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NCDC, LUTH partner partner to fight infectious diseases

THE Lagos University Teaching Hospital, LUTH, and the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, have pledged to strengthen institutional collaboration in fighting infectious diseases after successfully... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 15 hrs ago | seen 101 times

Tags: Prof Chris Bode, Dr Ifedayo Adetifa, Lagos University Teaching Hospital, NCDC

Employee/Employer safety: FG calls for improved Occupational Safety, Health

THE Federal Government has called for a safe and healthy working environment and conditions, especially in the informal sector, for the protection of both employees and... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 days ago | seen 36 times

Tags: Federal Government of Nigeria (FGN), Kachollom Daju, Lauretta Adogu,

FG begins taxation on sugar-sweetened beverages to reduce NCDs

THE Federal Government says it has started the implementation of the N10 taxation per litre of Sugar-Sweetened Beverages (SSBs) to reduce the incidences of Non-communicable Diseases.   Mr... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 days ago | seen 19 times

Tags: Federal Government, Dennis Ituma,

Minister urges FHA mgt to set timeline for completion of Abuja project

THE  Minister of  State of Works and Housing, Mu’azu  Sambo, has urged the Management of the  Federal Housing Authority (FHA) to set a timeline for the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 days ago | seen 26 times

Tags: Federal Housing Authority (FHA),

Buni lauds FEC for approving N18bn refund to Yobe for constructing federal roads

Gov. Mai Mala Buni of Yobe has commended the Federal Executive Council (FEC) for approving N18 billion to the state as refund for construction of five... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 days ago | seen 47 times

Tags: Gov. Mai Mala Buni, Federal Executive Council (FEC), Alhaji Mamman Mohammed,

Ogun FRSC begins free vehicle safety check

THE Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Ogun says it will begin free vehicle safety check from Thursday until Sunday as part of its responsibility to... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 days ago | seen 54 times

Tags: Mr Ahmed Umar, Federal Road Safety Corps

Marriage: Women should not use sex denial to torture men

A Medical expert, Consultant Obstetrician and Gynecologist, Dr Eric Okunna, said that the importance of a healthy sex life cannot be undermined in marriage. The News Agency... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 days ago | seen 27 times

Tags: Dr Eric Okunna, Mrs Adaobi Okafor, Mrs Amaka Okeke, Mr Christian Beluchukwu, Nnamdi Azikwe University Teaching Hospital

FRSC commends heroic tanker driver for averting road traffic fatality, offers him award for bravery

THE Federal Road Safety Corps has commended the bravery, courage, and professionalism of Otarigho Ejiro, the tanker driver, who showed heroism by averting what would have... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a week ago | seen 30 times

Tags: Bisi Kazeem, Boboye Oyeyemi, Federal Road Safety Corps

FRSC Lagos Sector Command achieves 15% reduction in road crashes

THE Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) says it has achieved a 15 per cent reduction in road crashes within the Lagos State Sector Command.   The FRSC Lagos... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 169 times

Tags: Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Adefolusho Folarin, Oba kolawole Egundupe, Alhaji Lamide Sobola,, Olusegun Akintan,

Ekiti 2022: FRSC deploys 1,500 officers, ambulances, tow trucks

THE Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) says it has deployed 1,500 personnel to help enforce traffic rules and regulations during Saturday’s gubernatorial election in Ekiti. The corps... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 32 times

Tags: Dr Boboye Oyeyemi, Federal Road Safety Corps, ACM Bisi Kazeem

Expert lists benefits of blood donation

PROF Vincent Osunkalu, consultant haematologist and blood transfusionist at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH) Idi-Araba, says blood donation can reveal potential health problems. Osunkalu said this... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 110 times

Tags: Prof Vincent Osunkalu, Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH),

FG seeks synergy among WTO members to enhance roles in global economic policy

THE Federal Government  has called on World Trade Organisation (WTO) members  to work collectively to on reforms that will revitalise the organisation and enhance its role... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 42 times

Tags: World Trade Organisation (WTO), Federal Government Of Nigeria, Oluwakemi Ogunmakinwa, Geneva, Switzerland, Mariam Katagum,

FG committed to ending monkey pox – Minister

 THE Federal Government on Sunday says it has put in place all mechanism to monitor and curb the outbreak of monkey pox causing anxiety around the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 93 times

Tags: President Muhammadu Buhari, Dr Ali Inname, Dr Anas Sabir, Gov. Aminu Tambuwal, Usmanu Danfodio University Teaching Hospital, Dr Osagie Ehanire,

FRSC warns commercial motorcyclists against taking laws into their hands

THE Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Ogun Command, has warned commercial motorcyclists to desist from taking laws into their hands whenever a crisis occurs involving their... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 52 times

Tags: Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Ahmed Umar,

Fedpoly Ede directs students to resume new academic session

THE Management of Federal Polytechnic, Ede, in Osun, has directed both new and returning students of the institution to resume for the 2021/2022 new academic session. The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 184 times

Tags: Management of Federal Polytechnic, Ede, Alhaji Isiaka Agboola,

Ex-president Jonathan renews driver’s licence, commends FRSC for technology deployment

FORMER President Goodluck Jonathan on Thursday expressed satisfaction with the services of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) as he renewed his driver’s licence.   The former President... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 19 times

Tags: Goodluck Jonathan, Mr Bisi Kazeem, Federal Road Safety Corps

Australian police say ‘thousands’ of mafia members in-country

THOUSANDS of members of the notorious ‘Ndrangheta Mafia from the southern Italian region of Calabria are believed to be operating in Australia, federal police said on... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 17 times

Tags: Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), Ndrangheta Mafia, Australian Federal Police (AFP), Nigel Ryan,

Mother of 3 with rare medical condition seeks end to stigmatisation

MRS Olufunmilayo Israel, a single mother, has sought the support of  well-meaning Nigerians to care for her three children with rare medical condition. In an interview with... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 41 times

Tags: Prof. Adebola Orimadegun, Olufunmilayo Israel, University College Hospital (UCH),

Police say no bandit attack in Gwarimpa Estate

THE Police Command in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), said there was no bandit attack in Gwarimpa Estate contrary to reports in some sections of the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 30 times

Tags: Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Josephine Adeh,

Osinbajo not involved in accident- FRSC

THE Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) said that Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo, was not involved in an accident on Monday but helped to rescue an accident victim... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 40 times

Tags: Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Vice President Yemi OsinbajoBisi Kazeem, Dr Boboye Oyeyemi,

FRSC deploys 1,500 personnel, 35 vehicles for APC Presidential primary election

THE Corps Marshal, Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Dr. Boboye Oyeyemi, has ordered the deployment of 1,500 personnel and 35 vehicles for the All Progressive Congress... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 75 times

Tags: Federal Road Safety Corps, Dr. Boboye Oyeyemi,Bisi Kazeem

World Bicycle Day: Bicycle healthy for physical well-being, cheaper – FRSC

THE Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Bayelsa Command, has advised Nigerians to readopt the use of bicycle as a means of transportation because of its benefits. The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 52 times

Tags: Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Ibrahim Usman, Mirian Benemesegha,

FRSC urges Nigerians to embrace bicycle to reduce road crashes

THE Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Oyo State Command, has called on Nigerians to embrace the use of bicycle to reduce crashes and number of vehicles... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 37 times

Tags: Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Joshua Adekanye,

World Bicycle Day: FRSC suggests cycling to curtail BP, sugar level

 THE Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Edo command,  has  said that the public needs to  embrace cycling to curb some health challenges such as High Blood... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 45 times

Tags: Federal Road Safety Corps, Mr Phillip Shaibu, Orogo Bello, Mr. Henry Benamaisia,

Embrace cycling to reduce emissions, gridlocks – FRSC

THE Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), has urged Ministries, Departments, Agencies and schools in Kebbi to embrace cycling as part of measures to reduce emissions and... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 55 times

Tags: Federal Road Safety Corps, Alhaji Yusuf Haruna, Alhaji Muhammad Shatiman-Gwadangwaji,

WBD: Cycling can keep you away from hospital – FRSC

ELIZABETH Akinlade, the Sector Commander, Federal Road Safety Commission, (FRSC), Cross River Command, says cycling can keep people healthy, thereby keeping them away from the hospital.   She... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 51 times

Tags: Elizabeth Akinlade, Federal Road Safety Commission

Land Swap: Payment of compensation for economic trees, crops begins – FCTA

THE FCT Administration (FCTA) said its pilot phase of the Land Swap, designed to address infrastructure deficit in the territory, had begun with the payment of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 38 times

Tags: FCT Administration (FCTA), Federal Capital Development Authority (FCDA), Felicia Okoro,

Capacity building: NSCDC seeks FAAN collaboration to protect critical national assets

NIGERIA Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) has called on the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) Akure Airport, for more collaboration in building capacity protection... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 33 times

Tags: Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN), Hammed Abodunrin,

FAAN says no flight diversion to Ghana, Benin Republic

THE Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has refuted claim of diversion of international flights to  neighbouring Ghana and Benin Republic due to on-going repairs at... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 355 times

Tags: Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN), Faithful Hope-Ivbaze,

Research: Yaba Psychiatric Hospital partners US Centre on clozapine therapy

THE Federal Neuro-psychiatric Hospital Yaba, Lagos, has partnered with the University of Maryland Psychiatric Research Centre (MPRC) US, to research on the safety of ‘clozapine’ therapy... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 60 times

Tags: Federal Neuro-psychiatric Hospital Yaba, Maryland Psychiatric Research Centre (MPRC), Olugbenga Owoeye,

College trains 5,000 farmers in crops production

THE Federal College of Agriculture, Akure (FECA), has trained at least 5,000 farmers in various crop production systems in in the last two years. Provost of the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 100 times

Tags: Federal College of Agriculture, Akure (FECA), Dr Akinyemi Fadiyimu,

Bus driver, pedestrian die in Anambra multiple accident

THE Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Anambra said an accident involving four vehicles at Upper Iweka by Awka-Onitsha Expressway, claimed the lives of a male... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 32 times

Tags: Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Adeoye Irelewuyi,

TRCN boss emerges President, Africa Federation of Teaching Regulatory Authorities

PROF. Josiah Ajiboye, Registrar, Teachers Registration Council of Nigeria(TRCN ) has emerged President of Africa Federation of Teaching Regulatory Authorities (AFTRA). Ajiboye emerged president on Wednesday in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 100 times

Tags: Prof. Josiah Ajiboye, Africa Federation of Teaching Regulatory Authorities

FRSC cautions tanker drivers against speeding

THE Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) on Wednesday cautioned tanker drivers against speeding on the highways to avert explosion. FRSC Commander, Ore Unit Command, Mr Sikiru Alonge,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 25 times

Tags: Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC),

FEC okays NNPC, ECOWAS deal on Nigeria-Morocco gas pipeline

THE Federal Executive Council (FEC) has given approval for the NNPC to enter into agreement with ECOWAS for the construction of the Nigeria-Morocco Gas Pipeline. Minister of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 69 times

Tags: Federal Executive Council (FEC), Timipre Sylva, NNPC,ECOWAS, Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC),

FRSC cautions tanker drivers against speeding

THE Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) on Wednesday cautioned tanker drivers against speeding on the highways to avert explosion. FRSC Commander, Ore Unit Command, Mr Sikiru Alonge,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 20 times

Tags: Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC),

22 killed, property worth N23bn destroyed by fire in 3 months – FFS

THE Federal Fire Service (FFS) says 22 lives were lost and property worth N23 billion destroyed in various fire incidents across the country between January and... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 30 times

Tags: Federal Fire Service (FFS), Paul Abraham,

New secretariat for NYSC FCT underway – Bello

The Minister, Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Alhaji Muhammad Bello, says work will soon commence on the plot of land allocated for a new secretariat for the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 37 times

Tags: Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Alhaji Muhammad Bello, National Youth Service Corps (NYSC),

Sleeping driver kills bus conductor in Anambra

A sleeping driver has killed his conductor in an accident on Ihiala-Owerri Road, Anambra, on Tuesday. Mr Adeoye Irelewuyi, Sector Commander of the Federal Road Safety Corps... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 49 times

Tags: Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC),

Investment in FGN securities profitable, risk-free — DMO

THE Debt Management Office (DMO) says it is advisable for Nigerians to invest in the various Federal Government Securities,  as they are profitable and risk-free. The Director-General... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 28 times

Tags: Debt Management Office (DMO), Federal Government of Nigeria (FGN), Patience Oniha,

Evercare Hospital gets environmental-friendly building

EVERCARE Hospital, Lekki, Lagos has made history as the first hospital in Nigeria to receive Final EDGE Certification as a resource-efficient and environmental- friendly designed building... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 58 times

Tags: Rajeev Bhandari, Evercare Hospital

FCT-IRS partners JTB on TIN registration

FEDERAL Capital Territory-Internal Revenue Service (FCT-IRS) says it has entered into partnership with the Joint Tax Board (JTB) on Taxpayer Identification Number (TIN) registration. This is contained... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 40 times

Tags: Mustapha Sumaila, Federal Capital Territory-Internal Revenue Service

Kabba explosion: We received 11 injured- Hospital management

THE management of Kabba General Hospital says it has received no fewer than 11 persons, including the owner of a bar, who were injured on Sunday... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 42 times

Tags: Kabba General Hospital,

Buhari urges states to domesticate Child Rights Act, VAPP

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has urged state governments to domesticate and effectively implement the Child Rights Act 2003 (CRA) and the Violence Against Persons Prohibition Act (VAPP)... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 53 times

Tags: President Muhammadu Buhari, Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA), Violence Against Persons Prohibition Act (VAPP),

FG closes Obajana junction for repairs

THE Federal Ministry of Works and Housing on Friday announced the closure of Obajana junction on Lokoja-Obajana-Kabba road for repair. The ministry said that the closure would... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 44 times

Tags: Mr Jimoh Kajogbola, Mr Steven Dawulung, Federal Road Safety Corps

FG commits to utilisation of water resources for agriculture, economic growth

THE Federal Government has restated commitment to effective utilisation of water resources for economic growth through the implementation of the 2013 National Water Resources Master Plan... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 39 times

Tags: Alhaji Mukhtar Yerima, Federal Government Of Nigeria

Alleged failed surgery: Trial of Lagos plastic surgeon stalled

 THE trial of a Lagos surgeon, Dr Anuoluwapo Adepoju, charged with evasion from investigation into a failed plastic surgery, was on Thursday stalled in a Federal... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 52 times

Tags: Federal Competition and Consumers Protection Commission,Dr Anuoluwapo Adepoju,Justice Mohammed Liman

Menstruating twice a month abnormal – Medical expert

A Consultant Family Physician at University College Hospital (UCH), Ibadan, Dr Oluyemisi Folasire, says it is abnormal for any girl or woman to menstruate twice in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 88 times

Tags: University College Hospital (UCH), Dr Oluyemisi Folasire,

Monkeypox: Expert seeks active surveillance in communities

AN infectious diseases Expert, Dr Iorhen Akase, says there is the need for an active surveillance and search for suspected cases of monkeypox in communities to... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 70 times

Tags: World Health Organization (WHO), Dr Iorhen Akase, Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LUTH),

Fed Poly Damaturu refutes employment advert

THE management of Federal Polytechnic Damaturu, Yobe, has dismissed a fake online advertisement purportedly placed by the institution calling for applications for employment of new staff. Mr... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 31 times

Tags: Federal Polytechnic Damaturu, Muhammad Nguru,

Drug Abuse: Humanitarian Ministry provides 20 phones, other supports to victims, NDLEA

THE Federal Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development has provided over 20 phones tablets and other psychosocial supports to 18 victims of drug... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 57 times

Tags: Federal Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Nasir Sani Gwarzo, National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Nasir Sani Gwarzo,

Malaria: Researchers discover Mosquitoes resistant to insecticides in Jigawa

A team of researchers at the Federal University Dutse (FUD), has discovered some species of mosquitos that are resistant to available insecticide treated nets in the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 55 times

Tags: Federal University Dutse (FUD), Alhaji Abdullahi Yahaya-Bello, Long-Lasting Insecticides Treated Mosquito  Nets (LLITN),

Karu village: Planned removal of attachments will not affect indigenous houses – FCTA

THE Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) has assured that the planned removal of shops attachments at Karu village in Abuja Municipal Area Council (AMAC) will not... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 24 times

Tags: Abuja Municipal Area Council (AMAC), Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA), Dangana Jimiko,

Karu village: Planned removal of attachments will not affect indigenous houses – FCTA

THE Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) has assured that the planned removal of shops attachments at Karu village in Abuja Municipal Area Council (AMAC) will not... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 18 times

Tags: Abuja Municipal Area Council (AMAC), Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA), Dangana Jimiko,

FG resumes payment of N9.24bn to 76,107 CCT beneficiaries in Kebbi

THE Federal Government says it has resumed payment of over N9.24 billion to 76,107 beneficiaries of Conditional Cash Transfer (CCT) programme across the six local government... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 51 times

Tags: Federal Government Of Nigeria, Hajiya Halima Shehu,

Osun FRSC inaugurates outpost command in Apomu

THE Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Osun Command, on Thursday, inaugurated an outpost unit command in Apomu area of Osun to help protect lives and property,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 25 times

Tags: Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Dr Boboye Oyeyemi, Mr Paul Okpe, Paul Okpe,

Road safety everybody’s business, says FRSC official

THE Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) on Thursday called on Nigerians to  abide by traffic rules and regulations to make roads safe. Corps Commander Kudirat Ibrahim, Commandant... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 32 times

Tags: Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Kudirat Ibrahim,

Diaspora Housing: NiDCOM, FMBN set to launch scheme

ABIKE Dabiri-Erewa, Chairman/CEO, Nigerians in Diaspora Commission, NiDCOM, has said that a comprehensive Diaspora Housing Mortgage Scheme is set to be Inaugurated.  Dabiri-Erewa stated this when she... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 49 times

Tags: Abike Dabiri-Erewa, Madu Hamman, NiDCOM, Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria

FAAN inaugurates App for airport taxi

Capt. Rabiu Yadudu, Managing Director, the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN)  has inaugurated Taxi App loading booth at Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport Abuja (NAIA). Yadudu, who... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 48 times

Tags: Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport Abuja (NAIA), Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN), Adenike Aboderin, Noris Anozie, Ali Maina, Capt. Rabiu Yadudu,

Abuja market unrest: Fire service condemns attack on station

The Federal Fire Service (FFS) has condemned the attack on Dei-Dei area fire station in Abuja by angry mob, following the unrest at building material market... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 40 times

Tags: Federal Fire Service (FFS), Paul Abraham,

FHA cautions against illegal land deals in FESTAC

THE Federal Housing Authourity (FHA) has raised an alarm over illegal and fraudulent advertisements to sell land in FESTAC Town, Lagos. Spokesman for the authority, Mr Kenneth... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 59 times

Tags: Federal Housing Authourity (FHA),

FEC observes 1 minute silence in honour of ex-minister, Ige

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) on Wednesday observed a minute silence in honour of former Minister of communications under Gen. Ibrahim Babangida regime, Olawole Ige, who... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 68 times

Tags: Dr. Folasade Yemi-Esan, Boss Mustapha, Federal Executive Council (FEC), President Muhammadu Buhari,

E-Cube initiative marks new-turn for Nigeria’s power sector, says FG

THE Federal Ministry of Power on Tuesday extolled the maiden E-Cube energy production initiative to mark a new turn in affordable and sustainable manner in Nigeria’s... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 36 times

Tags: Federal Ministry of Power, E-Cube energy production, Bem Ayangegor, Eduard Singhatey,

Gridlock: FCT taskforce closes Jikwoyi junction

THE Federal Capital Territory Ministerial Taskforce on City Sanitation has closed Jikwoyi Phase II junction that constitutes a major gridlock on the busy road. Mr Ikharo Attah,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 55 times

Tags: Karu-Jikwoyi, Federal Capital Territory,

FCTA woos private sector entities to tackle housing deficit

THE Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) has expressed readiness to woo private sector entities to address the housing deficit confronting the nation’s capital. The FCT Minister of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 49 times

Tags: Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA), Olukayode Olusanya,

FCT-IRS unveils electronic tax clearance certificate to check forgery

THE Federal Capital Territory Internal Revenue Service (FCT-IRS) has unveiled an Electronic Tax Clearance Certificate (E-TCC) to checkmate activities of fraudsters who could forge such document. Acting... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 53 times

Tags: Federal Capital Territory Internal Revenue Service (FCT-IRS), Electronic Tax Clearance Certificate (E-TCC), Haruna Abdullahi, Oluwole Oke,

Flooding: FERMA begins drains evacuation, seeks Lagos residents’ collaboration

 THE Federal Roads Maintenance Agency (FERMA) on Monday appealed to Lagos residents to desist from drain stuffing, to curb flooding and quick degeneration of roads. Mr Olisa... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 95 times

Tags: Mr Olisa Emeter, Federal Roads Maintenance Agency

FERMA raises alarm over Lagos highways guard rails, manholes theft

THE Federal Roads Maintenance Agency (FERMA) on Monday, raised the alarm over continuous theft of guard rails and manhole covers on highways in Lagos State. Mr Olisa... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 54 times

Tags: Federal Roads Maintenance Agency (FERMA), Olisa Emeter,

FCTA demolishes mini market in Abuja

THE Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA), on Monday demolished a mini market allegedly operating on plot of land belonging to National Council of Women Societies (NCWS),... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 71 times

Tags: Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA), National Council of Women Societies (NCWS), Ikharo Attah, Malam Mohammad Bello,

FMBN disburses N394.6bn to beneficiaries

THE Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria (FMBN) says it has disbursed N394.575 billion to beneficiaries from 1992 to 2022. The Group Head, Corporate Communications (FMBN), Mr Lawal... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 116 times

Tags: Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria, Mr Lawal Sauri

FUTA students barricade Akure-Ilesa Highway over lingering ASUU Strike

STUDENTS of the Federal University of Technology, Akure (FUTA), Ondo State, on Monday barricaded the Akure-Ilesa Highway, protesting the prolonged strike by the Academic Staff Union... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 81 times

Tags: Federal University of Technology, Akure (FUTA), Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Abiodun Ibiyemi,

Resumption: Build more public schools – FCT residents urge government

SOME residents in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), have called on government to build more public schools to cater to the need of average Nigerians. The residents,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 79 times

