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The office of the Auditor-General for the Federation (AuGF) has expressed concerns over irregularities and weaknesses in financial regulations across ministries, departments and agencies (MDAs) of government, especially in the disbursement and utilisation of public funds.
The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has vowed to shut down packaged water production facilities that fail the Good Manufacturing Practice requirements.
Senator Samuel Anyanwu who represented Imo East senatorial district, yesterday said that the Southeast zone has been gradually turned into a battleground.
The Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Center, CISLAC, Thursday, hailed President Muhammadu Buhari over the appointment of Dr Orji Ogbonnaya Orji as Executive Secretary of Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative, NEITI.
The new Nigerian Ambassador to Jordan, Hon Faruku Malami Yabo, said the ongoing revalidation of membership by All Progressive Congress (APC) members across the country is to ensure the party wax struggle in the forthcoming general elections.
Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq has vowed to suspend members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kwara who have taken the party to court over its membership registration exercise and the removal of the party chairperson in the state.
Coalition of Northern Groups, CNG, has dismissed media report that it disagreed with Sheik Ahmed Gumi’s call for bandits to be granted amnesty.
Notable rights advocacy group, the Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria, HURIWA, Sunday, urged newly appointed security chiefs to uphold the constitutionally guaranteed rights of Nigerians in their quest to rid the country of insurgency, banditry and all forms of criminality.
A spokesman for Amaechi’s loyalists, recognised by the APC National Secretariat, Ogbonna Nwuke, said, “What is clear to us is that materials are here, but people are to be trained first before registration starts. After the training, then we will go into operations in the field. But for the avoidance of doubt, by next week we (APC) will start registration.”
The Lagos State Environmental and Special Offences (Enforcement) Unit (Taskforce) has revealed how eight persons, out of scores arrested over breach of COVID-19 protocols in the state tested positive of the virus.
The Federal Government may withdraw approval given to the City Pharmaceutical and Allied Partners (CPAPL) over lack of commitment to its pharmaceutical project in Lagos State.
The Federal Road Safety Corps has said that all tankers and articulated vehicles should stop parking along Lagos-Ibadan Expressway especially at the popular Ogere along the same corridor.
Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State, yesterday, approved the constitution of a Special Traffic Management and Enforcement Compliance Team to tackle the traffic gridlock around the Apapa axis.
Dr. Boboye Oyeyemi, Corps Marshal, Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), has called on the public to leverage on the “Flagit” Anti- Corruption App, to report unprofessional and professional conducts exhibited by FRSC staff for punishment and reward where applicable.
The Commissioner for Health in Sokoto State, Dr Ali Inname, says four persons have died and 56 hospitalised as result of the outbreak of diarrhea, occasioned by water contamination in Sokoto, the state capital.
Tanko Yakasai: Ondo governor, Alaafin instigating crisis to undermine Senator Tinubu’s presidential ambition
Speaking in an interview on the current Fulani-Yoruba crisis in the South-West, Yakasai stated that he could smell a grand conspiracy by some behind the scene actors in the South-West, who are using the governor and the respected traditional ruler to stir up the present crisis with a view of discounting the popularity of the former Lagos Governor in the North.
As the crisis in Kwara State All Progressives Congress, APC, deepens, the Speaker of the state House of Assembly, 21 other lawmakers and seven of the nine members of the National Assembly, NASS, from the state backed the removal of Bashir Bolarinwa as the state chairman of the party.
The Lagos State Environmental and Special Offences (Enforcement) Unit (Taskforce) Monday, said it has obtained a Court Order authorising it to publicly auction 88 vehicles arrested for driving against traffic at different parts of the State
Bello, who is the chairman of the newly inaugurated APC Women and Youth Sensitisation and Mobilisation Committee for the membership registration and revalidation exercise, stated this on Tuesday in Abuja.
The former Speaker of the Delta State House of Assembly, Barrister Victor Ochei, has said that Nigeria cannot be described as a failed state despite the security challenges saying that the federal government was working assiduously to tackle such challenges.
The Murtala Mohammad Airport Ikeja domestic terminal One (MMA) recorded a total of 551,380 passengers movements with aircraft movements (landing and take-off) at 6261 between July and December 2020 from the reopening of the airport
Kwara State government began a second round of maternal neonatal tetanus elimination programme across the 10 identified high risk local government areas of the state.
The Nasarawa State Government has given the management of Lafia modern market seven days ultimatum to clear the filth in market or face shutdown.
The Kano State Government said it has initiated a process to enact forestry law to check indiscriminate felling of trees and protect the environment.
Saudi Arabia has ‘completely’ rejected the U.S. intelligence report released on Friday implicating Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman on the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, has relieved his Special Adviser on Media, Salihu Tanko Yakasai, of his appointment.
The Federal High Court, Abuja, on Monday, set aside the interim order through which the Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON) seized property belonging to a businessman, Jimoh Ibrahim, for an alleged N69.4 billion debt.
Kaduna based Islamic cleric, Sheikh Abubakar Gumi has disclosed that abducted Kagara schoolchildren and staff members might regain their freedom today, Sunday, February 21, 2021.
Five-time world champions are one of three top seeds for today’s draw along with host nations Morocco and defending champions Cameroon.
A Federal high Court in Abuja has been asked to compel the Accountant General of the Federation to release details of the N173 billion released to various Ministries, Departments and parastatals during COVID-19
AfDB chief: Restructuring shouldn’t be driven by political expediency but economic, financial viability
This was the submission of the President of the African Development Bank Group, Dr Akinwunmi Adesina, at the second term inaugural lecture of the Ondo State Governor Rotimi Akeredolu in Akure, the state capital.