Vice President Yemi nbajo has released a statement explaining the rationale for the new fuel pricing and supply framework introduced by the Federal Government on Wednesday. The new deregulation policy saw the price of petrol […]
The Lagos State Government yesterday disclosed that 2,200 houses will be saved from demolition with the new alignment designed for the construction of the proposed 4th Mainland Bridge. Commissioner for Works and Infrastructure Ganiyu Johnson […]
The Federal Government on Sunday said it is working “silently” towards finding a lasting solution to the incessant attacks allegedly being perpetrated by Fulani herdsmen across many states.
President Muhammadu Buhari last night appealed to Nigerians to bear with him over the difficulties in the land, saying Nigerians were seeing the darkest days before dawn. While appealing to Nigerians who he said were […]
WHEN the incredible issue of a missing/counterfeited 2016 budget arose some weeks ago, I was expecting to hear from the APC that Goodluck Jonathan was to blame. Surprisingly, that did not happen. Instead, blame was […]
ABUJA- REASONS why the Federal Government banned payment for recruitment forms were on Tuesday, revealed by Director for Legal Services and Prosecution, the Federal Character Commission, FCC, Oluwatosin Bodunde.
BENIN—AS controversy continues to trail the Lagos-Calabar rail project, a member of the House of Representatives Committee on Transport, Mr. Ehiozuwa Agbonnayima, has said that Minister for Transportation, Mr. Rotimi Amaechi, lied when he claimed […]
Lagos State Government yesterday said it would not hesitate to seal property of residents who default in paying their Land Use Charge (LUC), just as it warned that it might explore the option of prosecuting […]
The Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) has denied recent reports that a federal high court voided its power to impose fines, issue tickets and impound vehicles in the country.
The Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai, has directed that all doctors and nurses of the Government House Clinic be transferred to the state-owned Dantsoho Hospital, Tudun Wada. According to a statement made available to PREMIUM […]
A federal high court in Lagos has declared void powers of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) to impose fines on motorists for traffic offences. John Tsoho, a judge, held that the commission could not […]
Activists in the Middle East will be unsurprised by the findings of a foreign affairs select committee report suggesting Britain’s foreign office has deprioritised human rights, citing its relationships with Saudi Arabia, Egypt and Bahrain […]
President Muhammadu Buhari has banned ministers and all top government officials from flying first class while embarking on officials trips. Festus Akanbi, media adviser to Kemi Adeosun, minister of finance, disclosed this in a statement […]
Thirty one ships laden with petroleum products, food items and other goods are expected to arrive Apapa and Tin-Can Island Ports in Lagos from April 6 to April 24. The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) stated […]
This commentary is inspired by Olusegun Adeniyi’s “Of wailers, counterwailers and Buharideens”(ThisDay, March 31). In that piece, the ace journalist and public affairs commentator successfully defines the tri-polarities governing public responses to the Muhammadu Buhari […]
THE Federal Government yesterday directed all public hospitals across the country to save patients’ lives first during emergencies before demanding money even as it blamed poor performance of the country’s health system on chronic under […]
The recruitment of 10, 000 policemen by the Police Service Commission begins nationwide on Friday. President Muhammadu Buhari had last year at the National Security Summit in Abuja directed the recruitment of 10,000 Nigerians into […]
President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday explained why he would not hurriedly assent to the 2016 passed by the National Assembly. He said he would critically review the document before assenting to it, according to a […]
The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has said that the 2016 budget will lift millions of Nigerians out of poverty and that there is no disagreement whatsoever between the Executive and the […]
The new increased electricity tariff rolled out on February 1 by the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission, NERC, was illegally imposed on consumers, an icirnigeria.org investigation has shown. The agency implemented the new tariff, which increased […]