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Obaseki hails first Edo-born President of Nigerian Institute of Estate Surveyors

The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has hailed the achievement of the first Edo-born President of the Nigerian Institute of Estate Surveyors and Valuers (NIESV), Mr. Johnbull Amayaevbo, declaring that the whole State will share in his glory. The Governor made this statement when he received Mr. Amayaevbo, and his delegation from the Institute, […]

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ICAN seeks solutions to rising inflation, brain drain

The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN) on Thursday emphasised the need to address hyper inflationary pressures, brain drain and other macroeconomic challenges besetting the country. Mallam Tijjani Isa, president, ICAN, said this at a press conference to commemorate the annual International Accounting Day 2022. Isa said the advice had become imperative as economies […]

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I Want To Be Remembered For Reenacting Education In Edo State – Obaseki

Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has said that he wants to be remembered for re-enacting education in the State. He made the remark on Thursday, November 10, 2022, during a book launch, titled: “As Long As The Law Remaineth” by Professor Amos O. Enabulele, and Associate Professor Anthony O. Ewere at the Akin Deko […]

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Meter bypass responsible for ‘crazy bills’ – EKEDC

Eko Electricity Distribution Company (EKEDC) on Thursday said the act of bypassing electricity meters was responsible for estimated billing, otherwise known as “crazy bill” in most communities.   Dr Tinuade Sanda, Managing Director, EKEDC, made this known at a customer engagement forum organised by the Disco on Thursday in Lagos.   The News Agency of […]

Human Rights

AU to politicians: End child marriage, harmful practices

The African Union (AU) has urged politicians and other stakeholders to make personal commitments and conviction to end child marriages. The union also urged them to commit to ending harmful practices against women and girls on the continent and even beyond. Ms Hermaine Kembo, the AU Commission Special Rapporteur on Ending Child Marriage and Other […]

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2023: INEC calls for early collection of PVCs

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has called on Nigerians to begin early collection and checking of their Permanent voters Cards (PVCs) to avoid rushing.   Alhaji Yahaya Bello,FCT INEC Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC), made the call on Thursday in Abuja at a news conference.   Bello said the main purpose of the news conference […]

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2023: We’ll monitor campaign expenses, sanction defualters – INEC warns

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Thursday warned political parties against flouting campaign expenses laws, saying it would sanction defaulters.   Alhaji Yahaya Bello, the FCT INEC Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC), gave the warning at a news conference in Abuja.   Bello said the commission was putting all efforts in place to ensure the […]

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CSO inaugurates institute to strengthen Nigeria’s civil space, encourage local donors

Ms Nana Afadzinu, Executive Director, West Africa Civil Society Institute (WACSI) on Thursday said the institute was inaugurated in Nigeria to strengthen the civic space and encourage local donors. Afadzinu at a news conference in Abuja announcing the establishment of WACSI in Nigeria said the move was a significant milestone for the Institute. She said […]

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Pam urges youths to contribute to national dev’t

The Executive Secretary of Nigerian Christian Pilgrims Commixsion (NCPC), Rev. Yakubu Pam has advised youths to utilise government empowerment schemes to develop themselves and contribute to national development. Pam gave the advice when he received the Christian Youths of Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria (CPFN) in 19 Northern states and Abuja, and the Youth Wing of […]

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We won’t allow any online platform to plunge Nigeria into crisis–FG

The Federal Government says it will  not allow any social media platform to plunge Nigeria into crisis. The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, said this on Thursday in Abuja at the third edition of the “President Muhammadu Buhari’s Administration (PMB) Scorecard 2015-2023” programme. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports the PMB […]