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Nigerians Must Stand Against Insurrectionists, Killers – Tinubu
Nigerians Must Stand Against Insurrectio...

Nigerians Must Stand Against Insurrectionists, Killers – Tinubu

As Nigeria marks Democracy Day today, the National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, has urged Nigerians to stand against insurrectionists and killers destroying the country’s democratic institutions. Tinubu said this in a statement he signed on Friday titled, ‘June... read more »

IPOB Alleges House-to-House Abduction, Killing of South-East Youths
IPOB Alleges House-to-House Abduction, K...

IPOB Alleges House-to-House Abduction, Killing of South-East Youths

The Indigenous People of Biafra have accused security operatives of house-to-house abduction and killing of youths in the South-East. While denying any involvement in the killing of 128 security personnel in Imo State as alleged, the secessionist group said neither IPOB nor its security outfit,... read more »

Nigeria May Conduct Census Before 2023—National Population Commission
Nigeria May Conduct Census Before 2023 —...

Nigeria May Conduct Census Before 2023 — National Population Commission

The National Population Commission has said it may conduct a population census in 2022, once it completes its process of demarcation and administering questionnaire, adding that the exercise is subject to approval from the President. This was disclosed to newsmen on Tuesday during a press... read more »

Imo Deputy Governor Denies Resignation Allegations
Imo Deputy Governor Denies Resignation A...

Imo Deputy Governor Denies Resignation Allegations

Imo Deputy Governor Prof. Placid Njoku has dismissed reports he has resigned, dismissing them as baseless. Njoku, in a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Ozioma Ukwuoma, insisted the reports have no iota of truth, attributing them to those who had been working to destabilize the state The... read more »

Bauchi Governor Sacks Commissioners, SSG, CoS
Bauchi Governor Sacks Commissioners, SSG...

Bauchi Governor Sacks Commissioners, SSG, CoS

Bauchi Governor Bala Mohammed has dissolved the State Executive Council with immediate effect. The Governor also sacked Secretary to the State Government (SSG), Alhaji Sabiu Baba and the Chief of Staff (CoS) Government House, Dr. Ladan Salihu. The termination of appointment was contained in a... read more »

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FG Can Handle #Twitterban Better –Sanwo-Olu

NCC Orders Telcos to Effect Twitter Ban

Telecoms operators said they have received instructions from the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) to effect suspension of services of micro blogging platform Twitter. The carriers,... read more »

FG Suspends Twitter Operations in Nigeria

FG Suspends Twitter Operations in Nigeria

The Federal Government has suspended indefinitely the operations of the micro blogging and social networking service, Twitter in Nigeria. Minister of Information and Culture Lai Mohammed... read more »

Lagos APC to Hold LG Primaries Today

Lagos APC to Hold LG Primaries Today

The local government primaries of the All Progressives Congress (APC) will be held today across the 377 wards in 57 council areas in Lagos State. About 338 chairmanship and over 1, 200... read more »

Wike imposes Curfew on Rivers’ Boundaries

Wike imposes Curfew on Rivers’ Boundaries

Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike has imposed night curfew on  the borders Rivers shares with Abia, Akwa Ibom, Bayelsa and Imo states, following recent attacks and killings of security... read more »

LAUTECH gets Acting VC

LAUTECH gets Acting VC

The Deputy Vice Chancellor of Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH), Ogbomoso, Oyo, State, Prof. Mojeed Olaide Liasu, has been appointed as the acting Vice Chancellor. He is a Professor... read more »