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Reps C’ttee kick as NAFDAC ignores sachet alcohol resolution

Reps C’ttee kick as NAFDAC ignores sachet alcohol resolution

The House of Representatives Committee on the National Agency for Food and Drugs Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has frowned at the failure of NAFDAC Director-General, Prof. Mojisola Adeyeye, to implement its resolution on sachet alcohol. The House said the action of NAFDAC management was disrespectful to the Parliament. The Vice-Chairman of the committee, Rep. Uchenna […]

Average 5kg cooking gas price stood at N6,521.58 in April – NBS

Average 5kg cooking gas price stood at N6,521.58 in April – NBS

The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), says the average price of 5kg cooking gas declined from N6,591.62 recorded in March 2024 to N6,521.58 in April 2024. This is contained in the Bureau’s “Cooking Gas Price Watch’’ for April 2024 released on Friday in Abuja. The report said the April price represented a 1.06 per cent […]

We have learnt from our mistakes – PDP

We have learnt from our mistakes – PDP

“This is not politics. Go ask the chairman of Abia pensioners. Ikpeazu was in government for 96 months, and he paid pension for 51 months and did not pay pension for 45 months. Mind you, he inherited some backlogs of pension arrears which he also paid off.”

Edo 2024: Ex-PCC boss Alari dumps APC

Edo 2024: Ex-PCC boss Alari dumps APC

“This decision has been necessitated by the way and manner the affairs of the party have been conducted, especially, the party primaries and other sundry issues.”

Prices of rice, garri, tomato, beans, yam rise in April 2024 – NBS

Prices of rice, garri, tomato, beans, yam rise in April 2024 – NBS

The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), says prices of rice, garri, tomato, beans, yam and other food items increased in April 2024. The NBS said this in its Selected Food Prices Watch report for April 2024 released in Abuja on Friday. The report said that the average price of 1kg of local rice increased by […]

IPC, stakeholders dialogue on rebuilding trust in Nigeria’s electoral system

IPC, stakeholders dialogue on rebuilding trust in Nigeria’s electoral system

The International Press Centre, IPC and other stakeholders including the leadership of INEC, Political Parties represented by the Inter-Party Advisory Council (IPAC), key institutions such as the National Orientation Agency, NOA and others, have deliberated on how to build trust among the citizens in Nigeria’s electoral system.

Troops nab notorious kidnapers in FCT, Oyo

Troops nab notorious kidnapers in FCT, Oyo

Troops of the Nigerian Army have, in recent anti-kidnapping operations, apprehended some kidnap kingpins and informants in the Federal Capital Territory and Oyo State.

2027: Peter Obi not fit to lead Nigeria  — Soyinka

2027: Peter Obi not fit to lead Nigeria  — Soyinka

He said, “I hope for the sake of the nation that he doesn’t express interest in the next election because for me as a leader, if there was any proof that he was unfit to lead that country, it’s in the conduct which he encouraged among his followers.”

E-Money, Automobile Ltd reach agreement after police investigation

E-Money, Automobile Ltd reach agreement after police investigation

By Efe Onodjae Following an investigation by the police, the Chief Executive Officer of Emy Cargo and Shipping Services Limited, Mr Emeka Okonkwo, also known as E-Money, has reached an agreement with Auto Corps Automobile Limited. Earlier, the police had confirmed that E-Money was under investigation over the alleged acquisition of 488 cars. According to […]

Boko Haram Commander, 5 fighters surrender in Borno

Boko Haram Commander, 5 fighters surrender in Borno

The Multinational Joint Task Force (MNJTF), says a Boko Haram Commander, Adamu Muhammad and 5 other fighters have surrendered to the military authorities in Borno. This is contained in a statement by Lt.-Col Abubakar Abdullahi, the Chief Military Public Information Officer, N’djamena – Chad on Friday in Maiduguri.Abdullahi said that the terrorists surrendered on May 2 […]