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Presidency has no hand in controversial media bills – Adesina

Says AGF studying court ruling on Twitter By Egena Sunday Ode   The Presidency has distanced itself from rhe ongoing attempts by the National Assembly to amend the Nigerian Press Council (NPC) Act and the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) Act,…

We spent N35bn on payment of pensions, gratuities -Oyetola

From: Femi Oyelola, Kaduna   The Oyo State Governor, Adegboyega Oyetola, has disclosed that his administration had spent about N35billion on payment of pensions and gratuities of retired workers in the state since 2018. This was contained in a statement…

Andy Uba threatens lawsuit over bank staff protest at residence

By Vivian Okejeme, Abuja   Senator Andy Uba, has threatened lawsuit against Heritage Bank over trending video of protesting of the bank at the entrance of his residence. The governorship aspirant under the platform of the All Progressives Congress, APC,…

NGE condemns proposed media bills before NASS, calls them draconian

 Says media not political enemy of FG  Wants them expunged   By Lateef Ibrahim, Abuja   The Nigerian Guild of Editors (NGE) has said that the media industry is not a political opponent or enemy of the Federal Government. The…

Kangiwa calls on teachers to take career in tourism

By Mashe Umaru Gwamna The Director General of the National Institute for Hospitality and Tourism (NIHOTOUR),Nura Kangiwa has called on teachers in secondary schools to take up career in tourism. Kangiwa said tourism is a multidimensional industry and multidisciplinary in…

Pilot phase of Pan African payment, settlement system begins- Sec.-Gen.

The African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) Secretariat says pilot phase of the Pan African Payment and Settlement System (PAPSS) is ongoing in six West African countries to facilitate AfCFTA’s implementation. The AfCFTA Secretary-General, Mr Wamkele Mene, disclosed this to…

NYSC deworms 156 pupils, gives food items to elderly

The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) through its Health Initiative for Rural Dwellers (HIRD) has dewormed 156 pupils as part of its medical outreach in Lofan, Barkin-Ladi Local Government in Plateau. The NYSC-HIRD which started its one-week free medical outreach…

Anambra guber: APGA jettisoned due process in chosing delegates to elect candidate, says INEC

By Lateef Ibrahim, Abuja The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, insisted yesterday that the All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA, did not notify it (the Commission) of the date of the congress where the ad-hoc delegates of the party were elected,…

Gumel youths beg gov Badaru to locate new federal varsity to Gumel emirate

From Mika’il Tsoho, Dutse The Gumel Youths Movement (GYM) called on Governor Muhammad Abubakar Badaru to locate new Federal University of Technology to Gumel emirate. The called was made by the chairman of the movement comrade Musa Mu’azu Gumel when…

Bagudu urges Nigerians to unite against crimes

By Egena Sunday Ode Governor of Kebbi State, Atiku Bagudu, has urged Nigerians to come together and tackle criminalities in the country. He spoke at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, while fielding questions from State House reporters after a meeting with…