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As Nigerian and Nigerians grapple with economic recession and second wave of COVID-19 pandemic, Civil Society Organisations, CSOs, Monday, disagreed and condemned the alleged move by the Federal Government to sell public assets to implement 2021 budget.
Geometric Power and Interstate Electric, owners of the Enugu Electricity Distribution Company (EEDC), have reached a truce over the Aba ring-fenced area, with both firms signing the Asset Sale Agreement (ASA) on Wednesday.
The House of Representatives declared yesterday that Power Generating Companies, GENCOs, and Distribution Companies, DISCOs, have failed, saying they have disappointed the citizenry.
The Inspector-General of Police, IGP Mohammed Adamu, has commended the Divisional Crime Officer II, Eruwa Police Division, ASP Adeyemo Ogunyemi, for his uncommon restraint and professionalism in the face of unprovoked attack as shown in a viral video where a woman identified as Kehinde Afolake was seen assaulting him unchallenged and without retaliation, while he was carrying out the COVID-19 enforcement duties at Gbolagunte, Okeola area of Eruwa, Ibarapa, Oyo State on 1st May 2020.
A police officer has been accused of allegedly forcefully collecting N120,000 from a woman suspected to have violated the COVID-19 lockdown order in the Delta State.
Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo state says he would volunteer to donate his blood for post-Covid-19 studies by experts in Nigeria.
Ondo State Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu has paid former political office holders, two out of the seven months salary arrears owed by the Olusegun Mimiko administration.
As the 24-hour curfew imposed in Kaduna State by Governor Nasir El-Rufai reached day two, residents across the state have begged the state governor to relax it to enable them search for means of livelihood.
Pensioners of Nigeria Electricity Power Authority/Power Holding Company of Nigeria (NEPA/PHCN), yesterday, protested non-payment of their over N25 billion benefit arrears since 2012 till date.
The Jigawa Command of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defense Corps (NSCDC) said it has arrested two suspects for allegedly vandalising a 150 KVA electricity transformer.
Satguru Maharaj Ji, the founder of One Love Family, has asked the the Federal Government to publish the names of those who confessed to stealing monies and those who have begged for plea bargaining in order to deepen President Muhammadu Buhari’s anti corruption war.
Speaking shortly before the walk commenced at NEPA roundabout in Kaduna North Local Government Area, the Commissioner, Ministry of Social Development and Human Services, Hajiya Hafsat Baba, said the walk was important in order to demonstrate zero tolerance to gender-based violence in Kaduna State.
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 82-year-old president of Guinea, Alpha Conde, has received his first dose of a vaccine against the coronavirus, part of a scheme mainly involving government members, a source close to his office said Saturday.
Manchester United midfielder Bruno Fernandes has told Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp to stop moaning about the number of penalties given to Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side.
The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) says it will continue to deepen partnership with the UN Office on Drugs and Crimes (UNODC) to fight trafficking in person in the country.
The Nigeria Police has appointed Abubarka Umar Bature as the new Commissioner of Police for the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA) Command, Lagos.