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The Imo State Executive Council rose on Wednesday from its regular meeting presided over by Governor Hope Uzodinma and directed that cash payments will no longer be accepted in the ministries, departments and agencies of government.
The Catholic Archbishop of Abuja Diocese, Ignatius Kaigama, has criticised what he described the poor social security system in the country, which, he said, negatively affects millions of Nigerians.”
The Fulani Community Association in Kwara has advised its members to avoid negative tendencies capable of undermining the peaceful coexistence of the state.
Religious leaders across the country have been urged teach their followers the importance of peace to national development.
Former Gov. Segun Oni of Ekiti has called on members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to unite and embrace political harmony in order to achieve the desired success in the coming Ekiti East Constituency by-election.
The Conference of Speakers of State Legislatures of Nigeria has called on relevant authorities to ensure the prosecution of the perpetrators of the recent crisis between Hausa traders and Yoruba community at Shasha market in Ibadan, Oyo State.
Chairman of the South West Governors Forum Rotimi Akeredolu has declared that the governors in the region would fight criminality with every legal means.
The Director General of the National Council for Arts and Culture (NCAC), Mr. Segun Runsewe, has enjoined the ambassadorial nominees to promote Nigeria’s rich cultural heritage and the economy in their different missions.
President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed “great shock and deep concern” over the eruption of violence on a chieftaincy tussle in Billiri town in Gombe State.
The Director General, Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution (IPCR), Dr. Bakut T. Bakut, has called on Boko Haram insurgents, bandits and ethnic militias to sheathe their swords and come to a roundtable for dialogue.
Palpable fear now grips no fewer than eight communities in the Yewa axis of Ogun State, following the alleged threat of fresh attacks from the umbrella body of the Fulani herdsmen, the Miyetti Allah.
Speaking at the swearing-in of the newly elected executive members of the Lagos Island zone, the newly elected Chairman, Godwin Akpan, called on government and media house owners to alleviate their plight.
A former Deputy National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Chief Bode George, has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to provide leadership and unite Nigerians.
Samson Ayokunle, president of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), says he stands by the call for a Christian president to emerge in 2023.
Some Fulani leaders at Ladduga grazing reserve in Kachia Local Government Area of Kaduna state, together with other stakeholders, have disputed the 4,000 figure published by the media, saying that only 107 herders from Oyo state relocated to Kaduna.
The Coordinator of Advocacy for Advancement of Peace and Harmony in Africa Initiative (ADAPHAI), Sulaimon Suberu has said engaging ex service chiefs has dual positive impacts on the fight against insurgency.
Some prominent stakeholders from Ibarapaland in Oyo State have declared readiness to support measures aimed at halting the incessant security challenges ravaging the area.
The President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has appealed to all Nigerians to take whatever issues they feel strongly about to the National Assembly, especially now that the process of the Constitution review is in progress.
The Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, has said that the 2023 General Elections would record significant reduction in electoral violence after the passage of the amended Electoral Act in June by the National Assembly.
The World Health Organisation (WHO) has welcomed the opportunity to make rotavirus vaccine available to more children living in humanitarian crises, saying thanks to a landmark pricing agreement with the manufacturer, GSK.
Tiger Woods told responding deputies to his single-vehicle crash last week that he did not know how the accident happened and didn’t remember driving, USA Today reported Thursday.
The United States on Thursday unveiled new measures to punish Myanmar’s army for its February 1 coup, blocking the ministries of defence and home affairs and top military conglomerates from certain types of trade.
Former Super Eagles striker Obafemi Martins has revealed that he has no rift with Nigerian hip-hop star, Burna Burna.
Fulham manager Scott Parker has expressed his disappointment following Josh Maja’s disallowed goal in Thursday’s clash with Tottenham Hotspur.
The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has said securing the freedom of Pastor Bulus Yakuru, and other Boko Haram captives will be a litmus test for the new Service Chiefs, saying the world is watching to see whether they will live up to expectations or not.
The National Human Rights Commission, on Saturday, expressed concerns over the rising cases of kidnapping of boarding schools’ students in northern parts of the country.
Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State said President Buhari stressed this on Thursday when his Chief of Staff, Prof. Ibrahim Gambari, led him to brief the president on the suspension of the strike by the Amalgamated Union of Food and Cattle Dealers of Nigeria (AFUCDN), which had ceased the supply of foodstuffs and cattle to the southern part of Nigeria.
When gunmen raided the Government Girl’s Secondary School ,GGSS, Jangebe in Talata Mafara Local Government Area of Zamfara state and abducted over 300 schoolgirls, a local vigilante, Abubakar Adamu, said he was together with soldiers that gave the bandits hot chase inside the bush.
The Anambra Ministry of Health, on Friday, organised a training for health personnel in faith-based hospitals on proper case management of the coronavirus pandemic.