Author: Felicia Johnson

The Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Femi Falana has recalled the promise of the former President of Nigeria to remove electricity subsidy in 2022. This was disclosed in a statement with the PUNCHNG on Sunday, April 7, 2024, while recalling back to President Buhari statement. According to PUNCHNG, Falana said the former president, Muhammed Buhari promised to end electricity subsidy in 2022 in which his planned failed. “We plan to eliminate subsidy by the end of the year. People will say if you eliminate subsidies, you will have poor people pay more. But our argument is that the only reason the…

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The United Bank for Africa UBA has announced a new portal ‘Scan to Resolve Complaint’ to resolved customers complaints. UBA disclosed this in statement on Thursday, April 4, 2024revealing the bank quick response aimed at enhancing satisfaction and swiftly addressing customers disputes. Daily Insider gather that the portal is established to resolve a variety of concerns and failed transactions would be quickly resolved from the comfort of their homes and business places without a need to visit a physical branch. A report by The PUNCH revealed that complaints from customers of five banks rose by 117 per cent to 6,865,217 year-on-year as…

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President Bola Tinubu has announced that Nigeria’s economy is at a turning point and require the steadfast support of the private sector for sustained growth and prosperity. The president spokesman disclosed this on its official X, speaking during Iftar on Thursday, April 4, 2024, in Abuja with members of the Nigerian business community. Tinubu expressed his gratitude for their support and pledged to engage with them more frequently. ”There is no driver of the economy that is bigger than the private sector. If the private sector is not flourishing, there is no growth, no prosperity, no employment or development. No…

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The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria NAHCON has warned pilgrims regarding payment of extra Hajj fares aside the 1.9 million announced by the commission. This was disclosed in a statement signed by Fatima Sanda Usara, the assistant director public affairs of NAHCON on Thursday, April 4, 2024. The assistance director said that the Commission does not request intending pilgrims to pay additional administrative charges aside the stated additional amount of 1.9-million-naira fare increase. Usara added that anyone that is found violating the rules and regulation of the NACHON administrative body will be deal with. “Collection of any extra charges are…

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The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) has announced that the newly approved tariff by the FG is expected to reduce subsidies for the year 2024. The NERC Vice Chairman, Mr Musliu Oseni disclosed this in a statement on Wednesday, April 3,2024 in Abuja Oseni said that with the newly approved tariffs, subsidies for the 2024 are expected to reduce by about NGN1.14 trillion in furtherance of the Federal Government’s realignment of the subsidy regime. He added that the Federal Government had indicated a transition in policy direction towards introducing a more targeted subsidy regime aimed at mitigating the impact of…

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The Lagos state police has arrested three suspected kidnappers in the Ijanikin area of the state. The Zonal Public Relations Officer (ZPRO), SP Umma Ayuba, revealed this arrest in a statement on Wednesday, April 3, 2024, in Lagos. Ayuba, gave the names of the suspects as Samuel Kwasi, 64, Monday Unachukwu, 24 and Freeman Ekpebo, 23 years. The ZPPRO disclosed that the kidnapper’s hideout was found out Zone 2 Police Command operatives, Onikan, Lagos, at the Ijanikin area, two victims were rescued from the scene. He added that on March 28, at 3.40pm, the officers raided the hideout at Cozzy…

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The Federal Government through the National Primary Health Care Development Agency has given conditions to arrears payments of doctors, and nurses in rural Communities. Dr. Maimuna Hamisu, the Director of Community Health Services, revealed this in a memo addressed to the executive secretaries of state primary healthcare boards and agencies on Monday, April 2, 2024. The federal government directed healthcare workers in rural communities to input data from February and March into the electronic logbook and complete their clearance before their arrears payment could be made. Daily insider gathers that the unpaid salaries and alleged ill-treatment from the National Primary…

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The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has discovered 1,665 fake A’level results during the Direct Entry registration process. The JAMB registrar, Is-haq Oloyede, during the board’s weekly bulletin revealed this to the journalists in Abuja on Tuesday, April 2, 2024. He disclosed that out of the fake results, 397 were from Colleges of Education, 453 university diplomas and the rest for other A’level certificates were discovered. He explained that the A’level results verification was occasioned by the endemic corruption associated with the system and the need to restore the integrity of the admission process. “The institutions must take measures…

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Inspector General of Police, IGP Kayode Adeolu Egbetokun has Pledged Commitment to Justice, Effective Role-Playing in Criminal Justice System in Nigeria This was disclosed in a released on its official X on Tuesday, March 26, 2024, following his pledge to ensure that perpetrators of crime are brought to justice IGP revealed that total number of twenty-nine thousand, and fifty-two (29,052) criminal cases has successfully prosecuted across the country in the last one year He added that outstanding achievement results was from the dedication and diligence exhibited by investigative officers in consonance with the various legal teams in Commands and Formations…

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The Ibadan electricity distribution company (IBDEC) warned customers against energy theft due to records on 1,459 case of energy theft by subscribers since January to February 2024. This was revealed in a press statement released on Tuesday, March 26, 2024 signed by the chief key accounts officer Mr. Johnson Tinuoye. Daily Insider gather that the IBDEC in collaboration with the Federal Government Special Investigation and Prosecution Task Force on Electricity Offences are seriously doing thorough investigations. IBDEC disclosed that they had already identifies various offences and legal actions will be taken against individuals and businesses involved. IBEDC said “various offences…

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