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The Senate on Monday finally concluded the screening of 45 of the 48 ministerial nominees of President Bola Tinubu, confirming them as cabinet members after a week of intense grilling for some and cursory introductions for others. The upper legislative chamber, however, withheld the confirmation of the remaining nominees namely former Governor of Kaduna State; Nasir […]

The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) has fixed another Extraordinary Summit of the Authority on the political situation in the Republic of Niger for Thursday 10th August 2023. The summit is to be held in Abuja, Nigeria, whose president Bola Tinubu is the current ECOWAS chairman. According to the statement, the summit will […]

The Federal Government, through the Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (FMARD), has donated Free 50,000 Anthrax Vaccines doses to the Lagos State Government (LASG) to mitigate the spread of the Anthrax Disease to Animals and Humans and ensure the Safety of the Livestock Sub Sector. Assistant Director, Information, Federal Ministry of Agriculture and […]

During a parade by the Ondo State Police Command in Akure, the state capital, a former banker named Uchenna Emmanuel admitted to his inadvertent use of a bank patron’s ATM card for withdrawing cash on five separate occasions. Narrating the incident on Friday, the accused, who had served as a cashier, stated that he executed […]

President Bola Tinubu has finally moved to Aso Rock in Abuja on Sunday, July 30. The official residence has been under renovation since April which led to the president operating from his private residence in Asokoro since his inauguration. Recall that before President Muhammadu Buhari left office, he and his family moved to the Glass […]

President Bola Tinubu has appointed Jim Obazee as a Special Investigator to probe the activities of the Central Bank of Nigeria and other related entities. In a letter dated 28 July, seen by PREMIUM TIMES, Mr Tinubu said the appointment of Mr Obazee, relying on the fundamental objective set forth in Section 15(5) of the […]

President Bola Ahmed Tinubu will on Sunday host a special gathering of regional leaders of ECOWAS in the Presidential Villa, Abuja, in response to the coup in the Republic of Niger that overthrew the country’s constitutional political government. President Tinubu, the Chairman of the ECOWAS Authority of Heads of State and Government made the announcement […]

The federal government has reacted to the seven-day ultimatum issued by the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) to embark on a nationwide strike over the hike in the price of petrol and the high cost of living in the country. On Wednesday, NLC issued a seven-day ultimatum to the federal government to reverse all “anti-poor” and […]

The presidency says federal universities in the country remain tuition-free. Some federal universities and unity schools recently announced a hike in school fees for freshers and returning students. The development led to an uproar on social media platforms, amid the ballooning cost of living and soaring inflation caused by some of the federal government’s recent […]

Rising from an emergency meeting of the Board of Directors on Tuesday July 25, Nigerian Exchange Group Plc (NGX Group) announced an interim dividend of 25 kobo per ordinary share of 50 kobo each, distributable to shareholders for the first half (H1) of financial year 2023. This dividend, which is the first since the demutualisation […]


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