Gov. Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia has said that his administration will provide the support necessary for the success of the 2023 Population and Housing Census in the state. Ikpeazu made the promise in Umuahia on Thursday during the Abia stakeholders’ summit on the upcoming exercise.   He said that the outcome of the census would […]

President Muhammadu Buhari has asked Governor Samuel Ortom to endeavour to acknowledge his administration’s capital projects in Benue State. The president on Thursday told Ortom that rather than cast only aspersions, he should speak about the good deeds of the present government, whenever he (Ortom) engages the media to criticize the APC-led administration. This according […]

President Muhammadu Buhari, GCFR has signed the Instrument of Ratification for ILO Convention No.190 on Violence and Harassment and the document is set to be deposited with the Director General of the International Labour Organisation by the Federal Ministry of Labour and Employment. The Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Labour and Employment, Ms Kachollom S. […]

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the conferment of a national honour on the Senator representing Ekiti Senatorial District, Sen. Opeyemi Bamidel.   A copy of the letter of award made available to the Newsmen in Abuja on Thursday indicated that the conferment inauguration will be don on Oct. 11 in Abuja.   This is contained […]

The Senate has confirmed the nomination of Justice Olukayode Ariwoola as the substantive Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN). The confirmation followed his screening at the plenary on Wednesday. Ariwoola, while responding to questions before his confirmation said the major challenge of the judiciary was inadequate funding of its operations.   He said the judiciary must […]

The Federal Government on Wednesday released the line up of programmes to commemorate the country’s 62nd Independence Anniversary. Joe Mutah, the Chief Press Secretary in the Ministry of Information and Culture, in a statement in Abuja said the activities would commence with a press conference on Thursday at the National Press Centre in Abuja. He […]

President Muhammadu Buhari says crude oil theft must be addressed. He made this statement during the inauguration of the Presidential Committee on National Economy which he inaugurated in his office on Friday. Acknowledging the impact of the menace on the nation’s revenue exchange, the President reminded them that production of crude oil owing to economic […]

  The Federal Government has uncovered about 54,000 fraudulent payroll entries in its Integrated Personnel and Payroll Information System (IPPIS) through the whistle-blowing policy. Mr Babagana Monguno, who is the National Security Adviser (NSA) disclosed this at the National Policy Dialogue on Corruption and Security organised by the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences […]

The Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria has planned a nationwide protest over crude oil theft. Addressing journalists in Abuja, the PENGASSAN President, Festus Osifo, charged the government to hold those whose responsibility is to protect oil pipelines to account. The association also threatened to withdraw their services should the government failed […]

The Federal Government has threatened to sanction foreign airlines in the country over their refusal to accept naira payment for flight tickets. The Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika, made this known at a briefing today after the Federal Executive Council meeting chaired by President Muhammadu Buhari. He said intelligence reports indicated that some of the […]

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