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Nigerian youths of northern extraction have canvassed for the emergence of a southern president and kicked against the position canvassed by Mamman Daura, a nephew of President Muhammadu Buhari that the country should embrace competence in determining her next President in 2023 instead of resorting to zoning.
No fewer than 680 repatriated Almajiri have been screened by the Jigawa State Government in collaboration with the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) through an approved private laboratory for the testing and management of the Islamic pupils before onward handing to their parents.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has said that fresh elections will be conducted in some wards that had issues with card readers in Gwaram local Government area of Jigawa State.
The Presidential and National Assembly Election was characterised by large turnout of voters and was conducted peacefully across all the 27 local government areas of Jigawa State.
Another People’s Democratic Party (PDP) aspirant Alhaji Baba Aliyu Santali, has dumped the party for the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in Jigawa State.
Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi State has vowed to arrest and prosecute people, including government officials, linked to the communal crisis involving Effium and Ezza Effium indigenes of Ohaukwu Local Government Area of the state.
The National Orientation Agency (NOA) has advised Nigerians to disregard conspiracy theories about COVID-19 vaccines and the various rumours being attributed to them.
Mr Boss Mustapha, Chairman, Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 and Secretary to the Government of the Federation, said Nigeria recorded four cases of COVID-19, B117 variant strain, first reported in the UK.
Workers in Imo State have kicked out the state chairman of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Austin Chilakpu, after a resolution reached on Monday at the meeting the workers held at the state secretariat in Owerri.
A statement made available to newsmen by the commissioner indicated that the exercise was in line with the provisions of the state Law Reform Commission Law, 2014 (as amended).
Yoruba rights Activist, Sunday Adeyemo, popularly known as Sunday Igboho, has said he is not intimidated by the threat of arrest.
Guinean President Alpha Conde has pushed ahead with a new government after fiercely disputed elections last October that claimed dozens of lives.
A dozen members of the U.S. National Guard have been removed from duty helping secure the inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden after vetting, which included screening for potential ties to right-wing extremism, Pentagon officials said on Tuesday.
The Nigeria Union of Teachers, Niger state chapter has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for approving a new Retirement age for teachers in the country, saying that it is a right step in the right direction.
Africa’s coronavirus case fatality rate has risen alarmingly to 2.5%, higher than the global level of 2.2%, the head of the continent’s disease control body said on Thursday.