Zamfara govt to begin N30,000 minimum wage payments June

The Zamfara State Government says it will begin payment of N30,000 minimum wage to its workers…

Troops rescue five kidnapped victims in Kwara

Troops of the 22 Armoured Brigade in Forward Operating Base, FOB, Patigi, have rescued five kidnapped…

Zamfara govt to begin N30,000 minimum wage payments in June

The Zamfara Government is to begin payment of N30,000 minimum wage in June. Governor Dauda Lawal…

Troops rescue five kidnapped victims in Kwara

Troops of the 22 Armoured Brigade in Forward Operating Base, FOB, Patigi, have rescued five kidnapped…

Witness admits testimony based on lawyer’s information in Benue land dispute case

A witness, Abraham Uwua, on Tuesday, admitted to a Benue State High Court in Makurdi that…

Culture ministry earmarks N3.7bn for research amid outcry over cost of governance

Nigeria’s Federal Ministry of Arts, Culture and Creative Economy has projected a whooping sum of N3.7…

NCAA to sanction Turkish Airlines for mistreating Nigerian passengers

The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority, NCAA, has said that it would not hesitate to invoke relevant…

Demolition of visually impaired man’s house: Monarch accuses family of land grabbing

The embattled traditional ruler of Ihekwuenu autonomous community in Aku, Igbo-Etiti Local Government Area of Enugu…

Civil War Anniversary: Why every Biafran should observe sit-at-home – BRGIE

Biafra Republic Government In-Exile, BRGIE has explained that it is the duty of all Igbos and…

Gov Fubara commits to restore Rivers’ industrialized status

Rivers State Governor, Siminalayi Fubara, has expressed confidence that the ongoing two-day Economic and Investment Summit…

Iran’s late president Raisi to be buried in home city of Mashhad

Iranian president, Ebrahim Raisi, who died in a helicopter crash at the weekend, is to be…

DHQs challenges Gov Radda to provide proof of military aiding terrorism

The Defence Headquarters, has urged Governor Dikko Radda of Katsina State to come forward and substantiate…

Ukraine War: US disagrees with Britain over China’s support for Russia

Britain’s defence secretary, Grant Shapps and President Joe Biden’s national security adviser, Jake Sullivan had to…

Nigerian Govt to sanction Turkish Airlines over mistreatment of passengers

The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority, NCAA, has said that it would not hesitate to invoke relevant…

National Council on Sports: Tinubu lauds Mbah over safe environment, support

Nigeria President, Bola Tinubu, has lauded the governor of Enugu State, Dr. Peter Mbah, for providing…

Gaza war: We’re concerned – US reacts to latest decision against Israel by Spain, Ireland, Norway

The United States of America has expressed concerns over Israel’s growing diplomatic isolation. Israel is being…

Electoral Act Amendment: Bill seeks prisoners right to vote in Nigeria’s elections

A bill submitted to the National Assembly is seeking the amendment of provisions of the Electoral…

Minimum wage: Nigerian workers reject FG’s fresh N58,000 offer, propose N497,000.

Nigerian workers, under the aegis of the Nigeria Labour Congress and the Trade Union Congress, have…

Benue Deputy Speaker calls for investigation as ‘Operation Zenda’ allegedly kills constituent

Unidentified men of Operation Zenda Joint Taskforce of Benue State Police Command have reportedly killed a…

One killed, many missing as suspected herdsmen attack Benue community

One person has been confirmed killed and many missing as suspected armed herdsmen in the late…

Farmers/herders clashes: Yobe govt tasks security agencies on synergy

The Yobe State Government has assured farming communities of adequate security as it tasked security agencies…

Edo guber: I can’t reconcile with those that offended me – Obaseki

As the September 21 governorship election approaches, Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki said it would be…

Dry season farmers lament fuel price in Jigawa

Dry season rice farmers in Jigawa State have lamented the increase in fuel price and fertilizers,…

Iliyasu Kwankwaso resigns as Sarkin Yakin Karaye

Musa Iliyasu Kwankwaso, a high-ranking official of the Karaye Emirate in Kano State, has resigned as…

