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NDLEA uncovers hard drugs hidden in incense candles, women’s clothing in Lagos

Operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) in Lagos have made a major breakthrough, uncovering a clandestine drug shipment cleverly disguised...

Afam Osigwe, SAN, elected NBA President

Following a successful online voting process, the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) has elected Mr. Afam Osigwe, a distinguished Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN)...

US presidential election: We’ll win, no plans to step aside – Biden

Despite growing calls from within his own party to drop out of the race, United States President Joe Biden has reiterated his determination...

Tragedy as China bridge collapses, leaving 12 dead, 30 missing

A devastating bridge collapse in northern China, triggered by intense rainfall, has resulted in the loss of 12 lives and left over 30...

Dangote Refinery, Lagos, hosts Speaker, other Reps

A delegation of the House of Representatives, led by Speaker Tajudeen Abbas, paid a visit to the $20 billion Dangote Petroleum refinery in...

Reps set to review N6.2trn FG’s supplementary budget

The Deputy Spokesman for the House of Representatives, Rep. Philip Agbese, has disclosed that the 2024 supplementary budget of N6.2 trillion will be...

N423bn probe: Ex-Kaduna Gov El-Rufai accuses judge of bias, petitions FHC CJ

Ex-Kaduna Governor Nasir El-Rufai has filed a petition with the Chief Judge of the Federal High Court in Abuja, alleging Justice Rilwan Aikawa’s...

NDLEA seizes codeine shipments worth N9.8bn from India

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) announced on Friday that its operatives seized a significant shipment of codeine syrup at the Onne...

I’m now an ‘informal’ member of APC, says Shaibu, reinstated Edo Deputy Gov.

Mr. Philips Shaibu, the reinstated Deputy Governor of Edo State, disclosed on Friday his unofficial affiliation with the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC)....

NAFDAC shuts down bakery for using unfortified sugar, banned potassium bromate

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has shut down a bakery in Sokoto State for non-compliance with food...

Presidency transmits National Minimum Wage Bill to NASS July 23

President Bola Tinubu will formally submit the newly agreed-upon national minimum wage to the National Assembly for legislative approval and enactment into law...

Updated: Tinubu approves N70,000 minimum wage, labour leaders laud president’s ‘fatherly gesture’

President Bola Tinubu’s approval of a new national minimum wage of N70,000, with a commitment to review the minimum wage law every three...

Just in: Tinubu to ministers: Pay off varsities staff members’ 4-month salary arrears

President Bola Tinubu has directed the Minister of Finance, Mr. Wale Edun, and the Minister of Education, Prof. Tahir Mamman, to collaborate on...

Food inflation: Reps pledge N648m, being 50% of six-month salaries, to provide succour for the poor

The House of Representatives unanimously agreed to sacrifice 50 percent of their salaries for a period of six months to help alleviate the...

Updated: FG backtracks, postpones minimum admission age for varsities, others until 2025

Prof. Tahir Mamman, the Minister of Education, backtracked on the decision to ban underage admissions on Thursday as from 2024. The minister yielded...

Stakeholders reject proposal to raise university, polytechnic admission age to 18 years

Participants at the 2024 Joint Admissions Matriculation Board’s (JAMB) policy meeting on education in Abuja have voiced a strong objection to the proposed...