Senate calls for proper funding of NCPD

The Senate on Monday urged the Federal Government to properly fund the newly established National Commission for Persons with Disabilities (NCPD). Sen. Obinna Ogba (PDP-Ebonyi), Chairman, Senate Committee on Youth and Social Development, made the call at the screening of…
NECO restates commitment to zero tolerance to exam infraction

The National Examination Council (NECO) has reiterated its commitment to zero tolerance for examination malpractice. The council gave the assurance in reaction to certain allegations of some infractions in the just-concluded 2020 Senior Secondary Certificate Examination (SSCE).   NECO’s Head…
COAS lays foundation for construction of army estate

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, on Monday laid the foundation for the construction of Nigerian Army Smart Ville Estate at Life Camp in Abuja.   The foundation-laying ceremony was part of activities lined up to commemorate the…
FG, World Bank partner on 2020-2030 sector strategic plan

The Ministry of Industry, Trade and Investment is collaborating with the World Bank to develop a Sector Strategic Plan for 2020 to 2030 to revitalise the sector.   The ministry’s Permanent Secretary, Dr Nasir Sani-Gwarzo, disclosed this on Monday in…
Buhari, NASS working to tackle insecurity, says APC

The All Progressives Congress (APC) says President Muhammadu Buhari is working with the National Assembly and the Armed Forces to address the security challenges confronting the country.   Mr Yekini Nabena, the Deputy National Publicity Secretary of APC, gave the…
2 remanded over alleged murder of 70-year-old man

Funmilayo Asogba,18, and Kehinde Adeogu, 22, were on Monday remanded in police custody in Lagos, over alleged murder of a 70-year-old man.   The two are facing a two-count charge of conspiracy and murder.   The court did not take…