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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Banky W, Adesua Etomi Welcome Baby Boy

Popular Nigerian singer Banky W and his wife, Adesua Etomi have welcomed their first child. The couple tied the...
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Kagara Abduction: Crashed Plane Was Scheduled To Conduct Surveillance – NAF

The ill-fated military plane was scheduled to conduct surveillance missions over Niger State and its environs in connection with the concerted efforts to secure...

Plane Crash: Buhari Extends Condolences To NAF, Families Of Victims

Nigeria's President, Muhammadu Buhari has expressed deep sadness over the fatal crash of Nigerian Air Force (NAF) Beechcraft KingAir B350i aircraft on Sunday in...

Happening Now: Military Plane Crashes Near Abuja Airport (Pictures)

A military aircraft has crashed at the Abuja Airport enroute Minna.

Atiku Felicitates With Former Senate President, Anyim At 60

Former Vice President of Nigeria, Atiku Abubakar has extended his goodwill message to the erstwhile Senate President, Dr. Anyim Pius Anyim on the occasion...