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Nasarawa assembly demands SSG’s sack over N1bn contract

The Nasarawa state House of Assembly has requested Governor Abdullahi Sule to sack the Secretary to the Government of the State (SSG), Alhaji Aliyu Tijani, over his role in the school renovation/fencing contract scam when he was commissioner for education. Speaker of the House, Ibrahim Balarabe, made the request on Tuesday in Lafia, after the […]

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Lagos Discharges 33 COVID-19 Patients, Records Eight Deaths

The Lagos State Government has discharged 33 more COVID-19 patients from its isolation centres after they recovered and tested negative to the virus. This was disclosed by the Lagos State Ministry of Health via its Twitter handle @LSMOH on Tuesday. This brings the number of patients successfully managed and discharged in the state to 908. […]

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BREAKING: Bauchi Deputy Governor Tests Positive For COVID-19

Bauchi State deputy governor, Baba Tela, has tested positive for COVID-19. This followed tests carried out on him by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control after exhibiting noticeable symptoms of the disease. According to a statement by Mukhtar Gidado, Senior Special Assistant to Governor Bala Mohammed on Tuesday, Tela, who is also the Chairman of […]

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CLEEN Foundation Urges Nigerians To Obey Coronavirus Safety Guidelines

CLEEN Foundation has asked Nigerians to obey the physical distancing guideline and other established protocols put in place to curb the spread of Coronavirus in the country. The organisation in a statement by its Executive Director, Benson Olugbuo, on Tuesday asked for provision of adequate testing centers in every senatorial district across the country. The statement reads, […]

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Two Abia Governor’s Aides Test Positive For COVID-19

Two aides of Abia State governor, Okezie Ikpeazu, has tested negative for COVID-19. In a statement on Tuesday, the governor encouraged residents of the state to get involved in the fight against the virus. He said, “Leading the battle from the front, as your governor, I and all members of the first family subjected ourselves […]

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Late NDDC Director Died Of COVID-19, Commission Says

The management of the Niger Delta Development Commission on Tuesday said its late Acting Executive Director, Finance and Administration, Ibanga Bassey Etang, died of Coronavirus. Recall that the management of the NDDC had immediately shut down activities at the headquarters of the agency last Thursday for two weeks over COVID-19 scare and shortly after Etang’s […]

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Suspected Herdsmen Attack, Kill Residents Of Benue Community

Suspected herdsmen on Sunday attacked Itakpa Town under Obi Local Government Area of Benue State and killed many residents. Among those killed were a ward chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party and an unidentified contestant in the just concluded local government elections in the state. It was gathered that suspected Fulani herdsmen invaded the community […]

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EXPOSED: How Managing Director Of NIRSAL, Aliyu Abdulhameed, Dismissed Olalekan Olusanya, Head Of Internal Audit To Cover Up Multi-billion Naira Fraud

The Managing Director of Nigeria Incentive-based Risk Sharing System for Agricultural Lending, Mr Aliyu A. Abdulhameed, has summarily “dismissed” the organisation’s Acting Head of Internal Audit, Mr Olalekan Olusanya, in bid to conceal a deep-rooted multi-billion naira fraud, SaharaReporters has discovered. NIRSAL is a $500m non-bank financial institution, a creation of the Central Bank of Nigeria mandated […]

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Nigerian Lawmakers Label Calls For Probe Of AfDB President, Adesina, Witch-hunt

Members of the House of Representatives in Nigeria has described the call for an independent probe of the African Development Bank President, Akinwumi Adesina, as a witch-hunt. The lower legislative chamber made this resolution following a motion by Minority Leader, Ndudi Elumelu. While moving the motion, Elumelu noted that allowing an independent probe of Adesina […]

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BREAKING: President Buhari Nominates New INEC Resident Electoral Commissioner For Osun, Replaces Dead Kwara FCC Nominee

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday forwarded the name of Dr Tella Adeniran Rahamon to the Nigerian Senate for consideration and confirmation as Resident Electoral Commissioner of the Independent National Electoral Commission in charge of Osun State. The President also submitted the name of James Jiya Kolo to the Senate as replacement for Mr Daniel James Kolo, […]