AWC: Minister canvases women unity

FCT Minister of State, Dr. Ramatu Tijjani Aliyu, has called on women in Africa to unite in the fight against gender inequality and marginalization facing them. 

Aliyu made the call in a paper she presented at the just concluded 3rd edition of Africa Women’s Conference, AWC, in Marake [...]

Sun, 24 November 2019

Minister to NUJ: Lead campaign to rid social media of fake news, hate speech

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has charged the Nigerian Union of Journalists, NUJ, to lead the ongoing effort to rid the social media of fake news and hate speech

Receiving the national executive of the NUJ led by its president, Mr. Chris Isiguzo, during a courtes [...]

Sun, 24 November 2019

Court nullifies dismissal of Nigerian National Merit Award scribe

Justice Edith Agbakoba of the National Industrial Court of Nigeria, Abuja Judicial division, has declared the purported termination of the appointment of the secretary of the Nigerian National Merit Award, Professor Gbolagade Ayoola, as null, void and of no effect.

The defendants, governing boa [...]

Sun, 24 November 2019

Kogi polls: Police failed in securing elections-Nwankwo

The Executive Director of Policy and Legal Advocacy Centre, PLAC, Mr. Clement Nwankwo, has berated the conduct of the police during the governorship and senatorial rerun elections in Kogi State.

He made this known in Abuja, while briefing journalist adding that the police failed in securing the [...]

Sun, 24 November 2019

Ameachi recommends borrowing for infrastructure devt

Despite the rising debt profile of the country, Nigeria’s Minister of Transportation, Mr. Rotimi Ameachi, has said the federal government can borrow to fix infrastructure.

The minister who gave the opinion in Abuja, explained that negotiations are already on-going with the Chinese governm [...]

Sun, 24 November 2019

Benue, Nasarawa governors charge media against sensational reports

Media practitioners have been admonished to avoid fake news, rumour mongering and sensational reportage in writing about conflicts among the people so as to help government in achieving peace in the Nigeria society.

Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom and his Nasarawa State counterpart, Abdullahi [...]

Sun, 24 November 2019

EFCC arraigns bank, staff for criminal negligence

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Makurdi Zonal Office, has arraigned one Amos Richard Chimaobi, a compliance and internal control staff of Union Bank Plc and, his employer, Union Bank Plc before Justice Mobolaji Olajuwon of the Federal High Court, Makurdi, Benue State.

The de [...]

Sun, 24 November 2019

Poor data management, huge challenge to Nigeria’s growth - NBS

The Director General, National Bureau of Statistics, NBS, Dr. Yemi Kale, has said that the challenges facing Nigeria is as a result of lack of adequate data management.

He made this disclosure during the 10TH Anniversary of Project Management Conference held at the Shehu Yar’dua Center in [...]

Sun, 24 November 2019


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