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Stop North-East troops from using phones, Rep tells DHQ

Stop North-East troops from using phones, Rep tells DHQ

The Vice-Chairman of the House of Representatives Committee on National Security and Intelligence, Mr Ade Adeogun, has criticised troops who record their activities in the war against insurgents in the North-East and publish the videos on social media. The lawmaker made the criticism while featuring on TVC News on Saturday, a clip of which our…

10 power plants idle, generation sinks to 2,627MW

10 power plants idle, generation sinks to 2,627MW

The number of the nation’s power plants sitting idle increased by three on Monday to 10, prompting generation to tumble below 3,000 megawatts. Total power generation in the country fell to 2,626.9MW as of 6am on Monday from 3,738MW the previous day, according to the Nigerian Electricity System Operator. Twenty-two power plants generated 3862.8MW as…

FG threatens to dismiss workers leaking official documents

FG threatens to dismiss workers leaking official documents

The Federal Government has threatened to dismiss officers caught leaking official documents on social media. It said recent “unfortunate unauthorised disclosure of official documents on social media” was embarrassing and therefore unacceptable. The Head of the Civil Service of the Federation, Dr Folasade Yemi-Esan, issued the threat in a circular marked HCSF/109/S.1/120 with the title,…

FG screening 19 Nigerian firms for COVID-19 drugs production

FG screening 19 Nigerian firms for COVID-19 drugs production

The Federal Ministry of Health is screening 19 local firms for the production of herbal drugs that can possibly treat or cure COVID-19, The PUNCH has learnt. The firms, it was learnt, made many claims ranging from the outright cure for COVID-19 to the treatment of the symptoms. It was learnt that the 19 firms…

Task force team intercepts 11 trucks of Almajirai entering C’River

Task force team intercepts 11 trucks of Almajirai entering C’River

No fewer than 11 trucks conveying Almajiri’s into Cross River State have been intercepted at the Gakem-Benue border in Bekwarra Local Government Area of the state. Cross River Government in collaboration with Peace Corps Nigeria intercepted and sent back the 11 trucks carrying Quoranic education pupils “Almajiri” at the Gakem-Benue border in the state. Head…

Sell presidential jets, cancel N27bn National Assembly renovation fund –Atiku

Sell presidential jets, cancel N27bn National Assembly renovation fund –Atiku

Former Vice-President, Atiku Abubakar, has faulted the latest review of the 2020 budget by the Federal Government, saying it shows that the regime has lost touch with current global economic realities. Rather than reviewing the budget, Atiku advised the FG to sell eight or nine of the presidential jets and cancel the N27bn earmarked for…