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INEC concludes the signing of MOU with transport unions for deployment of boats and vehicles for 2023 elections.

INEC concludes the signing of MOU with transport unions for deployment of boats and vehicles for 2023 elections.

CBN Gov Assured will Continue to Redeem Old Naira Notes After Deadline

CBN Gov Assured will Continue to Redeem Old Naira Notes After Deadline

Minority caucus lauds CBN for yielding to the call of Nigerians .

Minority caucus lauds CBN for yielding to the call of Nigerians .

INEC further extends deadline for PVC collection nationwide by one week.

INEC further extends deadline for PVC collection nationwide by one week.

Gunmen attacks Constituency Office of House of Reps Spokesperson.

Gunmen attacks Constituency Office of House of Reps Spokesperson.

Reps passes for a second reading bill to regulate donor agencies.

Reps passes for a second reading bill to regulate donor agencies.

Catholic Secretariat calls on President Buhari to end attacks on churches.

Catholic Secretariat calls on President Buhari to end attacks on churches.

Leadership Tussle

Knocks as Governor Ikpeazu seals church over power tussle

Speaker Receives EU International Election Observers; Assures of Nigeria's Readiness for 2023 Election .

Speaker Receives EU International Election Observers; Assures of Nigeria's Readiness for 2023 Election .

Reps Adhoc Committee recommends warrant of on Emefiele as he fails to appear before reps despite threats.

Reps Adhoc Committee recommends warrant of on Emefiele as he fails to appear before reps despite threats.

Gbajabiamila Threatens Warrant of Arrest on Emefiele

Gbajabiamila Threatens Warrant of Arrest on Emefiele

Reps say Banks are obliged to collect old notes 5 months after deadline

Reps say Banks are obliged to collect old notes 5 months after deadline

Reps pass for reading a bill to establish building safety measures,regulations and penalty.

Reps pass for reading a bill to establish building safety measures,regulations and penalty.

Reps set to unravel economic saboteurs and oil marketers responsible for fuel scarcity.

Reps set to unravel economic saboteurs and oil marketers responsible for fuel scarcity.

Nigeria Immigration Service,NIS, express concern over irregular migration.

Nigeria Immigration Service,NIS, express concern over irregular migration.

Reps set-up Adhoc Committee to meet with Bank MDs, CBN to address shortage of New Naira Notes .

Reps set-up Adhoc Committee to meet with Bank MDs, CBN to address shortage of New Naira Notes .

Salary Arrears

IF FG will not pay ASUU, CONUA, NAMDA Should Not Be Paid, as students did not benefit from them - Analysts

Reps pass powers, privileges act of the legislature amendment bill.

Reps pass powers, privileges act of the legislature amendment bill.

Salary Arrears

IF FG will not pay ASUU, CONUA, NAMDA Should Not Be Paid, as students did not benefit from them - Analysts

Nnamdi Kanu

Anambra state is headquarters of IPOB activities, reason Soludo Volunteers For Kanu’s Release

Bill to enhance fight against trafficking in persons crucial to national development.

Bill to enhance fight against trafficking in persons crucial to national development.

Withheld Salaries

University Unions frown at FG's plan to pay CONUA

Reps Condemn incessant abductions,disappearance and kidnappings across Nigeria.

Reps Condemn incessant abductions,disappearance and kidnappings across Nigeria.

Reps step down National Youth Service Corps Act amendment bill calling for increased allowance.

Reps step down National Youth Service Corps Act amendment bill calling for increased allowance.

Speaker Calls for Unity of all Nigerians especially political actors in the forth coming 2023 General Election .

Speaker Calls for Unity of all Nigerians especially political actors in the forth coming 2023 General Election .

Nnamdi Kanu

Legal Practitioner Says Kanu’s Release Will Bring Peace In SouthEast, Calls On FG To Address Simon Ekpa’s Threats

Federal Government to allocate 0.5 % GDP to Science and Technology Research Development.

Federal Government to allocate 0.5 % GDP to Science and Technology Research Development.

Nigeria Immigration Service graduates 1,800 Personnel.

Nigeria Immigration Service graduates 1,800 Personnel.

Lawmaker proposes the adoption of technology for seamless distribution of PVC.

Lawmaker proposes the adoption of technology for seamless distribution of PVC.

INEC unveils voters register for the 2023 general elections

INEC unveils voters register for the 2023 general elections

I40,000 uncollected international passports still with Nigeria Immigration Service.

I40,000 uncollected international passports still with Nigeria Immigration Service.

Polls

Expert calls for recruitment of more security personnel to ensure hitchfree elections

Nigeria Immigration Service Penalizes 36 erring Personnel.

