• Police Banned Use Of Vehicles Without Plate Numbers, Tinted Glasses In Ebonyi

    Police Banned Use Of Vehicles Without Plate Numbers, Tinted Glasses In Ebonyi

    Ebonyi State Police command has warned that no vehicle should ply the roads in the state without plate numbers and also reiterated that the ban on the use of tinted glasses in cars without permit is still in force.

    The State Commissioner of Police, CP, Peace Ibekwe Abdallah, gave the warning during the media summit of the Correspondents’ chapel of the Ebonyi State council of the Nigeria Union of Journalists in Abakaliki, as part of strategies in ensuring a crime-free Yuletide.

    In […]

  • CBN advised to use fingerprint scanner to check ATM frauds

    CBN advised to use fingerprint scanner to check ATM frauds

    Prof. Charles Ayo, the immediate past Vice-Chancellor, Covenant University, Ota in Ogun, has advised the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), to use fingerprint scanner to check Automatic Teller Machines (ATM) frauds.

    Ayo gave the advice at the seventh inaugural lecture organised by the institution to mark its 14th Founder’s Day on Saturday in Ota.

    The lecture is entitled: “Deconstructing the National Development Agenda; The Role of Information and Communications Technologies (ICTs)’’.

    The former vice-chancellor said that the policy do not require any special […]

  • JAMB scraps use of scratch cards, calls it archaic

    JAMB scraps use of scratch cards, calls it archaic

    According to reports, the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board has scrapped the use of scratch cards in any of its transactions and services, describing it as “archaic”, its Registrar/Chief Executive, Prof. Is-haq Oloyede, has announced.

    He also demanded that the Federal Government should revert to the former system where serving Vice Chancellors of Universities were made chairmen of the Governing Board of JAMB.

    A statement issued by the Spokesperson of JAMB, Dr. Fabian Benjamin, obtained by Newsmen on Sunday, said, Oloyede made […]

  • Lagos-Ibadan Expressway: FRSC advises motorists to use alternative routes

    Lagos-Ibadan Expressway: FRSC advises motorists to use alternative routes

    The Federal Road Safety Corps has advised motorists who plan using the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway this weekend to seek alternative routes.

    The FRSC said the warning became important following the holding of major religious activities there this weekend.

    According to a statement by Hyginus Omeje, the Lagos State Sector Commander of the FRSC: “The Federal Road Safety Corps, Lagos Sector Command alerts motorists who intend plying the Lagos/Ibadan Expressway between Friday 1st to Sunday 3rd July, 2016 to either move early or take […]

  • I was instructed to use my coy’s name for Badeh son’s house – Witness tells court

    I was instructed to use my coy’s name for Badeh son’s house – Witness tells court

    A prosecution witness, Kabiru Salau, told a Fedreal High Court, Abuja that he was directed to use his company’s name on documents for a house bought for Alex Badeh Jnr.

    Salam made this known when he testified at the trial of former Chief of Defence Staff, Alex Badeh, in Abuja on Wednesday.

    The witness, led in evidence by the prosecuting counsel, Adebisi Adeniyi, said retired Air Commodore Abdullahi Yusha’u asked him to prepare the documents using his company’s name.

    He also told the […]

  • Change tyres after 80,000 km of use, says FRSC

    Change tyres after 80,000 km of use, says FRSC

    The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), has advised motorists to change their tyres after use for 80,000 kilometres and whether it has expired or not.

    The FRSC Unit Commander in Suleja, Niger, Assistant Corps Commander Olayinka Akande, gave the advice on Friday during “Operation Know Your Tyre” campaign in Suleja.

    He said the corps had identified tyre- related challenges as major factor in traffic accidents, adding that knowledge would reduce carnage on the roads.

    “Records of road traffic crashes in recent times showed […]

  • FG introduces new building code for efficient use of electricity

    FG introduces new building code for efficient use of electricity

    Nigeria may be considering another code for construction of buildings to favour efficient utilisation of electricity as power generation in the country remains at a very low level.

    Figures from the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) showed power output slumped to 55.5mega watts (MW) yesterday.

    The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, who spoke at the 13th Distinguished Electrical and Electronics Engineers Annual Lecture (DEEEAL) in Lagos yesterday, said Nigerians need to adopt more efficient ways of using energy, even […]

  • Use Recovered funds for free education to varsity level – German envoy tells FG

    Use Recovered funds for free education to varsity level – German envoy tells FG

    The German Consul-General in Lagos, Mr Ingo Herbert, has urged Nigerian leaders to intensify efforts in equipping the teeming youths with quality education at all levels.

    He made the call on the sidelines of the official launch of an NGO called SJJ Education on Tuesday in Lagos.

    SJJ Education is a German Education NGO for international students.

    Herbert said that one of the ways to ensure quality education in youths was to use substantial portion of recovered funds allegedly stolen by public officials […]

  • I didn’t order use of hijab in schools – Governor Aregbesola

    I didn’t order use of hijab in schools – Governor Aregbesola

    The Governor of Osun State, Rauf Aregbesola, has denied claims that he is behind the hijab crisis rocking the education sector in the state.

    “Let me say this there is no official pronouncement on hijab. I have not ordered the use of hijab in schools and I challenge them to bring evidence,” Aregbesola said during a roundtable on developing collaborative framework for education organised by the Development and Advancement in Western Nigeria.

    “It might interest you that my wife does not use […]