News - Nigeria

Onnoghen Files Appeal

6 hours ago /
Nation 

Hours after the Code of Conduct Tribunal, CCT judgement, Justice Walter Onnoghen has filed a notice of appeal at the court of appeal to challenge the decision

Minimum Wage: Buhari Expects More Dedication From Nigerian Workers

6 hours ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari says he expects Nigerian workers to be more dedicated and committed to working under the new minimum wage regime.

Tribunal Convicts Onnoghen

7 hours ago /
Nation 

The Code of Conduct Tribunal, CCT, has found the suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, Walter Onnoghen, guilty of the charge of false assets declaration.

E.U, ECOWAS Commit To Implementation Of New Information System For Regional Security

7 hours ago /
International News 

The Head of the European Union, EU delegation to Nigeria, Ketil Kearlsen and EU ECOWAS commissioner for political affairs, Francis Behanzin have expressed hope that the full implementation of the newly launched West African Police Information System, WAPIS, in Nigeria would positively impact on regional security and development.

BIZ: Stock Market Update

8 hours ago /
Business and Economy  

The Nigerian equities market closed on a positive note on Thursday.

SPORT: N45M Up For Grabs At 7th Okpekpe Road Race

8 hours ago /
Sports  

The total prize of money of over N45million is up for grabs at the seventh okpekpe international 10km road race next month.

BIZ: NDIC Calls For Speedy Amendment Of Enabling Law

8 hours ago /
Business and Economy  

The Nigeria Deposit Insurance Cooperation, NDIC has called on the Nigerian Senate to fast track the process of harmonizing the amendment of the NDIC act. 

Group Wants A More Harmonious Rapport Between Executive And Judicial Arms

9 hours ago /
Nation 

Nigeria will progress faster when deliberate steps are taken to bridge the relationship gap between the executive arm of government and the judiciary to eliminate perceived persecution of judicial officers in the country.

Onnoghen's Conviction A Major Victory For Anti-Corruption Policy - Presidency

10 hours ago /
Nation 

The Presidency has affirmed that the conviction of former Chief Justice of Nigeria, Walter Onnoghen, by the Code of Conduct Tribunal was a major victory for the anti-corruption policy of the Buhari administration.

Forum Urges Govt’s Decisiveness In Tackling Kidnapping/Banditry

10 hours ago /

The Nigerian government will need to do more in tackling acts of kidnapping and banditry which have led to an estimated one billion Naira in payment for ransom.

FG Directs Probe Of 22 Banks Over Non-Remittance Of Stamp Duty Collections

10 hours ago /
Nation 

The Revenue Mobilisation, Allocation, and Fiscal Commission, RMAFC,  has been accused of short-changing the system with the appointment of consultants to probe banks over the collection of stamp duties by commercial banks.

Murray-Bruce Says Nigeria Cannot Avoid Electric Vehicles

10 hours ago /
Nation 

Ben Murray-Bruce says Nigeria cannot run away from the revolution of electric vehicles.

House Of Reps Investigates $1.2bn Mismanagement Of Brass LNG Project

11 hours ago /
Niger Delta 

Nigeria’s House of Representatives wants the management of new Liquefied Natural Gas, LNG, ventures to give details of how 1.2 billion dollars was spent on the execution of the Brass Liquefied Natural Gas project.

Buhari Assents To Minimum Wage Act

14 hours ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari has assented to the Minimum Wage Repeal and Enactment Act 2019.

Nigeria Calls For Closer, Stronger Partnerships With India, Kuwait And Namibia

16 hours ago /
Politics 

President Muhammadu Buhari says Nigeria enjoys a steadily growing and economically rewarding relationship with the republic of India, describing the country as “Nigeria’s biggest trade partner.’’

Kolade Johnson Laid To Rest Amid Tears

16 hours ago /
Security 

Hundreds of youths gathered to mourn at the burial of late Kolade Johnson who was shot in Lagos by an Inspector of Police, Ogunyemi Olalekan on Sunday, March 31st, 2019 near a viewing center where he had gone to watch a football match.

Labour Disrupts NSITF Board Inauguration

17 hours ago /
Nation 

The leadership of the Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, and that of the National Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers, NUPENG, stormed the federal ministry of labour headquarters on Thursday to disrupt the planned inauguration of the board of the Nigerian Social Insurance Trust Fund, NSITF.

Late Airforce Parachuter Buried In Bauchi

17 hours ago /
Security 

The body of late Corporal Meshak Komo who died during a parachute exercise at the Nigerian Airforce base Kaduna on Sunday has been laid to rest in his home Doka, Bauchi State, Northeast Nigeria.

Entrepreneurs In Kwara Seek Govt’s Support To Grow The Economy

18 hours ago /
Business and Economy  

Micro Small and Medium Scale Enterprises, (MSME), currently account for ninety-six percent of businesses in Nigeria and contributes seventy-five percent to national employment.

Arewa Youth Group Wants Northern Governors To Declare State Of Emergency On Drug Abuse

19 hours ago /
Health 

Some concerned youths in Katsina State have appealed to nineteen northern state governors to as a matter of urgency declare a state of emergency on drug abuse in their respective states.


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