Tags: Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Uchenna Ugwu,

Varsity spends N193m on office complex

Prof. Haruna Rashid,  Provost  of Federal University of Education Kontagora, Niger, said about N193 million had been spent on the construction of  a two- storey building... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 89 times

Tags: Prof. Haruna Rashid, Federal University of Education Kontagora,

Foundation donates medical equipment to FTH Gombe

MTN Foundation has donated medical equipment to FederalTeaching Hospital (FTH) Gombe for the benefit of Gombe residents. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that items donated... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 100 times

Tags: Federal Teaching Hospital (FTH), MTN Foundation,

LASUTH launches new dialysis unit to improve kidney disease treatment

THE Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH) says it has launcheda new Dialysis Unit to improve health outcomes for patients battling kidney diseases. The Chief Medical Director... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 97 times

Tags: Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH), Prof. Adetokunbo Fabamwo,

NHF: FMBN attributes inconsistencies in subscribers’ accounts to late payment schedules

THE Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria (FMBN) has attributed the inconsistencies in the accounts of National Housing Fund (NHF) subscribers to delay in payment schedules by... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 56 times

Tags: Mr Ifeanyi Anunobi, Mr Isa K-Sauri, Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria

Insecurity: FCTA inaugurates safety, emergence preparedness committee

THE Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA), on Tuesday inaugurated a committee on reinforcing safety and emergency preparedness with a view to maintain a safe environment without... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 108 times

Tags: Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA),

Clean, safe toilets will ensure human dignity – RUWASSA

THE Executive Director, FCT Rural Water Supply and Sanitation Agency (RUWASSA), Dr Mohammed Dan-Hassan, has said that clean and safe toilets will ensure human dignity for... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 102 times

Tags: Rural Water Supply and Sanitation Agency (RUWASSA), Federal Capital Territory (FCT),

FRSC remains focused to achieve safest road by 2030 – Oyeyemi

THE Corps Marshal, Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Dr Boboye Oyeyemi, says the corps is determined to bestow on Nigeria, a country with one of the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 41 times

Tags: Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Boboye Oyeyemi, Centre for Management Development (CMD), Economic Recovery Growth Plan (ERGP),

FMC Yola presents Best Award of Year to Female Medical Ward

NURSES of Female Medical Ward, Federal Medical Centre (FMC), Yola, emerged in first position for Best Awardof the Year 2021 with 99.55 points in the discharge... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 90 times

Tags: Federal Medical Centre (FMC), Ruth Polica, Sajo Jidda,

FG tasks state governments on road safety, implementation of NRSS-2

Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha, has urged state governments to develop initiatives within the Nigeria Road safety Strategy (NRSS II) to address... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 105 times

Tags: Boss Mustapha, Nigeria Road safety Strategy (NRSS II), Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Dr Habiba Lawal,

Senate mourns Arthur Nzeribe, observes a minute silence

THE Senate, on Tuesday at plenary, observed a minute silence in honour of late Sen. Arthur Nzeribe. Nzeribe, a first republic politician and former lawmaker who represented... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 74 times

Tags: Sen. Arthur Nzeribe, Sen. Rochas Okorocha, Federal Capital Territory (FCT),

FRSC gets court order to forfeit abandoned vehicles, motorcycles in Benue

THE Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) said it had obtained a court order to forfeit all abandoned vehicles and motorcycles within its premises in Benue . This... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 56 times

Tags: Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Suleman Mohammed

Volleyball: 16 teams to participate in National Division 1 League in Abuja

THE Nigeria Volleyball Federation (NVBF) on Tuesday in Abuja said 16 teams will participate in the first phase of the National Division One League in Abuja. The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 71 times

Tags: Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Nigeria Air Force (NAF), Chief of Naval Staff (CNS), Confederation of Africa Volleyball (CAVB),

FRSC warns motorists against speeding to avoid crashes

Mr Mathew Olonisaye, the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Akwa Ibom Sector Commander, has urged motorists to desist from speeding while driving, to avoid road crashes. Olonisaye,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 52 times

Tags: Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), West Africa Road Safety Organisation (WARSO), David Irunoje,

FRSC identifies overloading, speeding as major causes of road crashes

THE Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Oyo State command, has identified overloading and excessive speeding as major causes of accident on Nigeria roads. The FRSC Sector Commander... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 56 times

Tags: Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Uche Chukwurah, West Africa Road Safety Organisation Day (WARSO),

PEBEC completes 7th National Action Plan

THE Presidential Enabling Business Environment Council (PEBEC) has completed the Seventh National Action Plan (NAP 7.0), following the 30-day extension of the previous completion date of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 56 times

Tags: National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC), Nigeria Agricultural Quarantine Service (NAQS), Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON), Federal

Imbibe hand washing culture to reduce diseases, doctor urges Nigerians

A medical practitioner, Dr Abimbola Adesanya, on Thursday, advised Nigerians to imbibe the cultureof frequent hand washing to reduce the transmission of infectious diseases in the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 149 times

Tags: Dr Olatunde Alabi, Dr Abimbola Adesanya, World Hand Hygiene Day (WHHD), Federal Medical Centre (FMC), Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC),

Umahi urges FG to take over Ebonyi university teaching hospital

GOV. David Umahi of Ebonyi on Thursday appealed to the Federal Government to take over the state government-owned King David University of Medical Sciences Teaching Hospital,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 70 times

Tags: Gov. David Umahi, King David University of Medical Sciences Teaching Hospital,

World Hand Hygiene Day: UBTH tasks health workers on hand washing culture

THE University of Benin Teaching Hospital (UBTH) has called on health care workers in the state to adopt the culture of hand washing in order to... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 67 times

Tags: University of Benin Teaching Hospital (UBTH), Prof. Darlington Obaseki

Nigerian govt completes 6,000 housing units – Minister

THE Minister of State for Works and Housing, Malam Mu’azu Sambo says the Nigerian Government has completed about 6,000 housing units across the country. According to him,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 66 times

Tags: Malam Mu’azu Sambo, President Muhammadu Buhari, Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria (FMBN), Federal Housing Authority (FHA),

Ogidan assumes duty as FRSC sector commander in Kwara

Corps Commander (CC) Fredrick Ogidan has assumed duty as the new Sector Commander RS8.1 of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Kwara. Ogidan reported for duty... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 48 times

Tags: Fredrick Ogidan, Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC),

German exports decline as Ukraine war hurts economy

THE Federal Statistical Office (Destatis) said on Wednesday that German exports declined more than expected in March while imports growth exceeded expectations. The office said the economic... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 46 times

Tags: Federal Statistical Office (Destatis),

Tariff hike: Lawyer, group disagree with MultiChoice on Tribunal jurisdiction

A lawyer, Festus Onifade, has disagreed with MultiChoice Nigeria Limited, the operator of DStv and Gotv, over the firm’s application challenging the jurisdiction of the tribunal... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 39 times

Tags: Coalition of Nigeria Consumers (CNC),Festus Onifade, Federal Competition and Consumer Protection (FCCPC),

Eid-el-Fitr: FCT Minister urges Muslim faithful to imbibe lessons of Ramadan

The Federal Capital Territory Minister, Malam Muhammad Bello, has urged Muslim faithful to uphold the lessons of the just concluded Ramadan fast. Bello gave the advice while... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 50 times

Tags: Federal Capital Territory Minister, Malam Muhammad Bello, President Muhammadu Buhari, Prof. Shehu Galadanci,

Sallah: FRSC begins special operation for hitch-free celebration in Zamfara

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Zamfara Command says it has deploy personnel, vehicles and equipment to ensure free flow of traffic and prompt response in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 61 times

Tags: Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Iro Danladi,

Nigeria safe to host maiden global tourism conference – FG

The Federal Government says that the country is safe to host the first Global Conference on Cultural Tourism and Creative Industry scheduled for Nov. 14 to Nov.... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 39 times

Tags: Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO), Alhaji Lai Mohammed, Federal Government Of Nigeria,

FG advocates promotion of safe, healthy culture at work place

The Federal Government says it is committed to fostering collective approach to build a positive safety and healthy culture at work place that would promote national... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 87 times

Tags: Festus Keyamo, Federal Government Of Nigeria, International Labour Organisation(ILO),

FCTA begins campaign against indiscriminate waste disposal in Abuja

THE Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA), on Thursday inaugurated a campaign against indiscriminate waste disposal in the city Centre. The FCTA Permanent Secretary, Mr Olusade Adesola, while... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 146 times

Tags: Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA), Olusade Adesola, Abuja Environmental Protection Board (AEPB),

Orile-Agege hospital to train 10,000 students on oral health

The Orile-Agege General Hospital (OAGH) will capture 10,000 students in Education 1 District, to ensure that “No Child is Left Out” in the ‘School Oral Health... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 104 times

Tags: Orile-Agege General Hospital (OAGH),

Gombe FRSC says 909 drivers’ licenses unclaimed since 2021

THE Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Gombe State Command, on Wednesday said 909 drivers’ licenses issued since last year were yet to be collected. The state’s Sector... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 44 times

Tags: Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Ishaku Ibrahim,

DMO receives 300 bids for FGN bonds

The Debt Management Office (DMO) says it received 300 successful bids in the recently released Federal Government of Nigeria (FGN) bonds offer. The DMO, in a statement... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 57 times

Tags: Patience Oniha, Debt Management Office (DMO), Federal Government of Nigeria (FGN),

Eid-el-Fitr: FRSC deploys 1,530 personnel in Kano State

THE Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) Command in Kano State, has deployed to deploy 1,530 personnel for the sallah special operation in the state. Mr Zubairu Mato,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 43 times

Tags: Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Zubairu Mato,

Alleged N2.6trn tax evasion: Reps summon Trade, Investment Ministry officials

THE House of Representatives has summoned officials of the Ministry of Trade and Investment over allegedN2.6 trillion capital allowances granted MTN.   Rep. Oluwole Oke, the Chairman, House... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 90 times

Tags: House of Representatives, Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS), Oluwole Oke,

FRSC urges motorists to be more cautions as the rains set in

The Enugu State sector of the FRSC on Monday urged motorists to be more cautious on the roads as the rains set it in. Its Sector Commander... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 45 times

Tags: Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Joseph Toby,

World Earth Day: FCTA expresses commitment to preservation of environment

THE FCT Administration has expressed commitment to meeting its obligations in preserving the environment and ensuring that mother nature serves all that depend on it for... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 81 times

Tags: Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA), Dr Ramatu Aliyu, Olusade Adesola,

FRSC decorates newly promoted officers in Osun

THE Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Osogbo on Friday decorated some newly promoted officers in Osun with their ranks. The Corps Marshal, Dr Boboye Oyeyemi, charged the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 143 times

Tags: Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Dr Boboye Oyeyemi, Winifred Chukwura, Ogumba Anthony,

Tanker explosion kills 1, many injured on Lagos-Abeokuta expressway

ONE person died while many were injured early on Friday morning when a tanker overturned and exploded at Ajegunle area on the Lagos-Abeokuta Expressway, the Federal... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 60 times

Tags: Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Joseph Akinsanya,

FRSC decorates 7 newly promoted officers in Jigawa

THE Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Jigawa State Command, on Thursday decorated seven newly promoted officers with their new ranks. Addressing the officers, the FRSC Sector Commander... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 45 times

Tags: Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Ahmed Mohammed, Dr. Boboye Oyeyemi, Sani Madaki, Sani Madawaki, Ishaq Komolafe, Alemi Alade, Benjami Auta, Peter Musa, Umar Alhaji, Abubakar Yusuf,

FERMA begins rehabilitation of 134km federal roads in Bauchi state

THE Federal Roads Maintenance Agency (FERMA), Bauchi office, has commenced the rehabilitation of 134 kms of federal roads through its special intervention project, according to Mr... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 43 times

Tags: Federal Roads Maintenance Agency (FERMA),

FRSC decorates 26 newly promoted officers in Kaduna

THE Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC), Kaduna Zonal Command, on Thursday decorated 26 newly promoted officers with their new ranks. Addressing the officers in Kaduna, the Zonal... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 57 times

Tags: Stella Numan, Godwin Omiko, Federal Road Safety Commission

FRSC decorates 30 officers in Benue

THE Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) on Thursday decorated 30 officers with new ranks in its Benue Command. Performing the ceremony, the state’s Sector Commander, Mr Yakubu... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 43 times

Tags: Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC), Yakubu Mohammed, Odafe Kagho,

Gombe FRSC records 24 deaths in 106 crashes – Sector Commander

THE Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Gombe State Command, said it recorded 24 deaths in 106 crashes that occurred between January and March in the state.The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 51 times

Tags: Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Ishaku Ibrahim,

COVID-19: Biovaccines Nigeria Ltd. joins 14 other manufacturers in training at mRNA technology transfer hub

THE World Health Organization (WHO) and the Medicines Patent Pool (MPP) have announced that Biovaccines Nigeria Limited (BVNL) and 14 others manufacturers that will receive support... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 91 times

Tags: World Health Organization (WHO), Medicines Patent Pool (MPP), Biovaccines Nigeria Limited (BVNL), Baker Nigeria Plc (MBN), Federal Government of Nigeria (FGN), National Veterinary Research Institute (

Road users commend FRSC over traffic control in Anambra

Some road users in Awka metropolis have commended the swift intervention of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) sector in Anambra, for bringing relief to road... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 59 times

Tags: Kennedy Agu, Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Mike Okolie,

Ogunruku family donates 6-bedroom apartment to FETHI

The family of Ogunruku in Ido-Ekiti, Ido-Osi Local Government Area (LGA), on Wednesday donated a newly-built and equipped 6-bedroom apartment to the Federal Teaching Hospital, Ido-Ekiti... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 46 times

Tags: Dr Olagoke Erinomo, St. John’s Anglican, Abdulrasheed Bawa, Federal Teaching Hospital, Ido-Ekiti (FETHI),

FCTA inaugurates 12-man committee to implement SAPZ project

THE Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) on Monday in Abuja, set up a 12-member implementation committee for Special Agro-Industrial Processing Zones Programme (SAPZ). Malam Abubakar Ibrahim, the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 83 times

Tags: Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA)Malam Abubakar Ibrahim, Dr Ramatu Aliyu, Lawal Ardo, Haruna Mohammed,

Easter: FRSC embarks on special operation for free flow of traffic in Zamfara

Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Zamfara Sector Command, has deployed more personnel to strategic locations in Zamfara to ensure free flow of traffic during the period... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 62 times

Tags: Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Iro Danladi,

Set out early at dawn when embarking on journeys this Easter – FRSC Commander

THE Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), on Friday, urged motorists and travelers to set out at dawn when embarking on journeys this Easter period. The Sector Commander... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 65 times

Tags: Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Joseph Toby,

Easter: FRSC deploys 1,653 personnel, 500 Special Marshals in Kaduna

THE Kaduna State Sector Command of the Federal Roads Safety Corps (FRSC), has deploy 1,653 personnel comprising 253 officers, 900 Marshals and 500 Specials Marshals in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 36 times

Tags: Federal Roads Safety Corps (FRSC), Hafiz  Mohammed,

2022 Easter: Ensure absolute compliance with traffic rules – Oyeyemi

THE Corps Marshal, Federal Road Safety Corps, (FRSC), Dr Boboye Oyeyemi, has felicitated Christian faithfuls, and called on all motorists to ensure full compliance to all... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 53 times

Tags: Federal Road Safety Corps, (FRSC), Dr Boboye Oyeyemi, Bisi Kazeem,

Experts call for synergy of security agencies to enhance road safety

SECURITY experts have called for synergy among security agencies to enhance programmes and measures aimed at promoting road safety for all. The experts said this in their... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 104 times

Tags: Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Augustine Aipoh, Felix Attah, Chamberlain Asuoha, Armed Forces Command and Staff College (AFCSC),

Easter: FRSC deploys 540 personnel for traffic control in Sokoto state

THE Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has deployed 540 men to control road traffic and ensure safer roads throughout the Easter holidays across Sokoto state. Mr Salisu... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 79 times

Tags: Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Salisu Tureta

Easter: FRSC warns motorists against dangerous driving, excessive speeding in Kebbi

THE Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Kebbi State has warned motorists against dangerous driving, excessive speeding, use of phone while driving and other violations of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 48 times

Tags: Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Yusuf Haruna,

Easter: FRSC deploys 168 personnel, vehicles in Badagry

THE Federal Road Safety Corps says it has deployed no fewer than 168 personnel for its Special Easter Operation in Badagry. The Unit Commander, FRSC Badagry Command,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 56 times

Tags: Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Sulaimon Tawio,

Easter: FRSC deploys 168 personnel, vehicles in Badagry

THE Federal Road Safety Corps says it has deployed no fewer than 168 personnel for its Special Easter Operation in Badagry. The Unit Commander, FRSC Badagry Command,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 55 times

Tags: Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Sulaimon Tawio,

Easter: FRSC deploys 850 personnel

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Kogi has deployed more than 850 personnel including special marshals on patrol on the highways for an accident-free Easter... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 85 times

Tags: Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC)

FEC approves N1.4bn for power sector

THE Federal Executive Council (FEC) has approved N1.4 billion for the supply of more equipment for the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) to boost electricity supply ... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 63 times

Tags: Federal Executive Council (FEC), Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN), Abubakar Aliyu,

Easter: Group donates food items to motherless babies Home, pays medical bills

AN Enugu based group, Eminent Sisters, on Wednesday, donated food items and cash to the Enugu State Motherless Babies Home (ESMBH) for the Easter celebrations. The group... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 53 times

Tags: Eminent Sisters, Enugu State Motherless Babies Home (ESMBH), Enugu State University Teaching Hospital (ESUTH), Christine Miller,

Picketing: NAN, NUJ resolve labour dispute

THE labour dispute that resulted to picketing of the headquarters of the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) by the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Council of the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 86 times

Tags: Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Chris Isiguzo, Emmanuel Ogbeche, Yakubu-Hammer,

2022 Easter: FRSC cautions motorists against violations of traffic laws

THE Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has cautioned motorists against violations of traffic rules such as speeding, overloading of vehicles and use of phone while driving... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 73 times

Tags: Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Dr Boboye Oyeyemi, Kayode Falola,

FG empowers Bauchi pastoral women farmers with skills

THE Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (FMARD) has empowered pastoral women farmers at Sullubawa community in Bauchi local government area of Bauchi state . Dr.... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 61 times

Tags: Alhaji Yakubu Abdulkadir, Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (FMARD),

Easter: FRSC deploys 150 personnel on Lagos – Ore, Ore – Benin expressways

THE Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has deployed over 150 personnel to Lagos-Ore, Ore-Benin, Ore-Ondo and Ore-Okitipupa expressways and environs to ensure free flow of traffic... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 46 times

Tags: Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Sikiru Alonge,

Traditional ruler lauds Buhari on FMC, Hong project

MR. Simon Yakubu, the District Head of Dugwaba community in Hong, Adamawa, has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for approving the establishment of Federal Medical Centre (FMC),... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 62 times

Tags: Federal Medical Centre (FMC), President Muhammadu Buhari,

Bauchi FRSC donates food items to orphanage, urges prayers

THE Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Bauchi state has donated food items to the state Orphans and Vulnerable Children Agency. Mr Yusuf Abdullahi, the Sector Commander... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 46 times

Tags: Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Yusuf Abdullahi

FMC Hong to create over 3,000 direct jobs – Lawmaker

A member of the House of Representatives, Rep. Buba Yakub (APC-Adamawa), says the newly established Federal Medical Centre (FMC) in Hong, Adamawa will create more than... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 69 times

Tags: Buba Yakub, Federal Medical Centre (FMC),

Easter celebration: FRSC to deploy 757 personnel, vehicles in Enugu

THE Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) says it is deploying no fewer than 757 personnel for its Special Easter Operation in Enugu State. The Sector Commander, FRSC... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 39 times

Tags: Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC),

Road Safety deploys 25,225 personnel to man 29 critical corridors during Easter

 THE Federal Road Safety Corps, (FRSC) has deployed 25, 225 operatives to cover 29 critical road corridors during Easter celebrations. Its spokesman, Mr Bisi Kazeem stated in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 41 times

Tags: Federal Road Safety Corps, Dr Boboye Oyeyemi, Mr Bisi Kazeem

FRSC to deploy 1,500 personnel for Easter patrol in Ogun

THE Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) Ogun Command, on Wednesday said it would deploy 1,500 personnel for the 2022 special operations for Easter celebration in Ogun. Mr... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 54 times

Tags: Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Ahmed Umar,

2022 Easter: FRSC deploys 1,439 personnel for patrol operations in Delta

THE Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Delta Command, says it will deploy 1,439 personnel for the 2022 Easter patrol operations in the state to havea  hitch... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 59 times

Tags: Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Road Traffic Crashes (RTCs), Ibrahim Abubakar,

Unlicenced motorcycles largely responsible for road crashes in N/East – Stakeholders

STAKEHOLDERS in the transport sector have identified activities of unlicenced motorcycle operators as one of the major causes of road traffic crashes in the North East. The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 63 times

Tags: Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), UB Amaechi,

Police launch manhunt as gunmen kill APC chair in Osun

GUNMEN on Monday murdered the All Progressives Congress, APC, chairman in Atakunmosa East Local Council Development Area of Osun State, Chief Gbenga Ogbara. The Nation gathered the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 93 times

Tags: Wesley Guild Hospital, Yemisi Opalola, Gbenga Ogbara

We are incorporating driver’s, rider’s licence in 1 card – FRSC

THE Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) says it is in the process of providing a single licence for a motor vehicle driver and motorcycle rider. The corps... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 92 times

Tags: Federal Road Safety Corps,

Terrorists, bandits neutralise as Buhari joins prayer for peace, justice

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari commenced the week under review on Monday by joining Muslim faithful at the State House Mosque to mark the commencement of the Ramadan... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 58 times

Tags: President Muhammadu Buhari, Ramadan Tafsir, Sheikh Abdulwahab Sulaiman, Fertiliser Producers and Suppliers Association of Nigeria (FEPSAN), Federal Executive Council (FEC), All Progressives Congress (

FRSC battles to clear 48-hour Obajana, Kogi, gridlock

THE Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) on Saturday brought a 48-hour gridlock at Obajana, Kogi, to an end. The gridlock was caused by multiple breakdown of obsolete... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 72 times

