BREAKING: Insecurity: Buhari, Lawan, Gbajabiamila in closed-door meeting

BREAKING: Insecurity: Buhari, Lawan, Gbajabiamila in closed-door meeting NEWS DIGEST - President Muhammadu Buhari is currently holding a meeting with Senate President Ahmad Lawan and the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila. The agenda of the meeting which started...

Ajaokuta resuscitation: Governor Bello visits Russian Ambassador 

Ajaokuta resuscitation: Governor Bello visits Russian Ambassador NEWS DIGEST - Kogi State Governor Yahaya Bello on Monday paid a courtesy visit on the Russian Ambassador to Nigeria, His Excellency, Alexey Shebarshin at the Russian Embassy in Abuja for discussions ahead...

BREAKING: Rivers govt seals NLC secretariat

BREAKING: Rivers govt seals NLC secretariat NEWS DIGEST - The Rivers State Government on Sunday night sealed the secretariat of the state chapter of the Nigeria Labour Congress located on D-Line axis of Port Harcourt. Although a letter from the State...

EFCC arraigns Reps NDDC Chair over alleged N400m money laundering

EFCC arraigns Reps NDDC Chair over alleged N400m money laundering NEWS DIGEST - The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arraigned the Chairman of the House Representatives Committee on Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), Hon Nicholas Mutu before a...

Banditry: 4,030 persons displaced in Niger

Banditry: 4,030 persons displaced in Niger NEWS DIGEST - The Niger State Emergency Management Agency, NSEMA, says bandits have displaced no fewer than 4,030 persons from their communities in four local government areas of the state. The Public Relations Officer of...

IPPIS implementation: FG goes after ghost workers

IPPIS implementation: FG goes after ghost workers NEWS DIGEST--The Acting Head of the Civil Service of the Federation, Folashade Yemi-Esan, on Monday, said that the Federal Government had activated a new process aimed at eliminating those who were collecting salaries...

Okada Ban: 3 killed as riders clash with police in Lagos

Okada Ban: 3 killed as riders clash with police in Lagos NEWS DIGEST - At least three persons have been feared killed after a fight broke out between commercial motorcyclists and policemen at Ijora in Apapa, Lagos. The Nation reported that...

BREAKING: No Nigerian infected with coronavirus – Chinese Ambassador

BREAKING: No Nigerian infected with coronavirus - Chinese Ambassador BEWS DIGEST - No Nigerian or Chinese living in Nigeria is infected with the dreaded coronavirus, the Chinese Ambassador to Nigeria, Dr Zhou Pingjian, has declared. He told reporters in Abuja on...

Coronavirus: 60 Nigerians ‘trapped’ in Wuhan as death toll rises

Coronavirus: 60 Nigerians ‘trapped’ in Wuhan as death toll rises NEWS DIGEST--The Coronavirus infection has risen to 17,205 from 14,380 confirmed cases while 361 persons had died from the disease, which originated from Wuhan in China. About 21,558 individuals were also...

Minimum wage: TUC keeps mum as ultimatum expires

Minimum wage: TUC keeps mum as ultimatum expires NEWS DIGEST--The Trade Union Congress of Nigeria on Sunday declined to speak on its planned nationwide strike to protest the failure of some states to implement the new minimum wage. On January 9,...