Insecurity: Over 80,000 Dead, 6m Ammunitions In Circulation- Ex Military Ruler
Ex- Military Leader, Gen. Abdulsalami Abubakar (Rtd.) The high rate of insecurity in Nigeria has led to over 80,000 deaths , close to 3 million people in internally displaced camps and the existence of more than 6 million ammunitions in illegal circulation in Nigeria,according to the former Head of... Read more
NAFDAC Alerts of  Poisonous Hand Sanitisers
Nigerians have been alerted by the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) that the United States has placed all alcohol-based hand sanitisers, manufactured in neighbouring Mexico, on its watch list. The information contained in a public alert, No: 001/2021 signed on Monday by the NAFDAC... Read more
Nigeria Screens 8.2m Citizens for HIV In  2O2O, Despite Covid-19
A total of 8.2 million persons were screened for HIV in Nigeria in 2020, despite the outbreak of Covid- 19 pandemic in that year , out of which 350,000 were confirmed to be living with HIV and were put on treatment. Previously, just over one million persons are screened... Read more
Those Opposing Restructuring are Enemies of Nigeria- Pastor Bakare
Pastor Bakare   Serving overseer of The Citadel Global Community Church, formerly Latter Rain Assembly, Pastor Tunde Bakare, on Sunday, said that those opposing the restructuring of Nigeria, are enemies of the country. Bakare said this ,during a state of the nation broadcast at his church auditorium in Lagos... Read more
FG Undecided  on April 9 Deadline for Blocking of SIM Not Linked to NIN
  The Federal Government is yet to decide whether or not it would go ahead to enforce the April 9 , 2021 deadline it has set for Nigerians, to link their National Identification Numbers(NINs) to their Subscriber Identification Modules (SIMs) . This is because the Minister of Communications and... Read more
Reps Seeks Ban on Rice Importation, Life Imprisonment for Offenders
A law to prohibit the importation of rice into the country and punish offenders with life imprisonment is underway in the House of Representatives. The Bill, which is expected to be considered and passed by the House this month is entitled:” An Act to Provide for the Prohibition of... Read more
Criticisms Greet Buhari’s Naming  of Abuja Road after Nigerien  President
Naming of an Expressway in Abuja , after the president of Niger Republic, Issoufou Mahamadou, by President Muhammadu Buhari, has elicited condemnation on social media by some Nigerians. Mohammed Bello, FCT minister, had stated in an occasion that the expressway was named after the Nigerien president for his “significant... Read more
How Nigeria’s Unemployment Rate Rose to 33.5 Per cent
The Nigeria Bureau of Statistics (NBS)  has said that Nigeria’s unemployment rate rose  from 27.1% in the second quarter of 2020 to 33.5% in fourth quarter of the same year In  the report published on its website,NBS  put the underemployment rate at 22.8% in Q4 2020 (28.6% in Q2... Read more
FG Set to Flag Off Funtua Free Trade Zone for Cotton, Fabric Production, Export
(L-R):Alhaji UK Bello, The Kanwan Katsina and District Head of Ketare being presented with a souvenir  by Professor Adesoji Adesugba , the MD  of NEPZA , when  Bello visited him at his office in Abuja. Plans have reached an advanced stage by the Federal Government (FG) to flag-off the... Read more
Buhari Says Rail Projects, Bonny Seaport Will Raise Economy to Global Stage
The Federal Government has said that the rehabilitation and reconstruction of Port Harcourt– Maiduguri Eastern Narrow Gauge railway project, Bonny deep sea port and Railway Industrial Park, Port Harcourt when completed, would raise Nigeria’s economy to the global stage while reaffirming its leading role in Africa. It stated that... Read more