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“FG Not Treating Bandits With Kid-Gloves” -Lai Mohammed

The Federal Government has said the accusation in certain quarters that it is treating bandits with kid-gloves is erroneous and misleading. The Minister of Information and Culture, Mr Lai Mohammed stated this on Tuesday, October 5, 2021, in Abuja. Speaking on renewed onslaught against bandits, the Minister said banditry is criminality with no basis on […]

“Confirm Hussein Bala-Yusuf As FCT Chief Judge”, Buhari Tells Senate

President Muhammadu Buhari has asked the Senate to confirm the nomination of Justice Hussein Baba-Yusuf for appointment as the Chief Judge of the Federal Capital Territory, FCT. Senate President Ahmad Lawan read President Buhari’s letter on the floor at plenary. In August, the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Ibrahim Tanko Muhammad, swore in Justice Hussein […]

Governors Demand 42 Percent Revenue Allocation, True Federalism

Nigeria Governors have advocated 42 per cent of national revenue accruing to the Federation Account to States and 35 per cent to the Federal Government. Ekiti State Governor and Chairman of the Nigeria Governor’s Forum (NGF), Dr Kayode Fayemi, who disclosed this, said Nigeria was also ripe for restructuring. Dr Fayemi who spoke at a […]

COVID-19: WHO Donates 26 Ventilators, 3,560 Fingertip Oxygen To Nigeria

The World Health Organisation has donated 26 ventilators and 3,560 fingertip oxygen pulse for the management of patients in isolation and treatment facilities, as well as home-based patients in Nigeria. The Country Representative, Dr Walter Kazadi, presented the donation to the Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire on Thursday, August 5, 2021, in Abuja. Dr […]

FG To Unveil Policies To Unbundle NIPOST

The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr Isa Pantami, has said the Federal Government would soon unveil policies to unbundle the Nigerian Postal Services (NIPOST). Dr Pantami stated this on Tuesday, August 3, 2021, in Abuja at the unveiling ceremony of NIPOST revenue stamp. The Minister described NIPOST as one of the most important […]

DSS Presents Sunday Igboho’s Aides In Court

The Department of the State Services, DSS, has bowed to the July 29 order of a Federal High Court in Abuja as it presents some aides of the Yoruba Secessionist Leader, Sunday Igboho, before the Court. This followed the fresh order issued by the Court that the detainees be produced in court on Monday, August […]

Nigeria Explores Agriculture Alternatives To Ailing Oil Economy

President Muhammadu Buhari has said Nigeria decided to take Agriculture more seriously when his administration discovered that Petroleum is no longer enough to sustain the economy. The President disclosed this while receiving in audience former Prime Minister of Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, Ato Hailemariam Dessalegn Boshe at the Presidential Villa in Abuja. He affirmed […]

Osinbajo Leads Collaborations With UN To Improve Food Systems In

The Federal Government has stated its commitment to revamp the Nation’s food systems as a means of ensuring a healthy and nourished population, and also lift Nigerians out of poverty. The vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo disclosed this in Abuja on Tuesday, June 29, 2021, at the National Consolidatory Dialogue, for the UN Food Systems […]

IPOB Leader, Nnamdi Kanu Re-arrested

The leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Mr Nnamdi Kanu, has been re-arrested and brought back to Nigeria to face his trial. This was disclosed by Nigeria’s Attorney General and Minister of Justice, Mr Abubakar Malami. At a joint press briefing on Tuesday, June 30, 2021, with the State Security Service in […]

Gunmen attack Nasarawa Deputy Governor’s Convoy, Kill Three Policemen

Three Policemen and a driver in the convoy of the Deputy Governor of Nasarawa State, Dr Emmanuel Akabe, were on Tuesday, June 29, 2021, killed as gunmen, suspected to be armed robbers, attacked his convoy. Dr Akabe, who was on his way to Abuja on an official engagement, reportedly ran into the robbers who were […]