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The Nigerian Military has recorded more wins against insurgents and terrorists in the country by taking the battle to them in their hideouts. According to reports,  fighter jets of the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) over the weekend, bombed the hideout of the current Leader of the Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP), Fiya Ba Yuram […]

The National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) has revoked the broadcast licences of Silverbird TV, AIT, Raypower FM, Rhythm FM and other stations. According to Channels TV, NBC Director General Balarabe Shehu said the licences of the stations over failure to renew their broadcast licences amounting to N2.66 billion. Shehu directed its state offices to liaise with […]

The Lagos State Government has extended Okada ban to four more Local Govt Areas and five Local Council Development Areas. As gathered, the state Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has directed full enforcement from September 1, 2022. Sanwo-Olu had in May banned motorcycles on highways and six local governments and nine Local Council Development Areas. The additional […]

Construction giant Julius Berger Nigeria Plc will commission a cashew processing plant in Lagos next month, according to a statement by the firm seen by PREMIUM TIMES, the latest phase in its push to branch out into the agro-processing. According to Premium Times, the unveiling was earlier scheduled for the second quarter of this year, […]

The Nigeria Governors Forum (NGF) has disagreed with Abubakar Malami, the Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice on the payment of consultants for the Paris Club refund, calling such payments illegal. The NGF revealed this in a statement by its chairman, Gov. Kayode Fayemi, to State House correspondents on Wednesday after its meeting […]

Emirates Airlines has announced the suspension of its flight operations to Nigeria, starting September 1, 2022, over its $85 million revenue awaiting repatriation from Nigeria. This was announced in a statement by the airline on Thursday, the airline stated that the suspension is due to its inability to repatriate its earnings in foreign exchange from […]

Nigeria’s Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development has rejected claims it spent N18.9 billion on a bush clearing contract during the COVID-19 lockdown. The Ministry disclosed this in a statement on Wednesday through its Director of Information in the ministry, Dr Joel Oruche, in Abuja, according to NAN. The ministry said it only carried out […]

The President of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari is set to pay an official visit to Maiduguri, Borno State on Thursday, 18th August. It is understood the President last visited Borno State on December 23, 2021. During Thursday’s visit, President Buhari is expected to unveil projects including humanitarian support to vulnerable persons, commission teachers quarter in Bukumkutu […]

THE Nigerian electricity workers have suspended their nationwide strike, which led to total blackout in different parts of the country. According to VANGUARD, the electricity workers under the joint umbrella of National Union of Electricity Employees (NUEE) and Senior Staff Association of Electricity and Allied Companies (SSAEC) agreed to suspend the industrial action, following the […]

The House of Representatives’ Committee on Public Accounts is investigating the Federal Ministry of Agriculture over the award of contracts worth about N18.9bn to several companies to clear bushes during the COVID-19 lockdown. According to Punch, Chairman of the committee, Oluwole Oke, made this known at an investigative hearing in Abuja on Tuesday. The lawmaker […]


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