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PRESIDENT BUHARI PRESENTS 2021 BUDGET OF N13 TRILLION TO THE NATIONAL ASSEMBLY

President Muhammadu Buhari has presented the proposed 2021 Budget of N13 trillion to the National Assembly.

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COVID-19 PANDEMIC HAS PUSHED 115 MILLION PEOPLE INTO ABJECT POVERTY – WORLD BANK

The World Bank has said the Coronavirus Pandemic has pushed about 115 million people into abject poverty.

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NERC SUSPENDS ELECTRICITY TARIFF HIKE

The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission @NERCNG has temporarily suspended the hike in electricity tariff.

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DRAMA AS REPS WITHDRAW WATER BILL AMID CRITICISMS

Members of the House of Representatives has withdrawn the National Water Resources Bill it had earlier passed following heavy criticisms.

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SADIYA UMAR FAROUQ DENIES ALLEGATION OF N2.67Bn SCHOOL FEEDING FRAUD

Sadiya Umar Farouq has denied the allegation of N2.67bn school feeding fraud linked to her Ministry.

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CAMA ACT WILL HELP US FIGHT CORRUPTION-BUHARI

President Muhammadu Buhari has said the Companies and Allied Matters Act, 2020 (CAMA) would help Nigeria in its fight against corruption

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FG APPROVES $1.9Bn RAIL LINE LINKING NIGERIA TO NIGER

The Federal Government on Wednesday, September 23, 2020, approved $1.9bn for the construction of a railway line that will link Nigeria to Niger Republic.

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FINCEN FILES: GLOBAL BANKS MOVED ILLICIT MONIES FOR TERRORISTS AND CRIMINALS, LEAKED DOCUMENTS RE...

FinCEN files: Global banks moved illicit monies for terrorists and criminals, leaked documents reveal

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N75 BILLION SURVIVAL FUND: FG RELEASES SCHEDULE FOR REGISTRATION AS PORTAL OPENS ON MONDAY

As the portal for the registration of prospective beneficiaries of the N75 billion Survival Fund opens today, the Federal Government has released the schedule for categories of businesses to register.

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FACEBOOK TO OPEN AN OFFICE IN LAGOS, NIGERIA

Social media giant Facebook says it would open an office in Lagos, Nigeria in the year 2021

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INCOME TAX: FEDERAL GOVERNMENT MAKES U-TURN, SAYS SELF-CERTIFICATION FORM IS NOT FOR EVERYBODY

Federal Government @NigeriaGov says self-certification form is not for everyone, apologises for the error.

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INCOME TAX: NIGERIANS REACTS TO FEDERAL GOVERNMENT’S ORDER TO FILL SELF-CERTIFICATION FORMS

The Nigerian government is facing heavy criticisms following a statement put out on Thursday, ordering Nigerians to obtain and fill self-certification forms.

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OBTAIN AND SUBMIT SELF-CERTIFICATION FORMS TO FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS OR LOSE YOUR ACCOUNTS- FG

FG mandates citizens to fill and submit Self-Certification forms to their respective financial institutions.

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PETROLEUM TANKER DRIVERS EMBARK ON STRIKE

Petroleum Tanker Drivers transporting PMS from Lagos to the Northern part of the country has embarked on strike.

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A LANDLORD'S OUTSTANDING ELECTRICITY BILL CAN NOT BE ENFORCED ON A TENANT-NERC

The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission NERC has said that a tenant can not be forced to pay his landlord's outstanding electricity bill.

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YOSHIHIDE SUGA ELECTED JAPAN’S 99TH PRIME MINISTER

Yoshihide Suga has been elected as Japan's 99th Prime Minister.

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JOHESU: FG DECLARES HEALTH WORKERS STRIKE ILLEGAL, UNNECESSARY

The Federal government has described the strike action embarked upon by the Joint Health Sector Unions and Assembly of Health Care Professionals, JOHESU as unnecessary, ill-timed and illegal.

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PRESIDENCY REFUTES CLAIM THAT THE PRICE OF FOOD ITEMS IN NIGERIA IS ON THE INCREASE

The Presidency has refuted claims that the price of food items across the nation is on the increase.

