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“Federal Government Breaks Fiscal Responsibility Act, Secures Borrowing to Fund 2024 Workers’ Salary Review”

Amidst pressure from organized labor, there are signals that the Federal Government (FG) plans to resort to borrowing to implement its salary increase for federal workers in 2024. The Budget Office of the Federation (BOF) has disclosed details in the 2024 FG budget, attributing the escalating deficit to factors such as salary review. The estimated […]

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“Exploring Seven Key Climate Challenges and Noteworthy Developments Unveiled at the COP28 Summit in Dubai”

President Bola Tinubu (third right), flanked by world leaders on the sideline on the COP28 Climate Summit in Dubai. The COP28 climate summit in Dubai witnessed a series of groundbreaking announcements aimed at addressing global warming, spearheaded by the host nation, the United Arab Emirates. Amidst the urgency of what is anticipated to be the […]

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Assessing Akeredolu’s Governance Aptitude: Concerns Raised by Ondo Residents

File image of Governor Rotimi Akeredolu The indigenes of Ondo State home and abroad have charged the state’s Chief Justice, Honourable Justice Ayedun Olusegun Odusola to enforce the law of the land to compel the Ondo State EXCO to act in line with Section 189 of the 1999 Constitution to request that the Speaker of […]

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NEWSFG Forms Committee to Evaluate Public Procurement Act of 2007

The Secretary to the Government of the Federation, George Akume, has officially launched a committee tasked with the comprehensive review of the Public Procurement Act of 2007, aligning it with the current economic landscape in the country. In his inaugural address, Akume highlighted the significance of the Public Procurement Act 2007, signed into law by […]

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Kano State Anti-Graft Chairman Arraigned by CCB Over Alleged N394m Fraud

The Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB) has officially initiated legal proceedings against Muhuyi Magaji, the Chairman of the Kano State Anti-Graft Commission. The CCB has filed a comprehensive 10-count charge against Magaji before the esteemed Code of Conduct Tribunal in Abuja, as disclosed in a statement by Veronica Kato, the Head of Press at CCB, […]

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Bayelsa Election: Jonathan Reveals Contingency Plan to Move Mother to Abuja in Case of Diri’s Loss

In a significant revelation, former President Goodluck Jonathan disclosed that he had contemplated the relocation of his mother to Abuja had Governor Douye Diri, the candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), lost in the Bayelsa election. The revelation came to light during Jonathan’s visit to Diri in Yenagoa, the capital of Bayelsa State, on […]

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Supreme Court Rejects Adeyemi’s Appeal Against APC and Ododo, Orders Payment of N2 Million to Respondents

  Senator Smart Adeyemi On Monday, the Supreme Court delivered its final verdict on Senator Smart Adeyemi’s appeal regarding the All Progressives Congress (APC) primary election in Kogi State, which took place on April 15. The Supreme Court issued a unanimous judgment, ruling that the appeal lacked merit as it failed to challenge the consistent […]

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Inclement Weather Delays INEC’s Meeting with NSA Ribadu for Off-Season Election

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has rescheduled its meeting with the National Security Adviser, Nuhu Ribadu. Originally slated for today (Monday), the meeting has been postponed and is now set to take place on Friday. This decision was announced by Sam Olumekun, the National Commissioner and Chairman of the Information and Voter Education Committee. […]

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Pressing social issues in NIGERIA , such as poverty, unemployment, healthcare, or education and the potential solutions and government initiatives.

Nigeria, a nation of over 200 million people, is often celebrated for its rich cultural diversity and abundant natural resources. However, beneath the surface, Nigeria faces a slew of pressing social issues that have significant implications for the well-being of its citizens and the overall development of the country. Four of the most critical challenges […]

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PDP Urged to Select Southern Presidential Candidate in Case of Saraki Chairmanship – Anakwenze

  Former Presidential Aspirant under the banner of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Dr. Nwachukwu Anakwenze, issued a compelling plea on Sunday, urging the party’s leadership to consider selecting a Southern candidate for the presidential ticket should former Senate President Bukola Saraki assume the role of PDP National Chairman. Anakwenze’s statements highlighted the significant qualifications […]