Governor Fintiri appoints 182 advisers

Adamawa State Governor, Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri, has approved the appointment of Special Assistants to help in…

Critical stakeholders should unite for the advancement of South-South region – Joel-Onowakpo

The Senator representing Delta South Senatorial District, Senator Joel-Onowakpo Thomas, has called on critical stakeholders to…

Tinubu inaugurates 132kv transmission line, 132kv/33kv Sub-station in Ondo

President Bola Tinubu on Wednesday inaugurated 132kv transmission line and 132kv/33kv Sub-Station at Ode-Erinje in Okitipupa…

Take ownership of government projects in your community – Ekundayo, Ekiti OTSD DG admonishes Omisanjana residents

The Ekiti State Government has admonished the people of the state to take ownership of public…

APN calls for domestication of Mental Health Act

The Association of Psychiatrists in Nigeria (APN) has lamented the non-domestication of the Mental Health Act,…

Governor Abiodun douses tension over BTA differentials for Ogun Muslim pilgrims

Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun, has doused the palpable tension among the Ogun State Muslim…

Economic hardship: Dangote Foundation distributes 40,000 bags of rice to host communities in Ogun

The Aliko Dangote Foundation, ADF’s N15billion National Food Intervention programme has landed in Yewa land as…

Soludo sets up committee on minimum wage

The Anambra State government has set up a committee to look into the issue of the…

Benue: Ado NULGE disowns petition against LG Executive Council

The Nigeria Union of Local Government Employees, NULGE, of Ado Local Government of Benue state has…

Arab League welcomes decision to recognise Palestinian state

Arab League Secretary-General Ahmed Gheit on Wednesday welcomed a decision made by Norway, Ireland and Spain…

Gunmen kidnap Catholic priest in Adamawa

The Adamawa State Police Command has confirmed the abduction of a Catholic priest, Rev. Fr. Oliver…

Chieftaincy tussle: Enugu community takes protest to state secretariat

The chieftaincy tussle rocking Mburubu community, in Nkanu East Local Government Area of Enugu State took…

Anti-corruption unit inaugurated in Ministry of Police Affairs

The Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Police Affairs, Dr. Nasir Sani Gwarzo, has inaugurated the…

Tinubu appoints new CEOs for NOSDRA, Ogun River Basin

President Bola Tinubu has approved the appointment of Chukwuemeka Woke as the Director-General/Chief Executive Officer of…

Bauchi governor laments inefficiency, mismanagement of health sector

Bauchi State Governor, Bala Mohammed, has expressed deep concern over the inefficiency and mismanagement of the…

Tinubu to attend inuaguration of Chadian President, Deby

President Bola Tinubu will on Thursday, May 23, depart Abuja for N’Djamena, the Republic of Chad,…

Tinubu’s administration supports LG autonomy, says SGF

Senator George Akume, Secretary to Government of the Federation, SGF, says President Bola Tinubu’s administration is…

Housing Minister warns developers on substandard constructions

The Minister of Housing and Urban Development, Arc Ahmed Musa Dangiwa, has warned developers handling construction…

Housing Minister warns developers on substandard constructions

The Minister of Housing and Urban Development, Arc Ahmed Musa Dangiwa, has warned developers handling construction…

DHQ urges Gov. Radda to substantiate allegations of Military aiding banditry in Katsina

The Defence Headquarters has urged Governor Dikko Radda of Katsina to approach the Military High Command…

Tinubu moves Wike’s ex-CoS, Woke to NOSDRA

President Bola Tinubu has approved the appointment of Engr. Chukwuemeka Woke as the Director-General/Chief Executive Officer…

Insecurity: Substantiate allegations against military — DHQ challenges Katsina State Governor

The Defence Headquarters has urged Governor Dikko Radda of Katsina to approach the military high command…

NAFDAC warns Nigerians against Caro White lotion

The National Agency for Food Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) on Wednesday, warned Nigerians against usage…

Tinubu appoints Mohammed Shehu as new FRSC Corp Marshal

President Bola Tinubu has approved the appointments of assistant Corp Marshal Shehu Mohammed as the new…

Reps urge FG to release forfeited properties for public use

The House of Representatives has urged the Federal Government to allocate abandoned and forfeited properties both…

