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Ggajabiamila Says Government Palliatives Must Reach All Nigerians In Need

The Speaker of the House of Representatives Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila has said that the palliatives provided by the Federal Government at this time of lockdown due to COVID-19 pandemic must reach all Nigerians in need. Gbajabiamila said although the government has done its best to reach as many Nigerians as[Read More…]

Senate Approves Buhari’s Request To Secure N850bn Loan To Fund 2020 Budget

President Muhammadu Buhari has asked the Senate to approve his request to secure a fresh loan of N850 billion to fund some projects in the 2020 budget. He made the request in a letter read by the Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, on Tuesday on the floor of the upper chamber[Read More…]

Lagos Chief Judge Okays E-Filing & Remote Court Processes

The Chief Judge of Lagos State, Justice Kazeem O. Alogba, has issued a new Practice Direction for the Judiciary in the state to take effect from May 4. The 26-paragraph practice direction, would ensure “a timely and efficient disposal of cases.” The new guidelines will also allow “use of suitable[Read More…]

Aviation College Cuts Salaries, Sends Staff On Unpaid Leave

The management of International Aviation College Ilorin, Kwara State, has announced the implementation of between 10-42 per cent pay cut for all members of staff across the entire organization for the month of April 2020. The pay cut, however, exempts staff on or below N80,000.00 per month. The decision by[Read More…]

PRESS RELEASE: Illegal Arrest, Torture & Detention Of Kufre Carter By The SSS On The Orders Of The Akwa Ibom State Government

On Sunday, 26th April, 2020 our client, Mr. Kufre Carter, received a phone call from Mr. Uchechukwu Nnatube, the Director of Operations of the State Security Service (SSS) in Akwa Ibom State, who summoned him to report at the SSS Command in Uyo on Monday, 27th April, 2020 over a[Read More…]

Central Bank Lifts Suspension On Cheque Clearing

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has lifted suspension placed on cheque instruments in the Nigerian clearing system. Consequently, cheque instruments will be allowed to pass through the clearing system from today, April 28. In a circular to banks and Nigeria Interbank Settlement system (NIBSS), CBN Director, Banking Services Department,[Read More…]

Richard Branson Looking To Sell Virgin Atlantic After Failing To Secure £500 Million Bailout

Richard Branson is seeking a buyer for Virgin Atlantic Airways Ltd. as he struggles to secure a 500 million pound ($618 million) government bailout, the Telegraph reported. Branson has set an end-of-May deadline to save the U.K. airline from collapse and is focused on securing new private investment from more[Read More…]

Rivers State Governor Announces Indefinite Lockdown In Parts Of Port Harcourt And Obio/Akpor LGAs

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has announced a lockdown of parts of Port Harcourt and Obio/Akpor Local Government Areas in view of the failure of residents of the affected areas to comply with the regulations of the State Government to check the spread of coronavirus. In a State Broadcast[Read More…]

COVID-19: Kano Testing Center Will Start Working Today – NCDC

The Director General (DG) of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu has assured that the testing centre in Kano State will resume activities today, April 27. Ihekweazu disclosed this on Monday during the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 briefing in Abuja. He explained that the[Read More…]

FG Begins Payment Of COVID-19 Allowance To Health Workers

The Federal Government says it has commenced the payment of the Upgraded Hazard allowances for frontline health workers fighting against the spread of Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. The Minister of State for Health, Dr Olorunnimbe Mamora, made this known at the daily briefing of the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on[Read More…]