Tinubu pulls FCT out of Treasury Single Account

President Bola Tinubu has pulled the Federal Capital Territory Administration, FCTA, out of the Treasury Single Account, TSA. FCT minister, Nyesom Wike revealed this at a news conference on Friday in Abuja. The decision will effectively pave the way for the FCTA to utilize the territory’s Internally Generated Revenue, IGR, for the development of the […]

Lagos Govt Shuts Mile 12, Owode Onirin Markets

The Lagos State Government, on Friday, announced the immediate closure of Mile 12 International and Owode Onirin markets. According to a statement signed by the Director of Public Affairs, Ministry of Environment and Water Resources, Kunle Adeshina, the markets were sealed for filth and various environmental infractions. He stated that the markets were closed in […]

FULL LIST: Tinubu Appoints New Leadership Across The Industry, Trade, And Investment Sectors

President Bola Tinubu has approved the appointment of new Chief Executive Officers of several agencies and parastatals under the Federal Ministry of Industry, Trade and Investment, in line with his resolve to base Nigeria’s economic revival on the foundation of trade expansion through small, medium and large scale industry facilitation in the country: Corporate Affairs […]

It Hurts Deeply – Wizkid Speaks On Losing Mum

Afrobeats star, Ayo Balogun, popularly known as Wizkid has revealed that the pain of losing his mum ‘hurts deeply’. According to the singer, it is ‘the deepest pain’ he has ever felt. “The pain is profound. It hurts deeply. The deepest pain I’ve ever felt in my life. I’m lost but I pray God will […]

Abiodun To Swear In New Cabinet Members Friday

Ogun State governor Dapo Abiodun would today, Friday, swear in his newly appointed cabinet members including commissioners and special advisers. Recall that Abiodun had previously submitted the names of his commissioner nominees to the Ogun State House of Assembly for screening and approval. Following the screening, the Assembly affirmed the nominees as suitable for their […]

Journalist Fined For Insulting Prime Minister

A prominent Italian journalist has been found guilty of libel after insulting Prime Minister Giorgia Meloni in a television interview. Roberto Saviano used a swear word to describe Ms Meloni while attacking her stance on migration in December 2020. He has been handed a suspended fine of 1,000 euros (£864). Though he will only have […]

S/East Will Plead With FG For Nnamdi Kanu’s Release – Ubah

A senator representing Anambra South Senatorial District, Ifeanyi Ubah, has revealed that the South East will plead with the Federal Government for the release of the leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, from detention. When asked on Channels Television’s Politics Today if the IPOB leader would be released soon, Ubah responded: “Definitely”. […]

Tinubu Asks Supreme Court To Dismiss Atiku’s Appeal

President Bola Tinubu has asked the Supreme Court to dismiss the appeal filed by former Vice President Atiku Abubakar and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) challenging his victory in the 2023 presidential election. The President described the appeal as abusive in nature and prayed for its dismissal. The President insisted that the PDP presidential candidate […]

Ten Things To Know About EFCC Chairman

President Bola Tinubu on Thursday approved the appointment of Mr. Ola Olukoyede to serve as the new Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission for a renewable term of four years in the first instance, pending Senate confirmation. This comes nearly four months after Tinubu suspended the former chairman of the anti-graft agency chief, […]

UN Says Israel Wants 1.1 Million Gazans Moved South

Israel’s military chief said “Now is the time for war” as his country amassed tanks near the Gaza Strip ahead of a planned ground invasion to annihilate the Palestinian militant Hamas group that rules the enclave and was behind deadly weekend attacks. Israel has pounded Gaza from the air since the weekend incursions, the deadliest by […]

Mbah Launches Construction, Reconstruction Of Multiple Enugu Roads

Gov. Peter Mbah of Enugu State, on Thursday, launched the construction of 71 internal roads in Enugu metropolis as well as the construction of New Enugu City roads. The New Enugu City roads are made up of 17 kilometer dual carriageway and feeder roads as well as 40km Owo-Ubahu-Amankanu-Neke-Ikem dual carriageway. At the Premier Layout […]

Why I joined APC – Ifeanyi Ubah

Anambra senator, Ifeanyi Ubah, says he decided to defect to the All Progressives Congress (APC) because he wants the South-east to align with the central government of President Bola Tinubu. Mr Ubah said this when he visited the APC National Chairman, Abdullahi Ganduje, in the company of the Senate President, Godswill Akpabio, at the party’s […]

Umahi Gives Road Construction Contractors 14 Days Ultimatum

The minister of works, Dave Umahi has directed contractors handling road projects for the ministry to report to the site within 14 days. He said failure to comply with the directive would lead to the termination of such a contract. Umahi also disclosed that any contractor with four projects will not be issued additional project(s) until the […]

Finance Minister, Edun Gets World Bank Appointment

Nigeria’s Minister of Finance and Coordinating Minister for the Economy, Wale Edun, has been appointed to chair the African Governors’ Forum of the World Bank. This marks the first time Nigeria has assumed the role of chairman of the African Governors’ Forum since 1963.  The appointment was disclosed at the ongoing 2023 World Bank/International Monetary […]

VIDEO: Pastor Adeboye Speaks On Israel-Hamas War

The General Overseer of the Enoch, Pastor Adeboye, has backed Israel in the ongoing war between the country and Hamas, an Islamic Resistance Movement. Pastor Adeboye disclosed this in a short video posted on Wednesday through his official X handle. The conflict between Israel and Hamas has escalated, resulting in total military warfare in the […]

Certificate Forgery: Dele Momodu Releases Atiku’s School Calendar 

A chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Dele Momodu, has released the school calendar of Atiku Abubakar, the party’s 2023 presidential candidate. The calendar released by Momodu on Wednesday showed Atiku with his classmates and late mother. Atiku had come under scrutiny over some discrepancies in the name on his WASSCE certificate. The former […]

Atiku’s Aide Slams BBC’s Report On Tinubu’s Certificate Controversy

Phrank Shaibu, the Special Assistant on Public Communications to former Vice President Atiku Abubakar, has criticized the BBC over its fact-check report stating that there was no evidence to show that President Bola Tinubu’s Chicago State University (CSU) certificate was forged. Shaibu described the BBC’s report as a “hatchet job” and noted that the outrage it generated […]

Reps Adjourns Plenary In Honour Of Late Member

The House of Representatives has adjourned plenary in honour of its member, Abdulkadir Jelani Danbuga, who died on Wednesday. Danbuga, who was representing Isa/Sabon Birni federal constituency of Sokoto State, died at the age of 63, following a brief illness. He has been buried in Sokoto according to Islamic rites. Presiding over plenary on Wednesday, […]