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Tinubu directs inclusion of NOUN graduates in NYSC scheme, law school

President Bola Tinubu has ordered the ministry of education to include graduates of the National Open University (NOUN) in the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) scheme. The president gave the directive during his presentation at the varsity’s 13th convocation ceremony…

Kano court affirms Ganduje’s suspension

The Kano State High Court issued an ex parte order on Tuesday, restraining Abdullahi Ganduje, the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), from presenting himself as a member of the party. The order also directed Ganduje to refrain…

Naira Abuse: Federal High Court Grants Cubana Chief Priest N10 Million Bail

In Lagos State, the Federal High Court granted businessman and socialite Pascal Okechukwu, also known as Cubana Chief Priest, bail in the sum of N10 million with two sureties in like sum on Wednesday. Cubana Chief Priest had previously pleaded…

35-year-old mother of four seeks N3m for cancer surgery

Ann Agbaraj, a 35-year-old woman, is urgently seeking financial support amounting to N3 million to undergo cancer surgery, as disclosed in an appeal letter dated April 5, 2024, by Advocates in Defence of Human Rights and Culture. Signed by the…

Naira appreciation: FCCPC vows to monitor, investigate price hike

The Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (FCCPC) has announced its decision to closely monitor and investigate any unusual increases in the prices of goods and services. Dr. Adamu Abdullahi, the Ag. Executive Vice Chairman/Chief Executive Officer, expressed concern in…

NNPP kicks as faction suspends Kano gov

The faction of the New Nigeria People’s Party, led by Major Agbo, announced the suspension of Kano State Governor Abba Yusuf for six months on Tuesday, citing his failure to appear before the disciplinary committee to address alleged infractions on…

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…