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The angry youths blocked the two sides of Airport Road, setting burn-fire, thereby causing serious traffic logjam and panic in the state capital, while motorists sought alternative routes out of the area.
Youths and undergraduates of tertiary institutions in Akwa Ibom State have decried the scanty notice the state government gives bursary awards and other requirements that border on the needs and aspirations of youths, while purportedly paying more attention to purchase of expensive vehicles for monarchs, building worship centres and holding Christmas carol.
No evidence of hate speech was observed in Nigerian newspapers’ reports monitored between July and September 2019, according to a survey.
The Lagos State Government has reinstated its commitment to improving the creative energy of youths across the state, insisting that youth plays a prominent role in the sustainability of national development.
Leadership of the Association of Nigeria Customs Licensed Agents, ANLCA, has expressed worries on what Nigeria stands to gain from the commencement of the African Continental Free Trade Agreement, AfCFTA, being a consumption based nation, and one with myriads of import/export control mechanism.
Nigeria’s Senate decision to approve 56 amendments in Finance Bill, an executive bill submitted by President Muhammadu Buhari, seeking an approval to raise tax rates payable by consumers and business entities to augment Federal Government’s declining cashflow, last week opened another pandora box of debate as to the fate of ordinary citizens when it eventually gets signed into law by the president in the days and weeks ahead.
The Leadership of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) on Sunday directed its members to disregard the purported circular from the Office of the Accountant General of the Federation to enroll academic staff on the Integrated Payment and Personnel Information System (IPPIS) from Monday.
The sum, according to Sarah Sanda, media aide to the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, is meant for food items and medicines for troops in the cantonment sites.
Former New York mayor Michael Bloomberg is preparing to enter the crowded race to become the Democratic nominee for the 2020 presidential election, US media reported Thursday.
Governor Nyesom Wike has said Rivers people are not happy with he described as ‘high level of marginalisation’ they have been subjected to by the Federal Government under the President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration.
The Iraqi Parliament Speaker Mohammed al-Halbousi said Saturday that the parliament will work intensively and continuously for the popular demands of the anti-government protests.
The Japanese Ambassador to Nigeria, Mr Kikuta Yutaka, has commended the Federal Government for Nigeria’s improvement in the recently released World Bank’s 2020 Doing Business Index (DBI).
A civil society organisation, the Open Justice Initiative, OJI, has petitioned the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, SGF, Mr Boss Mustapha, asking him to investigate the leadership tussle in the Association of Local Governments of Nigeria, ALGON.
Catholic bishops gathered at a special Vatican assembly called on Pope Francis Saturday to open the priesthood to married men in the Amazon, as well as giving women a greater role to play and making damaging the environment a sin.
The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Kwara Command, has arrested a total of 119 drug suspects between July and December.
Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola cancelled Christmas for his first-team stars, as they were banned from attending the club’s festive party.
The Edo State Government on Friday insisted that no rally or gathering must hold in line with the government ban on all forms of political rallies, demonstrations, and procession in the state.
He said: “I felicitate with you, your friends and well-wishers as you celebrate your birthday. You are a courageous politician who has remained dedicated to service and impactful leadership to the people of Rivers State and Nigeria at large.”
Sen. Eze Ajoku, President, Coalition of Societies for the Rights of Older Persons in Nigeria (COSROPIN) on Friday said that older persons were also being violated and raped and called for urgent action to curb such nefarious acts.
A bill seeking to reduce frequent accidents by petroleum trucks on Nigerian roads on Tuesday scaled through the second reading in the Senate.
The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has appealed to youths to stay off crimes, but defend their rights for the development of the nation.
Fatima Abdullahi, the sister of the ex-chairman of the Pension Reform Task Force, Abdulrasheed Maina, told the Federal High Court, Abuja, on Wednesday that she was not aware of the companies and bank accounts opened in her name by the defendant.
North Korea on Monday slammed US President Donald Trump for “bluffing” and called him “an old man bereft of patience” as Pyongyang ramps up pressure on Washington over stalled nuclear talks.
Chairman, Nigerians in Diaspora Commission, Abike Dabiri-Erewa, has congratulated Nigerian-born British boxer, Anthony Joshua, for defeating his opponent, Andy Ruiz Jr, in Saturday’s World Heavyweight Boxing fight in Saudi Arabia, to reclaim his World Heavyweight titles.