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The breakthroughs achieved by science in developing highly effective vaccines against COVID-19 are nothing short of extraordinary. What once took up to a decade has been done in less than a year. This is primarily a result of remarkable international cooperation.
The Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Mr. Godwin Emefiele, yesterday weighed in on the raging controversy over whether or not the apex bank printed money to augment funds from the Federation Account Allocation Committee (FAAC) distributed to states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) in March.
The Lagos State Government on Thursday said it has commenced work on the Lagos Rail Mass Transit Red Line project from Agbado to Marina.
The ECOWAS Parliament has pledged intervention to end the extortion of citizens of the sub-region at border posts by security operatives in ECOWAS countries.
The Nigeria Interbank Settlement System (NIBSS) has issued approved standard operating guidelines for the Bank Verification Number (BVN) matching system, mainly for a harmonised way of verifying customer’s identity.
The Federal Government says it has registered no fewer than 5.7 million farmers nationwide in an effort to bring them closer to the government.
The National Chairman of the Social Democratic Party (SDP), Dr Olu Agunloye, has lamented that insecurity, bad economy and other myriads of problems bedevilling the country was causing irreversible damages to the Nigerian Nation.
The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) said the registration for the 2021 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) and Direct Entry (DE), which was initially slated to commence on Thursday, April 8, 2022, has been put on hold.
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
Residents of Adkan Estate in Gwarimpa, Abuja have accused the Federal Housing Authority (FHA) of land grabbing, selling of lands on waterways and green areas.
Lagos State Deputy Governor, Dr Kadri Obafemi Hamzat has reiterated the determination of the State Government to ensure that the public primary education system excels in terms of quality products.
President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday canvassed the need for Nigeria to remain as an indivisible entity despite its diversity, saying that way, it will be a better and stronger nation.
Former’s son, Mr Olujunwo Obasanjo has called on Nigerians to support Gov. Yahaya Bello of Kogi in the governor’s desire to become’s president in 2023.
The Center for Humanitarian Dialogue (HD) has called for synergy among stakeholders in the North-east including policy makers, the military, international actors, Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) and communities in order to end the humanitarian crisis in the North-east.
Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, says the state is ready to domesticate the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) agreement.
Geely, the Chinese parent company of Volvo, announced the launch of “new electric mobility technology and solutions company” called Zeekr. The company, which is China’s largest private automaker, reportedly will invest $300 million into the new venture to start out. It’s the latest in a string of deals for Geely that includes satellites, drones, trucking, and partnerships with major firms like Baidu, Tencent, and Foxconn.
The visit of the new Director-General of the World Trade Organisation, Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, (WTO) marked the highpoint of a week of loaded engagements for President Muhamadu Buhari and Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo.
A Federal Government agency has told the National Economic Council, NEC, that the COVID-19 vaccines have now been distributed across 35 states and the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, leaving just one state out.
Thirty-five of the 36 states of the federation and the Federal Capital Territory have received their respective doses of COVID-19 Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccines. The only state that has not received its doses of the vaccine is Kogi, as the state is yet to repair its cold-chain store where the vaccine would be kept.
Association of Effium Indigenes International (ASSEI) has cried out over the ongoing crisis in Effium community in Ebonyi state which has led to killings of over 1000 people and destruction of properties.
The Committee of Chairmen of the Branches of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) in Anambra State at the weekend lamented that the justice was gradually sliding into a destructive dungeon with no hope of recovery.
The federal government has unveiled the Warri-Itakpe standards gauge railway 30 years after it started constructing the rail line designed to transport iron ore from Itakpe to Ajaokuta and Aladja Steel Rolling Mills in Delta.
Two communities in Ijero and Ekiti-West Local Governments became the latest beneficiaries of the numerous empowerment programmes initiated by a member of the National Assembly Hon. Omowumi Ogunlola.
Some motorists and commuters in the South-West zone of the country have commended the Federal Government for its strides in infrastructural development, particularly in the areas of road construction and rehabilitation.
Security agencies have denied claims by the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) that the Department of State Services (DSS) planned to sponsor attacks on banks in the South-East region.
Arsenal have received a double injury boost with Bukayo Saka and Emile Smith Rowe fit for their key Europa League clash with Slavia Prague – but Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Martin Odegaard remain doubts.
The Adamawa State Emergency Management Agency says no fewer than 5,000 persons are displaced after some groups suspected to be Boko Haram members attacked a community in Hong Local Government Area of Adamawa on Friday.
A windstorm which occurred on Wednesday in Umuejem Community in Owerri West Local Government Area of Imo has killed a middle aged man and injured three others.
Somalia has accused some of its foreign backers of undermining its sovereignty after the embattled government was threatened with sanctions over a decision to extend its mandate by two years.