VIDEO: PDP Inaugurates New National Chairman, 20 NWC Members

   Nigeria’s main opposition party, the Peoples Democratic Party has sworn in a new National Working Committee (NWC) to pilot the affairs of the party for the next four years. PDP National Chairman, Iyorchia Ayu, and 20 other members of the NWC were sworn in on Friday at a ceremony held at the International … Continue reading VIDEO: PDP Inaugurates New National Chairman, 20 NWC Members

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Alleged N69.4bn Debt: Jimoh Ibrahim, NICON Lose Appeals Against AMCON

  The Court of Appeal, Lagos Division has dismissed an appeal by the Chairman of Global Fleet Group, Mr Jimoh Ibrahim, challenging the Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON)’s seizure of his 12 assets and freezing of all his accounts over his alleged N69.4billion debt. AMCON’s Head of Corporate Communications Department, Jude Nwauzor, disclosed this … Continue reading Alleged N69.4bn Debt: Jimoh Ibrahim, NICON Lose Appeals Against AMCON

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Lagos Govt Shuts 34 Medicine Outlets For Non-Compliance

  The Lagos State government has shut 34 medicine outlets at Shomolu, Bariga, Gbagada, and Ifako areas of Shomolu and Kosofe Local Government areas as well as Bale and Savage streets in Orile Iganmu Local Council Development Area of the state for non-compliance to regulatory standards. Commissioner for Health in the state, Professor Akin Abayomi, … Continue reading Lagos Govt Shuts 34 Medicine Outlets For Non-Compliance

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US Sanctions Chinese, North Korean Firms Over Human Rights Abuses

  The United States unveiled a raft of new rights-abuse sanctions Friday on senior officials and entities in eight countries, with targets ranging from a Chinese firm specializing in facial recognition technology to a giant cartoon studio in North Korea. Timed for International Human Rights Day and supported in part by Britain and Canada, the … Continue reading US Sanctions Chinese, North Korean Firms Over Human Rights Abuses

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Evans To Know Fate On February 25, Four Years After Arrest

  The Lagos State High Court in Ikeja has fixed February 25, 2022, to deliver judgment in the case of alleged kidnap kingpin, Chukwudimeme Onwuamadike, also known as, Evans and five others charged with conspiracy and kidnapping. Justice Hakeem Oshodi fixed the date after lawyers to Evans and his co-defendants argued and adopted their final … Continue reading Evans To Know Fate On February 25, Four Years After Arrest

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Court Dismisses Suit Challenging Dissolution Of Zamfara APC Exco

  The Federal High Court sitting in Gusau has dismissed the suit filed by 10 former Local Government chairmen of the All Progressives Congress (APC) loyal to a former Zamfara State Governor, Abdul’Aziz Yari. One Abdulaziz Danmaliki and nine others had instituted the suit in July to challenge the dissolution of the state’s caretaker committee … Continue reading Court Dismisses Suit Challenging Dissolution Of Zamfara APC Exco

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5G Deployment: NCC Conducts Mock Exercise Ahead Of Monday Auction

  The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) says it has successfully carried out a mock session for the 3.5 gigahertz (GHz) spectrum auction for the deployment of the Fifth Generation (5G) network in the country. NCC spokesman, Dr. Ikechukwu Adinde, explained that the simulated auction held on Friday in Abuja was preparatory to the main auction … Continue reading 5G Deployment: NCC Conducts Mock Exercise Ahead Of Monday Auction

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ASUU Threatens To Go On Strike, Asks Nigerians To Blame Govt

  Members of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) have threatened to embark on another industrial action following a three-week ultimatum issued by the union last month. They, however, called on well-meaning Nigerians to prevail on the Federal Government to honour the agreement reached with the union. The lecturers made the call on Friday … Continue reading ASUU Threatens To Go On Strike, Asks Nigerians To Blame Govt

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Buhari Pledges Credible Elections In 2023, Peaceful Transfer Of Power To Winners

  President Muhammadu Buhari has assured Nigerians and the international community of free and fair elections when citizens go to the polls to elect a new leader in 2023. He gave the assurance on Friday at a Virtual Summit for Democracy organised by President Joe Biden of the United States, saying necessary mechanisms would be … Continue reading Buhari Pledges Credible Elections In 2023, Peaceful Transfer Of Power To Winners

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Why We Withdrew Frequencies Approval For Emirates Airlines – NCAA

The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has explained why it withdrew the ministerial approval granted to Emirates Airlines by the Ministry of Aviation.

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