The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has assured Nigerians of availability of sufficient petroleum products to guarantee hitch-free celebration of Easter. The NNPC Group General Manager, Group Public Affairs Division, Dr. Kennie Obateru, gave this assurance in a press release on Wednesday in Abuja. Dr. Obateru quoted the Managing Director of...
President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, on Thursday applauded members of the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 for their efforts in the management of the outbreak of Coronavirus in Nigeria. Lawan commended the Task Force for standing so firm to execute the assignment given to it. He however advised the...
President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan has urged the Executive arm of government to ensure equity and fairness in the distribution of the stimulus package across the country. Lawan made the appeal during a meeting of the National Assembly leadership with some members of the Presidental Committee on COVID-19. In attendance...
The Treasury House which is the office of the Accountant General of the Federation in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, is currently on fire. The Fact gathered that the fire started from around the third floor, razing the building upwards including the Accountant General’s office and most of the important...
Former Vice-President, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar has described as delusory the federal government's plan to borrow the sum of $6.9 billion at this deficult time. Rather, Atiku said that Nigeria must insist that the Abacha loots, held back by various Western governments, must be immediately and unconditionally returned to the country. This is even as Atiku...
In its move to ensure the success of federal government’s diversification of Nigeria’s economy from oil to agriculture based, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), has in conjunction with the Department of State Services (DSS) initiated a robust anti-smuggling drive. In a press conference in Yola, Adamawa State, the CBN...
In a bid to ensure that the toll-free 3-digit National Emergency Number, 112, is being put to effective use in this critical time of Coronavirus pandemic, and national objective of enhancing security of lives and properties, the Executive Vice Chairman (EVC) of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Prof. Umar...
Donations from individuals and corporate bodies in Nigeria to the Private Sector Coalition Against COVID-19 (CACOVID) Relief Fund domiciled at the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) have now surpassed the N21 Billion. This was contained in a statement issued on behalf of the coalition by the Director, corporate communications,...
The Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Tanko Muhammed yesterday directed that all Courts in the county be shut down indefinitely as part of preventive measures against the spread of Corona Virus. The CJN gave the new directive after the expiry of the two weeks earlier given for courts to...
The Association of Telecommunications Companies of Nigeria (ATCON) has described as baseless and untrue the claims linking the Fifth Generation (5G) technology with Coronavirus. ATCON said, such claims have not been substantiated, by any conclusive empirical evidence, by either the World Health Organisation or other health research institutions, therefore, urged...