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Former Head of Service of the Federation, Mrs. Winifred Oyo-Ita, on Tuesday, urged the Federal High Court, Abuja, to adjourn her ongoing trial sine die over alleged Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC)’s abuse of court process.
Global powers are deliberately blocking Nigeria’s moves to acquire needed armament to end terrorism and insurgency, Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, said in Makurdi on Monday.
Otunba Segun Runsewe, Director-General, National Council for Arts and Culture (NCAC), organiser of the National Festival for Arts and Culture (NAFEST), on Friday said 1600 Plateau Indigenes had benefited from NAFEST’s free skill acquisition programme.
The Nigerian Agip Oil Company (NAOC) on Thursday said the Nov. 20 explosion at its oil field in Bayelsa would adversely impact crude export to the tune of 30,000 barrels daily.
The Federal Government has expressed determination to put appropriate structures in place to mitigate child road mortality.
Nigerian artist, Damini Ogulu, popularly known as Burna Boy, has emerged the first Nigerian artist to be nominated for the Grammy awards in two consecutive years.
Dr Fwanngje Isah, Provost, Plateau State College of Health Technology, Pankshin, says the institution will soon reopen for academic activities, after an eight-month closure caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.
The National Assembly (NASS) is to introduce electronic-hansard in parliamentary procedures in the first quarter of 2021. Mr Ojo Amos, Clerk to the NASS, made this known on Friday at the opening of a two-day retreat for top management staff of the National Assembly and National Assembly Service Commission (NASC).
A Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO), Centre for Initiative and Development (CFID), on Friday commenced a community hepatitis elimination programme for Taraba residents.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday night in Abuja received Governor Dave Umahi of Ebonyi State, who recently defected to the All Progressives Congress from the Peoples Democratic Party.
A Political Economist, Prof. Kingsley Moghalu, says the prolonged strike by members of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) constituted serious infringement on right of youth to education.
Nigerian lawmakers have called on the Federal Government to rethink its planned Social Media Bill currently before the National Assembly and chart a different course that would yield a better result.
Others in attendance are; Ministers of Defence, Bashir Mahashi; Interior, Rauf Aregbesola; Foreign Affairs, Geoffery Onyeama and Police Affairs, Muhammad Dingyadi.
The Federal Government on Saturday in Abuja said that plans are underway to adopt a career path policy for Nigerian teachers to stem spate of unqualified teachers in the country.
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Turkey’s health minister has announced a plan to start using an experimental Chinese COVID-19 vaccine later this month amid a surge in infections and deaths.
Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed declared victory over the Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF) after federal forces captured the northern region’s capital Mekelle at the weekend.
The Senate on Thursday summoned the Minister of Health, Dr. Osagie Ehanire and the Chairman of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-l9, Boss Mustapha, to brief its Committees on Health and Primary Healthcare on modalities the Federal Government would adopt to procure and administer COVID-19 vaccines on Nigerians.
The English Premier League has agreed to pay the English Football League a quarter of a billion pounds as part of a bailout for the rest of the clubs in the football pyramid who have been hit by the coronavirus pandemic.
Governor Ben Ayade of Cross River on Thursday launched a special operation to flush out criminals from the state, especially kidnappers.
Face-to-face negotiations between the United Kingdom and the European Union over a trade deal have restarted in a last-ditch attempt to find agreement with just five weeks to go before their current relationship ends.
The Police Command in Kano has confirmed the arrest of one Anas Sa’idu for allegedly kidnapping and murdering a 16-year-old, Tijjani Kabiru, at Kwanar Gwarmai Village in the Bebeji Local Government Area of the state.
Napoli president Aurelio De Laurentiis has penned an open letter to thelate Diego Maradona.
A teacher identified as Mr Paul Aluola and his wife have been reportedly kidnapped by gunmen suspected to be kidnappers in Ewatto, Esan South East local government area of Edo state.
The Seoul Central District Court found Cho Ju-bin guilty of violating laws to protect minors from sexual abuse and of operating a criminal ring to make profits by producing and selling abusive videos.