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“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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

“Nigeria Can`t Afford Another Civil War” -Osinbajo

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has said Nigeria cannot afford another Civil war. The Vice-President spoke in Abuja at an interactive forum for Anambra State Governorship aspirants organised by the State Chapter of APC Patriots. He said Nigeria must strive to avoid a conflict without end which will do no one any good. Vice-President Osinbajo charged […]

FEC Approves New Poverty Reduction Strategy

The Federal Executive Council has approved the National Poverty Reduction with Growth Strategy, submitted by the Presidential Economic Advisory Council. The decision was taken on Wednesday, April 28, 2021, at the weekly meeting of the Council presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. According to the Special Adviser to the President […]

Senate Passes AMCON Amendment Bill

The Senate has passed the Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON) Amendment bill. The passage of the Bill followed the consideration of a report by the Committee on Banking, Insurance, and Other Financial Institutions. The amendment bill passed by the Chamber empowers the Assets Management Corporation of Nigeria to, amongst others, take possession, manage or […]