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Following the current lockdown of economic activities and the many implications of the Corona Virus outbreak, there are indications that the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) may later on Tuesday announce the suspension of the proposed increase in electricity tariff expected to hike bills by over 50 per across the country.
The Presidency has temporarily locked up the State House Council Chamber, the venue of the hitherto weekly Federal Executive Council (FEC).
Following non-compliance with earlier pronouncement on religious gathering in Lagos, the state governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Friday directed law enforcement agencies to arrest and disperse any large gatherings to prevent the spread of the deadly coronavirus in the state.
Gombe State Governor, Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya of Gombe state, has received the report of the Professor Buba Bajoga led committee on tertiary institutions saying that his administration will study the recommendations at the State Executive Council level with a view to taking decisions and coming up with implementation strategy that will be in the best interest of the people of the state.
The United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) said it would facilitate the ceasefire process alongside a military commission with members from both sides
Aftermath of the Supreme Court judgement that upheld the election of Sen Bala Mohammed Abdulkadir as the duly elected Governor of Bauchi State, there are strong indications that many bigwigs of the opposition, APC in the state will soon dump the party for the ruling PDP.
The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) on Monday denied the upward review in its Multi-Year Tariff (MYTO) dated 31st December 2019, as the Chairman, Prof. James Momoh said that there is no immediate tariff increase for customers.
The Nigerian Bar Association has issued a strong rebuke of the Department of State Services, calling its arrest of Omoyele Sowore in Abuja Court as assault and desecration of the court.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday requested the Senate to confirm the appointment of the Chairman and Members of the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON).
Students in Nigeria’s tertiary institutions need not fear over sexual harassment, intimidation, victimization and bullying, among others, anymore on campuses as a professional institute has initiated the ngrcampus.com Student Help Desk to save them from the malady.
Ini Ememobong, the Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Akwa Ibom State, has called for caution, urging widespread consultations and discussions before settling for the number of political parties that would be acceptable in the country.
The Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr Chris Ngige, commenced dialogue with Labour Unions again in Abuja on Wednesday as time runs out on a deadline issued by Labour for the payment of a new wage approved for workers by the Federal Government.
Prof. Attahiru Jega, Former Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), on Friday advised the 9th Assembly to adopt electronic voting for effective monitoring of bills and motions.
The Kebbi State Government on Monday approved the immediate payment of the new nationwide N30,000 minimum wage to state government workers, with effect from September.
Fifty-five members of the Knesset parliament on Monday called on Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, the head of Likud party, to form the next government, compared to fifty-four votes for the opposition Blue and White political alliance, according to media reports.
For the second time today, the total number of coronavirus cases have increased by 23, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control can confirm.
The World Health Organisation (WHO) says confirmed cases of COVID-19 pandemic will soon reach one million globally.
Lockdown commenced in Delta state Wednesday with markets and major shops complying in Warri south , Uvwie local government areas.
Governor Nyesom Wike Wednesday appealed for patience and support of tense Rivers state populace to defeat Coronavirus (COVID-19) as the impact of State Government preventive orders bites harder on the people.
Former Tottenham Hotspur manager Harry Redknapp has warned that Harry Kane would not be content to stay at the North London club unless they begin to challenge for silverware.
Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro slammed President Trump as a “racist cowboy” as he defied a $15 million bounty by the US to face drug-trafficking charges.
Amid threat of Covid-19, its business as usual for members of the Kano State House of Assembly as Friday plenary holds, swelling the conspiracy theories among clerics and socialites.
Former Super Eagles winger and Inter Milan player Victor Moses has reportedly returned to England after observing his 14 days quarantine.
As the former Lagos State Governor, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu clocks 68 years old on Sunday, Governor Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti State has described him as leader of leaders, who has paid his dues in the country’s political firmament and beyond, thus deserving the respect of all and sundry across party lines.
The postponed Olympic Games will now begin on July 23 next year and run until Aug. 8, the head of the Tokyo 2020 organising committee said on Monday, as the coronavirus pandemic made it impossible to plan for them properly this year.