Thu, 24 Jun 2021 07:19:53 GMT
Mass Demolitions, Evictions As Lagos Govt Continues Housing Push
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Demola Adeleye and his family were sleeping in their three-bedroom bungalow when they were awoken by the sound of bulldozers demolishing the homes around them.

Thu, 24 Jun 2021 06:26:40 GMT
Country's Human Rights Record 'Very Poor', Worse Than Average in Sub-Saharan Africa
[Premium Times] The report, which tracked the human rights performance of most countries, stated that Nigeria's mismanagement of resources is largely responsible for the country's rarely improving human rights crises.

Thu, 24 Jun 2021 05:04:09 GMT
Okonjo-Iweala Seeks Lower Trade Cost to Boost Africa's Economic Recovery
[This Day] The Director-General of the World Trade Organisation (WTO), Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, has called for lower trade costs to boost Africa's economic recovery.

Thu, 24 Jun 2021 04:58:42 GMT
Country Has Highest Prevalent Rate of Sickle Cell Worldwide, Says Govt
[This Day] Abuja -- The federal government has said Nigeria currently ranks highest in rate of Sickle Cell Disease (SCD) in the whole world ahead of Democratic Republic of Congo and India.

Thu, 24 Jun 2021 04:43:10 GMT
What Communities Are Doing to Cope With Violence in North-Central
[The Conversation Africa] North central Nigeria, known as the Middle Belt, is home to the country's capital city Abuja and six other states - Benue, Plateau, Kogi, Nasarawa, Niger and Kwara.

Thu, 24 Jun 2021 08:14:18 GMT
JAMB - NIN Uncovered 500,000 Fake UTME Candidates
[This Day] The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) yesterday said the introduction of the National Identification Number (NIN) in the 2021/2022 exam registration helped it to uncover over 500,000 fake candidates.

Thu, 24 Jun 2021 04:47:14 GMT
Why We Are Returning IDPs Home Despite Continued Security Challenges - Borno Governor
[Premium Times] Governor Zulum says IDPs need to return to their communities to farm and resume their businesses.

Thu, 24 Jun 2021 08:39:56 GMT
Obiano's Aide Felicitates With Soludo Over Victory in APGA's Governorship Primary
[Vanguard] The Senior Special Assistant to Governor Willie Obiano on Protocol Matters Barr Nonso Henry Nwaebili has congratulated Prof Charles Soludo over his emergence as the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Grand Alliance APGA in the ...

Thu, 24 Jun 2021 08:39:13 GMT
Welfare of the Fighting Troops
[This Day] The officers and men must be given all the support they need

Thu, 24 Jun 2021 08:38:27 GMT
Police Parade 15 Suspects for Alleged Robbery, Rape
[This Day] The Ondo State Police Command yesterday paraded 15 suspects for alleged involvement in armed robbery and rape.

Thu, 24 Jun 2021 08:38:27 GMT
Senate Condemns Killings By Security Agents in Enugu, Imo
[This Day] The Senate yesterday condemned the shooting incident by a Police Inspector in Enugu, the Enugu State capital, which led to the death of five persons with several other people sustaining injuries last Sunday.

Thu, 24 Jun 2021 08:38:27 GMT
New Varsities - Buhari Revolutionising Education Sector, Says APC
[This Day] The All Progressives Congress (APC) has said that President Muhammadu Buhari is fulfilling the APC electoral promise to lead an education revolution that would transform the country technologically.

Thu, 24 Jun 2021 08:38:24 GMT
Submit to EFCC, ICPC for Clearance, Buhari's Ally Tells APC's Chairmanship Aspirants
[This Day] A chieftain of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), in Lagos State, Ambassador Abayomi Mumuni, has urged aspirants seeking to contest the National chairmanship position of the party to submit themselves to the country's anti-graft a...

Thu, 24 Jun 2021 08:35:08 GMT
Mines Minister Tasks Staff On Sector's 2021 Revenue Contribution
[Leadership] Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Olamilekan Adegbite, has urged staff of the ministry to improve on their services for the ministry to surpass its 2020 contribution to Nigeria's revenue pool this year.

Thu, 24 Jun 2021 08:35:06 GMT
After 4 Years, Teenager Abducted From Niger, Found in Delta
[Leadership] Delta State Police Command has arrested two women over child trafficking and kidnapping and rescued three children.

