Oyetola orders compulsory vaccination for cabinet members, public servants, others

Osun Governor Adegboyega Oyetola has ordered compulsory COVID-19 vaccination for all cabinet members, public servants, health workers and others in the State. He explained the directive is part of the measures to curb the spread of Coronavirus in the state. This was contained in a memo from the office of the Head of Service, Office […]

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Insecurity: Second batch of A-29 Super Tucano aircraft departs US for Nigeria

The second batch of six A-29 Super Tucano aircraft has departed the United States of America en route to Nigeria. A presidential aide, Tolu Ogunlesi, posted this on his Facebook page on Sunday. In a link shared by the presidential aide, the fighter planes were said to have refuelled at Rectrix in the Worcester Regional […]

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N20b probe: Kogi senators meet Bawa as EFCC forges ahead

• Lawmakers on fact-finding mission, insist Bello is transparent The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) is forging ahead with the ongoing investigation of Kogi State Government on a N20 billion traced to an account. The three senators from the state have however held a session with the Chairman of the EFCC, Mr. Abdulrasheed Bawa, […]

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Buhari approves incorporation of NNPC, appoints board members

President Muhammadu Buhari has directed that the Nigerian National Petroleum Company Limited be incorporated. He also approved the appointment of the Board and Management of the NNPC Limited with Senator Ifeanyi Ararume as Chairman. The Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Mr Mele Kyari, was appointed Chief Executive Officer. This was […]

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Mailafia’s death a loss to Nigeria’s emancipation struggle ― Middle Belt Forum

The Middle Belt Forum, MBF, Sunday said the sudden demise of former Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, Deputy Governor, Obadiah Mailafia is a loss of a great voice in the struggle to emancipate Nigeria. Its National President, Dr Bitrus Pogu, in his reaction in Makurdi, Benue State capital, said the vacuum created in the Middle […]

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Senators fault Buhari’s planned farm settlements nationwide

Some senators have expressed concerns over plans by the Federal Government to establish farm settlements in each of the 108 senatorial districts in Nigeria. They noted that any arrangement to acquire land by the Federal Government at the moment without giving details of what it would be used for, might face stiff resistance from various […]

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Inserting ice cream in female genitals, injecting seasoning cubes in buttocks dangerous fad -Expert

Lead Obstetrician and Gynaecologist at the Irrua Specialist Teaching Hospital, Edo State, Dr. Joseph Okoeguale, has warned women against inserting ice cream into their genitals or injecting seasoning cubes into their buttocks. Dr. Okoeguale also warned against inserting potash alum and other chemicals into the genitals, noting that those engaging in such practices are putting […]

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FIRS’ attempt to push VAT into exclusive list suffers setback at National Assembly

There are strong indications that the attempt by the Federal Inland Revenue Service to have the exclusive powers to collect Value Added Tax has stalled at the National Assembly. Investigations  showed that the two chambers of the federal parliament would not debate the controversial issues of the Value Added Tax and Stamp Duty due to […]

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