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Free, fair elections in Nigeria: U.S, U.K agree to continue joint funding

The United Kingdom's Department for International Development (DFID) and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) amended a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to extend their joint funding arrangements to support Nigeria's electoral processes through 2020 with an increased...

Plateau Killing: Perpetrators of ‘vicious’, horrible attack must not go unpunished, says VP Osinbajo

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, said Tuesday that the nation was "horrified" after what he called "a vicious', horrible attack on villagers in Plateau state that claimed over 200 lives. “We must condemn killings of any kind. It doesn’t matter whether...

At least 70 killed in violent clashes between farmers and herdsmen in Plateau

Clashes between farmers and herdsmen have claimed nearly 80 lives on Saturday in Plateau state with the state government imposing a dusk to dawn curfew. "The government has enforced a curfew from 6 p.m. to 6 a.m. in order to bring...

Deputy Speaker Lasun Congratulates President Buhari, Oshiomole, APC New Executive

The Deputy Speaker House of Representatives Hon. Lasun Yussuff, has congratulated President Muhammadu Buhari for displaying exemplary leadership quality and for sustaining a cordial relationship with the immediate past national executive of the All Progressives Congress (APC). Lasun recalled that...

Buhari sacks head of Border Communities Development Agency over age falsification

President Muhammadu Buhari has fired Director of the Border Communities Development Agency (BCDA),  Mrs. Olutayo Odumosu over allegation of age falsification, with effect from Wednesday, 20th June 2018. Mrs Agnes A. Aremu is now to oversee the affairs of the agency pending the...

2018 Appropriation: We Addressed Geo-Political Imbalance – National Assembly  

By Amos Dunia, Persecond News Abuja – The National Assembly on Friday stoutly in defence of its position with regards to the passage of the 2018 Appropriation Bill which was signed into law on Wednesday by President Muhammadu Buhari responded to...

Deputy Speaker Lasun, Says Aspiration To Become Governor Is Driven By Undiluted Love For Osun State

Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives Hon. Yussuff Lasun has declared that nothing will distract him from seeking the mandate of the people of Osun to serve them as the next governor of the state. " I have the people...

Buhari declines to meet irate nPDP members

President Muhammadu Buhari has called the bluff of the defunct New Peoples Democratic Party, nPDP, that joined forces to form the ruling All Progressives Congress, rejecting any form of meeting with the aggrieved group. A credible source familiar with the...

At least 30 killed in suspected Boko Haram attack in Borno

At least 30 were killed in twin suicide bomb attacks on a town in north-east Nigeria on Saturday. Two blasts ripped through the town of Damboa in Borno state on Saturday evening targeting people returning from celebrating the Eid al-Fitr holiday,...
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COVID-19 Lockdown/Restrictions: FG warns violators

      … plans to reach 11m people nationwide for palliatives       Violators of the Federal Government’s restrictions following a lockdown of some...
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COVID-19 Lockdown : Winners’ Chapel donates ambulances, safety kits, food to Lagos, Ogun States

    Living Faith Church Worldwide  a.k.a Winners’ Chapel International has donated ambulances, test kits, personal protective device (PPE) to the Lagos and Ogun State governments...

COVID-19 Social Distancing : Police Nab Deviant Masquerader In Ogun

  For violating the federal and state governments’ directives on social distancing and public gatherings, a masquerader who came out in the intense heat of...

Lockdown: President Buhari signs COVID-19 Regulations 2020

  President Muhammadu Buhari has signed the COVID-19 Regulations, 2020, which declared coronavirus a dangerous infectious disease. President Buhari Monday signed the regulations in exercise of...

COVID-19 Lockdown: NNPC says its loading depots ‘ll remain operational

  …assures of nationwide product availability, seamless supply In line with the Presidential directive. the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has announced measures to guarantee seamless...