1021 results found for Independent National Electoral Commission

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 12 hrs ago | seen 56 times

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

ASUU strike: Protesting students block Sagamu-Benin Expressway

Students in Ogun on Monday blocked the Sagamu-Benin Expressway in protest against the ongoing strike action by members of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU). The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 12 hrs ago | seen 64 times

Tags: Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Tai Solarin University of Education, Science and Technology (TASUED, National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS), Damilola Simeon, Olabisi Onabanjo U

ASUU strike: Protesting students block Sagamu-Benin Expressway

Students in Ogun on Monday blocked the Sagamu-Benin Expressway in protest against the ongoing strike action by members of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU). The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 13 hrs ago | seen 49 times

Tags: Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Tai Solarin University of Education, Science and Technology (TASUED, National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS), Damilola Simeon, Olabisi Onabanjo U

Absence of prosecution counsel stalls trial of businessman

The absence of a Prosecution Counsel, Mr Samuel Ugwuegbulam, in an FCT High Court in Kubwa, Abuja, stalled the trial of a businessman, Philemon Gora charged... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 13 hrs ago | seen 33 times

Tags: Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Kezziah Ogbonnaya,

Woman jailed 6 years for trafficking 2.1 kg of cannabis

A Federal High Court in Ibadan has sentenced a 50-year-old woman, Bidemi Adesegun to six years imprisonment for trafficking 2.1 kg of cannabis. Delivering judgment, Justice Uche... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 15 hrs ago | seen 58 times

Tags: Uche Agomoh, National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA),

Man, 23, jailed 1 year for illegal drug deal

A Federal High Court in Ibadan on Monday sentenced a 23-year old man, Kunle Osadare to one year in prison for illegal drug deal involving 16.5... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 15 hrs ago | seen 28 times

Tags: Uche Agomoh, National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA),

NDLEA urges youths to shun drug abuse, addiction

The Deputy Superintendent of Narcotics, National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Mrs Fatima Dauda, has  urged youths to shun drug abuse and addiction for a greater... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 18 hrs ago | seen 65 times

Tags: Ademosu Jamiu, Oluwayemi Odubote, National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Fatima Dauda, National Youth Council of Nigeria (NYCN),

NNPC Weekly: NNPC Ltd. intensifies efforts to address Africa’s energy poverty

The Nigerian National Petroleum Company Limited (NNPC Ltd.) started its activities for the new week with a call on stakeholders to intensify efforts to address abject... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 18 hrs ago | seen 56 times

Tags: Nigerian National Petroleum Company Limited (NNPC Ltd.), Malam Mele Kyari,

NCC alerts on latest trick by hackers to unlock, steal vehicles

THE Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has alerted telecom consumers and members of the public on an ongoing cyber-vulnerability which allows a nearby hacker to unlock vehicles,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted yesterday | seen 82 times

Tags: Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Ikechukwu Adinde, Computer Security Incident Response Team (CSIRT), Man-in-the-Middle (MitM),

45th NAFEST: Ministry of Tourism seeks support

THE Lagos State Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture officials  have visited Dr Ibijoke Sanwo-Olu, seeking collaboration to host the the 45th anniversary of the National... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted yesterday | seen 46 times

Tags: Lagos State Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture, Sanwo-Olu, National Festival for Arts and Culture (NAFEST),

NDLEA seizes 203,879 Tramadol tabs in raids of 4 states

THE National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has seized 203, 879 tablets of various pharmaceutical opioids and illicit substances in raids across Abia, Kaduna, Yobe and... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted yesterday | seen 50 times

Tags: National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Fem Babafemi,

Osun 2022: INEC tracking of campaign finances of political parties not witch hunt says REC

The National Leader of the APC and presidential aspirant on the platform of the party, Ahmed Tinubu, says he is the only one running for the... Read more

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

Tags: Gov. Abubakar Sani-Bello, Ahmed Tinubu, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC),

NAFDAC, NYSC sign MoU to promote healthy living among Nigerians

THE National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) for... Read more

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

Tags: National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC), National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Memorandum of Understanding (MoU),

Functional biosafety law to bring benefits to economy — NABDA DG

Prof. Abdullahi Mustapha, Director-General of National Biotechnology Development Agency(NABDA) has said that successful operations of biosafety laws in Nigeria will bring significant benefits to farmers and... Read more

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

Tags: Prof. Abdullahi Mustapha, National Biotechnology Development Agency(NABDA)

CAC is committed to use data security to enhance economy – Registrar-General

The Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) says it is still committed to according data security priority attention to enhance economic growth. Its Registrar-General, Alhaji Garba Abubakar says the CAC,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 days ago | seen 60 times

Tags: Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC), Rasheed Mahe, Alhaji Garba Abubakar, Dr Vincent Olatunji,

Ogbomoso United FC appoints new Team Manager, Welfare Officer

NIGERIA'S Nation-wide League side, Ogbomoso United FC, has announced the appointment of a new Team Manager and Welfare Officer to boost their chances and qualifications to... Read more

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

Tags: Nigeria National League (NNL), Ogbomoso United FC, Ishola Babatunde, Rasheed Yekeen, Akinwale Akinwole (Wolekanle),

NHRC begins 2022 audit of correctional centres

THE National Human Rights Commission  (NHRC) on Thursday flagged off the 2022 Correctional Centre Audit to ascertain compliance with international best practices. The Chairperson of the Commission,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 days ago | seen 81 times

Tags: Dr Salamatu Suleiman, Mr Tony Ojukwu, Chamberlain Nwanne, National Human Rights Commission

Somali forces kill 17 al-Shabab terrorists in southern region

SOMALI security forces killed 17 al-Shabab terrorists and wounded several others during security operations in the southern region on Wednesday, officials said on Thursday. The Somalia National... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 days ago | seen 50 times

Tags: Somalia National Army

China issues bioeconomic development plan

CHINA’s National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) on Tuesday issued a plan for the development of bioeconomy during the 14th Five-Year Plan Period (2021-2025). It is the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 days ago | seen 27 times

Tags: Wang Xiang, National Development and Reform Commission,

Coalition urges integration of climate resilience measures in WASH

Mr Benson Attah, National Coordinator, Society for Water and Sanitation (NEWSAN), on Wednesday called for the integration of climate-resilience measures in Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH)... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 days ago | seen 57 times

Tags: National Coordinator, Society for Water and Sanitation (NEWSAN), Benson Attah,

Disasters: NEMA seeks communities cooperation

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) , Kano Territorial Office,  has called for collaboration amongst stakeholders and communities to complement government efforts in reducing the impact... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 days ago | seen 27 times

Tags: Local Emergency Management Committees (LEMC), National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet),

NAPTAN, stakeholders laud KDSG for constructing 6 new science schools

National Parent-Teacher Association of Nigeria (NAPTAN) and some education stakeholders have commended the Kaduna State Government for constructing six new Science Boarding Secondary Schools to promote... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 days ago | seen 90 times

Tags: National Parent-Teacher Association of Nigeria (NAPTAN), Haruna Danjuma,

NDE trains 130 Bayelsa women in tie-and-dye, stoning, beading, others

The National Directorate of Employment (NDE) says 130 women are undergoing training in tie-and-dye production, clothes’ beading and stoning as well as natural organic products in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 days ago | seen 44 times

Tags: National Directorate of Employment (NDE), Aham Osuchukwu,

2023: Ebonyi group drums support for Mbam’s governorship aspiration

EBONYI group, Movement for Grassroots Mobilisation (MGM), says it has adopted Chief Elias Mbam, as its preferred candidate for the 2023 governorship election in Ebonyi. Mbam, the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 days ago | seen 86 times

Tags: Movement for Grassroots Mobilisation (MGM), Revenue Mobilisation Allocation and Fiscal Commission (RMAFC), All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief Elias Mbam,

Only accredited CBOs will access, provide services on NYSC portal — D-G

THE National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) says henceforth, only Cyber-Cafe Business Operators (CBOs) registeredand accredited by the scheme’s CBO Online App Platform will access and provide... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 days ago | seen 41 times

Tags: National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Cyber-Cafe Business Operators (CBOs), Shuaibu Ibrahim,

2023 general election: IPAC seeks 2 months extension for party primaries

THE Inter-Party Advisory Council (IPAC) has appealed to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to extend the June 3 deadline for political parties primaries for the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 days ago | seen 67 times

Tags: Inter-Party Advisory Council (IPAC), Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Yabagi Sani, Action Alliance (AA), All Progressives Congress (APC), Action Peoples Party (APP), New Nigeria Peopl

Igbinedion varsity graduates 15,000 students in 23 years

THE Igbinedion University Okada (IUO), has graduated over 15,000 students in different disciplines since its inception in 1999. The Chancellor of the university, Chief Gabriel Igbinedion said... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 days ago | seen 95 times

Tags: Igbinedion University Okada (IUO), National Universities Commission (NUC), Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Prof. Lawrence Ezemonye,,

Fuel scarcity may linger unless FG pays marketers bridging claims — IPMAN

THE Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN), has urged the Federal Government to pay marketers their bridging claims to enable them to begin lifting petroleum... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 days ago | seen 80 times

Tags: Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN), Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC),

We are not recruiting now – CAC

THE Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC), has advised members of the public to disregard a fake recruitment advertisement being circulated on social media and other platforms. CAC’s Head... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 days ago | seen 57 times

Tags: Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC), Rasheed Mahe,

NYSC deworms 250 pupils in Jos community

THE National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) says its grassroots health initiative has dewormed no fewer than 250 pupils in Sot community of Plateau. The Plateau Coordinator of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 days ago | seen 60 times

Tags: National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Caroline Embu, Joshua Dung,

Court orders Benue govt. to pay retiree N6.1m gratuity, pension

THE National Industrial Court on Tuesday ordered the Benue State Government to pay its retiree, Atsar Vincent, the sum of N6.1 million, being his gratuity and... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 days ago | seen 60 times

Tags: National Industrial Court, Isaac Essien, V. T. Amela, D.E. Ikape,

NDE trains 130 women in skills acquisition in Kebbi

The National Directorate of Employment (NDE)has started training of 130 Kebbi women in different skills to generate employment,create wealth and alleviate poverty in the state. The Director-General... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 days ago | seen 65 times

Tags: National Directorate of Employment (NDE), Abubakar Nuhu-Fikpo, Alhaji Abdullahi Danjuma-Machika,

Aviation fuel: Marketers laud FG’s temporary intervention for local airlines

The Major Oil Marketers Association of Nigeria (MOMAN), has welcomed the temporary intervention by the Federal Government for local airlines regarding the pricing of Aviation Turbine... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 days ago | seen 85 times

Tags: Major Oil Marketers Association of Nigeria (MOMAN), Clement Isong, Airline Operators of Nigeria (AON), Nigerian Midstream and Downstream Petroleum Regulatory Authority (NMDPRA), Nigerian National Petr

Osun 2022: Court reserves judgment on PDP governorship ticket tussle

THE Federal High Court in Osogbo has fixed May 18, for judgment on the governorship ticket tussle between Prince Dotun Babayemi and Sen. Ademola Adeleke both... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 days ago | seen 46 times

Tags: Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC),

KDSG committed to Local Government Reforms – Deputy Governor

DEPUTY Governor of Kaduna State,  Dr Hadiza Balarabe, has reiterated the commitment of the state government towards the reform of the local government system. Balarabe said this... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 days ago | seen 41 times

Tags: Hadiza Balarabe, National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies (NIPSS),

APGA holds ward delegates congress in Ebonyi on May 10

THE All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) Ebonyi chapter, says it will hold its ward delegates congresses across the 171 wards of the 13 local government areas... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 days ago | seen 54 times

Tags: All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), Ricky Okorouka, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC),

33,183 PVCs ready for collection in Jigawa-INEC

THE Jigawa office of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says  33,183 Permanent Voters Cards (PVCs) are ready for distribution to newly registered voters in the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 days ago | seen 55 times

Tags: Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC),

Food security: Fintiri pledges to sustain IITA’s agric programmes in Adamawa

Gov. Ahmadu Fintiri of Adamawa has pledged to sustain the integrated agricultural programmes of International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) to ensure food security in the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 days ago | seen 68 times

Tags: Alhaji Ya’u Dahiru, National Agricultural Seeds Council (NASC), Prakash Silwal, International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA),

2022 WASSCE: Over 1.6m register, WAEC concludes arrangements

THE West African Examinations Council (WAEC) says some 1,607,975 candidates have been registered for the 2022 West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) for school candidates,... Read more

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

Tags: West African Examinations Council (WAEC), National Identification Number (NIN), Patrick Areghan,

NPC restates commitment to credible, reliable census

THE National Population Commission (NPC) has restated its commitmentto conducting a digital, reliable and credible census in the country by 2023. Its Executive Chairman, Alhaji Nasir Kwarra,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a week ago | seen 67 times

Tags: National Population Commission (NPC), Alhaji Nasir Kwarra, Eyitayo Oyetunji, Silas Agara,

NDE trains women on various skills in Bauchi

THE National Directorate of Employment (NDE), on Monday, commenced a five-day training of 130 women on different vocational skills in Bauchi. The Director General of NDE, Malam... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a week ago | seen 65 times

Tags: National Directorate of Employment (NDE),

NDE trains 130 women on vocational skills

THE National Directorate of Employment (NDE), Kaduna Directorate, on Monday began a five-day training for 130 women in various skills.   The Acting  Coordinator of NDE in the... Read more

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

Tags: National Directorate of Employment (NDE), Victoria Williams-Dada, Women Employment Branch (WEB), Malam Abubakar Nuhu-Fikpo, Jane Wayat,

FG committted to strengthen LG administartion – NIPSS Course 44

DR. Ibrahim Chorji, Team Lead, Senior Executive Course 44 Study Group, National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies (NIPSS), Kuru, Jos, said the Federal Government has... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a week ago | seen 77 times

Tags: Ibrahim Chorji, National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies (NIPSS),

2023: Kogi youths canvas Rivers stakeholders’ support for Gov Bello

THE National Youth Council of Nigeria (NYCN), Kogi chapter, on Monday solicited the support of its Rivers State counterparts and APC youth leader for Gov. Yahaya... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a week ago | seen 45 times

Tags: National Youth Council of Nigeria (NYCN), Usman Ogohi,

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 a week ago | seen 48 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

South Africa’s Kruger National Park to undergo $23m makeover

SOUTH Africa SANParks authority announced on Monday that Kruger National Park, one of the best-known safari parks in the world, would undergo thorough renovations. According to SANParks,... Read more

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

Tags: Kruger National Park, SANParks

Alleged Malabu scam: EFCC Official says defendant voluntarily gave statement

IBRAHIM Ahmed, an investigator with the EFCC on Monday said Aliyu Abubakar, the 2nd defendant in the trial of former Attorney-General of the Federation (AGF), Mohammed... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a week ago | seen 44 times

Tags: Inyang Ekwo, Ibrahim Ahmed, Mohammed Adoke, Economic and  Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC),

NOA charges Nigerians to increase patronage of locally-made products

THE National Orientation Agency (NOA) on Saturday in Abakaliki urged Nigerians to increase their patronage of Made-in-Nigeria goods and services to support national economic growth. Its Director... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a week ago | seen 52 times

Tags: Dr Desmond Onwo, National Orientation Agency.

Lead City University to host eminent Nigerians in arts and culture

Lead City University, Ibadan, is set to host eminent Nigerians in the culture and performing arts sector to ensure symbiotic interface between the gown and town. Dr... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a week ago | seen 60 times

Tags: Association of Nigerian Authors (ANA), Theatre Arts and Movie Practitioners Association of Nigeria (TAMPAN), National Association of Nigerian Theatre Arts Practitioners (NANTAP), Prof Kabiru Adeyemo,

Advocate tasks lawyers on space law practice

A space law advocate , Ms Agi Uruegi, on Friday called on Nigerian lawyersto take interest in outer space law for the benefit of the country. Uruegi,... Read more

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

Tags: Agi Uruegi, National Space Research and Development Agency (NASRDA),

Bayern Munich Academy coach commends Awka stadium pitch

Christopher Loch, Coach of Bayern Munich FC Academy has described the football pitch at Awka Township Stadium, Anambra as good for the game.   Loch, who was in... Read more

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

Tags: Christopher Loch, Coach of Bayern Munich FC, Bayern National Youth Cup,

Kenya’s trade deficit widens in 2021 on faster imports

KENYA National Bureau of Statistics (KNBS) reported a rise in merchandise imports which widened Kenya’s trade deficit from 999.9 billion shillings (8.6 billion U.S. dollars) in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 58 times

Tags: Kenya National Bureau of Statistics (KNBS),

Group decries failure of NASS to criminalise estimated billing

THE Energy Consumer Rights and Responsibility Initiative (ECRRI) on Friday decried failure of the National Assembly to criminalise issuance of estimated bills by electricity Distribution Companies... Read more

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

Tags: Energy Consumer Rights and Responsibility Initiative (ECRRI), Surai Fadairo, National Assembly,

NERC commends EEDC for consistent transformation, employment of professionals

THE Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) has commended the Enugu Electricity Distribution Company (EEDC) for its consistent effort towards actualisation of its sustainability and transformation agenda... Read more

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

Tags: Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC), Enugu Electricity Distribution Company (EEDC), Maruthi Mallepalli, Vincent Ekwekwu, Emeka Offor, Sanusi Garba,

AfCFTA: Implementation of framework critical to optimising economic benefits – Committee

THE National Action Committee for implementation of African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA), says implementation of framework establishing the agreement will help Nigeria optimise its gains. Mr... Read more

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

Tags: National Action Committee for implementation of African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA), Ogo Chukwura,

15% levy: Clearing agents again abandon vehicles at Tincan, says association

CLEARING agents have again abandoned vehicle clearance at the Tibcan Island Port, Lagos State, due to confusion over the 15 per cent National Automotive Council (NAC)... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 31 times

Tags: National Automotive Council (NAC), Lucky Amiwero, National Council of Managing Director of Licensed Customs Agents (NCMDLCA),

Gabonese league resumes May 14, about 3 years after its abandonment

THE 2021/2022 season in the Gabonese National Division One Football Championship (Linaf) will resume with Day One matches on May 14. Charles Nzego, Secretary-General of the National... Read more

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

Tags: Gabonese National Division One Football Championship (Linaf), Confederation of African Football (CAF), Gabonese football federation (FEGAFOOT),

Court fixes hearing on suit seeking sack of Oduah from Senate for May 25

A Federal High Court sitting in Awka on Thursday fixed the hearing on a suit seeking the sack of Mrs Stella Oduah, representing Anambra North Senatorial... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 47 times

Tags: Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Kingsley Nnalue, H. A Nganjiwa, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Oluchukwu Udemezue,

Channel people-smuggling ‘kingpin’ facing extradition to Belgium

A suspected “kingpin” of people-smuggling operations across the English Channel has been arrested and is facing extradition. Iranian Hewa Rahimpur was detained by officers in east London... Read more

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

Tags: National Crime Agency, Iranian Hewa Rahimpur

Suspected people-smuggling ‘kingpin’ arrested, faces extradition to Belgium

A suspected “kingpin” of people-smuggling operations across the English Channel has been arrested and is facing extradition. Iranian Hewa Rahimpur was detained by officers in east London... Read more

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

Tags: National Crime Agency (NCA), Iranian Hewa Rahimpur,

Enhancing financial services sector will grow Nigeria’s economy

THE National Action Committee (NAC) for implementation of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA), says enhancing the financial services sector will contribute to growing Nigeria’s... Read more

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

Tags: Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), National Action Committee (NAC), African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA),

Davnotch open will create avenue to discover new tennis talents, says NTF

DAYO Akindoju, President, Nigeria Tennis Federation (NTF) says the 2022 Davnotch National Open championship will be an avenue to discover new tennis talents for the country. Akindoju... Read more

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

Tags: Davnotch Nigeria Limited, Dayo Akindoju, Nigeria Tennis Federation (NTF), Davnotch National Open championship,

Nigeria’s participation in international conferences, exhibitions will boost technology – Datti

A member of the Federal House of Representatives, Mr Garba Datti, says Nigeria will continue to participate in foreign conferences and exhibitions  to discover new technologies... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 80 times

Tags: House of Representatives, Offshore Technology Conference (OTC), Garba Datti, Nigerian National Petroleum Company (NNPC) Ltd,

JDPC trains 172 Plateau residents on alternative techniques against violence

THE Justice Development and Peace Commission (JDPC) of the Catholic Diocese of Pankshin in Plateau, has trained 172 residents on some alternative techniques against violence in... Read more

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

Tags: Justice Development and Peace Commission (JDPC), Fr. Basil Kassam,

NANTA ex-President commends growth of travel trade

Mrs Theresa Uju, the first female National President of the National Association of Nigeria Travel Agencies (NANTA), has commended the rate of growth of the Nigerian... Read more

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

Tags: Theresa Uju, National Association of Nigeria Travel Agencies (NANTA),

NDLEA uncovers N22b worth of imported Tramadol

THE National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has said that ongoing investigation of a suspected drug baron, (name withheld) has led to the discovery of more... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 40 times

Tags: National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Femi Babafemi,

2023: Groups urge political parties to zone presidential ticket to north central

THE National Youth Mandate Group (NYMG) in collaboration with North Central Youth Council of Nigeria (NCYCN) have advised all political parties to zone the 2023 presidential... Read more

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

Tags: All Progressives Congress (APC), Abba Abba, National Youth Mandate Group (NYMG), North Central Youth Council of Nigeria (NCYCN),

Journalists, oxygen of democracy, agents of change, development- NHRC

THE National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on Tuesday described journalists as the oxygen of democracy, agents of change and development. The Executive Secretary of the commission, Mr... Read more

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

Tags: National Human Rights Commission, Mr Tony Ojukwu,

NNPC Board chairman commends Nigeria’s participation at 2022 OTC

SEN. Margery Chuba-Okadigbo, Chairman of the Board of the Nigerian National Petroleum Company (NNPC) Ltd., on Monday commended Nigerian delegation at the 2022 Offshore Technology Conference... Read more

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

Tags: Nigerian National Petroleum Company (NNPC) Ltd, Offshore Technology Conference (OTC), Chuba-Okadigbo,

Committee on African trade to develop policies for free trade flow in Nigeria

THE National Action Committee on African Continental Free Trade Area  said it hasd begun the development of policies in partnership with relevant export agencies  for free... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 72 times

Tags: National Action Committee on African Continental Free Trade Area,

PSC advocates recruitment of 20,000 Police Constables annually

MR Onyemuche Nnamani, the Commissioner, representing South East in the Police Service Commission (PSC),  has called on the Federal Government to increase the number of Constables recruited... Read more

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

Tags: Onyemuche Nnamani, Police Service Commission (PSC),

Electricity supply: Group wants eligible customers’ regulation approved

ASSOCIATION for Public Policy Analysis,  a civil society group has appealed to the Federal Government to implement the “Eligible Customer Regulation” to ensure constant electricity supply. Mr... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 34 times

Tags: Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC), Princewill Okorie,

Eid-el- Fitr: NCWS congratulates Muslims, urges FG to address security challenges

THE National Council for Women Societies (NCWS) has greeted Muslims on the occasion of the 2022 Eid-el-Fitr and called on the Federal Government to address the... Read more

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

Tags: National Council for Women Societies (NCWS), Eid-el-Fitr, Lami Lau,

NAHCON has reached significant stage on 2022 Hajj – Chairman

The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) says it has reached a significant preparatory stage with critical partners essential to the success of the 2022 Hajj... Read more

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

Tags: National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON), Alhaji Zikrullah Hassan,

Lagos govt. evacuates occupants of distressed building

OFFICIALS of the Lagos State Building Collapse Agency have begun the evacuation of occupants of a three-storey building showing serious signs of distress in Ebute Metta. The... Read more

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

Tags: Lagos State Building Collapse Agency, National Emergency Management Agency,, Ibrahim Farinloye,

Ebute-Meta building collapse: Death toll now 8

THE death toll at the collapsed Ebute-Meta three-storey building had risen to eight. Mr Ibrahim Farinloye, Southwest Zonal Coordinator, National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) told the News... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 88 times

Tags: National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Ibrahim Farinloye,

Eid-el-fitr: Pray for violence-free elections, IPMAN urges Muslims

THE Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN) has enjoined Muslims to pray for a violence-free 2023 general election, as they mark this year’s Eid-el-fitr celebration. IPMAN’s... Read more

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

Tags: Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN), Eid-el-fitr, Chinedu Okoronkwo,

Ebute Meta building collapse: Death toll rises to 5

The death toll from the collapsed three-storey building at Ebute Meta, Lagos, as at Monday morning has risen to five, the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA)... Read more

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

Tags: National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Ibrahim Farinloye,

INEC commences distribution of over 44, 000 PVCs in Kwara

THE Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Kwara will on Saturday commence distribution of over 44, 000 Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs) to newly registered voters in... Read more

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

Tags: Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Malam Garba Madami,

Multiple crash claims 2 persons in Lagos – NEMA

TWO people have been confirmed dead following a multiple crash involving four vehicles in Lagos. The multiple crash occurred at Odo lya Alaro located on the bridge... Read more

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

Tags: National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Ibrahim Farinloye, Lagos State Environmental Health Monitoring Unit (SEHMU), Lagos State. Ambulance Service (LASAMBUS),

NYSC, path to instil spirit of nationalism in youths – Gov. Bagudu

GOVERNOR Atiku Bagudu of Kebbi State has identified the  National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) as the best way to instil spirit of nationalism in youths.   Bagudu, who... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 56 times

Tags: Gov. Atiku Bagudu, National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Birnin Kebbi,

Ebonyi governorship: RMAFC Chairman Mbam picks nomination, expression of interest forms

CHIEF Elias Mbam, Chairman of the Revenue Mobilisation Allocation and Fiscal Commission (RMAFC) has formally joined the Ebonyi governorship race for the 2023 general elections.This is... Read more

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

Tags: Inyang Ekwo, APC, PDP, National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), Dandy Igweomoke, Elias Mbam, Revenue Mobilisation Allocation and Fiscal Commission (RMAFC),

IPMAN urges clamp down on illegal refineries

THE Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN) has urged government at all levels to intensify efforts to check the operations of illegal refineries in the... Read more

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

Tags: Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN), Chinedu Okoronkwo,

Court refuses to grant Abba Kyari’s co-defendant bail

A Federal High Court, Abuja, on Thursday, dismissed a bail application filed by ASP Bawa James, a co-defendant in the alleged drug trafficking case preferred against... Read more

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

Tags: Emeka Nwite, National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), DCP Abba Kyari, Bawa James,

Court orders PSC to pay ex-staff retirement benefits

The National Industrial Court, on Thursday ordered Police Service Commission (PSC), to pay its ex- staff, Pius Timiala, all his retirement benefits. Delivering judgment, Justice Rakiya Hasstrup,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 39 times

Tags: National Industrial Court, Rakiya Hasstrup,

NYSC extends service of 40 corps members in Nasarawa

THE National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) in Nasarawa State has extended the mandatory national service of 40 members for absconding from their places of primary assignments. Mr... Read more

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

Tags: National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Abdullahi Jikamshi,

NDE disburses N5m to 228 artisans in Imo

THE National Directorate of Employment (NDE) has disbursed loans to the tune of N4.56 million  to 228 artisans in Imo.   The Director-General of the NDE, Malam Abubakar... Read more

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

Tags: Chukwumaeze Chukwuka, National Directorate of Employment (NDE), Malam Abubakar Nuhu-Fikpo,

EU to suspend all duties on imports from Ukraine for 1 year

THE European Commission has proposed suspending import duties on all Ukrainian exports to the European Union for one year. The proposal, which the Commission termed “an unprecedented... Read more

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

Tags: European Commission, European Union, Valdis Dombrovskis, Volodymyr Zelensky,

NASA plans longer stay on Moon, Mars

Three U.S. astronauts and one Italian will carry out research that will help the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) to prepare for longer duration stays... Read more

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

Tags: National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), International Space Station (ISS), European Space Agency (ESA),

Badagry seaport to generate $2.6bn when operational- FG says

THE Federal Government says the Badagry Seaport is estimated to generate about 2.6 billion dollars and create 5,000 direct and indirect jobs when operational.     Mr Micheal Ohiani,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 56 times

Tags: Micheal Ohiani,Infrastructure Concesion Regulatory Commission (ICRC), Micheal Ohiani,

NDE grants N4.6m loan to 228 artisans in Plateau

THE National Directorate of Employment (NDE) has distributed N4.6 million loan to 228 artisans in Plateau, to enable them expand their businesses. The State Coordinator of NDE... Read more

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

Tags: National Directorate of Employment (NDE), Malam Ibrahim Abdulazeez,

Plateau women want more awareness on gender violence

SOME women in Plateau have called for increased awareness creation at various levels toward ending the spate of Gender Based Violence (GBV) in the society.   Some of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 56 times

Tags: Gender Based Violence (GBV), National Council of Women Societies (NCWS), Local Action Plan (SAP), Cecilia Chaimang, Zainab Gbobaniyi,

Somalia PM asks peacekeepers to secure parliamentary speaker vote

SOMALIA’S Prime Minister on Wednesday asked African Union soldiers to protect lawmakers as they pick new leadership, after warning police and intelligence officials not to interfere... Read more

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

Tags: African Union, Mohamed Hussein Roble, Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed, National Intelligence and Security Agency (NISA), Abdillahi Mohamed Nur,

Commissioner confirms EFCC investigations into adoption of children in Kaduna Orphanage

Kaduna State Commissioner for Human Services and Social Development, Hajiya Hafsat Baba, has confirmed that the EFCC has commenced investigation into the adoption of children from... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 39 times

Tags: Hajiya Hafsat Baba, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC),

EFCC arrests 34 suspects over alleged internet fraud in Kwara, Ekiti

THE Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says it has arrested 34 suspected internet fraudsters in Ilorin, Kwara and Ado-Ekiti in Ekiti state. This is contained in... Read more

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

Tags: Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Wilson Uwujaren,

2023: INEC approves 11,222 polling units for Kano

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Kano State says it has approved 11,222 polling units ahead of the 2023 general polls. INEC Kano Resident Electoral Commissioner,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 56 times

Tags: Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Prof. Riskuwa Arabu, Nasiru Ibrahim, Suleiman Alkali, A A Maulud, Sule Umar,

NOA advocates patronage of homemade goods for economic growth

THE National Orientation Agency (NOA) has urged Nigerians to patronise made-in-Nigeria goods and services as a major way to enhance economic growth and development of the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 42 times

Tags: National Orientation Agency (NOA), Enoh Uyoh,

Mikko joins Rivers governorship race, promises to harness state’s resources for balanced development

MR. Bernard Mikko has purchased the All Progressives Congress (APC) Expression of Interest and Nomination forms at the cost of N50 million to join the Rivers... Read more

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

Tags: All Progressives Congress (APC), Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Bernard Mikko,

Kaduna Govt, stakeholders map out plans on tackling nutrition obstacles

THE Kaduna State Government and stakeholders on Tuesday figured out a plan on ways to tackle nutrition impediments and food poisoning in Kaduna state. Speaking, the Permanent Secretary... Read more

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

Tags: Kaduna State Government, Planning and Budget Commission (PBC), Bashir Muhammad,

NUJ pledges support to fight against drug abuse in Sokoto

THE Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Sokoto State Council, has pledged support to the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) in its fight against drug abuse... Read more

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

Tags: Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ),National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Adamu Iro, Dalhatu Safiyal-Magori, Safiyal-Magori,

Inactivated Chinese vaccine against Omicron variants to undergo clinical trials

A Chinese inactivated vaccine against Omicron variants was on Tuesday approved for clinical trials by the National Medical Products. Administration. The vaccine, developed by the China National... Read more

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

Tags: National Medical Products

‘Nigerians spent more on transportation in March’

THE National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) has said Nigerians spent more on transportation in March. This is contained in the bureau’s transport fare watch for March 2022,... Read more

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

Tags: National Bureau of Statistics

ICPC seeks NGO’s collaboration in addressing workplace sexual harrasment

THE Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) has called for the support of  HEIR Women Development, a Non-Governmental Organisation, to  tackle workplace sexual... Read more

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

Tags: Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC), Akibu Garba, Prof. Bolaji Owasanoye, Ngozi Ike,

World Malaria Day: Stakeholders call for more efforts to eliminate disease

AS the world marks the 2022 World Malaria Day (WMD), some stakeholders have calledfor conscious efforts to end malaria disease in the country. The stakeholders made the... Read more

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

Tags: World Malaria Day (WMD), National Basketball Association (NBA), ExxonMobil, National Malaria Elimination Programme (NMEP), Terfa Akpoyibo, Perpetua Uhomoibhi,

EFCC arrests suspect for allegedly defrauding Emir in Kwara of N33m

THE Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ilorin Zonal Command, has arrested a 30-year-old man who allegedly defrauded the Emir of Okuta in Kwara of N33,... Read more

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

Tags: Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Alhaji Idris Abubakar, Nnamdi Azikwe International Airport,

Edo govt to create data base on residents – Obaseki

GOV. Godwin Obaseki of Edo says his administration is determined to have a data base that will document information on residents in the 18 Local Government... Read more

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

Tags: Joshua Ugonna, National Identification Number (NIN), Gov. Godwin Obaseki,

ExxonMobil Foundation renews commitment to end malaria in Nigeria

ExxonMobil Foundation, in collaboration with ExxonMobil affiliate companies and other orgnisations have renewed their commitments to end malaria in the country. Mr Richard Laing, the Managing Director,... Read more

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

Tags: ExxonMobil Foundation, Richard Laing, National Basketball Association (NBA), ExxonMobil’s Malaria Initiative (EMI),

2023: INEC pledges commitment to support PWDs during electoral process

THE Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has given its commitment to providing strong support to Persons With Disabilities (PWDs) ahead of the forthcoming 2023 general elections Prof.... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 96 times

Tags: Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Outreach and Partnership Committee (OPC), Prof. Kunle Ajayi, Persons with Disabilities (PWDs),

1,403 intending pilgrims from Kwara to perform 2022 Hajj — official

NO fewer than 1,403 intending pilgrims from Kwara are expected to perform the 2022 Hajj in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.   Alhaji AbdulGaniyi Ahmed, the Executive Secretary... Read more

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

Tags: Alhaji AbdulGaniyi Ahmed, National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCOM),

Edo govt to create data base on residents – Obaseki

GOV. Godwin Obaseki of Edo says his administration is determined to have a data base that will document information on residents in the 18 Local Government... Read more

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

Tags: Joshua Ugonna, National Identification Number (NIN), Gov. Godwin Obaseki,

Taraba bomb blast: NEMA conducts damage assessment in Iware

 THE National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) on Monday conducted a damage assessment at the International Cattle Market, Iware, Ardo Kola Local Government Area, Taraba, where a... Read more

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

Tags: Mr Mustapha Habib, Mr Ayuba Ladan, National Emergency Management Agency

NOA intensifies campaign for made-in-Nigeria products

THE National Orientation Agency (NOA) says it has begun a sensitisation campaign to enlighten Nigerians on the importance of patronising made-in-Nigeria products and services for economic... Read more

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

Tags: Alhaji Hamisu Abubakar, National Orientation Agency

NDLEA arrests suspect behind N3billion tramadol linked to Abba Kyari’s team

THE National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has arrested suspected billionaire drug baron allegedly behind the N3billion Tramadol deal involving suspended Deputy Commissioner of Police, Abba... Read more

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

Tags: Chief Afam Mallinson Emmanuel Ukatu, Pius Enidom, Sunday Ibekwete, National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, Mallinson Group of Co, mpanies, Mr Femi Babafemi

Death toll in Imo explosion rise to 110 — NEMA

THE National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has disclosed that the death toll in  Sunday’s illegal refinery explosion in Abaeze community Ohaji/Egbema Local Government of Imo had... Read more

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

Tags: National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Ifeanyi Nnaji,

PRP cautions public on fraudulent nomination fees in circulation

THE Peoples Redemption Party (PRP) has cautioned the public on  fraudulent  nomination fees in circulation, describing a circular pegging its nomination fees for elective public offices... Read more

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

Tags: Peoples Redemption Party (PRP), Falalu Bello, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC),

NCC, stakeholders brainstorm on blockchain’s benefits to economy

THE Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), stakeholders in the academia, the public sector and enthusiasts of technology for development, have deliberated on the benefits derivable from emerging... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 142 times

Tags: Nigerian Communications Commission, Dr. Abdul-kareem Oloyede, Dr. Dasuki Arabi, Prof. Umar Danbatta, Dr. Haru Al-Hassan,

Environmental sanitation key to disease prevention – NYSC DG

The Director-General, National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Brig.-Gen. Shuaibu Ibrahim, has identified environmental sanitation as one of the key requirements for prevention of diseases in the... Read more

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

Tags: National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Brig.-Gen. Shuaibu Ibrahim

NYSC tasks Gombe residents on hygiene

THE National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) Gombe State, on Saturday, tasked residents of the state to ensure proper sanitation and hygiene to stem the spread of... Read more

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

Tags: National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Ada Imoni, Alhaji Yakubu Abdullahi,

Lawyer raises concern over safety of INEC officials

A Legal Practitioner, Mr Abdullahi Yusuf, has urged the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to prioritise safety of its officials before, during and after any election in... Read more

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

Tags: Abdullahi Yusuf, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC),

Rainstorm: Ondo govt donates relief materials to NYSC

THE Ondo State government on Friday, donated relief materials to the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) in the state. The donation is to cushion the effects of... Read more

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

Tags: Ondo State, National Youth Service Corps (NYSC)

NDLEA seeks synergy with other security agencies

THE Commandant, National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Sokoto State, Mr Adamu Iro, on Friday called for more collaboration among law enforcement agencies to end security... Read more

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

Tags: National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Adamu Iro,

Nollywood produces 541 movies in Q1, 2022 – NFVCB

THE National Film and Video Censors Board (NFVCB), says the board received and censored 541 movies produced by the Nigerian film industry in the first quarter... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 51 times

Tags: National Film and Video Censors Board (NFVCB), Alhaji Adedayo Thomas,

NDE disburses N4.6m loan to youths, women in Kebbi

The National Directorate of Employment (NDE), has disbursed loans totalling N4.6 million to 228 unemployed youths in Kebbi State. The Director-General of the NDE, Malam Abubakar Nuhu-Fikpo,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 65 times

Tags: National Directorate of Employment (NDE), Malam Abubakar Nuhu-Fikpo, Alhaji Abdullahi Danjuma-Machika,

NSA never accused El-Rufa’I of divulging classified information

OFFICE of the National Security Adviser (ONSA) says the National Security Adviser (NSA), retired Maj.-Gen. Babagana Monguno, never accused Gov. Nasir El-Rufa’i of Kaduna State of... Read more

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

Tags: Office of the National Security Adviser (ONSA), Zakari Usman, Nasir El-Rufa’i of Kaduna, Babagana Monguno,

