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The Federal High Court has been approached to compel the Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB) to produce the certified copies of the assets declaration form of the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Professor Mahmood Yakubu, and his unmarried adult children presented to the Bureau for the period of 2007 to 2012 and 2015 for inspection by the court.
The Secretary to the Delta State Government, Barrister Chiedu Ebie, has urged political appointees under Governor Ifeanyi Okowa’s administration to promote good governance in the state, through effective representation of government policy thrusts.
Teachers Registration Council of Nigeria (TRCN), said on Thursday that not all practicing teachers would stand qualified to benefit from the new welfare and career packages recently approved by the Federal Government.
The Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Kebbi State command, on Thursday paraded two suspected dealers of Indian hemp and other illicit drugs.
An Imo State Magistrate Court, sitting at Umundugba, Isu local government area of the state, has convicted a 20-year-old school leaver, Peter Nwoke, for being the mastermind of a simulated group sex video that recently went viral, allegedly involving the state’s Public Complaints Commissioner, Chief Willie Amadi.
Google and a French publishers’ lobby said on Thursday they had agreed a copyright framework under which the U.S. tech giant will pay news publishers for content online, in a first for Europe.
The Kano State Road and Traffic Agency (KAROTA), said it intercepted a Golf car carrying cannabis worth over N30 million in Kano.
Twitter has locked the account of China’s U.S. embassy for a tweet that defended China’s policy towards Muslim Uighurs in Xinjiang, which the U.S. social media platform said violated its stand against “dehumanizing” people.
The police in Yola on Thursday confirmed the arrest of three members of a gang, notoriously known as “Shilla Boys”.
Russia has asked social networks, including video-sharing app TikTok, to stop the spread of posts encouraging minors to take part in unsanctioned rallies on Saturday in support of jailed Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny.
“The distribution is as follows: Federal Government got N23.904 billion, the States received N79.682 billion, Local Government Councils got N55.777 billion while Cost of Collection by FIRS and NCS is N6.854 billion and allocation to NEDC project amounted to N5.141 billion.”
"Under the plan, 200,000 beneficiaries will be engaged as financial services operators under a Shared Agent Network Expansion Facility (SANEF) scheme operated by the Central Bank of Nigeria; over 30,000 have already been engaged as geospatial experts and enumerators in the Economic Sustainability Plan’s Mass Agric programme, while several others will have the option of benefiting from the GEEP micro-enterprise loans," a statement details.
The foundation, which seeks to promote the legacy of the world statesman who died in 2013, has been left red-faced after an anonymous complaint from staff members accused Chief Executive Officer, Sello Hatang, and Chief Operations Officer, Limpho Monyamane, of graft.
The Ondo State government has said its directive to herdsmen to come out of it’s jungle for registration remains, explaining that the order is not a call on Fulani people to leave the State.
Beneficiaries of the N-Power initiative who have concluded the two-year job programme will now be able to access permanent job opportunities or business prospects in line with the N-power exit strategy now activated by the Muhammadu Buhari administration.
Two members of the Osun state cabinet have tested positive for the coronavirus and have already started self isolation and treatment, the Commissioner for Information, Mrs Funke Egbemode has said.
Kremlin foe Alexei Navalny, detained on Sunday after flying back to Russia for the first time after being poisoned with a nerve agent, is spending his days under strict control in a VIP cell inside one of Moscow’s most infamous jails.
Workers in Kano are expressing fears that the state government will tamper with their salary following the stay at home order announced on Monday by the Commissioner for Information, Mal Muhammad Garba, following a rise in the rate of death resulting from COVID 19.
Twelve health workers comprising of three doctors and nine nurses have tested positive for COVID-19 at the Federal Medical Centre, Jalingo, the Taraba state capital.
Director General of National Directorate of Employment, NDE, Mallam Abubakar Fikpo, has said the President Muhammadu Buhari’s led Federal Government was determined to eradicate poverty and unemployment in the country.
South African Minister in the Presidency, Jackson Mthembu, passed away on Thursday due to COVID-19 related complications, President Cyril Ramaphosa said.
The two had been convicted in August by a sharia court in Nigeria’s northern, mainly Muslim state of Kano. Teenager Omar Farouq was accused of making blasphemous comments during an argument, while Yahaya Aminu Sharif was accused of having shared a blasphemous message on WhatsApp.
The City of London on Thursday approved the removal from its ceremonial Guildhall home of statues of two figures that symbolise the financial sector’s historic role in slavery.
The Presidency on Tuesday reacted to the controversial order issued by Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu to herdsmen to leave Ondo forest reserves in seven days, describing it as unconstitutional.
Brazil’s federal police arrested Argentine golfer Ángel Cabrera on Thursday for extradition to his homeland to face charges for several crimes allegedly committed from 2016 to last year, two officers said.
Popular British singer, Robbie Williams, is in isolation in the Caribbean after he tested positive for COVID-19 while holidaying with his family.
Fourteen passengers, including five children, lost their lives in a ghastly motor accident which occurred along Anyingba-Ajaokuta road in Kogi State on Thursday.
Prof. Mojisola Adeyeye, the Director-General, National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) says the agency has not approved any COVID-19 vaccines.