Israel-Hamas War: Biden To Visit Israel On Wednesday

President Joe Biden is scheduled to make a solidarity visit to Israel on Wednesday in the wake of the Hamas attacks, as announced by Secretary of State Antony Blinken. During this visit, Israel has also agreed to collaborate on providing civilian aid for Gaza. Antony Blinken made this announcement following an extensive eight-hour meeting with […]

Akpabio Behind My Removal from Senate – Abbo

The Court of Appeal in Abuja, on Monday, nullified the election of the senator representing Adamawa North Senatorial District, Elisha Abbo. The appellate court declared the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Amos Yohanna, as the winner of the February 25 senatorial election. Yohanna had in a petition filed at the tribunal sitting in Yola […]

CSU Saga: LP Blasts Those Questioning Obi’s Qualifications

The Abure-led Labour Party (LP) has berated those questioning the academic credentials of its presidential candidate, Mr Peter Obi, branding them as being mischievous and dubious. The party stated this at a press conference by Dr. Yunusa Tanko, chief spokesperson for the Obi-Datti Media in Abuja. Following Obi’s request that President Bola Tinubu address the claims […]

Australia Fines Musk’s X $385,000

Australia’s internet safety watchdog on Monday fined Elon Musk’s X, saying the social media platform had failed to show how it is cracking down on child sexual abuse content. ESafety commissioner Julie Inman Grant has slapped an Aus$610,500 (US$385,000) fine on the company formerly known as Twitter, criticising its “empty talk” on the issue. Inman […]

35-Year-Old Elected As Ecuador’s President

Car horns in Quito blared in celebration Sunday as banana empire heir Daniel Noboa, 35, became Ecuador’s youngest-ever president-elect, vowing to “restore peace” to a country ravaged by a bloody drug gang war. After the electoral authority declared him the victor and socialist rival Luisa Gonzalez conceded defeat, Noboa vowed that “tomorrow we begin work […]

Lagos To Inaugurate Largest Food Logistics Hub In 2024

The Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, says the first phase of the largest food logistics hub in West Africa will be inaugurated in 2024 to boost food security in the state. Sanwo-Olu stated this while addressing journalists at the grand finale of the 2023 World Food Day celebration on Monday at the Nigeria Police […]

Lagos Reopens Ladipo Market

The Lagos State Government has reopened Ladipo Market, Mushin, after meeting the most essential criteria set for reopening sealed markets. The Commissioner for the Environment and Water Resources, Mr Tokunbo Wahab, said this in a statement on Monday. Wahab said business activities would commence at the popular spare parts market, after its recent closure for […]

FG Proposes N26.01trn For 2024 Fiscal Year

The Federal Government has proposed the sum of N26.01 trillion for the 2024 appropriation based on oil price benchmark of $73.96 and 21 per cent interest rate. Minister of Budget and Economic Planning, Atiku Bagudu, disclosed this to State House Correspondents at the end of the Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting on Monday in Abuja. […]

Tinubu’s Administration Moves FEC Meetings To New Date

President Bola Tinubu’s administration has moved the Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting from Wednesday to Monday. The Minister of Information, Mohammed Idris, disclosed this while briefing State House correspondents shortly after the FEC meeting held at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. President Tinubu has only held two FEC meetings since inaugurating his cabinet in August. The […]

What Was Discussed At Second FEC Meeting

The second Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting took up the issues of economy and the agreement reached between government and the labour unions early this month to avert an industrial action. The Minister of Information and National Orientation, Mr Mohammed Idris, disclosed this to State House Correspondents after the FEC meeting in Abuja on Monday. […]

Kano Govt Pays N1.3bn NECO/NBTE Fees For 57,000 Students 

The Kano government has spent N1.3 billion on payment of National Examination Council and National Board for Technical Education registration fees for 57,000 indigent students. The state governor, Abba Kabir-Yusuf, stated this on Monday in Kano while inaugurating the distribution of over two million educational materials to basic and post basic schools. He said that […]

Appeal Court President Directs Transfer Of Election Appeals To Abuja, Lagos

The President of the Court of Appeal, Justice Monica Dongban-Mensem, has directed that all appeals arising from election petition cases across the country be transferred to the Abuja and Lagos divisions. The order affects Governorship, National and States Assemblies’ Elections, which held between February and March 2023. Although the appeals from the various state tribunals […]

Tinubu Presides Over Second FEC Meeting, Swears In New Ministers

President Bola Tinubu has presided over his second Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting and sworn in the three newly appointed ministers. The brief swearing-in ceremony took place at the Council Chamber, Presidential Villa, Abuja, before the commencement of the FEC, meeting, which is the second in Tinubu’s administration. The ministers who were screened on October […]

Nigeria’s Inflation Rate Rises To 26.72%

Nigeria’s inflation rate rose to 26.72% in September 2023 amid soaring food prices and harsh economic realities occasioned by the removal of fuel subsidy in May. This was according to the September 2023 Consumer Price Index (CPI) and Inflation Report released by the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) on Monday. The CPI, which measures the […]

[VIDEO] CAC Workers Celebrate As Tinubu Sacks Registrar

Hundreds of Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) workers on Monday morning celebrated the sack of the chief executive and registrar, A. G. Abubakar. In a viral video of a rally in front of the CAC headquarters in Abuja, the workers described Abubakar as a “tyrant leader”. They thanked President Bola Ahmed Tinubu for appointing Hussaini Sani […]

Ondo PDP Secretariat Shut Over Anti-Akeredolu Protest

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) secretariat in Akure, Ondo state capital, has been shut. Men of the Nigeria Police Force (NPF) and the operatives of the Department of State Services (DSS) are currently at the secretariat. The development is not unconnected with the plan by the members of the PDP to protest the continued absence […]

Tinubu’s CSU Certificate Not Forged, BBC Insists

The British Broadcasting Cooperation (BBC) is standing by its story published last week that President Bola Ahmed Tinubu’s Chicago State University (CSU) certificate is not forged. The international media outfit in a reaction to complaints forwarded to it by certain individuals,  insisted on the content of it story. A letter signed by BBC Complaints Team, addressed to […]

Bad Roads: How I Was Stuck In Ogun For Hours – Akpabio

Senate President Godswill Akpabio has narrated how he was stuck for hours on the Lagos-Ota-Abeokuta expressway as a result of bad road. The Senate President said this at the grand finale of the Yewa Cultural Festival in Ilaro in the Yewa South Local Government Area of Ogun State this weekend. Akpabio, who was accompanied by […]