The Federal Government has vowed to close any National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) Orientation Camp where the state government does not comply with all the COVID-19 protocols. Minister of Youths and Sports, Sunday Dare, disclosed this at the Presidential Task Force briefing on Monday, NAN reports. Dare disclosed that over 700 corps members from the […]
The Federal Government of Nigeria has extended the closure of the Nigerian airports for international flights till October 2020. The Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has issued a NOTAM (Notice to Airmen) to that effect informing stakeholders that the airspace would no longer reopen for international flights on August 19. FG under pressure to lift […]
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has said the much-touted University of Port Harcourt Teaching Hospital, UPTH, is in a bad shape, unfit for quality healthcare. The governor, who spoke when he appeared as a guest on a radio Programme in Port Harcourt, also dismissed report that the COVID-19 testing machine at UPTH was donated by […]
Nigeria’s Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika, has revealed that he has denied five governors flight approval, since the closure of the airports and the lockdown order by President Muhammadu Buhari to curb the COVID-19 outbreak. According to Sirika, three out of the four governors are members of the All Progressives Congress (APC). Two of the […]
The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyema, says the Federal Government has closed three of the nation’s foreign missions and downsized another due to insufficient funds. Onyema said this on Tuesday in Abuja while speaking on activities of the ministry in the last three years. The Minister said that the countries where Nigeria closed its…
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Zainab Habib Aliyu has been released from detention and is now at the Nigerian Consulate in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. This was disclosed by the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Amb. Suleiman L. Mustapha, during a press conference on Tuesday at the foreign ministry in Abuja. Zainab Aliyu was arrested at Jeddah airport […]
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has commended the resignation of Kemi Adeosun from office as Minister of Finance. However, the party in a statement by its National Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan, called for the immediate arrest and prosecution of Adeosun for forging her National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) Exemption Certificate in addition to alleged impropriety […]
The Federal Government on Tuesday warned politicians and political party supporters against the use of thugs to perpetrate violence during the 2019 general elections. The warning was contained in a statement by Dr. Mohammed Umar, the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Interior. Umar said that the warning became necessary in order to ensure free and fair […]
•Commends presidency, IGP for swift actions Godsgift Onyedinefu The Committee for the Defence of Human Rights (CDHR) has called on the Federal Government to take the further steps to ensure justice by insisting on the punishment of all errant Officers of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) of the Nigerian Police who have violated…
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Former Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Nuhu Ribadu, says corruption in the federal government and the Nigerian military is the reason the Boko Haram insurgency has not been totally crushed. He stated this in Abuja on Thursday at the public presentation of the 47-page first year report of the Corruption Anonymous […]