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NCDC Urges Nigerians to Take Measures Against Monkey Pox

Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, has said there is no available treatment for the Monkey Pox infection. The Minister of State for Health, Olorunnimbe Mamora, stated that the NCDC is doing everything possible to mitigate the spread of the disease. Mamora urged Nigerians to take measures to prevent contracting the disease. The Minister noted that Monkey Pox is a rare disease that is caused by infection with the Monkey […]

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EFCC Expresses Concern Over Corruption Cases Lost in Court

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has expressed concerns over corruption cases lost to technicalities in courts. Chairman of the EFCC, Abdulrasheed Bawa, stressed that such a development may serve as a deterrent to the fight against financial crimes. Bawa commended President Muhammadu Buhari for signing the Money Laundering (Prevention and Prohibition) Act 2022, the Terrorism (Prevention and Prohibition) Act 2022 and the Proceeds of Crime (Recovery and Management) […]

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Court Dismisses Suit Filed by Governors

A Federal High Court in Abuja has dismissed a suit filed by governors of the 36 states challenging the legality of the Nigerian Financial Intelligence Unit Guidelines, NFIU. In his ruling, the presiding Judge, Inyang Ekwo, held that he did not see where the guidelines contradict the provisions of sections 7(1), (6) (a) and (b) of the 1999 Constitution. Justice Ekwo, added that the guidelines also did not conflict with […]

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Nigerian Association of the Blind Issues Ultimatum to Banks

The Nigerian Association of the Blind has threatened to embark on a nationwide protest. National President of the Association, Ishayaku Adamu, lamented the inability of their members to independently access financial services across the Country. Adamu accused Banks of not implementing some principles which would have guaranteed their financial inclusion, adding that this had subjected their members to different forms of hardship in their transactions with the Banks. The President […]

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NANS Threaten to Shut Airports in Nigeria

The National Association of Nigerian Students, NANS, has threatened to shut down major airports in the Country if the issue between the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU and the Federal Government is not reolved. NANS South West Zone Coordinator, Adegboye Olatunji, made this known on Monday in Abuja. Olatunji said it was time both Parties came together to resolve the issues leading to the strike as Students were at […]

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Buhari Pays Condolence Visit to Families of Gas Explosion Victims in Kano

President Muhammadu Buhari has paid a condolence visit to the families of the nine persons who died in the gas explosion in the Sabon Gari area of Kano State. Buhari, who was at the palace of the Emir of Kano, Aminu Bayero, said he was in the State for a National assignment. Bayero, who thanked the President for visiting families of the victims, noted that it signifies his concern and […]

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Court Fixes Date for Judgment of Nyame’s Suit

The National Industrial Court has fixed Tuesday to give judgment on the suit of an Ex-Governor, Jolly Nyame for non-payment of their pension benefit arrears. In his ruling, the presiding Judge, Osatohanmwen Obaseki-Osaghae adjourned the judgment to enable a pending application to be taken. Justice Obaseki-Osaghae, adjourned until Tuesday to deliver judgment on the applications. Through a garnishee proceeding, the judgment creditors had filed the suit against the judgment debtor, […]

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Clark Urges Adamu to Take Over ASUU Negotiation

Elder Statesman, Edwin Clark, has called on Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, to take over negotiations with the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU. Clark, who made the call in an interview with newsmen, said Adamu was in a better position to arrive at a reasonable agreement with ASUU. The Elder Statesman stressed that education matters should be handled by someone who appreciates the effect of the strike.

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APC Fixes New Date For Presidential Screening

The All Progressives Congress, APC, has fixed a new date for the Screening of its Presidential Aspirants. The Party’s National Organizing Secretary, Suleiman Argungu, announced this on Monday in Abuja. According to Argungu, the Party has set 24th and 25th May for the screening exercise.

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