Business

FG to ban foreign vessels from operating in Nigeria

The Federal Government has said there are plans to ban foreign vessels from operating on Nigerian waters in the nearest future. Speaking through the Director-General of the Nigeria Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dakuku Peterside, during an interview on Channels Television’s Business Morning, the Nigerian government said the agency is working towards a time […]

General

Supporting Amotekun may deprive southwest of 2023 Presidency, Miyetti Allah tells govs

Herdsmen under the umbrella of the Miyetti Allah Kautal Hore have warned Southwest governors to withdraw their support for Western Nigeria Security outfit, codenamed ‘Operation Amotekun’, adding that their continued support for Operation Amotekun may hurt the Southwest’s chances of getting the Presidency in 2023. The National Secretary of the group, Alhassan Saleh, said this […]

General

Amotekun: South West Governors say no turning back

Rotimi Akeredolu, governor of Ondo, says the constitution does not prohibit the establishment of a regional security outfit. Abubakar Malami, attorney-general of the federation (AGF), had declared the outfit illegal, saying security is an exclusive preserve of the federal government. But in an interview with Channels TV on Wednesday, Akeredolu, chairman of the south-west governors’ […]

Education

JAMB threatens to sanction e-PIN outlets over fraud, arrests five agents

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, has threatened to sanction its e-PIN outlet agents found involved in fraudulent practices. This came as it arrested four agents for allegedly selling ePINS for the ongoing 2020 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination, UTME and Direct Entry, DE, registrations above the stipulated amount. The board, in a statement, yesterday, […]