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Primary school teachers in Bayelsa have expressed disappointment that their April salaries did not reflect increment following promotions, despite the pledge by Governor Douye Diri.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has unfolded plans for online continuous voter registration for the 2023 general elections.
Bridges in Lagos, particularly Apapa axis, are at risk of collapse because of the weight of parked heavy-duty trucks on them.
A senior lawyer and rights activist, Mr Femi Falana, SAN, has urged African leaders to increase investment in the area of public health so as to better tackle current and future health challenges in the continent.
There are indications that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) may approve up to 176,996 polling centres across the 36 states of the country and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) as part of the ongoing expansion and verification of polling centres ahead of the 2023 general election.
Two former National Chairmen of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief John Odigie-Oyegun and Adams Oshiomhole, attended a stakeholders meeting of the Edo APC in Benin City on Saturday.
The federal government is committed to procuring 29.588 million doses of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine through the AVAT initiative, coordinated by Afreximbank, the Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Mrs. Zainab Ahmed, has said.
There are indications that the Federal Government through the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC would be under more pressure to fund Nigeria’s petrol under-recovery or subsidy as the price of Bonny Light rises to $65 per barrel in May 2021.
The divorce announcement of world’s billionaire couple, Bill and Melinda Gates is probably the most shocking news of the year.
The Red Devils were due to play Liverpool in the Premier League, but protestors eventually entering the stadium pre-game caused the game to be postponed.
A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress in Lagos State, Chief Fouad Oki, has called on the Deputy Governor of Lagos State, Dr Femi Hamzat, to step down as the chairman of the APC Local Government Screening and Primary Elections Committee.
A day to the expiration of the deadline given by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to microfinance banks(MFBs) to meet the first threshold of the new capital base, the National Assembly (NASS) has mandated the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to immediately suspend the ongoing recapitalisation exercise of microfinance banks (MFBs) in the country.
Ahead of the federal government’s restart of the digital switch over (DSO) programme, stakeholders in the Nigerian broadcasting industry have warned that Nigerians may have to pay as high as N50,000 for a Set-Top-Box (STB), the device needed to convert analogue television signal to digital.
Members of the organised private sector (OPS) have urged the federal government to rise to the occasion and arrest the worsening insecurity in the country in order to salvage the nation’s economy from a total collapse.
The Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities (SSANU), Western Zone, has called on the Governor of Ekiti State, Dr Kayode Fayemi, to as a matter of urgency, intervene in the crisis rocking the Ekiti State University, following the proscription of staff unions by the Governing Council of the university led by Prof. Tale Omole.
A former deputy governor of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and a presidential candidate in the last general election, Kingsley Moghalu, has accused the presidency of double standards in the matter involving the Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr. Isa Pantami, over his past radical Islamic views and supporting the Boko Haram terrorist group.
The Nigerian Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) has decried the scrapping of the salary of medical house officers and other health interns by the Federal Government.
The director-general, Cross River Migration Control Agency, Prince Michael Nku Abuo, has called for enactment of a legislation to back labour migration in order to engender national development.
A former Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria and ex-presidential candidate, Prof Kingsley Moghalu, has said that Isa Pantami should never have scaled the vetting process that saw him emerge as the Minister of Communication and Digital Economy.
Some Abuja-based lawyers on Monday called for review of laws which provisions no longer reflect realities to advance justice administration in Nigeria.
Chelsea suffered late VAR heartache as they slipped to back-to-back FA Cup final defeats after a 1-0 loss to Leicester City, Youri Tielemans’ second-half strike proving decisive.
A serving Superintendent of Customs, Mba Ukweni Edu has been kidnapped at a river in Cross River State.
Bauchi State Governor, Bala Abdulkadir Mohammed, on Saturday took the second dose of the Oxford AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine at an event at the Government House to flag off the second round of the vaccination in the state.
Rivers Governor Nyesom Wike has said the decision of the Southern Governors to ban open grazing is final.
President of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) Mr Amaju Melvin Pinnick, has sent a message of congratulations to Super Eagles’ midfielder Wilfred Ndidi and forward Kelechi Iheanacho on the duo’s triumph with Leicester City over much-fancied Chelsea FC in Saturday’s FA Cup final in England.
Chelsea’s manager Thomas Tuchel has expressed confidence his side can defeat Manchester City to win the Champions League final.
The body of Iniubong Umoren, the 26-year-old University of Uyo Philosophy graduate, who was raped and killed by a fake job recruiter, has been buried.
In the wake of the renewed onslaught against the COVID-19 pandemic, Federal Capital Territory, FCT minister, Malam Muhammad Musa Bello has banned congregational prayers at the National Eid ground in Abuja, restricting all Eid-il-Fitr prayers to neighbourhood Juma’at Mosques.
The Police Command in Nasarawa says it has deployed 4,500 personnel to ensure hitch-free Eid-el-Fitr celebrations.
The Pan Yoruba Socio-Political Group, Afenifere has said that if President Muhammad Buhari has self-respect, he should have resigned or step aside.