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At least two people were killed after security forces went to arrest Chad’s opposition candidate Yaya Dillo at his home on Sunday morning, Dillo and the government said
The Director-General of National Assembly’s National Institute for Legislative and Democratic Studies (NILDS), Professor Abubakar Suleiman, on Saturday, said ethnicity and religious biases were largely responsible for the growing insecurity in the country.
The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has directed the National Broadcasting Commission to implement the Broadcasting Code provision that mandates television stations to deploy sign language interpreters on their major news bulletin, for the benefit of persons living with a disability.
President Muhammadu Buhari has urged Ambassadors-Designate, Consuls-General, Charge D’Affaires Entitre to continually project the strengths of Nigeria, showcase priorities of the government and uphold standards that will bring honour to the country.
Some veteran journalists have advised Nigerian journalists, especially those covering activities of strategic agencies and parastatals of the federal government to redouble their efforts and to always report them appropriately.
The Director General of National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Air Vice Marshal Muhammadu Muhammed (rtd) has approved the promotion of 212 staff of the agency.
Chairman House Committee on NDDC, Hon. Olubunmi Tunji-Ojo, has assured that NDDC will be made to deliver on its mandates to the people of Niger Delta.
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) yesterday said its decision to ban the use of cryptocurrencies in the country is to protect Nigerians and the nation’s financial system from the illegal nature of such currencies and the inherent risks associated with them.
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has opened investigations into bank accounts of companies involved in the trading of cryptocurrencies with the intention of blocking those with suspicious transactions and fraud.
Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu has ordered officers to enforce the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) Health Protection Regulations 2021.
The Agricultural Research Council of Nigeria (ARCN) has appointed German firm ABG Paulas International as its Consultant in the Diaspora to boost food security.
The Executive Vice Chairman of the Commission, Professor Umar Danbatta disclosed this while reeling out industry growth data at a briefing for the new Permanent Secretary of the Federal Ministry of Communications and Digital Economy, Engr. Festus Yusuf Daudu, on the functions and regulatory activities of the Commission in Abuja.
Telephone subscribers in Nigeria are now 208 million, the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has disclosed.
As a result of improved broadband/telecoms service delivery to Nigerians, third generation (3G) and fourth generation (4G) base transceiver stations (BTS) deployment in the country has increased from 30,000 to 53,460 while Fibre Optic Transmission cables expanded from 47,000 km to 54,725 km in the last five years.
Harley and Rainbow Laboratories, which has been licenced and accredited by the Lagos State Government and Nigerian Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), has been approved to offer specialised laboratory tests, including COVID-19 PCR tests to the public, especially travellers.
A member of House of Representatives from Delta State, Hon. Nicholas Mutu, has urged politicians especially appointees of the government in the state to stop falling heads over on who succeeds Governor Ifeanyi Okowa.
The Honourable Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Hajia Sadiya Umar Farouk, has pledged Federal Government’s resolve to continously provide necessary support and resources to the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) in a bid to adequately address the issue of human trafficking and other associated humanitarian crisis in the Country.
Saudi Aramco has asked banks to extend, by a year, a $10 billion loan it raised last May, two sources familiar with the matter said.
Monaco extended their unbeaten run to 12 games with a 2-0 win over Brest on Sunday to move Niko Kovac’s in-form side to within three points of the top of Ligue 1.
The Bayelsa State Chapter of Medical and Health Workers’ Union of Nigeria (MHWUN) has suspended the industrial action embarked upon by its members on Feburary 12.
Religious leaders across the country have been urged teach their followers the importance of peace to national development.
Jordan’s interior and justice ministers were sacked Sunday for breaching health regulations to stem the spread of coronavirus, with their replacements named by royal decree.
Governor Gboyega Oyetola of Osun State has condemned the ethnic coloration in which the fight against terrorism and insurgency is taking in Nigeria.
Peak became the Official Milk of the Super Eagles prior to the 1998 FIFA World Cup finals in France, where the Eagles reached the Round of 16 with spectacular wins over Spain and Bulgaria. France ’98 remains the only FIFA World Cup finals that Nigeria has made the Round of 16 ahead of her last game of the group phase.
A man who claims to have been a victim of extra-judicial shooting by security forces of Lagos State has demanded compensation in the total sum of N225,450,000 from the government.
Myanmar police fired on protesters around the country on Sunday in the bloodiest day of weeks of demonstrations against a military coup and at least 18 people were killed, the U.N. human rights office said
The Niger State Government yesterday accused the federal government of not doing enough to assist the state in rescuing the 27 pupils of Government Science College, Kagara and 15 others, bandits kidnapped from the school last Wednesday.