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The Senate Committee on Army, says it disagrees with the Federal Government's (FG) programme on deradicalising ex-Boko Haram members. The Chairman of the committee, Senator Ali Ndume, who has always maintained a divergent view on the matter, again reiterated his disagreement with the FG’s move to rehabilitate and reintegrate repentant...
The Vice President of Nigeria Prof. Yemi Osinbajo is advocating for the design and development of suitable curriculum assessments and monitoring systems that will focus on improving the quality of education during and post-COVID-19 pandemic, adding that this requires urgent steps. The Vice President stated this in Abuja on Tuesday...
President Muhammadu Buhari Monday said he has mandated his Chief of Staff, Ibrahim Gambari, to meet with traditional rulers across the nation with a view of addressing some of the demands being made by the youths. While responding to the recent #EndSARS protest and the mayhem and destruction of public...
A re-nominee for chairmanship position of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Mahmood Yakubu, Monday handed over to a National Commissioner (North-east), Ahmed Mu’azu, to serve as acting chairman of the electoral body, pending the confirmation of former’s re-nomination or otherwise by the Senate. Mu’azu, who's in charge of the...
The Nigerian Senate has warned the Buhari-led Federal Government to dedicate a substantial part of the 2021 budget to create employment opportunities, reduce poverty and ensure food security for Nigerians or risk another agitation similar to the recent EndSARS protest by Nigerian youth. The warning was sounded by Senate President...
Stakeholders at South-west Peace Dialogue which took place in Lagos over the weekend have demanded for the repair of economic assets destroyed in the wake of the #EndSARSProtests that turned bloody in the region. The stakeholders, including the South-west governors, traditional rulers, political leaders and leaders of thought, at the...
Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has raised fresh alarm over the latest plans by the President Muhammadu Buhari administration to "further mortgage our nation through an additional $1.2 billion loan from Brazil despite the public outcry against the accumulation of loans from China and other foreign interests." PDP cautioned the Buhari...
International Criminal Court (ICC) has told BBC that it would "analyse materials" it has received about the violence which hit Nigeria last month following protests against police brutality. ICC chief prosecutor's office said contrary to an earlier report, it has not already opened a "formal preliminary examination" into the unrest. For...
In furtherance of the resolution of an emergency meeting of the Vice President Yemi Osinbajo-led National Economic Council (NEC) last week, the Ad-Hoc Committee set up to engage with youths, civil society organisations, and different strands of leadership across the nation in the wake of the recent protests have...
West African Examination Council (WAEC) has said the results for the 2020 Senior Secondary School Examination (SSCE) would be released today, Monday, November 2, 2020. The announcement was by WAEC via its Twitter handle on Sunday. READ ALSO: Wait! Before You Click Submit, See Review Tips Before Tues. Chevening Scholarship Deadline “This...