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The Supreme Court on Wednesday adjourned a case instituted by the state governments against the Federal Government challenging the implementation of the naira redesign. The apex court adjourned the case to March 3 for judgement. Earlier, the apex court consolidated the suits instituted by over 12 state governments. At the last hearing on February 15, […]

Justice Nicholas Oweibo granted the order following an ex parte application filed and argued by counsel to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Mr. Rotimi Oyedepo. While moving the application before the court this morning, Oyedepo informed the judge that the properties, including the one in the world’s tallest building […]

The Armed Forces has re-assured Nigerians that security agencies are ready to provide safe and secure environment for the 2023 general elections. The Chief of Defence Staff, General Lucky Irabor, who gave the assurance while briefing newsmen shortly after meeting with service chiefs and heads of security agencies in Abuja, said the purpose of the […]

Forty-five officers from the Anambra State Command of Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC, have been promoted to new ranks. The forty-five officers, who received insignias of their new ranks at the Anambra State Sector Command Headquarters of FRSC, Awka, were among the overall seventy-five that were promoted under the Anambra Command. Among the newly promoted […]

The presidential candidate of the Labour Party (LP) Peter Obi says his presidential bid will give priority to youths. He said this on Thursday at the LP presidential campaign rally in Abuja, explaining that he is running to represent youths. “You are the one running this election. The youths of Nigeria, you are the ones […]

The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Atiku Abubakar has promised to empower youths if elected later this month. He made the pledge during the party’s presidential campaign rally at the Sani Abacha Stadium in Kano State on Thursday. Atiku also vowed to make Kano state a leading commercial centre in the country […]

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday campaigned for the All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential candidate Bola Tinubu, saying the party is determined to win this month’s election. Buhari made the comment during his visit to the Sultan of Sokoto Sa’ad Abubakar III alongside Tinubu. Presidential aide Garba Shehu in a statement quoted his principal as telling […]

The Council of State has advised President Muhammadu Buhari to direct the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to print more redesigned naira notes or allow the new and old banknotes to circulate concurrently to ease the tension caused by the scarcity of cash.   The Council approved the naira redesign policy of the CBN but […]

The National Universities Commission (NUC) has ordered the closure of universities across the country to enable students to participate in the February 25 and March 11 general elections. In a letter addressed to vice-chancellors of all universities and directors of inter-university centres, the NUC noted that the directive is based on the instruction of the […]

Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, Professor Mahmood Yakubu insists the 2023 general elections will hold as scheduled and would be the best ever. He gave the assurance in a meeting with vice-chancellors of federal universities. The INEC chief asked the vice-chancellors to do a proper background check to avoid enlisting staff affiliated with […]

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