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Seven months after nominating ambassador nominees for Senate confirmation, Nigerian President, Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), has approved the deployment of 52 non-career envoys and 43 career ambassadors based on the confirmed list from the Senate. According to the postings contained in a list circulated on Sunday, former Minister of State for...
The Lagos state government has scheduled the second term of the 2020/2021 academic session to run for 61 days for public and private schools in the state. Recall that the Lagos State Government earlier confirmed that all public and private schools below the tertiary level, will resume on Monday, January 18,...
Notable politicians in Ogun State express sadness following the death of Nigerian ex-Minister of Commerce and grassroot politician, Jubril Martins-Kuye on Sunday. The immediate past Governor of the State, Sen. Ibikunle Amosun and governorship candidate of Allied Peoples Movement (APM), Hon. Adekunle Akinlade has sympathised with the family of the...
A former Nigerian Minister and Senator, Jubril Martins-Kuye has died on Sunday morning at his Ago-Iwoye residence in Ogun State. The death of the octogenarian grassroots politician who became a Senator during the third republic was made known by the Senator representing Ogun East, Lekan Mustapha Senator Mustapha described the death...
The Buhari-led Presidency has condemned Sokoto-based Muslim Solidarity Forum (MSF) for calling on the Catholic Bishop of Sokoto Diocese, Dr. Matthew Kukah, to tender unreserved apology to the Muslims, or quietly and quickly leave the state, over his controversial Christmas essay. According to a statement by the Senior Special Assistant...
Six Nigerian soldiers have died during an attack by jihadists who rammed an explosives-laden vehicle into them during a clash in Borno state, Nigeria's North East. Two military sources on Tuesday disclosed to AFP that the suicide bombing by a member of the Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) group...
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...
Amotekun, the alternative security architecture established by Governors in the South West of Nigeria as a result rising insecurity in the region has now gone operational in Ogun State. The Chief of Staff to the State Governor, Alhaji Shuaib Salisu disclosed this while featuring on a live television programe in...
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...