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Monthly Archives: June 2020

NASS Committees Possess No Power to Suspend Special Works Selection Process—Keyamo

The Minister of State for Labour and Employment, Festus Keyamo, SAN, has directed all the Selection Committees for the recruitment of 774,000 workers for...

Community Policing: Lawan Charges IGP on Implementation Timelines

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, on Tuesday charged the Inspector-General of Police to provide timelines for the implementation of the Community Policing in...

A 10% Cut to the US Military Budget Would Help Support...

If this horrific coronavirus pandemic has shown us anything, it is that national security involves a lot more than bombs At this unprecedented moment in...

Police Parade 24-Year Old Man for Killing Girlfriend in Ibadan

Oyo State Police Command on Tuesday paraded a 24-year old man, Shagbada Erigga, for killing his 30-year old girlfriend, Happiness Winfred, at Ojoo area...

Rowdy Session in National Assembly over NDE 774,000 Recruitments

There was a mild drama today in the National Assembly over the National Directorate of Employment’s 774,000 recruitment exercise. The drama, which occurred at the...

Batchs A,  B of N-Power Beneficiaries to Exit July 31 

The Federal Government has said the transitioning and exit of the Batch A and B beneficiaries of the Social Investment Programme, N-power, has commenced...

Breaking News: Ondo Governor Tests Positive for COVID-19

Ondo State Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu, SAN, has tested positive for COVID-19. The Governor had days ago got tested for the virus and the result returned...

NURTW Demands Government Subsidy, Says Transport Fare may Increase 

The National Union of Road Transport Workers has warned that transport fare might increase if the Federal Government did not subsidise its members with...

NIS to Applicants: Pay No Recruitment Fees

The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) has warned applicants to beware of patronizing fake recruitment sites as no fee was charged for NIS recruitment.  The Comptroller General...

Senate Adjourns  Plenary to Mourn Late Osinowo

The Senate on Tuesday after a three-week recess held the plenary for a brief period and then adjourned their sitting to Wednesday after about...

Iran Passes Death Sentence on Former Leader over Alleged Anti-Government Activities 

Iran on Tuesday sentenced a former opposition figure, Ruhollah Zam, to death after being implicated in anti-government protests.  Zam ,who was described as a “counter-revolutionary”,...

Buratai’s Convoy Allegedly Kills Man Whose Daughter’s Wedding is Days Away

A vehicle in the convoy of the Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen Tukur Buratai, has allegedly overrun a man riding on his bike,...

Police Arrest Two Suspected Kidnappers Who Killed Doctor, Son, Associate Despite...

Two suspected kidnappers have been arrested by the police after allegedly killing a medical doctor, Dr Audu Benedict, his son and one of his...

Politicians Harassing Me over 774,000 Jobs – Keyamo

The Minister of State for Labour and Employment, Mr. Festus Keyamo, has accused some political leaders of attempting to blackmail him into surrendering the...

Bauchi Commissions COVID-19, Other Infectious Diseases Laboratory Test Center

In an effort to curb the COVID-19 pandemic and other infectious diseases in Bauchi State, the State Governor, Senator Bala Mohammed has  commissioned the...

Buhari Mourns Renowned Philanthropist, Bode Akindele

President Muhammadu Buhari has described the death of foremost philanthropist and entrepreneur, High Chief Bode Akindele as an  irreparable loss to the country. “Chief Akindele...

N’Assembly Leadership Halts Planned Hike in Electricity Tariffs

The leadership of the National Assembly on Monday waded into the controversy on the planned hike in electricity tariffs from July 1st, 2020 and...

Olubadan Laments Persisten Death of Ibadan Elders as Chief Bode Akindele...

Olubadan of Ibadanland, Oba Saliu Akanmu Adetunji, has lamented what he called the recent persistent death of Ibadan elders following the demise of business...

COVID-19: FG Lifts Inter-State Travel Ban

The Federal Government has lifted the ban placed on interstate travels effective from July 1.  The Chairman of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19, Boss...

Buhari Replaces Redeployed Security Aide

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP) Aliyu Abubakar Musa, as his Chief Personal Security Officer (CPSO). According to...

Buhari Extends Phase Two Of Eased Lockdown by Four Weeks

President Muhammadu Buhari has extended phase two of eased  lockdown by another four weeks with effect from tomorrow Tuesday, June 30 through midnight of...

Apapa Port Recorded N3.6trn Export Value in Q1— NBS

Apapa Port recorded the highest export value in the first quarter of 2020 among Nigerian ports, according to the latest National Bureau of Statistics...

Court Dismisses Suit against Obaseki over Alleged Certificate Forgery

Justice Anwuli Chiekere of the Federal High Court in Abuja on Monday dismissed a suit filed against the incumbent Governor of Edo State, Godwin...

IGP Orders Ondo CP to Restore Deputy Gov’s Security Details

The Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has ordered the Commissioner of Police in Ondo State, Bolaji Salami, to restore the security details of...

Ighalo Equals 95-Year Old Record with Strike against Norwich 

Odion Ighalo has equalled a club record that has stood for 95 years with his strike for Manchester United against Norwich City in the...

Certificates of Incorporation of Companies to Carry Tax Identification Numbers—CAC

The Corporate Affairs Commission has said certificates of incorporation of companies registered under Part A of CAMA will henceforth carry Tax Identification Numbers issued...

Apologise to Nigerians for Holding APC NEC Meeting at FEC Chamber,...

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has  rebuked the Presidency for denying that the APC NEC meeting was held inside the chamber of the Federal...

Over 1million Young Nigerians Apply for N-Power within 48 Hours

The Federal Government has said over one million young persons have applied for N-Power job barely 48hrs after it opened the portal for the...

My Husband Deserves Better, Florence Ajimobi Attacks Makinde, Deputy

The wife of the former governor of Oyo State, Mrs Florence Ajimobi, attacked Governor Seyi Makinde on Sunday when a delegation of Governors led...

Buhari Congratulates Malawi Opposition Leader, Lazarus Chakwera, on Election Victory

President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated Malawi opposition alliance leader, Lazarus Chakwera, the winner of the country's presidential election re-run. The alliance won the re-run five...

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