Author: Joseph Emeribe

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The National Population Commission (NPC) in collaboration with the National Orientation Agency (NOA) on Thursday embarked on over five kilometres road walk to sensitise residents of Kwara State, North Central Nigeria on the forthcoming national census and ongoing e-recruitment of ad-hoc staff for the exercise. The road walk was led by the Federal Commissioner of […]

 Amnesty International Nigeria has concluded arrangements for seven secondary schools in Abuja, Nigeria’s capital, to compete in two leading sports, football and basketball for human rights. According to the organizers, the tournament which will run for three days, beginning from today at Government secondary school Tudun-Wada, Zone 4 Abuja is part of activities lined up […]

 Russia has angrily rejected international calls for it to pay for war damage it has inflicted in Ukraine. It comes after the UN General Assembly passed a resolution saying Russia should face the consequences of its actions, including paying reparations. General Assembly resolutions carry symbolic weight, but do not have the power to enforce compliance. […]

Former President, Olusegun Obasanjo has condemned opponents of girl-child education in Nigeria saying, ‘woe betide such persons’. Obasanjo spoke in Abeokuta, Ogun State, during a programme organised in commemoration of this year’s World Diabetes Day. He said his personal experience with girl-child education made him include girl-child education as an area of concentration for his […]

The three leading presidential candidates in the 2023 general election, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Mr Peter Obi of the Labour Party and Alhaji Atiku Abubakar of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), yesterday espoused their governance agenda to the Nigerian voters in different parts of the country. While Tinubu was at […]

The Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Mrs Zainab Ahmed, says the Federal Government will do away with petroleum subsidy by June 2023. Ahmed said this on Tuesday in Abuja, during a press conference to mark the end of the 28th National Economic Summit (NES).The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that fuel subsidy […]

About 3,700 teaching and non-teaching staff of the Kwara State Teaching Service Commission will sit for the 2022 promotion examination in the state, a statement by the commission’s press secretary, Olajide Abolarin, has said. According to the statement, the state governor, AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq, has approved the conduct of promotion examinations for all categories of teaching […]

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has said that it has arrested some bureau de change operators across the country, especially in Lagos and Abuja, to sanitize the foreign exchange sector. The EFCC Chairman, Abdulrasheed Bawa, stated this during a  program on “sanitizing ungoverned operators in the forex sector.” EFCC spokesperson, Wilson Uwujaren, in […]

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), has accused the Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr. Chris Ngige, for personally directing the stoppage of their salaries in the name of ‘no-work, no-pay’ policy. The national president of ASUU, Professor Emmanuel Osodeke, who spoke on Tuesday on Channels Television’s current affairs programme, ‘Politics Today’, which was […]

The Catholic Bishop of Sokoto Diocese, Matthew Kukah has cautioned loyalists of politicians not to kill themselves in demonstrating support for their candidates. According to the septuagenarian priest, opposition politicians are friends jostling for their piece of the national cake and shouldn’t be taken too seriously. Kukah spoke on Channels Television’s Sunrise Daily programme monitored […]

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