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FG Budgets N10.6bn For Transportation Of COVID-19 Vaccine Across Nigeria

FG Budgets N10.6bn For Transportation Of COVID-19 Vaccine Across Nigeria

The Federal Government has budgeted N10.6 billion for the transportation of COVID-19 vaccines to the 36 states of the federation and the federal capital territory. According to a document seen by Hope For Nigeria Online, a total of N12.7 billion [...]

March 6, 2021 Health issues
Why Biden Embraces Nigerians And Shuns Buhari - Farooq Kperogi

Why Biden Embraces Nigerians And Shuns Buhari – Farooq Kperogi

Saturday, March 6, 2021 Why Biden Embraces Nigerians and Shuns Buhari  By Farooq A. Kperogi Twitter: @farooqkperogi It is by now evident that although President Joe Biden appreciates and identifies with Nigerians (certainly in more ways than Donald Trump did), he [...]

March 6, 2021 Government and politics
President Buhari Takes COVID-19 Vaccine On Live TV

President Buhari Takes COVID-19 Vaccine On Live TV (Video, Photos)

President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday morning is seen on live video as he is set to receive his COVID-19 Vaccine, His Vice, Yemi Osinbajo is also expected to receive his own COVID-19 vaccine after the President. Executive Director of the National [...]

March 6, 2021 Health issues
Osinbajo Takes COVID-19 Vaccine On Live TV

Osinbajo Takes COVID-19 Vaccine On Live TV (Photos, Video)

Vice-President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo has received his own jab of the COVID-19 vaccine, Igbere TV reports. This comes immediately after the President was given his own shot also on live TV. This development comes after some frontline health workers were vaccinated [...]

March 6, 2021 General, Health issues
Akeredolu Orders Recitation Of Oodua Anthem In Schools

Akeredolu Orders Recitation Of Oodua Anthem In Schools

The Ondo State Government has made it compulsory for all pupils and students in the state to recite the Oodua Anthem in their schools . The order reportedly affects all the private and public institutions from primary to tertiary level [...]

March 5, 2021 Education
Wike

Wike: I Can Walk Around Rivers State Without Security Because I Have Performed

Rivers States Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike says despite attempts by agents of the Federal Government to cripple his administration from the onset, he has not disappointed Rivers’ people and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the governance of the State. [...]

March 5, 2021 Government and politics
Fisherman Catches Giant Swordfish In Andoni

Fisherman Catches Giant Swordfish In Andoni, Rivers State (Photos)

A Facebook user, Zion Godwin shared the news, with photos of the fish surrounded by residents of the community. Swordfish (Xiphias gladius), also known as broadbills in some countries, are large, highly migratory, predatory fish characterized by a long, flat, [...]

March 5, 2021 Food
Buhari Decorates New Service Chiefs

Buhari Decorates New Service Chiefs, Backs Them 100 Percent (Photos)

I have charged the new Service Chiefs to keep in mind that the nation is looking to them for rapid relief. They must identify competent officers irrespective of seniority and paper qualifications, and work with them to secure this country. [...]

March 5, 2021 Government and politics
Coming 2 America

‘Coming 2 America’: Davido Invited To View His Hollywood Debut Movie

Davido has taken to his Twitter account to show off his invitation to the official viewing of his Hollywood debut movie, ‘Coming 2 America’ which is set to be released on 5 March 2021, IgbereTV reports. The Coming to America [...]

March 5, 2021 entertainment
Abducted Students Of GGSS Jangebe

President Buhari Celebrates The Release Of the Abducted Students Of GGSS Jangebe

President Buhari celebrates the release of the abducted students of GGSS Jangebe, Zamfara State. The students were abducted last week. I join the affected families and the people of Zamfara State in welcoming and celebrating the release of the abducted students of GGSS Jangebe. [...]

March 2, 2021 Crime
COVID-19 Vaccines Arrive Abuja

COVID-19 Vaccines Arrive Abuja (Photos)

Nigeria on Tuesday through the global Covax programme has taken delivery of its first COVID-19 vaccines, Igbere TV reports. The agency in charge of the country’s vaccination campaign did not say in its announcement when inoculations would begin, but the [...]

March 2, 2021 Health issues
Fire Guts Nigerian Army Headquarters In Abuja

Fire Guts Nigerian Army Headquarters In Abuja

A fire incident has occurred at the Nigerian Army Headquarters complex in Abuja, destroying some properties. The fire which started around 10:30 am was said to have affected the second floor which also houses the office of the Chief Of [...]

March 2, 2021 Incidents
Mother-of-six

Mother-of-six Asks Court To Intervene As Her Husband Evicts Her From House

A mother-of-six has asked the Court of Appeal in Benin City to void an order which her estranged husband relied on to evict her from her matrimonial home. Mrs. Agnes Ikpea, 64, who has six adult children with her estranged [...]

March 2, 2021 Law
Shehu Sani

Shehu Sani And Governor Abubakar Bello Clash Over Kagara Abduction

Senator Shehu Sani and Niger State Governor Abubakar Bello had a spat over the weekend concerning the recent abduction of 42 persons from Government Science College, Kagara, Igbere TV reports. The abductees were freed on Saturday after 10 days in [...]

March 1, 2021 Government and politics
Obadiah Mailafia

Obadiah Mailafia: Bandits Sponsored By Those Who Wanted Jonathan Out

A former Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Dr Obadiah Mailafia, says many of the bandits terrorising the country were sponsored by persons who wanted to push former President Goodluck Jonathan out of power at all cost. Mailafia [...]

