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The Consul General of Nigeria in Johannesburg, Godwin Adama, has said that the first batch of the Nigerian returnees from South Africa would depart South Africa for Lagos on Wednesday.
Some Nigerians in South Africa yesterday raised alarm that foreigners will be target of attacks today in different parts of the country.
The federal government yesterday stated its position on the xenophobic attacks on Nigerians in South Africa, saying it will not sever diplomatic ties with South Africa.
Senator Ajibola Basiru, Chairman, Senate Committee on the Diaspora, has warned that violence against Nigerians in South Africa would no longer be tolerated.
The Chairman, Senate Committee on Cooperation and Integration in Africa, Senator Chimaroke Nnamani, has described as barbarous, the brutal killings of innocent people in Igbo land by a group suspected to be Fulani herdsmen.
Following the lingering security situation in the country, the Senator representing Plateau North Senatorial District, Istifanus Gyang, has said that every part of the country requires rapid, sustained and sufficient cover to deal with its emerging security challenges.
All is not rosy between Kogi state governor, Yahaya Bello, and deputy governor, Simon Achuba. Ahead of the November 16 governorship election in the state, Mr. Achuba has chosen to come out of his shell to let the world know how terrible things have been for the North-Central state in the past four years.
Senator Ifeanyi Ubah, Young Progressives Party, YPP, yesterday said that the task ahead of the newly announced standing Committees by Senate President, Senator Ahmad Lawan, is enormous.
Chairman, Senate Committee on Labour and Productivity, Senator Abu Ibrahim, has traced the high spate of banditry and kidnapping in Katsina State to its closeness to Zamfara State.
The Senator representing Delta North, Peter Nwaoboshi, on Thursday got a reprieve from arrest and other punitive actions against him by the Special Presidential Investigation Panel (SPIP) for recovery of public property.
Worried by allegation of misappropriation of funds at the University of Lagos (UNILAG), the Senate Committee on Public Procurement at the weekend summoned stakeholders in the institution to unravel the cause of the financial crisis rocking the university.
The Senate has confirmed Godwin Emefiele as Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) for a second term of five years.
The Senate on Tuesday began the screening on the renewal of the appointment of Godwin Emefiele as Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) for a second term of office.
The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has distributed relief materials to more than 2000 victims of gunmen attacks in Nasarawa State.
The Bill for Act to provide for documentation and protect domestic workers and employers scales second reading in Senate on Wednesday.
The Medical Laboratory Science Council of Nigeria (MLSCN) says it has validated four Rapid Test Kits to determine their suitability for testing SAR-COV-2 infection popularly known as COVID-19 in the country.
Nigerian celebrities have taken to their social media platforms to mourn the death of Music Legend, Majekodunmi Fasheke, a.k.a Majek Fashek.
Rwanda says it will announce new restrictions on containing the coronavirus Tuesday, a stark reversal of the country's plan days ago to ease restrictions, including motor vehicle travel throughout the country.
In response to the yearnings of industry stakeholders to declare telecom facilities Critical National Infrastructure, President Muhammadu Buhari, has finally approved and also directed that necessary physical protective measures be put in place to safeguard telecommunications infrastructure deployed across the country.
Alliance for Surviving COVID-19 and Beyond, (ASCAB), a group led by prominent Nigerian human rights lawyer, Femi Falana has said that President Muhammadu Buhari’s claim that late dictator, Sani Abacha, stole $1 billion contradicts the figures earlier released by his own officials.
Police have said they would be “ready” to hold any possible Liverpool Premier League title-clinching match at Anfield, despite the UK’s football policing lead suggesting otherwise.
The Federal Government on Monday announced that it had received some coaches and locomotives to be deployed on key rail lines in Nigeria.
The World Health Organisation (WHO) has warned against diverting attention and resources from non-communicable diseases (NCDs).
At least 15 civilians have been killed in northern Burkina Faso during an attack attributed to jihadists, the government said Saturday.
Iranian researchers have produced test kits that allow detection of the novel coronavirus in saliva within 55 minutes, Tasnim news agency reported on Sunday.