[This Day] A Federal High Court, in Lagos yesterday ordered the Chairman of Lagos State Parks and Management Committee, Alhaji Musilu Akinsanya, a.k.a. MC Oluomo and other transport unions from collecting levies from non-unionised commercial drivers in all motor parks in Lagos State.
[Premium Times] "We wish to inform our supporters and Nigeria that the former deputy president of the senate and foremost governorship aspirant in Enugu State, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, will not be participating in the PDP governorship primary election scheduled for this Wednesday, May 25, 2022."
[allAfrica] Kenya's recent fuel crisis has left petrol pumps dry. Politicians are blaming each other and giving varied reasons for the shortage, from the government being inept to government plans to increase prices in an effort to get money for campaigning to the misappropriation of funds meant to subsidize the cost of fuel. Others have pointed a finger at the current war in Russia vs Ukraine as the cause. No matter the reason, it's causing much suffering, especially for those at low-income levels, and the government
[This Day] Expressing gratitude for his positive contributions to the economic growth of their country, a delegation of Eminent Persons from Liberia yesterday visited the governorship candidate of Accord Party (AP), Dr. Akin Ogunbiyi, in Osogbo, Osun State capital.
[This Day] The Concerned Stakeholders of Bogoro and Tafawa Balewa Local Government Areas of Bauchi State have called on President Muhammadu Buhari to intervene in the security challenges bedeviling the people of the area.
[Vanguard] The Commissioner representing the South East in the Police Service Commission, Chief Onyemuche Nnamani has congratulated two South-East Policewomen recently promoted by the Commission to the ranks of Assistant Inspectors General of Police.
[Nigeria Health Watch] In continuation of U.S. Government support for Nigeria's conduct of a household survey that determines the extent of COVID-19 transmission in the country, a new study by a team of U.S. and Nigerian scientists has reaffirmed the importance of validating SARS-CoV-2 assays using locally obtained samples to assess COVID-19 exposure in the population. Therefore, the researchers conducted a laboratory-based investigation to validate SARS-CoV-2 assays using samples from COVID-19 survivors and other archived pre-p
[Vanguard] The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) primary elections in Ogun State on Monday witnessed a major upset as the party's only member from the state in the House of Representatives, Hon. Adesegun Adekoya lost his re-election bid for a third term.
[Vanguard] Governor Ifeanyi Okowa , the Chief Executive Officer of the Nigerian Upstream Regulatory commission, Gbenga Komolafe are among dignitaries expected at the premier Ogiame Atuwatse III Economic summit on Thursday at the palace of the Olu of Warri on Ajamimogha, Warri, Delta state.
[Vanguard] Senate Minority Leader and a frontline governorship aspirant of the ruling Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Abia State, Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe, has formally withdrawn from the PDP governorship primaries scheduled for today (Wednesday).
[Vanguard] To further enhance and create an enabling environment for Nigerian Maritime sector to thrive, the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, NIMASA, has reiterated its commitment to ensuring effective pollution prevention and control.
[Vanguard] Terrorists suspected to be members of Boko Haram/Islamic State of West Africa, ISAWP, have killed no fewer than 72 persons at Rann in Kala-Balge Local Government Area of Borno State and Jibia in Katsina State in the last 72 hours.
[Vanguard] The government of Jersey has said it will engage Nigerian authorities on the repatriation of funds totalling £1.9 million forfeited by Lieutenant-General Jeremiah Useni (retd), following an order by the royal court.
[Vanguard] The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), yesterday, raised the Monetary Policy Rate (MPR) to 13 per cent, from 11.5 per cent, citing aggressive inflationary trends in the country and across the globe.
[Vanguard] Africa Network for Environment and Economic Justice, ANEEJ, in collaboration with several other Climate Justice Activist groups and the people of Niger Delta, have called on Shell Petroleum Development Company, SPDC, to stop exploring fossil fuel in Nigeria and clean up areas affected by its operations in Niger Delta.
[This Day] In this exclusive interview with James Emejo, Country Director, Mercy Corps Nigeria, Mr. Ndubisi Anyanwu, assesses the humanitarian situation in the country taking into account its cost implication. Among other things, he said policy consistency; strong institutions and quality leadership are critical for improving deliverables in the humanitarian space
[Leadership] In recognition of his lifetime outstanding commitment to the fight against corruption and selfless service with exceptional integrity, President Muhammadu Buhari has been honoured with the Chartered Institute of Forensics and Certified Fraud Examiners of Nigeria's (CIFCFEN) Global Integrity And Anti-corruption Corruption Award of Excellence.
[Daily Trust] Nigerian music star, David Adeleke popularly referred to as Davido, showed his support for his colleague in the music industry, Banky W's political career. On Monday, the Nigerian music star turned politician, Banky W, won the PDP House of Representative primaries for Eti-Osa Federal Constituency.
[Premium Times] If the PDP should continue the primaries and elect other candidates, including governorship candidates slated for Wednesday, May 25, in violation of relevant electoral laws, the party may jeopardise its chances of participation in the coming general election
[This Day] Terrorists who attacked and abducted passengers in the Abuja-Kaduna train on March 28, have reportedly threatened to killed their victims if the federal government does not meet their demands within seven days.
[The Conversation Africa] Nigeria's coastal areas are known to present environmental hazards and risks. Oil exploration and exploitation is one source of these hazards. Oil spillage, gas flaring, air and water pollution and agricultural land contamination are serious problems in the region, with implications for human and environmental health.
[This Day] The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has again revised the timetable/schedule of activities for the Governorship, State House of Assembly, Senate and House of Representatives primary elections.
[Vanguard] Terrorists who kidnapped passengers on the Abuja-Kaduna bound train that was attacked on 28th March 2022 have urged the government to release their children allegedly kept in a Yola detention facility.