The National Broadcasting Commission hascommenced the implementation of reformsapproved by the President to strengthen NBC’sregulatory role and make it more effective.The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji LaiMohammed announced this at a meeting with theFilmic Group, a platform for the creative industrypractitioners comprising movie producers, theatredirectors and content producers, among others.He said the process for […]
The National Industrial Court, Abuja, has dismissed the suit filedby former Governor of Adamawa State, Mr. Bala Ngilari’s forpayment of pension and other benefits.Mr. Ngilari instituted the suit against the State Government andAttorney General of the State, by way of complaint and statementof facts on 17th November 2015.In the complaint, he said he was entitled […]
The international oil benchmark, Brent crude,tumbled to forty-six dollars per barrel yesterday, asthe negotiations between the Organization ofPetroleum Exporting Countries, OPEC and itspartners broke down.Russia, the leader of the 10 allies, adamantlyrefused to go along with a plan for deeper crudeproduction cuts to tackle the coronavirus’ impact onglobal oil demand.Brent has been on a downward […]
Federal High Court in Kano has granted an interim injunctionrestraining the Kano Public Complaints and Anti-CorruptionCommission from further investigating the Emir of Kano,Muhammadu Sanusi, the second.In an ex parte order granted by Justice Lewis Allago yesterday,the court ordered the state anti-corruption commission and itsChairman, Muhuyi Magaji, Attorney General and Commissioner forJustice, and Governor Abdullahi Ganduje […]
The Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice TankoMuhammad has sworn-in Justice Monica Dogban-Mesem, as the Acting President of the Court ofAppeal.The swearing-in ceremony took place yesterday atthe ceremonial court of the Supreme Court in Abuja.The ceremony followed her appointment byPresident Muhammadu Buhari, which was precededby her nomination for the position by the NationalJudicial Council.Dongban-Mesem took over […]
South Africa on Thursday confirmed its first case of the novelcoronavirus with a 38-year-old male who travelled to Italy.Health minister, Zweli Mkhize announced this in a statement,saying the case was the first case in southern Africa and thelatest confirmed case in sub-Saharan Africa after Nigeria andSenegal.He said the case was detected in the country’s eastern Kwa-ZuluNatal […]
GOVERNOR EMMANUEL APPROVES SPECIALLOAN SCHEME TO BOOST AGRICULTURE REVENUE GENERATING AGENCIES OF FEDERALGOVERNMENT TO BE JOINTLY AUDITED BY ICPC,OFFICE OF AUDITOR GENERAL. LASSA FEVER: ELEVEN NEW DEATHS RE-CORDEDIN NIGERIA. DOZENS OF INSURGENTS KILLED BY MILITARY INBORNO.
The funeral programme of a departed lecturer in the Universityof Uyo, Late Mr. Augustine Asuquo Inyang, has begun with acommendation service at the town Campus of the University inUyo.At the commendation service, the Vice Chancellor of theUniversity of Uyo, Professor Enefiok Essien, described thedeath of Mr. Augustine Inyang as a major blow to theUniversity. Professor […]
The Peoples’ Democratic Party, PDP, has passed a vote ofconfidence on Governor Udom Emmanuel for the stridesrecorded in the completion Agenda, executing programmes andprojects that enhances the welfare of the people.This is contained in a communique issued at the end of anenlarged stakeholders meeting of the Party at Banquet HallGovernment House, Uyo, and signed by […]
GOVERNOR UDOM EMMANUEL’S STRIDES ONCOMPLETION AGENDA ATTRACTS PEOPLESDEMOCRATIC PARTY’S VOTE OF CONFIDENCE. LUTHERAN HIGH SCHOOL IKOT OBONGEDONG HOLDS 43 RD INTER HOUSE SPORTS. AKPAKIP ORO TIMBER DEALERSPRODUCERS ASSOCIATION ORON ELECTSNEW EXCO.