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The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) on Tuesday winged seven fighter pilots with a charge on them to be strong, bold and disciplined to tackle the myriads of security challenges bedeviling the nation.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Tuesday she hoped to intensify work with the U.S. President Joe Biden’s new administration on minimum taxation of digital companies.
Iran urged U.S. President Joe Biden on Tuesday to lift sanctions which it said were hampering Tehran’s fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.
Former U.S. President Donald Trump’s departure from office has resulted in reduced tension in the international arena, Iranian Government spokesman Ali Rabiei said on Tuesday.
The National Orientation Agency (NOA) has advised Nigerians to disregard conspiracy theories about COVID-19 vaccines and the various rumours being attributed to them.
Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State declared on Monday that his government would not try to solve the insecurity challenges in his state by backing those bent on taking laws into their hands or carrying out jungle justice against perceived wrongdoers.
The federal government has cautioned Nigerians against political and ethnic sentiments that are capable of worsening the current ethnic and religious clashes over insecurity in some states, stating that President Muhammadu Buhari Administration is working assiduously to address all issues currently creating tension in the country.
“We are screening 4500 food vendors across the 16 local government areas for students of primary 1-6. The federal government will take care of primary 1-3 students while the state government will take care of primary 4-6 students,” Kwara State Focal Persons for the National Social Investment Programme Hajia Bashirah AbdulRazaq said in a statement.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has called on the new United States president, Joe Biden, to crack down very hard on the President Muhammadu Buhari-led government, and his All Progressives Congress (APC).
The United States on Monday blocked a decision by Hong Kong to escalate a Trump-era trade disagreement at the World Trade Organization, in its first meeting on disputes at the Geneva-based body since U.S. President Joe Biden’s inauguration.
The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) in Yobe, has confiscated over 250 bottles of unregistered hand sanitiser from various shops across the state.
A court, on Monday, discharged four out of the six #EndSARS protesters who were charged with unlawful assembly in November 2020.
Activities at the Federal High Court (FHC), Abuja, was on Monday, paralysed over the death of Justice Ibrahim Watila of the Abeokuta Division in Ogun.
A chieftain of the Alliance for Democracy (AD) in Oyo State, Engineer Oyedele Hakeem Alao has accused Governor Seyi Makinde of not taking serious actions on the crimes of gruesome killing, kidnapping, raping, among others, going on in Ibarapa.
Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom on Monday called on those planning to draw him into the 2023 presidential race to bury the thought, saying he has no such ambition.
Access Bank Plc at the weekend said it had filed a notice of appeal at the Supreme Court to challenge the decision by the Lagos Division of Court of Appeal to upturn the suspension of the interim order made by a Federal High Court in Lagos sealing the corporate offices of Seplat Petroleum Development Company (SPDC) and freezing its accounts, in respect of loan obtained by Cardinal Drilling Services Limited.
The Minister of Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola, has stated that his ministry was currently executing 43 road projects within tertiary institutions across the country with a view to enhancing the learning environment.
“If you put Nigerian police officers side by side with even police officers from advanced countries, give them the same logistics, you will see Nigeria police officers performing better than those that are coming from the so-called advanced countries,” he said.
The Senate impeachment trial of Donald Trump on a charge of inciting the deadly Capitol siege could draw its first challenge on Tuesday, with a Republican senator arguing that trying a former president would violate the U.S. Constitution.
Troops of `Operation Thunder Strike’ have arrested a suspect in connection with the deadly attack in Zangon Kataf Local Government Area (LGA) of Kaduna State in December, 2020.
The National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) says that any National Identification Card or National Identity Number (NIN) issued in Kwara before 2012 is not valid.
A statement issued on Tuesday by the President’s Media Adviser, Femi Adesina, said the new Service Chiefs are: Major-General Leo Irabor, Chief of Defence Staff; Major-General I. Attahiru, Chief of Army Staff; Rear Admiral A.Z Gambo, Chief of Naval Staff; and Air-Vice Marshal I.O Amao, Chief of Air Staff.
Chairman of the Caretaker Committee of the All Progressives Congress, (APC), in Edo State, Col. David Imuse (Rtd) said Governor Godwin Obaseki-led government is unexplainably slow because of hidden conflict.
Former President Donald Trump considered replacing the acting attorney general with an official willing to pursue unsubstantiated claims of election fraud, and he pushed the Justice Department to ask the Supreme Court to invalidate President Joe Biden’s victory, the Wall Street Journal reported on Saturday.
Another prominent northern voice, the Coalition of Northern Groups (CNG), has joined the Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF), to condemn the ongoing attack of the herders’ communities in the South Western part of Nigeria.
Governor Kayode Fayemi has restated the readiness of his administration to collaborate with the Federal Government and other relevant agencies on initiatives aimed at ensuring child protection in the state.
Fenerbahce hope to officially announce the signing of Mesut Ozil from Arsenal on Monday. Ozil finished a period of quarantine in Turkey on Friday and is in the final stages of completing the move to his boyhood club on a three-and-a-half-year deal as a free agent.