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Kano State government has declared the exemption of civil servants in the Judicial sector from the stay at home order.
President of the Senate, Senator Ahmad Lawan, said yesterday that the National Assembly has no reason whatsoever to fight President Muhammadu Buhari in order to please anybody in the country.
Former Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, says Nigerians cannot wait to see the end of the regime of President Muhammadu Buhari, just as Americans look forward to the exit of the administration of outgoing US President, Donald Trump.
The efforts of the military to address the rising level of insecurity in the country was acknowledged on Tuesday as the President of the Senate, Dr Ahmad Lawan, said the Nigerian military was currently doing its best to tackle the security menace.
A former FIFA/CAF Instructor, Chief Adegboye Onigbinde, has identified lack of proper football development programme (FDP) as major factor hindering soccer development in the country.
A tabloid’s publication of a deeply personal letter written by Meghan, Britain’s Duchess of Sussex, to her father was a “plain breach” of her privacy, her lawyers told a court on Tuesday and asked the judge to issue a summary judgement against the paper without need for a trial.
The Muslim Rights Concern, MURIC, has called for the sacking of the Catholic Bishop of Sokoto Diocese, Bishop Matthew Kukah, as the Secretary of National Peace Committee chaired by former Head of State, General Abdulsalam Abubakar.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday met behind closed doors with President Patrice Talon of Benin Republic at the State House, Abuja.
The 36 state governors in Nigeria will hold a virtual meeting on January 20 to discuss issues relating to the second wave of COVID-19.
Ugandan President Kaguta Museveni has condemned Facebook, Twitter and other social media platforms for seeking to arbitrate over what speech should be deemed acceptable to Ugandans, saying it was an unfortunate arrogation of power.
He said that Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta, heading NGF Committee charged with the responsibility of liaising between the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 and the forum, would brief the meeting on COVID-19 vaccines and the way forward.
The Nigerian Governors Forum on Monday said it will meet on Wednesday to chart a way out of the second wave of the pandemic as schools reopen across the country.
Mr. Funsho Adebiyi, Nigeria’s Coordinating Director, Highway Construction and Rehabilitation has said that the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway will be completed and totally opened to traffic in December.
Former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, has lamented that the nation’s ranks of dedicated and resourceful patriotic leaders have been depleted by the dreaded Covid-19 pandemic.
The former president said, “He was as passionate in his defence of Nigerian unity as he was devoted to his roots. No wonder, he actively promoted the history and culture of his local community who also immensely benefited from his wise counsel and generosity.”
The Presidency Wednesday reacted to the alleged ultimatum from a Sokoto based group with the name “Muslim Solidarity Forum,” calling on the Bishop of Sokoto Diocese, Most Rev. Matthew Hassan Kukah to tender an unreserved apology to the entire Muslim Ummah over his recent “malicious comments” against Islam, or quietly and quickly leave the state.
The National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA) has cautioned Nigerians to ignore misleading information about the vaccine set to be deployed against COVID-19.
The Presidential Initiative on Continuous Audit, (PICA) of the Federal Ministry of Finance, in conjunction with the Ministry of Aviation, in Kano, has commenced the verification of ex-workers of Nigeria Airways Limited (in Liquidation).
Malian security forces used tear gas on Wednesday to disperse an unsanctioned protest in the capital Bamako against France’s military presence in the country, one of the rally’s organisers said.
Dr Sabitu Shanono, the Deputy Coordinator, Technical Response of the state task force on COVID-19, disclosed this during a sensitisation meeting with five Emirs and 50 district heads in the state.
The Austria international is holding off from making a decision over his future until April, though, and Sky Sports Deutschland suggests that Barca will be in a position to discuss personal terms with the versatile defender before then.
Haryana Ibn-Sina, the commandant of Kano State, Hisbah Board, has advised parents to stop ‘buying big phones for children’ but train them to be responsible citizens of the society.
The Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, said on Wednesday the state government had conducted 263, 358 valid COVID-19 sample tests since inception of the pandemic.
The recent appointment of the Director General, National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP), is fraught with irregularities, Nigeria’s leading anti-corruption group said on Monday.
A new Commissioner of Police, Nasiru Mohammed, has assumed duty at the Imo State Police Command.
The Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) has raised alarm over the gruesome killings of their members by members of Vigilante in Mashegu local government area of Niger state.
Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny flew home to Russia on Sunday despite Russian authorities’ stated desire to arrest him and potentially jail him for years, his plane from Berlin landing at a different Moscow airport from the one it was meant to fly to.