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WELCOME REMARKS AT THE VIRTUAL 6TH NATIONAL WORKING GROUP MEETING ON PROMOTING TRANSPARENCY AND ACCOUNTABILITY IN THE ADMINISTRATION OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE IN NIGERIA ON WEDNESDAY, 16TH SEPTEMBER, 2020

It is my pleasure on behalf of the CLEEN Foundation to welcome all partners, to the 6th National Working Group meeting on the project promoting transparency and accountability in the administration of criminal justice in Nigeria. I wish to sincerely appreciate our state partners for staying true to their respective commitments on the project, despite the disruptions thrown up by ...

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Five Million Households To Get Solar Home Systems In One Year – FG

The Federal Government has concluded plans to provide solar home systems to no fewer than five million households in the next year. President Muhammadu Buhari disclosed this on Monday at the first-year Ministerial Performance Review Retreat held at the Presidential Villa in Abuja. The President, who was represented at the event by the Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, said, “In ...

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PHOTOS: Nigerians, Foreigners Storm Abuja Airport For International Trips

The Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja is witnessing increased activities as it hosts returning and outgoing travelers. Two days after the resumption of international flights at the airport, more aircraft have continued to ply the facility. During a visit to the airport on Monday, Channels Television crew observed that operations were being conducted in line with the guidelines of the Nigeria Centre ...

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Nigeria’s Increased Petrol Price Cheapest In West Africa, Angry Reactions Unnecessary – Lai Mohammed

The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, has defended the decision of the government to increase the price of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS), also known as petrol. He attributed the increased amount to the global price of crude oil, saying the “angry reactions” that have greeted the latest petrol price were “unnecessary and mischievous”. Mohammed made the remarks on ...

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Okowa Identifies Insecurity, Power As Bane Of Industrialisation In Nigeria

Delta Governor, Ifeanyi Okowa, has identified rising insecurity, poor power supply as the bane of industrialization and economic growth in Nigeria. The governor stated this on at an interdenominational thanksgiving service to mark the 29th anniversary of the creation of Delta at the Cathedral Church of St. Peter (Anglican Communion), Bishops Court, Asaba. He said that industrialization of Nigeria was ...

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Petrol-Laden Tanker Explodes In Front Of Bauchi Polytechnic

A tanker load of petrol has exploded in front of Federal Polytechnic, Bauchi. Two people sustained severe injuries and are said to be receiving treatment at the emergency center of the Abubakar Tafawa Balewa Teaching Hospital, Bauchi. An eyewitness, Bashir Yakubu, said the incident happened around 9 pm on Wednesday. According to one account, the tanker was heading to Mararaba ...

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The upsurge in the cases of Covid-19 in Nigeria is frightening notwithstanding stratagems by the Government to contain its spread across the country

1.0 Introduction The upsurge in the cases of coronavirus disease (Covid-19) in Nigeria is alarming despite measures by the Government to contain its spread across the country. This is attributed to the nonchalant attitudes of some citizens towards obeying and complying with the guidelines stipulated by the Presidential Task Force (PTF) and the Nigerian Centre for Disease Control (NCDC). The ...

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Osinbajo Advocates 12 To 15-Month Time Limit For Court Cases

The Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, has challenged the Nigeria Bar Association to work towards reforming the Nigerian judicial processes to ensure the speedy dispensation of justice in the country. Professor Osinbajo posed the challenge on Wednesday when he virtually declared open the Annual National Conference of the Nigerian Bar Association in Lagos, where he represented President Muhammadu Buhari. The ...

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