Author: Samson Ojeniran

The governments of Kogi, Kaduna and Zamfara states, has dragged the Federal government before the Supreme Court over the adverse effect of the Naira redesign policy by the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, on residents of their states. The three states, through their respective Attorneys-General, are seeking an order of interim injunction to restrain FG […]

The Central Bank of Nigeria has directed commercial banks to start paying the new naira notes to customers over-the-counter in the banking halls. This was according to a statement today by the bank’s Director of Corporate Communications, Osita Nwanisobi. The apex bank assured Nigerians that the queues at Automated Teller Machine stands will end soon […]

The Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC) has kicked against the demand by Public and Political office holders in the country for an increment of their remuneration package by the Federal Government. The Kano NLC chairman, Malam Kabiru Minjibir, said this while speaking on behalf of NLC chairmen of the zone at the zonal public hearing on […]

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has raised an alarm that the continued scarcity of fuel across the country could hamper election day logistics. Speaking at a consultative meeting with officials of the National Union of Road Transport Workers, NURTW, INEC Chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, said the meeting was to put finishing touches to the […]

Some gunmen have attacked the office of the Independent National Electoral Commission in Ojoto, Idemili South Local Government Area of Anambra State, the Nnobi Police Station and a residential building within the station, located also in the Idemili South Local Government Area. The hoodlums invaded the facilities at about 1:45am on Wednesday in four unmarked […]

The Federal Government, on Wednesday, said it was not “officially aware” of any entity in the Presidential Villa working against the victory of the All Progressives Congress’ flag bearer, Bola Tinubu. It also said that the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), was neither favoring nor disfavoring any presidential candidate ahead of the February 25 […]

The Peoples Democratic Party presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, on Wednesday, asked the Central Bank of Nigeria not to grant a further extension after February 10 deadline for naira swap. The Peoples Democratic Party presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, on Wednesday, asked the Central Bank of Nigeria not to grant a further extension after February 10 deadline […]

After marathon deliberation for close to eight hours, stakeholders in the petroleum industry have agreed to within days, deal with the lingering fuel crisis and increased fuel pump prices. The meeting had in attendance, the leadership of the joint security services, the Nigeria Depots and Tank Farms, MOMMAN, Depot and Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria, […]

Vice President Professor Yemi Osinbajo on Tuesday presented the ‘Leadership Person of the Year Award’ to the Chairman of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, Brig. Gen. Buba Marwa (retd.), at the Leadership Media Group Conference and Awards 2022 held at the International Conference Centre, Abuja. Marwa dedicated the award to the President, Major General […]

The Ministry of Transportation has expressed optimism that importers and exporters in Nigeria will benefit immensely from the Inland Dry Ports being established in various parts of the country. The Minister of Transportation, Mu’azu Sambo, stated this at the commissioning of the Dala Inland Dry Port in Kano State. In a statement by the Director […]

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