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The Inspector-General of Police, IGP, Mohammed Adamu, has placed policemen on red alert over the growing tension between the United States and the government of Iran.
Police banned public gatherings in parts of New Delhi and other cities for a third day Friday and cut internet services to try to stop growing protests that have so far left eight people dead and more than 1,200 others detained.
No fewer than 1,044 Nigerians were stopped by the Federal Government from departing the country in 2018.
Abike Dabiri-Erewa, Chairman/CEO, Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM), has described as uncalled for, the recent attacks on Nigerian traders in Ghana.
Commissioner in Delta State, Dr Chris Ekiyor, Monday, said there was a powerful foreign conspiracy against the Chairman of Air Peace, Mr Allen Onyema, pleading that the Federal Government should protect him.
Pope Francis paid tribute Friday to Catholics in Thailand who suffered or were killed for their faith in the past and urged today’s Thais not to consider Christianity a “foreign” religion.
The House of Representatives has resolved to investigate an alleged $195.5 million contract awarded to an Israeli security firm to secure Nigeria’s waterways by the Ministry of Transportation. This is a sequel to a unanimous adoption of a motion by Rep. Benjamin Kalu (APC-Abia) at the plenary on Thursday.
The Nigerian Immigration Service says it has registered a total of 185 foreigners residing illegally in Jigawa state.
There are strong indications that the Nigerian Army will not suspend Operation Positive Identification which began nationwide on Friday despite criticisms from the National Assembly and social-political groups including Afenifere and Pan Niger Delta Forum.=
Three Nigerians are among other foreign nationals who on Tuesday suffered from fresh xenophobic attacks on foreigners in different locations of Witbank, Mpumanlaga Province, South Africa, the Nigerian community has said.
The Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria (FMBN) will partner the Brekete Family a reality radio and television programme, to create more awareness on its several products aimed at ensuring affordable houses for Nigerians, Mr Ahmed Dangiwa, says.
A French tourist has admitted impregnating more than 600 women in six African countries within two years. Forty-year-old Jean Michel made the revelation on an online news site “Africa24”.
A Russian journalist arrested in Iran was on Monday detained due to a visa violation, an Iranian government spokesman said, rejecting reports that the woman was accused of espionage.
The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr Isa Pantami, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on behalf of the Federal Government with Tech giant, International Business Machines (IBM) West Africa, for partnership and collaboration in the area of Digital Skills development in Nigeria.
The opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and governors elected on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC) were, at the weekend, locked in a verbal duel over the Supreme Court judgment which replaced PDP’s Emeka Ihedioha with APC’s Hope Uzodinma as governor of Imo State.
The Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Senator Godswill Akpabio, has reiterated the government’s determination to recover every money paid to contractors on all abandoned projects by the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC)
The ADP said students of crop science of Nnamdi Azikiwe University Awka are set to partner Anambra State Agricultural Development Programme to produce Indian melon, sweet melon and a host of other foreign melon for local and international markets and for revenue generation.
In a bid to arrest the spread of yellow fever killer disease in Ekiti State, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), has expressed its readiness to Immunize two million persons in the state to protect the population from the scourge.
Plateau State Government has budgeted the sum of N1 billion for the acquisition of election materials for local government election in four council areas where elections were suspended last year due to insecurity.
Tottenham Hotspur have climbed above city rivals Arsenal and Chelsea to become the highest-earning club in London. This is according to new edition of the Deloitte Money League world which was recently published.
A High Court in Ilorin on Tuesday sentenced a man, Abdulwahab Adebayo, to two weeks in a correctional facility for receiving phone calls during court proceedings.
He also declared that as a beneficiary of a free and fair election in the country, he would bequeath the same to his successor and the nation in 2023.
A civil society organisation, the Civil Empowerment and Rule of Law Support Initiative (CERLSI), has threatened to institute legal actions against the Management of Auchi Polytechnic, Auchi if they fail to repeal the decision to revoke admission of new students of the institution.