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NDE takes 850 unemployed youth on basic national open apprenticeship scheme in Enugu

The National Directorate of Employment (NDE) has engaged  850 unemployed youth on the second batch of basic national open apprenticeship…

2 days ago

Boko Haram Commander, family surrender to troops in Borno

The Defence Headquarters says a high profile Boko Haram Commander has surrendered to Nigerian troops during clearance operations in their…

2 days ago

FRSC, LGAs to collaborate to curb road accidents in Adamawa

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Adamawa command says it will collaborate with Chairmen of the 21 Local Government Areas…

2 days ago

COVID-19: UNICEF, FG organise stakeholders’ dialogue on safe school resumption 

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) in colloboration with the Federal Ministry of Education, has organised a stakeholders’ dialogue to…

3 days ago

FOMWAN, others take sensitisation on GBV to LGAs in Bauchi

The  Federation of Muslim Women Association of Nigeria (FOMWAN) in collaboration with some NGOs have taken the  campaign against Gender-Based…

3 days ago

How FGN/IFAD Intervention Impacted Rural Farmers in Anambra

How Intervention Impacted Rural Farmers in Anambra A Project Completion Review team of led by Mr Bassey Unauwo (right) during an…

3 days ago

Flood: SEMA to train 3,000 volunteers for disaster response in Kaduna

The Kaduna State Emergency Management Agency (KADSEMA) will  train 3,000 volunteers in 23 local government areas to strengthen disaster management…

3 days ago

Lawmaker donates 5 motorised boreholes, promises more

Rep. Tunji Ajuloopin, representing Ekiti, Isin, Irepodun and Oke-Ero Federal Constituency of Kwara, has donated five motorised boreholes to his…

5 days ago

Court remands woman over alleged armed robbery

A Magistrates’ Court in Makurdi on Monday ordered that a woman, Mary Jeremiah, who allegedly robbed a provision with a…

5 days ago

Security: FRSC tasks officers on accurate database of vehicles

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has called on officers to provide accurate and reliable data base of vehicle and…

5 days ago

Edo election: INEC’s result consistent with our PVT outcome, says Yiaga Africa

Yiaga Africa, a civil society organisation, on Sunday revealed that the Independent National Electoral Commission’s (INEC), election result in Edo…

6 days ago

22 parties allege exclusion in Bauchi polls, commission denies

Some 22 Political Parties in Bauchi State say their  names and logos  are omitted by the Bauchi State Independent Electoral…

6 days ago

More troops, police deployed to Kaduna Airport Road, other strategic locations

At the instance of Governor Nasir  El-Rufai,  troops of the Nigerian Army and police operatives have been deployed to Kaduna…

6 days ago

Edo poll: INEC declares additional results from 3 LGs

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Sunday declared additional results of the Edo governorship election from three local government…

6 days ago

Edo 2020: Group commends INEC on equal access for PWDs

Campaigns for Equal Voting Access for Persons with Disabilities (EVA4PWDs), a Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO), has commended the Independent Electoral Commission…

7 days ago

Banditry: Lawmaker urges FG to deploy more security to Sokoto

A Member of the House of Representatives, Alhaji Yusuf Kurdullah has urged the Federal Government to deploy more security personnel…

7 days ago

Cash Transfer: Zamfara to dismiss 10 Facilitators for extortion

The Zamfara Unit of the Federal Government Conditional Cash Transfer Programme, has said that it will dismiss 10 Facilitators in…

7 days ago

Edo electorate hail INEC, security agencies

A cross-section of voters in Saturday’s governorship election in Ikpoba-Okha Local Government Area (LGA) of Edo has expressed satisfaction with…

7 days ago

Wrap-up: An overview of Edo governorship election 

The Edo governorship election on Saturday held across the 18 local government areas of the state with commendation for the…

7 days ago

World Bank Projects: Zamfara Gov’t tasks communities on maintenance 

The Zamfara Agency for Community and Social Development Project (CSDP) has charged communities in the state who benefited from the…

7 days ago

Rivers: NEMA engages stakeholders on flooding challenge

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), on Saturday,  engaged critical stakeholders in Rivers on the level of preparedness to mitigate…

1 week ago

Edo Polls: Ize-Iyamu votes at Ugboko ward 4, commends conduct of Election

Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the Edo Governorship election on Saturday, Sept. 19 cast…

1 week ago

Troops rescue 22 kidnapped victims in Zamfara, Katsina

The Nigerian Army troops of Operation Sahel Sanity fighting banditry and kidnapping in the northwest region have foiled bandits’ attacks…

1 week ago

FG launches 25m tree planting, distributes cooking gas cylinders

The Minister of Women Affairs, Dame Pauline Tallen, has said that tree planting would stimulate green environment and help to…

