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A statement by the Information and Orientation Commissioner, Donald Ojogo in Akure said the ” governor’s move is in the overall interest of the smooth running of government, and to stave off unnecessary hitches as Government inches towards a period of transition within the 3 months period in question.
A statement on Sunday signed by Acting Director, Defence Media Operations, Brigadier General Benard Onyeuko said the troops of the newly launched Operation Tura Takaibango, a subsidiary Operation of Operation Lafiya Dole, a military counter-insurgency operation in the North East has continued to obliterate elements of Boko Haram/Islamic State’s West Africa Province criminals with uncommon ferocity.
Northern elders have expressed disappointment in the New Year message of President Muhammadu Buhari, saying the inability of the president to yield to the desire of Nigerians by announcing the sack of security chiefs over worsening security problems in the country despite the overwhelming calls by citizens to that effect was disappointing, thus making the message empty.
Lagos State Government has stressed the need for citizens to engage in agricultural business in order to bridge the food shortage gap and target in the country, particularly in Lagos State as well as ensuring food security for its teeming populace.
The Arewa Youth Consultative Council (AYCC) on Monday asked President Muhammadu Buhari to sack all the service chiefs immediately and appoint competent young people with the required energy, vigour and zeal to do the job.
That the slain Borno farmers did not get military clearance is an inconvenient truth, but the real error of judgement was taking the government at its word. In his inaugural speech on May 29, 2015, President Muhammadu Buhari ordered the military chiefs – the same military chiefs there today – to relocate to the North East, the main theatre in the war on Boko Haram.
The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) yesterday projected global losses from exploration and production activities due to slowing demand for crude oil amid the COVID-19 pandemic will hit about $1 trillion by the end of 2020.
President Muhammadu Buhari, on Wednesday, mourned a former governor of Kaduna State, Alhaji Balarabe Musa, describing him as “a voice for the voiceless.”
The police in Kano on Sunday freed a 35 years old man held captive allegedly by his biological father for 15 years at Skeka quarters within Kano metropolis.
Osun State Governor Rauf Aregbesola has said his administration had bequeathed a worthy legacy of sound learning and character to Osun pupils in all strata of education in the state.
The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, has assured the international community that President Muhammadu Buhari is healthy and fit to seek re-election in 2019.
A cross-section of Enugu parents, on Saturday, advocated two shifts for academic activities in primary and secondary schools, reduce overcrowding and thus wide-scale transmission of COVID-19 within schools.
Gombe State Governor, Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya has assured that payment of the N30,000 minimum wage will be resumed this January having been suspended due to the negative effect of the covid-19 pandemic.
Months after it was announced that the Nigerian Television Authority and Wale Adenuga Productions had embarked on a ground-breaking partnership to revive the iconic TV drama series, ‘The Village Headmaster’, it was recently announced that the recording stage of the first season had been successfully-concluded, and the promotional trailer had started airing across Nigeria.
Uganda’s Yoweri Museveni looked headed for a sixth term as president with election results Saturday placing him firmly ahead of his main rival, who has cried fraud and whose home has been put under heavy guard.
KRC Genk Sporting director Dimitri De Conde believes Paul Onuachu has the talent to play for any club in the world.
The Edo State Government has launched a community-based vigilante network, to strengthen the state’s security architecture to deal with rising insecurity.
US President Donald Trump plans to move to his resort in Mar-a-Lago in Florida immediately Joe Biden gets sworn in on January 20, Independent reports.
Seventy-six persons died in 615 fire incidents recorded in Kaduna State in 2020, the Director of the State Fire Service, Mr Paul Aboi, has said.
In a bid to finance a gap of N192.49 billion contained in its 2021 budget, the Lagos State Government has announced a plan of exploring several sources including bonds and domestic, foreign borrowing.
Other states include: Lagos (697), FCT (201), Nasarawa (80), Plateau (74), Rivers (62), Edo (46), Adamawa (43), Akwa Ibom (35), Delta (31), Anambra (27), Oyo (24), Kano (21), Abia (19), Enugu (19), Ogun (18), Sokoto (12), Bauchi (7), Taraba (7), Ekiti (4), Gombe (4), Imo (4), Bayelsa (2), Jigawa (2), and Zamfara (1).