NFIU wants personnel cost captured under CBN’s budget
NFIU says since it is now domiciled in CBN` as an autonomous agency, its salary structure and conditions of service should reflect that of the CBN.
Why labour ministry requires more funding — Minister
The official says an increase in allocation will help meet the ministry’s operational needs.
Supreme Court justices are humans, subject to mistakes — CJN
The CJN says supreme court justices welcome criticisms and corrections.
Mo Ibrahim urges African govts to close data gaps for sustainable development
The report, “Agenda 2063 & 2030: Is Africa on Track?” is the first from the Foundation on governance in Africa.
Naira Marley: Court orders EFCC to produce witness statements
Naira Marley is facing an 11-count charge of conspiracy, possession of counterfeit cards and fraud
Staring at women’s breasts makes men live longer, healthier – Study
The study said men should stare at breasts for 10 minutes a day to improve the wellness of their hearts and live longer.
Nigeria’s 20 years of democracy set for discussion in US
The conference themed “Nigeria’s Democracy at 20: Reflections and Reform” will hold in Washington DC.
Nigeria has succeeded in preventing ‘invasive plant pests’- Minister
The technical session came up as a result of food insecurity caused by pests and diseases and the rising population, the organisers say.
National Assembly to give ‘accelerated hearing’ to NDIC Amendment Act – Senate President
“When we resume plenary, the NDIC Act Amendment Bill will be a top priority,” Mr Lawan notes.
SSS arrests six University of Ibadan staff over examination malpractice
The arrests followed their alleged complicity in the smuggling of scripts for students writing examinations, fabrications of CBT results and falsification of clearance for students.
FG sends 150 Nigerians to China to study railway engineering — Minister
The minister also said the ministry ”got below 70 per cent of the capital expenditure for 2019”.
We didn’t shut out journalists from budget defence sessions – Lawan
The senate president says journalists are only shut out when discussing issues of national security.
We’re still using vehicles bought in 1999 – Presidency
The Presidency says there is an urgent need to replace the vehicles as they have become very difficult to maintain.
FG to begin full implementation of IPPIS end of October
Staff that are not under the system will be stopped from collecting salaries by the end of October.
$9.6bn P&ID Judgement Debt: EFCC arraigns two British nationals
One of those charge is at large.
Nigerian governors funding pilgrimages, instead of HIV/AIDS treatment, Group says
Mr Nwakamma says although Nigeria is about the second largest contributor to the global HIV burden, it was lagging behind in research and innovations.
Teenager arrested for allegedly stealing tithes, offering from church
The police said the pastor of the church reported the theft.
Buhari leaves Abuja for Russia-Africa Summit, to meet Putin
During the summit, President Buhari will meet with President Vladimir Putin.
FG pays 621,000 poor Nigerians N5,000 each monthly – Official
“Although 1,491,296 households, comprising 6,056,872 individuals have been captured on the National Social Register, only 620,947 of them are currently receiving the monthly payments.”
Police parade ‘fake officer’ 48 other crime suspects
He said that the suspect was arrested through a tip off.