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Toward boosting the morale of Police Officers across the country, owing to the heavy damages inflicted on the Police both in the killing of over 22 officers, injuries to many others and destruction of Police Stations, the Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has endorsed the promotion of 82, 779 junior rank and file officers.
The Inspector-General of Police, IGP MA Adamu, has today, 23rd November, 2020 approved the promotion of Eighty-Two Thousand, Seven Hundred and Seventy Nine (82,779) Junior Police Officers to their next ranks. The promotion of the officers comprising 56,779 Sergeants to Inspector, 17,569 Corporal to Sergeants and 8,431 Constables to Corporal is part of the on-going efforts at boosting the morale of personnel and repositioning the Force for greater efficiency.
Organised labour has kicked against the decision of the Federal Government to continue to fix the price of petroleum products in the country.
The Organized Labour accused the Federal Government of not being prepared for a sincere and honest dialogue in finding a lasting solution to the petroleum price increase and electricity tariffs.
Former president of the Nigerian Trade Union Congress, TUC, Mr Peter Esele, has reacted to the walkout staged by the TUC leadership and Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, during a meeting with representatives of the federal government over the increment in pump price stressing that the labour leaders have limited options to explore over the matter.
Stakeholders in the downstream value chain of the oil and gas sector has stressed that deregulation remaines the most appropriate and sustainable direction available to the nation as global price of crude oil continues to reel under the pressure of the global coronavirus pandemic.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) yesterday called on President Muhammadu Buhari and his party, the All Progressives Congress (APC), to accept their failure and allow competent, transparent and honest hands to effectively manage the economy, as that is the only way to save Nigeria from an imminent economic collapse.
The stock market declined by 2.5 per cent last week following profit taking after weeks of sustained growth. The market, which spiked by 12.9 per cent the previous week, closed lower last week as the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) All-Share Index (ASI) shedding 2.5 per cent to be at 34,136.82. The market capitalisation closed lower at N17.838 trillion.
Labour union representatives on Sunday staged a walk-out from a meeting with the federal government, barely five minutes after it started.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has affirmed that two recessions under the present dispensation is an indication of the lack of competence on the part of President Muhammadu Buhari to manage the Nigerian economy.
GOtv Boxing Night 21, which is scheduled to hold on 27 November at the Rowe Park Sports Centre, Lagos, will be broadcast live on SuperSport Select 2 (channel 34).
The revenue from petrol sold by the Petroleum Products Marketing Company (PPMC), a subsidiary of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), has dropped in the first two consecutive months of price hike.
A United source is said to have told the outlet the club would be willing to take a financial hit on their record signing - who they spent £89million on in the summer of 2016 - by accepting a £40million offer for his services.
The Federal Government and Organised Labour will meet this evening over the recent hike in pump price of Premium Motor Spirit, PMS, commonly known as petrol that shocked Labour leaders and Nigerians in the wake of tension created by the September increment.
Manchester United face a goalkeeping crisis in January and it is entirely of their own making.
He said market forces should determine the appropriate price for petrol whenever the commodity is deregulated in line with the best practices so as to avoid further corruption in the oil sector.
Workers under the umbrella of the National Union of Chemical, Footwear, Rubber, Leather and Non-Metallic Products Employees (NUCFRLANMPE) have warned the Federal Government against further increase in the pump price of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) otherwise known as petrol.
Troops of Operation Fire Ball have eliminated five Boko Haram (BHT)/ISWAP terrorists and recovered a cache of arms and ammunition as well as bags of assorted grains in recent attacks on their hideouts in Borno.
President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed grief over the killing of farmers on rice fields at Zabarmari in Jere Local Government of Borno, describing the terrorist killings as insane.
The Bible Society of Nigeria (BSN) on has announced the appointment of Pastor Samuel Sanusi as its new General Secretary/ Chief Executive Officer-Designate.
Azubuike Iheanacho, the medical doctor that was kidnapped in Dekina Local Government Area of Kogi State, has revealed that he had to pay a ransom before the abductors freed him.
Aruna Quadri returned to winning ways with TTC RhönSprudel Fulda-Maberzell (TTC) in the Table Tennis Bundesliga as the Nigerian was instrumental to his team’s 3-1 win over TTC OE Bad Homburg at the weekend.
The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, has accused CNN of desperation over its second report on the Lekki toll plaza shootings that happened on October 20.
The International Organisation for Migration (IOM), with supports from the British High Commission, has provided equipment to 19 Ports of Entry (POE) in Nigeria to boost response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
The Katsina State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA), on Monday said that the state had recorded 37,970 cases of various disasters between January and September, 2020.
The Senate has mandated its Committees on Legislative Compliance and Communications to invite the Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr Isa Ali Pantami, to impress on him the need to implement the resolutions of the Senate regarding security related to the mandate of his ministry.
Ooni of Ife Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi on Wednesday named his newborn prince after the 49th monarch of the ancient town, Oba Adesoji Aderemi.