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The Appointment

Mohammed Adoke chronicles years in public service

The Goodluck Ebele Jonathan Administration in Nigeria (2010 – 2015) has generated quite a number of post-tenure publications which significantly, in varying degrees of articulation, veracity and delivery shed light on key developments during that momentous phase in Nigerian politics.

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The Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SSG), Boss Mustapha, on Tuesday disagreed with Director General of the Nigerian Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), Chikwe Ihekweazu, when he called on the House of Reps to amend the Quarantine Act.

PTF to release fresh coronavirus directives Thursday

The Chairman of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19, Boss Mustapha, on Wednesday, attributed the low figures recorded in the areas of testing and confirmed cases of COVID-19 over the past few days to the public holiday declared to mark this year’s Eid-el-Kabir.
As children across Nigeria join their world counterparts to celebrate Children’s Day, Governor Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya of Gombe State has called on parents, community leaders, teachers and all involved in children’s upbringing to take mentoring seriously and provide them with a good leadership example.

Gombe government uncovers 700 illegal accounts operated by ministries, agencies

No fewer than 700 accounts were said to have been operated in the name of Gombe State government by her officials.
Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has congratulated Olumide Akpata on his emergence as the President of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA).

NBA President-elect cautions supporters on social media attack

President-election of the Nigeria Bar Association, NBA, Mr. Olumide Akpata, has called on his supporters to stop, forthwith, the social media attack on other lawyers, who may not have supported his candidacy in the elections.
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NNPC records 43% drop in oil pipeline vandalism in May

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has recorded an encouraging 43 per cent drop in cases of willful damage of its oil pipeline infrastructure by suspected oil thieves in May, 2020.
Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike on Monday slammed the Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) for not standing up for embattled Edo State Governor Godwin Obaseki.

Rivers governor vows not to repay ‘illegal’ loans to local councils

Rivers State Governor Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has directed the removal of Joint Account Allocation Committee (JAAC) from Banks that gave unauthorised loans to some Local Government Chairmen in the State.