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Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State has suspended his campaign for three days following the train accident in the PWD area along the Lagos-Abeokuta expressway. Addressing a press conference on Thursday, the governor also said all state’s public activities scheduled for the day have been canceled following the death of six persons and injuries sustained by others. […]

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Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State has directed the Commissioner of Police, Lagos, Idowu Owohunwa, to conduct a full investigation into the Akere fire incident and fish out the perpetrators. Sanwo-Olu, on Wednesday, visited the scene of the midnight inferno that destroyed goods and properties worth millions of naira at Akere Auto Spare Part Market […]

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The Central Bank of Nigeria said that both old and new notes are now legal tender. The Acting Director of Corporate Communications CBN, Dr Isa Abdulmumin disclosed this on Tuesday. He affirmed that commercial banks have started issuing both the old and new notes to their customers. But insisted that the apex bank is yet […]

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Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State on Tuesday embarked on campaign tour of major markets populated by people from the South-East. Sanwo-Olu took a tour of the markets ahead of the Saturday gubernatorial election, following the open endorsement for his re-election by Ndigbo community in the state. It was a rousing welcome for Sanwo-Olu at […]

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Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Sunday, inspected the mega terminal of the Red Line rail in the Ikeja area of the state. The inspection comes less than two months after President Muhammadu Buhari commissioned the Blue Line. Sanwo-Olu in a social media post said “This multimodal terminal will connect the BRT at Ikeja and […]

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SANWO-OLU-HAMZAT & NEXT WEEKEND in LAGOS! My DECISION and CONVICTION is SIMPLE and predicated upon: The Complexity and Diverse needs of LAGOS requires SAFE HANDS. The need for CONTINUITY to COMPLETION underpins my decision. I DO NOT believe in CHANGE for the sake of Change. I DO NOT do populist mantras nor do I GAMBLE […]

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The Supreme Court on Friday maintained that the old N200, N500, N1,000 notes remain legal tender in the country till December 31, 2023. The seven-man justices of the apex court led by Justice John Okoro in its ruling also nullified the Federal Government’s Naira redesign policy. The court declared it as an affront to the […]

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Nigerian Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, has tasked India Prime Minister, Narendra D. Modi with visa on arrival for Nigerians. Onyeama who was participating in the G20 Foreign Ministers’ meeting hosted by India between March 1 and 2, also urged India to fast-track the Issuance ofBusiness Visa to Nigerians as a reciprocal gesture. The […]

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The Federal Government has directed the total closure of all land borders ahead of Saturday’s Presidential and National Assembly Elections. The Comptroller General, NIS, Isah Jere said this in a statement by the Service Public Relations Officer, Mr Tony Akuneme on Thursday in Abuja. Jere said that all land borders were to be effectively closed […]

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Judgement for the suit filed by some States against the naira swap policy of the Federal Government has been scheduled for 3 March.A nine-member panel led by Justice John Okoro announced the date after taking final arguments from lawyers to parties in the cases. earlier, Supreme Court has resumed hearing on the naira redesign case […]

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Former Aviation Minister, Femi Fani-Kayode, has again hit out at the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, Godwin Emefiele over the Naira redesign. Fani-Kayode, in a tweet on Tuesday, claimed that Emefiele and those who sent him to bring “hardship and misery to Nigerians will rue the day” if the presidential candidate of the All Progressives […]

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The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has distanced itself from a fake statement ordering the distribution of old 1000, 500 naira notes. Social media has been awashed with reports that the apex bank announced plans to recirculate old 1000 and 500 naira notes. The fake report claimed that President Muhammadu Buhari had directed the CBN to carryout […]

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Senate Chief Whip, Orji Uzor Kalu says he is suffering from the Central Bank of Nigeria’s , CBN money policy. Senator Kalu, who featured in a Channels Television program on Monday, said the naira scarcity has brought suffering to him and his family. The lawmaker, however, said the policy is right but blamed the timing […]

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The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adamu Abdullahi, on Monday met with the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, ahead of the Supreme Court’s hearing on Wednesday. Others at the meeting held at the APC National Secretariat include Governors Nasir El-Rufai, Yahaya Bello and Bello Matawalle of […]

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The All Progressives Congress (APC) has called on the Attorney General of the Federation and the Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to respect the Supreme Court order of interim injunction on the Naira note re-design. Sen. Abdullahi Adamu, the APC National Chairman, said the appeal was part of resolution reached at an […]

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Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has berated President Muhammadu Buhari for flouting the Supreme Court ruling on the naira redesign. Wike stated that the disobedience of the President to the ruling of the apex court on the old notes may lead to anarchy and violence across the country. He stated this on Friday at the Peoples […]

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The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has says it is untrue it has authorized deposit money banks to collect the old N500 and N1,000 banknotes. In a statement by Osita Nwanisobi, CBN’s Director of Corporate Communications on Friday, the apex bank said for the avoidance of doubt the CBN is only reissuing and recirculating the […]

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Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Godwin Emefiele, has directed commercial banks to adhere to President Buhari’s directive to make available N200 notes for circulation. The CBN governor stated this when he fielded questions from State House correspondents after a closed door meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday in Abuja. Emefiele said […]

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Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has slammed President Muhammadu Buhari over the new directive to the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN). The President on Thursday directed the apex bank to release old N200 notes into circulation to co-exist with new N200, N500, and N1,000 banknotes for 60 days. The President, however, said old N500 and N1,000 banknotes are no longer […]

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Nigeria’s President has ordered that the old 200-naira notes remain as legal tender for the next 60 days starting from February 10th till April 10th. President Buhari made this announcement in a state wide broadcast to the nation on Thursday morning. “I have given approval to the CBN (Central Bank of Nigeria) that the old […]