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The Commissioner for Health in Sokoto State, Dr Ali Inname, says four persons have died and 56 hospitalised as result of the outbreak of diarrhea, occasioned by water contamination in Sokoto, the state capital.
After a protracted discussion among the stakeholders, the Federal Government today in Lagos finally launched the Extended Special Public Works (SPW) Programme (the 774,000 jobs) aiming at providing employment opportunities for the unemployed Nigerians.
One person has been killed in a gun duel between operatives of the Nigerian Army and suspected members of the IPOB Eastern Security Network in Imo State.
Pastor Faith Edeko of the Omega Fire Ministries has debunked the allegations of alleged infidelity, threat to life and obstruction of access to children, levelled against the Senior Pastor and General Overseer, Omega Fire Ministries International, Apostle Johnson Suleman, by her ex husband, Pastor Mike Davids.
Taraba State Governor, Darius Ishaku, on Monday, condemned the kidnapping and assassination of Ardo-Kola Council Chairman, Salihu Dovo.
Akwa Ibom State government has waded into the communal clashes between Okopedi and Amamong in Okobo Local Government Area, urging the warring communities to live in peace even as relief materials worth millions of naira have been distributed to the victims.
The Katsina State Government has commenced a census of victims and orphans of banditry attacks in the 8 Frontline local government areas of the state, with a 10 man executive committee.
The Onitsha Community, Anambra State, has commenced training about 100 men and women who are to serve as members of a neighborhood security watch.
President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo will appoint a total of thirty (30) Ministers, and sixteen (16) Regional Ministers, bringing the total number of Ministers to forty-six (46) to serve in his second government.
Former Minister, Dr Olu Agunloye, has said that the serious security breaches and challenges confronting the governors of Ondo and Oyo States necessitated the directives aimed at ensuring order, security and safety in their domains.
President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has decided that there will be no Deputy Regional Ministers, a statement signed on his behalf by the Acting Director of Communications at the Presidency Mr Eugene Arhin, has said on Thursday January 21.
President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has realigned Aviation, Business Development, Inner City and Zongo Development, Monitoring and Evaluation, Planning, Regional Re-organisation and Development, and Special Development Initiatives ministries.
Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State has called on the Local Government Chairmen in the state to treat COVID 19 pandemic, in the same manner, they treated and eradicate polio.
Ondo State Government has distributed 10,000 rat poisons to residents of Ogbese in Akure North to kill rats in the community to curb the spread of Lassa fever.
President Muhammadu Buhari has nominated Adolphus Aghughu for appointment as the Auditor-General of the Federation pursuant to Section 86(1) of the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria (as amended).
The Police Command in Ekiti State on Wednesday said there was no influx of herdsmen forests in the state from Ondo State forest reserves as being reported in the media.
Lawmakers in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) have dismissed the Prime Minister Sylvestre Ilunga Ilunkamba on Wednesday evening during a parliament plenary session...
In a statement by Assistant Director Press and Public Relations unit Enuma Peter, the NYSC authorities declared emphatically “there is no COVID-19 positive Corps Members in Cross River State NYSC Orientation Camp.”
The Cross River State House of Assembly has scheduled to confirm Justice Akom Ikpeme as Substantive Chief Judge of the State on Thursday, January 28, 2021.
Sunday Adeyemo, well known as Sunday Igboho, has said he had no transaction with Babafemi Ojudu, who is the Special Adviser on Political Matters to President Muhammadu Buhari.
Troops of `Operation Thunder Strike’ have arrested a suspect in connection with the deadly attack in Zangon Kataf Local Government Area (LGA) of Kaduna State in December, 2020.
Some Igbo professionals have condemned the reported attack on soldiers and police operatives in Orlu, Imo State, by persons operating in the name of Eastern Security Network (ESN), saying the development must not be allowed to go unchecked. It’s a known fact that a sovereign nation will allow armed security groups to operate without necessary approvals and legal backing.
Osimhen, 22, is also expected to start individual training on Saturday following a shoulder injury according to Sky Sport Italia.
Some residents of Badagry in Lagos on Tuesday appealed to the Federal Government to further extend the Feb.9 deadline for the registration of National Identification Number (NIN).