February 26, 2021 Government and politics
Toyin Saraki Celebrates Mother

Toyin Saraki Celebrates Mother, Erelu Ojuolape Ojora On 83rd Birthday (photos)

Erelu Oodua Ojuolape Ojora mother of the wife of former Senate President Toyin Saraki has clocked 83, Igbere TV reports. Mrs Saraki posted a video on Instagram on Thursday to celebrate her mother whom she described as ‘abundantly loving’. She [...]

February 25, 2021 entertainment
Tinubu’s Fraud Cases

Tinubu’s Fraud Cases Linger In Court Amidst 2023 Presidential Ambition

Former Governor of Lagos State and National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, Bola Tinubu, has court cases around massive frauds hanging on his neck as his supporters and proxies drum support for him for the 2023 presidency. Checks by [...]

February 24, 2021 Government and politics
Abdulsalami Abubakar

Abdulsalami Abubakar: Negotiating With Bandits Not Best Solution

Former Head of State, General Abdusalami Abubakar (Rtd) has said negotiating with terrorists and bandits is not the best way to tackle insecurity. Abubakar said this while speaking to newsmen after a meeting with the Nigerian Governors Forum in Minna. [...]

February 24, 2021 Government and politics
Non-Career Ambassadors

Senate Confirms Buratai, Olonisakin, Others As Non-Career Ambassadors

Senate, Tuesday confirmed former Chief of Army Staff, Tukur Buratai; former Chief of Defence Staff, Gabriel Olonisakin; former Chief of Air Staff, Ibok Ibas; and former Chief of Naval Staff, Abubakar Sadique as non-career Ambassadors. President Buhari had on the [...]

February 23, 2021 Government and politics
FG Grants Individuals Licence To Build, Maintain Highways

Tollgates To Return As FG Grants Individuals Licence To Build, Maintain Highways

The federal government says it will grant license for individuals to build, operate and maintain highways. The arrangement is under the new highway development and management initiative (HDMI). This development is coming after the federal ministry of works and housing [...]

February 23, 2021 Government and politics
Luca Attanasio, Italian Ambassador To DR Congo Killed After Convoy Attacked

Luca Attanasio, Italian Ambassador To DR Congo Killed After Convoy Attacked

Italy’s ambassador to the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), an Italian policeman and their Congolese driver have been killed in an ambush on a United Nations convoy in eastern DRC. The ambush on Monday occurred as the convoy carrying [...]

February 23, 2021 Crime
850 Police Personnel May Return To Force Duties

Shake-up Imminent In EFCC As 850 Police Personnel May Return To Force Duties

With the nomination of Mr. Abdulrasheed Bawa as the Chairman-designate of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), 850 police officers seconded to the anti-graft commission may go back to the police force, THISDAY has learnt. THISDAY checks showed that the [...]

February 22, 2021 Military
Herdsmen Attack In Edo

Journalist, Others Escape Herdsmen Attack In Edo

The Benin-city by-pass in Edo State is gaining notoriety for kidnapping and banditry as a journalist, Ben Duno, who was traveling on that route with other commuters at the weekend escaped being attacked by the Fulani herdsmen at the weekend. [...]

February 22, 2021 Crime
NDDC

NDDC To Train Unemployed Youths At Innoson Motors

The Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) says all is now set for the training of indigent Niger Delta youths on technical skills at Innoson Vehicle Manufacturing Company. This is contained in a statement issued by the commission’s Director of Corporate [...]

February 22, 2021 Employment
Rafiu Kolawole

Rafiu Kolawole: Sunday Igboho Is A Rascal, Not Fit To Fight Yoruba Battle

Rafiu Kolawole Abdulrasaq, a security expert and former PA (Security) to former Governor Rauf Aregbesola of Osun State, former, Chairman FIRMA Lagos and later SURE-P under President Goodluck Jonathan amongst others, speaks with Gboyega Alaka on the ongoing battle against [...]

February 22, 2021 Government and politics
Kwara Directs Closure Of Schools In Ilorin

Hijab: Kwara Directs Closure Of Schools In Ilorin

@followKWSG has directed immediate temporary closure of some grant-aided schools in Ilorin, the State Capital, pending resolution of the hijaab question in the schools. The affected schools are: 1. C&S College Sabo Oke 2. ST. Anthony College, Offa Road 3. [...]

February 19, 2021 Education
Lady Travels Across Seven States Within Seven Days With A Bike

Lady Travels Across Seven States Within Seven Days With A Bike (Photos)

Famous Nigerian female biker Fehintoluwa Okegbenle, has again left many in awe, WonderTV media reports. Fehintoluwa took to her Twitter page to post pictures of her tour. According to her, On Sunday 14th February, 20121, she rode her bike power [...]

February 19, 2021 Transportation
Abdulsalami Abubakar

Nigeria Moving Towards Disintegration – Abdulsalami Abubakar Warns

A former military Head of State, General Abdulsalami Abubakar, has warned that the country may disintegrate if Nigerians do not remain calm and united in the face of recent challenges. While expressing dismay over the recent attacks in parts of [...]

February 17, 2021 Government and politics
Ahmed Mohammed Ketso's Private Residence

Mob Destroys Ahmed Mohammed Ketso’s Private Residence

Ayinde MinnaResidents of Brighter Road in Minna Niger State were thrown into confusion on Tuesday morning as irate youths who joined traders shopping in the area’s mini-market destroyed the private residence of the Niger State Deputy Governor in Minna, the [...]

February 17, 2021 Crime
Kagara School Abduction In Niger State

Buhari Condemns Kagara School Abduction In Niger State, Dispatches Army, Police

President Muhammadu Buhari has received reports of the brazen attack on Government Science College, Kagara, Rafi Local Government Area of Niger State, following which a yet to be ascertained number of staff and students have been abducted by gunmen. Following [...]

February 17, 2021 Boko Haram And Terror