Tinubu Holds ‘Fruitful’ Talks With South Africa’s Ramaphosa

President Bola Tinubu on Monday held what has been described as a very fruitful cross-sectoral discussion with his counterpart of South Africa, President Cyril Ramaphosa, in New York. Tinubu, who arrived in the city of the UN headquarters Monday, joins other world leaders in the United States to attend the 78th United Nations General Assembly. […]

Bago Approves N87.1m Counterpart Fund For IFAD-VCDP

Gov. Umaru Bago of Niger has approved the release of N87.1 million counterpart fund for the implementation of International Fund for Agricultural Development Value Chain Development Programme (IFAD-VCDP) in the state. The State Coordinator, IFAD-VCDP, Dr Mathew Ahmed, disclosed this on Monday in Minna, when the Federal Government’s IFAD-VCDP mission team visited the state. Ahmed […]

UNGA 78: Tinubu Set to Address General Assembly

Nigeria’s President Bola Tinubu is set to address world leaders at the ongoing 78th session of the high-level General Debate of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) at the UN headquarters in New York. The UN correspondent of the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Tinubu, in his first outing to the Assembly, will […]

Why I’m Seeking Reelection Despite My Age – Biden 

Joe Biden, America’s oldest-ever president, said Monday he understood a focus on his age but that he was running for re-election because Donald Trump wanted to “destroy” US democracy. The 80-year-old usually avoids the age issue but addressed it during a fundraiser at a Broadway theatre in New York, saying his experience helped him deal […]

Katsina Govt Employs 7,326 Teachers

The Governor of Katsina State, Dikko Radda, said his administration has employed 7,326 teachers for the state’s basic and secondary schools, underscoring his dedication to depoliticising the educational system. Radda disclosed this during an exclusive interview on Channels Television’s Newsnight. “I was able to understand that you cannot achieve anything meaningful in education if you don’t […]

FG, NLC Fail To Reach Agreement

The meeting between the Federal Government and the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) to avert an imminent strike action ended on Monday without a concrete resolution to the union’s demands. The Minister of Labour and Employment, Simon Lalong; and Minister of State for Labour and Employment, Nkeiruka Onyejeocha, met with the NLC President, Joe Ajaero, and […]

Tinubu Approves Appointment Of 18 Aides In VP’s Office

President Bola Tinubu has approved the appointment of 18 Special Advisers and Senior Special Assistants to actualize the agenda of the Federal Government across the different sectors of the economy. This was made known by the Director of Information, Office of the Vice President, Olusola Abiola, in a statement on Monday. According to him, the […]

Ondo APC to Suspend Chairman

The Ondo State Chapter of the All Progressives Congress has declared that it would punish a ward chairman of the party in Akoko North-West Local Government Area of the state, Mr Olumide Awolumate, for allegedly beating the state Commissioner for Woman Affairs and Social Development, Mrs Juliana Osadahun. The embattled chairman was seen in a […]

Tribunal Gives Judgement In Zamfara Gov. Election Petition

The Zamfara State Governorship Election Petitions Tribunal sitting in Sokoto is set to deliver its verdict on the petition filed by the former governor of the state, Bello Matawalle challenging the validity of the election that brought in Dauda Lawal as the governor of the state. The Zamfara Tribunal had earlier fixed the Judgement for […]

Obasanjo Reveals Why he Asked Oyo Kings to Stand Up

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has provided an explanation for his actions regarding the traditional rulers in Oyo State during the inauguration of two projects in Iseyin. Mr. Obasanjo’s conduct has faced widespread criticism, as captured in a video circulated on the internet, where he expressed dissatisfaction with the seated monarchs’ failure to rise and greet […]

VIDEO: Edo Deputy Gov Denied Access To Govt House Office

The Deputy Governor of Edo State, Philip Shaibu, has been denied access to his old office at the Government House in Benin, the state capital. Shaibu arrived at the Government House on Monday morning but met the gate leading to his office under lock and key. He says is yet to receive a formal letter […]

VIDEO: Tinubu Arrives New York For UNGA

President Bola Tinubu on Sunday arrived in New York for the high-level meetings of the 78th session of the United Nations (UN) General Assembly. The UN correspondent of the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Tinubu arrived at the JF Kennedy International Airport in New York at about 6:45pm local time. The President is […]

Zamfara Gov Tribunal Set To Deliver Judgement

The Zamfara State Governorship Election Petitions Tribunal sitting in Sokoto has fixed Monday 18th September 2023 to deliver Judgement. The tribunal is set to deliver its verdict on the petition filed by the former governor of the state, Bello Matawalle challenging the validity of the election that brought in Dauda Lawal as the governor of […]

Tinubu Plans To Unleash Regime Of Propaganda, Atiku 

Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the February presidential election Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has raised alarm that President Bola Tinubu is planning to unleash a regime of propaganda on the country. Atiku in a statement on Sunday by his Special Assistant on Public Communication Phrank Shaibu, pointed at the news put forward by […]

Strike: FG Invites NLC For Meeting

The Federal Government has again invited the leadership of the Nigerian Labour Congress, NLC, to a meeting today, following threats by the labour movement to embark on strike in protest against removal of fuel subsidy. The Director Information, Ministry of Labour and Employment, Olajide Oshundun, who disclosed this in a statement yesterday, said:  “The Minister […]

Congo Debunks Reports Of Coup Attempt

The Congolese government has debunked rumours of a coup attempt against President Denis Nguesso. Thierry Moungalla, the country’s minister of information, spoke via a message posted on the X platform tweet on Sunday. Earlier, some social media accounts and news reports claimed a coup attempt was underway in the country as the president was away attending the […]

UNICAL Sex Scandal: Minister Apologises Over Comments

Mrs Uju Kennedy-Ohanenye, Minister of Women Affairs, says she regrets comment credited to her in a viral video, concerning the sexual harassment scandal at the University of Calabar (UNICAL) in Cross River. The declaration comes as response to recent public discussions and reactions by concerned Nigerians, regarding the unfolding situation at the institution, involving Prof. […]

BBNaija: Whitemoney, Alex, Neoenergy, Sholzy Evicted

Big Brother Naija All Stars housemates, Whitemoney, Neoenergy, Alex and Sholzy, have been evicted from the show. The four housemates made their exit from the house  on Sunday, during the live eviction show. Ebuka Obi-Uchendu, the host of the show  made the announcement. According to the vote percentage revealed after the eviction show, Neoenergy had […]

Palliatives: Commissioner Attacked in Ondo

Ondo State Woman Affairs Commissioner, Dr. Olubunmi Osadahun, was weekend, attacked in Arigidi Akoko area of the state, during the distribution of palliatives to cushion the effects of the removal of fuel subsidy by government. It was gathered that the commissioner was attacked by some members of All Progressives Congress, APC, in the council, led […]