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The Federal Government, through the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 Control, announced in December that schools should not reopen for the second term, following the second wave of Coronavirus.
The Directorate of Public Prosecution (DPP), Lagos State Ministry of Justice, has said that 2,663 inmates out of 2,423 representing 91 percent of total inmates enrolled at the five federal correctional centres in the state, as at December 2020, are awaiting trial.
“Pensioners under the civil service pension department (CSPD); the police pensions department (PPD); the customs, immigration prisons pension department (CIPPD); and parastatal pension department (PaPD) will be affected by this suspension,” it said.
The management of Kogi State Polytechnic has assured graduates of the institution of its commitment to their progress and prompt mobilization for the National Youth Service.
The Senate of Ekiti State University (EKSU) has announced that the institution would resume online academic activities from January 18, due to the second wave of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
The Federal Government has started distribution of working equipment under the Extended Special Public Works Programme in Zamfara, to boost the economy and create jobs.
The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) has arrested over 50 dispatch riders for various traffic offences lights within the city centre.
Zamfara State government has invested N10 billion in real estate in the last one-and-a-half years.
The new Managing Director/CEO of Fidelity Bank Plc, Mrs Nneka Onyeali-Ikpe, whose tenure formally commenced on January 1, 2021, has assumed office, becoming the 4th Chief Executive and first female to occupy the position since the inception of the bank in 1988.
His lordship, Most Rev. Victor Obinna, Catholic Archbishop of Owerri, thanks to security agencies for the release of Auxiliary Bishop of Owerri, Most Rev. Moses Chikwe and his driver, Ndubuisi Robert from their abductors.
The APC said Osun is peaceful and will continue to be peaceful as we all know the state as the most peaceful State in the Federation, urging every evil-minded people and those that are riot-oriented to please, relocate themselves from Osun as 2020 ends to allow every good citizens of the state to enjoy dividends of APC-led government.
A Magistrates’ Court sitting in Osogbo, Osun State on Wednesday admitted a leader of #EndSARS movement in the state, Emmanuel Adebisi, arrested by the Directorate of State Service, bail.
The Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Directorate of Road Traffic Services (DRTS), says it will begin the issuance of special identification numbers to commercial drivers operating in the territory.
There was tension during Saturday’s bye-election in Dass Constituency in Bauchi State as officials of the Directorate of State Security Service (DSS) and the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) detained a former Head of Service in the State, and top People’s Democratic Party (PDP) stalwart, Mr Abdon Dalla Gin, for over five hours.
“I’ve heard lots of it has happened, it has happened, there is nothing you can do to bring her back, you are a strong girl… I just cannot process these lines, mummy, you are not gone; it is not possible.”
Ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying made the comment in response to a question about U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s decision this month to lift restrictions on contacts between U.S. officials and their Taiwanese counterparts.
Britain is worried about the safety of Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny after he was detained on return to Moscow, British Vaccine Deployment Minister Nadhim Zahawi said on Monday.
According to him, during the inward clearance of the flight, the vigilant officers of the Command became suspicious upon noticing that the two brief cases were abandoned on the conveyor belt without any of the passengers claiming them.
The Nigerian Governors Forum on Monday said it will meet on Wednesday to chart a way out of the second wave of the pandemic as schools reopen across the country.
Non–teaching staff of Bayero University, Kano, Tuesday organised a peaceful protest against the failure of the Federal Government to honurr a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) it entered with their Unions.
Nasir Sambo, the Executive Secretary, National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) said the Buhari administration has disbursed N518 million to Sokoto State Government in 2020 as National Healthcare Intervention Fund aimed at enhancing the lives of vulnerable persons in the society.
A planned three-day visit to Taiwan, starting Wednesday, by Kelly Craft, the United States’ ambassador to the United Nations, has been cancelled as the US State Department announced it has called off all high-level visits scheduled for this week.
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control has announced 1,270 new cases of COVID-19 bringing the total number of infections to 102,601.
Mr Mohammed Idris, the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) Commander in Anambra, says the Command has developed functional programmes to reduce drug abuse and its associated crimes in the state.