2022: Minister reveals full fuel deregulation plans as FG removes subsidy provision from budget

November 24, 2021 Abdullahi M. Gulloma 0

Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning Hajiya Zainab Ahmed has said the federal government cannot sustain the current N250 billion monthly petroleum subsidy. The minister stated this while briefing State House correspondents Wednesday in Abuja at the end of the weekly Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari. She said the costly monthly subsidy was making Read More

NLC receives new Kaduna secretariat C of O

November 4, 2021 AbdulRaheem Aodu 0

  The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) Kaduna state council has finally received the original copy of its new secretariat’s Certificate of Occupancy (C of O) from Tamaidukka Oil Traders (TMDK). Chairman of the Congress, Comrade Ayuba Magaji Suleiman, stated this while briefing newsmen shortly after the handing over ceremony of the document at NLC headquarters, Labour House, Abuja. He explained Read More

Fed Poly Bauchi sacks 2 lecturers for raping students

October 24, 2021 Najib Sani 0

The federal polytechnic Bauchi has dismissed two of its lecturers for allegedly raping some female students of the polytechnic recently. Rector of the polytechnic Sunusi Gumau disclosed this while addressing journalists at the end of the meeting of the governing council of the institution held over the weekend. According to the rector, the dismissed lecturers are Adebusoye Michael Sunday, of Read More

Breaking: APC suspends State Congress in Oyo over irregularities 

October 16, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The national leadership of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has announced suspension of the ongoing State Congress in Oyo state due to forging of documents meant for the exercise and other irregularities. Governor of Yobe state and Chairman, Caretaker/Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee, Hon. Mai Mala Buni, gave the ordered. In a statement signed by the party’s National Secretary Sen. Read More

FG begins trial of activist Olanrewaju Suraj over Malabu deal

October 10, 2021 Ise-Oluwa Ige 0

. The Federal Government has filed criminal charges against the Head of Human and Environmental Development Agenda (HEDA), Olanrewaju Suraj, on allegations of circulating forged documents against former Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mohammed Bello Adoke (SAN). The four-count charge dated October 8 was filed before the Federal High Court in Abuja by a Deputy Director Read More

Why we demolished lawmaker’s house in Bauchi – Govt

October 5, 2021 Najib Sani 0

Bauchi state government has given reason why it demolished the house of the member of the house of representatives representing Bauchi local government Honourable Yakubu Shehu Abdullahi located at the Government Reserved Area (GRA). Special Adviser media to Governor Bala Mohammed of the state Mukhtar Gidado gave the reason while addressing journalists on the matter. Recall that the lawmaker condemned Read More

Court thwarts FIRS Chiefs bid to stop alleged forgery charges trial

September 28, 2021 Kehinde Osasona 0

A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has rejected the request to stop the trial of two officials of the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS). The duo, Mohammed Adami, and Okoro Eunice Udokanmma are, in a five-count charge, marked: FHCABJ/CR/2010 accused of falsifying personal income tax clearance certificate. They were charged with falsification of tax documents. In a ruling, Justice Read More

Breaking: Tonto Dikeh’s estranged lover, Kpokpogri, drags DSS, actress to court, demands N10bn

September 22, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Estranged lover of Tonto Dikeh, a nollywood actress, Prince Joseph Kpokpogri, has dragged the actress and the Department of State Services (DSS) before a Federal High Court in Abuja, seeking the enforcement of his fundamental rights. In the case dated 20th September, 2021 and filed today with Suit Number FHC/ABJ/CS/1092/2021, the Plaintiff prayed the court for a restraining order stopping Read More

Anambra: INEC lists Soludo as APGA candidate, names other contenders

August 19, 2021 Emeka Nze 0

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has confirmed Charles Soludo as the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) for the November 6 governorship election in Anambra state following a new court order. The former CBN governor, alongside his running mate, Onyekachi Ibezim, were in July removed from the commission’s list of cleared candidates in recognition of an order by Read More

FG moves to delist state varsities, others over inadequate funding

August 3, 2021 John Moses 0

The federal government has announced plans to delist state varsities and others  not adequately funded in line with the rules setting them up. To this end, the National Universities Commission has sent a bill to the National Assembly to strengthen its (NUC) arms to that effect. Minister of Labour and Employment Dr. Chris Ngige  announced this  Monday night while speaking on the sideline of Read More

COAS fullfils promise, issues official vehicle to 7 Div RSM

July 22, 2021 Benjamin Samson 0

In fullfilment of his promise to empower Regimental Sergeant Majors (RSM) to perform their roles, the Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt.-Gen. Faruk Yahaya, handed over keys and official documents of aToyota Hilux to the RSM of Headquarters 7 Division, Master Warrant Officer Mohammed Babayo. A statement by Director Army Public Relations Brig.-Gen. Onyema Nwachukwu Wednesday, said General Yahaya gave Read More

Abuja estate residents protest citing of school, demand title documents from property developer

June 18, 2021 Paul Okah 0

The Association of Home Owners and Residents (AHOAR), Paradise Estate in Dape district of Abuja, have protested the citing of a school for less privilege children in the estate, which they say is contrary to the assurance of the property developer and the Department of Development Control of the Abuja Metropolitan Management Council (AMMC).  Addressing journalists in Abuja Friday, during Read More

1999 constitution defective, hurriedly put together – Gbajabiamila

June 1, 2021 Joshua Egbodo 0

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, on Tuesday said the 1999 Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria fell short of its expected standards, and was more so because it was a product of a hurried national compromise reached for the country 20 years ago. He said the document failed to address some critical national questions confronting the 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

Amidst divorce, Kanye West, Kim Kardashian enter fresh agreement

April 13, 2021 Editorial IV 0

Popular US rapper Kanye West and his estranged wife Kim Kardashian have agreed to have joint custody of their four children. Kim had earlier filed for divorce from Kanye in a move that ended their marriage that lasted for nearly seven years. UK Guardian reports that documents show that Kanye’s attorneys filed a response last Friday in LA’S superior court to Kim’s divorce petition, Read More