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Ahead of the March 18 governorship election in Lagos State, the civil rights advocacy group, Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria, HURIWA, has tasked the National Security Adviser, Babagana Monguno to curb electoral violence in the state which it said has been identified as a flashpoint for political thugs and ethnic jingoist in the trade […]

The Nigerian government has assured China of its reciprocal support at bilateral and multilateral levels. The Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, Zubairu Dada, gave the assurance when he received the visiting Chinese Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs, in charge of African Affairs, Deng Li in Abuja. Ambassador Zubairu Dada who said Nigeria and China […]

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, (NSCDC), Kwara State Command, has arrested two people, mother and son, identified as Adamo Yinusa and her son, Saheed Yinusa for brutalizing a twelve-year-old girl, Sukurat Suleiman, for misplacing the sum of two thousand five hundred Naira, while hawking cow skin, popularly call Pomo, in Oko-Olowo Area of […]

The outgoing British High Commissioner in Nigeria, Catriona Laing has said that the Saturday, February, 25th Presidential and National Assembly election, was a positive process, that Nigeria should be proud, even though there were setbacks but with a remarkable difference compared to when she came in 2019. Amid litigations trailing the conduct of the Presidential […]

The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Prof. Isa Pantami, has disclosed in a statement on Tuesday in Abuja that a total of 12,988,978 attacks were recorded during the 2023 Presidential and National Assembly elections in Nigeria. Pantami said that the attacks originated from both within and outside Nigeria, adding that threats to public websites […]

The Nigeria Customs Service in Ogun State has impounded 115 smuggled goods including 11 trailers of rice, 19,806 litres of petrol and 29 artefacts worth N231, 218, 506 between January and February. The Customs Area Controller of Ogun 1 Area Command, Bamidele Makinde, disclosed this on Tuesday during a press briefing on the scorecard of […]

Commercial Banks have started to dispense the old naira notes across the counter and at the Automated Teller Machines ATM. This follows the CBN’s directive late Monday that banks should commence the dispensing of the old N500 and N1,000 notes. A visit across the city of Lagos has shown that Commercial Banks have begun dispensing […]

Following an agreement reached by National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) with the Nigerian Immigration Service (NIS) to improve the quality of service, accuracy, and speed of passport services through the timely verification of the National Identification Number (NIN). Nigerians are to pay a new National Identification Number NIN verification/integration fee of N1,000 for International passport […]

In the late hours of Saturday, terrorists attacked ungwan Wakili village in Zango Kataf Local Government Area of Kaduna State. The chairman of the Zango Kataf local government area Francis Zimbo told ait.live in Angwan Wakili that the Terrorists came in large numbers shooting sporadically and left 17 persons dead in the attack. He added […]

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, said the reconfiguration of the Bimodal Voter Registration Systems (BVAS) would be completed by Tuesday in preparation for the March 18 governorship and state assembly elections. The National Commissioner of INEC, Festus Okoye disclosed this in a Television interview on one of the Media houses on Monday. Okoye explained […]

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