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Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, has disclosed that the US$50 million University of Transportation, Daura, scheduled to take off September next year will be built free of charge by the Chinese government.

Transport ministers from West, Central Africa meet over regional maritime bank

The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, has met his West and Central Africa counterparts to deliberate on the establishment of a Maritime bank, according to a statement by his Media Assistant, Taiye Elebiyo-Edeni.

NSCDC dismisses officer for ‘looting’ virus palliatives in Abuja

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps has dismissed a Corps Assistant, Illiya Ibrahim, from service for allegedly looting COVID-19 palliatives discovered in a warehouse in Gwagwalada, Abuja.

Anambra governor orders markets to open as police deploy operatives around state

Anambra State governor, Chief Willie Obiano has ordered the reopening of markets in the state.
Former Minister of State for Education, Mr. Kenneth Gbagi, has declared his intention to contest the governorship election of 2023 in Delta state, saying it is not too early to start preparing for the contest.

Olorogun Gbagi not arrested – media aide

Former Minister of State for Education, Olorogun Kenneth Gbagi, has not been arrested by the police, his Media Assistant, Mr Sylvester Omonigho, has disclosed.
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Edo election: NSCDC deploys additional 1,998 officers

The Commandant General, Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, Abdullahi Muhammadu, has approved the deployment of an additional 1,998 special force of the Corps for the Edo State Governorship Election.

Former Delta governor refutes report linking him to NDDC contract, urges minister to correct...

A former Governor of Delta State, Dr. Emmanuel Uduaghan, has dismissed the claim made by Niger Delta Minister, Senator Godswill Akpabio, linking him to a road contract in the NDDC.

Minister: More Nigerians will benefit from rail stations naming

Minister of Transportation Rotimi Amaechi says more prominent Nigerians will still benefit from the Federal Government’s naming of railway stations across the country.
The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) has been granted an order to forfeit 60 buildings linked to a deputy commandant of Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC).

NSCDC arrest man for raping three-month-old baby in Nasarawa

After a thorough intelligence gathering and investigation, the Nasarawa State Command of Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) arrested a man on Tuesday for allegedly raping a 3-month-old baby in Adogi village of Nasarawa State.

NSCDC disowns ‘official’ nabbed for smuggling people into Ebonyi

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps has clarified that none of its officials was arrested for smuggling passengers into Ebonyi.
Chief of Staff to the President, Mallam Abba Kyari, laid to rest at Gudu Cemetery Abuja on 18 April 2020 4

FCDA: Dead coronavirus victims not infectious

The Federal Capital Development Authority (FCDA) has said a cemetery at Kaura District in Phase II of the Federal Capital City (FCC) does not constitute a long-term health danger to residents of the estates.

Gunmen kill civil defence officer in Benue

Gunmen suspected to be Fulani herdsmen have killed an Inspector with the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corp (NSCDC) in Benue State.
South Korea’s SolGent has secured an order to supply a U.S. government agency with an additional 7,500 kits which can each perform 100 coronavirus tests, the CEO of the biotech firm told Reuters.

Coronavirus patient who attempted to escape from isolation centre captured

This was disclosed by a Corps Assistant Joshua Philip who was posted to Infectious Disease Control Center, Down Quarters, Kaduna South to provide security services in and around the isolation centre.
Commandant General of NSCDC, Mr. Abdullahi Gana Muhammadu

NSCDC: We now have license to operate radio station

He confirmed that the National Broadcasting Commission, NBC, granted the radio station license to the Corps, and this is his gift to the defenders to mark this year’s International Civil Defence Day.
The immediate past Governor of Oyo State, Chief Abiola Ajimobi, has admonished his successor, Gov. Seyi Makinde, to ensure that he does not lower the bar of governance in the state.

Oyo governor, predecessors trade blames land tussle

In the evening of October 17, last year, plain clothe security men invaded the Agodi GRA, Ibadan property of the immediate past governor of Oyo State, Senator Abiola Ajimobi, which was under construction and chased away workers. The former governor was said to have travelled outside the country, when the incident happened, making his aides to wonder who could have been responsible for the act. =
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Boarder closure: Central bank appeals to rice millers, stakeholders not to increase price

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), has appealed to members of Rice Millers Association of Nigeria (RIMAN) and other stakeholders in the rice value chain not to increase the price of rice over boarder closure.
Senator Shehu Sani, has said that Indigenous Peoples of Biafra, IPOB spanked the wrong Horse with the Wrong Whip on the wrong track has condemned the attack on the former Deputy Senate President, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, in Nuremberg Germany.

Senator Ekweremadu: IPOB spanked the wrong hose – Shehu Sani

Senator Shehu Sani, has said that Indigenous Peoples of Biafra, IPOB, spanked the wrong Horse with the Wrong Whip on the wrong track has condemned the attack on the former Deputy Senate President, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, in Nuremberg Germany.

FG: IPOB’s attack on Senator Ekweremadu shamefully pathetic

The Federal Government has condemned the attack on the former deputy senate president, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, in Nuremberg Germany.

Senator Ekweremadu: IPOB members attacked me in Germany

The immediate past Deputy President of the Senate, Ike Ekweremadu, has confirmed the physical assault on him by some members of the proscribed Indigenous Peoples of Biafra in Nuremberg, Germany, on Saturday.

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UN, EU urge media to intensify advocacy against gender violence

The joint EU-UN Spotlight Initiative, on Monday called on the media to intensify advocacy through reportage of violence against women and girls to end the menace in the country.
The PDP and its candidate, Babatunde Gbadamosi, are urging the court to disqualify the APC candidate, Tokunbo Abiru, over his alleged possession of two voter cards.

Tokunbo Abiru proposes antidote for national challenges

Mr Tokunbo Abiru, APC’s candidate for the Lagos East bye-election, has said that quality representation at the National Assembly is an antidote to diverse national development and security challenges.
US President Donald Trump speaks with General Motors CEO Mary Barra during a meeting with automobile industry leaders in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington, DC on January 24th, 2017. - Photo by Saul Loeb - AFP via Getty Images

General Motors abandons Donald Trump’s war against California’s pollution powers

General Motors announced today that it is abandoning Donald Trump’s effort to take away California’s ability to set fuel efficiency standards. The company, along with Fiat Chrysler and Toyota, previously backed Trump’s efforts to roll back fuel efficiency standards.
Speaker of the Lagos State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Mudashiru Obasa on Friday disclosed how the immediate past administration of former Governor Akinwunmi Ambode employed blackmail and harassment to witch-hunt and deprive the House of performing its duties appropriately.

Speaker: Lagos Assembly to pass 2021 budget before December 31

The Speaker, Lagos State House of Assembly, Mudashiru Obasa, says the 2021 Appropriation Bill currently before the house will be passed before Dec. 31.

We believe it is South East’s turn to produce next president – Ebonyi PDP...

The Elder and major Stakeholders of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Monday affirmed the belief that it is the turn of the South East to produce President of Nigeria in 2023.