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Police transfer Abba Kyari, four others to NDLEA

The Nigeria Police Force has transferred Deputy Commissioner of Police, Abba Kyari; and four others to the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency barely four hours after they were declared wanted by ...

Public hearing for NYSC Trust Fund Bill holds Feb 24

The House of Representatives would on Thursday, February 24, hold a public hearing on the National Youth Service Corps Trust Fund bill, the Director-General of NYSC, Major-General Shuaibu Ibrahim h...

Nigeria and the price of sovereign innumeracy

“Dishonesty both in thought and deed were the prime bases of the Nigerian troubles.”Robert Collis, Nigeria in Conflict, p.187 (1970)Most people with a sense of smell in political econ...

Probe renewed killings in Enugu, HURIWA urges IGP

Civil rights advocacy group, Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria, has called on the Inspector-General of Police, Usman Baba; and the  Commissioner of Police in Enugu State, Abubakar La...

Arrest NDLEA officers who worked with Kyari’s accomplices, IGP tells Marwa

The Inspector-General of Police, Usman Baba, has urged the Chairman of National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, Brig-Gen Buba Marwa (retd), to immediately arrest officers of the anti-narcotic agency i...

Unity, patriotism crucial in war against insecurity, banditry – Ooni

The Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, has said that Nigeria will triumph over the menace of killings, kidnappings, banditry and other social evils afflicting it easily if citizens can demonstrate ...

Pushing for tech advancement across Nigeria

One thing that scares me the most in Nigeria is the alarming rate of unemployment and lack of opportunities. Nigerians are generally hard-working and that is why they usually do well in countries w...

Inflation may rise further amid naira depreciation –Report

Analysts at Financial Derivatives Company Limited have said Nigeria’s inflation rate will rise further in the first quarter of this year.The firm, in its presentation at the LBS Breakfast th...

Google launches academy for SMEs in Nigeria, others

Google has announced that 5000 small and medium-scale enterprises and entrepreneurs in Nigeria, Kenya and South Africa will be receiving free training to help their businesses thrive through its ne...

NIN portal fully restored -NIMC

The National Identity Management Commission has said its National Identification Number verification service portal has been fully restored.NIMC head of corporate communications, Kayode Adeg...

FCT polls: INEC admits failure of BVAS machines

The Independent National Electoral Commission has admitted that there were glitches with the usage of the Bimodal Voters Authentication System machines during Saturday’s Federal Capital Territory A...

BAL confirms 12 teams for 2022 season tips off

The Basketball Africa League has announced the top 12 club teams from 12 African countries that will compete in the 2022 BAL season, which will tip off Saturday, March 5 at the Dakar Arena in Seneg...

FG prepares 10 years national housing plan for low-income earners

The Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, has disclosed that the Federal Government is in the final draft stages of a comprehensive 10-year National Housing Strategy plan that would cater for low-income e...

Buhari directs SGF, CoS, to appoint qualified youths in MDAs

The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), on Friday in Abuja said he will support the aspirations of credible and committed young people who are vying for positions in the February 26 ...

Polio: Gombe to immunise 817,300 under-five children in four days

No fewer than 817,300 under five children will benefit from the second phase of Polio Outbreak Response in Gombe State.Declaring the response open on Friday, Deputy Governor, Dr Manassah Jat...

FG has built 19,478 out of 300,000 homes for Nigerians — Osinbajo

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has said that under the Buhari regime, the Economic Sustainability Social Housing programme has built 19,478 out of its targetted 300,000 units for Nigerians.Thi...

Actress Adesua Etomi delves into music, releases new single

Multi-award winning actress, Adesua Etomi-Wellington, has joined the league of Nollywood acts who delved into the music industry.Susu, as she is also known, announced via her Twitter page on...

FCT poll: Document Electoral Act violation, CSOs tell security agencies

A coalition of over 70 civil rights organisations under the aegis of Nigerian Civil Society Situation Room on Friday called on security agencies to document evidence of any violation of the Elector...

Second Niger Bridge named after Buhari, not Jonathan – Bashir Ahmad

Presidential aide, Bashir Ahmad, has said the Second Niger Bridge was named after the President, Major-General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), and not his predecessor, Goodluck Jonathan.Ahmad had ...

JUST IN: CBN to stop sale of forex to banks by December

The Central Bank of Nigeria has revealed that it will stop the sale of foreign exchange to Deposit Money Banks by the end of the year.According to the CBN Governor, Godwin Emefiele, banks mu...