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The Serving Overseer of Citadel Global Community Church, formerly known as Latter Rain Assembly, Pastor Tunde Bakare, has proposed Ordinary National Diploma from a recognised polytechnic as the minimum qualification for recruitment into the Nigeria Police Force.
The Ondo State director of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Grace Akpabio, has insisted that members of the corps who would serve as ad-hoc staff in the coming Ondo State governorship election, would not be posted to coastal communities.
The Commissioner, Federal Capital Territory Police Command, Bala Ciroma, has ordered that a post-mortem be conducted on a young woman, Ifeoma Abugu, who was arrested by operatives of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad in place of her fiancé, Adam Ugwunwa.
The police on Saturday arrested an ad-hoc official of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Edo state for conniving with politicians to manipulate ballot papers.
President Muhammadu Buhari, on Friday, said the Federal Government would engage the services of members of the National Youth Service Corps to champion the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals 2030 at the grassroots.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday said that his administration has developed a novel homegrown ‘Integrated Sustainable Development Goals Model’, as an analytical framework for assessing how policy-making can better address the indivisible nature of the Sustainable Development Goals.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has announced the opening of a special link for the registration of additional National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), members as ad hoc staff for Ondo State governorship election.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), says it will soon resume its continuous voter registration (CVR) exercise, aborted few months ago by the outbreak of COVID-19.
The acrimony between the Peoples Democratic Party and the All Progressive Congress seems not to be abating as the PDP has alleged a plot by the APC to manipulate the September 19 governorship election in Edo State.
The Federal Government has given the nod for the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) to begin preparations for reopening of orientation camps nationwide.
Director-General, National Youth Service Corps, Brig-Gen Ibrahim Shuaibu, has said the scheme would prosecute those who attempted to illegally participate in its programme or had participated in the past through fraudulent means when discovered.
Edo State Chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and Akwa Ibom State Resident Electoral Commissioner, Mike Igini, yesterday, engaged in verbal war as the APC alleged that Governor Godwin Obaseki has engaged the REC to manipulate the September 19 governorship election.
The Assistant Inspector-General of Police in charge of Zone 5, Dibal Yakadi, has assured all stakeholders in the forthcoming Edo State governorship election that officers and men of the police will work with them to ensure a credible election come September 19.
The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) is renewed and better positioned to support the technological and economic development of the country, the Southeast Area Director, Mr Ahmed Ikaka, has said.
The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) says it will soon begin to clamp down on institutions awarding illegal degrees in the country.
The Benue State Emergency Management Agency, SEMA, has clarified that the state government has not hoarded any of the palliative sent to the state by Coalition Against COVID-19 (CACOVID) for distribution to the poor to cushion the harsh effect of COVID-19 in the state.
The University College Hospital (UCH), Ibadan, says it has beefed up security, following the threat of a planned attack on the teaching hospital by hoodlums.
Paul Pogba has reportedly quit international football following racist comments made by France president Emmanuel Macron.
Senator Bola Tinubu on Sunday proposed that revenue from the Lekki Toll-Gate should go towards succour for victims of military shooting of October 20.
Sen. Bola Tinubu, a national leader of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), says for Nigeria to attain parity with older and more established democracies, the country must accept protests as part of its national development.
The Pan Yoruba sociopolitical group, Afenifere, on Saturday distanced and disowned itself from the ultimatum some Nigerian national, especially the Inbox to vacate the southern region within the next 48 hours.
Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State on Tuesday night, held a security meeting to assess the violent trend the EndSARS protest has assumed in the state where he warned that violators of the currently imposed curfew would be penalised.
The Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, on Thursday, inaugurated a judicial commission of inquiry to investigate human rights abuse in the state by the disbanded notorious police unit, Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS).
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has postponed the 15 bye-elections earlier slated for October 31 in the aftermath of the #EndSARS protest which had seen hoodlums hijacking the agitations to wreak havoc across the nation.
The Taraba Government has imposed a curfew on Jalingo, the State capital, following the invasion of government warehouses by hoodlums on Saturday.