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State governments, which sued the Federal Government on the naira redesign policy, have given the Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, SAN, and the Central Bank of Nigeria Governor,  Godwin Emefiele,  till Tuesday to comply with the order of the Supreme Court on the currency.   The state governments threatened to […]

The Ondo State Command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, on Thursday, arraigned a man, Samuel Oni, before a Magistrate’s Court sitting in Akure, for allegedly defrauding a sex worker, Blessing Olaitan, of N120,000. During the proceeding, Olaitan told the court that she was a professional sex worker, adding that after having sex […]

  The Independent National Electoral Commission has removed the name of the Majority Leader of the House of Representatives, Ado Doguwa, from the list of elected House of Representatives members. It will be recalled that INEC had earlier announced Doguwa, a member of the All Progressives Congress, as the winner of the February 25 election […]

The development has, however, sparked apprehension in the Federal Capital Territory as residents feared the march may result in violence following the anger over the conduct and outcome of the polls. Governors Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State, Udom Emmanuel (Akwa Ibom), Aminu Tambuwal (Sokoto), Godwin Obaseki (Edo), Bala Mohammed (Bauchi), Darius Ishaku (Taraba) and Ademola […]

The Independent National Electoral Commission has declared the All Progressives Congress presidential candidate, Bola Tinubu, as the president-elect. Tinubu, a former Lagos State governor, was declared the president-elect after the 70-year-old polled 8,794,726 votes to win the 2023 presidential election. The INEC Chairman, Professor Mahmood Yakubu, announced Tinubu as the winner at the International Collation […]

Election must hold in Nigeria A civil society organisation, One Nigeria Group, has called on separatist agitators to allow elections to be held peacefully in their regions. Addressing journalists in Abuja on Wednesday, the President of the group, Muhammad Hassan, said the country’s integrity was at stake concerning the election. The Indigenous People of Biafra […]

    Nigerians, especially bank customers, were gripped with confusion and uncertainty over whether today’s deadline by the Central Bank of Nigeria for the phasing out of the old naira notes still remains or it has been suspended following the Supreme Court injunction obtained by some northern governors. The Supreme Court had on Wednesday ruled […]

INEC Chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu The nationwide collection of Permanent Voter Cards ended on Sunday with the Independent National Electoral Commission silent on the possibility of further extending the exercise. INEC had earlier announced an extension of PVC collection which was initially scheduled to end on January 29, 2023, to February 5, 2023. The INEC […]

Hajiya Naja’atu Muhammad PUNCHNEWS   A former Director in the All Progressives Congress Presidential Campaign Council, Naja’atu Mohammed, has said that the presidential candidate of the party, Bola Tinubu, “goofs at every campaign.” The former director who resigned from the APC said this on Monday when she featured on Arise TV Morning show.

  The House of Representatives has rejected the February 10 deadline for the phasing out of old currency notes announced by the Central Bank of Nigeria on Sunday. The House of Representatives Ad hoc Committee on New Naira Re-design and Naira Swap Policy on Sunday described the new date as a mere political gimmick to […]

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