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Tag Archives: Govt

Judge’s killing: Improve security, NBA urges Imo govt

The Nigerian Bar Association has urged the Imo State government to be more deliberate about the security of lives and property and to particularly beef up security in and around all the court buildings in the state. The NBA made the call while condemning the killing of Nnaemeka Ugboma, the President …

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Govt to set up commission of inquiry

The Katsina State Government is to set up a commission of inquiry on Thursday’s terrorist ambush in the Kankara Local Government Area of the state which led to the death of 41 persons while two were injured. Governor Aminu Masari’s Special Adviser on Security Matters, Mallam Ahmad Katsina, made the …

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Naira, petrol hoarders plotting interim govt, Tinubu alleges

The All Progressives Congress presidential candidate, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, on Friday alleged that the naira scarcity was an artificial creation by some individuals to cause violence in a bid to achieve the desire to impose an interim national government. Tinubu, who said the 2023 presidential election would liberate Nigerians, urged …

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Don’t impose interim govt, SMBLF warns FG

The Southern and Middle Belt Leaders Forum has raised concern over the state of the nation and the 2023 general elections but warned that any attempt to impose “an interim government”, will be resisted. The organisation also expressed worry over the current hardship being faced by Nigerians due to the …

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Govt shuts 270 filling stations, deploys DSS

The Federal Government is now deploying operatives of the Department of State Services on tankers transporting Premium Motor Spirit,  popularly called petrol, to filling stations in order to halt the diversion and smuggling of the product. Already, over 120 DSS officers had been deployed to follow fuel tankers to their …

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Buhari bars govt officials from using private emails

The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), on Thursday, directed government officials to refrain from using private emails for official purposes. He also ordered all Federal Public institutions to migrate their websites to the relevant government domains. “I hereby direct that all government officials should refrain from using private emails …

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Govt vows to prosecute reckless truck drivers

Following the truck accident in Ojuelegba which claimed nine lives, the Lagos State Government has vowed to prosecute reckless truck drivers who are complicit in accidents to the full extent of the law. The Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Transportation, Abdulhafiz Toriola, made the promise in a statement on …

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Jigawa govt decries new naira notes scarcity

The Jigawa State Government has raised concerns over the scarcity of new naira notes, saying residents of the state are sleeping at Automated Teller Machines stands. The state’s Commissioner of Finance and Economic Development, Babangida Gantsa, said during his visits to several commercial banks in the state on Wednesday, no …

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Kwara to adopt tech for govt businesses

The Kwara State Government has assembled at least 250 tech ecosystem builders across Nigeria to develop ideas and digital skills that will address some of the problems associated with government businesses in the country and beyond. The two-day event, which attracted participants from states like Cross Rivers, Kano, Nasarawa, Niger …

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