Members of the National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) on Monday blocked major roads in some cities in Oyo, Edo, and Ondo States. This was done in protest against the prolonged industrial action by members of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) as a result of several failed negotiations with the Federal Government. While […]

President Muhammadu Buhari and the Attorney-General of the Federation (AGF) and the Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, have filed a suit at the Supreme Court, seeking an interpretation of Section 84(12) of the Electoral Amendment Act 2022. In the suit filed on April 29, the President and AGF, who are the plaintiffs, listed the National […]

The Abuja-Kaduna train service will resume on May 23, the Federal Government said on Monday. Train services had been suspended on the route after terrorists attacked a train and abducted scores of passengers in March. Most of those abducted are still in captivity. In a statement signed by spokesperson Yakubu Mahmood, the Nigerian Railway Corporation […]

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) sensitized traders on the need for peaceful coexistence among themselves and reported any problem that may arise, to avoid conflicts.   Kwara Commandant of NSCDC, Makinde Iskil Ayinla who spoke at Mandate market, Ilorin urged the residents to live in peace and avoid anything that might result […]

A Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO) known as OXFAM Nigeria, has decried the  war between Russia and Ukraine, saying that if something is not done to abate the situation, it might cause a devastating food crisis. The organisation stated that governments must support the development of sustainable, resilient and local food systems, based on small-scale production and […]

Governor Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti State has said he is not aware that President Muhammadu Buhari endorsed some candidates for the All Progressives Congress (APC). There has been crisis in the ruling party over the endorsement of some persons for National Working Committee (NWC) positions of the APC. It is recalled of how President Muhammadu […]

Researchers have discovered a new birth control pill for males that is 99 percent effective in preventing pregnancy in tests in mice, a breakthrough that could balance the responsibility of using contraceptives between partners.   Presenting their findings at the American Chemical Society , scientists announced the creation of a new non-hormonal male contraceptive pill that effectively […]

The Federal Government has put the money so far spent on Abuja-Kaduna-Zaria-Kano Expressway, Second Niger Bridge, and Lagos-Ibadan Expressway (127kilometer ) at 1.3trillion Naira.   The Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, announced this on Thursday  during the Special Weekly briefing organised by the Presidential Communications Team at the State House, Abuja.     […]

Police authorities in Lagos have warned personnel serving in the command against any form of extortion, human rights abuse, and incivility towards residents of the state.   The Commissioner of Police in Lagos, Abiodun Alabi, gave the warning on Tuesday during a familiarisation tour to Area G Headquarters in Ogba, and Area H Headquarters in […]

Governor Charles Soludo of Anambra State says Willie Obiano, his predecessor, left only N300 million in the treasury, but debt running into billions of naira.   Speaking on an programme on Tuesday, Soludo said Anambra’s state finance is in bad shape and in dire need of restoration. He said to achieve the promises he made […]

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