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The Presidential Task Force on COVID-19, on Tuesday, said schools in the country will resume on January 18 until the Ministry of Education announces
The Anambra State Government has postponed the reopening of schools in the state by two weeks following surge of COVID-19 in the state
The State governor, Willie Obiano, stated
The Ekiti State House of Assembly Service Commission on Tuesday sacked 21 members of its staff for sundry offences including irregular appointment,
absenteeism, and other allegations
President Donald Trump, a Republican under pressure to resign after his supporters carried out a deadly breach of the U.S. Capitol last week, said
there was tremendous anger
The Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai, has charged new recruits to be ready to defend the country against external aggression and other security
challenges bedevilling the country.
National Association of Nigerian Students has urged the Federal Government and members of the Academic Staff Union of Universities to resume academic
activities at the nation’s public
The Nigeria Union of Teachers has expressed readiness to return to class but warned that it would declare trade disputes with states indebted to workers up
to four months’ salaries.
US Acting Homeland Security Secretary Chad Wolf announced his resignation unexpectedly Monday as worries rose over more violence during President-elect
Joe Biden’s inauguration next week.
No fewer than 43 persons have been arrested by men of the Lagos State Police Command for allegedly violating COVID-19 protocols in the state.
The International Monetary Fund’s executive board announced Monday it had approved the disbursement of $487.5 million to Angola, which is suffering from
low oil prices due to the coronavirus
A Democratic member of the US House of Representatives said Monday she had tested positive for Covid-19 after sheltering during the violent storming of
the Capitol with several other lawmaker
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control says the country is now reaching a critical level, adding that the hospital capacity will no longer be able to cope
with more serious COVID-19 cases.
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Ivanka Trump is reportedly planning to attend Joe Biden's inauguration
Over 60 workers on the Lagos-Ibadan railway project site have been infected with COVID-19 while trying to complete the project, the Federal Government
said on Monday.
More than 1,000 intending operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency were on Monday stranded at the NDLEA training camp in Jos,
The defence headquarters (DHQ) says the armed forces have ”checkmated” Boko Haram and their operations in the north-east.
Despite claims that the insurgents have been decimated
The Federal Government on Monday said it would review the January 18 earlier date fixed for resumption of schools across Nigeria.
It attributed the decision to the second wave of COVID-19
Co-founder of Bring Back Our Girls (BBOG) movement Aisha Yesufu has said she witnessed same-sex marriages in Nigeria in the 1980s, Igbere TV reports.
Like all of you, I have reflected on the past year and how the invisible enemy, Covid-19, swept across our beautiful country. All Nations have experienced
the loss of loved ones,
The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), has felicitated with the new President-General of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Professor George Obiozor.
Thirteen soldiers have died in an ambush by jihadist fighters from the Islamic State West Africa Province group in volatile northeastern Nigeria, two army
sources told AFP on Monday.
The Federal Government says it will shut down the Lagos-Ibadan and the Abuja-Kaduna train services should there be any case of Covid-19 detected
Ten World Health Organisation scientists will visit China from Thursday to probe the origins of Covid-19, authorities said Monday, more than a year after
the pandemic began and amid
The Lagos State Government has lost at least N2.5bn in projected revenue due to the closure of the Lekki toll plaza and the Ikoyi Link Bridge toll plaza
in the last 95 days.
The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), on Sunday sent condolences to a former deputy speaker of the House of Representatives,
Babangida Nguroje, over the death of seven
US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Sunday she would push ahead with efforts to remove President Donald Trump from office during the final days of his
administration after his supporters
Branches of the Academic Staff Union of Universities on Sunday assessed COVID-19 protocols in the universities and said the institutions were not
ready for safe reopening.
The remote Pacific nation of Micronesia recorded its first case of Covid-19 on Monday, ending its run as one of the few places on Earth without the
The Non-Academic Staff Union of Universities (NASU) and the Senior Staff Association of Nigeria Universities (SSANU) have threatened to embark on a
three-day protest on Jan. 12.
The Lagos State Task Force on the Environment and Special Offences (Enforcement) Unit has impounded 100 motorcycles for plying restricted routes.
It was gathered that the motorcycle
The President, Women Arise and Centre for Change, Joe Oke-Odumakin, has called for the unconditional release of a human rights activist and journalist,
Mr Omoyele Sowore.
The Senator representing Osun West District, Adelere Oriolowo, Sunday escaped death by whiskers at a political meeting.
