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Osun government has directed civil servants below grade level 12 to work from home effective from Jan. 25 to minimise the spread of coronavirus in the state.
“The University of Nigeria has zero tolerance for cultism and other nefarious activities. Anyone caught in the act will be handed over to the police for prosecution. We also abhor cybercrimes, particularly the internet crime known as ‘yahoo yahoo’. Also, there is no place for examination malpractice. So, avoid all these, to have hitch-free academic pursuit in the university, which your college is affiliated to,” he said.
Commissioner for Commerce, Industry and Cooperatives, Dr. Lola Akande gave the warning at the maiden matriculation of the Lagos State Cooperative College’s first diploma programme held at the Johnson Agiri campus of the school in Agege, Lagos.
Gov Kayode Fayemi on Wednesday congratulated the Bishop of Catholic Diocese of Sokoto, Most Revd. Matthew Hassan Kukah, on his appointment into the Papal Dicastery on Promotion of Integral Human Development.
President Muhammadu Buhari will on Thursday inaugurate the National Oil and Gas Excellence Centre (NOGEC), Lagos.
As the nation grapples with the outbreak of the second wave of Covid-19, the leadership of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has issued a health advisory to all churches in the country.
Edo State Governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki, has said that the state government would deploy the over 800 Police constabulary personnel across the state to enforce strict compliance with the state’s regulations to check the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19).
A Civil Society Group has decried the plans by educational institutions across the country to resume academic activities without adequate safety measures to contain the devastating impacts of the second wave of COVID-19.
Governor Yahaya Bello said his administration is committed to the elimination of gender inequality in governance, discrimination, and violence against women and girls.
Lagos State Government on Wednesday embarked on strict enforcement of COVID-19 safety protocols on staff and visitors at the state’s Secretariat, Alausa, Ikeja, as part of measures to prevent the spread of the virus.
The Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company (IBEDC) has commenced the distribution of 104,000 free meters allotted to the state under the Federal Government National Mass Metering Scheme.
The Federal Government of Nigeria (FGN) has disbursed the sum of N123.348billion (USD324.6million) to state governments in the second round of performance-based grants under the States Fiscal Transparency Accountability and Sustainability (SFTAS) Programme.
Following the upsurge of coronavirus pandemic in Anambra State, Governor Willie Obiano has announced the postponement of resumption of schools in the state by two weeks.
The Oba of Benin, Ewuare II, has cautioned Enigie (Dukes) collaborating with youths in their communities on resuscitating the activities of banned Community Development Associations (CDAs) under different guises, warning that those found flouting the ban would be made to face the wrath of the law and ancestral consequences.
“During the International Year of the Nurse and the Midwife, amidst a global pandemic, the courageous work of Nurses and Midwives deserves, more than ever, to be honored—not just by applause. Let us use the stories of their everyday heroism and service to call for all countries to invest in decent work and a new social contract for nurses and midwives as part of their commitment to health for all,” it explained.
The Federal Government has listed conditions for states to meet before the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine being expected wt the end of January would be released to them.
The Wife of Ekiti Governor, Mrs Bisi Fayemi, said that she was ready to work with Federal Government to reduce the number of vulnerable children in the state.
The Kano State Road and Traffic Agency (KAROTA), said it intercepted a Golf car carrying cannabis worth over N30 million in Kano.
Kelechi Iheanacho is among several strikers on the shopping list of German Bundesliga side RB Leipzig, according to the authoritative Bild.
The Governing Council of Federal University Wukari in Taraba has announced the appointment of Jude Rabo as the new vice-chancellor of the institution.
The Kebbi governor, Alhaji Atiku Bagudu, has approved N468.5 million for the execution of projects and empowerment programmes under the state Ministry of Women Affairs and Social Development.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has opened its case against Babachir Lawal, a former secretary to the government of the federation (SGF), accused of N544 million fraud.
The domestic wing of the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA), Lagos, known as the General Aviation Terminal One (GAT) recorded over five million passengers between July and December, 2020.
Two women, Nneka Ayaene and Chineye Okoh, have been nabbed by operatives of the Anambra State Police Command for disfiguring a 10-year-old house help, Chidinma Nworie Ani, with hot water.
A fresh crisis is brewing in the All Progressives Congress (APC) as former state chairmen of the defunct Congress for Progressive Change (CPC), one of the legacy parties that coalesced to form the ruling party, have formed a new political association, New Nigeria Movement.
Disturbed by the frequent trans-border banditry and other criminal activities, communities along Nigeria-Cameroon border have set up patrol teams to checkmate criminality in the area.