DEEPER LIFE HIGH SCHOOL OFFICIALS ARRESTED OVER ALLEGED SEXUAL ABUSE CASE

Premium Times is reporting that operatives of the Akwa Ibom police command have arrested some officials of the Deeper Life High School over the alleged sexual abuse of an 11-year-old student of the school in Uyo, the state capital.The officials of the school were said to have been detained after attending a meeting at theContinue reading “DEEPER LIFE HIGH SCHOOL OFFICIALS ARRESTED OVER ALLEGED SEXUAL ABUSE CASE”

COVID-19: GOVERNOR SANWO-OLU RELEASE A NEW STATEMENT ON IMPOSING A SECOND LOCKDOWN

Babajide Sanwo-Olu, the Lagos state governor, has expressed concern over the high cases of coronavirus recorded in the state. He urged residents in the state to observe measures put in place to curb the spread of the virus, noting that the state government was doing everything possible to avoid another lockdown. Sanwo-Olu said this inContinue reading “COVID-19: GOVERNOR SANWO-OLU RELEASE A NEW STATEMENT ON IMPOSING A SECOND LOCKDOWN”

ELECTRICITY CHARGES GOES UP AGAIN.

The federal government has approved over 50% hike in electricity tariff payable by customers of the 11 Distribution Companies (DisCos). The hike was approved by the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC). The publication stated that the new increase took effect on January 1, 2021, and supersedes the previous Order NERC/2028/2020, according to a revised MultiContinue reading “ELECTRICITY CHARGES GOES UP AGAIN.”

COVID-19: FG ISSUES A NEW STATEMENT ON IMPOSING A SECOND LOCKDOWN

The federal government on Monday, January 4, assured Nigerians that there is no plan to impose a fresh lockdown on the country following the battle against the second wave of the pandemic. In a report by Leadership, the government made the clarification through the minister of information and culture, Lai Mohammed. Speaking further at aContinue reading “COVID-19: FG ISSUES A NEW STATEMENT ON IMPOSING A SECOND LOCKDOWN”

ANOTHER ASUU STRIKE LOOMING

Nigerian university teachers have accused the federal government of reneging on the agreement reached with the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU).The allegation comes two weeks after the lecturers suspended their nine-month-old strike.In a statement sent to journalists, ASSU noted that the government was yet to pay their December salaries, while “illegal” deductions were stillContinue reading “ANOTHER ASUU STRIKE LOOMING”

FG ANNOUNCE THE COMMENCEMENT OF THE RECRUITMENT OF 774,000 NIGERIANS ON 5TH JANUARY

The federal government has announced that it will commence the special job initiative which is designed to employ 774,000 Nigerians nationwide.The minister of state for labour and employment, Festus Keyamo, made this known on Sunday, January 3, via his official Twitter handle. He explained that President Muhammadu Buhari had approved the commencement of the initiativeContinue reading “FG ANNOUNCE THE COMMENCEMENT OF THE RECRUITMENT OF 774,000 NIGERIANS ON 5TH JANUARY”

MINIMUM WAGES: NLC THREATEN FG

Apparently dissatisfied with the non-implementation of the new minimum wage, the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has threatened to embark on industrial action in the defaulting states and those owing workers’ salaries.PM News reports that this was contained in its New Year message signed by its president, Ayuba Wabba. The NLC national president, Ayuba Wabba, urgedContinue reading “MINIMUM WAGES: NLC THREATEN FG”

NIN: FG LAUNCH MOBILE APP

Isa Pantami, the minister of communications and digital economy, has approved the development and release of an improved National Identity Number (NIN) slip and a mobile application that would help in securing it. Daily Nigerian reports that the technical assistant, information technology to the ministry, Femi Adeluyi, made this known in a statement issued onContinue reading “NIN: FG LAUNCH MOBILE APP”

NEW YEAR SPEECH BY PRESIDENT BUHARI

Read the full message by President Muhammadu Buhari to Nigerians:My fellow countrymen and women,First, I would like to thank and praise the Almighty who saw us through the year 2020 and has given us the opportunity to witness the start of another new year. We especially thank God because the year 2020 was one ofContinue reading “NEW YEAR SPEECH BY PRESIDENT BUHARI”

PRESIDENT MUHAMMADU BUHARI SIGNS 2021 BUDGET

President Muhammadu Buhari has signed the 2021 appropriation bill into law. At the event held inside the Council Chambers, State House on Thursday, December 31, the president assented the budget of N13,588,027,886,175 trillion.Bashir Ahmad, a media aide to the president on new media, made this known in a tweet on Thursday afternoon. The event wasContinue reading “PRESIDENT MUHAMMADU BUHARI SIGNS 2021 BUDGET”

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