Author: Felicia Johnson

A judge, Malam Aliyu Kagarko, has sentenced a labourer called Terkaa Akiishi to 15 months imprisonment for stealing from a mosque in Abuja. Akiishi was sentenced to prison in Grade 1 Area Court sitting at Lugbe, Abuja, on Tuesday, March 19, 2024, for stealing two Qurans and a cell phone. DAILY INSIDER gathers that Akiishi was charged with trespass and theft in accordance with the constitution, and he pleaded guilty. The judge reportedly gave the labourer an option of N40,000 fine but he was not able to meet up with the condition. Mr. Emeka Ezeganya, the prosecutor for the case…

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The Oyo State Assembly has ordered all local government areas to submit all outstanding audit queries to be answered on the Statutory Audit Report for the years 2021 and 2022 within two weeks. The Chairman of the Public Accounts Committee, Hon Olorunpoto Rahaman, revealed this in a report presented on Tuesday, March 19, 2024, during the plenary. Hon. Olorunpoto emphasized the violation of law over the year under review by incurring Excess Expenditure against the approved Budgets and unbudgeted Expenditure while considering the Audit Report of the thirty – three Local Government areas in the State. He said, “All aforementioned…

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The National Association of Nigerian Students has proposed the repayment of the Federal Government student loan scheme to begin five years after the completion of the one-year mandatory National Youth Service Corps. Lucky Emonele, the NANS president disclosed this during a public hearing on Student Loans, Scholarship and Higher Education Financing in Abuja on Monday, March 18, 2024. The NANS president appreciated the efforts of President Bola Ahmed Tinubu for his good attention and responses in making the student loan a reality. Emonele proposed the repayment of the student’s loan with a minimum of five years duration after graduation. He…

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President Bola Ahmed Tinubu sympathized with the military over the killing of its personnel in Okuama Community in Ughelli South Local Government Area of Delta State. Tinubu disclosed this on his official page on X formerly (Twitter) on Sunday, March 17, 2024. DAILY INSIDER gathers that the incident occurred on Thursday, March 14, 2024, when the military troops responded to a crisis between Okuma and Okoloba communities in Delta State, were abused. The President expressed his condolence to the families of the soldiers, their colleagues and loved ones. He said, “as the Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces, I joined all…

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The Federal government has directed the National Identity Number (NIN) to investigate the breach of Nigerians NIN data. The National Identity Management commission (NIMC) disclosed this in a statement on Sunday, March 17, 2024, on its official X formerly known as (twitter). Engr. Abisoye Coker Odusote, the Director General and Chief Executives of the NIMC has requested immediate supports of the NIMC member for comprehensive investigation on the Nigerians breach of Data. The director General assured the citizens on full security on data protection and privacy. He said, “no stone will be left out unturned in ensuring the safety and…

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The Federal Government in compliance with the Minister of Transportation has incorporated the transition of Nigerian Railway Corporation power operations from diesel to natural gas. Olujimi Oyetomi, the Ministry director of Press and Public Relation issued this in a statement on Thursday, March 14, 2024. DAILY INSIDER gathers that the transition of the diesel operation to natural gas is a move for sustainable growths and advancements of the Nigeria Railway Corporation. In relation to this, would also leads to reduction in huge amount spends on diesel in the railway operations in Nigeria. To expedite the process, Alkali order with immediate…

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The federal government Minimum Wage Panel has commenced the collation of all zonal public hearing reports. The Ministry of Labour and Productivity Director, Yusuf Kachalla disclosed this to PUNCHNG on Wednesday, March 13, 2024. Yusuf Kachalla added that the Federal Government earlier in January declared the implementation of the fresh minimum wages to reduce the hardship Nigerians are facing. DIALY INSIDER gathers that the current minimum wage is N30,000, the labour unions have however presented reasons why the wage needs to be reviewed immediately. The National Bureau of Statistics revealed that the inflation in the country presently is now 29.9…

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A court in Oyo state has ordered Adegoke Olaoluwa, a 45-year-old doctor in the state be remanded in the Agodi Correctional center. DAILY INSIDER gathers that the Magistrate A.T. Oyediji of Iyaganku remanded the doctor on Monday, March 11, 2024, over the murder of Adekunle Badamus. Inspector Opeyemi Olagunju, the Police Prosecutor had disclosed earlier on Tuesday, February 20, 2024, to the court, that Olalolu had caused the victim’s death. The Police disclosed the defendant administered saline drugs to the patient unlawfully. “The offence is contrary to Section 316 and punishable under Sections 319 and 484 of the Criminal Code,…

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