Tags: Federal Road Safety Corps, Moses Odogiyon,

Easter: Enugu ministry deploys 300 for special traffic control

THE Enugu State Ministry of Transport says it will deploy no fewer than 300 traffic officers to ensure ease flow of traffic during this Easter period. The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 52 times

Tags: Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Nigeria Police, Nigerian Air Force, Nigerian ArmyOgbonna Idike,

FG inaugurates national forest policy for sustainable forest management

THE Federal Government on Friday inaugurated National Forest Policy for sustainable forest management and promoting good forest governance to improve livelihood in the country. Chief Sharon Ikeazor,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 45 times

Tags: Federal Government, Sharon Ikeazor,

NGO offers free skills training to 5,000 youths

An NGO, Rest Logic Nigeria, has commenced a three-year free skills training programme for 5,000 youths across the country. Mr Jeremiah Agala, the Executive Director of the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 48 times

Tags: Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Jeremiah Agala, Rest Logic Nigeria,

FRSC confirms 8 injured in Ibadan auto crash

THE Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Oyo State Command, on Friday confirmed that eight persons were injured in an accident that occurred around Mobil area of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 48 times

Tags: Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC),

Taraba: FRSC warns against sales of substandard vehicle tyres

THE Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Taraba, has warned tyre dealers against sale of substandard or fake tyres to motorists in the state. The State Sector... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 63 times

Tags: Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC)

Uniosun Teaching Hospital condemns attack on staff by hoodlums

The management of the University of Osun Teaching Hospital, Osogbo, has condemned  attacks on doctors,  nurses and other staff on duty at the Accident and Emergency Unit... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 68 times

Tags: University of Osun Teaching Hospital,

FRSC begins sensitisation on speed limit device in Ogun

The Idiroko Unit Command of Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Ogun says it has begun a sensitisation exercise to educate motorists to install speed limit... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 78 times

Tags: Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Akinwunmi Olaluwoy,

4 dead in accident in Benue

THE Sector Commander of Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Benue, Mr Yakubu Mohammed, says four persons died in a road accident that occurred on Thursday... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 94 times

Tags: FRSC, Mr Yakubu Mohammed, Orientation Camp, St. Christopher’s Hospital

FMBN gains over N294bn NHF additional contributions in 5 years – Dangiwa

THE Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria (FMBN) says it has gained N294.1billion as additional contributions to the National Housing Fund (NHF) in five years. The outgoing Managing Director... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 43 times

Tags: Richard Esin, Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria (FMBN), National Housing Fund (NHF), Ahmed Dangiwa, Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Trade Union Congress (TUC), the Nigeria Employers Consultative Associa

VIO says touts responsible for increased service cost

The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Vehicle Inspection Office (VIO) on Thursday said touts who disguised as VIO operatives were responsible for the increased cost in vehicle... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 52 times

Tags: Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Vehicle Inspection Office (VIO), Joint Task Force (JTF),

FRSC records 12 deaths in Osun

THE Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC ), Osun Command, says no fewer than 12 people lost their lives in various degrees of accidents in March. This is... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 92 times

Tags: Federal Road Safety Corps, Mrs Agnes Ogungbemi,

FG approves N35bn for procurement of aviation equipment, terminal building maintenance

THE Federal Executive Council (FEC) on Wednesday in Abuja has approved N35 billion for various projects in the aviation sector. The projects include increased cost of construction... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 59 times

Tags: Federal Executive Council, Sen. Hadi Sirika,

Okowa highlights ways to reduce road crashes

THE Delta Governor, Ifeanyi Okowa, has called for a national emergency on road transport to address incessant road crashes and prevent commuters from avoidable deaths in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 72 times

Tags: Governor, Ifeanyi Okowa, Mr Boboye Oyeyemi, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, Federal Road Safety Corps

Reddington Hospital performs first keyhole prostate cancer surgery in sub- Saharan Africa

THE Reddington Hospital Group, Lagos, has again raised the bar in quality and affordable healthcare delivery service in Nigeria with the successful conduct of first Laparoscopic... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 121 times

Tags: Reddington Hospital Group, Mr Oluwatoyin Adebiyi, Mr Emmanuel Matthews, Prof. Kingsley Ekwueme

FG approves establishment of 12 private Universities

 THE Federal Executive Council (FEC) has approved the issuance of provisional licences for the establishment of 12 private universities across the country. Minister of Information and Culture,... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 3 months ago | seen 109 times

Tags: Federal Executive Council, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba

Court remands 107 year old woman for allegedly plucking out boy’s eye

A Kano Chief Magistrates’ Court, has ordered the remand of 107 year old Furera Abubakar, and Isah Hassan, 17, in a correctional centre for allegedly plucking... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 90 times

Tags: Muhammad Jibril,Murtala Muhammad Specialist Hospital,

Blackish Substance Found In Oromoni’s Intestine Not Tested – Police

AN assistant commissioner of police and forensic toxicologist, Benedict Agbo, has told the Lagos State Coroner probing the controversial death of Sylvester Oromoni that he didn’t... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 49 times

Tags: Sylvester Oromoni, Magistrate Mikhail Kadiri, Dowen College, Benedict Agbo, Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH), Dr Sunday Soyemi

Dentists launch biography in honour of late maxillofacial surgeon, Adekeye

PROFESSIONALS in dentistry have launched a biography to honour the late Prof. Emmanuel Adekeye, a renowned Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon, seven years after his death. At the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 114 times

Tags: late Prof. Emmanuel Adekeye, Adekeye: Passing the Surgical Baton’, Ahmadu Bello University (ABU) Teaching Hospital, Prof. Eyitope Ogunbodede, Obafemi Awolowo University

Court restrains IGP, prophet from harassing Pastor Ighosotu

A Federal High Court in Abuja, presided over by Justice Inyang Ekwo, has barred the inspector general of police and the commissioner of police, Delta State... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 84 times

Tags: Federal High Court, IGP, Mike Ozekhome, Pastor Johnmark Ighosotu, Justice Inyang Ekwo, Jeremiah Omoto Fufeyin,

Senate passes bill to re-enact National Commission for Colleges of Education

THE Senate on Tuesday at plenary passed a bill to repeal and re-enact the National Commission for Colleges of Education Act of 1989. Also passed was the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 63 times

Tags: National Commission for Colleges of Education Act, Sen. Nora Ladi Daduut, Federal Polytechnic, Orozo

Ex-Plateau governor’s son “yields to pressure”; to contest Reps seat

Mr Pam Jang, son of immediate past governor of Plateau, Sen. Jonah Jang has declared interest in contesting the Jos East/Jos South Federal Constituency seat in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 64 times

Tags: Mr Pam Jang, Sen. Jonah Jang, Jos East/Jos South Federal Constituency

Court sentences 5 persons to 1-year imprisonment each for cybercrime

A Federal High Court sitting in Ilorin has sentenced five persons to one year imprisonment each for various offences bordering on cyber fraud. The Ilorin Zonal Command... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 68 times

Tags: Federal High Court

Expert identifies impediments to accessing mental health treatment

THE Medical Director, Federal Neuropsychiatric Hospital, Enugu, Prof. Monday Igwe, has identified stigma, prohibitive laws and ignorance as major hindrances to access to mental health treatment... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 63 times

Tags: Federal Neuropsychiatric Hospital, Prof. Monday Igwe,

Insecurity: Smooth highways ‘ll help mitigate kidnapping, robbery -Asagba of Asaba

THE Asagba of Asaba, Chief Chike Edozien, says ensuring the nation’s highways are smooth will help mitigate kidnappings and robberies on bad spots. The traditional ruler said... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 90 times

Tags: Chike Edozien, Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC),

DMO lists 2 new FGN savings bonds for subscription

THE Debt Management Office (DMO), on Monday offered two new Federal Government of Nigeria (FGN) bonds for subscription. The first,  a two-year FGN Savings Bond, comes at... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 63 times

Tags: Debt Management Office (DMO), The Nigerian Stock Exchange, Tax Exemption for Pension Funds, Personal Income Tax Act (PITA), Company Income Tax Act (CITA), Federal Government of Nigeria (FGN),

Federal Poly Bida appoints new officer, gets Governing Council

THE authority of Federal Polytechnic, Bida, has called on the just appointed Deputy Rector (Administration) of the institution, Dr Henry Koce, to use his wealth of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 98 times

Tags: Federal Polytechnic, Bida, Dr Abubakar Dzukogi,Dr Henry Koce, Mr Innocent Chima

Driver’s licence: FRSC, NIPOST collaborate on enhanced security

THE Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has activated processes for effective collaboration with the Nigerian Postal Service (NIPOST) to verify, confirm and validate addresses of National... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 97 times

Tags: Federal Road Safety Corps, Dr Ismail Adewusi, Mr Bisi Kazeem, Dr Boboye Oyeyemi

Insecurity: Buhari’s govt. not overwhelmed, says minister

THE Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, on Monday said that the Muhammadu Buhari administration is not overwhelmed by the security challenges in the... Read more

Author: Jacinta Nwachukwu | Posted 3 months ago | seen 69 times

Tags: Alhaji Lai Mohammed, Federal Government, Insecurity, terrorism, Muhammadu Buhari

ARD strike: UITH procures 15 new petrol generators–Management

THE Management of the University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital (UITH) says it has procured 15 new petrol-powered generators to improve electricity supply to the hospital in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 92 times

Tags: University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital, Mrs Elizabeth Ajiboye

Abuja High Court restrains FCT Minister from ejecting patients at Garki Hospital

AN Abuja High Court has restrained the Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Muhammad Bello and the FCTA Administration from ejecting patients at the Garki Hospital... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 73 times

Tags: High Court, Garki hospital, Bola Olotu, Muhammad Bello, Justice Charles Agbaza, Adamu Onu,

Varsity spends N202m on complex construction

The Provost, Federal University of Education, Kontagora, Prof. Rashid Haruna, says the institution has spent more than N202 on the construction of the Arts and Social... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 110 times

Tags: Federal University of Education, Kontagora,

Shun drug abuse, NOA urges FCT students with disabilities

The National Orientation Agency (NOA) has urged students of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) School for the Deaf, Kuje Area Council, not to use illicit drugs... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 73 times

Tags: National Orientation Agency (NOA), Federal Capital Territory (FCT), National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Gender Mobile, Peter Njoku, Dr Garba Abari,

FRSC appoints 2 senior officers, promotes 1,116 others

THE Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has approved the appointment of two Assistant Corps Marshals (ACM) to the rank of Deputy Corps Marshal (DCM). The Corps Public... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 69 times

Tags: Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC), Bisi Kazeem,

FCCPC holds Google responsible for online lenders’ conducts

THE Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (FCCPC) says it is holding Google Play Store responsible for the inability to trace the owners of some online... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 164 times

Tags: Mr Babtunde Irukera, Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Commission

5 car dealers docked for allegedly violating EFCC regulations

A Federal High Court sitting in Sokoto has adjourned hearing in the case of five car dealers standing trial for allegedly violating Economic and Financial Crimes... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 88 times

Tags: Federal High Court, EFCC

Poor services: UITH resident doctors begin warning strike

The Association of Resident Doctors (ARD), University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital (UITH), on Thursday began a four-day warning strike over alleged deplorable state of the hospital. This... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 79 times

Tags: Association of Resident Doctors (ARD), University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital (UITH), Dr Anaduaka Obinna,

FCT taskforce demolishes miscreants’ camp at Nyanya

The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Ministerial Taskforce on City Sanitation on Thursday demolished camps populated by miscreants and scavengers in Nyanya on the outskirts of Abuja. Malam... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 60 times

Tags: Federal Capital Territory (FCT),

Poor services: UITH resident doctors begin warning strike

The Association of Resident Doctors (ARD), University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital (UITH), on Thursday began a four-day warning strike over alleged deplorable state of the hospital. This... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 74 times

Tags: Association of Resident Doctors (ARD), University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital (UITH), Dr Anaduaka Obinna,

CP urges residents to disregard news on bandit invasion in Abuja

 The Commissioner of Police (CP) in charge of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Mr Babaji Sunday, has called on residents to disregard the news of bandit... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 94 times

Tags: Babaji Sunday, Federal Capital Territory (FCT),

Bill to upgrade Wesley Hospital to FMC scales 2nd reading

A Bill for an Act to provide the legal framework for the upgrade and conversion of Wesley Guild Hospital, Ilesa, Osun State, to Federal Medical Centre,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 92 times

Tags: Ayeni Babatunde, Wesley Guild Hospital

Business owners in varsity want end of Govt.-ASUU face-off

BUSINESS owners in the Alex Ekwueme Federal University, Ndufu-Alike, Ikwo, AEFUNAI, have called for end to the current showdown between the federal government and the Academic... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 65 times

Tags: Livinus Ogah, Agnes Itumo, Hyginus Onwe, Alex Ekwueme Federal University

Rainy season: FRSC advises motorists on precautionary measures

THE Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC,  has advised motorists to take precautionary measures to ensure their vehicles are in good condition to avert crashes during the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 73 times

Tags: Sikiru Alonge, Federal Road Safety Corps

FEC observes a minute silence for victims of Abuja-Kaduna train attack

The Federal Executive Council (FEC), on Wednesday in Abuja observed a minute silence in honour of the victims of Abuja-Kaduna train attack. The News Agency of Nigeria... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 63 times

Tags: Federal Executive Council (FEC), President Muhammadu Buhari, Prof. Ibrahim Gambari,

FG inaugurates committee to reposition ARCN, strengthen coordination of research

The Federal Government has inaugurated  a committee for the implementation of the Agricultural Research Council of Nigeria (ARCN) Amendment act  2021, for impactful research in the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 63 times

Tags: Agricultural Research Council of Nigeria (ARCN), Dr Mohammad Abubakar, Federal Government Of Nigeria,

FCC seeks even distribution of social amenities across Nigeria

THE Federal Character Commission, FCC, on Tuesday called on state governors to ensure even distribution of social amenities to Nigerians, saying it would go a long... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 82 times

Tags: Emmanuel Ogunmefun, Boss Mustapha, Abubakar Bello, Muheeba Dankaka, Federal Character Commission

Commission freezes over 30 accounts of illegal loan companies

The Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (FCCPC), says it has frozen no fewer than 30 bank accounts operated by illegal loan organisations. Mr Babatunde Irukera, the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 72 times

Tags: Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (FCCPC),

FG declares State of Emergency on childhood TB

The Federal Government has declared a State of Emergency on childhood tuberculosis in the country. Dr Chukwuma Anyaike, the Coordinator, National Tuberculosis, Buruli Ulcer and Leprosy Control... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 94 times

Tags: Chukwuma Anyaike, National Tuberculosis, Buruli Ulcer and Leprosy Control Programme (NTBLCP), Federal Government Of Nigeria,

Constituency Project: ICPC hands over hospital worth N150m to varsity

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) says its has recovered and handed over a hospital worth N150 million to the Alex Ekwueme... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 66 times

Tags: Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC), Alex Ekwueme Federal University, Ndufu Alike Ikwo (FUNAI), Azuka Ogugua, Constituency and Executive Project Tracking Group (

ECOWAS Women donate equipment, maternity kits to Asokoro General Hospital  

THE ECOWAS women's forum, ECOCOM Amazon, celebrated International Women's Day with a donation of maternal equipment and kits worth over three thousand and five hundred dollars... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 158 times

Tags: Group picture Asokoro Hospital.

FG hands over 1km internal road to Federal Polytechnic Daura

Works and Housing Minister, Babatunde Raji Fashola (SAN), says that intervention in tertiary schools’ road infrastructure by the Federal Government is an investment in education meant... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 123 times

Tags: Federal Government Of Nigeria, Babatunde Raji Fashola, Federal Polytechnic Daura,

$3.27bn crude lost to thieves in 14 months, FG cries out

THE Federal Government yesterday raised alarm over the rising rate of crude oil theft in the Niger Delta, disclosing that about $3.27 billion worth of oil... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 174 times

Tags: Federal Government, NUPRC, Gbenga Komolafe, OPEC

Psychologists pledge to remould mindsets of youths toward internet access

THE Nigerian Association of Social Psychologists has pledged to encourage the youth to make positive use of the internet and reduce rising cases of social vices... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 69 times

Tags: Alex Ekwueme Federal University, Dr Solomon Agu, Dr Emmanuel Ugwu, Dr Emenike Anyaegbunam

NFC postpones date of Zuma film festival to May 1

The Nigerian Film Corporation (NFC) has disclosed the 12th Edition of Zuma Film Festival, scheduled to hold in Abuja from April 2 to 9, 2022 has... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 57 times

Tags: Nigerian Film Corporation (NFC), Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA), Brian Etuk, Zuma Film Festival,

Leadership crisis: Court stops Kabir Ibrahim from parading himself as AFAN president

A Federal High Court, Abuja, on Thursday, restrained Mr Kabiru Ibrahim from parading himself as president of the All Farmers’ Association of Nigeria (AFAN). Justice Taiwo Taiwo,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 94 times

Tags: AFAN, Federal High Court

Alleged Bribe: Absence of witness stalls Shehu Sani’s trial

THE trial of former senator, Shehu Sani was on Thursday stalled in a  Federal High Court, Abuja due to the absence of the a Prosecution Witness... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 69 times

Tags: Federal High Court, Abba Mohammed, Shehu Sani

Rheumatologist seeks improved care for lupus patients

A Consultant Rheumatologist, Dr Hakeem Olaosebikan, has appealed to the three tiers of governmentto intervene and reverse the current challenges affecting lupus patients in the country. Olaosebikan,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 72 times

Tags: Dr Hakeem Olaosebikan, Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH),

Smart Adeyemi urges FG to revamp oil refineries

SEN. Smart Adeyemi (APC-Kogi) has called on the Federal Government to revamp Nigeria’s moribund oil refineries. Adeyemi who represents Kogi West Senatorial District made the call during... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 66 times

Tags: Sen. Smart Adeyemi, Federal Government,

Lekki Port will boost GDP, diversify economy – Stakeholders

Some maritime stakeholders on Thursday said the economic benefits derivable from the Lekki Deep Seaport were enormous and  would boost the country’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP).   They... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 89 times

Tags: Nigerian Shippers Council (NSC), Mr Emmanuel Jime, Gross Domestic Product (GDP), Rotimi Amaechi, Federal Executive Council (FEC), Adetokunbo Kayode,

Evacuate tankers on Taraba roads, FRSC directs NUPENG

 The Federal Road Safety Corps(FRSC), Taraba Sector Command, has directed the management of National Union of Petroleum, Energy  and Gas of Nigeria (NUPENG) to evacuate tankers... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 65 times

Tags: Gov. Darius Ishaku, National Union of Petroleum, Energy  and Gas of Nigeria (NUPENG), Federal Road Safety Corps(FRSC),

84(12) of Electoral Act meant to deepen democracy in Nigeria — Pepe, SAN

DOUGLAS Pepe, SAN, in this interview, took a critical look at the ruling of a Federal High Court, Umuahia, Abia State  vitiated Section 84(12) of the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 74 times

Tags: DOUGLAS Pepe, Federal High Court, APC, Willie Abiano

FIRS seeks Niger Republic’s cooperation to improve revenue mobilisation

Chairman of the Federal Inland Revenue Service, FIRS, Muhammad Nami, has said the revenue mobilization of Nigeria and Niger Republic could be improved if the revenue... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 79 times

Tags: Mallam Ousmane Mahamane, Muhammad Nami, Federal Inland Revenue Service

Defection: Court slates April 11 for judgement in PDP’s suit against Dogara

THE Federal High Court sitting in Abuja, on Wednesday, fixed April 11 to deliver judgement in a suit the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, filed to declare... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 77 times

Tags: APC, PDP, Federal High Court, Yakubu Dogara

Court fixes May 9 to hear contempt charge against Amaechi

THE Federal High Court sitting in Abuja, on Wednesday, fixed May 9 to hear contempt charge against the Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, following his alleged... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 77 times

Tags: ICTN, CASER, Rotimi Amaechi, Federal High Court

FG to assess damage caused by fire under Apongbon Bridge

The Federal Government says it will begin immediate assessment of damage caused by an early morning fire under Apongbon Bridge, Lagos,  still raging as at the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 85 times

Tags: Federal Government, Ibrahim Farinloye, National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Ajenifuye Owolaje, Olukayode Popoola, Audu Abdulrahim,

Stress, major causes of illnesses in Nigeria – Psychiatrist

RETIRED Brig.-Gen. Gbenga Okulate, a Psychiatrist with the Nigeria Military Hospital Yaba (NMHY), has identified stress as the major cause of mental and physical illnesses in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 86 times

Tags: Nigeria Military Hospital Yaba (NMHY), Brig.-Gen. Gbenga Okulate

FCCPC engages MultiChoice over DStv/GOtv subscription increase

 THE Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Commission, FCCPC says it is engaging pay television company, MultiChoice Nigeria, for clarity of the subscription fee increase announcement. Mr Babatunde... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 88 times

Tags: MultiChoice, Mrs Lilian Okorie, Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Commission,

High cost of transportation will lead to hike in food prices – Don

A university lecturer, Prof. Kolawole Adebayo, has said that the increase in transportation fare will lead to hike in the cost of goods and service this... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 80 times

Tags: Prof. Kolawole Adebayo, Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta (FUNAAB)

Fashola assures Nigerians of massive projects commissioning by Buhari’s Govt

THE Minister of Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola, on Wednesday assured Nigerians to expect massive project commissioning by President Muhammadu Buhari before the end of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 75 times

Tags: The Minister of Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola, represented by the Federal Controller of Works in Kano, Engr. Yahaya Baba, inaugurating a 1.639-km road at the Bayero University Kano, on Wedne

Apongbon Fire: NEMA announces alternative routes for motorists

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), has announced alternative routes for Lagos Island-bound commuters and motorists following recent fire outbreak at the popular Apongbon area of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 102 times

Tags: National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Ibrahim Farinloye, Federal Ministry of Works,

ITF empowers 100 youths in Sokoto

The Director-General of Industrial Training Fund (ITF), Mr Joseph Ari, says 100 youths have been trained on plumbing, pipe fitting, catering and event management in Sokoto... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 67 times

Tags: Industrial Training Fund (ITF), Joseph Ari, National Industrial Skills Development Programme (NISDP), Women Skills Empowerment Programme (WOSEP), Empowerment Programme (AGSEP), Federal Government Skil

Aviation, Works Ministries, others make presentations as Buhari presides over FEC

President Muhammadu Buhari is currently presiding over virtual meeting of the Federal Executive Council (FEC) with the Ministries of Aviation, Works and Housing, Agriculture and Foreign... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 64 times

Tags: President Muhammadu Buhari, Federal Executive Council (FEC), Dr Zainab Ahmed, Lai Mohammed, Abubakar Malami, Hadi Sirika, Geoffrey Onyeama, Hajiya Sadiya Umar Farouk,

FRSC begins clamp down on road traffic offenders in Ogun

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Ogun, says it is set to commence a special operation to arrest and prosecute motorists who disobey traffic rules... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 85 times

Tags: Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Traffic Compliance and Enforcement Corps (TRACE), Ahmed Umar,

N700bn compensation: Court adjourns suit by Shell hosts

A Federal High Court in Yenagoa on Teusday adjourned until May 4, hearing in a N700 billion oil spill compensation suit filed by members of Aghoro... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 77 times

Tags: Federal High Court, SPDC

Court judgment on Electoral Act divides Senate

SENATORS were on Tuesday sharply divided over recent judgement by a Federal High Court in Abia State which declared Section 84(12) of the new Electoral Act... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 76 times

Tags: SENATORS, Senator George Sekibo, PDP, Federal High Court

Ayade to know fate Friday

A Federal High Court, Abuja, will on Friday, deliver judgment in a suit filed by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) against Governor Ben Ayade of Cross... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 81 times

Tags: Federal High Court, PDP, Governor Ben Ayade

Rivers FRSC receives operation equipment from Shell Gas Nigeria PLC.

