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Usman Baba confirmed as substantive IGP

The Police Council presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari has confirmed Usman Baba as the substantive Inspector-General of Police, IGP.

INEC to create 2,673 centres for CVR registration

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, said it planned to create 2,673 registration centres and deploy 5,346 officials for the Continuous Voter Registration, CVR, scheduled to resume June 28.

200,000 more Nigerians benefitted from Buhari’s support program – Presidency

The presidency says 200,000 more Nigerians have benefitted from the Economic Sustainability Plan, ESP’s Payroll Support for Micro Small and Medium Enterprises, MSMEs.

COVID-19: Nigeria crosses 1m vaccination threshold

The National Primary Health Care Development Agency, NPHCDA, said 30,452 Nigerian residents have received shots of COVID-19 vaccine on Friday, bringing the number of...

Presidency releases list of 50 women appointed by Buhari to celebrate International Women’s Day

The Presidency on Sunday released a checklist of what it described as ”The Buhari Women” as part of activities to mark this year’s International...

Nigeria records 1,624 new COVID-19 infections, 9 more deaths

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, has recorded 1,624 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of infections in the country to...

COVID-19: Nigeria to procure 80 million doses of vaccine in 2021, says Fayemi

Chairman of the Nigeria Governors’ Forum, NGF, and Ekiti Governor Dr Kayode Fayemi, on Tuesday, revealed that about 80 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines would soon be available in the country, to immunize 40 percent of the population this year.

Despite multiple attacks, kidnappings, Nigeria’s security situation better than 2015 – Lai Mohammed

The Minister of Information and Culture,  Lai Mohammed, has insisted that the security situation in the country has improved and better than when President Muhammadu Buhari took over in 2015.

Expert calls for commercialisation of states water boards, agencies  

A Water, Sanitation and Hygiene, WASH, Expert, Timeyin Uwejamomere, has called for the commercialisation of urban water supply services to improve access in the country.

Nigeria records 1,544 new cases of COVID-19, 12 deaths

The Nigeria Centre For Disease Control, NCDC, has confirmed 1,544 new infections of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the country. The NCDC, on its verified website...

BREAKING: Nigeria’s debt profile hits ₦32.2trn

The Debt Management Office, DMO, has disclosed that Nigeria’s debt profile has risen to ₦32.223 trillion as at September 2020.

COVID-19: January will be tough for Nigerians – NCDC

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, has said that the nation’s health system is struggling to cope with the increasing number of coronavirus infections daily.

Dear FCT Minister: A desperate call to save streets flowers, grasses, by Aisha Hamisu Abubakar 

It is a known fact that the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Abuja is always listed among the most beautiful and fast growing federal capitals not only in the African Continent, but in the whole world over and a fair share of this credit must go to the green nature, skyscrapers and many other infrastructural developments going on in the city on a daily basis.

FEC approves N58.5bn for road projects in Kano, Kaduna, Plateau, FCT

The Federal Executive Council, FEC, presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari approved N58.5 billion for reconstruction and rehabilitation of roads in some parts of the country.

Lagos recorded N204.5bn as IGR, highest in 2020 – NBS

The National Bureau of Statistics, NBS, says Lagos State recorded the highest Internally Generated Revenue, IGR, of N204.51 billion in the first half of 2020.

423 die, 2,339 wounded in road accidents in 1 month – FRSC

The Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC, says  423 persons died and 2,339 others were wounded in 768 road traffic accidents across the country in...

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