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Fulani herdsmen from Chad, Niger and other neighbouring countries will benefit from the National Livestock Transformation Plan. The Bauchi State Governor, Bala Mohammed, said this during an interview today. Mohammed said since Fulani herdsmen are nomadic, it would be inappropriate to deprive them from benefitting from the livestock plan just because they are not from […]

The management of one of Nigeria’s major carriers, Air Peace, has debunked the report that it has suspended the evacuation of Nigerians from South Africa. The Chairman and CEO of the airline, Allen Onyema, said that Air Peace has not suspended the evacuation exercise but it is waiting for the Nigerian High Commission to get […]

The Nigerian Financial Intelligence Unit (NFIU) has said that it did not write to banks demanding the bank accounts of leaders of the National Assembly and the Judiciary. A document, said to be from the NFIU, was circulated on Friday showing a request to banks for the information on the accounts of the legislature and the judiciary. […]

 The Minister of Finance, Mrs Zainab Ahmed has said that the proposed increase in Value-Added Tax (VAT) from 5 to 7.5 per cent will be more beneficial to state governments and Local Government Areas (LGAs) in the country, many of which are already facing difficult conditions. This was disclosed in a statement issued by the […]

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday challenged the leadership of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the APC state governors on the need to institutionalize the party to guarantee its survival beyond the end of his tenure in 2023. The president gave the challenge when he received APC governors who were in the State House, Abuja, […]

The six people that were kidnapped at Rijana, along Kaduna-Abuja high way on Saturday have been rescued from their abductors.  A statement issued today by the National public relation officer of the Offa Descendants’ Union, Maruf Ajenifuja, appreciated the intervention of the Kwara and Kaduna state governments, the Nigeria Police Force, Nigeria Military, Civil Society […]

The Kwara State Government under the leadership of His Excellency, Mallam AbdulRazaq AbdulRahaman has commended the performance of students during the 2019 Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) as highly satisfactory. The Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Education and Human Capital Development, Hajia Mariam Garba disclosed this during the official presentation, approval and release of 2019 Basic […]

The return of Nigerians trapped in xenophobic attacks in South Africa has been delayed for over five hours on account of Immigration hurdles posed by the South African government. Chairman Nigerian Diaspora Commission, Mrs Abike Dabiri – Erewa, who disclosed this while speaking in an interview at the cargo wing of the Lagos International airport, […]

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has said that he decided to split the ministry of power, works and housing and ministry of transportation and aviation in order to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of infrastructure delivery programs and projects. While speaking at the first Federal Executive Council, meeting in the second term of his administration, Presidential Villa, […]

The presidential election petition tribunal has ruled that President Muhammadu Buhari was duly elected as the President of the Republic of Nigeria. It also dismissed the petition by the Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, in its entirety. Among the grounds of Atiku’s petition is that President Buhari did not possess […]

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