9,066 N-Power beneficiaries to get N1.3billion – FG

The Federal Government said it has commenced the final payment of the arrears on the outstanding allowances of some batches A and B N Power volunteers. 14,021 out of the 500,000 exited volunteers of the N Power scheme were owed five months stipends. Their accounts were flagged in March 2020 by the Federal Government payment system, the Government Integrated Financial Management Information System (GIFMIS). The … Continue reading 9,066 N-Power beneficiaries to get N1.3billion – FG

Osinbajo, Sanwo-Olu unveil Kumuyi’s official biography

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, Lagos Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu and Sports Minister Sunday Dare on Friday in Lagos unveiled the first authorised biography of the General Superintendent of the Deeper Christian Life Ministry (DCLM) William (W.F.) Kumuyi. The book ‘Kumuyi: Defender of the Faith’ is the 10-month-long work of a few church members in the cleric’s inner circle and 250,000 copies are now in print. In … Continue reading Osinbajo, Sanwo-Olu unveil Kumuyi’s official biography

2023: What I’ll do if Jonathan joins APC, contests for president – Wike

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has disclosed what he would do if former President, Goodluck Jonathan defects to the All Progressives Congress, APC. Wike vowed not to support Jonathan if he defects to APC to contest in the 2023 presidential election. Speaking with BBC Pidgin, the governor, however, pledged to support Jonathan if he runs for the presidency on the platform of the People’s … Continue reading 2023: What I’ll do if Jonathan joins APC, contests for president – Wike

US military admits it killed 10 civilians and targeted the wrong vehicle in the Kabul airstrike

A United States military investigation into a deadly Kabul drone strike on a vehicle in August has found it killed 10 civilians and the driver and that the vehicle targeted was likely not a threat associated with ISIS-K, announced Gen. Frank McKenzie, the top general of U.S. Central Command, at the Pentagon on Friday. McKenzie told reporters that the strike was a “mistake” and offered an apology. … Continue reading US military admits it killed 10 civilians and targeted the wrong vehicle in the Kabul airstrike

Pele: Brazil legend readmitted to intensive care following surgery to remove tumour

Pele was admitted to Albert Einstein hospital in Sao Paulo after a tumour was found during routine tests; the 80-year-old had surgery to remove it; he is a three-time World Cup winner; he said earlier this week he was ready for “90 minutes, plus extra time” Pele has re-entered an intensive care unit at a hospital in Sao Paulo, ESPN Brasil reported on Friday. The … Continue reading Pele: Brazil legend readmitted to intensive care following surgery to remove tumour

Jonathan won’t join APC, if he does, I won’t go with him – Reno Omokri

Ahead of 2023 presidential election, rumor has it that ex-president Goodluck Jonathan, will before 2022, join the ruling All Progressive Congress, APC. His former aide, Pastor Reno Omokri, Friday faulted claims that his former boss will soon dump the opposition Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, to defect to APC.  Reacting to a question on what he would do if Jonathan decamps to APC, the number one … Continue reading Jonathan won’t join APC, if he does, I won’t go with him – Reno Omokri

Sanwo-Olu inspects 1,188 unit Sangotedo housing project, sets deadlines for commissioning

Governor To Contractors: ‘Deliver or Get Your Deals Terminated’ Contractors engaged by Lagos State Government to handle the construction of 1,188-unit LagosHOMS in Sangotedo area of Eti Osa now have a final completion date to deliver the project. After defaulting previous deadlines, Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu mandated the contractors to finish up the 744 flats being developed in Scheme 1 of the housing project by the … Continue reading Sanwo-Olu inspects 1,188 unit Sangotedo housing project, sets deadlines for commissioning

FG approves N25b for ID Infrastructure upgrade, launches three solutions for NIN-SIM verification

The Nigerian government restated its approval of N25 billion for the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) to undertake Identity Infrastructure upgrade, even as it launched three new solutions for National Identity Number (NIN) enrollment and NIN-SIM [subscriber identity module] verification. The new solutions leverage technology to make it less cumbersome and even contactless for Nigerians to carry out their NIN enrollment and effect their NIN-SIM … Continue reading FG approves N25b for ID Infrastructure upgrade, launches three solutions for NIN-SIM verification

ECOWAS imposes travel ban, cash freeze on Guinea military leaders

… Demands elections in 6 months The leaders of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) have upheld earlier suspension of Guinea from the bloc and imposed new travel bans and assets freeze against the army rulers. This was the outcome of the 2nd Extraordinary Summit of the ECOWAS Authority of Heads of State and Government on the political situation in the Republic of … Continue reading ECOWAS imposes travel ban, cash freeze on Guinea military leaders

There’s an attempt to introduce incessant killings, assassinations in South East – Abaribe

Senate Minority leader and former Deputy Governor of Abia State, Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe has said that there is a concerted effort to introduce alien culture- incessant killings and assassinations into the South East. Sen. Abaribe who spoke during an interview on Arise TV on the recent South East caucus of the National Assembly’s meeting on the security situation in the region, stressed that Ndigbo are … Continue reading There’s an attempt to introduce incessant killings, assassinations in South East – Abaribe