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The Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, says it would sustain its stakeholders’ consultations with various groups and professional bodies in order to serve to people of the Niger Delta region better. The Interim Administrator of the NDDC, Efiong Akwa, stated this during a one-day stakeholders engagement with members of civil society organizations. Since his appointment […]

On the 6th of April 2021, 58 new confirmed cases were recorded in Nigeria. Till date, 163,388 cases have been confirmed, 153,630 cases discharged and 2,058 deaths have been recorded in the 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja 58 new cases of #COVID19Nigeria; Lagos-32Kaduna-5Enugu-4Kano-4Edo-3FCT-3Osun-3Abia-1Bauchi-1Gombe-1Rivers-1 163,388 confirmed153,630 discharged2,058 deaths pic.twitter.com/cC6pc0pMlk — NCDC (@NCDCgov) April […]

Police in Ekiti State have confirmed the safe release of a mechanized farmer, Isaac Agbanigo from his abductors. Agbanigo was kidnapped on Saturday, 3rd April, 2021 from his farm, located at Ajegbende Ise-road, in Ikere Ekiti, after the days work. He was said to have been accosted by seven masked armed men, who ordered him, […]

Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, is currently decorating Usman Alkali Baba with the rank of Inspector-General of Police, IGP. It could be recalled that President Muhammadu Buhari had on Tuesday, approved the appointment of Usman Alkali Baba as the Acting Inspector-General of Police. The Minister of Police Affairs, Maigari Dingyadi, who disclosed this to State House […]

Former President, Goodluck Jonathan, has commissioned a 6.2km Sabon Kaura to Miri road project at a suburb of the Bauchi State’s Metropolis. The two-point two billion Naira project, which is a byepass, linking Sabon Kaura to Jos road, was named after the former president. Over the years, Sabon Kaura community, have been clamouring for the […]

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, has urged Nigerians to come together and reject the agents of anarchy, seeking to cause chaos, for their selfish interests, especially as there are many more, who are working tirelessly, to build up the country’s system and to enhance it.  Professor Osinbajo said this during a one-day visit to Owerri, Imo […]

The West African Examination Council (WAEC), says, the Senior Secondary School Examination (WASSCE), may not hold as usual this year in May/June, due to the disruption of the academic calendar of schools across the country. It said this as it officially released the results for private candidates. The Head, Nigeria Office (WAEC), Patrick Areghan, while […]

Gunmen suspected to be kidnappers have abducted a family of five in Ajowa Akoko community in Akoko North West Local Government Area of Ondo State. The victims were kidnapped while returning to Abuja from Ajowa Akoko, after the Easter break. The victim, Ibrahim Olusa, his wife and three children were abducted at gunpoint by the […]

Gunmen have razed another Police Station at Ehime Mbano Local Government Area of Imo State. This development came a day after unknown gunmen attacked Owerri Correctional Centre and the Imo State Police Command Headquarters, putting facilities ablaze, freeing 1884 inmates and razing over 50 vehicles. The attack came few hours after the Vice President, Yemi […]

President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered the nation’s security chiefs to identify bandits, kidnappers, and their sponsors and take them out. He also warned them that a situation where bandits and kidnappers are dictating the pace in the fight against insecurity will no longer be tolerated. National Security Adviser, Major-General Babagana Monguno (rtd), who briefed State […]

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