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Federal government has been counting its gains since the closure of her Land border. In the latest report, President Muhammadu Buhari said the country’s domestic fuel consumption had dropped by more than thirty per cent since the border closure. Buhari, who is Nigeria’s substantive oil minister, made the remark when he received a delegation of […]

Low turnout of voters in today’s Kogi West Senatorial District supplementary election has been blamed on poor mobilisation by the political parties involved. Kogi Resident Electoral Commissioner, Professor James Apam, mentioned this against the backdrop of voters apathy observed in several polling units in wards in Kabba, Mopa Moro and Lokoja areas of the state. […]

Not less than four thousand Primary Health Care centers across the country have been renovated by the National Primary Health Care Developmental Agency, with support from states and developmental partners. Executive Secretary of the Agency, Dr. Faisal Shuaib, confirmed this figure in Abuja, saying work was in progress to make ten thousand Primary Health Care […]

In a bid to forestall building collapse in the country, the House of Representatives has called on the Federal Government to introduce and enforce stricter regulations. Adopting a motion entitled, ‘Need to Curb the Rising Incidence of Building Collapse in Nigeria’ as moved by Wale Raji and Chinedu Martins, the House urged the Federal Ministry […]

Nigeria’s Contributory Pension Scheme now has eight point eight-five million people registered under it, as at September 2019. Acting Commissioner of the National Pension Commission, Aisha DahirUmar, who confirmed this figure at a workshop in Benin City, said pension fund assets stands at nine point five-eight trillion naira. DahirUma, who was represented by Head Micro […]

Amid controversy over the enrollment of university workers into the Integrated Personnel Payroll Information System, Federal Government has received the nominal roll of about forty one universities for the exercise. Coordinator of IPPIS in the Office of the Accountant-General of the Federation, Olusegun Olufehinti, who confirmed the figure, said the Federal Government was determined to […]

Rising inflation in Nigeria has been blamed on the federal government’s temporary policy to close land borders. Despite this indication, the government is insisting that the border closure would remain in place until the country’s neighbours learnt to respect trade protocols. Minister of Finance and National Planning, Zainab Ahmed, who spoke on this after the Federal […]

Nigeria Police force is appealing to governors and other stakeholders in the south-south region to assist in efforts at strengthening internal and communal security. Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu made the appeal yesterday at a security summit for the states of the south-south region, hosted by the Delta State government. Adamu however announced that […]

The Lagos State Government is planning to register religious houses in order to ensure sanity in the state. Commissioner for Home Affairs, Uzamat Akinbile-Yussuf, made this known in Alausa, during a stakeholders meeting with the Nigeria Inter-religious Council. Akinbile-Yussuf said the registration, which was supposed to commence by middle of 2020, would help to identify […]

Akwa Ibom State Governor, Mr Udom Emmanuel, today took time off his busy office schedule to inspect on-going intervention and development projects executed by his administration across the state. Projects inspected include Erosion Intervention Project at the failed portion of Calabar-Itu road, Ntak Inyang Community in Itu Local Government Area. Other places visited were ongoing […]

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