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There has been a major shakeup in the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, with the removal of Dr. Maikanti Baru as the Group Managing Director and appointment of Mele Kyari as his successor. President Muhammadu Buhari, who gave nod to the change, also confirmed the appointment of seven Chief Operating Officers. They include Roland Ewubare from […]

It is no longer news that the National Agency for Food, Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has placed a ban on the sale of ‘Sniper’ (insecticide) in Open market and supermarket. The news came directly from NAFDAC’s Director, Veterinary and Allied Products Directorate, Dr Bukar Usman at the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA), Ibadan. […]

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has assured Nigerians and the international community that the era of foot dragging on electoral reforms by the Legislature was over. Gbajabiamila made the promise while receiving the European Union Election Observer team on Nigeria and ECOWAS in Abuja, who were there to present their final report […]

Imo State Governor Emeka Ihedioha has suspended Local government chairmen, vice chairmen, councilors and political appointees of the local governments for six months. The suspension is contained in a statement signed by the Governor, pursuant to alleged recommendations made to him by State House of Assembly. Governor Ihedioha has also set up Interim Management Committees […]

Independent National Electoral Commission says it only experimented the electronic transmission of results through the use of a server and it was not deployed in the 2019 general elections. According to Osun State INEC National Commissioner, Solomon Soyebi, the commission only tested the use of a server in the Anambra, Sokoto and Osun state elections. […]

IIndependent National Electoral Commission is set to embark on reforms, including the electoral legal framework, aimed at ensuring that elections in the country are credible. INEC Chairman, Mahmood Yakubu, confirmed this when the Chief Observer of the European Union Election Observation Mission, Mariah Arena, presented the EU report on the 2019 general elections to him […]

President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the Central Bank of Nigeria to blacklist any firm, its owner and top management caught smuggling or dumping any of the restricted forty three items into Nigeria. The Presidential directive was made known by the CBN Governor, Godwin Emefiele, today in Abuja during a meeting with oil palm producers. Emefiele […]

Nigeria Communications Commission has reaffirmed commitment to bridge the huge gap between existing and planned fibre infrastructure to increase broadband penetration in the country. Executive Vice Chairman, NCC, Professor Umar Garba Danbatta, who stated this in Lagos, said the Commission has set up strategy to ensure access to pervasive broadband through an Open Access Model […]

Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has presented a new policy that will compel potential whistle-blowers to be under oath before filing petition. Zonal head, Kano office, Garba Dugum, made this known in Kano at a training workshop on budget tracking and project monitoring for civil society organizations in northern Nigeria. Dugum said under the new […]

Akwa Ibom State Governor, Udom Emmanuel, has urged Nigerians to use the occasion of the 2019th Democracy Day to rededicate themselves to pursuing issues that cement the nation’s national cohesion and peaceful co-existence. In a statement signed by his Chief Press Secretary, Ekerete Udoh, Governor Emmanuel also celebrated the deepening of the country’s democratic culture […]

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