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NADECO: President Buhari’s ‘Fulanisation’ policy, disregard for constitution fueling secessionist agitations
The National Democratic Coalition (NADECO) has said it has no option but to join those insisting that there should be no more elections under the 1999 constitution, while also demanding the return to the 1960 and 1963 Federal Constitutions which were in operation in the First Republic.
Dr Taiwo Aderemi, Community coordinator, Sickle Cell Hope Alive Foundation (SCHAF) in Nigeria , has called on Nigerian Government and all the federal and state teaching hospitals in the country to give more attention to people living with sickle cell disease by investing in research and facility to do bone marrow transplant in Nigeria and to make same available and assessable to every sickle cell patients in the country.
In an effort to decongest correctional centres, the Lagos State Ministry of Justice on Thursday held a plea bargain session for some inmates at the Kirikiri Maximum Correctional Centre. The plea bargain session was the...
The Federal Government on Wednesday sought power to regulate private broadcasting in the country using the internet and other online outlets, saying the government has an obligation to monitor broadcast content.
One factor responsible for the impactful implementation of the Social Investment Programmes of the Buhari administration over the years is the realization that you can’t reach Nigerians if you don’t have a plan for the grassroots, according to Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN.
The council, which is made up of the Arewa Consultative Youth Movement, Ohanaeze Ndi Igbo Youth Movement, Niger Delta Youth Council, Oduduwa Youths and Middle Belt Youths, noted with delight, the statement credited to the acting Director, Corporate Communications Department, CBN, Mr Osita Nwanisobi, that the bank currently has about 37 purpose-drivem interventions.
As with all democracies we will always be going through improvement processes in our desire to reach the goal of a mature democracy, a strong, evolved and integrated nation state to be reckoned with globally.
The federal government has offered engagement letters and tablets to 4, 452 trained independent monitors of the National Social Investment Programme (NSIP).
Ondo State Government has enrolled no fewer than 20,533 vulnerable people in its Basic Health Care Provision Fund Programme (BHCPFP) for free healthcare services.
Kano State first lady Professor Hafsat Abdullahi Umar Ganduje has disbursed N10,000 each to 1000 people in Karaye local government area of the state.
The commissioner of police, Katsina State Command, CP Sanusi Buba, who handed over the cheques to the families on behalf of the inspector-general of police (IGP) Usman Baba Alkali, said the initiative is part of the ‘IGP family welfare insurance Scheme’ aimed at providing assistance to families of police officers who died in active service.
A total sum of One Billion, Six Hundred and Forty-four Million Naira Only (N 1,644,000,000) has been approved by the Osun state governor, Mr Gboyega Oyetola for the payment of outstanding pension and gratuities of retired civil servants in the State.
The Ekiti State Government says it will recover N1 billion debt owed by some of the beneficiaries of the state housing estates.
Nigerian Maritime and Safety Agency (NIMASA) yesterday donated relief materials, including sewing machines, tricycles and motorcycles to Kwara State government for onward distribution to small and medium scale entrepreneurs.
The Minister of Humanitarian Affairs Disaster Management and Social Development, Sadiya Umar-Farouq gave this disclosure yesterday while giving update on the National Social Investment Management System (NASIMS).
A statement issued by the Special Adviser to the Minister, Nneka Anibeze, through the Permanent Secretary, Bashir Alkali, said the ministry had commenced the next stage of enrolment with the verification of email addresses by applicants.
Even though he was one of their main targets in the transfer market, Barcelona have decided not to enter in the fight to sign Georginio Wijnaldum.
The Patriots for the Advancement of Peace and Social Development (PAPSD) has asked the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to investigate alleged misappropriation of the N499 million meant for the purchase of fertilizers during the tenure of former Governor of Zamfara State, Abdulazeez Yari.
Looking for ways to assist malnourished children in Katsina State, the wife of the state governor, Dr. Zakiyya Aminu Masari, has donated 130 bags of locally made Ready-to-Use Therapeutic Food (RUTF) to mothers and caregivers of children under five years to tackle malnutrition in the state.
The Inspector General of Police (IGP), Mr Usman Alkali, has presented cheques worth N6.5 million to 14 families of deceased policemen who lost their lives in the line of duty in Kaduna State.
The Aliko Dangote Foundation in partnership with Germany’s VDMA – the German Association for Mechanical and Plant Engineering – and its Foundation for Young Talent in Mechanical Engineering (NWS) have officially launched a technical training program in Nigeria, in a bid to significantly address the skill deficit in all the key sectors of the nation’s economy.
UEFA has dropped its investigation of Manuel Neuer’s rainbow captain’s armband after declaring that the Germany skipper’s decision to wear it is a ‘team symbol of diversity’.
The Senior Staff Association of Nigeria Universities (SSANU) has advised the Federal Government to withdraw the circular directing that workers of the Staff schools should not be captured in the 2022 budget.
The police in Lagos have arrested one Emmanuel Madueke, the 62-year-old proprietor of Megland Comprehensive School, Lekki, for allegedly sexually assaulting and harassing a 14-year-old student of his school.
France's far right performed worse than predicted in Sunday's regional elections, exit polls showed, leaving victory in the southern battleground of Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur and a platform for the 2022 presidential election in the balance.
Somali National Army (SNA) said its forces killed 24 al-Shabab terrorists after a foiled terror attack on its military base in the southern town of Diinsoor on Saturday night.
The Zungeru community, Wushishi Local Government Area, Niger says bandits have rejected N20 million ransom to free a chief kidnapped in the community and his two wives.
The Inter Milan and former Tottenham midfielder collapsed during the first half of the group game in Copenhagen and was treated on the pitch before being taken to hospital.
The Eko Electricity Distribution Company (EKEDC) has attributed the outage in some communities in Badagry to broken poles along the Badagry Expressway in Oko-Afo.
Germany are under pressure to perform at Munich's Allianz Arena in Tuesday's eagerly-anticipated Group F clash against France, who are among the favourites for the title. Loew stands down as coach after the Euro following 15 years in charge and badly needs a deep run in the tournament following a bleak three years for German fans.
Carlo Ancelotti changed Goodison Park for the Santiago Bernabeu, but it seems like he also wants to take some Everton players with him. 'The Sun' says that striker Dominic Calvert-Lewin is on the Italian's list of targets at Real Madrid.