Tag Archives: NIGERIA

FG extends whistle-blowing policy to arms

Foloowing the success recorded in the Whistle-blowing policy in Nigeria, the federal government has decided to extend whistleblowing beyond financial crimes, to illegal ownership of small arms and light weapons. The Presidency has started drawing up the rules of a ...

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Nigeria to begin exploration of Bitumen in Ondo, other parts of the country

The solid minerals, Kayode Fayemi, has disclosed that Bitumen exploration would start soon in Ondo state and other parts of the country. Fayemi made the promise on Saturday after he was conferred with an honorary doctorate degree in Public Administration ...

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Subsidy Scam: Court jails Rowaye, Brilla Energy 104 years

Justice Adebukola Banjoko of the High Court of the Federal Capital Territory sitting in Gudu, Abuja, on Friday, April 7, 2017convicted and sentenced Jubril Rowaye, an oil marketer, to a hundred and four years imprisonment over N1.05billion subsidy fraud charge ...

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Don’t pay a dime, meningitis vaccination is free – FG

The Federal Government on Friday said vaccination for meningitis is free throughout the country and asked Nigerians not to pay for it.  The Executive Director, National Primary Healthcare Development Agency (NPHCDA), Dr Faisal Shuaib, said this in a statement made ...

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Brazil return to number one on FIFA rankings

Brazil dethroned arch-rivals Argentina and returned to the summit of football’s world rankings for the first time in almost seven years, the ruling body FIFA published on Thursday. World Cup qualifying wins over Uruguay and Paraguay put the resurgent Selecao ...

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YIPPEE! PMB releases N54b to clear pension arrears

The Muhammadu Buhari administration  has released N54 billion to clear part of the backlog of accrued pension rights  for the years 2014, 2015 and 2016. The Director of Information, Ministry of Finance, Mr Salisu Danbatta said  on Wednesday that N41.5 ...

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IMF says Naira is overvalued, hints at devaluation

Speaking at a news briefing in Washington on Wednesday, Gene Leon, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) chief for Nigeria, says the Nigerian naira is overvalued by about 10 percent to 20 percent. “The Nigerian economy has been hit by lower ...

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Meningitis attack: President Buhari condoles with victims’ families

President Muhammadu Buhari has condoled with the families of the victims of Cerebro Spinal Meningitis (CSM) in Sokoto State. It was reported that the disease has claimed about 328 lives in 16 states of the federation in the last four ...

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After 328 deaths, Nigeria gets 1.3m meningitis vaccines from WHO and UK

After about 328 deaths associated with Meningitis, 1.3 million vaccines have arrived from World Health Organization (WHO) and the United Kingdom. The Minister of Health, Prof Isaac Adewole, disclosed this in a statement issued in Abuja on Saturday by Mrs ...

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ALARMING! Vice Principal impregnates school girl

One Malam Mohammed Kuyizhi, who is the Vice Principal, Government Day Secondary School, Tunga-Minna in Niger, has appeared before the state’s Child Rights Protection Agency, over the pregnancy of a 16-year-old student. Kuyizhi is accused of impregnating the girl, who ...

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