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The Lagos State Government says it has placed 4,000 unemployed graduates on N40,000 monthly salary for six months.
Nigerians must stop the habit of attacking fire fighters at fire scenes, Dr Liman Ibrahim, Controller-General, Federal Fire Service (FFS), charged on Tuesday in Abuja.
As Nigeria joins the rest of the world to commemorate the 2021 World Press Freedom Day, WPFD, the National Human Rights Commission, NHRC, on Monday, lauded the Nigerian press for exhibiting a high level of professionalism in the face of mounting challenges and harassment.
President Muhammadu Buhari has parted ways with an influential Catholic cleric, who previously described Buhari as “messiah’’ because the president refused to give him a juicy contract.
The Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi, yesterday, expressed displeasure over the dimension insecurity has taken in Nigeria even as he insisted that bandits and kidnappers now have monopoly of violence.
The Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund (NSITF) has stressed the need for employers in the private and public sector to pay more attention to the safety, health and welfare of their employees in the performance of their official assignments.
Dr Oluwagbemiga Aina, a Chief Research Fellow at the Nigerian Institute of Medical Research (NIMR), has said that intake of herbal preparations for the treatment of Malaria can only suppress the parasite.
Some Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) , on Sunday, donated free urine malaria test kits to Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) camp in the FCT, in commemoration of the World malaria day.
The Commissioner for Health in Ogun State, Dr. Tomi Coker, at the weekend declared Nigeria accounts for about 24% of malaria deaths globally.
Osagie Ehanire, minister of health, says the country needs N352 billion to implement its strategic plan to tackle malaria in 2021.
The Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire, says Nigeria needs over a trillion naira to effectively combat malaria in the country.
Borno State governor, Prof. Babagana Zulum, has assured parents of the remaining 112 Chibok schoolgirls still in the captivity of Boko Haram terrorists, that President Muhammadu Buhari was not losing hope until the girls regain their freedom.
President Muhammadu Buhari has commended the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) special troops operations for fighting banditry, kidnapping, cattle rusting and other criminalities.
The Governor of Ekiti State, Kayode Fayemi, has felicitated with Christians in the state, and the country at large, on the occasion of this year’s Easter celebration, urging them to imbibe the spirit of tolerance, peaceful co-existence, and sacrifice for the common good. The governor admonished that development and growth can only take place when the people are united.
Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi has stressed the need for oneness among Nigerians, noting that upholding the unity of the nation will conquer every form of disunity.
Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq has congratulated Christians on the occasion of Easter celebrations, calling it an auspicious moment for Kwarans to “renew our hope, embrace one another and purposefully forge ahead with unity in diversity”.
As Christians around the world celebrate Easter, Governor Adegboyega Oyetola of the State of Osun has congratulated Christians in the State, across the country and in the Diaspora on the commemoration of the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ, urging them to emulate His virtues of love, sacrifice, perseverance and humility.
Adamawa State Governor Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri has called on the residents of Adamawa to renew their commitment to Peace and Unity saying residents must embrace each other and live in peace with one another while marking this year’s Easter celebration.
On Wednesday, the South African Football Association (SAFA) appointed Hugo Broos as the new Bafana Bafana coach. Broos, a Belgian football coach, had previously managed the Cameroonian senior men’s national football team and is expected in the Rainbow Nation next week.
The service chiefs who will join the CDS to brief the upper legislative chamber by 10am are the Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant-General Ibrahim Attahiru; Chief of Naval Staff, Vice Admiral Awwal Zubairu and the Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Ishiaka Oladayo Amoo.
Hyperbaric Medical Practitioners Society of Nigeria (HMPSN) yesterday said a diver and member of the National Association of Professional Divers (NAPROD), Comrade Jason Kuru. has been banned for a year over alleged forgery of medical certificates.
Arsenal have entered talks over a deal to bring Maurizio Sarri back to the Premier League as Mikel Arteta’s replacement.
Former Serie A star Paolo Di Canio, now working as a pundit for Italian television, has refused to apologise for comments made in a leaked WhatsApp audio sent to a friend in which he referred to Jose Mourinho as the “worst of the worst”.
The Kaduna state police command has arrested four suspected kidnappers who killed their victim, Mohammed Kabiru, a six year old boy, after collecting N1 million ransom.
The European Parliament has formally adopted a law requiring internet companies to “remove or disable access to flagged terrorist content” within one hour after being notified by national authorities. Once issued, such takedown notices will apply across the EU, with countries able to levy financial penalties against firms that refuse to comply.
Unidentified gunmen have killed 16 soldiers and wounded six others in an ambush in southwest Niger, two security sources said on Sunday.
After two months that men of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) raided the popular Bodija International Market carting away about 250 bags of rice, the anti-smuggling agency has again raided Oja Oba market in Ibadan, where eight trucks loaded with bags of rice were confiscated.
President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) to mop up all illicit drugs and substances in the country to make Nigeria a drug-safe haven.