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Buhari renews appointment of Engr. Aliyu Aziz as NIMC DG/CEO

Buhari renews appointment of Engr. Aliyu Aziz as NIMC DG/CEO

RENEWAL OF APPOINTMENT OF ENGR. ALIYU AZIZ ABUBAKAR, DG/CEO NIMC. President Muhammadu Buhari (GCFR) has approved the renewal of the tenure of Engr. Aliyu A. Aziz the DG/CEO National Identity Management Commission, NIMC for a Second Term. This is pursuant to the NIMC ACT that provides for two terms tenure for the Chief Executive Officer of the Commission. In the ... Read More »

P&ID scam: Court adjourns hearing on Briton’s plea for bail variation till Nov. 27

P&ID scam: Court adjourns hearing on Briton’s plea for bail variation till Nov. 27

The Federal High Court, Abuja, on Friday, adjourned the hearing on the application for bail variation of James Nolan, a Briton, till Nov. 27. Justice Okon Abang, who made this known, said the development was to allow Nolan’s counsel, Paul Erokoro, SAN, study the counter-affidavit filed by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC)’s lawyer, Ekele Iheanacho, in opposition to ... Read More »

FG To Host 3-day Stakeholders Workshop On Correctional Service Act – Malami

FG To Host 3-day Stakeholders Workshop On Correctional Service Act – Malami

Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, SAN said the Federal Government will host a three-day high level strategic workshop for the effective implementation of the Correctional Service Act, 2019. * Abubakar Malami SAN* This is contained in a statement issued by Dr. Umar Jibrilu Gwandu, the Special Assistant on Media and Public Relations Office of the ... Read More »

Queens College pleads for erring student, says uploaded videos, pictures may destroy her forever

Queens College pleads for erring student, says uploaded videos, pictures may destroy her forever

The management of Queens College, Lagos has pleaded on behalf of  the pupil who was prevented entry because she was wearing eyelashes. Her mother created a scene at the school because her daughter was barred, an action which was widely condemned on the social media. The school’s management appealed to those who have posted the videos and pictures of the ... Read More »

Funke Opeke To Deliver Keynote Address at eNigeria 2019

Funke Opeke To Deliver Keynote Address at eNigeria 2019

The Founder and Chief Executive Officer of MainOne, Ms Funke Opeke has been slated to deliver Keynote Address at the 2019 eNigeria Conference, Exhibitions and Awards, which will hold next week, 28th and 29th of November. Opeke, as the Keynote Speaker, will address Nigerians on Achieving National Digital Economy, considering the giant stride government has taken in promoting and developing ... Read More »

Gridlock: Lagos govt. promises relief as CP deploys 1,000 policemen for traffic control

Gridlock: Lagos govt. promises relief as CP deploys 1,000 policemen for traffic control

The Lagos State Government has said that the current terrible state of the traffic situation in the state was temporary and Lagosians would soon get some relief. In a statement signed by the Gbenga Omotoso, Commissioner for Information and Strategy on Wednesday, the Lagos government said it had noted the discomfort of Lagos commuters and motorists. Omotosho said that the ... Read More »

Adegbite to chair Mapoly alumni convention as ex-students  brainstorm on economic security

Adegbite to chair Mapoly alumni convention as ex-students brainstorm on economic security

Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Arch Olamilekan Adegbite preside over a national discussion on ways to engender sustainable national security by unlocking the nation’s vast economic resources. Adegbite is the chairman at the national convention of the Moshood Abiola Polytechnic Abeokuta Muslim Alumni (MAPAMA) holding in Ibadan, Oyo State. The two-day event is scheduled for Saturday November 23 and ... Read More »

Savanah Bank: Reps C’ttee to interface with CBN, NDIC

Savanah Bank: Reps C’ttee to interface with CBN, NDIC

The House of Representatives has mandated the Committee on Banking and Currency to interface with the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and Nigerian Deposit Insurance Corporation (NDIC) to determine the current status of Savanah Bank. The house charged the committee to  ascertain whether the bank has fulfilled all the requirements to commence business. This was sequel to a unanimous adoption ... Read More »

Solving the Housing Deficit to Affect Nigeria’s Emerging Middle Class

Solving the Housing Deficit to Affect Nigeria’s Emerging Middle Class

By Temitope Emmanuel Olumoyin One sector of the Nigerian economy that has experienced rapid growth despite facing several challenges is the real estate sector. Even in the face of a recent economic downturn, the sector has been developing in leaps and bounds with several buildings springing up, most especially in new locations predicted to become a prime destination in Lagos, Abuja ... Read More »

Ganduje promises support for Kano effluent treatment plants

Ganduje promises support for Kano effluent treatment plants

The Kano State Government has affirmed its readiness to support the quick completion of the Integrated Pollution Management project facilitated by the Federal Government through the Ecological Fund Office, EFO, Abuja. The multi-million naira project is a bold effort for the sustainable management and pollution control at Challawa, Sharada and Bompai industrial areas in Kano. The environmental remediation scheme, which ... Read More »

