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Troops of the Nigerian Army in continuation of the crackdown on criminal syndicates have encountered and overpowered several terrorist elements in the north east theatre of operation even as free medical outreaches by the Army have been extended to some communities as part of non kinetic military efforts to win support of the people.
The House of Representatives member representing Egor/Ikpoba-Okha Federal Constituency of Edo State, Jude Ise-Idehen, has tasked the Federal and state governments to invest more in the education sector to foster economic and technological growth of the country.
No fewer than 62 persons, including a Libyan deportee, Destiny Kelly, have been arrested by the Edo State Police Command for various criminal offences in the state.
A member of the House of Representatives, Mr Ehiozuwa Agbonayinma, has said he decided to dump the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) for the All Progressives Congress (APC) because the PDP in Edo State is still under the control of a cabal.
The APC candidate, Miriam Onuoha, was declared the winner of the rerun election at the Collation Centre in Onuimo Local Government Area on Sunday by the Independent National Electoral Commissioner, Prof Frank Nnadi-Okafor.
Tomi Coker, the Ogun State Commissioner of Health has faulted the management of the Federal Medical Center, Idi Aba, Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital over the reported death of a 29 old woman, Akinsola Titilayo, of the illness.
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has activated a National Emergency Operations Centre (EOC) on the 24th of January 2020, to coordinate Lassa fever response activities.
A Civil Society Organization, CSO, has challenged the acting Managing Director of the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, Joi Nunieh, to present her discharge or exemption certificate of the National Youth Service Corps, NYSC, to the general public if she is not parading a “fake and forged” certificate.
Fifteen members of Mali’s security forces died in a jihadist assault on Sunday at a camp in the centre of the country, military and local sources said.
Kano State Government in collaboration with the National Agency for the Control of Aids has trained 130 youths, women and orphans in the state in various skills acquisition.
The president, who was represented by Prof. Hafiz Abubakar of National Universities Commission (NUC), noted that the over a decade of insecurity in the state has drastically reduced following the peace and reconciliation initiative of the governor.
Gov. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State says his administration can thrive without revenues from the Federal Allocations.
Saudi Arabia’s sovereign wealth fund is in talks to buy English football club Newcastle United for about 340 million pounds (about N156.4 billion), a source familiar with the situation told Reuters.
Transparency International’s corruption perception index cannot be taken seriously because it is not “fact-based”, a presidential spokesperson has said.