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Instead of the proposed Integrated Payroll and Personnel Information System, the Academic Staff Union of Universities says it wants to adopt the University Transparency and Accountability Solution. ASUU President, Professor Biodun Ogunyemi who brought this to the fore expressed the readiness of the Union to dialogue with the federal government on how to resolve the […]

Corps Marshal of the Federal Road Safety Corps Boboye Oyeyemi, has cautioned those leading convoy vehicles to always respect traffic rules, especially when they get to congested traffic areas. Oyeyemi, according to a statement by FRSC spokesman Bisi Kazeem, gave the caution while reviewing the 2019 end of year first phase patrol yesterday. The Corps […]

There are indications that poverty rate in Nigeria could become worse, with up to thirty million more people falling into the extreme poverty trap in the next ten years. This statement was contained in a report obtained by newsmen from World Bank in its latest Nigeria Economic Update. According to the World Bank, the only […]

President Muhammadu Buhari has been told to take action to prevent further killing of citizens by terrorist groups in the country. Acting UN Humanitarian Coordinator, Antonio José Canhandula, says the UN was deeply concerned about reports that civilians have been executed and others abducted by an armed group in Borno State and other parts of […]

President Buhari says the country’s resources would be judiciously used for the benefit of all. He stated this yesterday when he received the Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Mohammed Bello, the leadership of the Christian Association of Nigeria , and residents of the FCT who paid him Christmas homage at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. […]

The federal government says it was working with airport authorities to ensure that the newly-announced visa-on-arrival policy would allow for easier and faster processing of documents of persons and goods to encourage foreign investment. Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment,  Niyi Adebayo, and the Minister of State in the ministry, Mrs. Mariam Katagum, spoke on […]

President Muhammadu Buhari has sacked Postmaster General of the Federation,  Bisi Adegbuyi  replacing him,with Dr Ismail Adewusi. Presidential  media aide, Femi Adesina, announced the replacement of Adegbuyi in a statement in Abuja, yesterday.. He also announced other appointments in parastatals under the Ministry of Communications and Digital Economy including  the Nigerian Communications Commission, National Information […]

The Department of State Services, the Attorney General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami, and Femi Falana, counsel to Omoyele Sowore, have till the end of today to submit their testimonies on the detained activist Chairman, Committee on Judiciary, Human Rights and Legal Matters, Senator Michael Opeyemi Bamidele said the memoranda are expected today at the […]

Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board , JAMB, says it has wielded the big stick on one hundred and thirty three Centres where it was discovered that candidates for the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examinations  engaged in malpractices. Head of JAMB, Professor Ishaq Oloyede said this when he met with operators of Computer-Based Test Centres and others […]

The dust raised by the alleged invasion of the Federal High Court in Abuja by operatives of the State Security Services to arrest convener of the #Revolutionnow Protest, Omoyele Sowore is yet to settle. Yesterday, the Senate invited Sowore’s lead lawyer, Femi Falana, to appear before it over the issue. In a letter was signed […]


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