ANXIETY AS FG MOVES TO RETIRE TOPMOST OFFICERS AT NIGERIA IMMIGRATION SERVICE

ANXIETY AS FG MOVES TO RETIRE TOPMOST OFFICERS AT NIGERIA IMMIGRATION SERVICE Barring any last-minute change(s) in plans, the Federal Government will, between today and tomorrow, effect mass retirement of topmost officers in the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS). The planned mass retirement is a sequel to the rash of illegal appointments, made back-to-back by the President Bola Tinubu administration, of …

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ENUGU COLLEGE OF EDUCATION SACKS 95 WORKERS

ENUGU COLLEGE OF EDUCATION SACKS 95 WORKERS At least 95 staff members of the Enugu State College of Education Technical, ESCET, have been sacked. The development was communicated to the affected staff members on Tuesday by the Registrar of the College, Mr Pat Aneke. A source at the meeting said the sack was blamed on alleged irregularities in the employment …

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SENATE FIXES SINGLE SIX-YEAR TERM FOR CBN GOVERNOR

SENATE PEGS SIX-YEAR SINGLE TERM FOR CBN GOVERNOR In an amendment bill, the National Assembly is seeking to make the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) governor’s tenure one term of six years. The amendment of the CBN Act 2007 will foreclose a renewable term for the head of the apex bank and make it a single term of six years. …

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SUNDAY IGBOHO BLOWS HOT, VOWS TO CHASE AWAY KILLER HERDSMEN FROM YORUBALAND

SUNDAY IGBOHO BLOWS HOT, VOWS TO CHASE AWAY KILLER HERDSMEN FROM YORUBALAND Yoruba Nation activist Sunday Adeyemo, also known as Sunday Igboho, has returned to Nigeria, announcing his mission to expel killer herdsmen from Yorubaland. Igboho made the declaration during his mother’s burial in Igboho, Oyo State, urging the community to join forces in reclaiming their lands from herders. Addressing …

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OBI HAILS TINUBU, FG FOR ADOPTING ORONSANYE REPORT

OBI HAILS TINUBU, FG FOR ADOPTING ORONSANYE REPORT The presidential candidate of the Labour Party (LP) in the last election, Peter Obi, has applauded the move by President Bola Tinubu and the Federal Government to adopt implementation of the Steve Oronsanye’s report In a statement posted on X (formerly Twitter) on Wednesday, the former Anambra Governor said he would have …

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MORE WOES FOR NIGERIANS AS COOKING GAS PRICE HITS N12,250 FOR 12KG CYLINDER

MORE WOES FOR NIGERIANS AS COOKING GAS PRICE HITS N16,250 PER 12.5KG CYLINDER The cost of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG), commonly known as cooking gas, has experienced a 38% increase on a month-on-month (MoM) basis, reaching N16,250 for a 12.5kg cylinder compared to N11,735.72 in January 2024. Additionally, the price of 1kg of gas rose by 37% to N1,300 from …

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ENUGU MARKET SEALED OVER FAILURE TO PAY PRESCRIBED FEE

ENUGU MARKET SEALED OVER FAILURE TO PAY PRESCRIBED FEE The Enugu State Board of Internal Revenue on Tuesday sealed some parts of Ogige Market in Nsukka, over the alleged failure of some traders to pay a newly approved N21,000 annual fee. The Executive Chairman of the board, Mr Emmanuel Nnamani, made this known in an interview with the News Agency …

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TOP 12 PERFORMING MINISTERS IN TINUBU’S CABINET

TOP 12 PERFORMING MINISTERS IN TINUBU’S CABINET As it is said in local parlance, “jungle don dey mature, and it is now the survival of the fittest.” Even though President Bola Ahmed Tinubu has four years to implement his Renewed Hope agenda, he told his Ministers ab initio that they won’t have the luxury of time and space before he …

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I’M VERY PROUD OF AFRICAN BISHOPS FOR REJECTING POPE’S ORDER ON HOMOSEXUAL BLESSING – CARDINAL SARAH

I’M VERY PROUD OF AFRICAN BISHOPS FOR REJECTING POPE’S HOMOSEXUAL BLESSINGS – CARDINAL SARAH Cardinal Robert Sarah, former Prefect of the Congregation for Divine Worship and the Sacraments, says that he was “very proud” that the African bishops have “completely” rejected the controversial Vatican document Fiducia Supplicans, which proposes the priestly blessing of couples in irregular situations and same-sex couples. …

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FG SECURES ORDER TO TRY MIYETTI ALLAH LEADER FOR FLOATING ILLEGAL VIGILANTE

z ’FG SECURES ORDER TO TRY MIYETTI ALLAH LEADER FOR FLOATING ILLEGAL VIGILANTE A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has directed the federal government to file charges against the leader of the Miyetti Allah Kautal Hore, Bello Bodejo within seven days. Justice Inyang Ekwo gave the order after the end of a previous order granting the Attorney-General of the …

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PDP TO APC: WHERE IS BUHARI’S RICE PYRAMID?

PDP TO APC: WHERE IS BUHARI’S RICE PYRAMIDS? The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) says the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) owe Nigerians explanations on the outcome of the rice pyramids launched by former President Muhammadu Buhari in 2022. Debo Ologunagba, PDP’s national publicity secretary, who spoke in a chat with TheCable on Monday, said the demand for such an explanation …

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WHY NIGERIA’S ECONOMY IS IN A MESS – BBC NEWS

WHY NIGERIA’S ECONOMY IS IN A MESS – BBC NEWS Nigeria is currently experiencing its worst economic crisis in a generation, leading to widespread hardship and anger. The trade union umbrella group, the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), has organised nationwide protests on Tuesday, calling for more action from the government. A litre of petrol costs more than three times what …

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NIGERIA ECONOMY BECOMING LIKE ZIMBABWE, AJAERO SAYS, PRESENTS PROTESTERS’ PETITION TO NATIONAL ASSEMBLY

NIGERIA BECOMING LIKE ZIMBABWE, AJAERO SAYS, PRESENTS PROTESTERS’ DEMANDS TO NATIONAL ASSEMBLY Joe Ajaero, the President of Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), on Tuesday handed over a letter of demands from protesters to the National Assembly. The Labour leader had led Nigerians protesting against the economic hardship in the country to the premises of the National Assembly. The demands included full …

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BENUE GOVERNOR SETS UP PANEL TO PROBE FORMER GOV ORTOM

BENUE GOVERNOR SETS UP PANEL TO PROBE FORMER GOV ORTOM Benue State Governor, Hyacinth Alia on Tuesday set up two judicial commissions of inquiry to probe the administration of former governor, Samuel Ortom. The commissions are the Benue Income and Expenditure Commission of Inquiry 2024 and the Sale/Lease of Government Assets, Companies, and Markets (both State and LG Markets) Moribund …

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