President Bola Tinubu today, Wednesday signed the National Anthem Bill 2024 into law. The bill seeked to reinstate the old anthem, “Nigeria, We Hail Thee.”   This was disclosed by the Senate President, Godswill Akpabio, during the joint plenary that Tinubu attended, who later confirmed ‘Nigeria, we hail thee’ as the “latest national anthem”.   […]

The Federal Government on Tuesday said it had reinstated the suspended social investment programme, disclosing the scheme would provide direct payments to 75 million Nigerians in 50 million households to reduce the suffering of citizens, especially vulnerable groups. It stated that the cash transfer programme was overhauled to tackle fraud.   The Minister of Finance […]

Chad, on Thursday, ended three-year military rule as Mahamat Deby who officially won 61 per cent of the May 6 votes was sworn in as president after an electoral victory contested by the opposition.   The inauguration was graced by Nigerian President Bola Tinubu and seven other African heads of state, as well as Constitutional […]

It is official as Muhammadu Sanusi II, deposed as the Emir of Kano four years ago, has been reinstated to the throne by Kano State Governor, Abba Yusuf.   Yusuf announced the decision on Thursday after signing the Kano State Emirate Council (Repeal) Bill 2024 into law. “With the full support of the kingmakers, I […]

Kanu Assembly has desolved the four new Emirates created by former governor of the state, Abdullahi Umar Ganduje. Sanusi Lamido Sanusi II may be reinstated as the Emir of Kano.   This decision followed the Kano State House of Assembly’s resolution to dethrone the current Emir and also dismantle the four new Emirates in the […]

The Federal High Court, Abuja Division, has admitted a former Commander of the Intelligence Response Team of the Nigeria police, Abba Kyari, to bail after over two years in detention.   Mr Kyari and his co-defendants face eight charges of conspiracy, illegal dealing in cocaine, importation of cocaine and obstruction.   The trial judge, Emeka […]

Senate leader, Opeyemi Bamidele,  has said that the establishment of state police will go a long way to addressing the insecurity across the country.   Bamidele, who stated this in Abuja yesterday, Monday in a statement issued by his media office described the current state of policing in Nigeria as “ailing and dysfunctional.”   The […]

The 210,000-barrel-per-day Port-Harcourt refinery may finally commence operations by the end of July after several postponements.   The new date was disclosed on Yesterday, Monday by the National Public Relations Officer, Independent Marketers Association of Nigeria, Chief Ukadike Chinedu.   He stated that the development would stimulate economic activities, reduce the price of petroleum products […]

The Nigerian Education loan fund NEL FUND, has announced May 24th as official date for the opening of portal for student loan applications. The managing director of NEL FUND, Mr Akintunde Sawyer, disclosed this on Thursday in a statement made available to newsmen in Abuja by the fund’s media and public relations lead, Nasir Ayitogo. Sawyer […]

As Nigerian workers commemorate the 2024 May Day today, Wednesday, organized labour has expressed concern about the rising food prices and fuel scarcity in the country, saying the current situation threatens workers’ survival. The Nigeria Labour Congress and the Trade Union Congress leaders, in an interview lamented the harsh economic situation which had been compounded […]

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