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Why Nigerian prisons reject new suspects – Aregbesola

The Minister of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola, on Tuesday, said authorities of the nation’s correctional centres are rejecting new suspects due to non-compliance with the COVID-19 protocols.

Eid-el-Maulud: Nigerian govt declares Thursday public holiday

The Federal Government has declared Thursday as public holiday to mark Eid-el-Maulud Celebration in commemoration of the birth of the Holy Prophet Muhammad.

Nigerian govt teams up with North-West govs to end banditry, other crimes

A Federal Government delegation on Thursday held a town hall meeting in Katsina where it engaged stakeholders on matters of internal security and conflict resolutions in the state.

60th Anniversary: Nigerian govt declares October 1 public holiday

The Federal Government has declared Thursday, October 1, as public holiday in commemoration of the nation’s 60th Independence Anniversary Celebration.

Eid-el-Kabir: Nigerian govt declares Thursday, Friday as public holidays

The Federal Government has declared Thursday 30 and Friday 31 July, as public holidays to mark 2020 year’s Eid-el-Kabir.

COVID-19: Buhari, governors urged to grant amnesty to deserving inmates

Stakeholders have called on President Muhammadu Buhari to request the State Governors to grant amnesty to deserving inmates, as a measure to ensure that the Coronavirus disease, otherwise known as COVID-19 does not find its way into any of the Centres.

COVID-19: No plans to close Nigerian borders – Aregbesola

The Minister of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola, has dismissed the possibility of closing Nigerian borders against visitors from countries with rising cases of Coronavirus.

FG steps up strategies to curb light weapons proliferation – Osinbajo

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo says a clear cut set of strategies to curb the proliferation of small and light weapons will soon be developed.

Buhari in closed door meeting with security chiefs

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday presided over the meeting of the National Security Council at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

Like Dubai, Nigeria to start issuing digital visas for tourists

Following the footstep of the United Arab Emirates, UA’s Dubai and other advanced countries of the world, the Comptroller General of the Nigerian Immigration Service, Muhammad Babandede has revealed the plans to digitalise tourist visa before the end of the year.

Buhari to visit South Africa over welfare of Nigerians – Presidency

President Muhammadu Buhari will depart Abuja on Wednesday for a three-day state visit to the Republic of South Africa, following an invitation by President Cyril Ramaphosa, to discuss the welfare of Nigerians.

Senate to invite interior, police affairs ministers over police colleges

The Senate on Tuesday resolved to invite the Minister of Police Affairs, Muhammadu Maigari Dingyadi and Interior Minister, Rauf Aregbesola, over the deteriorating conditions of police colleges across the country.

Nigerian govt will not rest until banditry ends, Aregbesola vows

The Minister of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola, has said that the federal government would not rest its oars until banditry, kidnapping and other security crises bedevilling the country are eradicated.

I don’t know anything about Ministry of Interior – Aregbesola

The newly sworn-in Minister of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola, has confessed that he lacked knowledge of the ministry and how it operations.

Senate Screening: Aregbesola clarifies alleged non-payment of salaries in Osun

Rauf Aregbesola, the ministerial nominee from Osun, has clarified issue around the alleged non-payment of salaries to workers when he served as a governor.

7 ex-governors, 7senators make Buhari’s ministerial list

Seven former governors and seven ex-senators are among the 43 ministerial nominees whose names were sent to the Senate for screening and confirmation on Tuesday.

Pantami, Sabo Nanono, Akpabio, Akume, Keyamo, 37 others make Buhari’s ministerial list [FULL LIST]

A former Akwa Ibom Governor Senator Godswill Apkabio, Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN) Festus Keyamo and Director General of the National Information Technology Development Agency, Isa Ali-Pantami, and 39 others have made it to the much-awaited ministerial list of President Muhammadu Buhari.

Buhari congratulates APC, Oyetola for winning Osun Guber election

President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated the All Progressives Congress, APC, and the Governor-elect of Osun State, Adegboyega Oyetola, for winning the keenly contested election. Mr...

APC must retain Osun, says Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday attended the grand rally of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, in Oshogbo, where he said the state must...

Aregbesola confirms appointment of 1,146 LG workers

He said that the confirmation was in compliance with Gov. Rauf Aregbesola’s directive on the lifting of embargo on confirmation, promotion and conversion of civil servants in the state.

I will not leave vacuum in November, Aregbesola says

Governor Rauf Aregbesola of Osun says his administration will not leave “government in a vacuum” at the end of his tenure on November 26. Mr...

Osun workers receive half salary, declare indefinite strike

While jubilation has since taken over Imo state as Governor Rochas Okorocha paid workers in the state 2 months’ salary, the reverse seems to...

Focus on wealth creation areas, Aregbesola urges private varsities

Osun state governor, Rauf Aregbesola on Thursday advised private universities in the country to make their mark in research and development. Mr Aregbesola, who gave...

NDLEA destroys 60.5 hectares of cannabis farm

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, Osun command, has said it destroyed a 60.8 hectares of India hemp (Cannabis Sativa) farm at Ikeji Arakeji,...

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