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Breaking: NBC fines Nigeria Info for hate speech

Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed and Acting Director-General of NBC, Prof. Armstrong Idachaba at the unveiling of new amendment to the 6th Edition of the Broadcasting Code in Lagos on Tuesday. By Rotimi IjikanmiThe Nigeria Broadcasting Commission (NBC) has fined Nigeria Info 99.3FM Lagos the sum of N5 million. This was for providing its platform to be used to promote unverifiable and inciting views that can incite crime, public disorder. More details coming……

NJC okays 22 judicial officers for appointment

Throws out petitions against 16 judicial officers + Full listIssues letter of warning to a FCT high court judge The National Judicial Council on Thursday recommended the appointment of 22 judicial officers into various positions at different levels of court in the country. The recommendation followed separate favourable reports of the Council’s Interview Committee on the individual candidates. The Council okayed all the candidates for appointment on a day it threw out various petitions of misconduct levelled against 16 judicial officers serving in various jurisdictions and levels of court in the country. The NJC dismissed most of the petitions for want of merit while others were thrown out as they amounted to subjudice. However, the Council issued a strong warning letter to a judge of

Senator Oko, died last night at a UK medical facility,

Cross River female senator, representing Northern Senatorial District of the state, Rose Okoji Oko is dead. She was aged 63. The late Senator Oko, who died last night at a UK medical facility, was a second term member of the Red Chamber of the National Assembly and the serving chairman, Senate Committee on Trade and Investment. A close aide of the late senator, who confirmed expressed shock and sadness. A close relative, Mr Patrick Ikorgor Okoroji speaking about he demise said: “Heart broken to hear of the passing of my dear Cousin Senator Dr Rose Okoji Oko after a long fought battle with physical affliction. “You gave your best to your world now that it has pleased the Almighty God to call you home

Nigeria Government evacuates 325 from U.S.

The sixth evacuation flight from the U.S. has departed for Abuja and Lagos with 325 passengers on board. In the manifest are 128 males, 174 females and 23 infants, according to the Consul General of Nigeria in New York, Mr Benaoyagha Okoyen. This brings to 1,739 the total number of stranded Nigerians evacuated from the U.S. by the Federal Government so far. According to the flight schedule, the Ethiopian Airlines plane will fly directly to Abuja, and then proceed to Lagos. Okoyen told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) that 101 of the passengers were Abuja-bound, while the rest are heading to Lagos. As with the previous flights, all the evacuates were subjected to the Federal Government’s COVID-19 safety requirements before boarding. These include temperature checks

Trailer drivers are not allowed to off loads their goods during the day in some areas in the metropolitan… Idris Yau

he Managing Director of Kano Road and Traffic Agency (KAROTA), Honorable (Dr.)Baffa Babba Dan'agundi whishes to announce that henceforth, trailer drivers are prohibited from off loading their goods during the day in Singer, Bello Road, Sabon Gari, France Road, Igbo Road and 'Yan Kura markets except at night. The ban which commences from 10th of August, 2020 shall remain in place until the leaders of the above markets come up with new modalities and provisions where trailer drivers can comfortably park and offload their vehicles without blocking easy flow of traffic. However, drivers passing through the state are allowed to do so while store and warehouse holders with adequate space for such trucks are allowed to offload their goods during the day