Today on Pulse
- FG declares 2-day public holiday
The Federal Government has declared Friday and Monday as a public holiday for this year’s Easter celebration.
- Finance Minister dismisses report on removal of fuel subsidy
The Minister of Finance, Mrs Zainab Ahmed, on Wednesday refuted media reports that the Federal Government had agreed with the International Monetary Fund’s (IMF) advice on the removal of fuel subsidy. …
- Reconstruction of Apapa-Oshodi-Oworonsoki-Ojota highway begins
The Federal Controller of Works in Lagos State, Mr Adedamola Kuti, on Wednesday announced the commencement of reconstruction of the Apapa-Oshodi-Oworonsoki-Ojota Expressway.
- Yahaya Bello “gets God’s blessing” to seek re-election
Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State says he has gotten God’s blessing to contest for a second term in office.
- 91,000 apply for Customs jobs within 24 hours
No fewer than 91,000 Nigerians have reportedly submitted their applications for the Nigeria Customs Service jobs within 24 hours the vacancy portal opened.
- Buhari approves appointment of NSITF board
President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of members of the Board of the Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund (NSITF), a parastatal agency of the Federal Ministry of Labour and Employment …
- Buhari asks ministers to submit performance report
President Muhammadu Buhari has reportedly asked all ministers to submit comprehensive status reports about their policies, programs and projects to the Presidential Audit Committee by April 24.
- Yomi Shogunle advises Nigerians to speak pidgin to police officers to avoid trouble
Head of the Public Complaint Rapid Response Unit (PCRRU) Mr. Abayomi Shogunle has advised Nigerians to communicate with police officers in Pidgin English to avoid getting into trouble with them.
- Presidential panel recovers unremitted $20m from commercial bank
The Special Presidential Investigation Panel for the Recovery of Public Property on Wednesday said it had recovered sum of 20 million dollars from one of the commercial banks in the country.
- Senate passes Police Reform Bill
The Nigerian Senate has today Wednesday, April 17, 2019 passed the Police Reform Bill.
- 16 people killed by suspected herdsmen in Nasarawa get mass burial
The 16 people that were killed in a community in Nasarawa State by suspected herdsmen were given mass burial on Wednesday, April 17, 2019.
- I have no grudge against Segun Oni – Gov. Fayemi
Gov. Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti says he has no grudge against his predecessor, Chief Segun Oni, for challenging his election victory in court.
- Reps urge FG to secure remaining Chibok girls, Leah’s release
The House of Representatives, on Wednesday, called on the Federal Government to redouble its efforts toward securing the release of the Chibok schoolgirls abducted by Boko Haram.
- Gowon urges Nigerians to emulate Shagari’s integrity, lifestyle
Former Head of State, Gen. Yakubu Gowon, on Wednesday condoled with the family of late former President Shehu Shagari, describing him as an amiable leader that meant well for Nigeria and the world at …
- Insecurity: Aisha Buhari meets governors wives, security experts
Mrs Aisha Buhari, Wife of the President is reportedly in a close-door meeting with wives of state governors and some security experts as the time of writing.
- FG declares Friday, Monday as public holiday for Easter celebration
The Federal Government has announced Friday, April 19 and Monday, April 22, 2019, as public holiday for Easter celebration.
- Gov. Bello declares intention to seek re-election for second term
Gov. Yahaya Bello of Kogi, on Wednesday officially declared his intention to seek reelection for a second term on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC).
- JAMB explains why 2019 UTME results have not been released
The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has explained why results of the 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination have not been released.
- FRSC puts in place 200 mobile courts, deploys 35,000 personnel nationwide for Easter
The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has deployed 35,000 personnel and put in place 200 mobile courts nationwide, as part of activities to curb crashes during the Easter celebrations.
- Cameroon, Nigeria discuss return of 4,000 refugees
Cameroon officials on Wednesday said it has concluded arrangements with neighbouring Nigeria for the return of 4,000 Nigerian refugees to their country by April 29.