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FG suspends Twitter operations in Nigeria

The Federal Government has indefinitely suspended the operations of micro-blogging platform and social networking service, Twitter in Nigeria. The Minister of...

Breaking: Nigeria Police Council confirms Baba as IGP

The Nigeria Police Council (NPC), at its meeting on Friday, confirmed the Acting Inspector General of Police, Usman Alkali Baba, as a substantive Inspector General (IG)....

Osinbajo denies making violent comments about IPOB, fulani herders/farmers

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has debunked comments attributed to him regarding the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) and another on Fulani herdsmen/farmers....

Buhari seeks global support to develop Niger Basin

President Muhammadu Buhari has urged the international community to support the development of resources in the Niger Basin area. Buhari made the appeal after declaring...

Abducted staff of private school in Ondo state regains freedom

A staff of Chimola School, Akure, Ondo State, who was abducted on Thursday morning after gunmen hijacked the school bus has regained freedom. Speaking after the...

Nigeria records 25 new cases of COVID 19, total infection tally rises to 166,560

Nigeria on Wednesday recorded 25 new COVID-19 infections in five states. Lagos topped the infection chart with 10 new cases, followed by Taraba State with nine new cases...

Gunmen hijack school bus, abduct one in Ondo

Some gunmen have hijacked a school bus in a housing estate in Oba-Ile, Akure North Local Government Area of Ondo State, abducting a member of staff of the school....

Chad and CAR agree to joint investigation of border attack

An attack that killed six Chadian soldiers at a border post with the Central African Republic will be jointly investigated by the two countries, after a high-level...

Matawalle gives 7-day ultimatum for return of illegal arms by Zamfara residents

Zamfara State Governor, Bello Matawalle, has ordered all residents of the state to handover illegal firearms in their possession to a nearby police station within the...

Senate passes bill scrapping HND/BSc dichotomy

Four years after the House of Representatives abolished the dichotomy in academic qualification, Nigeria’s House of Assembly has followed suit. The Senate, on...