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President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the establishment of a Judicial Commission of Enquiry to investigate the alleged financial impropriety and mismanagement of recovered assets levelled against the suspended Acting Chairman of the EFCC, Mr Ibrahim Magu.
The leadership of the Senate and House of Representatives Committees on Army have lauded the effort of Nigerian Army in curtailing banditry and other security challenges in the North West.
The governor of Kaduna State, Nasir El-Rufai, has said that Nigeria’s next president in 2023 should emerge from the southern part of the country.
The United States Africa Command has said terrorist groups including the Islamic State, Al-Qaeda, Boko Haram and Al-Shabaab, in the last five years, shut down over 9,000 schools in different African countries including Nigeria.
The Katsina State Governor, Aminu Masari, on Wednesday said heavy rainfall remained one of the challenges being faced by security agents who are battling bandits in the North-West and North Central.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday, met with the governor of his home state, Katsina, Aminu Masari.The agenda of the meeting held inside the President’s office at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, has yet to be made public as of the time of filing this report.
There was a high turnout of students as schools resumed in Abuja following the Federal Government’s directive that schools should reopen for students in exit classes.
Sen. Abba Ali, a member of the APC National Caretaker Committee, says the party is working towards having a data bank for all its members.
The Senate has revealed that the head of the Interim Management Committee, IMC, of the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, Prof Kemebradikumo Pondei, and other members of the committee collected between 20 and 30 pe rcent of contract sums before contractors were paid.
Elder Statesman and former Minister of Transport, Chief Ebenezer Babatope, has joined voice with other Nigerians predicting a better future for the country if power is zoned to the South-East in 2023.
Borno State governor, Prof. Babagana Zulum, has reiterated that the war on insurgency would have been over but for sabotage.
Just over 3 million people have so far been tested for the virus in South Africa, which confirmed its first case five months ago, and 8,153 deaths have been recorded. Africa has recorded 934,558 cases, 19,752 deaths and 585,567 recoveries, according to a Reuters tally.
The Nigerian military has said its operation in the nation’s North-West has been hugely successful based on “active resumption of farming, social and economic activities by the locals with reduced fear of threats in their localities.”
President Muhammadu Buhari has said the vandalisation of pipelines and corruption, especially where 13 percent derivation is concerned, had led to wastage and environmental hazards in the Niger Delta region.
President Muhammadu Buhari has given assurances that there will be more resources for the country's military, police and other security agencies to deal with the unwanted security situation in some parts of the country.
The Delta State chapter of the All Progressives Congress, APC, yesterday condemned the N400million ecumenical project proposed in the state’s 2020 revised budget noting that the project amidst claims of the state facing a cash crunch leading to the slashing of workers’ salaries in the state was not only unlawful but morally wrong and unjustifiable.
Frank Lampard says he is ‘really proud’ of his Chelsea players this season and has promised to ‘keep moving forward’ as he reflects on his first season in charge at Stamford Bridge.
President Muhammadu Buhari, on Monday, said if not for the respect All Progressives Congress, APC, has for the country, it could have used the army, the police and other security agencies to overrun the opposition Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in the 2019 elections.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) said it would approach the Supreme Court over conflicting judgements by the Court of Appeal on recently deregistered political parties.
Imo State governor, Senator Hope Uzodimma, has lent credence to the position of President Muhammadu Buhari’s nephew, Mamman Daura on rotational presidency, saying the nation will be better off if merit is allowed to drive the political processes.
The Ekiti State Commissioner for Justice and Attorney-General, Wale Fapohunda, has recovered from Coronavirus.
A former Ekiti State governor, Ayodele Fayose, has faulted a former president, Olusegun Obasanjo, over his comment on Buruji Kashamu‘s death.
Three hundred and thirty-one Nigerians have arrived Abuja, the nation’s capital from the United Arab Emirates. The Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM) disclosed this on Friday via Twitter.
The Federal Government will use part of the N2.3 trillion stimulus package to purchase locally produced items as buyer of last resort in line with its Economic Sustainability Plan, according to Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN.
The Oyo State Government has launched a statewide containment and decontamination response initiative to curtail the spread of COVID-19 across the state.