NEMA confirms 1 dead in Lagos tanker crash

THE National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has confirmed that one person was killed following the crash of a tanker ladden with 45,000 litres of PMS along... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 70 times

Tags: National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Ibrahim Farinloye,

Anti-corruption group honours Borno NYSC chief

AN NGO, the Nigeria Patriotic Youth Against Corruption and Transparency Initiative (NPYACTI),  has honoured the Borno Coordinator of National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Mr Nura Umar,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 56 times

Tags: Nigeria Patriotic Youth Against Corruption and Transparency Initiative (NPYACTI), National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Nura Umar, Godiya Adams,

AIT loses Niger Correspondent in autocrash — Union

THE African Independent Television (AIT) has lost Malam Muhammad Ibrahim, its Correspondent in Minna, Niger, in a ghastly motor accident, according to a statement in Minna... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 60 times

Tags: African Independent Television (AIT), Malam Muhammad Ibrahim, Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ),

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 4 weeks ago | seen 52 times

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

NAHCON allocates 33,976 Hajj slots to states, FCT

THE National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) on Thursday allocated 33,976 slots to all 36 states of the federation and Federal Capital Territory (FCT) for 2022... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 55 times

Tags: Alhaji Abdullahi Hardawa, Alhaji Zikrullah Hassan, National Hajj Commission of Nigeria

NCDC approves private lab for COVID-19 test in Edo

National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has approved Lahor Research Laboratories and Medical Centre, a private medical laboratory in Benin City, Edo, for screening and confirmation... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 55 times

Tags: National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), Prof. Dennis Agbonlahor,

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 4 weeks ago | seen 36 times

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

Grant Thornton Nigeria wins African’s most outstanding tax and advisory firm award

GRANT Thornton Nigeria has won Africa’s most outstanding Tax and Advisory firm award in the financial services category at the 2022 edition of The African Quality... Read more

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

Tags: Favour Esorougwe, Ngozi Ogwo, Grant Thornton Nigeria (Photo. independent.ng)

NITDA inaugurates enforcement committee on domain name compliance

THE National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) has inaugurated a 14-man enforcement committee to ensure Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) comply with the Nigerian Second-Level Domain... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 41 times

Tags: National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), Hadiza Umar,

Chrisland sex video: Schools, parents must address moral decadence in society

THE National Association of Proprietors of Private Schools (NAPPS) says management of schools and parents must rise up to address moral decadence in the society. The National... Read more

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

Tags: National Association of Proprietors of Private Schools (NAPPS), Yomi Otubela, Chrisland School,

NDE trains 100 youths, women in Ebonyi on entrepreneurship

THE National Directorate of Employment (NDE) has begun entrepreneurship training programme for 100 unemployed youths and women in Ebonyi. The training is being done in collaboration with... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 45 times

Tags: National Directorate of Employment (NDE), Malam Abubakar Nuhu-Fikpo, Marcel Igboanude,

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 4 weeks ago | seen 69 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 (

CTG sector players to improve national economy — NACOTAN President

MR. Anibe Achimugu, President of National Cotton Association of Nigeria (NACOTAN), has said all key players in the Cotton, Textile and Garment (CTG) sector are prepared... Read more

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

Tags: National Cotton Association of Nigeria (NACOTAN), Cotton, Textile and Garment (CTG), German Agency for International Cooperation (GIZ),

Dubai new Human Trafficking destination, says NAPTIP

THE National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) has said that Dubai, United Arab Emirate (UAE), had now become the destination of choice... Read more

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

Tags: National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP), Nduka Nwanwenne,

HYPPADEC trains personnel to enhance productivity, service delivery

THE Hydro Power Producing Areas Development Commission (HYPPADEC), has begun a five-day training for its officials to ensure productivity and service delivery in the commission. Alhaji Abubakar... Read more

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

Tags: Hydro Power Producing Areas Development Commission (HYPPADEC), Alhaji Abubakar Yelwa, International Public Sector Accounting Standards (IPSAS),

Violence: Ex-NBA Chair seeks domestication of VAPP Act 2015

Mr Promise Ademi-Akpeto, a former Chairman of the Nigerian Bar Association Sapele Branch, have called for the domestication of the Violence Against Persons (Prohibition) Act (VAPP)... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 48 times

Tags: National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP), Promise Ademi-Akpeto, Nigerian Bar Association,

Enugu govt. trains principals on modern teaching skills

THE Enugu State Government has trained 250 school principals on contemporary skills to build their capacity and improve the quality of education in the state. In a... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 67 times

Tags: Post-Primary Schools Management Board (PPSM), National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies (NIPSS), Sylvanus Onoyima, Gov. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, Oluwafunmilayo Para-Mallam,

NAPTAN applauds LASG over shut down of Christland Schools

THE National Parent Teacher Association of Nigeria (NAPTAN) has commended the Lagos State Government (LASG) for shutting down Christland Schools, following an alleged sexual scandal among... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 102 times

Tags: National Parent Teacher Association of Nigeria (NAPTAN), Lagos State Government (LASG), Adeolu Ogunbanjo, Christland Schools,

Easter: NCWS seeks intensified prayers for Nigeria

The National Council for Women Societies (NCWS) has called on Nigerians to intensify prayers for the country’s progress as Christians celebrate Easter. The NCWS National President, Hajiya... Read more

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

Tags: National Council for Women Societies (NCWS), Hajiya Lami Lau,

Windstorms destroy over 463 houses in C/River, affected 1,326 households –NEMA

Over 463 houses in three local government areas in Cross River have been destroyed by windstorm, in addition to the 1,326 households worst affected by the... Read more

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

Tags: Mr Godwin Tepikor, National Emergency Management Agency

Nigeria records 15.92 % inflation in March—NBS

THE National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said on Saturday that the nation’s inflation rate increased to 15. 92 per cent in March 2022. According to a report... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 57 times

Tags: National Bureau of Statistics

Good Friday: NACL tasks lawyers on fairness, justice in practice

THE President of National Association of Catholic Lawyers (NACL), Mr Chukwuma Ezeala, has charged practitioners to instill fairness and justice in their practice. Ezeala told the News... Read more

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

Tags: National Association of Catholic Lawyers (NACL), Chukwuma Ezeala,

YPP holds national convention, presidential primaries June 1

THE Young Progressives Party (YPP), has fixed June 1, for the conduct of its national convention and presidential primaries ahead of the 2023 general elections.   This is... Read more

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

Tags: Young Progressives Party (YPP), Egbeola Martins, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC),

Gov. Ugwuanyi swears in Ajogwu as ENSIEC chairman for second term

GOV. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State, on Thursday, swore in Dr. Michael Ajogwu, SAN, as Chairman of the Enugu State Independent Electoral Commission (ENSIEC), for a... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 44 times

Tags: Gov. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, Enugu State Independent Electoral Commission (ENSIEC),Michael Ajogwu,

YPP urges FG to tackle insecurity ahead 2023 general elections

THE Young Progressives Party (YPP), has urged the Federal Government to critically tackle the challenges of insecurities bedeviling the country before the 2023 general elections.   Mr Bishop... Read more

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

Tags: Young Progressives Party (YPP), Bishop Amakiri, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC),

NCC urges consumers to protect telecom Infrastructure, Others

THE Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has emphasised that telecommunications consumers in Nigeria have a major role to play in complementing efforts being put in place to... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 150 times

Tags: Chief Gandeorun Orokaa, Abubakar Usman, Nigerian Communications Commission, Amina Shehu,

Chinese lawmakers consider tougher legislation against women trafficking

CHINESE lawmakers would consider a draft law that would mete tougher sanctions against trafficking in women, following a surge in crimes, which triggered calls for a... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 45 times

Tags: Zang Tiewei, National People’s Congress

Wamakko pays solidarity visit to new APC chair, Adamu

SEN. Aliyu Wamakko (APC-Sokoto North), on Wednesday led a delegation of the state’s party chieftains on a solidarity visit to the National Chairman of the All... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 73 times

Tags: Sen. Aliyu Wamakko, All Progressives Congress (APC), Sen. Abdullahi Adamu, Malam Hassan Sanyinnawal, NAFDAC, Yusuf Suleiman, National Teachers institute, Prof. Musa Mai-Tafsir,

NBTE moves to close down illegal private technical schools

THE National Board for Technical Education (NBTE), has requested security and anti-graft agencies to close down  private Technical Vocational Education and Training (TVET) institutions operating without... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 104 times

Tags: National Board for Technical Education (NBTE), Prof. Idris Bugaje,   private Technical Vocational Education and Training (TVET) institutions,

Lalong mourns Statistician General of the Federation, says death huge loss

GOV. Simon Lalong of Plateau has described the death of the Statistician General of the Federation , Dr Simon Harry, as a huge loss to the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 43 times

Tags: Gov. Simon Lalong, Dr Simon Harry, National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), Yemi Kale, President Muhammadu Buhari,

Abia 2023: NRM gov aspirant promises to stabilize food supply, eradicate hunger

MR Kalu Ijomah, Abia State governorship aspirant on the platform of the National Rescue Movement (NRM), has promised to stabilize food supply, eradicate hunger and alleviate... Read more

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

Tags: National Rescue Movement (NRM), Kalu Ijeoma,

677 drug traffickers jailed, 3,359 arrested, 65,915.891kg seized- NDLEA

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has said not less than 677 drug traffickers have been convicted and sentenced to various jail terms between January... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 65 times

Tags: National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Femi Babafemi, Murtala Muhammed International Airport, (MMIA),

Primaries: INEC warns political parties against breaches

THE INEC Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) in Kwara, Malam Garba Madami, has warned political parties against conducting their primary elections outside designated constituencies. The REC gave the... Read more

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

Tags: Malam Garba Madami, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC),

Sustainable Agric: NDE disburses loans, trains 100 participants in Nasarawa

THE National Directorate of Employment (NDE) has commenced the training of 100 participants on Sustainable Agricultural Development Training Scheme (SADTS) in Nasarawa State.   The NDE Coordinator in... Read more

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

Tags: National Directorate of Employment (NDE), Sustainable Agricultural Development Training Scheme (SADTS), Chris Bamsida, Sustainable Agricultural Development Scheme (SADES), Agribusiness Empowerment Sch

Owasanoye commends President Buhari on appointments into ICPC’s board

PROF. Bolaji Owasanoye, the Chairman of Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC), on Wednesday commended President Muhammadu Buhari on the new appointments into... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 72 times

Tags: Bolaji Owasanoye, Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC), President Muhammadu Buhari, Dr Louis Mandama,

Get your PVC ready, INEC will not count prayer points, bishop charges Nigerians

INEC will count votes and not prayer points in 2023, the Anglican Bishop of Nike Diocese, in Enugu State, Most Rev. Christian Onyia, reminded eligible voters... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 62 times

Tags: Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Most Rev. Christian Onyia,

Senate confirms Buhari’s nominees as NUPRC Commissioners

THE Senate has confirmed President Muhammadu Buhari’s four nominees as Executive Commissioners of the Nigerian Upstream Petroleum Regulatory Commission (NUPRC). The confirmation followed the consideration of a... Read more

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

Tags: President Muhammadu Buhari, Nigerian Upstream Petroleum Regulatory Commission (NUPRC), Dr Nuhu Habib, Capt. Tonlagha Roland John,

NDE trains 100 youths in farming skills in Adamawa

THE National Directorate of Employment (NDE) has begun the training of 100 youths in farming skills through its Sustainable Agricultural Development Training Scheme (SADTS) in Adamawa. The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 50 times

Tags: National Directorate of Employment (NDE), National Directorate of Employment (NDE)

Statistician-General, Simon Harry dies at 57–NBS

DR. Simon Harry, the Statistician-General of the Federation and Chief Executive of the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) is dead. A statement issued on Wednesday in Abuja... Read more

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

Tags: National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), West African Examination Council (WAEC),

Anti party: APM suspends 6 national officers, 3 state chairmen

The Allied People’s Movement (APM) National Working Committee (NWC) has suspended six of its national officers and three state chairmen for gross misconduct and anti party... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 65 times

Tags: Allied People’s Movement (APM), National Working Committee (NWC), Oyadeyi Adebayo, Rose Gyar, Muktar Sidi, National Electoral Commission (INEC), Alhaji Yusuf Dantalle,

PDP zoning committee submits report to NWC

THE Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Zoning Committee on Tuesday submitted its report to the party’s National Working Committee (NWC) without disclosing its recommendations. The News Agency of... Read more

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

Tags: Governor Samuel Ortom, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), National Working Committee (NWC), Sen. Iyorchia Ayu, National Executive Committee (NEC), Ndudi Elumelu, Ayo Fayose,

INEC publishes final list of candidates for Osun Governorship election

ON Friday, March 25, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) published the personal particulars and list of candidates (Form EC9) for the Osun State Governorship election... Read more

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Tags: Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC),

INEC publishes details of candidates for Osun governorship election

THE Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Tuesday published the personal particulars and list of candidates (Form EC9) for the Osun State Governorship election. The commission in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 61 times

Tags: Festus Okoye, Independent National Electoral Commission

Adamawa LG Poll: APC rejects results

THE All Progressives Congress (APC) in Adamawa has rejected the result of Saturday’s local government election announced by the state Independent Electoral Commission (ADSIEC). The News Agency... Read more

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

Tags: Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), All Progressives Congress (APC), state Independent Electoral Commission (ADSIEC), People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Ibrahim Bilal,

Unblocking SIM cards require SIM linkage

...we are not recruiting - NCC   THE Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) wishes to officially inform telecoms consumers, whose Subscriber Identity Module (SIM) cards are barred from making... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 91 times

Tags: Nigerian Communications Commission,

2023: NRM pledges better deal for Nigerians

THE National Rescue Movement (NRM), a political party, has given an assurance to Nigerians that it will transform the country if it wins the 2023 general... Read more

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

Tags: National Executive Council (NEC), Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), National Rescue Movement (NRM), Amb. Isaac Udeh,

Edo SIEC suspends council election

THE Edo State Independent Electoral Commission (EDSIEC) on Friday announced the suspension of the state local government election earlier scheduled for April 19, over a court... Read more

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

Tags: Edo State Independent Electoral Commission (EDSIEC), People’s Democratic Party (PDP), James Oyomire,

NULGE seeks protection of lives, property of council workers in Anambra

The Anambra chapter of National Union of Local Government Employees (NULGE) has called for protection of lives and property of its members in the state. NULGE President... Read more

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

Tags: National Union of Local Government Employees (NULGE), Chikwelu Adigwe,

EU officials arrive Kiev, pledge more support for Ukrainians

European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen and EU Foreign Policy Chief Josep Borrell on Friday arrived in Kiev on what von der Leyen described as... Read more

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

Tags: European Commission, President Ursula von der Leyen, Josep Borrell, President Volodymyr Zelensky, Matti Maasikos,

Attack: NULGE rescinds decision to shutdown operations in Anambra

THE leadership of the National Union of Local Government Employees (NUGLE) in Anambra has rescinded its earlier directive for members to shutdown activities following attacks on... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 58 times

Tags: National Union of Local Government Employees (NUGLE), Samson Chikwelu,

NDLEA drags defendant to court over 100g Hemp trafficking

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) on Friday dragged a 24-year-old man, Emmanuel Danlami, before a Federal High Court in Lagos for drug trafficking. The defendant... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 47 times

Tags: National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Emmanuel Danlami, Yellin Bogoro,

NALDA impacts irrigation farming in Katsina State, dry season wheat production in Gombe State

The National Agricultural Land Development Authority (NALDA) has distributed 500 water pumping machines to 100 farmers in Katsina State to boost irrigation farming. Its Executive Secretary, Mr... Read more

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

Tags: National Agricultural Land Development Authority (NALDA), Paul Ikonne,

NNPC seeks special courts for prosecution of oil thieves

THE Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) Ltd. has called for the establishment of special courts for the prosecution of oil thieves in the country.   Mr Mele Kyari,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 50 times

Tags: Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Mele Kyari,

Choose leaders that will guarantee completion of ingoing projects – Fashola

THE Minister of Works and Housing,  Mr Babatunde Fashola, has urged Nigerians that in the 2023 polls they should vote only for political leaders who will... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 61 times

Tags: National Housing Project (NHP), Babatunde Fashola,

NCPC Boss seeks increased synergy with media

THE Executive Secretary, Nigerian Christian Pilgrims Commission (NCPC), Rev. Yakubu Pam, has called for increased synergy between the media and the commission to educate intending pilgrims. Pam... Read more

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

Tags: Nigerian Christian Pilgrims Commission (NCPC), Rev. Yakubu Pam, Nigerian Pilot Newspaper, Chuks Ohuegbe,

NDLEA secures conviction of 213 illicit drug traffickers in Edo

THE National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Edo Command, on Thursday disclosed that the command had secured the convictions of not less than 213 illicit drug... Read more

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

Tags: Mr Buba Wakawa, National Drug Law Enforcement Agency

Legislative institute trains lawmakers on good governance

THE National Institute for Legislative and Democratic Studies (NILDS) has trained members of legislature from three state houses of assembly on law making and promotion of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 65 times

Tags: National Institute for Legislative and Democratic Studies (NILDS), Konrad Adenauer Stiftung (KAS), Prof. Abubakar Sulaiman, Dr Shuaibu Danwanka, Dr Vladimir Kreck,

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 a month ago | seen 40 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

NEMA, NSCDC to strengthen collaboration during disasters

THE National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) and the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) have pledged to strengthen collaboration to respond effectively to disasters across... Read more

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

Tags: National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC),

NAPTIP reunites victim of human trafficking with mother in Kano

THE National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking In Persons (NAPTIP), Kano Command, has reunited  12-year-old Isma’il Sabo with his biological mother, Mrs Maryam Muhammed, a... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 52 times

Tags: Surajo Nasir, National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking In Persons (NAPTIP), Abdullahi Babale, Isma’il Sabo, Maryam Muhammed,

Identify your host communities’ needs, NYSC D-G advises corps members

THE Director-General (D-G) of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Brig.-Gen. Shuaibu Ibrahim, has advised corps members to identify the needs of their host communities in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 46 times

Tags: National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Brig.-Gen. Shuaibu Ibrahim

Give us attention – deaf associations tell governments

The National Youth Council of Nigeria (NYCN) and Deaf Development Association, Ikorodu West chapters, have called on governments to give deaf people more attention. They made the... Read more

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

Tags: National Youth Council of Nigeria (NYCN), Deaf Development Association, Tosin Kuku,

Plateau: NOA cautions students against political thuggery, other vices

THE National Orientation Agency (NOA) on Thursday advised students of National Television Authority (NTA ) TV College, Jos, to shun political thuggery and other social vices. The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 41 times

Tags: National Orientation Agency (NOA), Yakubu Gomos, National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) and the Nigeria Security, Defence

Reps direct NAHCON to suspend Hajj saving scheme

The House of Representatives has directed the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) to suspend the implementation of the Hajj Saving Scheme. This followed the adoption of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 63 times

Tags: House of Representatives, National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON), Rep. Aminu Ashiru-Mani, APC, JA’IZ Bank, Ahmed Wase,

Ministry trains managers, officers on school feeding programmes – Official

THE Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development on Thursday started the training for the National Home-Grown School Feeding Programme (NHGSFP) managers and officers... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 45 times

Tags: Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, National Home-Grown School Feeding Programme (NHGSFP),

C’ River commences compulsory enrollment to health insurance scheme

THE Cross River Government has begun compulsory enrollment of workers in the formal sector into its health insurance scheme christened “Ayadecare”. The enrollment is in furtherance of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 94 times

Tags: Cross River Government, National Health Insurance Scheme’s (NHIS), Achiane Adams, Timothy Akwaji, National Identity Number (NIN),

Alleged $38m fraud: Court gives EFCC go-ahead to investigate oil company, others

A Federal High Court in Abuja, has dismissed a suit by oil and gas services firm, Marine Assets and Offshore Equipment Limited, to stop its investigation... Read more

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

Tags: Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC),

NHRC receives 238 complaints in 2 months in Kano State

THE National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) in Kano State, says it has received 238 complaints of human rights abuse between February and March. NHRC’s State Coordinator, Alhaji... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 47 times

Tags: National Human Rights Commission, Alhaji Shehu Abdullahi,

NYSC enjoins corps members to take advantage of NHIS

The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has instructed corps members to register in the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) to enjoy the full healthcare benefits it... Read more

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

Tags: National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS), Maj.-Gen. Shuaibu Ibrahim,

Lagos Govt. sets up 25-member Parks Management Committee

The Lagos State Government has set up a 25-member Parks Management Committee to oversee the affairs of all motor parks and garages in the state. The Commissioner... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 65 times

Tags: National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW), Gbenga Omotoso, Alhaji Ganiyu Ayinde, Mr Anthony Adeboye, ohn Owolabi; Mr Saburi Salami; Mr Ibrahim Onitiju, Mr Gbenga Odusanya

Sokoto govt. partners school committees on female teachers recruitment, postings

Sokoto State Ministry of Basic and Secondary Education has pledged continued partnership with School- Based Management Committees (SBMCs) on female teachers’ recruitment and postings. Alhaji Kabiru Umar-Imam,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 78 times

Tags: School- Based Management Committees (SBMCs), Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation (NORAD), Alhaji Kabiru Umar-Imam, National Union of Teachers (NUT),

NYSC D-G assures corps members of security, welfare

THE Director-General of National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Maj.-Gen. Shuaibu Ibrahim, says the security and welfare of corps members are topmost priority to the scheme. Ibrahim gave... Read more

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

Tags: National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Maj.-Gen. Shuaibu Ibrahim,

UNHCR to step up collaboration in promoting “Zakat” almsgiving in Nigeria

THE UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) has reaffirmed plans to step up its collaboration and capacity in promoting  “Zakat”  in Nigeria. Zakat- which means that which... Read more

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

Tags: United Nations High Commission for refugees (UNHCR), Zakat, Chansa Kapaya, Alhaji Muhammad Maidoki, Dr Ado Muhammad,

High fertility rate influences population growth –NPC-

THE National Population Commission (NPC) says the country’s high population figure is influenced by its high fertility rate which is about  5.3 children per women. The Chairman... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 73 times

Tags: National Bureau of Statistic, National Population Commission, Mr Nasir Kwarra, Dr Christine Valente

Oyo presents 60 athletes for maiden National Para Games

NO fewer than 60 athletes from Oyo State are expected to participate in the maiden National Para-sports games, scheduled for Abuja between April 9 and April... Read more

Author: editor | Posted a month ago | seen 56 times

Tags: National Para-sports games, Gbenga Adewusi,

210 NBTI workers, entrepreneurs receive ISO training in Abuja

THE National Board for Technology Incubation (NBTI) on Wednesday begun an International Standardisation Organisation (ISO) training of 210 staff members and entrepreneurs from the 36 states... Read more

Author: editor | Posted a month ago | seen 89 times

Tags: National Board for Technology Incubation, Mr Akinwumi Shomefun

Man, 42, charged with illegal deal in 700g Hemp

THE National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), on Wednesday, said it had arrested a 42-year old man, Musibau Taiwo, over alleged drug trafficking. The anti drug agency... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 91 times

Tags: Jeremiah Aernan, National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Ayokunke Faji,

Qatar 2022: Senate summons Sports Minister, NFF President over vandalisation of Stadium

THE Senate, has summoned Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare over vandalisation of Moshood Abiola National Stadium, Abuja by hoodlums on March 29, after... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 66 times

Tags: Sen. Abba Moro, Sunday Dare, Moshood Abiola National Stadium,

National Security: Senate moves to establish commission on religious harmony

The Senate, at Wednesday plenary considered a bill seeking to establish the National Religious Harmony Commission (NRHC). The National Religious Harmony Commission (Establishment) Bill 2022, sponsored by... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 62 times

Tags: National Religious Harmony Commission (NRHC), Nigerian Senate,

Somali forces nab 2 al Shabab terrorists with explosives

THE Somali National Army (SNA) said its forces on Wednesday arrested two members of al-Shabab near Guriel, a town in central Somalia. Ahmed Dahir Abdulle, SNA commander... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 65 times

Tags: Somali National Army (SNA), Ahmed Dahir Abdulle, President Mohamed Farmajo, Mohamed Roble,

NCC Orders Telcos, Agents To Comply With SIM Replacement Guidelines

THE Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has insisted that Mobile Network Operators (MNOs), their licensed agents and telecom subscribers should always comply with the Subscriber Identity Module... Read more

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

Tags: Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), National Identification Number (NIN),

Court Orders Bayelsa Govt To Recall 800 Varsity Workers

NATIONAL Industrial Court of Nigeria (NICN), Yenagoa Division has ordered the immediate reinstatement of employees under the Niger Delta University (NDU), Amassoma and Isaac Jasper College... Read more

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

Tags: National Industrial Court of Nigeria (NICN), Niger Delta University (NDU), Attahiru Alkali,

Foundation launches book to honour Director, National Biosafety Management Agency

SEN. Solomon Adeola, representing Lagos West Central in the National Assembly, has urged women in positions of authority to fight for the rights of everyone in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 109 times

Tags: Rufus Ogene, Sen. Solomon Adeola, National Biosafety Management Agency (NBMA), Mr Iduh Matthew,

Foundation launches book to honour Director, National Biosafety Management Agency

Sen. Solomon Adeola, representing Lagos West Central in the National Assembly, has urged women in positions of authority to fight for the rights of everyone in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 69 times

Tags: Rufus Ogene, Sen. Solomon Adeola, National Biosafety Management Agency (NBMA), Mr Iduh Matthew,

AU to commemorate 1994 Genocide against Tutsi in Rwanda

THE African Union Commission, AUC, has reassured of its plan to hold the 28th commemoration of the 1994 Genocide against Tutsi in Rwanda. According to a statement posted... Read more

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

Tags: Nelson Mandela, African Union Commission

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 a month ago | seen 59 times

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

Pantami tasks new agency on data protection

The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Prof. Isa Pantami, has called on the Nigeria Data Protection Bureau (NDPB) to ensure data protection, privacy and confidentiality... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 60 times

Tags: Prof. Isa Pantami, Nigeria Data Protection Bureau (NDPB), National Identity Management Commission (NIMC),

Man, 24, bags 9-month jail term for $1085 cyber crime

A Federal High Court sitting in Ibadan has sentenced a 24 year-old man, Boluwatife Kehinde, to nine months imprisonment over US$1085 internet fraud. Delivering judgment, Justice Uche... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 61 times

Tags: Boluwatife Kehinde, Justice Uche Agomoh, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Mr A.G. Babalola

Primaries: INEC advises political parties to adhere to internal democracy, electoral laws

THE Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has advised political parties to adhere strictly to internal democracy and electoral laws in the conduct of their primaries, ahead... Read more

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

Tags: INEC, Mr Festus Okoye, Commissioner and Chairman, Electoral Act,

Absence of judge stalls hearing of motion challenging jurisdiction in Okorocha’s suit

The absence of Justice Ahmed Mohammed of a Federal High Court, Abuja on Tuesday, stalled the hearing of a motion challenging court’s jurisdiction in the suit... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 45 times

Tags: Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Rochas Okorocha, Eze Duri-Ihuoma,

NACA D-G lauds CR-SACA on domestication of National HIVST, PrEP Communication Strategy

Gambo Aliyu, Director-General, National Agency for the Control of AIDS (NACA),has commended Cross River Agency for the Control of AIDS (CR-SACA) on domestication of National HIV... Read more

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

Tags: National Agency for the Control of AIDS (NACA), Gambo Aliyu,

Augusta champions Adam Scott, Larry Mize, Ian Woosnam & Trevor Immelman recall winning shots

THE roar of the patrons, jigs of joy and the sight of the world's best golfers with arms raised aloft have celebrated many magical Masters moments... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 65 times

Tags: Augusta National, Phil Mickelson, Jack Nicklaus

Anti-govt sermon: Why we sacked Abuja Imam — Mosque C’ttee

THE Management Committee of the National Assembly Legislators’ Quarters Mosque, Apo, Abuja, has sacked Sheikh Nuru Khalid, the Chief Imam, who was accused of criticing the... Read more

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

Tags: National Assembly Legislators’ Quarters Mosque, President Muhammadu Buhari, Sheikh Nuru Khalid

Ghana applauds Nigeria’s success story in biotechnology

By Sylvester Thompson, A high-powered delegation of biotechnology and biosafety team members on a study tour from Ghana on Monday  applauded Nigeria’s success story in the areas of... Read more

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

Tags: Dr Emmanuel Marfo, National Biotechnology Development Agency (NABDA), Ministry of Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation (MESTI),Prof Charles Antwi-Boasiako, National Biosafety Authority(NBA)

Worries about adverse effect of social media on youths

By Ige Adekunle, THOUGH social media technologies and digital channels facilitate the creation and sharing of information, ideas or interests and other forms of expression through virtual... Read more

Author: editor | Posted a month ago | seen 82 times

Tags: Ige Adekunle, Dr Akanni Agboola, Prof. Charles Ayo, National Orientation Agency (NOA),

NESREA seeks collaboration with ODIRS on emission control

The National Environmental Standards and Regulations Enforcement Agency (NESREA) has sought the collaboration of the Ondo State Internal Revenue Services (ODIRS) on the National Emission Control... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 66 times

Tags: Tolu Adegbie, National Environmental Standards and Regulations Enforcement Agency (NESREA), nmental Standards and Regulations Enforcement Agency (NESREA) Ondo State Internal Revenue Services (ODIRS),

Biden signs 2 executive orders, targets drug traffickers

U.S. President Joe Biden on Wednesday signed two executive orders restructuring how the federal government coordinates transnational criminal investigations, and expanding the sanctions programme to target... Read more

Author: editor | Posted a month ago | seen 37 times

Tags: Joe Biden, U.S. Council on Trans-national Organised Crime, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), drug trafficking

2023: Take advantage of our gender-friendly policies, PDP tells women

 The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has advised eligible party women to take advantage of its women-friendly policies and run for various elective positions in 2023. The party... Read more

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

Tags: Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Prof. Stella Effah-Attoe, National Working Committee (NWC),

NIN-SIM policy: Buhari approves implementation, directs telcos to bar calls on unlinked lines

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the implementation of NIN-SIM Policy and directed Telephone companies (Telcos) to bar all outgoing calls on unlinked cell phone lines from... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 72 times

Tags: President Muhammadu Buhari, Dr Ikechukwu Adinde, Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Kayode Adegoke, National Identity Management Commission (NIMC), National Identification Number (NIN), Associa

Rice farmers get novel weed control to boost production

THE National Cereals Research Institute (NCRI), Badeggi, Niger, and an agro-chemical company, unveiled a new herbicide (Patriarc) on Monday to effectively control weeds and boost rice... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 61 times

Tags: Mr Audu Dogo,National Cereals Research Institute,Dr Emmanuel Akor,

Nigeria versus Ghana, an example of how not to organise a match

LAST Tuesday’s debacle at the Moshood Abiola National Stadium in Abuja, where the Super Eagles of Nigeria hosted the Black Stars of Ghana in the second... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 62 times

Tags: Muhammadu Buhari, Qatar 2022, Aliko Dangote, FIFA, Moshood Abiola National Stadium

NCC vows to end piracy, nabs two offenders in Ibadan

The Nigerian Copyright Commission (NCC) has vowed to end piracy in the Southwest. It also nabbed two offenders in Ibadan over illegal reproduction and sale of people’s... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 62 times

Tags: Nigerian Copyright Commission (NCC), Olabisi Ogundiran,

Schools in Indian capital reopen at full capacity after 2 years

Authorities in the Indian capital region Friday reopened schools fully in offline mode after a gap of two years. It was for the first time since the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 74 times

Tags: Delhi Disaster Management Authority (DDMA), National Progressive Schools’ Conference (NPSC), Jyoti Arora,

Methamphetamine: NDLEA urges Abia residents to give information to track labs

Alhaji Junaidu Yusuf, Commandant, Abia Command of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), has urged Abia residents to volunteer information on Methamphetamine laboratories in the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 107 times

Tags: National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC), National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Alhaji Junaidu Yusuf,

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 2 months ago | seen 67 times

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

NEMA receives 129 stranded Nigerians from Libya

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) on Friday received 129 Nigerians stranded from Libya at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport in Lagos. The Director-General of NEMA, Alh... Read more

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

Tags: National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Alhaji Mustapha Habib, Murtala Muhammed International Airport,

Diaspora Nigerians lunch Internet TV

The Nigerians in Diaspora Leadership and Governance Canada Inc. (LGC) on Thursday in Abuja lunched the Internet Protocol Television (IPTV) into the Nigerian market. The News Agency... Read more

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

Tags: Internet Protocol Television (IPTV), Diaspora Leadership and Governance Canada Inc, Kola Esomojumi, President Muhammadu Buhari, Sen. Matthew Urhoghide, Nigerians in Diaspora Commission  (NiDCOM),

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 2 months ago | seen 66 times

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

Firm donates ICT centre to NYSC Secretariat in Lagos

The Director-General, National Youth Service Corps (NYSC),  Brig.-Gen. Shuaibu Ibrahim, has commended Sidmach Technologies, an Information Technology firm for the donation of an ICT Centre to... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 80 times

Tags: National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Maj.-Gen. Shuaibu Ibrahim, Sidmach Technologies,

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 2 months ago | seen 161 times

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

2023: INEC to shutdown online pre-registration portal April

THE Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC says it will shut down the ongoing nationwide Continuous Voter Registration (CVR) Pre-Registration online portal in April in preparation for... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 94 times

Tags: Independent National Electoral Commission, Mr Festus Okoye,

AU awards scholarships to 110 postgraduate students

THE African Union Commission has awarded scholarships to 110 postgraduate students from 45 African countries for various courses at the Pan African University of Life and... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 72 times

Tags: Rickson Etindi, Prof. Titilayo Akinlabi, African Union Commission

Citizens with Disabilities commend APC for electing members into NWC

The Centre for Citizens with Disabilities (CCD), has commended the All Progressives Congress (APC) for electing Persons with Disabilities (PWDs) into its National Working Committee (NWC). APC... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 82 times

Tags: Centre for Citizens with Disabilities (CCD), National Working Committee (NWC), All Progressives Congress (APC), Tolu Bankole,

NRM seeks national prayer, repentance for Nigeria’s progress

 A political party, National Rescue Movement (NRM), on Wednesday sought National prayers from Nigerians and repentance from God for a progressive Nigeria.   According to the National Chairman,... Read more

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

Tags: National Rescue Movement (NRM), Abubakar Jikamshi

EFCC nabs 120 alleged internet fraudsters in Ibadan, Enugu

Operatives of the Enugu and Ibadan Zonal Commands of the Economic and  Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) have arrested 120 suspects over alleged internet fraud in Enugu and Oyo... Read more

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

Tags: Economic and  Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Wilson Uwujaren,

2023: Kwankwaso urges Nigerians to join NNPP for fresh air

Former Kano Governor, Rabiu Kwankwaso, on Wednesday urged Nigerians, especially the youths, to join the New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP) to restore  Nigeria and provide the... Read more

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

Tags: Rabiu Kwankwaso, Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP), Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Rufai Alkali,

Cyber-attacks growing at alarming rate, says Pantami

The Minister of Communication and Digital Economy, Prof. Isa Pantami, has expressed worry over the growing rate of cyber-attacks across the globe especially in the country. Pantami... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 68 times

Tags: Prof. Isa Pantami, Africa Centre of Excellence on Technology Enhanced Learning (ACETEL), Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA),

EU plans to make consumer goods easier to repair than replace

THE European Commission on Wednesday said it wants to ramp up environmental standards for everything from clothes, furniture, to electrical goods like phones and printers. The EU... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 49 times

Tags: Frans Timmermans, European Commission

Why Horasis-Nigeria Project is setting up 1million-member innovation community—Akpata

The Horasis-Nigeria Project is set to launch a one million membership-based community to strategically support local and global dominance of ‘’Designed in Nigeria’’ innovations. Dr Noel Akpata,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 101 times

Tags: Innovative National Development Community (INDC), Dr Noel Akpata, Horasis-Nigeria Project

Transgender cyclist set to race in women's National Omnium event

TRANSGENDER cyclist Emily Bridges looks set to compete against some of the sport's biggest names, including five-time Olympic champion Laura Kenny, at Saturday's National Omnium Championships... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 47 times

Tags: Emily Bridges, Laura Kenny, National Omnium Championships,

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 2 months ago | seen 73 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 2 months ago | seen 69 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 2 months ago | seen 87 times

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

IPMAN blames private depot owners for hike in PMS price

 The Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN) on Tuesday blamed private depot owners for the hike in the pump price of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS)... Read more

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

Tags: Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN),

Man, 24, charged with illegal deal in 100g hemp

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) on Tuesday brought a  count charge of drug trafficking against a 24-year-old man, Emmanuel Danlami, before a Federal High... Read more

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

Tags: National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA),Jeremiah Aernan,,

25 NOUN graduates receive NCoS commendation

The Controller-General, Nigerian Correctional Service (NCoS), Mr Haliru Nababa, has commended the 25 inmates that graduated from National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN).   The inmates participated in... Read more

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

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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 2 months ago | seen 57 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 (

WC final play-off: Sports ministry, NFF procure 20,000 tickets for Eagles’ fans

IN a bold move to fill up the stands of the Moshood Abiola National Stadium in Abuja and guarantee high-decibel support for the Super Eagles of... Read more

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

Tags: Mallam Shehu Dikko, Sunday Dare, Moshood Abiola National Stadium

Qatar 2022 Final Battle: Ministry, NFF procure 20,000 tickets for Eagles’ fans

IN a bold move to fill up the stands of the Moshood Abiola National Stadium and guarantee high-decibel support for the Super Eagles in Tuesday’s FIFA... Read more

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

Tags: NFF, Sunday Dare, Moshood Abiola National Stadium, Super Eagles, Shehu Dikko, FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022,

Black Stars arrive in Abuja for Tuesday’s clash with Super Eagles

THE Black Stars of Ghana on Monday afternoon arrived in Abuja for the return leg of the 2022 FIFA World Cup playoff against the Super Eagles... Read more

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

Tags: Moshood Abiola National Stadium, FIFA World Cup

Alleged fraud: Ex-Minister Turaki excited over court decision

Former Minister of Special Duties and Inter-Governmental Affairs, Kabiru Turaki, on Monday, expressed happiness over the decision of a Federal High Court, Abuja, exonerating him of... Read more

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

Tags: Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Inyang Ekwo, Alhamdulillah Rabbil Alamin, Kabiru Turaki,

Why we have not made PVCs available –INEC Chairman

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Monday disclosed that printing of Permanent Voters’ Cards (PVC) for new registrants was being  delayed by its robust cleaning... Read more

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

Tags: Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu,

NPC holds training for Federal Commissioners

THE National Population Commission (NPC) on Monday began training for its federal commissioners and the chairman in preparation for the 2022 Population and Housing Census (PHC). Alhaji... Read more

