Few days after the Owerri Jail Break incident in Imo state occured, armed personnel attached to the Bauchi Correctional Centre on Friday averted what would have been another jailbreak. ITV correspondent takes a look at the incidents of frequent jail breaks and attempted invasion of correctional centres by armed men.
In a bid to reduce importation of electrical fittings from other countries, Excel LED Centre has opened for business in Abuja. Speaking during the Inauguration, the owner says the aim is to create job opportunities for Nigerian youths. Alhassan Bala reports some friends of the business owner as commending the development.
The outbreak of the covid-19 pandemic had some adverse effects on the environment sector in the last one year leading to loss biodiversity and other environmental challenges. Minister of Environment Mohammadu Abubakar said this while delivering his key note address at 14th National Council on environment in Abuja.
The Presidency has resolved the crisis rocking the National Sport Festival in Edo State. The Permanent Secretary, Ministry Of Youth and Sports, Anako Nebolisa stated this at a press briefing in Edo State. Tolulope Oguntimehin reports that Edo claimed 3 gold medals in cricket .
The Medical and Dental Practitioners’ Disciplinary Tribunal has withdrawn the Medical License of a Professor of Surgeon practicing with University of Benin Teaching Hospital for over 20 years due to unethical practice and infamous conduct. The Chairman Medical and Dental Practitioners’ Disciplinary Tribunal Prof Abba Hassan gave the order while delivering judgments on alleged professional misconducts by some registered medical doctors. Joseph Kadiri reports that another doctor, Dr Adolphus Oriafor was banned from practicing for 6 months.
To grant Local Government Areas autonomy is the best way to ensure sustainable development in the rural areas across the country. The Deputy Speaker House of Representatives Idris Wase said this during a stakeholders meeting to build local government capacity for greater development.
The FCT Minister of State Doctor Ramatu Tijjani said the administration is prepared to transform Jabi Lake into a tourism destination as part of its short term strategic development plan. John Terna reports that the minister said this while receiving an outlined business case certificate of compliance on implementation of Jabi Lake tourism project issued by Infrastructural Concession Regulatory Commission.
The Inter-party Advisory Council FCT Chapter has called on Independent National Electoral Commission to extend with two months the deadline set for party primaries ahead of the 2022 Area Council Elections. The Chairman FCT Inter-party Advisory Council, Honourable Abdulrahman Ndagi made the call while briefing journalists in Abuja, on the failure for INEC to comply with 21 day notice before the conduct of party primaries. Honourable Abdulrahman noted that FCT INEC is yet to meet with the party leaders before the release of the guidelines for the FCT…
The Federal Government says climate change has contributed to rising economic challenges in Nigeria and the African continent at large, with resultant displacement of persons and livelihoods. President Muhammadu Buhari said this during the D-8 virtual meeting on Covid-19 and climate change.
As Nigeria joins the rest of the day to Mark World Health Day, Governments at all levels have been tasked to prioritize health services for women, newborns, children and adolescents during the COVID-19 by strengthening political commitment, policies and financing. The call is contained in a statement signed by the coordinator Africa Health Budget Netwwork Dr. Aminu Magashi he said “This year’s annual celebration is being held at the backdrop of the COVID-19 pandemic which continues to threaten the improvement in health and social services. The theme for this year’s…