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Tuesday, October 27, 2020
Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Raji Fashola, Tuesday said the on-going repair works on Third Mainland Bridge and other Federal Government projects in Lagos State were borne out of a long years of neglect by successive governments in Nigeria. Speaking while inspecting repair works on Third Mainland Bridge on...
The Federal Government has assured the leadership of the Nigerian Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) that it will address issues raises by the medical practitioners. over the planned industrial action of the This assurance was made during a conciliation meeting which held on Monday in Abuja, the nation’s capital. The meeting ended...
African Development Bank has approved a sum of $27.4 million in grants to boost the African Union (AU)'s efforts to mobilise continental response to curb the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Speaking after the bank's approval by its Board of Governors, President of the African Development Bank, Akinwumi Adesina, said: “With...
Nigeria's President, Muhammadu Buhari has named railway stations across the country  after some prominent Nigerians citizens including late former Premier of Western Region, Obafemi Awolowo, Wole Soyinka, Nobel Laureate, Vice Yemi Osinbajo. According to a statement by the Director of Press of the Transportation Ministry, Eric Ojiekwe, on Monday, also...
Baring any unforseen circumstance, secondary schools in the country would reopen as from August 4 for exit classes only (students in Senior Secondary 3). Students would have two weeks within which to prepare for the forthcoming West African Examinations (WAEC) due to start on August 17. These were some of the...
The Federal Government of Nigeria has extended the second phase of easing COVID-19 lockdown regulations due to breach of guidelines and non-pharmaceutical measures put in place. The Chairman of the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19, Boss Mustapha made this known during the daily briefing on Monday. Mustapha, who is also...
Nigeria Police Force Friday said it has arrested the remaining two persons involved in the dehumanising treatment of a female citizen in a viral video making the rounds since Wednesday (July 22), bringing the total number of persons now in police custody to four. "The two additional persons arrested are...
President Muhammadu Buhari will on Thursday depart for Bamako, the Republic of Mali on a one-day visit. This is according to a statement by the Special Adviser on Media and Publicity to the President, Femi Adesina. Buhari’s planned visit followed the briefing by the ECOWAS Special Envoy to the country, former...
Senate President Ahmadu Lawan; Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila; National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu; Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu; and Ogun State Governor, Dapo Abiodun; have mourned the passing of President Muhammadu Buhari's friend and political associate, Isa Funtua. They...
Former president Goodluck Jonathan Tuesday met behind closed door to brief President Muhammadu Buhari over the peace efforts in Mali. Jonathan, who was accompanied by President of ECOWAS Commission, Jean-Claude Kassi Brou, to State House in Abuja, also expressed appreciation to the Buhari administration for naming Itakpe-Warri railway complex after...