Nasarawa appoints first female CJ as former retires

Governor Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa State has appointed Honourable Justice Aisha Bashir as the first female Chief Justice (CJ) of the State.The appointment followed the mandatory retirement age of Justice Suleiman Umaru Dikko who bowed out of the service of the Nasarawa on Thursday in Lafia.Recalled that the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria[...]

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2021: Ortom urges Nigerians to pray over security, economic challenges

Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue state has called on Nigerians to work for peaceful coexistence of the country and pray for its leadership under President Muhammadu Buhari to enable it surmount the current security and economic challenges facing the country.The Governor in a new year massage in Makurdi by his Chief Press Secretary, Terver Akase[...]

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New Year: Gov Akeredolu grants amnesty to 11 inmates

Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State has granted amnesty to 11 inmates serving various jail terms in correctional centres in the state to mark the beginning of 2021.Mr Olusegun Ajiboye, Chief Press Secretary to the governor, made this known in a statement on Thursday in Akure.According to him, Akeredolu also extended the grace to four[...]

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Lewis Hamilton knighted in UK honours list

Lewis Hamilton has been knighted in Britain’s traditional New Year Honours list after equalling Michael Schumacher’s record of seven Formula One world titles.The list recognises outstanding achievements in various fields including showbusiness, sport and politics, as well as the contributions of a larger number of everyday citizens.There are many awards this year for those seeking[...]

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President Buhari signs 2021 Budget

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday in Abuja signed the 2021 Appropriation Bill of N13,588,027,886,175 into law.The president’s action followed the earlier passing of the bill by the National Assembly on Dec. 21 during an emergency session convened for the purpose of passing the budget.The signing of the budget is also in line with the president’s[...]

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APC set to take over South-East, says Uzodinma

The Governor of Imo State, Hope Uzodimma, has assured the South-East that the All Progressives Congress has great benefits and reward mechanism lined up for the zone.Uzodinma said this during an end of the year meeting with leaders of the APC in the South-East.The meeting which held in Owerri, the Imo State capital, was to[...]

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COVID -19: Pauline Tallen self isolates as test returns positive

Minister of women affairs, Pauline Tallen proceeded on self-isolation as she tested positive for Coronavirus in Abuja.In a statement issued last Sunday, she disclosed that the following interaction with individuals who later showed signs of COVID-19, she was advised by her medical team to undergo a test and self-isolate for observation over a few days.Her[...]

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China confirms first case of UK COVID-19 variant

China has confirmed its first case of a new coronavirus variant that was recently detected in Britain, health officials said.The new strain, which experts say potentially spreads faster than the original variant, has prompted travel restrictions on the UK by more than 50 countries — including China, where the coronavirus first emerged late last year.The[...]

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