It was gathered that the Senator was attacked at
Bayelsa State Governor, Douye Diri, has attributed insecurity facing Nigeria to injustice and lack of equity in the country.
He spoke on Sunday during the interdenominational service
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Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has charged the Federal Government to do more for the Nigerian armed forces who are playing a significant part in
ensuring that the civil populace enjoys
A human rights lawyer, Lucky Odigie, has dragged a constitutional lawyer, Femi Falana (SAN), and nine others before a Federal High Court in Abuja, over
the setting up of an independent panel
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The construction of the Ibadan to Kano railway will commence once the Chinese government approves its $5.3bn loan to Nigeria, the Federal Government said on
The Special Ministerial Task Force on Monitoring and Enforcement of Nigerian Expatriate Business Permit and Expatriate Quota Administration has said the
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President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the removal of the Chairman of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Col. Muhammad Mustapha
The Federal Government through the National Orientation Agency has said the COVID-19 vaccine does not alter DNA.
The Agency stated this ahead of the arrival of COVID-19 vaccines
The Nigeria Immigration Service headquarters in Abuja has been razed by fire in the early hours of Sunday.
The Service which disclosed this in a statement on its official Twitter
Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project has asked the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), to use his leadership position to drop the
plan by the Federal Government
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The Evangelical Church, Winning All (ECWA), yesterday said the COVID-19 pandemic had claimed the lives of over 200 of its mission supporters, calling on Nigerians
to be careful to avoid
The Nigerian Army has redeployed senior military officers in a move to rejig the various security operations being carried out by the armed forces.
On Saturday November 14, former Senate President, Bukola Saraki, returned to Ilorin, the capital city of Kwara State, for the first time since the 2019 political
losses he and his party
Mike Pence will attend the upcoming inauguration of Joe Biden, multiple media reports said Saturday, the vice president becoming the latest longtime loyalist
to abandon an increasingly
The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) says it had made the presentation of a valid National Identification Number (NIN) compulsory for all categories of vehicle
As cases of COVID-19 continue to surge in the country, accredited laboratory officials narrate the odds they confront as foreign arrivals routinely shun
Federal Government directive.
A group of suspected Boko Haram members yesterday unleashed mayhem in Gubja local government area of Yobe state.
LEADERSHIP Sunday reports that a primary school, hospital and cars
Rosemary Adebutu, the wife of Chairman of Premier Lotto Chief Kessington Adebutu, popularly known as Baba Ijebu, is dead.
The Adebutu family is yet to issue any statement
Consequent upon the outlawing of stamp duty on electronic bank transfer by the Court of Appeal, the Federal Government, through the Finance Act 2020, has
introduced Electronic Money
Jordan said on Saturday it has approved China’s Sinopharm coronavirus vaccine for emergency use, after previously giving the Pfizer-BioNTech jab the
The All Progressives Congress (APC)has described events that followed the United States of America’s November 2020 presidential election and President
Donald Trump’s refusal to concede
Nobel Laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, has called for a national mobilisation to combat the menace of insecurity bedeviling the country.
He stated this on Saturday while featuring
#FixPolitics, an initiative designed to “structurally change and innovate politics” in Nigeria and Africa, is set to commence operations at its School of
Politics, Policy, and Governance
Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr Isa Pantami, said on Friday that it takes five minutes for each Nigerian to complete the National
Identification Number registration
Lehigh University, a private college in Pennsylvania, has revoked the honorary degree it awarded President Donald Trump more than 30 years ago.
Activist Aisha Yesufu says it is ironic that the administration of Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State promotes KadInvest annually yet the government
unjustly demolishes the business
The permanent Twitter suspension came a few hours after Reddit announced it was taking down the massively popular subreddit r/Donaldtrump. Other social platforms
that have gone after Trump
The International Monetary Fund on Friday lowered its 2021 growth forecast for China to 7.9 percent, following a year of “significant human and economic costs”
inflicted by the Covid-19
The traditional ruler of Igbariam in the Anambra East Local Government Area of Anambra State, Igwe Nkeli Nzekwe, is dead.
The Commissioner for Information and Public Enlightenment,
A senior clerk at the National Open University of Nigeria, Makurdi centre, Benue State, Iko Danasabe, has been arrested for the alleged murder of his colleague,
Ahead of the arrival of the mRNA COVID-19 vaccines into the country within the next few weeks, the Federal Government has set a condition that states must
fulfil before releasing the vaccines
Biden invites Pence to inauguration, calls Trump ‘incompetent' and says it’s good he won't attend.
