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Worried by the rising rate of insecurity, Southern Governors, Tuesday, met in Asaba, the Delta State capital and called on President Muhammadu Buhari to address the nation on the spate of insecurity in the country.
A constitutional lawyer, Chief Sebastine Hon (SAN), has insisted that the realization of financial independence of the Judiciary lies solely with the federal government.
The Non-Academic Staff Union of Educational and Associated Institutions (NASU) says plan by the Federal Government to slash salaries of Federal civil servants is “provocative’’.
The Federal Ministry of Youth and Sports Development says plans are underway to set up electoral committees that would conduct elections into the boards of the recently dissolved sports federations.
Gov. Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia on Friday began the distribution of business name certificates to Small and Medium-Scale Enterprises (SMEs) to boost wealth creation and development in the state.
The Police, on Friday, handed over the 27 freed students of Federal College of Forestry Mechanisation Afaka, to officials of the school.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo says Nigeria is prioritising innovation and technology investments in agriculture in order to transform the sector by attracting young people and also scaling up productivity.
The National Association of Seadogs (Pyrates Confraternity) has challenged the Federal Government to ensure the rescue of the remaining kidnapped students of Greenfield University and those of the Federal College of Forestry Mechanisation, both in Kaduna.
The Niger state government has warned residents of the state to be wary of alarmists who peddled false information and spread fear in the state to cause unnecessary panic among the people.
The Senate has urged the Federal Government to come forward with a policy that will ensure that all government-funded hospitals in the country procure their syringes and needles from local manufacturers.
The federal government has been tasked to rescue the remaining kidnapped students in Kaduna State ‘to indicate we still have a government in Nigeria.’
Some communities in Itu local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State are gradually becoming physically separated from their neighbours in other parts of the state due to the total collapse of access roads to the Calabar/Itu Expressway.
Experts in the technology and digital advocacy group have urged the Federal and State governments to make Information and Communication Technology (ICT) accessible to the children and girls in vulnerable communities to enable them acquire skills to compete favourably and fairly among their peers.
The Kaduna State Residents Registration Agency (KADSRRA) says it is supporting the enrollment of 2.1 million poor and vulnerable captured in the State Social Register for the National Identity Number (NIN).
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has registered 35 new recoveries from the COVID-19 infections, bringing the total number of recoveries in the country to 154,441.
Federal government has assured its full support to All Farmers Association of Nigerian (AFAN), as Alhaji Farouk Rabiu Mudi, emerged as the national president.
A statement in Warri by President, Urhobo Youth Council, Enerho Godspower, and Itsekiri National Youth Council, Weyinmi Agbateyiniro, enjoined political leaders from the state to wade into the matter, adding that they would not hesitate to disrupt the flow of the nation’s economy in the area.
The Progressive Governors’ Forum (PGF) has debunked claims by Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo that the Federal Government printed between N50 billion – N60 billion in March.
In a statement on Wednesday, the Washington-based financial institution said remittances to SSA declined by an estimated 12.5 percent in 2020 to $42 billion. The decline was almost entirely due to a 27.7 percent decline in remittance flows to Nigeria,
Human rights lawyer, Femi Falana (SAN), has urged southern governors in the country to back their ban on open grazing with a legal instrument to enable the prosecution of offenders.
The Governor of Edo State, Godwin Obaseki, has called for unity in Nigeria in order for the country to overcome its many challenges.
At least two people have been killed and dozens wounded as Sudanese security forces cracked down on a rally that demanded justice for protesters killed during anti-government demonstrations two years ago, according to the army.
Gunmen suspected to be kidnappers have created tension in Ikaram Akoko, in Akoko North West council area of Ondo State, following the abduction of two residents of the community including a graduate, identified as Gbodi.
Eight people suspected to be hoodlums operating under the name “unknown gunmen” on Thursday night were gunned down in a gun battle with joint security operatives.
U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken said on Thursday Washington could increase security assistance for Ukraine after what he called Russia’s “reckless and aggressive” actions in massing troops near its border.
The Red Crescent organisation on Monday reported that 215 people were injured, four of them serious, with over 150 sent to hospital after the fight at al-Aqsa Mosque.
The joint military operation covering Benue, Nasarawa and Taraba states, codenamed Operation Whirl Stroke, OPWS, has commenced a 7-day operation in the three states to clear bandits and armed herders in forests and communities located in the states.
The eldest son of South Africa’s late Zulu King Goodwill Zwelithini has been chosen as successor to the throne, amid a bitter family feud.