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The Presidential Amnesty Programme, PAP, and the Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board, NCDMB, have struck a deal to build the capacity of ex-agitators benefitting from the amnesty programme.
Libya’s new unity government launched a long-delayed COVID-19 vaccination programme on Saturday after receiving some 160,000 vaccine doses over the past week, with the prime minister receiving his jab on live television.
The Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps, Lagos Command, has smashed a Premium Motor Spirit syndicate at Baruwa town, Alimosho Local Government Area of Lagos State.
Three former Senate Presidents of the Nigerian Senate have all stressed the need for the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) to work hard and unite to take over the mantle of leadership of the country come 2023.
India reported a record 145,384 new COVID-19 cases on Saturday and the highest number of deaths in more than five months, as it grapples with an overwhelming second-wave of infections that has forced the state of Maharashtra to impose a weekend lockdown.
Japan announced yesterday that it will raise the coronavirus alert level in Tokyo to allow tougher measures to curb the rapid spread of a more contagious variant ahead of the Summer Olympics.
Governors of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) rose from a meeting in Makurdi, the Benue State capital, on Friday and demanded the devolution of power and restructuring of the country, Channels Television has reported.
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.
Governors elected on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) have challenged President Muhammadu Buhari to, as a matter of utmost urgency, stem the tide of endless ethnic and religious tension spreading like wildfire in the country.
The Nigerian-American Chamber of Commerce (NACC) has urged the American Embassy in Nigeria to do everything possible to facilitate the Visa processing for members of the bilateral Chamber especially when it involves business trips for national growth and development.
The house of representatives committee on health care services has set up three panels to address the issues raised by the striking resident doctors.
Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Chief Timipre Sylva, has reiterated the resolve of President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration to provide jobs for the teeming youths of the Niger Delta, stating that gainful employment will solve the problems facing the region.
Chief Timipre Sylva, Minister of State For Petroleum Resources, on Friday said the Nigerian Oil and Gas Park Scheme (NOGAPS) at Emeyal, Ogbia Local Government Area, Bayelsa will create at least 2,000 jobs on completion.
Gov. Godwin Obaseki of Edo has urged the National Agency For Administration and Control (NAFDAC) to have a fully equipped operational office in the state for effective discharge of its responsibilities.
The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) says aircrafts operating in the country’s airspace are subjected to rigorous and specified maintenance and as scheduled.
The Nigeria Incentive-Based Risk Sharing System for Agricultural Lending has debunked reports that the Central Bank of Nigeria has suspended further disbursements to the agency over allegations of corruption in its handling of the Federal Government’s Anchor Borrower’s Programme.
To ensure Nigeria achieve a significant reduction in the cases of collapsed buildings, stakeholders in the building industry have reiterated pathways to the solutions.
A member of the National Assembly, Senator Stephen Odey, has disclosed that the Supreme Court did not sack him as the senator representing Cross River North in the Senate.
Operatives of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps have arrested no fewer than 50 armed herdsmen in the past one week, the Commandant-General of the NSCDC, Dr Ahmed Audi, has said.
The management of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has expressed disappointment over the poor state of facilities at some States and Local Government Areas (LGAs) across the country.
The National Agency for Food, Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has cautioned Nigerians against adding chemicals and additives to food and drinks to enhance taste.
A Nigerian firm, the Mercury Maritime Concession Company (MMCC), has proffered a solution to the congestion at the nation’s seaports and related traffic gridlock in Lagos.
Mino Raiola is determined to make Erling Haaland the first £1 million-a-week player.
The coronavirus variant discovered in South Africa may evade the protection provided by Pfizer/BioNTech’s COVID-19 vaccine to some extent, a real-world data study in Israel found, though its prevalence in the country is very low and the research has not been peer reviewed.
The five governors of the Southeast region, on Sunday launched Ebubeagu regional security to fight terrorism in the zone.
Worried by the increasing spate of insecurity which has resulted in the death of many security operatives in Anambra State in recent time, Governor Willie Obiano warned, yesterday, that the development portends great danger.
The coach of Bayelsa’s swimming team, Gentle Offoin, says the team has surpassed its expectations at the ongoing 20th National Sports Festival (NSF), Edo 2020.
The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Akwa Ibom Command says it arrested 240 road traffic offenders during the 2021 Special Easter Patrol.
It is believed the 33-year-old would be willing to join Spurs this summer, even if they miss out on the Champions League next season.
Parents of the 39 abducted students of Federal College of Forestry Mechanization, Afaka, Kaduna, have resolved to negotiate for the release of their children, following Governor Nasir El-Rufai’s declaration that the state government will not negotiate with or pay ransom to bandits.