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The Federal Government has intensified peace efforts in the Niger Delta as the Interim Administrator of the Presidential Amnesty Programme, Col. Milland Dikio, visited Gbaramatu on Monday as part of his ‘back to the region tour.’
Benue State governor, Samuel Ortom, has tasked traditional rulers and other stakeholders in Konshisha local government area of the state to ensure that all the weapons taken from the slain soldiers are returned unconditionally.
The Benue State government and other stakeholders in Konshisha local government area of the state have urged security agents to ensure that the killers of an Army officer and 11 soldiers are apprehended and brought to book.
The statistics, however, showed that the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) as well as states such as Abia, Anambra, Akwa Ibom, Ebonyi, Enugu, Rivers, Sokoto, Kogi and Taraba were still below 50 per cent of the target.
Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State has advised traditional rulers in the country to give titles to only people of impeccable character.
Jordan’s King Abdullah II and his half-brother Prince Hamzah bin Al Hussein have made their first joint public appearance since a palace feud last week.
Senator representing Plateau South in the National Assembly, Professor Nora Dadu’ut, has appealed to the federal government to support victims of the recent fire incident that engulfed the famous Namu Central Yam Market in Qua’an Pan Local Government Area, of Plateau state which led to the loss of food products and other valuables worth millions of naira.
Nineteen people have been sentenced to death in Myanmar for killing an associate of an army captain, the military-owned Myawaddy TV station said on Friday — the first such sentences announced in public since February 1 coup and crackdown on protesters.
The Nigerian Correctional Service has released the names and photos of some of the inmates who escaped from the Owerri Custodial Centre in Imo State on April 5.
Emirs in Kebbi State have lauded President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration for ensuring the take-off of the Hydroelectric Power Producing Areas Development Commission (HYPPADEC) to address plights of riverine communities.
An Igbo group has heaped all the blame for the security crisis in Nigeria on President Muhammad Buhari, saying his policy of sectionalism, nepotism , aloofness and support for killer herdsmen bred the crisis.
In order to enhance the success of its programmes, the National Youth Service Corps, NYSC, on Thursday, called on the 36 state governors to constitute and empower governing boards for the Scheme in their domains.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, some state govenors traditional rulers, top government officials and business leaders were among dignitaries at the book launch of the Fist Lady Mrs Aisha Buhari Thursday.
Governor Gboyega Oyetola of Osun State, and his colleagues in the South-South, yesterday, disagreed over the need to set up regional security structures to checkmate the rising wave of insecurity in the country.
A former Head of State, General Abdulsalami Abubakar (rtd), yesterday, declared that an estimated six million illegal weapons are in circulation in the country.
The Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC), Kaduna State Council, has condemned the mass sack of workers in the state public service.
Bayelsa State Government has announced plans to review its Chieftaincy and Community Administration Law to enable traditional rulers contribute more effectively towards good governance and community development.
Lagos State First Lady, Dr. Ibijoke Sanwo-Olu has called on Nigerians to pay close attention to their mental health as much as they do...
The United Nations Population Fund, UNFPA, through its Youth Participatory Platform, YPP, has empowered girls in marginalized communities with sexual reproductive health Information and Services.
The South-east zone have been urged to learn from the past, close ranks and present a formidable consensus candidate that will win the presidency in 2023.
One month into the national COVID-19 vaccination exercise in Nigeria, a total of 1,043,737 eligible Nigerians have so far been vaccinated with the first dose pf the vaccine, representing 51.9 per cent of the proportion vaccinated.
Newest entrant into Nigeria’s aviation industry, United Nigeria Airlines, has recorded about 25,000 passengers within four weeks of commencing operations on the local routes.
Reuters reports that the company would be joining the government effort to speed up the vaccination drive in the United States.
Arsenal goalkeeper Bernd Leno says the idea that the Gunners might not play European football next season "doesn't feel right", and that the job of the players is to make sure the club is where it "belongs".
Members of the National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) have asked the Federal Government to honour its agreement with the union.
Pope Francis made a rare Sunday outing from Vatican grounds to celebrate a mass on “divine mercy” with prisoners, refugees and health workers.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has hailed the courage of the founding fathers of the Nigerian media, describing them as the fulcrum of the nation’s nationalist struggle.