THE Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC, Rivers Command, has received some operations equipment comprising of fire extinguishers, traffic and personal protective kits donated by Shell Gas... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 87 times

Tags: Federal Road Safety Corps, Shell Gas Nigeria PLC, Mr Sam Pepple, Salisu Galadunci

Defection: Court sacks 2 Reps members, 18 Cross River lawmakers

THE Federal High Court sitting in Abuja, on Monday, sacked two federal lawmakers and 18 members of the Cross River State House of Assembly, following their... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 113 times

Tags: PDP, Justice Taiwo Taiwo, APC, Federal High Court

FAAN to inaugurate new MMIA terminal on Tuesday – Official

THE Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria, FAAN says it will be inaugurating the newly built international terminal at the Murtala Muhammed Airport (MMIA), Ikeja, on Tuesday. FAAN... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 81 times

Tags: Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria,

Sack: Court strikes out Umahi’s motion to stop execution of judgment

A Federal High Court (FHC), Abuja, on Monday, struck out the motion filed by sacked Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi, seeking for a stay of execution... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 76 times

Tags: Governor David Umahi, Federal High Court (FHC), Chukwuma Ma-Chukwu Ume, SAN, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Emmanuel Ukala, SAN, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Inyang Ekwo,

Rainy season: FRSC tasks motorists on replacing worn-out tyres

The Idi-roko Unit Command of the Federal Road Safety Corps (NAN) in Ogun, has advised motorists to replace worn-out tyres and wipers in order to prevent... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 65 times

Tags: Mr Akinwunmi Olaluwoye, Federal Road Safety Corps,

Nigeria airport authority ban officials for extorting 14-year-old passenger

THE Federal Airport Authority of Nigeria, FAAN has confirmed the extortion of a 14-year-old passenger by its officials at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport in Lagos... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 54 times

Tags: Federal Airport Authority of Nigeria, Faithful Hope-Ivbaze, Imoteda Aladekomo,

No justification for medical tourism by Nigerians – CMD

 DR Kolawole Ogundipe, the Chief Medical Director, Afe Babalola Multisystem Hospital, AMSH, Ado-Ekiti, says there is no reason for Nigerians to travel abroad for medical services... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 108 times

Tags:  Dr Kolawole Ogundipe, Afe Babalola Multisystem Hospital,

Indigenous technology can facilitate Nigeria’s economic transformation – FIIRO D-G

Dr Yemisi Asagbra, the Director-General, Federal Institute of Industrial Research (FIIRO), Oshodi, Lagos, says indigenous technology offers significant opportunities for Nigeria’s economic transformation. Asagbra, who said this... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 85 times

Tags: Dr Yemisi Asagbra, Federal Institute of Industrial Research (FIIRO), science, technology and innovation (STI),

Reps seek reinforcement of compulsory UBEC Act in FCT

The House of Representatives has urged the Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Alhaji Musa Bello, to ensure full compliance with provisions of the Universal... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 95 times

Tags: Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Universal Basic Education Commission (UBEC), Alhaji Musa Bello,

Hospital honours COVID-19 health team for saving lives

 DALHATU Araf Specialist Hospital (DASH) Lafia in Nasarawa state on Thursday presented award of excellence to its team of health workers who battled the COVID-19 pandemic.   Posthumous... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 108 times

Tags: Dr Hassan Ikrama, Dalhatu Araf Specialist Hospital, Dr Nwaru Victor, Dr Esa Oga, Dr Esther Audu, Dr Agbawu Mek-Agbawu,

Police, military repel kidnap attack, rescue victim in Abuja

The Police Command in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) in a joint operation with the military has repelled kidnap attempt and rescued the victim in Dobi... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 81 times

Tags: Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), Josephine Adeh, Dobi kwalita, State Criminal Investigation Department (SCID),

FMARD trains female rice processors on parboiling technique

The Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (FMARD) has organised a three-day training for female rice farmers in the South-South Zone on modern rice parboiling technique. The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 68 times

Tags: Agricultural Development Project (ADP), Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (FMARD), Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA),

FHA CEO seeks increased partnership with Navy, urges rent payment arrears

Sen. Gbenga Ashafa, Managing Director\Chief Executive, Federal Housing Authority (FHA) has call for increased synergy between the FHA and the Navy in the running of housing... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 60 times

Tags: Adamu Tanimu, Kenneth Chigelu, Sen. Gbenga Ashafa, Federal Housing Authority (FHA), Awwal Zubairu Gambo,

FCTA curbs perennial traffic, criminal activities at Utako

The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) on Wednesday intensified efforts to rid Utako District of perennial traffic and criminal activities. Mr Ikharo Attah, the Senior Special Assistant... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 50 times

Tags: The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA), Ikharo Attah, Alhaji Muktar Galadima,

FEC approves bill to repeal CCB, CCT Act

 The Federal Executive Council(FEC) has approved a bill seeking the repeal of the Code of Conduct Bureau(CCB) and  Code of Conduct Tribunal(CCT) Act. Abubakar Malami, Attorney-General of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 74 times

Tags: Federal Executive Council(FEC), Code of Conduct Tribunal(CCT), Abubakar Malami, Code of Conduct Bureau(CCB),

FCTA awards over N200m scholarships to 8,236 students

The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA), on Wednesday, in Abuja commenced disbursement of over N200 million to 8,236 students for the 2020 and 2021 session in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 90 times

Tags: Usman Adejo, Abuja Indigenous Students Association (AISA), Abdullazeez Ibn Abdullahi, Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA), Malam Muhammad Bello, Alhaji Sani El-katuzu,

FRSC begins road audit ahead of 2nd Niger Bridge October opening

THE Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Zonal Commanding Officer, Mr Andrew Kumapayi, says the Corps will commence a road audit ahead of the opening of the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 63 times

Tags: Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Andrew Kumapayi,

Varsity constructs solar energy generator for rural electrification

RESEARCHERS at the Alex Ekwueme Federal University, Ebonyi state, have designed and constructed an automated 500w solar energy generator to help electricity supply to rural communities... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 54 times

Tags: Alex Ekwueme Federal University, Prof Abel Ezeoha, Prof Onuegbu Ugwu, Dr Uche Onochie, Dr Azuama Onyedikachi, Prof Ugwu, Director

Rheumatologist associates recurring typhoid fever, malaria to lupus disease

 A Consultant Rheumatologist, Dr Hakeem Olaosebikan, says Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE) disease should be suspected if a person, especially female had recurring malaria or typhoid illness. Olaosebikan,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 124 times

Tags: Dr Hakeem Olaosebikan, Lagos State University Teaching Hospital,

Umahi’s response to Federal High Court judgement, a disregard to rule

THE very recent decision by the Federal High Court sitting at the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja delivered on March 8, 2022 by Justice Inyang Ekwo, has... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 84 times

Tags: Federal High Court, Justice Inyang Ekwo, David Umahi

FCCPC hits digital money lenders, begins ‘advanced investigation’

THE Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (FCCPC) has ordered digital money lenders that were subject of its regulatory intervention on March 11 to cease operating. The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 85 times

Tags: Mr Babatunde Irukera, CBN, Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Commission,

Stakeholders call for standard national pricing of agro-produce

SOME agriculture stakeholders have called for a standard national pricing system for agro-produce in implementing the Federal Government’s ban on direct sale to non-Nigerians. The stakeholders made... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 61 times

Tags: National Agricultural Extension and Research Liaison Services (NAERLS), Federal Executive Council (FEC), Godwin Egbebe, Poultry Association of Nigeria (PAN),

Realnews celebrates Intern's birthday

By Christabel Ejenike THE management and staff of Realnews Magazine on Monday, March 14, 2022, rejoiced with Christabel Ejenike, intern reporter from Alex Ekwueme Federal University Ndufu-Alike Ikwo,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 133 times

Tags: Goddy Ikeh, Alex Ekwueme Federal University Ndufu-Alike Ikwo, Realnews Magazine, Saint Dominic's Catholic Church, Yaba, Lagos, Maureen Chigbo, Christabel Ejenike, Ben-Prince Eze, Anthony Isibor, Kenne

Shun bribery, corruption, FRSC Chief urges personnel

FEDERAL Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Zone RS 5, has advised its personnel to shun bribery and corruption in the discharge of their duties. Mr Ayodele Kumapayi, Zonal... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 83 times

Tags: Ms Deborah Coker, Mr Ayodele Kumapayi, Federal Road Safety Corps

Erectile dysfunction: Gynaecologist cautions on diet, lifestyle

A Consultant Gynaecologist, Dr Ayodele Ademola, says  people should be more conscious of what they eat as diet and lifestyle can contribute to potency problem. Ademola, also... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 117 times

Tags: Dr Ayodele Ademola, StrongTower Hospital and Advanced Fertility Centre,

Bus driver kills self in Anambra accident

A bus driver was confirmed dead in an accident at Nkwelle Junction on Onitsha -Nteje Expressway in Anambra on Friday, the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), said. Mr... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 63 times

Tags: Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Adeoye Irelewuyi,

ICPC indicts Labour Ministry, UCH over padding of nominal rolls

ICPC Chairman, Prof. Bolaji Owasannoye, on Thursday in Abuja indicted the Ministry of Labour and Employment and the University College Hospital (UCH), Ibadan, for padding their... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 89 times

Tags: Rep. Musa Bago, Prof. Bolaji Owasannoye, University College Hospital (UCH), Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Offences Related Commission (ICPC),

Ebonyi Speaker urges constituents to remain calm, law abiding

THE Speaker of Ebonyi House of Assembly, Mr Francis Nwifuru, has urged his constituents to remain calm and law abiding over Tuesday court judgment that removed... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 84 times

Tags: Francis Nwifuru, Federal High Court

FCTA empowers 600 youths with skills in greenhouse farming

 The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) has empowered 600 youths with practical skills in Greenhouse farming technology, targeted at propelling them to gainfully venture into agriculture... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 47 times

Tags: Federal Capital Territory Administration

FRSC holds retreat to enhance professionalism, reduce crashes in Oyo

The Oyo State Command, Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), says mechanisms have been put in place to ensure that any officer caught collecting bribe are punished... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 83 times

Tags: Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Uche Chukwurah,,

Court adjourns suit challenging EFCC’s power to investigate Oyo Govt’s account

THE Federal High Court in Ibadan has adjourned a suit challenging the power of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to investigate the accounts of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 94 times

Tags: EFCC, Federal High Court, Prof. Oyelowo Oyewo, Kemi Pinheiro

Court adjourns suit challenging EFCC’s power to investigate Oyo Govt’s account

THE Federal High Court in Ibadan has adjourned a suit challenging the power of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to investigate the accounts of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 80 times

Tags: EFCC, Federal High Court, Prof. Oyelowo Oyewo, Kemi Pinheiro

Ebonyi FRSC to enforce speed limiting devices

THE Ebonyi Command of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) says it will soon begin to enforce the installation of speed-limiting device in commercial vehicles in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 69 times

Tags: Federal Road Safety Corps,

Enhanced E-passport: FG changing narrative of South-East residents in obtaining international passports

By Stanley Nwanosike MR Jonpaul Okafor, a motor spare parts trader in Mgbidi, along Onitsha-Owerri Road, has planned for his first overseas trip to buy, import and... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 72 times

Tags: Federal Government,

Lagos SWAN urges FG to immortalise Fabio Lanipekun

The Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN), Lagos Chapter, has urged the Federal Government (FG) to immortalise the doyen of Sportscasting in Nigeria, late Fabio Lanipekun. The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 94 times

Tags: Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN), Federal Government (FG), Debo Oshundun,

Oil, gas coys owe federation accounts N1.32trn in 2020 – NEITI

THE Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (NEITI), said oil and gas companies liabilities to the Federation Accounts as at Dec. 31, 2020 was N1.32 trillion. Dr Orji... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 110 times

Tags: Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI), Nigeria Upstream Petroleum Regulatory Commission (NUPRC), Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS), Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initia

FG, stakeholders want robotic technology sustained in learning institutions

THE Federal Government and its stakeholders have called for the sustainability of the learning of robotic technology in institutions across the country. They made the call in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 172 times

Tags: Ejeh Usman, Federal Government Of Nigeria, Federal Evaluation and Quality Assurance Services (FEQAS), Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba,

Power outage: UNIMEDTH denies extortion of patients

 THE management of the University of Medical Sciences Teaching Hospital (UNIMEDTH), Ondo, has denied extorting patients to pay for power generation to carry out its operations. This is... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 89 times

Tags: University of Medical Sciences Teaching Hospital,Dr Oluwole Ige,

FG inaugurates internal road in College of Dental Technology, Enugu

THE Federal Government, on Thursday, inaugurated and handed over a rehabilitated one-kilometer road to the management of Federal College of Dental Technology and Therapy, Enugu. Speaking at... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 72 times

Tags: John Emaimo, Olufemi Oyekanmi, Babatunde Fashola, Federal College of Dental Technology and Therapy, Enugu

Qatar Airways inaugural flight lands in Port Harcourt

QATAR Airways’ inaugural flight on Thursday landed at the Port Harcourt International Airport, Omagwe, Rivers, amidst excitement from aviation stakeholders. The aircraft, a Boeing 787 Dreamliner, landed... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 90 times

Tags: Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria,Alhaji Yakubu Ahmed,Qatar Airways,Gov. Nyesom Wike,Dr Ipalino Harry-Banigo,

Court strikes out FG’s suit against resident doctors

THE National Industrial Court, Abuja, on Thursday struck out a  suit filed by the Federal Government against the Nigerian Association of Resident Doctors ( NARD) Joined as... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 65 times

Tags: Nigerian Association of Resident Doctors ( NARD), Federal Government, Benedict Kanyip,

Maintain high index of suspicion against Lassa Fever- Expert

A Clinical Virologist, Dr Adeola Fowotade, has advised all healthcare workers to maintain a high index of suspicion for Lassa Fever, following the death of two... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 886 times

Tags: Dr Adeola Fowotade, University College Hospital (UCH),

FCTA begins mass demolition in city centre

The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA), on Wednesday begun mass demolition of illegal structures behind the old Federal Secretariat, Area 1, Abuja . The News Agency of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 60 times

Tags: Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA),,

Expert links population to lack of access to contraceptives

A health expert, Prof. Abubakar Panti, on Wednesday attributed the population explosion in Nigeria to lack of access to contraceptives. Panti, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Usmanu... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 87 times

Tags: Prof. Abubakar Panti, Prof. Hadiza Galadanchi, Usmanu Danfodiyo University Teaching Hospital,

Lent: Kaigama, Onaiyekan enjoin Christians to engage in charity, alms giving

THE Metropolitan Catholic Archbishop of Abuja, Most Rev. Ignatius Kaigama has advised Christians to engage in charity and alms giving during the Lenten season. The prelate gave... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 77 times

Tags: Most Rev. Ignatius Kaigama, Rev. Fr Peters Danladi, St Vincent de Paul Hospital,

Gov. Akeredolu says equity, fairness critical for unity, growth

Gov. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State, says equitable distributions and access to socio-economic opportunities will ensure growth and unity in the country. The governor made the remarks... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 72 times

Tags: Gov. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, Executive Chairman of Federal Character Commission (FCC), Muheeba Dankaka,

Reckless driving, impatience responsible for most road crashes – FRSC

The Info Unit Command of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Ogun, has identified reckless driving and impatience as major causes of road crashes in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 72 times

Tags: Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Joseph Akinsanya,

FCT indigenes seek NASS’ support on mayoralty

THE indigenous inhabitants of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) on Monday in Abuja, sought the support of the National Assembly (NASS) on their quest for the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 92 times

Tags: indigenous inhabitants of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), National Assembly (NASS), Civil Society Organisation (CSO), Lazarus Nyaholo,

Passengers bemoan 100 % air fare hike by domestic airlines

AIR passengers have continued to bemoan the recent 100 per cent hike in air fares by domestic airlines in the country. A cross section of the passengers,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 66 times

Tags: Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (FCCPC),

Court orders interim seizure of ex-Gov Okorocha’s Abuja property

THE Federal High Court sitting in Abuja, on Thursday, gave the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, the nod to seize a property in Abuja that... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 106 times

Tags: Federal High Court, Rochas Okorocha, EFCC,

FCCPC, NCAA set joint committee to address high airfares, flight delays

 THE Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (FCCPC) and the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) have set up a joint technical committee to address consumer-related issues... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 79 times

Tags: Capt. Musa Nuhu, Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Commission, Mr Babatunde Irukera,,

Whistle blowing : Buhari committed to strengthening fight against financial crimes, corruption — Minister

 The Federal Government says  it remains committed to strengthening fights against financial crimes and corruption in the country. The Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Dr... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 151 times

Tags: Federal Government Of Nigeria, Dr Zainab Ahmed, Federal Executive Council (FEC),

Distressed vessel moved off Federal Ocean Terminal Onne

A Nigerian flagged Motor Vessel, MV VIGEO ADEBOLA, which was reported to be distressed midstream Federal Ocean Terminal ONNE due to operational error has been moved to a... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 111 times

Tags: MV VIGEO ADEBOLA, Bashir Jamoh, Federal Ocean Terminal ONNE, NIMASA,

FRSC arrests alleged violators of number plates in Edo

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) Edo Command says it has arrested some motorists over alleged  Number Plate Violation (NPV) in the state between January and... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 103 times

Tags: Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Henry Benamaisia,

After the judicial recognition for Ishi-Agu

A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has paid a back-handed compliment with judicial recognition of Ishi-Agu. Ishi-agu is national attire with an Igbo ethnic trademark.... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 167 times

Tags: Federal High Court, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, Ishi-Agu, Justice Binta Nyako, DSS, President Muhammadu Buhari,

Inverter battery ignites fire at ministry of finance

THERE was a fire incident at the Federal Ministry of Finance early hours of today. Eyewitnesses said that the fire was caused by an explosion of expired... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 92 times

Tags: Federal Ministry of Finance,

Fire guts Federal Ministry of Finance building

THE Federal Ministry of Finance building located in the Central Area of Abuja is currently on fire. As at the time of this report, fire fighters had... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 55 times

Tags: Federal Ministry of Finance

Fashola inaugurates 1.5km road project in FCE Zaria

The Minister of Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola, on Tuesday inaugurated a rehabilitated 1.5km road at the Federal College of Education (FCE), Zaria. Fashola, represented by... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 127 times

Tags: Babatunde Fashola, Federal College of Education (FCE), Zaria,

Alleged N2.9bn Fraud: Ex-Imo Gov, Okorocha for arraignment tomorrow

THE Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, will on Tuesday, arraign a former Governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha, before the Federal High Court in Abuja... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 131 times

Tags: EFCC, Rochas Okorocha, Federal High Court, APC, EFCC, Anyim Nyerere Chinenye,

Why DSS DG should be charged for contempt – Nnamdi Kanu’s lawyer

COUNSEL to Nnamdi Kanu, pro-Biafra agitator, Ifeanyi Ejiofor has urged the Federal High Court, Abuja, to charge the Director-General of the Department of State Services, DSS,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 75 times

Tags: Nnamdi Kanu, DSS, Federal High Court,

Agric ministry trains women farmers on climate change mitigation

The Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, has trained South East women farmers on climate change mitigation and adaptation strategies in gender mainstreaming. Mrs Eno Olotu,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 69 times

Tags: Federal Ministry of Agriculture, Eno Olotu, Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (FMARD), Pastor Chris Iwuchukwu, Dr Mohammad Abubakar,

Buhari demands return of more Nigeria’s Artefacts from abroad

President Muhammadu Buhari has appealed to nations, institutions and bodies, both private and public, to return Nigeria’s artefacts in their possession. Presidential spokesman, Malam Garba Shehu, in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 81 times

Tags: President Muhammadu Buhari, Federal Government, Oba Ewuare II, Malam Garba Shehu,

Petrol scarcity gradually easing off in Abuja

The hardship experienced by motorists in Abuja due to the scarcity of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS), also known as petrol in the nation’s capital for about... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 57 times

Tags: Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (FCCPC),

FAO, WFP inaugurate initiative to boost children’s right to food

 Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) and World Food Programme (WFP) have launched a project to improve the diet of school-aged children, with support from the German... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 63 times

Tags: Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO), World Food Programme (WFP), German Federal Ministry of Food and Agriculture (BMEL),

Ex-Delta Poly Rector bags 2-year, one-month jail term 

A former Rector of the Federal Polytechnic, Ogwashi-Uku, Delta State, Dr. Edna Mogekwu, has been sentenced to jail for refusing to honour invitations on allegations of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 117 times

Tags: Federal Polytechnic,  ICPC, Ogwashi-Uku, Ogochukwu Iwoba, Collins Onyenwenu, Andy Ughusuena, Dr. Edna Mogekwu,

