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FCT releases guidelines for Eid-el-Kabir celebration

Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Malam Muhammad Musa Bello, has said Eid prayers are allowed to hold only on mosques premises as part of efforts to contain the spread of coronavirus in the FCT. According to a statement by the minister’s chief press secretary, Mr. Tony Ogunleye, Bello gave the order when he …

Benue announces resumption of school

The Benue State Government, on Tuesday, announced the reopening of schools for final year classes as from August 4, 2020 in compliance with the federal government’s directive. Commissioner for Education, Professor Dennis Ityavyar, made the announcement while briefing newsmen after a meeting with Governor Samuel Ortom at Government House in Makurdi. FG orders secondary schools …



Nasarawa assembly to monitor COVID-19 task force activities

The Nasarawa State House of Assembly, (NSHA) has constituted a six-man committee to monitor the activities of the state task force on COVID-19. The state’s COVID-19 task force is chaired by the deputy governor, Dr. Emmanuel Akabe. COVID-19: Goodluck Jonathan, Army give palliatives to Nasarawa 774,000 jobs: Nasarawa recruits street hawkers, artisans Speaker Ibrahim Balarabe …

Alleged NDDC fraud: No contract awarded to Justice Dimgba — Firm

A company, Eve-Rite Logistics Ltd., on Tuesday, said that Justice Nnamdi Dimgba of the Federal High Court did not get any contract from the Niger Delta Development Commission contrary to the media reports. The company’s Secretary, Aghogho Akpojotor., gave the clarification in a statement made available to journalists in Abuja with the title: “Re: Judge, …

I will keep making appointments on merit — Makinde

The Governor of Oyo State, Engineer Seyi Makinde, declared on Tuesday that he would keep ensuring that his appointments are made based on merit rather than ethnic and religious biases. The governor, who stated this while performing the swearing-in ceremony of the former State Chairman of the Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC), Comrade Bayo Titilola-Sodo, as …

PDP loses chairman in Abia

Chief Johnson Onuigbo, the Chairman of the Interim Caretaker Committee of the ruling-Peoples Democratic Party in Abia is dead. A member of the family told newsmen in Umuahia on Tuesday that Onuigbo died on Monday evening at the Federal Medical Centre (FMC), Umuahia. Unpaid Pension: 4 retirees slump during protest in Imo What Mamman Daura …

Access Bank unveils financial grants for female SMEs

Access Bank Plc has unveiled the second edition of its Womenpreneur Pitch-a-ton programme that offers female entrepreneurs in Africa access to finance, business trainings and mentoring opportunities. Ayona Trimnell, Group Head W Initiative, Access Bank, at the launch of the initiative on Tuesday in Lagos, said it was designed to create an enabling environment for …



Reps summon Ameachi, others over railway contracts, $500m China loan

The House of Representatives has summoned the minister of Transportation, Rotimi Chibuike Ameachi; Minister of Communication Technology, Dr. Isa Ali Isa Pantami and the Minister of Finance, Mrs. Zainab Ahmed over the $500 million loan to be sourced from the Export-Import Bank of China for construction of railway lines and other projects in the country. …

Kaduna violence: Muslim, Christian leaders want urgent FG intervention

The Interfaith Dialogue Forum for Peace (IDFP) has urged the Federal Government to urgently intervene in the renewed wave of violence and killings in Kaduna State, especially in Southern Kaduna and in Birnin Gwari Local Government Area. The Co-Chairmen of the forum, Alhaji Kunle Sanni and Bishop Sunday Onuoha, said in Abuja in a statement …

How Osun ‘nurtures’ health complications for women in the face of COVID-19

I decided to seek antenatal care at the State Hospital, Ede after my family’s recent relocation to the state. That was my first delivery in the state. My two previous pregnancies and births were managed at a military hospital in Ibadan where I was managed as a civilian patient. It was my third pregnancy and …

