Author: Michael George

ActionAid Nigeria wants Nigeria and other developing nations to stay away from ratifying the deal offered by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development OECD, for taxation of the Digital Economy. In a statement by the Communications Coordinator, Mrs Nihinlola Akande, the organization is displeased that the negotiation calling for all countries to remove their […]

The ongoing verification of federal civil servants on the Integrated Personnel and Payroll Information System, IPPIS, is part of reforms aimed at enhancing the service and its workforce. The Chairman, Senate Committee on Public Service, Senator Ibrahim Shekarau, stated this during an inspection tour of one of the centres at the National Broadcast Academy of […]

Nigeria’s anti-corruption group, Human and Environmental Developmental Agenda, HEDA has sued a former Attorney General of the Federation, Mohammed Adoke, SAN, for alleged false and malicious claims. In a suit filed at the High Court in Abuja, HEDA is asking Adoke to withdraw the malicious publications and pay one hundred million Naira as damages. Adoke […]

The era of unseaworthy substandard ships entering into the country’s seawater may soon be over. This is because, the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, NIMASA, is moving against such ships coming into the country. It has commenced the issuance of new certificates of ship registration and gradually phasing out the old permits. The Director-General […]

The Board of Fellows, BOF, of the Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria is set to take the campaign against drug abuse to the nooks and crannies of the country. It plans to buy six buses, one for each geopolitical zone to use for the campaign against the menace, especially in primary and secondary schools. The Chairman […]

The Joint Health Sector Union workers, JOHESU, has sent a red alert to the National Assembly. It wants the Clerk of the Assembly to stop further proceedings on the amendment of the Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria, MDCN, Act. It also wants the House of Representatives to shun concurrence and harmonization of the bill. […]

Journalists International Forum For Migration (JIFORM) on Wednesday inaugurated the students’ membership of the organization at the University of Science Commerce And Business Administration (ESCAE), Anglophone Department, Porto Novo Campus, Benin Republic. The association of Mass Communication students and others tagged JIFORM Club was aimed at mentoring and encouraging journalism on campuses according to the […]

From L-R Mr. Mr. Raji Oyebowale, Chairman, Lagos State Cooperative College Governing Council; Oladele Oyebowale, Special Adviser to the Governor on Commerce, Industry and Cooperative; Dr. (Mrs), Lola Akande, Commissioner for Commerce, Industry and Cooperative (MCIC); Oluseyi Whenu, Permanent Secretary, (MCIC) and Mr. Akorede Ojomu, Provost, Lagos State Cooperative College. The Chairman, governing council of […]

In response to incessant gas explosions and fires in the State, the Director General, Lagos State Safety Commission, Mr Lanre Mojola has convened a meeting of regulators and stakeholders in the sector to deliberate on possible solutions. Stakeholders at the meeting included members of the Nigerian Liquefied Petroleum Gas Marketers( MALPGAM) and Liquefied Petroleum Gas […]

Members of Lagos state Assembly have called on the federal government to dialogue and not use force against agitators of secession in the country. The lawmakers also called on the National Assembly to ensure that restructuring for devolution of more powers to federating states and establishment of State Police were prioritized in the on-going constitutional […]

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