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Babagana Umara Zulum

Borno governor donates N180 million, foodstuffs to Civilian JTF

Gov. Babagana Zulum of Borno has donated N180 million and 27,000 bags of grains to the Civilian Joint Task Force (CJTF) assisting the military in the fight against insurgency.
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 assures on third phase distribution of palliatives

Mr Mela Nunghe, Commissioner for Special Duties, Gombe State on Monday said that the state government would soon commence the third phase of palliatives distribution.
Nigerian Red Cross

Red Cross trains 20 volunteers on virus response in Niger

The International Federation of Red Cross (IFRC) and the National Headquarters of the Nigerian Red Cross Society (NRCS) says it has commenced training of 20 selected volunteers from Niger on COVID-19 response.
Kola Ologbondiyan

Edo guber: PDP chides Pastor Ize-Iyamu for adopting Comrade Oshiomhole’s style

The Peoples Democratic Party National Campaign Council, PDPNCC, for Edo governorship election yesterday mocked says the All Progressives Congress, APC, candidate, Osagie Ize-Iyamu, for saying that he would follow the footprint of the former APC national chairman, Adams Oshiomhole, if voted into power.
Lion Heart Genevieve Nnaji

Oscar 2021: Genevieve Nnaji, Akin Omotoso named Academy members

Nollywood actress, Genevieve Nnaji and Film director, Akin Omotoso, have been selected as members of the 2020 class of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
Prof. Ben Ayade, Governor of Cross River State.

Governor Ayade hands over 52 housing units to Bakassi IDPs, widows

Cross River State governor, Prof. Ben Ayade, at the weekend handed over an ultra modern housing estate comprising 52 units to displaced Bakassi indigenes including widows.

Ramadan: Kuwait distributes foodstuffs to 1,249 families in five states

The Embassy of the State of Kuwait has distributed foodstuffs to 1,249 in five states to alleviate the sufferings of the poor and the needy in the month of Ramadan.
Olusegun Runsewe

NCAC to create awareness on wearing face masks

The National Council for Arts and Culture (NCAC) says it plans to launch a campaign to create awareness on how wearing face mask in public will help to contain COVID-19 spread.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

APC distributes 1400 bags of assorted grains in Zamfara

The Zamfara chapter of All Progressives Congress (APC) on Sunday distributed 1400 bags of assorted grains to the people of Tsafe Local Government Area (LGA) of the state.

Lockdown: Foundation supports widows, children with food items

As part of its efforts to ease the hardship of the lockdown order by the Nigerian government in combating the coronavirus pandemic, Chinwe Bode-Akinwande – CBA Foundation, a Lagos-based non-governmental organisation, has distributed relief food items and cash support to underprivileged widows and their vulnerable children in four communities in Lagos.
Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun, Friday, went around major areas in Ogun Central Senatorial District to distribute relief materials to some residents.

Lockdown: Ogun governor distributes relief materials to people in central district

Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun, Friday, went around major areas in Ogun Central Senatorial District to distribute relief materials to some residents.
A man passes by Nigerian movie billboards at a cinema in Lagos. [Cristina Aldehuela-AFP-Getty Images]

Why Nigerians living abroad love to watch Nollywood movies

The Nollywood industry – which came to life in the early 1990s – is often seen as a natural heir to the Nigerian TV series which had already produced roughly 14,000 feature films in the previous decade
Mr Olusegun Onilude, Chairman, Badagry Local Government Area of Lagos State, has expressed commitment toward equitable distribution of developmental projects across the 10 wards in the council.

Lagos council chairman promises equitable distribution of projects

Mr Olusegun Onilude, Chairman, Badagry Local Government Area of Lagos State, has expressed commitment toward equitable distribution of developmental projects across the 10 wards in the council.

Saudis scramble to raise cash for Aramco share sale

From tapping lenders to selling personal assets, Saudis are scrambling to raise cash to invest in Aramco stocks after the oil giant announced its blockbuster market debut even as it offered few listing details, according to AFP reports.

700 constituents benefit from Ekiti lawmaker’s free health service

No fewer than 700 residents of Emure-Ekiti and other communities in Emure council areas of Ekiti State have benefitted from a community-based health project organised by the a member of the Ekiti State House of Assembly.
Benin Market

Minimum wage: Association begs traders not to increase prices of goods

Mrs Hadiza Sabo, the Nasarawa State Chairperson of Market Women Association (MWA), has implored traders not to increase the prices of their goods following approved minimum wage for workers.
Malam Ibrahim Hussaini the state’s Commissioner for Environment made the disclosure while presenting the stoves to women from the 23 Local Government Areas (LGAs) of the state in Kaduna.

Kaduna government distributes 1,045 stoves to women

The Kaduna State Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources on Thursday distributed 1,045 clean cooking stoves to women in the state.
Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki

Edo governor tasks religious groups to address societal ills

Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has said his administration will continue to collaborate with religious groups in addressing societal ills that impede development in society.

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Oil prices dived Thursday on demand fears as more nations go into lockdown to staunch the spread of the coronavirus, while stock prices attempted a modest rebound.

Oil prices slide in lockdown-driven rout

Oil prices dived Thursday on demand fears as more nations go into lockdown to staunch the spread of the coronavirus, while stock prices attempted a modest rebound.
Osun State Government on Thursday said looting of government and private property in the state cut across 14 Local Government Areas, as it commenced return of the looted property items to owners who can identify their property

Osun government says 14 local councils affected by looting

Osun State Government on Thursday said looting of government and private property in the state cut across 14 Local Government Areas, as it commenced return of the looted property items to owners who can identify their property
Eva Longoria has joined previously announced Matt Walsh on the in-production digital detox comedy Unplugging, which is currently in production in Oklahoma.

Eva Longoria joins as co-lead on digital detox comedy ‘Unplugging’

Eva Longoria has joined previously announced Matt Walsh on the in-production digital detox comedy Unplugging, which is currently in production in Oklahoma.
Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia State has directed the organizing committee of the 29th Anniversary of Abia State to celebrate frontline workers and honor them for their sacrifices during the coronavirus pandemic.

Abia asks looters to return stolen medical equipment

A statement by the Commissioner for Information in the state, Chief John Okiyi-Kalu, stated that the hoodlums who hijacked the otherwise peaceful #EndSARS protests took away vaccines, X-ray machines, sterilizers, air conditioners, fans, and other equipment as well as disposables and consumables carted away.
President of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Mr Ayuba Wabba

NLC demands end to medical tourism by government officials

The Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, on Thursday called for an end to all forms of medical tourism especially by elected and appointed government officials.