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The federal government has withdrawn its earlier pronouncement  through the National Universities Commission (NUC) ordering vice-chancellors, pro-chancellors and governing councils to re-open federal universities. There had been earlier reports that the director, Finance and Accounts of the NUC, Sam Onazi, had signed a circular tagged NUC/ES/138/Vol.64/135, on behalf of the executive secretary of the commission, […]

The national grid crashed to zero megawatts (MW) at 10:51am on Monday, causing a nationwide outage,according to Daily Trust . The development occurred days after electricity consumers said they had enjoyed improved supply. The national electricity grid as of 10am on Monday had 3,712MW generated from 21 Generation Companies (GenCos) before it dropped to 0MW […]

The National Industrial Court of Nigeria on Wednesday ordered the Academic Staff Union of Universities to call off its ongoing nationwide strike. ASUU has been on strike since February 14 to press home the demands for improved funding for universities, a review of salaries for lecturers, among other issues. However, several meetings between ASUU and […]

The Nigerian Senate has confirmed justice Olukayode Ariwoola as the substantive Chief Justice of Nigeria. According to Punch, Ariwoola was confirmed at about 12:55 after about an hour of drilling and questioning by the senate. This motion for the screening was moved by the Senate Leader, Senator Ibrahim Gobir, at the plenary at 11:35 am. […]

Nigeriaโ€™s inflation rate hit an almost 17-year high as the price of goods and services increased further by 20.52 per cent in the month of August 2022 from 19.64 per cent recorded in the previous month. According to report by the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) on Thursday this represents the highest rate since September […]

The National Industrial Court of Nigeria (NICN), on Monday, adjourned the suit filed by the federal government challenging the ongoing strike by the Academic Staff Union of Universities(ASUU). According to Punch, the matter came up before Justice Polycarp Hamman who adjourned the suit until 16 September for further mention. The Federal Government on Monday urged […]

Queen Elizabeth II of England has died at the age of 96 on Thursday. The queen was said to have died peacefully. Crowd had gathered at the Buckingham Palace residence in London on Thursday as concern was growing over the Queenโ€™s health. Around 100 people braved torrential rain to stand at the palace gates, according […]

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has arrested Speaker of the Ogun State House of Assembly, Olakunle Oluomo at the Muritala Muhammad Airport, Lagos State. According to PUNCH,  Oluomo was arrested over allegations bordering on financial crimes. A staff member at the assembly who pleaded anonymity said the speaker was picked up this morning at […]

Effective October 4, 2022, Delta Air Lines will suspend its flights between New York JFK airport and Lagos. The airline disclosed this via a statement, stating that the route suspension was to fit into โ€œthe current demand environment.โ€ According to them, Customers impacted by the suspension will be re-accommodated on Delta operated flights or services […]

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) is has extended its ongoing strike that has paralyzed Nigeriaโ€™s public universities, 196 days after they embarked on the industrial action. The decision was taken after the National Executive Council meeting at the unionโ€™s headquarters at the University of Abuja on Monday morning. Howvever according to punch, the […]


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