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Governor David Nweze Umahi

Hard work made me billionaire at 25 – Ebonyi governor

Gov. David Umahi of Ebonyi has said that he became a billionaire at 25 years of age due to hard work and commitment to duty.
Traders at Ladipo Market in Lagos have appealed to Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode to construct pedestrian bridge at Toyota Bus Stop to stop people from being knocked down while crossing Oshodi-Apapa Expressway.

Oshodi traders lament parking space, multiple taxations

Some traders at the popular Oshodi Market on Thursday identified multiple taxations, the absence of parking space and threats by touts as some of the pressing challenges facing traders in the market.
The Court of appeal sitting in Abuja has set aside the Governorship Election Petition Tribunal’s judgment which nullified Governor Gboyega Oyetola’s victory in the Osun governorship election.

Osun governor assures of support as flood sacks traders, residents

Traders at Akindeko Market, Alekuwodo Area in Osogbo have been counting their losses after a downpour hit the city Wednesday.
President Muhammadu Buhari returned to Abuja on Friday after a three-day official visit to South Africa.

President Buhari charges Nigerians in South Africa to live decent, dignified lives

President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday in Pretoria, South Africa, charged Nigerians in the country and all others in the Diaspora to be law abiding, live decent and dignified lives and also respect constituted authorities of their host countries.

Yobe traders admonish government on fairness in shops allocation ahead of construction of ultra-modern...

Traders displaced at the Damaturu market have appealed to Yobe government to ensure justice in allocation of shops at the ultra modern market slated for construction by the state government.
Nigerian Youths

Group urges Nigerian youths to participate in governance

A good governance advocacy group, the Unity House Foundation (UHF) has called on Nigerian youths to participate actively in governance by asking questions on the day to day activities of the government.
President Muhammadu Buhari has felicitated with all the 2019 Nigerian pilgrims over the successful completion of their Hajj rites and the Eid-el-Kabeer celebration.

President Buhari: Why we moved N-SIP to new ministry

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday confirmed speculations on the movement of the administration’s N500 billion Special Intervention Programme from the Office of the Vice President to the newly created Ministry for Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development.
President Muhammadu Buhari has felicitated with all the 2019 Nigerian pilgrims over the successful completion of their Hajj rites and the Eid-el-Kabeer celebration.

President Buhari: I will sanction revenue agencies for not meeting targets

President Muhammadu Buhari has warned that severe consequences await any of the nation revenue-generating agencies that failed to achieve agreed revenue targets.
The Kebbi State border operations of the Nigerian Customs Service (NCS) has seized over 379 gallons of smuggled oil, four bags of Moringa snuff, 59 bags of fertilizer and other prohibited items smuggled into Nigeria through illegal routes from neighboring countries.

Border closure: Igbo group decries ‘economic hardship’

The Ndigbo Unity Forum (NUF), a pan-Igbo socio-political group, has decried economic hardship being faced by Nigerians, especially traders nationwide, due to the recent border closure.
Governor-elect of Kwara, Alhaji Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq, has pledged that his administration will be accountable to the people and will not steal or loot the state’s treasury.

Kwara traders, artisans to get N1 billion soft loans – governor

The Kwara State government plans to disburse about N1billion as soft loans to over 1, 000 traders, marketers and artisans under a new social investment program to be launched in the state.
The Lagos State Government on Friday intercepted a truck coming from Jigawa State, filled with 123 men and 48 motorcycles.

Lagos police release 123 men from Jigawa

The Lagos State Police Command has released the 123 men, who were intercepted along Moshalashi road, Agege alongside 48 motorcycles in a truck, which was coming from Jigawa State.

Border closure: Federal government urged to cushion effects of rising prices of foodstuffs

Traders and consumers have lamented the rising costs of foodstuffs and others commodities following the closure of the border between Nigeria and the Republic of Benin by the Federal Government on Thursday, August 20.

Northern traders ask President Buhari to sack Customs chief give reasons

Some traders operating at Singer Market, one of the biggest provisions markets in Kano have called on President Muhammadu Buhari to sack the Comptroller General of the Nigeria Customs Service, Hameed Ali.
Vehicles seized by the military for transporting Boko Haram insurgents’ fishery products to Maiduguri markets

Nigerian Army: Boko Haram engaging in fishery trade to fund insurgency

The Nigerian Army has warned traders and Borno communities against engaging in illegal fishery trade with Boko Haram insurgents.
Gov. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo on Thursday described the tourism potentials of the state as a veritable source of economic prosperity.

Ondo government disburses N166 million loans to traders, artisans, others

At the disbursement centre in Idi-Agba Titun, Akure, Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu said the scheme was to assist the unemployed but productive poor in the state to become self-reliant.

Demand for Nigerian oil “dire” as US competition ramps up

Nigerian oil has suffered its slowest sales of the year in August, traders said, as U.S. exports of competing light, sweet grades flood traditional markets in Europe and Asia.
As more people continue to use popular agricultural pesticide, Sniper, to commit suicide in the country, the National Food, Drug Administration Control (NAFDAC) has ordered agro-dealers to withdraw the product from open markets and supermarkets.

Three tenants arraigned for pouring sniper into neighbour’s water

Two traders and a housewife, who allegedly poured ‘sniper’ – a banned poisonous agrochemical – into a co-tenant’s cooking water, Thursday appeared at an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court, Lagos.
Some Nigerian traders in Ghana’s Western Regional capital of Takoradi have described fellow compatriot, Sam Udoetuk-Wills, chief suspect in the kidnapping of three girls, as an insane person.

Nigerians in Ghana denounce Takoradi kidnapper Sam Udoetuk-Wills

Some Nigerian traders in Ghana’s Western Regional capital of Takoradi have described fellow compatriot, Sam Udoetuk-Wills, chief suspect in the kidnapping of three girls, as an insane person.

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Christian Association of Nigeria | CAN

Don’t associate Christ with criminality – CAN warns MURIC

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has asked the Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) to desist from associating criminality with Christ.
Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC)

Court suspends NNPC ongoing job recruitment

The Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has ordered the suspension of Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) ongoing job recruitment pending determination of a suit filed by one Mr Pelumi Olajengbesi.

Police disperse Shi’ites’ procession with gunshots

The police on Friday dispersed a procession of Islamic Movement in Nigeria members around Wuse Market in Abuja.
Enugu State Commissioner of Police, Mr Ahmad Abdurrahman, has cautioned parents and guardians not to allow their wards and children to be used in truncating existing peace in the state.

Enugu CP directs orderly-room trial of sergeant

The Commissioner of Police in Enugu State, Mr Ahmed Abdurrahman, has directed that Sgt. Ebuka Okonkwo face orderly-room trial for alleged involvement in corrupt practices in the discharge of his duty.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Thursday in an FCT High Court in Maitama, re-arraigned a deputy director with the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Emenike Umesi, for alleged misappropriation of N54.3 million.

EFCC arraigns ECOWAS secretariat staff for N587.7 million fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Friday, October 18, 2019, arraigned one Muhammad Dangana before Justice Okon Abang of the Federal High Court, Maitama, Abuja on a 15-count charge, bordering on criminal diversion of funds, misappropriation and money laundering to the tune of over N587.700million.