Boko Haram Attacks Borno Governor’s Convoy.
The Governor of Borno State, Babagana Zulum, today survived an ambush by suspected Boko Haram gunmen, sources and his spokesperson said. The governor was on a trip to Monguno and Baga towns to distribute food to IDPs. A source said the governor’s convoy came under attack while he was returning from Baga, a deserted fishing […]
Federal Government Releases Schedules for SSCE, NECO, NABTEB and Other Exams.
The Federal Government on Wednesday released the schedule for various national examinations for exit classes from August 17 to November 18, 2020. The government said the Senior School Certificate Examination conducted by the West African Examinations Council would commence on August 17, 2020. Also, the examination conducted by the National Business and Technical Examination Board […]
FG declares Thursday, Friday public holidays.
The Federal Government has declared Thursday 30 and Friday 31 July, as public holidays to mark 2020 year’s Eid-el-Kabir. The Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, made the declaration on behalf of the Federal Government, through a statement signed by the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Interior, Mrs Georgina Ehuriah, on Tuesday in Abuja. Aregbesola congratulated […]
Secondary Schools to Reopen August 4 for exit Students.
The Federal Government has announced that secondary schools would reopen on August 4 for students in SS3 to sit for their WASSCE. The students would be given two weeks to prepare for the West African Senior School Certificate Examination which is organised by the West African Examination Council. The Examination would begin on 17th August, […]
Former Minister Called to Appear Before High Court in Abuja.
A Federal High Court in Abuja has ordered former Minister of Petroleum, Diezani Alison-Madueke, to appear before it and answer to a money laundering charge filed against her by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). In a ruling on Friday, on an ex-parte motion, Justice Ijeoma Ojkukwu ordered the issuance of summons on Diezani […]
Arotile’s ex-classmate had no driver’s license – Report
According to Punchng.com, fresh facts have emerged that the ex-classmate who knocked down Flying Officer Tolulope Arotile is a civilian who had no valid driving papers. The country was thrown into mourning on Tuesday when the Nigerian Air Force first announced that the country’s first female combat helicopter pilot died from a road traffic accident […]
Ekiti Labour Union Gives Fayemi 14-day Ultimatum.
The Ekiti State organised labour, has given a 14-day notice to Governor Kayode Fayemi to pay all outstanding benefits to workers or face indefinite industrial action. A letter dated July 16 and addressed to Fayemi, said the ultimatum commences from Monday, July 20 and elapses on August 3 , within which the governor is expected […]
Lagos State Government Insures Street Sweepers.
The Lagos State government has begun an insurance policy for street Sweepers under the Lagos Waste Management Authority, LAWMA. The Acting Managing Director LAWMA Ibrahim Odumboni said this policy was implemented under the “LAWMA CEO” scheme. The Acting Managing Director said the insurance policy would cover death while in active service, permanent disability, and medical […]
Federal Government Stands Firm On WASSCE 2020 Decision.
The federal government has given an update to remain unmoving regarding its decision to suspend school reopening and stop unity schools from participating in the forthcoming West African Senior School Certificate Examinations. The Nation reports that the minister of state for education, Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba, said the government’s position remained unchanged. Nwajiuba, however, said the ministry […]
COVID 19:NAFDAC approves Pax herbal Cugzin for immune booster
The Director of the Pax Herbal Clinic and Research Laboratories, Ewu in Edo State, Rev. Fr. Anslem Adodo has reported that the National Agency for Food, Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has finally approved their herbal remedy for the treatment of symptoms associated with COVID-19. Pax Herbal is a Nigerian alternative medicine product manufacturing company […]