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The Presidential Amnesty Programme (PAP) has offered reasons behind its new policy mandating all prospective beneficiaries of its scholarship scheme to first take the examination organised by the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB).
The House of Representatives ad hoc Committee on Arms and Ammunition has summoned the Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt.-Gen. Attahiru Ibrahim, and the Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Godwin Emefiele, to appear before it and clarify issues and as well as account for the monies released for the purchase of arms by the Nigerian Army.
More than 200 Chinese fishing vessels believed to be crewed by militia have been spotted near a disputed reef off the Philippines, a government agency said, expressing “concern” over their presence
The country’s health ministry announced the suspension on Monday, noting that the decision is “purely precautionary and professional”, and not based on a political decision.
The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) has supported 200 rice farmers in Niger with free inputs for dry season farming.
The Nigeria Mining Cadastre Office (MCO) has warned speculators to leave the mine field for active and serious investors.
Former National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Chief Olisa Metuh, has cautioned the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to allow the apex court the liberty to adjudicate on matters before it rather than blackmailing it for ulterior motives.
A body, Lanlate Renaissance Group, has declared its support for Yoruba activist, Sunday Adeyemo, also known as Sunday Igboho, in his bid to check the insecurity in Ibarapaland.
The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation will remain transparent and accountable at all times, Group Managing Director, NNPC, Mele Kyari, has said.
An official of Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA), Samson Olawale Akinmade has reportedly died following the injuries he sustained after being knocked down by a motorist at Mile 12, Ketu area of Lagos State.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Saturday dismissed speculations that the National Identity Number (NIN) was a prerequisite for registration by prospective voters, saying there was nowhere in the constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria where such a condition was stipulated.
The launch of the book by the former Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside, and a public lecture to mark his 50th birthday earlier scheduled for January 28, 2021 have been postponed.
The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) and the Kukah Centre, on Tuesday, faulted the call for the sacking of Bishop Matthew Kukah of Sokoto Catholic diocese as the Secretary of the National Peace Committee.
A United Nations agency, United Nations Special rapporteur on Human Trafficking is seeking to join the police investigation into the alleged child molestation, starvation and neglect incident in the Deeper Life High School Uyo, Akwa Ibom state.
The Akwa Ibom State Government said it has surrendered the case involving a student of Deeper Life High School that was allegedly molested to the police for investigation.
About 20 states and the Federal Capital Territory have indicated an interest in joining the federal government’s 300,000, low-cost National Social Housing Plan (NSHP), the presidency has said.
The Senate on Thursday summoned the Minister of Health, Dr. Osagie Ehanire and the Chairman of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-l9, Boss Mustapha, to brief its Committees on Health and Primary Healthcare on modalities the Federal Government would adopt to procure and administer COVID-19 vaccines on Nigerians.
Government Ekpemupolo (aka Tompolo) has called on the Federal Government to order the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, to release his property, beginning with his jetty operated by his firm, Mieka Dive Limited, in Warri, Delta State.
Ethiopia's military on Sunday threatened an all-out assault on Mekele, capital of the dissident Tigray region and seat of the local government it is seeking to dislodge, warning civilians to flee while they still can.
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Senate President, Ahmed Lawan, and the governor of Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, were on Wednesday in Abuja presented with the Honourary Fellowship Award of the Nigerian Institution of Surveyors (NIS) alongside a former Minister of Defence, Brig-General Mansur Dan-Ali (rtd) and the Emir of Nasarawa, HRH Alh. Ibrahim Usman Jibril, at the institution’s 2021 investiture ceremony.
Academic Staff from public institutions across the country have so far accessed over N120 billion for training, within and outside Nigeria, from the Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund) since its inception in 2008.
The Gombe State Government has approved the sum of N1.499 billion for the supply and installation of biometric attendance system to check payroll fraud in the state’s civil service.
The national caretaker/extraordinary convention planning committee (CECPC) of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has disowned a zoning arrangement list in circulation on the social media.
Rome’s Stadio Olimpico has been “fully confirmed” as a venue for Euro 2020 matches after the Italian government guaranteed the presence of at least 25 per cent of fans, UEFA announced on Wednesday.
The Nigerian Navy (NN) has recorded significant progress in the recapitalisation of its fleet, with dozens of vessels commissioned in 2020 and more on the way.
Ferran Torres has backed Manchester City to make a quick recovery from the 2-1 defeat to Leeds on Saturday.
The Lagos State Building Control Agency (LASBCA) has cordoned off a distressed three-storey building in Oshodi with a seven-day evacuation ultimatum on traders and residents to save lives.
Toshiba’s CEO resigned on Wednesday as a buyout offer from a private equity fund stirs turmoil inside the storied Japanese company, with reports suggesting two other funds are considering bids.
A Rear Admiral in the Nigerian Navy, Ibrahim Dewu, narrowly escaped death in Abuja, when a car driving at top speed along the Kubwa express road veered into his convoy, separating his car from the escorts vehicle.