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Insecurity: Nigerians indebted to armed forces for sacrifices made – Lawan

Insecurity: Nigerians indebted to armed forces for sacrifices made – Lawan

The President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, yesterday said the armed forces deserves the support of Nigerians for the sacrifices made in tackling the security challenges facing the country.   Lawan made this statement at…

COVID-19: Get vaccinated or lose your jobs, FG tells workers

COVID-19: Get vaccinated or lose your jobs, FG tells workers

The Federal Government has ordered its workers to get fully vaccinated against COVID-19 if  they desire to keep their jobs.   The Secretary to Government of the Federation (SGF) Mr. Boss Mustapha had announced that…

Six parties will participate in Ekiti LG election –SIEC

Six parties will participate in Ekiti LG election –SIEC

The Chairman of the Ekiti State Independent Electoral Commission (SIEC), Justice Jide Aladejana, yesterday said six parties would participate in the December 4 local council election. Aladejanalisted them as Action Alliance (AA), African Democratic Congress…

Unexpected death of pastors worries CAN

Unexpected death of pastors worries CAN

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has expressed concern over what it described as unexpected passage of church leaders even as it called for intensive prayers for protection and longer life for those alive to…

Senate uncovers N16bn ‘fraud’ in ministry’s 2022 budget

Senate uncovers N16bn ‘fraud’ in ministry’s 2022 budget

The Senate Committee on Environment yesterday said it uncovered about  N16 billion said to have been included in the 2022 budget by the Ministry of Environment for servicing of debts believed to have been collected…

Oil theft thrives because military, police, others are involved –Wike

Oil theft thrives because military, police, others are involved –Wike

Emmanuel Masha, Port Harcourt Governor of Rivers State Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has said the fight to stop oil theft continues to fail because security officials are involved in illegal bunkering.   According to him, Nigerians…

Okowa asks FG to address rising cost of cooking gas

Okowa asks FG to address rising cost of cooking gas

Delta State Governor, Ifeanyi Okowa has advised the Federal Government and other policymakers to intervene in the soaring prices of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG).   He made the call yesterday at a two-day LPG Sensitisation…

Pension operators’ paid-up share capital hits N40.29bn

Pension operators’ paid-up share capital hits N40.29bn

8 PFAs meet N5bn recapitalisation target As the Contributory Pension Scheme (CPS) progresses with time, the 32 pension fund operators’ paid-up share capital has risen steadily to N40.293 billion. The figure represents the total amount…

Scores feared killed as fire ravages Nembe jetty in P’Harcourt

Scores feared killed as fire ravages Nembe jetty in P’Harcourt

… Rivers launches investigation   Scores of people were feared dead in an early morning fire at the Nembe/Bonny/ Bille jetty in Port Harcourt yesterday. The fire reportedly burnt boats conveying mostly goods. The fire…

Opposition politics not good for Ndigbo –Ohanaeze

Opposition politics not good for Ndigbo –Ohanaeze

Ohanaeze Ndigbo Worldwide under the leadership of Chief Chidi Ibe yesterday advised the Federal Government that only additional state creation for the South-East will make the All Progressives Congress (APC) acceptable in the zone.  …