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The House of Representatives has directed its committee on petroleum to investigate the alleged missing 5.2 million barrels of crude oil allocated to local refineries under the Direct Sales Direct Purchase (DSDP).
The Federal Government has expressed its readiness to partner with Crown Flour Mills to expand the capacity for wheat production in the country.
The Commander of the Special Task Force, Operation Safe Haven, Maj.-Gen. Chukwuemeka Okonkwo, which is maintaining peace in Plateau and environs has warned troops to desist from molesting innocent civilians but to go after criminals.
The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, says posterity will be kind to President Muhammadu Buhari for embarking on massive infrastructure development in the country.
Lagos State Government, yesterday, embarked on demolition of illegal structures and eviction of occupants in Banana Island in highbrow, Ikoyi and Eleko, Ibeju Lekki area of the state without compliance to the state building laws and regulations aimed at restoring its shorelines.
The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) Lagos State Command has commenced ‘Operation Orange Impacts’ to ease traffic in all routes in the state especially during the peak periods.
Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has asked the World Bank to release information on the $500million funding for electricity projects in Nigeria.
Abia Governor Okezie Ikpeazu has alleged that some unidentified individuals were working to ensure that they create anarchy and confusion through the herdsmen-farmer crisis currently rocking the country.
The Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, yesterday warned the Federal Government (FG) against imposing another total lockdown of the country, saying such a move would be catastrophic to Nigerians and the economy.
Lawan stated this on Monday while delivering his remarks at a two-day public hearing on PIB organised by the Senate Joint Committee on Petroleum Sector (Downstream); Petroleum Resources (Upstream); and Gas.
Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Sadiya Umar-Farouq, has been asked by Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) to “publish details of proposed payments of N729bn to 24.3 million poor Nigerians.
On Monday, FIFA published the 2020 edition of the FIFA Global Transfer Market Report. It is the world football governing body’s annual charts of transfers of professional men’s and women’s players from one club to another within the calendar year.
Super Falcon star Asisat Oshoala and other football stars were featured as FIFA introduces innovative music strategy that was released today by the football governing body.
A legal battle continued Tuesday to decide the fate of a US woman that the government of Donald Trump intends to execute before leaving power, despite doubts about her mental state.
The creators of social network Parler have sued Amazon for ending a web hosting agreement after last week’s riot at the US Capitol. Parler claims Amazon Web Services severed ties to stop Parler from competing with the larger social platform Twitter, and it’s asking a court to stop Amazon from shutting down its account — arguing that an extended shutdown would be like “pulling the plug on a hospital patient on life support.”
As hopes of recovering outstanding N4.4 trillion debt dim, the Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON) has cried out to all relevant government agencies and stakeholders to join its debt recovery drive as failure to achieve this golden objective will further wreck the economy.
Dr Adebimpe Adebiyi, Director of Hospital Services, Federal Ministry of Health (FMOH), gave the advice in an interview with newsmen, on Wednesday in Abuja.
Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau State has signed into law the 2021 appropriation bill of more than N147.6 billion.
Amid reported increase in sexual violence against women in Nigeria, former National President of the Nigerian Association of Women Journalists – NAWOJ, Ms. Kande Daniel says “advocacy and communication by civil society groups must engage in shaming by naming” as a deliberate step to reduce gender-based violence in the country.
An international coalition aiming to tackle the COVID-19 pandemic needs $28 billion, a bargain price for stopping the damage done by a virus that has run rampant for the past year, a senior UN World Health Organisation (WHO) official said on Tuesday.
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The Nigerian Governors’ Forum (NGF) has asked the federal government to take the necessary steps to support logistics and inoculation activities in states to ensure a smooth vaccine roll-out exercise across the country.
The All Farmers Association of Nigeria, AFAN, Friday, blamed institutional failure for the blockade of foodstuff supply and transportation to Southern Nigeria as the Amalgamated Union of Foodstuff and Cattle Dealers of Nigeria, AUFCDN, embarked on the protest over factors militating against their business.
African Development Bank Group (AfDB) on Friday signed a $400,000 grant agreement with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to strengthen securities market regulation and broaden market instruments.
The 22-year-old suffered head trauma after landing awkwardly on the turf following a collision with Cristian Romero in his side’s defeat to Atalanta on February 21.
A police man, Shedrack Aleke Igwe, working in armoury section of MOPOL base 28, Umuahia, Abia state has been arrested with 5 AK-47 rifles he stole from the armoury.
Gernot Rohr will release the list of Super Eagles players next week ahead of the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers against Benin and Lesotho.
The pan-Yoruba socio-cultural group, Afenifere, on Friday, condemned the prosecution of only Yoruba suspects in respect of the recent clash between the Yoruba and Hausa in Shasa market of Ibadan in Oyo State.
Also, Air Commodore Dauda Prayero has been appointed as the new Chairman Air Expo and International Liaison Secretariat while Air Commodore Olabode Babalola takes over as the Chief of Medical Services, HQ NAF.
A roadside bomb explosion killed a female doctor in the eastern city of Jalalabad, provincial officials said on Thursday, days after three female media workers were shot dead in the same city.
The federal government has further extended the work-from-home directive to all public workers on Salary Grade Levels 12 and below until March 31 as a measure to mitigate the spread of COVID-19.