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As the much anticipated local government elections in Ogun State gather momentum, Chairman of the State Independent Electoral Commission (OGSIEC), Mr. Babatunde Osibodu, has assured the people of the state that the Commission will not compromise its integrity.
The Securities and Exchange Commission, SEC, has declared that Capital Market Operators, CMO, who fail to renew their registration before May 31, 2021, will not be allowed to operate in the market.
The commission in a statement signed by its spokesperson, Festus Okoye, on Friday, declared June 19, 2021, as the date for the conduct of by-elections to fill the vacant seat for Gwaram Federal Constituency of Jigawa State and Sabon Gari Constituency in the Kaduna State House of Assembly.
Zoo FC have been relegated from the Football Kenya Federation Premier League after being found guilty of match manipulation by world football governing body Fifa.
The Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) on Monday blocked the entrance of the National Assembly in their bid to take their protest against the non-implementation of financial autonomy of the Judiciary to the leadership of the Senate.
The government, in a statement obtained on Saturday, said it has finalised plans to conduct the fresh biometric verification of the state’s workforce and retirees currently on its payroll.
The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has said the use of email is no longer required for the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) and Direct Entry (DE) registration processes.
Following his appointment as the Director-General and Chief Executive Officer of the Nigerian Meteorological Agency, NiMet, Prof. Mansur Bako Matazu, has been appointed the Permanent Representative of Nigeria to the World Meteorological Organization, WMO.
Ekiti State, one of the shareholders of Wema Bank Plc, has reduced its stake in the bank by 666.670 million from 1.191 billion shares. Ekiti, Oyo, Ogun, and Osun States are shareholders in Wema Bank. While Oyo, Osun, and Ogun held 666.670 million or 1.73 per cent each, Ekiti held 1.191 billion or 3.09 per cent as at December 31, 2019.
The Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr Chris Ngige, made the appeal at a conciliatory meeting with the National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) on Wednesday in Abuja.
The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has announced an additional $168.5 million in development assistance to support the goals outlined in a 2015 bilateral agreement between the United State (US) and the Nigerian governments.
As Lagos prepares to roll out its COVID vaccination programme, medical doctors in the state are demanding equity in the vaccination processes as well as strict adherence to the initial plans of vaccinating health workers and other front liners to ensure a hitch-free vaccination of all Lagosians.
Since late November, the company has maintained a $1 million daily pool which it pays out to the creators of each day’s top-performing videos on its short-form video service, Spotlight.
Wire fraud convict, Obinwanne Okeke, widely known as Invictus Obi, has appealed against his recent sentence to 10 years’ imprisonment by a U.S. court.
The Anambra Ministry of Health, on Friday, organised a training for health personnel in faith-based hospitals on proper case management of the coronavirus pandemic.
Google is releasing a developer preview for the next version of Android, Android 12, for Pixel devices today. As is the norm for Google, the very first previews of Android are full of a lot of developer-facing changes. Android 12 has updates to how the OS handles images, video, and future security updates.
The World Trade Organisation (WTO) has scheduled a special meeting of its General Council for Monday, February 15, 2021, where Nigeria’s former Minister of Finance, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala is expected to be formally announced as the Director General.
Newsmen recall that the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 had directed for the immediate suspension of Emirates Airlines operations effective Feb. 4 until when the needed infrastructure and logistics were put in place for the Rapid Antigen Test (RDT) test by the Nigerian Government.
The Anambra Government says it has evolved COVID-19 chain of survival strategy for early intervention in the handling of the virus to ensure low death rate.
In a statement on Wednesday, the Washington-based financial institution said remittances to SSA declined by an estimated 12.5 percent in 2020 to $42 billion. The decline was almost entirely due to a 27.7 percent decline in remittance flows to Nigeria,
Human rights lawyer, Femi Falana (SAN), has urged southern governors in the country to back their ban on open grazing with a legal instrument to enable the prosecution of offenders.
The Governor of Edo State, Godwin Obaseki, has called for unity in Nigeria in order for the country to overcome its many challenges.
At least two people have been killed and dozens wounded as Sudanese security forces cracked down on a rally that demanded justice for protesters killed during anti-government demonstrations two years ago, according to the army.
Gunmen suspected to be kidnappers have created tension in Ikaram Akoko, in Akoko North West council area of Ondo State, following the abduction of two residents of the community including a graduate, identified as Gbodi.
The Police Service Commission has pledged to investigate alleged police misconduct contained in the report of the Action Group on Free Civic Space in Nigeria, which was presented to the commission in Abuja.
Ghana received 350,000 doses of the AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine on Friday, which will enable it start offering second doses of the shot after it nearly ran out, the health ministry said.
Hansi Flick, who is stepping down as Bayern Munich coach at the end of this season, will take over the German national team after this summer’s Euro, a German newspaper reported on Monday.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission says it is monitoring the movement of cash by nongovernment organisations in the north in efforts to trail financiers of terrorism.
It’s the first in sub-Saharan Africa and one of the three such cutting-edge facilities on the continent, with top prime global certifications for smart card manufacturing and it is based in Lagos, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, relished yesterday afternoon while touring SecureID company’s premises, and affirmed Nigeria’s extremely bright economic future, which he said cannot be aborted despite current challenges.