Tag - Abuja

Just In: Court suspends Oshiomhole as APC national chairman

An FCT High Court in Jabi, Abuja, on Wednesday, suspended embattled Adams Oshiomhole as the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC). Justice Danlami Senchi gave the ruling. He ordered Oshiomhole to step down pending the determination of the substantive suit seeking his removal as the APC chairman. Details later…

FG Scraps Mass Communications in Universities, Polytechnics

Beginning March 2020, Mass Communication will no longer pass for a single course of study in Nigeria’s tertiary institutions, according to the National Universities Commission (NUC). In a chat with journalists in Abuja, Executive Secretary, NUC, Prof. Abubakar Rasheed, said the era of Mass Communication as a course in universities is over, as the commission...

BREAKING: Court Jail Runsewe For Contempt

An FCT High Court on Thursday jailed the Director-General of the National Council of Art and Crafts (NCAC), Olusegun Runsewe, for contempt of court. Justice Jude Okeke delivered ruling in a motion seeking to commit Runsewe to prison, saying he disobeyed the order of the court made on December 15, 2017. The motion was drawn from...

Islamic Movement In Nigeria (IMN) Also Known As Shi’tes Protests In Abuja

Members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) otherwise known as Shi’tes has began a protest in Abuja, the Nigeria’s capital, over the killing of Qassem Soleimani the leader of Iranian military. Suleimani was killed by an American airstrike on Friday, a situation that have heightened tensions in the Middle East region. Shiites led a procession...

PRESIDENT BUHARI’S NEW YEAR MESSAGE TO NIGERIANS

A LETTER FROM THE PRESIDENT AT NEW YEAR My Dear Compatriots, NIGERIA’S DECADE Today marks a new decade. It is a time of hope, optimism and fresh possibilities. We look forward as a nation to the 2020s as the opportunity to build on the foundations we have laid together on security, diversification of our economy and taking...

BUHARI’S NEW APOINTMENTS UNDER MINISTRY OF COMMUNICATIONS AND DIGITAL ECONOMY

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved new appointments in the Parastatals under the Ministry of Communications and Digital Economy. Mr Femi Adesina, the President’s spokesman, who confirmed this development in a statement in Abuja, said the appointments were meant to fast-tracking the targets and mandate of the ministry. The appointments are as follows: 1. Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) (a)...

BURSTED: Maina Fit To Stand TRIAL – Medical Report Reveals

Abdulrasheed Maina, former chairman of the Pension Reforms Task Force (PRTF), is fit to stand trial, a medical report presented to the Federal High Court, Abuja, by the National Correctional Service (NCS) has shown. Maina had been missing trails on the excuse of failing health, the latest being last Thursday when his lawyer, Francis Orasanye,...

Obey Order On Sowore, Bakare Or face Consequence – Court Warns DSS

The Federal High Court in Abuja has warned the Director-General of the Department of State Services (DSS) on the consequences of the continued detention the convener of #RevolutionNow, Omoyele Sowore and his associate, Olawale Bakare (Mandate). The court’s warning is contained in a Form 48 issued by the Registrar and served on the DSS on...

BOYCOTT IPPIS TODAY – ASUU

The leadership of the Academic Staff Union of Universities on Sunday directed its members nationwide to disregard a circular from the Office of the Accountant General of the Federation to enrol academic staff on the Integrated Payment and Personnel Information System from Monday (today). ASUU stated that the same Accountant General of the Federation had...

COZA: Court dismissed charges Against Pastor Fatoyinbo, Awards him 1 million naira damages.

A High Court in Bwari, Abuja on Thursday dismissed the case filed by Busola Dakolo against Pastor Biodun Fatoyinbo of the Commonwealth of Zion Assembly (COZA). The court also awarded costs of N1,000,000 against Dakolo and held that the fine should have been 10 times more because the court’s time was wasted. Dakolo had filed the...