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The Governor of Kaduna state Nasir El-Rufai, has said that schools in the State will remain opened, despite the series of attacks, by the bandits. El-Rufai said this after the state’s security meeting with stakeholders, at the Kashim Ibrahim House. He said that , measures will be taken to ensure the safety of teachers and […]

The Benue State Government has said that the Covid-19 vaccine, is not mandatory for its residents who have personal rights to decide whether or not to take it. Since it took delivery of the 50,000 doses of the astrazeneca exactly a week ago, no public administration of the vaccine has been made on any Government […]

There was drama in the Senate on Wednesday over the passage of a bill, seeking to establish the Armed Forces Service Commission, as lawmakers disagreed over the constitutionality of the content of the proposed bill. According to the bill, sponsored by Senate Minority Leader, Enyinnaya Abaribe, the appointment of the service chiefs will be subject […]

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, took the lead at the National Assembly on Tuesday, when he received the first jab of the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine. The vaccine was administered on him in his office by his personal physician, Dr Muhammad Usman and witnessed by some Distinguished Senators led by the Senate Leader, Senator Yahaya […]

One person has been arrested in connection with the killing of six members of the one family in the Waasinmi area of Osun State. The State Commissioner of Police, Wale Olokode gave the update while speaking with newsmen in Osogbo. The Police Commissioner said contrary to insinuations, there is no ethnic angle to the killings. […]

The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Muhammad Nanono says, despite the great potentials in the livestock sector, the ministry has not achieved much to ensure adequate supply, means of livelihood, and increase income. Nanono who stated this at the flag-off of the National Livestock Breed Improvement Programme in Kano State blamed the development on […]

The Nigerian government says Mathematics will remain a compulsory O’ Level requirement for intending law students, despite calls from some quarters to make the subject optional. The Director-General of the National Mathematical Centre, Professor Stephen Onah, at the 2021 International Maths Day says the subject remains a must -have for any programme requiring critical thinking. […]

The Federal Government has postponed plans to partially close the Falomo Bridge in Victoria Island for repairs. Federal Controller of Works in Lagos Olukayode Popoola said the decision to suspend the rehabilitation of the bridge was reached after a meeting with relevant stakeholders. He assured that a new date for the partial closure and commencement […]

At least ten passengers in a commercial vehicle along the Akwanga axis of Nassarawa State who were involved in a ghastly motor accident were immediately evacuated to a nearby hospital for treatment courtesy of the Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom. Ortom who was on his way to Abuja when he ran into the scene equally […]

National Security Adviser Maj. General Babagana Monguno Rtd, says the current poor security situation in the country will soon be a thing of the past addressing journalists on Thursday General Monguno said the Buhari led administration has concluded plans to end the insurgency, banditry, kidnapping and other security challenges. He further said between March and […]

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