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Police arraign censor board boss for stealing generator

Adedayo Thomas, the Executive Director of the National Film and Video Censor Board (NFVCB), who police accused of stealing a generator set, has appeared in a Wuse Zone 6 Magistrates’ Court, Abuja.

Federal government begs health workers to return to work

The Federal Government has appealed to the striking members of the Joint Health Sector Unions (JOHESU) to return to work.

Court martial sentences soldier to death for killing five rescued civilians

A General Court Martial sitting in Maiduguri, Borno State, has sentenced a soldier serving in Operation Lafiya Dole, Lance Corporal John Godwin, to death.

Banks risk legal suits for deducting stamp duties from customers’ accounts

A number of banking industry stakeholders have openly called on the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to withdraw its circular mandating banks to collect stamp duties from customers’ bank accounts, stressing that such directive and practice is unconstitutional.

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Kaduna records 4,023 new tuberculosis cases

A total of 4,023 new cases of tuberculosis were recorded across Kaduna State in 2018, the state Commissioner for Health, Dr Paul Dogo, has said.

Osun tribunal: PDP accuses Governor Oyetola, APC of plans to blackmail judiciary

The Peoples Democratic Party has accused the governor of Osun State, Mr. Gboyega Oyetola and the APC of plans to sponsor rallies and demonstrations to discredit the judgement of the Osun State election petition tribunal which returned Senator Nurudeen Ademola Adeleke as the winner of the September 22nd 2018 governorship election.

Central bank reduces monetary policy rate to 13.5 percent

Monetary Policy Committee of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has decided by a vote of six members to adjust the Monetary Policy Rate (MPR) by 50 basis point – from 14% to 13.5%.

NURTW urges Governor Ikpeazu to get touts off Abia roads

Secretary, National Union of Road Transport Workers, Abia chapter, Mr. Lazarus Kalu, on Tuesday urged Governor Okezie Ikpeazu to get touts off Abia roads in his second term, in fulfillment of his promise.
Obiageli Ezekwesili

Oby Ezekwesili wins Forbes Woman Africa Social Influencer Award

A former Nigeria education minister Dr Obiageli Ezekwesili has been announced as Forbes Woman Africa Social Influencer at the prestigious Forbes Woman Africa Awards inaugural gala dinner held this March in Durban, South Africa.