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NATIONAL JUDICIAL COUNCIL ENDORSES APPOINTMENT OF 11 JUSTICES TO THE SUPREME COURT.

The National Judicial Council NJC has recommended the appointment of 11 justices to the Supreme Court, and Justice Mohammed Ramat to the Court of Appeal, as well as six heads of courts and 26 other judicial officers. Director of Information of the Apex Court SOJI OYE, said the recommendation was made at the 104th meeting of the council in Abuja on Wednesday. The recommended candidates would be sworn in after […]

todayDecember 7, 2023

News

WTO DIRECTOR-GENERAL NGOZI OKONJO-IWEALA NAMED IN FORBES’ 100 MOST POWERFUL WOMEN LIST

The Director-General of the World Trade Organization WTO, NGOZI OKONJO-IWEALA has been listed on Forbes’ 100 Most Powerful Women list. In Forbes’ 20th annual ranking, the distinguished Nigerian economist holds the 87th spot, surpassing South African businesswoman MPUMI MADISA, who stands at 88th, while the President of Tanzania SAMIA HASSAN made her debut on the list at the 93rd position, alongside Nigerian media mogul and philanthropist MO ABUDU at the 98th. Topping […]

todayDecember 7, 2023

News

VICE-PRESIDENT KASHIM SHETTIMA AGREES USE OF NON-KINETIC METHOD TO TACKLE INSECURITY IN THE SOUTH EAST.

Vice President KASHIM SHETTIMA has endorsed the use of a non-kinetic method to combat insecurity in the Southeast with other steps the security agencies are already implementing. SHETTIMA in a statement yesterday when a group led by the Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives, BENJAMIN KALU, paid a courtesy visit to the Presidential Villa explained the merits of using a non-kinetic strategy to deal with the security situation in […]

todayDecember 7, 2023

Education

Jamb Releases Results Of 2023 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination.

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board JAMB has released the results of the 2023 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination UTME which was conducted between Tuesday, April 25 and Monday, May 1. The spokesperson for the examination body Fabian Benjamin yesterday in a statement said a total of 1,595,779 candidates registered to sit in 708 Computer Based Test CBT centers in 105 towns but the results excluded candidates who were rescheduled to […]

todayMay 3, 2023 33

Economy

Sudan: FG Says Nigerian Evacuees Are Prepared To Leave Egypt

The Nigerians in Diaspora Commission NIDCOM says the Nigerian Embassy in Egypt has successfully moved evacuees from the Sudanese side to the Egyptian side of the Arqeel Border following the ongoing conflict in Sudan. The commission yesterday evening stated further that the students were being prepared for their departure to Abuja through the Aswan Airport in Egypt and it was reported that as of 10:15 pm, Airpeace and the Nigerian […]

todayMay 3, 2023 50

Economy

President Buhari Reappoints Dabiri-Erewa As Chairman Of Nidcom.

President Muhammadu Buhari Has reappointed Abike Dabiri-Erewa for a second term as the Chairman of the Nigerians in Diaspora Commission NIDCOM after she was first named in November 2018. The notice of her reappointment was contained in a letter written by the President to the 9th Assembly requesting the Upper Chamber to confirm her reappointment. Dabiri-Erewa was a member of the House of Representatives representing Ikorodu Federal Constituency in Lagos […]

todayMay 3, 2023 8

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

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