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The Federal Capital Terriory Administration (FCTA) says it has recorded 60 per cent success in the implementation of the Abuja Master Plan in spite of some challenges.
The Nigerian Army has accepted to assist the Nigerian Correctional Service in giving refresher training to its armed squad personnel.
The Nigeria Infectious Diseases Society (NIDS) has described vaccination as a most effective way to prevent infectious diseases like COVID-19.
ActionAid, stakeholders express worry over unstable levels of borrowing, rising national debt profile
A non-profit making organisation, ActionAid Nigeria, AAN, and stakeholders, Friday, expressed worry over unstable levels of borrowings and rising national debt profile under the Buhari-led administration and poverty increasing daily.
The federal government yesterday stated that the general state of insecurity in the country has triggered a rising call for secession as well as politicisation of ethnic and religious differences.
The governor of Kaduna State, Mallam Nasir el-Rufai, has said the way security agencies act on security threats in the country was unacceptable.
Maritime Workers Union of Nigeria, MWUN, has issued a seven-day ultimatum to the management of APM Terminals, the largest cargo terminals in Africa, to rescind the sack of Nigerian workers and their replacement with foreigners or face industrial unrest.
The Military Troops Operating in Benue Nasarawa and Taraba States codenamed Operation Whirl Stroke (OPWS) has disclosed that it has intensified surveillance in areas considered to be security flash-points in Benue State.
As the world scrambles for the limited quantity of COVID-19 vaccines on offer, Nigeria has produced two vaccines against the virus, which are set to undergo clinical trials and possible certification.
Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal of Sokoto state has urged the people of the state to embrace the Oxford AstraZeneca vaccine for COVID-19, saying that it’s efficacy is higher than the risk despite concerned views in the public.
The director of the Oxford Vaccine Group on Monday said there was no link between the jab it developed with AstraZeneca and blood clotting, after several countries suspended its use.
Jos Electricity Distribution Company (JEDC) says 19, 317 households have so far been metered in Gombe state, according to Dr Adakole Elijah, JEDC’s Head of Corporate Communications.
Seplat Petroleum Development Company Plc, a leading Nigerian independent energy company listed on both the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) and the London Stock Exchange (LSE), has announced its audited results for 2020, recording a revenue of $530.5 million.
Five suspected criminals who murdered the person they kidnapped after collecting N5 million ransom, have been arrested by the police in Kaduna.
The Nigerian Senate has mandated its committees on Basic and Tertiary Education to investigate allegations of abuse of $20 million meant to implement the Safe Schools Initiative of the Federal Government.
As internally displaced persons continue to return to their various communities following gallantry efforts of the Nigerian Military against Boko Haram terrorists, the North East Development Commission ( NEDC ) has begun sensitisation of citizens against unexploded remnants of insurgency.
Niger state government has ruled out paying any ransom for 42 students and staff abducted from Government Science Secondary School, Kagara.
Gunmen suspected to be armed robbers in the early hours of Monday invaded Mbiabong Itam community in Itu Local government Area, Akwa Ibom State, and killed a young shop owner identified as Ecole.
The pacy striker has scored against Ligue 1 big clubs; Paris Saint-Germain (one goal), Monaco (three goals) and Olympic Marseille (two goals) in the current campaign.
A blaze advanced along South Africa's iconic Table Mountain toward central Cape Town on Monday after ravaging university buildings, while firefighters battled strong winds in their efforts to control it and officials evacuated residential areas.
Turkish giants, Fenerbache, have proposed an exchange deal that will see Emmanuel Dennis come over, while Tanzania star Ally Samatta joins Belgian champions Club Brugge.
Retired Lt.-Col. Agbu Kefas, the Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Taraba has denied reports of division within the state chapter of the party.
Fulham may be in the relegation zone but Scott Parker’s side have been unlucky in the Premier League and their results are not an accurate reflection of their performances this season, Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta has said.
Norwich City are a Premier League club again after their automatic promotion was sealed by Brentford and Swansea City both failing to win on Saturday.
Iran’s top diplomat said on Tuesday that an attack on its Natanz nuclear facility which it blames on Israel was a “very bad gamble” that would strengthen Tehran’s hand in talks to revive a 2015 nuclear deal with major powers.
South African emergency workers have started evacuating three 17-storey residential buildings overlooking Cape Town city as a wildfire fanned by strong winds continues to burn out of control along Table Mountain, city officials said on Monday.
As part of the Buhari administration’s efforts to transform agricultural productivity in the country, the Federal Government in partnership with the African Development Bank (AfDB) and other stakeholders are set to roll out a Special-Agro Industrial Processing Zones (SAPZ) programme aimed at concentrating agro-processing activities in demarcated areas to boost productivity and integrate production, processing and marketing of selected commodities.