Akpabio condoles Senate reporter over loss of mother, wife

September 30, 2023 Taiye Odewale 0

The President of the Senate , Godswill Akpabio, has condoled Henry Umoru , the Vanguard correspondent in the Senate over the demise of his mother and wife on Tuesday and Wednesday this week . Akpabio in a personally signed condolence message dated 28th September , 2023, addressed to Mr Henry Umoru, the Senate Press Corps and Vanguard Media Limited; prayed Read More

I have no issues with  EFCC – Former kwara commissioner

September 30, 2023 Umar Bayo Abdulwahab 0

Immediate past Kwara state commissioner for works and transport, Engineer Rotimi Iliyasu has debunked rumours making the rounds in some sections of  the social media that he was recently invited  for questioning by the Economic and Financial  Crimes Commission (EFCC) . He said he was never invited nor detained  by the EFCC or any antj- graft agency.  The former  commissioner Read More

Minister unveils Kayi App to drive financial inclusion

September 29, 2023 Benjamin Samson 0

The Minister of Communications, Innovation, and Digital Economy, Bosun Tijani on Thursday launched Kayi Bank, an online payment App, to drive financial inclusion and access to funds by the unbanked in Nigeria and Africa. Speaking at the launch of the App in Abuja, the Minister expressed delight that it would add some impetus to the commitment of the administration of Read More

Climate change: SCI takes tree planting to JSS Hajj-camp Gwagwalada

September 28, 2023 Adeola Akinbobola 0

Save the Children International (SCI) on Thursday planted trees at Junior Secondary School, Hajj-camp in Gwagwalada, Abuja as part of it engagement with the Child Rights Advocacy Club (CRAC) to amplify their voices on climate change impact on nutrition, health and wellbeing. The Health and Nutrition Advocacy Assistant, SCI, Faith Osaretin, explained that it was also part of their generation Read More

APC group accuses NNPP of sponsoring smear campaign against judiciary

September 28, 2023 Bode Olagoke 0

A group of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) on the platform of Progressives Foundational Movement (PFM), said it has allegedly uncovered a multi million naira smear campaign by the New Nigeria People’s Party (NNPP) against the judiciary and it’s processes through a series false stories, manipulated analysis and paid propaganda. The group, in a statement released Thursday in Abuja Read More

Anti-terrorism group faults Kwankwasiya movement over threat to judicial officers 

September 28, 2023 Bode Olagoke 0

The National Coalition Against Terrorism (NCAT) has upbraided members of the Kwankwasiya movement over alleged threat to the life of judicial officers that adjudicated on the petition arising from the Kano state Governorship poll. The National Coordinator of the group, Comrade Terrence Kuanum, warned members of the group against resorting to self help as against the adherence to the rule Read More

Independence: FG declares October 2 public holiday

September 28, 2023 Bode Olagoke 0

The federal government has declared Monday October 2nd 2023 as a public holiday in commemoration of the Nation’s 63rd independence celebration. The Minister of Interior, Dr Olubunmi Tunji-Ojo who made the declaration in Abuja congratulated all Nigerians at home and in the Diaspora. Dr Olubunmi assured Nigerians of Government continued commitment to tackling challenges facing the country. “It is today Read More

Wike fires heads of FCTA parastatals, companies *See full list

September 28, 2023 Abdullahi Muhammad, Abuja 0

Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, (FCT), Barr. Nyesom Wike, has fired some heads of Parastatals, Agencies and Government companies in the Territory. The development is with immediate effect asthis was made known in a statement signed by the Chief Press Secretary, office of the Minister, Mr Anthony Ogunleye, and made available to Journalists in Abuja, Nigeria’s capital. Those officers Read More

Kebbi: Immigration hands over trafficked teenager to NAPTIP

September 28, 2023 Muhammad Sadisu Abubakar 0

The Nigerian Immigration Service(NIS), Kebbi state command, has handed over a 22-year-old suspected victim of human trafficking to the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons n(NAPTIP). The State Comptroller of Immigration, Mrs Rabi Bashir Nuhu, handed over the girl to Kebbi State Commander of NAPTIP at the headquarters of the Service in Birnin Kebbi. She explained that Read More

Eid-el-Maulud: Emulate the Holy Prophet, pray for leaders – Speaker Abbas

September 28, 2023 Joshua Egbodo 0

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Abbas Tajudeen, has greeted the Muslim Ummah on the occasion of this year’s Eid-el-Maulud, which marks the birth of the Prophet Muhammad (SAW). Speaker Abbas, in his message to commemorate the anniversary holding on Wednesday, urged Islamic adherents to emulate the Prophet, noting that his life and teachings will continue to inspire Read More