Nigeria Immigration Service Penalizes 36 erring Personnel.

Security Agencies converge to review training manuals and resources for election security ahead of the 2023 elections.

Security Agencies converge to review training manuals and resources for election security ahead of the 2023 elections.

NDLEA uncover drugs in wooden status and imported vehicles.

NDLEA uncover drugs in wooden status and imported vehicles.

Corps Members With Disabilities To Serve As Presiding Officers in 2023 General Elections.

Corps Members With Disabilities To Serve As Presiding Officers in 2023 General Elections.

The Nigeria Immigration Service and the Nigeria Correctional Service NCoS get security sector grant from BUA Group

The Nigeria Immigration Service and the Nigeria Correctional Service NCoS get security sector grant from BUA Group

FG under criticism over 3 trillion naira grant to Electricity companies.

6/1/2023 Federal Government has come under criticism over the 3 trillion naira bailout to power generating and distribution companies after they were privatised. The Organized Labour in the Electricity Sector made the criticism in Abuja, during a public hearing to amend the Power Sector Reform Act,2005. Leader of the National Union of Electricity Employees,Mr Joe Ajaero during his presentation observed that there has not been meaningful improvement by the current investors 10 years after privatization and 17 years after the Act giving legal backing to the Electricity Power Reform,2005 was signed into law. =====Track Up===== Mr Joe Ajaero, Leader of the National Union of Electricity Employees. Earlier,in his opening address,chairman of the House Committee on Power,Hon Aliyu Magaji,notes that the public hearing was to address some concerns expressed by the Nigeria Governor's Forum. =====Track Up==== Hon Aliyu Magaji, Chairman House Committee on Power. Fielding question from journalists at the end of the hearing,the Minister of State for Power, Goddy Jedy-Agba decline comment on recent increment of Electricity tarrif,saying that only the Nigeria Electricity Regulatory Commission,NERC can explain the hike. ====Track Up==== Goddy Jedy-Agba, Minister of State for Power. The Bill is to provide legal and institutional framework for the implementation and coordination of rural electrification projects,establishment of rural electrification national power training institute and regulatory provision to strengthen the sector for efficient service delivery and related matters.

INEC inaugurates two committees to foresee collation of presidential election results.

INEC inaugurates two committees to foresee collation of presidential election results.

History will be kind to the 9th National Assembly if the National Health Act,2014 amendment bill is passed and signed into law.

History will be kind to the 9th National Assembly if the National Health Act,2014 amendment bill is passed and signed into law.

Bauchi Gov Grants Amnesty to 153 Inmates

Gov Bala Handling over the instrument of Amnesty to the inmates

AFN CANVASSES VOTES FOR TOP NIGERIA ATHLETE

Amusan is among the 10 nominees revealed on Wednesday by World Athletics who are vying for the biggest athletics award in the world.

FOOTBALL

The Super Falcons rise one spot in the most recent FIFA rankings.

2023 Appropriation bill passed second reading in the House of Representatives.

2023 Appropriation bill passed second reading in the House of Representatives.

ATHLETICS

NIGERIA SPRINT HURDLER NOMINATED FOR TOP AWARD

Reps To Investigate Destruction of Illegal Bunkering Vessel by Security Operatives

Reps To Investigate Destruction of Illegal Bunkering Vessel by Security Operatives

DOLLAR RAIN AND CAF GROUP STAGE: CAN RIVERS UNITED CAGE WADDAD TO QUALIFY?

RIVERS UNITED PLANS AN EARLY DEPARTURE TO MOROCCO BEFORE CRUCIAL MATCH AGAINST WYDAD

RAISE THE GAME OF FOOTBALL IN NIGERIA.

The minister has emphasised the need to develop all the leagues, as therein lies the future of football in Nigeria.

THE FAST RISING SERENA AND NADAL IN NIGERIA

How Uche Oparaoji and Marylove Edwards successfully defended their the Lagos Tennis cup titles

KWARA COACH LOVES HIS NEW HOME IN LAGOS

Though playing in a neutral venue initially seems to have worry the supporters of KWARA UNITED, but Lagos state seems to have no negative effect on the team.

KWARA COACH LOVES HIS NEW HOME IN LAGOS

Though playing in a neutral venue initially seems to have worry the supporters of KWARA UNITED, but Lagos state seems to have no negative effect on the team.

