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Sunday Dare Dissolves Boards of 31 Sports Federations, Sets Caretaker

Barely three months to Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, the Minister of Youth and Sports Federation, Mr Sunday Dare has dissolved all the Boards of 31 National Sports Federations and set up Caretaker Committees to run the fairs of the Federation. This was disclosed in a press statement on Friday, April 30, 2021, in Abuja. The […]

Buhari Meets Security Chiefs Over Rising Insecurity

President Muhammadu Buhari is presiding over a high-level security meeting at the State House over the rising insecurity in the country. Among those attending the Friday, April 30, 2021 meeting are Vice President Yemi Osinbajo; the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Mr Boss Mustapha; Chief of Staff to the President, Professor Ibrahim […]

Fallen Truck: FRSC Advises Motorists To Take Alternative Road

The Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) has called the attention of the public, especially motorists to a fallen fuel truck loaded with Premium Motor Spirit (PMS, Petrol) in front of the British American Tobacco (BAT) industry along the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway. A Statement by the Public Education Officer in the State Sector Command of the FRSC, […]

“FG Spent ₦198.84 Billion To Combat Terrorism Under Two Years”,

The Ministry of Finance has informed the Senate Committee on Army that the Federal Government spent ₦198.84 billion to fight terrorism from 2019 till date. The Permanent Secretary, Special Duties, in the Finance Ministry, Mr Aliyu Shinkafi, said all the funds appropriated for the war against insurgency had been released to the Military authorities. The Permanent […]

Nigerians Urged To Pay Tax, Hold Govt Accountable

Nigerians must continue to pay tax as a way of exercising their civic rights, this will help to hold Government accountable in order to enjoy basic amenities in the country. A former Chairman, Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria (CITN), Ibadan and it is Districts, Mr Soji Arimoro gave this encouragement while featuring on BCOS […]

Suspected Boko Haram Insurgents Attack Yobe Community Again

Suspected gunmen have again reportedly attacked Kanamma, Headquarter of Yunusari Local Government Council of Yobe State. This comes barely one week after suspected Boko Haram insurgents invaded the Geidam community, displacing over 6,000 residents, the Thursday night. Spokesman of the Nigeria Police Force in the State, ASP Dungus Abdulkarim, who confirmed this to Journalists added […]

Boko Haram: “Troops Can’t Claim Victory Always” -COAS

As Nigerians continue to face security challenge in parts of the country, the Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Ibrahim Attahiru has admitted defeat of the Army on several battle fronts by Boko Haram insurgents in recent times. He explained that though some of the Nigerian troops locations in manioc and other formations were attacked […]

Makinde Makes Case For Restructuring, Decentralization Of Economy

Governor Seyi Makinde has called for immediate restructuring of the country in a way that would enable each region develop at its own pace across the various sectors. He also called for decentralization of the viable sectors of the economy. The Governor made the call in Ibadan while hosting a delegation of the University of […]

Oyo To Engage Man O’ War To Secure Schools In

Oyo State Governor, Engr Seyi Makinde has charged members of Man O’ War Nigeria, to double their efforts in projecting citizenship and leadership roles in the society. Governor Makinde gave the charge while receiving the National Leaders of the voluntary organization who came on courtesy visit to him in his Office on Thursday, April 29, […]

Amotekun, Other Non-State Actors Apprehend 11 Bandits In Oyo

Operatives of Oyo State Security Network Agency comprising Amotekun Corps collaborating with Oodua Peoples Congress (OPC) and Vigilante Group of Nigeria (VGN) have apprehended six bandits at Kajola Local Government of Oyo State. The bandits were arrested along Okeho-Ilua and Okeho – Iseyin Road at about 4:00a.m on Thursday, April 29, 2021. The bandits, namely […]