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The Catholic Bishops of Owerri Ecclesiastical Province weekend, rose from an emergency meeting in Owerri, expressing deep worry that every part of the country is bleeding, as the level of insecurity escalates.
Hundreds of Civil Society Organisations in Nigeria have petitioned President Muhammadu Buhari to, as a matter of urgency, stop the escalating security concerns in the country.
One of the largest pipelines in the US has been taken offline by its operator following a cyberattack. First reported by the New York Times, Colonial Pipeline, which carries 45 percent of the fuel supplies for the eastern US, said in a statement late Friday that it took “certain systems offline to contain the threat, which has temporarily halted all pipeline operations and affected some of our IT systems.”
The director-general of the Nigeria Hydrological Services Agency (NIHSA), Clement Nze, says many states are not taking steps to prevent flooding.
Israel braced for more protests Saturday after clashes at Jerusalem’s flashpoint Al-Aqsa Mosque compound wounded more than 200 people and as the US, EU and regional powers urged calm after days of escalating violence.
The efforts by the private sector Coalition Against Covid-19 led to the provision of N25bn relief materials to affected households, the Central Bank Governor, Godwin Emefiele, has said.
Istanbul’s status as the host city for this month’s Champions League Final between Manchester City and Chelsea is in major doubt after Turkey was added to the Government’s list of coronavirus “red list” countries for travel, with the UK ready to step in and host the game instead.
Gov. Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti State has received final reports from State Judicial Panel of Inquiry into allegations of Human Rights Violation Against Police Officers including officers of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) and other Persons.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Friday denied offering N1 million to anyone with information that could lead to the arrest of cybercrime suspects, widely referred to as ‘Yahoo Boys’.
The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to publicly condemn all attacks on journalists and media organizations.
The federal government is to restart operations at the Aluminium Smelter Company of Nigeria (ALSCON) in Ikot Abasi, Akwa Ibom State, by the end of 2023.
Swiss voters are set to back government measures to contain the coronavirus pandemic and to support a crackdown on pesticide use -- in defiance of Bern’s wishes -- in binding referendums next month, a poll for broadcaster SRF showed on Friday.
The Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, has educated Nigerians on their rights and obligations in their day to day dealings with network operators.
As part of the plans to ensure safe and secure Olympic and Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) has announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Pfizer Inc. and BioNTech SE to donate doses of the companies COVID-19 vaccine to Games participants from National Olympic and Paralympic Committees around the world.
The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Thursday said the frenzy by Imo State Governor, Senator Hope Uzodinma, against demands by the party other well-meaning Nigerians for the establishment of state police, has exposed his sympathy for terrorists and bandits who are killing, kidnapping innocent Nigerians.
The Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) says it will begin to deduct tax liabilities from defaulters’ bank accounts.
The Coalition of South East Youth Leaders has expressed delight over the recent re-organisation in the Nigeria Police Force.
The Benue State Government has set up a committee to look into and forestall insecurity and kidnapping in its schools.
Ondo State Government has given taxi drivers operating in the state, three months within which to register with the State Information Technology Agency (SITA), where their biodata would be captured.
Nigerian singer Peter Okoye of the defunct music group, Psquare, has congratulated Chelsea despite their 1-0 loss to Leicester City in the Final of the FA Cup on Saturday.
The Lagos State Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Mr. Gbenga Omotoso, has said Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu’s investment in the education sector has begun to yield positive result.
Reports have surfaced linking forward Arnautovic, who thrived under Moyes during his first spell in charge of West Ham, with a return to the club.
Karius has spent this season on loan with Union Berlin, though has spent the campaign largely on the bench. The goalkeeper has played 5 matches for the Berlin team and conceded 4 goals.
The Red Devils have also been linked with a move for Atletico Madrid star Marcos Llorente, but with Los Rojiblancos demanding a minimum of €80m for the Spanish international, Arambarri is a much cheaper alternative.
Unlike his counterparts in the southern part of Nigeria, Governor Yahaya Bello has said Kogi State will not ban open grazing until it has made provision for ranching.
Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III, the Sultan of Sokoto and President General, Nigeria Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA), has uged government at all levels to come up with measures aimed at addressing the security challenges bedeviling the country.
The Anambra Government has pledged its commitment to prompt, effective and efficient emergency medical services and care to residents.
Governor of Lagos, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, says his government would relaunch the Lagos State Residents Card, to ensure that the records of Lagos residents are in the state’s database.
Commissioner of Police, Lagos State, Hakeem Odumosu, has said the threat of Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, a Biafran separatist organization in Nigeria to attack soft targets in Lagos and agitators for the Oodua Republic by some Yoruba separatist groups and the threats to disrupt law and order in the state are being put on the radar of the command intelligence gathering and other security services in the state and being closely monitored.