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There was a high turnout of students as schools resumed in Abuja following the Federal Government’s directive that schools should reopen for students in exit classes.
The National Universities Commission (NUC) said it is collecting data from universities to assess their readiness for resumption of academic activities.
The Nigerian Military said on Sunday night that troops of Operation Whirl Stroke acting on credible human Intelligence traced wanted Benue Militia leader and kidnap kingpin, Terwase Akwaza alias “Gana” to a hideout in Tse-Audu village in Akate ward, Donga LGA of Taraba state but noted that he and his gang members escaped a dawn raid before they could be caught.
A thirty-member committee, with five members drawn from each of the six geo-political zones of the country, is expected to start work on the bill in the third week of this month, newsmen learnt, weekend.
Police in Adamawa has arrested two suspects for alleged raping of two minors in Jambutu, Yola North Local Government Area of the state.
Following the persistent and lingering crisis between the Tiv and Jukun in parts of Taraba State, Governor Darius Ishaku on Monday constituted a seven-man commission of inquiry to examine the issues surrounding the crisis and proffer lasting solutions.
The Minister of Education, Malam Adamu Adamu, has inaugurated the governing councils of 13 federal universities in the country.
The Defence Headquarters, DHQ, on Saturday denied allegation of leaders of Tiv people in Taraba State under the aegis of Tiv Cultural and Social Association (TCSA) accusing Nigerian military personnel deployed in Taraba State of raping their wives and daughters and also destroying their properties in the name of manhunt for bandits in Southern Taraba.
The Federal High Court in Abuja, on Wednesday, rejected the bail applications filed by the suspected kidnap kingpin, Hamisu Bala, popularly called Wadume, and six others.
Troops of Operation Whirl Stroke have eliminated four armed militia men at Rafin Kada in Wukari Local Government Area and Yojaa in Donga Local Government Area of Taraba.
Kano State Commissioner for Education, Muhammad Sanusi Kiru, has said the state has quarantined no fewer than 431 almajirai before they would be evacuated to their respective states.
No fewer than seven patients died of coronavirus-related complications in Kano and Ogun states on Friday.
Taraba state police command has arrested Mr Miracle Mark, a Taraba based blogger, and others for alleged defamation of character, following a complaint against the accused by the state governor Darius Ishaku.
The Tiv Cultural and Social Association, Taraba state has called on the Federal Government to urgently intervene in the recurrent Jukun, Tiv conflict which has rendered thousands homeless in southern Taraba.
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Tuesday recorded 148 new cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19), bringing the total number of infections in Nigeria to 2,950.
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) says the federal government might be forced to implement another lockdown if Nigerians do not comply with social distancing measures, leading to a new explosion of infections.
No fewer than eight bandits and two villagers were killed when bandits attacked Zamfarawa village in Batsari Local Government Area of Katsina State.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday reminded the military of their sacred duty to protect Nigerians irrespective of ethnic or religious backgrounds.
The Rotary Club of Abuja, District 9125, on Saturday, organised free hepatitis “B and C” screening as well as Liver Scan for residents of Piwoyi, a suburb located on the airport road, Abuja.
The Federal Government of Nigeria says it has commenced aggressive deployment of technological innovations to transform the nation’s public service sector to effectively discharge its mandate to the nation.
Special Adviser to Edo State Governor on Media and Communication Strategy, Crusoe Osagie, has challenged Osagie Ize-Iyamu, candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the forthcoming gubernatorial election in the state to reconcile the pious posture he bandied on national television on Saturday morning, with the directives he gave to known political thugs in a video that went viral recently.
Osun State Government has said hotels, bars, and clubs found to have flouted COVID-19 protocol in the state would be liable to N250, 000 fine.
Pope Francis has appointed six women to the Vatican's economic council, a first for the financial watchdog overseeing the administrative and financial structures of the Holy See.
The Senate has revealed that the head of the Interim Management Committee, IMC, of the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, Prof Kemebradikumo Pondei, and other members of the committee collected between 20 and 30 pe rcent of contract sums before contractors were paid.
Africa's biggest grocery retailer, Shoprite, is exiting the continent's most populated country, Nigeria, after 15 years.
Amnesty International has described the current test as ‘hopelessly unsuited’ and called on the Premier League to ‘get its house in order’ following the months of uncertainty surrounding a potential takeover of Newcastle, a consortium controversially backed by Saudi Arabia’s Public Investment Fund.