Why unmarried female police officers are not allowed to get pregnant - Court

THE Federal High Court sitting in Abuja, on Monday, declined to invalidate Regulation 127 of the Nigeria Police Force, which forbids unmarried police officers from getting... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 248 times

Tags: Federal High Court, Nigeria Police Force, Omolola Olajide,

2023 Presidency: Court dismisses suit challenging Atiku’s citizenship, eligibility

THE Federal High Court sitting in Abuja, on Monday, struck out a suit that sought to disqualify former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, from vying for the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 116 times

Tags: Federal High Court, PDP, INEC, Atiku Abubakar, Justice Inyang Ekwo,

Court gives MRA permission to Sue AGF over failure to make regulations for implementation of Anti-Torture Act

A Federal High Court in Lagos has granted Media Rights Agenda, MRA, permission to apply for an order of mandamus to compel the Attorney General of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 75 times

Tags: Federal High Court, Bankeye Akinwale, MRA, Abubakar Malami, Justice Tijjani Garba Ringim

Association offers free surgical, medical outreach to 10,000 people in Zaria

A total of 10,000 persons will benefit from free medical and surgical outreach programmes provided by the Islamic Medical Association of Nigeria (IMAN). THE programme is provided... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 127 times

Tags: Alhaji Ahmed Bamalli, Prof. Abdullahi Abba, Gambo Sawaba General Hospital, Hajiya Amina Baloni

We will leverage on Finance Act, 2021 to achieve adequate funding for budget - FIRS

THE Federal Inland Revenue Service, FIRS, has stated that it will use the instrumentality of the Finance Act 2021, through collaboration with taxpayers and key stakeholders... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 97 times

Tags: Federal Inland Revenue Service,

Boy, man die in Anambra multiple accident

THE Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC in Anambra said an accident involving seven vehicles at Azia Junction on the Ihiala-Onitsha Road, on Friday, claimed the lives... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 125 times

Tags: Federal Road Safety Corps, Mr Adeoye Irelewuyi,

17 burnt to death in Lagos-Ibadan expressway accident

 NO fewer than 17 persons were burnt to death on Friday in an accident involving a Mazda bus and a tanker at Isara Bridge on the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 88 times

Tags: Federal Road Safety Corps, Mr Ahmed Umar,

AEDC alerts customers over power interruption in parts of FCT

THE Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC), has announced that there would be power interruption in some parts of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). The company said that... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 78 times

Tags: Cedar Crest Hospital, Mr Donald Etim, Abuja Electricity Distribution Company

FRSC partners SERVICOM on road safety

THE Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC says that it has strengthened collaboration with Service Compact (SERVICOM) to create a better road safety culture in the country. The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 67 times

Tags: Federal Road Safety Corps, Boboye Oyeyemi, Mrs Nnenna Akajemeli, SERVICOM

Reconsider Pantami’s professorship—FUTO alumni tells varsity management

THE Alumni association of Federal University of Technology Owerri (FUTO) said the award of professorship on Isa Patani was inappropriate. This is contained in a statement co-signed... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 66 times

Tags: Federal University of Technology Owerri, Isa Patani, ASUU, Mr Ndubuisi Chijioke, Mr Kingsley Azuaru,

FCTA to strengthen health facilities in area councils

THE Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA), has restated its commitment towards strengthening the existing health facilities across the six area councils of the territory. Mr Austine Elemue,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 51 times

Tags: Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA), Dr Ramatu Aliyu, Dr Tosan Erabor,

Fuel: FRSC advises against buying on roadsides

THE Itori Unit Command of Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Ogun, has warned motorists and other Nigerians to desist from buying  fuel on roadsides to prevent... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 63 times

Tags: Shamaki Yerima, Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC),

Students appeal to FG, ASUU over incessant strikes

SOME  students of University of Jos have appealed to the Federal Government and the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) to find a common ground toward... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 115 times

Tags: Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Federal Government, University of Jos,

NYSC advises outgoing corps members on integrity, hard work

THE Federal Capital Territory (FCT), National Youths Service Corps (NYSC) has urged outgoing corps members to continue to uphold the integrity and other good attributes they... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 74 times

Tags: Federal Capital Territory (FCT), National Youths Service Corps (NYSC), Alhaji Suleman Abdul, Alhaji Mohammed Bello,

Agric ministry distributes inputs to small-holder farmers in Plateau

THE Federal Ministry  of Agriculture and Rural  Development says it has distributed seeds, growth enhancers, seedlings, sprayers and equipment to support small-holder farmers in Plateau. The Minister... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 122 times

Tags: Dr Mohammed Abubakar, Federal Ministry  of Agriculture and Rural  Development,

FCTA unveils dialysis centre, seeks subsided cost

FEDERAL Capital Territory Administration (FCTA), on Thursday, unveiled the Enoch and Folu Adeboye Dialysis Centre at Wuse District Hospital, as part of efforts at boosting the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 104 times

Tags: Folu Adeboye, Olabisi Onabanjo University Teaching Hospital,

NFF Match Commissioners must now not be older than 65 years

There are now new criteria for interested football stakeholders to meet in order to be considered for the role of Match Commissioners in Nigeria’s domestic game. Chairman... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 104 times

Tags: Babagana Kalli, Ganiyu Majekodunmi, Nigeria Football Federal - NFF,

Chidoka implores INEC to improve on BVAS

A former Aviation Minister, Chief Osita Chidoka, has called on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to improve on its Biometrics Voters Accredition System (BVAS) technology... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 117 times

Tags: Osita Chidoka, Biometrics Voters Accredition System (BVAS), Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Federal Capital Territory (FCT),

Doctor’s strike: FG, NARD’s absence stalls case

The absence of the Federal Government and the Nigerian Association of Resident Doctors ( NARD) in the National Industrial Court, on Wednesday prevented the matter from... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 79 times

Tags: Federal Government of Nigeria (FGN), Nigerian Association of Resident Doctors ( NARD), Benedict Kanyip,

FG seeks coordination, partnership to reduce cholera-related deaths

The Federal Ministry of Water Resources on Wednesday called for stakeholders’ coordination and renewed commitment from all states to reduce cholera-related deaths in the country. The News... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 116 times

Tags: Federal Ministry of Water Resources, UNICEF, Emmanuel Awe,

Non remittance: Senate met Works Ministry, others behind closed doors

The Senate on Tuesday in Abuja met behind closed doors with Ministers of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, Muazu Sambo on issues relating to non remittance... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 147 times

Tags: Federal Roads Maintenance Agency (FERMA), Nigerian Downstream and Midstream Petroleum Regulatory Authority (NMDPRA), Babatunde Fashola,

98,271 persons fully vaccinated against COVID-19 in Benue- Official

The Executive Secretary, Benue Primary Healthcare Board, Dr Bem Ageda says 98,271 people have been fully vaccinated against the COVID-19 pandemic in the state. Ageda, represented by... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 104 times

Tags: Dr Bem Ageda, Emmanuel Beeka, Benue State Primary Healthcare Board, Benue State University Teaching Hospital (BSUTH),

Ogun: FRSC arrested 4,000 offenders in 2021, says official

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) on Tuesday said that it apprehended no fewer than 4,000 offenders for speed limit device violations in Ogun in 2021. The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 68 times

Tags: Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Ahmed Umar,

Stakeholders urge private sector to invest in port health services

Some stakeholders in the health sector have called on the private sector to invest in the Nigerian Port Health services (PHS) unit of the Federal Ministry... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 107 times

Tags: Port Health services, Federal Ministry of the Health (FMOH), African Health Budget Network (AHBN), Dr Aminu Magashi, Integrated Training for Surveillance Officers in Nigeria (ITSON),

Emergency: FG signs MoU for operationalizing NEMSAS FCT as pilot

THE Federal Ministry of Health (FMOH), has signed a multi-sectoral Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) and launch of the Implementation Manual, for operationalizing the National Emergency Medical... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 110 times

Tags: Federal Ministry of Health, Dr. Osagie Ehanire,

Brain drain breaking our services to the public, says Prof. Saad,CMD FMC Abuja

THE Federal Medical Centre, Abuja, has lamented the brain drain in the health sector, saying the development was affecting its smooth services to the public. The hospital... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 151 times

Tags: Prof. Saad Ahmed, Federal Medical Centre

FIRS staff who held wife, children at gunpoint, arrested by Police

A staff of the Federal Internal Revenue Service (FIRS) who held his wife and children at gunpoint has been arrested. Felix Akeze, the FIRS staff, reportedly threatened... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 149 times

Tags: Federal Internal Revenue Service, Felix Akeze,

FMC Ebute-Metta denounces fraudulent recruitment in its name

The Federal Medical Centre, Ebute Metta, Lagos, on Monday urged the public to disregard on-going fraudulent messages about recruitment in the hospital circulating in the social... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 68 times

Tags: Federal Medical Centre, Ebute Metta, Dr Ayoola Olorunfemi,

Fani-Kayode’s ex-wife docked for alleged attempted murder

Precious Chikwendu, was on Monday docked in a Federal High Court (FHC), Abuja for attempted murder of her former husband, Chief Femi Fani-Kayode.   The police charged before... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 103 times

Tags: Chief Femi Fani-Kayode, Federal High Court (FHC), Precious Chikwendu,

CBN to release N2bn healthcare support fund to Rivers Govt

THE Rivers State Executive Council has received a brief that only N2billion and not the requested N2.5billion, was eventually released by the Central Bank of Nigeria,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 104 times

Tags: Tasie Chinedu Nwobueze, Peter Odili, Kersley Harrison Hospital, Nyesom Wike, Isaac Kamalu

3 die,1 injured in Lagos-Ibadan Expressway auto crash

The Federal Road Safety Corps(FRSC), Ogun Command, on Friday confirmed the death of three persons in an accident that involved four vehicles near Danco Filling Station... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 92 times

Tags: Federal Road Safety Corps(FRSC),

Cardiologist wants Radiotherapy, Nuclear medicine centre at UITH

Prof. Peter Adeoye of the Department of Surgery, University of Ilorin, has appealed to the Federal Government to establish Radiotherapy and Nuclear Medicine Centre at the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 111 times

Tags: University of Ilorin, University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital (UITH),

FIRS launches Self-Service Stations in its tax offices

TO increase voluntary tax compliance, the management of the Federal Inland Revenue Service, FIRS, has introduced “Self-Service Stations” where taxpayers can file tax returns, pay taxes,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 90 times

Tags: Federal Inland Revenue Service,

TMG tasks INEC on credible FCT Area Councils Poll

The Transition Monitoring Group (TMG) has charged the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to ensure that the Saturday’s Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Area Councils Poll is... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 116 times

Tags: Transition Monitoring Group (TMG), Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Federal Capital Territory (FCT),

We’re dying, pay us our money — Police College staff contractors cry to FG

CONTRACTORS awarded different projects by Federal Government at the Police Staff College, Jos have cried out to the government over unpaid money spent on the projects. They... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 103 times

Tags: Police, Federal Government,

FIRS introduces self-service stations in tax offices

  The Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) has introduced “Self-Service Stations” in its offices nationwide. The stations will enable taxpayers file tax returns, pay taxes, apply for and... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 89 times

Tags: Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS)

FCT councils poll: FRSC deploys personnel, ambulances

THE Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), FCT Command, has deployed personnel and ambulances to ensure hitch-free councils election in the Federal Capital Territory  (FCT). The FRSC Sector... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 107 times

Tags: Federal Road Safety Corps, INEC, Mr Oga Ochi

UNIMEDTH CMD condemns attack on doctor by patient’s relative

Management of University of Medical Sciences Teaching Hospital (UNIMEDTH), Ondo, has condemned an alleged assault on one of its doctors by relative of a patient. Chief Medical... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 89 times

Tags: Management of University of Medical Sciences Teaching Hospital (UNIMEDTH), Dr Oluwole Ige,

FAAN appeals to passengers over baggage processing system breakdown

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has appealed to passengers over the breakdown in the baggage processing system at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA),... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 91 times

Tags: Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA), Mrs Henrietta Yakubu, Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN),

FG grants citizenship to 286 foreigners

 The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has granted Nigerian citizenship to 286 foreign nationals. Minister of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola, who made this known to State House correspondents at... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 111 times

Tags: Federal Executive Council (FEC), Rauf Aregbesola, President Muhammadu Buhari,

Ministry of Interior, others make presentations as Buhari presides over FEC

 President Muhammadu Buhari is presiding over the virtual meeting of the Federal Executive Council (FEC) as the Ministries of Interior, Aviation make presentations for possible approval... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 82 times

Tags: President Muhammadu Buhari, Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo, Prof. Ibrahim Gambari, Federal Executive Council (FEC),

Ondo doctors embark on two-day warning strike over assault on colleague

 Resident doctors at the University of Medical Sciences Teaching Hospital (UNIMEDTH), Ondo State, have embarked on a two-day warning strike over an assault on one of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 82 times

Tags: University of Medical Sciences Teaching Hospital (UNIMEDTH)

Alex Ekwueme Varsity ASUU declares Feb. 9 lecture free day

THE Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), branch of Alex Ekwueme Federal University Ndufu Alike (AEFUNAI) Ebonyi , has declared Wednesday, Feb. 9 as lecture free... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 169 times

Tags: Dr Ogugua Egwu, r Joseph Chukwu, ASUU, Alex Ekwueme Federal University Ndufu Alike

EFCC refused to release Okorocha’s int’l passport, lawyer tells court; he didn’t come for it, EFCC reacts

A Federal High Court sitting in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, has ordered the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, to stop further actions against the former... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 163 times

Tags: Federal High Court, Senator Rochas Okorocha,EFCC

Road crashes claim 392 lives in 3 states – FRSC

Mr Ayodele Kumapayi, Zonal Commanding Officer, Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) Zone Rs 5, said 392 persons lost their lives in road crashes in Edo, Delta... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 111 times

Tags: Ayodele Kumapayi, Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC)

FG to partner Japan agency on power transmission

 The Federal Government says it plans to partner with the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) towards the implementation of its power transmission and expansion programme.This is... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 86 times

Tags: Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), Federal Government Of Nigeria,

FRSC in Gombe to prioritise mobile court trial of suspected road transport violators

 The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Gombe State Command, said it would leverage mobile courts for speedy trial of suspected road transport regulation violators in 2022. The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 126 times

Tags: Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Mr Ishaku Ibrahim,

Training, vital tool for productive workforce — UNICAL VC

The Vice-Chancellor, University of Calabar, Prof. Florence Obi says training is a vital tool to ensure an effective and productive workforce. Prof. Obi said this at a... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 101 times

Tags: Prof. Florence Obi, Centre for Teaching and Learning Excellence (CTLE),

NNPC Weekly: FUT Minna honours Kyari, others, as coy. leads Africa’s energy transition

The Nigeria National Petroleum Company (NNPC) Limited had a busy week following the award of honourary doctorate degree on its Group Managing Director (GMD) and Chief... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 154 times

Tags: Nigeria National Petroleum Company (NNPC), Federal University of Technology (FUT), Minna, Africa DeveloProf. Abdullahi Bala, pment Bank (AfDB), Malam Mele Kyari,

FRSC unveils strategies to curb road traffic crashes in 2022

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Zone RS7 Command, has designed operational and public enlightenment campaign strategies to achieve reduction in road crashes in  2022.   The Zonal... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 147 times

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COOUTH partners foundation on annual cancer screening for 1000 Anambra women

The Chukwuemeka Odimegwu Ojukwu University Teaching Hospital (COOUTH) in Anambra, plans to carry out annual cancer screening for 1000 women, in partnership with OCI Foundation, a... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 144 times

Tags: Mrs Imelda Emeka, Chukwuemeka Odimegwu Ojukwu University Teaching Hospital (COOUTH), Dr Joe Akabuike,

Oncologist says adequate resources will address cancer care gap

Dr Maurice Nimark, a Consultant Clinical Oncologist and Head Oncology Unit at the Jos University Teaching Hospital (JUTH), has called for adequate resources to address cancer... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 104 times

Tags: Dr Maurice Nimark, Jos University T eaching Hospital (JUTH),

FCTA pledges commitment to job creation, empowering less privileged

The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) has pledged commitment to job creation and empowering the less privileged in FCT communities. The Federal Capital Territory Minister of State,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 66 times

Tags: Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA), All Progressives Congress, Dr Ramatu Aliyu, Mr Abdulrahman Ajiya,

Court orders finance, sports ministries to pay journalist N2m for wrongful denial of information

A Federal High Court in Abuja has ruled that the refusal of the federal ministry of finance and the federal ministry of youth and sports development... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 60 times

Tags: Federal High Court, Godsgift Onyedinefu, Media Rights Agenda

FRSC promotion controversy clarified

THE Federal Road Safety Corps says it is not entangled in a promotion scandal. Bisi Kazeem, FRSC spokesman, in a statement on Wednesday, was reacting to a... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 83 times

Tags: Susan Ajenge, Bisi Kazeem, Federal Road Safety Corps

NCDC reports 65 additional COVID-19 infections

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has reported 65 additional confirmed cases of COVID-19 in six states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) for Wednesday. The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 75 times

Tags: Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC),Federal Capital Territory (FCT),

Buhari to Nigerians: “You’ll soon witness massive shift from insurgency to peace, stability”

President Muhammadu Buhari says Nigerians in the North East will, in the coming months, witness a change from the protracted insurgency to peace and development in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 103 times

Tags: President Muhammadu Buhari,Federal Executive Council (FEC),

Cooperative group to bridge unemployment, skills gap in FCT

A new cooperative group in the FCT, Adashi Indigenous Investment, has pledged to focus on providing support to bridge unemployment and skills gaps in the Federal... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 61 times

Tags: Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Mr Adekunle Adegbuwagun,

Cardiac surgical unit opens in key children’s hospital in Afghan capital

 The Afghan caretaker government’s Ministry of Public Health has inaugurated a cardiac surgical unit in a key children’s hospital in Kabul, a senior health official said... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 66 times

Tags: Indira Gandhi Children’s Hospital, Abdulbari Omar,

3 die, 3 injured in Lagos-Ibadan Expressway crash

The Ogun Command of Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) said on Tuesday that three persons died in an accident that involved two vehicles at Isara Bridge... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 85 times

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FFS identifies electrical sparks as major cause of fire in 2021

THE Federal Fire Service, FFS has identified electrical sparks as the major cause of fire outbreaks across the country in 2021. This is according to National Fire... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 58 times

Tags: PHCN, Federal Fire Service

Police to sanction unauthorised users of sirens in Oyo

THE Police Command in Oyo State has vowed to heavily sanction unauthorised users of sirens, covered plate numbers, and unregistered vehicles, among others. The Commissioner of Police... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 117 times

Tags: Federal Road Safety Corps, Adewale Osifeso, Ngozi Onadeko,

Surgeon urges more funding for heart surgeries

 A Consultant Cardiothoracic surgeon, Dr Bode Falase, has appealed to governments at all levels as well as philanthropists and NGOs to assist in funding heart surgeries... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 121 times

Tags: Dr Bode Falase, Lagos State University Teaching Hospital

Repositioning Federal Neuropsychiatric Hospital, Enugu, to tackle Mkpurumili addiction, other mental health challenges in S/East

Before the last two years, drug abuse and use of hard drugs was at a manageable level in the South-East. Before this period, those in the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 142 times

Tags: Federal Neuropsychiatric Hospital

Harmattan: FRSC warns motorists against speeding, dangerous driving to avoid crashes

The Sagamu Unit Command of Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Ogun, has warned motorists against excessive speeding and dangerous driving, especially during this harmattan period... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 98 times

Tags: Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Mr Iyanda Taofiq,

Former Bayelsa commissioner calls on Ogbia kinsmen to unite against crime

DANIEL Iworiso-Markson, the former Bayelsa commissioner for Information and Orientation, has urged the people of Ogbia Local Government Area to unite against crime. Iworiso-Markson made the call... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 95 times

Tags: Shedrach Afiemo, Jerry Offor, Azibalua Amon, Cousin Wongo, Emolem Igue, Federal Otokito, Douye Diri, DANIEL Iworiso-Markson

FRSC clarifies alleged promotion racketeering

THE Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has clarified a media report alleging promotion racketeering in the organisation. The Corps Public Education Officer (CPEO), Mr Bisi Kazeem, made... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 239 times

Tags: Federal Road Safety Corps, Mr Bisi Kazeem,

Over 60,000 traffic offenders arrested on Lagos roads in 2021 –FRSC

THE Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), on Saturday, said it arrested over 60,000 traffic offenders on Lagos roads, between January and December, 2021.   Mr Olusegun Ogungbemide, Sector... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 93 times

Tags: Federal Road Safety Corps, Mr Sulaiman Taiwo, Mr Olusegun Ogungbemide,

FCT Poll: NGO tasks INEC on credible elections in FCT

Noble Youths Mass Support Association (NYMSA), an NGO, has called on Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to conduct credible elections at the Federal Capital Territory (FCT)... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 118 times

Tags: Noble Youths Mass Support Association (NYMSA), Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Federal Capital Territoy (FCT), Mr Godwin Onmonya,

Monarch’s dethronement not revocable – Gov. Diri

BAYELSA Governor Douye Diri has said the removal of the paramount ruler of Otuokpoti community in Ogbia Local Government Area, Chief Cousin Wongo, is irrevocable despite... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 125 times

Tags: Mr. Ben Okolo, Gentle Emelah, Moses Teibowei, Chief Rescue Abe, Ebiyon Turner, Governor Douye Diri, Cousin Wongo, Mr. Federal Otokito,

 FIRS achieves over 100% of its 2021 target

THE Federal Inland Revenue Service, FIRS, has released its 2021 performance update. This was made on January 28, by Muhammad Nami, executive chairman, of the Service... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 86 times

Tags: Federal Inland Revenue Service, Muhammad Nami, Johannes Oluwatobi Wojuola,

Customs FOU Zone ‘B’ impounds N279m goods in one month –Comptroller

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Zone ‘B’ Federal Operations Unit (FOU), has seized 250 parcels of goods amongst other smuggled goods worth N275.989 million between Dec.... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 71 times

Tags: The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Federal Operations Unit (FOU), Al-Bashir Hamisu,

