Buhari cages Medical Doctors, bars 'public' practitioners from working elsewhere The Federal Government has placed a restriction which bars medical doctors working in public hospitals from engaging in private practice. This was part of decisions taken at Wednesday’s Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari. The Federal Government also promised to henceforth invoke the no work no pay...... read more
BREAKING: CJN swears in Osinbajo's brother, Keyamo, 27 other new SANs The Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen (SAN), on Monday swore in 29 new Senior Advocates of Nigeria. The new SANs sworn in at the Special Court of the Supreme Court in Abuja included a Lagos lawyer, Mr. Festus Keyamo and the Alliance for Democracy’s candidate in the last governorship election in...... read more
Osinbajo's brother, Keyamo, 28 others get SAN rank, September 18 The Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen, will on September 18, confer the rank of Senior Advocate of Nigeria on 30 lawyers. A statement by the Director of Press and Information, Supreme Court, Dr. Festus Akande, said the conferment of the SAN rank on the lawyers was part of the...... read more
Dickson bags continental award for transparency, good governance Another plague of honour, was added to the growing list already earned by Bayelsa State Governor, Seriake Dickson, as he was bestowed with the ‘Good Governance in Africa’ Award by the Centre for Economic and Leadership Development, in recognition of his efforts at promoting good governance and accountability in the last...... read more
EnviroNews, to receive awards at 8th Environment Outreach Public Lecture Leading online environment and development magazine, EnviroNews Nigeria, along with several others organisations and individuals, will be honoured during the 8th Environment Outreach Magazine Public Lecture and Environmental Awards Ceremony scheduled to hold on Thursday, September 7, 2017 in Calabar, the Cross River State capital. The “2017 Environmental Awards” honour individuals and corporate bodies...... read more
Bello speaks on restructuring, unity at News Express lecture News Express, one of Nigeria’s A-list online newspapers is to mark its fifth anniversary with Niger State Governor, Abubakar Sani Bello, speaking on the on-going agitation for restructuring and its implication for the unity of the country. The event entitled The News Express 5th Anniversary Lecture is slated for Thursday, September...... read more
French President acquires new dog, names him after Nemo, iconic fictional character French president Emmanuel Macron has welcomed a new member into his entourage – a young dog called Nemo. President Macron appeared with France’s new “first dog” on Monday after adopting him from a rescue shelter over the weekend. Nemo is a black male “Griffiondor”, a cross between a Labrador retriever and wirehaired pointing griffon,...... read more
Buhari receives probe report on suspended SGF, NIA Boss as hammer dangles on top govt officials President Muhammadu Buhari has received the report of the committee that investigated the allegations against the suspended Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Babachir Lawal and the Director General of NIA, Ayo Oke from the Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo on Wednesday. The committee also had the Attorney-General of the Federation,...... read more
Udoma hails new GOCOP executive, regrets absence at group’s conference The Minister of Budget and National Planning, Senator Udoma Udo Udoma, has congratulated Dotun Oladipo on his election as the new President of the Guild of Corporate Online Publishers. Senator Udoma’s message was conveyed through a letter addressed to Oladipo. The letter, dated August 14, 2017, signed by Akpandem James, the...... read more
GOCOP gets new executive ahead of 2017 conference in Lagos The much-advertised first yearly conference of the Guild of Corporate Online Publishers (GOCOP), is set to take off today, (Thursday August 10, 2017), with the inauguration of Dotun Oladipo, as the first elected President of the umbrella body of online publishers in Nigeria. Oladipo, Publisher of The Eagle Online, and current...... read more
Gov Wike appoints new Commissioners barely two weeks after sacking entire cabinet Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State is set to reconstitute a new cabinet after he sacked all his commissioners barely two weeks ago. To this end, he has forwarded a list of 13 Commissioner-Designates to the Rivers House of Assembly for screening. The Commissioner-designates include: Emma Okah, Charles Wogu, Ibibia Walters,...... read more
Impending cabinet reshuffle? Osinbajo sacks ICPC boss *Makes critical appointments Ekpo Nta, became the first victim of the anticipated rejigging of the machinery of the government of President Muhammadu Buhari, following his sack as the Chairman of the Independent Corrupt Practices and other Related Offences Commission (ICPC), on Tuesday, by Acting President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo. Speculations have been rife that some...... read more
MeCAM hosts Nutrition Symposium’17 in Lagos Malnutrition, child development and the media, will be the focus of discussion on Friday, as the first ever symposium on nutrition opens in Lagos. The parley, organised by The Media Centre Against Child Malnutrition (MeCAM) is holding at Welcome Centre Hotels, along the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA), road in Lagos....... read more
BREAKING: Osinbajo to swear-in Ocheni, Hassan as Ministers Wednesday Acting President Yemi Osinbajo will on Wedenesday swear in the two ministers-designate, Stephen Ocheni (Kogi) and Suleiman Hassan (Gombe). Sources in the Presidency hinted a while ago that all is set for the inauguration on Wednesday. Ocheni and Hassan's nominations were confirmed by the Senate about three months ago. Ocheni is...... read more
BREAKING: N6billion Paris Club refund: Pensioners ambush Aregbesola *Pay us our arrears Less than 24 hours after the Governor Rauf Aregbesola confirmed that he received N6.314billion Paris Club refund from the Federal Government, angry and apprehensive Pensioners have have stormed his office, demanding immediate liquidation of the arrears of pension and gratuities owed. The senior citizens who camped at the headquarters of the...... read more
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