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The Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution (IPCR) has pledged to collaborate with the Nigerian Army Resource Centre (NARC) to find practical solutions to insecurity confronting the country.

Nigerian Army denies ‘lopsided’ recruitment in favour of North

The publication alleged that the list of successful candidates for Short Service Commission 47 Selection Board, which was published on March 26, 2021, was dominated by candidates of Northern extraction while the South-East had the fewest candidates.
The Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution (IPCR) has pledged to collaborate with the Nigerian Army Resource Centre (NARC) to find practical solutions to insecurity confronting the country.

Nigerian Army shortlists successful candidates for short service courses

According to a notice on its website, signed by GAT Ochigbano, the Military Secretary (Army), the successful candidates are to report at the Falgore Training Area in Kano State.
The Defense Headquarters(DHQ), said soldiers on internal security operations in the north east have foiled a terrorists attacked on Army Super Camp in Damboa Borno State.

Soldiers nab two bandits terrorizing Zamfara, two others surrenders

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 Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police rescue man almost lynched by mob for ‘raping’ 13-yr-old boy in Bauchi

The police in Bauchi State have arrested a man who allegedly raped his 13 year old boy. The suspect was also lynched but for the arrival of the police, a witness said.

Damaturu residents hail Governor Gaidam over water supply

Residents of Damaturu, Yobe State capital, and other areas in the state metropolis, have poured encomiums on the state governor, Ibrahim Gaidam, and Mr. Usman Ahmed, the General Manager of Yobe State Water Corporation, over steady water supply in the areas.

Expert proffers solution to dearth of healthcare professionals

Prof. Usman Ahmed, Provost, College of Health Sciences, Federal University, Dutse, Jigawa, says Nigeria must establish Federal University of Health Sciences in six geo-political zones to address inter-disciplinary rivalry and dearth of healthcare professionals.

Expert: Nigeria needs 155,000 additional doctors

Nigeria needs additional 155,000 doctors at the ratio of one doctor to 1000 people to achieve the Universal Health Coverage (UHC), Prof. Usman Ahmed, Provost, College of Medicine and Health Sciences, Federal University Dutse has said.
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President Buhari condoles Nasarawa over gas fire

President Muhammadu Buhari has condoled the government and people of Nasarawa State over the tragic gas fire incident which killed 10 persons on Monday.

Man accused of raping 18-year-old remanded in prison

A 25-year-old man, Usman Ahmed, who allegedly raped an 18-year-old girl, was on Monday remanded in Kirikiri Prisons by an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court in Lagos.

EU donates 120,000 trees to Katsina council

The European Union (EU) has donated 120,000 assorted tree seedlings to Sandamu Local Government Area of Katsina State.

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EFCC hands over recovered N67.5 million to victim in Enugu

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), has restituted the sum of N67,523,000 to one Mr. Emmanuel Onyekachukwu Onah, a trader based in Onitsha, Anambra State.
Youth members of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) from the South-West have urged the leadership of the party to pick Rivers State’s Governor Nyesom Wike as Vice-Presidential Candidate in the 2023 elections.

Governor Wike: Nobody can undermine Rivers in quest for Nigeria’s presidency

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has said that anybody jostling to be president of Nigeria would also need to secure votes in Rivers to combine with either Kano or Lagos to emerge victorious.
The All Progressives Congress has named the Governor of Kogi State, Yahaya Bello as chairman of its Ondo State Governorship Primary Election Committee.

Governor Bello: Many PDP governors will join APC soon

Kogi State Governor and Chairman of Contact and Mobilisation Committee of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Yahaya Bello, has said more governors elected on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and other political bigwigs would soon join the party.

RCCG apologises to minister over Osun road project

Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Raji Fashola (SAN), on Thursday, dismissed alleged payment of N151million to a firm for a road rehabilitated by the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG) in Osun State.
Over 9000 candidates are jostling for 4000 admission slots in Yusuf Maitama Sule University Kano (YUMSUK) for the 2020-2021 academic session.

NUC approves Kano university’s postgraduate school

The National Universities Commission (NUC) has approved the establishment of a Postgraduate School and the commencement of 34 postgraduate programmes in Yusuf Maitama Sule University, Kano.

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The Minister of State for Budget and National Planning, Clem Ikanade Agba, says to reduce the over 2.5 million acutely malnourished and stunted children, the Federal Government is implementing innovative policies and strategies that are appropriately funded, data-driven and sustainable.

Nigerian government to launch web-based solution for project monitoring

The Minister of State, Budget and National Planning, Clem Agba, has revealed plans by the federal government to launch a web application to be christened ‘Eye-Mark’, aimed at empowering Nigerians to report any poorly executed government projects to the government.
Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has given a major reason the immediate past Nigerian security heads failed.

Rivers governor stops United Igbo community meeting

The Rivers Government on Friday asked security agencies to stop a general meeting of United Igbo Community scheduled for Saturday, April 10, 2021 at Oyigbo in Oyigbo Local Government Area of State
The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) says it has not approved any drug or vaccine for the treatment of COVID-19.

NAFDAC intercepts truck conveying unwholesome, banned medicines, vaccines

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control, NAFDAC, on Wednesday intercepted a Mercedes Truck loaded with banned and unregistered medicinal products in Asaba, the Delta State Capital.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police: Ritualist kill food vendor, cut off her hands, head in Osun

The Police are on the trail of a a suspected ritualist who killed and cut off the head and hands of a female food vendor in Ile-Ife, Osun State on Saturday.
The president of the National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD), Uyilawa Okhuaihesuyi, says Senator Chris Ngige, minister of labour, has lost “touch with medicine”.

NARD: Nigerian government wouldn’t have listened to us if we didn’t go on strike

The Nigerian Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) says the federal government would not have listened to its demands if it had not embarked on the nationwide strike.