Breaking: NSCDC launches gender policy

July 15, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps(NSCDC) has just lunched the gender policy to militate against rights and full participation in policies formulation and representation of women on an equal basis with men in the corps.  The Commandant General of NSCDC, Ahmed Abubakar Audu, just made the announcement in Abuja during his opening address on the lunching of gender policy Read More

Stakeholders begin validation of reverse policy on labour migration

July 9, 2021 Moses John 0

Stakeholders in the labour sector in Nigeria on Wednesday commence validation of the revised National Policy on Labour Migration (NPLM,2014). Speaking at a workshop for stakeholders to validate the revised Policy, the Director Employment and Wages, Mr. John Nyamali said federal government is determined to manage organized labour migration in the country and harness its benefits for national development. He said the journey started with the adoption of  Read More

Breaking: APC moves to punish Lai Mohammed over outburst against Kwara governor

July 7, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The Kwara state chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has given indication that it may sanction the Minister of Information and Culture Alhaji Lai Mohammed over his recent outburst against governor Abdulrahman Abdulrasaq in the state. The minister had claimed that he sponsored the electioneering campaigns of the governor in 2019 which has been denied. Responding to the development Read More

ALGON factional president in EFCC net over N5.2bn fund

June 10, 2021 Agi Onda 0

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Thursday summoned Mr. Alabi Akolade David, a factional president of the Association of Local Governments of Nigeria (ALGON) over alleged misappropriation of N5. 2 billion belonging to the association. Mr. David, who leads a faction of ALGON, has been locked in a battle of supremacy with the Interim Management Committee (IMC) of Read More

NIS to profile herders entering Nigeria through Niger border

May 27, 2021 Bayo Muhammad Alabira 0

The Nigerian Immigration Service (NIS) has said it will henceforth profile herdsmen entering the country at Jigawa, through the border with Niger Republic. NIS Controller in Jigawa, Isma’il Abba, stated this while speaking at the decoration of 58 recently promoted officers. He said the decision was aimed at tackling the annual influx of camels into the state through the common Read More

EFCC recovers over N1bn cash from civil servant

May 20, 2021 Taiye Odewale 0

The Chairman of Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Abdulrasheed Bawa, Thursday disclosed that the Anti-graft agency last week recovered over N1 billion cash sitting in one bank account from a Civil Servant. Bawa made the disclosure while appearing before the Senate Committee on Finance, investiating the Internally Generated Revenue (IGR)  and payment of 1 % stamp duty by contractors  Read More

FCTA vows to demolish all illegal structures, warns against infractions

May 19, 2021 Abdullahi Muhammad 0

The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) has vowed that it would demolish all illegal structures in the nation’s capital no matter how highly placed. Acting director, FCTA department of Development Control, Tpl Garba Kwamkur who disclosed this Wednesday, during weekly inspection of on-going developments across the territory, warned developers to desist from violating the Abuja Master Plan with all sorts Read More

Lawan swears in Ibezim as Senator representing Imo North

April 27, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, on Tuesday, swore in Chukwuma Frank Ibezim to represent Imo North Senatorial District. Ibezim took the oath of office at exactly 11:02am during the start of plenary. The oath was administered by the Clerk to the Senate, Mr. Ibrahim El-Ladan. Recall that the Appeal Court sitting in Abuja had on February 16 affirmed the Read More

2023: Northern students endorse Atiku, support apprenticeship program

April 15, 2021 Najib Sani 0

Ahead of the 2023 elections, the Association of Northern Nigerian Students (ANNS) which is the apex students body in the 19 northern states has endorsed a former Vice President Atiku Abubakar as next president. The association made the endorsement Thursday at a press conference addressed by its national Vice President Comrade Sani Adamu and representatives from northern states held at Read More

Pantami, a victim of media attacks?

April 13, 2021 Editorial IV 0

An online new medium, NewsWireNGR, has retracted and deleted from its platforms, news websites and the various social media pages a publication of Daily Independent alleging that Nigeria’s Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Sheikh Isa Pantami, is placed on terror watch-list for alleged ties with Boko Haram Leader Muhammad Yusuf. NewsWireNGR said it has launched an independent audit to Read More