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10 Apr
A Sokoto cleric, Sheikh Musa Lukwa, yesterday, led his followers to observe Eid prayers.
27 Dec
The Sultan of Sokoto, Alh. Sa'ad Abubakar has condemned the recent attack in Plateau State communities where over 155 people were killed during Christmas day, urging the government to up its games instead of just condemning the incessant attacks. Sultan who admitted that Nigeria has serious issues of insecurity said that just a couple of…
18 Nov 2023
The Federal Government has announced the suspension of the planned deduction of 40 per cent from the Internally Generated Revenue (IGR) of federal universities.

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The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) says both the 2023 poll presidential candidates of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, and his counterpart of the Labour Party (LP), Peter Obi, lack the staying power to be entrusted with the exalted seat of the presidency. APC's stance comes in response to recent speculations fueled by…
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Following the federal government's announcement of the cancellation of all exemptions on airport tollgate fees for VIPs, the House of Representatives on Tuesday called for a waiver for military personnel regarding the payment of these fees. The lawmakers stressed the importance of showing gratitude to members of the Armed Forces for their diligent service to…
35 mins ago
The Nigerian Education Loan Fund (NELFUND) has said students from state-owned tertiary institutions would benefit from the student loan scheme. NELFUND addressed confusion regarding the eligibility of students for its new student loan programme on Tuesday, in a press statement, signed by its Media and Public Relations Lead, Nasir Ayitogo. The agency refuted claims circulating…
37 mins ago
The Catholic Bishop of Awka Diocese and Proprietor of the College of Nursing Sciences, Adazi-Nnukwu, Most Rev. Paulinus Ezeokafor, lauded the Labour Party’s presidential candidate in the 2023 elections, Peter Obi, for his firm commitment to societal development. Bishop Ezeokafor praised Obi's consistent support for societal growth, noting his record of investment in development both…
37 mins ago
Mauricio Pochettino has left Chelsea after just one season in charge, the Premier League club announced on Tuesday. "Chelsea FC can confirm that the club and Mauricio Pochettino have mutually agreed to part ways," Chelsea said in a statement.
53 mins ago
Novak Djokovic on Tuesday said Rafael Nadal was his favourite to win the French Open, despite the record 14-time champion struggling for fitness in the twilight of his career. World number one Djokovic -- who is playing on a wild card in the Geneva Open this week before the second Grand Slam of the year…
1 hour ago
Benue State Police have uncovered an internet fraud academy in Makurdi, the state capital. The state Commissioner of Police, Hassan Yabanet, disclosed this on Tuesday when he paraded 35 suspects arrested for various offences. Yabanet revealed that detectives were dispatched to investigate the fraud academy located on Jerome Hwande Street, Ankpa Quarters, Makurdi. He stated,…
1 hour ago
Peter Obi, the 2023 Presidential Candidate of the Labour Party (LP), has once again raised concerns over the Federal Government of Nigeria's financial recklessness and misplacement of priorities in fund allocation. Obi described the continued deployment of public resources to nonessential areas of development as unacceptable. He highlighted Nigeria's poor position in global school enrollment…
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Former Governor of Bauchi State, Isa Yuguda, has said that President Bola Tinubu cannot be blamed for the current hardship and high inflation facing Nigerians. Speaking at the first edition of the Asiwaju Scorecard Series organized by the All Progressives Congress Professionals Forum in Abuja, on Tuesday, Yuguda stressed that the economy was already in…
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The Tripartite Committee on Minimum Wage adjourned its meeting again after failing to reach a consensus on a new minimum wage despite the federal government increasing its offer from N48,000 to N54,000. Labour rejected this proposal, insisting on a N615,000 living wage, with the president of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Joe Ajaero, reiterating the…