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A former Commissioner of Police, Mr Lawrence Alobi, has blamed the prevailing security challenges in the country on corruption, inadequate funding and bad governance orchestrated by successive governments.
The Deputy Governor of Edo State, Comrade Phillip Shaibu, on Friday praised Governor Godwin Obaseki for his pragmatic leadership, purposeful administration and uncommon vigour.
European Union leaders took a break Monday morning on their fourth day of talks aimed at agreeing on a $2 trillion budget and funding to help member states cope with the effects of the coronavirus pandemic.
The Aviation Safety Round Table Initiative (ART), a non-governmental body has thrown its weight behind the Federal Government’s plan to concession four of the country’s airports.
In furtherance of the Spotlight Initiative programme to eliminate violence against women and girls, which kicked off in February this year, an NGO, Project Alert on Violence Against Women, midweek, held a Webinar on Covid-19 & Sexual and Gender-based Violence Response in Lagos.
The Senate on Tuesday considered a critical bill which seeks to boost advanced healthcare service delivery in Nigeria to act as safeguard and response to medical emergency in the future.
Academic Staff Union of Universities has said a request by the Accountant-General of the Federation, Ahmed Idris, that lecturers who have been denied their salaries should submit their Biometric Verification Number (BVN) to effect the payment was illegal.
Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar’s son, Mohammed, is finally free of coronavirus (Covid-19) and has been discharged from Gwagwalada Specialist Hospital, Abuja.
To mark the World Malaria Day, experts have reiterated the need for Nigeria to develop stronger and robust healthcare systems which can withstand pressure in the face of any pandemic such as COVID-19 through improved budget and investment in infrastructure, especially health research.
Nigeria, which is reeling from the twin hits of the oil price collapse and the new coronavirus pandemic, requested the emergency funding under the Fund’s Rapid Financing Instrument.
The International Monetary Fund is looking to triple its concessional financing for the poorest countries to over $18 billion to help them respond to the novel coronavirus pandemic, Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva said on Wednesday.
Chadian President, Idriss Deby Itno, has threatened to end the deployment of his troops beyond national borders, a move freighted with potential consequences for the campaign against Islamist insurgents in the Sahel.
Illegal mining and trading are fuelling worsening violence on mine sites, the governor of Democratic Republic of Congo’s gold-rich Ituri province said, after armed robbers killed four people, including three Chinese nationals, at a gold mine.
A professor in the Department of Wildlife and Ecotourism Management, University of Ibadan, Lameed Gbolagade, has advised Nigeria to look inward for a cure and vaccine against coronavirus and other forms of viral infections.
Innoson Motors has approached the Nigerian government for a loan as it prepares to start producing ventilators and other medical equipment to support the country’s beleaguered public health infrastructure, the company told newsmen Wednesday.
Mr Aliko Dangote, President, Dangote Industries Ltd., and Mr Herbert Wigwe, Managing Director, Access Bank Group, are spearheading a coalition of private sector organisations to support governments’ ongoing efforts at tackling the coronavirus (COVID-19) menace.
The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) says it has reached concrete proposals with the Federal Government on the ongoing warning strike embarked upon by the union.
In order to build local capacity to compete favourably with scientifically advanced economies the Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, has supported the call to set aside one percent of the nation’s budget to boost research and innovation.
The midfielder was tipped to leave Juve after a successful three-year stint in Turin where he won the Serie A title three times along with one Coppa Italia and Supercoppa title.
Chief Innocent Chukwuma, Chairman/CEO, Innoson Vehicle Manufacturing, IVM, has revealed that his company only imports engine and light, as all the electrical aspects and other equipment are sourced in-country.
The U.S. says it is ”deeply concerned’’ by a recent draft decree published by Russian authorities targeting media entities funded by the U.S. Agency for Global Media (USAGM) in Russia.
President of the United Nations General Assembly, Amb. Tijani Muhammad-Bande, has urged the international community to stand by the people of Lebanon following the August 4 deadly explosions in Beirut.
The Nigerian government has directed federal civil servants on Grade Levels 12 and 13 as well as those on essential duties to resume full duties.
The Kaduna State Police Command on Thursday evening confirmed killing of 21 locals in some communities in Atyab Chiefdom, Zangon Kataf local government area of Kaduna State despite the curfew imposed on the council.
President Muhammadu Buhari, on Monday, said he agrees with those who hold the opinion that the nation’s Army should do better in handling the security challenges in parts of the country.
Former governor of Ogun State, Otunba Gbenga Daniel, has expressed shock over the passage of Senator Buruji Kashamu.
President Uhuru Kenyatta on Saturday encouraged tourists to return to Kenya, saying the country was safe and open for business even with coronavirus cases having tripled in the past month.
The Conference of Nigeria Political Parties (CNPP) has told on President Muhammadu Buhari to call the country’s security chiefs to order.