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WE HAVE BEEN ABLE TO PREVENT FOOD CRISIS AMID COVID-19 PANDEMIC – PRESIDENT BUHARI

President Buhari, on Thursday, September 10th, 2020, said his administration has been able to prevent a food crisis amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

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CLICKS REMOVE TRESEMME PRODUCTS OVER RACIST ADVERT

Following protests in South Africa over a racist advert, Clicks stores have said it will remove all TRESemmé products from its shelves across the country.

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NESG COMMENDS FG ON PETROL PRICE DEREGULATION, ELECTRICITY TARIFFS

The Nigerian Economic Summit Group (NESG) has commended the Federal Government on its bold move to deregulate the petroleum pump price and electricity tariffs.

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I AM A PATRIOTIC NIGERIAN- OLASUPO SHASHORE, COUNSEL ACCUSED OF COLLUDING WITH P&ID BREAKS SILENCE

Olasupo Shasore, the lawyer who represented Nigeria at the first and second stages of the arbitration proceeding with P&ID, has denied fraudulently working against Nigeria's interest.

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SABOTAGE: NIGERIA’S COUNSEL OLASUPO SHASHORE COLLUDED WITH P&ID FOR HIS COUNTRY TO LOSE

Nigeria is fighting to upturn an arbitration judgement that has accumulated to a $10 billion fine in favour of Process & Industrial Developments (P&ID) fraudulently assisted by its lead counsel Ola...

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BREAKING: UK COURT GRANTS NIGERIA RELIEF FROM $10 BILLION P&ID FINE

The Business and Property Courts of England and Wales on Thursday granted Nigeria’s application for an extension of time and relief from a $10 billion sanction by the Process & Industrial Developme...

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LAGOS, ABUJA AIRPORTS TO RESUME INTERNATIONAL FLIGHTS ON SEPTEMBER 5- NCAA

Lagos, Abuja airports to resume international flights on Saturday- NCAA

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BUHARI RELEASES 30,000 TONS OF MAIZE FROM NATIONAL RESERVES TO FIGHT FOOD COST HIKE

To fight the sharp rise in food prices in the country, President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the release 30,000 tons of grains from the national reserve to animal feed producers.

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SELL PETROL AT N162 PER LITRE- IPMAN ORDERS SOUTHWEST MARKETERS

The Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN) has ordered its members in the Southwest region to sell petrol at N162 per litre

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CBN ORDERS BANKS TO PAY A MINIMUM OF 10% MPR AS INTEREST ON SAVINGS DEPOSIT

The Central Bank of Nigeria has directed all banks to pay at least 10% of its Monetary Policy Rate on savings deposits.

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AKINWUMI ADESINA RE-ELECTED AS PRESIDENT OF THE AFRICAN DEVELOPMENT BANK

Akinwumi Adesina has been re-elected as the President of the African Development Bank.

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JEFF BEZOS BECOMES FIRST PERSON EVER TO HIT THE $2OO BILLION MILESTONE

Jeff Bezos, founder and CEO of Amazon, has become the first person ever to be worth more than $200 billion, according to Bloomberg Billionaires Index.

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NBS REPORT: PRESIDENCY REACTS TO -6.10 % GDP DECLINE, SAYS NIGERIA NOT DOING BAD

The Presidency has reacted to a report by the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) which shows that Nigeria experienced a Gross Domestic Product decreased by -6.10% (year-on-year) in the 2nd Quarter...

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COVID 19: NIGERIA GDP DROPS BY -6.10% IN 2ND QUARTER OF 2020- LOWEST IN THREE YEARS

COVID19: Nigeria GDP drops by -6.10% in 2nd quarter of 2020- the lowest in 3 years.

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FACEBOOK CEO MARK ZUCKERBERG IS NOW WORTH $100Bn

Facebook CEO and co-founder, Mark Zuckerberg is now worth a hundred billion dollars.

