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The Plateau state Government says it has recruited a total of 834 teachers for its primary and secondary schools. Chief Vonjen Lar, Chairman of the State Teachers Service Commission disclosed this in an interview.
President Buhari has directed Minister of Defence, Mansur Dan-Ali, Minister of Information, Lai Mohammed and that of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama to visit Dapchi village, Yobe to assess the reported abduction of schoolgirls.
The Federal Executive Council (FEC), presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari approved 6.7billion dollars for the construction of Ibadan-Kaduna standard gauge railway project.This was on Wednesday, February 21.
The National Universities Commission (NUC) on Wednesday, February 21 granted approval to the Maritime University, Okerenkoko, Delta, to begin undergraduate degree programmes from the 2017/2018 academic session.
Malam Bolaji Abdullahi who is the national publicity secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC) says the party will welcome all criticisms from the oppositions based on facts. He accused the PDP of cooking up false stories.
Zamfara House of Assembly on Wednesday, February 21 confirmed the appointment of five new special advisers to Governor Abdul’aziz Yari. Their confirmation followed a motion moved by the majority leader, Isah Abdulmumi.
Two pupils of a school in Kubwa, Abuja have died after eating biscuits at a party organized by unknown persons. The deceased were both teenagers and the spokesman of the police command says no arrests have been made yet.
Reverend Samson Ayokunle, President, Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), has urged the Buhari-led federal government to overhaul the security agencies in the country for effective and efficient service delivery.
Two men, Sunday Igili, 50, and Simon Akan, 40, who unlawfully broke into the Lagos state budget office through the ceiling of a toilet to steal, were on Wednesday, February 21, brought before an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court.
Ibrahim Idris, the Inspector General of Police (IGP), said that the force loses 9,028 officers to death, dismissal and retirement yearly. Idris made the disclosure at a meeting with police commissioners on Wednesday, February 21.
The case of a teacher at Government Day Secondary School, Sankalawa in Bungudu local government area, Zamfara who allegedly flogged a student to death has been reported on Wednesday, February 21, by the state's House of Assembly.
The Atiku global support group in Akwa Ibom on Wednesday, February 21, called on Nigerians to support former vice-president Atiku Abubakar in his desire to become the president of the country in 2019 presidential election.
Abdulmaliki Sumonu, the Yobe commissioner of police, on Tuesday, February 20, said that there was no loss of live and abduction in the suspected Boko Haram insurgents attack on Government Girls College in Dapchi town.
Thanking the Lamido for his support, Buhari said that he had fulfilled major promises made to electorate during his political campaign. He said he was aware of the abandoned Chochi water and irrigation project in Yola.
Students of Bauchi State College of Education will be mandated to adhere to dress code, the school management has disclosed. According to the management of the institution, indecent dressing among students informed the decision.
Nigeria’s former minister of finance, Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, was recently appointed into a High Level Group on Governance of the Commonwealth Secretariat.The ex-coordinating minister of the economy is among the seven-member group
Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi appealed to Nigerians not to give political colouration to the recurring herdsmen/farmers clashes in Benue and some other states across the country. He said this during launching of Operation Cat Race
There was tension in the Ikarama area of Yenagoa local government area of Bayelsa state as youths protested following the alleged killing of a local vigilante member by a team of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps.
Suspected Boko Haram members have attacked Government Girls Secondary School, Dapchi, in Burasari local government area of Yobe state. The attack was confirmed by the Yobe state commissioner of police, Abdulmaliki Sunmonu.
The police arraigned a 34-year-old man, Prince Williams in a Wuse Zone 2 Magistrates’ Court, Abuja, for allegedly impersonating as a police officer. The prosecutor told the court that accused committed the offence on February 11.
Forty-six associations, under the aegis of the Daura Emirate Coalition of Progressive Youths, on Tuesday visited President Muhammadu Buhari in his Daura residence and pledged to fully support his fight against corruption.
The former governor of Niger, Dr Babangida Aliyu of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) says that he has no intention of defecting to the APC. He said this in Minna following the defection of some politicians to the APC.