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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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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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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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“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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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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EFCC Details Arrest of Two Internet Fraudsters at Skales’ Residence

EFCC Arrests Two Alleged Internet Fraudsters at Skales’ Residence The Lagos Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has apprehended two suspected internet fraudsters at the home of the renowned Nigerian singer, Raoul John Njeng-Njeng, widely known as Skales. The EFCC disclosed this development on Tuesday through an official statement, identifying the two […]

Health Issues News

Bridging the Gap: Making Diabetes Technology Accessible in Africa

In the ever-evolving landscape of healthcare, technology is becoming an indispensable ally, especially in the management of chronic diseases like diabetes. While the benefits of diabetes technology are evident, accessibility and affordability remain major roadblocks, particularly in Africa. In this blog, we explore these challenges and outline potential solutions to ensure that innovations in diabetes […]

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Abuja Residents Join in Candlelight Procession to Honor Mohbad, Just Like Lagosians

Until recently, various cities in Nigeria have witnessed protests led primarily by the nation’s youth, who have been fervently advocating for justice on behalf of the Peace coroner. On Friday, residents of Abuja gathered at the Unity Fountain to hold a candlelight procession in memory of the late singer Mohbad. The talented artist, born in […]

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“APC Challenges Atiku on Tinubu’s Educational History as US Court Approves Former VP’s Petition”

PDP and Atiku’s Team Praise US Court Decision to Reveal Tinubu’s Academic Records In response to a recent ruling by the United States District Court, the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) and Atiku Abubakar’s legal team have lauded the decision to unveil President Bola Tinubu’s academic records from Chicago State University. The ruling All Progressives Congress […]

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“Possible Exhumation: Police Consider Autopsy for Mohbad’s Body”

The Lagos State Police Command has announced its intention to potentially exhume the body of the late singer, Ilerioluwa Aloba, also known as Mohbad, to conduct an autopsy in order to assist with the investigation into the circumstances surrounding his death. Mohbad, aged 27, tragically passed away on a Tuesday, and since then, the cause […]

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Tinubu Requests Extension to Address Labor Concerns Amid Fuel Price Hike

President Bola Tinubu has made a heartfelt appeal to organized labor, urging them to grant him more time to address their grievances instead of resorting to industrial action. The plea was revealed by the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Tajudeen Abbas, after he and his leadership team briefed the president on their engagement with […]

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Breaking News: UNILAG Raises Tuition Fees from N19k to Exceeding N140k

 UNILAG Implements Significant Tuition Fee Hike for Undergraduates In a major development, the management of the prestigious University of Lagos (UNILAG) has announced a substantial increase in tuition fees for undergraduate students, effective immediately. According to a statement released by the Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities (SSANU) UNILAG branch on July 20, 2023, the […]

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Tinubu clarifies that the removal of subsidies was not mentioned in his inaugural speech.

President Bola Ahmed Tinubu clarified that during his inauguration address on May 29, 2023, he did not mention the removal of petroleum subsidy. He made this statement while engaging with Nigerians residing in Paris, France, on Friday, following his attendance at the Summit on New Global Financing Pact. Addressing the issue of subsidy removal, President […]

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Immigration to Expand Passport Offices in Lagos, Cautions Against Racketeering

Nigerian Immigration Services to Establish More Passport Offices in Lagos, Issues Warning Against Racketeering The Acting Comptroller General of the Nigerian Immigration Services, Caroline Adepoju, announced on Sunday that additional passport offices would be established in Lagos state to accommodate the high population of Nigerians and passport applicants in the region. Adepoju also emphasized the […]

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Video Emerges of Emefiele’s Arrest in Lagos and Transfer to Abuja for Questioning

In a significant development, the Department of State Services (DSS) has officially confirmed that Godwin Emefiele, the suspended Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), is now in their custody. This confirmation comes after speculation and rumors circulated about Emefiele’s arrest following his suspension by President Bola Tinubu on Friday, which cited an ongoing […]

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Emefiele’s Detention by DSS Leaves Agbakoba Stunned

Olisa Agbakoba, a former president of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), expressed his shock at the confirmation by the Department of State Services (DSS) that Godwin Emefiele, the suspended Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), was in their custody. Agbakoba questioned the role of the DSS in Emefiele’s arrest, raising concerns about the […]

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Court Ruling Explains Why NLC and TUC Cannot Initiate Strike Amid Subsidy Removal

    A file photo of NLC members protesting. Court Highlights Impact on Tertiary Institutions Following ASUU Strike as Reason for NLC and TUC’s Inability to Engage in Strike Action Amid Subsidy Removal The National Industrial Court has clarified that the Organised Labour, comprising the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and the Trade Union Congress (TUC), […]

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Tinubu Urges Health Workers to Return to Work

Tinubu Vows to Revitalize Health Sector and Rebuild Public Trust Tinubu Appeals to Health Workers, Pledges to Revitalize the Health Sector and Restore Public Confidence President Bola Tinubu, in a meeting with leaders of the Joint Health Sector Union (JOHESU), a Nigeria Labour Congress affiliate, appealed to health workers to return to their duties. He […]

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Tinubu Makes Key Appointments: Akume as SGF, Gbajabiamila as Chief of Staff, and Hadejia as DCoS

President Bola Tinubu Makes Key Appointments Within Days of Assuming Power Just four days after assuming the presidency, Bola Tinubu wasted no time in announcing his initial set of appointments. Among these notable appointments is Senator George Akume, the former Governor of Benue State, who has been chosen as the Secretary to the Government of […]