Day: June 19, 2017

The trial of a former National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party, Mr. Olisa Metuh, which has been on suspension for about six months is to resume Tuesday before a Federal High Court in Abuja. Justice Okon Abang on Monday fixed Tuesday for continuation of the trial after dismissing Metuh’s application for stay of […]

The Senate has joined the ongoing anti-corruption war of the Federal Government by mandating its standing committees to include acceptance of petitions from members of the public on allegations of corrupt practices in any government establishment across the country. Senate President Bukola Saraki, who made the revelation during his speech at the 11th Annual Business […]

The Federal Government is set to release the first tranche of capital release of N350bn to Ministries, Departments and Agencies of government for implementation of the 2017 budget. The Minister of Finance, Mrs Kemi Adeosun disclosed this during a public presentation of the 2017 budget on Monday in Abuja. She said the ministry was ready […]

Niger Delta ex-militants have warned the Nigerian Government to urgently clear backlog of all unpaid monthly allowances owed them. They also reminded government of housing allowances promised during the disarmament segment of the amnesty programme, saying they were running out of patience. National Chairman, Phase II ex-militants, Stephen Ebisinte, spoke in a chat with newsmen […]

The Lagos State Government on Thursday announced the opening of its website to register intending applicants for the 2017 edition of Ready.Set.Work (RSW) scheme which is an entrepreneurship and employability initiative designed to equip final year students of tertiary institutions in the State with the right skills to add value to the society. Special Adviser […]

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo, yesterday met behind closed doors with the Emir of Kano, Malam Sanusi Lamido Sanusi, in the Presidential Villa, Abuja. The meeting which took place at the Vice-President’s mini conference room, lasted for about two hours. When accosted by State House correspondents, the Emir declined to comment on the outcome of the […]

Gov. Godwin Obaseki of Edo says the state government will train primary school teachers on the use of the new curriculum to be introduced in September for the new academic session. The governor disclosed this on Thursday when he inspected facilities at the Abudu campus of the College of Education, Ekiadolor, in Orhiomwon Local Government […]

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