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The Enugu State Police command have arrested a 41 year old woman, Mrs Chinwendu Nnamani involved in the viral social media video collecting money before issuing Permanent Voter’s Cards (PVCs) at the sum of one thousand naira, N1000 at Emene, in Enugu State. They also arrested a 38 year old Nkiruka Patience Obinna, identified as […]

The Independent National Electoral Commission has appealed the judgement of the Election Petition Tribunal that nullified the victory of Osun State Governor, Ademola Adeleke, in the July 16 governorship poll. In the Notice of Appeal dated 30th January 2023, filed before the Court of Appeal, Akure Division, obtained in Osogbo on Wednesday, the commission listed […]

Kaduna State governor, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai has welcome the ruling of the Supreme Court, extending the use of the old naira notes beyond the ill-considered Central Bank of Nigeria deadline of 10 February 2023. A statement by Governor Nasir El-Rufai’s Special Adviser on Media and Communication, Muyiwa Adekeye on Wednesday, thanked ‘’ the justices for […]

Former President of Nigeria, Olusegun Obasanjo has said that he is hoping nothing would stop the February 25 and March 11 elections from holding. The former President stated this on Wednesday while hosting members of the Board of Trustees of the African Democratic Congress, ADC, at his Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library, OOPL penthouse residence in […]

President Muhammadu Buhari, on Wednesday, met with the Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Godwin Emefiele, at the State House, Abuja. The meeting, which happened shortly after this week’s Federal Executive Council meeting, comes hours after the Supreme Court restrained the Federal Government from implementing the February 10 deadline for the old 200, 500 […]

The Trade Union Congress of Nigeria, TUC, is asking the Federal Government to within seven days, beginning from Tuesday, February 7, 2023, provide solutions to the twin problems of currency unavailability and fuel shortages. In a statement jointly signed by TUC President Festus Osifo and General Secretary, Nuhu Toro, the labour movement said it shall […]

The General Secretary of the national union of electricity employees, NUEE, Joe Ajaero has emerged as President of the Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC. Ajearo replaces Ayuba Wabba, Who served two terms of 8 years, between which he was Global President of the International trade union confederation, ITUC. Joe Ajaero, a former journalist with Vanguard newspapers, […]

Supreme Court on Wednesday ordered a suspension of the deadline for the swapping of old to new Naira notes barely two days to the deadline for Naira swap by Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN). The Supreme Court issued an interim injunction restraining the Federal Government from suspending the acceptance of the old Naira notes on […]

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) said it has solutions to some of the perceived obstacles capable of derailing the general elections expected to start with the presidential polls on February 25. INEC affirmed that it has resolved two critical challenges that it faced towards the conduct of the general elections, which include petrol scarcity […]

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 […]

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