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The Office of the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Sustainable Development Goals, OSSAP-SDGs has denied report on the social media linking it with an “abandoned” 7 kilometer road project in Gungura Local Government Area of Bauchi State.
As the much anticipated local government elections in Ogun State gather momentum, Chairman of the State Independent Electoral Commission (OGSIEC), Mr. Babatunde Osibodu, has assured the people of the state that the Commission will not compromise its integrity.
The Securities and Exchange Commission, SEC, has declared that Capital Market Operators, CMO, who fail to renew their registration before May 31, 2021, will not be allowed to operate in the market.
Police in Ivory Coast have rescued 68 children working on cocoa farms, most of whom were trafficked from neighbouring Burkina Faso, authorities said.
The Lagos State Government has said it would investigate allegations of medical negligence levelled against Premier Specialist Medical Centre, Victoria Island, leading to the death of Peju Ugboma, a chef.
The Lagos State Government says its two upgraded Food Production Centres at Badagry and Araga, would help boost the state’s food self-sufficiency status while reducing its dependence on other states for food.
Kano State government has said that it would not hesitate to shut down more boarding schools if the state of insecurity across the country, especially in some of its neighboring states, worsens.
A large segment of a Chinese rocket re-entered the Earth’s atmosphere and disintegrated over the Indian Ocean on Sunday, the Chinese space agency said, following fevered speculation over where the 18-tonne object would come down.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission says it is monitoring the movement of cash by nongovernment organisations in the north in efforts to trail financiers of terrorism.
The Education Secretariat of FCT Administration has debunked reports that schools in the Bwari Area Council have been closed due to the fear of the residents that the area might have been infiltrated by bandits after sighting trucks loaded with strangers in the communities bordering Kaduna State on Wednesday.
The newly appointed Executive Secretary/Chief Executive, Financial Reporting Council of Nigeria (FRCN), Alhaji Shuaibu Ahmed, Thursday said he is committed to the enforcement of accounting standards, supervision and collaboration with regulatory supervisory bodies including the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and the National Pension Commission (PenCom).
The Nigerian National Petroleum corporation (NNPC) has tasked the Contractor rehabilitating the Port Harcourt Refineries Companies (PHRC) to ensure completion of the project at the estimated time frame.
The Minister of Interior, Mr. Rauf Aregbesola, has said his ministry is mindful of current security situation in the country and understands the need to maintain proper synergy among the security agencies in the country.
U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken said on Thursday Washington could increase security assistance for Ukraine after what he called Russia’s “reckless and aggressive” actions in massing troops near its border.
The Nigeria in Diaspora Commission ,NIDCOM, has commended the Nigeria Humanitarian Action,NIHA, for bringing humanitarian actors together, to give succour to the more than 235 million people in need of humanitarian assistance and protection in 2021.
The Budget Office of the Federation has called for the reduction of the number of federal cabinet ministers from around 40 to 24, stressing that, among other things, it will help reduce the high cost of governance in Nigeria.
Governor Simon Lalong has lauded the military for rescuing, Mr Kelvin Eze, a student of the King’s College, Gana Ropp, Barkin Ladi Local Government Area of Plateau.
The House of Representatives has opened investigations into the alleged abuses of bidding, contracting, and operating processes by Exxon Mobil against Nigerian-owned catering companies and citizens.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) plans to create additional 956 polling units in Sokoto state. INEC’s National Commissioner, Mr Festus Okoye, made the disclosure during a stakeholders meeting on conversion of polling units, on...
In a statement on Wednesday, the Washington-based financial institution said remittances to SSA declined by an estimated 12.5 percent in 2020 to $42 billion. The decline was almost entirely due to a 27.7 percent decline in remittance flows to Nigeria,
Human rights lawyer, Femi Falana (SAN), has urged southern governors in the country to back their ban on open grazing with a legal instrument to enable the prosecution of offenders.
The Governor of Edo State, Godwin Obaseki, has called for unity in Nigeria in order for the country to overcome its many challenges.
At least two people have been killed and dozens wounded as Sudanese security forces cracked down on a rally that demanded justice for protesters killed during anti-government demonstrations two years ago, according to the army.
Gunmen suspected to be kidnappers have created tension in Ikaram Akoko, in Akoko North West council area of Ondo State, following the abduction of two residents of the community including a graduate, identified as Gbodi.
Former Arsenal midfielder Freddie Ljungberg said he hoped manager Mikel Arteta would keep his job after the team crashed out of the Europa League on Thursday following a goalless draw with Villarreal.
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp said he expects Manchester United to field a strong squad in Thursday’s rearranged Premier League fixture despite the Old Trafford club’s hectic schedule.
A Minnesota judge ruled aggravating factors were involved in the death of George Floyd, opening the possibility of a longer sentence for former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin, court records revealed on Wednesday.
The Lagos State Government says residents of the state are consuming food and agricultural produce worth about N5 trillion annually.
Gov. Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti State has received final reports from State Judicial Panel of Inquiry into allegations of Human Rights Violation Against Police Officers including officers of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) and other Persons.