Day: March 1, 2018

The Nigerian Institute of Medical Research (NIMR) has been listed as a World Health Organisation (WHO) prequalified evaluating laboratory to perform assessment of In Vitro Diagnostics (IVDs) commissioned by manufacturers. This means that Nigeria is now part of the ten laboratories currently enlisted as WHO prequalification laboratories all over the world. They are located in […]

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) on Thursday released the results of the just-conducted Mock Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME). The board’s Head, Media and Information, Fabian Benjamin, disclosed this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Thursday in Lagos. According to him, candidates are to check their results on […]

The Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Boss Mustapha, says the Federal Government is committed to ensuring that the new National Minimum Wage meets the present economic realities. Mustapha said this at a dinner and award night organised to mark the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) 40th Anniversary celebration. The theme of the anniversary […]

The House of Representatives has passed a vote of no confidence in the Minister of Solid Minerals Development, Kayode Fayemi. The lawmakers took the decision on Thursday in Abuja after the minister failed to attend a debate on steel development in Nigeria. They equally passed a vote of no confidence in the Minister of Finance, […]

Suspected kidnapper, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike, popularly known as Evans has asked a Lagos High Court sitting in the Igbosere area of Lagos Island to quash the two separate charges filed against him by the Lagos State government. In one of the charges, the state government filed fresh five counts bordering on conspiracy to kidnap, kidnapping and […]

The Nigeria Union of Local Government Employees (NULGE) said only nine states have so far voted in support of Local Government autonomy in the ongoing effort to amend the constitution. The National President of the Union, Ibrahim Khaleel, who made this known at a press conference Wednesday in Abuja said two states out-rightly rejected the […]

The Minister of Interior, Abdulrahman Dambazau, has directed the Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris; and the Commandant-General of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, Abdullahi Muhammadu, to relocate to the North-East. The presidency disclosed this on Wednesday in a series of messages posted on its Twitter handle. According to the message, the two security […]

Two soldiers died as a result of injuries sustained in a suicide attack launched by suspected Boko Haram fighters on troops on Tuesday. The troops had earlier gunned down five Boko Haram fighters in a shootout in the ongoing Operation Deep Punch II within the Lake Chad region. The spokesman of the Operation Lafiyaj Dole […]

The Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has alleged that some persons are using the war against Boko Haram to loot the treasury. He noted that the fight against insurgency had become a business because those benefiting from Internally Displaced Persons scams and payment of ransom (in dollars) to free those abducted by the Boko Haram […]

The House of Representatives on Wednesday summoned the Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun, and her Health counterpart, Prof. Isaac Adewole, over the deduction of N10bn from the Treasury Single Account of the National Health Insurance Scheme. Also summoned were the Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Godwin Emefiele; the Minister of National Planning, Senator […]

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