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

Tags: National Population Commission, Dr Eyitayo Oyetunji, Alhaji Isa Kwarra, Mr Ipalibo Harry,

2023: Success of APC convention sign of victory – Speaker

THE Speaker, Nasarawa State House of Assembly, Alhaji Ibrahim Balarabe, says the success of the All Progressives Congress (APC) national convention is an indication of the... Read more

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

Tags: All Progressives Congress (APC), National Working Committee (NWC), Alhaji Ibrahim Balarabe,

Court clears ex-Minister Turaki of money laundering charge

A Federal High Court, Abuja, on Monday, discharged and acquitted former Minister of Special Duties and Inter-Governmental Affairs, Kabiru Turaki, of money laundering charge.   Justice Inyang Ekwo,... Read more

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

Tags: Inyang Ekwo, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC),

Court refuses Abba Kyari’s bail application

A Federal High Court, Abuja, on Monday, declined to grant the bail application of suspended DCP Abba Kyari.   Justice Emeka Nwite, in a ruling, held that the... Read more

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

Tags: Emeka Nwite,National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA),DCP Abba Kyari,

Free bus ride for fans to Moshood Abiola Stadium on Tuesday

WITH the Nigeria Football Federation having secured the go-ahead of CAF to fill up the Moshood Abiola National Stadium on Tuesday, a committee set up by... Read more

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

Tags: CAF, Moshood Abiola National Stadium, NFF

We Can’t Act On Umahi, Others’ Sack Now – INEC

THE Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC has suspended action on the court judgment sacking Ebonyi State Governor David Umahi, his deputy, Eric Igwe and 16 members... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 94 times

Tags: Independent National Electoral Commission, Justice Inyang Ekwo, Governor David Umahi, PDP

Kurt Zouma's West Ham club fine donated to nine animal charities

WEST Ham have donated Kurt Zouma's club fine to nine animal welfare charities. The Premier League club fined Zouma a reported £250,000 after videos emerged on social media of... Read more

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

Tags: WEST Ham, Kurt Zouma, Premier League, RSPCA, Cats Protection, People's Dispensary for Sick Animals, Pussycat Lodge Trust, Hopefield Animal Sanctuary, National Animal Welfare Trus

NIMC: Nigerians decry arbitrary charges over NIN

SOME Nigerians have expressed concern about the arbitrary charges by the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) on issues that involve the use of National Identity Numbers... Read more

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

Tags: Mr Haruna Ugbede, Mr Joseph Ossita, National Identity Management Commission

Buhari warns EFCC against political interference

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday in Abuja admonished the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to avoid being used for partisan politics or used to settle... Read more

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

Tags: President Muhammadu Buhari, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC),

Customs seizes truck-load of donkey meat, Cannabis worth millions in Kaduna

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), in Kaduna, on Friday said it seized a truck loaded with Donkey meat and 12 sacks of Cannabis worth more than... Read more

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

Tags: Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA),

APC Convention: South-South stakeholders adopt Giadom, Edu, Morka for NWC

AHEAD of the convention of the All Progressives Congress (APC) on Friday, stakeholders of the party in the South-South region have adopted its former Deputy National... Read more

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

Tags: National Working Committee (NWC), Victor Giadom, Adams Oshiomhole,

Obiano regains freedom, passport seized

THE Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC on Wednesday night released former Anambra State Governor Willie Obiano on administrative bail. The EFCC had initially refused to release... Read more

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

Tags: Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Prof. Chukwuma Soludo, Willie Obiano

Travel agencies seek NCAA’s support on quality service to clients

The National Association of Nigeria Travel Agencies (NANTA) on Thursday urged the Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) to give utmost support to its members to deliver... Read more

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

Tags: National Association of Nigeria Travel Agencies (NANTA), Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA), Bankole Bernard,

App-based drivers drag Uber, Bolt to court over working condition

The National Union of Professional App-based Transport Workers(NUPABTW) has dragged two e-hailing companies to court over poor working condition in Nigeria. The President of NUPABTW, Mr Ibrahim... Read more

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

Tags: National Union of Professional App-based Transport Workers(NUPABTW), Ibrahim Ayoade,

Nigeria Immigration Service to plant 1,000 trees in Enugu

THE Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS), Enugu State Command has started a tree planting campaign in Enugu, with the target of planting 1,000 trees. The National President of... Read more

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

Tags: Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS), National President of Immigration Officers Wives Association (IMMOWA), Maryam Jere,

TAConnect restates commitment to strengthen PHC

Technical Advice Connect (TAConnect), an international NGO, hasrestated its commitment to strengthen Primary Health Care (PHC) in Nigeria. Its Executive Director, Dr Lilian Anomnachi, said this at... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 96 times

Tags: Dr Daniel Oto, National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA), Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn, Child and Adolescent Health Nutrition (RMNCAH+N), Technical Advice Connect (TAConnect), Primar

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 2 months ago | seen 62 times

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

2023: Group advises APC on presidential ticket, backs Yahaya Bello

National Youth Mandate Group (NYMG) has advised All Progressives Congress (APC) to make its presidential ticket open to all contestants to enable the party get best... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 72 times

Tags: Gov. Yahaya Bello, All Progressives Congress (APC), National Youth Mandate Group (NYMG), Abba Abba,

Obaseki inaugurates Edo Electoral Commission

Gov. Godwin Obaseki has inaugurated a 7-man Edo Independent Electoral Commission (EDSIEC) Board, ahead of the state local councils poll.Speaking at the ceremony, Obaseki said that... Read more

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

Tags: Gov. Godwin Obaseki, Edo Independent Electoral Commission (EDSIEC),

NAICOM partners brokers to deepen insurance penetration

THE National Insurance Commission, NAICOM, has extended further hands of collaboration to insurance brokers in the deepening of Insurance market in the country. The commissioner for Insurance,... Read more

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

Tags: Rotimi Edu, Sunday Thomas, National Insurance Commission

NOA tasks religious leaders, others on unity

 The National Orientation Agency (NOA) says it is ready to partner religious leaders in Ebonyi to ensure peace and unity among the citizens. The Director of NOA... Read more

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

Tags: National Orientation Agency (NOA), Dr Desmond Onwo, Rev. Father Abraham Nwali, Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN),

‘SystemSpecs children’s day essay competition to enhance economic prosperity’

THE organisers of SystemSpecs National Children’s Day Essay Competition have said it is geared towards enhancing capacity development for national prosperity through technology. The competition organised by... Read more

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

Tags: SystemSpecs National Children’s Day Essay Competition

COE will go into extinction if we continue conversion — NCCE boss

Prof. Paulinus Okwelle, the Executive Secretary, National Commission of Colleges of Education (NCCE), says the country’s Colleges of Education (COE) will soon go into extinction if... Read more

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

Tags: National Commission of Colleges of Education (NCCE), Colleges of Education (COE), Nigeria Certificate in Education (NCE), Prof. Paulinus Okwelle,

NEDC trains 300 teachers in Adamawa

The North East Development Commission (NEDC) has begun the training of 300 teachers in Adamawa, to enhance their teaching capacity. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports... Read more

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

Tags: Malam Musa Yusuf, Hajiya Zainab Jaji, Dr Salihi Ateequ, North East Development Commission (NEDC),

Private sector involvement needed to combat TB — Coordinator

Dr Chukwuma Anyaike, the Director and National Coordinator, National Tuberculosis and Leprosy Control Programme(NTBLCP), says private sector involvement and collaboration is needed to combat tuberculosis (TB). He... Read more

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

Tags: National Tuberculosis and Leprosy Control Programme (NTBLCP), Dr Chukwuma Anyaike,

NAPTIP records 40 cases of human trafficking in 1 year in Anambra

The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) said it recorded more than 40 cases of human trafficking in Anambra in one year. Mrs... Read more

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

Tags: Foundation for Administration and Public Policies (FIIAPP), Network of Civil Society organization against Child trafficking, abuse and labour (NACTAL), National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficki

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 2 months ago | seen 78 times

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

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 2 months ago | seen 84 times

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

NYSC enrolls 3,700 members serving in Borno into NHIS

The National Youths Service Corps, NYSC has enrolled 3,700 youth corps members serving in Borno into the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS). The Coordinator of the scheme... Read more

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

Tags: Alhaji Nura Umar, Justice Adamu Zandai-Musa. National Youths Service Corps, NHIS

NYSC members undergo compulsory COVID-19 test in Kogi

The 2022 Batch ‘A’, Stream ll Corps members have been made to undergo compulsory COVID-19 test before gaining access to the orientation camp in Kabba Local... Read more

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

Tags: National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Mofoluwasho Williams, Maj.-Gen. Shuaibu Ibrahim, Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), Richard Olorunfemi, Samuel Obayomi,

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 2 months ago | seen 90 times

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

Promote national unity with social media, NYSC advises corps members

The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) on Wednesday in Mangu, Plateau, advised youth corps members to use social media platforms for the promotion of national unity... Read more

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

Tags: National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Maj.-Gen. Shuaibu Ibrahim, Caroline Embu, Skills Acquisition and Entrepreneurship Development programme,

NYSC swears in 1,568 corps members in Nasarawa State

The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) on Wednesday in Magaji Dan-Yamusa NYSC Permanent Orientation Camp, swore in 1,568 corps members of the 2022 Batch ‘A’ Stream... Read more

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

Tags: National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Maj.-Gen. Shuaibu Ibrahim, Abdullahi Jikamshi, ,Samuel Ayiwulu,

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 2 months ago | seen 63 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

NDLEA intercepts 1.9m tablets of Tramadol, Codeine at Lagos airport

THE National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), has seized over 1.9 million tablets of Tramadol and Codeine imported into the country from Pakistan and United Kingdom.   NDLEA’s... Read more

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

Tags: National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Femi Babafemi, Aviation Security (AVSEC), Nigerian Aviation Handling Company (NAHCO),

NDLEA seizes 374.397kg of Cannabis in Kano State

THE National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) in Kano State, says it has intercepted 374.397 kilogrammes of Cannabis Sativa and arrested 131suspected drug peddlers between January... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 77 times

Tags: National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Abubakar Idris-Ahmad,

Adamawa CJ swears in 1,700 Corps members

 Justice Nathan Musa, the Chief Judge of Adamawa, on Wednesday swore in 1,700 Corps members for the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) 2022 Batch “A” Stream... Read more

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

Tags: Skills Acquisition and Entrepreneurship Development (SAED), Helen Hammanjoda, National Youth Service Corps (NYSC),

Land agent docked for alleged N1.8m fraud

A 43-year-old land agent, Abdulkarim Mohammad, was on Wednesday  docked in a Kaduna High Court over alleged N1.8million fraud. The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission(EFCC) charged Mohammed... Read more

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

Tags: Economic and Financial Crimes Commission(EFCC), Darius Khobo,

Zoning: Tambuwal states PDP position, meets Babangida, Abdulsalami

THE Governor of Sokoto State, Alhaji Aminu Tambuwal, says the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) is not considering zoning of the presidency to any particular region of... Read more

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

Tags: National Republican Convention (NRC), Rochas Okoroacha, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Aminu Tambuwal,

INEC expresses concern over low voter registration in Yobe

THE Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has expressed concern over low voter registration in Yobe. The Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC), Mr Ahmad Makama, expressed the concern on... Read more

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

Tags: Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Ahmad Makama, Alhaji Abatcha Dikwa, Inter Party Advisory Council (IPAC), Bala Mohammad, All Progressives Congress (APC), All Progressives Congress (AP

NOSDRA decries frequent pollution by illegal refineries, others in Niger – Delta

The National Oil Spill Detection and Response Agency (NOSDRA) on Wednesday decried the rate of environmental pollution caused by artisanal refineries, oil theft and vandalism. Mr Musa... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 76 times

Tags: National Oil Spill Detection and Response Agency (NOSDRA), Musa Idris,

Non-service of court papers stalls Kyari’s extradition suit

 HEARING in the extradition suit filed by the Attorney-General of the Federation (AGF) at a Federal High Court, Abuja, against suspended DCP Abba Kyari, on Wednesday,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 58 times

Tags: DCP Abba Kyari, Justice John Tsoho, Pius Akutah National Drug Law Enforcement Agency,

NCCE to clamp down existing illegal colleges of education

THE National Commission for Colleges of Education, NCCE says it will begin the clamp down on some existing illegal Colleges of Education (COE) across the country. Prof.... Read more

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

Tags: Prof. Paulinus Okwelle, National Commission for Colleges of Education,

FRC boss urges states to domesticate fiscal responsibility law

THE Chairman, Fiscal Responsibility Commission, Chief Victor Muruako, has appealed to states to domesticate the Fiscal Responsibility Law. Muruako told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on... Read more

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

Tags: Fiscal Responsibility Commission, Victor Muruako,

Super Eagles praise turf of Moshood Abiola National Stadium

SUPER Eagles’ players on Tuesday rhapsodized about the new, improved turf of the Moshood Abiola National Stadium, Abuja as they intensified preparations for the FIFA World... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 84 times

Tags: SUPER Eagles, FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022, Moshood Abiola National Stadium

Law School enrols 1,500 NOUN graduates – VC

THE National Open University of Nigeria, NOUN says 1,500 graduates of its law programme are currently studying in campuses of the Nigerian Law School (NLS). NOUN Vice... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 122 times

Tags: National Open University of Nigeria, Prof. Olufemi Peters,

Bayelsa, Anambra, Imo, Ebonyi, Akwa Ibom still rank low in COVID-19 vaccination -NPHCDA

THE National Primary Health Care Development Agency, NPHCDA says  Bayelsa, Anambra, Imo, Ebonyi and Akwa Ibom rank low in COVID-19 vaccination compared to other states. The Director For... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 94 times

Tags: National Primary Health Care Development Agency

CBN forecasts 3.24% growth in 2022 despite rising inflation

THE Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN has projected that the Nigerian economy will grow by 3.24 per cent in 2022, inspite of rising inflationary challenges occasioned... Read more

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

Tags: Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, Mr Godwin Emefiele, CBN

NHRC expresses concern over incessant ASUU strike

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has expressed deep concern over the incessant strikes by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU). The Executive Secretary of the Commission,... Read more

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

Tags: National Human Rights Commission (NHRC), Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Tony Ojukwu, SAN, University Transparency Accountability Solution (UTAS), National Universities Commission (NUC),

IGI pays N848m as claims in 2021

Industrial And General Insurance Plc. (IGI) on Monday said it paid a total of N848.5 million as claims to its policyholders between January and December 2021... Read more

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

Tags: Industrial And General Insurance Plc. (IGI), National Insurance Commission (NAICOM),

Nigeria can attain self-reliance, national security with STI – Perm Sec

The Overseeing Permanent Secretary of the Federal Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation, Mr Idowu Afe, says if Science, Technology and Innovation (STI) are properly deployed,... Read more

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

Tags: Idowu Afe, National Council for Science Technology and Innovation (NCSTI),

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 2 months ago | seen 68 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,

NNL: City FC beat visiting ABS FC 2-1

City Football Club of Abuja on Sunday beat visiting ABS FC of Ilorin 2-1 in a Match Day 6 fixture in Group A1 of the 2021/2022 Nigeria... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 89 times

Tags: Nigeria National League (NNL), City Football Club, ABS FC, Emmanuel Ihezuorochi,

FG is committed to building a befitting edifice for art exhibition, says D-G

The National Gallery of Art, NGA says it plans to build a befitting edifice that will house art works and visual artists in order to enhance... Read more

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

Tags: Mr Ebeten Ivara, National Gallery of Art,

NDE trains 100 persons on entrepreneurial skills, spice production in Plateau

THE National Directorate for Employment, NDE in Plateau, says it has trained 50 graduates on entrepreneurial skills in order to make them self-reliant. The State Coordinator of... Read more

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

Tags: National Directorate for Employment, , Mal. Ibrahim Abdulazeez, 

Court vacates order stopping APC National Convention

An FCT High Court in Kubwa on Friday vacated an interlocutory injunction earlier granted stopping the All Progressives Congress (APC) National Convention from holding.   Malam Salisu Umoru,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 78 times

Tags: All Progressives Congress (APC), Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Mike Enaharo-Ebah, Gov. Mai Mala Buni, Bello Kawu,

MOMAS, NASENI sign MoU on smart prepaid meters

Momas Electricity Meter Manufacturing Company (MEMMCOL) and the National Agency for Science and Engineering Infrastructure (NASENI) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding for the development of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 103 times

Tags: National Agency for Science and Engineering Infrastructure (NASENI), Momas Electricity Meter Manufacturing Company (MEMMCOL), Nigeria Electricity Supply Industry (NESI), Kola Balogun, Prof. Mohammed H

NEMA to relieve victims of communal crises in southern Taraba

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) is to distribute relief materials to victims of communal crisis in four local government areas in Taraba. Mr Ladan Ayuba, Head... Read more

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

Tags: Gov Darius Ishaku, Ladan Ayuba, Taninga Binga, National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA),

Police denies shooting at a Corps member in Ibadan

The Police Command in Oyo state has said that none of its officers had shot at a National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) member in Ibadan. The command... Read more

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

Tags: National Youth Service Corps (NYSC),

EFCC moves Obiano to Abuja after arrest in Lagos

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has moved former Anambra Governor, Mr Willie Obiano to Abuja after he was arrested in Lagos on Thursday night. The... Read more

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

Tags: Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Willie Obiano, Wilson Uwujiaren, Gov. Charles Soludo,

NPC commissioner counsels Ndigbo to participate in Census 2022

The National Population Commission (NPC) has urged the people of the South-East to present themselves for counting in the 2022 National Census scheduled for November. The Federal... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 68 times

Tags: National Population Commission (NPC), Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Ejike Ezeh,

Service providers seek additional refuse dumps in Bauchi state

The Bauchi State office  of the Independent Environmental Service Providers (BASISPA) has called on the state government to establish additional refuse dumbs  in the metropolis. Alhaji Mustapha... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 129 times

Tags: Alhaji Mustapha Suleiman, Independent Environmental Service Providers (BASISPA)

2023: Tambuwal says only united PDP can win elections

Gov Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State, has called for unity among leaders and stakeholders of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), to be able to win the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 72 times

Tags: Gov Aminu Tambuwal, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Hassan Hyat, Attahiru Bafarawa,

Umahi defection: INEC to make decision on court orders

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it will  make decisions on court orders and motions regarding the defection of Gov. Dave Umahi of Ebonyi and... Read more

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

Tags: Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Gov. Dave Umahi,

Stolen artefacts will go through travel exhibitions when retrieved-NCMM

THE National Commission for Museums and Monuments (NCMM) says Nigerian stolen artefacts to be retrieved in 2022, will be put up for travel exhibitions to generate... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 64 times

Tags: National Commission for Museums and Monuments (NCMM), Prof. Abba Tijani,

NYSC deploys 2,200 prospective corps members to Bauchi

NO fewer than 2,200 corps members have been mobilised to Bauchi State for the 2022 Batch A, Stream II Orientation course. Alhaji Namadi Abubakar, the State Coordinator,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 68 times

Tags: Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), National Youth Service Corps (NYSC),

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 2 months ago | seen 91 times

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

Expo 2022: Over 1,500 made-in-Nigeria products on display – NBTI

THE National Board for Technology Incubation (NBTI), says more than 1,500 made-in-Nigeria products and innovations are on display at the ongoing Technology Expo 2022. NBTI explained that... Read more

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

Tags: National Board for Technology Incubation (NBTI), Technology Expo 2022, Akinwumi Shomefun,

NDLEA arrests 111 drug traffickers in Kaduna

The Kaduna state command of the National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), on Thursday, said that it arrested a total of 111 drug traffickers between January... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 109 times

Tags: National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Umar Adoro,

Gender equality ‘fundamental prerequisite’ for sustainable world- UN chief

UN Secretary-General António Guterres says gender equality is a fundamental prerequisite for peaceful and sustainable world. Guterres said this at a town hall meeting on the sideline... Read more

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

Tags: United Nation, António Guterres, Commission on the Status of Women (CSW),

Nigeria seeks inclusion of women in climate solutions at CSW

Nigeria on Thursday in New York called for better representation of women in climate-related planning, policy making and implementation, given the impacts of such development on... Read more

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

Tags: Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC), Dame Pauline Tallen, National Adaptation Strategy and Plan of Action for Climate Change in Nigeria (NASPA-CCN),

Buhari regrets inconvenience caused by petrol, electricity shortages, apologises to citizens

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has expressed sincere regrets for the inconvenience caused to citizens of the country following a prolonged shortages of petroleum products and electricity supply. In... Read more

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

Tags: Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria, President Muhammadu Buhari, Malam Garba Shehu,

Yari, Akume, others pick APC Expression of Interest forms ahead of National Convention

THE national secretariat of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Abuja has become a beehive of activities as the party’s March 26 national convention looms. The News... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 84 times

Tags: President Muhammad Buhari, National Working Committee (NWC), Sen. Bananas Gemade, All Progressives Congress (APC), Lawrence Unuchukwu, Caretaker and Extra-ordinary Convention Planning Committee (CECPC

BEDC receives 156,434 complaints from customers in 2 years

The Benin Electricity Distribution Company (BEDC) has received 156, 434 customer complaints from 2020 to date, according to its Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer, Mrs Funke Osibodu. Osibodu said this during... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 109 times

Tags: Benin Electricity Distribution Company (BEDC), Nigerian Electricity Regulation Commission (NERC), Funke Osibodu,

President Buhari approves reconstitution of NBC board

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the reconstitution of theGoverning Board of the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC),following the expiration of the tenure of the former Board.In a... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 165 times

Tags: President Muhammadu Buhari, National Broadcasting Commission (NBC), Alhaji Lai Mohammed, Adesola Oyinloye Ndu, Olaniyan Olatunji Badmus, Wada Asab Ibrahim, Iheanyichukwu Azubike Dike, Bashir Omolaja B

Man jailed for attempted cyber fraud in Kwara

A Kwara High Court sitting in Ilorin on Wednesday sentenced one Adeshina Oluwafemi, from Ekiti State, over attempted cyber fraud. The Ilorin Zonal Command of the Economic... Read more

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

Tags: Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Adenike Akinpelu,

Commission begins construction of permanent IDPs camp in Edo

THE National Commission for Refugees, Migrants and Internally Displaced Persons (NCFRMI) has begun the construction of a permanent camp for Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Edo.The... Read more

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

Tags: National Commission for Refugees, Migrants and Internally Displaced Persons (NCFRMI)

Pharmacist advises pregnant women against non-prescribed drugs

Mrs Taiwo Adeyemi, a pharmacist and member, Ondo State Committee on Drugs Control,has advised pregnant women against taking unprescribed  drugs. She gave the advice during sensitisation on... Read more

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

Tags: National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Yetunde Jeyifous, Taiwo Adeyemi,

Environmentalist wants FG to revoke, re-allocate licences of frequent polluters

MR Iniruo Wills, a well-known environmentalist, has advocated for the revocation and re-awarding of licences only to oil firms that operate in an environmentally sustainable manner.   Wills... Read more

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

Tags: Iniruo Wills, International Oil Company (IOC), Nigerian Upstream Regulatory Commission (NUPRC),

112 to bag first class degrees at LASU convocation -VC

No fewer than 112 graduates of Lagos State University (LASU), Ojo, would be awarded First Class degrees at the institution’s 25th convocation, the Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Ibiyemi... Read more

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

Tags: Lagos State University (LASU), Prof. Ibiyemi Olatunji-Bello, Benjamin Damilare Olowu, Nigeria in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM), Dr Abdullahi Ganduje,

Group canvasses continuous capacity building for nutrition desk officers

A group, Civil Society Scaling-Up Nutrition in Nigeria (CS-SUNN) in collaboration withstakeholders in the nutrition circle has called for continous capacity building on basic nutrition concepts... Read more

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

Tags: Civil Society Scaling-Up Nutrition in Nigeria (CS-SUNN), National Committee on Food and Nutrition (NCFN), Olubunmi Braheem, Lilian Okafor, State Committees on Nutrition (SCFN),

Nigeria records negative trade balance Q4, 2021: NBS

THE National Bureau of Statistics said that Nigeria recorded negative trade balance of N173.96 billion in the fourth quarter of last year. The Statistician-General of the Federation,... Read more

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

Tags: National Bureau of Statistics, Dr Simon Harry,

CVR: Fresh registrants hits 7,009,343 – INEC

THE Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says fresh registration in the ongoing nationwide Continuous Voter Registration (CVR) is 7,009,343 as at 7 a.m on March 14. The... Read more

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

Tags: Independent National Electoral Commission,

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 2 months ago | seen 79 times

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

IDPs allege diversion of food vouchers in Borno

SOME Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Gubio camp, Maiduguri have raised alarm over alleged diversion of monthly e-vouchers meant to buy food for their households. The e-voucher... Read more

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

Tags: Dr Kelechi Onyemaobi, National Human Rights Commission, Kaltume Musa, Musa Idris,

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 2 months ago | seen 58 times

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

Gov. Bagudu urges journalists to make national unity sacrosanct

Gov. Atiku Bagudu of Kebbi has urged journalists in the country to make national unity sacrosanct in their daily reportage of events. The News Agency of Nigeria... Read more

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

Tags: Gov. Atiku Bagudu, Haijya Rakiya Ayuba-Haruna, National Executive Council (NEC), Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Alhaji Babale Umar, Alhaji Hamisu Garba,

Ondo State Commissioner decries high rate of drug abuse, cultism among youths

The Ondo State Commissioner for Youth and Sports Development, Otumba Dele Ologun, has decried the high rate of drug abuse, cultisim and other criminal activities in the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 49 times

Tags: Otumba Dele Ologun, National Drugs and Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA)

AUC, U.S. reaffirm commitment to solving world health, climate, other issues

By Kennedy Nnamani THE United States and the African Union Commission, AUC, have reaffirmed strong collaboration and commitment to address issues affecting the world. This was contained... Read more

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

Tags: Bankole Adeoye, Molly Phee, Albert Muchanga, Akunna Cook, Monica Medina, Moussa Faki Mahamat, Antony Blinken, Ned Price, African Union Commission

64 killed in ambush, reprisals in Ethiopia, says Rights body

ETHIOPIAN Human Rights Commission on Monday confirmed the death of 64 people in western Ethiopia after armed group attacked a civilian convoy and its military escort... Read more

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

Tags: United Nations, ETHIOPIAN Human Rights Commission

Bauchi traffic agency to recruit 250 wardens – Official

The Bauchi State Road Traffic Agency (BAROTA) has begun recruitment process of 250 traffic wardens and officers to enhance safer roads in the state. BAROTA’s Spokesman, Malam... Read more

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

Tags: Bauchi State Road Traffic Agency (BAROTA), Nigeria Certificate of Education (NCE), National Diploma (ND),

ASUU strikes: Nigerians tired, frustrated youths losing interest in education – NAN survey

THE statistics are frightening ! In the last two decades or so, University teachers have gone on nationwide strikes 16 times covering a cumulative period of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 106 times

Tags: Ewa Chukwumaijem, Ebonyi State University (EBSU), Dr Ikechuku Igwenyi, National Parent Teacher Association of Nigeria (NAPTAN), Adeolu Ogunbanjo,

NDLEA launches drug abuse reduction campaign in Sokoto

THE National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has launched War Against Drug Abuse (WADA) in Sokoto State. The agency called on stakeholders to redouble efforts on reducing... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 88 times

Tags: Mr Abdul Abdullahi, National Drug Law Enforcement Agency,

HYPPADEC will ensure security in riverine communities — official

 THE Hydroelectric Power Producing Areas Development Commission (HYPPADEC) says it will provide security personnel within the riverine areas to ensure the safety of people in the... Read more

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

Tags: Hydroelectric Power Producing Areas Development Commission, Dr Rose-Mary Oguora, Alhaji Abdulrazak Isah-Koto,

Group urges Akpabio to contest presidency in 2023

A group, under the aegis of National Transformation Movement, has called on Godswill Akpabio, to contest the office of the president, in the forthcoming 2023 general... Read more

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

Tags: Messrs Ubong Idemudo, Victor Bassey, Daniel Ime, Imo Effiong, National Transformation Movement, Godswill Akpabio

NDE disburses resettlement loans to train unemployed graduates in Ebonyi

THE National Directorate of Employment, NDE, has disbursed resettlement loans to no fewer than nine graduates in Ebonyi, under its Environmental Beautification Training Scheme, EBTS. Malam Abubakar... Read more

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

Tags: Okechukwu Nwonumaru, Keneth Okafor, Roseline Olawomi, Marcel Igboanude, Malam Abubakar Nuhu-Fikpo, National Directorate of Employment

NAICOM to begin annual ranking of insurance companies

THE National Insurance Commission, NAICOM, says it will commence the ranking and rating of insurance companies in line with the number of claims received and settled... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 101 times

Tags: Sunday Thomas, National Insurance Commission

NDE trains 50 graduates on enterprise, finance counselling in Kaduna

The National Directorate of Employment (NDE), Kaduna state directorate, on Friday concluded  the training of 50 graduates and entrepreneurs. Speaking at the occasion,NDE Acting Coordinator in the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 89 times

Tags: Bakare Abiodun, National Directorate of Employment (NDE), Alhaji Bello Faruk, Maryam Shehu,

NNPC tasks agencies on corporate responsibilities for educational development

Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has asked agencies to support education and research in universities as their corporate social responsibilities (CSR) to help develop education in... Read more

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

Tags: Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Bayero University, Kano, Aisha Katagum,

NANTA begs tourists over hike in aviation fuel, airfares

THE National Association of Nigeria Travel Agencies (NANTA) on Friday urged tourists and Nigerians to exercise more patience during this period of aviation fuel price hike... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 75 times

Tags: National Association of Nigeria Travel Agencies (NANTA), Susan Akporaiye,

NYSC organises skill acquisition programme for 781 Borno corps members in Katsina

National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has trained 781 2022 Batch A, Stream I Borno corps members on 12 different skill acquisition programmes. The News Agency of Nigeria... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 58 times

Tags: Aisha Abdulhamid, National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Skills Acquisition and Entrepreneurship Department (SAED), Alhaji Nura Umar,

Ondo govt lauds health commission for qualitative healthcare services

THE Special Adviser to Gov. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu on Health, Prof. Dayo Faduyile, has commended staff of the Ondo State Contributory Health Commission (ODCHC) for their contributions... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 123 times

Tags: Gov. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, Ondo State Contributory Health Commission (ODCHC), Dr Abiodun Oyeneyin,

Breakthrough as Nigeria identifies 3 drugs for Lassa fever treatment

THE National Biotechnology Development Agency (NABDA) has identified three candidate drugs to be repositioned and repurposed for the treatment and eradication of Lassa fever. Prof. Abdullahi Mustapha,... Read more

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

Tags: National Biotechnology Development Agency (NABDA), Prof. Abdullahi Mustapha, Prof. Oyekanmi Nash,

Breakthrough as Nigeria identifies 3 drugs for Lassa fever treatment

THE National Biotechnology Development Agency (NABDA) has identified three candidate drugs to be repositioned and repurposed for the treatment and eradication of Lassa fever. Prof. Abdullahi Mustapha,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 72 times

Tags: National Biotechnology Development Agency (NABDA), Prof. Abdullahi Mustapha, Prof. Oyekanmi Nash,

EU executive investigates Google, Meta over advertising deal

THE European Commission has started an investigation into Google and Meta Facebook’s parent company for alleged breaches of EU competition rules over an advertising deal. The agreement... Read more

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

Tags: European Union, European Commission, Margrethe Vestager,

City locked down, schools shut as China records highest COVID-19 cases in 2 years

A Chinese city of nine million was ordered into lockdown on Friday and Shanghai shut its schools as authorities scrambled to halt a COVID-19 outbreak that... Read more

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

Tags: Chinese National Health Commission

Geometric Power pledges constant power supply in Aba with approved tariff – Nnaji

PROF. Barth Nnaji, Chairman, Chief Executive Officer, Geometric Power Ltd, Aba, in Abia has assured customers of improved power supply and also retain current tariff regime. Nnaji,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 75 times

Tags: Ken Anyanwu, Prof. Barth Nnaji, Geometric Power Ltd Aba, National Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC),

Edo govt. delegation visits ICRC, targets own agro-based river port

RERESENTATIVES from Edo Government on Wednesday, visit the Infrastructure Concession Regulatory Commission (ICRC) with a view to establishing an agro-based river port. This is contained in a... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 72 times

Tags: Dr Joe Aigboduwa, Infrastructure Concession Regulatory Commission,

NCPC Boss names Kaigama spiritual leader for 2021/2022 Easter Pilgrims

THE Executive Secretary, Nigerian Christian Pilgrim Commission, Rev. Yakubu Pam, has named the Catholic Archbishop of Abuja, His Grace, Most Rev Ignatius Kaigama, to lead the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 58 times

Tags: Nigerian Christian Pilgrim Commission, Bishop Kaigama, Rev. Yakubu Pam,

Panel holds Executive Session to consider petitions on N452m judgment debts

THE National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) investigative panel on Thursday, held its second executive session to consider petitions on judgment debts worth N452 million.   This is contained... Read more

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

Tags: National Human Rights Commission, Mr Hillary Ogbonna, Justice Suleiman Galadima, Fatimah Mohammed,

Centre seeks media support in ridding Nigeria of illicit arms

THE Coordinator, National Centre for the Control of Small Arms and Light Weapons (NCCSALW), retired Maj.-Gen. Abba Dikko, has called for media support in tackling proliferation... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 124 times

Tags: retired Maj.-Gen. Abba Dikko, Ewejide Akintunde, Voice of Nigeria, National Centre for the Control of Small Arms and Light Weapons

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 2 months ago | seen 80 times

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

Impact of Ukraine war to dominate EU leaders’ summit in Versailles

EU leaders gathered for an informal summit in Versailles on Thursday after a frantic two weeks of supplying arms, sheltering nearly two million people and signing... Read more

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

Tags: European Union, European Commission,

NDE trains 50 women in spices production in Kebbi

THE National Directorate of Employment (NDE) on Thursday begun the training of 50 women in spices and seasoning production under its Women Employment Programme in Kebbi. The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 72 times

Tags: Alhaji Abdullahi Machika,  National Directorate of Employment, Malam Abubakar Nuhu-Fikpo,

FIDA urges Yahaya Bello to sign VAPP Bill

THE International Federation of Women Lawyers (FIDA) Nigeria in Kogi, has urged Gov. Yahaya Bello to sign the Violence Against Persons Prohibition (VAPP) bill into law. FIDA’s... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 622 times

Tags: Ms Lillian Okolo, FIDA, National Democratic Institute, Gov. Yahaya Bello

Man jailed 10 years for job scam

Justice  Darius Khobo of a Kaduna High Court on Thursday sentenced a man, Haidiahi Faruoq, to ten years imprisonment for job scam. The Judge sentenced Faruoq after... Read more

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

Tags: Darius Khobo, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission(EFCC),

NURTW suspends MC Oluomo from union activities indefinitely

THE National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) has suspended its Lagos State chapter’s Chairman, Musiliu Akinsanya, popularly known as Mc Oluomo, indefinitely over alleged misconduct,... Read more

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

Tags: National Union of Road Transport Workers, MC Oluomo, Musiliu Akinsanya,

INEC assures People with Disabilities of unhindered access at Ekiti, Osun governorship elections

 INEC declared in Abuja on Wednesday that it has made adequate preparations to improve the participation of Persons with Disabilities (PWDs) in the forthcoming Osun and Ekiti... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 80 times

Tags: Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Abdulganiyu Raji,,

Drugs menace: NDLEA admonishes parents to monitor children closely

Parents and guardians have been admonished to closely monitor their children and wards, in order to curb the prevalence of drug abuse in the society. The Oyo... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 76 times

Tags: National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Oyo State Road Transport Management Authority (OYRTMA), Akin Fagbemi,

CVR: INEC registers 111,762 fresh voters in Adamawa

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), says it has recorded 111,762 fresh online registration in the ongoing Continuous Voter Registration (CVR) in Adamawa. Kassim Gaidam, the Resident... Read more

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

Tags: Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Kassim Gaidam,

Bayelsa to commence school feeding next term – Commissioner

 The Bayelsa Government says it will participate in feeding of pupils from Primary 1 to Primary 3, under the National Home-Grown School Feeding Programme (NHGSFP) from... Read more

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

Tags: National Home-Grown School Feeding Programme

IWD: INEC pledges to promote women’s interest in politics

THE Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), says it will continue to promote women’s interests and partner with them for free, fair, credible and inclusive elections. INEC Chairman,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 89 times

Tags: Independent National Electoral Commission, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu,

Senate tasks INEC on voting by inmates of correctional centres

 THE Senate has urged the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to explore the possibilities of allowing Nigerians serving sentences in correctional centres to vote during general... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 89 times

Tags: D, National Electoral Commission, Sen. Abba Moro

Bauchi State Govt. to marry off 100 repentant commercial sex workers — Perm. Sec.

