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A two-time member of the National Assembly, Senator Dino Melaye, has appealed to members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the South-West to sheath their swords and unite for the success of the party, saying it was out of place to fight one another when the party is on the opposition side.
The Nigerian Army has told its officers that anyone caught making unauthorised posts on social media will be arrested, investigated, and court-martialled.
The COVID-19 pandemic is undermining nature conservation efforts, cutting park and anti-poaching patrols in more than half of Africa’s protected sites, the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) said on Thursday.
Despite attacks by gunmen, the The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has refused suggestions it might need to shut down the Kaduna International Airport.
Roadside sellers of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) popularly called ‘black marketers’ have resurfaced on major expressways in Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja.
The Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria has pledged its commitment to peaceful coexistence between its members and their host communities in Nigeria’s South-east.
The Federal High Court, Abuja, on Thursday, awarded N150,000 fine against Olawale Bakare, the 2nd defendant in the treasonable felony suit leveled against him and the Convener, #RevolutionNow Movement, Omoyele Sowore.
The Lawrence Ewhrudjakpo-led Isoni/Azama Peace Committee has indicated its readiness to visit areas in dispute between the two communities.
The Commissioner of Police in Lagos State, CP Hakeem Odumosu, has warned traditionalists in the Ikorodu Local Government Area of the state to stop fortifying cultists and criminals in the area.
Following the arrest order by the Inspector-General of Police (IGP) to the Commissioner of Police in Oyo State, Ngozi Onadeko, to arrest Yoruba activist Sunday Igboho, the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, has advised the commissioner to ‘resign honourably’ rather than obey the order.
The Kogi Government on Thursday said all public and private schools in the state would resume academic activities on Jan. 18, and urged all relevant stakeholders to strictly comply.
It was mixed feelings last Thursday for families of the six Police officers killed in different parts of Lagos State during the EndSARS protests hijacked by hoodlums, as they received a cheque of N10million each from the Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu.
Ethiopia and the United Nations reached an agreement on Wednesday to channel desperately needed humanitarian aid to a northern region where a month of war has killed, wounded and uprooted large numbers of people.
A bill requiring Iran’s government to step up uranium enrichment closer to the level needed for a nuclear weapon, and ignore other restraints on its nuclear programme agreed with major powers, cleared its first hurdle in parliament on Tuesday.
A lawmaker, Rep. Chinedu Ogah, representing Ezza South/Ikwo Federal Constituency on Friday disbursed N14 million education grants to 200 students in his constituency studying in different tertiary institutions in the country.
Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi has assured Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) members of their peaceful existence in the state with no one harassing or disrupting their legitimate activities.
Ethiopia’s prime minister warned on Tuesday that a deadline for rebel northern forces to lay down arms had expired, paving the way for a final push on the Tigray region’s capital in a two-week conflict destabilising the Horn of Africa.
Mrs Hussaina Salisu, a 54-year-old woman, who had 15 children from single births, has advised young mothers to carefully plan their families so as not to jeopardise the future of their children.
The Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu, has confirmed that the agency is investigating the Governor of Imo state, Rochas Okorocha.
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Greece plans to lift its one-week quarantine requirement for tourists from European Union countries from Monday.
The Aare Onakakanfo of Yorubaland, Gani Adams, has said the agitation for restructuring has metamorphosed into self-determination.
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.
Human rights lawyer Femi Falana (SAN), on Wednesday, said state governors have the right to ignore Executive Order 10 in their implementation of judicial and legislative autonomy in their states.
The French embassy in Pakistan on Thursday advised all French nationals and companies to temporarily leave the country, after violent anti-France protests paralysed large parts of the country this week.
Bauchi State Government said it will repatriate all commercial sex workers operating in the state back to their various state of origin.
The Senate Committee on Public Accounts yesterday summoned NICON Insurance Plc, AIICO Insurance and other insurance companies over their reported failure to remit N17.4 billion Pension Fund to Pension Transactional Arrangement Directorate (PTAD).
Stakeholders in the telecommunication sector have commended the Anambra State government for the decision of the Governor, Chief Willie Obiano to waive the right of way charges for telecommunication companies.
Lady Chidi Alexandra Onyemelukwe, the daughter of the Second Republic vice President Alex Ekwueme, says she is contesting the November governorship election in Anambra State in order to add value to governance and make a difference.
The Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives, Ahmed Wase; and Minority Leader of the House, Ndudi Elumelu, have called for full autonomy for local governments in Nigeria, stating that it is the only way dividends of democracy can get to the people at the grass roots.