Month: January 2023

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National

Nigeria Immigration Service Demotes 14 Officers And Penalizes 22 Others For Corruption

The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) has demoted 14 officers and penalized 22 others for corruption. NIS spokesman, Tony Akuneme disclosed this in a statement issued yesterday in Abuja, saying four were dismissed while 14 were demoted for various offenses for which they appeared before the Orderly Room Trial Committee of the Service. Akuneme added that four other personnel were discharged and acquitted, while two were redeployed to other locations; a […]

todayJanuary 11, 2023 16

Politics

INEC has denied releasing a list of candidates for the 2023 general elections

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has denied releasing a list of candidates for the 2023 general elections. INEC spokesman, Festus Okoye, in a statement, urged Nigerians to disregard the reports, stressing that the commission could not publish the final list with just 46 days to the commencement of the 2023 general elections. He further revealed that some of the candidates that made the alleged “new” final list are still […]

todayJanuary 10, 2023 68

Politics

President Muhammadu Buhari Pledges to Remain Steadfast in Governance

President Muhammadu Buhari says he would use the remaining four months he has left as president to be steadfast in governance so as to retire in peace. Buhari, who made the pledge yesterday in Damaturu while speaking at the palace of the Emir of Damaturu, Hashimi II El-Kanemi, had earlier stated that he was looking forward to a life of retirement from the presidency as he would relocate to his […]

todayJanuary 10, 2023 29

Politics

Kwara State House of Assembly Leader Dies At 57

The leader of the Kwara State House of Assembly, Abubakar Magaji Olawoyin is dead. The 57 year old Olawoyin, died in the early hours of today after a brief illness. This was confirmed in a statement by the Chairman, Kwara State House of Assembly Committee on Information, Awolola Ayokunle, revealing that late assembly leader will be buried according to the Islamic rite later in the evening at his Magajin Geri […]

todayJanuary 9, 2023 21

Politics

Yobe declares Monday and Tuesday public holidays in honor of Buhari’s visit

The Governor of Yobe state, Mai Mala Buni has declared today and tomorrow as public holiday to welcome President Muhammadu Buhari to the state. In a statement signed by the State Head of Service, Garba Bilal, in Damaturu, revealed that the public holiday would allow civil servants and the public to welcome president Buhari who will be in the state on a one-day State Visit to commission projects. The projects […]

todayJanuary 9, 2023 18

Politics

PDP Reps candidate Igariwey calls on Umahi to investigate the death of a pregnant woman in Ebonyi

The House of Representatives member, representing Afikpo North/South Federal Constituency, in the national assembly, Iduma Igariwey has tasked Ebonyi state governor David Umahi to constitute a judicial panel of inquiry to investigate the killing of a seven-month pregnant woman in Ekoli Edda community. Recall that there was commotion in Ekoli Edda community, resulting from a power tussle that existed between the state chairman of All Progressives Congress, APC, Stanley Emegha, […]

todayJanuary 9, 2023 29

Crime

Gunmen burnt down Police Divisional Headquarters in Umuchu, Anambra

Gunmen burnt down the Police Divisional Headquarters in Umuchu, in Aguata Local Government Area of Anambra State. It was learnt that the gunmen stormed the facility at about 3am yesterday and set the facility ablaze which was renovated by members of Umuchu Improvement Union after it was destroyed by some angry youth during the #EndSARS protest in 2020. Confirming the attack, the police spokesperson in the state, Tochukwu Ikenga, said […]

todayJanuary 9, 2023 20

Politics

CAN Advises Youths to Resist Vote Buying in Forthcoming Election

The Christian Association of Nigeria CAN has advised youths across the country to resist vote buying and selling during the 2023 election. Secretary General, CAN Youth Wing, YOWICAN Joseph Daramola, made the call at a youth conference held yesterday in Abuja Daramola said though the youths had been battered psychologically and emotionally but reiterated the need for them be courageous, urging them to get their Permanent Voter’s Cards (PVCs) and […]

todayJanuary 9, 2023 34

Politics

The PDP says its 2023 presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar is not sick

The Peoples Democratic Party PDP says its 2023 presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar is not sick but his in healthy condition. One of the spokespersons for the PDP Presidential Campaign Council, Dino Melaye, dismissed the reports that Atiku is in London for treatment, describing it lies from unrepentant liars. He said the British government invited Atiku for a meeting just like they had earlier invited Bola Tinubu and Peter Obi. Also, […]

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