No request from Buhari for Magu’s confirmation, says Lawan

No request from Buhari for Magu’s confirmation, says Lawan

Senate President, Dr Ahmad Lawan, on Thursday, said that there was no request from President Muhammadu Buhari before the 9th Senate for the confirmation of the acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu. He said this when Prof. Itse Sagay, Chairman, Presidential Advisory Committee on Anti-Corruption (PACAC), paid him a visit at the National Assembly ... Read More »

Ogun APC takes swipe at APM’s plan to go to Supreme Court over Gov Abiodun’s victory

Ogun APC takes swipe at APM’s plan to go to Supreme Court over Gov Abiodun’s victory

The Ogun State branch of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has taken a swipe at the Allied Peoples Movement (APM), and its candidate at the March 9, governorship election, on their plan to approach the Supreme Court, saying “court judgement is not for sale” The Court of Appeal sitting in Ibadan, Oyo State, had on Monday, November 11, 2019, dismissed ... Read More »

Buhari Blames Constitution For Delay In Granting Authonomy To State Assemblies

Buhari Blames Constitution For Delay In Granting Authonomy To State Assemblies

  President Muhammadu Buhari Thursday in Abuja urged lawmakers in the country to always place interest of the people first in all deliberations and negotiations while pointing out that the autonomy of state legislatures has been constrained by the constitution. Receiving the Conference of Speakers at the Presidential Villa, President Buhari said the constitution upholds the standard for all public ... Read More »

Resign or be sacked, Gov Okowa tells non-committed health workers

Resign or be sacked, Gov Okowa tells non-committed health workers

In line with his administration’s determination to ensure full routine immunization coverage of Delta, the Governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa, has advised health workers not committed to their jobs to resign or be sacked. The governor gave the warning in Asaba on Thursday at a meeting with relevant stakeholders on primary healthcare service delivery in the state. He said that routine ... Read More »

Court judgement: Kano govt says it still recognizes four sacked Emirs

Court judgement: Kano govt says it still recognizes four sacked Emirs

Despite Thursday’s court judgement voiding their recent appointments by the Governor Umar Ganduje’s administration, the Kano State Government has said it still recognizes the Emirs and their Emirates. In a statement signed by the state Commissioner of Information, Malam Muhammad Garba, the Government said it was studying the ruling of Kano High Court on the creation of four new Emirates ... Read More »

KDSG concludes screening of 5351 applicants, interviews to follow

KDSG concludes screening of 5351 applicants, interviews to follow

The Kaduna State Government has concluded the screening of the 5351 applicants who passed the CBT stage of the ongoing recruitment process. The screening results are being compiled, following which the successful candidates will be invited for interviews by the government ministries, departments or agencies in which they have indicated interest. The screening exercise is the first instance of face-to-face ... Read More »

We ‘ll honour all our agreements, Oyetola assures investors

We ‘ll honour all our agreements, Oyetola assures investors

Osun State Governor, Adegboyega Oyetola has assured prospective investors that the state will honour all the agreements made with them. He pledged the administration’s commitment to continue to provide enabling environment for the investors and their businesses to grow and thrive. Governor Oyetola stated this while addressing the participants at the opening ceremony of the State of Osun Economic and ... Read More »

Forum underscores NCC’s centrality to achieving robust digital culture

Forum underscores NCC’s centrality to achieving robust digital culture

  L-R: His Excellency, Mr. John Dramani Mahama, Former President of Ghana, Guest Speaker at the event; His Excellency, Mr. Peter Obi, Former Governor of Anambara State and, Vice Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and Doctor Mansur Muktar, Vice President, Islamic Development Bank and Former Minister of Finance, featured as Chairman at the Occassion.    The ongoing ... Read More »

I Am Father To All – Jonathan Speaks On Receiving APC Leaders

I Am Father To All – Jonathan Speaks On Receiving APC Leaders

Former President Goodluck Jonathan has reacted to the now-viral news that he received some APC leaders led by Timipre Silva(Minister of state for Petroleum) on Monday after APC won the governorship poll. Speaking on this, he said that as a former president and a former Governor of the state, he remains a father to all adding that his doors are ... Read More »

Ogun to de-worm 839,273 school children – Gov Abiodun

Ogun to de-worm 839,273 school children – Gov Abiodun

Ogun State Government says plans are on to almost 900,000 school children in the on-going health awareness programme across 10 local government areas in the state. The Governor, Dapo Abiodun has therefore called on parents and guardians to work harmoniously with the health workers who are saddled with the responsibility of carrying out the ongoing school-based deworming exercise across the ... Read More »