President Muhammadu Buhari has postponed his visit to Zamfara State. Zamfara State governor, Bello Mattawale, said the development was occasioned by poor weather conditions that affected his flight to the State. Matawalle said a new date for the President’s visit to the state would be announced later. QUESTNEWS had reported that the President was scheduled […]

A former comptroller-general of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Hamman Ahmad Kojoli, has died at the age of 78. His brother-in-law, Dr Bashir Gwandu, confirmed the sad development on Thursday. Gwandu said, “Inna lilLahi wa inna ilaihin rajiuun. I just received the sad News -We lost my brother’ Hamman Bello Ahmed, former CG customs. Janaiza […]

A Federal High Court, Abuja, has threatened to strike out a N6 billion suit filed by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) against the wife of a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), Mrs Cecilia Osipitan. Justice Inyang Ekwo gave the warning following late filing of documents needed in the commencement of Osipitan’s trial by […]

Rivers Governor, Nyesom Wike, has hailed the Federal High Court in Abuja for its judgement on Wednesday which barred the Federal Government from deducting funds from the federation account to fund the Nigerian Police Force and other agencies not listed in the Constitution. Governor Wike who spoke to journalists shortly after returning from Germany where […]

The presidency has cleared the air on the controversy surrounding the suspension of fuel subsidy removal by President Muhammadu Buhari. QUEST NEWS recalls that the Federal government on Monday assured it will not be removing the subsidy on fuel any time soon, following the outcry by Nigerians. The Minister of Finance, Hajia Zainab Ahmed who […]

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has suspended its nationwide protest for Thursday and February 2. The NLC said it took the decision at its National Executive Council meeting on Tuesday morning. The Congress said the decision to suspend the protest was based on the suspension of the proposal to stop the subsidy on petrol by […]

President Muhammedu Buhari has approved the suspension of the removal of fuel subsidy until further notice. Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Mr Timipre Sylva, said this while briefing State House correspondents in Abuja Tuesday. The minister said the federal government is considering an 18-months extension to National Assembly for the implementation of the Petroleum […]

Re-Affirms Commitment To Implement Stringent Regulations Against Alcohol Abuse Nation-wide The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has stopped the registration of alcohol in Sachet and Small volume PET and Glass bottles below 200ml amidst other stringent regulatory measures in a decisive move to reduce availability and curb abuse of alcohol […]

The Senate on Wednesday backtracked on direct primaries, choosing rather to approve indirect primaries or consensus as to the procedure for the nomination of candidates by political parties for the various elective positions. The approval followed the pre-amendment of the Electoral Act (Amendment) Bill, 2021, passed by the National Assembly on November 18, 2021. The […]

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has disclosed that the timetable and schedule of activities for the 2023 general elections will be published immediately after the Electoral Amendment Bill is signed into law. The Commission noted the early passage of the Bill is crucial for preparations of the 2023 election. INEC Chairman Professor Mahmood Yakubu, […]

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