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Former President of Somalia, Ali Mahdi Muhammad,  has passed away. Ministry of Information spokesperson, Isamel Mukhtaar Omar confirmed that Muhammad died in Nairobi, Kenya. A three-day mourning period has been declared even as the government has appointed a National Funeral Committee. Muhammad, 82, was the fourth President of Somalia from January 26, 1991, until January 1997. The […]

The federal government and the Republic of Benin have entered an agreement to end the importation of rice across West African countries. This agreement was announced at the end of a meeting between a delegation from Benin, the Rice Farmers Association of Nigeria,RIFAN and the chief of staff to the president, Ibrahim Gambari,  in Abuja […]

No fewer than seven persons were yesterday confirmed killed in a renewed communal war between Ezza- Effium and Effium in Ebonyi State. Reports say there has been a lingering communal crisis between Ezza-Effium and Effium people since January this year, which resulted in the killing of hundreds of persons and the destruction of property worth […]

Federal Civil Service Commission, FCSC, says there is no recruitment into the federal civil service yet. Chairman of the commission, Tukur lngawa,   stressed that the ban on employment was still in effect until the Head of Service of the Federation, HOSF, lifts it. Deputy Director of Press in the FCSC office, Eniola Babaoye, in […]

The crackdown ordered by President Muhammadu Buhari on bandits, kidnappers, and other criminal elements terrorizing Nigerians, has been extended. According to the Presidency, security agents have been given the order to shoot anyone found carrying AK-47 illegally,  while helicopters that violate the no-fly zone slammed on Zamfara State will also be brought down as the […]

House of Representatives is advocating improved welfare for troops and effective delivery of welfare packages across the ranks. The position of the lawmakers was made known during plenary at the lower chamber of the National Assembly in Abuja, following the consideration of the findings and recommendations of a report of the House Committee on Army. […]

Service Chiefs appointed by President Muhammadu Buhari have been confirmed by the Nigerian Senate. The confirmation today followed the report by the Senate Committee on Defence submitted to the Senate plenary. Senate Committee Chairman on Defence and former Governor of Sokoto State, Senator Wamakko in the report explained that the nominees who were appointed to […]

Nigeria has received nearly four million doses of the COVID-19 vaccine, shipped via the COVAX Facility, a partnership between CEPI, Gavi, UNICEF, and WHO.   COVAX shipped three point nine four million doses of the AstraZeneca/Oxford vaccine, manufactured by the Serum Institute of India, from Mumbai to Abuja via Emirates Charter flight   According to […]

Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, Godwin Emefiele, says the apex bank is committed to reviving the oil palm sector with a view to stopping the importation of the commodity. He stated this over the weekend in Benin, Edo state, at a town hall meeting organized by the Oil Palm Growers Association of […]

According to NYSC, the portal would be opened on Wednesday, March 3rd 2021, for online registration of Batch A Corps members. In a series of tweets, the scheme also gave intending Corps members tips on how to go about their online registration. The tweet reads prospective Corp members should visit (http://nysc.org.ng) and click on the […]

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