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The Acting Inspector-General of Police, Usman Baba, yesterday convened a meeting of Police Strategic Commanders – Zonal Assistant Inspectors General of Police, Commissioners of Police and Deputy Commissioners of Police (Operations) – in charge of the South-east and South-south states to brainstorm on how to tackle the security crisis in the two zones.
Abia youths have expressed dissatisfaction over the politics of the state, alleging exclusion of youths in governance.
Leicester City fans have been showing Kelechi Iheanacho their appreciation after the striker was named Premier League player of the month for March.
A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and former Senator representing Rivers South-East district in the National Assembly, Senator Magnus Ngei Abe, has said that the immediate past governor of Rivers State and Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, cannot single-handedly decide who becomes governor of the state come 2023.
President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday canvassed the need for Nigeria to remain as an indivisible entity despite its diversity, saying that way, it will be a better and stronger nation.
The Minister of Transportation, Chibuike Amaechi, says he stopped giving appointment to women because of the way other women react to such.
“We are under-policed and we are competing with armed robbers and bandits to recruit from the youths who are unemployed. Recruit 50 million youths into the army and take away from their recruitment source, what they will eat cassava, corn, will grow here.”
The National Leader of the All Progressive Congress (APC), Bola Tinubu, has urged President Muhammadu Buhari and the National Assembly to immediately put a stop to austerity measures and introduce stimulus expenditure.
Amid calls for secession by some groups, a self-determination organisation, the Yoruba Global Alliance, yesterday, insisted that the proposed sovereignty of the Yoruba nation is not negotiable.
Members of the Parliamentary Staff Association of Nigeria (PASAN) on Tuesday picketed the Rivers State House of Assembly complex in Port Harcourt, over the non-implementation of legislative financial autonomy as provided for in Section 121 (3) of the Constitution and Subsequent Order 10, 2020.
Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi State and Chairman of South East Governors’ Forum weekend, said the South East benefitted more from the Buhari-led All Progressives Congress, APC, federal government than from Peoples Democratic Party’s sixteen years of governance.
Precisely 129 days into his second tenure as governor of Edo State after his election on September 20, 2020 and inauguration on November 12, 2020, Godwin Obaseki, has not formed his cabinet.
Minister of State for Health, Dr. Adeleke Olorunnibe Mamora, who fielded questions from newsmen at the weekend, shortly after inaugurating capital projects at the Federal Medical Centre (FMC) Asaba, Delta State, said the FG will not force the covid19 vaccine on anyone.
Former Nigerian goalkeeper, Peter Rufai has called on the Super Eagles coach, Gernot Rohr to beef up the team with some crop of home base players with the withdrawal of some of the foreign-based players from the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers against Benin and Lesotho.
A don, Prof. Olusegun Olotu, has expressed concern over possible acute shortage of Mathematics teachers with dire consequences for education, science and technology in the country.
After what feels like an eternity, the deal to see Anthony Joshua and Tyson Fury fight to become the undisputed heavyweight world champion is signed.
Former Real Madrid midfielder, Rafael Martín Vázquez, believes Ronaldo’s return is possible, although ‘money could be the problem.’
Arsenal and England have been given an injury scare after Bukayo Saka came off at half-time in Sunday’s north London derby.
Tyson Fury has said an Anthony Joshua fight announcement is not imminent – and claimed he may face Deontay Wilder next instead.
The Ekiti State Police Commissioner, Mr Babatunde Mobayo, has disclosed that Ekiti residents can report him to higher police authorities if he was seen not be handling cases involving herdsmen infringements on rights of the locals properly.
Senate President, Ahmed Lawan, and the governor of Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, were on Wednesday in Abuja presented with the Honourary Fellowship Award of the Nigerian Institution of Surveyors (NIS) alongside a former Minister of Defence, Brig-General Mansur Dan-Ali (rtd) and the Emir of Nasarawa, HRH Alh. Ibrahim Usman Jibril, at the institution’s 2021 investiture ceremony.
Academic Staff from public institutions across the country have so far accessed over N120 billion for training, within and outside Nigeria, from the Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund) since its inception in 2008.
The Gombe State Government has approved the sum of N1.499 billion for the supply and installation of biometric attendance system to check payroll fraud in the state’s civil service.
The national caretaker/extraordinary convention planning committee (CECPC) of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has disowned a zoning arrangement list in circulation on the social media.
Rome’s Stadio Olimpico has been “fully confirmed” as a venue for Euro 2020 matches after the Italian government guaranteed the presence of at least 25 per cent of fans, UEFA announced on Wednesday.
Nigeria’s power generation, Monday, dropped by 27 per cent to 3,567.30 megawatts, MW, as at 06hours compared to the 4,557.50MW peak generation at 22hours the previous day.
Residents of the eastern Caribbean island of St. Vincent on Saturday woke to rumbling noises emanating from the La Soufriere volcano that spectacularly erupted a day earlier, while a thin layer of ash coated rooftops, cars and roads.
Management of Dangote Cement Plc has clarified that the price of a bag of cement from its factories and plants across Nigeria (as at 12th April, 2021) is N2,450 in Obajana and Gboko, and N2,510 in Ibese inclusive of VAT. The clarification was made in view of recent insinuations that the company sells cement in Nigeria at significantly higher prices relative to other countries, particularly Ghana and Zambia.
“From 5:00 pm (1600 GMT) today all first-team players, those in the academy professional phase, Swansea City Ladies, Community Trust, senior club staff and official club channels (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, Snapchat, YouTube and TikTok) will not post any content for a period of seven days,” the club said in a statement.
President Muhammadu Buhari has welcomed the beginning of Muslims’ holy month of Ramadan, which marks the commencement of 30 days of fasting.