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Hyperbaric Medical Practitioners Society of Nigeria (HMPSN) yesterday said a diver and member of the National Association of Professional Divers (NAPROD), Comrade Jason Kuru. has been banned for a year over alleged forgery of medical certificates.
The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has described the allegation by the Buhari Presidency that some Nigerians were plotting a forceful and undemocratic change of leadership, as a resort to blackmail in the face of leadership failure.
Former Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has called for the sensational return of striker Karim Benzema to France’s squad for Euro 2020, saying his exile is due to a ‘non-sport problem’.
When Linda Peter last spoke to her daughter, the brief phone call left her relieved the teenager was alive but distraught because she could not pay any ransom demanded.
Muyiwa Adekeye, Special Adviser to the Governor (Media & Communication) said in a statement on Tuesday, that amidst the violence unleashed by criminal elements on the people of Kaduna State, some commentators have responded by blaming KDSG for asserting that the duty of the state is to uphold the law and not to reward hoodlums for violating the lives, property and liberties of citizens.
The Ondo State Government has raised the alarm of an alleged grand plot to blackmail and discredit Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu and targeted senior state government officials.
The Caretaker Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Gombe State, Mr. Nitte K. Amangal, has condemned the sustained campaign of calumny against the Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr. Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami, by some people he described as disgruntled and unpatriotic.
The Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Senator Godswill Akpabio, has reacted to what he called a defamatory article written by an online medium, titled: “How EFCC detained Godswill Akpabio for two hours after attempting to bribe Agency Chairman with $350,000.” He said the report “is false.”
A platform for one of the ethnic groups in Rivers, the Ikwerre People’s Congress, IPC, has asked the Minister of Petroleum (State) Mr. Timipre Sylva to resign over his claims that the International Oil Companies operating in Nigeria cannot relocate their headquarters to Niger Delta because of insecurity.
The Muslim Rights Concern has urged the Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr. Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami, to ignore calls by some people that he should resign.
The Kaduna State Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, Mr. Samuel Aruwan, said on Friday that the state government shared the pains of the abducted students of the Federal College of Forestry Mechanization, Afaka in Igabi Local Government Area of the state.
Bandits yesterday threatened to kill the remaining 29 abducted students of the Federal College of Forestry Mechanisation, Afaka, Kaduna, still in their custody, following the refusal of the Kaduna State Government to meet their demand of N300 million ransom.
The federal government on Friday said it would sanction erring expatriates for failure to open operational bases in Bonny Island, Rivers, for the Train 7 Gas Project.
The Oodua Peoples Congress (OPC) yesterday berated a former Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt. Gen. Abdulrahman Dambazau, for comparing the group with the terrorist organisation, Boko Haram.
Ebonyi State Governor, Dave Umahi, says bandits are responsible for attacks in the South-East but accuse the Eastern Security Network operated by the Indigenous People of Biafra of being the masterminds.
All party members and leaders should prioritise ensuring that the Caretaker Committee is able to complete the task of organising a National Convention where new leaders of the party will be elected. The first test therefore is whether the challenges leading to the dissolution of the Comrade Oshiomhole-led NWC are being resolved by the Caretaker Committee. To what extent, are the resolution of challenges facing the party conforming to both democratic principles and progressive ideals?
No fewer than 67 security agents, comprising the police, Navy and prison wardens, have been killed by gunmen in the South East and South South since December last year.
Traditional Ruler of Onitsha kingdom, Igwe Nnaemeka Achebe, has described Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka as a pride for the Igbo and called for more government and private support to the institution.
A United States’ proposal to discuss waiving patent protections for COVID-19 vaccines will intensify talks on the issue within the World Trade Organisation, the WTO director general said on Friday
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has published its long-awaited report on how manufacturers limit product repairs. The “Nixing the Fix” report details a host of repair restrictions, especially those imposed by mobile phone and car manufacturers.
The House of Representatives Committees on Petroleum Resources (Upstream), which is investigating the circumstances surrounding the revocation and award of oil mining leases (OML), has given the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Addax Petroleum Company Limited and Santex Nigeria Limited two-week ultimatum to appear before it and explain alleged irregularities in the corporations.
Manchester United striker, Mason Greenwood, set a new record featuring in Thursday’s Europa League clash at Roma.
The 2022 World Cup qualifiers involving the Super Eagles and other African teams have now been postponed to September from June.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) has tackled the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for “politicising” the rising insecurity in Nigeria.
A consortium of consulting firms, Mauritz Walton Nigeria Limited, and Bizplus Consulting Services Limited, has asked a High Court of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) to order the Enugu State Government to pay them the sum of N10.2billion being the debt owed them regarding the Paris Club refund.
Former Nigerian midfielder Henry Nwosu has advised Super Eagles striker, Simy Nwankwo to look beyond Crotone and join a better club next season.
Towards mitigating the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic in Nigeria, the Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, and the Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Mr Godwin Emefiele, are leading a conversation around collaboration between the public and private sectors to develop a robust and effective public health care system.