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COVID-19 vaccination commenced in Nigeria yesterday with frontline healthcare workers in Abuja taking the first shots from the first batch of AstraZeneca vaccines that arrived in the country last Tuesday.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) has tasked the new chairman, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Abdulrasheed Bawa, be guided by the stance of President Muhammadu Buhari in the quest to tackle corruption in the polity.
The Conference of Speakers of State Legislatures of Nigeria has called on relevant authorities to ensure the prosecution of the perpetrators of the recent crisis between Hausa traders and Yoruba community at Shasha market in Ibadan, Oyo State.
Mr Israel Famurewa, Chairman, Osun State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB), says government will ensure merit and create a level-playing field for all applicants in the ongoing teachers’ recruitment exercise in the state.
A Federal high Court in Abuja has been asked to compel the Accountant General of the Federation to release details of the N173 billion released to various Ministries, Departments and parastatals during COVID-19
The Federal Government, on Monday, said it had concluded arrangements to construct 10,000 low cost houses in Kano State, to enhance access to decent homes for Nigerians.
The Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) Monday felicitated with Nigeria’s former Minister of Finance, Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, over her confirmation as the new Director General of the World Trade Organisation (WTO).
A non-political, pro-democracy platform, African Centre for Leadership and Good Governance (ACLG) has expressed its support for the nomination of the immediate-past military Service Chiefs as non- career ambassadors by President Muhammadu Buhari, stating that the action of the president was in order.
The Coordinator of Advocacy for Advancement of Peace and Harmony in Africa Initiative (ADAPHAI), Sulaimon Suberu has said engaging ex service chiefs has dual positive impacts on the fight against insurgency.
Operatives of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Abia State Command have reportedly arrested two suspects for their alleged involvement in the vandalism, sales and receiving of government properties.
Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, has charged Officers and Men of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, NSCDC, to come up with strategies that could help in boosting the Agro rangers squad towards securing farms and agro allied investments as well as critical national assets.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Friday urged leaders at all levels to emulate the humility, patriotism, selflessness, and life of service exhibited by the first civilian governor of Lagos State, late Alhaji Lateef Jakande.
INEC declared in Abuja on Wednesday that management of large crowds at many polling units remained a challenge at elections.
The Barcelona centre-back is being investigated by the Spanish FA having previously said on YouTube show Post United that if the vast majority of LaLiga referees supported Real, they would naturally be partial to that team when refereeing their games.
Maj.-Gen. Faruk Yahaya, Commander, Operation Lafiya Dole, has urged troops fighting against insurgency to show gallantry and discipline in the discharge of their duty.
Barcelona defender Gerard Pique has weighed in to a debate about refereeing by saying many officials in Spain were likely to favour his club’s great rivals Real Madrid.
Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has explained that the war against insecurity in the country has been difficult to be won because the Service Chiefs were becoming unprofessional.
The Chief of the Naval Staff, Rear Admiral Awwal Gambo, yesterday warned Navy personnel against collusion with drug barons, economic saboteurs, kidnappers and armed robbers.
André Villas-Boas has announced that he had offered to resign, citing a disagreement over the club signing Olivier Ntcham from Celtic against his wishes.
The Nigerian Army has announced the appointment of new General Officers Commanding, Principal Staff Officers, commandant of tri-service institution and army training centres, corps commanders, among other positions to man the various divisions, units and commands of the service.
Rivers governor: Good infrastructure reward for people’s resistance when army ‘tried to rig’ election
Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike has said the construction of eight flyover bridges in Port Harcourt alongside other critical infrastructure is in a mark of appreciation to the people of Rivers whom he commended for, in his words, having resisted ‘the Army and other security agencies [when they] tried to rig [the 2019] election’ in the state.
The Academic Staff Union of Secondary Schools (ASUSS) has commended the Federal Ministry of Labour and Productivity for granting recognition to the trade union in spite of an alleged deregistration plot against it by a rival union.
The Nigerian Army has buried a commanding officer and four other soldiers killed in the attack on the military base in Marte local government of Borno state.
Bruno Fernandes has responded to critics who claim he hasn’t done enough in the big games this season.
Nigerian government approves establishment of SIM swap centres, extension of enrolment licence tenure
Key stakeholders who joined Pantami at the meeting included the EVC/CEO of the Nigerian Communications Commission, DG/CEO of the National Identity Management Commission, DG/CEO of the National Information Technology Development Agency, Comptroller-General of the Nigeria Immigration Service and Chairman of the Association of Licensed Telecommunications Operators of Nigeria.
Ngozika Ihuoma, first defence witness (DW1), on Tuesday, told the Federal High Court, Abuja, that N74 billion recovered by defunct Pension Reformed Task Team (PRTT) was used by the Federal Government to finance 2012 Budget.
The Police Command in Cross River has confirmed that two officers were killed, on Wednesday, by unknown gunmen in Obubra Local Government Area.
Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, says despite the recent outcry on the huge sum of money allocated for the renovation of the National Assembly, Nigerians stand to gain from it.
Osun State governor Adegboyega Oyetola has urged the citizens to rally support for the government to protect the state against any form of security challenge.