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FRSC promotes 64 assistant corps commanders

The Board of the Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) on Monday, approved the promotion of 64 Assistant Corps Commanders (ACCs) to Deputy Corps Commanders.
Mary Uduk - The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has urged investors with multiple shareholding accounts to regularise such before December 31, 2019.

Clarion call for SEC, other agencies to respect rule of law

If the SEC goes ahead with this action it will be in clear violation of the interim injunction obtained by Oando’s principals Adewale Tinubu, the Group Chief Executive and Omamofe Boyo, the Deputy Group Chief Executive which restrains SEC, its servants and agents from directing or requesting any agency of the Government to act upon its decisions contained in its letter of 31st May pending the hearing.

NEITI wants new GMD to push for more reforms in NNPC

The Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (NEITI) on Thursday hailed the appointment of Mele Kyari as the new Group Managing Director (GMD) of Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC).
The Chairman, Board of News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), Wada Maida, has been elected on the Executive Board of the International Press Institute (IPI), a global network of editors, media executives and leading journalists for press freedom.

NAN chairman, others elected on IPI board

The Chairman, Board of News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), Wada Maida, has been elected on the Executive Board of the International Press Institute (IPI), a global network of editors, media executives and leading journalists for press freedom.

SEC’s abuse of power negatively impacts Oando’s employees, board of directors

In the Oando versus the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) crisis it seems the SECs strategy is to use silent warfare and third parties to achieve one objective - the destruction of Oando PLC.

Stakeholders condemn SEC actions against Oando

Following what can now be termed the longest forensic audit in the history of the Nigerian Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC) they published far reaching pronouncements and sanctions against Oando PLC’s principals said to be the outcome of the investigation into the company’s business.

Federal government inaugurates governing boards of five health regulatory bodies

The federal government on Monday inaugurated the members of the governing boards of five professional health regulatory bodies.
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Felipe sold to Atletico Madrid for €20m

Porto have confirmed the sale of Brazil international defender Felipe to LaLiga side Atletico Madrid.
In an effort to restore sanity and order in public spaces across the state, the Edo State Government has intensified its clean up exercise, starting from the Benin metropolis with a campaign to rid the streets and parks of debris and dirt.

Edo government intensifies clean-up of Benin metropolis

In an effort to restore sanity and order in public spaces across the state, the Edo State Government has intensified its clean up exercise, starting from the Benin metropolis with a campaign to rid the streets and parks of debris and dirt.

FRSC appoints 4 deputy corps marshals, 30 others lifted

The Board of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has approved the elevation of four Assistant Corps Marshals (ACM) to the rank of Deputy Corps Marshals (DCM).
President Buhari receiving Report of the Technical Advisory Committee on the Implementation of the National Minimum Wage in State House on 25th Mar 2019 2

President Buhari approves appointment of NSITF Board

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of members of the Board of the Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund, a parastatal agency of the Federal Ministry of Labour and Employment.

JAMB arrests man for alleged exams fraud

A man who claimed to be a professor, Jide Jisus, has been arrested for alleged examination malpractice during the ongoing Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME).

Teacher producing institutions to come under NCCE

The law establishing the National Commission for Colleges of Education (NCCE) will by all indications be amended to ensure that all teacher producing institutions come under the purview of the commission.
Interior Minister Abdulrahman Dambazau

Board approves promotion of 51 Prisons, Immigration officers

The Civil Defence, Fire, Immigration and Prisons Services Board (CDFIPB) has approved the promotion of 51 officers to the rank of Assistant Controller General in Civil Defence, Immigration and the Nigerian Prisons.
President Buhari receives in Courtesy Visit Labour Leadership led by President of Nigeria Labour Congress Ayuba Wabba in State House on 7th Mar 2019-3

GTBank congratulates President Buhari on re-election

The Guaranty Trust Bank (GTB) has congratulated President Muhammadu Buhari on the renewal of his mandate by the electorate.

Nigeria 2019: Notes from the field

Whoever came up with the wise saying that Nigerian politics is dirty deserves an award for perspicacity. I have just returned from that dirtied, muddled up, confused, uncertain, unpredictable zone of Nigerian life and society with truck loads of stories in my head and enough impressions in my mind to last me another life-time.

Federal government’s slash of JAMB fee increases registration by 159,252

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has disclosed that the slash of the registration fee for the 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME/DE) examination from N5000 to N3500 by the Federal government was responsible for the 159,252 difference in the number of candidates registered for the examination.

NDIC explains factors that led to liquidation of Fortis MfB

The Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation, NDIC, said that decision to liquidate the defunct Fortis Microfinance Bank was taken after efforts to resuscitate the bank proved abortive.

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The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says an investigation is ongoing on the seized $2.8 million at Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu.

Algon faction urges EFCC, others to probe Ogun local government funds since 2016

A faction of suspended members of Association of Local Governments of Nigeria (ALGON), Ogun State chapter, has called on the anti-graft agencies – Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and Independent Corrupt Practices and other related offences Commission (ICPC) – to look into the how councils funds were expended from October 2016 till date.

Two workers dead, one injured in quarry accident

Two middle-aged men working at a quarry site in Ibadan, Oyo State, lost their lives yesterday when the excavation suddenly caved in on the workers at Ologuneru, on Eleyele-Eruwa road.
L-R: Director, Administration and Human Resources, Mr James Shadare, Permanent Secretary, Lagos State Ministry of Housing, Mr Wasiu Akewusola and Director of Architecture and Buildings Services, Mr Bamidele Ibitoye during inspection of LAGOSHOMS Housing Scheme, Igando on Tuesday. [NAN]

Lagos: Beware of unscrupulous agents

Lagos State Government on Monday advised residents to patronise only certified estate agents while seeking accommodation.

FRSC promotes 64 assistant corps commanders

The Board of the Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) on Monday, approved the promotion of 64 Assistant Corps Commanders (ACCs) to Deputy Corps Commanders.

Lagos government partners institute on swine fever prevention

Lagos State Government, in collaboration with the National Veterinary Research Institute, Vom, Plateau State, is to undertake a participatory rural appraisal and collection of farmers’ perception on pig phenotype.