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Monkeypox: WHO renames virus ‘mpox’ to avoid stigma

The World Health Organisation has decided to use ‘mpox’ for a virus previously known as monkeypox. The global health organisation announced this in Geneva on...

Fire Outbreak at Onitsha Main Market

A few shops at the Kano Road, behind Primary Market in Onitsha, Anambra State have been leveled by fire. The Principal Market is about...

Niger: No attack on Zuma Rock checkpoint, nor bandits influx – Police

Niger State Commissioner of Police Ogundele Ayodeji has debunked alleged attacks on a military checkpoint at Zuma Rock, and rumours of the influx of...

NDLEA boss knocks Nigerian Musicians for glorifying drug abuse

The chairman, National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Brig. Gen. M. B. Marwa (Retd), has slammed Nigerian artistes who glorify the abuse of drugs...

Buhari Unveils Re-Designed Naira Notes

President Muhammadu Buhari, on Wednesday, 23rd November 2022, unveiled the re-designed Naira Notes as proposed by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN). The CBN Governor,...

President Buhari to launch new naira note tomorrow

The governor of Nigeria’s central bank, Godwin Emefiele has announced that the federal government is no longer waiting till December 15th to unveil the...

Ekiti Assembly Speaker, Gboyega Aribisogan, sacked

The Ekiti State House of Assembly Speaker, Gboyega Aribisogan, has been sacked and suspended by members of the House. Aribisogan was sacked on Monday barely...

Qatar bans beer at World Cup stadiums

FIFA, on Friday, announced that World Cup organisers have banned the sale of alcohol around stadiums in Qatar after last-minute showdown talks. FIFA confirmed that...

63% of Nigerians Are Poor – NBS

The Federal Government, through the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), on Thursday, said 130 million Nigerians are poor. In its 2022 Multidimensional Poverty Index Survey...

Senate asks FG to release N500bn from Service Wide Vote for road rehabilitation

The Senate, on Wednesday, asked  the Federal Government, to allocate N500 million from the Service Wide Vote to the Federal Roads Maintenance Agency (FERMA),...

FG resumes Nnamdi Kanu’s trial on terrorism charges

The Federal Government, on Monday, November 14, resumed the trial of the leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, on...

INEC Chairman, NSA, Others Hold Emergency Meeting

The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Mahmood Yakubu, on Friday, held an emergency meeting with members of the Inter-Agency Consultative Committee...

Alleged Money Laundering: Gov Matawalle Offers to allow EFCC Search Property

Zamfara state governor, Bello Matawalle, has offered to allow the EFCC raid the property which the agency alleged its operatives found a certain humongous...

Debt stock rises to N42.84tn in Q2 -NBS

Nigeria’s public debt stock increased from N35.46 trillion (86.57 billion dollars) in the second quarter of 2021 to N42.84 trillion (103.31 billion dollars) in...

Contempt: Court Convicts EFCC Chairman

The Federal Capital Territory High Court had convicted the Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, for contempt of court in relation...