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“FG Not Treating Bandits With Kid-Gloves” -Lai Mohammed

The Federal Government has said the accusation in certain quarters that it is treating bandits with kid-gloves is erroneous and misleading. The Minister of Information and Culture, Mr Lai Mohammed stated this on Tuesday, October 5, 2021, in Abuja. Speaking on renewed onslaught against bandits, the Minister said banditry is criminality with no basis on […]

Senate Confirms EFCC Board Members

The Nigerian Senate has adopted a report by its Committee on Anti-Corruption and Financial Crimes for the confirmation of nominees as board members of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). After the report was read by the Committee Chairman, Senator Suleiman Abdu Kwari, who also represented Kaduna North Senatorial District, Senators who made contributions […]

Senate President Wants More Boko Haram Terrorists To Embrace Amnesty

Senate President Ahmad Lawan has said more Boko Haram members should be encouraged to surrender. The Senate President said this on Monday, August 30, 2021, weeks after the Nigerian Army and Federal Government confirmed that the insurgents are “surrendering in droves”; following recent offensive operations by troops of Operation Hadin Kai in the North-East. According […]

Falana Asks FG to Release ₦6 Billion to States for

Human rights lawyer, Mr Femi Falana (SAN), has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to approve the allocation of six billion naira to all States Government in the country for ranching development purposes, just as he did for his home State, Katsina. He noted that his demand is in consonance with Section 17 (1) of the […]

“Nigeria Won’t Go The Way Of Afghanistan” -FG

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has said Nigeria is not a failed State and cannot go the way of Afghanistan where terrorist group has taken the rein of power. The Minister stated this in Washington DC during his engagements with international media organisations. Alhaji Lai Mohammed is said to be in […]

FG To Unveil Policies To Unbundle NIPOST

The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr Isa Pantami, has said the Federal Government would soon unveil policies to unbundle the Nigerian Postal Services (NIPOST). Dr Pantami stated this on Tuesday, August 3, 2021, in Abuja at the unveiling ceremony of NIPOST revenue stamp. The Minister described NIPOST as one of the most important […]

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 […]