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Green Africa Airways, a Nigerian start-up carrier, has suspended ticket bookings following the delay in the issuance of its Air Operator’s Certificate (AOC) by the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA).
Ethiopia’s state agriculture minister said on Tuesday a majority of farmers in the Tigray region were planting crops on time, after the United Nations warned of famine in the area following conflict that has displaced more than two million people.
In his opening remark, Chairman, HEDA Resource Centre, Mr Olanrewaju Suraju said corruption remains a teething problem in Nigeria with grave consequences on political stability, poverty, lack of jobs, growing wave of violence and extremism urging Nigerians to work in unity to tackle corruption headlong.
One factor responsible for the impactful implementation of the Social Investment Programmes of the Buhari administration over the years is the realization that you can’t reach Nigerians if you don’t have a plan for the grassroots, according to Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN.
He stated that the removal of service chiefs and the appointment of officers, who have been at the theatre of operation and command the respect of fellow soldiers will ease the insecurity in the country.
The House of Representatives, on Wednesday, passed for second reading a bill seeking to establish the Nigeria Navy University
The Bayelsa Livestock Management Committee (BSLMC) on Tuesday said it impounded 34 cows in Yenagoa for alleged violation of the state’s anti-open grazing law.
The Igbo apex socio-cultural organisation, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, on Friday, through its President-General, Dr. George Obiozor, advised Southeast youths not to resort to violence and agitation for secession.
Nobel Laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, has faulted the decision of the Federal Government to suspend Twitter indefinitely in Nigeria.
Human rights lawyer, Femi Falana, has advised the federal government to engage separatists groups in talks to douse tension and agitations.
The federal government has accused the social media giant, Twitter, of taking sides in the agitation of the proscribed Independent People of Biafra (IPOB) in the South-east geo-political zone.
The Federal Government has kicked against Twitter that on Wednesday deleted President Muhammadu Buhari’s tweet that spoke of treating people in the “language they understand.”
In a flowing cream hijab, Karima M. Imam walks through her fields in scrubland in northern Nigeria as workers harvest a gnarled brown root that has turned gold since COVID struck: ginger.
People who promote insurrection in Nigeria face a "rude shock", its president warned on Tuesday, raising the possibility of a fierce crackdown on rising violence in the southeast that has included arson attacks on police station and electoral offices.
President Muhammadu Buhari has warned that ‘rude shock’ awaits those unpatriotic elements promoting insurrection and burning critical national assets across the country.
Nigeria has awarded the rights to develop marginal oilfields to 50% of the 161 firms shortlisted after they met all the conditions, the petroleum regulator said on Tuesday.
The Senate has passed a Bill upgrading the Federal Polytechnic, Ilaro in Ogun to a University of Technology.
The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has served notice to the Federation Account and Allocation Committee (FAAC) that it will deduct about N126 billion from its remittance to the Federation Account at the next meeting scheduled for June.
The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR), yesterday, announced that it had concluded arrangements to issue award letters to successful investors in the 2020 marginal field bid round programme.
Three suspected armed robbers on Saturday were involved a ghastly motor accident at Ode-Remo, Ogun State, while escaping with a car they allegedly snatched at gunpoint.
A group of Russians detained by the police in a part of northern Chad where the army has been battling a rebel invasion from Libya said on Wednesday that they were tourists who had come to sightsee in the Sahara Desert.
President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has said that the upper chamber will publish the names of government agencies that have refused to appear before the Public Accounts Committee to defend the interrogations of the Auditor-General for the Federation in the 2015 report.
Gov. Seyi Makinde of Oyo State has urged local government chairmen in the state to upscale intelligence gathering in their respective council areas.
Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr was present at the first training session of selected Nigeria Professional Football League players in Abuja on Wednesday.
Draped in sacred white cloth, the procession drifted silently towards a priest calling the faithful to celebrate the Archangel Michael, a revered saint in Ethiopia.
The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has threatened to embark on an industrial action if the 13 months’ salaries of over 1,000 of its members across the country were not paid.
The actress and mother of two took to Instagram saying that men not taking responsibility for their children should not bother celebrating the anniversary because they did not deserve it.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) governors on the platform of Progressive Governors Forum (PGF) have unanimously endorsed the Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal-led NGF Committee on the autonomy for Judiciary and State Legislature.
The Chad government on Monday accused the Central African Republic (CAR) of killing six of its soldiers in an attack on an outpost in the south of the country.