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COVID-19: NGO calls for end to vaccine production monopoly

The Nigeria Network of NGOs says the exclusive control of COVID-19 vaccines, tests and treatments by “big” pharmaceutical companies continue to put the world at risk of the next deadly variant of t...

Troops recover four anti-aircraft guns, neutralise 10 terrorists in Borno

Troops have recovered four anti-aircraft guns from terrorists during operations carried out between February 24 and March 10.This was disclosed during a press briefing of the Directorate Of ...

Fuel scarcity is FG’s tactic towards price increase -HURIWA

Civil rights advocacy group, Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria, has said the fuel scarcity experienced in parts of the country is a tactical way of making Nigerians accept an increase in ...

Gender bills: Akeredolu’s wife urges women to unite, fight for rights

The wife of Ondo State Governor, Betty Anyanwu-Akeredolu, has called on women across the country to always rise to fight against all forms of discrimination against them.This came following ...

Umahi: Court verdict’ll strengthen democracy, says Ex-Ebonyi SSG

A former Secretary to the Ebonyi State Government, Prof. Benard Odo, has said that the Abuja High Court judgement that ousted Governor Dave Umahi would “strengthen the democratic space in the count...

NURTW crisis: Take over all Lagos parks, garages, MC Oluomo tells Sanwo-Olu

Following his suspension by the National Union of Road Transport Workers as the Chairman of Lagos State chapter of the union, Musiliu Akinsanya, aka MC Oluomo, has asked Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu...

Electoral Act: Judiciary can’t stop amendment, says Lawan

Following a ruling by the Federal High Court in Abuja, asking the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), alongside the Attorney General of the Federation, the National Assembly and the ...

How Abba Kyari locked me in car trunk from Lagos to Calabar –Activist

Journalist and activist, Agba Jalingo, has narrated how suspended Deputy Commissioner of Police, Abba Kyari, locked him up in a car trunk and drove him from Lagos State to Calabar, the Cross River ...

UNIBEN 600-level pharmacy student hit by armed robbers’ bullet dies

Miss Susan Oboh, a final-year student of the University of Benin, who was hit by armed robbers’ bullet on March 3, in Benin, is dead.Oboh, a 600-level student at the Department of Pharmacy, ...

Moderna announces first African vaccine facility in Kenya

US vaccine maker Moderna announced Monday that it would build its first mRNA jab-manufacturing facility in Africa after signing an agreement with Kenya’s government to produce up to 500 million dos...

Nigeria’s budget system ‘fraudulent’, says Obaseki

The Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, on Monday, called for a more transparent and accountable budget system in the country, noting that the current process is practically fraudulent.Obase...

LG poll: Enugu govt declares Wednesday work-free day

Enugu State Government has declaredWednesday, February 23, 2022, a work-free day.This was contained in a statement by the Special Adviser to the Governor on Information, Steve Oruruo....

Age is not just a number, says Pete Edochie

Veteran Nollywood actor, Pete Edochie, on the occasion of his 75th birthday has stated that age was not just a number; as the popular saying went.In a video posted on his Instagram handle on...

Medical trip: Osinbajo now in charge -Buhari

Nigeria’s President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), has said that Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, is in charge of the country.He said this while departing Abuja for a medical check u...

2023 presidency: Northern youths urge Emefiele to contest

A coalition of youths from Northern states and Abuja, on Sunday, asked the Central Bank of Nigeria’s Governor, Godwin Emefiele, to contest for the 2023 presidency.The coalition comprising 40...

Police launch manhunt for petrol souvenir distributors at Lagos party

The Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Abiodun Alabi, has ordered the arrest of people involved in the distribution of petrol as a souvenir at a party in the state.3The state Police Public ...

Youths march in Imo, demand end to killing, kidnapping

Hundreds of youths on Friday marched in Owerri, the Imo state capital, calling for an end to insecurity in the state.The youths said that the killings, kidnapping, banditry, and all forms of...

INEC may suspend voter registration in July – Official

The Independent National Electoral Commission, on Friday, said it might suspend the ongoing nationwide Continuous Voter Registration exercise in July.Mr Rotimi Oyekanmi, the Chief Press Secr...

Constitutional amendment without restructuring meaningless – Gani Adams

The Aare Onakakanfo of Yorubaland, Gani Adams, has said that Nigeria needs to be restructured politically for her to move forward.He described the constitutional amendment by lawmakers as an...

Pastor offers scholarships to Nigerian security guards dancing in viral video

The General Overseer of Omega Power Ministries, Chibuzor Chinyere, has offered scholarships to two Nigerian security guards seen dancing during work hours in a viral video.He made the offer ...