Lagos Tertiary Institutions To Now Have Governing Council

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Wednesday approved the composition of Governing Councils for the tertiary institutions in the state. The Governor in a statement signed by the Secretary to the State Government, Mr Tunji Bello, listed the names of members of Governing Council for the Lagos State University, Micheal Otedola College of Primary […]

NLC Threatens To Sue Punch Over False Report

A member of the Nigeria Union of Pensioners in Osun has on Wednesday denied that it has urged the Central Bank of Nigeria to put an embargo on the N34.988bn bailout loan released to the state for workers salaries and pensions. Mr. Tunde Oguniyi, who was quoted by Punch newspaper as the Chairman of Osun […]

FG Reiterates Commitment To Execution Of Amnesty Programme

The Federal Government has reiterated its commitment to the Amnesty programme. This was revealed by the Special Adviser to the President on Niger Delta and Coordinator of the programme, retired Brig.-Gen. Paul Boroh who spoke with the News Agency of Nigeria in Abuja on Wednesday Boroh said the Federal government would ensure the sustenance of […]

Buhari Appoints Abonyi As Registrar, EHORCN

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday approved the appointment of Dominic Abonyi, as registrar and chief executive officer of the Environmental Health Officers Registration Council of Nigeria. This is contained in a statement issued by Kehinde Openibo, Head, Press and Public Communications of the council, in Abuja. According to the statement, the appointment took effect from […]

Terrorism: 200 Insurgents Captured And De-radicalized, Says Army

The Department of Civil Military Affairs at the Army Headquarters said on Wednesday that it had captured and de-radicalised over 200 Boko Haram insurgents in Adamawa. The Commander, 28 Task Force Brigade, Mubi, V O Ezugwu, a Brigadier-General, said this at the opening of a two-day sensitisation programme on de-radicalization held in Mubi, Adamawa. “This […]

Nigeria To Operate Zero-Based Budget Come 2016- Osibanjo

The Federal Government is planning to operate a zero-based budgeting format for its 2016 budget planning, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has said. This zero-based budgeting would be carefully coordinated to ensure that it is policy-driven, especially regarding the proposed social intervention policy of the Buhari administration. Zero-based budgeting is planning according to needs and costs, […]

Release My Wife, The Sun Editor Appeals To Abductors

Deputy Managing Director (DMD) of The Sun Newspapers, Steve Nwosu Tuesday appealed to the abductors of his wife, Toyin, to release her. He made the appeal at his Ago Palace Way, Okota, Lagos residence, while addressing reporters on the incident which occurred early Monday morning. A visibly troubled Nwosu described himself as a poor journalist […]

Osun NLC Defends Aregbesola, Says He Has No Plan To Divert Bailout Funds

Contrary to insinuations by the Osun Peoples Democratic Party PDP that the Governor, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola has diverted the bailout loan to finance contracts, the National President, Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Comrade Aliyu Wabba ‎has said that the Osun bailout loan is intact. Comrade Wabba made this disclosure while speaking with journalists shortly‎ after the […]