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Presidency Says No Plan To Seize State Land For RUGA

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The Presidency says there is no plan by the Federal Government to seize state land, colonize territory or impose RUGA on any part of the federation, insisting that RUGA is a voluntary programme.

Fatoyinbo Cancels Church Special Programme Over Rape Scandal

1 month ago /

Founder and Global Senior Pastor of the Commonwealth of Zion Assembly, COZA, Biodun Fatoyinbo, has cancelled his special annual forthcoming programme over rape allegations he is currently faced with.

BREAKING: Protest In Abuja Over Rape Allegations Against COZA Pastor

1 month ago /

Protesters have converged on NNPC filling station at Guzape over rape allegations levelled against the Founder and Global Senior Pastor of the Commonwealth of Zion Assembly, Biodun Fatoyinbo.

Na’Allah Appointed As UNIABUJA VC

1 month ago /

Professor Abdulrasheed Na’Allah has been appointed as Vice Chancellor of the University of Abuja (UNIABUJA).

COZA Pastor Allegedly Raped My Friend, Stella Damasus Reveals

1 month ago /

Nigerian actress, Stella Damasus, has also accused the Senior Pastor of the Common Wealth Zion Assembly (COZA), Biodun Fatoyinbo, of raping a friend of hers.

Ruga Settlements Not Supervised By Office Of The Vice President - Presidency

1 month ago /

The presidency says the establishment of Ruga settlements is not being supervised by the Office of the Vice President, contrary to claims reported in sections of the media.

Rivers Government Takes Overs Payment Of User Fees For HIV/AIDS Patients

1 month ago /

The Rivers state government says it will take over the user fees or bills paid by hospital patients living with HIV/AIDS.

Wike Pledges More Effort To The Fight Against Crime

1 month ago /

Rivers state Governor Nyesom Wike says his administration is prepared to do whatever it takes to ensure there is peace across the state.

Osinbajo Reassure Nigerians

1 month ago /

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo says the effort and impact being made by Nigerians in technology can enable the country to roll out indigenous technology solutions that can transform the global space.

Buhari, Nasarawa Delegates Meet In Aso Rock.

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President Muhammadu Buhari has restated his administration's resolve to finding lasting solutions to the incessant conflicts between herders and farmers, calling on the government of the affected States to help in tacking the age-long problem.

Zamfara Banditry: Police Ask Bandits To Surrender Weapons

1 month ago /

The commissioner of Police Zamfara State, Usman Nagogo has called on Fulani bandits to surrender their weapons and embrace peace.

Adamawa State To Fish Out Ghost Workers

1 month ago /

To implement the full local government autonomy adopted by the Adamawa state government on the 19th of June 2019, Governor Umaru Fintiri says his government will eradicate all ghost workers from its system. The Governor disclosed this at a meeting with the twenty-one local government service administrators at the government house Yola.

Plateau Communities Remember 188 People Killed By Suspected Fulani Herdsmen.

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Communities in Plateau state have honored 188 of their members who were killed by gunmen suspected to be Fulani herdsmen during an attack in Barkin-ladi and Riyom local government areas of the state in June 2018

Arts And Culture Practitioners Want Nigeria To Use Tourism To Boost The Economy

1 month ago /

The first ten-day Abuja festival of art came to an end with perfect agreement among participants and visitors that the Nigerian government needs to do more to promote its tourism potentials.

Alleged Certificate Forgery: Court Of Appeal Orders Buhari To Respond In 5 Days

1 month ago /

The Court of Appeal in Abuja has ordered President Muhammadu Buhari to respond within 5 days to the appeal filed against his qualification for the 2019 presidential election.

Windstorm Wreaks Havoc In Abuja

1 month ago /

Two persons escaped death by the whiskers after a telecommunications mast collapsed and wreaked havoc on properties worth millions of naira in Jabi District of Abuja, the nation's capital.

South East Governors Deny Plan To Allow Miyetti Allah Vigilante Groups

1 month ago /

The chairman of the South East Governors' Forum and the Ebonyi State governor, Dave Umahi says there is no plan to allow the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria, MACBAN to set up vigilante groups in any part of the South East region.

Army Reviews Insurgency Strategy

2 months ago /

The Nigerian Army says it is reviewing and re-strategizing its deployment in parts of Northeast Nigeria, where there has been a recent shift in Boko-Haram and ISWAP terrorists’ activities.

Rivers Government Abolishes Fees In Public Schools

2 months ago /

The Rivers State Government has abolished all payments of fees and levies in all public primary and secondary schools across the state, with immediate effect.

Action Alliance Withdraws From Petition Against Election Of Emeka Ihedioha

2 months ago /

The Governorship Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Owerri, Imo State capital, has granted the application by Action Alliance, AA,  to withdraw from suit challenging the election of Emeka Ihedioha of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, as governor of the state.