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Southgate: England Must Elevate Performance to Achieve Euros Goal

England manager Gareth Southgate remains committed to his objective of winning Euro 2024, but acknowledges that the team must significantly improve when they face Slovenia on Tuesday. Despite securing four points from their first two games, England’s performances in a 1-0 win over Serbia and a 1-1 draw with Denmark have been heavily criticized, falling […]

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50 Representatives Call for Nnamdi Kanu’s Release

leader, Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu leader, Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu Approximately 50 members of the House of Representatives from various geopolitical zones, under the aegis of the Concerned Federal Lawmakers for Peace and Security in the South-East, have appealed to President Bola Tinubu to invoke Section 174 of the Nigerian Constitution, […]

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Niger gov urges N’Assembly to probe N90bn Hajj subsidy

Governor of Niger State, Umar Bago Niger State Governor, Mohammed Bago, has called on the National Assembly to investigate the N90 billion released for the 2024 Hajj subsidy operation. The governor made this call on Sunday through a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Bologi Ibrahim, in which he described the National Hajj Commission’s performance […]

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NGX: Investors Lose N103bn as Insurance and Banking Stocks Decline

The NGX Insurance Index led the losers during the Sallah holiday-shortened week, falling by 1.32% week-on-week. This contributed to a 0.18% decline in the broader market indices. The NGX 30 Index followed with a 0.16% decline, and the NGX Banking Index fell by 0.04% week-on-week. Conversely, the NGX Oil and Gas Index led the gainers, […]

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Dangote Refinery Accuses International Oil Companies of Sabotage Plot

Dangote Dangote Refinery Indicts NMDPRA Over Importation of Dirty Diesel and Jet Fuel Vice President of Oil and Gas at Dangote Industries Limited (DIL), Devakumar Edwin, has accused International Oil Companies (IOCs) in Nigeria of plotting to cripple the refinery’s operations. Edwin claims that the IOCs are deliberately hindering the refinery’s efforts to purchase local […]

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Nigerians to Begin Using Unified Three-in-One ID Card in August, Says Official

In two months, Nigerians will begin utilizing the proposed three-in-one identity card, the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) has confirmed. The single multipurpose card, combining identity, financial, and social services, will be available to citizens nationwide by August this year. A high-ranking member of the implementation team, who requested anonymity, disclosed the new information during […]

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Fubara Orders Audit of Local Government Accounts in Rivers

This development follows the ongoing political crisis plaguing the state. FILE: Rivers State Governor, Siminalayi Fubara Governor Siminalayi Fubara of Rivers State has instructed the state’s auditor general to commence an audit of the accounts of the 23 Local Government Areas (LGAs) for the past three years. This decision comes amidst an ongoing political crisis […]

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Lagos PDP Crisis Deepens: Adewale Accuses Bode George of Undermining Party’s Fortune

Segun Adewale (Aeroland), the former chairman of the Lagos State chapter of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), has described the recent attempt to suspend him through the Alimosho local government chapter of the party as a diversionary move. Adewale alleges that the suspension attempt is fueled by the party’s Board of Trustees (BOT) member, Olabode […]

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Eid-el-Kabir: Tinubu Hosts Sanwo-Olu, Dangote, and Other Prominent Figures in Lagos

  President Bola Tinubu hosted a special gathering on Sunday at his Lagos residence to commemorate the Eid-el-Kabir celebration. Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu announced this in a statement on Sunday. The event was attended by notable guests including Deputy Governor Dr. Obafemi Hamzat, Speaker of the Lagos State House of Assembly Dr. Mudashiru Obasa, […]

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Emirate Dispute: Kano State Government Refuses to Pay N10 Million Fine

A Federal High Court imposed the fine on the Kano Government for violating the human rights of the 15th Emir of Kano, Aminu Ado Bayero. Aminu Ado Bayero The Kano State Government rejected a N10 million fine on Saturday for violating the fundamental human rights of the 15th Emir of Kano, Aminu Ado Bayero. This […]

