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The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) has decried the inadequacy within its workforce which it is said has prevented the service from properly manning the nation’s borderlines. Acting Controller-General of Immigration (CGI), Isah Idris, stated this during a virtual media interaction where he said the major responsibility of the service was border security, without overlooking the […]

The Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has voted unanimously to raise the Monetary Policy Rate (MPR) to 13 per cent. CBN Governor, Godwin Emefiele, announced this on Tuesday while briefing reporters at the end committee’s meeting at the apex bank’s headquarters in Abuja. It is the first time in […]

Germany Economy Ministry on Tuesday said it was making further contingency plans in the event that Russia stops providing natural gas to the country due to the war in Ukraine. The ministry said if a gas shortage should occur or threaten to occur, the amount of gas used to generate power was to be significantly […]

The Taliban signed an agreement with a company based in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) on Tuesday for the ground handling of three airports in Afghanistan. With the new agreement, the new officials in Kabul and the representative of the UAE-founded company hope that all international commercial airlines can resume their flights to the country. […]

Executive Secretary, Kwara State Primary Health Care Development Agency Dr Nusirat Elelu has commended the Federal Government for donating 500 beds to the Primary Healthcare Centres (PHCs) in the state. Elelu who made the commendation during a news conference in Ilorin, explained that the 500 beds, mattresses, gloves, side lockers among others, were donated through […]

Officials have said on Monday that the United States is preparing to give monkey pox vaccines to close contacts of people infected and to deploy treatments, with five cases now either confirmed or probable and the number likely to rise. Senior officials with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said at a press briefing […]

President Muhammadu Buhari has re-echoed his government’s resolve to restore peace to every part of the country. Buhari said this on Monday during the 58th anniversary of the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) held at the NAF base in Kano. The President, who congratulated the NAF and other security agencies for their sacrifices toward peace, assured […]

The Federal Government and the Nigerian Financial Intelligence Unit (NFIU) have won the case against the state governors over the financial autonomy from the Local Government joint account. Justice Inyang Ekwo of the Federal High Court delivered the ruling on Monday in favour of the Federal Government. It could be recalled that the NFIU had […]

Commercial flights resumed at the Kaduna International Airport on Monday two months after it was attacked by bandits. The bandits had on March 26 launched an attempted invasion of the facility, killing a private security guard attached to the Nigerian Airspace management Agency near the outer perimeter fence. Following the attack, commercial airlines plying the […]

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday met the families of victims of the explosion in Kano to express his condolences and that of the nation, describing the incident as sad and unfortunate. The family members, accompanied by various community leaders resident in Sabon Gari Kano, including the Eze Igbo, Chief Nicholas Ibekwe, were assembled at the […]

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