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Youths of Nkanu cultural zone in Enugu state have said that the Governorship rotation practice was the best formula for peaceful transitions in the state.
Like other states of the federation, Kogi State has been counting its losses to the #EndSARS protests. The state government has reported a loss of more than N44 billion during the looting of both private and government properties in the wake of the protests in Lokoja.
The Coalition Against COVID-19 (CACOVID), a private sector alliance formed for the sole purpose of eradicating the coronavirus pandemic in Nigeria, has announced updates of its fully owned activities as well as intentions to support the government’s efforts in rebuilding the nation’s economy.
The Inspector-General of Police, IGP, Mohammed Adamu, on Friday, met with Zonal Assistant Inspectors-General of Police, and Command Commissioners of Police in the 36 states and the FCT, in Abuja for an overview of the #ENDSARS protests and strategise towards taking back and dominating the Nigerian space.
The Federal Government, has condemned what it termed malicious accusation against former Head of State, General Yakubu Gowon, by a Member of the British Parliament.
Gov. Samuel Ortom of Benue on Friday, said his administration will liaise with youth leaders in the state to incorporate views expressed at the ‘Benue Youth Summit’ into governance.
The Ekiti State Judicial Panel of Inquiry looking into allegations of Human Rights violations by Police Officers, including officers of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) and other persons, has approved 150,000 Naira compensation to a complainant, Mr Adaramola Abiodun Olusola.
Retired Air Vice Marshall Ahmed Muazu, acting chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), says the commission is ready to conduct the Imo North senatorial by-election slated for Dec. 5.
Speaking on the faux pas of the Cable News Network (CNN) in the report of the EndSARS protest and alleged killings at Lekki Toll Gate, Mohammed said local stations would have dictated the pace in reporting the incident objectively.
Many Nigerians have castigated the Cable News Network (CNN) for projecting misinformation, inconsistent reportage on the EndSARs protests and alleged number of deaths at the Lekki Toll Gate on Oct. 20.
The Cable News Network has retracted its initial report, which said operatives of the Nigerian Army killed 38 persons at the Lekki Tollgate in Lagos State on October 20, 2020.
Former Minister of State for Education, Kenneth Gbagi, has described as grossly misleading an allegation by a member of the British parliament, Tom Tugendhat, that former Head of State, General Yakubu Gowon looted ‘half of the Central Bank of Nigeria’ when he held sway as Military President.
The Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, on Thursday enjoined police officers across the country not to shy away from dealing with criminal elements in the country.
A Benin-based human rights activist, Patriot Patrick Eholor, has threatened to sue the Management of the University of Benin Teaching Hospital (UBTH) over the alleged extortion and corrupt practices in regards to COVID-19 testing procedure .
The Federal Government has allayed fears in some quarters that the current economic recession in the country will affect the prompt payment of workers’ salaries in November and December 2020.
The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has commended the British parliament for standing in defence of human rights during the recent agitations across the country against police brutality.
The Federal Government on Wednesday said that it has reached out to the British Government over the threat by the British Parliament to impose sanctions on Nigeria’s officials over their roles in the #EndSARS protests.
The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, has accused CNN of desperation over its second report on the Lekki toll plaza shootings that happened on October 20.
Terrorists operating around Shyadawe/Nagasino villages in Borno State, Northeast Nigeria have suffered a heavy casualty blow following an ambush staged against them by troops of 192 and 202 Battalions of Operation Fire Ball (OPFB).
President Muhammadu Buhari has urged Nigerians to continue to pray for peace, unity and stability in the country.
Air Task Force of Operation Lafiya Dole has knocked out more hideouts of the Islamic State of West Africa Province (ISWAP) terrorists, killing scores in Borno, Defence Headquarters says.
Ethiopian federal forces have taken "full control" of the Tigray region's capital Mekelle, the prime minister and the military's chief of staff said on Saturday evening.
Rivers United lost 2-1 to Futuro Kings of Equatorial Guinea in their CAF Confederation Cup preliminary round first leg tie at the Estadio de Mongomo on Saturday afternoon.
The Elder and major Stakeholders of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Monday affirmed the belief that it is the turn of the South East to produce President of Nigeria in 2023.
No fewer than 82 bandits, hiding in caves, have been eliminated in two air strikes executed by Air Component of Operation HADARIN DAJI.
Forward Bernard Ovoke admitted Plateau United is under pressure to perform as they get ready to face Tanzanian giants Simba Sports Club in CAF Champions preliminary round.
Manchester United face a goalkeeping crisis in January and it is entirely of their own making.
The spokesperson of the taskforce, Alkassim Abdukadir, told journalists in Abuja that the taskforce had successfully carried out the first and second phases of the Covid-19 intervention in April and June 2020, and had commenced the third phase of distribution of food and personal protective equipment (PPEs) to the internally displaced persons (IDPs), as well as the most vulnerable in communities in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) and seven other states in the North-west and North-central.