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Abba Kyari not in charge of Ministers – Presidency explains

The functions of the Chief of Staff to President Muhammadu Buhari, Mallam Abba Kyari, with respect to ministers has not changed the Presidency says. Reacting to media criticisms of President

Lagos holds 4-day retreat for cabinet members, Permanent Secretaries

A day after Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu constituted the State Executive Council, members of the cabinet alongside Permanent Secretaries are being hosted to a capacity building retreat to prepare

I will give equal attention to Sports,Youth development – Dare

Mr Sunday Dare, Minister of Youth and Sports Development has pledged to give equal attention to the development of Sports and the Youths as he strives to reposition the ministry.

Put Nigeria first, APC UK advises new ministers

The United Kingdom chapter of the All progressives Congress (APC) has advised the ministers to put the country and the people first in the discharge of their duties. Mr Ade

Buhari warns cabinet members against unnecessary altercation

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday in Abuja, cautioned new cabinet Ministers against unnecessary altercation while discharging their responsibilities. Buhari, who gave the warning at the inauguration of ministers at the

FULL LIST: Buhari inaugurates new cabinet, retains petroleum minister position

President Muhammadu Buhari, on Wednesday swore in the 43 appointed ministers at the Federal Executive Council Chambers, Presidential Villa, Abuja. Buhari who announced the portfolio of each minister shortly after

ID Africa and Plaqad Announce Second Edition of Social4Media Masterclass

Lagos based marketing and media company, ID Africa and marketing technology startup Plaqad, have announced they will be training over 50 Nigerian media professionals at the 2019 edition of Social4Media

NIMC extends NIN enrolment to Nigerians in Austria, Germany

The National Identity Management Commission (NIMC), has concluded plans to extend National Identification Number (NIN) enrolment to Nigerians in the Diaspora, who are residing in Austria and Germany. Mr Aliyu

SWIMMING IN GLORY PART 7 by Pastor E.A Adeboye (Full Text of RCCG July2019 Holy Ghost Service message)

JULY HOLY GHOST SERVICE THEME: SWIMMING IN GLORY (PART 7): BORN TO BE GREAT 5TH JULY, 2019. BY: PASTOR E.A ADEBOYE Thank You Father. Just lift your hands to the

Wadume’s arrest to bring answers to policemen killing in Taraba – IGP

The Inspector General of Police (IGP) Mohammed Adamu has commended his men for the perseverance and painstaking efforts exhibited that led to the arrest of suspected notorious kidnap kingpin Alhaji

LIVE VIDEO: RCCG 67th Annual Convention 2019 (Day 3 Morning) – Bible College Graduation #AndGodSaid

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Eid-el-Kabir: FG declares Aug.12, 13 public holidays

The Federal Government has on Tuesday in Abuja declared Aug. 12 and 13 as public holidays to mark the 2019 Eid-el-Kabir.

The observance of the Eid-el-Kabir prayers will be on Sunday 11 August.

Mr Mohammed Manga, Director of Press and Public Relations, Ministry of Interior, in a statement said the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Interior, Mrs Georgina Ehuriah, made the declaration.

Ehuriah congratulated the Muslim faithful and called on all Nigerians to use the period of this year’s celebration to embrace the virtues of love, humility, peace and sacrifice as exemplified by the Holy Prophet Mohammed (Pbuh).
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EFCC Secures Freezing Order on Accounts Linked to Ex-Gov. Ambode over Alleged N9.9bn Fraud

Justice Chuka Obiozor of the Federal High Court sitting in Ikoyi, Lagos, on Tuesday, August 6, 2019, ordered the freezing of the sum of three accounts belonging to the Lagos State government over alleged N9.9 billion fraud.

The funds are domiciled in First City Monument Bank, FCMB, account number 5617984012; Access Bank account number 0060949275 and Zenith Bank account number 1011691254, respectively.

Only about N300 million are now left in the three accounts.

Justice Chuka Obiozor gave the order, following an ex-parte application filed by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC.

The EFCC had prayed the court to freeze the account pending the conclusion of investigation and possible prosecution of Adewale Adesanya, the Permanent Secretary in the Office of the Chief of Staff to former Governor Akinwunmi Ambode. Read more

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In Pictures: RCCG 67th Annual Convention 2019 (Day 2 Evening) – WELCOME SERVICE #AndGodSaid

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LIVE VIDEO: RCCG 67th Annual Convention 2019 (Day 2 Evening) – WELCOME SERVICE #AndGodSaid

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Breastfeeding key to producing geniuses -Paediatrician

Emeka Nwaolisah, Consultant Paediatrician, Federal Medical Centre, Owerri,
says women who abstain from breastfeeding their children are not only unfair to the child but the society.

