

Nigerian government pledges more support to Kano

The Federal Government has commended the Kano State Government over its efforts to stem further spread of coronavirus (COVUD-19) pandemic in the state.
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NCDC advises Kwara to establish molecular lab

The Nigerian Centre for Disease Control on Saturday advised the Kwara State Government to establish a molecular laboratory in the state.
A three-month-old Malaysian infant has been diagnosed with polio, the first case reported in the country in nearly three decades, a top health official said on Sunday (Dec 8).

Nigeria to be certified polio-free by June 2020

The African Regional Certification Centre on Thursday disclosed that Nigeria would soon be declared polio-free by June 2020.
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Coronavirus: Our cement lines still in operation – Lafarge

Lafarge Africa PLC, Ewekoro, has denied reports that its production lines has been closed following the visit of the Coronavirus-infected Italian to the company’s guest house.

Kano Disco decries non-payment of electricity bills by customers

The Kano Electricity Distribution Company (KEDCO) has decried that only the average of 170, 000 out of 470, 000 of its customers settle their monthly electricity bills in Jigawa, Kano and Katsina states.

Nigerian Navy arrests five suspects, impounds 181 drums of petrol

The Nigerian Navy fight against smuggling activities on the waterways has continued unabated as the command has arrested five suspects.and impounded 4 boats.

We convey expectant women, sick people to hospitals on donkeys – Bauchi communities

Some communities in Misau Local Government Area of Bauchi state say they use donkeys and ox-drawn trucks to transport expectant women and sick people to hospitals due to lack of motorable roads.
Senate President Ahmed Lawan

Senate urges federal government to settle N400 billion pension liability

The Chairman of the Senate Committee on Pension Matters, Sen. Ibrahim Shekarau, has urged the Federal Government to pay the over N400 billion it is owing pensioners under the Contributory Pension Scheme.

Ekiti to benefit from World Bank’s RAAMP project in 2020

The World Bank has said that Ekiti State would soon join the list of states on the Rural Access and Agricultural Marketing Project (RAAMP) commencing in 2020.
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Bauchi, France Investors sign pact on human and capital development

In a determined effort to develop the critical sectors of capital and economic growth, Bauchi State Government set to sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with a group of investors from France who are experts in human capital development.
Bala Muhammad

Bauchi to get $3 million education grant

Bauchi State will benefit from a $3 million education grant to address the challenges of Out-of-School Children in the state.

Governor Okowa wants Nigeria to eliminate malaria by 2020

Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta has urged all stakeholders in the health sector to make greater efforts to enable Nigeria to achieve universal health coverage and eliminate malaria by 2020.

FRC begins verification of federal government’s project in North East

The Fiscal Responsibility Commission on Tuesday said it has begun verification of the 2018/2019 Federal Government’s projects in the North East.
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Group hails peaceful election conduct in Kwara

Group known as Coalition of Civil Society for Peaceful Election in Kwara state (CCSPEKS) has hailed people of the state for their peaceful conduct during the last Saturday presidential and National Assembly elections.

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UAE paid for tickets, test fees for Nigerian evacuees – NIDCOM chief

The United Arab Emirates authorities paid for the flight tickets and coronavirus testing for some Nigerians evacuated from the country on Wednesday, the head of the Nigeria in Diaspora Commission, Abike Dabiri-Erewa, has said .

PDP demands Ibrahim Magu’s prosecution for ‘fraud’

The Peoples Democratic Party has demanded the prosecution of the suspended Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ibrahim Magu, over alleged fraud.
Veteran Nigerian actor, Zack Orji, says he is saddened by the increasing rate of divorce in the country.

Zack Orji: No marriage is perfect

He said: “I believe that a lot of people go into marriage without being prepared to make the necessary sacrifice, so at the slightest provocation, they are ready to opt out and that is not the way it’s supposed to be. It’s supposed to be a union for life. For better for worse.”

Court declines to stop probe of Senator Okorocha by EFCC, Imo government

The Abuja Division of the Federal High Court, on Wednesday, declined a request by former governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha, for an interim injunction to stop the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, and panel of inquiry that was set up by the state government, from further investigating alleged financial infractions he committed while in office.

Nigerian government postpones 2020 WASSCE indefinitely

This was announced by the Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, while speaking to State House Correspondents the weekly Federal Executive Council presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday.