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The Federal Government has commenced partial payment of the N20,000 monthly stipend to the 774,000 beneficiaries of the Special Public Works programme.
The Centre for Anti-Corruption and Open Leadership (CACOL) has thrown its weight behind the Nigerian Senate in its bid to unravel the mystery surrounding the alleged irregular award of N3 billion contracts in four phases at the Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria (FMBN).
A civil society organisation (CSO), under the auspices of Coalition of Active Young Citizens, has written to the Federal Government seeking an end to the alleged maltreatment of Nigerians in the diaspora, especially Cape Verde.
House of Representatives yesterday agreed with the Judiciary Staff Union of Nigeria (JUSUN) on the need to guarantee the independence of the judiciary to enable the courts to function effectively without external interferences.
The Nigeria Referees Association (NRA) has strongly condemned the renewed incessant attacks on its members at various venues of the country’s leagues.
Students of The Polytechnic, Ibadan, Oyo State, have threatened to publicly protest continuous extortions by lecturers as well as the recurrent mass failures typifying their examinations, saying their future was hanging in the balance.
The Federal Government and Transparency International, TI, have continued in their disagreements over the state of the war on corruption in Nigeria as they trade tackles during an anti-corruption radio programme in Abuja this Wednesday.
British police are looking into cases of sexual assault reported by girls amid a deluge of witness testimonies collated online that is embroiling some of the country’s top private schools.
In a bid to curb the rising insecurity situation, President Mohammadu Buhari has directed the Minister of Transportation, Rt. Hon. Rotimi Amaechi, to reintroduce Cargo Tracking Notes, CTN, following the proliferation of arms and increase in banditry across the nation.
In the tome of liberation struggles, a few names resonate infinitely. One name that rings trenchant to this day is Ernesto ‘’Che’’ Guevara. ‘’Che’’ envisioned a world as recreated in the dialectics of Karl Marx – where those in the lowest rung of the social strata can command their destiny. Che fantasised about an ‘’international revolution’’ which would sweep across the world beginning from Latin America.
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, on Monday said Nigeria’s gas sector has the potential to create millions of jobs, bring about industrialisation as well as generate more revenue for the government.
Following the Non-Inclusion of Chief Nwaeze Prince among stakeholders for board appointment in Ebonyi state, the All Progressive Congress (APC) chieftain has written to the Chairman of the National Caretaker Committee of the party.
Aregbesola’s statement comes amidst concerns raised by some APC leaders about the defection of former deputy governor of Osun State, Iyiola Omisore, from the Social Democratic Party (SDP) to the APC.
In the past few years, the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other-Related Offences Commission, as part of its statutory mandate, has been conducting systems study and review of ministries and organisations in the federal public service.
Former President Goodluck Jonathan has said restructuring alone cannot solve Nigeria’s problem.
Gov. Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa State says he is not comfortable paying workers’ salaries in percentages because throughout his 30-year working life, he never got his salary in such manner.
Governor Hope Uzodimma of Imo State has said that he will not owe any worker or pensioner in the state or local government civil service their salaries, pensions or entitlements during his tenure as governor.
As the country grapples with myriad of humanitarian crises in history, the Federal Government has solicited for continuous support from international agencies to bridge the resource gap.
The Lagos State House of Assembly, yesterday, passed into law a bill to establish the state Public Complaints and Anti-Corruption Commission, even as a bill for a law to regulate real estate activities in the state also scaled second reading on the floor of the House.
Justice Umar Abubakar, leading two other justices, will hear the petition filed by the governorship candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Mr Eyitayo Jegede, against Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of the All Progressives Congress (APC), who was declared the winner of the October 10 governorship election by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).
Managing Director of National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA), Chief George Moghalu, has explained why he is eyeing the governorship seat of Anambra state come 2021.
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Maj.-Gen. Taoreed Lagbaja, the General Officer Commanding, 82 Division, Nigerian Army, has charged soldiers to be combat ready and maintain physical fitness.
Some Abuja-based lawyers on Monday called for review of laws which provisions no longer reflect realities to advance justice administration in Nigeria.
The Super Eagles captain linked up with his teammates at the Nigeria Professional Football League outfit for the first time since the move was confirned last week.
Plans for the formation of a new European competition were unveiled on Sunday, with 12 founding clubs having already signed up for the competition which has been designed to rival the current Champions League.
The Abia State Police Command is yet to confirm an alleged attack on Uzuakoli police station in Bende Local Government Area.
A statement in Warri by President, Urhobo Youth Council, Enerho Godspower, and Itsekiri National Youth Council, Weyinmi Agbateyiniro, enjoined political leaders from the state to wade into the matter, adding that they would not hesitate to disrupt the flow of the nation’s economy in the area.
The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) on Friday distributed relief materials to victims of the December 2020 fire outbreak in Odo-Ogbo market, Ile-Ife, Osun.
Two communities in Ijero and Ekiti-West Local Governments became the latest beneficiaries of the numerous empowerment programmes initiated by a member of the National Assembly Hon. Omowumi Ogunlola.
Ahead of the next population and housing census, the National Population Commission (NPC) has commenced the first Training Of the Trainers (TOT) pre-test exercise for staff across the country.
The Nigerian Army, 4 Brigade, Benin, on Wednesday handed over 12 suspects arrested in connection with peddling illicit drug to the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Edo Command.