Nigeria now safer – Tukur Buratai insist

Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai, has said that Nigeria is safer now than it was five years ago. He made the remarks on Sunday during a sit-out with soldiers Wounded in Action (WIA). They are receiving treatment at the 44 Nigerian Army Reference Hospital, Kaduna. Buratai …

COVID-19: FG directs all civil servants to undergo tests

The federal government on Friday, issued a circular directing all Ministries, Agencies and Departments (MDAs), to carry out COVID-19 tests for all civil servants. The circular was issued by the Head of Service of the Federation, Folashade Yemi-Esan, and addressed to all Permanent Secretaries. It was signed on her behalf …

Eid-Kabir: Muslims lament economic hardship in Zamfara

Most Muslims in Zamfara State may not celebrate the forthcoming Eid Kabir as expected following serious economic hardship, especially those with the civil service, Daily Post reports. According to a civil servant, one Usman Abdulahi, the economic hardship is biting so hard that many civil servants cannot afford to buy …

Third Mainland Bridge to be shut from Friday

The federal government has announced a partial closure of the Third Mainland Bridge from midnight on Friday. The bridge will be closed for scheduled rehabilitation work. Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, announced this today while briefing journalists in Abuja. Fashola confirmed that the rehabilitation work will be carried …