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The governors, according to sources, are meeting to find a solution to the recent insecurity challenges facing the zone, particularly the recent jailbreak and attack on Imo Police headquarters that led to the release of over 600 suspects in police custody and 1,881 inmates at the Correctional Service Centre Owerri.
PanAfrican Capital Holdings Limited, PACN, has stated that recent media reports to the effect that liquidity crisis had hit one of the nation’s oldest banks, Wema Bank did not in any way represent its position or from them.
The Delta South Political Assembly, DESPA, in Delta State, has cautioned Delta Central (Urhobo) politicians who newly floated a political movement, DC-03, to propagate the governorship quest of their ethnic group in 2023 not to mislead Deltans on the zoning formula.
The Commander, Operation Lafiya Dole, Major General Faruk Yahaya, has called on the media to support the ongoing operation to rout Boko Haram terrorists out of the country.
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.
The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Northern States and and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) chapter, has said that paying of ransom and giving amnesty to kidnappers and bandits will not bring an end to the menace of banditry.
The Presidential Amnesty Programme (PAP) has offered reasons behind its new policy mandating all prospective beneficiaries of its scholarship scheme to first take the examination organised by the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB).
Myanmar security forces killed over 80 anti-coup protesters in Bago town on Thursday night and Friday, near the main city of Yangon, the Assistance Association for Political Prisoners (AAPP) monitoring group and a domestic news outlet said.
The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, on Saturday quoted President Muhammadu Buhari as sending good wishes to Alhaji Aliko Dangote, on his birthday.
President of the Senate Ahmad Lawan has decried recent attacks on Police formations and Correctional facilities in Imo.
Hundreds of people demonstrated in Australia’s major cities on Saturday to protest the deaths of Indigenous people in custody, ahead of the 30th anniversary of a major report into the issue.
The Kebbi State Government and Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) are to continue to strengthened collaboration on production of biofuel and renewable energy.
An alliance of ethnic armies in Myanmar that has opposed the junta’s crackdown on anti-coup protests attacked a police station in the east on Saturday and at least 10 policemen were killed, domestic media said.
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.
Southern Africa's regional bloc on Thursday vowed a "proportionate" response to jihadists who last month raided a key town in northern Mozambique in a sharp escalation of a three-year-old insurgency.
La Liga said Friday it had found no evidence that Valencia’s Mouctar Diakhaby was racially abused by Juan Cala of Cadiz during a La Liga match last weekend.
At a crowded press event on Friday in Beijing, Chinese officials aired a video of a thin Uighur man with a shaved head, wearing an oversized uniform and speaking directly to the camera.
The Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN) has advised Nigeria’s sports authorities to always consider and treat the media as a key player in the development and promotion of sports.
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.
The UN National Programme Manager, Patience Ekeoba, lamented that the country’s security is weak in handling gender-based matter.
Fenerbahce are in talks with Crystal Palace striker Christian Benteke.
Shoprite Holdings Limited, the parent company of Shoprite stores in Nigeria and other African countries, has again classified the Nigeria subsidiary as discontinued operations as it marks it for sale.
The General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, Pastor Enoch Adeboye, on Thursday, disclosed that eight members of the church kidnapped in Kaduna State have been released.
The United Nations has decried the incessant attacks by Boko Haram in the North-east, stating that three international aid partners’ facilities were directly targeted and set ablaze on Saturday by the terrorist group in Damasak, Borno State.
Senator Samuel Anyanwu who represented Imo East senatorial district, Monday, described the killings in Ebonyi state, by killer herdsmen as a declaration of war on the Igbo people.