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Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA) on Saturday accused the Inspector General of Police, (IGP) Mohammed Adamu of partiality and double standards by ordering the Oyo State Commissioner of Police, Mrs. Ngozi Onadeko to arrest the Yoruba Ethnic Rights Activist, Mr. Sunday Ighoho.
Benue state government has placed an embargo on mid-term breaks and visiting days for students of all boarding schools as part of measures to check the spread of COVID-19 in schools across the state.
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.
The Senator representing Ondo South Senatorial District in Ondo state, Nicholas Tofowomo, has declared total support for governor Rotimi Akeredolu’s decision directing all the herdsmen to vacate Ondo State forest reserves.
Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi has commenced restoration of Trans-Ekulu damaged infrastructures that were cannibalized during the EndSARS protest last year.
The bank had in December 2020 directed that IMTOs and commercial banks in the country pay beneficiaries of diaspora remittances in foreign currencies, in a bid to deepen the foreign exchange market and create transparency in the administration of diaspora remittances into Nigeria.
The Kano State House of Assembly has announced the postponement of its resumption until further notice, in compliance with the stay-at-home directive by the state government.
President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered for an immediate response to rising cases of bandit attacks on communities in Zamfara State.
Irked by the daily onslaught by bandits on innocent citizens, President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered the National Security Adviser, NSA, Major General Babagana Monguno, retd, to rise up to the occasion and ensure that banditry activities are brought to an end.
There was a solidarity rally in Akure, the Ondo State capital, on Thursday as commercial drivers, forest guards, farmers and traders stormed the streets to express support for Governor Rotimi Akeredolu order to herdsmen to vacate forest reserves in the state within seven days.
President Joe Biden launched initiatives on Thursday to rein in the raging COVID-19 pandemic, tackling his top priority on his first full day in the White House as he tries to turn the page on Donald Trump’s tumultuous leadership
Osun government has directed civil servants below grade level 12 to work from home effective from Jan. 25 to minimise the spread of coronavirus in the state.
The Ondo State government has said its directive to herdsmen to come out of it’s jungle for registration remains, explaining that the order is not a call on Fulani people to leave the State.
The Management of the University of Benin (UNIBEN) on Wednesday asked students of the institution to remain at home following Edo government directive suspending schools resumption till further notice.
The management of the University of Benin has said that its resumption date for students would be hinged on the resumption the date fixed by the state government as a result of the ravaging Covid–19 pandemic.
Two members of the Osun state cabinet have tested positive for the coronavirus and have already started self isolation and treatment, the Commissioner for Information, Mrs Funke Egbemode has said.
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.
France will tighten its laws on incest, President Emmanuel Macron said in a series of tweets on Saturday, after publication of a book accusing a top French political commentator of abusing his stepson sparked outrage across the country.
The Pride of Rivers had registered a 2-0 win when they played the first leg in South Africa in December and despite the uncertainties that postponed and rescheduled the second leg, Stanley Eguma’s men delivered yet another flawless performance.
Alhaji Basheer Mohammed, the Federal Commissioner, National Commission for Refugees, Migrants and Internally Displaced Persons (NCFRMI), made this known at the presentation of the materials to the IDPs on Saturday in Shira Local Government Area of Bauchi State.
The Miyetti Allah has called for the arrest of Chief Sunday Adeyemo popularly known as Sunday Igboho for the alleged assault on the Seriki Fulani of Oyo state, Alhaji Saliu Abdulkadir.
Abiodun Owolabi, a major general, on Thursday, assumed duty as the Corps Commander, Nigerian Army Signal Corps, Apapa, Lagos.
The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) in Edo says it arrested no fewer than 262 suspected drug traffickers in 2020.
The Cross River State Commissioner of police, Sikiru Akande, has warned criminals operating in the state to either leave or be smoked out.
President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the nomination of Mallam Abubakar Nuhu Fikpo as the Acting Director-General (DG) of the National Directorate of Employment pending the appointment of a substantive DG for the Agency.
The hoarding of COVID-19 vaccines by rich countries is not only unethical but will also prolong the pandemic, UN health chief, Tedros Ghebreyesus, warned on Monday in Geneva.