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A constitutional lawyer, Chief Sebastine Hon (SAN), has insisted that the realization of financial independence of the Judiciary lies solely with the federal government.
The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) Kaduna State Council says it will ground government activities from May 16 as a warning strike over the sack of civil servant by the state government.
A rights group, Paths of Peace initiatives (PPI) has appealed to Lagos State Government to grant condemned cleric, Rev. King, amnesty and release him unconditionally.
The Chairman/CEO, Nigerians in Diaspora Commission, NIDCOM, Abike Dabiri-Erewa, has called on the Leadership of Nigeria Association of Women Journalists, (NAWOJ) to lead the awareness and sensitisation campaign to halt the menace of irregular and unnecessary journeys across the desert and the Mediterranean by women and young Ladies.
The Nigerian Export Promotion Council (NEPC) has charged Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) to embrace modern packaging of their products to make the required impact on both domestic and export markets.
Less than 48 hours after the Boards of First Bank of Nigeria (FBN) Holdings Plc and First Bank Limited were suddenly dissolved by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), the first generation bank has issued a statement on the current structure of the Boards.
The Bayelsa State Government says that it is one of the few states in the country where other arms of government function independently, including the local government system.
The Chief Executive officer of Afrinvest Ltd, Lagos, Ike Chioke, has advised Federal Government to adopt more proactive security measures in curbing kidnapping of students in various schools in the country.
The National Union of Air Transport Employees (NUATE), has called out Minister of Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika, for running a “one-man-show’’ in the sector.
The Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development says it has trained 30 coconut farmers on nursery establishment, field development, harvesting, processing and marketing in Edo.
A federal lawmaker on Thursday said the National Assembly will move to impeach President Muhammadu Buhari if the Executive does not act on its security resolutions.
The National Association of Academic Technologists, NAAT, described as illegal the recent proscription of union activities by the management of the Ekiti State University, Ado Ekiti.
The University Graduates of Nursing Science Association (UGONSA) has called on the Federal Government to reconsider its plans to scrap internship position as a post that attracts grade level in the civil service.
The Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA) has described the call by the President of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Rev. Samson Ayokunle, that the Department of State Services (DSS) should probe the alleged link of embattled Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Isa Pantami, to terrorism, as an attempt to tarnish the image of Islam.
A socio-cultural organization, the Agbajowo Advocacy for Yoruba People’s Right (AAYPR) has advocated the need for more unity among the six geo-political regions of the country, saying the move would further cement the bond of relationship in addition to engendering progress and cohesion of the country.
Nsukka Youths General Assembly (NYGA), an umbrella body of youths in Enugu North Senatorial District, has said it will buy Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) registration forms for 120 indigent candidates free of charge.
Kauran Gwandu Advocacy Forum has obtained Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) forms for 320 less-privileged students in Kebbi State.
Federal government has assured its full support to All Farmers Association of Nigerian (AFAN), as Alhaji Farouk Rabiu Mudi, emerged as the national president.
Mr Lucky Aiyedatiwa, the Deputy Governor of Ondo State, has reiterated his unalloyed loyalty and support to Gov. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu in ensuring good governance of the state.
Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Chief Timipre Sylva, has sued for sustainable peace in the Niger Delta, saying the quest to have multinational oil companies relocate their operational headquarters to the region cannot be achieved in an atmosphere of rancour and violence.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo will represent Nigeria at the sixth inauguration of President Yoweri Museveni of Uganda.
The Lagos State Government on Tuesday said it had recovered more than N50 million from parties involved in illegal real estate transaction activities.
The state’s Deputy Governor, Manassah Jatau, made the declaration in Gombe on Tuesday when a Presidential Visitation Panel, led by Prof. Kenneth Okiongbo, visited the school.
The Bauchi State Road Traffic Agency (BAROTA), on Tuesday, reiterated that activities of commercial motorcycle riders, popularly known as ‘Okada’ or ‘Achaba’, remained banned in the state.
An African regional organisation said about 60 per cent of people from South Sudan are facing “their worst food security” and nutrition crisis since the country became independent a decade ago.
An Islamic scholar and Judge of the Shari’a Court of Appeal, Kwara State, Abdur Raheem Ahmad Sayi, at the weekend, called on the federal government to to regulate access to misguided information on the internet, particularly those capable of fuelling security and religious crises in the country.
Chelsea’s manager Thomas Tuchel has expressed confidence his side can defeat Manchester City to win the Champions League final.
Austria on Tuesday rejected a plea for other European Union countries to accept migrants from Italy, following a surge in arrivals on Lampedusa that seems likely to expose deep-seated divisions across the bloc over migration.
South Sudan's President Salva Kiir announced a new parliament on Monday including lawmakers from opposing sides of the country's civil war as part of a 2018 peace accord, state television reported.
The governor, who urged the professionals to collaborate with his administration to expand the state’s tax net to enable the government deliver on its mandate of making the great, expressed concern over the salaries and all sources of emoluments burden of the state, which he said will soon hit N40 billion a year.