THE Bauchi State Government has pledged to marry off at least 100 repentant commercialsex workers who indicated interest and presented themselves to the state’s Hisbah Department. The... Read more

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

Tags: Gov. Bala Mohammed, Alhaji Aminu Balarabe-Isah, Miss Maryam David, National Directorate of Employment,

EU executive to present plan for nixing Russian energy dependency

 The European Commission is set to issue proposals on Tuesday that would rapidly free EU countries of their energy dependence on Russia. The war in Ukraine and... Read more

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

Tags: European Commission

FG urges NLC to call ASUU to order

THE Federal Government has urged the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) to advise its affiliate, the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), to abide by the provisions... Read more

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

Tags: NARD, ASUU, Nigeria Labour Congress, Dr Christ Ngige, National Labour Advisory Council,

NCWS appeal to National Assembly to address gross gender imbalance

THE National Council of Women’s Societies (NCWS) has called on members of the National Assembly to address the gross imbalance against Nigerian Women. The National President of... Read more

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

Tags: National Council of Women’s Societies, National Bureau of Statistics, Mrs Laraba Shoda,

Aremu condoles with Keyamo over father’s death

 MR lssa Aremu, the Director-General of the Michael lmoydu National lnstitute for Labour Studies (MlNlLS), has commisserated with the Minister of State for Labour, Mr Festus... Read more

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

Tags: Mr Festus Keyamo, Mr lssa Aremu, Michael lmoydu, National lnstitute for Labour Studies,

Our sale, purchase agreement with ExxonMobil not terminated – Seplat Energy

SEPLAT Energy says its Sale and Purchase Agreement (SPA) with ExxonMobil has not being terminated. Mr Emeka Onwuka, Chief Financial Officer, Seplat Energy, made the clarification in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 122 times

Tags: Seplat Energy, Emeka Onwuka, Nigerian National Petroleum Company Ltd. (NNPC), NNPC/Mobil Producing Nigeria Unlimited (MPNU), Joint Operating Agreement (JOA),

NDE trains 50 graduates in Adamawa on entrepreneurship skills

THE National Directorate of Employment (NDE) in Adamawa, on Monday, commence Enterprises and Counselling Clinic (NDE-efcc) training for 50 unemployed graduates. Speaking at the commencement of the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 95 times

Tags: Na’amar Jona, Small Scale Enterprises (SSE), National Directorate of Employment (NDE), Malam Abubakar Fikpo, Malam Ibrahim Faisal,

NACGRAB, crop trust to boost germ plasm crops production in Kano

The National Centre for Genetic Resources and Biotechnology (NACGRAB), in collaboration with Global Crop Diversity Trust, have begun to improve the use and management of germplasm... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 84 times

Tags: National Centre for Genetic Resources and Biotechnology (NACGRAB),

2023: Rep advises Youths to compete, not clamour for power

REP. Adeyemi Adaramodu representing Ekiti South West/Ikere/Orun/Ise Federal Constituency has advised youths to compete for power rather than just clamour for it. Adaramodu, who is the Chairman,... Read more

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

Tags: Rep. Adeyemi Adaramodu, National Institute for Legislative and Democratic Studies (NILDS), Westminster Foundation for Democracy (WFD),

NFVCB trains staff on aquaculture to enhance livelihoods

THE National Film and Video Censor Board (NFVCB), has trained its staff in the FCT on aquaculture, to enhance their standard of living after retirement. The News... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 77 times

Tags: Dele Oguntebi, National Aquaculture Training Project (NATP), National Film and Video Censor Board (NFVCB),

Entrepreneurship: NDE, NIRSAL train 50 graduates in Bauchi

THE National Directorate of Employment (NDE), says it has begun a five-day entrepreneurship skill development programme for 50 graduates in Bauchi State. The News Agency of Nigeria... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 84 times

Tags: National Directorate of Employment (NDE), Nigeria Incentive-Based Risk Sharing System for Agricultural Lending (NIRSAL), Central Bank of Nigeria, Malam Abubakar Fikpo, Ali Yaya,

European Commission plans to get rid of Russian energy dependency

THE European Commission is to issue proposals on Tuesday to rapidly free EU countries from energy dependence on Russia.   “We have to get rid of the dependency... Read more

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

Tags: Eric Mamer, European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen, Prime Minister Mario Draghi,

University technologists threaten indefinite strike

THE National Association of Academic Technologists (NAAT), has threatened to embark on an indefinite strike for non-implementation of memorandum of agreement it signed with the Federal... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 141 times

Tags: National Association of Academic Technologists (NAAT), Michael Okpara University of Agriculture Umudike (MOUAU), Kenneth Nwaji, National Executive Council (NEC),

NCPC urges Adamawa intending pilgrims to be good ambassadors

The Executive Secretary National Christian Pilgrims Commission (NCPC), Rev.has called on intending pilgrims from Adamawa to be good ambassadors and shun abscondment while performing the spiritual... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 151 times

Tags: Rev. Zidon Zenald, Bishop Peter Bath, Executive Secretary National Christian Pilgrims Commission (NCPC), Yakubu Pam,

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 2 months ago | seen 105 times

Tags: Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI), Nigeria Upstream Petroleum Regulatory Commission (NUPRC), Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS), Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initia

Alleged enforced disappearance: Panel orders police to produce victim’s case file

AN independent investigation panel on Monday ordered the police to the case file of a victim of alleged enforced disappearance, John Alozie. The panel gave the order... Read more

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

Tags: Chino Obiagwu, Suleiman Galadima, National Human Rights Commission (NHRC), Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS), Garba Tetengi,

NNPC Weekly: Gas flaring to end soon as company introduces new approval method

 The Nigerian National Petroleum Company Limited (NNPC Ltd.) started the week with a move to tackle the challenges of gas flaring in the country. The NNPC Group... Read more

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

Tags: Nigerian National Petroleum Company Limited

Scarcity: NNPC team visits depots, monitors compliance with extended operations directive

THE Nigerian National Petroleum Company (NNPC) Ltd. has expressed satisfaction with the level of compliance by petroleum products depots with the directive to extend hours of... Read more

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

Tags: Nigerian National Petroleum Company, Mr Ernest Umunna, TotalEnergies, Mr Peter Mbah, Mr Mele Kyari,

Govt Can’t Deny Us Access To Firearms, Let Alone Stop Us From Buying Fuel – Bandits’ Leader, Turji

A notorious bandit, Bello Turji, has said inasmuch as the government cannot prevent illegal firearms in circulation, nobody can prevent bandits from buying petrol. Turji was making reference... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 92 times

Tags: Bello Turji, Nigerian Communications Commission,

FG committed to promoting skills acquisition for economic emancipation-Keyamo

MR Festus Keyamo, Minister of State for Labour, on Friday said the Federal Government was committed towards promoting skills acquisition to ensure competitiveness and  economic emancipation. The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 82 times

Tags: Mr Festus Keyamo, Alhaji Suleiman Aliyu, Malam Abubakar Nuhu-Fikpo, National Directorate of Employment,

Steel production, a benchmark for technological advancement – Minister

THE Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Mr Olamilekan Adegbite, said a nation must have its own steel production to be technologically-advanced and make progress economically. Adegbite... Read more

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

Tags: NMDC, Mr Linus Asuquo, Mr Olamilekan Adegbite, National Metallurgical Development Centre,

CAC, a point of excellence in service delivery, says world bank

THE World Bank has commended the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) as a point of excellence in service delivery.   According to a statement by CAC’s Head of Media,... Read more

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

Tags: Corporate Affairs Commission, Ahaji Garba Abubakar, Mr Rasheed Mahe,

NDLEA partners NURTW against illicit drugs

THE National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), has reinforced its partnership with the National Union of Road Transport Worker (NURTW) to tackle illicit drugs across Lagos... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 111 times

Tags: NURTW, Mr Musiliu Akinsanya, Mr Callys Alumona, Mr Mallum Musa, National Drug Law Enforcement Agency,

IUCN partners National Park Service on biodiversity

   Ibrahim Goni, the Conservator-General (CG), National Park Service has expressed satisfaction on its partnership with the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN) on biodiversity. Goni... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 75 times

Tags: National Park Service

2023: Be knowledgeable, abreast of new Electoral Act, INEC charges staff

THE Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Friday urged all the Public Affairs Officers (PAOs) of the commission to be knowledgeable and abreast of the newly-signed... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 99 times

Tags: Victor Aluko, European Centre for Election Support (ECES), Olusegun Agbaje, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC),

NAFDAC cautions against infant formula linked to foodborne illness

 The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has cautionedthe public about certain powdered infant formulas linked to foodborne illness.   The warning was made... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 101 times

Tags: National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control

I’ll continue to defend interest of our citizens worldwide – Buhari

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari says his administration will continue to defend the interest of Nigerians wherever they may be as the nation begins the evacuation of citizens... Read more

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

Tags: President Muhammadu Buhari, Femi Adesina, Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NiDCOM),

Association commends Obiano for establishing disability rights Commission

 THE Chairman, Joint National Association of Persons with Disability (JONAPWD) in Anambra, Mr Ugochukwu Okeke, has commended Gov. Willie Obiano for establishing and constituting members of... Read more

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

Tags: Joint National Association of Persons with Disability

Governors decry NNPC zero contribution to federation account

THE Nigeria Governors Forum (NGF) has decried the zero contribution of the Nigerian National Petroleum Company (NNPC) Ltd. to the Federation Account in recent months. Dr Kayode... Read more

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

Tags: Nigerian National Petroleum Company Ltd.,Dr Kayode Fayemi,Mr Rotimi Akeredolu,Mr Rasaq Obe,

New Electoral Act provides opportunity for free, fair elections – AANI

THE Alumni Association of the National Institute (AANI)  says the new Electoral Act provides new opportunity for free and fair elections in Nigeria. Retired Mohammed Abubakar, AANI... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 84 times

Tags: INEC,Alumni Association of the National Institute,Retired Mohammed Abubakar,

Pension fund assets rise to N13.61 trn, as RSA holders reach 9.55m in January – PenCom

THE National Pension Commission (PenCom) says pension fund assets rose to N13.61 trillion as at January 31. This is contained in an unaudited report on pension funds... Read more

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

Tags: National Pension Commission,

Court jails student 6 months for internet fraud

A Kwara  High Court sitting in Ilorin, on Thursday, sentenced a student, Feranmi Adeogun, 21, to six months in the Correctional Centre for impersonation and internet... Read more

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

Tags: Adenike Akinpelu, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC),

#EndSARS panel subpoenas Inspector, 4 top cops

An Independent Investigation panel has ordered Insp. Paul Odey of Intelligence Response Team (IRT), Special Tactical Squad, Abuja, to appear before it to defend himself on... Read more

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

Tags: Kenneth Ogbuchuwa, Intelligence Response Team (IRT), National Human Rights Commission (NHRC), Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS),

Group decries growing rate of teenage-single mothers in Anambra

THE National Youth Council (NYC), Anambra State chapter, has decried  the growing rate of single-teenage mothers in Awka South Local Government Area of Anambra. Mr Stanley Nkala,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 109 times

Tags: Alphonsus Nwoye, National Youth Council (NYC), Justice Development and Peace Caritas (JDPC), Foreign Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO),

Bauchi women group protests rejection of bills seeking gender equality

THE Federation of Muslim Women Association of Nigeria (FOMWAN), an NGO and Community-Based Organisations (CBOs)in Bauchi State have protested over the rejection of bills on gender... Read more

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

Tags: Muslim Women Association of Nigeria (FOMWAN), National Assembly (NASS), Attah Sisters Helping Hand Foundation (ASHHF),

Car dealer bags 2 years imprisonment for cheating

JUSTICE M.T.M. Aliyu of the Kaduna High Court on Thursday sentenced one Akochi Ejike to two years imprisonment for breach of trust and cheating. Ejike was arraigned... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 76 times

Tags: M.T.M. Aliyu, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC),

Businessman in court over alleged N10m fraud

A 45-year-old businessman, Simon Martins, was on Thursday arraigned in a Kaduna High Court over alleged N10 million fraud. Martins was charged with criminal breach of trust... Read more

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

Tags: E.K. Garba,Simon Martins,Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Kingsley Blessed,

UTME registration: Kogi govt warns against extortion of students

 KOGI State Government on Thursday, warned against the extortion of prospective candidates for the 2022 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examinations (UTME) as they register for the exam. The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 58 times

Tags: Mr Wemi Jones,JAMB,National Identity Management Commission,Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examinations,

Businessman in court over alleged N10m fraud

A 45-year-old businessman, Simon Martins, was on Thursday arraigned in a Kaduna High Court over alleged N10 million fraud. Martins was charged with criminal breach of trust... Read more

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

Tags: Darius Khobo, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission(EFCC),

NGO calls on NASS to rescind stance on gender bills

PLAN International, a Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO), has called on the National Assembly to reconsider its stance on some gender equality and equal opportunity bills. Mr Charles Usie,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 92 times

Tags: Plan International, Charles Usie, National Assembly,

Stakeholders meet Thursday, March 3 on Yoruba Language revival

THE Commissioners for Education in Southwest and North Central states will lead others to a meeting of stakeholders on Yoruba language education, stipulated for tomorrow, Thursday,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 77 times

Tags: DAWN Commission, Oodua Investment Company, CEYOLENG

Enugu NDE trains 50 unemployed graduates on entrepreneurship skills

At least 50 unemployed graduates in Enugu State have enrolled for the National Directorate of Employment (NDE) organised Enterprises and Financial Counselling Clinic.Declaring open the clinic... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 47 times

Tags: National Directorate of Employment (NDE), Abubakar Fikpo, Donatus Azubuike,

INAC’s 2022 Expo will be bigger, better – Runsewe

The National Council for Arts and Culture (NCAC) has disclosed that plans are in top gear to make the 2022 International Arts and Crafts (INAC) Expo... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 82 times

Tags: National Council for Arts and Culture (NCAC), International Arts and Crafts (INAC), Olusegun Runsewe, Hidayet Bayraktar,

World Wheelchair Day: Group advises elderly to embrace wheelchair usage

The National Coalition of Wheelchair Users in Nigeria (NACOWIN), on Wednesday, advised the elderly in the society to embrace the use of wheelchairs. The Convener of the... Read more

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

Tags: National Coalition of Wheelchair Users in Nigeria (NACOWIN),

INEC registers additional 113,255 voters in Kogi

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has registered 113,255 new voters in Kogi in its continuous registration exercise. Prof. James Apam, Kogi Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) made... Read more

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

Tags: Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. James Apam, Civil Society Organisations (CSOs),

Shell’s gas to power Nigeria’s biggest fertiliser company

THE Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited, SPDC, and its joint venture partners – Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation Limited, NNPC, Totalenergies EP Nigeria Limited, and... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 2 months ago | seen 182 times

Tags: Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation Limited, NNPC, Totalenergies EP Nigeria Limited, Nigerian Agip Oil Company, NAOC, Dangote Fertiliser Company, Osagie Okunbor, Aliko Dangote, Mele Kolo Kyari, Ni

NNPC begins loading of trucks at all depots

THE Nigerian National Petroleum Company, NNPC, Limited has commenced loading of trucks at all depots to clear current scarcity experienced across the country. It added that there... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 2 months ago | seen 254 times

Tags: National Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers, NUPENG, MOMAN, Major Oil Marketers Association of Nigeria, Depot and Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria,Mele Kyari, Nigerian National Petro

NACA donates 4 ambulances to Jigawa Govt.

 THE National Agency for the Control of AIDS (NACA) has donated four ambulances to Jigawa Government, theNews Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports. The Director General of NACA,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 98 times

Tags: National Agency for the Control of AIDS, Gov. Muhammad Badaru, Dr Gambo Aliyu,

2023: NBC organises workshop on objective political reportage

AS Nigerians prepare for the 2023 general elections, the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) on Tuesday organised a two-day workshop in Lagos toward promoting objective political reportage. In... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 92 times

Tags: National Broadcasting Commission, Prof. Tony Iredia, INEC, Alhaji Balarabe Shehu

Court orders Kogi LG Commission to recall dismissed staff

THE National Industrial Court, has ordered the Kogi State Local Government Service Commission, to recall a dismissed staff member, Munirat Idris. The court also declared the dismissal... Read more

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

Tags: National Industrial Court, Oyebiola Oyewumi,

2023 general elections will be acceptable to all–Buhari’s Aide

MR Umar El-Yakub, the Senior Special Assistant to the President on National Assembly Matter (House of Representatives), says 2023 general elections will be acceptable to all.El-Yakub... Read more

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

Tags: Umar El-Yakub, National Assembly Matter (House of Representatives),

NNPC harps on full deregulation of downstream sector to boost domestic refining

The Nigerian National Petroleum Company (NNPC) Ltd. on Wednesday said full deregulation of the downstream sector would boost the country’s domestic refining capacity. Mr Mustapha Yakubu, Group... Read more

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

Tags: Tunji Oyebanji, Huub Stokman, Nigerian National Petroleum Company (NNPC), Nigeria International Energy Summit (NIES),

Ex-NIHORT Director, Head of Accounts docked for alleged N8m fraud

Ademola Idowu, a former Executive Director of the National Horticulture Research Institute and Isiah Ajisafe, Head of Accounts and Finance were docked in a High Court ... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 82 times

Tags: Ademola Idowu, National Horticulture Research Institute, Isiah Ajisafe, Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC),

Ondo Govt. cautions students against taking energy drinks, hard drugs

The Ondo State Committee on Drug Control on Wednesday cautioned students against consuming energy drinks and other illicit substances.   The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 75 times

Tags: Ondo State Committee on Drug Control, National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA),

Work resumes at Bwari Area Council as NULGE calls off strike

Members of the National Union of Local Government Employees (NULGE), Bwari Area Council of the FCT, on Wednesday, resumed work at the council’s secretariat. The News Agency... Read more

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

Tags: National Union of Local Government Employees (NULGE),

Panel orders police to show cause for disobeying orders

AN independent investigation panel has ordered the police to show cause why they have failed to obey its orders in a petition filed by Mrs Nnena... Read more

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

Tags: Mr Garba Tetengi, Chino Obiagwu, Mr Kenneth Ogbochua, Suleiman Galadima, ASP M.Obiozor, Sunday Okpe, SARS Awkuzu, Uzi Emeana National Human Rights Commission,

NEMA receives 128 stranded Nigerians from Libya

 THE National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) said it had received 128 Nigerian returnees from Libya. The Director-General of the Agency, Alhaji Mustapha Habib told the News Agency... Read more

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

Tags: National Emergency Management Agency, Alhaji Mustapha Habib,

MC Oluomo replies NURTW’s query

LAGOS State chairman of the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW), Alhaji Musiliu Akinsanya, aka MC Oluomo, has responded to a query issued to him... Read more

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

Tags: National Union of Road Transport Workers, MC Oluomo, Alhaji Musiliu Akinsanya,

CVR: INEC records 6.3m fresh voters

THE Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says fresh registration in the ongoing nationwide Continuous Voter Registration (CVR) has hit 6,357,817 as at 7 a.m., Monday, Feb.... Read more

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

Tags: Independent National Electoral Commission,

INEC presents list of new voters to political parties

THE Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has presented the list of newly registered voters to political parties. Mr Festus Okoye, the National Commissioner and Chairman, Information and... Read more

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

Tags: Independent National Electoral Commission, Mr Festus Okoye,

Bugaje recommends 50% annual education budget to TVET

PROF. Idris Bugaje, the Executive Secretary, National Board for Technical Education (NBTE), has recommended at least 50 per cent of the annual education budget to be... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 106 times

Tags: Prof. Idris Bugaje, National Board for Technical Education,

Legislative institute urges FG to domesticate AfCFTA

THE National Institute for Legislative and Democratic Studies (NILDS), has urged the Federal Government to domesticate the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA). The Director-General of the... Read more

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

Tags: AfCFTA, Sen. Sa’idu Alkali, Abubakar Sulaiman, National Institute for Legislative and Democratic Studies,

Emulate Aisha Buhari’s humanitarian gesture, NYSC DG urges Nigerians

DIRECTOR General of National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Maj.-Gen. Shuaibu Ibrahim, has called on wealthy Nigerians and corporate bodies to emulate the humanitarian gesture of Nigeria’s... Read more

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

Tags: General of National Youth Service Corps, Alhaji Namadi Abubakar, NYSC, Maj.-Gen. Shuaibu Ibrahim,

Alleged land fraud: Court remands businessman

JUSTICE M.T.M Aliyu of a Kaduna High Court on Tuesday ordered that a businessman, Shehu Suleiman, be remanded in a correctional centre for alleged N30 million... Read more

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

Tags: Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), M.T.M Aliyu, First Bank,

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 3 months ago | seen 62 times

Tags: Gov. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, Executive Chairman of Federal Character Commission (FCC), Muheeba Dankaka,

NBTE says court judgment on Abuja property did not address ownership

THE judgment by a Federal High Court, Abuja, in favour of Messrs D. B. Mangal Nigeria Ltd. did not address the ownership of  property at Plot... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 91 times

Tags: National Board for Technical Education (NBTE), Prof. Idris Bugaje, D. B. Mangal,

NCWS wants FG to prioritise safety of Nigerians in Ukraine

The National Council of Women Societies (NCWS), has called on the Federal Government to do all within its powers, to ensure the safety of Nigerian citizens... Read more

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

Tags: Vladimir Putin, North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO), National Council of Women Societies (NCWS),

NYSC warns corps members against cultism

Maj.-Gen. Shuaibu Ibrahim, Director-General of the  National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has warned corps members against engaging in cult activities and other vices. Ibrahim gave the warning... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 107 times

Tags: Aisha Aliyu, Shuaibu Ibrahim, Abdullahi Jikamshi,  National Youth Service Corps (NYSC),

NYSC D-G commends NCDC over provision of COVID-19 test kits

The  National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), has commended officials of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) for providing COVID-19 test kits for testing corps members in Gombe... Read more

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

Tags:  National Youth Service Corps (NYSC),  Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), Shuaibu Ibrahim,

Allow Abba Kyari access to medical treatment - Court tells NDLEA

FEDERAL High Court in Abuja yesterday ordered the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) to allow detained Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP) Abba Kyari to get... Read more

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

Tags: National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, Joseph Sunday, Cynthia Ikena, Abba Kyari, Justice Inyang Ekwo

Court orders forfeiture of fraudster’s 2 iPhones, 3 laptops

JUSTICE Darius Khobo of a Kaduna High Court on Tuesday ordered the forfeiture of an internet fraudster’s two iPhones and three laptops to the Federal Government. The... Read more

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

Tags: Darius Khobo, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Intelligence and Special Operation Section(ISOS),

INEC to begin CVR in 17 Katsina frontline areas Tuesday

 THE Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Katsina State, says the Continuous Voter Registration (CVR) will commence on Tuesday in 17 frontline Local Government Areas (LGAs)... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 83 times

Tags: Independent National Electoral Commission, Alhaji Jibril Zarewa,

Participants acknowledge policy, regulatory impact on digital connectivity

…pivot future of work, business growth, content development on digital connectivity   AS the weeklong 2022 edition of AfricaNXT opened today at the Landmark Event Centre, Lagos, discussants... Read more

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

Tags: AfricaNXT, Nigerian Communications Commission,

International Boundaries: Nigeria is set to resolve all disputes with Benin Republic-NBC

THE Director-General, National Boundary Commission (NBC), Mr Adamu Adaji says Nigeria is eager to resolve all the lingering disputes between it and Benin Republic .   The D-G... Read more

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

Tags: Dr. Marcel Balgo, Mr Adamu Adaji, Mrs Efe Ovuakporie, National Boundary Commission,

ASUU strike: We’ll block roads in Oyo, NANS threatens FG

THE National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) has threatened to block all federal government roads in Oyo from Tuesday, if the Academic Staff Union of Universities... Read more

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

Tags: National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS), Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Steven Tegbe,

NCC unwavering in deploying revenue assurance solution

THE Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) is unwavering in its commitment to deploy a Revenue Assurance Solution (RAS) in the telecommunication sector to ensure a more robust... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 129 times

Tags: Nigerian Communications Commission, Edoyemi Ogoh, Reuben Muoka, Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta, Prof. Isa Ali Ibrahim,

How China is re-colonising Nigeria (part 2)

By Mike Ozekhome, SAN. THE CATCH (Continues) INTRODUCTION LAST week, we commenced this discourse on how China, under the guise of helping developing and underdeveloped countries, is actually re-colonizing... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 130 times

Tags: Nigerian Communications Commission, Prof. Umar Danbatta, Ahmed Ojikutu,

Group bemoans level of crude oil theft

AN association of indigenous Exploration and Production (E&P) Companies, the Independent Petroleum Producers Group (IPPG), says crude oil theft is an existential threat facing Nigeria and... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 106 times

Tags: Nigeria International Energy Summit (NIES), indigenous Exploration and Production (E&P), Independent Petroleum Producers Group (IPPG), Abdulrasaq Isa,

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 3 months ago | seen 87 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 3 months ago | seen 64 times

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

NGO conducts psycho-social test for victims of attacks in Plateau

 The Justice Development and Peace Commission (JDPC), has conducted a Psycho-Social test for victims of attacks in Iregwe Chiefdom of Bassa Local Government Area of Plateau.   Speaking... Read more

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

Tags: Iregwe Development Association (IDA), Justice Development and Peace Commission (JDPC),

FG recommits to preservation, promotion of cultural heritage – Official

MRS. Jane Anigala, the North East Zonal Director, National Institute for Cultural Orientation (NICO), has restated the Federal Government commitment to the preservation and promotion of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 83 times

Tags: National Institute for Cultural Orientation (NICO),

EU Commission working on practical modalities to ban RT Modalities

The European Commission is working on practical modalities to ensure the ban on Sputnik news agency and RT broadcaster in the European Union amid Russia’s military... Read more

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

Tags: European Union, European Union Commission, Eric Mamer, Vladimir Putin,

Alarm in Pakistan as wave of so-called honour killings hits town

At least a dozen people have been murdered by their own relatives in a small town in southwestern Pakistan over the past two weeks on the... Read more

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

Tags: Dera Murad Jamali, Human Rights Commission of Pakistan

ASUU strike: Students hold peaceful protest in Jos

THE National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) in Plateau on Monday staged a peaceful protest in Jos over the ongoing strike by the Academic Staff Union... Read more

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

Tags: Mr Na’allah Nanzim, ASUU, National Association of Nigerian Students

NANS holds peaceful protest in Jos over ASUU strike

STUDENTS in Plateau, under the aegis of National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) on Monday staged a peaceful protest in Jos over the ongoing strike by... Read more

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

Tags: National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS), Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Na’allah Nanzim,

Alleged N1.2bn fraud: Bauchi governor’s son to open defence April 28

THE Federal High Court Abuja on Monday, fixed April 28 for Shamsudeen Bala, son of Gov. Bala Mohammed of Bauchi State to open his defence in... Read more

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

Tags: Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, (EFCC), Shamsudeen Bala, Gov. Bala Mohammed,

NDLEA, pharmaceutical company, sensitise Imo youths on dangers of drug abuse

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), in collaboration with Patricklingo Pharmaceuticals Limited, has sensitised Imo youths on dangers of drug and substance abuse.   Speaking during the... Read more

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

Tags: Damian Onwujuru, Reuben Apeh, Patrick Onwuelingo, Reuben Apeh, National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA),

North Korea claims spy satellite launch test

 North Korea says its most recent launch test was for the development of a reconnaissance satellite system, state news agency KCNA reports. “The DPRK National Aerospace Development... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 62 times

Tags: DPRK National Aerospace Development Administration

NURTW queries Oluomo

THE national body of the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) has queried the Lagos State Council Chairman, Alhaji Musiliu Akinsanya aka MC Oluomo, over... Read more

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

Tags: National Union of Road Transport Workers, Alhaji Azeez Abiola, Alhaji Kabiru Ado Yau, Alhaji Musiliu Akinsanya, M C Oluomo,

NCC  showcases sponsored prototypes in indigenous tech development 

 THE Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has given concrete expression to the Federal Government’s drive to promote indigenous innovative technologies in Nigeria’s telecommunication sector. The NCC demonstrated this... Read more

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

Tags: Nigerian Communications Commission, Prof .Umar Garba Danbatta, Prof. Adeolu Akande, Prof. Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami,

INEC polls timeline creates anxiety in APC, PDP

THERE  is anxiety, almost disarray, in the All Progressives Congress (APC) following the release of the timeline for the 2023 elections by the Independent National Electoral... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 134 times

Tags: Independent National Electoral Commission, Governor Godwin Emefiele, Senator James Akpanudoedehe, APC, PDP,

INEC releases new dates for 2023 general election

FOLLOWING the signing into law the new Electoral Bill by President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday, February 25, the Independent National Electoral Commission has released new dates... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 3 months ago | seen 282 times

Tags: Independent National Electoral Commission, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, INEC, President Muhammadu Buhari

INEC to disclose position on electoral act on Saturday

THE Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it will on Saturday make public its position on the 2022 Electoral Amendment Bill singed into law by President... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 131 times

Tags: Independent National Electoral Commission, Festus Okoye,

Zimbabwe’s inflation surges to 6 month high

DATA released by Zimbabwe National Statistics Agency (ZIMSTAT) stated that Zimbabwe’s annual inflation accelerated to 66.1 per cent in February, up from 60.6 per cent the... Read more

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

Tags: Zimbabwe National Statistics Agency, Governor John Mangudya, Mthuli Ncube

Police screens 4,496 candidates in Bauchi for employment

THE Police Command in Bauchi State has screened 4,496 candidates for employment as constables, over nine days. The command’s spokesman, SP Ahmed Wakil, announced this in a... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 141 times

Tags: Police Service Commission, Ahmed Wakil,

Electoral Act: We’re bequeathing lasting legacy – Buhari

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari says the Electoral Act (Amendment) Bill 2022, passed by the National Assembly holds a lot of promises for improving the election processes with... Read more

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

Tags: President Muhammadu Buhari, Prof. Ibrahim Gambari, Independent National Electoral Commission, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu

Bus Terminal will decongest 99 percent traffic in Karu – NURTW Chair

Mr Salihu Adamu, Nasarawa state Chairman, National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW), has said that the newly inaugurated Sani Abacha Bus Terminal would decongest 99... Read more

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

Tags: Salihu Adamu, National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW),

Australians increasingly hesitant about COVID-19 boosters – Survey

 AUSTALIANS are increasingly hesitant about receiving coronavirus booster vaccines, a study has found. According to a survey of 3,400 people published by Australian National University (ANU) researchers... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 71 times

Tags: Australian National University

NIES: Summit outcomes have yielded development — Minister

THE Federal Government says outcomes from the past edition of the Nigerian International Energy Summit (NIES) have been embraced and utilised by government, policy makers and... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 125 times

Tags: Nigeria International Petroleum Summit (NIPS), Nigerian International Energy Summit (NIES), Chief Timipre Sylva, National Gas Transportation Network Code (NGTNC), United States Trade Development Agenc

PDP sweeps council polls in Enugu State

THE  ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Enugu State won all the 17 chairmanship and 260 councillorship seats in the local government elections held in the... Read more

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

Tags: Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Enugu State Independent Electoral Commission (ENSIEC), Dr. Mike Ajogwu,

Bayelsa, Ekiti come tops in 1st Judo open trials

BAYELSA and Ekiti states came tops at the first National Open Judo Commonwealth Games Trials which ended on Thursday at the Molade Okoya-Thomas Sports Hall, Surulere... Read more

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

Tags: National Open Judo Commonwealth,

LG Chairman charges Ikorodu youths on armed forces recruitment exercise

THE Chairman, Ikorodu Local Government, Mr Wasiu Adesina, on Thursday urged youths in the area to take interest in the 2022  Armed Forces recruitment exercise. Adesina gave... Read more

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

Tags: National Drug Law Enforcement Agency  (NDLEA), Oluwakemi Opakunle, Dr. Muheeba DankakaFederal Character Commission (FCC), Wasiu Adesina,

1.7m access HIV/AIDS treatments in S/East in 2021 – NACA

THE National Agency for the Control of AIDS (NACA) says that no fewer than 1.7 million patients accessed HIV/AIDs treatment in the south-East region in 2021. Dr... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 120 times

Tags: National Agency for the Control of AIDS, Dr Miriam Ezekwe, Dr Adaoha Anosike, UNAIDS

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 3 months ago | seen 72 times

Tags: Capt. Musa Nuhu, Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Commission, Mr Babatunde Irukera,,

Court fixes Feb. 28 for Abba Kyari’s bail application

A Federal High Court, Abuja, on Thursday, fixed Feb. 28 for hearing a bail application filed by suspended Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP) Abba Kyari.   Justice Inyang... Read more

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

Tags: Inyang Ekwo, National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Abba Kyari,

Lawmaker donates materials to IDPs in Southern Kaduna

 Rep. Amos Magaji  (PDP-Zango Kataf/Jaba) in partnership with the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) donated relief materials to Internally Displaced Persons in Southern Kaduna on Thursday. Before... Read more

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

Tags:  Rep. Amos Magaji, National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA),

Experts tell farmers to take NIMET’s rainfall prediction with caution

AGRICULTURE experts have urged local farmers to tread with caution as they commence the 2022 planting season with early rainfall as predicted by the Nigerian Metrological... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 107 times

Tags: Nigerian Metrological Agency (NIMET), Prof. Kolawole Adebayo, Dr Tunji Iyiola, National Agricultural Extension and Research Liaison Services (NAERLS),

Agency to tackle post-harvest losses using STI

THE National Centre for Technology Management (NACETEM), is set to tackle post-harvest losses in the agriculture sector, using Science, Technology and Innovation (STI). Prof Okechukwu Ukwuoma, Director... Read more

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

Tags: National Centre for Technology Management (NACETEM), Prof Okechukwu Ukwuoma,

Cleric renews call for release of Leah Shuaibu, 4 yrs after

The co-Chair, Interfaith Dialogue Forum for Peace, Bishop Sunday Onuoha, has called for the release of Miss Leah Shuaibu, who has spent four years in captivity... Read more

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

Tags: Dr Ngozi Okechukwu, Dr Eze Chikamnayo, Gov. Okezie Ikpeazu, Bishop Sunday Onuoha, Leah Shuaibu, National Orientation Agency (NOA),

Unknown gunmen attack polling units in Enugu community, burn 3 vehicles

Unidentified gunmen numbering about 10, on Wednesday, disrupted ongoing council elections at Enugu South council area ward 3, in Obeagu community near Enugu, burning electoral materials... Read more

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

Tags: Enugu State Broadcasting Service (ESBS), Enugu State Independent Electoral Commission (ENSIEC), Dr Mike Ajogwu,

124 athletes converge in Lagos for Judo trials

No fewer than 124 athletes are taking part at the ongoing National Open Judo Commonwealth trials  which opened on Wednesday  at the Teslim Balogun Stadium Surulere,... Read more

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

Tags: National Open Judo Commonwealth, Oshodi Musa,

Enugu LG poll: APGA blames ENSIEC for poor turnout

MR Ndubuisi Enechi-Onyia, the Enugu State Chairman of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) has blamed poor planning by the state electoral body for the low... Read more

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

Tags: All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), Mr Ndubuisi Enechi-Onyia, Enugu State Independent Electoral Commission (ENSIEC),

Fidelis Ozichukwu heads new electoral committee of Ohanaeze Ndigbo

By Christabel Ejenike THE Ohaneze Ndigbo has set up an electoral committee, which is headed by Fidelis Ozichukwu. According to the letter by P. C. Aneke McArb, the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 190 times

Tags: Fidelis Ozichukwu, P. C. Aneke McArb, National Executive Committee of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Ohanaeze Ndigbo,

SAIPEC 2022: Panelists say gas is destination product with huge potential for power generation 

By Anthony Isibor.   THE panelists at the Sub-Saharan Africa International Petroleum Exhibition and Conference in Lagos have said that gas is not just a transition fuel, but... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 144 times

Tags: Victor Okoronkwo, Aiteo, Ed Ubong, Shell Nigeria Gas, Nigeria Gas Association, Yan Gari, Adeleye Falade, ND West, Riverson Oppong, Ghana National Gas Company, Chuka David Eze, Frazimex Engineering li

Rehabilitated drug addicts get goats, cows in Kano State

THE National Agriculture Land Development Authority (NALDA) is empowering 500 rehabilitated male and female drug addicts in Kano State by giving them livestock. Its Executive Secretary, Prince... Read more

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

Tags: National Agriculture Land Development Authority (NALDA), Prince Paul Ikonne, Sen. Naja’tu Muhammed,

NCAC pledges stronger cultural ties with Bulgaria

The National Council for Arts and Culture (NCAC), has pledged stronger cultural ties with the Bulgarian government in marketing that country’s rich cultural heritage. Chief Olusegun Runsewe,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 83 times

Tags: National Council for Arts and Culture (NCAC), Olusegun Runsewe, Frank Meke, International Arts and Crafts (INAC), Yanko Yordanov,

NCCSALW to establish zonal headquarters in Enugu

  The National Centre for the Control of Small Arms and Light Weapons  (NCCSALW) is set to establish a zonal headquarters in Enugu. The National Coordinator of NCCSALW,... Read more

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

Tags: National Centre for the Control of Small Arms and Light Weapons

Alleged drug trafficking: Court permits NDLEA to detain Abba Kyari, 6 others for 14 days

A Federal High Court, Abuja, on Tuesday, granted the request by the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) permission to further detain suspended Deputy Commissioner of... Read more

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

Tags: Zainab Abubakar, National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Abba Kyari,

Eliminate all forms of inter-agency rivalry, Agwai urges security chiefs

 A former Chief of Defence Staff has urged service chiefs and heads of security agencies to take steps to eliminate all forms of inter-agency rivalry to... Read more

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

Tags: Martin-Luther Agwai, National Security Adviser (NSA), Babagana Monguno, Emmanuel Ndagi,

APC chieftain tasks NASS on inclusiveness in politics

Mrs Abiodun Essiet, a Chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has urged the National Assembly to pass bills that would boost women participation in politics... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 106 times

Tags: Abiodun Essiet, All Progressives Congress (APC), Abuja Municipal Area Council (AMAC), Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC),

Abuja residents task parents on preservation of mother tongues

Some Abuja residents have urged parents to communicate more with their children and wards in their local languages as a way of preserving their mother tongues. The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 91 times

Tags: National Council for Arts and Culture,

European Commission, Council condemn Russia invasion of Donetsk, Luhansk in Ukraine

 European Commission and European Council have jointly condemned Russian President Vladimir Putin’s decision to recognise the non-government controlled areas of Donetsk and Luhansk oblasts of Ukraine... Read more

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

Tags:  European Commission, European Council, President Vladimir Putin,

CVR Update: INEC records 6m fresh voters

 The Independent National Electoral Commission  (INEC) says 6,082,639 Nigerians have done fresh registration in the ongoing nationwide Continuous Voter Registration (CVR) as at 7 a.m., Monday.... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 99 times

Tags: Independent National Electoral Commission

National Library to launch language preservation club

THE National Library of Nigeria says it will soon launch a family book club for the preservation of Nigerian languages. Prof. Chinwe Veronica Anunobi, its Chief Executive... Read more

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

Tags: Prof. Chinwe Veronica Anunobi, National Library of Nigeria

NYSC deploys 1,700 Corps members to Bauchi State

The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has deployed 1,700 Corps members to Bauchi State for the 2022 Batch ‘A’ Stream 1 Orientation Course. The Scheme’s Coordinator, Alhaji... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 71 times

Tags: National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Alhaji Namadi Abubakar, Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC),

CVR Update: INEC records 6m fresh registrants

 The Independent National Electoral Commission  (INEC) says 6,082,639 Nigerians has done fresh registration in the ongoing nationwide Continuous Voter Registration (CVR) as at 7 a.m., Monday.... Read more

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

Tags: Independent National Electoral Commission  (INEC),

Hajj: NAHCOM urges Kwara Pilgrims Board to establish lCT centre

 The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) has urged the Kwara Muslim Pilgrims Welfare Board to establish a well equipped lCT centre to enable it digitalise... Read more

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

Tags: National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON), Alhaji Halidu Shitu,

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 3 months ago | seen 53 times

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

PDP sets up Osun State Ward Congresses Electoral Committee

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has set up an Electoral Committee for the Osun Ward Congresses for the purpose of electing a three-Man Ad-Hoc Ward Delegates... Read more

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

Tags: Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), National Working Committee (NEC),

AfricaNXT confab objective aligns with NCC’s vision of technology-driven prosperity for Africa 

  ...as Danbatta pledges to sustain participation and support for the Conference The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has reiterated its faith in the vision of the AfricaNEXT Conference... Read more

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

Tags: Prof. Umar Danbatta, NCC, Nigerian Communications Commission, AfricaNXT

We received 3 petitions against ex-FIIRO DG – ICPC

THE Independent Corrupt Practices Commission (ICPC) says it received three petitions calling for the investigation of Mr Chima Igwe, the ex-Director-General of the Federal Institute of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 103 times

Tags: Independent Corrupt Practices Commission, Mr Henry Emore, Mr Victor Opara, FIIRO, Mrs Vera Esidene, Mr Kehinde Adetoye, Chima Igwe,

Kirikiri depot owners deny hiking PMS ex-depot price

THE Kirikiri Depot Owners Association on Monday denied hiking the ex-depot price of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS), also known as petrol, amidst the current scarcity of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 116 times

Tags: Simeon Anabor, Chinedu Okoronkwo, Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN), Nigerian National Petroleum Company Ltd,

NYSC deploys 1,500 corps members to Gombe

THE National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) says it has deployed 1,500 corps members to Gombe State for the 2022 Batch ‘A’ Stream 1 Orientation programme. Ms Margaret... Read more

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

Tags: National Youth Service Corps (NYSC),

Accredited CBT centres to register NOUN, distance learning programmes- JAMB

THE Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) says accredited Computer Based Tests (CBT) centres can now register candidates for the National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN),... Read more

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

Tags: Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), Computer Based Tests (CBT), National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN),

Court dismisses suit against PSC for lack of proof

THE National Industrial Court has dismissed a suit in its entirety against the Police Service Commission, (PSC), for lack of proof. The suit which was instituted by... Read more

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

Tags: Ayodele Obaseki-Osaghae, Police Service Commission (PSC),

Strengthened local governance structure, NIPSS course participants capable –Osinbajo

The Vice-President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, has expressed optimism that the Senior Executive Course (SEC) 44 participants in the National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies (NIPSS),... Read more

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

Tags: Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies (NIPSS), Gen. Lucky Irabor,

Data Protection: NITDA, AIRTEL, collaborate to boost digital literacy

The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) has established partnership with AIRTEL Nigeria, to provide digital literacy and ensure data protection in the country. The partnership was... Read more

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

Tags: National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), National Data Protection Regulation (NDPR), AIRTEL, Kashifu Inuwa, Surendran Chemmenkotil,

Alleged drug trafficking: Court turns down DCP Abba Kyari’s bail application

A Federal High Court, Abuja, on Monday, refused to grant an application for bail filed by the suspended Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP) Abba Kyari.   Justice Inyang... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 70 times

Tags: National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Justice Inyang Ekwo,

ASUU strike: NANS vows to block major federal roads

Following the commencement of a four-week warning strike by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), the National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) says it will... Read more

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

Tags: National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS), Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Sunday Asefon,

South-South teams win third U-17 cricket championships

THE South-South team on Sunday in Abuja emerged champions of the third edition of the National Under-17 Cricket Championships. The zone defeated South-East in both the male... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 83 times

Tags: Donald Okoye, Divine Uranta, Moshood Abiola National Stadium, Peter Esewi’s side.

