INEC Chairman Warns “No PVC Distribution By Proxy”

Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Professor Mahmood Yakubu, has warned that the Commission will not condone distribution of Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs) by proxy, even as he termed as “not encouraging” the low level of collection of the remaining 7.8 million uncollected PVCs across the country. The INEC Chairman stated this yesterday…

Stakeholders laud ECOWAS trade scheme

A Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO), Centre for Values in Leadership, said cross border trade promoted by ECOWAS Trade Liberalisation Scheme (ETLS) was vital to promoting trade and economic integration in the region. Senior Vice President of the organization, Mr Rasheed Adegbenro, said this in Abuja on Monday during a policy dialogue on combating corruption along Nigeria-ECOWAS……

Acting President Task Regulatory Agencies To Act As Agents Of Change

It is the role of government’s regulatory agencies to act as catalysts of beneficial change and to take responsibility for facilitating businesses in the country, according to Acting President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN. This was stated in a press release issued by the Senior Special Assistant on Media & Publicity to the President Office of the…

Army, stakeholders meet to avert reprisal attack on Zamfara community

Stakeholders have met to avert a possible reprisal attack on a community in Zamfara state. This is as part of the concerted efforts to resolve the issue of livestock rustling and armed banditry in 1 Division Nigerian Army area of responsibility. The Army said there is a substantial progress on the peace initiative led by…

Dialogue Between Stakeholders and Army on Cattle Rustling in Zamfara

As part of the concerted efforts to resolve the issue of livestock rustling and armed banditry in 1 Division Nigerian Army area of responsibility, there is substantial progress on the peace initiative led by Zamfara State government after intense military operations. Subsequently, a dialogue was held today at Gobirawa Chali village, Dansadau Emirate, Maru Local…

FRSC, stakeholders to ensure sanity on roads

FRSC -checking-vehicles The Unit Commander, Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Sango-Ota, Ogun, Mr Leye Adegboyega, has urged stakeholders to collaborate with officials of the agency to ensure sanity on the roads. Adegboyega made the plea at the 4th Quarter Durbar organised by the Command on Tuesday in Ota, Ogun. He urged officers to be dedicated…

Reps tell oil companies to stop violations of expatriate quota

The House of Reps has directed foreign oil and gas companies to seek Nigeria Content Development Management Board’s to approval before applying for expatriate quota at the Ministry of Interior. The Chairman of the House’s of Representatives Committee on Local Content, Mr. Emmanuel Ekon gave the directive on Thursday during a stakeholders meeting on expatriate…

Gender Bill: Saraki Canvasses More Consultations

Senate President of Nigeria, Bukola Saraki Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki has appealed to women organizations and other stakeholders to engage in more consultations in order to address controversial issues in the Gender and Equal Opportunity Bill so as to facilitate its easy passage. In a statement released by SA Public Affairs to the…