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“FG To Review Resumption Date For Schools” -Education Minister

The Federal Government says it is currently reviewing the January 18. 2021, resumption date for Schools across the country, following the rise in COVID-19 cases. The Minister of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu, stated this on Monday, January 11, 2021, at the resumed briefing of the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 in Abuja, the nation’s […]

Army Redeploys 210 Generals, 1,336 Others

The Nigerian Army has redeployed 210 Generals and over a thousand of its Officers to various new positions in a major shakeup. In a list obtained by Channels Television on Saturday, January 9, 2021, a total of 1,546 Officers were redeployed. Besides the generals that were redeployed, 450 Colonels, 309 Majors, 251 Captains and 322 Lieutenants were […]

FG Asked To Drop Charges Against Sowore, Others

Global human rights organisation, Amnesty International has condemned the arrest of the convener of the #RevolutionNow movement, Mr Omoyele Sowore, and four others. In a series of tweets on Saturday, January 9, 2021, it called for the immediate release of the activists and demanded that the charges against them be dropped. The group said Mr […]

FG Suspends Hike In Electricity Tariffs Till End Of January

The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission has been directed to suspend the planned bi-annual adjustment in electricity tariff until the joint ad-hoc Committee concludes their discussion by the end of January. The directive was contained in a statement by the Minister of Power, Mr Sale Mamman, on Thursday, January 7, 2021, to allow for the outcome […]

NIN Registration: Nigerians Stranded As NIMC Workers Down Tools Nationwide

The ongoing National Identity Number (NIN) registration appears to be running into more troubled waters, as Nigerians who have turned up for the exercise have been left unattended at various registration centres. This is because workers at the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) have embarked on strike across the country. Channels Television reports on Thursday, […]

“There Will Be Repercussions For VIPs, Govt Officials Who Flout

The Federal Government has said there will be repercussions for Very Important Personalities (VIPs) and Government officials who flout travel protocols. In a video posted by the Ministry of Information and Culture on Wednesday, January 6, 2021, via Twitter, the National Coordinator of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19, Dr Sani Aliyu, vowed to clamp […]

Makinde Kicks Off FG’s Special Public Works Programme In Oyo;

Oyo State Governor, Engr Seyi Makinde, has kicked off the Extended Special Public Works Programme of the Federal Government. Kicking off the Programme on Tuesday, January 5, 2021, the State Governor said it is a step in the right direction to address the unemployment challenge and to mitigate the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic in […]

COVID-19: Nigeria Records 1,145 New Cases, Highest Ever In One

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control has reported 1,145 new cases of COVID-19. The Thursday, December 17, 2020 figure was the highest ever infection recorded in one day since recordkeeping commenced in March. According to the NCDC, total COVID-19 cases in Nigeria now sums up to 76,207 cases; while 67,110 cases have been discharged, and […]

Corruption Trial: Maina Collapses In Court

The former Chairman of the defunct Pension Reform Task Team, Mr Abdulrasheed Maina has collapsed in Court. Mr Maina was recently extradited from the Niger Republic after he jumped bail and escaped the country, but the former pension Boss collapsed on Thursday, December 10, 2020, when his counsel, Mr Anayo Adibe was addressing the Court […]