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FEC Approves 65 years as new retirement age for teachers

The Federal Executive Council has approved the Harmonized Retirement Age for Teachers Bill, 2021. The Bill seeks to extend the retirement age of teachers from...

Police arrests kidnapper who murdered 5-year-old girl in Kogi

The Nigerian Police Force, on Wednesday, paraded in Abuja, one Friday Domozu from Kogi State, who aided a gang that kidnapped and cruelly murdered...

Former Super Eagles assistant coach Joe Erico dies at 72

A former Green Eagle and assistant coach of the Super Eagles, Joe Erico also known as ‘Jogo Bonito Exponent’ has died after suffering from...

Biden signs 17 executive bills, reverses travel ban on Nigeria, Yemen, Others

On Wednesday, the newly sworn-in President of the United States of America, Joe Biden, signed a series of executive orders to begin his administration. He...

Wike pledges N500m to help Sokoto rebuild razed market and assist traders  

Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike, donated  N500 million as Rivers State Government's support towards rebuilding the Sokoto Central Market gutted by fire on...

FG extends NIN-SIM linkage deadline till February 9

The Federal Government has extended the National Identification Number-Subscriber Identification Module linkage till February 9, 2021, to enable those who are yet to register...

NDLEA arrests 262 suspects and seizes 15,253.82kg of drugs in Edo

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, Edo State Command, has announced the arrest of a total of 262 suspected drug peddlers and seizure...

COVID-19: Zimbabwe’s Foreign Affairs Minister who announced Mugabe coup dies

Zimbabwe’s Foreign Affairs Minister, Sibusiso Moyo, who gained world prominence for announcing the 2017 coup that ousted Robert Mugabe, died from coronavirus on Wednesday,...

Gov. Matawalle debunks news of giving out vehicles to bandits

The Governor of Zamfara State, Bello Matawalle, has debunked the allegations of him supplying vehicles to bandits in the state. This allegation was laid on...

#EndSARS – Court adjourns suit challenging freezing of campaigners’ accounts

The Federal High Court in Abuja has adjourned the applications made by 20 defendants involved in the #EndSARS campaign. This is in challenge of...

Border Closure: Nigeria spent N1.85 trillion on food importation in 2020 – Advisory Council

The chairman of the Presidential Economic Advisory Council, Doyin Salami, has revealed that the Federal government spent a total of N1.85 trillion on food...

FG to pay N729 billion to 24.3 million unprivileged Nigerians

The Federal Government has announced that 24.3 million poor Nigerians will receive N5,000 each for a span of six months. This totals to N729bn...

Mama Boko Haram facing 13 court cases – EFCC

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, says Aisha Wakil, also known as Mama Boko Haram, is facing 13 count charges at the federal...

Herdsmen cannot vacate Ondo forest, Presidency to Akeredolu

The Presidency on Tuesday, responded to the directive of the Governor of Ondo State, Rotimi Akeredolu, asking herdsmen to vacate the state government’s forest...

FG raised N2.36Tn from Capital Market in 2020 – NSE

The Federal Government of Nigeria raised over N2.36 trillion from the capital market in 2020, the Nigerian Stock Exchange has revealed. The Chief Executive Officer...