An Abuja based lawyer, Sayo Odumosu, has petitioned the Director General of the Department of State Security, DSS, Mr. Lawal Daura, over the alleged vandalization of his law office and seizure of his property by personnel the Service in an operation that lasted for several hours.
Odumosu in the [...]
The Kwara House of Assembly has directed a probe of the substitution of indigene slots for non-indigenes into the Nigerian Army.
The House made the call in its resolution after a motion on the alleged substitution of the names of Kwara indigenes for non-indigenes into the army.
Hon. Ahme [...]
The World Bank Group has said Nigeria could have successfully withstand the global oil price crash, if decisive measures were taken to end subsidy payment on petroleum products by the federal government.
The bank in its ‘Nigeria Economic Report No. 3’, released last week, said the $ [...]
The lingering fuel scarcity that had threatened most parts of the economy may soon be resolved as the federal government, last week, announced N407 billion subsidy payment to oil marketers.
Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun, had in a statement announced the payment, disclosing that a total [...]
About 30 million Nigerian children will be provided with a litre of milk a day, under the school feeding programme for primary and secondary, the federal government has hinted.
Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbe, who said the move is aimed at tackling the problem of [...]
The Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative, NEITI, has expressed worries over what it describes as the lack of proper synergy amongst government agencies in tracking the country’s revenues from exported solid minerals.
NEITI observed that the Ministry of Mines and Steel Dev [...]
A total of about 5,917 fraud cases were allegedly committed in the banking sector in the last six months, the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, has said.
Data from the CBN’s Financial Stability Report revealed that the fraud cases involved the sum of N11.98bn in the first half of this year. [...]
The National Human Rights Commission, NHRC, has advocated for appropriate legal framework for the protection of the rights of the elderly in the country.
Executive Secretary, NHRC, Professor Ben Angwe, who disclosed this in Abuja at the sensitization programme on the rights of the elderly in ce [...]
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