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Continuous Voter Registration: INEC Postpones Physical Registration

The Independent National Electoral Commission has announced the adjustment of the date for the commencement of physical registration of voters from Monday, 19th July, 2021 to Monday, 26th July, 2021. The Resident Electoral Commissioner in Oyo State, Barrister Mutiu Agboke stated this in a statement made available to Newsmen in Ibadan. Barrister Agboke said the […]

Eid-El Kabir Celebration: IGP Orders CPS To Beef Up Security

The Inspector-General of Police, IGP Usman Alkali Baba has assured the nation of sustained efforts by the Force in fighting crimes and criminality; improving public safety and security across the country. His assurance on Sunday, July 18, 2021, was contained in a communique by the Force Public Relations Officer, Mr Frank Mba. The IGP charged […]

Eid-El Kabir: FG Asks Northern Governors, Emirs To Suspend ‘Dubar’

The Presidential Steering Committee on COVID-19 has asked Northern Governors and Emirs to suspend Durbar activities to prevent the spread of Coronavirus.  The Federal Government’s Committee made this known in a statement by its Chairman and Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Mr Boss Mustapha, on Sunday, July 18, 2021. Durbar is a common […]

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 […]

Tigray Rebels Vow To Drive Out ‘Enemies’ Despite ‘Cease-Fire’

Leaders in Ethiopia’s war-hit Tigray pledged to drive out enemies from the region suggesting fighting will continue despite a Federal Government ceasefire declaration. Tigrayan forces were on Tuesday, June 29, 2021, conducting mop-up operations against Ethiopian Government forces retreating from the regional capital Mekelle and the city was 100 percent back under their control. Although, […]

Nnamdi Kanu’s Arrrest: Ohanaeze Ndigbo Calls For Calm

The apex Igbo socio-political organisation, Ohanaeze Ndigbo has called for calm over the re-arrest of the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Mr Nnamdi Kanu. The Igbo group was also reported to have urged the Federal Government to handle his trial with caution and due legal procedure. Ohanaeze cautioned Igbos to desist from […]

Reps Minority Caucus Condemns Twitter Suspension

The Minority Caucus in the House of Representatives has condemned in its entirety, the suspension of Twitter in Nigeria by the Federal Government. The Caucus described the suspension as a clear violation of freedom of speech and other democratic rights and tenets as provided by the 1999 Constitution. In a statement issued today by the […]

Putin Accuses US Of Double Standard In Treating Capitol Rioters

Russian President, Vladimir Putin has accused the United States of double standards in its treatment of Capitol rioters. He said it was wrong for the US to criticise crackdowns on anti-Government protests overseas, while prosecuting Americans with political demands. Speaking at a business forum in St Petersburg, Mr Putin set expectations low for his Summit […]

Northern Women Stage Protest to Demand Biafran Referendum

A group of women under the aegis of the Amalgamation of Northern Women Associations has demanded a referendum to allow Biafran Agitators to choose whether or not to remain in Nigeria. The Coordinator of the group, Hadiza Adamu spoke on behalf of other members during a protest in Abuja on Saturday, June 5, 2021. She […]