The Federal Government of Nigeria has disclosed plans to construct two expansive super-highways via a Public Private Partnership (PPP) initiative. The Minister of Works, Dave Umahi, revealed this strategic move during a press briefing with State House Correspondents in Abuja, following a crucial meeting with President Bola Tinubu according to reports from NAN. The proposed […]

The United Kingdom’s government has recently declared a rise in the fees associated with student and tourist visas. In a statement on Friday, the UK’s Home Office said “the changes mean that the cost for a visit visa for less than six months is rising by £15 to £115, while the fee for applying for […]

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has lifted the visa ban placed on Nigerian travellers after almost one year. This development comes in the wake of a groundbreaking accord reached between President Bola Tinubu and the President of the United Arab Emirates, Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, on Monday, as reported in a statement by Ajuri […]

A Royal Navy warship, HMS Trent, on Sunday arrived in Lagos, Nigeria. This is Trent’s second visit to Nigeria, as part of its regional mission to aid allies and partners in driving down illegal activities including piracy and illicit trafficking. According to a statement from the British High Commission, the visit would help deliver capacity […]

The Presidential Election Petitions Tribunal sitting in Abuja has dismissed the case brought by the Allied Peoples Movement (APM), alleging that Vice-President Kashim Shettima of the All Progressives Congress (APC) had been nominated twice in the 2023 general elections. Chairman of the panel, Justice Haruna Tsammani, who read the ruling, upheld preliminary objections that all […]

The Presidential Election Tribunal in Abuja will deliver judgment on petitions challenging the election of President Bola Tinubu on Wednesday, September 6. According to Channels Television, the Court of Appeal Registrar Umar Bangari confirmed this on Monday, saying the proceedings will be open to live broadcast by interested television stations. The Labour Party (LP), the […]

The Economic Community of West African States’ troops have expressed their readiness to engage in a standby force that could potentially intervene in Niger. After presidential guards seized power from President Mohamed Bazoum, ECOWAS issued a 7-day ultimatum to the military to restore the president or risk sanctions, including possible military action. But the junta […]

The Federal Government has announced N5 billion palliative to each state of the federation, including the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), to cushion the impact of the removal of the petrol subsidy. The Governor of Borno State, Babagana Zulum, disclosed this during an interactive session with State House correspondents in Abuja on Thursday after the National […]

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 […]


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