The Nigeria Association Of The Blind in Partnership with Disability Rights Fund (DRF) Reading Diasabled have commenced strategic advocacy for the domestication of Marrakesh Treaty in the national copyright act of the country. The group disclosed this yesterday at the commencement of a 2-day capacity building workshop which held at...
Niger State Governor, Abubakar Bello, has said that the government of the State would continue to accord priority to security agencies to enable them deal with the current security challenges. Governor Bello said this today in Minna, during the passing out ceremony of the 101 Corps members of the Nigerian...
The National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) has ordered television and radio stations in Nigeria not to disclose details of the activities of terrorists, bandits and kidnappers in their daily reports. The directive was contained in a letter signed by the Director, Broadcast and Monitoring,Francisca Aiyetan, on behalf of the Director-General of...
The United Nations (UN) has appointed Hussaini Coomassie as the organisation's credential Ambassador for Sustainable Development Goals( SDG). The appointment was unveiled on Wednesday by the Deputy Head of Mission, International Peace Commission, Jonathan Daniel and his management team in Abuja. Reacting to the appointment, Ambassador Coomassie said he was overwhelmed...
A former Surveyor-General of the Federation (SGOF), Dr. Ebisintei Awudu, has been arraigned by the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC), for alleged fraudulent diversion of N2.8 billion. Dr. Awudu was brought before Justice Olusegun Adeniyi, of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), High Court 9, Maitama, on...
Kaduna Government has declared Monday work-free in honour of late former Deputy Governor Arc Barnabas Bantex. The work-free day was announced on Sunday in a statement by Governor El-Rufai’s Special Adviser on Media and Communication, Muyiwa Adekeye. TheFact Nigeria reports that Bantex died on Sunday in Abuja at the age of...
A Federal High Court in Abuja, has cleared the former finance minister, Kemi Adeosun, of the controversy over her participation in the National Youth Service Corps(NYSC), saying the certificate was not a mandatory requirement for holding political office. The court stated this on Wednesday while delivering judgment on the certificate...
The Federal Government has reiterated its commitment to addressing cases of vandalism of critical oil and gas infrastructure in the oil-rich Niger Delta, with a view to stabilising and promoting socio-economic development and well-being of the people. The minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Godswill Akpabio, stated this on Monday at...
The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has conducted a special training on mass casualty and hazard management for emergency responders to improve their capacities for efficient response to disaster situations in the country. Addressing participants at the training in Abuja, Director General of NEMA Alhaji Mustapha Habib Ahmed said it...
The Chairman of the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission, ICPC, Prof. Bolaji Owasanoye, has recommended the building of strong institutions and systems if the war against corruption and Illicit Financial Flows (IFFs), is to be won. Owasanoye made this recommendation while delivering a lecture to participants of...