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Day: January 30, 2024


Court dismisses suit challenging Fubara’s ₦800 billion 2024 budget for Rivers

The Federal High Court in Abuja has dismissed a suit that sought to prevent Governor Siminalayi Fubara from re-presenting the ₦800 billion 2024 budget of Rivers State. Justice Joyce Abdulmalik, in her ruling, also set aside an interim order made…


Customs intercepts over 4000 parcels of Indian hemp in Lagos

The western marine command (WMC) of the Nigeria Customs Services (NCS) says its operatives intercepted 48 sacks containing 4,070 parcels of Indian hemp in January. In a statement on Tuesday, Odaudu Salefu, comptroller of the WMC, said the hard drugs…


Edo Guber: PDP clears Philips Shaibu, Ighodalo, 8 other aspirants to contest primary

The Governor Caleb Mutfwang-led Peoples Democratic Party Governorship Screening Committee for Edo State, has cleared all ten aspirants who appear before it on Monday. Eight, out of ten of the aspirants were on hand to receive their clearance certificates from…


Ibadan explosion: Makinde sets up facility to tackle post-traumatic stress disorder

Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State has set up a facility to tackle post traumatic stress disorders among the survivors of the recent explosion at Bodija area of Ibadan. Makinde made this declaration on Monday. Recalls that an explosion occurred…


Shettima inaugurates 37-man Tripartite Committee on new minimum wage

Vice President Kashim Shettima has inaugurated the Bukar Goni Aji-led 37-man Tripartite Committee on National Minimum Wage at the State House, Abuja. Shettima presided over the inauguration of the committee, representing federal and state governments, the private sector, and the…


1,500 redeployed CBN staff to resume Lagos office Friday

Following their relocation from the Abuja headquarters, at least 1,500 Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) employees will begin work at the Lagos branch on Friday, February 2. A source within the apex bank informed PUNCH that despite facing criticism, the…