NDLEA intercepts counterfeit $4.7m in Abuja

 OPERATIVES of National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, (NDLEA), have foiled an attempt by a syndicate to push into circulation fake $4.7 million or about N2.7 billion. This... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 129 times

Tags: Brig.-Gen. Buba Marwa, National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, Mr Femi Babafemi, Abdulmumini Maikasuwa.

Catholic NGO donates relief items to victims of attack in Plateau

THE Justice, Development and Peace Commission (JDPC), an NGO of the Catholic Archdiocese of Jos, donated relief items to victims of attacks in Teagbe community in... Read more

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

Tags: Development and Peace Commission, Rev. Mathew Audu, Rev. Fr. Polycarp Gana,

NIWA unveils search, rescue centre in Lagos

FEW weeks after activating navigational aids in Lagos, the National Inland waterways Authority (NIWA) has launched a Search and Rescue centre to prioritise safety of Lagos... Read more

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

Tags: Mr Joseph Ororo, Mr Joseph Ororo, Dr George Moghalu, Mrs Sarat Braimah, National Inland waterways Authority,

Roles of women in crisis resolution by IHRC ambassador

THE Ambassador-at- Large, Country Head for Nigeria and Commissioner for West African countries of the International Human Rights Commission (IHRC), Dr Friday Sani, says women play... Read more

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

Tags: Dr Friday Sani, Rev. Yakubu Pam, Nigeria Christian Pilgrims Commission, Mama Zimi Pam, International Human Rights Commission,

1 dies, 17 injured as fire destroys Borno IDPs Camp

THE National Emergency Management Agency(NEMA) on Friday said one was killed, while 17 others were injured in a fire incident at Kalari Muna Elbadawy Internally Displaced ... Read more

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

Tags: National Emergency Management Agency, Abdulkadir Ibrahim,

Buruli ulcer 3rd most common mycobacterial disease in Nigeria – NTBLCP

BURULI Ulcer (BU), is the emerging and third most common mycobacterial disease in Nigeria after tuberculosis and leprosy, the National Tuberculosis, Buruli Ulcer, and Leprosy Control... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 154 times

Tags: National Tuberculosis Buruli Ulcer and Leprosy Control Programme (NTBLCP), Peter Adebayo, World Health Organisation (WHO),

Ethiopia’s exports of coffee, spices, tea up 52.4%

ETHIOPIA earned 658.1 million U.S. dollars from its exports of coffee, spices and tea during the first seven months of its 2021/2022 fiscal year. The state-run Ethiopian... Read more

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

Tags: Ethiopian News Agency (ENA), United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA),

No adulterated fuel in Delta- NUPRC

THE Warri Zonal Office of Nigerian Upstream Petroleum Regulatory Commission (NUPRC) says it has yet to record any case of adulterated petroleum products in its various... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 103 times

Tags: Nigerian Upstream Petroleum Regulatory Commission (NUPRC), Ignatius Anyanwu,

NMDPRA, NNPC, PTD, NARTO, NUPENG to expedite transporters freight rate review

By Anthony Isibor.   FOLLOWING the meeting between the Nigerian Midstream and Downstream Petroleum Regulatory Authority, NMDPRA, Nigeria National Petroleum Commission, NNPC, Petroleum Tanker Drivers, PTD, Nigerian Association... Read more

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

Tags: National Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers, Nigerian Association of Road Transport Owners, Nigerian Midstream and Downstream Petroleum Regulatory Authority, Nigeria National Petroleum Commiss

Jigawa govt expends N59m to coach 122,477 students for SSCE

THE Jigawa Government has expended over N59 million on extra coaching of 122,477 Senior School Certificate Examination (SSCE) candidates in the past three years. Dr Abbas Abubakar,... Read more

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

Tags: Senior School Certificate Examination (SSCE), Dr Abbas Abubakar, West African Examination Council (WAEC), National Examination Council (NECO), Gov. Muhammad Badaru, Dr Lawan Yunusa-Danzomo,

NARTO, NUPENG-PTD suspend planned strike as NNPC intervenes

THE Nigerian Association of Road Transport Owners, National Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG) and  Petroleum Tanker Drivers (PTD) have suspended their planned strike... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 106 times

Tags: National Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG), Williams Akporeha, Abiodun Adeniji, Malam Mele Kyari, Nigerian Midstream and Downstream Petroleum Regulatory Authority (NMDPRA), Otunba Sa

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 3 months ago | seen 71 times

Tags: Federal Capital Territory (FCT), National Youths Service Corps (NYSC), Alhaji Suleman Abdul, Alhaji Mohammed Bello,

FG tasks engineers on innovation for economic development...

Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, has urged engineering practitioners to make concerted effort towards innovation for manufacturing and industrialization to accelerate the development of... Read more

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

Tags: George Okoyo, Babatunde Fashola, National Chairman of the Nigerian Institution of Mechanical Engineers (NIMechE), Olufunmilade Akingbabohun,

PCC resolves 4,000 cases in Borno

THE Public Complaints Commission (PCC) in Borno, says it has resolved over 4,000 cases in the past 10 months in the state. The Federal Commissioner in charge... Read more

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

Tags: Public Complaints Commission (PCC), Alhaji Yusuf Adamu, Gov. Babagana Zulum,

NNPC tasks mechanical engineers on energy transition

THE Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation Limited (NNPC) has urged the Nigerian Institution of Mechanical Engineers (NiMechE) to support Nigeria toward becoming an energy sufficient country and... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 129 times

Tags: Central Bank of Nigeria, Fola Shonubi, Governor Babajide Sanwolu, Mr Yemi Adetunji, Malam Mele Kyari, Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation Limited,

EFCC kicks as defence seeks examination of SIM slot of Naira Marley’s iPhone

THE Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Thursday objected to an application for examination of the iPhone SIM slot of a musician, Azeez Fashola a.k.a... Read more

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

Tags: Mr Rotimi Oyedepo, Mr Augustine Anosike, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission

NYSC discharges 1,853 in Anambra, commends role in governorship poll

The National Youths Service Corps (NYSC) has commended corps members for their role in the successful conduct of the 2012 governorship election in Anambra. Mrs Yetunde Baderinwa,... Read more

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

Tags: National Youths Service Corps (NYSC)

NYSC: Okowa admonishes corps members on integrity

GOV. Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta has urged corps members to continue to uphold the integrity of the scheme even after their service year. Okowa, represented by Mr... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 146 times

Tags: Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa, Patrick Ukah, National Youth Service Corps, Alao Olusegun,

Osinbajo presides over virtual NEC meeting

VICE President Yemi Osinbajo is presiding over a virtual meeting of the National Economic Council (NEC) at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. Under the Nigerian Constitution, the vice... Read more

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

Tags: National Economic Council (NEC), Yemi Osinbajo

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 3 months ago | seen 113 times

Tags: Osita Chidoka, Biometrics Voters Accredition System (BVAS), Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Federal Capital Territory (FCT),

FCT poll, shows Nigeria moving towards true democracy – Lawyer

MR Abdulhameed Aliyu, an Abuja-based legal practitioner, says the outcome of the Feb. 12, FCT Area Councils election is an indication that Nigeria is moving towards... Read more

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

Tags: Mr Abdulhameed Aliyu, APC, Dr Ramatu Aliyu, Independent National Electoral Commission,

European Commission ‘will act’ to defend EU funds – Top official

THE European Commission “will act with determination’’ to punish rule of law violations using a new sanctions mechanism that was upheld in the court on Wednesday,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 70 times

Tags: Von der Leyen, European Commission

UNIBEN students mount roadblock to protest ASUU strike

SCORES of students of the University of Benin on Wednesday barricaded the ever-busy Benin-Ore-Sagamu road to protest the ongoing industrial action by the Academic Staff Union... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 119 times

Tags: Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), University of Benin UNIBEN, National Executive Council (NEC),

Man jailed 3 years for trafficking marijuana, codeine

A Federal High Court in Ibadan on Wednesday sentenced a 35-year-old man, Nurudeen Yusuf to three years in correctional centre over unlawful dealing in marijuana and... Read more

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

Tags: Uche Agomoh, National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA),

Internet fraud: Court orders barber to sweep police station for 90 days

An FCT High Court in Kubwa, on Wednesday ordered a 21- year-old barber, Isaac Clement to sweep the police station in Kwali Area Council for 90... Read more

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

Tags: Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Kezziah Ogbonnaya,

Ebonyi Secondary School emerges winner of NOA Integrity Club competition

The Model Comprehensive Girls Secondary School, Ugwuachara in Ebonyi has emerged winner of the maiden edition of the Integrity Club national drama-video competition in the state. Dr... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 71 times

Tags: National Orientation Agency (NOA), Model Comprehensive Girls Secondary School, Ugwuachara,

NOA tasks Nigerians on unity, peaceful coexistence

The National Orientation Agency  (NOA) implored Nigerians to imbibe  and propagate national unity and interest as well as peaceful co-existence of the country. The Director-General of NOA,... Read more

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

Tags: National Orientation Agency  (NOA), Dr Garba Abari, Dr Tobi Oluwatola, Ibrahim Boye, Muhammed Bello, Austin Aigbe, Balarabe Garba,

Experts call for united action to reduce global burden of depression

Experts on Wednesday called for united action to reduce the  increasingly serious global crisis of depression. It is estimated that each year, five per cent of adults... Read more

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

Tags: Lancet, World Psychiatric Association Commission, National Centre for Excellence in Youth Mental Health, prof. Helen Herrman, Orygen, University of Melbourne,

How to curb Nigeria’s inflation – CPPE

THE Centre for the Promotion of Private Enterprise (CPPE) has said made recommendations to curb Nigeria’s high inflationary pressures, which continued to be a major worry... Read more

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

Tags: Centre for the Promotion of Private Enterprise, National Bureau of Statistics, Dr Muda Yusuf

Signing of Electoral Amendment Bill: The waiting game continues

By Christabel Ejenike Despite the reactions that trailed the refusal by President Muhammadu Buhari to sign the 2021 Electoral Amendment Bill into law and the amendments made... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 251 times

Tags: President Muhammadu Buhari, Governor Nyesom Wike, Independent National Electoral Commission INEC, All Progressive Congress APC,

Drug abuse may cause imbecility in children- Ondo govt warns pregnant women

 The Ondo State Committee on Drug Control on Tuesday warned pregnant women to desist from drug abuse, saying that it could lead to imbecility in their... Read more

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

Tags: National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Olafusi Omotiba,

Enugu LG election: SIEC commits to credible exercise

The Chairman, Enugu State Independent Electoral Commission (ENSIEC), Mr Michael Ajogu, has promised that the commission would conduct a credible and transparent local government election on... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 104 times

Tags: Enugu State Independent Electoral Commission (ENSIEC), Michael Ajogu, European Centre for Electoral Support (ECES),

Emir of Rano lauds role of NYSC scheme in national unity

The Emir of Rano, Amb. Kabiru Muhammed-Inuwa, has commended the role of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) scheme in fostering national unity and integrating the... Read more

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

Tags: National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Amb. Kabiru Muhammed-Inuwa,

Commission begins capacity building for 10,000 persons of concern

The National Commission for Refugees, Migrants and Internally Displaced Persons (NCFRMI) has commenced  capacity building development for 10,000 persons of concern. Hajiya Imaan Sulaiman-Ibrahim, the Federal Commissioner... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 71 times

Tags: National Information Technology and Development Agency (NITDA), Malam Inuwa-Kashifu Abdullahi, National Commission for Refugees, Migrants and Internally Displaced Persons (NCFRMI), Hajiya Imaan Sulaim

Council lauds NDLEA for institionalising “Drug Integrity Test” in universities

The National Council for Arts and Culture (NCAC) has commended the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) for making “Drug Integrity Test” an institutional policy in all tertiary institutions... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 179 times

Tags: National Council for Arts and Culture (NCAC), National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Otunba Segun Runsewe, Brig.- Gen. Mohamed Buba Marwa,

INEC trains officers ahead Feb. 26 constituencies’ by-elections

THE Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has commended the Training of Supervisory Presiding Officers (SPOs) ahead of the constituency's by-election holding on Feb. 26 in Plateau,... Read more

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

Tags: Independent National Electoral Commission, Dr Sa’ad Idris,

NITDA, refugees commission collaborate to train 10,000 vulnerable persons

 THE National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) has started the training of 10,000 vulnerable persons on digital skills development and empowerment. The agency is conducting the training... Read more

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

Tags: National Information Technology Development Agency, Mrs Imaan Sulaiman-Ibrahim, Mr Kashifu Inuwa,

NOA, ICPC task students to promote integrity, anti corruption crusade

The National Orientation Agency (NOA) and the Independent Corrupt Practices and other related Offences Commission (ICPC) has tasked students to promote national ethics and shun corrupt... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 120 times

Tags: National Orientation Agency (NOA), Independent Corrupt Practices and other related Offences Commission (ICPC)

NOA establishes 40 integrity clubs in Bauchi

The National Orientation Agency (NOA) has established 40 integrity clubs in secondary schools in Bauchi State, to promote patriotism and national ethics.   NOA’s State Director, Alhaji Nuru... Read more

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

Tags: National Orientation Agency (NOA),

Bwari Council boss promises improved livelihood for residents

Mr John Gabaya, the re-elected chairman, Bwari Area Council of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), on Monday promised residents of the district, an improved living condition... Read more

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

Tags: John Gabaya, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), Abubakar Abdullahi,

INEC launches publicity for voter registration, new polling units in Lagos

 The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), on Monday, launched publicity programmes for the ongoing nationwide Continuous Voter Registration (CVR) and the newly created Polling Units (PU’s),... Read more

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

Tags: Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Mr Sam Olumekun, Mr James Popoola,

NDLEA Declares DCP Abba Kyari Wanted Over Illicit Drugs

THE National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), has declared the suspended head of the Police Intelligence Response Team (IRT), DCP Abba Kyari, wanted over alleged drug... Read more

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

Tags: National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, DCP Abba Kyari,

Political Relevance: INEC advises youths, women to form political party

THE Independent Electoral Commission (INEC) has advised youths and women to form a political party to impact their relevance in the political space. The INEC Resident Electoral... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 130 times

Tags: Independent Electoral Commission, Mr Abiodun Oyeyiola,

PSC suspends judgement on Abba Kyari, orders further investigation

THE Police Service Commission (PSC) has postponed the verdict on the case involving suspended Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP) Abba Kyari, who was in charge of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 125 times

Tags: Police Service Commission, Abba Kyari, Musiliu Smith, SP Shaaba Adamu Gboyako, Ikechukwu Ani,

NOA establishes 40 integrity clubs in Kaduna schools

 The National Orientation Agency (NOA), says it has established integrity clubs in 40 secondary school across three senatorial districts in Kaduna State. NOA’s State Director, Alhaji Zubair... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 159 times

Tags: National Orientation Agency (NOA),Alhaji Zubair Galadima-Soba,

2 UNHCR journalists held in Kabul while on assignment

United Nations High Commission for refugees (UNHCR) on Friday reported that two journalists and Afghans working with them have been detained in Kabul. UNHCR on its Twitter... Read more

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

Tags: United Nations High Commission for refugees (UNHCR),

Corps members enrol in NHIS

The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) in collaboration with the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS), on Friday in Abuja, flagged off the enrolment of corps members... Read more

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

Tags: Mohammed Sambo, National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Maj.-Gen. Shuaibu Ibrahim,

Adamawa IPMAN urges public to report sale of adulterated petrol

The Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN), Adamawa and Taraba chapter, has urged motorists not to panic and report any sale of suspicious adulterated petrol... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 159 times

Tags: Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN), Alhaji Dahiru Buba,

Scarcity : Fuel supply improving in Lagos

Availability of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS), also known as petrol, is improving in Lagos State, after days of scarcity of the product, the News Agency of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 147 times

Tags: Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN), Mike Osatuyi,

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 3 months ago | seen 108 times

Tags: Transition Monitoring Group (TMG), Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Federal Capital Territory (FCT),

NBC urges Plateau, Taraba communities to cooperate for smooth border demarcation

THE National Boundary Commission (NBC) has urged Plateau and Taraba communities to cooperate and allow the completion of seamless border demarcation between the two states. Mr Adamu... Read more

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

Tags: National Boundary Commission, Prof. Sonni Tyoden, Mr Adamu Adaji, Mr Haruna Manu

Lawmakers wrong to initiate Electoral Act amendment, says INEC

NEITHER the executive nor the legislature has the right to initiate amendments to Electoral Act, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Chairman Prof Yakubu Mahmood said yesterday. He... Read more

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

Tags: Prof Attahiru Jega, Prof Yakubu Mamood, Independent National Electoral Commission

Armenian national security service eliminates spy network, detains 19 people

Armenian National Security Service on Thursday announced that it neutralised a spy network and detained 19 people on suspicion of treason. “As a result of large-scale law... Read more

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

Tags: Armenian National Security Service,

FCT teachers suspend 3 weeks strike

PRIMARY school teachers in Gwagwalada Area Council of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) have suspended their three weeks strike over non-payment of outstanding arrears. The Chairman, National... Read more

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

Tags: Mr Abdullahi Candido, National Union of Teachers, Comrade Stephen Knabayi,

LG Elections: PDP flags off campaign, lauds Ugwuanyi’s performance

THE Enugu State Chapter of the People Democratic Party (PDP) on Wednesday flagged off its campaign ahead of the 2022 local government elections in the state. The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 128 times

Tags: Gov. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, Mr Cletus Akalusi, Mr Augustine Nnamani, People Democratic Party, Enugu State Independent Electoral Commission

NNPC dispels fear of fuel shortage in Nigerians 

…promises remedial action on defaulting importers      THE Nigerian National Petroleum Company (NNPC) Limited has reassured Nigerians of its capacity to restore sanity in the supply and distribution... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 128 times

Tags: Nigerian National Petroleum Company, Mallam Mele Kyari

FG’s ICT company owns up to server breakdown

CONTRARY to the belief that the National Identity Number, NIN verification portal of the National Identity Management Commission, NIMC crashed, it was actually the government’s Information... Read more

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

Tags: MTN, Airtel, GLO, 9Mobile, Mr Kayode Adegoke, Chidi Okpala, National Identity Number,

NOA partners foundation on peace building

The National Orientation Agency (NOA) is partnering with the African Peace Foundation on building peace for progress and national development in countries. The NOA Director-General, Dr Garba... Read more

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

Tags: National Orientation Agency (NOA),

NNPC records $224.29m proceeds from crude oil, gas export in August

The Nigerian National Petroleum Company (NNPC) Limited  says it posted a total of $224.29 million receipt from crude oil and gas export in August 2021 as... Read more

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

Tags: Nigerian National Petroleum Company (NNPC),

NAFDAC secures conviction of fake Emzor paracetamol producer

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) says it has secured the conviction of one Friday Ogbodo, a manufacturer of fake Emzor... Read more

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

Tags: National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC), Olusayo Akintola,

NIMC portal crash: Applicants decry delay in processing passport booklets

Some passport applicants in Lagos  State have continued to grumble as their applications for passport booklets have  suffered undue delays  due to the crash of National... Read more

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

Tags: National Identity Management Commission (NIMC),

NIMASA commends Navy for securing agency’s floating dock

 The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has commended the Nigerian Navy for hosting and securing the Agency’s floating dock since its arrival in the... Read more

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

Tags: Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr Bashir Jamoh, Kohath Levi, Infrastructure Concession Regulatory Commission (ICRC),

2023: Get your PVC to elect credible candidates, group urges youths

A group, Anap Foundation, has urged Nigerian youths to obtain their Personal Voter’s Card (PVC) and use their large population in electing credible candidates in the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 109 times

Tags: Anap Foundation, Atedo Peterside, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Tertiary Education Trust Fund [TETFUND],

Menstrual hygiene: Corps member donates sanitary pads, sensitises 100 girls in Bauchi

Ms Cynthia Obaseki, a member of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), has donated sanitary pads to 100 students of the Government Day Secondary School, Gwallameji,... Read more

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

Tags: National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Community Development Service (CDS),

Pension fund assets grew by N1.11 trn in 2021 – PenCom

 The National Pension Commission has reported that pension fund assets rose from N12.31 trillion as at December 31, 2020, to N13.42 trillion in December 31, 2021,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 71 times

Tags: National Pension Commission,

Enugu 2023: APGA chairman calls for credible, free, fair election in Enugu

The chairman of All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) in Enugu, Mr Ndubuisi Elechionyia, had called for credible, free and fair Local Government Council and Governorship elections... Read more

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

Tags: All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), Ndubuisi Elechionyia,, Enugu State Independent Electoral Commission (ENSIEC), Dr. Jeff Nnamani,

FSD Africa, NAICOM partner to boost digital solution in insurance

Financial Sector Deepening (FSD) Africa says it has partnered with National Insurance Commission (NAICOM) to launch BimaLab, an intiative designed to boost adoption of digital solutions... Read more

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

Tags: Financial Sector Deepening (FSD) Africa, National Insurance Commission (NAICOM), Sunday Thomas, Ben Llewellyn-Jones,

Commission partners with NJI on training of Judges

The Nigerian Copyright Commission (NCC) says it will partner with the National Judicial Institute (NJI) on Intellectual Property (IP) refresher course for judges in order to... Read more

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

Tags: Nigerian Copyright Commission (NCC), National Judicial Institute (NJI), Dr John Asein,

NIPC begins validation of investors’ readiness to invest in Nigeria

 The Nigerian Investment Promotion Commission (NIPC) on Wednesday said that it has begun validating investors declaration to invest in Nigeria. According to NIPC, the move is aimed... Read more

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

Tags: Nigerian Investment Promotion Commission (NIPC),

Edo govt., GICL sign MoU to improve internet connectivity in MDAs, LGs

 Edo government, on Wednesday, signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Global Independent Connect Limited (GICL) to improve internet connectivity in ministries, departments, agencies and six local... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 83 times

Tags: Global Independent Connect Limited (GICL),

We’ll conduct free, fair LG elections in Enugu – ENSIEC

Enugu State Independent Electoral Commission (ENSIEC) has assured people of the state of free and fair local government elections on Feb. 23. Chairman of the commission, Dr... Read more

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

Tags: Enugu State Independent Electoral Commission (ENSIEC), European Centre for Electoral Support (ECES),

IPMAN confirms sale of adulterated petrol in S’East

The Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN) has confirmed the sale of adulterated Premium Motor Spirit, otherwise called petrol, in some service outlets in the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 120 times

Tags: Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN), Mr Chinedu Anyaso, Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC),

Agency provides guidelines for GMOs’ biosafety system –DG

The National Biosafety Management Agency (NBMA), says it was providing efficient guidelines, to improve Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) for a strong biosafety system in the country. This... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 107 times

Tags: National Biosafety Management Agency (NBMA), Dr Rufus Ebegba,

NNPC records $224.29 million proceeds from export of crude oil, gas in August

THE Nigerian National Petroleum Company (NNPC) Limited posted a total of $224.29million receipt from crude oil and gas export in August 2021 as against $191.26million in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 135 times

Tags: Nigerian National Petroleum Company, PPMC,

IPMAN condemns abduction of chairman, urges his unconditional release

The Edo Chapter of the Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN), has condemned the abduction of its chairman, Alhaji Abdul-Hammid Egele by gunmen. Egele was said... Read more

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

Tags: Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN), Mrs Angelina Aigbokhai, Department of State Security Service (DSS), Alhaji Abdul-Hammid Egele,

LG Polls: Emergence of 16 women councillors excites Gov. Bagudu

Gov. Atiku Bagudu of Kebbi State, on Wednesday, expressed appreciation to Kebbi people for electing 16 women as councillors in the just concluded Local Government elections... Read more

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

Tags: Gov. Atiku Bagudu, Kebbi State Independent Electoral Commission (KSIEC),

Senate confirms nominees as members of Judicial Service Commission

The Senate on Wednesday confirmed the nominations of Nnamonso Ekanem and Mahmoud Abubakar Magaji as members of the Federal Judicial Service Commission.The nominees who are from... Read more

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

Tags: Nnamonso Ekanem, Mahmoud Abubakar Magaji, Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC),

There are geniuses in all corners of Nigeria, says Osinbajo

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo says Nigeria has tremendous human capital and talents across all its region and opportunities will be made to enable all citizens actualise... Read more

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

Tags: Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, Nigerian National Merit Award (NNMA),

IPAC congratulates Sanwo-Olu on newly approved state-owned varsities

The Inter-Party Advisory Council (IPAC), Lagos State chapter, has congratulated Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu and Lagos residents on the newly approved state-owned universities. IPAC Chairman in Lagos, Mr... Read more

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

Tags: Inter-Party Advisory Council (IPAC), Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, Mr Olusegun Mobolaji, Young Progressives Party (YPP), National Universities Commission (NUC), Lagos State University of Education (LASUED)

Census 2022: NPC inaugurates Technical Working Group

The Executive Chairman, National Population Commission (NPC), Alhaji Isa Kwarra, on Wednesday in Abuja, says the commission has inaugurated a Technical Working Group for the 2022... Read more

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

Tags: National Population Commission (NPC), Alhaji Isa Kwarra, Patience Mbagwu, Census Technical Working Group (CTWG), Dr Ipalibo Harry,

NDLEA arrests 36 suspects for alleged illicit drug trafficking in Edo

 The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Edo Command, said on Wednesday that it arrested no fewer than 36 suspects across the state for alleged illicit... Read more

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

Tags: National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Buba Wakawa,

Google sues S/Korea antimonopoly regulator over $173m fine

 Google filed a lawsuit against the Korea Fair Trade Commission (KFTC) after the regulator fined google 173 million dollars for obstructing Korean smartphone makers from using... Read more

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

Tags: Korea Fair Trade Commission (KFTC)

Visitor visa processing in Nigeria will now take 6 weeks - UK

THE British High Commission in Nigeria on Tuesday said its visa and immigration process for applicants seeking to visit the United Kingdom will take six weeks. British... Read more

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

Tags: British High Commission, UK Visas

Confirmation Of Gumus as INEC Commissioner ‘Coup’ Against Democracy – PDP

THE opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has rejected the confirmation of Prof. Rhoda Gumus, as a National Commissioner (South South) of the Independent National Electoral Commission... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 140 times

Tags: Prof. Rhoda Gumus, Debo Ologunagba, Independent National Electoral Commission, PDP

Nigeria short of legislative drafters, says NILDS DG

 The Director-General of National Institute for Legislative and Democratic Studies (NILDS), Prof. Abubakar Sulaiman, has observed that the country has shortage of legislative drafters. Sulaiman expressed the... Read more

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

Tags: National Institute for Legislative and Democratic Studies (NILDS), Prof. Abubakar Sulaiman,

Lagos gets provisional license for 2 universities

 THE National Universities Commission (NUC) on Tuesday issued Lagos State Government provisional license to operate two universities.   The institutions are the Lagos State University of Education with... Read more

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

Tags: National Universities Commission, Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, Prof. Rasheed Abubakar, JAMB, NYSC

Fuel queue: Sanction culprits, APC S/Africa tells FG

The All Progressives Congress (APC), South African Chapter, has expressed concern over the return of fuel queues at filling stations in Lagos and some parts of... Read more

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

Tags: All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Babarinde, Nigerian National Petroleum Company, Major Oil Marketers Association of Nigeria (MOMAN), Clement Isong,

FG approves takeover of coal mines, to generate electricity

The Federal Government has approved the takeover of the mineral titles of Ogboyega North and South Coal Blocks, Mines number 769 and 772 ML from Western Metal Products... Read more

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

Tags: Western Metal Products Company (WEMPCO), Bureau of Public Enterprises (BPE), Orbit Exploration and Natural Products Limited (OENPL), National Council on Privatisation (NCP),

Membership: ACCI to partner CAC on companies incorporation

 The Abuja Chamber of Commerce and Industry Nigeria (ACCI) is seeking partnership with the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) to ensure that all companies become members of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 104 times

Tags: Abuja Chamber of Commerce and Industry Nigeria (ACCI), Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC), Dr Al-Mujtaba Abubakar,

NBTE Exe.Secr. wants adequate funding of polytechnics to enhance research

EXECUTIVE Secretary, National Board for Technical Education (NBTE), Kaduna, Prof Idris Bugaje, on Tuesday appealed for enhanced funding of polytechnics. Making the appeal at the inauguration of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 62 times

Tags: National Board for Technical Education, Prof Idris Bugaje,

Alleged fraud: Absence of defence counsel stalls trial of civil servant

The absence of a defence counsel, Eneche Okoja, in an FCT High Court in Kubwa, Abuja, on Tuesday stalled the trial of Ameh Alfred for alleged ... Read more

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

Tags: Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Kezziah Ogbonnaya,

Nigeria will remain a multi-party democracy -Stakeholders

Political stakeholders in Nigeria, have expressed optimism that the country will remain a multi-party democracy, in spite of challenges facing smaller political parties.A cross section of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 83 times

Tags: Inter-Party Advisory Council (IPAC), Action Alliance (AA), Peoples Democratic Party(PDP), All Progressives Congress (APC), Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Yabagi Sani, Kenneth Udeze,

Gunmen abduct Edo IPMAN chairman, kill driver

Alhaji Abdul-Hamid Egele, Chairman, Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN), Edo chapter have been abducted by gunmen at his resident in Jattu, Etsako West Local... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 116 times

Tags: Alhaji Abdul-Hamid Egele, Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN), Bello Kontongs,

PSN deploys 100 pharmacists for FCT poll

Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria (PSN), FCT Chapter, says it will deploy 100 pharmacists to augment the medical team of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) during the... Read more

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

Tags: Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria (PSN),

NOA, UNICEF give psycho-social support to kidnap survivors in Kaduna

The National Orientation Agency (NOA), together with the United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF), is offering psycho-social support, trauma counselling and healing to kidnap survivors from Bethel... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 96 times

Tags: National Orientation Agency (NOA), United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF),

2023: INEC seeks stakeholders’ collaboration for effective voter registration in Ebonyi

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has called on key stakeholders in Ebonyi to suport its efforts in mobilising residents for the ongoing Continuous Voter Registration... Read more

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

Tags: Dr Joseph Chukwu, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC),

How we apprehended Access Bank’s account hacker — EFCC

An investigator with the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Ms Adewunmi Omotosho on Monday told an Ikeja Special Offences Court how alleged Access Bank hacker,... Read more

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

Tags: Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Chris Ihebuzo, Mr Franklin Ofoma,

I have fulfilled my campaign promises, says Badaru

Gov. Muhammad Badaru of Jigawa, says he has fulfilled 94.8 per cent of campaign promises made to the people of the state.   Badaru stated this during the... Read more

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

Tags: Mr Kashufu Abdullahi, National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), Gov. Muhammad Badaru,

NHRC calls for urgent action against female genital mutilation

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has called for urgent action by well-meaning individuals and organisations to join the fight against Female Genital Mutilation (FGM). The NHRC’s... Read more

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

Tags: National Human Rights Commission (NHRC), Tony Ojukwu,

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 3 months ago | seen 144 times

Tags: Nigeria National Petroleum Company (NNPC), Federal University of Technology (FUT), Minna, Africa DeveloProf. Abdullahi Bala, pment Bank (AfDB), Malam Mele Kyari,

NUPRC, others embark on joint investigation visit to FPSO Trinity Spirit

The Nigerian Upstream Petroleum Regulatory Commission (NUPRC) and other relevant stakeholders have embarked on a Joint Investigation Visit (JIV) to the Floating Production Storage and Offloading... Read more

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

Tags: Nigerian Upstream Petroleum Regulatory Commission (NUPRC), Floating Production Storage and Offloading (FPSO),

NUC, PCN approve Pharm.D programme for Igbinedion Varsity

Igbinedion University, Okada, in Edo, has been accredited to run Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm. D) programme beginning from the 2022/2023 academic session.   Prof. Lawrence Ezemonye, the Vice-Chancellor... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 135 times

Tags: Igbinedion University Okada, Prof. Lawrence Ezemonye, National Universities Commission (NUC), Pharmacists’ Council of Nigeria (PCN)

Cancer Day: Expert advocates integration of cancer services in primary health care programmes

The Head, Clinical Services at the National Obstetric Fistula Centre (NOFIC), Abakaliki, Dr Emmanuel Yakubu, has advocated integration of cancer services in primary health centres’ schedule... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 130 times

Tags: Clinical Services at the National Obstetric Fistula Centre (NOFIC), Dr Emmanuel Yakubu,

Opawole emerges SDP candidate for Ondo Reps by-election

The Social Democratic Party (SDP) in Ondo State has picked Mrs Yinka Opawole as its consensus candidate for the Akure South/Akure North Federal Constituency by-election. 0pawole emerged... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 155 times

Tags: Social Democratic Party (SDP), Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Mrs Yinka Opawole

Niger Gov. urges adoption of technology to fight insecurity

Gov. Abubakar Bello has urged the military and other security agencies to adopt use of modern technology in tackling terrorism, banditry and other forms of criminality... Read more

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

Tags: Gov. Abubakar Bello, National Defence College (NDC),

BPE to implement 42 transactions in 2022 work plan –spokesman

The Bureau of Public Enterprises (BPE) says it has earmarked 42 transactions in different sectors for execution in 2022. A statement issued in Abuja, on Friday, by... Read more

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

Tags: Bureau of Public Enterprises (BPE), Mr Ibeh Chidi, National Council on Privatisation (NCP), Infrastructure and Public Private Partnership (IPPP),

Continental Free Trade: African leaders to discuss boosting Africa’s transport sector

African leaders are set to meet next week to discuss boosting the African transport sector as a key impetus to spur a continental free trade pact. The... Read more

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

Tags: United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA), African Union (AU), African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA),

South African court denies bail to man charged with parliament fire

A South African court denied bail on Friday Zandile Mafe, who was charged with arson, over a devastating fire at the national parliament in Cape Town... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 53 times

Tags: National Prosecuting Authority (NPA),

Cancer Day: Organisation seeks concerted efforts to close cancer care gap

The ↑↓GivingTide International, an NGO, has called on everyone, collectively and individually, to commit to the effort to close the cancer care gap by supporting the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 107 times

Tags: ↑↓GivingTide International, World Health Organisation (WHO), National Cancer Prevention Programme (NCPP),

INEC trains 1,900 ad-hoc staff for Bwari Council election

INDEPENDENT National Electoral Commission (INEC) says a total of 1,900 ad-hoc staff are currently receiving training in readiness for election in Bwari Council of the FCT. INEC... Read more

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

Tags: Mrs Idowu Olayemi, Independent National Electoral Commission

2023: Obtain PVCs, elect good leaders, NOA tells citizens

THE National Orientation Agency, NOA in Ebonyi has advised eligible citizens in the state to get their Permanent Voters Cards, PVCs to enable them to vote... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 71 times

Tags: Permanent Voters Cards, National Orientation Agency

2019 Hajj fund utilised for necessary preparations, maintenance – Medview

Medview Airline Plc has clarified that the fund meant for the 2019 Hajj were utilised for necessary preparations including aircraft maintenance and payment to service providers. The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 62 times

Tags: Medview Airline Plc, Mr Isiaq Na-Allah, Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC), National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON),

ICPC tracks 2000 projects worth N300bn in three years, says FG

 The Federal Government has said that the Independent Corrupt Practices Commission (ICPC) had tracked 2,000 projects worth over N300 billion, between 2019 and 2021, through its... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 103 times

Tags: Independent Corrupt Practices Commission (ICPC), Alhaji Lai Mohammed,

Bad fuel from NNPC destroying our vehicles, Awka motorists lament

SOME motorists in Awka, Anambra State, have lamented over bad fuel they bought from the Nigeria National Petroleum Company (NNPC) mega station in Awka. While some complained... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 147 times

Tags: Nigeria National Petroleum Company,

PMB and the NDDC, by Femi Adesina

THE Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) is an interventionist agency created for the development of the oil producing region of the country. Well, it is meant to... Read more

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

Tags: Niger Delta Development Commission, President Muhammadu Buhari, Yemi Osinbajo,

