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Senate to collaborate with executive in addressing nations security challenges – Wamakko

inno.korie- July 9, 2020

The Chairman, Senate Committee on Defence, Sen. Aliyu  Wamakko, has pledged that the Senate would continue to collaborate with the Executive in addressing security challenges ... Read More

Facial recognition Firm Clearview AI probed by UK, Australia for Privacy Issues

Henry Solomon- July 9, 2020

Britain’s data watchdog and its Australian counterpart on Thursday said they launched a joint investigation into the personal information handling practices of facial recognition technology ... Read More

FG Gives Explanation on Deregulation of Oil Downstream Sector

Henry Solomon- July 9, 2020

The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources Chief Timipre Sylva says the deregulation of the downstream oil sector was to ensure economic growth and development ... Read More

FG to review size of embassies abroad, TAC scheme – Onyeama

Abdul Jimoh- July 8, 2020

The Federal Government says it plans to review the operations of some of its embassies abroad as well the Technical Aid Corps (TAC) scheme. Minister ... Read More

Impeachment saga: Ondo Assembly suspends Deputy Speaker as Majority Leader resigns

Abdul Jimoh- July 8, 2020

The Ondo State House of Assembly, on Wednesday, suspended the Deputy Speaker, Mr Iroju Ogundeji, for alleged gross misconduct, while the Majority Leader, Mr Jamiu ... Read More

FG inaugurates zone 13 police headquarters in Anambra

Abdul Jimoh- July 8, 2020

The Inspector-General of Police, Mr Mohammed Adamu, on Wednesday inaugurated the Zone 13 Nigeria Police Headquarters at Ukpo, near Awka in Anambra. Ukpo is in ... Read More

Banditry: We’ll continue fighting until citizens freely go about their daily activities – CAS

Abdul Jimoh- July 8, 2020

The Chief of Air Staff (CAS), Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, says NAF personnel will continue to fight against banditry until citizens are able to go ... Read More

Trade in fake COVID-19 products booming amid demand surge — UNODC

Abdul Jimoh- July 8, 2020

The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) has warned that illegal trade in fake or faulty COVID-19-related products is booming amid a surge ... Read More

Gov. Sule promises to prioritise youth development

Abdul Jimoh- July 8, 2020

Governor Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa has promised to prioritise youth development in order to reduce restiveness and insecurity in the state. The governor made the ... Read More

FG to Replace Collapsed Wase Bridge with Concrete Bridge – Fashola

Henry Solomon- July 7, 2020

The Federal Government says it will build a concrete bridge over the Wase Waterways in Wase Local Government Area of Plateau State, as a replacement ... Read More

COVID-19: AfDB Urges Central Banks to Cut Interest Rates

Henry Solomon- July 7, 2020

The African Development Bank (AfDB) has urged central banks on the continent to act quickly by cutting interest rates to inject liquidity in view of ... Read More

Impact of COVID-19: Poor People in Africa to Increase by 49.2m in 2021 -AfDB

Henry Solomon- July 7, 2020

The African Development Bank (AfDB) says the number of extreme poor people could increase by 34 million and 49.2 million due to the COVID-19 pandemic ... Read More

Buhari seeks Senate confirmation of 11 Judges for FCT High Court, others

Abdul Jimoh- July 7, 2020

The Senate on Tuesday received a formal request from President Muhammad Buhari for the confirmation of 11 nominees as Judges of the Federal High Court ... Read More

FRSC Tasks Personnel To Obey Rules

Tanimu- July 7, 2020

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Ogun, has directed its officers and men to show more dedication and discipline in the discharge of their ... Read More

Indonesia Imposes 10% VAT on Amazon, Google, Netflix, Spotify

Tanimu- July 7, 2020

Indonesia imposed a 10 percent Value-Added Tax (VAT) on sales by technology firms including Amazon, Netflix, Spotify, and Google on Tuesday, as spending patterns shift ... Read More

IHRC approves FCT Chief Judge’s nomination to represent Nigeria in ICC

Abdul Jimoh- July 7, 2020

The International Human Right Commission (IHRC) has endorsed Justice Ishaq Bello, Chief Judge of the Federal Capital Territory to represent Nigeria in the International Criminal ... Read More

‘I don’t have much respect’ for violators of COVID-19 guidelines – Survivor, Tom Hanks

Abdul Jimoh- July 7, 2020

Oscar-winning actor Tom Hanks, who recovered after being infected with the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) earlier this year, said he does not hold much respect for ... Read More

Brazilian President Bolsonaro tested for coronavirus

Abdul Jimoh- July 7, 2020

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has been tested for the novel coronavirus, local media cited the president’s office as saying on Monday. The right-wing populist president, ... Read More

Police arrest suspected killer of medical doctor in Zamfara

Abdul Jimoh- July 7, 2020

The Zamfara State Police Command has confirmed the arrest of one Abubakar Namalika over the gruesome murder of Dr Enoch Okpara, a medical doctor in ... Read More

Police Service Commission dismisses 10 officers, demotes 8 others

inno.korie- July 6, 2020

The Police Service Commission (PSC) has dismissed 10 senior police officers and demoted eight others over cases of misconduct. The Head of Press and Public ... Read More