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Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) Boss Mustapha

Federal government wants broadcasting outfits to prioritise disability matters

The Federal Government will soon mandate public broadcasting outfits to pay special attention to issues that concern people living with disabilities, Boss Mustapha, Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), has said.

Federal government charged to empower NOA to sensitise citizens against indecent dressing, societal vices

Federal government has been charged to adequately empower the National Orientation Agency (NOA), to engage and sensitise citizens on the need to always dress decently as well as shun various vices prevalent in today’s society.

Kogi government treating corruption with levity – group

The Conscience for Human Rights and Conflict Resolution has said it was sad and disheartening that the Kogi State government has been taking the issue of corruption with levity, saying the Governor Yahaya Bello administration could not account for the huge allocations and several interventions it collected in the last four years.
Kogi State Governor Yahaya Bello

NGO berates Kogi government over refusal to conduct council poll

A nongovernmental organisation, the Conscience for Human Rights and Conflict Resolution has described failure of Governor Yahaya Bello’s administration in Kogi to conduct local government election in the last four years as indicative of lack of transparency and accountability in the State.

Stakeholders decry federal government’s slow action on disability act implementation

Stakeholders sympathetic to the cause of persons living with disability have decried Federal Government’s glaring lack of action toward implementation of the Discrimination against Persons with Disabilities (Prohibition) Act, one year after it was assent to law by President Muhammadu Buhari.

NFVCB: Why we suspended ‘Sugar Rush’ movie

The National Film and Video Censors Board (NFVCB) has given reasons why it suspended Jade Osiberu’s comedy film, ‘Sugar Rush’ from screening in Nigerian cinemas.

NVFCB: Nigerian movies generated almost N7 billion in cinemas in 2019

The National Film and Video Censors Board says Nigerian movies generated nearly between N6.4bn and N6.7bn at cinemas nationwide in 2019.
The National Film and Video Censors Board has ordered cinemas nationwide to stop showing a recently released movie, Sugar Rush.

NVFCB orders cinemas to stop showing Sugar Rush movie

The National Film and Video Censors Board has ordered cinemas nationwide to stop showing a recently released movie, Sugar Rush.
The Head, Interim Management Committee, IMC, of Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, Gbene Dr. Joi Nunieh on Friday inaugurated a 20-member Contracts’ Verification Committee to verify, vet and advice on Interim Payment Certificates, IPCs.

NDDC inaugurates 20-member contracts’ verification committee

The Head, Interim Management Committee, IMC, of Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, Gbene Dr. Joi Nunieh on Friday inaugurated a 20-member Contracts’ Verification Committee to verify, vet and advice on Interim Payment Certificates, IPCs, claimed by the Commission’s contractors.
The Chief Executive Officer (CEO), First Bank of Nigeria Limited, Adesola Adeduntan, has said the introduction of FirstGem, a female-focused product by the bank has contributed to the development of the Nigerian economy.

President Buhari congratulates FirstBank chief on international award

President Muhammadu Buhari has felicitated with the Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer, FirstBank Limited, Dr Adesola Adeduntan, on his award of Distinguished Alumnus of the Year by Cranfield School of Management, United Kingdom.
Sokoto State Governor, Alhaji Aminu Tambuwal

Group hails Governor Tambuwal’s emergence as Silverbird Man of the Year

The Tambuwal Media Centre (TMC) has congratulated Sokoto state Governor, Aminu Waziri Tambuwal, on his emergence as the prestigious Silverbird Man of the Year 2019.

NERC: Transition to cost-reflective tariff effective 2021 ending

Admist controversies trailing the purported increase in electricity tariff, the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) has stated that the transition to cost-reflective tariff will take effect by the of 2021

Police officer aids rape suspect to escape from court

A police inspector attached to the Elere Police Station, Lagos State, has been detained for allegedly aiding the escape of a rape suspect, Makinde Raheem, from the premises of the Ogba Magistrates’ Court.

Journalists for migration appoints officials, set for news website

The Journalists International Forum For Migration (JIFORM), a foundation championing regular migration and anti-human trafficking crusade, has appointed Country Coordinators and other officials while a news website for the body will be launched.

President Buhari appoints Ahmad Salihijo as electrification agency chief

President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Engr. Ahmad Salihijo Ahmad as the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Rural Electrification Agency (REA).

Kaduna government, civil society fume over alleged wife battery by policeman

The Kaduna State Commissioner of Human Services and Social Development, Hajiya Hafsat Baba, on Monday expressed worry over incessant violence against women, despite the ongoing awareness campaign in the state.

Federal government urged to formulate digital policy for disabled students

The Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD), on Saturday in Kano, called on the Federal Government to formulate a policy that can guarantee the rights of students with disabilities gain unhindered access to digital education.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Thursday in an FCT High Court in Maitama, re-arraigned a deputy director with the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Emenike Umesi, for alleged misappropriation of N54.3 million.

Four arraigned over alleged N47 million fraud in Gombe

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Gombe State Zonal Office, has arraigned four former members of Board of Gombe State Internal Revenue Service before Justice Nehizena Afolabi of the Federal High Court, Gombe.

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Lagosians express concerns following NAFDAC’s alert on using paracetamol for food preparation

Following recent alert by the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) on the use of paracetamol tablets in food preparation, some Lagosians have expressed shock and disappointment.
Nigeria;s striker, Victor Osimhen, has been sanctified fit and ready by medical doctors to play for Lille against Monaco on Saturday in the French Ligue 1 encounter.

Victor Osimhen on target in Lille’s Coupe de la Ligue win

Victor Osimhen scored the second goal as Lille defeated Gonfreville 2-0 in a Coupe de la Ligue clash at the Stade Oceans, Le Havre on Saturday afternoon.
Emeka Ihedioha

Imo guber: Judiciary, electoral system on trial – Emeka Ihedioha

The sacked governor of Imo State, Emeka Ihedioha, has said that the nation’s judiciary and the electoral system have been put on trial.
The Retired Bishop of the Igbomina Diocese, Church of Nigeria (Anglican Communion), Rt. Rev Peter James Akinola, has urged South-West governors to remain resolute in their determination to tackle insecurity and ensure ‘Operation Amotekun’ succeeds

Amotekun: Cleric urges South-West governors to remain resolute in your determination to tackle insecurity

The Retired Bishop of the Igbomina Diocese, Church of Nigeria (Anglican Communion), Rt. Reverend Peter James Akinola, has urged South-West governors to remain resolute in their determination to tackle insecurity and ensure ‘Operation Amotekun’ succeeds.
In furtherance to boosting the airpower assets of the NAF to tackle current and emerging security threats in the country, the Nigerian Airforce is set to induct two new Augusta 109 Westland Attack helicopters into combat operations.

Nigerian Airforce takes delivery of two new Augusta attack helicopters for combat operations

In furtherance to boosting the airpower assets of the NAF to tackle current and emerging security threats in the country, the Nigerian Airforce is set to induct two new Augusta 109 Westland Attack helicopters into combat operations.