Speaker Gbajabiamila: Power sector reforms requires legislative intervention

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has emphasized that appropriate legislative intervention in the power sector is critical to national development. Gbajabiamila...

NSCDC seals 16 illegal private guard companies, arrests 30 staff in Akwa Ibom

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Akwa Ibom Command, has sealed 16 illegal private guard companies in the state and arrested 30...

Nigerian government postpones 2020 WASSCE indefinitely

The Federal Government has canceled the resumption of schools for graduating classes. This was announced by the Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, while speaking to...

PDP demands Ibrahim Magu’s prosecution for ‘fraud’

The Peoples Democratic Party has demanded the prosecution of the suspended Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ibrahim Magu, over alleged...

UAE paid for tickets, test fees for Nigerian evacuees – NIDCOM chief

The United Arab Emirates authorities paid for the flight tickets and coronavirus testing for some Nigerians evacuated from the country on Wednesday, the head...

CAN: Closure of churches no longer acceptable

The Christian Association of Nigeria has warned state governments that have failed to allow the reopening of churches to address the situation. The Federal Government...

Ekiti offers 6000 hectares as central bank set to empower cassava farming

Ekiti State government in partnership with the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), have entered into partnership to empower 1,000 farmers in the state for...

AGF Malami: Inmates on death row may get life

The Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr Abubakar Malami (SAN), said on Tuesday that the Federal Government was planning a process...

Festus Keyamo: National Assembly trying to bypass me on planned 774,000 jobs

The Minister of State for Labour and Employment, Festus Keyamo, has described the controversy surrounding the planned employment of 774,000 Nigerians as an attempt...

EFCC: Court dismisses charges, acquits ex-NMA chairman, others

Justice Efe Ikponwonba of Edo State High Court sitting in Benin City, yesterday, dismissed the charges brought against former Chairman, Nigerian Medical Association (NMA),...

Governor Wike: Abdullahi Ganduje has exposed plot to rig Edo election

Rivers State Governor and Chairman, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) National Campaign Council for Edo Governorship Election, Nyesom Wike, has said the statement credited to...

Nigerian government frees 7,813 inmates in 18 states, FCT

The Federal Government, on Tuesday, said it has released a total of 7, 813 inmates from various Correctional Centers since the outbreak of Coronavirus...

Sokoto government meets stakeholders on review of budget

The Sokoto State Government on Tuesday met with stakeholders on how best the state’s 2020 budget could be reviewed to include provision of Isolation...

10 senior police officers dismissed as eight lose ranks

Nicholas Kalu, Abuja A SUPERINTENDENT of Police (SP), five Deputy Superintendents of Police (DSP) and four Assistant Superintendents of Police have been dismissed from the...

COVID-19: Fed Govt laments rising infection among VIPs

Bolaji Ogundele, Abuja THE Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 lamented  the  rise of positive cases of the virus among people in positions of authority. It...

Ogoni youth leaders back Minister’s poor assessment of HYPREP

Mike Odiegwu, Port Harcourt YOUTH leaders from the oil-rich Ogoniland, Rivers State, have backed the recent poor assessment of the Hydrocarbon Pollution Remediation Project (HYPREP) ...

PDP calls on Magu to step down

Gbade Ogunwale, Abuja THE Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has called on the acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to step down. The...

Minister: WAEC exam starts in August 4

The Minister of State for Education, Emeka Nwajiuba, says the West African Senior School Certificate Examinations will take place between August and September. This year’s...

Ebenezer Obey: I’m alive and well

Legendary juju musician, Ebenezer Fabiyi, aka Ebenezer Obey, on Monday appreciated his fans home and abroad for their concern over the death rumour which...

No factions in Oyo APC – chairman

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Oyo State says there is no division within its fold. The party’s Chairman, Chief Akin Oke, said this in...
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