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Dangote Slashes Diesel Price to N1000 per Litre

Dangote Petroleum Refinery has made headlines by announcing a substantial reduction in the price of diesel, dropping it from N1200 to N1000 per litre. This move follows a previous reduction, as the refinery had supplied diesel at N1200 per litre…

27 states fail to access N54.9bn UBEC fund

Twenty-seven states and the Federal Capital Territory have failed to access a total of N54.9 billion allocated by the Universal Basic Education Commission (UBEC) for basic education purposes. Despite the urgency of addressing the increasing number of out-of-school children in…

FG writes govs as agency predicts flooding in 31 states

The Federal Government has issued notifications to at least 31 governors, alerting them to the risk of flooding in their respective states from April to November of this year. Minister of Water Resources and Sanitation, Prof Joseph Utsev, disclosed this…

NECO shifts Common Entrance exam over low enrolment

The National Examinations Council has re-scheduled the 2024 National Common Entrance Examination into Federal Unity Colleges and the entrance examination into Federal Government Academy, Suleja. NECO’s acting Director, Information and Digital Communication, Azeez Sani, who disclosed this in a statement…

EFCC Detains Cubana Chief Priest Ahead of Currency Misuse Arraignment

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has detained Pascal Okechukwu, also known as Cubana Chief Priest, ahead of his arraignment scheduled for today at the Federal High Court in Lagos. He faces charges related to the alleged misuse of…

UNIJOS dental students protest delayed accreditation, lecturer shortage

Students from the Faculty of Dental Science at the University of Jos staged a protest on Monday, expressing frustration over the delayed accreditation of their programs by the Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria. The main grievance cited by the…

Court orders man’s arrest in domestic violence, child neglect case

The Akwa Ibom State High Court in Uyo has issued a warrant for the arrest of Mr. Itoro Monday Uko in Ikot Ekpene Local Government Area of the state for contempt of court. Itoro Uko allegedly deserted his wife and…

Jigawa: Chief Judge urges newly appointed magistrates to uphold integrity

The Jigawa State Chief Judge and Chairman of the Judicial Service Commission, Hon. Justice Umar M. Sadiq, has admonished nine recently appointed magistrates to reject any form of corruption and uphold the judiciary’s integrity. In a statement issued by the…

Set up special military taskforce to rescue Chibok girls – Edwin Clark to Tinubu

Elder statesman and Ijaw leader Edwin Clark has urged President Bola Ahmed Tinubu to establish a task force dedicated to rescuing the kidnapped schoolgirls from Chibok, Borno State, along with others held in captivity. Speaking at a press conference in…

Yoruba Nation: Osun Amotekun cautions against unlawful gathering

The Osun Amotekun Corps has issued a stern warning against any unlawful gatherings masquerading as Yoruba Nation agitation, emphasizing its commitment to maintaining peace and security in the state. Brigadier General Bashir Adewinmbi, rtd, the Corps Commander, emphasized that Amotekun…