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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 […]

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Buhari Addresses Nation On June 12; Says In The Last

President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday, June 12, 2021, addressed Nigerians as the country marks Democracy Day. According to the nationwide televised address, which lasted for over 20 minutes, Democracy Day “is a celebration of freedom, and victory for one people, one country and one Nigeria.” Channels TV reports that the President’s address came as thousands […]

JUSUN Suspends Strike, After More Than Two Months

The Judiciary Staff Union of Nigeria (JUSUN) has suspended its industrial action after over two months. The Union had embarked on the strike on April 6, 2021, shutting down all courts nationwide, to demand financial autonomy for the judiciary in States. JUSUN’s suspension of the strike followed a meeting of its National Executive Council (NEC) […]

Army Recalls Soldiers From Study Leave To Tackle Insurgency

The Nigerian Army has recalled a large number of its personnel studying in civil institutions (Universities and Polytechnic) across the Country in order to tackle the raging insurgency in the North-East. This is contained in a memo by the Nigerian Army Headquarters, Department of Army Training, Abuja. In the memo dated May 11, 2021, the […]

FG Appoints Abdulkarim Obaje AS NG-CARES

The Federal Government has appointed Dr Abdulkarim Obaje, as the National Coordinator, Federal CARES Support Unit, Nigeria COVID-19 Action Recovery and Economic Stimulus (NG-CARES). The Director of Information, Ministry of Finance Budget and National Planning, Mrs. Imaobong Udoh, disclosed this in a statement on Tuesday, May 11, 2021, in Abuja. Mrs Udoh said the appointment […]

COVID-19 Vaccine: FG To Start Administration Of Second Dose to

Nigeria will begin administering the second dose of the Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines on eligible Nigerians who received the first shots. The Executive Director of the National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA), Dr Faisal Shuaib, made this known during the Presidential Steering Committee (PSC) briefing in Abuja. Dr Shuaib advised health and frontline workers between […]

Buhari Approves New Security Measure For South East, South-South

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved new security measures for the South-East and South-South regions, which have recently witnessed attacks on security officials and facilities. This was disclosed by acting Inspector General of Police, DIG Usman Baba, after a security meeting in Abuja presided over by the president. Mr Baba briefed Journalists alongside the National Security […]