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THE NATIONAL IDENTITY MANAGEMENT COMMISSION (NIMC) HAS DEBUNKED CLAIMS THAT ITS DATABASE IS BREACHED. IT SAID INVESTIGATIONS ON THE ALLEGED DATA DUMP WERE FOUND TO BE NON-EXISTENT IN THE NATIONAL IDENTITY DATABASE. THIS IS CONTAINED IN A STATEMENT ISSUED BY THE COMMISSION’S SPOKESPERSON, KAYODE ADEGOKE IN ABUJA. IT SAID THE DATABASE SCHEME PRESENTED BY THE […]

THE DELTA STATE GOVERNOR, DR. IFEANYI OKOWA, HAS APPEALED TO THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT TO EXPEDITE ACTION ON THE COMPLETION OF THE SECOND NIGER BRIDGE IN ORDER TO DECONGEST THE HIGH VOLUME OF VEHICULAR TRAFFIC AT THE ASABA AND ONITSHA ENDS OF THE OLD NIGER BRIDGE, WHICH HAS CONTINUED TO BE A SOURCE OF HEADACHE TO […]

GOVERNORS OF THE 36 STATES UNDER THE AUSPICES OF THE NIGERIA GOVERNORS’ FORUM (NGF) HAVE EXPRESSED WORRIES OVER THE DETERIORATING SECURITY CHALLENGES BEDEVILING THE COUNTRY, PARTICULARLY IN THE NORTH-WEST. TO STEM THE TIDE, THEY HAVE, HOWEVER, COMMITTED THEMSELVES TO UPPING THE ANTE IN THE WAR AGAINST BANDITS, KIDNAPPERS AND OTHER CRIMINALS. NGF CHAIRMAN AND EKITI […]

NIGERIA POSTED SECOND HIGHEST COVID-19  CASES ON TUESDAY WITH THE FEDERAL CAPITAL TERRITORY, FCT, ABUJA AND LAGOS RECORDING MORE THAN TWO-THIRDS OF THE INFECTIONS. ACCORDING TO FIGURES RELEASED BY THE NIGERIAN CENTRE FOR DISEASE CONTROL, NCDC, NIGERIA RAKED IN 999 NEW CASES IN THE LAST 24 HOURS, SECOND HIGHEST SINCE THE PANDEMIC BROKE OUT IN […]

THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT HAS CLARIFIED THAT IT HAS NOT DECLARED A FRESH LOCKDOWN OF THE COUNTRY FOLLOWING CONFIRMATION OF A SECOND WAVE OF COVID-19. THE MINISTER OF INFORMATION AND CULTURE, LAI MOHAMMED GAVE THIS CLARIFICATION IN ABUJA. THE MINISTER SAID THE DIRECTIVES AND POSITION OF THE PRESIDENTIAL TASK FORCE ON COVID-19 AT ITS BRIEFING ON […]

PRESIDENT MUHAMMADU BUHARI HAS THROWN TO GOD THE MONITORING OF THE 1,400 KM LONG BORDER WITH NIGER REPUBLIC. BUHARI APPEARED TO GIVE UP, WHEN HE SPOKE AT A MEETING WITH NIGERIA’S FORMER VICE PRESIDENT NAMADI SAMBO, WHO HEADS ECOWAS ELECTION MISSION TO THE WEST AFRICAN COUNTRY. NIGER WILL HOLD PRESIDENTIAL AND NATIONAL ASSEMBLY ELECTIONS ON […]

THE DEPARTMENT OF STATE SERVICES (DSS) HAS ALERTED NIGERIANS ABOUT PLANS BY “ENEMIES OF STATE” TO UNLEASH TERROR ON VULNERABLE PLACES, INCLUDING CRITICAL INFRASTRUCTURE, PLACES OF WORSHIP AS WELL AS RECREATIONAL CENTRES DURING THE CHRISTMAS AND NEW YEAR CELEBRATIONS. IT SAID THE PLOT WOULD BE EXECUTED THROUGH THE USE OF EXPLOSIVES, SUICIDE BOMBING AND OTHER […]

THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT IS MULLING A BAN ON INTERNATIONAL FLIGHTS DUE TO THE FEARS OVER A NEW STRAIN OF CORONAVIRUS DETECTED IN SOME COUNTRIES. CHAIRMAN PRESIDENTIAL TASK FORCE (PTF) ON COVID-19, BOSS MUSTAPHA DISCLOSED THIS WHILE ANNOUNCING A NEW COVID-19 ADVISORY ON MONDAY AT THE PTF BRIEFING IN ABUJA. MUSTAPHA, WHO IS ALSO THE SECRETARY […]

THE CRISIS ROCKING THE RIVERS STATE CHAPTER OF THE ALL PROGRESSIVES CONGRESS (APC) TOOK A NEW TWIST ON MONDAY AS A FACTION LOYAL TO SENATOR MAGNUS ABE ANNOUNCED THE SUSPENSION OF THE MINISTER OF TRANSPORT, ROTIMI AMAECHI, FROM THE PARTY. THE FACTION LED BY IGO AGUMA ALSO SUSPENDED FACTIONAL CARETAKER COMMITTEE CHAIRMAN IN THE STATE, […]

THE EDO STATE GOVERNMENT HAS PAID DECEMBER SALARIES AND PENSION OF WORKERS AND RETIREES, IN FURTHERANCE OF EFFORTS BY THE GOVERNOR GODWIN OBASEKI-LED ADMINISTRATION TO MEET ITS OBLIGATIONS FOR THE WELLBEING OF WORKERS IN THE STATE. SECRETARY TO THE STATE GOVERNMENT, OSARODION OGIE ESQ., IN A STATEMENT SAID THE GOVERNOR GAVE THE DIRECTIVE IN LINE […]


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