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The federal government yesterday strongly pushed back on insinuations that it had increased the pump price of petrol from N162 to N212.61 per litre.
The Ebonyi Police Command says it will investigate and arrest those suspected to be behind the fire that destroyed herders’ houses in Oshibo community in Ebonyi Local Government Area.
Stakeholders in the nation’s aviation industry have advised domestic airlines to merge into one mega carrier to beat the 10-year ceiling for closure and function smoothly.
Disturbed by the frequency of fire outbreaks in Kugbo Furniture Market in the Abuja Municipal Area Council, AMAC, Federal Capital Territory FCT Minister of State, Dr Ramatu Tijjani Aliyu, has called for the reorganization and remodelling of the market.
The Petroleum Products Pricing Regulatory Agency (PPPRA) says Nigeria’s domestic consumption of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG), popularly known as cooking gas, has exceeded one million Metric Tonnes (MT) in 2020.
Over 400,000 residents of Kaduna have been enrolled into the state’s Contributory Health Scheme, Aliyu Saidu, the Director-General of Kaduna State Contributory Health Management Agency said.
Soldiers nab 2 Soldiers nab 2 bandits terrorizing Zamfara, 2 others surrenders who made this known in a statement, said “In continuation of efforts to forestall bandits activities and to ensure peaceful Yuletide celebrations in the North West Zone, troops of Operation HADARIN DAJI have intensified its ground and air operations in the Zone.
The Federal Ministry of Works and Housing (FMWH) has warned Nigerians against destroying the projects sited in their communities by the Federal Government.
The Niger State Government and organised labour in the state are set for another showdown following the decision of the government to slash the salaries of workers by 50 per cent.
The Upper Area Court, Kubwa, Abuja, on Thursday, ordered the immediate arrest of Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, son of Nigeria’s former Vice-President, for disobeying an October 27, 2020 judgment directing him to hand his three sons to their mother, Maryam Sherif, for custody.
The Katsina State Government says it has so far spent about N25 billion on the payment of gratuities and pensions of retirees in the state since 2015 to date.
The police said the recently launched Operation Puff Adder is yielding results with the killing of nine gangsters operating on the Kaduna-Abuja highway and the seizure of arms.
The Peoples Democratic Party in Katsina State and its candidate, Yakubu Lado, have formally filed a petition before the election petitions tribunal challenging the conduct of the March 9 governorship election.
The Police in Katsina State have confirmed the release of the Kano-based cleric, Sheikh Ahmad Suleiman and five other persons, abducted in Katsina State 12 days ago.
Kebbi State Government, in collaboration with European Union (EU), United Nations Child’s Fund (UNICEF) and other international donors have flagged-off Maternal Newborn and Child Health Week and also commissioned a Dalijan Primary Healthcare Center, Kebbi State.
The Kebbi State Government has urged the people of Kwaddage and Kwakware communities in Suru local government areas of the state to live in peace with one another for the overall development of the state.
The National Bureau of Statistics says Kebbi State has the lowest percentage of 205 total crime cases reported representing two per cent of cases in 2017.
The Kebbi State Government says it will immortalize two of its indigene, Zayyanu Gwandu and Zayyanu Shalla, victims of Jos crisis who were killed on June 24 on their way from Bauchi to Abuja.
The Department of State Services said it had arrested Isaiah Suwe, an accomplice of the notorious kidnapper, Terwase Akwaza (aka Ghana), at Takum in Taraba.
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Mino Raiola is determined to make Erling Haaland the first £1 million-a-week player.
The coronavirus variant discovered in South Africa may evade the protection provided by Pfizer/BioNTech’s COVID-19 vaccine to some extent, a real-world data study in Israel found, though its prevalence in the country is very low and the research has not been peer reviewed.
The five governors of the Southeast region, on Sunday launched Ebubeagu regional security to fight terrorism in the zone.
The UN National Programme Manager, Patience Ekeoba, lamented that the country’s security is weak in handling gender-based matter.
No fewer than five lost their lives in Ondo State on Sunday in two separate incidents of a robbery attack and a road accident.
Nigeria has so far vaccinated 964,387 people in 36 states of the federation and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja, against COVID-19, with Lagos State topping the chart with 164,434 people vaccinated.
Five of the dozens of students kidnapped from a college in northwest Nigeria were reunited with their families on Wednesday, two days after having been found by the military.
National Sports Festival continues as Presidency, Minister, Ego governor resolves contentious issues
The 9000 athletes and officials competing for medals at the ongoing 20th National Sports Festival tagged ‘Edo 2020 Games’, as well as the artisans and food vendors, can now breathe a sigh of relief as the Presidency, minister of youth and sports development, Chief Sunday Dare, and the Edo State governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki have resolved all the contentious issues for the Games to continue interrupted.
Microfinance banks in Nigeria will not be able to meet up with recapitalisation requirement of the Central Bank of Nigeria, within the proposed time, because of the effect of the coronavirus pandemic on the economy, an official has said.
The wife of late Afenifere spokesman, Comrade Yinka Odumakin, Dr. Joe Okei-Odumakin, has said her husband died on Friday, April 2, 2021, and not Saturday, April 3, 2021, as earlier reported.