Author: Samson Ojeniran

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National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, and a Minna-based Non-Governmental organization have agreed to take the campaign against substance consumption to secondary schools in Niger State. The campaign is aimed at discouraging students in secondary schools from involving themselves in forming peer groups, that will influence them into substance consumption. According to research by the […]

Judicial activities were on Monday Paralysed across the Seventeen Local Government Areas of Plateau State following a fresh indefinite strike action embarked upon by the Judiciary Staff Union of the State. Addressing Journalists after barricading the gate of the State High Court, chairman of the Union Philip Longji, there has never been Autonomy for Judiciary […]

The Nigerian Government has dismissed media reports claiming that Ukraine is recruiting Nigerian volunteers into its troops in the wake of the Russian invasion of the country. Reports making the rounds have it that a registration desk has been set up at the Ukrainian Embassy in Abuja, where Nigerians are being enlisted to support Ukraine […]

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC has commenced the distribution of sensitive materials ahead of Saturday’s Akure South/Akure North Federal constituency bye-election in Ondo state. The distribution of the materials is taking place at the Head Office of the central bank of Nigeria in Akure, the State capital. Representatives of Participating political parties, Security operatives […]

Thursday, February 24th, 2022 has been declared a public holiday in Nasarawa State by the government to welcome President Muhammadu Buhari on a 2-day working visit to the state. This was contained in a statement issued by the Secretary to the State Government (SSG), Barrister Muhammad Ubandoma Aliyu The statement enjoined the people of the […]

Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai, has called for a simultaneous air and land attack on terrorists across affected states. He said the piecemeal attacks have not been effective to curb the spate of kidnappings in the Northwest. El-Rufai said this on Thursday during the weekly ministerial briefing organised by the Presidential media team at the […]

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo is in Maiduguri, the Borno State capital, on a one-day official visit. While in the state, Vice President Osinbajo is expected to launch the Borno State Medium, Small and Micro Enterprises Clinic, as well as commission some state government projects. The projects include a Doctor’s Quarters, an orphanage school and a […]

Governor Abubakar Bello of Niger State has assented to the Grazing Reserves Law. Governor Abubakar Bello assented to the law at the Government House, Minna. The law is aimed at minimizing the increasing cases of encroachment, illegal and unauthorized activities in all parts of the state. The law, in a statement by the Chief Press […]

A Federal High Court sitting in Kano has adjourned till February 28 and March 1, for the continuation of the hearing in a trial between the Office of the Inspector General of Police and a Katsina whistleblower, Mahadi Shehu. The adjournment was requested by the prosecution counsel, to enable it to tender some important documents, […]

The Nigerian Senate on Tuesday received a letter from the National Chairman of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP Iyorcha Ayu, nominating Senator Shuaibu Isa Lau (Taraba North) as the new Deputy Minority Leader of the Senate. Ayu said Lau’s nomination was a sequel to Senator Emmanuel Bwacha’s defection from the PDP  to the All Progressives […]

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