PFAs transferred N48 bn pension assets in Q2 2021 – PenCom

THE National Pension Commission (PenCom) said that the total pension assets transferred amongst  Pension Fund Administrators (PFAs) as at June 2021, were valued at about N... Read more

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

Tags: National Pension Commission,

Petroleum: Reps move to transfer assets of defunct NNPC to NNPC Ltd

The House of Representatives’ Ad-hoc Committee to ascertain total inventory, assets, interests and liabilities of the Nigeria National Petroleum Company Ltd says it will meet with... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 130 times

Tags: Nigeria National Petroleum Company Ltd, Kingsley Chima,

NYSC, Blood service commission partner over corps members’ blood donation

 The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), is partnering with the National Blood Service Commission (NBSC), for corps members to voluntarily donate blood to needy Nigerians.   Mr Haruna... Read more

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

Tags: National Blood Service Commission (NBSC)

First Africa Holiday Village: NANTA praises Gov. Bello’s plan

The National President, National Association of Nigeria Travel Agencies (NANTA), Mrs Susan Akporaiye, has commended the move by Gov. Yahaya Bello of Kogi to build the... Read more

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

Tags: National Association of Nigeria Travel Agencies (NANTA), Mrs Susan Akporaiye, ational Council for Arts and Culture (NCAC), Gov. Yahaya Bello, Chief Olusegun Runsewe,

Abia PDP disowns emerging aspirants, cites differences with APC

AB IA State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has said it does not recognise any member of the party, who has declared intention to... Read more

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

Tags: PDP, Hon. Asiforo Okere, Independent National Electoral Commission, APC

Man, 20, pleads guilty to trafficking cannabis

A 20-year-old man, Shafiu Abdulrahman, has pleaded guilty before a Federal High Court in Lagos to a charge of drug trafficking preferred against him by the... Read more

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

Tags: National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Justice Yellin Bogoro,

National Defence College ripe for degree awarding institution, says new commandant

REAR Admiral Muktar Bashir, the Commandant, National Defence College, NDC, has said the institution has concluded plans to include a Master’s degree programme in the school’s... Read more

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

Tags: Maj.-Gen. Emeka Onumajuru, CBN, Rear Admiral Muktar Bashir, National Defence College

Cancer: Nigerians face challenges of prevention, treatment, care – NMA President

The President of the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) Prof. Innocent Ujah, says cancer is a great burden to the Nigerian population, especially medical practitioners, because the... Read more

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

Tags: Nigerian Medical Association (NMA), Prof. Innocent Ujah, National Action on Sugar Reduction (NASR), Dr. Mohammed Alkali, Prof. Ifeoma Okoye, UNTH, Breast Without Spot (BWS), Mrs. Vivianne Ihekweazu,

Suspended Kano anti-corruption commission boss files suit

The suspended chairman, Kano State Public Complaint and Anti Corruption Commission,  Muhuyi Rimin-Gado on Wednesday, challenged his suspension before the National Industrial Court. Rimin-Gado instituted the suit... Read more

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

Tags: Kano State Public Complaint and Anti Corruption Commission, Muhuyi Rimin-Gado, Justice Oyejoju Oyewumi,

Court remands man, 63, in prison for alleged defilement of 7-year-old foster daughter

An FCT High Court in Kubwa, on Wednesday remanded a 63-year-old man, Alhaji Danladi Sule in a correctional centre for allegedly defiling his seven-year-old foster daughter. The... Read more

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

Tags: National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in persons ( NAPTIP), Justice Kezziah Ogbonnaya,

World Cancer Day 2022: Towards equitable cancer care

“Where you live should not determine whether you live or whether you die” – Bono ON February 4 every year, the global cancer community commemorates World Cancer... Read more

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

Tags: Abia Nzelu, National Cancer Institute,

NHRC receives 52 cases in 1 month in Kano – Official

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) in Kano State on Wednesday said that it received 52 cases of human rights abuses in January. NHRC’s State Coordinator, Alhaji... Read more

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

Tags: National Human Rights Commission (NHRC), Alhaji Shehu Abdullahi,

Armed robbers joining police, PSC raises alarm

THE Police Service Commission, PSC, has claimed that armed robbers have been found in police recruitment camps.   The Commission’s chairman, Musliu Smith, stated this during a one-day... Read more

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

Tags: Police Service Commission, Musliu Smith,

NEMA, stakeholders strategise to avert, reduce disaster impact

 The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) and stakeholders in disasters management say they are strategising on ways to avert disasters and reduce its impact when they... Read more

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

Tags: National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA)

EFCC tenders Maina’s judgment in evidence against Oronsaye

 The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, (EFCC), on Tuesday, tendered the judgment of a court, convicting Abdulrasheed Maina, Chairman, defunct Pension Reform Task Team to prison... Read more

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

Tags: Mr Oluwaleke Atolagbe, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Justice Inyang Ekwo,

Group urges NFVCB to clamp down on films, videos promoting ritual killings, black magic

Christian Empowerment Forum (CEF), an NGO, has urged the National Film and Video Censor Board (NFVCB) to upgrade its censorship standard and clamp down on films... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 53 times

Tags: Christian Empowerment Forum (CEF), National Film and Video Censor Board (NFVCB),

Over 90% applicants fail police recruitment exam - PSC

THE Police Service Commission, PSC says over 90 percent of the applicants seeking recruitment into the Nigeria Police Force have consistently failed to score up to... Read more

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

Tags: Police Service Commission, Hajiya Hawa Komo, Alhaji Musa Baba, Nigeria Police Force, Alhaji Atiku Bagudu,

Science ministry releases 76 new crop varieties in 3 years

The Federal Ministry of Science and Technology released a total of 76 high yield crop varieties to Nigerian farmers, from December 2019 to January 2022, the... Read more

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

Tags: National Varieties Release Committee (NVRC), National Agency for Genetic Resources and Biotechnology (NACGRAB), Chief Oladosu Awoyemi,

NYSC member offers medical care to 71 widows in Bayelsa

 Ms Joy Omotola, a member of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) on Monday offered medical care to 71 widows in Ovom Community in Yenagoa Local... Read more

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

Tags:  Ms Joy Omotola, National Youth Service Corps (NYSC),

NOA poised to instill national value in schoolchildren – Ebonyi Coordinator

THE National Orientation Agency (NOA) says it is poised to strengthen its Integrity Club in secondary schools to inculcate national core values in schoolchildren. The agency’s Coordinator... Read more

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

Tags: National Orientation Agency, Dr Desmond Onwo,

British govt. considers U-turn on vaccine mandate for health workers

THE British government say it is considering whether to scrap mandatory Coronavirus vaccines for frontline health and social care workers in the light of the less... Read more

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

Tags: National Care Association, Nadra Ahmed, Simon Clarke,

Agboluaje family calls for full investigation into death of Fadlullah in Ukraine

THE Agboluaje family has called on Nigerian authorities to demand full investigations into the sudden death of their son, Fadlullah Agboluaje, a student who died in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 152 times

Tags: Fadlullah Agboluaje, Lviv Polytechnic National University,

NAFDAC calls for more support for herbal medicine development

National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has called for more support and funding for herbal medicine.   The call was made in a statement... Read more

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

Tags: National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC), Prof. Mojisola Adeyeye, Africa Centre of Excellence for Drug Research, Herbal Medicine Development and Regulatory Science (ACEDHA

Cybercriminals unleash new SMS-based Android malware, TangleBot - NCC

THE Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, again, has alerted Nigerians of a new high-risk, critical and Short Messaging Service-based malware, TangleBot, infecting Android mobile devices.   TangleBot employs more... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 4 months ago | seen 100 times

Tags: TangleBot, FlutBot SMS Android malware, Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, Ike Adinde, Nigerian Computer Emergency Response Team, ngCERT,

Fake News: NITDA trains 40 journalists on digital journalism, fact-checking

National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), has trained 40 media practitioners and social media influencers on digital journalism and fact- checking, to stem the tide of... Read more

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

Tags: National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), Hajiya Hadiza Umar,

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 4 months ago | seen 114 times

Tags: Noble Youths Mass Support Association (NYMSA), Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Federal Capital Territoy (FCT), Mr Godwin Onmonya,

NSCDC to train INEC security personnel in Kwara

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) has pledged to train security personnel of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Kwara. NSCDC state commandant, Mr... Read more

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

Tags: Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC), Malam Garba Attahiru-Madami, Inter Agencies Committee on Elec

Resuscitated Adapalm to generate over 2,500 jobs this year – GM

Mr Reginald Okereke, the General Manager, Roche West Africa Ltd., owners of the old Adapalm Nig. Ltd., Ohaji, says the company had the capacity to generate... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 115 times

Tags: Mr Reginald Okereke, Roche West Africa Ltd, Adapalm Nig. Ltd., Gov. Hope Uzodinma, Mr Declan Emelumba, Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC),

NITDA challenges tech start ups to be global competitors

THE National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) has urged technology start ups in the ecosystem to initiate ideas that could position them for global recognition and... Read more

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

Tags: National Information Technology Development Agency, Mr Kashifu Inuwa

PSC insists on fresh investigation, rejects report on Abba Kyari

THE Police Service Commission, PSC, has rejected the report of the panel that investigated the alleged connection between the suspended DCP Abba Kyari, the former head... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 138 times

Tags: Frank Mba, FBI, Leadership, Abubakar Malami, Usman Baba, Hushpuppi, Abbas Ramon, Abba Kyari, Police Service Commission

NNPC receives $5bn Afreximbank funding for Nigeria’s oil industry

THE Nigerian National Petroleum Company Ltd has secured a $5 billion corporate finance commitment from the African Export Import Bank to fund major investments in Nigeria’s... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 161 times

Tags: Muhammadu Buhari, Bala Wunti, Lawal Sade, Adokiye Tombomieye, Umar Ajiya, Mele Kyari, Benedict Oramah, African Export Import Bank, Nigerian National Petroleum Company

NPC says 28, 066 new babies welcomed in Badagry in 2021

THE National Population Commission, NPC, on Thursday said it recorded 28,066 births in the coastal town of Badagry, Lagos State, in 2021. Tonia Kalu, a deputy director... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 85 times

Tags: News Agency of Nigeria, Tonia Kalu, National Population Commission

Kaduna community to get NDE's vocational training

THE National Directorate of Employment, NDE, Kaduna directorate, on Thursday began a life skill training for 20 youths and women in Kudenda community, Kaduna South Local... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 96 times

Tags: Stanley Bani, Ali Umar, Abubakar Nuhu-Fikpo, Victoria Williams-Dada, National Directorate of Employment

Imperative of producing employable graduates

By Usman Aliyu, News Agency of Nigeria, NAN Amidst the rising rate of unemployment in Nigeria, stakeholders have advocated review of educational curriculum, particularly at the tertiary... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 161 times

Tags: Bisi Akande, Philip Shaibu, Godwin Obaseki, Prof. Sarah Agbor, Babs Omotowa, Igbinedion University, National Bureau of Statistics, Usman Aliyu, News Agency of Nigeria

Court orders: Alleged N84m fraud suspect remanded

TWO days after operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission kept a vigil at the Federal High Court Lagos, the EFCC has arraigned one Edrian... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 324 times

Tags: Justice Daniel Osiagor, Victor Chinedu, Mohammed Hussain, Mark David Umeh, Edrian Osagie Ididia, Justice Serifat Solebo, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission

‘Michael Jackson’ gets arrested by EFCC for internet fraudster

THE operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, have arrested a suspected fraudster, known as ‘Michael Jackson’ for his alleged involvement in internet fraud. The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 85 times

Tags: Michael Jackson, Wilson Uwujaren, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission

Accreditation begins for Ekiti PDP primaries

ACCREDITATION of delegates for voting for the governorship primary election of the opposition People Democratic Party(PDP) in Ekiti has commenced amid heavy presence of security personnel. Men... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 141 times

Tags: Deji Ogunsakin, Segun Oni, Otunba Bisi Kolawole, Prof. Kolapo Eleka, Mr. Adewale Aribisala, People Democratic Party, Independent Electoral Commission,

Stakeholders in health sector make case for sugar tax

Some key stakeholders in the health sector have made a case for Sugar-Sweetened Beverage(SSB) taxation. They described it as an effective and evidence-based approach to tackling Non-Communicable... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 128 times

Tags: Sugar-Sweetened Beverage(SSB), Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs), National Action on Sugar Reduction(NASR), Nigeria Health Watch (NHW), Mrs Zainab Ahmed,

Gov. Ugwuanyi swears in Justice Ozoemena as new State Chief Judge

Gov. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State on Tuesday, swore in Justice Raymond Ozoemena as the substantive Chief Judge of the State after he served on acting... Read more

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

Tags: Gov. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, Justice Raymond Ozoemena, National Judicial Council (NJC),

NAHCON urges Saudi Arabia to reconsider direct entry ban on Nigeria

 The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) has appealed to the Saudi Arabian government to reconsider its suspension of direct Nigeria’s flight into the country.Alhaji Zikrullah... Read more

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

Tags: The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria

Teachers strike: Abuja primary schools shut down again

PRIMARY schools teachers in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, have begun an indefinite strike on Wednesday over some pending arrears with area councils in the territory. Ameh... Read more

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

Tags: Philip Aduda, Ameh Baba, National Union of Teachers

NEMA receives 167 stranded Nigerians from Libya

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) on Wednesday received 167 Nigerian returnees from Libya at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos. The Director-General of the agency, Alhaji... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 55 times

Tags: National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Alhaji Mustapha Habib, Muritala Muhammed International Airport (MIMIA),

COVID-19: FG begins childhood vaccination

 The National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA) has integrated childhood vaccination at COVID-19 vaccination sites for children from 0-23 months. This is to ensure that preventable... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 108 times

Tags: National Primary Health Care Development Agency

INEC withholds officers’ allowances over missing materials

THE Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Anambra State said yesterday that it had placed embargo on allowances of over 630 ad-hoc workers engaged in the... Read more

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

Tags: Independent National Electoral Commission, Dr. Nkwachukwu Orji,

Nurses’ association seeks justice for murdered member

NATIONAL Association of Nigeria Nurses and Midwives (NANNM), FCT Council, has called on the authorities to unmask the killers of one of its members, Mrs Grace... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 104 times

Tags: National Association of Nigeria Nurses and Midwives, Mrs Deborah Yusuf, Mrs Grace Dauda.

NURTW crisis: Lagos Govt suspends 3 motor park activities on Lagos Island

THE Lagos State Government has suspended activities of the National Union Road Transport Workers (NURTW) at Eyin Eyo, Church Street and Idumota Bridge due to the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 120 times

Tags: National Union Road Transport Workers, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, Hon. Oluwatoyin Fayinka,

NDE enlists 50 artisans to train in multinational, indigenous coy

THE Federal Government, through the National Directorate of Employment (NDE) under its special public works department, has shortlisted 50 artisans for enrolment as interns in top... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 93 times

Tags: Mrs Serena Edward, Mallam Nuhu Fikpo, National Directorate of Employment,

Alleged $9.8m fraud: Ex-NNPC GMD, Andrew Yakubu, knows fate on March 31

A Federal High Court, Abuja, on Tuesday, fixed March 31 for judgment in the 9.8 million dollars fraud charge filed against Andrew Yakubu, former Group Managing Director (GMD),... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 111 times

Tags: Ahmed Raji, Ahmed Mohammed, Andrew Yakubu, Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation,

CVR Update: Fresh registration hits 5.17m

THE Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says fresh registration in the third quarter of the ongoing Continuous Voter Registration (CVR) nationwide has hit 5,173,335. INEC in its... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 132 times

Tags: Independent National Electoral Commission,

De General free from drug trafficking charges

A Federal High Court in Lagos has set comedian, Joshua Sunday a.k.a. De General free over the drug trafficking charges against him. The social media influencer was... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 75 times

Tags: Joshua Sunday, De General, Caleb William, Daniel Osiagor, National Drug Law Enforcement Agency,

NLNG begins hospital support programme, signs MoU with 6 teaching hospitals

NIGERIA  LNG (NLNG) Limited today signed Memoranda of Understanding (MOU) with six Nigerian teaching hospitals nationwide, flagging off the implementation of its multi-billion-naira Hospital Support Programme... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 177 times

Tags: NIGERIA  LNG, TotalEnergies, Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation,

NSCC to partner govt agencies in the registration of senior citizens

THE National Senior Citizens Centre (NSCC) is set to partner with other government agencies in the registration of Senior Citizens in the country to enable them... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 145 times

Tags: President Muhammadu Buhari, National Senior Citizens Centre, Omini Oden,

NDLEA recovers N130bn cash, drugs in 12 months from 12,306 arrested suspects

THE National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, has arrested 12,306 suspects including seven drug barons in the last one year. This was revealed by Gen. Buba Marwa... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 106 times

Tags: Gen. Buba Marwa, National Drug Law Enforcement Agency

Buhari has handled oil/gas revenue exceptionally well-BMO

Proceeds from the nation’s oil and gas resources have never been efficiently managed as is being done by the  President Muhammadu Buhari administration.This is the contention... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 108 times

Tags: President Muhammadu Buhari, Buhari Media Organisation (BMO), Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Niyi Akinsiju, All Progressives Congress (APC), Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC),

Six arrested for selling drugged noodles, cookies.

OPERATIVES of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) have raided a relaxation center, popularly called Garden in Abuja and arrested six people for allegedly selling drug... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 140 times

Tags: Brig. Gen. Mohamed Buba Marwa, Kelly Ogbebor, Daniel Oviawe, Kelly Kenmakonam, Ifeoma Godwin Sade, National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, Haruna Hassan, Ngozi Justina Emelogu, Femi Babafemi, Aisha Abdu

NYSC urges for modification of school curriculum

MAJOR General Shuaibu, director general, National Youth Service Corp, NYSC, has appealed to the federal government to modify the school curriculum and introduce entrepreneurship training whereby... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 79 times

Tags: National Youth Service Corp, Major General Shuaibu

Those behind Ahmed Kuru, AMCON MD's travails with EFCC

...as no AMCON assets are underpriced or sold to his cronies or friends The current travails of  Ahmed Kuru, managing director of the Asset Management Corporation of... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 4 months ago | seen 1,494 times

Tags: Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, Ahmed Kuru, managing director of the Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria, AMCON, Arik Air, EFCC,

Stakeholders urge commission for persons with disabilities to give account of stewardship

Stakeholders have urged the National Commission for Persons with Disabilities (NCPWDs) to give account of its efforts on implementation of the Discrimination Against Persons with Disabilities... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 78 times

Tags: National Commission for Persons with Disabilities (NCPWDs), Mr David Anyaele, Center for Citizens with Disabilities (CCD), National Orientation Agency (NOA), Dr Garba Abari, Mr Daniel Onwe, Associatio

IPMAN President decries delay in payment of bridging claims

THE new National President of the Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN), Alhaji Debo Ahmed, has appealed to  the management of the Nigerian National Petroleum... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 206 times

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Qatar to support Nigeria in fights against drug abuse

Qatar on Friday,  pledged to support Nigeria in the nationwide campaign against drug abuse and security issues. Amb. Ali Al-Hajri, Ambassador of Qatar to Nigeria, said this... Read more

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Tags: Qatar, Amb. Ali Al-Hajri, Mr Chuks Akamadu, National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), United Nations’ Office on Drug and Crimes (UNODC),

New commissioner of police appointed for Lagos

AALKALI Usman Baba, the Inspector-General of Police, has appointed Abiodun Alabi to take over from Hakeem Odumosu as the new Lagos State Commissioner of Police. This is... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 163 times

Tags: National Defence College, University of Lagos, Obafemi Awolowo University, Hakeem Odumosu, Alkali Usman Baba, Abiodun Alabi

NYSC inaugurates printing press in Kaduna — Official

 The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) on Friday inaugurated a printing press in Kaduna and called on the public to patronise it. The Director-General of the scheme,... Read more

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Tags: National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Maj.-Gen. Shu’aibu Ibrahim,

NOA begins sensitisation campaign on Petroleum Industry Act

The National Orientation Agency (NOA), Kaduna State directorate, has begun a sensitisation campaign on the benefits of the Petroleum Industry Act (PIA) -2021, to stakeholders and... Read more

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Tags: National Orientation Agency (NOA), Alhaji Zubair Galadima-Soba, Community Mobilization Officers (COMOs),

NOA urges Kebbi residents to collect PVCs to decide leaders of their choice

The National Orientation Agency (NOA) in Kebbi State has urged the electorate to update or collect their Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs), so as to exercise their franchise,... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 56 times

Tags: National Orientation Agency (NOA), Mr Joseph Yero- Machika,

Cross River, National Park to partner on forests management, conservation

The Cross River Forestry Commission is to partner with the National Park Service (NPS) on forests management and conservation. Mr Zanna Lawan, the new Conservator of the... Read more

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Tags: Mr George Karngong, Mr Tony Undiandeye, Mr Zanna Lawan, National Park Service (NPS),

Volcano: 80% of Tonga population impacted by eruption, tsunami -UN

The UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA), says  no fewer than 12,000 households have been affected by the volcanic eruption and tsunami that... Read more

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Tags: Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA), Hunga-Tonga-Hunga-Ha’apai volcano,Initial Damage Assessments (IDAs), National Emergency Management Office (NEMO), World Food Programme (WF

Increase fuel price and expect uprising worse than #EndSARS - Abdulsalami to FG

NIGERIA'S former Head of State, Gen. Abdulsalami Abubakar (rtd), has warned that the soaring hardship in the country might result into another nationwide conflagration, worse than... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 190 times

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Explosion in Ghana leaves many dead, others injured

MANY people were feared dead in an explosion in Bogoso, a town in western Ghana on Thursday evening. As at the time of this report, efforts to... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 65 times

Tags: National Disaster Management Organisation, President Nana Akufo-Addo, Kojo Oppong Nkrumah

Economic group partners NIPC on investment migration

The World International Economy Group (WIEG) is seeking partnership with the Nigerian Investment Promotion Commission (NIPC) to facilities the migration of large investment to Nigeria. The WIEG... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 125 times

Tags: World International Economy Group (WIEG), Prof. Chris Nwanne, Nigerian Investment Promotion Commission (NIPC),

Plateau PDP receives INEC timetable, ready for by-elections election on Feb. 26

 The Plateau chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) says the party has a timetable from  the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for the  House of... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 124 times

Tags: Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Mr John Akans,

NGX, SEC to strengthen alliance for market development

THE Nigerian Exchange (NGX) Ltd. and the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) have strengthened alliance on innovative initiatives that will drive development of the Nigerian capital... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 118 times

Tags: Nigerian Exchange, Mr Temi Popoola, Mr Lamido Yuguda, Securities and Exchange Commission

Katsina, Kano inland dry ports to be ready before July

THE Katsina Inland Dry port and the Dala Inland Dry Port, Kano are to be ready and commence operations before July. Concessionaires of the two ports declared... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 165 times

Tags: Manji Yarling, Infrastructure Concession Regulatory Commission, Nigerian Shippers’ Council

Expert advocates establishment of Real Estate Institute to curb fraud

AN estate developer, Mr My-Ace China, on Thursday in Abuja, called for the establishment of Real Estate Institute to address fraud by unprofessional estate developers in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 88 times

Tags: Mr My-Ace China, Cooperate Affairs Commission

National Library commends library at Custodian Centre Ikoyi

Mrs Chinwe Anunobi, Chief Executive Officer, National Library of Nigeria (NLN), has described the Library of Medium Security Custodian Centre, Ikoyi, Lagos, as a sight to... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 130 times

Tags: Mrs Chinwe Anunobi, National Library of Nigeria (NLN), Mrs Obianuju Onuorah,

NIS rescues 20 victims of human trafficking in Jigawa

The Jigawa Command of the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) says it rescued 20 victims of human trafficking in its various operations in 2021. ASI Nura Usman, the command’s... Read more

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Tags: Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS), National Agency for Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP), ASI Nura Usman,

NHIS presents digital transformation framework to EFCC

 The  National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) has presented its digital transformation framework to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to  fast-track the attainment of Universal... Read more

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‘Nigeria made 17.67m barrels of oil in 2021

THE total volume of crude oil and condensate that Nigeria produced last year was 17,686,919 barrels, The Nation learnt yesterday. The Nigerian Upstream Petroleum Regulatory Commission (NUPRC)... Read more

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Tags: Nigerian Upstream Petroleum Regulatory Commission,

Primaries conducted outside states will not be accepted - INEC warns

THE Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has warned that governorship primaries conducted outside Ekiti and Osun states will not be accepted. Chairman Prof. Mahmood Yakubu gave the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 115 times

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AMCON MD in EFCC net over under-priced assets

THE Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) yesterday grilled the Managing Director of Assets Management Company of Nigeria, Mr. Ahmed Kuru. Kuru was quizzed in connection to... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 108 times

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AFCON 2021: Food vendors record sales boom at Agege Stadium

Food vendors and other petty traders around Agege Stadium, Lagos, are enjoying trade boom from the 10 sponsored viewing centres for the ongoing 33rd African Cup... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 59 times

Tags: Lagos State Government (LASG), Lagos State Sports Commission (LSSC), Lagos State Football Association, (LSFA), African Cup of Nations (AFCON),

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: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 113 times

Tags: Mr Akeem Oyewale, Mr Olatunde Amolegbe, Independent National Electoral Commission

Don’t simply lament, get involved — INEC advises voters

THE Independent National Electoral Commission  (INEC) has implored Civil Society Organisations  (CSOs) and the citizens, specially youths, to get involved in deepening the country’s democracy. INEC Chairman,... Read more

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

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South Easterners pay highest average price for petrol in Dec. 2021- NBS

The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), says South East residents paid the highest average price for Premium Motor Spirit (PMS), popularly referred to as petrol in... Read more

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Gombe govt. approves payment of external exam fees for 23,680 students

Gombe Government has approved payment of external examination fees for 23,680 final year students of public secondary schools across the state. Commissioner for Education, Mr Dauda Batari, disclosed... Read more

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Tags: Gombe Government, Mr Dauda Batari, Senior School Certificate (SSCE), National Board for Arabic and Islamic Studies (NBAIS), National Examinations Council (NECO) and National Business, Technical Examin

South Easterners pay highest average price for petrol in Dec. 2021- NBS

THE National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), says southeast residents paid the highest average price for Premium Motor Spirit (PMS), popularly referred to as petrol in Dec.... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 101 times

Tags: National Bureau of Statistics,

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 4 months ago | seen 106 times

Tags: Independent National Electoral Commission, Federal Government, Chartered Institute of Stockbrokers (CIS), Mr Akeem Oyewale, Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN),

Court awards N10m fine against ICPC over malicious prosecution

A Federal High Court, Abuja, on Wednesday, awarded a N10 million fine against the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Offences Related Commission (ICPC) over malicious prosecution... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 154 times

Tags: Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Offences Related Commission (ICPC), Justice Inyang Ekwo,

NESREA collaborates with stakeholders to fight environmental crimes

The National Environmental Standard and Regulations Enforcement Agency (NESREA) has reiterated its commitment to fight all forms of environmental crimes through effective collaboration with relevant stakeholders... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 106 times

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NAPTIP hands over trafficked children to Sokoto govt.

The National Agency for Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP), on Wednesday, handed over four trafficked children to the Sokoto state government. The Sokoto Zonal Commander of... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 102 times

Tags: National Agency for Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP), Mr Abubakar Bashiru, Governor, Hajia Mariya Tambuwal, Mariya Aminu Tambuwal Development Initiative (MTDI), Hajia Fatima Khalid,

Army command gets new GOC

 MAJ.-Gen. Olufemi Oluyede has assumed office as the General Officer Commanding (GOC) 6 Division of the Nigerian Army, Port Harcourt. The spokesperson for the command, Lt.-Col. Charles... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 74 times

Tags: Lt.-Col. Charles Ekeocha, Maj.-Gen. Sani Mohammed, MAJ.-Gen. Olufemi Oluyede, National Institute of Policy and Strategic Studies

Banditry proscription: SEC urges CMOs on screening, verification of clients

THE Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has called on all Capital Market Operators (CMOs) to begin the screening and verification of their clients to clear them... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 153 times

Tags: Securities and Exchange Commission, Nigerian Financial Intelligence Unit,

NDE trains youths on business skills for self-reliance in Kebbi

 The National Directorate of Employment (NDE), says it has trained 20 unemployed youths on various business skills under its Community- Based Training Scheme in Kebbi. The Director-General... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 99 times

Tags: National Directorate of Employment (NDE), Malam Abubakar Nuhu-Fikpo, Alhaji Abdullahi Danjuma-Machika,

Buhari presents NCC, FJSC nominees to the senate

THE Senate yesterday received a request to confirm the nomination of Prof Mansur Auwalu Bindawa as non-executive commissioner of the Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC. The request was... Read more

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Tags: Mahmud Abubakar Magaji, Nnamonso Ekanem, Muhammadu Buhari, Ahmad Lawan, Nigerian Communications Commission, Prof Mansur Auwalu Bindawa

Minister sets to support NSCC on mandate delivery

Mr Clem Agba,  the Minister of State for Finance, Budget and National Planning, has expressed readiness to support National Senior Citizens Centre (NSCC) to deliver on... Read more

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NNL 2021/2022: Commissioner charges Ekiti United management on better performance

The Commissioner for Youth and Sports Development in Ekiti, Micheal Awopetu, on Tuesday advised the management of the state-owned football club, Ekiti United Football Club, to... Read more

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INEC trains visually impaired voters ahead of FCT council poll

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Tuesday,  trained visually impaired voters in the FCT  on  use of braille ballot guide ahead of the Feb. 12... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 144 times

Tags: Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Alhaji Yahaya Bell,

FCT poll: INEC tasks security agencies on professional conduct

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has urged security agencies to raise the bar of professionalism in the Feb. 12 Federal Capital Territory (FCT) area council... Read more

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Danbatta to NCC zonal office Ibadan:  "Don't Rest on Your Oars, Sustain Effective Service Delivery"

STAFF of the Ibadan Zonal Office (IBZO) of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), have been tasked by the Executive Vice Chairman of NCC, Prof. Umar Danbatta,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 156 times

Tags: Prof. Umar Danbatta, Kelechi Nwankwo, Dr. Austin Nwaulune, Abigail Sholanke, Nigerian Communications Commission, Dr. Ikechukwu Adinde

2023 Presidency: Amadi names the best chance for South-East

AS the race for the presidency in the 2023 general election hits up, one of those clamouring for Igbo presidency, Sam Amadi, has drummed support for... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 234 times

Tags: Peter Obi, Nigeria Electricity Regulatory Commission, Sam Amadi, Anyim Pius Anyim

INEC records a CVR increase in Quarter 3, Week 2

By Anthony Isibor.   THE weekly update of Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Continuous Voters Register, CVR, for Quarter 3, Week 2, released on Monday, January 17, 2022,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 128 times

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Commercial buses in Lagos to pay an annual N292,000 aside ‘Agbero’ charges

THE Lagos State Government has signed an agreement for the collection of what it called “Consolidated Informal Sector Transport Levy” designed to harmonise dues collected by... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 121 times

Tags: Toyin Fayinka, Musiliu Akinsanya, Rabiu Olowo, National Union of Road Transport Workers

Why INEC will not release 2023 elections timetable now

THE Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has disclosed that the timetable and schedule of activities for the 2023 general elections will be published immediately after the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 146 times

Tags: Professor Mahmood Yakubu, Independent National Electoral Commission

Lawmaker calls for increased security around traditional rulers

Sen. Istifanus Gyang (PDP/Plateau North), has called for tight security around traditional rulers in Plateau, following the release of Gwom Rwey of Vwang, Da Gyang Balak... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 173 times

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Release of 47 new crop varieties will boost food production in Nigeria– NVRC Registrar

The Registrar, National Varieties Release Committee (NVRC), Dr Sunday Aladele, says the recent release of 47 new high yield crop varieties to farmers will boost food... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 101 times

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Electoral Act Amendment: Matters arising

By Naomi Sharang, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) The Electoral Act (Amendment) Bill, 2021, passed by the National Assembly on Nov. 9, 2021, was meant to... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 143 times

Tags: Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Sen. Kabiru Gaya, President Muhammadu Buhari, Sen. Sabi Abdullahi, Sen.Bassey Akpan, Femi Gbajabiamila, NCC, Sen. Yahaya Abdullahi,

Economist hinges December inflation on festivities

An Economist, Dr Muda Yusuf, has attributed the marginal spike and reversal of the deceleration trend in headline inflation to the surge in demand during Yuletide... Read more

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Tags: Dr Muda Yusuf, Centre for the Promotion of Private Enterprise (CPPE), National Bureau of Statistics (NBS),

PenCom reviews the PRA 2014

The National Pension Commission (PenCom) has reviewed the Pension Reform Act 2014 (PRA 2014) in Abuja during a retreat. The Head, Corporate Communications of PenCom, Mr Peter... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 93 times

Tags: National Pension Commission (PenCom), Mr Peter Aghahowa, Dahir-Umar,

Rice pyramids: RIFAN to empower 1m farmers

The National President of Rice Farmers Association of Nigeria (RIFAN) Alhaji Aminu Goronyo says association will empower one million farmers during the dry season farming to... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 81 times

Tags: National President of Rice Farmers Association of Nigeria (RIFAN), Alhaji Aminu Goronyo, Godwin Emefiele, CBN,

IPMAN BoT warns against proposed inauguration of parallel NEC

The Board of Trustees (BoT) of the Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN) has warned against the planned inauguration of a parallel National Executive Committee... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 164 times

Tags: Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN), National Executive Committee (NEC), Alhaji Danladi Pasali, Mr Chinedu Okoronkwo, Justice Musa Muhammad, Mr Tunji Adeniji,, Alhaji Abdulk

Diri, Alaibe reunites 2 years after primaries

NDITIMI Alaibe, a former managing director of the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, has reconciled with Douye Diri, the Bayelsa State governor, after two years of... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 90 times

Tags: Chinua Achebe, Timi Alaibe, Abiye Sekibo, Austin Okpara, Leadership, Nyesom Wike, Douye Diri, People’s Democratic Party, Niger Delta Development Commission, Nditimi Alaibe

FCT Polls: Traders sue for peaceful conduct

Some traders in Bwari Area Council of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) have called for a peaceful conduct of the area council polls scheduled to hold... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 92 times

Tags: Mr Ali Mallam, Mr John Gabaya, Independent National Electoral Practices (INEC),

Man, 35, faces trial for allegedly trafficking in metaphetamine

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) on Monday, charged a 35- year-old man, Ibraheem Folarin, before a Federal High Court in Lagos over alleged drug... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 85 times

Tags: National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Mr Jeremiah Aernan,

NDE empowers 108 persons in Nasarawa State

 The National Directorate of Employment (NDE) says it has given N100, 000 each as loan to 108 unemployed persons in Nasarawa State in December 2021. Mr Chris... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 218 times

Tags:  The National Directorate of Employment (NDE), Mr Chris Bamsida,

Malaria: Nasarawa Govt., others to distribute insecticide treated nets

The Nasarawa State Government, in collaboration with the National Malaria Elimination Programme (NMEP) withfunding from the United States President’s Malaria Initiative (U.S.-PMI) is set to distribute... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 177 times

Tags: National Malaria Elimination Programme (NMEP), Mr Ahmed Yahaya,

Court fixes March 28 for ruling on ex-Minister Kabiru Turaki’s no-case submission

A Federal High Court, Abuja, on Monday, fixed March 28 for ruling in a no-case submission filed by former Minister of Special Duties and Inter-governmental Affairs,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 131 times

Tags: Kabiru Turaki, Justice Inyang Ekwo, Joe Gadzama, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC),

Insecurity: NGO trains 300 men, women for vigilante services in Edo

An NGO, the Afemai Almagamated Forum (AAF), on Monday said no fewer than 300 men and women had been trained to serve as members of a... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 136 times

Tags: Afemai Almagamated Forum (AAF), Justice Development and Peace commission (JDPC),

Another Nigerian student abroad bags first class in Aeronautic Engineering

SOLOMON Terwase Apuu, a 26-year Benue State indigene has distinguished himself at the Samara National Research University, Samara in Russia as a first class student in... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 226 times

Tags: Arizona University, Calvary Arrow College, Solomon Terwase Apuu, Samara National Research University

NNPC exchanged N1.64 trillion worth of crude Oil for refined products last year

NIGERIA’S crude oil valued at N1.64tn was exchanged for refined Premium Motor Spirit, popularly called petrol, under the Direct Sale Direct Purchase arrangement from January to... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 176 times

Tags: Nigerian National Petroleum Company

IPMAN warns tanker drivers to stop meddling in association’s affairs

The Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN) has warned some petroleum tanker drivers to stop meddling in the association’s affairs, especially with regards to its... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 154 times

Tags: The Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN), Alhaji Yakubu Suleiman, Justice Musa Muhammad, National Executive Committee (NEC),

Danbatta urges Youth to embrace ICT to live, lead in the Future

RECKONING that 70 per cent of the new value to be created in the economy over the next decades will be based on digitally-enabled platform business... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 112 times

Tags: Nigerian Communications Commission, Prof. Umar Danbatta.

