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The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has directed Deposit Money Banks (DMBs) to dishonour instructions on the payment of salaries, pensions, and taxes of public and private companies that are not transmitted on approved electronic payment and collection platforms.
As Shi’ites vow to mark its annual Ashura procession on Tuesday, a special strike force from the State Police Command consisting of over 200 armed police officers, embarked on a motorised patrol of the city, as early as 6:00 a.m., warning that it will not condone any form of procession, unlawful assembly or demonstration by any group in the state.
Kano State Government, on Wednesday, said, it spent N2.4 billion, for the maintenance of 1, 180 Public Primary and Secondary Schools in the State.
President Muhammadu Buhari has invited investors to make inroads into priority sectors of the Nigerian economy, including power and renewable energy, petrochemical and gas, maritime (shipping and ports), automobiles, mining, agribusiness, healthcare and pharmaceuticals, Information and Communication Technology (ICT) and railways.
Minister of State for Labour and Employment, Senator Omotayo Alasoadura, has said that government must take proactive measure to ensure that it was not left behind in the use of technology in governance purposes as e-governance has become essential for public sector productivity and efficiency.
Chinese police said Saturday they released an employee at the British Consulate in Hong Kong as the city’s pro-democracy protesters took to the streets again, this time to call for the removal of “smart lampposts” that raised fears of stepped-up surveillance.
The Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria, PFN, on Wednesday said the embattled Senior Pastor of Commonwealth of Zion Assembly (COZA), Pastor Abiodun Fatoyinbo, who is enmeshed in a rape allegation has failed to meet with the 5-man fact-finding panel set up by the body to wade into the matter.
In order to ensure a peaceful Sallah celebration in Plateau, security agencies under the coordination of Maj. Gen. Augustine Agundu, Commander, Operation Safe Haven (OPSH), have established an ‘’Intelligence Fusion Centre’’.
The Commissioner of Police in Sokoto, Mr Ibrahim Kaoje, has urged the public to be more security conscious in order to secure the state and the country at large.
Members of the House of Representatives on Tuesday disagreed over a motion urging Kaduna State Government to obey a court order and release the leader of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN), Ibraheem El-Zakzaky.
A suspected arson attack on an animation production company in Japan killed 24 people and injured dozens more on Thursday, with flames gutting the building in the city of Kyoto.
Police in Anambra have arrested five suspected armed robbers and cultists, the command’s Spokesman, Mr Haruna Mohammed, said in statement in Awka on Friday.
General Yakubu Gowon has commended the management of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) for mentoring graduate youths towards becoming responsible leaders in the society.
President Muhammadu Buhari will on Tuesday, June 11, declare open a National Democracy Day Anti-corruption Summit.
The 8th Senate, which was inaugurated on June 9, 2015, adjourned its legislative activities indefinitely after four years on Thursday and will no longer hold legislative activities.
The Nigerian Film Corporation (NFC), organisers of ZUMA Film Festival (ZUFF), has announced that the 2019 edition of the film fiesta will hold on Dec. 1 to Dec. 7 in Abuja.
The Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu, has said the investigation of Senate President Bukola Saraki is not based on personal motive.
The Federal Capital Territory Police Command has pledged to mete out stiff penalties on any officer found guilty of the alleged harassment and molestation of women at the Caramelo Night Club raid in Abuja.
No fewer than fifty timber shades and carpentry workshops were burnt down on Saturday in a market midnight fire in Jos, capital of Plateau State.
President Muhammadu Buhari has sent felicitations to the monarch of Nupe Kingdom in Niger, Etsu Nupe, Alhaji Yahaya Abubakar as he marked 16 years on the throne and celebrated 67th birthday.
Former ward chairmen of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) from the across the 105 wards in the state under the aegis of Patriots have condemned in very strong terms the continued attack on the person of the Senator representing West Senatorial District, Senator Lawrence Ewrudjakpo over his nomination as the running mate to the PDP candidate, Senator Douye Diri in the November 16 governorship election.
Deputy Senate President, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege, has called for “thorough investigation” over the attack on a supporter of President Muhammadu Buhari and the All Progressives Congress (APC), Mr. Elvis Omoiri, in Effurun, Delta state.
Neymar claimed he can handle hostility from Paris Saint-Germain fans and "personal reasons" were behind his desire to quit the club.
The absence of a trial judge at the Ogun State Magistrate Court 1, sitting in Sagamu Judicial Division, on Wednesday, stalled the trial of an alleged notorious land grabber, Kamorudeen Lamina, also known as “Sir K Oluwo”, accused of killing three persons over disputed land in the area.
Civil Society Organizations (CSOs), under the auspices of The Tax Justice and Governance Platform, (TJGP) have called on the federal government to concentrate more efforts on ensuring the proper collection of appropriate taxes than increasing the Valued Added Tax.
Saudi Arabia and Russia on Thursday called on OPEC members and its allies to better comply with oil production cuts.
A youngman, Nasiru Aliyu Abdussalam, of Shekar Maidaki quarters, Kumbotso local government Area of Kano state, has hanged himself to death over a yet to be identified reason.
Adewale Giwa, the Senior Pastor of Awaiting The Second Coming Of Jesus Christ Gospel Church, has appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari to offer victims of xenophobia automatic jobs with a view to making life comfortable for them.