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Idowu Sowunmi Justice Monica Dongban-Mensem was Friday sworn in as the 7th substantive President of the Court of Appeal by the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Tanko Mohammed. Speaking during the swearing-in ceremony which took place at the Supreme Court Complex in Abuja, Mohammed charged Dongban-Mensem to uphold the credibility...
The just concluded Ondo Governorship Election result that handed Governor Rotimi Akeredolu a second term in office saw him outrightly winning a whooping 15 out of 18 local government areas in the state. According to the Independent Electoral Commission, INEC's, Chief Returning Officer for the election, Professor Idowu Olayinka, Akeredolu...
African Development Bank has approved a sum of $27.4 million in grants to boost the African Union (AU)'s efforts to mobilise continental response to curb the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Speaking after the bank's approval by its Board of Governors, President of the African Development Bank, Akinwumi Adesina, said: “With...
Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari Wednesday says the priority in Republic of Mali now should be securing the country, which is largely occupied by terrorists. According to a statement by Buhari's Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesiyan, the President spoke Wednesday when he received briefings from ECOWAS Special Envoy...
The Depot and Petroleum Products Marketers Association of Nigeria (DAPPMAN) says full deregulation will enhance national economic growth, while it also urged the Federal Government to take a further step towards full deregulation of the downstream sector. The Chairman of DAPPMAN, Winifred Akpani, who comended government for its consistency in...
President Muhammadu Buhari has rejoiced with former Minister of Health, Julius Adelusi-Adeluyi, on the occasion of his 80th birthday on August 2. In a personally signed letter, the President described Adelusi-Adeluyi as an accomplished pharmacist, lawyer and boardroom player. “It gives me immense pleasure to rejoice with you as you attain...
The United Nations says has suspended two male employees involved in a recent viral sex video in Israel. The international agency’s decision was disclosed by the spokesman for the Secretary-General, Stephane Dujarric, in a note sent to UN correspondents in New York on Thursday. Dujarric said both employees had been identified...
The Federal Government has assured the leadership of the Nigerian Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) that it will address issues raises by the medical practitioners. over the planned industrial action of the This assurance was made during a conciliation meeting which held on Monday in Abuja, the nation’s capital. The meeting ended...
Lagos State Police Command Tuesday declared that no protest or gathering or procession under whatever guise, would henceforth be permitted within the state. The command, in a statement by its Public Relations Officer, Olumuyiwa Adejobi, said the #EndSAR protest has been hijacked by hoodlums who want to run down the...
Russian President Vladimir Putin Monday disclosed that the world's first vaccine against the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) would be registered in his country in a few days. Putin, who stated this on his Facebook page, explained that Russian scientists have passed necessary test stages and proved the safety and effectiveness of...