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BREAKING: Court dismisses suit against Oshiomhole

A High Court of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) in Jabi, Abuja has dismissed a suit filed against the immediate past Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole and three others. The suit, filed by Comrade Mustapha Salihu and five others, was the one in respect of which …

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Ondo Health Commissioner confirmed dead

Ondo Commissioner for Health, Dr. Wahab Adegbenro is dead. Adegbenro died at the Federal Medical Centre, Owo. A reliable government official, who confirmed to The Nation, said his death was not related to COVID-19. The source said an official statement would soon be issued soon. His death however caused panic …

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FRC issues new reporting guidelines for companies

The Financial Reporting Council of Nigeria (FRC) has issued new reporting guidelines to enable firms respond to prudential considerations in various sectors. In a report on engagement with sectoral regulators, the FRC explained that it has been engaging with regulators on developing sectoral guidelines of corporate governance on specific requirements …

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WHO warns against use of masks during exercise

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has warned people against wearing masks while exercising, saying masks may reduce the ability to breathe comfortably. WHO gave the warning on Wednesday in an update of its Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) advice for the public: Myth busters. It said that sweat could make the mask …

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NIMASA gets new initiatives to stem criminalities, boost revenue

The Director-General, Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr Bashir Jamoh, has set a new agenda for the nation’s apex maritime regulatory agency by embarking on new initiatives that will enable the agency carry out its core responsibilities, combat piracy and stem the cycle of criminalities on the nation’s …

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Brazil’s coronavirus death toll surpasses 60,000

Brazil topped 60,000 deaths from the novel coronavirus after recording more than 1,000 fatalities over the last 24 hours, the health ministry said on Wednesday. The South American country has suffered the largest number of daily deaths globally for the last week and is the second-worst affected nation in the …

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FG Increases Fuel Pump Price To N143

The Federal Government has increased the pump price of Premium Motor Spirit, also known as petrol from N140.80 to N143.80 per litre. The Petroleum Products Pricing Regulatory Agency (PPPRA) announced the increment in a statement issued by its Executive Secretary, Abdulkadir Saidu on Wednesday. “After a review of the prevailing …

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