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Buhari approves new bureau for Nigeria data protection

The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.) has approved the establishment of the Nigeria Data Protection Bureau to ensure compliance with the Nigeria Data Protection RegulationThi...

Why FG hasn’t named, shamed terror sponsors – Ex-police commissioner

A former Police Commissioner, Emmanuel Ojukwu, has said that the Federal Government should arrest and prosecute terror financiers and not just make media announcements of their existence.Acc...

Investment in science, technology will rescue Nigeria from current woes, says Tomori

?A Professor of Virology and member of the World Health Organisation’s Technical Advisory Group on COVID-19 Vaccine Composition, Oyewale Tomori, has lamented the refusal of successive administratio...

CAF approves Moshood Abiola Stadium for Nigeria vs Ghana World Cup playoff

The Confederation of Africa Football has approved the Moshood Abiola National stadium, Abuja to host the return leg World Cup qualifier playoff between Super Eagles and Black Stars of Ghana in Marc...

Northern groups shelve planned protests over varsity fee hike

The Coalition of Northern Groups on Thursday announced the suspension of all planned protests against the Federal Government over what it described as “an indiscriminate hike” in tuition fees of Un...

EFCC’s charges against me politically motivated—Okorocha

Former Governor of Imo State and Presidential aspirant, Rochas Okorocha, has declared that the recent episodes between him and the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission was politically motivated...

Nnamdi Kanu: We’re open to peaceful engagements if FG’s ready – IPOB

The Indigenous People of Biafra has said that its doors are opened for “meaningful” and “sincere” peaceful engagement with other nationalities and the Federal Government if, indeed, Nigeria is read...

Three confirmed dead as explosion rocks Niger Delta oil vessel

Three persons have been confirmed dead following Wednesday’s explosion of a Floating Production, Storage and Offloading Vessel called Trinity Spirit FPSO, in Ugborodo (Escravos) offshore location, ...

Okomu Oil suspends operations in Edo after gunmen kill worker, set plantation ablaze

The Okomu Oil Palm Company in Edo has suspended operations in the aftermath of what the management described as a “terrorist attack“ on Tuesday.“For now, we are forced to shut down our opera...

#EndSARS: Senate calls for holistic reform of police force

The Senate has called for holistic reforms in the Nigeria Police Force, urging the Federal Government to employ more able-bodied personnel and inject more financial resources to procure arms, ammun...

Senate moves to cater for poor, aged Nigerians

The Senate on Wednesday considered a critical bill seeking to cater for poor, aged and vulnerable Nigerians, sponsored by the Deputy Senate President, Ovie Omo-Agege.According to an aide to ...

Lagos CP warns against prolonged detention of suspects in custody

The Lagos State Commissioner of Police, CP Abiodun Alabi, has warned the Command against prolonged detention of suspects in custody.He also warned officers and men of the Command against sme...

Fee hike: Senate moves to avert crisis in tertiary institutions

The President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, said on Wednesday that the Senate will intervene to avert possible crisis over allegations of hike in registration fees by some tertiary institutions parti...

2023: Abdulsalami warns politicians against employing youths for electoral violence

Former Head of State, General Abdulsalami Abubakar(retd.), has warned politicians against employing youths for political violence in the forthcoming elections, adding that the country already has e...

Full list: Senate confirms seven nominees as INEC commissioners

The Senate has confirmed seven nominees appointed by President Muhammadu Buhari as National Commissioners and Resident Electoral Commissioner of the Independent National Electoral Commission....

2023: Tinubu, Osinbajo, Obi’s ambitions dead on arrival, says Sowore

Former presidential candidate and Revolution Now convener, Omoyele Sowore, has described as dead on arrival the presidential ambition of a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, Asiwaju Bola T...

Attack by Biafra militants in Akwa Ibom fake news, says Navy

The Nigerian Navy has urged the general public to disregard news that one of its officers was on Monday killed at Oron Beach, Akwa Ibom State, by Black Marine, a group suspected to be the militant ...

Danish club signs 18-year-old Gombe-born striker, Bappa

An 18-year-old Gombe-born striker Sadiq Bappa, has signed a professional deal with Danish second Division side, Jammerbugt Football Club.The News Agency of Nigeria reports that Bappa prior t...

JUST IN: Yoruba actor, Tafa Oloyede, is dead

Nollywood Yoruba actor, John Adewuni, popularly known as Tafa Oloyede is dead.According to Osun state Secretary of the Theater Arts and Motion Picture Producers Association of Nigeria, Ademo...

Security situation in Niger State unfortunate, says Atiku

Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has described as unfortunate the abductions, killings and sacking of villagers  from their places of abode in Niger State as unfortunate.Atiku state...