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Bolaji Owasanoye: ICPC will support President Buhari in ridding Nigeria of corruption

The Chairman, Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC), Prof. Bolaji Owasanoye, has said that the commission will support the Buhari administration in ridding the country of corruption.
Sunny Ofehe

Activist urges federal government not to close foreign missions

The Federal Government has been urged to rethink the plan to close some of its foreign missions so as not to lose the flow of Foreign Direct Investments (FDI).
Mr. Kenneth Ize, a joint winner of the Arise Fashion Week Award for “Designer of the Year” paid a courtesy visit to Zenith Bank Head Office in a show of appreciation for its support to the Fashion Industry.

Kenneth Ize pays courtesy visit to Zenith Bank

Mr. Kenneth Ize, a joint winner of the Arise Fashion Week Award for “Designer of the Year” paid a courtesy visit to Zenith Bank Head Office in a show of appreciation for its support to the Fashion Industry.
During the panel discussion moderated by Paradigm Initiative executive director Gbenga Sesan, the panellists and participants cited different examples of digital rights marginalisation in Africa.

Paradigm Initiative makes case for digital rights inclusion in Africa

Panellists, participants at the Digital Rights and Inclusion Forum 2019 Wednesday decried at the growing marginalisation of Africans in information accessibility in the digital space.
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

Paradigm Initiative gives ultimatum to President Buhari to sign social media bill

President Muhammed Buhari has been given up till May 29 this year to sign the Digital and Social Media Bill or face the anger of the Nigerian youths.
United Nation’s Children Fund (UNICEF)

UNICEF: 21.1 million children denied first dose of measles vaccine yearly

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) says an estimated 169 million children missed out on the first dose of the measles vaccine between 2010 and 2017 or 21.1 million children a year on average.

Senate to pass 2019 budget Tuesday

The Senate on Wednesday stood down the consideration of the 2019 budget report due to the absence of the Chairman of its Committee on Appropriation, Senator Danjuma Goje.
The President of the Senate, Dr Bukola Saraki has cautioned politicians against overheating the polity ahead the general elections.

Senate confirms Omolola Abiola-Edewor as NDIC executive director

The Senate on Wednesday confirmed the appointment of Ms Omolola Edewor as Executive Director, Corporate Services, Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation (NDIC).

Femi Falana, Balarabe Musa blame ex-President Obasanjo for Nigeria’s woes

Human rights activist, Femi Falana (SAN), and Balarabe Musa, elder statesman and former governor of c State, on Tuesday, said former President Olusegun Obasanjo’s rejection of the Minority Report of the Constitutional Drafting Committee of 1976, co-authored by Drs. Segun Osoba and Yusufu Bala Usman, is one of the major reasons Nigeria is facing multiple crises today.

CSOs urge INEC to prosecute electoral offenders before Kogi, Bayelsa polls

Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) have called for the prosecution of perpetrators of violence during the 2019 general election to serve as deterrent to others wishing to indulge in such act ahead of Kogi and Bayelsa governorship elections.
The logo of Swiss drugmaker Novartis AG is seen at its headquarters in Basel, Switzerland January 25, 2017. REUTERS-Arnd Wiegmann

10 million Euros for new malaria drug

The European and Developing Countries Clinical Trials Partnership (EDCTP) has given a grant of €10 million over five years to “WANECAM 2” to conclude production of new malaria drug.

PRAWA, FCT chief judge calls for decriminalisation of petty offenders

The Prisons Rehabilitation and Welfare Actions (PRAWA) has called for a review of the criminal laws in the country to stop the treatment of minor abc petty offences as crime.
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.
Gboyega Oyetola

Osun partners farmers, foreigners on agric production

Government officials, farmers and foreign partners recently congregated in Osogbo, Osun State, to brainstorm on the need to improve capacity for agricultural production and economic development. It was the three-day International Agricultural Technology Exhibition and Conference.

Frank Kokori out of NSITF board, posted to Labour institute

Veteran Labour leader, Comrade Frank Ovie Kokori, has finally lost his battle to chair the Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund (NSITF) as President Muhammadu Buhari has given him another assignment.

Banks partner Mojec on prepaid meters

Mojec Meter Assets Management Company, a subsidiary of Mojec International Limited, has announced a partnership with some banks to provide retail financing for the rollout of prepaid meters to its customers within the coverage area of its partner distribution companies (DISCOs) across the country.
Bank of Industry (BoI)

Bank of Industry releases N3 billion to Jaiz Bank

The Bank of Industry (BOI) has released N3 billion to Jaiz Bank Plc for development and expansion of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) in Nigeria.
Good times are underway for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) in the country as Jaiz Bank Plc, the premier non-interest bank has secured an N3 billion financing facility from the Bank of Industry (BOI) to boost and develop their operations.

Jaiz Bank secures N3 billion from BOI to finance MSMEs

Good times are underway for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) in the country as Jaiz Bank Plc, the premier non-interest bank has secured an N3 billion financing facility from the Bank of Industry (BOI) to boost and develop their operations.

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Northern Ireland police said that two men have been arrested over the killing of journalist Lyra McKee in the city of Londonderry, also known as Derry, on Thursday.

Police arrest teenagers over killing of journalist Lyra McKee

Northern Ireland police said that two men have been arrested over the killing of journalist Lyra McKee in the city of Londonderry, also known as Derry, on Thursday.
President Buhari signs New National Minimum Wage Bill into Law in State House on 18th April 2019 1

President Buhari to dissolve cabinet on May 22

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, says the Federal Executive Council (FEC) will hold its valedictory session on May 22.

Minister: FEC, NEC to deliberate on tree felling in Nigeria

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) and the National Executive Council are to deliberate on the indiscriminate tree felling across the country with a view to taking a decision that will be binding on the 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).
Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC)

NNPC, NPDC to unveil LPG facilities in Edo to boost consumption

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) and its Exploration and Production subsidiary, Nigerian Petroleum Development Company Limited (NPDC), Thursday in Abuja, disclosed that they are set to unveil the largest LPG and Propane Storage and Dispensing facility in Oredo, Benin City, Edo State.

Bolaji Owasanoye: ICPC will support President Buhari in ridding Nigeria of corruption

The Chairman, Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC), Prof. Bolaji Owasanoye, has said that the commission will support the Buhari administration in ridding the country of corruption.