Category Archives: Breaking

BVN Saves FG N2.293b, Exposes 23,846 Ghost Workers

  The Federal Government has been able to remove 23,846 non-existent workers from it payroll through the Bank Verification Number (BVN) scheme and the Integrated Payroll and Personnel Information System (IPPIS), thereby reducing the administration’s February wage bill by N2.293 billion. According to the Federal Ministry of Finance, in a statement signed by Special Assistant,…

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LASG Launches Sexual Assault Standing Order, Rape Kits

  In line with the mandate of Governor Akinwunmi Ambode, the Lagos State Domestic and Sexual Violence Response Team (DSVRT) in partnership with the Ministry of Health and the Primary Health Care Board at the weekend launched the Sexual Assault Standing Order and Sexual Assault Evidence Examination Kit, also referred to as rape kits. Coordinator…

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I’ll Rather Die Than Let Ndigbo Get Credit For My Release – Kanu

  Following the alarm raised from Enugu yesterday by some of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) members that some people suspected to be Ohanaeze Ndigbo and their youth wing were impersonating IPOB leaders in Enugu, the group has warned those claiming to be representing the group should stop such move, adding that nobody speaks…

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#FreeEse: Nigerians Launch Social Media Campaign Over Alleged Abduction & Forceful Marriage Of 14-Yr-Old

  14-year-old Ese Oruru, who was in August 2015, allegedly abducted in Opolo, Yenagoa Local Government Area of Bayelsa State, by one Yunusa, who hails from Kano, has continued to elicit outrage on social media among Nigerians. According to a report by Vanguard, Ese, who was 13 as at the time of her alleged abduction,…

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FG Restates Commitment To Stabilize Naira, CBN Targets N200/Dollar

  The Federal Government has restated its commitment to stabilize the country’s currency against the dollar. Minister of State (Industry, Trade and Investment), Hajiya Aisha Abubakar, who was speaking at the opening ceremony of the 37th Kaduna International Trade Fair, tagged “Promoting Solid Minerals Sector for Sustainable Economic Development in Nigeria,” said government was committed…

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Arik Air, Aero Contractors & First Nation IATA Operational Safety Audit Certification

  Three Nigerian airlines, Arik Air, Aero Contractors and First Nation have successfully obtained the International Air Transport Association (IATA) Operational Safety Audit Certification. The IATA Operational Safety Assessment (IOSA) certificate is issued to airline after a successful assessment and demonstration of compliance to Safety Regulations as specified by the body. According to a report…

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Siasia, Amuneke, Salisu Appointed Super Eagles’ Interim Coaches

The Nigeria Football Federation has appointed Samson Siasia, Salisu Yusuf and Emmanuel Amuneke as interim coaches of the Super Eagles following the resignation of the Sunday Oliseh on Friday. The decision was reached on Friday, during an emergency meeting of the NFF technical committee, which reviewed, among other things, the resignation of erstwhile coach, Sunday…

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