Jega: Nigeria should go into the next elections with a new law

PROFESSOR Attahiru Jega, former Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), says Nigeria ought to go into the next election with a new law. He said... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 124 times

Tags: Attahiru Jega, Independent National Electoral Commission

New ransomware attacking organisational networks discovered - NCC

THE Nigerian Communications Commission wishes to alert members of the public that a cybercrime group has perfected a new year scheme to deliver ransomware to targeted... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 217 times

Tags: Nigeria Communications Commission

Obi Cubana narrates his encounter with NDLEA operatives

POPULAR businessman Obi Cubana has spoken on his recent encounter with The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA). The billionaire mogul, in an Instagram live with popular... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 80 times

Tags: Obi Cubana, Daddy Freeze, National Drug Law Enforcement Agency

INEC fixes Feb. 26 for outstanding constituency by-elections

THE Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has fixed the conduct of six outstanding constituencies by-elections in four states for Feb. 26. The commission announced this in a statement... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 209 times

Tags: Independent National Electoral Commission, Mr Festus Okoye,

INEC warns Ekiti, Osun parties against presenting unqualified candidates

THE Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has warned parties participating in the Ekiti and Osun Governorship elections as well as scheduled bye-elections against presenting unqualified candidates. Any... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 213 times

Tags: Independent National Electoral Commission, Festus Okoye,

NDLEA Obi Cubana grills over ‘ties to Asian drug barons’

POPULAR socialite and philanthropist, Obi Iyiegbu better known as Obi Cubana, may be prosecuted for alleged money laundering and illicit drug trafficking. Daily Trust learnt from multiple... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 104 times

Tags: Obi Iyiegbu, National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission

No change in leadership of IPMAN’s national exco – Spokesman

THE Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN) says there is no change of leadership in the association’s National Executive whose tenure will elapse on Dec.... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 145 times

Tags: Mr Abubakar Malami, Alhaji Danladi Pasali, Mr Chinedu Okoronkwo, Mr Usman Baba, Alhaji Yakubu Suleiman, Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria

FG adopts digital revolution for job creation — Danbatta

Prof. Umar Danbatta, executive vice chairman of Nigerian Communications commission, NCC,  says Federal Government is adopting digital revolutions for job creation, better governance and youth empowerment... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 4 months ago | seen 178 times

Tags: Fountain University, Prof. Umar Danbatta, Nigerian Communications commission, NCC, 

NLNG set to supply 100% of its LPG production into Nigeria 

THE board of directors of Nigeria LNG Limited, NLNG, has approved the supply of 100% of the company’s  LPG production (Propane & Butane) to the Nigerian... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 191 times

Tags: Philip Mshelbila, TotalEnergies Gaz & Electricite Holdings, Andy Odeh, Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation

New Nasarawa NYCN chairman appointed

THE National Youth Council of Nigeria, NYCN, Nasarawa State chapter has approved the appointment of Malam Jaafar Loko as the State Chairman of the council. This is... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 146 times

Tags: Louis Azige, Muhammad Atose, Jaafar Loko, Idris Ojoko, Liman Akaro, Akolo Alaku, National Youth Council of Nigeria

NAPTAN bids for safe, healthy learning environment

THE National Parents Teachers Association of Nigeria, NAPTAN, has emphasised  the need for schools authorities across the country to make learning environments safe and healthy for... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 60 times

Tags: Dowen College, Sylvester Oromoni, NAN, Adeolu Ogunjobi, National Parents Teachers Association of Nigeria

EFCC gets new governing board, six years after

THE Federal Government, on Thursday, inaugurated a 23-man governing board for Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC). Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Mr Boss... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 97 times

Tags: Mr AbdulRasheed Bawa, Mr Boss Mustapha, President Muhammadu Buhari, Economic and Financial Crime Commission

Federal Govt. claims N110.4m from primary school teacher, others

AN Abuja Federal High Court has ordered the interim forfeiture of N110.4 million traced to the bank accounts of one James Erebuoye and seven other suspects... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 74 times

Tags: Maureen Chidinma, Emon Aje Okune, Owoyemi Mayowa, Ojo Alonge, Roseline Uche Egbuha, Justice D. Okorowa, Raheem Adesina, Azuka Ogugua, Independent Corrupt Practices and other related offences Commissio

South-East among 10 worst performing States in COVID vaccination – NPHCDA

THE Federal Government has revealed that all five South East States are among the 10 worst performing States in terms of COVID-19 vaccination. It further stated that... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 128 times

Tags: National Primary Health Care Development Agency, Dr Binta Bako, Nigeria Centre for Disease Control

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 4 months ago | seen 79 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

Hisbah reconciles 3,579 couples, others in Jigawa

The Jigawa Hisbah Commission reconciled 3,579 couples in 2021,  the Commandant, Malam Ibrahim Dahiru, has said. Dahiru made this known in an interview with the News Agency... Read more

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Hisbah reconciles 3,579 couples, others in Jigawa

THE Jigawa Hisbah Commission reconciled 3,579 couples in 2021,  the Commandant, Malam Ibrahim Dahiru, has said. Dahiru made this known in an interview with the News Agency... Read more

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NHRC receives 700 complaints in 2021 in Kaduna

THE National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) received 700 complaints of human rights abuse in Kaduna in 2021. The Coordinator of the commission in the state, Mr Terngu... Read more

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FG releases 49 new high yield crop varieties to farmers

In a bid to boost food production in Nigeria, the Federal Government has released 49 new high yield crop varieties to farmers through the National Varieties... Read more

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

Tags: Chief Oladosu Awoyemi, Prof. Abdullahi Mustapha, Prof. Sheu Ado, National Centre for Genetic Resources and Biotechnology, Dr Olusegun Ojo

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

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Tags: Federal Character Commission, Faida Dankaka, Abdullahi Adamu,Ibrahim Sharafdeen, Gbemi Saraki, Lai Mohammed, All Progressives Congress

Institutions honour IT firm, CEO for youth empowerment

THE National Youth Service Corps, NYSC and Bowen University, Iwo, Osun State, have honoured New Horizons Nigeria, the largest private sector information technology and e-business training... Read more

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Tags: Brigadier General Shuaibu Ibrahim, Babatunde Adetona, Prof. Joshua Ogunwole, Tim Akano, New Horizons Nigeria, Bowen University, National Youth Service Corps

NDLEA arrests popular skit maker, three others

THE National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) said it has arrested a popular skit-maker on social media, Sunday Joshua, popularly known as De General in Lagos. The... Read more

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FG targets paperless government system by 2030 — Pantami

The Federal Government said that it was working to achieve a paperless government system by 2030. Prof. Isa Pantami, the Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, said... Read more

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NITDA: 280 artisans, youths receive training on digital skills

THE National Information Technology Development Agency, NITDA, has begun capacity development programme for artisans and under-served youths in Digital Literacy and Repair of Global System for... Read more

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Tags: News Agency of Nigeria, Hadiza Umar, National Information Technology Development Agency

FG sensitises stakeholders on quality processing of shea nut in Niger

 The Federal Government has advised stakeholders in the Shea sub-sector to add value to the nut, through production and processing to meet international standards. Dr Evelyn Ngige,... Read more

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Tags: Dr Evelyn Ngige,Alhaji Gata Liman, National Agency for Food, Drug Administration Control  (NAFDAC), Standard Organisation of Nigeria (SON),Nigeria Export Promotion Council (NEPC),

NAFDAC to intensify post-marketing surveillance in Kaduna

THE National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC), says it will intensify post-marketing surveillance in the state. The NAFDAC Coordinator in the state, Mr... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 112 times

Tags: Mr Nasiru Mato, Prof.  Mojisola Adeyeye, National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control

Dangote Cement commences Tranche II share buyback

DANGOTE Cement Plc, DCP, has announced the commencement of the second tranche of its shares buyback programme (Tranche II) approved by its shareholders on May 26,... Read more

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Tags: Securities and Exchange Commission, Nigerian Exchange, DANGOTE Cement Plc, Edward Imoedemhe,

Diabetic patients in China to enjoy favorable drug prices from May

NATIONAL Healthcare Security Administration in China announced that starting from May, diabetes patients in China would enjoy an average 48 per cent drop in their medicine... Read more

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Tropical cyclone: 4,000 Fijians in evacuation centres

 FIJIANS National Disaster Management Office (NDMO) on Wednesday said over 4,630 people were taking shelter in 162 evacuation centres across Fiji after the country was hit... Read more

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Tags: National Disaster Management Office, Inia Seruiratu, Fiji Roads Authority

NDLEA files drug trafficking charge against 2 men

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), on Wednesday filed drug trafficking charge against Kaabu Sakisu and Abdulkadir Zakani in a Federal High Court in Lagos. They... Read more

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ICRC mourns pioneer board chairman, Shonekan

The Management and Staff of Infrastructure Concession Regulatory Commission (ICRC) on Wednesday mourned the passing of Chief Ernest Shonekan, former Head of Interim National Government (ING)... Read more

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Review of some 2021 significant decisions in labour, employment by the National Industrial Court

The National Industrial Court of Nigeria (NICN) as a specialised court has exclusive jurisdiction in civil causes and matters relating to or connected with any labour,... Read more

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Niger Delta and the future ahead

SINCE the discovery of crude oil in Oloibiri, in present-day Bayelsa State in 1956, and as it became the main source of the nation’s income, there... Read more

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Tags: Senator Godswill Akpabio, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, Hon. Anthony Onwuka, Niger Delta Development Commission

Pantami, Aregbesola set to inaugurate Digital Nigeria Project in Osun

  IN order to give concrete expression to the underlining principles and fundamental philosophy of the emergent digital culture in Nigeria, particularly Item No. 2 of the... Read more

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Tags: Nigerian Communications Commission, Universal Service Provision Fund, Ijesa Muslim Grammar School, School Knowledge Centre, Adegboyega Oyetola, Digital Nigeria Centre, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, Prof. Is

Ogun students mourn Shonekan, agitate for his immortalization

LEADERSHIP of National Association of Nigerian Students, NANS and National Association of Ogun State Students, NAOSS, have mourned the passing of Ernest Shonekan, former Head of... Read more

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Alleged N7.1bn fraud: what Kalu tells court

ORJI Uzor Kalu, the former governor of Abia, has asked the Federal High Court, Abuja to remove his name from the N7.1 billion charge levelled against... Read more

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Tags: Justice Inyang Ekwo, Rotimi Jacobs, News Agency of Nigeria, Ude Udeogu, Solo Akuma, Slok Nigeria Ltd, Chris Uche, Justice Inyang Ekwo, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission

Buhari supports establishment of Nigerian Diaspora Investment Trust Fund

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has endorsed the establishment of the Nigerian Diaspora Investment Trust Fund, NDITF, a private sector investment window with Nigerians in the Diaspora to... Read more

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Tags: Abike Dabiri-Erewa, Nigerians in Diaspora Commission, Nigerian Diaspora Investment Trust Fund, PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari

Momas boss talks to FG about local meter manufacturers

KOLA Balogun, chairman, Momas Electricity Meter Manufacturing Company, MEMMCOL, has called on the Federal Government to grant licences to selected indigenous companies to sell prepaid meters... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 156 times

Tags: National Mass Metering Programme, Nigerian Electricity Management Services Agency, Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission, News Agency of Nigeria, KOLA Balogun, Momas Electricity Meter Manufacturi

FG Debunks Breach Of Nigeria’s Identity Database

THE National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) has said the country’s identity database was not breached by hackers. Some social media users had reportedly said Nigeria’s identity database... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 164 times

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Lagos nurses suspend strike, seeks speedy implementation of demands

NURSES under the aegis of the National Association of  Nigerian Nurses and Midwives (NANNM) in Lagos State has suspended its three-day warning strike.  The State Chairman, Mr... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 99 times

Tags: Mr Olurotimi Awojide, National Association of  Nigerian Nurses and Midwives, Gov. Sanwo-Olu

Capital importation stands at $1.73 bn in Q3, 2021- NBS

The total value of capital importation into Nigeria stood at 1.73 billion dollars in the third quarter of 2021, from 875.62 billion dollars in the preceding... Read more

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Man jailed 15 years for human trafficking

Justice Jane Inyang of the Federal High Court sitting in Kano on Monday, sentenced a 42-year-old man, Muhyiddeen Jamilu, to 15 years imprisonment for trafficking three... Read more

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FG’s intervention facilitated settlement of AEDC workers entitlements-Minister

The  Ministry of Power says it has facilitated the payment of all entitlements of the workers of Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC) which caused the recent... Read more

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Anambra NOA seeks collaboration with communities to check drug abuse

 The National Orientation Agency (NOA) in Anambra has appealed to communities in the state to take the indiscriminate consumption of hard drugs among the youths as... Read more

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Tags:  The National Orientation Agency (NOA),Mr Charles Nwoji,Mr Anthony Obiora,Akwaihedi Community,Igwe John Onebunne,

”I informed Mr President of my presidential ambition in 2023,” says Tinubu

The National leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, says his visit to the Presidential Villa on Monday offered him the opportunity to... Read more

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Marketers say FG yet to implement VAT on imported LPG

THE Federal Government is yet to implement the payment of Value Added Tax, VAT, on imported Liquefied Petroleum Gas, LPG, the News Agency of Nigeria, NAN,... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 131 times

Tags: National Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers, Liquefied Petroleum Gas Retailers, Michael Umudu, Nigerian Association of Liquefied Petroleum Gas Marketers, Bassey Essien, News Agency of Nigeria

Harnessing Kogi’s potential for economic prosperity, stability

By Lizzy Okoji, News Agency of Nigeria, NAN. DESCRIBING Kogi as Nigeria’s most strategic state will not be out of place considering its location on the country’s... Read more

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Tags: Ajaokuta Steel Company, National Inland Waterways Authority, Nigerian Navy, Private Public Partnership of Nigeria Export-Import Bank Plc, President Muhammadu Buhari, Dr Wahaab Abdullah, World Bank, Co

INEC tasks candidates, supporters on peaceful FCT councils poll

THE Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has tasked political parties and their supporters in the  FCT to ensure that the Feb. 12  Area Councils poll is... Read more

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Tags: Independent National Electoral Commission, Mrs Zainab Gbefwi, Mrs Eugene Nwabuike

UN welcomes deal reached in Somalia to expedite electoral process

THE United Nations on Monday welcomed a consensus reached Sunday by the country’s political leaders to expedite the electoral process after many months of delay. The UN... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 96 times

Tags: United Nations, electoral process in Somalia

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

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Tags: Chukwudi Onyejekwe, Awka North/Awka South Federal Constituency at the House of Representatives, Chinedu Onwuaso, Maj. James Eze, National Emergency Management Agency

SEC optimistic of capital market growth in 2022

THE Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has expressed optimism of the capital market growth in 2022 due to its various initiatives. The Director-General of SEC, Mr Lamido... Read more

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Institute DG tasks African Leaders on unity, development

ISSA Aremu, the Director-General, Michael lmoudu National lnstitute for Labour Studies (MlNlLS) has charged African leaders to embrace the spirit of unity and forgiveness among one... Read more

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Kano govt. set to conduct house-to-house vaccination against polio virus

THE Kano State Government says it will conduct a house-to-house vaccination against Circulating Vaccine Drive Polio Virus type 2, cVDPV2, across the 44 local government areas... Read more

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Increased awareness as tool for checking COVID-19 spread

By Gami Tadanyigbe, News Agency of Nigeria, NAN STAKEHOLDERS in healthcare sector observe that the effects of Corona-virus Disease, COVID-19, on humanity have affected every sphere of... Read more

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Tags: Kwali Area Council, Michael Bwamba, National Primary Healthcare, Sunday Zaka, Kuchiyako community, Abraham Gado, Silas Zakka, Simon Gado, National Orientation Agency, Boss Mustapha, Identity Managemen

Sen. Gyang speaks on youth engagement in universal health coverage

ISTIFANUS Gyang, senator representing Plateau North Senatorial District, has called for engagement of youths to make the Universal Health Coverage, UHC, achievable. Gyang said this at a... Read more

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Lagos nurses set to begin 3-day warning strike Jan. 10

NATIONAL Association of Nigeria Nurses and Midwives, NANNM, says its members will begin a three-day warning strike from Jan. 10. Olurotimi Awojide, chairman, NANNM, Lagos Council, made... Read more

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Coalition hails FG over Excise Duty on non-alcoholic beverages

THE National Action on Sugar Reduction, NASR, a coalition of civil society organisations has commended the Federal Government for introducing N10 excise duty per litre of... Read more

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Tags: President Muhammadu Buhari, Zainab Ahmed, Omei Bongos-Ikwue, Nigerian Cancer Society, National Action on Sugar Reduction, Dr Adamu-Alhassan Umar

Shell to sell more onshore assets in Nigeria worth $3Bn

THE Shell Petroleum Development Company, SPDC, is to sell more oil assets in Nigeria with at least five Nigerian oil and gas companies preparing to submit... Read more

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Burial of Tony Ojobo's late mother holds January 28 

THE family of Ojobo of Obollo Afor in Udenu Local Government Area, LGA, of Enugu state is to bury their late octogenarian mother, Josephine Ojobo, on... Read more

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Buhari demands transparency, accountability from NNPC new Board

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has urged the board of the newly incorporated Nigerian National Petroleum Company, NNPC, Limited to ensure strict compliance with Corporate Governance principles that... Read more

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Centre mulls empowerment of older persons

The National Senior Citizens Centre, NSCC, says it is poised to empower older persons across the country through effective collaborations with relevant stakeholders. Dr Emem Omokaro, NSCC’s... Read more

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Tags: Prof. Joseph Oluwasanmi, President Muhammadu Buhari, National Policy on Ageing, Nigerian Pensioners, Ekiti Council of Elders, Omini Oden, National Senior Citizens Centre, Dr Emem Omokaro

NDE coordinator says FG tackles unemployment in Gombe

HASSAN Mustapha, Gombe State Coordinator, National Directorate of Employment, NDE, on Friday said the federal government was addressing youth unemployment in the state. Mustapha who stated this... Read more

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Group lauds Buhari’s appointment of Ukeagu as INEC National Commissioner

SOME pressure groups and non-governmental organisations have commended President Muhammadu Buhari’s appointment of Kenneth Ukeagu, an election logistics strategist, as INEC’s National Commissioner. The groups in separate... Read more

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Tags: National Youth Service Corps, Alex Ibrahim, Dr Andrew Asemota, National Vanguard for the Nigerian State, NASS, Centre for Transparency and Accountability, Hakim Afolabi, INEC, National Integration For

Igbinedion Varsity welcomes Adeghe as new DVC

IGBINEDION University, Okada, Edo, has appointed Prof. Raphael  as the new Deputy Vice Chancellor. The appointment is contained in a statement made available to newsmen on Thursday... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 131 times

Tags: Ed-John School of Management, Lagos,Cost Institute of Management, Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria, Association of National Accountant, News Agency of Nigeria, College of Business and Manage

EFCC secures 2220 convictions in 2021

THE Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, secured a total of 2220 (Two Thousand Two Hundred and Twenty) convictions across all its Commands in 2021. The... Read more

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Tags: Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Abdulrasheed Bawa, convictions

Buhari’s displeasure with power sector performance an indictment on NERC – Group

 A group, the All Electricity Consumers Protection Forum, says President Muhammadu Buhari’s displeasure with the performance of the power sector is an indictment on the Nigerian... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 103 times

Tags: Mr Adeola Samuel-Ilori, Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission, All Electricity Consumers Protection Forum,

Ijaw Congress, MOSOP insist on resource ownership

THE Ijaw National Congress (INC) has said the Ijaw nation would continue to work with the Movement for the Survival of the Ogoni People (MOSOP) and... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 135 times

Tags: Ijaw National Congress, Niger Delta Development Commission, Prof. Benjamin Okaba, Niger Delta, Ogoni people, resource control

Buhari Finally Inaugurates NNPC Board, Drops Ararume As Chairman

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Senator Margret Chuba Okadigbo as the Board Chairman of the Nigerian National Petroleum Company (NNPC) Limited. Okadigbo replaces Senator Ifeanyi Ararume, who... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 131 times

Tags: Senator Ifeanyi Ararume, Margret Chuba Okadigbo, Nigerian National Petroleum Company Board,

CBN, NTA, others return over N1tr to govt

NIGERIA'S independent revenue crossed the N1 trillion mark in 2021, it was learned on Wednesday. Minister of Finance Budget and National Planning Mrs Zainab Ahmed stated this... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 247 times

Tags: Mrs Zainab Ahmed, Nigerian Television Authority, Securities and Exchange Commission, Central Bank of Nigeria, Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation,

NHRC records 154 rights abuse cases in Adamawa

THE National Human Rights Commission (NHRC), said it recorded 154 human rights abuse and violation cases in Adamawa in 2021. Grace Mamza, the Acting State Coordinator of... Read more

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Tags: National Human Rights Commission, Grace Mamza,

INEC announces date for governorship election in Ekiti State

THE Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, in accordance with section 30 of the electoral act 2010 (as amended), on Monday, January 3, issued a “Notice of... Read more

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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 4 months ago | seen 122 times

Tags: COVID-19, Federal Government, National Universities Commission

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

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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

PDP's message to Kano Emirate, Gov. Matawalle over Tofa’s death

The Zamfara State chapter of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, has condoled Kano Emirate over the death of Alhaji Bashir Tofa. Tofa, the presidential candidate of the... Read more

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Tags: People’s Democratic Party, Tsafe Emirate, Alhaji Yusuf Muhammed, Prof. Kabiru Jabaka, National Republican Convention, Alhaji Bashir Tofa, Kano Emirate, Bello Matawalle

PGF boss, faults campaign for postponement of APC National Convention

Dr Salihu Lukman, Director-General, Progressive Governors Forum (PGF), has described the call for the postponement of the All Progressives Congress (APC) National Convention by some persons... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 156 times

Tags: Dr Salihu Lukman, Progressive Governors Forum, Sen. Orji Uzor Kalu, National Convention, All Progressives Congress,

Why Igbo group urged Buhari to review list of nominees for INEC national commissioners 

THE South-East Group, Igbo Political Progressive Union (IPPU) has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to review the list of nominees for National Commissioners of the Independent National... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 170 times

Tags: Independent National Electoral Commission, Mr. Olaniyi Ijalaye, Igbo Political Progressive Union, Mr. John Nwobodo, President Muhammadu Buhari,

Electoral Bill: IPAC advises NASS to expunge mandatory direct primary clauses

THE Inter-Party Advisory Council (IPAC) has advised the National Assembly to expunge the clauses regarding direct primary election in the 2021 Electoral Amendment Bill, for it... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 123 times

Tags: Inter-Party Advisory Council, direct primary clauses, Yabagi Sani, 2021 Electoral Amendment Bill,

FG’s plan to attain 95% digital literacy by 2030 on course, says NITDA DG

THE Federal Government’s plan to attain 95 per cent digital literacy by 2030 is on course.   Mr Kashufu Abdullahi, the Director-General of the National Information Technology Development... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 122 times

Tags: 95% digital literacy by 2030, Mr Kashufu Abdullahi, National Information Technology Development Agency,

No crisis between Buhari, NASS over 2022 budget - Presidency

PRESIDENCY has dismissed reports of crisis between President Muhammadu Buhari and members of the National Assembly as fictional, saying the president never expressed anger in his... Read more

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INEC accredits 51 observer groups for FCT area council elections

THE Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has accredited 51 observer groups for the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Area Council elections, scheduled for Feb. 12, 2022. The commission,... Read more

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FG pays N16.67bn accrued pension rights to 2021 retirees

THE Federal Government on Wednesday released N16.67 billion for the payment of accrued pension rights to 2021 retirees of Treasury-funded Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs). This is... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 5 months ago | seen 422 times

Tags: Peter Aghahowa, head, Corporate Communications Department, National Pension Commission, PenCom

Obasanjo insists oil in Niger Delta belongs to Nigeria, urges Clark to be Statesman

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo yesterday took an exception to Edwin Clark’s reaction to his (Obasanjo’s) insistence that Niger Delta cannot lay claim to the crude oil... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 5 months ago | seen 225 times

Tags: Edwin Clark and former President Olusegun Obasanjo, Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, Edmund Daukoru, Gaius Obaseki, Engr. Funsho Kupolokun as the Managing Director of the Nigerian National P

2020 marginal field oil bid round: 45 days deadline for signature bonus payment elapses 

THE Nigerian Upstream Petroleum Regulatory Commission, NUPRC, is to end the 2020 marginal field bid round programme and has put in place all necessary machinery to... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 5 months ago | seen 170 times

Tags:  Petroleum Industry Act 2021 (PIA), 2020 marginal field bid round programme, Gbenga Komolafe,  Nigerian Upstream Petroleum Regulatory Commission, NUPRC

Why Arik Air sacked Pilots - Official

This is not a season of good tidings for some pilots working for Arik Air as their employment has been terminated for gross acts of indiscipline,... Read more

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Tags: Arik Air, National Association of Airline Pilots and Engineers, NAAPE

Kebbi State University ranked among 25 Nigerian universities with full courses accreditation

THE Nigerian Universities Commission (NUC) has ranked Kebbi State University of Science and Technology, Aliero, among the first 25 Nigerian Universities with full accreditation of courses,... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 5 months ago | seen 185 times

Tags: Prof. Bashar Ladan-Aliero, Malam Musa Labbo-Jega, Husaini Adamu-Zuru, Nigerian Universities Commission, NUC, Kebbi State University of Science and Technology,

How Titan Trust Bank swallowed Union Bank Plc  

THE Board of Union Bank of Nigeria Plc has notified the Nigerian Stock Exchange and Securities Exchange Commission that its investors Union Global Partners Limited, Atlas... Read more

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Tags: Nigerian Stock Exchange, Securities Exchange Commission, Rothschild & Cie, White & Case LLP, Banwo & Ighodalo, Titan Trust Bank, Mudassir Amray, Emeka Okonkwo, Beatrice Hamza Bassey, Tunde Lemo

Buhari’s reason for vetoing Electoral Bill not convincing – NBA

THE Nigerian Bar Association, NBA, has described as unconvincing and unfortunate the reason President Buhari gave for vetoing the electoral bill which was sent to him... Read more

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Tags: Electoral Act (Amendment) Bill 2021, President Muhammadu Buhari, Olumide Akpata, president, Nigerian Bar Association

NCC shares experience with Congolese regulator studying Nigerian telecom market

  FAITH in the operational excellence and regulatory efficiency that have become the marks of Africa’s foremost regulator, the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), was demonstrated recently when... Read more

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Tags: Congo-Brazzaville Telecommunications Regulations Authority, CTRA, Prof. Umar Danbatta, Benjamin Mouandza,Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC

Nigeria destroys over 1m donated doses of expired Astrazeneca vaccines 

THE Federal Government on Wednesday destroyed over 1m doses of Astrazeneca vaccines donated to combat COVID-19.  Faisal Shuaib, executive director, National Primary Health Care Development Agency, NPHCDA,... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 5 months ago | seen 181 times

Tags: African Union’s African Vaccine Acquisition Task Team, Mojisola Adeyeye, Faisal Shuaib, executive director, National Primary Health Care Development Agency, NPHCDA, Astrazeneca vaccines, Abuja Envi

Broadband: Pantami, Danbatta assure of FG’s plans to bridge infrastructure deficit

ONGOING policy directions and regulatory measures being put in place by the Nigerian government towards bridging identified broadband infrastructure gaps shall be sustained in order to... Read more

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Tags: Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, Prof. Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami, Prof. Umar Danbatta,

Electronic transmission of polls results, BVAS, will continue - Yakubu

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has promised to continue to deepen the use of technology in the conduct of elections, especially the electronic transmission of... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 5 months ago | seen 184 times

Tags: Bimodal Voter Accreditation System, BVAS, Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Professor Mahmood Yakubu,

New mobile rate for international calls begins January - NCC

    ..pegs ITR floor price at $0.045     THE Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has determined the new International Termination Rate (ITR) for voice services paid by overseas telecom carriers...... Read more

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Soludo Campaign hails judiciary for nullifying Andy Uba’s candidacy

THE Charles Chukwuma Soludo Campaign has praised the judiciary for yesterday’s judgment delivered by Justice Ekwo Inyang of the Federal High Court on the suit brought... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 5 months ago | seen 207 times

Tags: All Progressives Congress, APC, C. Don Adinuba, Senator Andy Uba, All Progressives Congress, APC, National Inland Waterways Authority, George Moghalu, Charles Chukwuma Soludo Campaign, Justice Ekwo In

Buhari gives reasons for not signing Electoral Bill

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has cited political, moral and constitutional factors for not signing the Electoral Bill after more than 30 days that it was sent to... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 5 months ago | seen 231 times

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NNPC not conducting survey, not recruiting

THE Nigerian National Petroleum Company Limited (NNPC) has drawn the attention of the general public to a fake competition trending online which claims to celebrate its... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 198 times

Tags: Nigerian National Petroleum Company Limited, not conducting survey, not recruiting,

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 5 months ago | seen 186 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

Supreme Court upholds Nwobike’s appeal

THE Supreme Court has set aside the conviction and 30 days sentencing of a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN),  Joseph Nwobike. He was charged with attempt to... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 5 months ago | seen 133 times

Tags: Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Justice Olukayode Ariwoola, Lagos High Court, Court of Appeal, Joseph Nwobike

Electoral Bill: Lawmakers talk tough as Buhari withholds assent within deadline

PLANS by senators and the House of Representatives to override President Muhammadu Buhari’s veto on the Electoral Amendment Bill may have hit a dead end. The development, Daily... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 247 times

Tags: Electoral Bill, President Muhammadu Buhari

Niger Tornadoes in slim victory over Plateau United

NIGER Tornadoes FC of Minna on Sunday laboured hard to record a slim 1-0 win over visiting Plateau United FC of Jos. The 2021/2022 Nigeria Professional Football... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 5 months ago | seen 93 times

Tags: Bala Abubakar, Andrew Ikefe, Mohammed Zulkifilu, Daniel Edeh, Bala Abubakar, Fidelis Ikechukwu, Nigeria National League, Abiodun Akande, Sunday Anthony, Lucky Abdul, Kabiru Adeniji, Nigeria Profession

Dementia not witchcraft, but old age condition — Omokaro

Emem Omikaro, the Director-General, National Senior Citizens Centre, has said that ageing is a blessing and that the society should not see dementia associated with it... Read more

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Nembe Spill: Ijaw Diaspora Council seeks ministry’s intervention

THE Ijàw Diaspora Congress (IDC) is seeking the intervention of the Federal Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs and Disaster Management in the recent oil spill at Oil... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 5 months ago | seen 200 times

Tags: National Oil Spill Detection and Response Agency, NOSDRA, Ijàw Diaspora Congress, IDC, Prof. Monday Gold, Antonia Garner, OML29, Aiteo Eastern Exploration and Production Company,

 NCC builds capacity of media executives on 5G

AHEAD of the anticipated 2022 rollout of the Fifth Generation (5G) network in Nigeria, the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has organized capacity building workshops for media... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 166 times

Tags: 5G network in Nigeria, Nigerian Communications Commission,

Conflicting Exparte Orders: NJC bars erring judges from promotion, appoints 69 judges

THE National Judicial Council (NJC) NJC on Thursday barred erring Judges from being promoted and also issued them with warning letters.   Soji Oye, NJC Director of Information who... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 143 times

Tags: National Judicial Council, Soji Oye,

China contributes TCM-based treatment protocols to global COVID-19 fight

 CHINA has introduced treatment protocols based on traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) to more than 150 countries and regions as part of its contributions to the global... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 84 times

Tags: traditional Chinese medicine, National Administration of Traditional Chinese Medicine,

Undemocratic Takeover of Govt Poses Great Challenge To ECONEC, says Yakubu

THE undemocratic takeover of government in some West African countries has created a great challenge for Electoral Commissions in the sub-region, according to the Independent National... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 206 times

Tags: Electoral Commissions in the sub-region, Independent National Electoral Commission, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu.,

HYPPADEC committed to solving challenges of power producing communities- Yelwa

ALHAJI Abubakar Yelwa, Managing Director of Hydroelectric Power Producing Areas Development Commission (HYPPADEC) said that the Commission would continue to tackle challenges faced by hydroelectric power... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 120 times

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5G Auction: NCC not aware of Senator Bola Tinubu’s connection to Mafab Communications Ltd.

THE Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, had denied knowing that Senator Bola Tinubu, former governor of Lagos State has any connections with Mafab Communications Limited. The NCC stated... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 198 times

Tags: Ikechukwu Adinde, Senator Bola Tinubu’s connection to Mafab Communications, Nigerian Communications Commission,

Nigeria to have widest 5G coverage in Africa by 2022 — Pantami

The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Prof. Isa Pantami, has assured that by 2022, Nigeria would have the largest Fifth Generation (5G) coverage in Africa. Pantami... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 111 times

Tags: Isa Pantami, 5G, Nigerian Communications Commission, NDEPS,

NNPC records ₦141.96bn trading surplus 

  THE  Nigerian National Petroleum Company, NNPC, Limited has announced a huge leap in trading surplus of ₦141.96 billion recorded in June 2021 compared to a deficit... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 5 months ago | seen 253 times

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5G: NCC conducts successful mock auction of 3.5 GHz spectrum

  …sets stage for main auction on Monday   THE Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, has successfully carried out a mock session for the 3.5 gigahertz, GHz, spectrum auction for... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 5 months ago | seen 153 times

Tags: Adeleke Adewolu, Ubale Maska, Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta, Nigerian Communications Commission,Prof. Adeolu Akande,

Sen. Musa of Niger joins APC National Chairmanship race

SEN. Muhammad Musa (APC-Niger)  has joined the race for the All Progressives Congress (APC) national chairmanship, promising to re-engineer its internal structure if elected. Musa said this on... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 154 times

Tags: Niger APC National Chairmanship race, SEN. Muhammad Musa,

Rape, women abuses on increase in Abia – NHRC

THE National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) says there is an increase in the number of complaints of abuses, particularly as it concerns rape of women and... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 98 times

Tags: National Human Rights Commission, Mrs Uche Nwokocha

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 5 months ago | seen 74 times

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Scholz travels to Paris, Brussels on first trip as German chancellor

 GERMAN Chancellor Olaf Scholz was making his first trip abroad since taking office on Friday, meeting President Emmanuel Macron in Paris and EU and NATO heads... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 76 times

Tags: Olaf Scholz, NATO heads, German-French cooperation, European Commission President, Ursula von der Leyen

Why we can’t respond to non-remittance of funds by defunct PEF – NUPRC

THE Nigerian Upstream Petroleum Regulatory Commission (NUPRC) says the activities of the defunct Petroleum Equalisation Fund (PEF) do not fall under the operational purview of the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 153 times

Tags: Nigerian Upstream Petroleum Regulatory Commission,

NPC on course to deliver on 2022 Census – Commissioner

THE National Population Commission (NPC) on Wednesday says it’s  on course to deliver on the 2022 census given the success of the ongoing pretest exercise. Prof. Jimoh... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 113 times

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Court dismisses unlawful dismissal claim against Stanbic IBTC bank Plc

THE National Industrial Court, on Wednesday, dismissed an unlawful dismissal claim against Stanbic IBTC Bank Plc, by its former staff member, Adeleye Adedayo, for lacking in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 182 times

Tags: National Industrial Court, Stanbic IBTC Bank Plc, Adeleye Adedayo,

Nigerians stranded in Libya return home

THE National Emergency Management Agency, NEMA, has said that Nigerians, who were stranded in Libya, were brought back home on Tuesday night, December 7. The returnees were... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 5 months ago | seen 111 times

Tags: Ibrahim Farinloye, European Union, EU, National Emergency Management Agency, NEMA, National Commission for Refugees, Migrants and Internally Displaced Persons, Nigerian Immigration Services, FAAN,

Automation, next stage of service delivery in public sector – Danbatta

…As SERVICOM commends NCC     PROF. Umar Garba Danbatta, executive vice-chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, has said leveraging the potential of Information and Communication Technology, ICT,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 125 times

Tags: Umar Garba Danbatta, Ikechukwu Adinde, Nigerian Communications Commission,

Nothing will happen to Buhari’s reputation if he doesn’t sign electoral bill – Presidency

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari’s spokesman, Femi Adesina, has argued that his principal’s reputation is established whether or not he assents to the electoral bill or not. Buhari received... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 102 times

Tags: electoral bill,

FA Cup third-round draw: Chelsea host Chesterfield, Man Utd v Aston Villa, West Ham v Leeds

NATIONAL League leaders Chesterfield will visit last season's runners-up Chelsea in the third round of the FA Cup. Elsewhere Liverpool will entertain League One Shrewsbury and Manchester... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 176 times

Tags: NATIONAL League, Chesterfield, Chelsea, FA Cup

CVR: fresh registration hits 4.5m as INEC receives 7.2m applications

  THE Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says  fresh registration in the ongoing Continuous Voter Registration (CVR) stands  at 4,539,102, as at 7am of Monday, Dec.... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 5 months ago | seen 137 times

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NUPRC reiterates commitment to tackle oil spills

THE Nigerian Upstream Petroleum Regulatory Commission (NUPRC) has reiterated its commitment to tackling oil spills in the oil and gas sector in fulfillment of its regulatory... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 188 times

Tags: Nigerian Upstream Petroleum Regulatory Commission, tackling oil spills, Mr Gbenga Komolafe,

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 5 months ago | seen 95 times

Tags: Federal Inland Revenue Service, National Orientation Agency,

NCPC to partner medical laboratory scientists to improve health services to pilgrims

THE Executive Secretary, Nigerian Christian Pilgrim Commission, Rev. Yakubu Pam has said that the Commission would partner with the Association of Medical Laboratory Scientists of Nigeria... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 94 times

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NCC did not move 5G deadline after only MTN submitted bid

The Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, has debunked the front page headline of the BusinessDay newspaper of Thursday, December 2, entitled: “How NCC moved 5G deadline after... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 5 months ago | seen 180 times

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Morocco concludes plans to develop West Africa Gas Pipeline

MOROCCO has concluded plans to develop the proposed Morocco-Nigeria Gas Pipeline (MNGP), an onshore and offshore gas pipeline project that aims to deliver Nigeria's natural gas... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 5 months ago | seen 147 times

Tags: Moroccan Office National des Hydrocarbures et des Mines,Naturgy Energy Group, Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC,

Fayemi gives Dec. 18 deadline to guber aspirants to resign position 

KAYODE Fayemi, Ekiti State governor, has directed anyone serving in his government, who would like to contest the governorship primaries to tender his or her resignation... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 5 months ago | seen 124 times

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Panel summons Gwagwalada Specialist Hospital CMD

AN independent panel set up by the National Human Rights Commission has summoned the Chief Medical Director (CMD) Specialist Hospital, Gwagwalada to appear before it on Dec.2. The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 170 times

Tags: CMD, National Human Rights Commission, SARS

 NCC enlightens BUK students, others on rights, privileges as telecoms consumers

THE Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has hosted another edition of Campus Conversation (CC), at the weekend in Bayero University, Kano (BUK), where officials of the commission... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 142 times

Tags: Campus Conversation, Nigerian Communications Commission,

NDLEA intercepts cocaine worth N2.7bn at Abuja airport

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has intercepted 9.30 kilograms of cociane worth over N2.7 billion at Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport (NAIA) Abuja. The NDLEA spokesperson,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 121 times

Tags: Mr Femi Babafemi, Brig. Gen. Buba Marwa, Maduabuchi Chinedu, Obaha Okigwe village, cocaine worth N2.7bn, National Drug Law Enforcement Agency,

Petrol to sell for N340 per litre next year, says Kyari

...Labour cautions govt against unilateral action ...N5,000 monthly stipend for 40m Nigerians GOING by the words of Nigerian National Petroleum Company Limited (NNPCL) Group Managing Director/ Chief Executive... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 292 times

Tags: Mallam Mele Kyari, Petrol to sell for N340, Nigerian National Petroleum Company Limited, Trade Union Congress,

Electoral Act: APC govs, others under fire for kicking against direct primaries

ALL is now set for the final approval of the ongoing amendment of the Electoral Act Bill 2021 which has just been passed into law by both... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 196 times

Tags: Electoral Act Bill 2021, APC govs

Stakeholders warn youths against hard drugs, social vices

 Stakeholders in Ikorodu West, Lagos State, on Wednesday warned  youths against the use of hard drugs and engaging in social vices capable of destroying their future. They... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 178 times

Tags:  Stakeholders, National Youth Council of Nigeria, Sulaimon Olanrewaju, Mr Deen Sanwoola

