Save the Children, BIC donate 100,000 Lucky pens, learning materials to pupils in states in Nigeria

By Tobias Lengnan Dapam Save the Children, through the generous donation of BIC West and Central Africa Regional Office, distributed 100,000 Lucky pens and learning materials to pupils and schools in Maiduguri, Borno State and Ogoja, Cross River State, in…

COVID-19: ECOWAS Parliament urges members to dispel vaccine conspiracy theory

By Tobias Lengnan Dapam As citizens within the ECOWAS region are adamant about receiving the COVID-10 vaccine, the Speaker of ECOWAS Parliament, Rt. Hon. Sidie Mohamed Tunis charged Members of Parliament to assist governmet in the sub-region to dispel the…

Buhari orders security chiefs to take out leaders of kidnappers, bandits

By Egena Sunday Ode President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered the nation’s security chiefs to take out leaders of bandits and kidnappers in order to restore confidence in areas prone to their nefarious activities. The President also said he would no…

ECOWAS Parliament appeals to Sierra Leone President to lead campaign on direct election

By Tobias Lengnan Dapam The Community Parliament of ECOWAS, has appealed to the President of Sierra Leone, Dr. Julius Madda Bio to lead the campaign for direct universal suffrage at the level of the Authorities of Heads of States and…

Daily Trust Foundation chair tasks journalist on digital skills

By Mashe Umaru Gwamna The Chairman, Daily Trust Foundation, Alhaji Bilya Bala has tasked journalists in the country on the need to acquire new digital skills. Speaking at a 3-day workshop on multimedia journalism, held at the training centre of…

Easter Celebration: FRSC deploys 3,500 officers to control Lagos traffic

The Lagos Sector Commander, Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) Commander, Olusegun Ogungbemide, says 3,500 officers have been deployed to Lagos roads to help control traffic during the Easter celebration. Ogungbemide said this in an interview with the News Agency of…

Reps summon FIRS boss over issuance of tax clearance

By Christiana Ekpa The House of Representatives Committee on Public Account yesterday summoned the Chairman of Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS),  Muhammad Mani to explain tax clearance issued to Procter and Gamble (P&G) a U.S. company operating in Nigeria without…

Police rescue 8 kidnapped victims in Kaduna

From: Femi Oyelola, Kaduna Operatives of Operation Puff Adder II attached to Kaduna Police  Command has rescued 8 kidnapped victims. The was contained in a statement Issued by the Police Public Relations Officer, ASP Muhammad Jalige in kaduna yesterday. The…

House Minority Caucus reject $1.5 bn for Port Harcourt Refinery rehabilitation

…….says the figure is outrageous, heavily inflated By Christiana Ekpa The Minority Caucus in the House of Representatives has rejected the $1.5 billion for the rehabilitation of the Port Harcourt refinery, describing the figure as outrageous and heavily inflated. The…

Reps raise Custom’s 2021 budget to N1.679trn

…As Covid-19 weakens, carbonated drinks now excisable By Christiana Ekpa The House of Representatives on Tuesday raised the revenue target for the Nigerian Customs Service in the 2021 financial year from N1.465 trillion to N1.679 trillion. The House Committee on…