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COVID-19: CAF postpones AFCON, CHAN till 2022

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has announced the rescheduling of the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) to January 2022. This was disclosed in a statement via the continental football governing body’s website as part of the decisions reached at the CAF Executive Committee meeting held on Tuesday via video-conference. Five things to know …

FG, NASS agree to postpone hike of electricity tariff

The federal government and the leadership of the National Assembly have reached an agreement on the need to halt the planned hike in electricity tariffs from July 1, 2020. The agreement was reached on Monday after the Senate President, Ahmed Lawan and the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, held meetings with President …



COVID-19: Ekiti reopens schools, worship centres

Ekiti State Governor, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, has said worship centres in the  state may resume for services as from Friday, July 17th,  in line with the agreement reached by the state government with leaders of religious organisations in the state. Governor  Fayemi who disclosed this on Tuesday in a state-wide broadcast on the next stage …

The fuss about stamp duty explained

What is a stamp duty, and why is a reversal by a bank generating much controversy?

Court registrars, lawyer remanded over release of suspected kidnappers

A Katsina High court has remanded two of its Registrars, Mohammed Sani Yahaya and Abdullahi Salisu, a lawyer, Usman Farouk and one other person in the custody of Department of state security service (DSS) over their alleged involvement in the release of two suspected kidnappers from the Correctional service Centre of the state. Yahaya and …

774,000 jobs: Keyamo dares NASS, says only Buhari can stop recruitment process

The Minister of State, Labour and Employment, Festus Keyamo has drawn a battle-line with the joint committees of the National Assembly on Labour over the purported suspension of the selection committee of the National Directorate of Employment’s 774,000 recruitment exercise. Keyamo declared that only President Muhammadu Buhari can stop the process. Daily Trust had reported …

Nigerian governors who tested positive for COVID-19

Five Nigerian governors have tested positive for COVID-19 since its outbreak in the country. The Federal Ministry of Health on Friday, February 28, 2020, confirmed the first case of COVID-19 in Lagos who was an Italian citizen who worked in Nigeria and returned from Milan, Italy to Lagos on the 25th of February. Governor Akeredolu …



Reps to sanction members flouting NCDC guidelines

The House of Representatives has threatened to sanction members who fail  to observe the guidelines set out by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) during plenary and other engagements. Deputy Speaker, House of Representatives, Ahmed Idris Wase who presided over the plenary on Tuesday advised members to always observe the social distancing rule in …

Aviation unions reject Airport concession

Four leading unions in the aviation industry have for the umpteenth time kicked against the planned concession of four major airports in the country. They insisted that the attempt by the Federal Government to concession major airports in the country was against the public interest. Aviation unions, operators flaw FG’s order on agencies’ relocation Aviation …

Umahi reshuffles cabinet after 6 years in office

The governor of Ebonyi state, David Umahi has reshuffled his cabinet after six years in office. Those affected were the Chief of Staff to Ebonyi State government, Dr Emmanuel Offor Okorie who was moved to head the State’s Broadcasting Commission (EBBC). Umahi seals private hospital over death, treatment of patients COVID-19: How we survived COVID-19 …

Insecurity: IGP reveals when Community Policing will take off

The Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, on Tuesday, said the process of community policing would be completed by August 2020, to enable the exercise take off. He stated this after a a closed-door session with the Senate Committee on Police Affairs and the Senate President, Ahmad Ibrahim Lawan in Abuja. According to him, the implementation …
Insecurity: IGP reveals when Community Policing will take off

Yobe: Police arrest two suspected armed robbers, recover weapons, others

The Police in Yobe State have nabbed two suspected armed robber in a recent encounter with the criminals in Gaidam Local Government Area. The arrested duo; Garba Sale of Nguru Local Government and Shehu Usman of Gaidam Local Government were part of a syndicate that specialized in robbing unsuspecting members of the public particularly in …
Yobe: Police arrest two suspected armed robbers, recover weapons, others

‘I studied law, but didn’t graduate’ – Suspected fake lawyer confesses in Ogun

A man allegedly parading himself as a lawyer has been arrested by the police in Ogun State on Tuesday. The suspected fake lawyer, Elijah Ayodeji Ojo, was said to have confessed to the police that he only attended the university, but he did not graduate. According to a release by the Ogun Ogun Police Public …
‘I studied law, but didn’t graduate’ – Suspected fake lawyer confesses in Ogun

19 year old UNILORIN student jailed for fraud

A 19-year-old chemistry student of the University of Ilorin, Ajayi Joshua Oluwatobi, on Tuesday, bagged a nine-month jail-term for defrauding three students seeking hostel accommodation. The charge sheet brought against convicted Oluwatobi by the Ilorin Zonal office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, read, ” That you, Ajayi Joshua Oluwatobi, in the month of …
19 year old UNILORIN student jailed for fraud

Gov. Wike praises Buhari, begs President to visit Rivers State

The Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike, has thanked President Muhammadu Buhari, describing him as indeed a president of every state of the federation. Wike stated this in a letter he addressed to the president, thanking him for releasing the sum N78.9 billion the Rivers Government used in maintenance of Federal roads in the …
Gov. Wike praises Buhari, begs President to visit Rivers State

Electricity tariff hike: Details of Osinbajo’s meeting with NASS leadership emerge

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Tuesday, at the Presidential Villa, Abuja met with Senate President, Ahmed Lawan and Speaker, House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, over the proposed increase in electricity tariff. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Osinbajo, heads the Power Sector Reform Coordination Working Group. The National Assembly had in a statement …
Electricity tariff hike: Details of Osinbajo’s meeting with NASS leadership emerge

Plateau Assembly suspends two council chairmen

The Plateau State House of Assembly on Tuesday, suspended the Chairman of Quaan Pan Local Government, Hon. Isaac Kwallu and his Kanam counterpart, Hon. Abas Wokdung, for illegally suspending their councillors and refusing to pay their entitlements. Speaker of the House, Rt. Hon. Abok Ayuba, who announced the suspension during plenary, directed the affected chairmen …
Plateau Assembly suspends two council chairmen

COVID-19: Police vow to prosecute those who fail to wear facemasks in public

The Akwa Ibom State Police Command said it would prosecute those who violate the compulsory use of face masks in public places in the state. The Police Public Relations Officer CSP Frederick Nnudam, who spoke on behalf of the Commissioner, CP Imohimi Edgal in a Statement on Tuesday, said all the Divisional Police Officers, DPOs …
COVID-19: Police vow to prosecute those who fail to wear facemasks in public

COVID-19 lockdown: Lagos landlords battle tenants over inability to pay house rents, eject defaulters

Many tenants in Lagos State have expressed the agonies they suffer from their landlords/landladies for their inability to settle their rents as and when due. DAILY POST gathered that failure to pay rents by the tenants has been causing faceoff between house owners who depend on the rents for their survival and their tenants who …
COVID-19 lockdown: Lagos landlords battle tenants over inability to pay house rents, eject defaulters

They want to control recruitment of 774,000 Nigerians – Keyamo exposes lawmakers

The Minister of State, Labour and Employment, has declared that the National Assembly cannot stop the planned recruitment of Nigerians. One thousand citizens are to be employed from each of the 774,000 local government areas in Nigeria. In a statement on Tuesday, Keyamo said in obedience to their invitation, he appeared before the Joint Committees …
They want to control recruitment of 774,000 Nigerians – Keyamo exposes lawmakers

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