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    Lagos discharges female Covid-19 patient

      A female Covid-19 patient has been discharged from the infectious disease isolation centre in Lagos. The Lagos state governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, disclosed this Tuesday. According to him: “Dear Lagosians, I announce with immense joy, the discharge of another patient (a female) who has fully recovered from our facility at Yaba. “This brings to 32, […] More

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    Gross Misconduct: Calls grow for sack of SP Mohammed Musa

    Following several allegations of gross misconduct and breaches capable of undermining discipline and good faith amongst officers and men of the Nigeria Police, a coalition of civil societies, Nigeria Initiative For Security (NIFS) has called for stiff disciplinary measures against a certain Mohammed Musa, a Superintendent of Police. The coalition in a statement in Abuja, […] More

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    OPINION: Garlands for Bisi Akande @82

    Chief BISI Akande is 82 and was being celebrated widely by those who have known and related to him over the years as one of the most sober and cool-headed political leaders we have on display in Nigeria. I became close to Bisi during the days we discussed what options there were to access power […] More

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    University workers declare indefinite strike Feb 5

    University workers, under the Joint Action Committee (JAC) of Non- Academic Staff of Educational and Associated Institutions (NASU) and the Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities (SSANU), have declared an “indefinite, comprehensive and total strike,” with effect from Friday, 5th February 2021. This comes about a month after the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), […] More

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    NiDCOM welcomes new Kogi Focal Point Officer, Anako

    Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NiDCOM) on Monday  received the newly appointed Kogi State Diaspora Focal Point Officer (DFPO), Medina Nene Anako. The Secretary of the Commission, Engr. Dr. Sule Yakubu Bassi, receives Anako at the NiDCoM head office in Abuja on behalf of the Chairman/CEO, Hon Abike Dabiri-Erewa.Bassi congratulated the newly appointed DFPO for Kogi […] More

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    Boko Haram causing havoc in Nasarawa — Gov

    Nasarawa State governor, Abdulahi Sule, has cried out to President Muhammadu Buhari over the havoc he said Boko Haram has continued to cause in the State. Speaking to correspondents after a meeting with the president at the presidential villa, Abuja on Friday, he said the terrorists keep regrouping after being dislodged by security forces. Alhough […] More

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    HND harmonization: NSCDC operatives allege selective payment, arbitrariness

    There is disquiet at the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) as some aggrieved officers are set to break their silence on what they described as suffocating action, selective payment and arbitrariness meted on them by their Commandant-General since 2018.The aggrieved officers allege that the CG, Mohammed Gana, has flagrantly disregarded the Federal Government […] More

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    NIPRD scientists demoralised over lack of support, poor funding – Adigwe

    *tasks philanthropists, corporate bodies on research funding

    By Hassan ZaggiThe over 75 world-class scientists in the National Institute for Pharmaceutical Research and Development (NIPRD) are currently discouraged over the lack of support and poor funding of the research activities of the institute.The institute has tried all it could to attract the needed funding of its research breakthroughs from philanthropists, corporate bodies and […] More

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    Buhari seeks Senate confirmation of HYPADEC, Disabilities Commission nominees

    President Muhammadu Buhari has forwarded to the Senate for confirmation, his nominees as Chairman and Members of the Governing Council of Hydroelectric Power Producing Areas Development Commission (HYPADEC), and National Commission for Persons with Disabilities.  The requests were contained in separate letters read on the floor during plenary on Tuesday by the Senate President, Ahmad […] More