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Tuesday, July 27, 2021
President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the posting of Ambassador-Designates to Nigerian Missions abroad. A statement by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs says the list includes 43 career ambassadors and 52 non-career ambassadors. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs disclosed this in a statement on Tuesday by its Permanent Secretary, Ambassador Gabriel Aduda. While Aduda...
Nigeria's secret police, Department of State Services (DSS) has raised the alarm over plot by some Nigerians who have connived with external forces to incite religious violence in the country. DSS confirmed this on Monday in a statement by its Public Relations Officer, Peter Afunanya, stating that those individuals target...
The Federal Government of Nigeria has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Mota- Engil Group for the construction of $1.959billion dollars Kano-Maradi Standard Gauge Railway lines. In a statement by Eric Ojiekwe, Director Press and Public Relations of the Ministry, the Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, said the project...
Nigeria's Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi has revealed that the sum of $5.3 billion loan request by the Federal Government is yet to be approved by the Chinese Government. The Minister, who disclosed this during an interview on a television programme in Abuja on Saturday clarified that contrary to the...
The Nigerian Army Saturday night announced a major redeployment of senior officers to intensify the war against terrorism and other forms of criminality that is ravaging the peace of the country. The Director, Army Public Relations Brigadier General Sagir Musa, while disclosing the redeployment said the move was to rekindle...
Normal activities regarding the registration of Nigerians for the National Identity Numbers have now resumed across the country after activities were suspended at the various offices of the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) nationwide during the week due to strike action by workers. The resumption followed the intervention of the Federal...
Chairman, Presidential Task Force (PTF) on Coronavirus (COVID-19), Boss Mustapha, has revealed that no fewer than 731 of the 34,418 Batch B members of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) in 2020, tested positive for the deadly disease. Speaking on Tuesday at a briefing by the task force, Mustapha said...
Following spike in food prices that has caused many Nigerians to groan in the outgoing year, the Nigerian Government has vowed to keep a keen eye on food inflation in the New Year while giving a strong directive to the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, not to give any...
After a 9month stand off with the Nigerian government,  the Academic Staff Union of University (ASUU) on Wednesday “conditionally” suspended its strike that has kept students in their homes and universities under lock. ASUU National President, Biodun Ogunyemi made the announcement during a briefing of the union in Abuja, explaining...
To Sanctiom inbound travellers who fail to show up for post arrival covid-19 test President Muhammadu Buhari has extended the mandate of the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 “for a further period till the end of March, 2021 bearing in mind the new surge in the number of...