"I was told on the way over here that he indicated he wasn't going to show up
Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr Isa Pantami, said on Friday that seven SIM cards can be linked to one National Identification Number on the
Lagos State Governor and Visitor to Lagos State University, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has cancelled the ongoing process set up for the appointment of a substantive
Governor of Lagos State, Mr @jidesanwoolu today presented a cheque of N5 million to Shotunde Oladimeji Idris (@Dimeji_Shotunde) the @LASUOfficial best
graduating student & also offered him
President Muhammadu Buhari, Friday, gave timeline to round off the war against Boko Haram and bandits.
The President said the counter insurgency war will be finished this year, 2021.
The Kaduna State Commissioner of Internal Security and Home Affairs, Mr Samuel Aruwan, says there is no helicopter supplying arms to bandits in any part of the
Pan-Yoruba socio-cultural organisation, Afenifere, has described the ongoing registration of the National Identity Management Commission in the midst of the
second wave of COVID-19
Workers of the National Identity Management Commission have suspended the industrial action which they embarked upon on Thursday over the fear of COVID-19
spread in the agency.
Ace comedian and actor, Atunyota Akpobome better known as Ali Baba, on Friday, urged the Federal Government to postpone the National Identification Number
registration exercise in order
Senator Shehu Sani says President Muhammadu Buhari, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo and the Secretary to the Government of the Federation Boss Mustapha do
not need to receive COVID-19 vaccine
Nigerian govt to impose fresh nationwide lockdown as COVID-19 cases continue to rise
The Federal Government has said it will be left with no option than to impose a fresh lockdown
The Governor of Oyo State, Seyi Makinde, has said his administration is probing the alleged high-handedness of some members of the Western Nigeria Security
Network codenamed Operation Amoteku
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The candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the September 19 Edo 2020 Governorship election, Mr. Osagie Ize-Iyamu, has appealed a High Court
ruling nullifying his candidacy
British police on Friday hunted a fraudster who tricked a 92-year-old woman into handing over £160 to receive a fake coronavirus vaccine jab in what
they called a “disgusting
The Magistrate’s Court sitting in Uyo, Akwa-Ibom State capital has granted the Principal of Deeper Life High School Uyo and six others bail in the sum
of N500,000 each.
The National Universities Commission (NUC) has directed vice-chancellors of universities to resume academic activities on January 18.
Following Wednesday’s Capitol riots in Washington, Michelle Obama has said incumbent US President Donald Trump can’t handle failures.
Against the backdrop of the dearth of critical infrastructure across the country, the plan by the Federal Government to float a N15 trillion infrastructure
fund is ambitious
Senator Bayo Salami, who represented Osun Central in the Senate between 1999 and 2003 has passed away.
The Osogbo-born politician, it was learnt, died in the United States of America
Head of Department of Political Science, University of Ilorin, Dr. Gbade Ojo, yesterday, urged the National Leader of All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Ahmed Tinubu
Travellers to Australia will have to show a negative COVID-19 test before they can get on their plane, the prime minister said on Friday, as the city of Brisbane
Education Secretary Betsy DeVos has submitted her resignation, saying President Donald Trump's role in spurring the mob that breached the US Capitol on
Wednesday was "the inflection point,"
Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, will by noon on Saturday know his fate as a Federal High Court in Abuja will deliver judgment in the alleged certificate
forgery case filed against him
US President-elect Joe Biden on Thursday unveiled his picks for commerce secretary, labor secretary and small business administrator to fill his incoming
The Minister of Power, Mr Saleh Mamman, has directed the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) to inform all Electricity Distribution Companies
(DISCOs) to revert
THREE persons were feared dead during a bloody clash between youths and Amotekun operatives at Tapa in Oyo State when the latter attempted to stop the youths
A Baghdad court has issued a warrant for the arrest of US President Donald Trump as part of its investigation into the killing of a top Iraqi paramilitary
The shocking events of the last 24 hours clearly demonstrate that President Donald Trump intends to use his remaining time in office to undermine the peaceful
The Federal Government has directed the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission to suspend the recently adjusted electricity tariff.
Elon Musk, the outspoken and envelope-pushing chief executive of Tesla, overtook Amazon boss Jeff Bezos to become the world’s wealthiest person, US media
Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Thursday met behind closed doors with the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), at the Presidential
The Kaduna State Government has arraigned the Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party in Kaduna State, Abraham Alberah, and four others for
alleged attempted adultery
Seven members of the Abia State House of Assembly from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) may defect to the All Progressives Congress (APC) in April 2021