GBAJABIAMILA IS THE SOCIAL MENACE THAT MUST BE REGULATED

GBAJABIAMILA IS THE SOCIAL MENACE THAT MUST BE REGULATED At a recent public event where he represented his principal, Chief of Staff to the president, Femi Gbajabiamila, used the opportunity to retrieve the hackneyed topic of social media regulations. While he noted the bid failed while he was the Speaker of the House of Representatives, he did not indicate that …

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ENUGU CATHOLIC DIOCESE RAISES ALARM OVER ‘FAKE CATHOLIC CHURCH’ IN ENUGU

ENUGU DIOCESE RAISES ALARM OVER ‘FAKE CATHOLIC CHURCH IN ENUGU The Catholic Diocese of Enugu has raised an alarm over the alleged existence of a fake Catholic Church in Enugu State, South-East Nigeria. In a statement on Monday by the Secretary of the diocese, Chidi Agubuchie, the diocese said it was recently drawn to a trending video clip of “simulated …

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NURSES TO EMBARK ON NATIONWIDE STRIKE OVER CERTIFICATE VERIFICATION

NURSES TO EMBARK ON NATIONWIDE STRIKE OVER CERTIFICATE VERIFICATION GUIDELINES The National Association of Nigeria Nurses and Midwives (NANNM) says its members will embark on a nationwide strike any moment from now following the expiration of the 48-hour ultimatum given to the Nigeria and Midwifery Council of Nigeria (NMCN) over the stringent certificate verification guidelines. This is contained in a …

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HOW TINUBU HAS IMPOVERISHED NIGERIANS

HOW TINUBU HAS IMPOVERISHED NIGERIANS Nigerians are currently experiencing the worst moments of their lives under Bola Ahmed Tinubu as the President of Nigeria as economic hardship bites harder in the country. Nigerians have shared their experiences; many have marched the streets in protest in several States. Never has it been this bad, they said. Tinubu has made courageous decisions …

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OUTRAGE AS PETROL SUBSIDY APPROACHES N1TN MONTHLY, SURPASSING BUHARI’S ERA

OUTRAGE AS PETROL SUBSIDY APPROACHES N1TN MONTHLY, SURPASSING BUHARI’S ERA In a surprising turn of events, Nigeria’s petrol subsidy has made a comeback, reaching an alarming N907.5 billion per month, surpassing the pre-Tinubu era. BusinessDay’s analysis attributes this surge to the country’s foreign exchange crisis, pushing the actual cost of a litre of fuel to N1,203. The escalating black-market exchange …

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MORE HARDSHIP AS TANKER DRIVERS THREATEN TO STOP LIFTING PETROL FROM MONDAY

MORE HARDSHIPS LOADING AS TANKER DRIVERS THREATEN TO STOP LIFTING PETROL FROM MONDAY The Nigerian Association of Road Transport Owners (NARTO) has vowed to suspend operations on Monday. National president of the association, Alhaji Yusuf Lawal Othman, made this known in a press statement he issued from Abuja. Othman said the statement is an official announcement from the association’s headquarters …

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I DIDN’T ISSUE ANY WARNING ABOUT MILITARY TAKEOVER TO TINUBU – IBB

I DIDN’T ISSUE ANY WARNING ABOUT MILITARY TAKEOVER TO TINUBU – IBB Former Nigerian military president, General Ibrahim Badamosi Babangida, IBB (rtd) has denied issuing warning to President Bola Ahmed Tinubu about a potential military takeover. Speaking through his Media Consultant, Deyemi Saka in a statement, the ex-military ruler said that the reports were baseless and unfounded. “I wish to …

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FG TO MEET CEMENT, BUILDING MATERIAL MANUFACTURERS OVER RISING PRICES

FG TO MEET CEMENT, BUILDING MATERIAL MANUFACTURERS OVER RISING PRICES The Minister of Housing and Urban Development, Architect Ahmed Musa Dangiwa, Thursday, said the Federal Government has perfected plans to meet with manufacturers of Cement and other building materials in the country. This, he said, was to stem the incessant rising cost of cement and other building materials and enhance …

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TINUBU APPOINTS SON-IN-LAW MANAGING DIRECTOR OF FHA

TINUBU APPOINTS SON-IN-LAW AS MANAGING DIRECTOR OF FHA President Bola Tinubu has approved the appointment of his son-in-law, Oyetunde Oladimeji Ojo, as the new Managing Director/CEO of Federal Housing Authority (FHA). Ojo, who was a member of the House of Representatives, is married to President Tinubu’s eldest daughter, Mrs. Folashade Tinubu-Ojo. Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity …

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I’LL NOT SET UP PRICE CONTROL BOARD – TINUBU

I’LL NOT SET UP PRICE CONTROL BOARD – TINUBU President Bola Tinubu, on Thursday, said he has no plan to set up a price control board or approve the importation of food items into Nigeria. The President made the declaration at a meeting with 36 state governors, attended by Vice-President Kashim Shettima; the National Security Adviser, Nuhu Ribadu; the Inspector-General …

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TINUBU, GOVERNORS MEET IN ABUJA, REACH SIX KEY DECISIONS

TINUBU, GOVERNORS MEET IN ABUJA, REACH SIX KEY DECISIONS President Bola Tinubu and Vice President Kashim Shettima met with the 36 state governors and the Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, Nyesom Wike. The meeting was held at the State House in Abuja on Thursday following rising prices of food items and insecurity. It was also occasioned by delayed/non-payment …

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FG WITHDRAWS CHARGE AGAINST SOWORE, OLAWALE

FG WITHDRAWS CHARGE AGAINST SOWORE, OLAWALE The Federal Government has withdrawn the charge it filed against rights activist, Omoyele Sowore and Adebayo Olawale aka Mandate. The withdrawal of the charge followed a notice of discontinuance filed at the Federal High Court Abuja, where Sowore and his co defendant are being prosecuted. The Notice of Discontinuance, dated February 15, 2023, was …

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PETER OBI GIVES ACCOUNT OF PRESIDENTIAL CAMPAIGN FUNDING

PETER OBI GIVES ACCOUNT OF PRESIDENTIAL CAMPAIGN FUNDING Presidential Candidate of Labour Party (LP), Peter Obi, has demanded a thorough investigation of alleged financial impropriety against the National Chairman of Barrister Julius Abure. Obi made the call at a media briefing where he rendered account of the 2023 Obi-Datti Presidential campaign organisation funding, on Thursday. “For the party (LP), I …

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MAJOR GLOBAL CORPORATIONS EXIT NIGERIA AMIDST DOLLAR SCARCITY, ECONOMIC CHALLENGES

MAJOR GLOBAL CORPORATIONS EXIT NIGERIA AMIDST DOLLAR SCARCITY, ECONOMIC CHALLENGES Several major global corporations, including Procter & Gamble Co. (P&G), GSK Plc, Bayer AG, and Sanofi SA, have recently announced their exit from Nigeria, Africa’s most populous nation and second-largest economy. The exits are attributed to challenges in accessing dollars for repatriating earnings, compounded by currency devaluations, a lack of …

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