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President Muhammadu Buhari has urged heads of security and defence services to promote and implement comprehensive security philosophies of joint efforts and synergy through interagency cooperation to address the nation’s security challenge.
Total loans by the Chinese government and affiliate agencies to Nigeria is about $3.121 billion and constitutes only about 3.94 per cent of Nigeria’s total public debt of $79.3 billion as of March 31, the Debt Management Office (DMO) has said.
No fewer than 700 accounts were said to have been operated in the name of Gombe State government by her officials.
The Presidential Artisanal Gold Mining Development Initiative, PAGMI, has assured that Central Bank of Nigeria’s purchase of locally produced gold will boost the nation’s foreign reserves.
Bayelsa State Government says it is taking steps to ensure that schools are safe to allow final year students to resume and participate in external examinations as directed by the federal government.
Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje of Kano State has assured that payment of allowances to frontline health workers would not be a problem to the state government.
The Accountant-General of the Federation, Ahmed Idris, said that the salary accounts of 793,580 Federal government employees and about 63 percent of members of Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) have been captured on the Integrated Payroll Personnel Information System (IPPIS).
The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Wednesday, accused the President Muhammadu Buhari-led government of deliberate hoarding of relevant information from Nigerians on the extent of corruption in his administration.
A new dawn beckons for Nigerian Sports with the presentation of the new Sports Industry policy with Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr. Sunday Dare, assuring that the policy would stand the test of time.
The Senate committee on finance has invited the Minister of Finance, Zainab Ahmed, over the funding status of three federal government legacy road projects estimated to cost N2.7 trillion.
The National Agricultural Land Development Authority, NALDA, Monday, disclosed of engaging young people in mechanized agriculture and modern technology in farming.
President Uhuru Kenyatta addressed the nation on Covid-19 containment measures on Monday, reiterating the need for seriousness as the country's infections spike.
Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has sent Freedom of Information (FoI) requests to the Senate President, Dr Ahmad Lawan; and Speaker of House of Representatives, Mr Femi Gbajabiamila, urging them to use their “good offices and leadership positions to urgently publish all reports of completed public hearings and corruption probes by the National Assembly since the return of democracy in 1999.”
The National Human Rights Commission NHRC has strongly condemned the incessant killings and wanton destruction of properties in various communities in Southern Kaduna, Kaduna state and some other parts of the country charging the Police and other law enforcement agencies to sit up and stop the blame game so as to bring the perpetrators to book.
In a bid to stem the spread of the Coronavirus in the workplace, the federal government has provided facilities for the conduct of tests for civil servants in the Federal Capital Territory, FCT.
The Nigeria Governors Forum has resolved to strengthen risk communication pillars of state COVID-19 task teams in line with proposals made as by the Presidential Task Force on the prevention of the spread of the disease.
President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has said that nobody is above the scrutiny of the National Assembly.
Few hours after Gov. Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti tested positive for coronavirus, his wife, Bisi, and top government functionaries have undergone tests to determine their status.
Huawei will stop making its flagship Kirin chipsets next month, financial magazine Caixin said on Saturday, as the impact of U.S. pressure on the Chinese tech giant grows. U.S. pressure on Huawei’s suppliers has made it impossible for the company’s HiSilicon chip division to keep making the chipsets, key components for mobile phone, Richard Yu, CEO of Huawei’s Consumer Business Unit was quoted as saying at the launch of the company’s new Mate 40 handset.
The Federal House of Representatives, in it’s oversight function, has uncovered many power projects, put together at the cost of N156 billion, that are being abandoned or are yet to be completed by the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN).
The Biafra Nations Youth League, BNYL, on Saturday, warned Miyetti Allah Kautal Haure not to allow the Fulani Security group to operate in the Southeast and Southsouth to avoid bloody confrontation by both groups.
Barely a week after President Muhammadu Buhari’s closest ally and nephew, Malam Mamman Daura, spoke against zoning of presidency ahead of the 2023 election, Kaduna Governor Nasir El-Rufa’i has said the next President should come from the South.
Mr Ibrahim Odumboni, Acting Managing Director, Lagos State Waste Management Authority (LAWMA), said the authority arrested 13 cart pushers and seized 29 carts for violating environmental laws of the state.
The Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 has approved gradual reopening of international flights and train services across the country.
The Nigeria Labour Congress has rejected the recent sacking of 100 pilots by Air Peace, 69 Pilots by Bristow Helicopters and National Union of Air Transport Employees union executives working with Turkish Air.
Senate Chief Whip, Dr Orji Kalu, said on Monday that the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) had not paid contractors that handled roads he facilitated in Abia.
Katsina State Government has appreciated the military and other security agencies for the gradual restoration of peace and normalcy to the state. It was also noted that the general security situation in Katsina State was gradually returning to normalcy.
Juventus are "perfect" for Serie A but their surprise elimination at the hands of Lyon highlighted their issues in the Champions League, according to Alessandro Del Piero.