Press Council Bill relic of Decree 4 – NPO

The Nigerian Press Organisation, NPO, has described the Nigerian Press Council Bill 2018 as relic of Decree No. 4, unconstitutional as it runs against the principles and tenets of the rule of law.

The NPO, which comprises of Newspaper Proprietors' Association of Nigeria, NPAN, Nigeria Guild of Editors and Nigerian Union of Journalists [...]

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FG, states pay June salaries, to decide on NNPC

The states and federal governments have finally agreed to put on hold their prolong disagreement with the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, over its revenue remitted into the federation account.

Recall that the disagreement with the revenue generating agency had led to delay in payment of June salary in some states due to the [...]

Sat, 21 July 2018

CBN begins Naira, Yuan currency swap

The Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, has officially begun implementation of the Bilateral Currency Swap Agreement, BCSA, signed with the Peoples Bank of China.

The apex bank Friday, announced the flagged off its intervention in the sale of foreign exchange in Chinese Yuan, CNY, through a combination of spot and short tenored forwards.

Sat, 21 July 2018

Press Council Bill relic of Decree 4 – NPO

The Nigerian Press Organisation, NPO, has described the Nigerian Press Council Bill 2018 as relic of Decree No. 4, unconstitutional as it runs against the principles and tenets of the rule of law.

The NPO, which comprises of Newspaper Proprietors' Association of Nigeria, NPAN, Nigeria Guild of Editors and Nigerian Union of Journalists [...]

Sun, 22 July 2018

FCT: Heavy rains destroy property, disrupt graduations

Property, perhaps, worth millions were destroyed weekend, just as social activities like school graduation parties were disrupted following two consecutive downpour in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja.

The rains which started as early as 4am and rained for almost three hours before letting up only to fall strongly from 10:30 am until [...]

Sun, 22 July 2018

Dasuki: Buhari being misled to disobey courts – Northern youths

The Northern Youth Council of Nigeria, NYCN, has frowned at a statement credited to the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, that the federal government was not ready to release Sambo Dasuki, former National Security Adviser, NSA, after perfecting his 6th bail granted him by the Federal High Court.

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Sun, 22 July 2018

Nigeria Air: Don’t give free tickets to politicians, govt officials – Runsewe

Otunba Olusegun Runsewe, Director-General, National Council for Arts and Culture, has called on the Federal Government not to give free tickets to politicians and government officials that would patronise the services of the new national carrier.

Runsewe, in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria on Sunday in Abuja, said anybody tha [...]

Sun, 22 July 2018

Arrest Miyetti Allah leaders now, Gowon tells FG

Former Head of State, Gen. Yakubu Gowon (rtd), has called on the federal government to arrest of the leaders of Miyetti Allah Kautal Hore even as he expressed serious concerns over the security situation in the country.

“Security agencies should invite and question the leadership of Miyetti Allah Kautal Hore who had threatened to un [...]

Sun, 22 July 2018

What I want to be remembered for – Dogara

The Speaker of the House of Reps, Mr. Yakubu Dogara, has said he wants Nigerians to remember the Eight Assembly as one that fought and defended democracy.

Speaking at an interactive session with some journalists, the speaker noted that each House of Reps have had their peculiar challenges, and that he presides over is entrenching democrat [...]

Sun, 22 July 2018

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PhotoPress Council Bill relic of Decree 4 – NPO

The Nigerian Press Organisation, NPO, has described the Nigerian Press Council Bill 2018 as relic of Decree No. 4, unconstitutional as it runs agai [...]

22 July 2018

PhotoPress Council Bill relic of Decree 4 – NPO

The Nigerian Press Organisation, NPO, has described the Nigerian Press Council Bill 2018 as relic of Decree No. 4, unconstitutional as it runs agai [...]

22 July 2018