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Ekiti State Governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi, has inaugurated a nine-man committee to give policy direction to the implementation of the State COVID-19 Action Recovery and Economic Stimulus (CARES) programme
Amid renewed attacks by terrorists in the North-East, the Chairman of the Senate Committee on Army, Senator Ali Ndume (APC, Borno South), says the bulk of the arms Boko Haram Islamist group is using to terrorize the region, particularly his native Borno State, were stolen from the military and other security forces.
An Israeli air strike in Gaza destroyed several homes on Sunday, killing 42 Palestinians, including 10 children, health officials said, as militants fired rockets at Israel with no end in sight to seven days of fighting.
Most poor households in Nigeria are not connected to the country’s electricity supply network as only 22 per cent of the poorest of them have access to grid power, the World Bank has said.
Gov. AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq of Kwara says his administration will continue to embark on people-oriented investments that will be of benefit and reward to the people of the state.
With James Rodriguez set to miss the clash with Aston Villa on Thursday due to another injury, Everton boss Carlo Ancelotti has spoken out on the Colombian’s problems.
Human rights lawyer, Femi Falana (SAN), has urged southern governors in the country to back their ban on open grazing with a legal instrument to enable the prosecution of offenders.
It’s the first in sub-Saharan Africa and one of the three such cutting-edge facilities on the continent, with top prime global certifications for smart card manufacturing and it is based in Lagos, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, relished yesterday afternoon while touring SecureID company’s premises, and affirmed Nigeria’s extremely bright economic future, which he said cannot be aborted despite current challenges.
Idris emphasised that the programme known as ”Rapid Response Register” (RRR), was designed as a shock response framework by the National Social Safety Net Programme (NASSP) in collaboration with the World Bank to cushion the effect of COVID-19 pandemic.
Former assistant inspector-general of police, Wilson Inalegwu, says the southern governors should have condemned the attacks on security agencies during their meeting in Asaba, Delta state capital, on Tuesday.
Notwithstanding pockets of incidents of insecurity in the country, the Federal Government, has assured that it would continue to work hard towards ensuring the safety and peaceful atmosphere for International Oil Companies, IOCs, operating in the Niger Delta region.
Wife of the Bayelsa State governor, Dr. Mrs. Gloris Diri, has restated government’s commitment to revitalise primary healthcare facilities in local government areas across the state.
A former Chief Executive Officer of the Nigeria Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS), Prof. Usman Yusuf, has advocated a non-military solution to battle the insecurity bedeviling the country.
The World Health Organisation said on Tuesday it was reviewing Covid-19 data from Seychelles after the health ministry said more than a third of people who tested positive for Covid-19 in the past week had been fully vaccinated.
The Kwara State Government has announced plans to support young entrepreneurs in the state with huge interest-free loans, under an ambitious initiative of Gov. AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq to invest in and raise a new generation of successful young men and women.
The Embassy of Israel in Nigeria on Monday donated some food items to support some Muslim families in the on-going Ramadan fasting in the country.
The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Ebonyi State said it still discharges its duties of maintaining safety on the roads, notwithstanding the current security challenges.
The Inspector-General of Police, Ag. IGP Usman Baba, has ordered the deployment of additional police operatives and crime prevention assets to ensure public safety and strengthen security along the Kaduna-Abuja expressway amid the industrial action by labour unions in Kaduan State.
The Federal Government says it has uncover about 476 online publication sites dedicated to daily churning out of fake news to fight the government.
Abraham was omitted from Saturday’s 1-0 FA Cup final defeat by Leicester, and has been on the periphery since Tuchel’s January arrival.
Governors elected on the platform of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) on Monday tasked President Muhammadu Buhari to immediately begin the processes towards the creation of state police.
Chelsea boss Thomas Tuchel refused to criticise his side and instead put their defeat down to falling on the wrong side of fine margins, from Tielemans’ winner to the offside call on Chilwell.
Commissioner of police in Cross River State, Sikiru Kayode Akande, has raised the alarm that intelligence sources have confirmed massive infiltration of strange characters and suspected criminals.
The Doncaster fighter won the British, Commonwealth and European titles at 118lbs before capturing the vacant IBF crown by with a majority decision victory over hard-hitting Mexican Julio Ceja in May 2013 at the Keepmoat Stadium.
South East Governors have been criticised by the Human Right Liberty Access and Defender’s (HURIDE) for their alleged failure to immortalise renowned human rights activist, Innocent Chukwuma, who died recently in Lagos.
The Imo State Police Command, yesterday arrested and paraded one Micheal Osundu, alleged to be among the “unknown gunmen” who attacked the Owerri Correctional centre and the Police headquarters.