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NNPC explains parameters for employment, career progression in corporation

NNPC explains parameters for employment, career progression in corporation

The Nigerian National Corporation (NNPC) has explained the parametres for employment as well as career progression in the corporation, using the recently concluded Graduate Trainee employment process as well as top Management promotion exercise executed by the corporation as an illustration. The National Oil company says unblemished academic competence, logical thinking, ability to engage meaningfully in problem solving in addition ... Read More »

FG Bars Ministers From Sacking DGs , SGF Issues Circular

FG Bars Ministers From Sacking DGs , SGF Issues Circular

By MIKAIL MUMUNI “ For emphasis, on no account shall a Minister of the Federal Republic unilaterally or arbitrarily remove a serving Chief Executive Officer, without recourse to the procedure contained in this Circular.” Worried by the growing arbitrary removal of heads of government’s agencies, parastatals and departments, Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Mr. Boss Mustapha has issued ... Read More »

OYO COVID-19: 143 Test Positive from Same Firm,As Government Battle To Curtail Rising Cases

OYO COVID-19: 143 Test Positive from Same Firm,As Government Battle To Curtail Rising Cases

An increase within the week, due to the rising number of cases among the staff of a customer centre outsourcing firm, iSON Xperiences, has brought the total number of positive cases in Oyo state to 233 as at Saturday evening. Out of the number, iSON Xperiences alone accounted for 143 persons who tested positive within the last three weeks. A ... Read More »

Buratai at sallah: Borno Governor’s support for Army immeasurable

Buratai at sallah: Borno Governor’s support for Army immeasurable

The support of Borno Governor, Prof. Babagana Umara Zulum to the Nigerian Army is immeasurable, the Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Yusuf Tukur Buratai has said. Buratai who has been in Maiduguri for over a month now to lead the nation’s army war against Boko Haram, acknowledged the Borno governor’s support during a Sallah homage at the Borno Government ... Read More »

The fact of the matter on forceful chasing out of NIDCOM staff from NCC Complex – NIDCOM

The fact of the matter on forceful chasing out of NIDCOM staff from NCC Complex – NIDCOM

“…while our Chairman/CEO Hon. Abike Dabiri-Erewa was on official assignment with Mr President in Addis Ababa Ethiopia, on the 9th of February, the staff were given one week by the Hon. Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr Ali Pantami to pack out but within 48 hours of the said quit notice, they were forcefully evicted by security operatives attached ... Read More »

Diaspora Commission not sent packing from Digital Economy Complex, says NCC

Diaspora Commission not sent packing from Digital Economy Complex, says NCC

By MIKAIL MUMUNI The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has reacted to allegations that it threw out the Nigeria Diaspora Commission from an office space allocated to it at the NCC building. NCC in a press statement on Sunday, May 24, 2020, by Dr. Henry Nkemadu, its Director, Public Affairs also described as untrue, claims by Mrs. Abike Dabiri –Erewa, boss ... Read More »

Court Grants Bail to Two Chinese Accused of Offering N100m Bribe to EFCC Staff

Court Grants Bail to Two Chinese Accused of Offering N100m Bribe to EFCC Staff

By: Owolola Adebola   Justice Muhammad Saidu Sifawa of the Sokoto State High Court,  on Thursday, May 21, 2020 granted bail to two Chinese: Meng Wei Kun and Xui Kuoi, being prosecuted by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) for offering N100million (Hundred Million Naira) bribe to the  Sokoto Zonal Head of the EFCC,  Abdulahi Lawal. The judge granted the defendants bail ... Read More »

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS ON INTERNET DATA CONSUMPTION/DEPLETION/USAGE – By NCC

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS ON INTERNET DATA CONSUMPTION/DEPLETION/USAGE – By NCC

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS ON INTERNET DATA CONSUMPTION/DEPLETION/USAGE In view of recent developments pertaining to the unfortunate spread of the Corona Virus (Covid-19), the Federal Government directed a total lockdown of some States from the 30t​h of March 2020, while some State Governors also directed total lockdowns in their respective States. Due to the aforementioned, consumers are staying at home and ... Read More »

IOC: “I have no Debt Collector” – Malami

IOC: “I have no Debt Collector” – Malami

The recovery agents engaged by the Office of the Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice are institutional recovery agents and not agents of Malami as being portrayed by some media. Malami in his personal capacity does not have personal “debt collectors” for the recovery of federal government debts. This clarification was contained in a statement issued by Dr. ... Read More »

The  Burden Of Leadership At FIRS – By Abdullahi Ismaila Ahmad

The  Burden Of Leadership At FIRS – By Abdullahi Ismaila Ahmad

If one has not occupied a position of leadership, one would not fully understand the truism of William Shakespeare’s wise words:  “uneasy lies the head that wears the crown”. But those who wear the crown know where it hurts. So it is with the leadership of the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) at this inauspicious time. Three factors make the ... Read More »

I’ll Challenge Adamawa’s N17billion Loan Approval Process In Court- Umar Ardo

I’ll Challenge Adamawa’s N17billion Loan Approval Process In Court- Umar Ardo

Former governorship aspirant on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) , Dr Umar Ardo has vowed to challenge the legality of the recently approved loan for Adamawa State by the state’s house of assembly. Ardo expressed this desire today in a press statement .Questioning the process of approval,Ardo wondered how a N17billion loan scaled all legal approval mechanism ... Read More »

