Page: 7

The Independent National Electoral Commission has denied the allegation making round the country that the Commission is registering new voters despite the closure of the Continuous Voters Registration on July 31. The Electoral Commission is also accused of conflicting details in the bio-data of the Voters Card, with registrants voicing their opinion through the trending […]

 Track queen Tobi Amusan on Thursday bagged the Officer of the Order of the Niger (OON) award as President Muhammadu Buhari honoured the country’s athletes for their spectacular performances in several competitions. Royal Times reports that the ceremony presided over by Buhari saw the Commander-in-Chief splash N200 million for Team Nigeria contingents to the 2022 […]

 Hungary is no longer a fully functioning democracy, members of the European Parliament declared on Thursday in a non-binding but highly symbolic report. Instead, the country should be considered a “hybrid regime of electoral autocracy” in which elections are regularly held but without respecting basic democratic norms. “There is increasing consensus among experts that Hungary […]

The Federal Government has directed anti-graft agencies and security outfits to compile and forward the names of managing directors, directors general, executive directors, Chief Medical Directors (CMDs) and other heads of Federal agencies, corporations and other institutions who are under probes or investigations for alleged financial improprieties. This was contained in a memorandum by the […]

The Lagos Waste Management Authority (LAWMA) says it will shut down Ladipo and Oyingbo markets till further notice over reckless waste dumping, refusal to pay for waste services, and general poor waste management. Ibrahim Odumboni, Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer (CEO) LAWMA, said in a statement on Thursday in Lagos that the markets would be shut […]

The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) has threatened to shut down the country including the Presidential Villa over the failure of the federal government to reach a truce with the members of the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU. Vanguard reports that The student body insisted it will not rescind its protests until the […]

As Nigeria prepares to elect another president to pilot her affairs for another four years come 2023, former President Goodluck Jonathan has tasked Nigerians not to elect greedy politicians who will not think about the interest of the country but what they can amass for themselves. Jonathan gave the charge in Minna, Niger State Thursday, […]

President, Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Prof. Emmanuel Osodeke has said that the union is willing to end its seven-month old strike. Osodeke, however,  said this could only be achieved if concrete agreements were reached with the Federal Government. Vanguard reports that Osodeke gave the assurance in Abuja on Thursday at a National Town […]

Justice Emeka Nwite of the Federal High Court Abuja has ordered the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to accept and publish the name of Godswill Akpabio, as the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) for Akwa Ibom North-West Senatorial District in next year’s election. Delivering Judgement, Justice Nwite held that INEC acted illegally for […]

The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) on Thursday said Nigeria’s inflation rate rose to 20.52 per cent in August 2022. In its report titled, ‘CPI and Inflation Report August 2022’, the Bureau stated, “In August 2022, on a year–on–year basis, the headline inflation rate was 20.52%. This was 3.52% points higher compared to the rate […]

Current track