Thu, 24 Jun 2021 08:35:02 GMT
Ecobank Nigeria Promotes 26 Percent of Staff, Recruits New Employees
[Leadership] Ecobank Nigeria has announced the promotion of 682 staff, representing 26 per cent of its core staff as it recruited the first batch of 60 new entry level trainees into its workforce despite the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on busines...

Thu, 24 Jun 2021 08:32:28 GMT
2021 UTME - NIN Helps in Checking Multiple Malpractices, Restores Credibility - JAMB
[Vanguard] The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has lauded the introduction of the National Identification Number (NIN) in its examination exercise.

Thu, 24 Jun 2021 08:30:03 GMT
Alleged Kidnapping - Evans' Trial Stalled Because 'Witness Could No Longer Be Reached Via Phone'
[Premium Times] The suspect denies that his nickname was 'Evans' and adds he was coerced into admitting being a kidnapper by the police.

Thu, 24 Jun 2021 08:30:01 GMT
Covid-19 - Again, Lagos Tops Infection Chart As Nigeria Records 44 New Cases
[Premium Times] Nobody died from the disease on Wednesday as the country's total fatality toll still stands at 2,118.

Thu, 24 Jun 2021 08:30:00 GMT
Obaseki Seeks Buhari's Intervention On Looted Benin Artifacts
[Premium Times] Some western countries have pledged to return artifacts looted from the ancient Benin Kingdom.

Thu, 24 Jun 2021 08:29:57 GMT
Jigawa Woman Arrested for Allegedly Killing Husband
[Premium Times] Police say Hadiza Musa, 25, attacked her 50-year old husband with a wooden pestle.

Thu, 24 Jun 2021 08:22:35 GMT
Fans Are Why We Are Popular, Says Instagram Comedian Pankeeroy
[Vanguard] Many social media comedians are in business because of fans that encourage them by asking for more skits. This assertion came from Pankeeroy, one of Nigeria's leading comedians on Instagram and Youtube.

Thu, 24 Jun 2021 08:22:34 GMT
Kaduna Women Make Case for Inclusion in Peacebuilding Processes
[Vanguard] Women in Southern Kaduna have called for their inclusion in peace building processes in the area.

Thu, 24 Jun 2021 08:22:33 GMT
We'll Regulate Drones to Ensure Safety and Security, NCAA Boss
[Vanguard] The Director General, Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA), Capt. Musa Nuhu, said there was a need for strong regulatory framework for the deployment of drones to ensure safety and security.

Thu, 24 Jun 2021 08:22:32 GMT
Security Challenges - Matawalle Briefs President Buhari, Lauds Security Agencies
[Vanguard] President Muhammadu Buhari has met behind closed doors with Governor Bello Matawalle of Zamfara in the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

Thu, 24 Jun 2021 08:22:31 GMT
Onochie As INEC Commissioner? Buhari Is Debasing Nigeria's Electoral System
[Vanguard] PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari, a former dictator, told the world ahead of the 2015 general elections that he was a "converted democrat". The claim was dubious. But if, indeed, he"converted" to democracy, his conversion was superficial because...

Thu, 24 Jun 2021 08:22:30 GMT
Decision On Work From Home Order for Review Soon - SGF
[Vanguard] The Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Boss Mustapha, has said that the Federal Government would soon take decision to recall civil servants working from home back to work.

Thu, 24 Jun 2021 08:22:29 GMT
Rivers Youths Protest Alleged Abandonment of State's Skill Training Centre
[Vanguard] Port-Harcourt -- Youths said to be students of Port Harcourt Technical and Vocational Center, PHTVC, have staged a peaceful protest against the Rivers State Government over alleged abandament of the skills training centre.

Thu, 24 Jun 2021 08:19:04 GMT
Immigration Bars 20 Nigerians From Travelling Over Poor Documentation
[This Day] The Nigerian Immigration Service (NIS) has barred not less than 20 Nigerians from travelling overseas because of poor and unconvincing documentation about their destination.

Thu, 24 Jun 2021 08:15:11 GMT
Govt Discloses11m Nigerians Benefited From $415m World Bank Supported CSDP
[Vanguard] Abuja -- The Federal Government Tuesday, disclosed 11 million Nigerians benefited from $415 million World Bank-supported Community and Social Development Project, CSDP, programme.