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As the May 29 change of political baton approaches, Oyo State Governor, Senator Abiola Ajimobi, on Thursday inaugurated a 26-man committee to prepare the ground for the event.
The Federal Government on Monday reiterated its position that it has “largely depreciated the efficiency and efficacy of Boko Haram” insurgents.
Lagos State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode, on Monday swore in Mr. Hakeem Muri-Okunola as the 21st Head of Service (HOS) of the State, with a charge on him to inject fresh ideas, vibrancy and new energy that will take the public service to new heights and make Lagos a globally recognized City-State with a commitment to efficiency, effectiveness, innovation and creativity in service delivery.
Head of Service in Edo State, Mr. Isaac Ehiozuwa, has warned against indecent dressing and merchandising among civil servants.
Saleh Dunoma, Managing Director, Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria, says the new terminal building of the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport will be inaugurated before the end of December.
The Kwara State Governor, Dr. Abdulfatah Ahmed, has approved the promotion of 1,511 civil servants in the state civil service.
The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), has accused the National Assembly of persecution, alleging that despite being directed by the lawmakers to clear the 2017 protracted petrol queue within two weeks, the same parliament suddenly turned round to hound it for obeying the said instruction.
Telecom regulator, the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), has called on operators to review their governance practices to conform with the Code of Corporate Governance in the industry.
Nigerian Army said it has received a large cargo of ammunition to enhance its operational capabilities and combat efficiency.
A former Federal Capital Territory (FCT) commissioner of police (retd), Lawrence Alobi, has noted the gains of Amnesty Programme under the incumbent coordinator and Special Adviser to the President on Niger Delta, Prof. Charles Dokubo.
A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has restrained the Police Service Commission (PSC) from demoting the over 1,000 police officers that were promoted between 2016 and 2018 based on the recommendations of the Inspector General of Police (IGP) pending the determination of the suit challenging the planned exercise.
In furtherance of the Executive Order 001 (EO1) on the promotion of transparency and efficiency in the business environment, the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) says it has cleared a backlog of 6,000 applications nationwide.
The French President, Mr Emmanuel Macron, on Tuesday, at a press conference after his meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari, expressed his country’s readiness to assist African countries to overcome their security challenges.
Vice President Osinbajo urges attitudinal change, sanctions to change Nigeria’s business environment
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has called for attitudinal change among public servants and the enforcement of sanctions against offenders to improve Nigeria’s business environment.
The Joint Health Sector Union (JOHESU) says none of its members was involved in an auto crash over the weekend in Benin City.
The Federal Government, yesterday, said it was committed to end the on-going strike by some health unions in the country but would not accede to requests that could significantly impair the civil service wage bill or affect the country’s fiscal position.
Oil prices rose on Thursday, recouping some of the previous session’s losses after OPEC forecast a supply deficit next year and the U.S. Federal Reserve said the economic outlook was favorable.
Some 30,000 drivers have made down payments for Porsche’s first electric car, according to the high-end automaker’s chief executive.
World heavyweight boxing champion Anthony Joshua has expressed appreciation to the Consul General of Nigeria in New York, Mr Benaoyagha Okoyen, for psyching him up to reclaim his titles.
Nigerian striker Rinsola Babajide was the heroine for Liverpool Ladies in their Women Super League Cup 3-1 win over Durham FC at Prenton Park.
Rivers Governor Nyesom Wike has called on on leaders of Kalabari ethnic group inn the State to prevail on the Amanyanabo of Kalabari, King Theophilus J.T. Princewill, not to allow himself to be used by external forces to create disunity in the State.
Lagos State Governor Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu has announced the appointment of Mr. Adedamola Adekunjo as the new Managing Director with immediate effect.
The House of Representatives has set up an inquiry into allegations that the management of the Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund (NSITF) pilfered N2.3billion of workers’ funds. The motion to probe the agency was sponsored by Rep. Francis Ejiroghene Waive.
The Enugu State Internal Revenue Service, in compliance with court orders, on Friday, carried out distrainment of some commercial banks, hotels, schools and other properties in the state for refusal of their owners to pay withholding taxes, PAYE tax, Land Use Charge and other development levy to the state government.
Cross River Cocoa Processing Factory located in Ikom is scheduled to begin a test run early next year following ninety-five percent work completion by the contracting firm A A Universal.
Former Nigerian Chief of Army Staff, multi-millionaire businessman and philanthropist, General Theophilus Yakubu Danjuma, GCON, has made what can be the single largest donation of 5 Billion Naira to the Diocese of Lagos Centenary City project.