Reps seek free medicare for pregnant women

The House of Representatives has urged the Federal Ministry of Health and Social Welfare to mandate…

Former Aviation Minister, Chidoka condemns Emirates Airlines return

The former Minister of Aviation and Aerospace Development, Osita Chidoka, has opposed the return of Emirates…

Life expectancy rate of Nigerians increases from 2020 to 2022 — NBS

The National Bureau of Statistics, NBS, says there has been an upward trend in the life…

BREAKING: Court grants Abba Kyari two-week bail for mother’s burial

An Abuja Federal High Court has granted former Commander of Force Intelligence Response Team, DCP, Abba…

LG elections now coronation of candidates of ruling parties – INEC laments

Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Mahmood Yakubu has lamented the coronation of candidates…

Biden accuses Trump of using ‘Hitler’s language in newspaper mock-up

U.S. President Joe Biden has accused his predecessor and likely election opponent Donald Trump of using…

DSS, Police storm Cross River Assembly over Speaker’s impeachment

Operatives of the Department of State Services, DSS, and the Nigeria Police Force, NPF, on Wednesday…

Security beefed up at Kano Assembly as lawmakers move to amend Emirates Council Law

Armed security personnel from the Police and the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, NSCDC, took…

Ogun disburses second phase of N1bn operational grant to businesses

Ogun State Government on Wednesday commenced the disbursement of the second phase of the N1billion Operational…

Obi’s visit to LP office reconciliatory, not endorsement – Spokesperson

Peter Obi, the 2023 Presidential Candidate of the Labour Party, LP, says his visit to party…

Allocate funds to revive vandalized electricity infrastructure in North East – Senate to FG

The Nigerian Senate on Wednesday urged the Federal government to immediately allocate funds through the Ministry…

Reps urge Nigerian govt to convert seized properties to office use

The House of Representatives has asked the federal government to convert all seized properties to official…

Bank of Industry generates N153bn profit, 3m jobs

The Bank of Industry, BOI, said its profit before tax increased from N70.7 billion to N153.81…

Insecurity: Reps to forward all security resolutions to NSA, Ribadu

The House of Representatives has resolved to forward all security related resolutions to the National Security…

Senate probes Bayelsa explosion

The Senate has constituted an ad hoc committee to investigate the recent explosion near the Gbarain-Ubie…

France rejects recognising Palestinian state

France’s Foreign Minister Stéphane Séjourné has rejected the idea of recognising Palestine as a state at…

Gaza: Israeli govt recalls ambassador to Spain

The Israeli government has ordered the recall of the country’s ambassador to Spain. According to CNN,…

Ex-defence chief, Irabor backs closure of Banex Plaza

A former Chief of Defense Staff, General Lucky Irabor, on Wednesday backed the closure of the…

Enactment of open grazing prohibition law, only solution to herdsmen attacks – Sen Zam

The Senator representing Benue North West Senatorial District, Titus Zam, has said that the enactment of…

Palestinians welcome European nations’ state recognition

The Palestinian presidency on Wednesday welcomed the recognition of a Palestinian state by Spain, Norway and…

Northern govs not serious about tackling insecurity – Shehu Sani

Former lawmaker, Senator Shehu Sani on Wednesday suggested that northern leaders were not serious about addressing…

Emir of Kano meets Awujale in Ogun

The Emir of Kano, Aminu Ado Bayero, on Wednesday visited the Awujale and Paramount Ruler of…

Death row inmates posing danger to Custodial Centres, prisoners in Niger – NICOS

No fewer than 81 convicts including three females are allegedly on death row and awaiting executions…

Tinubu’s first anniversary ‘ll be low key — Information Minister

The Minister of Information and National Orientation, Mohammed Idris, says the first anniversary of President Bola…

One Year Anniversary: Tinubu govt has recorded significant strides in various sectors – FG

The Federal Government of Nigeria, on Wednesday, said the President Bola Ahmed Tinubu-led government has achieved…

Cross River Assembly Speaker, Elvert Ayambem impeached

17 out of 25 lawmakers of the Cross River State House of Assembly have impeached the…

