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The police command in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) said it has arrested six suspects in Apo over alleged kidnapping.
Osun State Government has stated the readiness to test every willing resident to ensure that the further spread of the coronavirus is curtailed in the state.
The Pan Niger Delta Forum, on Saturday, urged the South-South and the South-East geopolitical zones to quickly meet and reach a resolution on the region to produce the next president by 2023.
A statement by the General Secretary of NASU, Mr Peters Adeyemi and president of SSANU, Mr Mohammed Ibrahim on Friday, said, the JAC NASU/SSANU observed that the federal government failed to address any of the agreement it signed with the union on October 20, 2020.
Oyeyemi said, “Beginning from the second quarter of this year (2021), if you want to register your vehicle, it is going to be compulsory for you to provide your NIN. This is part of the security checks. So, once you provide your NIN, it makes the matter easier and helps the government in national planning, critical decision making and also enhance adequate Intelligence gathering for security of lives and properties.”
Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr Isa Pantami, said on Friday that it takes five minutes for each Nigerian to complete the National Identification Number registration at any National Identity Management Commission offices nationwide.
Pan-Yoruba socio-cultural organisation, Afenifere, has described the ongoing registration of the National Identity Management Commission in the midst of the second wave of COVID-19 as “the most irresponsible act of governance” on display in the history of Nigeria.
The Minister of State for Labour and Employment, Festus Keyamo, says the Federal Government didn’t increase electricity tariffs but adjusted some bands for users to pay what they are supposed to pay.
The Oyo State Security Network Agency known as Amotekun says the recent shooting of a police constable by one of its members was an accident.
Bishop of Sokoto Catholic Diocese, Mathew Kukah, has lamented that nepotism characterised the administration of the President Muhammadu Buhari.
Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has urged Lagosians to give up all gatherings associated with Christmas celebrations.
There is heavy traffic at the Berger-Alausa-Magodo axis of Lagos State after a fuel tanker caught fire on Otedola bridge, along Lagos-Ibadan Expressway, on Saturday.
There was panic Wednesday, along Lagos/Ibadan Expressway after a gas pipeline got burst during the ongoing road construction in the area.
Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, on Friday, said he visited the General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, Pastor Enoch Adeboye, during his second-term election travails.
A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos has declared that the General Distribution which is practised by the Copyright Society of Nigeria, COSON, is illegal.
There was a drama at the state Secretariat of the Independent National Electoral Commission in Owerri when the Election Returning Officer, Hakeem Adikum, declared All Progressives Congress, the winner of the Imo North bye-election which held Saturday without returning a candidate.
A military court in Abuja on Monday convicted a former Theatre Commander of Operation Lafiya Dole, Olusegun Adeniyi, who once led the country’s onslaught against Boko Haram.
South-West Security Network, popularly known as Operation Amotekun, is battling with problems of funding and equipment in Ondo and Ekiti states, where it has commenced activities.
She was previously charged with breaches of the country’s emergency management law, connected with the government’s response to the coronavirus pandemic, and a violation of import and export laws for possession of walkie talkies.
A chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Edo State, Chief Charles Idahosa, has advised a former governor; Minister of State for Budget and National Planning, Clem Agba, and the All Progressives Congress, APC, not to panic over moves by the Edo State government to probe the N30 billion Edo stormwater project.
The Australian National University’s Chinese Investment in Australia Database (CHIIA) recorded just over $780m (A$1bn ; £550m) in investment.
Donald Trump says he has no plans to launch a new political party, telling a conservative conference in Florida that it would split the Republican vote.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), and a human rights lawyer, Mr. Femi Falana (SAN), has condemned the arrest of Salisu Tanko-Yakasai, a former Special Adviser on Media to Kano State Governor, Dr. Abdullahi Ganduje, who was arrested by the Department of State Services (DSS) shortly after criticising President Muhammadu Buhari on Twitter.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) yesterday described the verbal attack on Abia State Governor, Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu, by Senator Smart Adeyemi (APC Kogi) as irresponsible.
A former Scotland, Manchester United and Leeds defender Gordon McQueen, who was capped 30 times for the Scottish football team, has been diagnosed with vascular dementia. Confirming this through a statement, his family asked that attention be paid to the occurrence of this amongst today’s crop of players.
Let’s have a comic diversion today from weightier matters of our national life. Because what I want to discuss can only be comic, if not also idiotic and otiose.
Italy’s ambassador to the Democratic Republic of Congo has been killed in an attack in the east of the country, its foreign ministry has said.
The Rapid Response Squad has arrested a pickpocket who disclosed that he has stolen over 240 mobile phones from Lagos commuters.