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Mr. Akinyelure said the issue of employing graduates as casual workers raised a concern, as “more workers continue to groan under this immoral strategy of cutting costs by employers rendering them inferior to their counterparts in other countries of the world.”
The Senate, on Thursday, considered a bill seeking to stop employers in the private and public sectors from engaging employable Nigerian graduates as casual workers.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Thursday closed its case in the ongoing alleged N1.4billion fraud trial of an embattled former Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) President, Mr Paul Usoro, SAN.
An Ado-Ekiti Chief Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday, ordered the remand of a 27-year-old man, Joseph Olaniyi, at the Correctional centre in Ado-Ekiti over alleged rape of a 13-year-old girl.
Twenty-four pregnant women, 11 children have been rescued from a suspected baby factory in Calabar, Cross River State, according to newsmen.
Some prominent stakeholders from Ibarapaland in Oyo State have declared readiness to support measures aimed at halting the incessant security challenges ravaging the area.
The bills are tilted (Administration of Criminal Justice Act. (Amendment) Bill, 2021 (HB. 1186); Armed Forces Act (Amendment) Bill, 2021 (HB. 1187) and Cybercrimes (Prohibition, Prevention, Etc.) Bill, 2021 (HB. 1188).
United States President, Joe Biden, has directed America’s foreign missions to push for the legalisation of homosexuality in their respective host countries.
The Ekiti State Government through the Attorney-General (AG) and Commissioner for Justice, Mr. Wale Fapohunda, has dragged the Inspector General of Police (IG), Mohammed Adamu, to court over the dismissal of a police constable, Omolola Olajide, for getting pregnant without serving the required number of years.
The Central Bank of Nigeria yesterday directed banks and other financial institutions to immediately close any accounts dealing in cryptocurrency or facilitating payment for crypto currency exchange, with immediate effect.
The Kaduna state Government, on Friday, said two persons died, eight others sustained serious injuries in a road traffic crash along the Kaduna-Abuja Expressway.
Mozambican President Filipe Nyusi announced Thursday the southern African nation will go under a curfew from Friday following coronavirus breakout.
Earlier, the Prosecution Counsel, Mr Abdullahi Babale, told the court that the defendant on Dec.10, 2020 with the intention to obtain financial benefit, “procured the illegal entry of 12 female victims aged 17 to 28 years from Oyo State to Libya enroute Kano and Katsina.
About two million Mozambicans in the epicentre of the country's coronavirus breakout will from Friday adhere to a curfew for the first time since the civil war ended in 1992, President Filipe Nyusi announced on Thursday.
Nigeria’s leading anti-corruption group, Human and Environmental Development Agenda, (HEDA Resource Centre) has dragged to court the Attorney General and Minister of Justice, Mr Abubakar Malami, over the Asset Tracing, Recovery and Management Regulations, 2019.
The Nigerian Police Force (NPF), on Tuesday, commended Lagos House of Assembly for taking `bold step’ to curb the menace of cultism and other vices in the state.
The Lagos State House of Assembly has passed the Unlawful Societies and Cultism (Prohibition) Bill 2020.
Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has urged the Senate President Dr Ahmad Lawan, and Speaker of House of Representatives Mr Femi Gbajabiamila to “use their good offices to urgently probe and refer to appropriate anti-corruption agencies allegations that N4.4 billion of public money budgeted for the National Assembly is missing, misappropriated, diverted or stolen, as documented in three audited reports by the Office of the Auditor-General of the Federation.”
Corporate Accountability and Public Participation Africa, CAPPA, on Friday, launched the TakeApart Nigeria report entitled “The Big Tobacco Allies— How tobacco companies use intermediaries to foster their corporate social responsibility initiatives and promote their image in Nigeria”.
Justice Darius Khobo of the Kaduna State High Court on Thursday sentenced a man, Godwin James, to six months imprisonment for internet fraud.
North Korea have pulled out of next month’s qualifying matches for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar, the Asian Football Confederation said Sunday.
Nigerian singer Peter Okoye of the defunct music group, Psquare, has congratulated Chelsea despite their 1-0 loss to Leicester City in the Final of the FA Cup on Saturday.
The Lagos State Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Mr. Gbenga Omotoso, has said Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu’s investment in the education sector has begun to yield positive result.
Reports have surfaced linking forward Arnautovic, who thrived under Moyes during his first spell in charge of West Ham, with a return to the club.
Karius has spent this season on loan with Union Berlin, though has spent the campaign largely on the bench. The goalkeeper has played 5 matches for the Berlin team and conceded 4 goals.
The Celestial Church of Christ (CCC) has blamed the death of Kayode Badru, a Lagos-based socialite, who died from a candle fire incident, due to the “abuse of spiritual perfumes.”
Trading resumed on the Nigerian Exchange on Friday after the public holidays to mark the Eid-el-Fitr celebration with growth of N25 billion.
In order to eliminate poisonous gaseous emission in the air, the Federal Government on Monday rolled out the National Action Plan (NAP) for the reduction and eventual elimination of mercury use in the artisanal and small-scale gold mining sector of the country.
Mark Evans the estranged father of British superstar singer, Adele has died of cancer at 57 after years of high-profile disputes and public rows with the singer.
The African Action Congress, AAC, has stated that the Department of State Services, DSS, should now and cannot intimidate Nigerians into “forced patriotism” in a society where social justice is absent.