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The Police Service Commission, PSC, has debunked reports that it threatened to sack police officers who failed to return to work in the aftermath of #EndSARS violence in the country.
The Federal Government will on Thursday meet again with the Nigeria Labour Congress and Trade Union Congress on the threat by the organised labour to proceed on an indefinite strike and protest over the hike in electricity tariffs and fuel pump price.
The Police Service Commission (PSC) has lauded the security presence at the various voting centres visited by a team from the commission deployed to monitor police conduct during Saturday’s governorship election in Edo.
The Police Service Commission has warned police personnel deployed in Edo for Saturday’s governorship poll to eschew acts of misconduct during the exercise.
The Federal Government, Sunday, described the strike declared by the Joint Health Sector Unions and Assembly of Health Care Professionals, JOHESU, as unnecessary, ill-timed and illegal.
The Federal Government, appealed to the National Association of Resident Doctors, NARD, to suspend its ongoing industrial action, as the government has already addressed six out of the eight demands listed by the Association.
The Minister of Power, Mr Sale Mamman, has directed officials of the Ministry of Power and the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) to resolve the intractable power problem in Igala Kingdom of Kogi.
Surveyor General of the Federation, Mr Taiwo Adeniran, has revealed the preparedness of his office to collaborate with the Revenue Mobilization Allocation and Fiscal Commission (RMFAC) to produce a map with geospatial data that will make evidence-based decisions.
The Minister of State for Education, Mr Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba, has directed all schools to communicate their specific reopening dates to parents and students to avoid chaos.
The Federal Government on Wednesday released the schedule for various national examinations for exit classes from August 17 to November 18, 2020.
According to Mr Ikechukwu Ani, the Head, Press and Public Relations at PSC, the promotions “were one of the highpoints of the 8th Plenary Meeting of the Commission which spanned a period of three weeks and ended on Wednesday, July 1st, 2020. It was presided over by the PSC Chairman, Musiliu Smith, a retired Inspector General of Police.”
The federal government, Wednesday, dismissed report in some quarters that it has postponed resumption of schools any time soon until November, this year.
The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), has dismissed rumours circulating in some social media outfits that it had postponed the 2020 Batch “A” orientation programme, reportedly over Coronavirus scare.
The Federal Government, States and Local Government Councils have shared a total of N647.353 billion from the Federation Account Revenue for January 2020.
The Police Service Commission (PSC) has cautioned Nigerian job seekers against falling prey to conmen out to extort them by promising to assist in job placements.
Secretary General of the Organisation for Petroleum Exporting Countries, OPEC, Mohammad Barkindo, yesterday, disclosed that despite its current anaemic outlook, crude oil would continue to be relevant in the foreseeable future, up to 2045.
Leader of the pan-Yoruba socio-political group, Afenifere, Pa Ayo Adebanjo on Monday, said bad governance superintended by President Muhammadu Buhari, and not COVID-19, is responsible for the country slipping into another recession.
The current effort at the restructuring of the country can only succeed if it is routed through the National Assembly, Sokoto State governor, Aminu Tambuwal, has affirmed.
Though details of the attack were still sketchy, newsmen learnt that the gunmen whose number could not be ascertained stormed the family house of the minister and abducted his blood brother, Babawuro Tofai.
The Head of Department, Computer Engineering of Nuhu Bamalli Polytechnic, Zaria, Eng. Bello Atiku who was abducted by gunmen nine days ago has regained his freedom from the den of the kidnappers.
Monetary policymakers hiked borrowing costs from 10.25 percent, the central bank said in a statement on Thursday. All funding to banks will be carried out at the benchmark rate, the central bank said, ending a policy of setting policy via a so-called interest rate corridor.
Two-term former Governor of Imo State, Senator Rochas Okorocha, has said it is time for Nigeria to produce a president from Igbo land.
Manchester United have reportedly put ex-Man City boss and current Italy coach Roberto Mancini on a managerial shortlist should Ole Gunnar Solskjaer leave.
The Borno State Governor, Prof. Babagana Zulum, has denied a report that he was against attacked by Boko Haram Terrorists along with his convoy.
As part of efforts to checkmate the raging instances of crime and criminalities in Edo state, the Nigerian Army has begun Operation Crocodile Smile VI combing criminal hideouts and arresting suspects, and recovering arms and ammunition.