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Day: January 19, 2024


CBN holds MPC meeting February 26

The Monetary Policy Committee of the Central Bank of Nigeria will hold its first policy meeting for the year on February 26th and 27th. This is according to a tentative MPC meeting calendar posted on the website of the apex…


Nasarawa police arrest 38 for protesting Supreme Court judgment

No fewer than 30 aged women including widows and eight men of Nasarawa State origin were on Friday arrested by the police for allegedly protesting the outcome of the Supreme Court judgment which affirmed Governor Abdullahi Sule as winner of…


Tanzania Coach Banned For Eight Matches After Insulting Morocco

Tanzania coach Adel Amrouche has been banned for eight matches after making insulting remarks about Morocco, a Confederation of African Football (CAF) official told AFP on Friday. “I can confirm that the coach of Tanzania (Adel Amrouche) has been suspended…


Former Finance Minister, Olu Agunloye, Released From Prison

A former Minister of Power and Steel, Olu Agunloye, has been released from the Kuje Correctional Centre after fulfilling his bail conditions. Adamu Duza, the spokesperson for the Federal Capital Territory Command of the Nigerian Correctional Service, confirmed the release….


Buhari set Nigeria five decades backward — Clark

Elder Statesman and Leader of the Pan-Niger Delta Forum, Chief Edwin Clark, has said that the administration of former President Muhammadu Buhari set the country back five decades in his eight years in office. Clark said the Buhari administration failed…


Police Arrest Notorious Abuja Kidnapper, Chinaza Phillip

The Abuja Police Command has confirmed the arrest of a kidnapper named Chinaza Phillip in Abuja by the Kaduna State Police Command operatives on Thursday. The confirmation was conveyed through a statement by Abuja Police Public Relations Officer, Josephine Adeh,…


Two soldiers killed as heavily armed gunmen attack Benue communities

Gunmen have reportedly killed four people, including two soldiers, in a series of attacks on communities in Agatu Local Government Area of Benue State. According to reports, the armed men targeted villages such as Abugbe, Okokolo, Ugboju, Odugbeho, and Olegobidu….


Nigeria Customs relaunches e-auction platform

The Nigeria Customs Services, NCS, has upgraded its electronic auction (e-auction) platform in line with its commitment to continuously improve its services. The National Public Relations Officer of the service, Abdullahi Maiwada, announced this in a statement on Friday in…


BREAKING: African Union deploys Obasanjo for Ethiopia-Somalia negotiations over threats of war

In a crucial move to prevent potential conflict escalation between Ethiopia and Somalia, the African Union’s Peace and Security Council (PSC) has deployed former Nigerian President Olusegun Obasanjo for negotiation efforts. Tensions heightened after the secessionist region of Somaliland signed…


Supreme Court Affirms Kebbi Governor Idris’ Victory, Dismisses Bande’s Appeal

The Supreme Court on Friday affirmed the election of Kebbi State Governor, Nasir Idris after dismissing the appeal filed by Aminu Bande of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). The five-member panel of the apex court led by Justice Kudirat Kekere-Ekun…