Lagos State Commissioner for Agriculture, Prince Gbolahan Lawal has urged livestock owners, farmers, butchers, livestock sellers, and veterinarians in the State to be alert to any signs of Charcoal Anthrax in their livestock. Lawal, who disclosed this today when he met with members of the Sheep and Goats […]
The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has approved N307.5 million for the purchase of operational vehicles for the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC). Minister of State for Health, Adeleke Mamora, briefed State House correspondents after FEC meeting, presided by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on […]
The House of Representatives has summoned the Minister of Labour and Employment and the Minister of Power as well as the Director-General of the National Pension Commission to appear before it on Thursday, December 12, 2019, to brief the leadership on the planned strike by electricity workers in […]
The Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation (NDIC) has warned financial technology (Fintech) operators against disclosing their customers’ financial details without appropriate permission. Dr. Kabir Katata, Deputy Director, Research Department of NDIC, gave the advice in Yola on Wednesday at the 2019 NDIC Workshop for Business Editors and Finance Correspondents […]
Nationwide blackout is imminent as electricity workers begin indefinite strike this morning. The industrial action is declared under the aegis of the National Union of Electricity Employees (NUEE) The union said the decision to down tools remained the only option since there was no dialogue with the Federal […]
President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday replaced Muiz Banire as the head of the Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON). This replacement was contained in a letter forwarded to the Nigerian Senate on Tuesday. In the letter, the President named Edward Adamu as the new chairman. Banire was appointed […]
Nine senior officials of the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) are currently in detention over alleged multi-billion naira fraud.
The officials, who are being detained by the anti-graft agency (EFCC) in Abuja, include the Director of Finance and Accounts (DFA) of the FIRS, Mohammed Auta. Apart from Mr. Auta, another director of the agency, Peter Hena is also alleged to be involved in the scandal. Mr. Hena, […]