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With increasing calls for the scrapping of State Independent Electoral Commissions commonly referred to as SIECs, the Head of YIAGA Africa, Mr. Samson Itodo is kicking against such an attempt on the ground that the Independent national electoral commission, INEC, is itself already overburdened. He says those behind such calls appeared to be oblivious of […]

The National Agency for Food and Drugs Administration and Control, NAFDAC is raising an alarm over a falsified batch of Giga-S Injection identified in Aba, Abia State. The falsified batch was purchased from a renowned store located at Araria Market in Aba, Abia State. Giga–S injection Ceftriaxone + Sulbactam Injection.1.5g IM/IV is indicated for the […]

Elsewhere, troops of 6 Brigade Nigerian Army Sector 3 Operation whirl stroke, OPWS have apprehended an imposter posing as Army recruitment official in Taraba State, in an attempt to defraud aspiring military candidates. This operation follows a visit by the Commander 6 Brigade, Brigadier General Kingsley Uwa, to the recruitment center at 114 Battalion Jimilari […]

President Bola Tinubu has directed that all civil servants drawing salaries from the government after relocating abroad should be made to refund the money. The President also directed that the supervisors and department heads of the culprits must also be punished for aiding and abetting the fraud under their watch. Tinubu’ gave the directive on […]

Former Council Chairmen of 21 out of the 23 Local Governments Area (LGA) in Rivers State on Monday staged a protest at their various council areas.  The former LGA bosses protested in their local councils despite an advisory against protests issued by the Rivers State Police Command. At Asari-Toru LGA, the protest almost turned violent […]

The Nigeria Union of Journalists, on Sunday, urged President Bola Tinubu to resolve the lingering issue of the minimum wage of Nigerian workers. The union also called on the President to address the pending issue with the Academic Staff Union of Universities before it snowballs into another major crisis. NUJ, in a 17-paragraph communique issued […]

We begin with The game of thrones in the ancient city of Kano, the State Police Command has deployed more armed personnel to the two palaces housing the contending emirs in the metropolitan local government areas of Kano. It was gathered that the hunters guarding the two palaces withdrew with the arrival of more policemen […]

Plateau state government today commenced the distribution of palliatives to the Muslim faithful across the 17 local governments of the state. This is with the view to cushion the effect of the hardship currently being witnessed as a result of the Federal Government’s economic reforms. One of the overseers of the exercise, Hajiya Jamila Shehu, […]

There seems to be some improvement on the country’s fortunes as the removal of subsidy on Premium Motor Spirit, popularly called petrol, pushed up the statutory revenue allocations from the Federation Account that was shared by the three tiers of government in 2023 to N10.14 trillion. According to data released by the Nigeria Extractive Industries […]

The Senate is asking the Federal Government to immediately compensate the families of the 17 murdered soldiers. The request was made during a session yesterday, as the senators observed a minute of silence in honor of the military personnel who lost their lives on Thursday in Ugheli local government of Delta state. During the session, […]