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The athletes and coaches, representing Ondo State in the ongoing National Youth Games holding in Ilorin, Kwara State, have accused the management of the Ondo State Sports Council of withholding their allowances for the competition. The athletes lamented that they had not been paid any allowance since the games started a few days ago and […]

The Southeast Caucus of National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) has called for improved healthcare infrastructure in the South-East region. They decried the deplorable condition of state-owned hospitals in the region and its degenerative effect on healthcare delivery. Dr. Chikezie Obasi, the Leader of the caucus, made this known at a news conference at the […]

Governor Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti state has called on the state police Commissioner, Mr Amba Asuquo, to expose those behind the killing of two students of the Federal University, Oye Ekiti (FUOYE) during a protest. Fayemi, who made the call in a broadcast on Sunday night, said a Judicial Panel of Inquiry would be constituted […]

Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi has approved the appointment of 180 additional aides to serve as Executive Assistants as Executive Assistant and Senior Technical Assistant . Mr Clement Nweke, Principal Secretary to the governor in a statement in Abakaliki, directed the appointees, which include two former members of the Ebonyi State House of Assembly, EBSHA, […]

The two days retreat of members of the Oyo State executive council ended at the weekend with Governor Seyi Makinde asserting readiness to put in place a strategic development plan for the state that will span 20 years in order to save the state from underwhelming performance. Speaking at the event held at International Institute […]

  The opposition political parties, under the umbrella of Coalition of United Political Parties (CUPP), on Sunday kicked against the request from the Nigerian Financial Intelligence Unit (NFIU) that banks should make details of accounts of all justices of the Supreme Court available to the unit with immediate effect. In a statement made available to […]

Fulani herdsmen from Chad, Niger and other neighbouring countries will benefit from the National Livestock Transformation Plan. The Bauchi State Governor, Bala Mohammed, said this during an interview today. Mohammed said since Fulani herdsmen are nomadic, it would be inappropriate to deprive them from benefitting from the livestock plan just because they are not from […]

The management of one of Nigeria’s major carriers, Air Peace, has debunked the report that it has suspended the evacuation of Nigerians from South Africa. The Chairman and CEO of the airline, Allen Onyema, said that Air Peace has not suspended the evacuation exercise but it is waiting for the Nigerian High Commission to get […]

The Nigerian Financial Intelligence Unit (NFIU) has said that it did not write to banks demanding the bank accounts of leaders of the National Assembly and the Judiciary. A document, said to be from the NFIU, was circulated on Friday showing a request to banks for the information on the accounts of the legislature and the judiciary. […]

 The Minister of Finance, Mrs Zainab Ahmed has said that the proposed increase in Value-Added Tax (VAT) from 5 to 7.5 per cent will be more beneficial to state governments and Local Government Areas (LGAs) in the country, many of which are already facing difficult conditions. This was disclosed in a statement issued by the […]


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