Author Archives: The Citizen

FG approves N27.5bn for conflict, disaster victims

After a seven-hour meeting, the Federal Executive Council (FEC) Wednesday in Abuja approved N27.5 billion intervention fund for the restoration of farming and other agricultural ...

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Zamfara Assembly extends LG Chairmen’s tenure

The Zamfara State House of Assembly on Wednesday extended the tenure of all the 14 local government chairmen in the state by an additional one ...

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NIMC, Immigration to enforce NIN on new e-Passports

The National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) and the Nigerian Immigration Service (NIS) have resolved to commence enforcement of the National Identification Number (NIN) on the ...

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Bad loans: Nigeria needs re-introduction of Failed Bank Act – Ahmed Kuru, AMCON boss

Worried by the resurgent huge toxic loans in the banking sector, Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer, Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON), Mr. Ahmed Lawan Kuru ...

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Oyo govt begins biometric data verification for retired teachers, LG workers

Oyo State Government has begun biometric data verification exercise for retired primary school teachers and local government workers in the State in order to identify ...

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Air Peace boosts fleet with third Boeing 777-300 aircraft

Nigeria’s leading carrier, Air Peace, has taken delivery of its third Boeing 777-300 aircraft in preparation for the airline’s commencement of international operations. The 374 ...

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2030 World Cup: Argentina, Chile, Paraguay, Uruguay relaunch joint bid

Argentina, Chile, Paraguay and Uruguay relaunched their bid to host the 2030 World Cup following a meeting of their presidents in Buenos Aires on Wednesday. ...

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51 schoolchildren flee hijacked bus in Italy

A bus full of schoolchildren was hijacked and set on fire by its own driver on Wednesday in an apparent protest against migrant drowning in ...

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The military and electoral process – Guardian

The Nigerian military has come under criticism by international and local observers over its conduct in the 2019 general elections, especially its apparent unprofessional conduct ...

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Nigeria’s frightening drug abuse level – New Telegraph

By all standards, it is an incontestable fact in recent times that drug abuse in Nigeria is on the upward swing and more prevalent across ...

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