Press Statement on Killings in Lagos Nigeria.

African Rights Watch Condemns unequivocally and in the strongest of terms the shooting and killing of innocent and peaceful #EndSARS Protesters in Nigeria by the Nigerian Army and the Police. We call on the Federal Government of Nigeria to immediately investigate this dastardly act and breach of the fundamental rights of lawful Nigerian Citizens, to …

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End SARS Campaign rocks Nigeria; SARS officially Disbanded.

“In addition, the Force is constituting an Investigation Team which shall include Civil Society Organizations…” The Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has announced the dissolution of the dreaded police unit, Special Anti Robbery Squad (SARS or FSARS). The police chief also announced major police reforms including the formation of an investigative team, which will include …

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WAMELA PRESS RELEASE ON VIRTUAL COURT AND MALI

Media a Necessary Part of Virtual Court Proceedings in West Africa. The President of The West Africa Media Lawyers Association, WAMELA, Mr. Noah Ajare, has charged Heads of States of The Economic Community of West Africa States (ECOWAS) to make provisions for the unhindered and effective reportage of virtual Court Proceedings which many States in …

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Legal Officer – SGL 11 The Edo State Internal Revenue Service (EIRS)

The Edo State Government is carrying out a Public Service Transformation and Enhancement Project as part of its Institutional Reform Agenda. The Project is designed to develop the Human and Organizational capabilities required to deliver efficient services to the people of Edo State, and to Make Edo Great Again. In line with the institutional Reform …

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Legal Officers – SGL 07 At Edo State Internal Revenue Service (EIRS)

The Edo State Government is carrying out a Public Service Transformation and Enhancement Project as part of its Institutional Reform Agenda. The Project is designed to develop the Human and Organizational capabilities required to deliver efficient services to the people of Edo State, and to Make Edo Great Again. In line with the institutional Reform …

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Chidoka Challenges Buhari To Publish Performance Evaluation Report Of Sacked Ministers

A former Minister of Aviation, Chief Osita Chidoka has challenged President Muhammadu Buhari to make public the performance review report of the recently sacked ministers as well as their counterparts still in his cabinet. Chidoka said this in a statement titled, ‘Chidoka Tasks Buhari To Publish Review On Sacked Ministers, Security Sector, Others” which he …

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JAMB Replies El-Rufai, Says Institutions Determine Cut-Off Marks

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board has said it does not award “preferential cut-off marks” to students who sit the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination from the northern part of the country. The board also said the Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai, was wrong in saying that UTME candidates of northern extraction enjoyed special privileges or …

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CBN Reiterates Commitment To Boost FX Supply

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) yesterday said it was more committed to improving dollar supply in order to meet market demand than worrying over the valuation of the naira. Reuters quoted CBN Director, Monetary Policy Department, Hassan Mahmud, as saying this during a virtual investor conference. Mahmud said, “What we are worried about is …

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EFCC Freezing Of Kogi Account A Joke Too Far – Bello

*Says Bawa shouldn’t be used for personal vendetta Kogi State governor, Yahaya Bello, Tuesday asserted that none of the state accounts has been frozen at the request of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), restating his government’s position that the N20 billion bailout fund it received was appropriately applied. According to him the reported …

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Why There’s Hike In Price Of Cooking Gas – NNPC

The Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Mallam Mele Kyari, says the challenges in sourcing adequate supply of cooking gas has led to the increase in prices of the commodity. Kyari disclosed this during a working visit to the headquarters of the Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) in Abuja on Tuesday. …

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We Sealed Banks For Observing IPOB’s Sit-At-Home – Imo Govt

THE Imo State Government on Tuesday explained the reason behind its decision to seal some banks in Owerri, the state capital. Scores of bank customers were left stranded on Tuesday as the officials of the Imo State Government shut all the banks along Bank Road in the state capital. Our correspondent observed ribbons the state …

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EU Wants Daily Fines For Poland Over Its Controversial Judiciary Reforms

The European Commission has taken its infringement procedure against Poland over judicial independence one step further and asked the EU’s Court of Justice to impose daily fines on the country. The Commission considers Poland has failed to abide by the Court’s interim measures issued on 14 July, which relate to a controversial chamber of the …

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COVID-19: Why Vaccinated Persons Still Get Infected – NPHCDA

