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CBN To Demand Payback Of Budget Support Loans From States, Says Emefiele

CBN To Demand Payback Of Budget Support Loans From States, Says Emefiele

State governments will start paying back the loans provided to them between 2015 and 2016 by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN). The apex bank granted the loans to states as budget support facilities within…

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NCoS Reveals Identities Of More Fleeing Inmates In Imo

NCoS Reveals Identities Of More Fleeing Inmates In Imo

The Nigerian Correctional Service (NCoS) has revealed the identities of more inmates who escaped from the Owerri Custodial Centre in the Imo State capital. In a series of tweets on Friday, correctional authorities released pictures…

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PENGASSAN Suspends Proposed Strike

PENGASSAN Suspends Proposed Strike

The Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (PENGASSAN) said it has suspended its proposed strike over Chevron Nigeria Limited’s plan (CNL) to lay off 600 workers at the Agbami Offshore Oilfield in…

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How Security Operatives Foiled A Jailbreak At Edo Custodial Centre – NCoS

How Security Operatives Foiled A Jailbreak At Edo Custodial Centre – NCoS

Security operatives have thwarted an attempted jailbreak by inmates at the Medium Security Custodial Centre, Ubiaja in Edo State. Aminu Suleman, who is the Public Relations Officer of the Nigerian Correctional Service (NCoS), Edo State…

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Govs, Speakers Appeal To JUSUN To Call Off Strike

Govs, Speakers Appeal To JUSUN To Call Off Strike

The Nigerian Governors’ Forum (NGF) and Conference of Speakers of State Assemblies, on Thursday, in Abuja, appealed to striking judicial workers to call off their ongoing strike, in the interest of the nation. Gov. Aminu…

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FG Approves Activation Of New SIM Registration With Mandatory NIN

FG Approves Activation Of New SIM Registration With Mandatory NIN

The Federal Government has approved the activation of new SIM registration with Mandatory National Identity Number (NIN) in line with the Revised National Digital Identity Policy for SIM card registration. The Nigerian Communications Act (NCA)…

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FG Apologises To Nigerians Over Poor Power Supply, Says Eight Plants Down

FG Apologises To Nigerians Over Poor Power Supply, Says Eight Plants Down

The Federal Government has apologised to Nigerians over the current power outages and shortages in various parts of the country. This was caused by the breakdown of some National Integrated Power Plants (NIPP) supplying electricity…

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Maritime Workers Shut Down Terminals In Lagos Over Anti-labour Activities

Maritime Workers Shut Down Terminals In Lagos Over Anti-labour Activities

Angry dockworkers under the aegis of the Maritime Workers Union of Nigeria, on Thursday, shut down the entry and exit gates of the APM Terminals, Apapa over what they regarded as anti-labour activities of the…

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How Abductors Kept Chibok Girls In Houses, Taught Them Scripture Recitations – Community Leader

How Abductors Kept Chibok Girls In Houses, Taught Them Scripture Recitations – Community Leader

Seven years after Boko Haram terrorists abducted 276 girls from the Government Girls Secondary School in Chibok, Borno State; a community leader has revealed how the girls were divided into groups, kept in houses, and…

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Nigeria Records Highest Inflation Rate In Four Years

Nigeria Records Highest Inflation Rate In Four Years

Nigeria’s inflation rate has continued to rise as the Consumer Price Index (CPI) which measures inflation increased to 18.17 per cent (year-on-year) in March. This is 0.82 per cent points higher than the rate recorded…

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