June 2, 2021

Twitter deletes Buhari’s ‘genocidal tweet’, may ban Nigerian president

Twitter has deleted President Muhammadu Buhari’s tweet threatening genocide against the people of Igbo-dominated South-East. The social media giant deleted Mr Buhari’s tweet following enquiries from […]
June 2, 2021

FAO, WFP predict acute food insecurity in northern Nigeria

The Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations and the World Food Programme have projected that about 13 million people will be victims of acute […]
June 2, 2021

15 arrested for inciting public disturbances, riot in Zamfara

The Zamfara State Police Command has arrested 15 suspects for alleged conspiracy, inciting public disturbance and riot along the Gusau-Kaura Namoda Road in the Kaura-Namoda Local […]
June 2, 2021

Extend teachers’ retirement age by five years, Buhari tells Senate

The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), on Wednesday sent an executive bill to the Senate seeking to increase the retirement age for teachers in the […]
June 2, 2021

We’re reviving grazing reserves in 21 states – FG

The Federal Government on Tuesday said it is working hard to resolve the farmer/herder crisis across the country through the revival of grazing reserves in 21 […]
June 2, 2021

Zamfara Governor, Bello Mattawalle tells security agencies to implement ‘Shoot on Sight Order’

Zamfara State Governor, Bello Matawalle has directed the State Police and other government security agencies to effectively implement the Presidential order to ‘shoot on sight at […]
June 2, 2021

BREAKING: First Bank debunks closure of South-East branches

First Bank of Nigeria Limited has debunked some media reports (not by The PUNCH) that its branches in the South-East part of the country have been closed […]
June 2, 2021

Electoral reforms: PDP asks EU to review partnership with Nigeria

THE National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Uche Secondus, on Tuesday, urged the European Union to review its partnership with Nigeria. This, he said, would […]

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