1 week ago

Malnutrition: Agency harps on prevention to fight scourge

Gombe State Primary Health Care Development Agency, has advised mothers and care-givers to focus on the preventive aspect of malnutrition…

1 week ago

Lagos bye election :I’ll honour my predecessors’ legacies, says Abiru

The All Progressives Congress candidate for the Oct. 31 Lagos East senatorial bye election, Mr Tokunbo Abiru, on Friday promised…

1 week ago

Military destroys illegal refineries, recovers stolen crude

The Defence Headquarters says military has intensified its aggressive fight against crude oil theft, pipeline vandalism, bunkering, economic saboteurs and…

1 week ago

Ebonyi Govt. to re-open schools on Oct. 5

The Ebonyi Government has announced that it will re-open schools in the state on Oct. 5, 2020 with the exception…

1 week ago

Sokoto Assembly tasks community leaders on monitoring of projects

Malam Buhari Haliru (PDP-Sokoto North I), the Chairman, Sokoto State House of Assembly Committee on Basic and Secondary Education, has…

1 week ago

Security: Police deploys over 900 personnel to strategic places in Zamfara 

The Police Command in Zamfara has deployed 977 personnel made up of combined security forces to strategic points across the…

1 week ago

Edo election: INEC distributes sensitive materials to LGAs

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), on Thursday began the distribution of sensitive election materials to the 18 Local Government…

1 week ago

UNICEF tracks 544,951 out of schools children in Adamawa

The United Nations Children’s Education Fund (UNICEF) says it tracked about 544,951 out of school children in Adamawa in 2019. Mr…

1 week ago

NHIS enrols 1000 retired policemen in Bauchi

The National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) has enrolled 1,099 retired police officers in Bauchi State.Alhaji Aminu Tanimu, the state NHIS Coordinator,…

1 week ago

COVID-19: 3,442 recovery, 126 new infections for Wednesday

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC)  has said that 3,442 patients have been successfully treated and recovered from Coronavirus (COVID-19) within…

1 week ago

Kano bureau for land issued 648 certificates in 6 months

The Kano State Bureau for Land Management, says it has issued 648  Certificate of Occupancy (C of O) in the…

1 week ago

Palliative: FG distributes food items to 80,405 households in Sokoto

The Federal Government has begun the distribution of 3,659.7 metric tonnes of grains to 80,405 households in Sokoto State, as…

2 weeks ago

Flood: 8 die, farmlands submerged in Katsina – Official

The Katsina State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA), on Tuesday confirmed that eight persons had died, while 25,961 buildings were affected…

2 weeks ago

FG delegation on 2020 Flood Advocacy, visits Yola

A Federal Government delegation on 2020 flood advocacy has visited Yola, the Adamawa State capital.The delegation, led by Mohammed Mohammed,…

2 weeks ago

Flood: NEMA identifies LGAs at high risk in Sokoto, partners Military

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) on Tuesday said some  local government areas in Sokoto State would face high risk…

2 weeks ago

Nasarawa ALGON to partner NUJ on training of information officers

The Nasarawa State chapter of the Association of Local Governments of Nigeria (ALGON) is to partner with the state Council…

2 weeks ago

COVID-19 palliatives: Argungu LGA distributes food items to households 

The Argungu Local Government Area of Kebbi, says it has distributed relief materials to over 1,650 households in 11 wards…

2 weeks ago

SEMA confirms 624 houses destroyed in Kano

Kano State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) has confirmed 624 houses destroyed by flood in four local government areas of the…

2 weeks ago

Foundation constructs 70 housing units for indigents, others across Ebonyi communities

A Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO), Ebele and AnyiChuks Foundation,  has embarked on construction of 70 housing units for indigents, widows, people…

2 weeks ago

Flood: Tambuwal to construct 3 new dams in Sokoto state

Gov. Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State says his administration is set to construct three new dams in the areas worst…

2 weeks ago

Immunisation: Kwara tasks traditional rulers, religious bodies on advocacy

The Kwara Government on Monday appealed to traditional rulers and religious bodies across the 16 Local Government Areas (LGAs )…

2 weeks ago

Ondo council boss solicits support, fresh ideas

Mrs Folawe Aluko, the new Executive Chairperson, Ese-Odo Local Government Area (LGA), of Ondo State has solicited total support and…

2 weeks ago

No time-table yet for Anambra FA elections, Caretaker Committee says

The Caretaker Committee of Anambra State Football Association (AnSFA) says it is working hard to deliver on conducting elections into…

2 weeks ago

Flood: FG asks states to prepare for emergency response

The Federal Government on Sunday advised state governments to take proactive and necessary mitigative measures in addressing forecasts on heavy…

2 weeks ago