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The leadership of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has declared 21 January of every year as the CAN National Day of Prayers for the persecuted Christians in Nigeria in honour of the late CAN Chairman in Michika Local Government of Adamawa State, Reverend Lawan Andimi, and other victims of terror and herdsmen attacks.
As the Saturday’s Kogi West senatorial rerun draws near, stakeholders have urged the Independent Electoral Commission to improve its level of preparation and conduct in order to avoid a repeat of the “irregularities” that characterised the November 16 elections.
A non-governmental and non-partisan organization, ActionAid Nigeria, AAN, Sunday, advised the Federal Government on the proposed 2020 Budget Appropriation Bill, Value Added Tax, VAT, Sexual Harassment in Tertiary Education Institution Prohibition Bill, and other national issues.
The Presidency on Sunday chided the opposition led by the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) of going missing and abdicating its responsibility to the nation on recent national issues.
Convener of OurMumuDonDo Movement, Mr. Charles Oputa, a.k.a Charly Boy, on Friday said street protests by Nigerians over national issues cannot change political leaders at all levels.
The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has blasted the All Progressives Congress, APC, for warning its presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, for speaking on issues as if he was Nigeria’s president.
The United Nations Country Team (UNCT) members on Thursday were in Calabar, the state capital of Cross River State holding a retreat on Management Accountability Framework, a foundation piece of the UN reforms process to engage with government and help facilitate the achievement the State’s giant industrialization drive.
Senator Binta Garba of Adamawa North Senatorial District who has lost her bid to return to the National Assembly, has told her supporters to take her loss calmly as losing her election penultimate Saturday is not the same thing as losing someone.
The Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Mr Boss Mustapha, has admonished Nigerian youths to exercise their civic duty by electing for credible and patriotic leaders in 2019.
However, in a statement by its Spokesperson, Chuks Ibegbu, Ohanaeze warned “Yakasai and people like him who have kept the country down for years due to their antiquated and fixated stand on national issues to stop their antics and allow the present generation of Nigerians whom they want to stagnate to work out a progressive nation for all.”
The President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has condemned the unwarranted search in the Abuja home of nonagenarian, Chief Edwin Clark, by the police.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday night met with members of Parliamentary Support Group as part of efforts to build synergy, consensus on national issues to find solutions to socio-economic and security challenges facing the country.
The Defence Headquarters says the Air Component of Operation Hadarin Daji has eliminated scores of bandits in an air attack on their camp in part of Kwiambana Forest in Zamfara State on July 10.
He said, “Following the emergency congress of the Medical Guild held on June 27, we resolved that the previous 21 days ultimatum given to the state government be extended by a further two weeks during which representative council meeting should be held to review the resolutions of the congress and activate the three-day warning strike if 70 per cent of the Guild’s demands are not met.”
Reckitt Benckiser (RB), makers of Dettol and Jik, has donated hygiene products worth N65 million to Federal Ministry of Health to enable it respond to coronavirus pandemic in Nigeria, improve access to health, hygiene and nutrition for Nigerians.
The Securities and Exchange Commission, SEC, has restated its preparedness to collaborate with the National Information Technology Development Agency, NITDA, in a bid to foster safe conduct of transactions and usage of personal data in the Nigerian capital market.
Motorists plying Lagos–Abeokuta Expressway and some residents along that corridor have expressed concern over the deplorable state of the road.
The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) has suspended the processing and issuance of building plan approvals for Lugbe and all on-going developments in the district.
Ekiti State government in partnership with the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), have entered into partnership to empower 1,000 farmers in the state for commercial production of Cassava.
A puzzled Lewis Hamilton said Friday he may try a “dry dance” to avoid starting Sunday’s Styrian Grand Prix from sixth, or worse, on the grid.
The Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Boss Mustapha, has said that it is worrisome that some Christians exhibit reckless confidence in the face of the ravaging COVID-19 pandemic.
Speaker of the House of Representatives Femi Gbajabiamila says Nigeria must increase its industrialisation and manufacturing activities through the free trade zones to survive the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) regime.