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2023: Group seeks youths’ inclusiveness in governance

A political group, Young Presidential Candidates Across Party Lines, has sought youths’ active engagement and inclusion in governance come 2023. Dr Nicolas Felix, Leader and Spokesperson of the group, made the call on Wednesday, during the group’s meeting in Abuja. “Another political dispensation is in the offing, and our goal is to see that young, […]

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Oyo, Rivers states move to establish small claims courts

The Oyo and Rivers States Government judiciaries have inaugurated Small Claims Judicial Committees to begin the process of establishing Small Claims Courts in their respective States. Dr Jumoke Oduwole, Special Adviser to the President on Ease of Doing Business and the Secretary, Presidential Enabling Business Environment Council (PEBEC) said this in a statement made available to […]

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NBET to increase power supply to 5, 500MW in 2023

The Nigerian Bulk Electricity Trading PLC says it plans to increase power supply to 5, 500 Megawatts (MW) in 2023 to boost electricity in the country.   The Managing Director (MD)of NBET, Mr Nnaemeka Ewelukwa said this on Wednesday in Lagos at the 2nd Capacity Workshop for Power Correspondents, Civil Society and other Stakeholders.   […]

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X-raying handling of surrendered terrorists, rescued women and children in Borno

The push by the Nigerian Armed Forces to end insurgency in the North East of the country has so far led to the surrender of 82,237 fighters and their families since July 2021. The bulk of the surrendered fighters of Boko Haram and Islamic States West Africa Province (ISWAP) terrorist groups, were women and children […]

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FCTA harmonises mobile adverts, haulage system to curb double taxation

The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) Department of Outdoor Advertisement and Signage (DOAS), on Tuesday launched the FCT/State Mobile Advertisement and Haulage permits for 2023 financial year. The Permanent Secretary, FCTA, Mr Olusade Adesola, while launching the system sought the cooperation of the business owners in the FCT, in order to achieve the objective of […]

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Kogi, Chinese firm partner on $60m smart security architecture to decimate terrorists, criminals

The Kogi Government has entered into a partnership with Chinese investors on a first-of-its-kind high technology security architecture that will capture movements around the state to decimate terrorists, bandits and other criminal elements The Kogi government and Chinese Firm, Hytera sealed the agreement during a two-day interactive workshop on “Kogi State Mission Critical Support System: […]

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Atiku in Akure, promises improved funding for education

Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, the Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has promised to boost the education sector by injecting more funds into the sector if elected in the 2023 general election. Atiku stated this on Wednesday in Akure at the kickoff of his Presidential Campaign in the South-West region. The former vice president […]

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NGO trains 60 community leaders, teachers on tackling GBV

A non-governmental organisation, under the auspices of TechSah Initiative, has trained no fewer than 60 community leaders and teachers on ways to combat sexual and gender based violence (SGBV) in schools and communities. Founder and Project Director of the organisation, Chinedu Gbulie, said the workshop was a platform where community leaders were trained on what […]

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Criminal Justice: Nigerian Senate Passes Bill To Establish Monitoring Council

The Nigerian senate has passed a Bill seeking to establish a monitoring council on the Administration of criminal justice in the country. The Bill was read for the third time and passed, following consideration of the report of the senate committee on judiciary human rights and legal matters, focusing on amendment of the principal Act. […]

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Lawmakers Commend Appraisal Of Ninth National Assembly

Members of the Nigerian House of Representatives have commended the Independent Performance Appraisal of the ninth National Assembly. The appraisal conducted by Order Paper took account of the bills sponsored by lawmakers in both the senate and House of Representatives. One of the Lawmakers and Chief Whip of the House, Tahir Monguno, observed that the […]