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Gbajabiamila orders immediate evacuation of Nigerian students from Ukraine

…as House sponsors exercise, may engage Air PeaceThe Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has ordered the immediate evacuation of Nigerian students in Ukraine over the...

NFF apologises to Super Falcons, says delay at Abuja airport unfortunate

The Nigeria Football Federation has described as ‘unfortunate’ the incident that saw players and officials of the Super Falcons delayed for over three hours at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airp...

Finalists emerge in Glo reality TV show

Six ‘BBoys’ and six ‘Lockers’ emerged regional finalists in the third episode of the Glo Battle of the Year Nigeria reality TV show aired on GloTV on Saturday.According to a statement on Tue...

Senate passes bills to establish two orthopaedic, teaching hospitals

The Senate, on Wednesday, passed a bill to amend the Orthopaedic Hospitals Management Board Act to provide for the establishment of two new Federal Orthopaedic hospitals in Kwara and Osun States....

Uzodinma’s commissioner dumps APC for PDP

Imo State immediate-past Commissioner for Foreign Affairs, Fabian Ihekweme, on Wednesday, dumped the All Progressives Congress for the Peoples Democratic Party.The defection took place at th...

Fuel scarcity: IPMAN accuses Maiduguri NNPC depot of hoarding

Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria has accused the Maiduguri Nigeria National Petroleum Company Limited Depot of hoarding petrol meant for its members thereby escalating the fue...

Arrest Abba Kyari’s brother before he escapes – Activist tells security agencies

Activist and Convener of the civil society organisation, Concerned Nigerians, Deji Adeyanju, has called for the persecution of the younger brother of embattled Deputy Commissioner of Police, Abba K...

Group condemns court ruling on unmarried pregnant policewomen

The Nigerian Feminist Forum has condemned a court ruling that permits the Nigeria Police Force Regulation to dismiss pregnant unmarried policewomen from the service.The ruling, delivered by ...

Implement agreement signed with ASUU, Reps tell FG

The House of Representatives has called on the Federal Government to implement the agreement it reached with the Academic Staff Union of Universities, failure of which has led to the ongoing strike...

Fuel scarcity: Black market operators make brisk business in Gombe

Some dealers of Premium Motor Spirit, popularly known as fuel, have been making huge returns following the return of long queues in the Gombe metropolis.Our correspondent reports that fuel f...

CBN tackling economic challenges via interventions – Emefiele

The Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Mr Godwin Emefiele, has said the CBN is tackling the economic challenges facing the Nigerian economy through its various challenges.Emefiele, rep...

Lagos police boss promises to protect human rights

The Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Mr Abiodun Alabi, has assured residents that their fundamental human rights will be respected under his watch.Alabi, according to a statement on Monda...

Legal logjam frustrates Reps’ intervention in $3.1bn e-Customs deal

• Nigeria risks losing $8.8bn annually – LawmakersThe House of Representatives’ Joint Committee on Customs and Excise; Finance; and Banking and Currency, on Monday, failed to broker a truce ...

BREAKING: Nigeria airstrike mistakenly kills seven children in Niger

An airstrike by the Nigerian Army targeting ‘bandits’ has killed seven children and wounded five others by mistake in Niger, a local governor told AFP on Sunday.“There was a mistake with the...

2023: Support Jonathan to succeed you, group tells Buhari

Former President Goodluck Jonathan should join the All Progressives Congress to contest the 2023 Presidential election, a political group under the aegis of Citizens Network for Peace and Developme...

HURIWA knocks Buhari over refusal to sign electoral bill

Civil rights advocacy group, Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria, on Sunday, flayed the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd), over his reluctance in signing the reworked Elector...

Gombe gov inaugurates 500 youths for security

Gombe State Governor, Muhammadu Yahaya, has urged 500 personnel inaugurated for security, traffic and environment corps to ensure inter-agency collaboration with federal security operatives....

Zamfara police rescue 24 kidnap victims

The Zamfara State Police Command has rescued 24 Kidnapped victims who have been abducted in Gurgurawa Village of Bungudu Local Government Area of the state.Addressing Journalists, the comman...

Electoral Bill: 26 CSOs to begin nationwide protest on Tuesday

A coalition of civil society organisations has declared Tuesday, February 22 2022 as a national day of protest to demand immediate assent to the reworked Electoral Amendment Bill by the President, ...

It’s difficult to guarantee inclusive prosperity in Nigeria – Osinbajo

The Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, said on Saturday that guaranteeing inclusive prosperity in the governance of a country like Nigeria with its geographical spread and a huge population is a ...