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  Federal Government has approved extension of deadline for NIN-SIM data verification to July 26, 2021.   The government said the decision to extend the deadline was reached after a request by stakeholders on the needs to consolidate enrolment and NIN-SIM verification process because of the rapid increase in the number of enrolment systems across […]

A Federal High Court in Abuja has ordered the Federal Government to pay over 3 billion dollars to Rivers and Akwa Ibom states, as part of their revenue shares from crude oil sales.   The amount formed part of the 62 billion dollars said to have been recovered from some oil companies by the Federal […]

The National Association of Resident Doctors, NARD has threatened to resume another strike, if the Federal and state governments fail to address the demands of their members across the country within two weeks. The union expressed concerns, particularly over the conditions of its members in Abia and Imo states, saying they were being owed up […]

Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, Otunba Adeniyi Adebayo, says Nigeria’s Industrial Revolution Plan, NIRP< is being reviewed to reflect current economic realities and aspirations of the Federal Government. Adebayo made this known  today at the inauguration of chemical solutions manufacturing plant in Lagos. He listed the economic realities to include the African Continental Free […]

Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics, ASUP, will commence an indefinite strike over poor funding from midnight.     The union blamed the decision on alleged failure of the Federal Government to address the state of polytechnics and monotechnics, and the expiration of an ultimatum issued since March 2020.     The action is coming less […]

Results for the 2021- First Series of the West African Senior School Certificate Examination, WASSCE, for private candidates is out.   Head of Nigeria National Office, West African Examinations Council, WAEC, Patrick Areghan, confirmed the development to reporters. Areghan said the examination was designed to help candidates seeking admission to tertiary institutions to reduce the […]

He was abducted last night in front of his house at CROSPIL Estate, Akpabuyo, in the outskirt of Calabar. The abductors reportedly took the victim through the river at the bridgehead at Akimbo. It was the second time Comrade Ukpekpi would be kidnapped in front of his house after the first incident in December 2019. […]

The country’s vice-president Samia Suluhu Hassan announced in an address on state television that he died yesterday from heart complications at a hospital in Dar es Salaam. Magufuli had not been seen in public for more than two weeks, and rumors have been circulating about his health. Opposition politicians said last week that he had […]

Former Deputy Speaker of the Ogun State House of Assembly, Oludare Kadiri, has taken the Assembly before a Federal High Court in Abeokuta, seeking quashing of his removal by the Assembly. Kadiri was removed by nineteen lawmakers on March 4 for alleged gross misconduct and about a week later, replaced by Balogun Akeem Agbolade from […]

Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, is planning to engage the leadership of the National Assembly on division and alteration of electoral constituencies across the country. INEC Chairman, Mahmood Yakubu, announced this during a consultative meeting with labor unions and professional associations on the proposed expansion of voter access to polling units in Nigeria. Yakubu said […]


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