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A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Zamfara, Alhaji Aminu Sani-Jaji, said those kicking against Gov. Bello Matawalle’s plan to join the APC are not good democrats.
Following the violent crisis that engulfed Billiri town in Gombe State between February 17 and 20, 2021 over the Mai Tangale stool tussle, leading to loss of lives and property, the Governor Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya, on Monday, inaugurated an 11-man Commission of Inquiry to ascertain the immediate and remote causes of the crisis with a view to preventing future occurrence.
The Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Mr. Godwin Emefiele, yesterday weighed in on the raging controversy over whether or not the apex bank printed money to augment funds from the Federation Account Allocation Committee (FAAC) distributed to states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) in March.
Nigerian governors await President Buhari’s return to resolve issues on state judiciaries’ financial autonomy
Governors of the 36 states of the federation are awaiting the return of President Muhammadu Buhari to resolve the logjam over the implementation of financial autonomy for state judiciaries.
The Ondo state deputy governor, Lucky Ayedatiwa, has said that governor Rotimi Akeredolu will give direction to the people of the state as regards who to support during the next Presidential election.
President Muhammadu Buhari has described the National Sports Festival as one of the veritable tools that unite Nigerians and avenue for discovering talents that will represent the country in the global sporting arena.
The Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lieutenant General Ibrahim Attahiru, said his vision would rebuild the Nigerian Army into a formidable force that will defeat all adversaries.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) says justice will always prevail under the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari.
National Coordinator of the National Social Safety Nets Coordinating Office (NASSCO), Mr Apera Iorwa, has said that no fewer than seven million poor and vulnerable households nationwide, or 30 million individuals, had been registered between 2018 and February, 2021.
The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has called on the Federal Government and Inspector General of Police (IGP) to intervene in the ongoing violence over Hijab policy in Kwara.
The Emir of Ilorin and Chairman Kwara Council of Chiefs, Ibrahim Sulu-Gambari, has urged Muslims and Christians to embrace peace.
The Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN, has asked Nigerians to hold Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq responsible for the violence and bloodletting in Kwara State over his administration’s Hijab policy.
Violence and resistance on Wednesday marred the reopening of the 10 grant-aided missionary schools earlier closed down by the Government over the use of Hijab.
The General Overseer of Pentecostal Sanctuary Bible Ministries (PSBM), Ijebu Ode, Ogun State, Pastor Sunday Dare Iyunade, has called on those calling for the disintegration of the country to shelve the idea, rather, they should work for the unity and progress of the country.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Monday condemned report credited to its Chairman, Mr. Abdulrasheed Bawa, wherein he was quoted to have advised the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, not to sell form to anyone that has a case with the commission, for 2023 general elections.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has described as false a report that its Chairman, Abdulrasheed Bawa, advised the Independent National Electoral Commission against selling forms to persons with a file with the agency who are aspiring to contest in 2023 general elections.
Ngozika Ihuoma, first defence witness (DW1), on Monday, told the Federal High Court, Abuja, that Abdulrasheed Maina, uncovered monumental fraud when he was the Chairman of the defunct Pension Reform Task Team (PRTT).
The immediate past Vice Chancellor (VC) of the University of Ibadan (UI), Professor Idowu Olayinka, said the UI VC selection process had always been marred with conflicts of interest that had made the process tough and competitive from time immemorial.
The total borrowing of the country as of 31 December is 21.6 per cent of the GDP. So, if we were not looking at adding the other category of loans that I mentioned, we don’t even need to increase that at this time As of 2019, the debt to GDP ratio was 19.2 per cent so only two per cent was added.
The federal government has described as a welcome development, the rising price of crude oil in the global market, saying, “this is a good omen for Nigeria”.
The Governor, Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Mr Godwin Emefiele, says the Bank’s decision to prohibit deposit money banks, non-banking institutions, and other financial institutions from facilitating trading and dealings in cryptocurrency is in the best interest of Nigerian depositors and the country’s financial system.
The Methodist Church of Nigeria, Diocese of Uyo, has urged the Federal Government to ramp up the country’s security machinery to check terrorism and insurgency in Nigeria.
Indonesia's navy is searching for a submarine with 53 people on board which has gone missing in waters north of the island of Bali.
In the early hours of Wednesday, unidentified gunmen attacked Adani Police Divisional headquarters in Uzo-Uwani Local Government Area of Enugu State.
Rebel forces set their sights on Chad's capital N'Djamena on Wednesday following the battlefield death of President Idriss Deby, threatening to bring more disruption to a country vital to international efforts to combat Islamist militants in Africa.
President Muhammadu Buhari is currently presiding over the 42nd virtual meeting of the Federal Executive Council (FEC) at the Council Chambers of the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
Mr Victor Okpara, the defence counsel of Chukwudimeme Onwuamadike, alias Evans has said the ongoing strike by the Judiciary Staff Union of Nigeria (JUSUN) has stalled the trial of his client.
Presiding Bishop, Living Faith Church Worldwide, David Oyedepo, has vowed not to take COVID-19 vaccine, saying that forcing people to take the vaccine is immoral.
At least 55 people were killed and more than 40 injured as three villages were burnt during fighting in the central African country of Chad, a governor told dpa on Friday.
The United States said rebel fighters in Chad appeared to be moving towards the capital N’Djamena and ordered non-essential staff to leave, warning of possible violence.
Paul Pogba has described himself as a "bad loser" who misses winning trophies at Manchester United, but says that the club's silverware drought only makes them more determined to break it.