Osinbajo gets new appointment

September 27, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

Former Nigerian Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has received another appointment. He was appointed as Chair of the Board of Directors for the Climate Action Platform for Africa. The CAP-A Founder, James Mwangi, have m a statement said, “We are deeply honoured to have Prof. Osinbajo join the CAP-A Board of Directors as Chair to assist with the next phase of Read More

Pharmacists take drug abuse campaign to secondary schools in Osun

September 27, 2023 Lateef Ibrahim 0

Bothered by the increased rate of drug abuse in society, the Association of Community Pharmacists Of Nigeria (ACPN), has taken a campaign against drug abuse to secondary schools in Osun state. The association engaged eight secondary school students selected across the state as part of the ongoing 2023 pharmacy week.  The state chairman of the association, Pharmacist Bankole Kamorudeen, who Read More

NAF airstrikes hit IPOB/ESN hideouts in Anambra, Imo

September 27, 2023 Content Editor 0

The Nigerian Air force (NAF) says airstrikes by Air Component of Operation UDO KA II, carried out several strikes on Independent People of Biafra (IPOB)/ Eastern Security Network (ESN) locations at Mother Valley Orsumughu in Nnewi South Local Government Area of Anambra state and at Aku Ihube in Okigwe Local Government Area of Imo state. A statement signed by NAF Read More

Edo developer pledges 300,000 houses to curb shelter deficit

September 27, 2023 Patrick Ahanor 0

As part of efforts to cushion the effects of Housing deficit on the citizenry, a firm, “Neighborhood turn key project” has pledged 300,000 units of affordable housing across the 18 local government areas of Edo state. The company said the initiative is a pilot project in the state and expressed concern that recent studies have shown that 28 million Nigerians Read More

Breaking: Npower, other social investment programmes get new leadership team

September 26, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

President Bola Tinubu has approved the appointment of a new team for all the social investment programmes. The appointment of the National Social Safety Net Coordinating Office (NASSCO) will help the new management team to enhance the effective execution of the national social investment program in Nigeria.   The Minister of Humanitarian Affairs and Poverty Alleviation, Dr Betta Edu, revealed in a statement Read More

Educational status: Tinubu asks US Court to release certificate to Atiku

September 26, 2023 Kehinde Osasona 0

…Blocks CSU from submitting transcript, other records. . President Bola Tinubu has at last agreed that a federal judge in the United States of America should give only his university certificate to his political opponent, Atiku Abubakar. The president, however, pleaded with Judge Nancy Maldonado to block all other details including admission records, among others from being accessed by Atiku Read More

Zamfara abduction: Gender group wants FG to prioritise safety of girls

September 25, 2023 Adeola Akinbobola 0

Girl-child Right and Freedom Protection Centre (GRFPC) a gender-based non-governmental organization has called on the federal government to prioritise the safety and well-being of all citizens, regardless of their gender. The Chairperson, Lynda Temitope Ajayi, in a press statement expressed concern that the crisis of this magnitude requires leaders to stand firm and participate fully in designing effective strategies to Read More

Insecurity: Group wants Tinubu to declare state emergency in Zamfara

September 25, 2023 Adeola Akinbobola, 0

The Zamfara Conflict Resolution Concern Forum (ZCRC) has called President Bola Tinubu to immediately set the stage for the declaration of and indefinite state of emergency in Zamfara state following the mounting security challenges the state is currently experiencing. The Convener, Tukur Sabi Gusau in a press statement, said the people of Zamfara cannot continue to live and die under Read More

FG announces programmes for low-key 63rd Independence celebration

September 25, 2023 Benjamin Samson 0

The federal government Monday said the 63rd independence celebration will be low-key because of the current economic situation in the country. Addressing a world press conference at the National Press Centre in  Abuja, the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Senator George Akume,  said the theme of the anniversary is, “Nigeria @ 63, Renewed Hope for Unity & Prosperity.” Read More

Eid-ul-Maulid: FG declares Wednesday 27th public holiday

September 25, 2023 Bode Olagoke, Abuja 0

The federal government has declared Wednesday 27th September, 2023 as Public Holiday in commemoration of Eid-ul-Maulid celebration, the birth of the Holy Prophet Muhammad (Peace be upon him). The Minister of Interior, Dr. Olubunmi Tunji-Ojo who made the declaration in Abuja congratulated all Muslim faithfuls both home and in the Diaspora for witnessing this year’s occasion. His admonition to Nigerians, Read More