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BREAKING: Tinubu sacks Mohammed Bello-Koko as MD of Nigerian Ports Authority

President Bola Tinubu has approved the appointment of Dr. Abubakar Dantsoho as the new Managing Director of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA). Also, the president appointed Senator Adedayo Adeyeye as the Chairman of the Board of the NPA. Chief Ajuri…

Tinubu’s ADC Yusuf picked as king in Kwara community

President Bola Tinubu’s Aide-De-Camp, Lt Col. Nurudeen Yusuf, has been appointed the new Elemona of Ilemona land in Oyun local government area of Kwara State. Following the demise of his father, the former Elemona in May, the community’s king makers…

FG clears 1,330 NIS retirees 17-year severance allowance

The Federal Government has cleared the 17-year outstanding severance allowances of 1,330 officers of the Nigerian Immigration Service who retired between 2006 and 2007. At a press briefing in Abuja on Friday, the Director-General, Bureau of Public Service Reforms, Mr….

Mutilated bodies of six women found in Kenya dumpsite

Kenyan police said they have launched an investigation after the mutilated bodies of six women were found on Friday in piles of garbage at a dump site in a Nairobi slum. Police briefly fired tear gas and rubber bullets to…

FG evacuates Nigerians in Sudan as expulsion deadline looms

The Nigerians in the Diaspora Commission said the Federal Government has evacuated citizens in Sudan willing to return home following the two-week expulsion notice issued to foreigners by the Sudanese authorities. NiDCOM Chief, Abike Dabiri-Erewa, disclosed this in Abuja on…

Supreme Court’s verdict on LG autonomy, a relief for governors – NGF

Governor of Kwara State and Chairman of the Nigeria Governors’ Forum, AbdulRazaq AbdulRahman, has said that the forum welcomed the ruling of the Supreme Court granting autonomy to local government areas. AbdulRazaq said the verdict of the court is a…

200 students trapped in collapsed school building – Plateau

The Plateau Commissioner for Information and Communication, Musa Ashoms, has confirmed that about 200 students were trapped in the Jos school building that collapsed in Jos. The Saints Academy, a secondary school in Jos, collapsed on Friday, while students were…

Kenyan President Ruto sacks cabinet after mass protests

Kenyan President William Ruto has sacked all his ministers and the attorney general with “immediate effect” following the deadly protests that led to the withdrawal of an unpopular tax bill last month. Mr Ruto, who was elected in 2022, said…

Senate rejects bill to control, monitor forex market in Nigeria

The Senate on Thursday unanimously rejected a bill which seeks to control and monitor a foreign exchange market in the country. The bill, Foreign Exchange (Control And Monitoring) Bill, 2024 (SB. 353), was sponsored by the Senator representing Niger East,…

Appeal court upholds Ododo’s election as Kogi Governor

The Social Democratic Party (SDP) and its candidate, Murtala Ajaka, lost their legal battle to unseat Governor Ahmed Ododo of Kogi State as the Court of Appeal dismissed their appeal on Thursday. The appellate court, in a unanimous judgement, affirmed…