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Fayemi tells appointees nursing gov ambition To resign before December 18. 

Fayemi tells appointees nursing gov ambition To resign before December 18. 

. Ekiti State Governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi, on Wednesday directed those serving in his government who would like to contest the governorship primaries to tender their resignation latest by December 18.The directive was contained in a statement signed by the governor’s Chief Press Secretary, Yinka Oyebode, in Ado Ekiti, titled, “Ekiti 2022: Fayemi gives Dec....

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Senate amends National Health Insurance law following Buhari’s observation

Senate amends National Health Insurance law following Buhari’s observation

The Senate, on Wednesday, amended the National Health Insurance Act (Repeal and Re-enactment) Bill, 2021. The legislation was passed by the National Assembly in April last year. The red chamber at plenary considered a motion for the recommittal of some clauses. The Senate Leader, Yahaya Abdullahi (Kebbi North), sponsored the motion for the re-committal. The...

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NLPGA engages with govt on cooking gas crisis

NLPGA engages with govt on cooking gas crisis

The Nigeria LPG Association has said it is engaging with the Federal Government to resolve the issues responsible for the lingering cooking gas crisis in the country. The President, NLPGA, Mr Nuhu Yakubu, stressed the need to sustain the growing adoption of Liquefied Petroleum Gas, popularly known as cooking gas, through sector-friendly policies and programmes....

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Umahi earmarks N89.7bn for capital projects, proposes N145bn budget

Umahi earmarks N89.7bn for capital projects, proposes N145bn budget

The Ebonyi State Governor, David Umahi, on Wednesday, presented the 2022 Appropriation Bill of N145,41bn to the state House of Assembly. Tagged ‘Budget of latter rain’, the 2022 proposed budget represented an increase of 46.65 per cent over the revised budget of N99.16bn for 2021. He explained that the increase was due to the carryover...

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Court shifts Nnamdi Kanu’s trial to Jan 18

Court shifts Nnamdi Kanu’s trial to Jan 18

Justice Binta Nyako of a Federal High Court in Abuja on Thursday rescheduled the trial of the detained leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu from January 19 to 18, 2022. The shift in the trial date followed the abridgement of time granted by the Judge following a passionate plea to...

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Why Buhari must be pressured to sign amended Electoral Act —Wike

Why Buhari must be pressured to sign amended Electoral Act —Wike

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike has charged the media to exert pressure on the President, Major GeneralMuhammadu Buhari (retd) to assent to the amended Electoral Act. The governor said it was important that the media should enlighten Nigerians to know why there should be electronic transmission of election results in order to save the nation’s...

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BREAKING: We Are Still Investigating Sowore’s Phones For Links With Terrorism— Secret Police, DSS Tells Federal Judge

BREAKING: We Are Still Investigating Sowore’s Phones For Links With Terrorism— Secret Police, DSS Tells Federal Judge

Operatives of the Department of State Services (DSS) have stated that they are still investigating the mobile phones seized from pro-democracy campaigner and human rights activist, Omoyele Sowore, from as far back as August 2019. Sowore, the publisher of Sahara reporters, had instituted a suit against the DSS to compel the agency to return his...