Tuesday, September 22, 2020
Why Buhari is yet to address Nigerians - Lai Mohammed

Why Buhari is yet to address Nigerians – Lai Mohammed

It is not yet the ‘appropriate’ time for President Muhammadu Buhari to adress Nigerians on the coronavirus pandemic, the information minister, Lai Mohammed, suggested on Wednesday. Mr Mohammed told journalists that...
Enugu announces steps to tackle coronavirus, relocates isolation centre

Enugu announces steps to tackle coronavirus, relocates isolation centre

The Enugu State Executive Council (EXCO) has approved N320 million to prevent and/or tackle the scourge of Coronavirus – COVID-19 in the state in case of any outbreak. Briefing journalists after...

Anambra Senatorial District: Appeal Court reserves judgement in Ifeanyi Ubah’s case

The Court of Appeal in Abuja, on Thursday, reserved judgement in an appeal filed by a sacked senator, Ifeanyi Ubah, of the Young Progressives Party (YPP), asking it to set...

Wike inaugurates nine commissioners, 17 permanent secretaries

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State on Wednesday swore in nine Commissioners and 17 new Permanent Secretaries appointed by his administration. The new commissioners are: Eloka Taise-Amadi; Boma Iyaye; Diamete Herbert-Miller;...

Nigerian lawmakers want new agency to tackle proliferation of small arms

A bill for the establishment of the national commission against the proliferation of small arms and light weapons passed second reading on Wednesday. The bill seeks to empower the commission to...

AU Summit opens with focus on reducing armed conflict

The 33rd African Union Summit opened on Thursday with a gathering that focused on reducing armed conflicts to achieve the continent’s developmental priorities. The week-long assembly of African governments and allied...

Detained petroleum agency official out on bail

A Nigerian anti-corruption agency, the Independent Corrupt Practices and other related offences Commission (ICPC), on Monday granted the General Manager Corporate Services, Petroleum Equalisation Fund (PEF), Goddy Nnadi, administrative bail...
Reps uncover N65bn non-remittance in FAAN

Reps uncover N65bn non-remittance in FAAN

The House of Representatives Committee on Finance has uncovered over N65 billion unpaid revenue remittances from Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN). Chairman of the committee, Abiodun Faleke, made this known...

ICPC, Modibbo, others to adopt written addresses February 10

The Federal High Court Abuja has fixed February 10 for counsel in the ongoing alleged N2.5 billion fraud case against the Director-General of the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC), Ishaq Modibbo,...

How Lagos can solve its traffic problem – Survey

An upgrade of the infrastructure in the water transport sector to encourage commuters to patronise boats and ferries would help end the perennial traffic congestion in Lagos, a new survey...

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