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Elections: Army launches situation monitoring room

The Nigerian Army on Monday launched situation monitoring room to ensure real-time observation of events during the general elections. Speaking at the inauguration of the room at the Army headquarters Abuja, the Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai,...

Nigeria to Boost Domestic Gas Supply by 600mmscfd

As a major step on attaining sufficiency in domestic gas supply, the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), has executed a Final Investment Decision (FID) on the development of the 4.3trillion cubic feet Assa North/Ohaji South Fields (ANOH), between the...

Crowd control: Police to deploy dogs, horses to INEC headquarters, collation centres

The Force Animal Branch (FAB) of the Nigeria Police, has said they will redeploy dogs and horses to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) headquarters and collation centres during the elections. According to FAB, the animals are expected to help...

ASUU suspends strike

...lecturers ordered to resume Friday The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), on Thursday suspended their three months strike. The union suspended the industrial action following its latest conciliatory meeting with representatives of the Federal Government, led by the Minister of...

APC plans to use uncollected PVCs to allocate votes to Buhari -PDP

...Demands extension of PVC collection by 3 days The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has urged the leadership of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), to extend the collection of Permanent Voters Card (PVC) by three days. According to a statement by...

There’s plot to get Onnoghen out of office before Feb. 11 – CUPP

...Says EFCC has purchased court order to detain him for 14 days.   ...As Buhari, EFCC hunt for fresh evidence The Coalition of United Political Parties, (CUPP), alleged that the Federal Government has resolved to get Justice Walter Onneghen out of...

IGP removes Imohimi as Lagos CP

...Makes news appointments, redeployments in 36 states ahead of elections  The Police Service Commission has approved the removal of Edgal Imohimi, as the Lagos State Commissioner of Police, following recommendation by the acting Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu. Mu’azu Zubairu is...

Elections: Police to withdraw policemen from VIPs

The Nigeria Police Force (NPF), has said it would soon withdraw its Special Protection Unit (SPU) and Counter Terrorism Unit (CTU) operatives attached to Very Important Persons (VIPs). The acting Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, who disclosed this at a...

Rise in Lassa Fever Spurs WHO response in Nigeria

The World Health Organization (WHO), have stated that it is scaling up response to strengthen rapid containment of Lassa fever outbreaks in states across Nigeria. The organization further added that it is mobilizing experts to intervene in investigations, contact-tracing, risk...

JOHESU plans protest over tyranny against health workers in Nigeria

The Joint Health Sector Unions (JOHESU), have resolved to stage a national rally in Abuja to draw attention to the unending tyranny of the Federal and State Ministry of Health, against health workers in all health facilities across the...

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