Thursday, 30th November 2023


25 Nov
Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Ezenwo Nyesom Wike, yesterday, declared that he would not contest against President Bola Ahmed Tinubu in the 2027 presidential election. 
24 Nov
The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Minister, Nyesom Wike, has announced that obtaining a Certificate of Occupancy (C-of-O) in Abuja will now require a National Identification Number (NIN) and Bank Verification Number (BVN).
20 Sep
“Every person has a right to participate fully in their society and be recognised as a person before the law” (UDHR & ICCPR article 16). Yet, as of 2021 an estimated 850 million globally have no official proof of their identity, which is essential to protecting their rights and enabling access ...
12 Sep
The National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) has assured Nigerians of a seamless registration process for the National Identification Number (NIN) across the nation and in the diaspora. NIMC acting Director General, Mrs Abisoye Coker-Odusote, gave the assurance in a statement on Monday in Abuja. She said that NIN registration remained free for all eligible citizens,…
7 Aug
The Nigerian Citizens Welfare Project (NCWP) has urged the government to urgently re-enact the era of essential commodity distribution to the people. NCWP stressed that this should be done immediately, while the Federal and state Governments...
2 Aug
More Nigerians have been issued National Identification Numbers (NIN) as National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) added 634,603 new enrollees to its database, according to records for July.
12 Jul
Former interior minister Rauf Aregbesola has urged the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to integrate voters' registers with the National Identification Number (NIN) database to maintain the country's elections' integrity and transparency. Aregbesola made the remarks on Tuesday at the 7th International Conference of the Professional Statisticians Society of Nigeria (PSSN) at Nasarawa State University,…
31 May
President Bola Ahmed Tinubu has expressed his administration’s readiness to create one million new digital jobs for the economy.
13 Apr
The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) has called on those who want to apply for their international passports, whether it is their first application or a renewal, to ensure that the data they submit matches that of their National Identification Number (NIN).
22 Mar
Nigerians United for Peace (NUP) has urged the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to take urgent steps to amend the 2022 Electoral Act and re- issue New Permanent Voters Cards (PVCs) which will contain the National Identification Number (NIN) details of eligible voters.
16 Mar
The Presidential, Enabling Business Environment Council (PEBEC) Secretariat, has urged the National Identity Management Agency to review the introduction of a new charge of N1000 for National Identification Number (NIN) integration and verification for each Nigerian passport applicant. PEBEC in a statement signed by the Special Adviser on Ease of Doing Business, Dr Jumoke Oduwole,…
25 Jan
More Nigerians have been identified and added to the national database as the figure of National Identification Number (NIN), issued by the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) rose to 95 million, according to latest data.


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Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky on Thursday visited frontline command posts in eastern and southern Ukraine, as local officials reported six killed in a spate of Russian air, rocket and artillery attacks.
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Popular bubble tea chain Yan Xi Tang has launched a Relief Tea Series, which features two drinks that are specifically designed to help ease menstrual discomfort. The drinks, the Red Sugar Menstrual Ginger Milk Tea and Red Sugar Menstrual Ginger Infusion, are both served warm and contain ingredients like ginger, red dates, and brown sugar,…
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Super Falcons of Nigeria thrash Cape Verde 5-0 in the 2024 WAFCON second round, first leg qualifier at the MKO Abiola stadium, Abuja on Thursday.
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The UN climate conference opened Thursday with nations urged to make faster cuts to planet-warming emissions and phase out fossil fuels as scepticism swirls over the oil-rich United Arab Emirates hosting the talks. The two-week-long negotiations in a vast exhibition venue in Dubai come at a pivotal moment, with emissions still climbing and the UN…
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HONG KONG SAR, 30 November 2023 -/African Media Agency(AMA)/- Hantec, a leading global financial services provider, is proud to announce its recent acquisition of a new license from the Financial Services Authority (FSA) in Seychelles. This strategic move marks a significant milestone in Hantec’s mission to broaden its global reach and further solidify its position…
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Israel and Hamas extended their truce by another day on Thursday as Washington's top diplomat arrived to urge a more lasting break in the devastating conflict. The warring parties have agreed a pause in fighting to allow time for the militant group to release Israeli hostages in exchange for Palestinian prisoners. But international pressure is…
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The Hon. Minister of Works, Engr Dave Umahi, has disclosed that his ministry has received express approval from the presidency to commence federal roads construction/rehabilitation in Kogi State. He also outlined the modalities being explored to expedite the works without delay. Umahi spoke during a visit to him by the Kogi State Governor, His Excellency…
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China on Thursday hailed the late Henry Kissinger as an "old friend", paying tribute to a diplomat central to establishing ties between Beijing and Washington. Kissinger, a former US secretary of state whose unapologetic promotion of raw American power helped shape the post-World War II world, died Wednesday, his consulting firm said. The diplomat, who…
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The Delta State Police Command confirmed on Thursday the arrest of eight suspected kidnappers after its operatives foiled a planned kidnapping by the gang.
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The Lagos State Government took enforcement action on Thursday against street hawkers and handcart pushers in different areas of the state.