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Monthly Archives: November, 2021

Troops foil kidnap attempt, neutralize IPOB, ESN kidnapper

By Chimezie GodfreyTroops of Exercise Golden Dawn Sector 3 on Monday neutralized a member of the outlawed IPOB/ESN in a shootout at Amauju Isu...

Tambuwal fights back, denies neglect of Kangiwa family

By Idris IbrahimThe Governor of Sokoto State, Aminu Tambuwal has denied allegations that the state government has since abandoned the family members of the...

#EndSARS: Sanwo-Olu calls for harmony, invites youths for ‘Peace Walk’

Lagos State deserves true healing after the disturbances that trailed last year’s protests against police brutality, Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu said on Tuesday.He said only...

Police rescue 3 kidnap victims, recover 3 AK-47 rifles in Zamfara

The Zamfara Police Command says it rescued kidnapped victims and recovered three AK-47 rifles and ammunition.The state Commissioner of Police, Mr  Ayuba Elkanah, announced...

NITDA to collaborate with Baze University on innovation, entrepreneurship

By Chimezie GodfreyThe National Information Technology Development Agency NITDA, has identified Innovation and Entrepreneurship, a pillar in the SRAP document, as one of the...

Why Nigeria did not sign OECD Minimum Corporate Tax Agreement — FIRS

The Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) has explained why Nigeria did not sign the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) G20 Inclusive Framework...

FIN Dubai’s event attracts $2bn investment in Nigeria’s mining sector

The Nigeria’s quest for Direct Foreign Investment (DFI) has received a boost, following the successful hosting of the Foreign Investment Network FIN Africa-UAE Trade...

Buhari expresses solidarity against gender based violence

By Chimezie GodfreyPresident Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday expressed solidarity with Nigerian women as they observe 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence Against Women...

257 projects amounting to over N20b duplicated in 2021 budget- ICPC boss

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) says 257 projects amounting to N20.138 billion were duplicated in the 2021 budget.The Chairman...

NYSC pledges support for corps members’ business dream

Brig.-Gen. Shaibu Ibrahim, Director-General, National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), says the scheme is working with financial institutions and other stakeholders to enable corps members...

Saliu Mustapha joins APC Chairmanship race, canvasses ‘team work, not one-man show’

Mr. Salihu Mustapha, who is aspiring to become the national Chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress,APC has said he believes in team work...

Start selecting host communities BOTs, NOA urges oil communities

By Chimezie GodfreyThe National Orientation Agency (NOA) has called on oil bearing communities to commence the selection of credible persons to populate the Board...

Declare state of emergency on security, North Central Forum urges FG

By Chimezie GodfreyThe North Central People's Forum (NCPF) has urged the federal government to declare a state of emergency on security in the zone...

NCoS commences investigation on Jos custodial centre attack

The Nigeria Correctional Service (NCoS) says it has commenced investigation on the recent attack on Jos Custodial Centre by gunmen.Mr Mohammed Tukur, the Deputy...

Omicron: Reps urge COVID-19 Task Force, NCDC to intensify vigilance

The House of Representatives has urged the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 to intensify surveillance in the country to prevent the spread of Omicron...

Commonwealth Scholarship nomination based on relevance to National development – Echono

By Rosemary OgbonnayaPermanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Education, Arch. Sonny Echono has said the Commonwealth Scholarship Commission's nomination criteria gives high priority to applications...

President Buhari honours 3 “honest Nigerians”, vows to sanction corrupt public servants

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday in Abuja honoured two civil servants, Muhammad Ahmad and Nelson Okoronkwo and a Nigerian student in Japan for exhibiting exemplary...

Jailbreaks: Senate summons AGF, Interior minister

The Senate, on Tuesday, summoned the Attorney-General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami; and the Minister of Interior, Mr Rauf Aregbesola, over the incessant jailbreaks...

Police warn youths against cult activities in Ondo

The Nigeria Police has warned youths in against heinous acts following cult clashes in Okitipupa Local Government Area of Ondo State.DSP Funmilayo Odunlami, the...

NDLEA destroys drugs worth N50b in Abuja

 The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) on Tuesday destroyed drugs worth over N50 billion weighing 20,000 kilograms in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT)...

Sign electoral bill before 2022, PDP chieftain urges Buhari

Dr Adetokunbo Pearse, a Lagos Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) stalwart, says President Muhammadu Buhari will do well for the nation to sign the Electoral...

Second phase of mass metering programme to begin Q1 2022 – NERC

 The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) says the second phase (Phase One) of the National Mass Metering Programme will begin in the first quarter...

Fashola slams N2b libel suit against power coy’s CEO, two dailies

Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola has slammed a N2 billion defamation suit against the Chief Executive Officer of Sunrise Power and Transmission...

3 men in court over alleged Toyota car theft

Three men, Adebayo  Odunniyi, 30; Joseph James, 25; and Obafemi Ojo, 28;  on Tuesday, appeared before an Ado-Ekiti Magistrates’ Court in Ekiti, charged with...

Nigeria Customs amendment bill scales 2nd reading in House of Reps

 The Nigeria Customs and Excise Management amendment bill has scaled second reading in the House of Representatives.The bill which sought to overhaul the existing...
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