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Justice Ibrahim Tanko Mohammed, the ex-CJN who resigned on Monday has been conferred the title of the Grand Commander of the Order of Niger, GCON. He was honoured by president Mohammadu Buhari with the nation’s second-highest national honour on Monday following the swearing-in of justice Olukayode Ariwoola as the acting Chief Justice of Nigeria. The […]

The NGX closed on a positive note amidst sell-offs and buy-interests as the benchmark All-Share Index (ASI) appreciated by 50 basis points. The NGX ASI closed at 51,962.85 points to reflect a growth of 0.50% from the previous trading day and a Year-to-Date (YTD) return of 21.65%. Meanwhile, the market capitalization grew by N138.68 billion. […]

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) says it received safety information from the European Rapid Alert System for dangerous non-food products (RAPEX) that a cosmetic product, Placentyne Hair Lotion, has been banned. This disclosure is contained in a public issued by the management of the agency. The alert states that […]

Break makers and caterers in Nigeria are set to embark on a two-week strike from July 13, 2022, due to a hike in the prices of baking materials. This was disclosed by the Association of Master Bakers and Caterers of Nigeria (AMBCN) via a communique issued, which was signed by the association’s executives, led by […]

Isah Idris, the Comptroller General of the Nigerian Immigration Service (NIS) has clarified the age of the alleged organ harvesting victim linked to Senator Ike Ekweremadu and his wife. Briefing journalists virtually on Sunday, Mr Idris said the boy applied for his passport using the online portal and was captured on November 2, 2021. He […]

The Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU has revealed that Ngige lied that they were invited to meeting on Thursday. According to The Cable, the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) says the federal government did not invite the union to any meeting on Thursday. On Wednesday, Chris Ngige, minister of labour and employment, said […]

The Court of Appeal in Lagos has affirmed the conviction of a former Managing Director of the defunct Bank PHB Plc, Francis Atuche in the N25.7 billion fraud case. The court also affirmed the conviction of Mr Atuche’s accomplice and co-convict, Ugo Anyanwu, who was the bank’s former Chief Financial Officer. It also affirmed the […]

The Lagos government has introduced a boat clinic to improve healthcare service delivery on waterways and riverine communities. The initiative, “floating clinic boat”, was launched on Wednesday at the civic centre towers in Victoria Island. Speaking at the unveiling of the project, Olusegun Ogboye, permanent secretary, Lagos ministry of health, said the innovation was introduced […]

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has agreed to shift the ongoing Continuous Voters’ Registration (CVR) exercise by 60 days. This was made known by Aishatu Jibril Dukku, Chairman of the House of Representatives Committee on Electoral Matters on Wednesday during plenary. She said “The Committee held a meeting with INEC yesterday (Tuesday) and they […]

The Federal Government has given instructions to electricity distribution companies to resume the Meter Assets Providers programme, recently slowed down by the National Mass Metering Programme. Although the DisCos’ MAP has been in existence for some years, the NMMP programme under the office of Vice President Yemi Osinbajo was introduced in 2020 to bridge the […]


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