FG approves replacement policy on phone SIM for Nigerians –NCC

The Federal Government has approved a replacement policy for subscribers whose Subscribers Identification Module (SIM) may have been lost, stolen, misplaced or damaged. Dr. Ikechukwu Adinde, Director, Public Affairs, Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), and Mr Kayode Adegoke of the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC), jointly made this known in a statement on Saturday in Abuja. […]

Biden appoints 26-year-old Nigerian-American as White House counsel

United States President-elect Joe Biden has appointed Nigerian-born Funmi Olorunnipa Badejo as a White House counsel. “Today, President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris announced additional members of the Office of the White House Counsel,” a statement on the Biden-Harris transition website read. “These experienced and accomplished individuals have a wide range of knowledge […]

Obaseki salutes Nigeria’s Okolo on appointment as Biden’s advisor

The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has congratulated Miss Osaremen Okolo, who hails from Ewohimi in Esan South East Local Council of Edo State, on her appointment as coronavirus (COVID-19) Policy Advisor to United States President-elect, Joe Biden. Obaseki, in a statement, hailed Okolo, a graduate of Harvard University and a former Senior Health […]

Ex-AG, ex-Customs boss refund N8b into govt coffer

DETAILS have emerged on how two former senior public officers returned about N8billion to the coffers of the Federal Government to avoid being prosecuted. A former Accountant-General of the Federation (AG-F), Jonah Ogunniyi Otunla, and an ex-Comptroller-General of Customs, Abdullahi Inde Dikko, refunded N6.3 billion and N1.9 billion respectively. Otunla was the AG-F between 2011 […]

Nigerian-American spearheads mass employment for Nigerian graduates

A United States-based Nigerian, Dr. Henry Balogun, has spearheaded an online platform to reduce unemployment in Nigeria, by seeking placements globally, for jobless Nigerian graduates. Balogun, an Ikere, Ekiti State-born philanthropist who has lived in the US for over 40 years, said he was offering the services at no cost. According to him, the effort […]

Tailors sewing fake Amotekun uniforms arrested in Oyo

Some tailors allegedly involved in sewing of fake uniforms of Oyo State Security Network, known as Amotekun, have been arrested by the security outfit. Chairman of the Amotekun Corps, Gen. Kunle Togun (retd.), who disclosed this in an interview on Ibadan based radio station, ‘FRESH 105.9 FM Political Circuit,’ said the tailors who were arrested around […]

Wyclef Plots To Bring Sean Tizzle Back To Limelight

Nigerian Afropop singer, Sean Tizzle, may soon return to the limelight if plans by Haitian rapper and singer, Wyclef Jean comes to fruition. R gathered that Tizzle and Jean may be collaborating on new musical projects as part of plans to put Tizzle’s career on the global map again. Those who have followed the music […]

Masari charges journalists on balanced reporting

Katsina State governor, Aminu Bello Masari, on Saturday tasked journalists on accurate and objective reporting of security situations in the state. Masari, who gave the charge in Katsina during a one-day seminar organised by the State Government in collaboration with the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), also charged them to ensure varying and balanced report […]