• Lagos House of Assembly orders safety commission boss to vacate office until given approval

    Lagos House of Assembly orders safety commission boss to vacate office until given approval

    According to reports, the Lagos State House of Assembly on Tuesday ordered the Director-General, Lagos State Safety Commission Hakeem Dickson, to vacate office until given approval by the House.

    The order followed an observation by the Chairman, House Committee on Special Duties and Inter-Governmental Affairs, Olusola Shokunle, that Dickson was occupying the position without the approval of the House.

    Shokunle told the House that Dickson had not been given approved at any time by the Assembly.

    The lawmaker added that such a development […]

  • CBN Denies Approval Of MMM Scheme In Nigeria

    CBN Denies Approval Of MMM Scheme In Nigeria

    It was gathered that the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, has again asked Nigerians to dismiss reports that it has approved the operation of Russian ponzi scheme, The Mavrodi Mondial Movement, otherwise known as MMM.

    The movement is a scheme that assures up to 30% interest of money invested.

    A new report circulating online claimed that participants are challenging Nigerian authorities for “poking their nose into the affairs of well-meaning foreigners that have come to rescue them from money issues.”

    It claimed that, […]

  • Reps direct oil and gas company to obtain local content approval

    Reps direct oil and gas company to obtain local content approval

    According to reports, the House of Representatives on Thursday directed oil and gas companies seeking expatriate quota get approval from Nigeria Content Development Management Board (NCDMB) before application to the Ministry of Interior.

    The Chairman, House Committee on Local Content, Hon Emmanuel Ekon, gave the directive yesterday at a stakeholders meeting on expatriate quota for Oil and Gas companies in Nigeria.

    Ekon who decried the violation of the Local Content Act by Oil and Gas companies operating in the country, said many […]

  • Senate gives NDDC 7 days to tender evidence of approval on 1,691 contracts

    Senate gives NDDC 7 days to tender evidence of approval on 1,691 contracts

    According to reports, the Senate Committee on Public Accounts, yesterday, directed authorities of the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, to submit all approval evidences for 1,691 contracts it awarded within seven days for verification.

    The order was sequel to the failure of the commission to provide evidence of approval for the 1,691 contracts out of the entire 1,697 contracts awarded by the commission to registered contractors between 2014 and 2016.

    The committee, led by Senator Andy Uba, PDP, Anambra South, subsequently directed […]

  • Adamawa Governor Bindow lauded on approval to recruit 149 nurses, midwives

    Adamawa Governor Bindow lauded on approval to recruit 149 nurses, midwives

    According to reports, the National Association of Nigeria Nurses and Midwives (NANNM) has lauded Adamawa Government’s approval to employ 149 nurses and midwives.

    The state Chairman of the association, Mrs. Lami Aminu, commented the state government in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Yola Saturday.

    Aminu said that the Thursday’s approval by Gov. Muhammadu Bindow for the recruitment of the nurses and midwives was a big relief to the association.

    Aminu said the recruitment would go a long way […]

  • Buhari’s approval rating drops to 39% – Survey

    Buhari’s approval rating drops to 39% – Survey

    Latest survey on governance released in Abuja, the nation’s capital, on Thursday by NOIPolls, a renowned survey agency, indicated that President Muhammadu Buhari’s job approval rating has suffered a decline.

     

    According to the result of the survey, President Buhari’s approval rating for the month of June 2016 stood at 39 percent.

    This latest score, according to the poll agency, represented a nine-point decline when compared to the rating in May 2016, which stood at 48 percent.

    The survey also revealed a general decline […]

  • Buhari travels to China, budget approval still pending

    Buhari travels to China, budget approval still pending

    The hope of an early signing of the 2016 Appropriation Bill into law dimmed on Saturday with President Muhammadu Buhari’s decision to travel out of the country on Sunday.

    Buhari will be away from the country for one week as he begins a working visit to the Peoples’ Republic of China. According to a statement on Saturday by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina, the President is due back in the country at the weekend.

    This is an indication […]