At last, NASS passes Electoral Act amendment Bill

THE Senate and House of Representatives, yesterday, passed the harmonised version of the Electoral Act (Amendment) Bill, 2021 at separate sittings. The passage followed the consideration of the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 102 times

Tags: Senate, Electoral Act (Amendment) Bill

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 6 months ago | seen 139 times

Tags: The National Directorate of Employment, Advanced Business Training, Malam Ibrahim Faisal, Federal Government

Disability Commission seeks employment waiver for PWDs

Mr James Lalu, the Executive Secretary, National Commission for Persons with Disability (NCPWD) has called on the National Assembly to grant it a waiver for employment... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 136 times

Tags: National Commission for Persons with Disability, Mr James Lalu, enate Committee on Disabilities

Two claimants tango over chairmanship seat of Langtang North Council in Plateau

Mr Bitrus Zulfa says he remains the Chairman of Langtang North Local Government Council of Plateau in spite of a court judgment obtained by Mr Joshua... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 149 times

Tags: Mr Bitrus Zulfa, Chairman of Langtang North Local Government Council, Plateau State Independent Electoral Commission (PLASIEC), Justice Ishaku Kunda

Group urges INEC to improve on BVAS, logistics ahead future elections

Cleen Foundation, a Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO), has urged the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to improve on the Bimodal Voter Accreditation System (BVAS) and other logistics. Mrs... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 287 times

Tags: Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Bimodal Voter Accreditation System

Ikorodu LG boss pledges improved workers welfare package

The Executive Chairman of Ikorodu Local Government, Mr Wasiu Adesina, on Tuesday, reiterated his administration’s commitment to improve workers’ welfare package for increased productivity. Adesina made the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 112 times

Tags: Ikorodu Local Government, Mr Wasiu Adesina, N300,000, Lagos State Civil Service Commission,

Ihiala supplementary poll witness delay of election materials, personnel

There were still unavailability of election materials at various polling units in the Anambra governorship supplementary election in Ihiala Local Government Area as at noon. The News... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 114 times

Tags: Ihiala Local Government Area, National Youths Service Corps, Commissioner of Police in Anambra, CP Echeng Echeng

2023: Direct primaries will overstretch INEC, says PGF Chairman

Gov. Abubakar Bagudu of Kebbi, and Chairman, Progressives Governors Forum (PGF), has said that adopting direct primaries by political parties will overstretch the Independent National Electoral... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 205 times

Tags: Gov. Abubakar Bagudu of Kebbi, Progressives Governors Forum, Independent National Electoral Commission, Anambra governorship election

Cybercrime: New Malware AbstractEmu attacks Android devices - NCC

THE Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has informed telecom consumers and the general public that a new Android malware has been discovered.   The malware, named ‘AbstractEmu’, can gain... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 6 months ago | seen 166 times

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Anambra 2021: Centre urges INEC to improve on BVAS machines

 THE Executive Director, Centre for Transparency Advocacy (CTA), Ms Faith Nwadishi, has called on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to improve on the performance of... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 6 months ago | seen 103 times

Tags: Bimodal Voters Authentication System, Centre for Transparency Advocacy, Ms Faith Nwadishi, Independent National Electoral Commission,

Anambra: Persons with disabilities mobilise for Saturday’s poll

MR Ugochukwu Okeke, the Chairman, Joint National Association of Persons with Disabilities in Anambra, has urged his members to ensure they participate actively in Saturday’s governorship... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 125 times

Tags: MR Ugochukwu Okeke, National Association of Persons with Disabilities in Anambra,

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 6 months ago | seen 183 times

Tags: Federal Government, National Minimum Wage, Mr Ekpo Nta, National Bureau of Statistic

N86.1m Fraud: Civil servant bags 28 years imprisonment

A Borno State High Court, sitting in Maiduguri, has sentenced a Civil Servant, Ma’aji Shettima Arfo, to 28 years imprisonment for engaging in an N86.1 million... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 6 months ago | seen 261 times

Tags: Anas Mohammed Kolo, Ma’aji Shettima Arfo, Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission,

CVR: INEC registers 25,929 in Borno –official

 A total of 25,929 prospective voters in Borno, have so far registered in the ongoing Continuous Voter Registration (CVR) exercise by the Independent National Electoral Commission... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 111 times

Tags: Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Mallam Adamu Gama,

Collapsed building update: NEMA recovers 32 dead bodies

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), says it has so far recovered 32 dead bodies from the collapsed building at Gerrard Road, Ikoyi, Lagos. NEMA Acting Coordinator,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 104 times

Tags: The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Mr Ibrahim Farinloye, The News Agency of Nigeria, ACP Bode Ojajuni

Reinstated Langtang North Chair resumes office, dedicates victory to God

MR Joshua Laven,  the reinstated Chairman of Langtang North Local Government of Plateau, on Thursday  resumed office, saying he dedicated his victory at the High Court... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 106 times

Tags: MR Joshua Laven, Langtang North Local Government of Plateau, Plateau State Independent Electoral Commission (PLASIEC)

Five Eritrean women's U20 players go missing in Uganda

FIVE Eritrean footballers from the women's Under-20 national team have gone missing during a regional tournament in Uganda. The players disappeared from their hotel in Jinja on... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 134 times

Tags: Eritrean footballers, women's Under-20 national team, Uganda

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 6 months ago | seen 103 times

Tags: Federal High Court, Isiaka Lawal, Justice Uche Agomoh, National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA)

Gov. Lalong restates commitment to transparency, frugality in governance

GOV. Simon Lalong of Plateau has restated his government’s commitment to transparency and frugal utilisation of resources. A statement by the Director of Press and Public Affairs,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 97 times

Tags: GOV. Simon Lalong, Association of National Accountants of Nigeria (ANAN), Prof. Benjamin Osisioma

NUPRC seeks oil producers support for smooth implementation of PIA

THE newly created Nigerian Upstream Petroleum Regulatory Commission (NUPRC) has solicited the support of the Oil Producers Trade Section (OPTS) for the smooth implementation of the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 213 times

Tags: Nigerian Upstream Petroleum Regulatory Commission, Mr Gbenga Komolafe, OPTS,

Court remands man for alleged possession of 500g of Indian hemp

JUSTICE Jane Inyang of Federal High Court, Kano, on Wednesday ordered the detention of one Umar Abdullahi, 31, at the Kano Correctional Centre for alleged possession... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 143 times

Tags: Justice Inyang, Umar Abdullahi, National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA)

INEC chairman is alive not killed - Police

THE Police has reacted to the news on social media about the alleged murder of Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Chairman, Prof Mahmood Yakubu, in Anambra. There... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 6 months ago | seen 250 times

Tags: Independent National Electoral Commission, Prof Mahmood Yakubu, DSP Nkeiruka Nwode,

Stakeholders commend NIN-SIM Verification Exercise

....as FG urges citizens and legal residents to enrol before the end of the year Prof. Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami, Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, has... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 7 months ago | seen 247 times

Tags: Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta,, Nigerian Communications Commission, President Muhammadu Buhari, Prof. Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami, National Identity Numbers

Anambra Election: 86 polling units have no voters – INEC chair

By Anthony Isibor   PROF. Mahmood Yakubu, Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has said that out of the 5,720 polling units in Anambra State, 86, and 1.5... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 7 months ago | seen 229 times

Tags: PROF. Mahmood Yakubu, Independent National Electoral Commission,,

UNFPA donates ICT equipment to Bauchi govt. for fistula survivors –official

THE United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) has donated information and Communication Technology (ICT) equipment to the Bauchi state government, for fistula survivors. Malam Mamuda Ishaq, Senior Information... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 7 months ago | seen 124 times

Tags: National Obstetric Fistula Centre, Malam Mamuda Ishaq, Mr Ali Babayo, Dr Umar Ibrahim, Mrs Deborah Tabara,

FG, States, LGCs share N739.96bn for Sept

THE Federation Accounts Allocation Committee (FAAC) has shared to the three tiers of government, N739.965 billion as federation allocation for September. According to a statement from Mr... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 7 months ago | seen 69 times

Tags: Mr Oshundun Olajide, Ministry of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Federation Accounts Allocation Committee,

NCC changes regulatory instruments, management tools for efficient operations

THE Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, is adjusting regulatory instruments and management tools to ensure regulations are fit for future imperatives of a robust telecoms sector.   Adeleke Adewolu,... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 7 months ago | seen 195 times

Tags: Adeleke Adewolu, NCC, Nigerian Communications Commission

INEC should have rejected Andy Uba long ago - CSO 

THE Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) should have rejected Senator Andy Uba as the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate in the November 6 gubernatorial election in... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 7 months ago | seen 215 times

Tags: Professor Charles Chukwuma Soludo, George Moghalu, Dr Vincent Obiatuegwu, All Progressives Congress, Independent National Electoral Commission, Senator Andy Uba,

Civil Society Group praises NCC for digital economy initiatives

… presents Danbatta with certificate of performance     THE Civil Society Groups for Good Governance (CSGGG), a coalition of over 180 civil society organizations, has commended the Management... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 7 months ago | seen 126 times

Tags: Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta, Ogakwu Dominic, Uket Bassey, Civil Society Groups for Good Governance, Nigerian Communications Commission,

ICPC identifies former FCDA employees, REDAN members in FCT real estate scam

THE Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offenses Commission (ICPC) on Thursday fingered some former employees of the Federal Capital Development Authority (FCDA) as real estate... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 7 months ago | seen 124 times

Tags: Prof. Bolaji Owasanoye, Mr Daniel Isei, FCDA employees, Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offenses Commission,

NPHCDA denies canvassing for N200m loan for malaria nets

   THE National Primary Health Care Development Agency, NPHCDA, has denied seeking for N200 million loan to procure malaria nets.   NPHCDA stated this in a statement Mohammad Ohitoto, head... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 7 months ago | seen 194 times

Tags: Dr. Faisal Shuaib, National Primary Health Care Development Agency,

NCC, NITDA to support media ICT Growth Conference, Awards 2021

THE Nigeria Communications Commission (NCC) and the National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA on Tuesday renewed their support for the industry media body, the Nigeria Information... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 7 months ago | seen 135 times

Tags: Mr Chike Onwuegbuchi, Nigerian National Broadband Plan, Right of Way, Nigeria Communications Commission, National Information Technology Development Agency,

FRCN General Manager, others urge women to be more involved in solving Nigeria’s challenges

THE General Manager, Radio Nigeria, Bronze FM, Benin City, Mrs Bimbo Oyetunde, has urged Nigerian women to be more involved in restoring peace and addressing the... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 7 months ago | seen 120 times

Tags: Gov. Bello. Ayoade, Ladi Bawa, Mrs Bimbo Oyetunde, National Association of Women Journalists, Nigerian Women Arise for Nigeria,

APC has an unmarketable candidate - Soludo Group

LESS than 24 hours after the Coalition of Civil Society Organizations (CCSOs) in Anambra State asserted that the All Progressives Congress (APC) has no candidate in... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 7 months ago | seen 193 times

Tags: Chief George Moghalu, Chinedu Nwoye, All Progressives Congress, Independent National Electoral Commission,

Tension heightens in PDP over ‘uncertain convention’

THERE is tension in the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) over the national convention slated for Saturday in Abuja. The fear over the Court of Appeal case involving... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 7 months ago | seen 198 times

Tags: Douye Diri, Seyi Makinde, Uche secondus, PDP National Convention, Governors Ahmadu Fintiri,

2023: Allow INEC to determine the technology to use for elections - Yakubu

By Benprince Ezeh MAHMOOD Yakubu, chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has urged the National Assembly to empower the electoral body to take decisions on... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 213 times

Tags: MAHMOOD Yakubu, INEC, National Assembly

NOUN V-C assures 14,953 newly admitted students of better welfare

THE Vice-Chancellor of the National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN), Prof. Olufemi Peters, says that the welfare and satisfaction of the students of the institution are... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 7 months ago | seen 163 times

Tags: National Open University of Nigeria, Prof. Olufemi Peters,

NCAC inaugurates Nigeria-Ethiopia friendship club

 THE National Council for Arts and Culture (NCAC) has inaugurated the Nigeria-Ethiopia friendship club to strengthen cultural exchange programmes between the two countries.   The Director-General, NCAC, Otunba... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 7 months ago | seen 165 times

Tags: National Council for Arts and Culture, World Crafts Council, Ethiopian Tourism Ministry, Culthbert Ncube, DUGA JABESSA, Nega WedaJuwerete,

CAC to complement FG’s poverty alleviation programme

 The Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) has reinstated its readiness to complement the Federal Government’s efforts to lift 100 million citizens out of poverty, as the nation... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 7 months ago | seen 88 times

Tags: Corporate Affairs Commission, Dr. Akinwunmi Adesina, David Orewa, Mr. David Eweta, Nigerian Association of Chambers of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture,

NCC Alerts Telecom Consumers on Flubot Malware

...Lists measures to guard against attack_ THE Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC wishes to alert millions of Nigerian telecom consumers of the existence of new, high-risk, and extremely... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 7 months ago | seen 300 times

Tags: Nigerian Communications Commission, Nigeria Computer Emergency Response Team,

Komolafe new upstream CEO assures of no job losses

GBENGA Komolafe, Chief Executive Officer, CEO, Nigerian Upstream Regulatory Commission, NURC, has assured staff of its defunct Department of Petroleum Resources, DPR, of no job and... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 7 months ago | seen 273 times

Tags: Timipre Sylva, Gbenga Komolafe, Nigerian Upstream Regulatory Commission,

IPMAN alerts FG on fuel price hike by private depot owners

THE Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN) in Kano has alerted the Federal Government to the alleged decision by some private depot owners to increase... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 7 months ago | seen 260 times

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Over 50% of cooking gas users have switched to firewood, charcoal – Retailers

THE Liquefied Petroleum Gas Retailers (LPGAR), branch of the National Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG), says over 50 percent of cooking gas users... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 7 months ago | seen 297 times

Tags: Mr Michael Umudu, National Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers, Liquefied Petroleum Gas Retailers,

Association seeks funds for development of rubber sub-sector

OTUNBA Igbinosun-Peter, National President, National Rubber Producers, Processors  and Marketers Association of Nigeria  (NARPPMAN) has solicited more funds for the development of the rubber subsector. Igbinosun-Peter described... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 7 months ago | seen 73 times

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50,000 women die of maternal causes annually in Nigeria- official

DR Kayode Afolabi, the Director and Head of the Reproductive Health, Federal Ministry of Health, on Thursday said that no fewer than 50,000 women die annually... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 7 months ago | seen 153 times

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NDLEA promotes 3,506 officers after 20 years of stagnation –Marwa

 THE National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has promoted 3, 506 officers, whose careers had stagnated for up to 20 years, according to the Chairman of... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 7 months ago | seen 67 times

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PIA: FG inaugurates boards of new oil industry successor regulatory agencies

TIMIPRE Sylva, minister of State for Petroleum Resources, has inaugurated the governing boards of the new entities comprising the regulatory framework for the oil and gas... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 7 months ago | seen 355 times

Tags: Nigerian Midstream and Downstream Petroleum Regulatory Authority, Nigerian Upstream Regulatory Commission, Olasupo Agbaje, TIMIPRE Sylva, Gbenga Komolafe, Farouk Ahmed,President Muhammadu Buhari, Ibra

#EndSARS: Micro entrepreneurs task FG on implementing youth engaging policies

 THE Association of Micro Entrepreneurs of Nigeria (AMEN) has urged the government to swiftly implement its various policies aimed at massive job creation, youth empowerment and... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 149 times

Tags: Mr Saviour Iche, Association of Micro Entrepreneurs of Nigeria, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission,

COVID-19: FG sets up taskforce to check vaccine racketeering

THE Federal Government has set up a joint task force on COVID-19 vaccine racketeering to curb misses. Abdullahi Garba, director, Planning, Research and Statistics, National Primary Healthcare... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 7 months ago | seen 135 times

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#EndSARS: Panel orders independent DNA test to ascertain child’s biological mother

THE National Human Rights’ Commission’s (NHRC) independent investigative panel on the defunct SARS and other police units in the country, on Monday, ordered that an independent... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 7 months ago | seen 218 times

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IPOB has no business with INEC - Spokesperson

...says deployment of 33,000 policemen to Anambra ploy to kill Igbo youths THE Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has said it has no business with the Independent National... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 7 months ago | seen 172 times

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CAC set to block fraudulent registration applications- Abubakar

THE Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) has expressed determination to block suspected fraudulent applications aimed at registering new companies similar to existing ones trying to take over... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 115 times

Tags: Corporate Affairs Commission

NPF, PSC set to conclude 2020 recruitment exercise

...as portal opens October 18 - 26, exams set for October 29 - 30 THE Nigeria Police Force in collaboration with the Police Service Commission will be... Read more

Author: Maureen Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 184 times

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Transportation council calls for implementation of 30 km/h speed limit nationwide

THE National Council on Transportation (NCT) has called on relevant stakeholders and governments to ensure the implementation of the 30 Km/hour speed limit for drivers in... Read more

Author: Maureen Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 192 times

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Law abiding Nigerians not harassed by Italian authorities- Unions

 THE National Union of Nigerian Association in Italy (NUNAI) and Nigerians in Diaspora Organisation Europe (NIDOE), Italy say law-abiding Nigerians living in Italy are not being... Read more

Author: Maureen Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 174 times

Tags: Mr  Mfawa Abam,Pastor Mike  Oputteh,Mr Omorondion Iduhun,National Union of Nigerian Association in Italy,Nigerians in Diaspora Organisation Europe,

Universities to get N30bn revitilisation fund soon – FG

 THE Federal Government says it will commence the disbursement of the N30 billion revitalization fund to public universities soon. The Minister of Labour and Employment, Sen. Chris... Read more

Author: Maureen Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 173 times

Tags: National Universities Commission, Prof. Emmanuel Osodeke,Sen. Chris Ngige, Minister of Labour and Employment,

Flood: FG flags-off distribution of agric. inputs to 7,386 Borno farmers

THE Federal Government has formally launched the distribution of agricultural inputs to 7,386 farmers affected by the 2020 flood in Borno. A statement on Friday by Mr... Read more

Author: Maureen Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 159 times

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Cabo Verde’s electoral umpire lauds ECOWAS, AU political support

CABO Verde’s National Electoral Commission, CNE, has commended the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) and the African Union (AU) for supporting the country’s political... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 7 months ago | seen 132 times

Tags: ECOWAS, CABO Verde’s National Electoral Commission,  Maria do Rosário Pereira Gonçalves,

Appointment of new board of NABDA excites Director General

 THE Director-General of the National Biotechnology Development Agency (NABDA), Prof Abdullahi Mustapha, has expressed confidence that the agency would advance and thrive following the inauguration of... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 7 months ago | seen 213 times

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Fed Govt to name, shame buyers and sellers of COVID-19 vaccine cards

THE Federal Government has warned that buyers and sellers of COVID-19 vaccination cards will be punished. It stated that to increase patronage and coverage in vaccination rate,... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 7 months ago | seen 103 times

Tags: Dr. Faisal Shuaib, buyers and sellers of COVID-19 vaccine cards, National Primary Health Care Development Agency,

 Electronic transmission of results will reduce election fraud

PROF. Attahiru Jega, a former Chairman, Independent National Election Commission, INEC, says the electoral transmission of results will reduce the rate of election fraud in Nigeria, He... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 7 months ago | seen 164 times

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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 7 months ago | seen 261 times

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ECOWAS observers meet strategic stakeholders on Cabo Verde's presidential election 

ECOWAS Long-term Observers and Core Team members on Tuesday, October 12 visited the Praia NOSI Data Centre, Nucleo Operacional da Sociedade de Informacao in Portuguese -... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 7 months ago | seen 211 times

Tags: Director General Arlinda Chantre, Network Operation CentreLuis Correia, Lumumba Barbosa,, Ana Marta, Francis Oke, Head of the ECOWAS Electoral Assistance Division,

NYSC inaugurates campaign against GBV in Niger communities

 The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), on Wednesday in Niger, inaugurated a campaign against Gender-Based Violence (GBV) in communities. The NYSC Director-General, Brig.-Gen. Shuaibu Ibrahim inaugurated the... Read more

Author: Maureen Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 165 times

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2023: Nigeria Diaspora Network commends Senate on electronic transmission of election results

THE Nigeria Diaspora Network (NDN), has commended the Senate for backing the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on the inclusion of electoral transmission of election results... Read more

Author: Maureen Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 173 times

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Senate confirms Ameachi Nwoha as Commissioner, National Assembly Commission

 THE Senate has confirmed Mr Amaechi Nwoha, President Muhammadu Buhari’s nominee for appointment as Commissioner representing South- East in the National Assembly Commission. His confirmation was sequel... Read more

Author: Maureen Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 191 times

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2022 Budget: Coalition commends Buhari, finance minister for hike in sugary drinks tax

THE National Action on Sugar Reduction, a coalition of public health organizations has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for the proposed “pro-health” tax increase on soft drinks... Read more

Author: Maureen Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 112 times

Tags: National Action on Sugar Reduction, Mrs Hadiza Ahmed, Bernard Enyia, Vivianne Ihekweazu,

IPC, MRA set new deadline for FOI essay competition entries, expand eligibility criteria

 THE International Press Centre (IPC) and Media Rights Agenda (MRA) today announced an extension of the deadline for the submission of entries for their National Freedom... Read more

Author: Maureen Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 148 times

Tags: International Press Centre, Mr. Edetaen Ojo, Mr. Lanre Arogundade, Media Rights Agenda, National Freedom of Information,

Nigeria arrests 8,634 drug traffickers in 8 months, seizures worth N100bn – Marwa

 NIGERIA arrested no fewer than 8,634 suspected drug traffickers from January to August 2021, Chairman/Chief Executive Officer, National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Brig.-Gen. Buba Marwa... Read more

Author: Maureen Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 180 times

Tags: National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, drug traffickers, Brig.-Gen. Buba Marwa,

EFCC recovers N1.6bn for AMCOM in 4 years

THE Assets Management Corporation of Nigeria, AMCON, says it has received N1, 667, 582, 605.04 recovered funds by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, between... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 7 months ago | seen 294 times

Tags: Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, Joshua Ikioda, Ahmed Lawan Kuru, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Assets Management Corporation of Nigeria, AMCON,

NCC’s regulatory instruments set to facilitate 5G deployment, tackle insecurity - Danbatta

The Executive Vice Chairman (EVC) of the Nigerian Communication Commission (NCC), Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta, has declared that three of the Commission’s regulatory instruments are set... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 7 months ago | seen 171 times

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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 7 months ago | seen 233 times

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Only 2,525,471 voters eligible for Anambra election -  INEC

 By Anthony Isibor.    PROF. Mahmood Yakubu, Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has said that the total number of registered voters in Anambra State stands at 2,525,471. He... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 7 months ago | seen 250 times

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PenCom, EFCC collaborate to reduce fraud in pension sector

By Anthony Isibor.   AISHA Umar Dahir, Director-General, National Pension Commission, PenCom, has has said that the collaboration between the organization and the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission,... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 7 months ago | seen 429 times

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D’Tiger Gumut, ex-national coach Nnaji win tickets to NBBF board

  STANLEY Gumut, a Nigeria Custom Service, (NCS), basketball player, was on Saturday  elected as the athletes’ representative on the board of the Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF). The... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 7 months ago | seen 173 times

Tags: Scott Nnaji, Yakubu Muhammed, Ugor Dauda, Mark Mentors Basketball Club, STANLEY Gumut,Moshood Abiola National Stadium,

South-East Governors condemn Akunyili’s murder

THE Chairman of South-East Governors’ Forum, David Umahi, has condemned the murder of Dr Chike Akunyili. The deceased was the widower of late Prof. Dora Akunyili, a... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 8 months ago | seen 324 times

Tags: late Prof. Dora Akunyili, a former Director-General of the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC).Francis Nweze,, Chairman of South-East Governors’ Forum, David Umahi,

ECES trains electoral officials, journalists on conduct, coverage of Nasarawa LG polls

EUROPEAN Centre for Electoral Support (ECES) has trained officials of the Nasarawa State Independent Electoral Commission (NASIEC) and some journalists on the proper conduct and coverage... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 8 months ago | seen 223 times

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SEC wins 2021 financial institution football tournament

THE Security and Exchange Commission (SEC) on Sunday emerged the winners of the 2021 Financial Institutions Football Tournament. The game is organised annually by the Central Bank... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 8 months ago | seen 270 times

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Revealed: How $1.2m bribe was paid to finance presidential elections in Nigeria 

  LAWSUITS in London and New York, have shed light on how fees trading firms paid agents to win oil contracts from the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 8 months ago | seen 594 times

Tags: Anthony Stimler, Glencore, BP Plc, Jonathan Zarembok, Bloomberg, Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC,

ICPC arraigns PRODA DG for alleged N23.5 million fraud 

THE Independent Corrupt Practices and other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) has arraigned the Director-General of Project Development Institute (PRODA) Enugu, Engr. Dr. Charles Agulanna before Hon.... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 8 months ago | seen 132 times

Tags: Justice Buba Ibrahim,Engr. Dr. Charles Agulanna,Independent Corrupt Practices and other Related Offences Commission,

2nd quarter of CVR begins October 4 as INEC registers over 3 million fresh voters in 12 weeks

By Anthony Isibor.   THE Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has registered over 3 million Nigerians in the ongoing continuous voters' registration, CVR, exercise in 12 weeks. Festus Okoye,... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 8 months ago | seen 452 times

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NNPC records crude oil, gas sales of $219.75m in May

…Posts ₦295.72bn from sale of petroleum products     THE Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) says it recorded a total crude oil and gas export sales of $219.75m in... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 8 months ago | seen 153 times

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Senate Caucus resolves to intervene in Nnamdi Kanu's case, condemns killings in South East

THE South East Caucus of the National Assembly at an extraordinary session on Wednesday, September 15, condemned in strongest terms the incessant killings in the South... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 8 months ago | seen 1,041 times

Tags: Nnamdi Kanu, Ike Ekweremadu, South East Caucus of the National Assembly,

Mompha’s accomplice, Hamza Koudeih jailed for 1 year

                                                   ... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 8 months ago | seen 602 times

Tags: JUSTICE Tijjani Garba Ringim, Hamza Koudeih, Kayode Phillips, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC,

Why INEC may still transmit results electronically

Several weeks after the National Assembly had voted against the Electronic Transmission of election results, the practicability or otherwise of the issue has continued to be... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 8 months ago | seen 233 times

Tags: Monday Udoh-TomCharles Aniagwu,Oluwole Osaze-Uzzi,,Prof. Anya O. Anya,National Electoral Commission,electronic transmission of election results,

Buhari will be last President of Nigeria to visit South East - Orji 

AT the official handover of Authority and oath-swearing ceremony held at the BNG National Headquarters in  Nsukka Province, newly appointed Leader of the Biafran National Guard-BNG,... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 8 months ago | seen 14,445 times

Tags: Gen. Orji,Biafran National Guard,Mazi Nnamdi Kanu,Biafran Transitional Parliament,

Create businesses around adverse situations, Wabote charges youths

THE Executive Secretary, Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB), Engr. Simbi Kesiye Wabote has challenged young Nigerians to create business opportunities around uncomfortable situations rather... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 8 months ago | seen 389 times

Tags: Junior Chambers International (JCI) Nigeria Senate Association Leadership Excellence for National Development (LEND), Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB), Engr. Simbi Kesiye Wabo

Illela National Freight Office ready for use — Amaechi

MINISTER of Transportation Rotimi Amaechi has announced the completion of the National Freight Office (NFO) in Illela, Sokoto State. Amaechi disclosed this in a statement issued by... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 8 months ago | seen 120 times

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FUTA Pro-Chancellor hails 14 dons over national research grants

THE Pro-Chancellor and Chairman, Governing Council, Federal University of Technology, Akure, FUTA, Godknows Igali, has described the institution as a citadel of learning with crop of... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 8 months ago | seen 204 times

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FG directs NCC to immediately deploy 5G  in Nigeria

  THE Federal Government has approved the deployment of the Fifth Generation Network, otherwise called 5G in Nigeria. Prof. Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami, minister of Communications and Digital... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 8 months ago | seen 248 times

Tags: National Frequency Management Council, 5G, Prof. Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami, Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC),

New Agric Minister says national livestock transformation plan will be given priority

MOHAMMED Abubakar, the new Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, says the National Livestock Transformation Plan (NLTP) will be his priority to tackle insecurity across the... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 8 months ago | seen 94 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 8 months ago | seen 236 times

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Anambra guber: YPP opposes storage of electoral materials in Imo

THE Young Progressives Party (YPP),  has rejected purported plans by INEC to store election materials for the Nov. 6 Anambra governorship  election in Imo. YPP’s National Publicity... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 8 months ago | seen 94 times

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NCC launches 4-year strategic vision plan

…releases a compendium of the EVC’s speeches.   By Anthony Isibor.    PROF. Umar Garba Danbatta,  executive vice-chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, has launched a strategic vision plan... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 8 months ago | seen 183 times

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European champions Italy became the first national team to go 37 games without defeat as they thrashed Lithuania in a World Cup qualifier

EUROPEAN champions Italy became the first national team to go 37 games without defeat as they thrashed Lithuania in a World Cup qualifier. There were suggestions the... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 8 months ago | seen 105 times

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NABDA director commits suicide after EFCC invitation

CHRISTOPHER Orji, assistant director at the National Biotechnology Development Agency, NABDA, has reportedly taken his own life after the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, invited... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 8 months ago | seen 252 times

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NIN: Commission registers 1.2m persons in Sokoto in 8 years — Coordinator

GARBA Balarabe, the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) Coordinator in Sokoto State, has disclosed that only 1.2 million persons  were registered by the commission in the... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 8 months ago | seen 243 times

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AMCON: Let's have national policy on debt recovery – legal expert

THE Federal Government has been challenged to expand the laws that granted the Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON) special debt recovery powers in the AMCON... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 8 months ago | seen 156 times

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INEC redeploys 5 resident electoral commissioners, 4 directors

THE Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has redeployed five Resident Electoral Commissioners (RECs). In the new postings, the REC, Osun State, MOlusegun Agbaje, has been redeployed... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 8 months ago | seen 136 times

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Anambra election will be free and fair, not written - commissioner

THE Anambra State government is in possession of intelligence reports showing that people are preparing to protest in the streets of the state in large numbers... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 8 months ago | seen 242 times

Tags: C. Don Adinuba, Anambra State government, Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC

Lagos Public Advice Centre advises women to be financially independent

THE Lagos State Government has charged women to take advantage of opportunities of financially independence through various empowerment and skills acquisition programmes created. Mr Moyosore Onigbanjo (SAN),... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 8 months ago | seen 120 times

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NFF hooks MTN as Official Communications Partner of the Super Eagles and other National Teams

NIGERIA’S football firmament was emblazoned in all-yellow on Thursday as the Nigeria Football Federation and MTN Communications signed a partnership agreement that made the telecommunications company... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 8 months ago | seen 164 times

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Air Peace is Official Airline Sponsor of the Nigerian National Teams

THE Nigeria Football Federation on Wednesday sealed a partnership agreement with Air Peace that made the frontline indigeous airline company the Official Airline Sponsor of Nigerian... Read more

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Air Peace is Official Airline Sponsor of the Nigerian National Teams

THE Nigeria Football Federation on Wednesday sealed a partnership agreement with Air Peace that made the frontline indigeous airline company the Official Airline Sponsor of Nigerian... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 8 months ago | seen 294 times

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Air Peace is Official Airline Sponsor of the Nigerian National Teams

THE Nigeria Football Federation on Wednesday sealed a partnership agreement with Air Peace that made the frontline indigeous airline company the Official Airline Sponsor of Nigerian... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 8 months ago | seen 283 times

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PenCom to commence annual enrolment of retirees on September 1

THE National Pension Commission, PenCom, says that its online Enrolment Application for retirees/prospective retirees of Treasury-funded Federal Government Ministries, Departments and Agencies, MDAs, will go live on... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 9 months ago | seen 123 times

Tags: National Pension Commission,Annual Pre-Retirement Verification and Enrolment Exercise,

Sanusi to commission Egypt, Angola World Cup qualifier in Cairo

GENERAL Secretary of the Nigeria Football Federation, Dr Mohammed Sanusi has been appointed by the Confederation of African Football to serve as the match commissioner for... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 9 months ago | seen 101 times

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 How Nigerians can stop President Muhammadu Buhari from carrying out anti-people policies   

INTRODUCTION PRESIDENT Muhamadu Buhari's insistence on enforcing non- existent open-grazing laws and the construction of a rail line directly from Nigeria to Niger Republic, inspite of massive... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 9 months ago | seen 1,046 times

Tags: Mike Ozekhome, President Muhammadu Buhari, National Association of Nigerian Students , Nigerian Medical Association, Nigerian Labour Congress (

ICPC to tackle corruption in electricity sector - Prof Owasanoye 

THE Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) has promised to tackle corruption-related matters arising from estimated billings, illegal selling of meters and other... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 9 months ago | seen 210 times

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NNPC, KDSG, Sign MoU on Gas Utilisation, Expansion

…as Kyari assures gas supply will revamp industries  NIGERIA’S domestic gas penetration aspirations have received a major boost as the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) and the Kaduna State... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 9 months ago | seen 716 times

Tags: Gas Aggregation Company of Nigeria,Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation,Mallam Mele Kyari,

House of Reps lauds Kyari over revenue projection for 2022-2024 

MELE Kyari, group managing director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), on Wednesday received accolades from the House of Representatives Committee on Finance for providing... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 9 months ago | seen 606 times

Tags: MELE Kyari,Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation,Hon. Abiodun James Faleke,

NNPC to monitor fuel distribution electronically to check activities of smugllers — GMD

MR Mele Kyari, the Group Managing Director (GMD) of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), has said that the corporation would henceforth employ electronic to monitor... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 9 months ago | seen 600 times

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Proposed creation of Nigeria/Benin joint commission receives boost

THE creation of a Nigeria-Benin Republic Permanent Joint Commission will boost economic development and security in the two neighboring countries.   The Chairman of the Steering Committee on... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 9 months ago | seen 118 times

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New revenue formula to be submitted to Buhari before end of 2021, says RMAFC

 THE Revenue Mobilisation Allocation and Fiscal Commission (RMAFC) says the review of the revenue allocation formula will be ready for presentation to President Muhammadu Buhari by... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 9 months ago | seen 96 times

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Reading: Expert urges parents to monitor children’s social media usage

DR Oluchi Kalu, acting National Liberian and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) National Library of Nigeria, has called on parents to monitor the content their children consume... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 9 months ago | seen 140 times

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GCOVID-19: NPHCDA deploys Moderna vaccines to 29 states

THE National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA), says the Moderna vaccines donated by the U.S. to step up efforts to battle a third wave of... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 9 months ago | seen 291 times

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NEMA trains stakeholders on emergency response, equipment handling

THE National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) Abuja Operations Office, on Tuesday, organised a one-day stakeholders training for emergency responders in the Federal Capital Territory. Mr Justin Uwazuruonye,... Read more

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Telecom revenue: Group urges Reps to speed up probes on operators

TRADERS Initiative for Social Development (TISD), an NGO has called on the House of Representatives to speed up action on the proposed panel to probe telecommunication... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 9 months ago | seen 133 times

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Court orders Secondus not to parade himself as PDP national chairman

UCHE Secondus, embattled chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, is still neck deep in trouble. On Monday, the Federal High Court in Rivers State issued an... Read more

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Cholera outbreak: FG to inaugurate national response intervention

THE Federal Government says it will soon inaugurate National Environmental Sanitation Response Intervention to cholera outbreak in Kubwa, Abuja, currently the epi-centre in the FCT. The Minister... Read more

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Rasheed assures of continued good leadership in NUC

PROF. Abubakar Rasheed, the Executive Secretary, National Universities Commission (NUC) has assured staff and management of the commission and the Nigerian university system of continued good... Read more

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Inadequate funding inhibiting oversight functions of legislators, says NASS Clerk

THE Clerk of the National Assembly (CNA), Mr Ojo Amos, has stated that inadequate funding was inhibiting legislators from performing their oversight functions. He made the remark... Read more

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Doctor’s strike: Court orders parties to suspend hostilities, maintain status quo

THE National Industrial Court, Abuja, on Monday ordered striking members of the Nigerian Association of Resident Doctors ( NARD) and the Federal Government to suspend all... Read more

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EFCC arrests 37 suspected internet fraudsters in Oyo

 THE Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibadan Zonal Office, on Monday, confirmed the arrest of 37 alleged suspected internet fraudsters in Oyo State. This is contained... Read more

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NSCDC partners Human Rights Commission to fight rights violation

THE Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, NSCDC, Anambra State Command has pledged to partner the National Human Rights Commission, NHRC, to fight human rights' violations. The... Read more

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APGA inaugurates Soludo Campaign Council

THE All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) Friday inaugurated its National Campaign Council and Committees in Anambra, ahead of the Nov. 6 governorship poll. Gov. Willie Obiano, the... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 9 months ago | seen 172 times

Tags: Victor Oye, Dep. Gov. Nkem Okeke, the Governor’s Wife Mrs Ebele Obiano, APGA National Secretary, Mr Labaran Maku, and former APGA National Chairman, Sen. Victor Umeh

I Will Not Believe That EFCC And FG Are Fighting Corruption Till Theodore Orji And His Son Are Prosecuted — NBA-SPIDEL Chairman, Ubani

By Unini Chioma   *Says This Is Not The First Time Of Arresting Orji And Releasing Him Under Questionable Circumstances *Says EFCC Under Magu remained mute despite sufficient evidence Provided... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 9 months ago | seen 397 times

Tags: Dr. Monday Ubani, has reacted to the arrest of the former governor of Abia State, Theodore Orji, and his son, Chinedu Orji, by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC.

CAC digitisation: Registrar allays fears of staff job losses

THE Registrar General/Chief Executive Officer of the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC), Alhaji Garba Abubakar, has allayed fears that some staff of the Commission might lose their... Read more

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NNPC hails appeal court’s judgment on OML 11

THE Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has hailed the recent Appeal Court judgment affirming its operatorship of the Oil Mining License 11 (OML 11), describing it... Read more

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PIA ‘ll engender efficiency, competitiveness in downstream sector – IPMAN

THE Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN),  says the Petroleum Industry Act (PIA) will engender a conducive environment for more efficient downstream sector. IPMAN’s National President, ... Read more

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Bayelsa urges RMAFC to review revenue sharing formula

BAYELSA Government, on Thursday,  called on the Revenue Mobilisation Allocation and Fiscal Commission (RMAFC) to review some of its revenue-sharing parameters in the interest of equity... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 9 months ago | seen 84 times

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Oyo Govt refutes claims of not paying counterpart UBEC/SUBEB funds

THE Oyo State Government has refuted claims that the state has not accessed N715 million counterpart funds for Universal Basic Education Commission (UBEC) for year 2020... Read more

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