Lagos Tribunal Sacks LP Lawmaker

The State Assembly Elections Petition Tribunal sitting in Lagos has nullified the return of the Labour’s Party (LP) candidate, Deji Doherty as the House of Assembly member for Amuwo-Odofin Constituency II in Lagos State.  However, the three-man panel led by Justice Muhammad Sambo declared the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Hon. Olawale Rauf […]

Cardoso, Deputies Take Oath Of Office, Resume New Roles At CBN

The new Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Dr. Olayemi Cardoso, assumed office today alongside his Deputies in acting capacity, pending their approval by the Senate. Reports that the oath of office was administered to them at the bank’s headquarters in Abuja. This development followed Thursday’s resignation of Mr. Folashodun Shonubi, Mrs. Aishah Ahmad, […]

Why Naira Is In Decline –Finance Minister, Edun

Olawale Edun, Minister of Finance and Coordinating Minister of the Economy for Nigeria, has attributed the Naira’s incessant decline to approximately $6.8 billion in overdue forward payments within the foreign exchange market. Blomberg disclosed this in an interview with the Minister at the sideline of the 78th United Nations General Assembly session in New York, […]

Over 24 Students Abducted As Bandits Invade Zamfara Community

More than 24 students of the Federal University of Gusau were abducted in the early hours of Friday after bandits invaded the Sabon-Gida community of the Bungudu Local Government Area of Zamfara State. A student of the school, who asked to be anonymous for security reasons, told Channels Television that over 24 schoolmates, mostly ladies, […]

Tribunal Upholds Mutfwang’s Election As Plateau Governor

The Governorship Elections Petition Tribunal sitting in Jos in North Central Nigeria has upheld the election of Governor Caleb Mutfwang of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).  The three-member panel, in its judgment delivered on Friday,  unanimously held that the petitioner failed in its petition because it lacked merit. Justice Sunday Olorundahunsi, reading the judgment, dismissed […]

Europa League Results For Week 1

Liverpool began their bid for UEFA Europa League glory by beating LASK in Austria on Thursday. The Reds fell behind to an early 20-yard strike from Florian Flecker but leveled in the 56th minute through a Darwin Nunez penalty kick. Goals from Luis Diaz and substitute Mohamed Salah then wrapped up a 3-1 victory for Jurgen […]

Ogun Begins Construction Of Gateway Aviation Village

Ogun State government has begun construction of 200 housing units for the Gateway Aviation Village in Iperu, Ikenne Local Government Area. To be executed through direct labour, the housing estate will consist of 2 bedroom expandable bungalows, targeting low – and medium-class clients. The move by the state government, according to the Special Adviser to […]

Please Forgive Me!, Edo Dep Gov Begs Obaseki

Edo State Deputy Governor, Comrade Philip Shaibu, has begged Governor Godwin Obaseki to forgive him. Shaibu fell out with the governor over his ambition to contest the forthcoming governorship election in the state. The rift led to the governor being moved to another office outside the government house. But speaking with reporters shortly after his […]

NNPP Blames Kwakwanso For Kano’s Gov Loss At Tribunal

New Nigeria People’s Party (NNPP) has blamed its presidential candidate in the 2023 polls, Rabiu Kwankwaso, for the loss of Kano State Governor, Yusuf Abba, at the Governorship Election Petitions Tribunal. The party alleged that Kwankwaso sold NNPP to the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) for a ministerial slot in the President Bola Tinubu-led government. […]

See Full List Of Movies Nominated For AMAA 2023 Award

The organisers of the Africa Movie Academy Awards (AMAA), on Thursday, announced the nominees for the 19th edition of the continental awards ceremony. The 2023 Awards will feature 26 categories, including that of the Best Nigerian Film, where top movies like Gangs of Lagos, Brotherhood, Anikulapo, Mami Wata, 4-4-44 (Four Four Forty-Four), L.I.F.E and The […]

Akeredolu Not Involved In Move To Impeach Deputy – Adegboruwa

Ebun-Olu Adegboruwa, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria, has expressed his skepticism regarding the involvement of Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State in the state House of Assembly’s move to impeach his deputy, Lucky Aiyedatiwa. The Ondo State House of Assembly has raised various allegations against Aiyedatiwa as part of the impeachment proceedings against him. Aiyedatiwa […]

Lagos Assembly Constitutes 40 Standing Committees 

 The Lagos State House of Assembly on Thursday constituted 40 standing committees for the 10th Assembly, for effective operation of  its oversight function. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the assembly has been operating with ad-hoc committees since its inauguration by Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu on June 6. The Speaker, Mudashiru Obasa, during plenary, […]

Davido, Zlatan, Falz, Others Attend Late Mohbad’s Candlelight Procession

Nigerian musicians, Davido, Zlatan and Falz,  were among celebrities who joined the candlelight procession in honour of late singer, “Mohbad”, on Thursday in Lekki, Lagos. Also at the event was the Lagos State Commissioner for Youths and Social Development, Mobolaji Ogunlende. Fans  in their numbers echoed, “Justice for Mohbad”, as Falz and on-air-personality, Oladotun Kayode, […]

LP Mourns Mohbad, Sympathises With Child

The Labour Party (LP) in Lagos State has  commiserated with the families, friends and fans of late musician, Ilerioluwa Aloba, known as Mohbad. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that music lovers were on Sept. 12 hit with the news of the death of the 27-year-old singer. Pastor Dayo Ekong, the Lagos State Chairperson […]

UNGA  78: Tinubu Departs New York After First Outing

President Bola Tinubu on Thursday has departed New York after attending the 78th session high-level meetings of the UN General Assembly. The UN correspondent of the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that President Tinubu, while in New York, participated in some of the high-level events, including a bilateral meeting. The Nigerian President who arrived […]

Kano Gov Tribunal Judgement: Gov. Abba Reveals Next Step

Abba Yusuf has vowed to appeal the judgment sacking him as the governor of Kano State. While the All Progressives Congress (APC)’s Nasiru Gawuna was declared the winner of the March 18 election by the Kano Governorship Election Tribunal on Wednesday, the New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP) flagbearer in the exercise claimed the judgment is […]

VIDEO: Tinubu Rings NASDAQ Closing Bell 

On the sidelines of the ongoing 78th session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York, President Bola Tinubu rang the closing bell of the Nasdaq Stock Market on Wednesday. Ranked second on the list of stock exchanges by market capitalisation of shares traded, behind the New York Stock Exchange, the Nasdaq is the […]

Abiodun Directs Payment Of N1billion Gratuity

Ogun State Governor, Dapo Abiodun has directed the Bureau of State Pensions, to commence immediate payment of gratuity to pensioners in the State. The N1b gratuity was released to ease and bring succour to the senior citizens, who have served the State and the Local Government diligently. This was made known by the Permanent Secretary […]

My Earrings & Dreadlock Has Scriptural Backing – Jimmy Odukoya

Jimmy Odukoya, the new senior pastor of The Fountain of Life Church (TFOLC), says he has a scriptural backing to his appearance. Daily Trust had reported how the Nollywood actor was announced the lead pastor of the church, following the death of his father, Taiwo Odukoya. However, his emergence has been met with stiff opposition, […]

Kano Govt Declares 24-Hour Curfew

The Kano State Police Command has announced the strict enforcement of a 24-hour curfew, beginning from 6pm on Wednesday, 20th September 2023, to 6pm on Thursday, 21st September 2023 as part of measures to maintain law and order in the state. According to a statement by the Kano State Commissioner of Police Mohammed Usaini Gumel, […]