The National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA), has said that people with breakthrough infection after incomplete and complete vaccination have less symptoms and less severe disease, and – importantly after full vaccination less prolonged COVID-19 symptoms. The Executive Director of National Primary Health Care Development Agency, (NPHCDA), Dr Faisal Shuaib, gave the explanation to …

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Happy Birthday To My Father And The Immediate Past NBA President, Paul Usoro SAN – Ewenode William

Immediate Past National Assistant Secretary of the Nigerian Bar Association, Ewenode, Onoriode William, has commemorated with the immediate past president of the NBA, Mr Paul Usoro SAN, on his birthday. Ewenode, in his goodwill message on Tuesday, said: “Sir, your birthday is worthy of celebration for so many reasons. “Some of these reasons include the …

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You Are Lucky To Serve Under Ugwuanyi’s Administration, Supreme Court Justice Tells Retiring Enugu Chief Judge

Hon. Justice Centus C. Nweze of the Supreme Court of Nigeria has eulogized the retiring Chief Judge of Enugu State, Hon. Justice Ngozi Priscilla Emehelu, for the outstanding achievements she recorded in transforming the State Judiciary. Hon. Justice Nweze who spoke at a gala night organized by Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State, in honour …

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Gov. Ugwuanyi, To Swear In , Hon Justice A R Ozoemena, As Acting Chief Judge

*As Justice N.P Emehelu, FCIArb, FICMC Bows Out Enugu Gov. Dr. Ugwuanyi, To Swear In Justice Ozoemena, As Acting Chief Judge. The Executive Governor of Enugu State, Rt Hon Dr. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, will tomorrow swear in Justice A. R Ozoemena, as the Acting Chief Judge of the state. The event is slated to hold at …

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We Don’t Need NCC Approval To Transmit Election Results Electronically – INEC

Ahead of the 2023 General Elections, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said it did not need the approval of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) to transmit election results electronically. Recall that during the debate on section 52(3) of the Electoral Act amendment bill, dealing with electronic transmission by lawmakers, they had asked INEC …

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Strike: Why FG Has Not Paid Some Doctors – Ngige

The Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr Chris Ngige, has said the Federal Government does not owe the striking members of the Nigerian Association of Resident Doctors or other health workers in the country. He stated that only “illegally recruited” doctors are not being paid because they were neither captured by the Office of the …

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Akeredolu Signs Judicial, Legislature Autonomy Bills Into Law

Governor of Ondo State, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu has assented to the bills for the financial autonomy of the judiciary and the legislature in the state. Akeredolu, who assented to the bill on Tuesday also signed into law the bill for the establishment of the Ondo State House of Assembly Service Commission. Disclosing this, the Commissioner for …

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AfDB To Spend $700m On Livestock Devt Projects In 2 Years

*As Bogoro bags highest award in animal science The African Development Bank has disclosed plans to spend the sum of $700 million to support livestock development projects across African countries. President of African Development Bank, (AfDB), Akinwunmi Adesina, made this known, on Tuesday, in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, where the Executive Secretary of the Tertiary …

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Monica Lewinsky Says Bill Clinton Should ‘Want To Apologize’

*But Says She Doesn’t Need One In an exclusive interview with TODAY’s Savannah Guthrie, Monica Lewinsky opened up about how she felt in the wake of her sex scandal with former president Bill Clinton. Lewinsky, who joined the show to discuss her role as a producer on “American Crime Story: Impeachment,” which dramatizes the incident, …

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Nigerian’s Communications Ministry Prioritises Security Over Economic Benefits – Pantami

The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Prof. Isa Pantami, has disclosed that the communication sector had priotised security over economic benefits. Mr Pantami made the disclosure during the official launch of the Nigerian Communications Commission’s, NCC, Strategic Vision Plan, SVP, 2021-2025, Podcast and the Book Compendium of Prof. Umar Danbatta’s speeches, on Tuesday in …

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Court Grants Ex-Miss Nigeria, Helen Prest-Ajayi 50% Of Late Hubby’s Assets

A Federal High Court in Lagos on Tuesday declared that a former Miss Nigeria, Helen Prest-Ajayi, is entitled to 50 percent of the net assets of her late husband, Dr Tosin Ajayi. Justice Tijjani Ringim gave the ruling in a suit by Miss Tomisin Ajayi and Mrs Helen Prest Ajayi as 1st and 2nd Applicants, …

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