14 deaths in 46 crashes recorded in Gombe

THE Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC, Gombe State Command, said it recorded no fewer than 14 deaths in 46 crashes during Operation Zero Crash campaign. The 2021... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 202 times

Tags: Ishaku Ibrahim, News Agency of Nigeria, Federal Road Safety Corps

NeoCov Coronavirus detected in South Africa requires more research - Centre

A Russian virology research centre has called for further research and assessment of the new NeoCov Coronavirus strain identified by Chinese scientists in bats in South... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 200 times

Tags: Wuhan University, Russian State Research Centre of Virology and Biotechnology Vector, NCDC, Federal Ministry of health

FEC approves proposed 2022 budget amendments

THE Federal Executive Council has approved a proposed amendment to the 2022 budget following the initial adjustments made by the National Assembly to the proposal submitted... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 134 times

Tags: EFCC, Zainab Ahmed, Federal Executive Council, Muhammadu Buhari

Nigeria lost N3trn to fire outbreaks, gained N18.9trn in 2021

PUBLIC assets worth N3trillion were lost to 2,835 fire incidents nationwide in 2021. This is aside the loss of other valuable resources that could not be quantified... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 135 times

Tags: Hajia Rufai Ahmed, Alhaji Liman Ibrahim, Rauf Aregbesola, Leadership, Federal Fire Service

DMO lists $4bn, oversubscribed Eurobond in FMDQ exchange

Debt Management Office (DMO) says it has listed its 2021, 4 billion dollars Federal Government of Nigeria (FGN) Eurobonds on the FMDQ Group Securities Exchange. This is... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 112 times

Tags: Federal Government of Nigeria (FGN), Ms Patience Oniha,

No more alcohol production in sachet, PET bottles

THE National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control, NAFDAC, has stopped the registration of alcohol in sachet, small volume PET and glass bottles below... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 306 times

Tags: Distillers and Blenders Association of Nigeria, Federal Ministry of Health, Prof. Mojisola  Adeyeye, NAFDAC

MDCAN decries mass exodus of medical, dental consultants to developed countries

The Medical and Dental Consultants Association of Nigeria (MDCAN) on Sunday decried that over 100 consultants left 17 Nigerian health institutions for developed countries. MDCAN said the mass... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 94 times

Tags: Medical and Dental Consultants Association of Nigeria (MDCAN), Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University Teaching Hospital, Federal Government, Dr Victor Makanjuola,

2 male adults killed, 11 injured in Anambra multiple accident – FRSC

Two persons have been confirmed dead on Sunday in an accident involving five vehicles at Upper Iweka by Awka-Onitsha Expressway, Anambra. Mr Adeoye Irelewuyi, the Sector Commander... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 114 times

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Kidnappers to release Bayelsa commissioner under condition

The abductors of Federal Otokito, the Bayelsa State commissioner for Industry, Trade and Investment, are said to have contacted the paramount ruler of his Otuokpoti community... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 78 times

Tags: Federal Otokito

A’Ibom revenue board targets N43.8bn in 2022

THE Akwa Ibom Board of Internal Revenue (BIR) Service is set to generate N43.8 billion as Internally Generated Revenue (IGR) in 2022. Mr Okon Okon, the Executive... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 81 times

Tags: Akwa Ibom Board of Internal Revenue, Mr Okon Okon,Federal Road Safety Corps

Bayelsa commissioner for Trade has been kidnapped

GUNMEN, suspected to be kidnappers, have abducted the Bayelsa Commissioner for Trade and Commerce, Mr. Federal Oparmiola Otokito. Otokito was reportedly abducted by heavily armed men from... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 113 times

Tags: Mr. Federal Oparmiola Otokito, Asinim Butswat,

FRSC to intensify check on articulated vehicles’ excesses in Ebonyi

 The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) says it will intensify its check on the excesses of some articulated vehicle drivers in Ebonyi. The Corps Sector Commander in... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 65 times

Tags: Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC)

FAAN warns untrained officials against driving on airside

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has warned airport officials without requisite training or certification not to drive on the airsides of the nation’s airports. FAAN... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 65 times

Tags: Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN), Mrs Henrietta Yakubu,

FG hands over 26 completed projects to 33 communities in Jigawa

The Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (FMARD), says it has handed over 26 completed projects to 16 Local Government Areas (LGAs), in Jigawa. The FMARD... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 108 times

Tags: Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (FMARD), Alhaji Mustapha Ibrahim,

Army does not discriminate on basis of gender – GOC

The Nigerian Army says it does not discriminate between male and female soldiers in its internal security operations. Maj.-Gen. Olufemi Oluyede, the General Officer Commanding (GOC) 6... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 108 times

Tags: Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Maj.-Gen. Olufemi Oluyede, Brig.-Gen. Edore Agbebaku,

FCTA moves to strengthen routine immunisation in FCT

The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) will do everything possible to strengthen the entire routine immunisation structure and primary health care landscape in the FCT. The FCT... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 96 times

Tags: Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA), Dr Ramatu Aliyu, Prof. Muhammad Usman, Dr Abubakar Tafida,

Agric ministry tasks youths on fish farming

 THE Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (FMARD) Gombe State office, has urged youths in the state to harness the potential in fish farming to... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 63 times

Tags: Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development Baba-Gabriel Yila,(FMARD),

Insecurity: FAAN reassures safety in Nigeria airports

 Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has reiterated that Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA) and other airports in the country are safe and secure, contrary to... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 83 times

Tags: Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN), Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA), Mrs Henrietta Yakubu, Aviation Security and Safety Management (AVSEC),

Economy: Stockbrokers advise FG, INEC, political parties on 2023 elections

The Federal Government, the Independent National Electoral Commission and various political parties have been urged to eschew any act that may trigger violence in the 2023... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 111 times

Tags: Independent National Electoral Commission, Federal Government, Chartered Institute of Stockbrokers (CIS), Mr Akeem Oyewale, Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN),

FUBK matriculates 2, 230 students for 2020/2021 academic session

The Federal University Birnin Kebbi (FUKB), has matriculated 2, 230 students for the 2020/2021 academic session. The ceremony was performed by Prof. Bello Shehu, the Vice-Chancellor of... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 508 times

Tags: Federal University Birnin Kebbi (FUKB), Prof. Bello Shehu, Prof. Ibrahim Magawata,

Safety, security of air passengers at the Lagos airport currently under threat

SAFETY and security of air passengers at the Lagos airports is currently under threat as motorcyclists known as Okada, have taken over the Lagos Airport access... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 114 times

Tags: Capt. John Ojikutu (rtd), Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria

FRSC pledges more collaboration with Lagos Govt.

Sector Commander of Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Lagos, Mr Olusegun Ogungbemide, has pledged more collaboration with Lagos Government to enhance seamless traffic control in... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 84 times

Tags: Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Mr Olusegun Ogungbemide, Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA),

Gbajabiamila flags off LUTH ultra-modern outpatient building

The Speaker, House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has flagged off an ultra-modern outpatient building at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH), Idi-Araba. The News Agency of Nigeria... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 154 times

Tags: Femi Gbajabiamila, Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH),

FCTA clarifies allegation of forceful COVID-19 vaccination of staff, visitors

The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA), on Monday in Abuja clarified that no staff or visitors were being forced to take the COVID-19 vaccines before gaining... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 152 times

Tags: Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA), Mr Ikharo Attah,

2 escape death in Osun auto crash – FRSC

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Osun says no fewer than two people escaped death on Monday in an accident which occurred on Gbongan -Ibadan... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 112 times

Tags: Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Mrs Agnes Ogungbemi,

2 die, 1 injured in road accident in Ibadan

Two persons on Monday died in a road accident which occured at 7.00a.m. on the Oyo-Ibadan Expressway, 3km to Ojoo in Akinyele Local Government Area of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 108 times

Tags: Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC),

Detained mother of triplets seeks help over hospital bill

A woman, who recently gave birth to triplets, Abdullateef Amina, 25, has pleaded with Osun State government to assist her in off-setting her hospital bill and... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 128 times

Tags: Abdullateef Amina, ottage Hospital, Akinloye Qowiyu

TSA implementation: Leakages still linger

SIX years into the full-scale implementation of the Treasury Single Account, TSA, aimed at ensuring greater accountability of government resources and blocking leakages, the revenue accruing... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 95 times

Tags: Sylva Okolieaboh, Paul Alaje, Zainab Ahmed, David Akwu, NNPC, Federal Inland Revenue Service, Central Bank of Nigeria, Daily Trust, Muhammadu Buhari

Gunmen abduct's 4 Lafia University students

THE Federal University of Lafia (FULafia), Nasarawa State, has confirmed the abduction of four students of the institution  by  gunmen. Mr Abubakar Ibrahim, Head of Information and Public... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 117 times

Tags: Mr Abubakar Ibrahim, Federal University of Lafia, Prof Shehu Abdul-Rahman, Ramhan Nansel

Edo FRSC records 149 deaths in accidents in 2021

 THE Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), in Edo Command, said on Friday that it recorded no fewer than 149 deaths in road traffic accidents across the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 147 times

Tags: Federal Road Safety Corps, Mr Henry Benamaisia

COVID-19: ATBUTH begins clinical trial of drugs – CMD

 THE Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University Teaching Hospital (ATBUTH), Bauchi, says it has begun a biomedical clinical trial of drugs used in the treatment of persons tested... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 133 times

Tags: Dr Jibrin Yusuf, Dr Suleiman Alhaji, Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University Teaching Hospital

Bashorun Askia Ogieh: Quintessential politician, bridge builder

FOR many, Bashorun Hon. Askia Ogieh (JP) is an astute political emancipator, whose stratagem stems from the politics of all ages, unlike his contemporaries who cling... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 161 times

Tags: Bashorun Hon. Askia Ogieh, NUBFIE, Federal Polytechnic, Oko

FUNAAB appoints 29 new professors

THE management of the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta (FUNAAB), says the institution has appointed 29 new professors. Dr Bola Adekola, the institution’s Registrar, disclosed this in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 266 times

Tags: Dr Bola Adekola ,Prof. Felix Salako, Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta

FG receives accolade over free train ride during Yuletide

SOME Nigerians, who enjoyed free train rides between Lagos and Ibadan during Yuletide have commended President Muhammadu Buhari’s efforts in revamping the rail sector. The passengers, who... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 86 times

Tags: Damilola Ajayi, Umar Aliu, University Teaching Hospital Ibadan, Rotimi Amaechi, Samuel Ladipo, Muhammadu Buhari, NAN

Prof Gidado Tahir, pioneer executive secretary of UBEC dies

PROFESSOR Gidado Tahir, the pioneer executive secretary of the Universal Basic Education Council, UBEC, is dead. Details of his death were sketchy as of the time of... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 87 times

Tags: Hajiya Asma’u Gidado Tahir, Federal College of Education Yola, Indiana University, Ahmadu Bello University, Government Secondary, Bauchi, Church of the Brethren Mission Secondary School, National Co

Lagos highway shut over Buhari's visit to Ogun

THE Lagos State Government has diverted traffic from the Epe/Ijebu-Ode Highway and Abeokuta Interchange from 7:00am till 4:00pm on Thursday following the visit of President Muhammadu... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 71 times

Tags: Ogun State Traffic Management Authority, Muhammadu Buhari, Federal Road Safety Corps

APC denies AbdulRazaq input in appointment of ministers

THE All Progressives Congress, APC, loyal to Lai Mohammed has said that AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq has no input to the appointment of two ministers from Kwara. The ministers... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 76 times

Tags: Federal Character Commission, Faida Dankaka, Abdullahi Adamu,Ibrahim Sharafdeen, Gbemi Saraki, Lai Mohammed, All Progressives Congress

FRSC warns personnel against all irregularities

THE Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC, Ore Unit Command, has warned its personnel against any form of sharp practices in the discharge of their duties. Sikiru Alonge,... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 60 times

Tags: NAN, Sikiru Alonge, Federal Road Safety Corps

FCT emergency agency saves 3,715 lives, salvages properties worth N1.2b in 2021 –D-G

The Federal Capital Territory Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)  saved 3,715 lives and salvaged properties worth N1.2 billion, during various rescue operations within the territory, in 2021. The... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 101 times

Tags: Federal Capital Territory Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), Alhaji Abbas Idriss,

2021: Preventing fire disaster in FCT by FEMA

By Salisu Sani-Idris FIRE outbreaks have risen to a worldwide attention in recent years as both an environmental and economic issue. Fire disaster happens to be one... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 81 times

Tags: Ahmed Habib, Sani Saidu, Federal Fire Service, Ibrahim Liman, Olusade Adesola, Abuja Markets Management Ltd, Ibrahim Uzaibat, Sanni Saidu, Ramatu Aliyu, NEXT Cash N Carry, Federal Inland Revenue Servi

Church building traps worshipers, rescue operations ongoing

RESCUE operation is ongoing at the Salvation Ministry in Okpanam, Oshimili North Local Government Area of Delta State, where some worshippers were trapped. The church building, which... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 113 times

Tags: Red Cross, Dr Ononye Mordi, Patrick Ukah, Asaba Specialist Hospital, Salvation Ministry

Auto crash kills 4 persons in Osun — FRSC

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Osun, says four persons died in a motor accident which occurred on Ipetu/Owena expressway. The Sector Commander, Mr Paul Okpe... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 68 times

Tags: The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC),

Germany sees highest number of asylum applications since 2017

Germany saw the highest number of asylum applications last year since 2017, according to new figures from the Federal Office for Migration and Refugees (BAMF). In 2021,... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 123 times

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Sokoto Govt, FRSC unveil speacilised ambulance services for accident victims

The Sokoto State Government and the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) unveiled a specialised ambulance to improve emergency service delivery across the 23 local government areas... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 65 times

Tags: Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Mr Salisu Tureta,

FUK gets Campus Radio, TV

The Federal University of Kashere (FUK) in Gombe State has established a Campus Radio and Television station to boost communication within the institution. The station would also... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 150 times

Tags: The Federal University of Kashere,Alhaji Ahmed Malami,Nigerian Television Authority (NTA),Gombe Media Corporation (FM/TV),Vision and Amana Radio stations,

FG spends N152bn on digitization – Pantami

THE Federal government says it spent a total of N152 billion on digitization in 2021. The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Prof. Is a Ali Pantami... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 147 times

Tags: Federal government, CBN, NNPC, CAC, NITDA, Prof. Is a Ali Pantami

Contraceptives can hinder menstrual flow – Gynecologist

A Consultant Gynecologist, Dr Ayodele Ademola, has cautioned women, particularly those in the child-bearing age bracket against the indiscriminate use of contraceptives, saying it can lead... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 180 times

Tags: Dr Ayodele Ademola, StrongTower Hospital and Advanced Fertility Centre

Sudanese medics under tension over attacks on hospitals treating anti-coup protesters

ON the afternoon of Dec. 30, security forces banged on the windows of Khartoum Teaching Hospital then fired tear gas into an emergency room packed with... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 73 times

Tags: Therese Loken Gheziel, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Dr. Elfatih Abdallah, Khartoum State security committee, Central Committee of Sudanese Doctors, Omar al-Bashir, Khartoum Teaching Hospital

Niger Delta reforms: achievements and prospects

By Jacinta Nwachukwu, News Agency of Nigeria, NAN THE Niger Delta region of Nigeria comprises nine states -Abia, Akwa-Ibom, Bayelsa, Cross River, Delta, Edo, Imo, Ondo and... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 143 times

Tags: Republic of Greece, Ita Enang, Federal Ministry of Water Resources, Summerset Embiowei, Songhai farm, Mark Derefaka, Niger Delta Basin Development Authority, Godswill Akpabio, Niger Delta Development

2 killed in an accident on Lagos-Ibadan expressway

THE Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC, says two persons have died in an accident involving a Toyota Camry car and Boxer motorcycle at Mile 2 Roundabout,... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 97 times

Tags: Ahmed Umar, Federal Road Safety Corps

FRSC FCT command arrests 38,869 traffic offenders in 2021

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), FCT command, said it arrested 38,869 traffic offenders for committing 42,814 offences in 2021 as against 46, 818 offenders and... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 145 times

Tags: Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC),Mr Oga Ochi,

COVID-19: FCTA to bar unvaccinated workers from work by Jan. 17

The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) is to  bar workers from accessing their offices as from Jan. 17 if they are unable to show proof of... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 80 times

Tags: Malam Abubakar Sani,Abuja Metropolitan Management Council (AMMC),Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA),

FG, Greece sign MoU on economy, security

The Federal Government has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Hellenic Republic of Greece to strengthen bilateral ties, Nigeria’s economy diversification, and security among... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 69 times

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We generated over N900m in weights and measures in 2021- Official

Mr Hassan Ejibunu, Director, Weights and Measures Department, Federal Ministry of Industry, Trade and Investment says the department generated over N900 million in 2021.   Ejibunu disclosed this... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 127 times

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Civil servants resume fully, call for good working conditions

Federal civil servants in the nation’s capital have resumed work fully after both Christmas and New Year public holidays as they call for improved  working conditions. A... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 134 times

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Veteran musician Dayo Kujore dies

VETERAN singer Dayo Kujore is dead. Sources in the home of the popular Juju singer first announced his death on Monday. Hours after, the singer’s widow reportedly confirmed... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 109 times

Tags: Dayo Kujore, Lagos State University Teaching Hospital

Organisation in Yobe supports 600 sickle cell patients

THE Sickle Cell Disease Eradication Initiative, a Community-Based Organisation, CBO, says it has concluded arrangements to provide medical support to over 600 sickle cell patients it... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 289 times

Tags: Yobe Ministry of Health, Shehu Sule College of Nursing and Midwifery, Yobe Specialists’ Hospital, News Agency of Nigeria, Dr Aliyu Mohammad, Sickle Cell Disease Eradication Initiative

FAAN hands over 90 touts to police in Lagos, Abuja

THE management of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) says that it has arrested no fewer than  90 persons at the Murtala Muhammed Airport, Lagos,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 105 times

Tags: Lakewood Services, Nacho Plc, Mrs Henrietta Yakubu, Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria,

NEMA distributes food items to 908 disaster victims in Anambra

THE National Emergency Management Agency, NEMA, has distributed food items to no fewer than 908 disaster victims in two Local Government Areas of Anambra. Maj. James Eze,... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 68 times

Tags: Chukwudi Onyejekwe, Awka North/Awka South Federal Constituency at the House of Representatives, Chinedu Onwuaso, Maj. James Eze, National Emergency Management Agency

Man, stabs elder brother to death in Jigawa

THE Police Command in Jigawa says it is hunting for a 22-year-old man, who allegedly stabbed his elder brother to death in Sabuwar Takur area of... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 125 times

Tags: Augustine Julius, Alfred Julius, Dutse Local Government Area, Julius Ochai, Rashid Shekoni Teaching Hospital, Augustine Julius, News Agency of Nigeria, ASP Lawan Shiisu, Police Public Relations Office

FRSC tells public to disregard video on tricycle rider/corps patrol team faceoff

THE Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC, has urged the public to disregard the trending video showing an erring tricycle rider and corps patrol team faceoff.   Bisi Kazeem,... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 86 times

Tags: Adeshina Adeyemo, News Agency of Nigeria, Dr Boboye Oyeyemi, FRSC Regulations on Maintenance of Discipline, Federal Road Safety Corps, Bisi Kazeem,

FRSC clarifies old trending video encounter with tricycle operator in Benin

THE Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC, says that its attention has been drawn to an old video currently being recirculated on the socio media showing an... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 154 times

Tags: Federal Road Safety Corps, ACM, Bisi Kazeem

NGO donates drugs, items worth N.5million to psychiatric patients in Enugu

THE Diana Foundation International (DFI), a non-governmental organization, has donated loads of psychiatric drugs and other items, worth over N500,000, to psychiatric patients at the in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 125 times

Tags: Enugu State University Teaching Hospital,

Bandits release 30 students, one teacher of FGC Birnin Yauri

THIRTY more students and a teacher of the Federal Government College (FGC) Birnin Yauri have been released from their bandit abductors. Special Adviser to Kebbi state Governor... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 124 times

Tags: bandit, Federal Government College (FGC) Birnin Yauri

Foundation Laying Ceremony: Ihiala Elders Laud NOUF

IT was a day of ceremony and jubilation as the Nkwado Odimma Uli Forum in partnership with the Federal Fire Service laid the foundation stones for... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 91 times

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India orders 7-day mandatory home quarantine for all international arrivals

INDIA’S Federal health ministry on Friday said all international passengers arriving in the country would have to undergo mandatory seven-day home quarantine starting from Jan. 11. The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 119 times

Tags: COVID-19, INDIA’S Federal health ministry

President Buhari felicitates Ministers of FCT, Women Affairs at 63

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has felicitated minister of Federal Capital Territory, FCT, Mohammed Musa Bello and Pauline Kedem Tallen, minister of Women Affairs and Social Development, on... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 6 months ago | seen 75 times

Tags: Ministry of Local Government Affairs, Ministry of State, Science and Technology, Federal Executive Council, Malam Garba Shehu, Pauline Kedem Tallen, Mohammed Musa Bello, PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari

Ekiti reps member donates solar-powered street lights to communities

IBRAHIM Olanrewaju, the House of Representatives member representing Moba/Ilejemeje/Ido-Osi Federal Constituency 2, has installed 16 solar street lights in Ifaki-Ekiti, Ido/Osi Local Government Area of the... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 6 months ago | seen 196 times

Tags: Bayo Famoroti, News Agency of Nigeria, IBRAHIM Olanrewaju, Ifaki-Ekiti, Ido/Osi Local Government Area, Moba/Ilejemeje/Ido-Osi Federal Constituency 2

Benue Police arraign woman for alleged abduction of a minor

THE Police Command in Benue on Friday arraigned one Elizabeth Kumbar before a Makurdi Upper Area Court for alleged abduction of a four-year-old boy. Sgt. Kuegh Abugh,... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 6 months ago | seen 89 times

Tags: Federal Correctional Center, Dooshima Ikpambese, State Criminal Investigation Department, Insp. Veronica Shaagee, Faith Akase, Elizabeth Kumbar, Sgt. Kuegh Abugh

Benue Police arraign man for illegal possession of firearms

THE Police Command in Benue on Friday arraigned Godwin Terzungwe A.K.A Emperor in a Makurdi Upper Area Court 2B, for allegedly being in possession of firearms. Terzungwe... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 6 months ago | seen 92 times

