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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 […]

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), yesterday ordered banks to vacate a Post-No-Debit (PND) restriction earlier imposed on bank accounts of 440 individuals and companies. This was just as the CBN yesterday communicated to banks that it would resume the enforcement of the Loan-to-Deposit Ratio (LDR) policy effective July 31, 2023. However, citing key policy […]

The National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) has declared a “total and indefinite strike action”. In a terse statement made available to Channels Television on Tuesday evening, the association representing resident doctors brought to light their pressing demands. The Resident Doctors Association has voiced their concerns, urging the government to address critical issues that affect […]

A federal high court in Lagos has granted bail to Godwin Emefiele, suspended governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), in the sum of N20 million. In a ruling on Tuesday, Nicholas Oweibo, the presiding judge, said the charges against Emefiele are bailable. The bail was granted with one surety in like sum. Earlier, […]


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