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Secondus Urges Tinubu To Investigate Wike Over Allegations Of Threats To Lives

Former National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Uche Secondus, has called on President Bola Tinubu to initiate a thorough investigation into allegations of threats to life made against the Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Nyesom Wike. Secondus highlighted the urgency of the investigation following multiple allegations against the minister, emphasizing the

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NLC Leaders Endorses N70,000 Minimum Wage, Accepts Three-year Review Tenure

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has endorsed the N70,000 new national minimum wage offered by President Bola Tinubu. The decision was made during an emergency National Executive Council (NEC) meeting on Friday. According to a communique by NLC President Joe Ajaero, the NEC meeting was convened in response to the outcomes of Thursday’s meeting with

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Lawmakers Charge Dangote, Lafarge To Reduce Price Of Cement

The House of Representatives joint committee investigating the arbitrary rise in cement prices has called on major producers to submit detailed documents justifying the current market prices. This demand was made during a public hearing on Friday in Abuja, where the committee quizzed representatives from Dangote Cement Company and Lafarge Africa Plc. Chairman Jonathan Gaza

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JAMB Exposes How Some Nigerian Universities Give Admission To 10 Year Olds

The Registrar of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), Professor Ishaq Oloyede, has brought to light a significant scandal involving the admission of underage candidates to tertiary institutions in Nigeria. During a policy meeting of JAMB in Abuja, Professor Oloyede disclosed that certain universities have been admitting students as young as 10 years, in

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“PDP planned to take your life” – APC chairman urges Edo deputy governor to join party

The chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Edo State, Jarrett Tenebe, on Friday, called on the reinstated deputy governor, Philips Shaibu, to join the APC following the attack on his convoy at the Benin airport on Thursday. Tenebe made the appeal during a solidarity visit to Shaibu at his private residence in Benin.

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Arrest Shaibu, Okpebholo For Violent Conduct – Edo Govt To Police

Special Adviser on Media to Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, Crusoe Osagie, has called on the police to arrest the state’s former deputy governor, Philip Shaibu and  Edo Central Senator, Monday Okpebholo, for violent conduct and defiling police order. Crusoe Osagie said the former deputy governor of Edo State and Okpebholo, the All Progressives Congress

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Unknown gunmen abduct 11 passengers on Enugu-Abakaliki highway

Unknown gunmen have abducted 11 passengers on the Amechi-Idodo axis of the Enugu-Abakaliki highway. The area has become notorious for such incidents in recent times Among the victims were students from tertiary institutions who were travelling in a commercial bus from Awka, Anambra, to Abakaliki, the state capital. The abduction occurred on Wednesday when the

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JUST IN: FG Hits Meta With $220m Fine For Data Privacy Breach

The Federal Government through the Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (FCCPC) has slapped a $220 million fine on Meta, the parent company of WhatsApp, Facebook, and Instagram, for alleged data privacy breaches. According to a statement released on Friday, the commission found Meta guilty of several violations, including denying Nigerians control over their personal

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Governors Prevented Tinubu From Approving ₦100,000 Minimum Wage – Lagos NLC Chair

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Lagos Council, has stated that the reviewed National minimum wage of ₦70,000 for civil servants is unsustainable for its workers. The state council Chairman, Funmi Sessi accused the Governors’ Forum of being responsible for the meager new minimum wage approval following their insistence on paying ₦50,000 during the negotiating period.

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BREAKING: “I Am With God” – Ndume Rejects Fresh Senate Appointment

Former Senate Chief Whip, Senator Ali Ndume, has rejected his appointment as Chairman of the Senate Committee on Tourism. The position was offered to him by Senate President Godswill Akpabio after his removal as Chief Whip. Ndume’s removal was directed by the leadership of the All Progressives Congress (APC) due to his recent criticisms of

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We Will Ensure Tinubu’s Request To Add ₦6.2trillion To The 2024 Budget Benefits Nigerians Before Approving It – House Of Reps

The House of Representatives has vowed that it would ensure the request by President Bola Tinubu to add ₦6.2tr to the 2024 budget is in the best interest of Nigerians before granting legislative approval. The Deputy Spokesperson of the House, Philip Agbese, made this known in a chat with newsmen on Friday in Abuja. Naturenex

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APC Candidate in Edo, Monday Okpebholo, Vows To Avenge Death Of Police Aide

The All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate for the September 21, 2024, governorship election in Edo State, Senator Monday Okpebholo, has vowed to ensure justice is served for his police orderly, Inspector Akor Onu, who was killed by suspected political thugs on Thursday. Inspector Onu was attacked and killed after leaving the Benin airport premises, where

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Transfer Update On Kante, McTominay, Palhinha, Guehi, Palmer, David, Others

West Ham plans to pay more than £20 million to sign 33-year-old France midfielder N’Golo Kante from Al-Ittihad in this summer transfer window, according to the Guardian. Tottenham Hotspur are favourites to secure the transfer of 27-year-old Manchester United and Scotland midfielder, Scott McTominay, in this transfer window, the Sun claimed. Fulham are looking to

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Nigeria’s External Reserves May Decline In 2024, Says CBN

Nigeria’s external reserves for the year 2024 may witness a modest reduction, as forecasted recently by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN). Naturenex reports that this prediction was made evident in the recently published inaugural edition of its ‘Macroeconomic Outlook: Price Discovery for Economic Stabilisation’ report. The apex bank has attributed this anticipated decline in

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“Promoters of nationwide protests want to destabilise Nigeria” – FG raises alarm

The Federal Government has alleged that the promoters behind the proposed nationwide protests are aiming to destabilize the country. In a statement issued in Abuja, Mallam Lanre Issa Onilu, Director-General of the National Orientation Agency (NOA), urged the organizers to seek dialogue instead of creating disorder. Onilu stressed that the NOA’s nationwide structure has identified

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NPC Awaiting President’s Directive For Census – Commissioner

The National Population Commission (NPC) has announced its readiness to conduct a population and housing census, pending approval from President Bola Tinubu. The NPC Federal Commissioner in Lagos State, Mrs Saidat Oladunjoye,  made this known on Thursday during an event commemorating this year’s World Population Day. The Federal Government, under former President Muhammadu Buhari, had

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