Tags: Federal Correctional Centre, Dooshima Ikpambese, Junior Vikings Confraternity, Benue State Community Volunteer Guard, AntiCultism Squad, Insp. Veronica Shaagee, Insp. Rachael Mchiave, Godwin Terzungwe

Ag Fire Chief prioritizes firefighters’ welfare

Samson Karebo, the acting controller general of the Federal Fire Service, FFS, has promised to make staff welfare number one on his agenda list. This is contained... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 6 months ago | seen 62 times

Tags: Liman Ibrahim, President Muhammadu Buhari, News Agency of Nigeria, Ugo Huan, Samson Karebo, Federal Fire Service

Man arraigned over alleged illegal possession of firearms

THE police in Benue on Thursday arraigned Paul Ajio, a 25-year-old man for alleged unlawful possession of firearms and belonging to an unlawful society. Ajio, whose address... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 6 months ago | seen 74 times

Tags: Federal Correctional Center, Dooshima Ikpambese, Anti-Cultism Section of State Criminal Investigation Department, Gwer-West Local Government, Insp. Rachael Mchiave, Paul Ajio, Makurdi Upper Area Court

Ashafa advocates private sector investment in FESTAC infrastructure regeneration

 THE Managing Director, Federal Housing Authority (FHA), Senator Gbenga Ashafa, has instructed the agency’s South West Zonal management to explore private sector funding for the maintenance... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 169 times

Tags: Federal Housing Authority, Senator Gbenga Ashafa, FESTAC

Environmental Nuisance: Minister orders clean up of FCT satellite towns

THE Federal Capital Territory Minister of State, Dr Ramatu Aliyu, has ordered the comprehensive cleaning of all satellite towns across the six Area Councils of the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 161 times

Tags: Dr Ramatu Aliyu, Federal Capital Territory Minister of State, Mr Obinna Ogwuegbu,

Driver dies in Anambra accident

THE Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Anambra says an accident inward Amawbia Bridge on Awka-Enugu Expressway, Anambra, has claimed the life of a middle-aged man. Mr... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 77 times

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Alleged illegal mining: 3 Chinese men, 18 others in police net

POLICE Command of the Federal Capital Territory says 21 illegal miners, including a community leader, 3 Chinese nationals have been arrested over alleged illegal mining in... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 6 months ago | seen 74 times

Tags: NDLEA, Nigeria Immigration Service, DSP Josephine Adeh, Police Public Relations Officer, Federal Capital Territory Police Command

Accident claims life of a driver in Anambra

THE Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC, in Anambra says an accident inward Amawbia Bridge on Awka-Enugu Expressway, Anambra, has claimed the life of a middle-aged man. Adeoye... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 6 months ago | seen 110 times

Tags: Chukwuemeka Odimegwu Ojukwu University Teaching Hospital, News Agency of Nigeria, Adeoye Irelewuyi, Federal Road Safety Corps

COVID-19 changed the narrative of Education Section in 2021 – An analysis

IN 2021, COVID-19 brought about many changes in the country and the education sector was not left out. Students from primary to tertiary institutions were forced to learn... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 130 times

Tags: COVID-19, Federal Government, National Universities Commission

70 homeless mentally ill persons reunite with families in Jigawa

MAIGATARI Local Government Council of Jigawa says it has treated and reunited 70 homeless mentally ill persons with their families. Alhaji Uzairu Nadabo, Chairman of the Council,... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 6 months ago | seen 78 times

Tags: Kazaure Psychiatric Hospital, News Agency of Nigeria, Alhaji Uzairu Nadabo, Maigatari Local Government Council

A calls for investment in irrigation agriculture, climate change

THE Rice Farmers Association of Nigeria, RIFAN, has called for more investment in climate change mitigation efforts and irrigation agriculture to boost local rice production in... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 6 months ago | seen 58 times

Tags: Federal Ministry of Water Resources, Rice Farmers Association of Nigeria, Anchor Borrowers’ Scheme Mr Segun Atho,

CJN's call on National Assembly receives accolade from Lawyers

SOME Abuja-based lawyers have expressed divergent views on the Chief Justice of Nigeria's, CJN, proposal to the National Assembly to confer power of control of the... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 6 months ago | seen 194 times

Tags: National Assembly, Seprebofa Oyeghe, Justice Walter Onnoghen, Federal Executive Bodies, SGF, Office of the Secretary, Federal Republic of Nigeria, Code of Conduct Bureau, News Agency of Nigeria, Nati

Intestinal blockage sends Brazilian President to hospital

JAIR Bolsonaro, Brazilian president, was taken to hospital in São Paulo on Monday with a suspected intestinal blockage. The 66-year-old was admitted for treatment after complaining of... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 6 months ago | seen 51 times

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FG to collaborate with Stock Exchange on climate financing

THE Federal Government at the weekend assured that it would step up its collaboration with the Nigerian Exchange (NGX) with a view to developing the climate... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 6 months ago | seen 148 times

Tags: Nigerian Exchange Limited, Debt Management Office, Federal Ministry of Environment, Council on Climate Change, President Buhari, Nationally Determined Contributions, Paris Agreement on Climate Change

Mother, 2 daughters die on Sagamu-Benin expressway accident

A WOMAN and her two daughters were confirmed dead in an accident involving a Howo truck and a Ford jeep at old MRS filling station, Itako,... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 6 months ago | seen 162 times

Tags: Babatunde Akinbiyi, Traffic Compliance and Enforcement Corps, TRACE, Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC

Foreign loans and Nigeria’s critical assets as collateral

By Kadiri Abdulrahman  In recent times the news of some African countries losing some of their critical assets, and even their sovereignty to China due to heavy... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 6 months ago | seen 216 times

Tags: Tope Fasua, Federal Ministry of Justice, Patience Oniha, Director-General of the Debt Management Office, DMO, Rotimi Amaechi, Entebbe International Airport, China’s EXIM Bank, Laoye Jaiyeola, Nation

Usman submits probe panel report on Abba Kyari to PSC

Alkali Baba Usman, inspector-general of police, has submitted the probe panel report on suspended head of the Intelligence Response Team, Abba Kyari, to the Police Service... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 6 months ago | seen 189 times

Tags: United States Federal Bureau of Investigations, FBI, Braimoh Adogame Austin, Andrew Innocenti, Chibuzo Vincent, Maigari Dingyadi, Abba Kyari, PSC, Police Service Commission, Alkali Baba Usman, inspec

Conflicting exparte orders: Chief Judge excited no Federal High Court judge affected

THE Chief Judge (CJ) of Federal High Court (FHC), Justice John Tsoho, on Friday, expressed happiness that non of the judges of the court was involved... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 108 times

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30, 197 criminal cases filed in Federal High Court in 10 months, says Chief Judge

THE Chief Judge (CJ) of the Federal High Court (FHC), Justice John Tsoho, says at 30, 197 criminal cases were filed between Sept. 2020 and June... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 135 times

Tags: Federal High Court, Justice John Tsoho

Christmas: FRSC deploys 1,700 personnel for special patrol on Ogun roads

THE Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Ogun said the command had concluded plans to deploy 1,700 personnel on highways to oversee traffic activities across the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 110 times

Tags: Federal Road Safety Corps,

Court dismisses 11 of 20 fraud charges against former FCT Minister’s son

THE Federal High Court Abuja  has discharged and acquitted Shamsudeen Bala, son of former Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Bala Mohammed, on 11 out of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 55 times

Tags: Federal High Court, EFCC

Body of SANs call on judiciary to defend independence

THE Body of Senior Advocates of Nigeria (BOSAN) has called on the judiciary to protect its independence by not allowing external enemies to invade its sacred sanctuary. Speaking... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 143 times

Tags: BOSAN, Federal High Court,

Kanu sues DSS over alleged violation of rights

DETAINED leader of the Indigenous Peoples of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, has filed a fundamental human rights enforcement suit against the Department of State Service (DSS) at... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 177 times

Tags: IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu, Federal High Court, DSS

Alleged P&ID scam: Court fixes Feb. 14 for trial of British national

A Federal High Court (FHC), Abuja has fixed Feb. 14, 2022 for the commencement of trial of a British national, James Nolan, over allegations bordering on... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 68 times

Tags: Federal High Court

FRSC lauds FG over 80 per cent completion of expressways in Ogun

THE Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Ogun Sector Command, has commended the Federal Government for the level of work carried out on the expressways within... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 80 times

Tags: FRSC, Federal Government, Mr Ahmed Umar, OGUN,

WHO launch cancer drugs programme for children in poor countries

THE World Health Organisation (WHO) announced on Monday the launch of a programme to supply tested cancer medicines to children in poorer countries. The WHO and the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 120 times

Tags: WHO, cancer drugs programme, poor countries, St Jude Hospital,

Integrity of Nigeria’s water infrastructure at risk — Perm Sec

MRS Didi Walson-Jack, the Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Water Resources, has said that the integrity of the nation’s water infrastructure is at risk. The Perm Sec.... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 113 times

Tags: Federal Ministry of Water Resources,

Alleged P&ID scam: Court fixes Feb. 14 for trial of British national

A Federal High Court (FHC), Abuja has fixed Feb. 14, 2022 for the commencement of trial of a British national, James Nolan, over allegations bordering on... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 108 times

Tags: Federal High Court, EFCC

AEDC controversy: Court orders parties to maintain status quo

A Federal High Court, Abuja, on Friday, ordered parties in a suit filed over the raging controversy on the alleged takeover of the Abuja Electricity Distribution... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 166 times

Tags: AEDC, Federal High Court

FG’s delegation condoles Gov. Masari over Commissioner’s assassination

A Federal Government delegation on Friday paid a condolence visit to Katsina State over the assassination of the state Commissioner for Science and Technology, Dr. Rabe... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 142 times

Tags: Federal Government delegation, Katsina State, Dr. Rabe Nasir, state Commissioner for Science and Technology,

Alleged fraud: Court adjourns Nyako, others case until Jan. 24

JUSTICE Okon Abang of a Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has adjourned the trial of former Governor of Adamawa, Murtala Nyako and others until Jan.... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 128 times

Tags: Federal High Court, Murtala Nyako

National Hospital Ambassador Club extends humanitarian gesture to indigent patients, orphanage

THE Ambassador Club of National Hospital, on Thursday extended humanitarian gestures to indigent patients and Unity Children Home, an orphanage in Gwako, Gwagwalada, as part of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 75 times

Tags: mbassador Club of National HospitaL, humanitarian gestures, orphanage

Drug Convict bags 7 months in correctional service

 A 39-year-old man, Sadiq Aminu, has been sentenced by a Federal High Court in Lagos, to seven months in a correctional service for drug trafficking. The defendant,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 95 times

Tags: Sadiq Aminu, Federal High Court

FG, Roost Foundation, others want effective awareness to combat human trafficking

THE Federal Government, Roost Foundation and other stakeholders have solicited for massive and effective awareness creation to checkmate human trafficking, irregular migration, sexual and gender based... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 93 times

Tags: Federal GovernmenT, Roost Foundation, human trafficking, gender based violence, Hajiya Sadiya Umar Farouq

FCT-IRS remits N118b to FG, targets N202b in 2022

 THE Federal Capital Territory Internal Revenue Service (FCT-IRS) said that it remitted N118 billion into federal government coffers as at November with a projection of N202... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 94 times

Tags: Federal Capital Territory Internal Revenue Service, Mr Haruna Abdullahi,

Court fixes Feb. 21 for judgment in suit challenging Atiku’s eligibility to contest presidency

A Federal High Court, Abuja, on Monday, fixed Feb. 21, 2022, for judgment in a suit seeking to challenge former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar’s eligibility to vie for... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 82 times

Tags: Atiku Abubakar, Federal High Court

Fake news: NOA trains over 180 on fact-checking

 THE National Orientation Agency (NOA) said on Friday in Abuja that it has trained no fewer than 180 people on how to discern fake news through... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 105 times

Tags: Federal Inland Revenue Service, National Orientation Agency,

Federal High Court to begin Christmas vacation on Dec. 20

THE Federal High Court (FHC) will, on Dec. 20, begin its  Christmas vacation. The Chief Judge of FHC, Justice John Tsoho, stated this, on Thursday, in a... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 75 times

Tags: Federal High Court

World AIDS DAY: Virologist urges periodic screening to know status

A Virologist, Prof. EbunOluwa Adejuyigbe, has advised Nigerians to conduct screenings periodically to know their HIV/AIDS status in order to control the spread of the disease. Adejuyigbe,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 150 times

Tags: Obafemi Awolowo University Teaching Hospital, Prof. EbunOluwa Adejuyigbe

Why Nigeria did not sign OECD minimum corporate tax agreement

THE Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) has explained why Nigeria did not sign the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) G20 Inclusive Framework two-pillar solution... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 149 times

Tags: Federal Inland Revenue Service, M. L. Abubakar, Mathew Gbonjubola, Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development,

Amnesty: Igbo lawyers back Kanu

IGBO Lawyers Association (ILA), yesterday, declared that dialogue was the best option for President Muhammadu Buhari and the Federal Government in resolving the case of detained leader... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 173 times

Tags: IGBO Lawyers Association, Federal Government, Nnamdi Kanu

Peter Obi donates N1 million to hospital Peter Obi donates N1 million to hospital

...says Anambra West always dear to his heart PETER Obi, vice presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, during the 2019 elections, has visited and donated... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 7 months ago | seen 147 times

Tags: , Rex Universorum Hospital,Rev Sr Dr Sapientia Ameke, Peter Obi, Peoples Democratic Party, PDP,

Joe Okei-Odumakin mourns late Tony Uranta

JOE Okei-Odumakin, a human rights campaigner, has described the  passing of prominent human rights activist Tony Uranta, as saddening. Okei-Odumakin, also the President of Women Arise, made... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 7 months ago | seen 214 times

Tags: Joe Okei-Odumakin, Tony Uranta,Federal Government’s Technical Committee on Niger Delta; Executive Secretary, Pan-Niger Delta Forum, Executive Secretary, United Niger Delta Energy Development Securit

Ibadan high court jails 2 for cyber fraud

A Federal High Court sitting in Ibadan has sentenced two men – Sola Folorunso and Tomiwa Olatunbosun – to seven and six months’ imprisonment, respectively, for... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 221 times

Tags: Federal High Court

Court dismisses suit against Malami, others over appointment of consultant to monitor Abacha loot

A Federal High Court, Abuja, on Friday, dismissed a suit filed  against the Attorney General of the Federation (AGF) and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, and... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 143 times

Tags: Federal High Court

Presidential Villa inaugurates Fire Alert Centre

THE Permanent Secretary, State House, Tijjani Umar, and the Controller General (CG), Federal Fire Service (FFS), Liman Alhaji Ibrahim have inaugurated the State House Fire Alert... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 237 times

Tags: Federal Fire Service,

Absence of judge stalls Okorocha’s suit against Imo Govt., EFCC

THE absence of Justice Ahmed Mohammed of a Federal High Court, Abuja, on Wednesday, stalled the suit filed by former Imo Gov., Rochas Okorocha, against the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 160 times

Tags: EFCC, Federal High Court, Gov. Rochas Okorocha

Medical doctor seeks govts’ intervention on free access to diabetes drugs

A medical practitioner, Dr. Adewole Adesanya, has called on government at all levels to ensure citizens have access to oral drugs and insulin for the treatment... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 169 times

Tags: Dr. Adewole Adesanya, Federal Medical Centre

Alleged importer of fake Tramadol gets N10m bail

A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos, on Monday, granted an N10 million bail to a 43-year-old businessman, Afamefuna Udensi, charged with alleged importation of fake... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 78 times

Tags: Federal High Court, NAFDAC, Tramadol

Lion trademark: NBC asks court to strike out suit by Rite Foods

A Federal High Court in Lagos will on Dec. 1 to rule on  an application seeking to strike out a contempt charge against the Nigerian Bottling... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 112 times

Tags: NBC, Federal High Court

FG issues 2.7m passports in 2 years — Aregbesola

The Federal Government says the stress associated with the application and collection of passports will soon be a thing of the past as 2.7 million passports... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 7 months ago | seen 79 times

Tags: The Federal Government, Rauf Aregbesola

Man bags 10 years in gaol for attempting to export Metaphetamine

JUSTICE Jude Dagat of the Federal High Court, Lagos on Wednesday sentenced a trader, Emmanuel Nzubeka, to 10 years in a correctional centre for drug trafficking. The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 184 times

Tags: Federal High Court

Court judgment in my favour yet to be obeyed’, petitioner tells #EndSARS panel

A petitioner, Temitope Alake, told the #EndSARS Independent Investigative Panel that the judgment given in his favour by an Abuja federal high court is yet to... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 119 times

Tags: NHRC, #EndSARS, federal high court

Court adjourns Kanu trial to Jan 19 as lawyers stage walkout

THE Abuja division of the Federal High Court has adjourned the trial of the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, to January... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 158 times

Tags: IPOB, Federal High Court, Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu

REOPENED: FG prays court to dismiss Nnamdi Kanu’s motion over lawyers’ boycott of proceeding

The Federal Government has urged a Federal High Court, Abuja, to dismiss pending application of leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, following his... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 107 times

Tags: Federal High Court, Abuja, Nnamdi Kanu, Mohammed Abubakar, IPOB

NNPC to mobilise funding for Badagry expressway next week — Fed Works Controller

The Federal Controller of Works in Lagos, Mr Olukayode Popoola, says his ministry is fine tuning modalities for Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) to mobilize funding... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 8 months ago | seen 145 times

Tags: The Federal Controller of Works, Mr Olukayode Popoola, Lagos-Badagry Expressway

Alleged treason: Nnamdi Kanu’s lawyers staged a walkout, FG tells court

The Federal Government told a Federal High Court, Abuia that a team of lawyers of leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, on a... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 8 months ago | seen 119 times

Tags: Indigenous People of Biafra, The Federal Government, Mohammed Abubakar, Nnamdi Kanu

Passenger extortion: Arik Air suspends staff with immediate effect

The management of Arik Air has suspended one of its staff caught by the Federal Airport Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) asking for bribe at the domestic... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 8 months ago | seen 96 times

Tags: Arik Air, Federal Airport Authority of Nigeria,

Institute urges implementation of building code to address building collapse

The Nigerian Institute of Building (NIOB) has urged the Federal Government to sign the National Building Code (NBC) into law to address the incidences of building... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 8 months ago | seen 114 times

Tags: The Nigerian Institute of Building, Mr Kingsley Oghoro, Federal Government

Passenger extortion: FAAN apprehends Arik airline staff

THE Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) said that a staff of Arik airline was apprehended while soliciting bribe from a passenger at the general aviation... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 8 months ago | seen 235 times

Tags: Henrietta Yakubu,, Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria, FAAN,

Soldier, petrol smuggler burnt to death near Seme border

TWO persons, including a soldier, identified as Sgt. G Abdullahi, have been burnt to death while pursuing a petroleum smuggler on motorcycle on Badagry-Seme border expressway.   The... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 8 months ago | seen 268 times

Tags: Sgt. G Abdullahi, Solomon Donna, Badagry General Hospital

Court rejects WhatsApp messages as evidence in trial of Bayelsa teenager

A Federal High Court in Yenagoa, on Tuesday declined to admit a computer print out of WhatsApp communication between a retired Permanent Secretary in Bayelsa and... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 8 months ago | seen 328 times

Tags: Federal High Court

Ex U I students leader seeks redress over expulsion

ADEREMI Ojo, erstwhile President, University of Ibadan (U.I.) Students Union, has asked a Federal High Court in Ibadan to overturn his rustication by the institution’s authorities. The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 8 months ago | seen 82 times

Tags: Federal High Court

NDE trains 540 persons on Advanced Business in Adamawa

The National Directorate of Employment (NDE), in Adamawa has successfully trained no fewer than 540 beneficiaries of Special Public Works, on Advanced Business Training. Speaking at the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 8 months ago | seen 147 times

Tags: The National Directorate of Employment, Advanced Business Training, Malam Ibrahim Faisal, Federal Government

Report reckless drivers – FRSC Sector Commander tells passengers

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Ondo State Command, has called on passengers to report any commercial driver that is reckless in driving at any check... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 8 months ago | seen 110 times

Tags: The Federal Road Safety Corps, Mr Ezekiel SonAllah, passenge

Unemployment: Foundation tasks youth on capacity building

A non-Governmental Organization, ” Majesty Foundation,”, has urged youth to maximize every training opportunity available to them. This is to enable them improve their skills, be self... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 8 months ago | seen 94 times

Tags: Majesty Foundation, non-Governmental Organization, Federal Capital Territory Authority, Mr George Monyei, Amb. Asabe Umar

Drama outside Court premises as EFCC operatives move to rearrest Maina after conviction

THERE was a mild drama at the premises of the Federal High Court, Abuja, on Monday, after Abdulrasheed Maina, former Chairman, Pension Reformed Task Team (PRTT),... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 8 months ago | seen 94 times

Tags: EFCC, Abdulrasheed Maina, Federal High Court

Court stops FG from deducting state govts’ monies over $418m Paris Club debt

A Federal High Court, Abuja, on Friday, restrained the Federal Government from deducting monies accruing to the 36 states from federation account to settle 418 million dollars judgment... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 8 months ago | seen 168 times

Tags: Federal High Court

Alleged passport seizure: Court to hear El-Zakzaky, wife’s N4bn suit against DSS, AGF Jan. 19

A Federal High Court, Abuja, has fixed Jan. 19, 2022, for hearing the suit filed by Leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), Sheik Ibraheem... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 8 months ago | seen 115 times

Tags: Sheik Ibraheem El-Zakzaky, Federal High Court, DSS

FG set to monitor implementation of the national minimum wage payments

The Federal Government would soon begin monitoring of the implementation of the National Minimum Wage Act 2019, from N18,000 to N30,000.   The Chairman/CEO of National Salaries, Incomes... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 8 months ago | seen 191 times

Tags: Federal Government, National Minimum Wage, Mr Ekpo Nta, National Bureau of Statistic

SGF inaugurates sub-Committees On Rationalisation of Parastatal Agencies, others

The Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Mr Boss Mustapha on Thursday, inaugurated a sub-committees for the implementation of government white paper on restructuring and... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 8 months ago | seen 682 times

