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The Director-General of the National Commission for Museum and Monument (NCMM), Abba Tijani, has said that the German, Nigerian and British governments have agreed to build a museum in Edo State to house all returned Benin Bronzes.
The ministry of youth and sports development has collaborated with Microsoft and the Technology for Social Change and Development Initiative (Tech4Dev) to train 36,000 youths in digital skills for one year.
Nigeria recorded an increase in revenue from its solid minerals sector in 2019 as it earned N79.96bn from the industry during the period, data released on Sunday by the Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative showed.
A governorship aspirant of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Anambra State, Mrs. Chidi Ekwueme Onyemelukwe, has stated that ambiguity in the Nigerian Constitution is aiding the abuse of local government system in the country.
The pan Yoruba socio-political organisation, Afenifere, Sunday said the call for restructuring of the country’s political architecture is a popular one among all knowledgeable personalities, elected governors and leaders of entrenched federating ethnic nationalities.
A 2019 audit report of the Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (NEITI) has shown that Nigeria earned N79.96 billion from the solid minerals sector in 2019. The figure, which represents accruals to the federation and other subnational entities, shows a 15% increase when compared to the N69.47 billion recorded in 2018.
The Bishop of Anglican Communion, Diocese of Ijebu North, Rt. Revd. Solomon Gbetogo Kuponu, has cautioned the Federal and State governments to stop giving amnesty to terrorists, arguing that amnesty has further encouraged insecurity in the country.
Unlike the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) that boasted to rule Nigeria for 60 years, Nigeria’s foremost human rights lawyer, Mr. Femi Falana (SAN) yesterday disclosed that the All Progressives Congress (APC) had perfected plans to rule the country indefinitely.
Kaduna based Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), Ustaz Yunus Usman, has said that Nigeria doesn’t need new Constitution, but continuous amendment of the existing Constitution, citing American Constitution that has been in use for more than 200 years without being replaced, but amended.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) governors on the platform of Progressive Governors Forum (PGF) have unanimously endorsed the Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal-led NGF Committee on the autonomy for Judiciary and State Legislature.
Nigeria currently has a deficit of about 43,456 classrooms indicating a limited capacity for access across the states of the Federation, the Universal Basic Education Commission’s report said.
The Governor of Sokoto State, Aminu Waziri Tambuwal, has urged the Canadian Government to appeal to the Nigerian Government and the National Assembly to expedite action on the timely passage of the National Electoral Act into law.
The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has lamented that the mass abduction of school children, particularly girls in Nigeria, is posing a serious threat to the future of children and development of education in the country.
President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday assured residents of Borno State of the federal government’s readiness to fight terrorism to the end, telling the military not to give criminals a breathing space to undermine Nigeria’s interests.
President Muhammadu Buhari Thursday in Maiduguri, Borno State, assured citizens of the federal government’s presence in fighting terrorism to the end, and ensuring that Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) are fully returned to continue normal lives, commending Governor Babagana Zulum for resilience and relentless efforts in rebuilding the state.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says it has so far recovered over N6 billion, 30 real estates and 32 automobiles between March and June this year.
The Commissioners of Education in the 19 Northern States have urged development partners to support the ongoing efforts to ensure security in schools.
The World Bank has stated that inflationary pressure in Nigeria has pushed about seven million Nigerians below the poverty line in 2020 alone.
The President, Nigerian Union of Local Government Employees (NULGE), Comrade Olatunji Ambali, has said that the establishment of Local Government Police is the only panacea to the problem of insecurity in the country.
The governors elected on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) have condemned the way top government agencies like the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) and the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) have been managed under President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration.
The Pan-Niger Delta Forum has again warned the Federal Government and groups such as the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association, against conduct and utterances capable of making the already bad security situation in Nigeria worse than it is.
The Governor of Zamfara State, Bello Matawalle, on Saturday said he will implement a report submitted to him in 2019 on how to tackle banditry in the state.
English Premier League side Manchester United have made progress in their attempt to reach a deal with Borussia Dortmund for the Old Trafford-wanted Englishman Jadon Sancho, who is currently playing for the national team in the ongoing Euros 2020 competition.
The continental Football governing body in Africa, CAF, has released the 2021/22 interclub season schedule which details the information relating to the list of countries that are allowed to enter two clubs in the 2021/22 campaign.
The President of the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN), Tonobok Okowa as well as the Chairman of the Lagos State Athletics Association (LAA), Solomon Alao are both optimistic ahead of Thursday’s Lagos Open Athletics Championship.
The Inspector General of Police (IGP), Usman Alkali Baba, has charged officers of the Nigeria Police Force to keep themselves abreast of techniques and strategies of modern policing.
A young man identified as Christian Edem Eyo in Mbukpa, Calabar South, is reported to have beheaded one of his aunts, identified as Mrs Uduak.
Wales winger Daniel James is confident his team are capable of pulling off an upset against dominant Italy in their final Euro 2020 group game on Sunday, saying the Welsh have “nothing to fear”.
Barcelona have confirmed that Ousmane Dembélé will require surgery on a knee injury picked up at Euro 2020.
A former Commissioner for Information, Culture and Tourism and Chieftain of the All Progressive Congress (APC) in Niger state, Jonathan Vatsa on Monday marked his 60th birthday in Minna, the state capital with an appeal to President Mohammadu Buhari to change his body language in order to reduce the growing tension in the country.
The Plateau Chapter of the All Progressives Congress has started its screening exercise for aspirants ahead of the Local Government elections scheduled for October 9th.
A herbalist, Owojori Awobode, who allegedly conspired with other collaborators to obtain N10.7 million from a businessman under false pretences, was on Monday charged before an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court.