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Chairman, Senate Committee on Federal Capital Territory Senator Abubakar Kyari, on Wednesday decried the poor budgetary allocation for the federal capital territory which has hindered the development of satellite towns within the FCT. Senator Kyari, made this known while submitting the harmonized 2022 FCT budget, as approved by both Senate and House of Representatives Committees […]

Elder states man and IJaw leader, Edwin Clark wants the federal government to immediately implement the All Progressives Congress Committee report on restructuring which, among others, recommends state policing and devolution of powers. Clark said implementation of the report will bring lasting peace to the country and address all the current challenges confronting the country. […]

Governor Babagana Zulum is in the Southern Borno Senatorial Zone to commission 22 government projects, mostly schools and healthcare centres in towns and villages.  Zulum arrived at Biryel, Headquarters of Bayo Local Government Area on Tuesday evening and passed the night there. The Governor’s spokesman, Isa Gusau, said Zulum will on Wednesday, kick start the […]

President Muhammadu Buhari, on Wednesday, led cabinet members in wishing his Chief of Staff, Professor Ibrahim Gambari a happy 77th birthday celebration. Shortly before the meeting of the Federal Executive Council began, the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha announced to the cabinet that today is the Chief of Staff, Professor Gambari’s […]

President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the immediate suspension of the inauguration of the newly constituted Board of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) scheduled for Wednesday 24th November 2021 until further notice. Although no cogent reasons were given for the suspension of the board’s inauguration. A statement issued by the Director Information, Office of the […]

Police in Zamfara State has rescued 24 kidnap victims in Shinkafi and Tsafe Local Government Areas of the state. They include the four students of Government Day Secondary School Birnin Yero, in Shinkafi Local Council, who were abducted on their way back from writing the West Africa Examination Council, WAEC. The Commissioner of Police in […]

The Katsina State House of Assembly has called on both the federal and state governments to declare bandits terrorists. The declaration of the bandits as terrorists, according to the assembly members, will give the military, the police and other security agencies the power to deal with them accordingly. The call was based on a report […]

Niger State Government has again confirmed the presence of members of the Islamic State of West Africa and Boko Haram in different parts of the state. The confirmation was made by the Secretary to the State Government, SSG, Ahmad Matane, during a media chat in Minna, the state capital. Ahmad Matane said that Boko Haram […]

Former Nigerian Senate President, Bukola Saraki has acknowledged the power in peaceful and amicable resolutions as exemplified in the recently concluded national convention of the country’s main opposition party, PDP. The former Senate President who led a delegation to Makurdi the state capital insists that a political party that cannot organise its affairs has no […]

Cross River State Police Command has confirmed the rescue of a medical doctor, Edmund Akpaikpe around Esigi creeks, in the Bakassi Local Government Area of the State. Confirming the release, Cross River State Police Public Relations Officer, Irene Ugbo said Edmund regained his freedom after the matching order given to the Anti Kidnapping & Cultism […]

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