2019: Ortom Retains Deputy as Running Mate

Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom has announced that he is still with his deputy, Engr Benson Abounu, as his running mate in next year's general elections.

This is just as members of the party have pledged to sustain their support for the governor and other candidates of the party to secure victory in the 2019 elections.

Govern [...]

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Staff of defunct Nigeria Airways get N22bn severance package

Former staff of the defunct national carrier, Nigeria Airways, will from Monday next week start receiving payment of their severance benefits from federal government.

The Minister of Finance, Mrs. Zaibab Ahmed in a statement in Abuja, said the payment worth N22.6billion will last for seven days in three states of Lagos, Kano and Enugu for [...]

Sun, 14 October 2018

Tax: FG to levy owners of assets abroad

Owners of assets outside the shores of the country have been given a 12month grace period, starting from October 8, within which they must declare and pay taxes on their assets abroad.

This directive follows the recent signing of the new executive order number eight, tagged Voluntary Offshore Assets Regularization Scheme, VOARS, by Presid [...]

Sun, 14 October 2018

2019: Ortom Retains Deputy as Running Mate

Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom has announced that he is still with his deputy, Engr Benson Abounu, as his running mate in next year's general elections.

This is just as members of the party have pledged to sustain their support for the governor and other candidates of the party to secure victory in the 2019 elections.

Govern [...]

Mon, 15 October 2018

Atiku’ll restructure Nigeria, uphold rule of law if elected – Group

A group under the aegis of Nigerians Trust Atiku, NTA, has said that restructuring of Nigeria will be made possible if Atiku Abubakar, a former vice president of the country, he is elected as president.

The group called on Nigerians to support Atiku’s presidential bid adjudging him to be a liberal and is poised to live up to the col [...]

Sun, 14 October 2018

Ngige assures of FG commitment to social security

The Federal Government has reaffirmed its commitment to promoting social security in order to eradicate poverty, ensure inclusion and address contemporary socio-economic challenges in the country.

Sen. Chris Ngige, Minister of Labour and Employment, made this known during the Induction/Award of Fellows Ceremony of the Institute for Social [...]

Sun, 14 October 2018

EU supports flood victims in Nigeria with N400m

The European Commission has announced a one million EUROs about N400 million support to the victims of the ongoing flooding across the country.

The head of EU delegation to Nigeria and ECOWAS, Ambassador Ketil Karlsen, said the commission’s funding was to provide shelter, medicine and other basic items for an estimated 60,000 people [...]

Sun, 14 October 2018

Parties yet to submit list of candidates - INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has hinted that some of the 89 political parties that notified the commission of their intention to conduct their primaries are yet to submit the list of its sponsored candidates Form CF002 and personal particulars Form 001.

In a press release signed by National Commissioner, Mallam Muh [...]

Sun, 14 October 2018

18 Nigerians die of Tuberculosis hourly – NTBLCP

It is estimated that no fewer than 18 Nigerians die hourly from Tuberculosis, TB, the National Tuberculosis, Burulli Ulcer and Leprosy Control Programme, NTBLCP, revealed on Friday in Lagos.

The Deputy Director of NTBLCP in the Federal Ministry of Health, Mrs Itohowo Uko, disclosed this at an integrated media parley organised by Brea [...]

Sun, 14 October 2018

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Photo2019: Ortom Retains Deputy as Running Mate

Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom has announced that he is still with his deputy, Engr Benson Abounu, as his running mate in next year's genera [...]

15 October 2018

Photo2019: Ortom Retains Deputy as Running Mate

Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom has announced that he is still with his deputy, Engr Benson Abounu, as his running mate in next year's genera [...]

15 October 2018