Buhari Signs Agreement To End Open Defecation By 2025

President Muhammadu Buhari has signed an agreement to end the open defecation in the country by 2025.

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Dapo Abiodun Condemns Monarch’s Killing, Vows To Arrest Culprits

Ogun State Governor, Dapo Abiodun on Tuesday condemned the violent killing of the traditional ruler of Agodo in Ewekoro Local Government Area of the state, Oba Ayinde Odetola.

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Forbes: Dangote Retains Status As Africa’s Richest Man

  Businessman Aliko Dangote has retained his status as the richest man in Africa, according to Forbes. Forbes, an American business magazine, is renowned for tracking the wealth of billionaires across the world. “For the 11th year in a row, Alike Dangote of Nigeria is the continent’s richest person, worth an estimated $13.9 billion, up … Continue reading Forbes: Dangote Retains Status As Africa’s Richest Man

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CBN Committee Retains Benchmark Interest Rate At 11.5%

   The Central Bank of Nigeria’s Monetary Policy Committee on Tuesday retained the Monetary Policy Rate (MPR) at 11.5% and kept all other parameters unchanged. CBN Governor Godwin Emefiele made the announcement while addressing journalists at the bank’s headquarters in Abuja. The MPR, which has remained unchanged for months, is a powerful tool for … Continue reading CBN Committee Retains Benchmark Interest Rate At 11.5%

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Correctional Service Reshuffles Over 170 Officials To ‘Inject New Ideas’

Controller General of the Nigerian Correctional Service, Haliru Nababa, has reshuffled Directorate heads in the service and redeployed 170 other officers across the country.

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Buhari Launches National Policy On 5G, Says It Will Address Insecurity

  President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday launched the National Policy on 5G for Nigeria’s Digital Economy. The President during the launch in Abuja directed all security institutions to leverage the technology when deployed saying it will enhance security in the country. He said the Federal Government will take full advantage of the opportunities that 5G … Continue reading Buhari Launches National Policy On 5G, Says It Will Address Insecurity

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Nigeria Drops Again In Latest Transparency International Corruption Ranking

  Nigeria has dropped again on the Corruption Perception Index (CPI) published by Transparency International (TI). According to the 2021 ranking released on Tuesday by the agency, Nigeria dropped five places. The country scored 24 out of 100 points — ranking 154 out of 180 countries. READ ALSO: Over Four Million MSMES Have Benefited From … Continue reading Nigeria Drops Again In Latest Transparency International Corruption Ranking

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Zulum Visits Chibok After Boko Haram Attack

  Borno State Governor Babagana Umara Zulum has visited Chibok town following a recent attack on three communities: Kawtakare, Korohuma, and Pemi in the Local Government Area. Four persons were reported killed and 110 buildings burnt in the attack. The Governor, who visited on Monday met families of 22 women and two men abducted by … Continue reading Zulum Visits Chibok After Boko Haram Attack

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Kwara Govt To Allow ‘Willing’ Muslims To Wear Hijab In Schools

  The Kwara State Government says it will allow the use of hijab by willing Muslim schoolgirls in all categories of public schools in the state. The State Commissioner for Education and Human Capital Development, Hajia Sa’adatu Madibbo Kawu, made this known during a meeting between Muslim and Christian stakeholders in Ijagbo, Oyun local government … Continue reading Kwara Govt To Allow ‘Willing’ Muslims To Wear Hijab In Schools

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AFCON: Eight Dead In Cameroon Stadium Stampede

    Eight people were killed and dozens more injured in a crush outside a Cameroonian football stadium ahead of an Africa Cup of Nations match, officials said Tuesday. Cameroonian President Paul Biya ordered an investigation into the tragedy that occurred Monday as crowds attempted to enter the Olembe Stadium in the capital Yaounde to … Continue reading AFCON: Eight Dead In Cameroon Stadium Stampede

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