Affairs TV News

News Beyond Headlines

Latest post

JAMB orders arrest of parents found at CBT centres

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has instructed all Computer-Based Test center owners to detain any parent discovered near their facilities during the 2024 UTME exercise. The board has finalized arrangements for the conduct of the 2024 UTME, which…

Newborn rescued after abandonment in Surulere, Lagos State

In Surulere, Lagos State, a newborn baby boy was rescued after being abandoned in a polythene bag on Alhaji Masha Road. A social worker from a nearby hospital discovered the infant’s cries while passing by and promptly took him to…

Guinness World Record: 16 hours in, Nigerian Onakoya remains undefeated in chess marathon

Renowned chess master Tunde Onakoya is on a mission to break the Guinness World Record for the longest chess marathon, which currently stands at an impressive 58 hours. His marathon began at New York City’s iconic Times Square on Wednesday,…

CBN reduces banks’ LDR to 50%

The Central Bank of Nigeria has announced a review of the loan-to-deposit ratio (LDR) for banks, from 65 percent to 50 percent to align with the current monetary tightening. LDR is used to assess a bank’s liquidity by comparing its…

NPA to secure $700 million loan from Citibank to revamp Apapa, Tincan ports

The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) is set to receive a $700 million loan from Citibank, which is to be funded by the UK Export Finance (UKEF). The fund is meant to revamp the Apapa and Tincan Island ports in Lagos…

EFCC siege: Abuja, Kogi courts issue counter orders over Yahaya Bello

   A federal high court in Abuja has issued an arrest warrant against Yahaya Bello, a former governor of Kogi state. Emeka Nwite, the presiding judge, granted the arrest warrant to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Wednesday….

NPA introduces 72-hour access window for export trucks to avert congestion

The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) says it has opened a 72-hour access window for all export trucks to access designated terminals. The NPA made this known in a notice to stakeholders dated April 16, titled ‘Important Update: Revised Access Window…

Judge threatens to adjourn Kanu’s trial indefinitely

Binta Nyako, judge of a federal high court, in Abuja, has threatened to adjourn indefinitely, the trial of Nnamdi Kanu, the detained leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB). Nyako, at the court session on Wednesday, faulted Kanu…

FULL LIST: Burna Boy makes TIME’s 100 Most Influential People of 2024

Nigerian sensational singer, Damini Ogulu, popularly called Burna Boy, has been included in Time Magazine’s 100 Most Influential People of 2024. The Time Magazine’s 100 Most Influential People recognition honours individuals who have made a significant impact on the world…

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…