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NDDC Board: Group charge President Buhari to inaugurate screened members

  By Maryam Abeeb A group known as Vanguard for Transparent Leadership and Democracy (VATLAD) has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to shun politicians advising him to unlawfully delay inauguration of the Governing Board of Niger Delta Development Commission, (NDDC).…

Reps to formulate tax policy for sweetened beverages

    By Mashe Umaru Gwamna   The House of Assembly, during its plenary on Tuesday 8 June, considered a motion to formulate a tax policy on sugar-sweetened beverages (SSBs) in Nigeria. A statement issued yesterday by Dr. Laz Ude…

NAUS wants Prof. Abayomi Fashina investigated over alleged fraud, corruption

      By Mashe Umaru Gwamna     The National Association Of Universities Student’s (NAUS) has called for the immediate removal Of the Vice Chancellor of Federal University Of Oye- Ekiti, Prof. Abayomi Fashina over alleged fraud and massive…

Foundation initiates VOW campaign to ensure vaccine access

  By Tobias Lengnan Dapam AIDS Healthcare Foundation has initiated Vaccinate Our World’ (VOW) campaign to create awareness and ensure equity and equal access to vaccine between developed countries and developing countries. Speaking during a media roundtable discussion in Abuja,…

FEC okays N895.5b supplementary budget for military, Covid-19 vaccines

FG to borrow N722b to fund security component By Egena Sunday Ode   The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has approved the draft 2021 supplementary budget of N895,842,462,917 for procurement of equipment for the military and Covid-19 vaccines. Minister of Finance,…

All existing duly issued tinted permits remain valid- IGP

•Directs retrieval of SPY Number Plates from unauthorized users By Tobias Lengnan Dapam   The Inspector General of Police, IGP Usman Alkali Baba, has affirmed that all existing vehicle tinted glass permits, duly issued by the Nigeria Police Force, remain…

Buhari: We must eliminate HIV/AIDS by 2030

By Egena Sunday Ode   President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday called for a renewed global action to decisively address the HIV/AIDS epidemic in the African region and eliminate the disease by 2030. The President spoke at a United Nations General…

SCI, stakeholders advocate funding for nutrition

By Tobias Lengnan Dapam   Worried about the countries indices on nutrition and its attendant effect on future generation, Civil Society Scaling up Nutrition in Nigeria (CSSUNN), in partnership with Save the Children International (SCI), Nigeria, converged on the nation’s…

Continue tweeting – NASS Minority Caucus tells Nigerians

……..dismisses threat of arrest by Buhari By Christiana Ekpa The Joint Minority Caucus of the Senate and the House of Representatives after its meeting over the ban on Twitter by the All Progressives Congress (APC)-led Federal Government has asked Nigerians…

We will produce comprehensive membership register for PDP-Obaseki

…..As Secondus insists PDP remains largest party By Lateef Ibrahim Abuja The People’s Democratic Party, PDP, yesterday inaugurated its committee on electronic-registration with the Chairman of the committee and Governor of Edo State, Mr Godwin Obaseki promising to produce a…