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CHINA RETALIATES, SHUTS DOWN US CONSULATE IN CHENGDU

The Chinese Government has shut down the US consulate in Chengdu.

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REPS SETS UP COMMITTEE TO INVESTIGATE COVID-19 LOANS GIVEN OUT BY CBN

The House of Representatives has decided to investigate the Central Bank of Nigeria over COVID-19 loans.

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I AM IN A GOOD RELATIONSHIP WITH PRESIDENT BUHARI - GOODLUCK JONATHAN

Former President of Nigeria, Goodluck Jonathan says he has no problems with his successor and he is in a good relationship with the President.

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BILL GATES, BARACK OBAMA, OTHERS TWITTER ACCOUNTS HACKED

Twitter accounts belonging to Bill Gates, Elon Musk, Barack Obama, among other notable Americans, were hacked yesterday, Wednesday, July 15th, 2020.

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NIGERIA'S DR NGOZI OKONJO-IWEALA SETS TO APPEAR BEFORE THE WTO TODAY

Dr Ngozi Okonjo - Iweala is set to appear before the World Trade Organisation (WTO) today in its screening exercise for the position of Director-General (DG).

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ADDRESS THE DEMANDS OF OUR MEMBERS TO PREVENT AN AVOIDABLE ESCALATION- NIGERIAN MEDICAL ASSOCIAT...

The Nigerian Medical Association Lagos branch has called on the State Government to address the demands of the Lagos State employed doctors who are currently on a three-day warning strike.

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AS LAGOS COVID 19 FIGURES RISE, DOCTORS BEGIN WARNING STRIKE

Doctors in Lagos State have embarked on a three-day warning strike effective Monday, July 13, the Medical Guild in the state have said.

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INVESTIGATE ALLEGATIONS AGAINST ME AND PROSECUTE MY ACCUSER IF FOUND INNOCENT- VICE PRESIDENT YEM...

Vice President Osinbajo calls on IG Police Mohammed Adamu to investigate the allegations levelled against him claiming he received 4 billion naira from embattled EFCC boss Magu

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CUSTOMS INTERCEPT OVER N2.1 MILLION TRUCKLOAD OF RICE HIDDEN IN SHARP SAND

Nigeria customs has intercepted a truck loaded with over N2.1 million worth of foreign rice concealed in sharp Sand.

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VICE PRESIDENT OSINBAJO CLEARS AIR ON PURPORTED 4 BILLION RECEIVED FROM MAGU

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo's aide clears air on 4 billion received from embattled EFCC boss.

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BREAKING: FG ANNOUNCE INCREASE IN PETROL PRICE AMID CORONAVIRUS

Federal Government announce increase in fuel price amid Coronavirus.

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WE WILL OPEN SOON, PLEASE BEAR WITH US- FAAN

The Federal Airport Authority of Nigeria FAAN has appealed to citizens to please endure a little longer saying the airspace would soon be opened for commercial flight operations.

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ECOWAS APPROVES NGOZI OKONJO - IWEALA AS WTO DG

The Economic community of West African States (ECOWAS) has approved Nigeria's nominee, Dr Ngozi Okonjo - Iweala, for position of Director-General (DG) of the World Trade Organization (WTO).

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THOUSANDS OF MALIANS PROTEST AT BAMAKO, DEMANDS RESIGNATION OF PRESIDENT KEITA

Thousands of Malian citizens came together in Bamako, Mali's capital, to demand the resignation of President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita.

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U.S PENALIZES 6 NIGERIAN CYBER FRAUDSTERS

The U.S. Department of Justice and the Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control has penalized six Nigerian cyber fraudsters for stealing over $6m from Americans.

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COVID-19: COMPANIES IN THE US LAYOFF 44.2M WORKERS - ANALYSTS

The total layoffs in the United States caused by the coronavirus pandemic reached 44.2 million even as businesses try to reopen, according to analysts in the US.

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AFRICAN SWINE FEVER HITS OKE ARO, ONE OF WEST AFRICA’S BIGGEST PIG FARM

Oke Aro farm, one of West Africa’s biggest pig farm, has been hit with the African swine fever.

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