Maina: Ex-Pension chairman, Maina released from Kuje Prison

Abdulrasheed Maina, ex-Chairman, Pension Reform Task Team (PRTT), has been released from Kuje Correctional Centre nine months after his detention, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) has confirmed. Maina, who was arraigned before Justice Okon Abang of the Federal High Court, Abuja, on Oct. 25, 2019, by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) alongside …
Maina: Ex-Pension chairman, Maina released from Kuje Prison

Eid-el-Kabir: FCT issues warning to Muslims over prayer in Mosques during Sallah

The FCT Minister, Malam Muhammad Bello, on Tuesday, warned Muslims against observing the Eid-el-Kabir prayers at the National Eid prayer ground along the Umaru Musa Yar’Adua Expressway in Abuja. The minister made the announcement in a statement issued by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr. Anthony Ogunleye, on Tuesday in Abuja. Bello explained that the decision …
Eid-el-Kabir: FCT issues warning to Muslims over prayer in Mosques during Sallah

Army reveals those behind killings in Southern Kaduna

The Army has tagged the killings in Southern Kaduna as reprisal killings perpetrated by Kataf youths, Fulani militias and the criminal elements of both sides. This is according to the Commander of Operation Safe Haven, Chukwuemeka Okonkwo who briefed newsmen on Tuesday, following a security meeting at the Kaduna State Government House. The meeting had …
Army reveals those behind killings in Southern Kaduna

Constituents kick against Dogara’s defection to APC, blast ex-Speaker

Thousands of people from Tafawa Balewa, Bogoro, and Dass Federal Constituency on Tuesday paid a solidarity visit on Bauchi State Governor, Senator Bala Abdulkadir Mohammed, at the Government House in Bauchi, the state capital. The visiting people from the constituency, which the former Speaker, House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, is representing in the National Assembly, …
Constituents kick against Dogara’s defection to APC, blast ex-Speaker

COVID-19 lockdown: How we’ve been coping without salaries – Private school teachers

As lockdown on schools continues, private school teachers have revealed how they struggle to survive without salaries. Some of them, who spoke to DAILY POST, said they have to take up petty trading and home lessons as a means of survival. While their counterparts in public schools receive their salaries on a monthly basis, the …
COVID-19 lockdown: How we’ve been coping without salaries – Private school teachers

COVID-19: Enugu govt engages citizens on revised 2020 budget estimate

The administration of Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State, on Tuesday, engaged citizens on the proposal to revise the state’s 2020 budget and tailor it down to align with the current economic realities occasioned by the outbreak of the novel Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19). Following the outbreak of COVID-19 pandemic, the federal government and all 36 …
COVID-19: Enugu govt engages citizens on revised 2020 budget estimate

Court orders arrest of former Clerk of National Assembly, Omolori over alleged N400m fraud

A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has ordered the arrest of the former clerk of the National Assembly, Muhammed Omolori. Justice Suleman Belgore granted the ex parte motion sought by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) for the immediate arrest of Omolori. The commission informed court that Omolori who recently retired as the …
Court orders arrest of former Clerk of National Assembly, Omolori over alleged N400m fraud

Three arrested for allegedly gang-raping lady in Ogun

Three men, who identified themselves as members of the notorious One Million Boys gang, have been arrested by the police in Ogun State. DAILY POST reports that they were arrested for allegedly gang-raping a lady at Ogijo area of Ogun State on July 23. The state police spokesman, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi, identified the men as …
Three arrested for allegedly gang-raping lady in Ogun

Ondo 2020: Akeredolu picks running mate

Indications emerged on Tuesday that Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State has picked his preferred running mate ahead of the October 10, 2020 governorship polls. According to an impeccable source, Akeredolu’s choice was the former Ondo State representative on the Board of Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), Lucky Ayedatiwa. According to the source, who craved …
Ondo 2020: Akeredolu picks running mate

FG considers bills on bitcoin, E-currency – Malami

The Attorney General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami has disclosed that the Ministry of Justisce currently has bills in the National Assembly to provide legislative framework for digital currency. Malami disclosed this while declaring open a capacity building workshop and interactive session with Judiciary Correspondents in Abuja on Tuesday. He stated that the bills include; …
FG considers bills on bitcoin, E-currency – Malami

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