FG Panel Reveals Reasons For Plateau School Collapse

The Federal Government’s investigative panel has issued an initial finding on the tragic collapse of the two-storey building housing Saint Academy in Jos, Plateau State, which resulted in 22 fatalities. The collapse, which occurred on a Friday morning at about 8:30 am, also left approximately 154 individuals trapped, all of whom have since been evacuated […]

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BREAKING: Kano Gov Reinstates Dethroned Emir Of Gaya, Appoints New Emirs

Kano State Governor Abba Kabir Yusuf has approved the appointment of new emirs for the Gaya, Karaye, and Rano Emirates. The announcement was made through a statement by the Director General, Media and Publicity to the governor, Sanusi Bature Dawakin Tofa. The newly appointed emirs are Alhaji Muhammad Maharaz Karaye, who will lead the Karaye

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Rivers, Kogi, 11 other states to hold local govt elections after Supreme Court judgement

Barely a week after the landmark judgement by the Supreme Court granting financial autonomy to local government authorities in the country, at least 13 states have begun preparing to hold council elections. The states that have commenced council poll preparations include Kaduna, Kogi, Bauchi, Katsina, Osun, Enugu, Benue, Rivers, Jigawa, Imo, Kebbi, Abia, and Anambra

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Top Nigerian Newspaper Headlines For Today, Wednesday, 17th July, 2024

Good morning Nigeria. Welcome to the Naturenex roundup of top newspaper headlines in Nigeria for today, Wednesday, 17th July 2024 1. Tinubu Directs Heads Of Security Agencies To Crack Down On Oil Thieves President Bola Tinubu has directed all the heads of security agencies and intelligence agencies to crack down on those stealing crude oil in

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‘Your Statement Is Deceptive’ – APC Blasts Obaseki Over Commissioner’s Sack

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has slammed the Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, over the sack of Dr Samuel Alli as the State Commissioner for Health. Naturenex reports that the Director of Publicity Committee, Edo APC Governorship Campaign Council, Orobosa Omo-Ojo, in a statement made available to newsmen in Benin City, described the sacking of the

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FG, States, LGs Share N1.35TN June FAAC Allocation

The Federation Account Allocation Committee (FAAC) has announced that the three tiers of government shared a total sum of N1.35 trillion in June, exceeding the N1.2 trillion shared in May by N150 million. According to a statement by Mohammed Manga, Director of Information and Public Relations, Federal Ministry of Finance, the Federal Government received N459.776

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Transfer Update On Nigeria Players: Akinsanmiro, Ighodaro, Awaziem, Ufere, Others

Nigerian player, Ebenezer Akinsanmiro is set to complete a transfer to Serie B club, Sampdoria from Inter Milan. Akinsanmiro will spend his first season at the club on loan. Sampdoria will have the option to buy him in next summer’s transfer window. Inter Milan have a buy-back clause in the deal. Recall that Akinsanmiro joined

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Police Officer Arrested In Kogi Over Alleged Car Theft

An officer of the Nigeria Police Force, Inspector Aminu Muhammed, has been reportedly arrested over alleged involvement in armed robbery and car theft. The Kogi State Police Command confirmed the officer’s arrest in a statement issued on Tuesday, stating that the erring personnel is currently in detention. Naturenex understands that Muhammed was accused of stealing

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‘We Are One Family’ – First Lady, Remi Tinubu Tells Bukola Saraki In Lagos

The wife of the President of Nigeria, Senator Oluremi Tinubu, has made a condolence visit to former Senate President, Bukola Saraki, and his family following the passing of his mother, Florence Morenike Saraki. “We are one family,” said Tinubu, who visited the former lawmaker and chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Tuesday ahead of

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BREAKING: Governor Abba Yusuf Signs Bill Creating Second-class Emirates in Kano [PHOTO]

Kano State Governor Abba Yusuf has signed a bill creating three additional second-class emirates in the state. The legislation, passed by the Kano House of Assembly on Tuesday, establishes the Rano, Karaye, and Gaya emirates, all under the jurisdiction of the Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II. The new emirates will have their respective monarchs,

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JUST IN: Fubara, Makinde, Other PDP Governors Storm Enugu for Meeting

Governors elected under the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) have arrived in Enugu state for the party’s Governors Forum meeting. The meeting, preceded by a gala and cultural night, is being held at the Enugu State Government House. About ten governors are present. The attending governors include Sheyin Makinde (Oyo), Umo Eno (Akwa-Ibom),