Nwaolisah told News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja that “breastfeeding is key to producing geniuses as children.”

He explained that some women refuse to breastfeed their children because they believe that their breast would sag.

He, however, added that “the breast will naturally sag whether women breastfeed or not, it comes with age and nature.

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LIVE VIDEO: RCCG 67th Annual Convention 2019 (Day 2 morning) – ORDINATION OF ASSISTANT PASTORS #AndGodSaid

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Lagos begins sales of lake rice for Eid celebration

The Lagos State Government has commenced the sales of Lake Rice at various outlets across the State in preparation for the coming Eid-el-Kabir celebration.

The Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Agriculture, Dr. Olayiwole Onasanya disclosed that Lake Rice is available for sale at sales centres across the State including the Agricultural Development Authority Complex, Oko-Oba; Lagos State Agriculture Inputs Supply Authority (LAISA), Ojo and the Blue Roof at LTV Complex, Agidingbi, Ikeja.

Onasanya also outlined other centres where the products are obtainable such as Temu Farm Service Center, Epe; Odogunyan Farm Service Center, Ikorodu; Teslim Balogun Stadium, Surulere; Ministry of Agriculture Area Office, Ajah and Mobolaji Johnson Sports Center, Rowe Park at Yaba.
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Buhari lauds Nigerians for ignoring ‘Revolution’ March

President Muhammadu Buhari has thanked millions of Nigerians, who deliberately ignored calls on social media to join a phantom ‘revolution’ but instead went about their businesses.

The President made his feelings known in a statement by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Malam Garba Shehu, in Abuja on Monday.

Shehu stated that the president was humbled by the support, ”not for himself, or the governing party – but for the democratic values of modern-day Nigeria.”

He, however, acknowledged that there were few hundred persons, who for their own reasons, decided to engage on the protest march against national interest.

The statement read in parts:“Today, millions of Nigerians went about their businesses: work, seeking employment, attending school/college and caring for their families.

”By doing so, the millions defended our country’s hard-won democratic rights – by ignoring calls on social media to join a phantom ‘revolution’. Read more

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VIDEO: Pastor E.A Adeboye’s Sermon | DAY 1 RCCG RCCG 67th Annual Convention 2019 #AndGodSaid

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LIVE VIDEO: RCCG 67th Annual Convention 2019 (Day 1 Evening) – House Fellowship Leaders Meet #AndGodSaid

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EFCC raids ex-gov. Yari’s home in Zamfara

Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Sunday evening raided the Talata-Mafara residence of the immediate past governor of Zamfara state, Ahaji Abdulaziz Yari.

Alhaji Ibrahim Dosara, the spokesman to the former governor, confirmed this in an interview with News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Talata Marafa on Monday.

Dosara said: “it is true that operatives of the EFCC were at the residence of His Excellency in Talata Mafara yesterday.

“My principal is aware of their coming and they were able to check all the rooms and offices and after several hours of searching, they left.

“This is the highest we can go because we do not know what they are looking for and we cannot preempt their investigation. But we are holding on to the issue for now, pending the outcome of their investigation.

“They are constituted authority and they have the right to investigate anybody. Read more

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El-Zakzaky, wife granted bail to travel abroad

A Kaduna High Court on Monday asked the government to release the leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), Sheikh Ibrahim Zakzaky and his wife, Zeenat so that they can seek medical treatment in India.

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LIVE VIDEO: RCCG 67th Annual Convention 2019 (Day 1) – Ordination of Deacons & Deaconesses #AndGodSaid

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DSS urges Nigerians to disregard threat of revolution

The Department of State Services (DSS) has called on Nigerians to disregard threat of revolution by Mr Omoyele Sowore.

It also confirmed that Sowore, who was to led a group known as RevolutionNow on a protest slated for Aug. 5 was in the service’s custody.

The Public Relations Officer (PRO) of DSS, Mr Peter Afunanya made the call while addressing newsmen on Sunday in Abuja.

He said the arrest of Sowore was for threatening public safety, peaceful co-existence and social harmony in the country.

According to him, the service is charged with the responsibility of managing, curtailing, containing and eliminating threats against national security.

“These threats include threats of sabotage, threats of subversion, threat of terrorism and of course, ethnic agitations, separatist agitations, economic sabotage and others.

“If we are operating as a responsible security organisation and someone is calling for revolution in Nigeria, we must understand the meaning of revolution. Read more

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