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The Federal Government (FG) has declared Monday, October 2, as a public holiday in commemoration of the 63rd independence celebration in Nigeria. The announcement was made public on Thursday by the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Interior, Dr Oluwatoyin Akinlade, on behalf of the government. The Minister of Interior, Dr Olubunmi Tunji-Ojo, through the statement issued […]

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Veteran Nollywood actor, John Okafor, popularly known as Mr. Ibu is reportedly in critical condition. One of his former aides and adopted son, Monday Diamond Ani, in a chat with newsmen, said the comic actor is in Intensive Care Unit in a Lagos hospital, adding that the report of his death isn’t true. “My Boss […]

One of Nigeria’s prolific comedians, John Ikechukwu Okafor, popularly known as Mr. has died at age 62. DIPLOMATIC DIARY reports that Mr. Ibu, does on Saturday in Lagos after suffering a cardiac arrest at the Evercare hospital, where he is being treated  Mr. Ibu has been on life support after he underwent a second surgery […]

Miyetti Allah urges authorities to arrest Sunday Igboho following his video threatening the Fulani community. They made this known in a statement released by Baba Othman NgelzarmaMACBAN – National President “The attention of the National body of Miyetti-Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) has been drawn to the recent video trending in the social […]

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) on Friday responded to a remark by President Bola Tinubu, asserting that members of the union are not interested any political office. Tinubu drew the ire of the union while inaugurating the Lagos Red Line Project on Thursday when he told labour unions to stop protesting against his nine-month old […]

President Bola Tinubu has approved the appointment of four Nigerian professionals to serve as Executive Directors of the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN), for a renewable term of four years: A statement by Ajuri Ngelale   Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity,  listed the Nominees as:  (1) Engineer Oluwagbenga E.A. Ajiboye — Executive […]

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), has revoked the operational licenses of 4,173 Bureaux De Change Operators. CBN Acting Director of Corporate Communications, Sidi Ali, Hakama (Mrs.) disclosed this in a statement on Friday evening. “The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), in exercise of the powers conferred on it under the Bank and Other Financial […]

The Correctional Center in Jos, the capital of Plateau State, experienced a protest on Friday due to nationwide economic difficulties. Inmates voiced their displeasure over the proposed reduction in their food supply. The head of the Jos Correctional Center, Raphael Ibinuhi, verified that the inmates staged a protest. “The problem has to do with the […]

President Bola Tinubu has approved the appointment of new members of the management team of the FGN Power Company Limited.  The appointment announced in a statement issued on Friday by Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Ajuri Ngelale, followed President Tinubu’s recognition of the critical role of power supply in driving enterprise […]

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) on Friday said, it would sell Treasury Bills (TBs) worth N1.64 trillion for the second quarter 2024, Q2’24. Treasury Bills are short term (less than one year) debt securities issued by the government to make up for budget deficit and fund projects. They are used by the CBN to […]

Sheikh Aminu Ibrahim Daurawa has resigned from his position as the Commander-General of Kano Hisbah Board. Daurawa in a footage obtained by The Nation, decried the ‘discouragement’ encountered from Governor Abba Yusuf of Kano State. Governor Yusuf had lamented how Hisbah’s ‘Operation Kau Da Badala’ was being carried out in the state. Operation ‘Kau da […]