Nigerian govt prohibits ‘money rituals`, other vices in Nollywood films

Dr Shaibu Husseini, Executive Director/CEO of National Film and Video Censors Board, NFVCB, says the Federal…

UK university orders Nigerian students to leave school, country over unpaid fees

Nigerian students at Teesside University in the United Kingdom have been told to quit the school…

Reps beam searchlight on management of assets in NTA, FRCN, VON

Representatives of the Nigeria Television Authority, NTA, Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria, FRCN, and Voice of…

I started taking decision as governor after 8 months in office — Fubara

Rivers State governor, Similanayi Fubara, said he started taking decisions as governor in February 2024, eight…

Consent letter policy best strategy against illegal mining – Bauchi govt

The Bauchi State Government says it has recorded successes in tackling illegal mining, courtesy of the…

Funding constraints impede Hisbah operations in Jigawa

Inadequate funding has hindered the performance of the Jigawa State Hisbah Board, DAILY POST reports. This…

Spain to join Norway, Ireland in recognising Palestinian state

Spain is set to announce its recognition of an independent Palestinian state, sources said on Wednesday.…

Ogige Nsukka Market: Suspend planned demolition – Senator Ezea, others urge Gov Mbah

Following the 72-hour demolition notice issued to shop owners at the Ogige market and Nsukka Motor…

S’East Dev Comm bill will be transmitted to Tinubu for assent soon – Kalu

Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Benjamin Okezie Kalu has revealed that the…

Millions attend funeral procession for Iran’s Raisi in Tehran

Millions of mourners flocked to a funeral procession in Tehran on Wednesday after the death of…

Number of female inmates increases by 4.82% – NBS

The percentage of females admitted into the Nigerian Correctional Centre increased by 4.82 per cent in…

Number of female inmates in Nigerian prisons increased by 4.82% in 2022 – NBS

The percentage of females admitted into the Nigerian Correctional Centre increased by 4.82 per cent in…

Chad PM submits resignation to newly elected Junta Chief

Chadian Prime Minister Succes Masra on Wednesday submitted his resignation to the newly elected junta chief…

Health minister cautions Nigerians against excess salt consumption

Prof. Ali Pate, the Coordinating Minister of Health and Social Welfare, has cautioned Nigerians against excess…

Court orders Phillip Shaibu to join Speaker, new Edo Deputy Gov in suit challenging impeachment

Justice James Kolawole Omotoso of the Federal High Court in Abuja has granted permission to the…

NiMet forecasts 3-day sunny, thundery weather activities from Wednesday

The Nigerian Meteorological Agency, NiMet, has predicted sunshine and thunderstorms from Wednesday to Friday across the…

Spain, Norway, Ireland announce plan to recognize Palestinian state

Spain, Norway and Ireland have announced plans to formally recognize a Palestinian state, CNN reports. According…

Bandits kill 9 persons, raze 6 houses in Plateau

Bandits have killed nine persons and destroyed six houses in Zurak and Dakai communities in Wase…

It’s difficult to surmount Nigeria’s challenges in one year – ACF

The Arewa Consultative Forum, ACF, Chairman, Mamman Mike Ousman (SAN), says it is difficult for President…

Benue: Alia reiterates warning against farming in Makurdi metropolis

Benue State Governor, Rev. Fr. Hyacinth Iormem Alia, has warned residents in Makurdi metropolis to stop…

Naira gains N3.31 against dollar at official market

The Naira gained N3.31 at the official market on Tuesday, trading at N1,465.68 to the dollar.…

Zamfara insecurity: NSCDC reiterates renewed synergy with CPG

The Zamfara State Command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, NSCDC, has reiterated its…

Plateau killings: Govt should rise to responsibilities of securing lives – Peter Obi

Former presidential candidate of the Labour Party, LP, Mr Peter Obi, says the repeated attacks, particularly…

Zamfara govt collaborates with partners to stop mysterious illness

Zamfara State Government has vowed to stop the spread of a mysterious illness which recently affected…

War: Russia military begins drills on nuclear weapons over comments by France, UK

Russian forces have started military drills near Ukraine simulating the use of tactical nuclear weapons. This…