NITDA Issues Guidelines for the Management of Personal Data by Public Institutions in Nigeria

NITDA Issues Guidelines for the Management of Personal Data by Public Institutions in Nigeria

By Hadiza Umar The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), in furtherance of its regulatory mandate, issues The Guideline for Management of Personal Data by Public Institutions in Nigeria, 2020. These Guidelines are issued as supplementary regulation to the Nigeria Data Protection Regulation (NDPR), 2019. The Guideline stipulates the requirements for the processing of personal data by Public Institutions in ... Read More »

COVID – 19: Further Palliative Measures No 4: Extension of AEOI-CRS Reporting Dateline for Financial Institutions – Muhammad Nami, FIRS Executive Chairman

COVID – 19: Further Palliative Measures No 4: Extension of AEOI-CRS Reporting Dateline for Financial Institutions – Muhammad Nami, FIRS Executive Chairman

PUBLIC NOTICE :COVID – 19: Further Palliative Measures No 4: Extension of AEOI-CRS Reporting Dateline for Financial Institutions The FIRS had earlier outlined a number of measures put in placeto support Taxpayers in managing their tax obligations during this very challenging time. Recently, the Service had been inundated with requestsfor an extension of the time for filing reports by Financial ... Read More »

No tribal, religious discrimination at FIRS under my watch, says Nami

No tribal, religious discrimination at FIRS under my watch, says Nami

Executive Chairman, Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS), Mr. Muhammad Nami has stated that the Service is a national institution of pride where tribalism and ethnic jingoism has no ground to take roots talk less of thriving. Mr. Nami made this assertion in a statement issued on Monday by Director, Communication and Liaison, Abdullahi Ismail Ahmad. According to Mr. Nami, “the ... Read More »

BREAKING: PTF Extends Gradual Easing Of COVID-19 Lockdown By Two Weeks

BREAKING: PTF Extends Gradual Easing Of COVID-19 Lockdown By Two Weeks

  The Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 has extended the gradual easing of the lockdown by two weeks. The PTF Chairman and Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Mr Boss Mustapha, announced this on Monday during the briefing of the members of the task force in Abuja, the nation’s capital. He said, “The reality is that in ... Read More »

Buhari Won’t Address The Nation Today – Presidency

Buhari Won’t Address The Nation Today – Presidency

Femi Adesina, the special adviser to President Muhammadu Buhari on media and publicity, has said that contrary to the wide-published report, there is no plan the president will address the country. The plan to address the nation was earlier revealed by the national coordinator of the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19, Aliyu Sani. Sani said that in the address ... Read More »

Help NNPC deliver on its mandate, Kyari urges recruited graduate trainees

Help NNPC deliver on its mandate, Kyari urges recruited graduate trainees

BY ONYEKA AJUMOBI ONOCHIE The Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Mallam Mele Kyari, has urged the corporation’s newly recruited graduate trainees (GTs) to think out-of-the-box and help NNPC deliver on its mandate of crude oil exploration, refining, marketing, supply and distribution of petroleum products as a key enabler of the nation’s economy. He described the ... Read More »

Convid -19 Lockdown: President Buhari To Address The Nation Tonight

Convid -19 Lockdown: President Buhari To Address The Nation Tonight

President Muhammadu Buhari will address the nation in a broadcast on Monday following the end of the first phase of the gradual easing of the COVID-19 lockdown. The president had addressed the nation on COVID-19 measures on three previous occasions. Sani Aliyu, the national coordinator of the presidential task force (PTF) on COVID-19, made the disclosure when he appeared on ... Read More »

FG impounds British aircraft for operating commercial flights into Nigeria

FG impounds British aircraft for operating commercial flights into Nigeria

  The Federal Government has impounded an aircraft owned by a British company for operating commercial flights into Nigeria without approval.   The Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika, made this known on Sunday via his Twitter handle, @hadisirika. He said the company, Flair Aviation, was authorised to conduct humanitarian flights but was caught operating commercial flights. Sirika explained that in ... Read More »

PANDEF PETITIONS PRESIDENT BUHARI  ON CONTINUED INJUSTICE AGAINST THE NIGER DELTA PEOPLE VIZ. THE LOPSIDED APPOINTMENTS IN THE NNPC AND ITS SUBSIDIARIES/DEPARTMENTS

PANDEF PETITIONS PRESIDENT BUHARI ON CONTINUED INJUSTICE AGAINST THE NIGER DELTA PEOPLE VIZ. THE LOPSIDED APPOINTMENTS IN THE NNPC AND ITS SUBSIDIARIES/DEPARTMENTS

OPEN LETTER TO PRESIDENT MUHAMMADU BUHARI President and Commander-in-Chief, Federal Republic of Nigeria Dear Mr. President, RE: ADDRESSING THE CONTINUED INJUSTICE AGAINST THE NIGER DELTA PEOPLE VIZ. THE LOPSIDED APPOINTMENTS IN THE NNPC AND ITS SUBSIDIARIES/DEPARTMENTS Firstly, we wish to extend our deepest condolences to you on the passing of Mallam Abba Kyari, your late Chief of Staff. We supplicate ... Read More »