Politics

Screening and confirmation of the newly appointed Service Chiefs have commenced. The event which is taking place in the Abuja is coordinated by the House of Representatives Committee on Defence. Chairman of the Committee on Defence and Chairman of the Ad-hoc Committee screening the Service Chiefs, Babajimi Benson, said the lawmakers will give the service […]

Senate will today debate on clashes between farmers and herders in parts of the country. Leader of the Senate, Yahaya Abdullahi, who confirmed this while addressing journalists at his office in Abuja, said his deputy, Ajayi Boroffice, would raise a motion on the issue. While noting that local political leaders should be encouraged to find […]

In the final hours of his presidency, Donald Trump has pardoned seventy-three people, including his former adviser, Steve Bannon, who is facing fraud charges. Another seventy people had sentences commuted, ahead of Joe Biden’s inauguration today. Rapper Lil Wayne and a former Google engineer, Anthony Levandowski, received a pardon and there were commutations for rapper, […]

Ogun State Commissioner for Environment, Abiodun Abudu-Balogun, has been suspended pending the conclusion of an investigation into the alleged sexual harassment of a sixteen-year-old girl, Barakat Melojuekun. A statement by the Secretary to the State Government, Tokunbo Talabi, explained that the suspension was to enable the commissioner to cooperate with the police investigation. The State […]

Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Mohammed Umar Abba, says the anti-graft agency secured eight hundred and sixty-five convictions from a total of one thousand, three hundred and five cases it filed in courts in 2020. He also announced that a total of seven thousand, three hundred and forty cases were […]

President Muhammadu Buhari has sacked Daniel Pondei as the acting managing director of the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC. In his place, he has approved the appointment of an interim administrator to oversee the affairs of the Commission in the person of the Acting Executive Director, Finance and Administration of the Commission,  Effiong Okon Akwa, […]

Workers in the employ of the Akwa Ibom State Government have been assured of payment of the outstanding one month Minimum wage arrears as soon as possible. Head of Civil Service, Elder Effiong Essien made the pledge while speaking as guest of honour at the end of the year meeting and inauguration of water project […]

Nigerian Communications Commission is pledging more collaboration with universities in the country towards transforming Nigeria into a knowledge-based economy. Chairman of the Commission’s board, Professor Adeolu Akande, made the promise while paying a courtesy visit on the Vice-Chancellor of Bayero University, Kano, Professor Sagir Abbas. Akande noted that the Nigerian Communications Commission superintends a sector […]

Former Vice President Joe Biden took all five of the votes cast for president in Dixville Notch, a tiny New Hampshire township along the US-Canada border that is among the first places in the country to make its presidential preference known. The ballots were cast in the minutes after midnight, becoming some of the first […]

Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, is insisting that its members will not return to the classroom on empty stomachs. The Union wants its payment system, the University Transparency and Accountability Solution, adopted, as an alternative to the Federal Government’s Integrated Personal Payroll Information System, IPPIS. Coordinator, ASUU Calabar Zone, Dr Aniekan Brown, who stated […]


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