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Dele Farotimi Reacts To Claim That If Obi Becomes President And Underperforms Igbos Wont Support Him

Lawyer and human rights activist, Dele Farotimi has reacted after an X user claimed that if the former governor of Anambra state, Peter Obi becomes the President and underperforms, the Igbo people will be the first to start kicking against him. The X user also claimed that if President Bola Ahmed Tinubu was an Igbo

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“We found him ill” – Lawyer raises alarm over Nnamdi Kanu’s health in DSS custody

Aloy Ejimakor, lead counsel for Nnamdi Kanu, the leader of the Indigenous Peoples of Biafra (IPOB), has raised concerns about Kanu’s health and alleged denial of medical care by the Department of State Services (DSS). Ejimakor shared these claims on X.com on Tuesday, following a visit to Kanu on Monday. Ejimakor reported that Kanu appeared

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BREAKING: Court stops PDP from conducting congress in Rivers state

The Rivers State High Court has issued an order prohibiting the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) and its top officials from conducting a congress in Rivers State until a pending lawsuit is heard and resolved. The injunction affects the National Chairman, National Financial Secretary, National Organizing Secretary, and any other representatives of the party. The court’s

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BREAKING: Cholera outbreak claims 103 lives in Nigeria, says NCDC

As of July 15, 2024, Nigeria is grappling with a severe cholera outbreak that has claimed 103 lives from 3,623 suspected cases across 34 states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), according to the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (NCDC). The cases and fatalities have been recorded in 187 Local Government Areas (LGAs),

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US To Speed Up Visa Approvals For Nigerian Graduates With Job Offers

To strengthen the US economy and retain top talent, the Biden administration has introduced measures to fast-track employment-based non-immigrant visas for recent US college graduates who have secured job offers. This initiative seeks to simplify immigration procedures and attract skilled workers to the United States. By July 18, the Department of State will issue new

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BREAKING: Court Gives Judgement on Suit Challenging Arabic Inscriptions On Naira Notes

The Federal High Court in Ikoyi, Lagos, has dismissed a case challenging the inclusion of Arabic inscriptions on Nigerian currency. NATURENEX reports that the court was presided over by Justice Yellim Bogoro. Chief Malcolm Emokiniovo Omirhobo had brought the case, arguing that the inscriptions violated Nigeria’s secular status. While the court acknowledged Omirhobo’s standing to

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Mbappe Speaks On Winning Ballon d’Or After Joining Real Madrid

France football star, Kylian Mbappe, who recently joined Real Madrid during the summer transfer window, has expressed his belief that the prestigious Ballon d’Or award will be within his reach if he secures trophies and seamlessly integrates into his new team. Naturenex reports that Mbappe shared this thought during his formal introduction as a Real

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‘Thomas Tuchel Open To Replacing Gareth Southgate As England Manager’

The former manager of Bayern Munich, Thomas Tuchel is reportedly ready to replace Gareth Southgate as the manager of England. Thomas Tuchel is not known to be a national team coach, but a UK publication, the Sun, claimed that the German tactician wants to start his international coaching career with England. Recall that Tuchel resigned

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VIDEO: Sanwo-Olu Gifts Corps Members ₦100,000, Commits ₦5 Billion For NYSC Permanent Site

Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has announced a farewell gift of ₦100,000 for each Corps member leaving the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) camp in the state and a sum of ₦100 million for the NYSC support staff. NATURENEX reports that this announcement was made during his address as the special guest of honor at

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Rivers speaker, Oko-Jumbo, gives Fubara go-ahead to spend govt funds

The Victor Oko-Jumbo led Rivers State House of Assembly has condemned the resolution by the Martin Amaewhule-led House, barring Governor Siminalayi Fubara from spending public funds. Speaking during plenary on Tuesday, July 16, the speaker aid what Amaewhule and 24 others whom he described as former members of the House did, was unfounded and without

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Identity Of Police Officer Who R@ped 17-year-old Girl In Lagos Barracks Revealed

The alleged identity of a police officer who allegedly raped a 17-year-old girl at the Area H Command in the Ogudu area of Lagos state has been revealed. Recall that the command’s spokesperson, SP Benjamin Hundeyin, said the officer has been detained while denying allegations that the police authority was shielding the suspected rapist. Hundeyin

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