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Nigeria’s indigenous construction company, Rodnab Constructions Limited, has denied social media reports alleging fraud in the N16.2billion contract awarded to it for the building of the permanent headquarters of the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC.
According to Dr Manassah Jatau, the chairman of the standing committee on implementation of the new N30,000 minimum wage, the decision was informed by the recessionary effect of coronavirus pandemic on global economy.
This is despite a Federal High Court in Abuja urging that all parties stay action over the recruitment exercise until the matter brought against the Police by the Police Service Commission over the recruitment is determined.
Some farmers in Gombe State have lauded the Federal Government following the conclusion of the aerial control of migratory pest in five local government areas of the state.
The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board, JAMB, informed the public on Friday that the board was screening results of the 2019 UTME conducted on April 11 and 18 in 698 computer-based test centres across the nation with over 1,886,000 candidates for malpractices, saying 123 suspects had been arrested and were standing trial nationwide.
A Chief Magistrates’ Court in Kano on Wednesday, ordered that a 67-year-old man, Abdulhamid Hamza, who allegedly defiled a nine-year-old, be remanded in prison.
The Independent National Electoral Commission has reached pact with the Federal Road Safety Commission and National Union of Road Transport Workers on the transportation of election officials in Kebbi.
Three aspirants seeking to run for seats in the Gombe State House of Assembly, under the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) have boycotted the exercise, citing irregularities.
The Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria, MACBAN, in Plateau State has alleged that soldiers have killed 5 of their members and burnt down over 150 houses.
The Federal Government has charged the newly inaugurated Chairman and members of the Board of the Administrative Staff College of Nigeria (ASCON), to seek alternative source of funding for its operations.
Mr Adamu Musa, the National Organising Secretary, National Tomato Growers, Processors and Marketers Association of Nigeria said the Federal Government’s agricultural policy had enriched more farmers in the last two years.
The All Progressives Congress (APC), South Africa chapter, on Sunday, commended President Muhammadu Buhari on the constitution of the Governing Boards of Agencies and Parastatals.
According to the organization, “Taking partisan politics out of the appointments to boards of agencies and parastatals is one surest way for Buhari to show that his government is truly one of change, that would do things differently from successive governments that apparently handed out board appointments to reward party members, supporters and cronies.”
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The All Progressives Congress, APC, yesterday, charged the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, as well as Governors Godwin Obaseki of Edo and Nyesom Wike of Rivers to purge themselves of their age-long undemocratic habits of election rigging, vote-buying and violence.
The United Kingdom has officially fallen into recession for the first time in 11 years.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has fixed 12 state and national assembly bye-elections for October 31.
The Police in Badagry, Lagos, on Tuesday, said they had arrested three suspects, who allegedly robbed three fishermen of N1.6 million and other valuables at Gberefu beach in Badagry.
Zamfara State Governor, Mr. Bello Matawalle, has accused politicians of being responsible for the insecurity challenges bedeviling the country.
Ex-Fulham and Queens Park Rangers striker, Leroy Rosenior, says Leicester City forward, Kelechi Iheanacho, can only get better after his impressive performance for the Foxes in the 2019/20 English Premier League season.
The Interfaith Mediation Centre has called for renewed commitment on the part of Nigerians in the fight against corruption in the country.
The United States of America has warned its citizens against travelling to 12 states in Nigeria over security challenges.
President Donald Trump on Thursday ordered a sweeping but unspecified ban on dealings with the Chinese owners of consumer apps TikTok and WeChat, although it remains unclear if he has the legal authority to actually ban the apps from the U.S.
South Africa’s economic downturn extended into last month, though businesses still reeling from the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic reported slightly less steep in output and new orders, a survey showed on Wednesday.