WTO DG: Okonjo-Iweala, 4 Others Advance To Second Stage Of Selection

  Nigerian candidate Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, who is contesting for the post of the Director-General of the World Trade Organisation (WTO), has scaled through to the second stage of the selection process. The international body disclosed that the five candidates were chosen from eight others after due consultations. The five candidates will now move on for…

Ondo Election: INEC Begins Recruitment Of NYSC Members As Ad-hoc Staff

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has commenced recruitment of additional National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), members as ad hoc staff for Ondo State governorship election. The decision was taken after NYSC authorities recently told the Commission that they were presently in a position to mobilize more corps members for the Ondo State governorship election.…

CBN Requests Account Statements of ‘Baba Ijebu’

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has requested that all banks in the country should submit the statements of domiciliary accounts some high profile individuals, including owners of popular betting companies Nigeria. Baba Ijebu and Premier Lotto Founders who alongside some individuals recently had their company’s bank accounts frozen over forex infractions are part of…

Edo 2020: PDP Mocks APC, Ize-Iyamu Over Botched Grand Finale

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) National Campaign Council for Edo governorship election says the inability of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and its candidate, Osagie Ize-Iyamu, to hold their campaign grand finale, scheduled for Wednesday (September 16), is a clear signal that they have given up. The council in a statement issued by the secretary…

Lagos Disowns Viral Video On Branded Wastebaskets

  The Lagos State Government, on Thursday, disowned the viral video, where some uniformed impostors were promoting the sale of branded wastebaskets purportedly on behalf of the State. A statement signed by the State Commissioner for the Environment and Water Resources, Mr. Tunji Bello, noted that all the characters in the viral video are fraudsters…

NSCDC Deploys 13,311 Personnel For Edo Election

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps is deploying a total number of 13,311 personnel to complement that of Edo state Command and Zonal Command in Benin in other to ensure free, fair and credible election in Edo state devoid of electoral violence. The personnel were drawn from the Headquarters and neighbouring state such as…