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Why we quickly set up SWAT – Minister of Police Affairs, Muhammad Dingyadi

Minister of Police affairs, Muhammad Dingyadi has explained why the Nigeria Police force swiftly created the Special Weapons and Tactics Team as a replacement for the disbanded Special Anti-Robbery Squad unit. The Minister who appeared on Channels television’s ‘Politics Today’ said the new police unit was created because there are insecurity problem and assignments initially carried out by the […]

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Landlord threatening to eject Nigerian embassy in Hungary over owed rent – Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama

Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama has revealed that the Nigerian embassy in Hungary is under threat of being ejected over owed rent. The Minister who disclosed this while defending the ministry’s 2021 budget at the house of representatives in Abuja on Tuesday November 3, stated that they always get such complaint from several missions […]

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We disbursed N6 billion to poor households in Zamfara – Humanitarian minister, Sadiya Umar-Farouq

Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development Minister, Sadiya Umar-Farouq on Tuesday October 27 revealed that her ministry has disbursed over N6 billion to poor households in six out of the 14 local government areas of Zamfara under the 2020 Conditional Cash Transfer (CCT) scheme. Sadiya made this known while speaking during the flag off […]

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Unity schools to resume October 11- Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu

The Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu has announced that unity schools will be reopening across the country on October 11. The Minister in the letter which confirmed the reopening of Unity Schools, said the decision was taken to enable students who have been at home since the outbreak of COVID-19 pandemic to complete their academic session which will […]

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Replace striking doctors with corps members- Health Minister, Osagie Ehanire, instructs hospitals

The Minister of Health, Osagie Ehanire, has directed the Chief Medical Directors and Managing Directors of the Federal tertiary hospitals to immediately replace striking resident doctors in their hospitals with consultants and doctors on the National Youth Service Corps. Resident doctors in Nigeria commenced an indefinite strike on Monday, September 7 over the Federal government’s failure […]

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Fuel price increase is beyond Buhari’s control – Minister of state for petroleum resources, Timipre Sylva

The minister of state for petroleum resources, Timipre Sylva has disclosed that fuel price increase is beyond the control of President Buhari who is also the minister of petroleum resources. The Minister who spoke to newsmen in Abuja on Thursday September 3, said it is unfortunate that citizens are blaming the federal government which is not in charge of […]

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Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Godswill Akpabio reveals names of National Assembly members linked to NDDC contracts

The Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Godswill Akpabio, has linked some members of the National Assembly to some contracts awarded by the Niger Delta Development Commission. Punch reports that Akpabio in a list in which he copied the Minister of Justice and Attorney General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami, enlisted the former Chairman of the […]

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You are a small boy from Mushin – Minister of Labour, Chris Ngige drags Hon. Faleke (video)

Chris Ngige, minister of labour and employment who appeared before a house of representatives ad hoc committee investigating the suspension of the management of Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund (NSITF), dragged Hon James Faleke who he threatened with a lawsuit days ago. Before answering questions, Ngige stated that members of the committee were his younger […]

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Foreign affairs minister, Geoffrey Onyeama contracts COVID-19

Foreign affairs minister , Geoffrey Onyeama has tested positive for Coronavirus. The Minister who made the announcement on Sunday July 19, said a fourth test conducted on him after he experienced throat irritation confirmed he had the disease. Onyeama further revealed that he is on his way to an isolation center. He tweeted; “Did my […]

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Communications Minister, Isa Pantami, denies reports of purchasing three new houses for his wives

Minister of Communications and Digital Economics, has denied reports he recently purchased three new houses for his three wives in Abuja. Sahara Reporters had published photos of three houses the Minister allegedly purchased for his wives. However, in a statement released by his media aide, Pantami denied the allegation. Describing the report as false, the […]

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Schools may reopen after ban on interstate lockdown has been lifted- Minister of State for Education, Emeka Nwajiuba says

Emeka Nwajiuba, Nigeria’s Minister of State for Education, has suggested that schools may reopen after the ban on interstate travel has been lifted nationwide. The ban was placed by the Federal government as part of measures to contain the spread of the novel Coronavirus in the country. The Minister said this at the daily briefing […]

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Nigeria is heading towards recession – Minister of Finance, Zainab Ahmed says

Zainab Ahmed, Nigeria’s Minister of Finance, has said that the coronavirus pandemic and falling oil prices are set to force Nigeria’s economy into recession. The Minister made this known today May 21, while speaking to state house correspondents shortly after attending the National Economic Summit meeting in Abuja. “On the economy, COVID-19 has resulted in […]

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Schools will reopen soon but no date yet – Minister of State for Education,Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba

Minister of State for Education, Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba, has disclosed that plans are being made for the reopening of schools nationwide, however, it won’t happen in two weeks as being speculated in some quarters. Nwajiuba, made the clarification on Thursday during the daily briefing of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19, following rumours making the round […]

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Minister of Power Approves Sack Of TCN MD

The Managing Director of the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) Usman Gur Mohammed has been sacked by the federal government. Minister of Power, Mohammed Sale who approved the sack of the TCN Managing Director also appointed Sule Abdulaziz in his stead in acting capacity. The Minister’s spokesperson Aaron Artimas, confirmed this in a statement released […]

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NAFDAC and Humanitarian Minister counter each other on how some states received expired rice as Coronavirus palliatives

Minster of Humanitarian affairs, disaster management and social development, Sadiya Farouq and the National Agency for Food and Drugs Admininstration Control (NAFDAC) have both issued differing statements on how some states in the country received expired rice as Coronavirus palliatives. Recall that the expired bags of rice some states received from the federal government has […]

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Over 40 Health workers have tested positive for COVID-19- Minister of Health, Osagie Ehanire

The Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire, has revealed that over 40 health workers have tested positive for Coronavirus in the country. The Minister disclosed this during the briefing of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 in Abuja today, April 23. Ehanire urged all health workers in the frontline of the COVID-19 fight, to always […]

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FG to use BVN to identify poor, vulnerable Nigerians – Humanitarian Affairs Minister, Sadiya Farouq says (Video)

The Minister of Humanitarian Affairs and Disaster Management, Sadiya Farouq , has said the Federal government will be using BVN/Bank accounts and mobile phone records to identify poor and vulnerable Nigerians who would receive the Conditional Cash Transfer in the wake of the Coronavirus pandemic. She disclosed this while responding to questions at the Presidential […]

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Coronavirus: FG did not invite Chinese doctors to Nigeria – Minister of Health, Osagie Ehanire

The Minister of Health, Osagie Ehanire has dismissed claims of the federal government inviting Chinese doctors to help in the fight against Coronavirus in the country. The Minister who made the clarification while appearing on Channels TV’s News at 10, said the China Civil Engineering Construction Corporation (CCECC) brought in the doctors to help the […]

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Do not treat Coronavirus patients privately – Minister of Health, Ehanire Osagie warns health workers

The Minister of Health, Ehanire Osagie has warned health workers against treating suspected cases of Coronavirus privately. Osagie who said this at the Presidential Task Force daily media briefing on Friday April 10, directed all health workers to refer all cases to certified healthcare facilities for isolation and management. The Minister said; ”All medical practitioners, […]

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Coronavirus: UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson moved to intensive care

Prime Minister of the United Kingdom,  Boris Johnson has been moved to intensive care in hospital after his coronavirus symptoms. According to CNN, the 55 year old prime minister, was admitted to St Thomas’ Hospital in London with “persistent symptoms” on Sunday. A statement read: “Since Sunday evening, the prime minister has been under the […]