By Lazarus Zakaa The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) has held a one day workshop aimed at preventing and countering violent extremism and other related security challenges in the country. Speaking at the opening of the event, NSCDC Commandant -General Abdullahi Muhammadu in his opening speech stressed the importance of initiating an adequate […]
By Lazarus Zakaa The Defence and police officers wives Association has trained teachers to enhance their thinking skills in order to inculcate the right knowledge to student in its school network. Speaking at the closing ceremony of the 3 day workshop organized by association, the Commandant of DEPOWA schools Lt Commander Festus Onewokae said the […]
The Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC) has condemned the rising extra-judicial activities by officers of the Nigeria Police Force (NPF) which continues unabated as manifested in the recent killing of an innocent Nigerian, Kolade Johnson, at a football viewing centre in Lagos, during a raid to arrest a suspected offender in his neighbourhood. The […]
President Muhammadu Buhari has signed the new minimum wage bill. The bill, which has now become a law, will usher in a new pay structure for Nigerian workers. The National Assembly had passed the bill approving N30,000 as the minimum wage for workers. State governors had opposed the N30,000 minimum wage with many of them […]
The Nigeria Customs Service, (NCS) said it had arrested a fake orphanage owner, Abubakar Tijani from Kaduna state, for presenting fake documents and identity cards in order to benefit from the ongoing Customs distribution of seized items. News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the distribution was in accordance with the directives from the presidency […]
Russian Prime Minister, Dmitry Medvedev, on Thursday said Russia has banned exports of oil and petroleum products to Ukraine, as well as certain Ukrainian imports. Relations between the former Soviet neighbours have been at an all-time low since Russia’s 2014 annexation of Ukraine’s Crimea region in retaliation for Kiev ousting its Kremlin-backed president. Medvedev cast […]
Suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN) Justice Walter Onnoghen was found guilty of violatingthe code of conduct for public officers on Thursday. After the judgement, Oonnoghen was visibly angry and lost his temper as he could barely wait to discuss with his lawyers. He was also seen attending to his orderly with a stern posture […]
Mr Osita Aboloma, Director-General, Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) has warned manufacturers of products that have direct impact on safety and health of consumers against sharp practices to avoid disasters. Aboloma gave the warning on Thursday in Ado Ekiti at a one-day sensitisation programme on “Importance of Metrology for Quality Assurance for stakeholders in the […]
…As school feeding reaches 30 states, 9.5m children Over 12 million Nigerians are to benefit from the ‘Next Level’ of the Federal Government’s National Social Investment Programme (N-SIP). This is even as the Home-grown School Feeding Programme has now extended to 30 states with 9.5 million children now being fed and 2.5 million farmers, cooks […]
Troops of Operation Sharan Daji have arrested Yahuza Ibrahim Wuya, Vice Chairman of Anka Local Government Area of Zamfara over alleged links with bandits terrorizing the state. He was arrested on 13 April, based on intelligence linking him with bandits in Wuya and Sunke communities. Major Clement Abiade, information officer for Operation Sharan Adaji, Wuya […]