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UN official lauds Zambia for efforts to ensure everyone has legal identity

The United Nations Resident Coordinator to Zambia, Ms. Coumba Mar Gadio, on Wednesday lauded the southern African nation for how it is seriously dealing with civil registration and vital statistics issues by updating legislation and policy and making the process more accessible to citizens. Speaking at the Press Conference on the 5th Conference of African Ministers…

Commercial bus plunges into Lagos canal, dozens escape death

The 29 passengers on a board a commercial bus that plunged into a canal in front of the National Theatre complex, Iganmu, Lagos, on Monday. were all rescued unhurt. It was learnt that the vehicle, with registration number MUS 68 XH, suddenly developed technical problem and plunged into the canal opposite National Theatre entrance. The…

Buhari seeks N’Assembly’s approval for N10.06bn refund to Kogi Govt

The Senate on Tuesday received a request from President Muhammadu Buhari for an approval to pay Kogi State Government N10.069 billion being refund of money spent by the state on behalf of Federal government. The request was contained in a letter dated 10th October, 2019 and read by the President of the Senate, Ahmad Ibrahim Lawan,…

Fayemi thanks Ekiti workers as administration clocks one year

..Lays foundation for ministry of justice complex, traditional rulers Council chambers …..Tasks Ekiti Obas on peace and security Ekiti State Governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi, on Tuesday, laid the foundation for the Ministry of Justice office complex and the Traditional Council Chambers, assuring Ekiti workers of his administration’s commitment to enhancing the productivity of Ekiti workers…

2020 budget scales second reading in Senate

…adjourns plenary till Nov. 29 The 2020 Appropriation Bill submitted to the National Assembly last week by President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday scaled second reading on the floor of the Senate. The upper chamber has subsequently adjourned plenary till 29th November, 2019, to enable Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) of government defend their respective budget…

Senate passes amended Production Sharing Contract Bill

The Senate, in a bid to shore up Nigeria’s revenue earning, on Tuesday passed the Deep Offshore and Inland Basin Production Sharing Contract Act 2004(amendment) Bill 2019. This was just as the upper chamber received a formal request from President Muhammadu Buhari seeking the amendment of the Act. The bill was passed by the upper…

Lagos ready to pay above N30000 minimum wage -Sanwo-Olu

…Labour Leaders Hail Lagos Governor For Fulfilling Promises Better time awaits workers in Lagos State, as Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu discloses, on Tuesday, that the State is ready to pay more than the N30,000 benchmark for the National Minimum Wage. Sanwo-Olu said the implementation of the new minimum wage payment would take off when the Federal…

Exposed: How DSS detained Citizen Ahmadu since 2013

•Suspect allegedly tortured without trial •Not allowed Communication, access to family •Court case scheduled for tomorrow, October 15, 2019 The horrifying story how a Nigerian citizen, Mr. Abdullahi Ahmadu, has been in the custody of the Department of State Services (DSS) since 2013 without access to the court or family members has been exposed. PRNigeria…

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