Latest news briefing as the Nigeria Union of Journalists has honoured the Governor of Kogi State, Yahaya Bello, with a distinguished Role Model Award in education, for what it described as his outstanding achievements in education in his state in the last five years.
👉 Twitter on Thursday said it was refurbishing its rules for verified accounts, potentially opening up the coveted blue badge to more users, but with clearer guidelines
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👉 Foreign countries should refund stolen funds with interest According to Chairman, Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission ( ICPC ), Prof Bolaji Owasanoye .
News Briefing Updates
👉 Miyetti Allah backs Southern govs on open grazing ban.
👉 Cardiff defender Sol Bamba has revealed that he is now cancer free after battling Non-Hodgkin lymphoma since late last year.
👉 Tragedy struck in Kontagora, Kontagora Local Government Council in Niger State on Thursday as gunmen suspected to be armed bandits in the afternoon invaded a farm belonging to the Sarkin Sudan of Kontagora, Alhaji Saidu Namaska and killed his son, Alhaji Bashar Saidu Namaska, the Sardauna of Kontagora.
The bandit also killed his driver and some other staff members.
👉 In oyo state a 26-year-old serial thief, Valentine Alfred Patrick, has been sentenced to a jail term of two years.
👉 The Federal Government has urged critical stakeholders and agencies with skills acquisition mandates to synergise in combating twin challenges of unemployment and poverty in the country.
👉 The Lagos State Government on Thursday, launched a 24/7 helpline to rapidly respond to survivors of Sexual and Gender-Based Violence (SGBV).
👉 The Commissioner of Police in Lagos State, Mr Hakeem Odumosu, has debunked rumours of alleged kidnappings in Lekki and other parts of the state.
👉 Goodluck Jonathan Foundation partners AU to promote democracy in Africa.
👉 Lagos State Government has stressed the need for staff to be emotional stable in order to enhance optimal delivery of service and governance to residents.
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