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Super Eagles midfielder Wilfred Ndidi has expressed his delight after contributing an assist in Leicester City’s 3-0 away win at Newcastle United in the Premier League on New Year day.
The Federal Government has achieved 50 percent budget performance in 2019 with the release of N1.2 trillion capital expenditure.
The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) says an estimated 25,685 babies will be born in Nigeria on New Year Day.
A Bill for an Act amend the Public Holidays Act to declare June 12 as Democracy Day in Nigeria has passed the second ready at the House of Representatives.
The Presidency on Sunday gave reasons why President Muhammadu Buhari may be dilly-dalling in declaring his ambition in the 2019 presidential election, saying that it is a deliberate ploy to prevent opponents from sabotaging the country.
The Buhari Youth Organisation (BYO), Lagos State chapter, on Wednesday called on President Muhammadu Buhari to sanction the Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, for defying his order.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday in Kaduna inaugurated a new drone developed by the Nigeria Air Force for intelligence gathering, surveillance and reconnaissance.
The 222 Battalion of Nigerian Army says its troops tracked and killed Austin Agulegbu, a top member of a notorious cultist gang that allegedly masterminded the New Year Day killings in Omoku, Rivers State.
The Rivers State Government has accused the Governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha, of shielding one of the 32 cultists recently declared wanted by the Rivers State Security Council.
Aare Ona Kakanfo of Yorubaland, Dr. Gani Adams, has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to urgently mandate security agents to “arrest the blood-thirsty maniacs on the rampage in the country, masquerading as herdsmen, and bring them to justice, to avoid a total breakdown of law and order.
Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, Friday identified the controversial anti-open grazing laws in Benue and Taraba states as the source of the unending crisis in the two middle belt states.
The Presidency on Friday raised concerns over the media reports of the recent killings in Benue State, describing them as unfortunate.
The Senate on Wednesday resolved to summon the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, over the failure to meet up with the two weeks ultimatum to arrest those perpetuated New Year Day’s attacks in Guma and Logo Local Government Areas of Benue State.
I applaud the effort of the APC but is it not too little too late? Why did the party wait for over two years, and for the lawmakers to vote against the party position, before embarking on this exercise? Are those recommendations already not contained in the 2014 National Conference report?
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has said that President Muhammadu Buhari was under pressure at ‘some point in the past’ to declare a state of emergency in the state.
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The Police Command in Niger on Monday said it recorded no crimes during and immediately after the Eid-el-Kabir celebrations in the state.
Medical doctors in Ondo State, under the auspices of the National Association of Government General Medical and Dental Practitioners, have suspended their industrial action.
Members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) from the constituency of a former Speaker of House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, have commended his defection to the party.
Governor Willie Obiano of Anambra State on Monday, July 27th signed into law, the revised appropriation bill of N114.9 billion for the year 2020. The budget themed, ‘‘Accelerating Infrastructural Development and Youth Entrepreneurship’’ has a total reduction of N22.2bn from the original budget of N137.1bn, translating to a 16 per cent reduction.
In total observation of the NCDC recommended protocols, all categories of Enugu State workers resumed work Monday after four months Covid-19 induced forced holidays.
Akeredolu, who is the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), claimed that Ajayi has no political value and had no hold on any local government area in the State.
Russia is preparing to start a mass vaccination campaign against the coronavirus in October, Health Minister Mikhail Murashko said, RIA news agency reported.
The Director-General of National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC), Mojisola Adeyeye, has criticised the overdependence on importation in Nigeria.
A former Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Babachir Lawal, says President Muhammadu Buhari's successor should come from the southern region of the country.
A drunken soldier in the Democratic Republic of Congo’s troubled east opened fire on passers-by, killing at least 13 people including a two-year-old girl and seven women, sources said on Friday.