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Sanctions: We’ve reached out to UK parliament, says Foreign Affairs Minister

…says S/East plans Victims’ Fund for #EndSARS Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, has said that Nigerian government has reached out to the United Kingdom (UK) to state her side of the story on the alleged killing of protesters at the Lekki Toll Gate by soldiers at the twilight of the #EndSARS protest last month. […]

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Buhari has youths as centrepiece of his govt – Presidency

The Presidency has said that the Muhammadu Buhari’s administration has always had youths as centrepiece of its policies. Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina, in a statement made available to newsmen yesterday, provided a compendium of some initiatives put in place for Nigerian youths to reposition and empower them. […]

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APC lacks authentic register, says caretaker chairman

APC appreciates to 60 senators, PDP depreciates to 42 Chairman, All Progressives Congress (APC) Caretaker/ Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee, Governor Mai Mala Buni, yesterday, disclosed that the ruling party lacked authentic register in the last seven years. Buni, who is also the Governor of Yobe State, disclosed this during a meeting with the APC Senate […]

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Nigeria hints on land borders’ reopening

President Muhammadu Buhari will soon receive the reports of the tripartite Presidential Committee set up to advise him on the reopening of the nation’s land borders. Briefing newsmen after the weekly Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting chaired by the President yesterday at the Presidential Villa, Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Mrs. Zainab Ahmed, […]

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CACOVID commits N100bn to equip police, build 44 stations

…to empower 4m youths with N150bn jobs Emefiele: Pandemic response has gulped N43.3bn Dangote: We’ll empower youths with skills The Coalition Against COVID-19 (CACOVID) has pledged to spend over N100 billion for the procurement of equipment and gadgets for the Nigerian Police over the next two years as part of its contribution to “fully modernize” […]

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ICPC arrests development agency’s DG for N400m fraud

Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) has arrested the Acting Director- General (DG) of the National Biotechnology Development Agency (NABDA), over alleged N400 million fraud. Though the ICPC did not give any reason for withholding the name of the NABDA DG, Google search showed that he is Prof. Alex Akpa. The ICPC […]