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Gov. Godwin Obaseki of Edo State has said his administration will continue to support the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) scheme, saying that the scheme has achieved the purpose for which it was formed in the country.
The Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari has approved a N29.4 billion contract to be awarded for rehabilitation of the “tricky, steep and dangerous” 15-kilometre 9th Mile section of the Enugu-Onitsha Expressway.
The National Working Committee (NWC) of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) met Tuesday at the party’s national secretariat in Abuja without Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, the suspended National Chairman.
President Muhammadu Buhari will today make a final decision on the meeting of the National Executive Committee (NEC) of the All Progressives Congress (APC) scheduled for Tuesday next week.
The Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Tukur Yusuf Buratai says the Nigerian Army is highly determined to end terrorism and is developing capacity to contribute to the country’s economic agenda.
Wives of police officers fighting Boko Haram in the North-East have told the Federal Government to immediately redeploy their husbands from the battling round.
Gov. Mai-Mala Buni of Yobe has that the North East region was going through a hard time but it will bounce back.
Against the expectations of people of the North East subregion, who had expected the announcement of security measures to curb the insecurity that has ravaged the area, the six Governors of the subregion at the end of their one-day consultative meeting, held in Gombe late Thursday night to early Friday morning, only agreed to set up a regional power generation by supporting the ongoing Mambila Power Project, to ensure the economic advancement of the region.
Ex-Commissioner of Police, Lagos State, Alhaji Abubakar Tsav, has commended the Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai, and his gallant troops for a display of sheer “gallantry and patriotism” against Boko Haram/ISWAP terrorists.
The embattled National Chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) Mr. Adams Oshiomhole has accused some of the members of the ruling party of anti-party activities.
$22.79 billion loan: National Assembly will take full responsibility, won’t allow diversion of funds...
President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has assured Nigerians that the National Assembly will take full responsibility for the application of President Muhammadu Buhari’s $22.79 billion loan request to various projects domiciled with Federal Ministries, Departments and Agencies of government.
The suspended National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole, on Thursday approached the Court of Appeal, seeking it to set aside the suspension order slammed on him on Wednesday by an Abuja High Court.
A bill that seeks to establish South West Development Commission (SWDC) has scaled second reading at the Senate.
Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has sent an open letter to the Senate President Dr Ahmad Lawan, urging him to use his leadership position to “ensure that the bill that would allow ‘repentant Boko Haram terrorists’ opportunities to access public funds to enjoy foreign education is immediately dropped, and to sponsor bills that would ensure access to justice and reparation for the victims of Boko Haram terrorist group.”
The United Nations (UN) officials in Nigeria has held a Safe and Secure Approaches in Field Environment (SSAFE) training for the new staff it would deployed to various field locations in the North-East.
Ohanaeze Ndigbo Youth Council Worldwide, has advised the leadership of Miyetti Allah to use the opportunity of Nigerian Army recruitment exercise to enlist its members in the army instead of threating to establish their own security outfit across the country.
South Africa is set to conduct mass community testing for COVID-19 pandemic as cases continued to rise, according to Health Minister Zweli Mkhize.
It comes after the 20 Premier League clubs took part in a video conference call to try and plan a way forward as to when to start and how the season should be played out.
Britain’s main opposition Labour party plans to announce a new leader on Saturday, which its 500,000 members hope will mark the end of one of the bleakest periods in its 120-year history.
The latest update from the Premier League has confirmed there will be no top flight football at the beginning of May.
West Ham vice-chairman Karren Brady has revealed she intends to take the same proposed pay cut as the club's players, insisting "we are all in this together" during the Coronavirus pandemic.
The Algeria international is being linked with PSG in the event they lose Neymar at the end of this season.
South African insurer Sanlam said on Tuesday that CEO Ian Kirk will be replaced by non-executive director Paul Hanratty in July.
Manchester United striker Marcus Rashford says his recovery from the back injury that has sidelined him since January has not been affected by the coronavirus crisis.
Amokachi, who earned 44 caps for Nigeria including performances at the World Cup 1994, considers Mikel to be the standout player from the Country based on his achievements.
The Niger chapter of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has lauded the state government’s order suspending Sunday service as part of efforts to curtail the spread of the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19).