Farmers in 11 states to get fertilizer at N4,500
As part of the COVID-19 palliative, about 50,000 farmers across 11 states will get two bags of fertilizer each at a subsidized rate of N4,500 against the current price of N8,000.
Mobile application for detection, notification of tuberculosis cases
The Institute of Human Virology Nigeria (IHVN) and the National Tuberculosis and Leprosy Control Programme (NTBLCP) has launched a mobile application for screening and notifying tuberculosis
Nigeria’s curious electricity export
Most Nigerians may not be aware of the government’s exports of electricity to some West African countries. As a matter of fact, many can swear that the government
CJN swears in Justice Dongban-Mensem as second female Appeal Court president
The Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Ibrahim Tanko Muhammad yesterday inaugurated the substantive President of Court of Appeal, Justice Monica Dongban-Mensem.
Twenty-six killed in central Mali
Twenty-six people were killed in an attack on a village in central Mali, officials said Saturday, in the latest violence to hit the West African nation.
Thousands flee Niger refugee camp after jihadist attack
Thousands of people have fled a camp hosting 20,000 Malian refugees in western Niger after a deadly jihadist attack devastated the site, the United Nations said Wednesday.
Senate asks Buhari to extend military operations to Zamfara, Kaduna, Niger and Sokoto states
The Senate on Tuesday appealed to President Buhari to expand his recent directive of major military operation to sweep bandits and kidnappers out of Katsina state to also include Zamfara, Kaduna, Niger and Sokoto States and any other surrounding States that the armed bandits may want to seek safe haven following the massive operation.
Nigeria's north central states may suffer more from FG dwindling revenue, says report
While the coronavirus pandemic continues to have a negative impact on the Nigerian economy, nothern states may suffer more from its implications, a report said. Lagos based geopolitical risk firm SBM Intelligence in a report said this is because "many of the states in the North Central rely heavily on federal allocations to survive." Nigeria's…