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8 May
President Muhammadu Buhari will depart Abuja on Sunday for Abidjan, Ivory Coast, to attend a United Nations organized conference on the future of land regarding desertification, drought, degradation, rights, restoration and implications for national and world economies. President Buhari, who will participate in a summit of Heads of States and Government, beginning Monday, May 9th,…
7 May
The Minister of Transportation, Mr. Rotimi Amaechi, has pledged to tackle the insecurity plaguing the country. Amaechi made the promise on Friday when he visited Oba of Benin, Oba Ewaure II, in his palace.
17 Mar
Commanding Officer, Zone five, Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Andrew Kumapayi, yesterday, disclosed that the corps will commence road audit ahead of the opening of the second Niger Bridge, Onitsha in October, this year.
7 Mar
A spokesman to Sunday Adeyemo, the leader of the Yoruba Nation separatist movement, said he has been released from prison in the Republic of Benin. Also known as Sunday Igboho, the separatist leader has been in the custody of Nigeria's neighbour since last July. Sunday Igboho, who pushes for independence for the southwestern Yoruba people,…
2 Feb
UN Secretary-General António Guterres on Tuesday announced the appointment of Major General Benjamin Sawyerr of Nigeria as the Force Commander for the United Nations Interim Security Force for Abyei (UNISFA). Sawyerr succeeds Maj. Gen. Kefyalew Amde Tessema of Ethiopia to whom the secretary-general is grateful for his dedication, invaluable service and effective leadership during his…
8 Nov 2021
Nearly 17 million Nigerians are projected to be either at crisis or emergency levels of food insecurity next year, according to a major report. The investigation, the bi-annual Cadre Harmonise framework, is led by Nigeria’s Ministry of Agriculture with technical and financial support from the United Nations and NGOs. Between October and December this year,…
5 Nov 2021
Nigeria’s production quota for December received a boost following an agreement by the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) and its allies to increase combined crude quota by 400,000 barrels a day next month.
20 Oct 2021
*Demands apology from AI, CNN for "misinforming public One year after the alleged massacre of Nigerian youths at the Lekki Toll Gate, Lagos State, the Nigeria Government said it was nothing but a "Phantom Massacre." Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, who spoke on the first anniversary of #EndSARS protests that almost shut…
5 Oct 2021
The Pharmaceutical Manufacturers Group of the Manufacturing Association of Nigeria (PMG-MAN) has hailed an experimental drug for severe COVID-19 that cuts the risk of hospitalisation or death by about half.
25 Aug 2021
The Revenue Mobilisation Allocation and Fiscal Commission (RMAFC) says the review of the revenue allocation formula will be ready for presentation to President Muhammadu Buhari by the end of 2021.
5 Aug 2021
The United Nations (UN) Human Rights Council has passed a resolution condemning accusations of witchcraft, rituals and other harmful traditions that result in human rights violations in Nigeria and other parts of the world.
2 Aug 2021
Virus claims 30 lives in Lagos in a week - Sanwo-Olu The Nigerian government Monday said the country is already seeing the third wave of COVID-19 pandemic as cases of Delta variant are increasing in several states. Nigeria's minister of health Osagie Ehanire said the country has been recording a sharp increase in the number…
24 Jul 2021
The Nigerian Army has urged members of the public to disregard `doctored video’ meant to denigrate the professional conduct of troops in the Southeastern part of the country.

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