Friday, April 16, 2021


Agency Report

Pro-Tinubu group says endless abductions of schoolchildren, ploy to cripple educational system

A political group, Tinubu Vanguard, has condemned the ceaseless attacks and abductions of schoolchildren by bandits in parts of Northern Nigeria, describing it as an attack on the country’s educational system.

Nigerian govt takes over Kebbi Airport – Commissioner

The Federal Government has taken over the Sir Ahmadu Bello International Airport in Kebbi, Abubakar Ladan, the state Commissioner for Works and Transport, has said.

DPR targets $500m from 57 marginal oilfields

The Department of Petroleum Resources, DPR, says Nigeria will earn about $500 million from the signature bonuses to be awarded for 57 marginal oilfields in the country.

10 COVID-19 patients die at Abuja national hospital isolation centre

The National Hospital, Abuja, on Saturday, said that 10 coronavirus patients have so far died at its isolation centre, the hospital’s Spokesperson, Dr Tayo Hastrup, announced.

E.U, U.S kick as United Nations to draft law against cybercrime

The United Nations’ General Assembly on Friday adopted a resolution to draft a new international convention to fight cybercrime, just as the European Union and the United States objected the idea.

Nigeria to start producing aircraft spare parts – Onu

The Minister of Science and Technology, Ogbonnaya Onu says Nigeria has the capacity to produce industrial machine spare parts including those of aircraft through Projects Development Institute, PRODA, Enugu.

JUST IN: Minister of Power suspends MD of Rural Electrification Agency

The Minister of Power, Sale Mamman has suspended the Managing Director of Rural Electrification Agency, Damilola Ogunbiyi.

Daggers, gun wielding thugs disrupt APC governorship campaign flag-off in Lagos

The campaign flag-off of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Lagos on Tuesday ended abruptly as violence broke out mid-way into the well-attended programme. The...

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