COVID-19: Reps want local airlines to evacuate stranded Nigerians abroad
The House of Representatives has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to direct the Federal Ministries of Foreign Affairs and Aviation to ensure that local airlines enjoy the right of first refusal, where Nigerians need to be evacuated.
Withdraw old naira notes from circulation, group tells CBN
The Association of Progressive Nigerians has appealed to the Central Bank to withdraw old and tattered naira notes from circulation as the country is battling COVID-19 pandemic.
Nigeria’s judiciary in retrospect: The vicissitudes of third arm of government
The Nigerian judiciary has had a chequered history in the last 59 years of the country’s independence. This is because the judiciary, which is considered the most critical leg of the tripod on which democracy rests has had to groan under various military dictatorships for about 31 years.
NDLEA arrests 49 suspects, seizes 30kg of cannabis
The FCT Command of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has arrested 49 suspected drug peddlers and seized 30 kilograms of psychotropic substance and hard drugs in August.
Caramelo Lounge, Suites, another questionable demolition by FCDA
Calm and normalcy have been fully restored at the ever-busy No 630 TOS Benson Crescent, Utako District, Abuja, where authorities of the Federal Capital Development Authority (FCDA) recently levelled top-class Caramelo Lounge and Suites, Utako, Abuja. Apart from being the third structure to be demolished in a matter of months, the demolition like that of…
FCT schools to vacate a week before National Sports Festival, says Minister
Schools in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja will go on holidays in December to allow the FCT host the 19th National Sports Festival, the Territory’s Minister, Mohammed Bello has revealed.
FCT minister averts doctors’ planned strike in Abuja, orders suspension of arbitrary tax deductions on salaries
The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Association of Resident Doctors has concluded arrangement to suspend its planned strike following the intervention of the FCT Minister, Mohammed Bello...
Labour insists on N66, 500 minimum wage, pensioners want N40, 000
The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has insisted that no wage in the country must go below N66, 000 per month.
How bank’s partnership with developers boosts housing delivery
As at 2012, experts estimated the deficit to be at a minimum of 17 million units and recently raised an alarm that the figure could be up to 20 million units if a proper investigation of the state of affairs in the sector is undertaken.