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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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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 Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Engr. Ahmad Salihijo Ahmad as the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Rural Electrification Agency (REA).
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.
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, 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.
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.
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.
The sacked governor of Imo State, Emeka Ihedioha, has said that the nation’s judiciary and the electoral system have been put on trial.
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.
The Council which is the highest decision-making organ of the 15th Aare Onakakanfo of Yorubaland Otunba Gani Adams, rose from its quarterly meeting yesterday to throw its weight behind the initiative.
A High Court in Ilorin on Tuesday sentenced a man, Abdulwahab Adebayo, to two weeks in a correctional facility for receiving phone calls during court proceedings.
Barcelona legend Xavi Hernandez has confirmed he met with officials of the Catalan club amid reports he could be set to take over from under-pressure coach Ernesto Valverde.
The Edo Police Command said on Saturday said that at least 5,070 persons were arrested for various crimes last year.
Christian Eriksen played the whole ninety minutes as Tottenham Hotspur won 2-1 against Middlesbrough in the FA Cup third-round replay on Tuesday night.