Mandatory use of NIN to commence January 1st, 2019

The National Identity ManagementCommission (NIMC) has disclosed that the mandatory use of the National Identification Number  (NIN) will kick start by January 1st, 2019. It said this followed the Federal Executive Council’s (FEC) approval of the implementation of a strategic roadmap for Digital Identity Ecosystem in Nigeria at its meeting last Wednesday. In a statement…

Alleged Exam Malpractice: Buhari Stops IGP From Inviting Senator Adeleke

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday stopped the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, from inviting the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in the governorship election slated for Saturday in Osun State, Senator Ademola Adeleke. The police had earlier invited Adeleke to the Force Headquarters in Abuja for the purpose of arraigning him on charges…

Kwara 2019: APC has no preferred candidate among governorship aspirants – Lai Mohammed

The Minister of Information, Culture and Tourism, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has said that the All Progressives Congress (APC) has no preferred for any of its governorship aspirants in Kwara state, just as he announced that all the 13 governorship aspirants of the party in the state will go through primaries. Speaking at a parley where…

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) says it has moved victims of Kogi flood into hostels in the state.

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) says it has moved victims of Kogi flood into hostels in the state. Director-General of the agency, Mr Mustapha Maihaja, stated this today In Kogi State, the Presidential Committee on Flood, Relieve and Rehabilitation has constructed two hostels,  he said we have moved the affected victims into these hostels….

Osinbajo Presides As Economic Management Team Meets On Minimum Wage, Budget

Vice President Professor Yemi Osinbajo is currently presiding over a special economic management meeting to discuss the issue of the new national minimum wage. Also expected to be discussed is the 2019 budget proposal. In attendance are the ministers of Budget and National Planning, Udoma Udo Udoma; Minister of Finance, Zainab Ahmed and Minister of Industry,…

Governor Abdulfattah Ahmed cautions on divisive utterances by politicians

Kwara State Governor, Alhaji Abdulfatah Ahmed has urged politicians to desist from unguarded and misleading comments capable of creating discord and heating up the polity.   Responding to recent social media posts regarding a message by People’s Democratic Party(PDP) elders in Ifelodun Local Government area inviting members to a political meeting, Governor Ahmed described the…

Scientists predict Disease outbreak as flood spreads

Scientists have predicted an increase in cases of water and mosquito-borne diseases. The forecast followed flooding in several communities across the country and the consequent contamination of water sources. According to the chief executive officer of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), Dr. Chikwe Ihekweazu in a chat with newsmen , there will be…