N75bn MSME schemes’ registration begins Monday -FG

The registration portal for the N75 billion Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises Survival Fund and Guaranteed Off-take schemes of the Federal Government will be opened on Monday, the Minister of State for Industry, Trade and Investment, Mariam Katagum, has announced. According to her, the project, which would run for an initial period of three months, […]

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Resident doctors suspend nationwide strike

Members of the National Association of Resident Doctors have suspended their industrial action. The association’s President, Aliyu Sokomba, confirmed this on Thursday evening. Sokomba, however, said that notwithstanding the suspension of the industrial action, negotiations with Federal Government will continue on Friday morning. It gathered that the strike was suspended following an understanding reached with […]

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FG Begins Full Deregulation, Discards Petrol Price Band

The Federal Government is no more going to be releasing guiding price bands for the sale of Premium Motor Spirit, popularly called petrol, at filling stations. It disclosed this in Abuja through the Petroleum Products Pricing Regulatory Agency, adding that based on this, the downstream arm of the oil and gas sector had been fully […]

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NCDC announces 156 new infections cases now 54,743.

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control has announced 156 new cases of the coronavirus in the country, bringing the total number of confirmed cases nationwide to 54,743. The NCDC disclosed this on its official twitter handle on Friday. According to the health agency, a multi-sectoral national emergency operations centre activated at Level 3 has continued […]

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Nationwide Curfew Now 12am To 4am – FG

The Federal Government says the nationwide curfew placed in the country to restrict movement amid the coronavirus pandemic is now from 12am to 4am. The National Coordinator of the Presidential Taskforce on COVID-19, Dr Sani Aliyu, made this known during a briefing at the Nnamdi Azikwe International Airport, Abuja, on Thursday. Read also: Turning the […]

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Super Eagles To Play Ivory Coast, Tunisia In October

Amaju Melvin Pinnick took to his Twitter handle @PinnickAmaju to brief Nigerians of events as they unfold in football development. He stated that the Federation has been in active discussions about possible friendly matches. He said he was happy to report they have finally sealed two high profile matches for next month as they await the […]

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Ita Enang: CAMA not targeted at religious Bodies

The Presidency on Tuesday doused speculations that the Companies and Allied Matters Act 2020 was targeted at churches, mosques and other religious bodies. The Special Assistant to the President on Niger Delta Affairs and former National Assembly Presidential Liaison Officer, Senator Ita Enang, made the clarification during a brief ceremony held at the secretariat of […]

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New COVID-19 cases, discharge and deaths.

On the 1st of September 2020, 239 new confirmed cases of covid-19 and 10 deaths were recorded in Nigeria. Till date, 54247 cases have been confirmed, 42010 cases have been discharged and 1023 deaths have been recorded in 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory. Read Also: Babatunde Ogunbanwo: Anglican bishop reveals what Buhari has […]

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Salami panel asks Buhari to fire and prosecute Magu

The presidential panel probing Ibrahim Magu, suspended acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), has recommended his sack. In its interim report submitted on Wednesday, the panel headed, by Ayo Salami, retired president of the court of appeal, also recommended that Magu should be prosecuted over allegations of corruption and abuse of […]

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Buhari appoints Daniel Amokachi as SA sports

The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), has appointed former Super Eagles striker,Daniel Amokachi, as a Special Assistant on Sports. This was announced in a press statement by the Media Office of the Minister of Youth and Sports Development on Thursday. The statement was titled, ‘PMB appoints Amokachi Special Assistant, Sports’, and signed by John […]

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President Buhari Reappoints Ugbo As NDPHC MD

The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), has approved the renewal of the appointment of Mr Joseph Chiedu Ugbo as Managing Director of Niger Delta Power Holding Company. Read Also: Europa League Final, One Championship Martial Art Live on StarTimes this Friday Also, he approved renewal of appointments of Messrs Babayo Shehu & Ifeoluwa […]

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Mompha files N5m lawsuit against EFCC over re-arrest

Ismaila Mustapha, an internet celebrity better known as Mompha, has filed a N5 million lawsuit against the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) over his recent re-arrest by the anti-graft agency. The EFCC had earlier arrested Mompha over alleged N32.9 billion money laundering while he was about leaving the Abuja airport for the United Arab […]

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WAEC: Imo Public schools charge to allow malpractice

Some public secondary schools in Imo State are reportedly charging students N2,000 per subject to provide them with answers to questions in the ongoing West African Senior School Certificate Examination. The school owners met with students before the commencement of the examination where they informed them that they would provide the answers if each student […]

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