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The Governor of Edo State, Godwin Obaseki, has approved a new minimum wage of N70 thousand naira for civil servants in the state. The new wage comes into effect on May 1st, 2024.

The Presidency says President Bola Tinubu has secured a $600m investment from Danish shipping and logistics firm A.P Moller-Maersk. The deal is to help in expanding port infrastructure to accommodate more container shipping services in Nigerian ports. Chairman of A.P Moller-Maersk, Mr. Robert Maersk Uggla, disclosed the decision during a meeting with President Tinubu on […]

Kebbi State Comptroller of Customs, Mr Ernest Iheanacho, says the joint border patrol team on intelligence-based patrol intercepted 6,250 sacks of dynamite explosives en route to Kebbi along Yauri-Jega road. The explosives, according to him, were loaded in a canter vehicle which was intercepted immediately, leading to the arrest of the driver, one Abdullahi Aliyu, […]

The Federal Government has announced that the demolition of buildings situated within the right of way of the Lagos-Calabar Coastal Road will commence this Saturday. The Federal Controller of Works in Lagos State, Korede Keisha, disclosed this during a press briefing held in Lagos. Keisha urged all residents whose houses have been earmarked for demolition […]

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has filed a notice of withdrawal to discontinue an appeal against an order of a Kogi High Court restraining it from arresting the immediate past governor of Kogi State, Yahaya Bello. In the notice filed on April 22, the EFCC says the withdrawal is predicated on the fact […]

Candidates sitting the 2024 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination, UTME in Jos have expressed satisfaction with the modalities put in place by the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB to facilitate their tests. This is as they say, the use of technology for the computer-based test, CBT, was a laudable initiative they found pretty convenient for […]

Barely two days after tragedy was averted, the Ministry of Aviation and Aerospace Development has ordered the Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority, NCAA to suspend Dana Airlines pending an audit of its financial and health audit of the airline. The directive followed the incident involving a Dana Air plane at Lagos airport yesterday, which forced aviation […]

The Governor of Sokoto State, Ahmad Aliyu, has relieved 15 traditional rulers of their positions following the recommendation of a committee he constituted to investigate various allegations levelled against them. The traditional rulers were sacked after being found culpable for the various offences they were investigated for. The Press Secretary to Sokoto State Governor, Malam […]

Consistent with his commitment to opposing the government, the presidential candidate of the Labour Party in the 2023 general election, Peter Obi, is calling on the government at all levels to cut waste and channel the funds to pulling people out of poverty. Obi, addressing a press conference in Abuja today, says this is achievable […]

Immediate-past Minister of Aviation Hadi Sirika arrested by the EFCC over alleged N8.06 billion fraud: The immediate-past Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika has been arrested by the EFCC. He is due to face charges alongside his brother, Abubakar, following an investigation into alleged N8.06 billion fraud during his tenure. Chairman of the Commission, Ola Olukoyede, […]