Thu. Jan 27th, 2022

Month: November 2021

A member of the House of Representatives, Jafaru Muhammad, has raised the alarm that bandits may attack and destroy the A-29 Super Tucano fighter jets which the United States recently delivered to Nigeria. The Federal Government had procured 12 units of the military aircraft at the cost $496m. At the plenary on Tuesday, Muhammad moved…


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Governor Bello Matawalle of Zamfara State has presented N160. 248bn budget proposal to the state House of Assembly for the year 2022. Presenting the budget on Tuesday, Matawalle said the budget was coming at a period of heightened expectations from the people of the state, following the havoc done to the global, national, and local…


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The Ogun State Governor, Dapo Abiodun, on Tuesday, presented a N351bn budget proposal for the year 2022 before the state House of Assembly. Abiodun, who christened his  budget proposal, ‘Budget of Restoration’, gave the lion share to infrastructure . The governor said the proposed budget, would be largely funded with an expected federal allocation of…


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•ICPC boss, Ngige differ over illegal recruitment in labour ministry The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), says he will sanction those who bring in personnel into the public workforce through illegal recruitment, pad their payroll and retain ghost workers. This is as he warned that his administration would not hesitate to punish heads of…


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The Kaduna State chapter of the Christians Association of Nigeria, on Tuesday, tackled Governor Nasir El-Rufai over the reduction of the working days to four for civil servants in the state. The Kaduna State Government had announced on Monday that it would soon commence the transition to a four-day working week, adding that in the…


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Justice Anwuli Chikere of a Federal High Court in Abuja on Tuesday ruled that there is no provision in the nation’s Constitution that where a traditional ruler is dethroned, he should be banished to another place. She therefore declared as unconstitutional, the banishment of the deposed Emir of Kano, Sanusi Lamido Sanusi, to Awe, a…


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Towards curbing increasing banditry and sundry crimes bedevilling the eastern flank and other parts of Sokoto, the state government has banned sundry vigilante groups from operating in the state. Instead, citizens desirous of contributing their quota to the fight against criminals and criminalities have been advised to join legitimately constituted vigilante groups that will from…


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As dollar shortage in the Nigerian economy continues to hit the air travel industry harder, foreign airlines flying into the country have stopped local travel agencies and firms from selling tickets to intending inbound Nigeria passengers The carriers also barred Nigerian travel agencies from selling tickets to intending passengers whose travel itineraries neither originate nor…


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Atalanta close in Juventus escaped Salernitana with a hard-fought 2-0 win on Tuesday which brought some positivity after a difficult week, while Atalanta are on the heels of Serie A’s leaders following a Mario Pasalic-inspired 4-0 win over Venezia. Paulo Dybala and Alvaro Morata struck the goals which gave struggling Juve the points at the…


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