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“Restructuring Alone Will Not Solve Nigeria’s Problems” –Jonathan

A former Nigerian President, Mr Goodluck Jonathan, has said restructuring alone can not solve Nigeria’s problems, neither can it be done in isolation. The former President who stated this on Thursday, January 21, 2021, while speaking at a dialogue on restructuring in Abuja, called for the issues of nepotism, ethnic and religious bias to be […]

NGF Sets Up Team To Advise On Procurement, Administration Of

The Nigerian Governors’ Forum (NGF) has set up a team of experts to advise on the procurement and administration of the Coronavirus vaccines. The decision was taken during the 24th teleconference meeting of the Nigeria Governors’ Forum held on Wednesday, January 20, 2021. Channels TV reports that the meeting was to deliberate the procurement and […]

Biden Reverses Trump’s Visa Ban On Nigeria, Other Countries

Newly inaugurated US President Joe Biden has reversed a policy by former President Donald Trump that restricted the granting of immigrant visas to Nigerians. In January 2020, Mr Trump had expanded curbs on immigration to include six more countries, including Nigeria. At the time, the US Government said the policy was designed to tighten security […]

“We Are Winning War Against Insurgency, Banditry” –Military

The Military has said it is winning the war against insurgency and banditry as it sustains an onslaught against criminals within the country. Spokesman Major-General John Enenche who said this during a press conference in Abuja on Thursday, January 21, 2021, referenced recent operations against bandits in Zamfara and Katsina States as evidence of the […]

Rivers State Records 163 New Cases Of COVID-19 As 14

Rivers State has reported 163 new cases of the Coronavirus, even as 14 more persons were confirmed dead across the country. Channels TV reports that Rivers’ tally made it the second most-prolific virus State on Wednesday, January 20, 2021, just behind Lagos State, the country’s epicentre of the global pandemic. In an early-morning tweet on […]

“We Look Forward To Working With Joe Biden, Kamala Harris”

President Muhammadu Buhari has said his Government is ready to work with President Joe Biden and vice-President Kamala Harris. He added that he hopes that a strong point of cooperation and support for Nigeria, as well as the African continent will be marked.  President Buhari in a communique by his special Media Aide, Mr Garba Shehu, […]

Akeredolu Bans Night-Grazing, Orders Herdsmen To Vacate Ondo Forest Reserves

Ondo State Governor, Arakunrin Rotimi Akeredolu, has ordered herdsmen to vacate all forest reserves in the State within the next seven days. The Governor, who made the proclamation via Twitter on Monday, January 18, 2021, said the order had become imperative due to the increasing incidents of kidnap cases in the State. Arakunrin Akeredolu said […]

“We Do Not Need A National Lockdown Now” –Chairman, House

The Chairman of the House Committee on Basic Education and Services, Prof Julius Ihonvbere, have said he does not think Nigeria needs a National lockdown at the moment.  Professor Ihonvbere who was a guest on Channels Television’s Sunday Politics on January 17, 2021, stated that what Government must do is to ensure that Nigerians begin […]

Falana Calls For Renewal Of #EndSARS Protesters’ Passports

Human rights Lawyer and a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), Mr Femi Falana, has called for the renewal of the passports of the #EndSARS Protesters. Mr Falana made this call in a statement he personally signed on Sunday, January 17, 2021, identifying the affected protesters as Bolatito Rachael Oduala, Mary Oshifowora and Mosopeoluwa Odeseye. The statement […]

NIMC To Reactivate 20 Centres For NIN Enrollment In Abuja

The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr Isa Pantami, has approved the reactivation of 20 Centers within the FCT to ease the process of enrollment for the National Identification Number (NIN). This is according to a statement signed by the Head of Corporate Communications at the NIMC, Mr Kayode Adegoke. Channels TV reports that […]