The National Centre for the Control of Small Arms and Light Weapons (NCCSALW) has said it would destroy over 3,000 recovered illicit small arms and light weapons and associated materials. NCCSALW's National Coordinator, Major Gen.  Abba Muhammed Dikko (retd), told journalists at a press briefing in Kaduna yesterday that the...
The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) has called on countries to put an end to discrimination against children, saying it impacts negatively on their education, health, and access to government resources. UNICEF made the call in a statement issued on Saturday, November 19, 2022 to commemorate this year's World Children's...
The Nigeria Police Cooperative Multi-Purpose Society Limited has introduced an automated platform to enable co-operators carry out seamless transactions on their accounts. The Force Public Relations Officer, Muyiwa Adejobi, who disclosed this in a statement on Friday, said the development was to ensure that Co-operators have quick access to their...
The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has confirmed the sack of its 18th Director General, Brig. Gen. Muhammad Kaku Fadah. A source in the Scheme confirmed the news of his sack on Friday, November 18, 2022 via a text message. President Muhammadu Buhari had on Thursday, November 17, 2022 approved the...
The Chief of Army Staff, COAS, Lieutenant General Faruk Yahaya, has charged troops of the Nigerian Army to deploy their newly acquired combat capabilities to defeat non-state actors disrupting the peace of the country. Yahaya stated this Thursday, 17 November 2022, during the Final Exercise and Graduation ceremony of Trainees...
The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission, ICPC, has called on the Federal Government to re-balance the workforce in order to realize a compensation system that is fair and aligns with productivity. Chairman of the Commission, Prof. Bolaji Owasanoye, made the call at the opening ceremony of a...
The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) has reaffirmed its commitment to empower the youths by creating an enabling environment that would nurture and escalate their potentials for the sustenance of digital economy in the country. The Director General of NITDA, Kashifu Inuwa disclosed this in a statement made available...
The Executive Governor of Sokoto State, Aminu Waziri Tambuwal, has urged Regimental Sergeant Majors (RSMs) of the Nigerian Army(NA) to deepen discipline amongst personnel, particularly during engagements in internal security operations. Governor Tambuwal gave the charge Monday 14 November 2022, while declaring open the Second RSMs Convention 2022, with the theme,...
The Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike, has invited the presidential candidates of the Labour Party (LP) and the New Nigeria People's Party (NNPP) to inaugurate projects in the state. TheFact Daily reports that Governor Wike announced yesterday that he has invited Peter Obi of the LP and Rabiu Kwankwaso...
The Director General of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), General Muhammad Fadah, has advised Corps Members to acquire vocational skills through the NYSC Skill Acquisition and Entrepreneurship Development programme so as to become self-employed. NYSC Director, Press and Public Relations, Eddy Megwa in a statement issued on Saturday, November,...