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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 »

Appeal Court affirms Tambuwal’s election

Appeal Court affirms Tambuwal’s election

The Appeal Court sitting in Sokoto on Friday upheld the election of Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal as duly elected. The four-man panel in a unanimous decision upheld Tambuwal’s election after dismissing the Appeal filed by the Appellant and governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress(APC), Alhaji Ahmed Aliyu Sokoto for lacking in merit. Justice Hussein Muktar who presided over the ... Read More »

At Last,Appeal Court varies terms in bail granted Sambo  Dasuki

At Last,Appeal Court varies terms in bail granted Sambo Dasuki

Reprieve has come the way of detained National Security Adviser (NSA), Colonel Mohammed Dasuki (retired) as the Court of Appeal in Abuja acceded, on Friday, to his request for the variation of the terms attached to the bail earlier granted him. In a unanimous judgement, a three-man panel of the court expunged the requirement that Dasuki produced a Level 16 ... Read More »

Ahmed Musa to sponsor 100 Nigerian students in University

Ahmed Musa to sponsor 100 Nigerian students in University

Super Eagles Captainm Ahmed Musa will sponsor 100 Nigerian students at Skyline University in Kano, Legit reports. The Super Eagles forward confirmed this after being named an ambassador at the school. Musa, 27, currently plays for Saudi Arabian team Al-Nassr. The former Leicester City striker spent many years in Kano while growing up and also played for Kano Pillars in ... Read More »

21 ibadan coronet Obas kick against court judgement,vow to appeal

21 ibadan coronet Obas kick against court judgement,vow to appeal

Barely twenty-four hours after the Oyo state government announced the withdrawal of their crowns, the 21 new kings in Ibadan land, on Thursday, November 21, kicked at the decision. Justice Aderonke Aderemi of the state high court, Ibadan, had in his judgement on Tuesday, November 19, asked the Obas to drop their crowns in view of the setting aside of ... Read More »

Pope says technology endanger youth individuality

Pope says technology endanger youth individuality

Pope Francis on Friday warned that technology and globalisation were homogenising young people around the world to the point where their uniqueness and cultural individuality were becoming endangered species. The 82-year-old pontiff made his appeal for young people to hold on to the cultures handed down by their ancestors and cherish their roots at a meeting of leaders of other ... Read More »

Gov. Makinde Appoints Ex-Reps Member, Adibi, Signage Agency DG

Gov. Makinde Appoints Ex-Reps Member, Adibi, Signage Agency DG

Oyo State Governor, Engineer Seyi Makinde, has approved the appointment of a former member of the House of Representatives and former caretaker Chairman of Ogbomoso North Local Government, Honourable Temilola Segun Adibi, as the Director-General of the Oyo State Signage and Advertisement Agency (OYSAA). A statement by the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Taiwo Adisa, indicated that Governor Makinde ... Read More »

I won’t make mistake of attempting a third term, says Buhari

I won’t make mistake of attempting a third term, says Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari, on Friday, dispelled the rumour that he is working to perpetuate himself in office beyond 2023, saying he will obey the Nigerian Constitution. Speaking on Friday at the National Executive Committee (NEC) of the All Progressives Congress (APC), President Buhari also charged leaders of the party that they work hard to make the party attractive to their ... Read More »

Auto Crashes Involving Kwara Institution Buses Claim Lives

By Joseph Adedeji, Ilorin A ghastly auto crash involving a 15-seater bus belonging to the Kwara State University (KWASU) has claimed the lives of a lecturer and a student. The sad incident which reportedly happened between Minna and Lambata in Niger State brought to two of such within two weeks. A similar 15-seater bus conveying prospective National Youth Service Corps ... Read More »

Barcelona Director,Abidal docked for illegal liver transplant

Barcelona Director,Abidal docked for illegal liver transplant

Sandro Rosell, the former president of Barcelona, and Eric Abidal arrived at court on Friday to testify as part of the investigation into the legality of Abidal’s liver transplant. Abidal, now the director of football at the club, was diagnosed with cancer in 2011 while still a player at the Nou Camp.   Spanish daily newspaper La Vanguardia adds that as well as ... Read More »

No One Can Bring Down Your Govt – Ibadan youths declare support for Makinde

No One Can Bring Down Your Govt – Ibadan youths declare support for Makinde

…say electoral petition case tampered with Youths from across the 11 local government areas of Ibadan have declared their support for the Oyo State Governor, Engineer Seyi Makinde, following the judgment of the Court of Appeal, which affirmed his victory in the March 9, 2019 governorship election. The youths, under the aegis of a group known as the Ibadan Youth ... Read More »

Engagement of private company by Minister of interior to collect CERPAC fees illegal – Court

Engagement of private company by Minister of interior to collect CERPAC fees illegal – Court

A Federal High Court in Lagos in a landmark judgment delivered by the presiding Judge Rilwan Aikawa has declared as illegal the engagement of a private company, Continental Transfer Technique Limited, by Minister of Interior to fix and collect the Combine Expatriates Residence Permit and Alien Card, CERPAC, fees paid by all expatriates in Nigeria as illegal and unconstitutional. It ... Read More »

Wilfred Ndidi:How I juggle my football career with studying for a business degree

Wilfred Ndidi:How I juggle my football career with studying for a business degree

Wilfred Ndidi says he has learned more in nine months under Brendan Rodgers than at any other time in his career — and the lessons carry on long after he has finished training. The Leicester midfielder has been one of the best players in the Premier League this season, earning the nickname The Octopus from team-mates because of his long legs, which he ... Read More »

Buhari receives NIPSS report on universal healthcare

Buhari receives NIPSS report on universal healthcare

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday in Abuja pledged that his administration would ensure that all Nigerians have access to affordable, efficient and equitable healthcare services without the risk of impoverishment. He made the promise while receiving the report on ‘‘Funding Universal Healthcare Delivery in Nigeria’’ by the Senior Executive Course 41 of the National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies (NIPSS), ... Read More »

$83 a Month for Government Workers May Be Too Much for Nigeria

$83 a Month for Government Workers May Be Too Much for Nigeria

By: Anthony Osae-Brown  and  Ruth Olurounbi Tope Ajao earns 18,000 naira ($50) a month cleaning floors at Nigeria’s Ministry of Agriculture. She’ll soon start benefiting from a government decision to almost double the minimum wage — even though it’s not clear her country can afford it. As small as Ajao’s salary looks, Nigeria will struggle to pay the 368,000 government ... 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 »