Bill amending National Agricultural Land Development Authority pass second reading

Bill amending National Agricultural Land Development Authority pass second reading

TENNIS

DJOKOVIC WINS ASTANA OPEN TROPHY

FOOTBALL

LIONEL MESSI CONFIRMS QATAR 2022 TO BE HIS LAST WORLD CUP

NCC reveal plans to deploy new technology to verify levies,tax and other payments

NCC reveal plans to deploy new technology to verify levies,tax and other payments

Reps adopt and approves recommendation of Finance Committee on MTEF/Fiscal Strategy Paper

Reps adopt and approves recommendation of Finance Committee on MTEF/Fiscal Strategy Paper

ONE BEST WAY TO MOTIVATE ATLETES IN NIGERIA.

Extrinsic rewards are central to competitive sports; athletes receive publicity, awards, and money, among other thing can elevate them to achieving higher strides.

TENNIS ROUND UP: SWIATEK RECORDS 58TH WIN FOR THE SEASON AT OSTRAVA OPEN

Review of tennis tournament organised for female and male professional tennis.

PESEIRO HOPES TO INVITES FOUR NEW PLAYERS IN PORTUGAL VS NIGERIA CLASH

On November 17, the Super Eagles will face the Ronaldo-led Portugal team at Estádio José Alvalade Stadium in Lisbon.

ATHLETICS

GOV OF OGUN STATE GIFTS AMUSAN HOUSE, N5M

DG, NCAC, urges NASS to enact laws to regulate foreign cultures on nudity, cross dressing

DG, NCAC, urges NASS to enact laws to regulate foreign cultures on nudity, cross dressing

President Buhari to presents N19.76 trillion 2023 Budget to NASS on Friday.

President Buhari to presents N19.76 trillion 2023 Budget to NASS on Friday.

Monetary Policy Rate

Criticisms as Banks set to raise lending rates following CBN's new directive on MPR

WHERE THE PENDULUM WILL SWING IN TONIGHTS CHAMPIONS LEAGUE

There are 8 group games in the UEFA Champions League on Tuesday and it could be a significant week in Europe’s top club competition. We’ve selected some tough games to watch out for today.

FOOTBALL

TWO AREMA FC OFFICIALS SUFFER LIFE BAN OVER STADIUM STAPEDE

Flood

Expert blames impact of flood in Adamawa, others, on NEMA, FG's failure to prepare early despite warning

FAME, TROPHIES AND GOODYBAGS: WHAT NEXT FOR KING ROGER AFTER RETIREMENT

July 2, 2001 and Friday 23 September 2022, will forever remain a day to remember in tennis history for the legendary works of Roger Federer.

Didier Deschamps experience questioned after France's UEFA Nations League defeat to Denmark

Denmark threw down a gauntlet for the Qatar 2022 World Cup with a 2-0 win over France, only to narrowly miss out on the Nations League Finals.

FG DIVERSIFYING SPORTS TO ENHANCE YOUTH EMPOWERMENT

The Federal Government through the Minister of Sports seeks ways of ensuring Hand – To – Hand Sports is explored and developed in Nigeria.

Leather Industry

NBA- SPIDEL member disagrees with Chairman on threat to sue FG over plan to ban ‘ponmo’

State Of The Nation Interview

Exclusive Interview With Comrade Legborsi Pyagbara

International Day of Peace

End racism, Build peace - Ensuring National Unity in Nigeria

Insecurity

Destruction of houses over boundary adjustment, illegal - Rights Lawyer

2023 PRESIDENCY: Conflict of interest behind Osinbajo, Aregbesola's alleged silence on Tunubu's presidential ambition, says Analyst

Bola Tinubu, Presidential Candidate of APC; Yemi Osinbajo, Vice President and Minister of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola

E-Fraud

E-Fraud: US Attorney General’s Office Indicts Nigerian man of over $30M mail, wire fraud

Boundary Adjustment

Destruction of houses over boundary adjustment, illegal - Rights Lawyer

E-Fraud

E-Fraud: US Attorney General’s Office Indicts Nigerian man of over $30M mail, wire fraud

Security: Nigeria Troops Rescue 3 Chibok School Girls, 19 Others

Major General Musa Damadami Director, Defense Media Operations

Human Interest

Youthful Engagement: Nigerians Lament on Continous Increase In Youth Unemployment.

Legal

Buhari, NBC stopped from Closing 53 Television and Radio Staions

Illegal Bunkering

NAVY TO TACKLE ILLEGAL OIL BUNKERING IN A’IBOM

Fighting Oil Theft

NCSDC Dissolves Anti Vandals Yeams and Unapproved Road Blocks Nation wide

TOWARDS 2023: Presidential Candidate Suspended As Crisis Rocks Party

Fresh crisis has engulfed the African Democratic Congress (ADC) with its presidential candidate, Dumebi Kachikwu suspended from the party

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