Derailment: NRC suspends Abuja-Kaduna train services

By Lucy Ogalue, Abuja.   The Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) has suspended train services along the Abuja-Kaduna rail corridor due to derailment of the train at Kubwa, Abuja, on Friday.   The Director of Operations of NRC, Mr Niyi Alli,…
UNICAL suspends 4 students over “water ritual”

By George Odok, Calabar.   The Vice-Chancellor of the University of Calabar, Prof. Florence Obi, has approved the suspension of four students of the institution identified in a viral video, while partaking in an unlawful act of “water ritual” on…
House of Reps directs CBN to suspend sale of Polaris Bank

By Femi Ogunshola, Abuja.   The House of Representatives has directed the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to immediately suspend the sale of Polaris Bank Plc.   The House said the suspension should subsist until the Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation…
FG suspends 5% excise duty on telecom services

By Jessica Dogo, Abuja.   The Federal Government has suspended the implementation of the 5 per cent excise duty charge on telecom services, earlier proposed in the country.   The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Prof. Isa Pantami, disclosed…
INEC suspends CVR outside state, LG offices in Imo

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has suspended further Continuous Voter Registration (CVR) in all 54 additional centres, which were created to facilitate the registration of voters across Imo State.   Mr Festus Okoye, INEC’s National Commissioner and Chairman, Information and Voter…
Gov. Umahi suspends permanent secretary over extortion

Gov. David Umahi of Ebonyi has suspended the Permanent Secretary, Office of the Head of Service, Mr Martin Uguru, indefinitely for extortion of civil servants.   The suspension, which took effect from April 1, 2022, is contained in a statement…