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Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has singled out traditional rulers as the brains behind the successful stoppage of Niger Delta militancy and the truncation of the secession plot by the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) in the South East, leading to relative peace in the two regions.
The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr Emmanuel Ibe Kachikwu, said the Launch of the Oil and Gas road map tagged “7 BigWins’’ has brought about many development in the oil and gas sector in the country.
The Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has once again called on the Federal Government to handle the agitation of the Indigenous People of Biafra with caution and allow leaders of the South East to apply political solutions as against the use of force, which has created tension in Abia State and the entire South East since the military embarked on its Operation Python Dance II.
Stakeholders at a workshop organised by the International Republican Institute (IRI) have identified the ineffectiveness of rule of law and weak institutions involved in electoral processes as some of the factors instigating violence during an election in the country.
The presidential candidate for the Social Democratic Party (SDP), Donald Duke, has pledged to tackle insecurity and insurgency through proper remuneration of military personnel.
The Pension Transition Directorate (PTAD) yesterday disclosed that it has paid over N800million to war affected officers between 2015 and 2018.
The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has decried the continuous high-level of abuse of Tramadol and codeine based cough syrup among Nigerian youth and women.
Super Eagles camp for the crucial AFCON 2019 qualifier against Libya opened yesterday in Uyo with just three players as early birds.
Mr Deji Ajomale, President, African Sports Tourism Week, on Wednesday called on the Federal Government to establish sports museums across the country.
The World Bank has allocated $10 million grant to the Gombe State Government prevent problem of acute malnutrition in the state.
Oti added that the officer in charge of the Anti-kidnapping Squad, SP Musa Bulus, led the investigation that eventually led to the discovery of the victim in Enugu State on September 14.
The Nigerian Meteorological Agency has predicted cloudy weather conditions with chances of thunderstorms and moderate rainfall activities over some parts of the country on Tuesday.
The President, Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT), Muhammed Idris, on Thursday advised the Federal Government to review retirement age of teachers to 65 years.