Committee of Vice-Chancellors condemns ‘removal’ of Unilag VC
The committee also condemned the appointment of an acting vice chancellor for the university outside the university’s three deputy Vice-Chancellors.
Advisory council wades into crisis rocking Nigerian writers union
The ‘council of elders’ explain why they are backing one of the factions.
Insecurity: CAN declares August 23 day of intercessory prayer
CAN says it called the intercessory prayer to tell God in one accord to have His way and do His will in Nigeria.
COVID-19: 175 stranded Nigerians arrive Abuja from Uganda
NIDCOM says the evacuees tested negative for COVID-19 before they departed Uganda but will proceed on a 14-day self-isolation.
Over 800 million children worldwide risk contracting COVID-19 — UNICEF
UNICEF says two in five schools worldwide lacked basic handwashing facilities prior to the COVID-19 outbreak.
Al-Qaeda, ISIS infiltration: Nigeria not taking U.S. warning lightly – DHQ
U.S. had said Al-Qaeda and ISIS were looking to make an inroad into Southern Nigeria while Al-Qaeda had started penetrating the north-western part of the country.
Amnesty International seeks reversal of death sentence on Kano singer
Mr Sharif, a resident of Sharifai in Kano metropolis, was accused of committing blasphemy against the prophet of Islam in a song he circulated via WhatsApp in March 2020.
Edo 2020: Breach of COVID-19 protocols, abusive actions, mar pre-election environment – New Report
The report was conducted through the network of stationary and roving observers from civil society organisations, media organisations and citizens groups.
Federal Government partners Germany, UNODC to stop wildlife crime
In 2019, more than half of all seizures of pangolin scales worldwide could be traced back to Nigeria.
Stop denying us weapons to fight terrorism – FG tells world powers
“Certain world powers have refused to even sell to us certain vital weapons,” Lai Mohammed said
Unless you force out older leaders, you will not take leadership structure, Obasanjo tells African youth
Born on March 5, 1937, Mr Obasanjo is the first Nigerian to serve as a military head of state and a civilian president.
Boko Haram Commander: Northern governors demand probe into allegations
Mr Mailafia, a former presidential candidate of African Democratic Congress (ADC), had alleged that “one of the Northern governors is the commander of Boko Haram group in Nigeria.”
Buhari mourns ex-U.S. Ambassador, Walter Carrington
President Buhari said the story of the Nigerian democracy under the Fourth Republic will not complete without a mention of the heroic roles of the likes of Ambassador Carrington.
Elephants almost extinct in Nigeria, conservationist laments
“There are less than 500 elephants remaining in Nigeria, so we should not allow our elephants to go extinct.”
Israeli lawmakers reject bill to block another Netanyahu term
The motion was targeted at Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who is standing trial on charges of bribery, fraud and breach of trust.
Nigeria developing plan to address effects of climate change – Minister
The Nigerian government is developing a “National Gender Action Plan and Planet Change,” Minister of Environment says.
Again, MURIC denies link to terror group, demands apology from peddler of ‘fake news’
MURIC said it identified a retired major of the Nigerian Army as the person behind the allegation against it.
Edo 2020: Group berates APC, PDP over tension ahead of poll
CDD blames the activities of APC and PDP for the threat to the peaceful conduct of the governorship election.
Police arrest 67 IPOB members, native doctor for unlawful assembly
“It is believed that the group is planning an attack on security agencies with the aim of snatching weapons,” the police said
Russia recommends COVID-19 vaccine for people between 18 and 60 years
Russia earlier announced it registered the world’s first coronavirus vaccine, dubbed `Sputnik V’, set to be produced industrially.
NSIP probe has nothing to do with Osinbajo’s office – Reps
The House Committee on Public Procurement had, last week, summoned past and current officials involved in the budgetary execution of the social intervention programmes between the four-year period in review.
My wife frequently beats me, divorce-seeking husband tells court
“Anytime we have minor misunderstanding, she gives me dirty slaps. In fact, she slapped me on Sunday Aug. 2, 10 days ago and tore my skin with her fingernails.”
‘I shall continue to offer my shoulders for you all to climb,’ Atiku tells Nigerian Youth
Mr Abubakar reiterated his support for Nigerian youth, emphasizing their commitment and perseverance towards the attainment of a greater Nigeria.
Again, UNILAG changes governing council meeting venue
The three-day meeting, which is expected to begin at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, had earlier been scheduled to take place at Fraiser Suites on Plot 294, Leventis Close, Central Business District, Abuja.