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Assailants in ‘Military Attire’ Attempted Assassination on Governor Bello, According to Kogi Government

According to the state government, the assault took place at 4 p.m., and the perpetrators were clad in “military attire FILE PHOTO of Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello, found himself in a harrowing situation on Sunday as he narrowly escaped an assassination attempt just a few kilometers away from the […]

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NLC Reports: Palliative Distribution in Kebbi Causes Significant Drop in Food Prices

“NLC Commends Governor Nasir Idris for Effective Palliative Distribution, Lowering Food Prices in Kebbi State” The Kebbi State Council of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has expressed its appreciation for Governor Nasir Idris’ efficient allocation of palliatives across the state. The NLC credits this distribution for a noticeable reduction in the prices of essential food […]

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Former Finance Minister Aganga Explains the Reasons Behind Naira’s Weakness

Former Finance Minister Olusegun Aganga has offered insights into the ongoing depreciation of the Nigerian naira, attributing its continued weakening to the country’s heavy reliance on imports. Aganga emphasized that it is unwise to expend substantial resources defending the naira without concurrent investments in the manufacturing sector to boost the nation’s exports. He shared his […]

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“EndSARS: Mr. Macaroni and Others Lead Walk on 3rd Anniversary of Lekki Tollgate Shootings”

    Nigerian comedian and skitmaker, Adebowale Adedeyo, popularly known as Mr. Macaroni, joined a group of fellow Nigerians in a gathering at Lekki Tollgate in Lagos on Friday. They came together to commemorate the third anniversary of the tragic shootings that occurred during the #EndSARS protest on October 20, 2020. Notably, the event took […]

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Akpabio Accuses EFCC of Prioritizing Sensationalism Over Genuine Investigations

Akpabio remarked, “The truth is that the EFCC has been more focused on sensationalism than conducting substantive investigations.” A photo of the Senate President Godswill Akpabio. Senate President Godswill Akpabio has criticized the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) for its perceived lack of professionalism and an emphasis on sensationalism over thorough investigations. During a […]

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“Tinubu Vows Swift Action: Non-Performing Ministers Ousted in 6 Months, Says Smart Adeyemi”

“Coincidentally, Ndume Served as Akpabio’s Campaign Manager During the Senate Presidency Race in June.” Tinubu is promising not to disappoint Nigerians. Former Kogi West Senator Adeyemi Smart, in a recent Television  interview  made a bold assertion, stating that President Bola Tinubu is determined to hold ministers accountable for their performance. Adeyemi, who is currently aspiring […]

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World Bank Names Wale Edun as Finance Minister

World Bank Names Nigerian Finance Minister Wale Edun as Chairman of African Governors’ Forum In a historic development, the World Bank has designated Wale Edun, Nigeria’s Minister of Finance and Coordinating Minister of the Economy, as the Chairman of the African Governors’ Forum. This appointment is an unprecedented first for Nigeria, as affirmed by a […]

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Jandor Presents 34 Grounds of Appeal Challenging Sanwo-Olu’s Election Win

PDP Lagos Gubernatorial Candidate, Dr. Abdulazeez Adediran (Jandor), Appeals Election Tribunal’s Verdict Dr. Abdulazeez Adediran, also known as Jandor and the PDP’s gubernatorial candidate in Lagos State, has announced his appeal against the judgment of the Lagos State Election Petition Tribunal that affirmed the re-election of Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu. This announcement was made through a […]

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Labour Party Refutes Lamidi Apapa’s Claim of Discrepancies in Obi’s Certificates

The Labour Party has refuted allegations made by one of its former members, Abayomi Arabambi, regarding purported discrepancies in the educational certificates of the party’s Presidential candidate, Peter Obi. In a phone interview with Vanguard on Thursday, the National Publicity Secretary of the party, Obiora Ifoh, stated, “Arabambi is evidently carrying out the agenda of […]

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Kwara Poly Disassociates from Two Female Students Following Hotelier’s Murder and Police Display

Kwara State Polytechnic in Ilorin has officially disavowed the two female students who were paraded by the police in Abuja on Wednesday in connection with the alleged murder of a hotel manager in the state capital. According to the institution, they had been previously expelled from the polytechnic due to subpar academic performance. The Public […]