Key Issues

Minister Commends President Buhari For Supporting Persons With Disabilities

Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Sadiya Farouk says the current administration, under the leadership of President Muhammadu Buhari has done a lot for persons with disabilities. Speaking to State House Correspondents after she led officials of the National Commission for Persons with Disabilities on a courtesy visit to President Buhari’s office […]

General

NIMC Staff Commence Strike

The Staff Union in the National Identity Management Commission under the aegis of the Association of Senior Civil Servants of Nigeria,ASCSN, has embarked on an indefinite strike. The strike commenced in the early hours of Thursday across the nation. In a communiqué signed by the Chairman, ASCSN, NIMC unit, Asekohai Lucky, the association asked all […]

General

Nigerian Government Directs NERC To Suspend Electricity Tariff Hike

The Nigerian Government has directed the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission, NERC, to suspend the recently adjusted electricity tariff. The Minister of Power, Sale Mamman, made this known in a statement on Thursday. NERC had on Tuesday increased the electricity tariff payable by power consumers across the country. The hike in tariff which varies, based on different […]

Medicine

COVID-19: Nigeria Confirms 1565 New Cases

Nigeria has confirmed 1565 new cases of the deadly coronavirus COVID-19. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control NCDC confirmed the cases on its official Twitter handle @NCDCgov on Thursday, 7th of January 2021. According to the NCDC, the following States recorded cases “Lagos-807 FCT-236 Kaduna-79 Oyo-57 Plateau-47 Rivers-37 Katsina-35 Edo-30 Sokoto-30 Delta-26 Kebbi-23 Ondo-20 Enugu-18 Abia-17 […]