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Four years after a failed attempt to review its constitution, the ruling All Progressives Congress APC has set up an eight-member committee headed by Prof. Tahir Mamman SAN, to review its laws ahead of its National Convention slated for later this year.
The Nigerian government has deployed to Kaduna, 302 officers and men of Mobile Police, Counter Terrorism Unit (CTU) and Police Special Forces, under the auspices of Operation Puff Adder II, to fight bandits that have been terrorizing communities across the State.
The Chief of Army Staff, Maj.-Gen. Ibrahim Attahiru, has said that the Nigerian Army will leverage Information Communication Technology (ICT) in degrading enemies’ propaganda and radicalisation.
Former Presidential candidate of the Young Democratic Party (YDP), Kingsley Moghalu, has warned President Muhammadu Buhari of the grave consequences of his government’s failure to stop the impunity of killer herdsmen and bandits in Nigeria.
The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has approved a new Medium-Term Debt Management Strategy for Nigeria (MTDS) for the period 2020-2023.
Analysts yesterday forecasted a faster economic recovery for Nigeria as crude oil prices, at $60 per barrel, hit a new high since February 2020.
Nigeria is set to receive the largest allocation of 16 million doses out of the 88 million AstraZeneca/Oxford vaccine doses allocated to African countries in the first phase by the end of February instead of the initial 100,000 Pfizer doses earlier expected, the World Health Organisation (WHO) hinted on Saturday.
The Speaker of the Lagos state House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Mudashiru Obasa, on Friday, said the potentials embedded in sports have been highly underestimated in Nigeria.
The BBC came under fire from Chinese official, social media on Friday in an escalating diplomatic dispute, a day after Britain’s media regulator revoked the TV license of Chinese state media outlet CGTN.
At least, cocaine worth over N30 billion was seized at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Ikeja, Lagos in one week, senior officials of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) have disclosed.
An Abuja-based research institute, Africa Polling Institute (API) has listed popular comedians Broda Shaggi, Mark Angel Comedy, Mr Macaroni, and Taaooma as Nigeria’s top skit comedians and digital content creators.
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) in its World Economic Outlook (WEO) update released yesterday has projected that the Nigerian economy will grow by 1.5 per cent this year, slightly lower than the 1.7 per cent it had predicted for the country in its previous forecast.
A non-governmental organisation, ActionAid Nigeria, has called on the federal government to revise and increase allocation for education to between 15 per cent and 20 per cent of public expenditure.
According to the global investment trends monitor report released by the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), FDI inflows dropped from $3.3 billion in 2019 to $2.6 billion in 2020.
Delta State Government, weekend, approved the construction of Aragba-Orogun township Roads in Ughelli North, widening and rehabilitation of the 2.1 kilometres Orhunwhorun Road in Udu and the overlay of the Old Lagos/Asaba Road through Umunede/Ekwuoma/Igbodo in Ika North East Local Government Areas of the state with a spur at a total cost of over N1.260 billion.
Delta State Government held its first Executive Council (EXCO) meeting of the year at Government House, Asaba, weekend, announcing the approval of key infrastructural projects, including the full establishment of the Kwale Industrial Park in Ndokwa West.
The wife of Kwara governor and Founder Ajike People Support Centre, Dr Olufolake AbdulRazaq, has called on Small and Medium Scale Enterprises (SMEs) to be proactive in adapting new trends of doing business in the face of pandemic.
The Association of Nigeria Health Journalists (ANHEJ) has called on journalists to increase their reportage on COVID-19, especially in the face of the second wave of the pandemic.
A Civil Society Group has decried the plans by educational institutions across the country to resume academic activities without adequate safety measures to contain the devastating impacts of the second wave of COVID-19.
Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq on Friday launched a 10-year Agricultural Transformation Plan, which is designed to ensure food security, generate employment opportunities, and reduce poverty rate.
The spokesperson of the airline, Stanley Olisa, who disclosed this, stated that the Lagos-Accra flight will depart daily at 07:00hrs while the Accra-Lagos flight will depart at 07:40hrs.
Governor Babagana Zulum of Borno has called on the federal government to seek external support from neighbouring countries, in order to end insurgencies in Nigeria.
The National Institute of Horticultural Research (NIHORT), Ibadan, Oyo State, has commenced a 2-day training for unemployed youths and women, on value addition for tomato farmers.
The Police Service Commission has reiterated that no part of Nigeria has been deliberately shortchanged in the promotion of officers of the Nigeria Police Force.
Prof Ibiyinka Fuwape of Physics Department, Federal University of Technology, Akure (FUTA) has emerged one of the winners of African Union Kwame Nkrumah Regional Award for Scientific Excellence, AUKNASE 2020.
President of the Senate, Senator Ahmad Lawan said on Friday that the recurrent attacks on schools and other acts of banditry across the country, call for intense soul searching on how the nation arrived at this very sorry situation.
The leadership of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has expressed disappointment over what it described as the prolonged silence by President Muhammadu Buhari regarding the alleged move to polarise the military along religious divides by Sheik Abubakar Gumi.
Delta State Commissioner of Police, Mr. Ari Muhammed Ali, has disclosed that a total of 8,384 police personnel would be deployed for various security duties for the March 6, 2021, local government elections in the state.
Former Super Eagles goalkeeper Dosu Joseph has tipped Nigeria’s Golden Eaglets to qualify to the knockout stages of the U-17 Africa Cup of Nations Champions in Morocco.
The President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has condemned the attack on Friday on Government Secondary School, Jangebe in Zamfara State, where hundreds of schoolgirls were abducted.