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Wednesday, January 27, 2021
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...
A direct flight, which departed Lagos, Nigeria has arrived Montego Bay, Jamaica for the first time on Monday. The inaugural direct-flight operated by Air Peace was on Tuesday confirmed by the Nigerian Ministry of Foreign Affairs in a statement signed by the Spokesperson, Ferdinand Nwoye.   According to the Ministry, the inaugural...
The Federal Government of Nigeria is worried over the rising cases of mutated strain of COVID-19 in the United Kingdom and may impose a travel ban to and from countries that are still badly affected by the coronavirus pandemic. Fresh concerns about the coronavirus among Nigerian officials was expressed on...
Nigerian troops of Operation Hadarin Daji have killed an armed bandit and arrested two others when they engaged the criminals with superior firepower during a night patrol at Bakinruwa Riverside in Shinkafi Local Government Area of Zamfara State. In a statement on Saturday, by the Coordinator, Media Operations, Defence Headquarters...
The Nigerian Government has reopened four land borders after 16 months of closure that halted economic activities with neighbouring nations along these routes. This decision was taken at the Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting Wednesday in Abuja following the recommendation of a committee that four of the nation’s land borders...