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COVID-19: Commissioner Turns Back Vehicles on Kaduna-Kano Border

Kaduna State Commissioner of Internal Security and Home Affairs, Samuel Aruwan, on Monday turned back articulated vehicles conveying food and passengers along Kaduna-Kano border for flouting the restrictions of movement directive. The News Agency  of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the development took place at Sabon Gida village of Ikara Local Government Area  which bordered Kiru […]

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Covid 19: Oil and Gas Intervention, Kano State Receives Package

The Honorable Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Chief  Timipre Sylva, on Saturday 25thApril, 2020, led the Nigerian Petroleum  Corporation and its partners Chevron Nigeria Limited ( in the upstream) and the Bovas and Company Limited (in the downstream ), to distribute medical consumables, equipment and ambulances to Kano state. This gesture the Honorable Minister said, was […]

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Address by President Muhammadu Buhari on The Cumulative Lockdown Order of Lagos and Ogun State as well as the FCT on the COVID19 Pandemic

ADDRESS BY H.E. MUHAMMADU BUHARI, PRESIDENT OF THE FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA ON THE CUMULATIVE LOCKDOWN ORDER OF LAGOS AND OGUN STATES AS WELL AS THE FEDERAL CAPITAL TERRITORY ON COVID- 19 PANDEMIC AT THE STATE HOUSE, ABUJA MONDAY, 27th APRIL, 2020 1. Fellow Nigerians 2. I will start by commending you all for the […]

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World Cannot Afford Lost Generation, Secretary-General Stresses, in Remarks Marking Fifth Anniversary of Youth, Peace and Security Agenda

Following are UN Secretary-General António Guterres remarks to the Security Council videoconference on “Youth, Peace and Security towards the fifth anniversary of the Youth, Peace and Security Agenda:  Accelerating Implementation of Resolution 2250 and 2419”, in New York on 27 April. I welcome this opportunity to present my first report on youth, peace and security. Since […]

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MRA and IPC call for removal of governor of Nigeria’s Ebonyi state for attacks on journalists

Two Lagos-based media support organizations, Media Rights Agenda (MRA) and the International Press Centre (IPC), have petitioned the Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB) asking it to sanction Ebonyi State Governor David Umahi for allegedly misconducting himself, breaching his oath of office and the Code of Conduct for Public Officers following his recent attacks on journalists […]