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Minister urges youth to embrace dialogue

The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare, has called on young people to embrace dialogue to move the country forward. Dare said this on Sunday in Abuja at the first edition of the National Youth Day celebration with...

428 federal ministries, departments and agencies cannot pay salaries

... 2020 staff cost exhausted, unable to pay wages ... Workers of the Federal Fire Service, ECN, others allege difficulties, threaten not to work ... MDA CEOs need to explain what happened - Ministry of Finance official By our reporter At least 428...

CSOs urge law enforcement agencies to stay focused

A Coalition of Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) for Good Governance has urged law enforcement agencies to remain focused on ridding Nigeria of all unpatriotic elements. Olayemi Success, Senior CSO Coordinator, made the call at a press conference on Sunday in...

We cannot guarantee safety during Christmas: law enforcement officers

... Say "we are endangered species" ... Add The Police Commission cannot force officers to work ... PSC denies having threatened to fire the agents for the delay in returning to service ... Calls on officers to resume work in a nationalist...

Switch Launches Free Payment Service for Nigerians Abroad –

By Peter Egwuatu In In an attempt to innovate international banking and allied services for Nigerians in the Diaspora, Sterling Bank Plc has launched a new solution called Switch. Sterling Bank's divisional director of retail and consumer banking, Shina...

12 winners emerge, get N12.5m

The Federal Government on Sunday awarded 12 young people who won the 60-day Application Challenge of the Federal Ministry of Youth Development and Sports. The Nigerian News Agency (NAN) reports that 10 of the winners received 1 million naira each,...

Ekiti prepares to establish Arts, Crafts, Tourism Village – Commissioner

The Ekiti government is ready to establish an Arts, Crafts and Tourism Village in Ado-Ekiti, the state capital. The state commissioner for Art, Culture and Tourism in Ekiti, Professor Rasaki Ojo-Bakare, made the disclosure in a statement issued Sunday in...

The Lagos government pays N1.300 million to another group of retirees

The Lagos state government has paid more than 1 billion naira into the retirement savings account (RSA) of 246 retirees in the state's public service for October. Mr. Babalola Obilana, Director General of the Lagos State Pension Commission (LASPEC), made...

First lady acts against rape and accuses young people of leading

By David Odama The wife of the Governor of Nasarawa State, Hajiya Silifat Sule, has called on young people in Nigeria to take the lead against rape, kidnapping and other criminal activities in the country. The governor's wife presented the position...

CAPPA and AUPCTRE urge representatives to reject the lobby for the approval of the Water Law

The Amalgamated Union of Technical and Recreational Services Employees of the Civil Service of Public Corporations, AUPCTRE, and Corporate Accountability and Public Participation Africa, CAPPA, have described the lobby for the approval of the Water Resources Bill by the...

The criminals attack the LASEMA team and stop the operation

The criminals have attacked a team from LASEMA, the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency, in the course of their essential duties at the scene of a multiple accident that occurred around noon on Sunday. The attack that occurred a few...

Do not be afraid, come and talk with Governor Buhari tells the young people

Warns against the use of violent force against innocent people ABUJA - PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari last night in Abuja called on young Nigerians to end street protests and engage in meaningful discussions with the government aimed at comprehensive...

US rescue operation confirms Buhari’s incompetence – PDP

By Dirisu Yakubu The People's Democratic Party, PDP, said on Sunday that the United States' swift operation to rescue its citizen kidnapped by bandits on Nigerian soil has further confirmed that Buhari's presidency cannot ensure the nation's territorial integrity or...

9 Nigerians competing in Tuesday’s US elections

No fewer than nine Nigerian Americans are on the ballot for Tuesday's general election in the United States, reports the Nigerian News Agency (NAN). The candidates, who run primarily on the platform of the Democratic Party, are running for different...

Buhari expresses the condolences of Turkey and Greece for the earthquake

- Abuja President Muhammadu Buhari has sent his condolences to Recep Tayyip Erdogan, President of the Republic of Turkey, and Kyriakos Mitsotakis, Prime Minister of the Hellenic Republic, for the earthquake that struck both countries and...

#EndSARS: Nigeria sits on a ticking bomb – Attah

By Harris Emanuel Former Akwa Ibom State Governor Obong Victor Attah expressed dismay at the fact that the report of the Panel of a presidential panel on SARS reforms established in 2018 by the federal government recommending the dismissal...

Poor yields force farmers to abandon food crops in the Northwest —Statistics

A representative sample of Northwest Nigerian farmers have stated that low returns on investment in growing food crops are forcing them to focus on cash crops to generate income, a survey by the Nigerian News Agency (NAN) showed. Farmers...

Now is the time to restructure – leaders of the South

By Clifford Ndujihe, Dayo Johnson, Anayo Okoli, Samson Oyadongha, Festus Ahon, Ola Ajayi, Egufe Yafugbori, Chioma Onuegbu, Ozioruwa Aliu, Rotimi Ojomoyela, Ochuko Akuopha, Shina Abubakar and Paul Olayemi The dust raised by the #EndSARS protests against police brutality is still...

AFBA condemns arrest of lawyer for criticizing court ruling

By Victor Ajihromanus The African Bar Association, AFBA, has criticized what it described as an assault on the independence of Siera Leone's bar association by arresting a lawyer who criticized a court ruling. In a statement from its president, Hannibal Uwaifo,...

FCT police command arrests 12 alleged looters

By Kingsley Omonobi In support of its unwavering effort to protect lives and property within the Federal Capital Territory, the FCT Police Command detained twelve (12) suspected looters along the Gosa-Lugbe axis on Thursday, October 29, 2020. Police said the suspects...
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