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The 21st Century Youths of Niger Delta and Agitators with Conscience, 21st CYNDAC, Sunday, said the Presidency placed the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, under the supervision of Ministry of Niger Delta, MNDA, to put the interventionist agency in check.
A plan to deliver electricity to about 25m Nigerians whose communities are off the grid has commenced in Jigawa State flagged off by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, who restated the determination of the Buhari administration to ensure that millions more will now have access to cheap and environmentally friendly renewable power.
A group under the aegis of Northern Solidarity Forum (NSF), has urged political leaders in the region to support the efforts of the Armed Forces of Nigeria in tackling the security challenges by providing policies and programmes that will stop the youths adventure into different forms of criminality.
A former Head of State, General Abdulsalami Abubakar (rtd), yesterday, declared that an estimated six million illegal weapons are in circulation in the country.
The management of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has expressed disappointment over the poor state of facilities at some States and Local Government Areas (LGAs) across the country.
The wife of late Afenifere spokesman, Comrade Yinka Odumakin, Dr. Joe Okei-Odumakin, has said her husband died on Friday, April 2, 2021, and not Saturday, April 3, 2021, as earlier reported.
Russia said on Tuesday the West risked triggering civil war in Myanmar by imposing sanctions on the military junta that has seized power in a coup, but France said the European Union will step up restrictions on the generals
The apex Igbo socio-cultural organisation, Ohanaeze Ndigbo Worldwide, on Tuesday, condemned the appointment of a Deputy Inspector-General of Police, Usman Baba, as the acting Inspector-General of Police.
Minister of Police Affairs, Maigari Dingyadi, says the three-month tenure extension granted to outgoing Inspector-General of Police Muhammad Adamu was terminated following completion of selection process for a new I-G.
It was indeed a bleak Easter for the most wanted drug baron in Nasarawa state, Sami Ashoko as he did not only spend the festive season in custody, his warehouse filled with skunk was also raided and 100 bags of the illicit drug weighing 1,095.3kg seized.
The non-indigenous staff of the Taraba Publishing Company Limited, Sun Rise, has dragged the Taraba State Government to the National Industrial Court, Jos Division over its failure to pay 77 months’ salary arrears of 18 staff, amounting to N73, 257, 715,40.
General Overseer of the Citadel Global Community Church, Pastor Tunde Bakare, has said that Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari’s current performance in office deviated from everything they agreed upon when they ran on the same ticket in 2011 and later forged the alliance that gave birth to the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).
A drug trafficker, Goodluck Igbineweka Odeh, has been intercepted at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, NAIA, with 2 kilogramme of heroin, which has a street value of N564 million, concealed in the lining of false bottom of his suitcase.
The Nigeria Centre For Disease Control (NCDC), re-emphasises the need to avoid non-essential travels during the Easter and Ramadan celebrations to curb the spread of COVID-19 in the country.
Chairman/Chief Executive Officer of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, Brig. General Mohamed Buba Marwa (Retd), has said that the current push to conduct drug test on politicians, workers and students is to be able to urgently provide help for those who need treatment and rehabilitation, in addition to serving as deterrence.
The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has said all Nigerians should be subjected to drug testing.
A human rights activist, Femi Falana (SAN), has faulted a report by the US Department of State on Lekki shootings.
The leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), Sheikh Ibraheem EL-Zakzaky, and his wife, Zeenat, who have been standing trial on a criminal case, on Wednesday, insisted that there was no case against them.
Atletico Madrid moved back to the top of La Liga on Sunday after a 1-1 draw against Real Betis opened a one-point lead over city rivals Real.
The Agbajowo Advocacy for Yoruba People’s Rights, a pan-Yoruba socio/cultural organisation, has rejected secession clamours by some sections of the country.
The Nigerian Political Science Association (NPSA), North West Zone, at the weekend joined calls for the restructuring of the country.
The Oniraniken of Iraniken, Sagamu, Ogun State, Oba Adewale Adeniji, has raised the alarm over threat to his life over land dispute in his domain.
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has said while the pandemic continues, governments’ policies should first focus on escaping the crisis, prioritizing health care spending, providing well-targeted fiscal support, and maintaining accommodative monetary policy while monitoring financial stability risks.
At a crowded press event on Friday in Beijing, Chinese officials aired a video of a thin Uighur man with a shaved head, wearing an oversized uniform and speaking directly to the camera.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Edo has commended President Muhammadu Buhari over appointment of some of its members into boards of federal agencies and parastatals.
The group, in a statement by its Executive Secretary, Aku Eze, lamented that the region in recent months had witnessed a spate of mass slaughter of people, murder of security personnel, banditry, jail breaks, forced occupation of farmlands and rape of women.
The Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria has expressed readiness to collaborate with the police and other security agencies in the land in a bid to address the growing insecurity.
An Egyptian court sentenced Mahmoud Ezzat, the former acting leader of the Muslim Brotherhood, to life in prison on Thursday, months after he was detained in a Cairo apartment.