Monthly Archives: September, 2020

Nigeria At 60: FG Declares Thursday, October 1, As Public Holiday

The Federal Government has declared Thursday, October 1, as a public holiday to mark the Nation’s 60th Independence Anniversary Celebration.    The Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola who made the declaration on behalf of the Federal Government, congratulated all Nigerians...

Humanitarian Minister Tells ICPC Boss To Publish Names Of Culprits

The Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management, and Social Development has released a statement dissociating itself from a trending report in the media titled “N2.72b for School Feeding During Lockdown Diverted To Private Accounts”. In a statement released on Monday...

N2.67bn School Feeding Funds Diverted Into Personal Accounts – ICPC

The sum of N2.67 billion paid to some Federal Colleges for school feeding during the lockdown has been traced to some private accounts, the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) announced on Monday at the Presidential...

Yemi-Esan Warns Civil Servants Against Joining Labour Strike

The Federal Government has warned civil servants against joining the industrial action declared by labour unions across the country. The warning follows the deadlock in the meeting between the Federal Government and organised labour, Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and Trade...

Nigeria At 60: National Independence Exhibition (Pictures)

As part of activities lined-up for the celebration of the 60th anniversary of Nigeria's Independence, the federal government on Monday organized an Historical Exhibition at the National Press Centre, Abuja. Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Muhammed, who opened the...

ICPC At 20: Buhari Set To Launch National Ethics and Integrity Policy

The 20th-anniversary celebration of the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission, ICPC has commenced with a Webinar at the Banquet Hall, State House, Abuja. ICPC is the apex body vested with the responsibility to fight corruption and related...

APC Disclaims Purported ‘Suspensions’ Of Governor Kayode Fayemi

The National Secretariat of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has debunked the purported "suspension" of the Governor of Ekiti State, Kayode Fayemi. In a statement released on Friday by the Deputy National Publicity Secretary All Progressives Congress (APC), Yekini Nabena also...

Edo Election: APC Suspends Ekiti State Governor, Fayemi

The State Executive Committee of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ekiti State has suspended Governor Kayode Fayemi. According to a statement released by the party on Friday, the governor was suspended due to “his numerous anti-party activities, especially his...

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo And Wife, Are Now Grandparents

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo and wife, Dolapo, are now grandparents as their daughter, Oluwadamilola, and her husband, Oluseun Bakare, have welcomed their first child. Vice President, who announced the good news via his Twitter account, said Oluwadamilola and Oluseun welcomed...

Kaduna Emir: El-Rufai Declares Public Holiday For Late Emir Of Zazzau

Kaduna State Governor, Nasir el-Rufai has declared three days mourning for the late Emir of Zazzau, Alhaji Shehu Idris. In a statement on Monday reads: "public offices would open on September 21 and September 22 but “there will be a...
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Court Orders Maina To Remain In Prison Till End Of Trial

Following the return of the defunct Pension Reform Taskforce Team Chairman, Abulrasheed Maina, Justice Okon Abang of the Federal...
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COVID-19: Arik Air Lays Off 300 Workers

Management of Arik Air has terminated the appointments of 300 members of its staff to Coronavirus pandemic, COVID-19. The airline made this known on Friday...

Lai Mohammed’s Ministry Releases List Of Over 290 Fake Staff

The Federal Ministry of Infomation & Culture has released the list of over 290 fake staff within the Ministry. In an internal circular made available...

Maina Returns To Nigeria After Arrest In Niger Republic

Former Chairman of the defunct Pension Reform Task Team, PRTT, Abdulrasheed Maina has returned to Nigeria to face his ongoing money laundering trial. Maina was...

Buhari Ready To Appear Before NASS Over Insecurity Challenges

President Muhammadu Buhari has indicated his readiness to address Nigerians on the rising insecurity across the country through the citizens’ representatives at the National...