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Recovered Loot Can Fund Minimum Wage, Says Falana

  Human rights lawyer and Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Femi Falana, has stated that both the federal and state governments can afford to pay the national minimum wage if looted funds are recovered. In an interview with Channels Television, Falana remarked, “The state governments that claim they have no money to pay actually have the […]

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Emir Dispute: Kano Government Fined ₦10m for Violating Bayero’s Rights

The Federal High Court previously ruled that Bayero has the jurisdiction to be heard. A Federal High Court has fined the Kano government ₦10 million for violating the rights of deposed Emir Aminu Bayero. This decision follows Justice Liman Mohammed’s declaration that Bayero has the jurisdiction to be heard. On Thursday, Justice Mohammed delivered the […]

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Appeal Court Overturns Contempt Proceedings Against EFCC Chairman

The Appeal Court ruled that the trial judge did not extend the Orders of February 9th in the final Judgment issued on April 17th. EFCC Chairman, Ola Olukoyede The Court of Appeal has set aside contempt proceedings initiated by former Kogi State Governor Yahaya Bello against the Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission […]

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Tinubu Appoints Former Economic Adviser Yakubu as New Budget Office DG

President Bola Tinubu has approved the appointment of Mr. Tanimu Yakubu as the Director-General of the Budget Office of the Federation, following the expiration of Mr. Ben Akabueze’s tenure. This announcement was made on Thursday by Tinubu’s Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Ajuri Ngelale. Yakubu, an accomplished economist, served as Chief Economic Adviser to […]

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USAID Family Planning and Obstetrics Project Aids 1,556 VVF Patients in Three Years

USAID Logo The Momentum Safe Surgery in Family Planning and Obstetrics project, funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), reached over 1,566 Vesicovaginal Fistula (VVF) patients between 2021 and 2024 across Bauchi, Ebonyi, Kebbi, Sokoto, and the Federal Capital Territory. USAID reported that the project trained more than 350 health workers across […]

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NLC: No Agreement Reached on Minimum Wage

NLC: No Agreement Reached on Minimum Wage The NLC President, Joe Ajaero, and others. Organised Labour has refuted President Bola Tinubu’s claims that an agreement on a new national minimum wage was reached, as stated in his Democracy Day address. In his broadcast marking Democracy Day 2024, Tinubu announced that a consensus had been achieved […]

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Police Dismantle Multibillion-Naira Jewellery Cartel Linked to Abuja Robberies

An armed robbery took place at the residence of a police officer stationed at the Force Headquarters in Abuja, located in the Lugbe area of the FCT. photo of police operatives. On Wednesday, police authorities announced the dismantling of a cartel dealing in jewellery worth billions of naira, obtained through armed robberies in Abuja and […]

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FG Introduces Water Transportation Code to Address Boat Accidents

Minister of Marine and Blue Economy, Adegboyega Oyetola The water transport code has been unveiled by the Federal Government through the Ministry of Marine and Blue Economy. The Minister of Marine and Blue Economy, Adegboyega Oyetola, introduced the code while visiting the head office of the National Inland Waterways Authority in Lokoja, the capital of […]

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Governor Sani Pardons 110 Inmates in Kaduna

Governor of Kaduna State Uba Sani. He stated that his decision was in accordance with the prerogative of mercy powers granted to him by Section 212 of the 1999 Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria To mark this year’s Democracy Day and celebrate his first year in office, Kaduna State Governor Uba Sani has […]

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Reps Expose Mismanagement in COVID-19 Fund Disbursements

During a plenary session on Tuesday, the House of Representatives received a report from the Public Accounts Committee on the investigation into the disbursement and management of COVID-19 funds. Chairman of the Committee, Bamidele Salam, presented the report, which covers the period from 2020 to 2022, during a session presided over by Deputy Speaker Benjamin […]