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A plan to deliver electricity to about 25m Nigerians whose communities are off the grid has commenced in Jigawa State flagged off by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, who restated the determination of the Buhari administration to ensure that millions more will now have access to cheap and environmentally friendly renewable power.
Ahead of 2023 presidential election, a group, under the aegis of North Central Patriot, has called on the region to agitate for presidency.
The Acting Inspector-General of Police, Usman Baba, yesterday convened a meeting of Police Strategic Commanders – Zonal Assistant Inspectors General of Police, Commissioners of Police and Deputy Commissioners of Police (Operations) – in charge of the South-east and South-south states to brainstorm on how to tackle the security crisis in the two zones.
The Inspector-General of Police, Ag. IGP Usman Alkali Baba, on Friday, met with Police Strategic Commanders, Zonal Assistant Inspectors General of Police, Commissioners of Police, and Deputy Commissioners of Police (Operations), in the South-South and the South-Eastern States of the country and tasked them on checkmating security challenges.
The Acting Inspector-General of Police (I-G), Mr Usman Baba, says there are critical security situation in the South-East and South-South geopolitical zones of the country.
An Igbo group has heaped all the blame for the security crisis in Nigeria on President Muhammad Buhari, saying his policy of sectionalism, nepotism , aloofness and support for killer herdsmen bred the crisis.
Governor Gboyega Oyetola of Osun State, and his colleagues in the South-South, yesterday, disagreed over the need to set up regional security structures to checkmate the rising wave of insecurity in the country.
The Senator representing Enugu North Senatorial District, Senator Chukwuka Utazi, has described as laughable the speculation in certain quarters that he was instigating Nsukka zone against Nkalu to pave way for Senator Ike Ekweremadu in the 2023 governorship election.
Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria (PFN) has told President Muhammadu Buhari to do more to secure Nigerians, saying the country has been polarised along ethnic, religious lines.
The Pension Transitional Arrangement Directorate (PTAD) has said that in October, last year, it removed no fewer than 20,089 unverified pensioners from its payroll.
Nasarawa State Governor, Abdullahi Sule, has said a Southerner should succeed President Muhamadu Buhari.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has rescheduled its congresses for the North Central, South West and North West geopolitical zones on April 10, 2021.
In the interest of equity, justice and unity of Nigeria, the South East geopolitical zone of the country is condemned to produce the next President of Nigeria.
Gov. Samuel Ortom of Benue, has commissioned a 23-room office complex of the State Primary Healthcare Board.
A Federal High Court yesterday ordered accelerated hearing of a suit seeking to stop, the National Judicial Council (NJC) and others from proceeding with the ongoing process of appointing more Justices for the Court of Appeal.
Gov. Abubakar Bello of Niger said the government would provide qualitative health care services to residents of the state.
Oyo State Government has inaugurated the Oyo Zonal Peace Security Committee to enhance the activities of the security agencies already put in place to ensure adequate security of lives and properties in the state.
Tony Emunwen and Sule Mohammed have both been announced as Technical Commissioners for the National Sports Festival by the Nigeria Basketball Federation.
Governors elected on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) are reportedly at loggerhead over the recommendations by the Bala Mohammed-led committee that the 2023 presidential ticket of the party should be thrown open to all regions.
Serving Speakers and their predecessors from the Northwest zone of Nigeria have declared their support for Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu as the successor to President Muhammadu Buhari in 2023.
The Bauchi State Police Command has arrested suspected kidnappers, cattle rustlers and bandits for wreaking havoc on residents of Nabordo and Duguri in Toro and Alkaleri local government of the state.
Newsmen gathered that both Nigerian ground troops with aerial support from air taskforce engaged the terrorists fiercely who stormed the town around 4pm.
Residents of Osborne Foreshore Two Estate have appealed to the Lagos State governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, to order that works on all approvals for development in the estate be suspended for three months because of the ongoing review of the approval order.
Pastor Femi Omowumi of the Gospel Faith Mission International (GOFAMINT) has said that governments at all levels have failed the Nigerian youths.
The Commander, Operation Lafiya Dole, Major General Faruk Yahaya, has called on the media to support the ongoing operation to rout Boko Haram terrorists out of the country.
The Ooni of Ife, His Imperial Majesty, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi, Ojaja II, has called for the unity of the Oodua descendants all over the world in solidarity with the Itsekiri people in the choice of the new Olu of Warri.
“I don’t steal from public funds, we are not stealing public funds to build houses. I have only a house at Unguwar Sarki and till date it’s the only house I own in Kaduna because after my tenure, I will not stay in Kaduna. So, I’m not going to add another house in the state,” he said
At least eight players and four members of the background staff have been diagnosed with coronavirus since returning from the latest round of international matches.
The National Emergency Management Agency has commenced the mapping of communities that are vulnerable to the impending devastating floods expected this year.
Minister of Youths and Sports Development, Sunday Dare, has expressed satisfaction with the level of compliance with COVID-19 protocols by athletes and officials participating in the 20th National Sports Festival (NSF) in Benin.