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A former lawmaker, representing Kaduna Central, Sen. Shehu Sani, has called for adequate security around schools in the country to check the spate of kidnapping.
Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has donated N5, 000, 000, three Coaster Buses, 1 Ambulance, 1 Siren to the Late Yinka Odumakin solidarity memorial organised by the Civil Society and Pro-Democracy Movement ahead of the Saturday burial ceremony.
The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) announced yesterday that it would be reintroducing the park and pay policy in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), from May 1, 2021.
A group, under the aegis of Coalition of Igbo Progressive Youths Worldwide has said the Armed Forces Commission Bill, sponsored by the Senate Minority Leader, Enyinnaya Abaribe deserves passage by the National Assembly as it would go a long way in addressing observed lopsided appointments in the security sector.
No international fans will be allowed at the delayed 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics this summer no thanks over fears of coronavirus pandemic, BBC reports.
A Senior Advocate of Nigeria, SAN, Mr. Sani Katu, yesterday adduced reasons he applied to withdraw his appearance as the defence lawyer in the ongoing trial of former chairman of the defunct Pension Reform Task Team, PRTT, Mr. Abdulrasheed Maina.
Renowned Islamic Scholar, Sheik Abubakar Gumi, has submitted that Nigeria would escape banditry and achieve peace only when bandits were granted amnesty.
Tiger Woods is “in good spirits” after being moved to a new Los Angeles hospital for treatment from injuries he sustained in a car accident.
Elders from the South-West geopolitical region of the country have applauded President Muhammadu Buhari for appointing one of their illustrious sons in the Nigerian Military into the nation’s security management team as Chief of the Air Staff.
Yoruba Council of Elders has faulted the meeting which the governors in the South-West zone had with Miyetti Allah Breeders Association of Nigeria in Akure, Ondo state, two days ago.
Governor Zulum says he believes power should shift to other part of the country, but interested party must be ready to negotiate for it.
Daily coronavirus cases were in the single digits, down from a springtime peak of 238 that made the Navajo Nation a U.S. hot spot. The tribe, wanting to ensure a COVID-19 vaccine would be effective for its people, said it would welcome Pfizer clinical trials on its reservation spanning Arizona, New Mexico and Utah.
Addressing the nation on Wednesday, December 30, after he filed a petition at the Supreme Court to challenge the results of the polls, Mr Mahama said “Increasingly, many of us who are trying to understand how the electoral commission arrived at the results of this last elections are being advised to forego the issues in the interest of peace.
Tiv Youth Council Worldwide, a pressure group, has faulted Bishop Matthew Kukah’s call for military coup against President Muhammadu Buhari’s government, urging security agencies to question him over the statement.
The Federal Government yesterday faulted claims by the President of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Prof. Biodun Ogunyemi that the government had failed to deliver on the timelines on offers made to the union.
Edo State Governor Godwin Obaseki has released N6bn for road rehabilitation and repairs across the state.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Bayelsa State has faulted the last minute appointments by Governor Seriake Dickson after the November 16, 2019 governorship election where the opposing Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) won.
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A pair of boxing gloves worn by Nelson Mandela at the height of the anti-apartheid struggle in South Africa lie under a thick layer of dust in a darkened room, the silence broken only by the thud of moths nose-diving onto the glass display case.
A report prepared by a research and consultancy group, Beacon Consulting Ltd., a member of ASIS International, world’s largest association for security management professionals, has shown that of the 6.5 million small arms and light weapons circulating in Nigeria, 5 million are in the possession of non-state actors while 568,000 are in the hands of law enforcement agencies.
Ekiti State Governor, Kayode Fayemi, has expressed his condolences on the death of Pastor Dare Adeboye, son of the General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), Pastor Enoch Adeboye.
The Pro-Chancellor and Chairman, Governing Council of the University, Abba Alkasum has formally unveiled the new identity of the Federal University of Agriculture Makurdi (FUAM) as Joseph Sarwuan Tarka University Makurdi (JSTUM).
As agribusiness continues to be the focus of wealth and job creation towards boosting food security, the National Agricultural Land Development Authority, NALDA, has concluded plans to boost cassava production with a packaging plant in Ogun State.
President of the Senate, Dr. Ahmad Lawan, has assured 230 Nigerian students currently stranded in the Southern Caribbean nation hit by volcanic eruptions that the National Assembly would intervene to ensure that they are safely brought back home.
The former Senate President, Anyim Pius Anyim, Monday stated that “military actions or even foreign help alone cannot bring permanent solutions to ethnic conflicts or nationality agitations breeding insecurity across the country.
The Resident Electoral Chairman, REC, in Enugu state, Mr Emeka Ononamadu, has washed his hands off the allegation that the ongoing conversation of polling points to full-fledged polling units in the state is being influenced by political interests and other extraneous factors.
There was a striking moment inside Schalke’s Veltins-Arena a little over two years ago. It was nearing midnight in Gelsenkirchen and Manchester City’s players looked shattered as they filed out on to the team coach.
The Budget Office of the Federation has called for the reduction of the number of federal cabinet ministers from around 40 to 24, stressing that, among other things, it will help reduce the high cost of governance in Nigeria.