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Imo trains 1,610 unemployed youths

Stanley Uzoaru, Owerri The Imo State government has commenced a three-day skills acquisition training workshop for 1,610 unemployed youths in the state in areas such as fishery, ICT and cosmetics. According to the Imo State Commissioner for Skills Acquisitions and Entrepreneurship, Noble Atulegwu, who spoke at the opening ceremony of the workshop, the training has …
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COVID-19: Chinese firms donate PPE to Finance Ministry

Benjamin Babine, Abuja As part of contributions to the fight the COVID-19 pandemic in Nigeria, Chinese companies China Great Wall Industry Corporation and China General Chamber of Commerce have donated several Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to the Federal Ministry of Finance, Budget and National Planning. The two Chinese firms donated kits which included face masks, …
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Niger governor joins President Buhari for virtual launch of AKK pipeline construction

Niger State Governor Abubakar Sani Bello joined President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday in the virtual commissioning of the construction phase of the Ajaokuta-Kaduna-Kano (AKK) Gas Pipeline project. The event, which took place through video conferencing, was coordinated at the Aso Rock Villa Abuja with the Governors of Kogi, Kaduna and Kano also participating simultaneously. The …
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APC NEC dissolution has saved party from self-destruction – Uzodinma

Stanley Uzoaru, Owerri Imo State Governor Hope Uzodimma has applauded the decision to dissolve the National Executive Committee (NEC) of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and putting in place a caretaker committee. Uzodinma, who spoke in a press statement issued by the Imo State Commissioner of Information and Strategy, Declan Emelumba, noted that the action …
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Bagudu is concerned with Kebbi development – VC, Zuru University

Olanrewaju Lawal, Birnin Kebbi The newly appointed Vice-Chancellor of the Federal University of Agriculture, Zuru, Kebbi State, has described the Governor of Kebbi State Abubakar Atiku Bagudu as an astute administrator whose main concern is the development of the state. Professor Musa Isiyaku Ahmed told newsmen after his first meeting with the Governor that he …
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FG should include Plateau villages in Housing Units Resettlement- Sen Gyang

Gyang Bere, Jos Deputy Chairman, Senate Committee on Defence and Senator, representing Plateau North, Istifanus Gyang, has called for the inclusion of communities displaced through violent attacks in Plateau North in the on-going 500 per state Housing Units Resettlement programme of the Federal Government. Sen Gyang in a press statement signed by his Special Assistant …
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Dino fails to stop Infectious Diseases Bill

Godwin Tsa, Abuja Legal moves to stop the controversial Control of Infectious Diseases Bill 2020 initiated by the House of Representatives has failed on Tuesday at the Federal High Court. Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu of the Abuja division of the court dismissed the suit filed by a former Kogi West senator, Dino Melaye, challenging some provisions …
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Buhari flags off AKK gas pipeline project, says it must succeed

Juliana Taiwo-Obalonye, Abuja President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday flagged off the construction phase of the Ajaokuta-Kaduna-Kano gas pipeline. The AKK pipeline project is a section of the trans-Nigeria gas pipeline with a capacity to transport 2.2 billion cubic feet of gas per day and will be fed from the existing domestic infrastructure with a capacity …
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Banditry: Group pledges support for Buratai, Army

Ayo Alonge The Coalition of Arewa Youth Groups (CAYG) has said that there is evidence that President Muhammadu Buhari’s order to the Nigerian Armed Forces to stamp out banditry and all forms of criminal activities is yielding results. CAYG made this known in a statement signed by its president, Kabir Ahmed Galadanchi, on Tuesday. President …
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Resign from Akeredolu administration, PDP tells Ondo Deputy Governor

Bamigbola Gbolagunte, Akure The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has advised Ondo State Deputy Governor, Mr Agboola Ajayi, to resign from office, the deputy governor having already left the All Progressives Congress (APC) party on which platform he was elected. The South-West Publicity Secretary of the PDP, Mr Ayo Fadaka, who spoke on Sunrise Daily, a …
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JUST IN: Akeredolu tests positive for COVID-19

  Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State has said he has tested positive for COVID-19. Akeredolu in his verified twitter handle on Tuesday, said he got conformation of a positive result for the virus on Tuesday morning. According to him: “Earlier today, I got confirmation of a positive result for Covid-19. “I am asymptomatic and …

Buhari flags-off AKK gas pipeline project

  President Muhammadu Buhari has flagged-off virtually the construction phase of the Ajaokuta-Kaduna-kano, AKK, pipeline simultaneously in Ajaokuta Kogi State and Rigachikun in Kaduna State, today, Tuesday. Pictures posted on the official Twitter handler of Government of Nigeria showed the president conducting the ceremony from the Aso Rock Council Chamber. The pipeline, which originates from …

JUST IN: Court throws out Dino Melaye’s suit against NASS on Infectious Disease Bill

  The Federal High Court, Abuja, on Tuesday, dismissed a suit by Senator Dino Melaye, challenging some provisions of the controversial Control of Infectious Diseases Bill 2020. Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu, in her judgment, held that her court lacked the jurisdiction to hear and determine issues raised in the suit. Justice Ojukwu also struck out the …

We don’t have to spend millions to stay on top – Klopp

  Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp does not believe he has to spend “millions” in the transfer market, saying it is a tricky task to improve his Premier League winners. Klopp’s side were last week crowned English champions for the first time in 30 years with a record seven games to go. The coronavirus outbreak, which …

We won’t break bank to sign Sancho, Man United insist

  *Premier League side ready to pay only £50m for England star Manchester United will not pay more than £50m for Jadon Sancho, senior club officials have told Sky Sports News. The 20-year-old is keen on a return to the Premier League but Borussia Dortmund and United remain poles apart on their valuations, with the …

Yahaya Bello: COVID-19 is artificial

  The Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello, has alleged that COVID-19 is an artificial creation which is aimed at causing fear and panic among people. This is as the governor said the state Chief Judge, Justice Nasir Ajana, did not die of coronavirus. Bello spoke at the third-day prayers for the repose of the soul …

Ministry seeks ‘Martial Plan’ for education in Nigeria

  Our correspondent The Federal Ministry of Education is pushing for the development of a “martial plan” that will lead to infrastructure upgrade in schools, as well cushion other challenges facing the education sector in the country. Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Education, Mr. Sonny Echono, made the proposal at a Educational Technology Summit, …

Aid workers say Islamist militants abducted them in Borno

*As insurgents demand $.5m for their release Islamist militants have abducted four aid workers and a private security worker in northeast Nigeria, the hostages said in a video seen by Reuters on Monday. The hostages identified themselves and said they each worked for different organizations. With just their heads and shoulders showing against leafy plants …

China reports 19 new COVID-19 cases, including seven in Beijing

  China on Tuesday reported 19 new coronavirus cases in the mainland for June 29, up from 12 a day earlier, the health authority said. There were no new deaths. Of the new infections, seven were in Beijing, the National Health Commission said in a statement. The capital city, which is battling a fresh outbreak, …

Chinese researchers warn of new virus in pigs with human pandemic risk

    A new flu virus found in Chinese pigs has become more infectious to humans and needs to be watched closely in case it becomes a potential “pandemic virus”, a study said, although experts said there is no imminent threat. A team of Chinese researchers looked at influenza viruses found in pigs from 2011 …

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