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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 […]

Nigeria’s in-form striker Victor Osimhen may not be available for the African Cup of Nations scheduled to start in 47 days. The Italian club of the player, Napoli has announced that he is expected to be out of action for three months following a successful cheekbone operation. This means the striker has been automatically ruled […]

The Recording Academy, organizer of the annual Grammy Awards Tuesday unveiled nominations for the 64th edition. Nigerian music stars Wizkid BurnaBoy Femi Kuti and his son Made Kuti made the nomination list for the 2022 Grammy Awards. Afrobeat Legend Femi Kuti and Made were nominated in the Best Global Music Album category for their Legacy […]

The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) has renewed the operating licence of the Nigerian Bulk Electricity Trading Company (NBET) for another three years. NBET which was set up by the government as a creditworthy off-taker of bulk electricity distributed via the grid to consumers was initially granted a 10-year licence which expired this November. The […]

Vice president Yemi Osinbajo has called for proper documentation of the nation’s cultural heritage in order to reposition the country in world history. The vice president made the call Tuesday in Ibadan at the Launch of the International Centre for Yoruba Arts and culture.

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