Pope warns Vatican hierarchy against conflict

Pope Francis on Monday made a plea for an end to conflict within the Roman Curia, the Vatican’s central bureaucracy, in a traditional pre-Christmas address to them. “It would be good for us to stop living in conflict and feel…
NDIC begins verification of 42 failed MFBs depositors

The Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation (NDIC) says it has commenced the verification of depositors of the 42 MicroFinance Banks (MFBs), whose operating licences were recently revoked by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN).   A statement by Mr Bashir Nuhu,…
FG mulls travel ban over new strain of COVID-19

Worried about the mutated strain of COVID-19 manifesting itself in the United Kingdom, the Federal Government says it may impose a travel ban to and from certain parts of the world.   The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai…
FCTA orders closure of Millennium Park over COVID-19

The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) says the Millennium Recreation Park in Maitama District will remain closed to social activities throughout the Yuletide period due to COVID-19.   Mr Ikharo Attah, Chairman, FCT Ministerial Task Team on Enforcement of COVID-19,…
Senate passes 2021 Appropriation Bill of N13.5trn

The Senate on Monday passed the 2021 Appropriation Bill of N13.5 trillion.   This followed the adoption of the report of Senate Committee on Appropriation at the plenary.   President Muhammdu Buhari had on Oct. 8 presented the proposed 2021…