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An envoy for Myanmar’s ousted government called on the United Nations to use “any means necessary” to stop a military coup on Friday, as police cracked down on anti-junta protesters with rubber bullets and stun grenades.
Calls are increasing, from both politicians and civil society, for the rescue of at least 300 schoolgirls abducted early Friday from their hostel by gunmen in Zamfara.
The minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr. Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami, who allayed the fears of Nigerians on the deployment of Fifth Generation (5G) technology in Nigeria, clarified that there is no known scientific evidence till date suggesting that 5G poses any risks to public health and safety.
The United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF) has condemned the attack by bandits on Government Girls Secondary School Jangebe in Talata Mafara Local Government Area of Zamfara State.
An International humanitarian organisation, Mercy Corps, in collaboration with European Union (EU), has handed over 325 two-bedroom houses for Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Bama, the headquarters of Bama LGA, to the Borno government.
The Ekiti government has acquired and installed a computerised vehicle inspection equipment to identify the level of road worthiness of vehicles in the state.
The Senate has mandated the committees on Education (Basic and Secondary), Tertiary Institutions and TETFUND to investigate the utilisation of over $20 million funding proposed and budgeted for the Safe School Initiative.
The Civil Liberties Organisation (CLO) says the National Assembly’s call for declaration of a state of emergency on insecurity will allow President Muhammadu Buhari to take extra constitutional actions to address the nation’s security challenges.
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 Nigerian Senate has mandated its committees on Basic and Tertiary Education to investigate allegations of abuse of $20 million meant to implement the Safe Schools Initiative of the Federal Government.
The Corps Marshal, Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Boboye Oyeyemi, has directed commanding officers across all formations to commence immediate impoundment, arrest and prosecution of owners of rickety vehicles nationwide.
Justice Ayokunle Faji of the Federal High Court in Lagos has granted leave to the National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) to destroy a 1×20 feet container loaded with 381 bags of Ammonium Nitrate, a Chemical used in producing explosives.
Israel will address disputes with the United States over Iran “below the radar” for now, a top Israeli broadcaster said on Tuesday, citing sources involved in a strategising session convened by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Tuesday that he was very optimistic that all COVID-19 restrictions in England would end on June 21, and added that the government would hold a review into the use of vaccine certificates.
The Department of Petroleum Resources on Monday inaugurated an initiative aimed at tackling accidents associated with oil and gas operations through the use of helicopters to ensure the safety of lives.
Governor Bello Matawalle of Zamfara State has said the students and staff of Government Science College, Kagara, Niger State kidnapped by bandits last Wednesday were being kept in Birni Gwari, Kaduna State, by their abductors.
A survey has found infection rates of COVID-19 to be higher among males than females in the country.
The NHIS Executive Secretary, Prof. Mohammad Sambo, told newsmen on the sidelines of the retreat in Kaduna that it was to educate the top management on the plan, which was developed to ensure sustainable Universal Health Coverage (UHC) in the country.
The Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), on Friday, called for the arrest of Sheikh Ahmad Gumi, for saying journalists are criminals for calling bandits criminals.
The chairman of National Gas Expansion Programme (NGEP), Mohammed Ibrahim, says the federal government will launch a new pricing framework to regulate operations in the gas sector.
Wolves manager Nuno Espirito Santo is "totally confident" Mexico striker Raul Jimenez will be back from his fractured skull before the end of this season.
The Oodua Peoples Congress, OPC, in Oyo State said yesterday that it arrested four suspected Kidnappers in the Ibarapa, area of the state.
Countries seeking their own vaccine doses are making deals with drug companies that threaten the supply for the global COVAX programme for poor and middle-income countries, the World Health Organization said on Friday.
The Police Command in Abia has killed four suspects and arrested eight others over the attack on the Abayi Police Station in the early hours of Tuesday in Abia.
The Non-Academic Staff Union (NASU) and Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities (SSANU), Lagos State University (LASU) Chapter, on Thursday suspended an indefinite strike over outstanding arrears of minimum wage and other demands.
The House of Representatives has urged the Federal Government to lift the embarg on employment into Federal Ministries, Departments and Agencies.
With N9.4 billion paid to stakeholders, including service providers, approval by the Federal Executive Council (FEC), and with 31 states to cover, the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has said the federal government has no more excuses for not rapidly rolling out the Digital Switch Over (DSO).
The Cross River State Police Command has rescued an 81-year-old Monarch who was whisked away from his house at Ambo by Idang in the Calabar South Local government area late Monday night.