Tags: The Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha, Head of the Civil Service of the federation, Federal Civil Service Strategy and Implementation Plan (FCSSIP)

FG sensitises bakers in A’Ibom on importance of OFSP

The Federal Government through the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development has sensitised bakers and caterers in Akwa Ibom on the benefits of the inclusion of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 8 months ago | seen 95 times

Tags: The Federal Government, Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, OFSP, Dr Uyobong Uko

Gridlock: Commuters to protest over potholes on Abuja-Keffi expressway

COMMUTERS under the auspices of Road Users Development Network of Nigeria (RUDNN), have threatened to stage a protest over neglect of dilapidated portions of the Abuja-Keffi... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 8 months ago | seen 229 times

Tags: Federal Ministry of Works,

Misappropriation: I have no case to answer, ex-Minister Kabiru Turaki tells court

FORMER Minister of Special Duties and Inter-governmental Affairs, Kabiru Turaki, on Wednesday, indicated his interest to file a no-case submission after the Economic and Financial Crimes... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 8 months ago | seen 78 times

Tags: Kabiru Turaki, Federal High Court, EFCC

Misappropriation: I have no case to answer, ex-Minister Kabiru Turaki tells court

FORMER Minister of Special Duties and Inter-governmental Affairs, Kabiru Turaki, on Wednesday, indicated his interest to file a no-case submission after the Economic and Financial Crimes... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 8 months ago | seen 129 times

Tags: Kabiru Turaki, Federal High Court, EFCC

Economic cost of road accidents N450bn annually – Minister

The Minister of State for Transportation, Sen. Gbemisola Saraki, on Wednesday said the economic cost of road accidents in Nigeria amounted to about N450 billion annually. Saraki... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 8 months ago | seen 307 times

Tags: Minister of State for Transportation, Sen. Gbemisola Saraki, Major Oil Marketers Association of Nigeria (MOMAN), Federal Road Safety Corps ( FRSC)

Man, 27, bags 1 year in prison for dealing in cannabis

A Federal High Court sitting in Ibadan on Wednesday sentenced a 27-year-old man, Isiaka Lawal, to a year in prison for being in possession of two... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 8 months ago | seen 112 times

Tags: Federal High Court, Isiaka Lawal, Justice Uche Agomoh, National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA)

Court fixes Jan. 18 for suit challenging defection of Gov Matawalle, lawmakers

A Federal High Court, Abuja, on Tuesday, fixed Jan. 18, 2022, to hear suit, seeking the removal of Gov. Bello Matawalle of Zamfara and other lawmakers... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 8 months ago | seen 102 times

Tags: PDP, APC, Federal High Court, Gov. Bello Matawalle

Boardroom crisis: Obasanjo’s ex-aide, aggrieved directors move to settle out-of-court

PROF. Anthony Adegbulugbe, a former Special Adviser on Energy in the Olusegun Obasanjo administration, and two aggrieved directors of Green Energy International Limited have agreed to... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 8 months ago | seen 73 times

Tags: Olusegun Obasanjo, Federal High Court

Football coach shot as fighting erupts at Argentine third-tier match

A football coach was shot in the shoulder during an Argentine third-tier match on Sunday. Players fled the pitch as Huracan Las Heras fans fought each other... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 8 months ago | seen 140 times

Tags: Huracan Las Heras, Ferro de General Pico, Federal A-League

OPL245: Suraju files preliminary objections to FG’s charges of cyberstalking former minister Adoke

…seeks dismissal of suit on many grounds THE Chairman of Human and Environmental Development Agenda, (HEDA Resource Centre), Mr Olanrewaju Suraju, has filed a Notice of Preliminary... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 8 months ago | seen 151 times

Tags: HEDA Resource Centre, Federal High Court

Badminton Crisis: Francis Orbih-led committee asks Appeal Court to nullify lower court order

THE Francis Orbih-led Caretaker Committee of the Badminton Federation of Nigeria (BFN) has urged the Court of Appeal, Abuja to set aside the order of Justice... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 8 months ago | seen 225 times

Tags: Federal High Court, Badminton Federation of Nigeria, Court of Appeal

P&ID scam: Court issues arrest warrant against Irishman

A Federal High Court (FHC), Abuja, on Thursday, issued a warrant for the arrest of an Irish, Neil Murray, over his involvement in the alleged Process... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 8 months ago | seen 148 times

Tags: Federal High Court

EFCC displays CD of 51,933 pages, depicting content of Naira Marley s iPhone

THE Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Wednesday, displayed before a Federal High Court Lagos, virtual projection of a Compact Disc (CD) with 51,933 pages... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 8 months ago | seen 117 times

Tags: EFCC, Federal High Court

Court fixes Nov. 29 to hear suit filed by Fani-Kayode’s ex-wife

A Federal High Court, Abuja has fixed Nov. 29 to hear a suit filed by Precious Chikwendu against her ex-husband, Mr Femi Fani-Kayode.   The court fixed the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 8 months ago | seen 93 times

Tags: Federal High Court, Femi Fani-Kayode

Access Bank gets encomiums for support to health sector

DR Adeyemi Onabowale, Chairman, Reddington Hospital Group, has commended Access Bank Plc for its diverse support aimed at improving access to and service delivery in the... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 8 months ago | seen 188 times

Tags: Mr Herbert Nwigwe, Dr Adeyemi Onabowale, Reddington Hospital Group, Access Bank, Duchess International Hospital,

Nigerian Army to partner Lagos hospitals for better healthcare delivery

THE Ag. Corps Commander Medical (CCM), Nigerian Army (NA), Col. Babatunde Solebo said that collaborating with major healthcare institutions in Lagos State will foster synergy with... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 8 months ago | seen 149 times

Tags: Lt.- Gen. Faruk Yahaya, Col. Babatunde Solebo, Lagos State University Teaching Hospital, Nigerian Army Medical Corps,

Court fixes Nov. 10 to hear Nnamdi Kanu’s application, challenging competence of FG’s charge

A Federal High Court, Abuja has fixed Nov. 10 for hearing the application of leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, challenging... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 8 months ago | seen 174 times

Tags: Federal High Court, IPOB

Don’t be used to blackmail FG, group cautions Nigerians

OKPOKWU Ogenyi, Convener, Unity Rally Against Blackmail, has cautioned those who have resorted to using blackmail to oppose the Federal Government to desist from such act... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 8 months ago | seen 158 times

Tags: FG, Federal Government

Medical expert cautions against tobacco, alcohol consumption to prevent cancer

An Ibadan-based Surgeon, Prof. Temidayo Ogundiran, has cautioned Nigeria against intake of tobacco and alcoholic drinks to reduce the prevalence of cancer in the country. Ogundiran, a... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 8 months ago | seen 144 times

Tags: University College Hospital, Ibadan

Court orders Kano speaker, 5 others to appear before it

A Federal High Court in Kano on Wednesday, ordered the Kano State Speaker and five others to appear before it. This order followed an exparte filed by the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 8 months ago | seen 151 times

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Absence of EFCC witness stalls money laundering trial of ex-governor’s aide’s wife

THE absence of EFCC star witness stalled an N200-million money laundering suit against one Embelakpo Apere, and his wife, Beauty, at the Federal High Court, Yenagoa,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 8 months ago | seen 114 times

Tags: EFCC, Federal High Court

Economist hails FG’s closure of contract deal for 4 refineries’ rehab as cost effective

FRIDAY Udoh, an economist, has said that the Federal Government had been vindicated for successfully closing the deal for the rehabilitation of four refineries in the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 8 months ago | seen 1,863 times

Tags: FRIDAY Udoh, Federal Government

Foundation inaugurates hospital in Abuja to discourage medical tourism

A foundation known as “When In Need” (WIN) has inaugurated a medical facility in Abuja to make impacts on Nigerians and discourage medical tourism.   The facility known... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 8 months ago | seen 112 times

Tags: Kay Medicare Hospital, medical tourism, Dr Chetachi Dikko,

Eid El Maluud: FRSC urges motorists to avoid reckless driving

THE Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC, has called on the motoring public and other road users to avoid reckless driving, exhibit more patience, and resist the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 8 months ago | seen 113 times

Tags: Federal Road Safety Corps, Bisi Kazeem,

FG takes delivery of final batch of Tucano jets

THE Federal Government says it has taken delivery of the final batch of the 12 A-29 Super Tucano fighter jets expected from the United States. The Minister... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 8 months ago | seen 134 times

Tags: Federal Government, Super Tucano fighter jets, Lai Mohammed

OPIC: Court orders police, Ogun Assembly to appear before it

A Federal High Court in Lagos, on Monday, ordered Ogun State Assembly and the Nigeria Police to appear before it, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN)... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 8 months ago | seen 334 times

Tags: Federal High Court, OPIC

Alleged P&ID scam: EFCC re-arraigns British national, James Nolan

THE Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), on Monday re-arraigned a British national, James Nolan, before Justice Donatus Okorowo of a Federal High Court (FHC), Abuja. The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 8 months ago | seen 137 times

Tags: EFCC, Federal High Court

Court orders Immigration to immediately release Odili’s travel passport

THE Federal High Court, Abuja, on Monday ordered the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) to immediately release the travel passport of former governor of Rivers, Dr Peter Odili. Delivering... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 8 months ago | seen 115 times

Tags: Nigeria Immigration Service, Federal High Court

Association tasks FG on repositioning the rubber sector

THE National Rubber Producers, Processors and Marketers Association of Nigeria on Friday, urged the Federal Government to take necessary steps to reposition the rubber industry. National Chairman... Read more

Author: Maureen Chigbo | Posted 8 months ago | seen 211 times

Tags: Federal Government

Defection: PDP wants court to sack 3 Zamfara senators, 27 lawmakers alongside Gov. Matawalle

THE People’s Democratic Party (PDP), on Friday, sought court order, joining the three Zamfara senators and 27 other lawmakers who defected from the party to All... Read more

Author: Maureen Chigbo | Posted 8 months ago | seen 200 times

Tags: PDP, APC, Federal High Court

TV stations ordered to feature sign language interpreters

THE Federal Government says it will direct the Nigeria Broadcasting Commission (NBC) to compel public and private television stations to feature sign language interpreters during their... Read more

Author: Maureen Chigbo | Posted 8 months ago | seen 137 times

Tags: NBC, FRCN, EU, Federal Government, Lai Mohammed

FG to support MSMEs access credit at single digit

THE Federal Ministry of Industry, Trade and Investment (FMITI) has pledged to support Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) to access credit at a single digit... Read more

Author: Maureen Chigbo | Posted 8 months ago | seen 139 times

Tags: Mrs Maryam Katagum, Federal Ministry of Industry, Trade and Investment,

Don’t ignore other killer diseases for COVID-19 – Medical Director warns

 DR Akintunde Ogunfeyimi, Chief Medical Director, Ondo State Specialist Hospital, Okitipupa, on Friday advised Nigerians to maintain hygienic living at all times. Speaking with the News Agency... Read more

Author: Maureen Chigbo | Posted 8 months ago | seen 137 times

Tags:  DR Akintunde Ogunfeyimi, Ondo State Specialist Hospital,

Pink October: Target teenagers for breast cancer awareness programmes- Expert

A General Surgeon, Dr Adefemi Afolabi, says teenagers should be targeted for breast cancer awareness programmes to make regular breast checks a habit. Afolabi, who works at the University... Read more

Author: Maureen Chigbo | Posted 8 months ago | seen 333 times

Tags: Adefemi Afolabi, University College Hospital (UCH), Ibadan

NNPC to find lasting solutions to challenges faced by PTD, NARTO

AS a follow-up to its efforts in sustaining the current smooth supply and distribution of petroleum products nationwide within the festive period and beyond, the Nigerian... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 8 months ago | seen 269 times

Tags: Petroleum Tanker Drivers, Mallam Mele Kyari, NNPC, Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, Department of Petroleum Resources, Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS), Department of State Services (DSS

Court fixes Dec. 2 for arraignment of Anambra Varsity professor, others for alleged forgery

A Federal High Court, Abuja on Tuesday fixed Dec. 2 for arraignment of Prof. Obiajulu Obikeze and four others over allegations bordering on forgery. Justice Inyang Ekwo... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 8 months ago | seen 86 times

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2022 Budget: FG to spend N76 million for State House rent, N30 million to fuel generator

THE Federal Government allocated N76,669,965 for residential rent in the State House and N30,678,392 to fuel the generator at the Villa, with N5,285,747 allocated for its... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 8 months ago | seen 174 times

Tags: Federal Government, 2022 Budget

Security forces repel attack by unknown gunmen

  ....ask people to report persons with Gunshots A COMBINED team of policemen and soldiers this afternoon repelled an attack by unknown gunmen at Odoata Primary School, Ihiala,... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 8 months ago | seen 642 times

Tags: Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital, Odoata Primary School, All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA, Governor Willie Obiano, Professor Chukwuma Charles Soludo,

Court fixes Nov. 22 to hear Saraki’s suit, challenging EFCC, ICPC to probe him

A Federal High Court, Abuja on Monday fixed Nov. 22 for hearing two separate suits filed by former Senate President, Bukola Saraki, to restrain the Economic and... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 8 months ago | seen 87 times

Tags: Federal High Court, Saraki, EFCC

NCC committed to facilitating growth of e-government – Danbatta

Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta, executive vice chairman, EVC, of the Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, has highlighted the various regulatory measures of the Commission toward deepening the... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 9 months ago | seen 241 times

Tags: Lanre Ajayi, Adeleke Adewolu, Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta, Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, DigiServe Network Services Limited, Federal Inland Revenue Service, FIRS, Association of Telecommunic

Alleged N69bn debt: Court fixes Jan. 24 for AMCON’s suit against Jimoh Ibrahim

A Federal High Court, Abuja on Monday fixed Jan. 24, 2022 for a suit filed by the Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON), seeking a stay of... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 9 months ago | seen 140 times

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World Heart Day: Expert says cardiovascular-related diseases kill over 18m annually

THE Vice President of the Association of Resident Doctors, University of Uyo Teaching Hospital, Dr Margaret Erhunmwunse, has said that Cardiovascular disease remains the World’s number... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 9 months ago | seen 176 times

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FMC Owerri to bury unclaimed corpses en-masse

THE Federal Medical Centre, Owerri, has announced its intention to conduct mass burial for unclaimed corpses in its mortuary. The decision is contained in a press statement... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 9 months ago | seen 122 times

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Medical doctor drags NMA before court over imposing levies on non-members

OLUSOLA Adeyelu has asked a Federal High Court, Abuja to determine whether Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) has the powers to impose its financial resolution on any... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 9 months ago | seen 100 times

Tags: Federal High Court, NMA

Court fixes Nov. 24 for suit filed by women groups

A Federal High Court, Abuja on Wednesday fixed Nov. 24 for a suit filed by some women groups for the Federal Government to implement the 35... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 9 months ago | seen 83 times

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Court bars EFCC from retrying Orji Uzor Kalu

THE Federal High Court has prohibited the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission from retrying former Abia Governor, Sen. Orji Uzor Kalu. Justice Inyang Ekwo gave the order... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 9 months ago | seen 110 times

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Court adjourns trial over ex-JAMB Registrar, Ojerinde’s bid to change lawyer

THE Federal High Court, Abuja on Wednesday adjourned the trial of former Registrar, Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB), Prof. Dibu Ojerinde until Oct. 8. Justice Obiora... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 9 months ago | seen 90 times

Tags: Federal High Court, JAMB

2021 World Pharmacists Day: Garki Hospital begins deworming of 1,000 persons

GARKI Hospital, Abuja, has begun the deworming of no ewer than 1,000 persons in the FCT as part of activities to mark the 2021 World Pharmacists... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 9 months ago | seen 239 times

Tags: Hospital

Alleged N1.2bn fraud: ex-FCT Minister’s son knows fate on Dec.13

THE Federal High Court, Abuja, has fixed Dec. 13 to rule on the no-case submission filed by Shamsudeen Mohammed, son of Bala Mohammed, former Minister of... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 9 months ago | seen 86 times

Tags: Federal High Court, Shamsudeen Mohammed

See tourism as tools for poverty reduction – FG to states

THE Federal Government has challenged the states to see tourism beyond leisure and entertainment but as economy and tools for poverty reduction. The Minister of Information and... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 9 months ago | seen 263 times

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Alleged nude photos: Court fixes Oct. 21 for arraignment of Ohakim

THE Federal High Court, Abuja, has fixed Oct. 21 for arraignment of former Imo Governor, Mr Ikedi Ohakim, for allegedly threatening to release nude photos of... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 9 months ago | seen 157 times

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Court adjourns suit challenging Atiku’s eligibility to contest presidency

THE Federal High Court, Abuja on Monday adjourned a suit seeking to challenge former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar’s eligibility to vie for the office of the president... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 9 months ago | seen 89 times

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Minister decries dehumanising of female corps member by army officer

THE Federal Ministry of Women Affairs says that its attention has been drawn to a video which went viral on September 22, 2021 in which a... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 9 months ago | seen 188 times

Tags: Federal Ministry of Women Affairs

Alleged right violation: Court fixes Nov. 30 for judgment in deposed Emir Sanusi’s suit

A Federal High Court, Abuja, on Thursday fixed Nov. 30 for judgment in a suit filed by deposed Emir Sanusi Lamido Sanusi II against the Kano... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 9 months ago | seen 77 times

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Farmers at war over AFAN leadership

THE internal wrangling in the All Farmers Association of Nigeria (AFAN) has continued amidst a pending law suit over the leadership tussle before the Abuja division... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 9 months ago | seen 86 times

Tags: AFAN, Federal High Court

Court fixes Nov. 17 suit challenging jurisdiction in Okorocha’s suit against Imo Govt.

THE Federal High Court, Abuja, on Wednesday, fixed Nov. 17 to hear application challenging its jurisdiction in the suit filed by former Imo Gov., Rochas Okorocha,... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 9 months ago | seen 195 times

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MBF alleges Mailafia was shabbily treated in hospital before his death

    THE Middle Belt Forum, MBF, has alleged that Obadiah Mailafia, former deputy governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, was shabbily treated in the hocpital... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 9 months ago | seen 737 times

Tags: Obadiah Mailafia, Isuwa Dogo, Central Bank of Nigeria, University of abuja teaching Hospital,

NAF Hospital Lab bags ISO 15189 accreditation certificate 

FOR the second consecutive time, the 661 Nigerian Air Force Hospital Laboratory (661 NAFH), Ikeja has again won the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) 15189:2012 accreditation... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 9 months ago | seen 488 times

Tags: Nigerian Air Force Hospital Laboratory,Air Marshal Oladayo Amao,Tosan Erhabor,

Court of Appeal reserves ruling in Lagos application to join suit

THE Abuja Division of the Court of Appeal has reserved ruling on the application filed by Lagos State Government seeking to join an appeal by the... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 9 months ago | seen 83 times

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Anambra 2021: PDP Inaugurates High-Powered National Campaign Council comprising 11 Governors, federal lawmakers, others

THE Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Thursday, September 9, 2021 took yet another bold step towards reclaiming the seat of power in Anambra State as the... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 10 months ago | seen 238 times

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Obi donates N100 million to Shanahan Specialist Hospital, Nsukka

The Vice Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) during the 2019 elections, Mr Peter Obi, on Tuesday made a donation of N100 million to... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 10 months ago | seen 236 times

Tags: Peter Obi, PDP, Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, Shanahan Specialist, Most Rev Godfrey Onah, Hospital,

35 die, 150 in hospital due to outbreak of diarrhea, vomiting in Gwoza LG

THE Chairman of Gwoza Local Government Area (LGA) in Borno, Prof. Ibrahim Bukar, has announced that about 35 people have died with 150 others hospitalized following... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 10 months ago | seen 467 times

Tags: 35 die, 150 in hospital due to outbreak of diarrhea, vomiting in Gwoza LG

FRSC partners Nigeria Police on traffic control, security in Enugu

THE Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), on Thursday sought partnership with the Nigeria Police on traffic control, security and other enforcement activities within Enugu State. The Sector... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 10 months ago | seen 254 times

Tags: Mr Lawal Abubakar,Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC),Mr Joseph Udoabba,

Tax Evasion: Tribunal orders DSTV to pay FG N900bn tax backlog

A Tax Appeal Tribunal (TAT) sitting in Lagos has ordered Multichoice Nigeria Limited, owners of cable television services, DSTV, to pay 50 percent of the N1.8... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 10 months ago | seen 102 times

Tags: Prof. A.B. Ahmed,DSTV,Federal Inland Revenue Service,Mr Abdullahi Ahmad,

Ministry advises women on humility to reduce SGBV

THE Federal Ministry of Women Affairs on Tuesday enjoined women to always be humble in order to reduce Sexual and Gender-Based Violence (SGBV).   The ministry’s Permanent Secretary,... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 10 months ago | seen 136 times

Tags: Sexual and Gender-Based Violence,Federal Ministry of Women Affairs,Mr Olufunso Adebiyi,

Paralympic swimmer prepares for Tokyo 2020 having watched London 2012 from hospital

"I was in hospital when the London 2012 Paralympics were on and that was what gave me the feeling that anything was possible, regardless of what... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 10 months ago | seen 90 times

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Continue to pay your VAT to us, FIRS urges taxpayers

 THE Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) has urged taxpayers to continue to pay their Value Added Tax (VAT) to it to avoid paying penalties for failure... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 10 months ago | seen 123 times

Tags: Federal Inland Revenue Service,Mr Abdullahi Ahmad, Director

Doctors Strike: NARD rejects new MoU with FG

The Nigerian Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) has rejected the new Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) presented by the Federal Government. The NARD National President, Dr Okhuaihesuyi Uyilawa,... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 10 months ago | seen 205 times

Tags: The Nigerian Association of Resident Doctors (NARD), Federal Government, Dr Okhuaihesuyi Uyilawa, Dr Chris Ngige,

Psychiatric hospital performs ground breaking in Calabar

 The management of the Neuro Psychiatric Hospital in Calabar has performed the ground breaking ceremony for the building of their permanent structure along Tinapa road in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2023 years ago | seen 49 times

Tags: Neuro Psychiatric Hospital