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There was a high turnout of students as schools resumed in Abuja following the Federal Government’s directive that schools should reopen for students in exit classes.
The Presidential Artisanal Gold Mining Development Initiative, PAGMI, has assured that Central Bank of Nigeria’s purchase of locally produced gold will boost the nation’s foreign reserves.
A former Senator, who represented Kaduna Central senatorial district, Shehu Sani, has warned that the killings in the southern part of Kaduna State is a threat to the peaceful coexistence in Nigeria.
He said similar protests will also take place in cities, towns and communities nationwide under strict working-class discipline and decorum, “to relaunch the campaign for an end to unabating looting of public resources and revamping of the social and economic fabric of our country.”
A thirty-member committee, with five members drawn from each of the six geo-political zones of the country, is expected to start work on the bill in the third week of this month, newsmen learnt, weekend.
Northern youths under the aegis of Arewa Youths for Peace and Security (AYPS) have rejected a call for political parties to jettison zoning in the choice of presidential candidates for the 2023 general election.
Dr. Junaid Mohammed, elder statesman and Second Republic federal lawmaker at the weekend said attempts by the Muhammadu Buhari administration to blackmail the judiciary and judges into doing its bidding failed in 2016 due to the outspokenness of Nigerians.
The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Yusuf Buratai, on Sunday said that the lingering banditry and other heinous crimes orchestrated by bandits in the North-west will soon be over.
A humanitarian group, Clans Club International (CCI), has called for a new legal and policy framework on rape to assist in addressing the upsurge of the cases in Nigeria.
President Muhammadu Buhari has dispatched the National Security Adviser (NSA), Major-General Babagana Monguno (rtd), and Security Chiefs to commiserate with the Katsina State Government and people of the state over the recent bandits’ attacks. Mungono,...
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has approved Sahel Medical Centre, a private laboratory in Katsina State, as centre for the testing of suspected Covid-19 samples.
Kano State Government on Sunday said no fewer than 1, 213 Almajiris have been evacuated to their state of origin.
No fewer than seven patients died of coronavirus-related complications in Kano and Ogun states on Friday.
The Oyo State Task Force on COVID-19, said on Monday, that Isolation Centres run by the state has recorded zero fatality since the outbreak of COVID-19 in the state, in March 2020.
Dr Felix Omobude, National President, Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria (PFN), has urged the federal government and the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to ensure level playing fields during the forthcoming Edo and Ondo state polls.
The Chairman, Bakassi Local Government Area, Mr Iyadim Amboni Iyadim, says the Bakassi aquatic littoral resources have economic values to boost manufacturing and export at the Calabar Free Trade Zone (CFTZ).
The Federal High Court in Abuja on Monday struck out a suit praying for an order suspending the Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of the Nigerian Sovereign Investment Authority, Uche Orji, and an order for a forensic audit of the organisation’s accounts from inception.
The Nigerian international, Victor Osimhen, has apologised for his outburst over the weekend when he described Nigerian journalists as “copy and paste.”
The Deputy Speaker of the Edo State House of Assembly, Hon. Yekini Idiaye, was impeached on Wednesday for pledging loyalty to the governorship candidate of All Progressives Congress, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, it has been gathered.
Chelsea legend John Terry has been enjoying playing golf with TV stars Bradley Walsh and Peter Jones on holiday in Portugal.
Chief Adetunji Adeleye, Commander, Ondo State Security Network Agency, Operation Amotekun, has stressed the importance of support and credible information from residents and traditional rulers to ensure adequate service delivery.
The World Health Organisation (WHO) says COVID-19 virus has not been detected in breastmilk till date and so it is unlikely that it can be transmitted through breastmilk.
A total of seventy-five, 75, new cases of COVID-19 infection were recorded in the FCT, Abuja in the last 24hours.