CVR: 203,497 Nigerians Complete Online Pre-registration In First Week, Says INEC

Posted by - July 7, 2021

 Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says 203,497 eligible Nigerians had completed online pre-registration as fresh voters, seven days after the commencement of the exercise. Mr Festus Okoye, INEC’s National Commissioner and Chairman, Information and Voter Education Committee, disclosed this in an update on the CVR issued on Tuesday, in Abuja. He said the figure was

92,845 Nigerians Submit Online Applications For INEC CVR

Posted by - July 1, 2021

Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it has received 92,845 online applications nationwide within 48 hours of resumption of its Continuous Voter Registration (CVR). The commission in an updated statistics on the online registration stated that as of 7 am on Wednesday, 114,577 accounts were created by registrants. It disclosed that of the 92,845 applications

NIN: NIMC Registers 57.3M Nigerians

Posted by - June 28, 2021

National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) says only 57.3 million Nigerians have been registered out of 200 million population in the country. Mr Aliyu Aziz, the Director-General, NIMC, said this at a workshop to co-create a Roadmap for digital registration system as part of the Civil Registration and Vital Statistics System (CRVS) in Nigeria in Abuja

JICA Launches $40,000 Support Project For Nigerian Startups

Posted by - June 23, 2021

Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) on Wednesday inaugurated project ‘Next Innovation with Japan’ (NINJA) Startup Gateway to support startups towards addressing societal issues. NINJA is first of its kind in Nigeria, an initiative of JICA aimed at supporting entrepreneurs to create business innovation in developing countries. It is also an incubation programme targeted at encouraging

Secession: APC UK Seeks Intervention Of Diaspora Nigerians

Posted by - June 17, 2021

 All Progressives Congress (APC) UK chapter has urged Nigerians in the Diaspora to wade into challenges of the nation by speaking against acrimonious campaigns for break-ups to their folks. The Chairman, APC UK chapter, Dr Phillip Ideawor, said this on Thursday in Lagos State. Ideawor who doubles as the Chairman, APC Diaspora Chairmen, noted that

High Profile Nigerians After My Life – EFCC Chairman

Posted by - June 15, 2021

Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Abdulrasheed Bawa, has claimed he has received death threats due to his fight against corruption since he assumed office. He said this on Tuesday while fielding questions on Channels Television’s ‘Sunrise Daily’ programme. Bawa, 40, said that he received a death threat last week, retelling how

Nigerians In U.S Write Buhari On State Of The Nation, Say Tensions Have Boiled Over

Posted by - June 11, 2021

Nigerians in U.S under the aegis of Diaspora Organisation Americas (NIDOA), USA Chapter, has written to President Muhammadu Buhari on some issues affecting the country and suggested the way forward. In the letter, jointly signed by its President, Dr Eromonsele Idahosa and other officials of the association, Nigerian in U.S expressed concerns over the security

FG Issues Travel Advisory To Nigerians

Posted by - June 9, 2021

Federal Government has issued a travel advisory to Nigerians to Brazil, India, Turkey, citing risks from COVID-19. Mr Boss Mustapha, Chairman of the Presidential Steering Committee (PSC) on COVID-19, gave the advice during a Town Hall Meeting on COVID-19 vaccination for the North East Zone in Yola, Borno State. The meeting was organised by the PSC