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Kano Governor Orders Arrest of Deposed Emir Aminu Ado Bayero Over Alleged Forceful Return, Takes Control of Emir’s Palace

Kano State Governor, Alhaji Abba Kabir Yusuf, has ordered  the arrest  of deposed Emir Aminu Ado Bayero over alleged forceful return , causing tension in the state. This was disclosed in a statement by the  governor's spokesperson, Sunusi Bature,  he stated that the...

President Tinubu Highlights Administration’s Progress, Pledges Transparency and Strong Governance

President Bola Tinubu has  expressed satisfaction with his administration's progress over the past year, despite facing some challenges head-on. This was disclosed on Friday in a statement by the President’s Special Adviser on Media and Publicity,  Mr Ajuri Ngelale,...

Federal High Court in Abuja Denies Bail for Binance Executive Tigran Gambaryan, Citing Flight Risk and Severity of Charges

The Federal High Court sitting in Abuja, has rejected the bail application filed by the defence counsel of Binance Holdings Limited Executive - Tigran Gambaryan. Moving the application, Counsel to the Defendant, Mark Mordi, had argued that the court had the power to...

Tripartite Committee on Minimum Wage to Reconvene Amidst Stalemate, Labour Leaders Threaten Nationwide Strike

The Tripartite Committee on Minimum Wage is expected to reconvene on Tuesday, the 23rd of May for further talks on arriving at an acceptable new minimum wage for workers. This development which comes on the backdrop of a botched meeting earlier in the week - is...

President Tinubu Urges West African Unity to Combat Regional Terrorism and Crime

President Bola Tinubu has called on West African countries to band together in order to defeat terrorism, human trafficking, banditry and other criminal activities in the region. The President made the call on Thursday at the State House in Abuja while receiving...

Federal Government Suspends Controversial Cybersecurity Levy on Electronic Transactions Following Public Outcry

The Minister of Information and National Orientation Mohammed Idris has confirmed the Federal Government's decision to suspend the controversial cybersecurity levy on electronic banking transactions. The Minister confirmed the development on Tuesday while briefing...

President Tinubu Halts Controversial Cyber-Security Levy Amidst Backlash from House of Representatives and Stakeholders

President Bola Tinubu has reportedly asked the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to suspend the implementation of the controversial Cyber-security Levy This followed the decision of the House of Representatives, which, last Thursday, asked the CBN to withdraw its circular...

Tinubu Stresses Nigeria-Egypt Partnership for Global Peace, Discusses Bilateral Ties with Pakistan and Greece

President, Bola Ahmed Tinubu, has expressed Nigeria and Egypt's joint dedication to advancing global peace, emphasizing Africa's stability is of paramount importance. He made this statement on Friday in Abuja  reiterating  Nigeria's role as a stabilizing force in...

Zamfara Lawmakers Oppose Negotiations with Bandits, Citing Political Motives

Members of the Zamfara State House of Assembly are opposing a reported intention to negotiate with bandits in the state. This was contained in a statement released by the House Chief Press Secretary, Bello Kurya Madora. According to the statement, advocating for peace...

President Tinubu returns to Nigeria; following speculations over his whereabouts

President Bola Tinubu and his aides have returned to the country following much speculations over his whereabouts The Special Adviser to the President on Information and Strategy, Bayo Onanuga, who announced the President's arrival on Wednesday via a post on his X...

International Politics

Nigeria’s Head Coach Announces Squad for 2026 FIFA World Cup Qualifiers Against South Africa and Benin Republic

Nigeria's Head Coach, , has announced the squad for the upcoming 2026 FIFA World Cup qualifier matches against South Africa and Benin Republic. The squad includes standout players like Ademola Lookman, who recently secured a hat-trick for Atalanta in the Europa League...

Kenya’s President Ruto Announces Deployment of Peacekeeping Police to Haiti Within Three Weeks to Address Escalating Gang Violence

Kenya's President William Ruto has stated that their peacekeeping police force is set to arrive in Haiti within approximately three weeks to assist in addressing the escalating gang violence. President Ruto confirmed in an interview that a team is already in Haiti,...

Vice President Kashim Shettima Affirms Nigeria’s Commitment to Entering $130 Billion Global Hydrogen Market in Partnership with Germany

Vice President Kashim Shettima  has affirmed Nigeria's commitment to enter the $130 billion global hydrogen market by teaming up with Germany to enhance its green energy sector. The vice president stated this on Friday when he received a courtesy visit to the...

ASUU to Initiate Total Strike Over Government’s Failure to Honor Agreements

The Academic Staff Union of Universities, has declared to initiate a total strike due to the government's failure to honour agreements made. While addressing on  Friday in Benue State, the Chairman of ASUU-Nsukka Zone, Comrade Raphael Amokaha reading from a text...

NAFDAC Shuts Down Private Rice Factory in Niger State Over Poor Hygiene Standards

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has closed down a private rice factory in Niger State due to poor hygiene standards. This was revealed  by the Director of NAFDAC’s North-Central Zone Shaba Mohammed, during a routine inspection...

Kano Governor Orders Arrest of Deposed Emir Aminu Ado Bayero Over Alleged Forceful Return, Takes Control of Emir’s Palace

Kano State Governor, Alhaji Abba Kabir Yusuf, has ordered  the arrest  of deposed Emir Aminu Ado Bayero over alleged forceful return , causing tension in the state. This was disclosed in a statement by the  governor's spokesperson, Sunusi Bature,  he stated that the...