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BREAKING: NNPC will pay its first dividend to Nigerians in the third quarter of the year­- Kyari

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation  (NNPC) will pay its first dividend to Nigerians in the third quarter of this year, as it prepares to disclose its 2020 financial accounts, according to the Group Managing Director Mele Kyari. Kyari made the announcement...

Over detained Igboho’s aides, DSS officers confiscate a Vanguard photojournalist’s phone.

On Monday, the Department of State Services (DSS) confiscated a phone belonging to Mr Gbenga Olamikan, a Vanguard Photojournalist, at the Federal High Court in Abuja. Following Olamikan's attempt to capture photographs of the 12 detained allies of Yoruba nation activist,...

CBN disburses N756 billion to about 3 million farmers to improve food security, other sectors.  

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), has announced the release of N756.51 billion to 3,734,938 smallholder farmers who cultivate 4.6 million hectares of land to support the Federal Government's food security initiative.The CBN Governor, Mr Godwin Emefiele, stated this while issuing...

PLATEAU Farmers are outraged at the destruction of their crops by herdsmen

Farmers in Plateau State's Miango Region, Bassa Local Government Area, have appealed to the state and federal governments to save them from the heinous crimes of suspected Fulani herdsmen terrorizing the community. About 20 huge farmlands were reportedly damaged by...

TERROR ATTACKS : SERAP files a lawsuit against Buhari and Lai Mohammed for an order banning media stories.

President Muhammadu Buhari and Mr Lai Mohammed, Minister of Information and Culture, have been sued by the Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) and the Centre for Journalism Innovation and Development, PTCIJ, over a warning to media companies to...

NIN is now required at public secondary schools in Kano, according to the Kano government.

All students at public secondary schools in Kano State have been instructed to register and get a National Identification Number,NIN. The Commissioner for Education, Sanusi Saidu-Kiru, issued the direction in a statement issued by Aliyu Yusuf, the ministry's Chief Public...

Bandits massacre 7 vigilantes, damage an army vehicle in Zamfara.

In an attack on Dansadau town in Zamfara State's Maru Local Government Area, suspected bandits killed seven vigilantes known as Yan Sakai. The armed crooks stormed the village at 3 a.m., residents told Daily Trust, and went after specific targets. They...

 FG DECLARES THE 20TH AND 21ST OF JULY AS EID-EL-KABIR HOLIDAYS.

To commemorate this year's Eid-el-Kabir festival, the Federal Government has declared Tuesday, July 20 and Wednesday, July 21, 2021 as public holidays. On behalf of the Federal Government, Minister of Interior Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola congratulates all Muslim faithful and Nigerians at...

THIRTY water factories in Lagos have been shut down.

In Lagos, the state government has shut down 30 water factories The firms were shut down on Tuesday by the Lagos State Water Regulatory Commission (LASWARCO) for a variety of reasons, including unsanitary production and failure to follow basic manufacturing...

Nigeria President Buhari Sears In Five Permanent Secretaries

At the Presidential Villa in Abuja, President Muhammadu Buhari swore in five new Permanent Secretaries on Monday. The swearing-in ceremony took place just before the Federal Executive Council meeting started (FEC). Ibrahim Yusuf of Katsina, Olusesan Adebiyi of Ekiti, Maryanne Onwudiwe...
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BIDEN enlarges Afghan Refugee as a result of Taliban violence

The Biden administration enlarged its attempts to remove at-risk Afghan residents from Afghanistan on Monday as Taliban violence rises...