Again, FG Postpones Census

The Federal Government has once again postponed the 2023 Population and Housing Census. A credible source who spoke with Daily Trust Saturday said the decision was made yesterday after a meeting between President Muhammadu Buhari and the Chairman of National Population Commission (NPC), Nasir Isa Kwarra. The source, who does not want his name in…

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FG declares Monday public holiday

The federal government has declared Monday as a public holiday to mark the Workers’ Day celebration. The Workers’ Day is an annual celebration marked on May 1. Rauf Aregbesola, minister of interior, minister of interior, made the announcement on Friday in a statement by Shuaib Belgore, permanent secretary of the ministry. Aregbesola commended workers for…

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EFCC invites Akpabio for interrogation over corruption allegation

By Gabriel Olawale The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has again invited the former Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Godswill Akpabio, for interrogation over an investigation concerning corruption allegations against him. This is coming on the backdrop of a recent report that the President-elect, Bola Tinubu had concluded plans to support Akpabio’s Senate presidency bid….

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FG suspends petrol subsidy removal

The National Economic Council (NEC), presided over by Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo, has agreed that the removal of petrol subsidy should be suspended temporarily. NEC, however, said all of the preparatory works should continue in consultation with the states and other key stakeholders, including representatives of the incoming administration. The resolution comes just two months to…

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Sudan: First Set of Nigeria Evacuees Expected to Arrive on Friday, says Dabiri-Erewa

The first batch of stranded Nigerians in Sudan evacuated by the Federal Government will arrive Abuja, Nigeria on Friday , barring any unforeseen circumstances. This cheering news was given at a State House briefing by Hon. Abike Dabiri-Erewa, Chairman/ CEO, Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM) in Abuja on Thursday. She said a total of 13…

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Buhari to unveil Nigerian Army’s new regimental colours

President Muhammadu Buhari will on Thursday unveil 81 national and regimental colours for the newly established and operationalised units and retired unit colours of the Nigerian Army. The Army’s Director of Public Relations, Brig.-Gen. Onyema Nwachukwu, said this while briefing newsmen on the Trooping and Presentation of Colours Parade on Tuesday in Abuja. Nwachukwu said…

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