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 […]

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has launched the Nigerian National Domestic Card Scheme, AfriGo, aimed at creating a more robust payment system that would drive financial inclusion in the country. Launching the card virtually, this morning, the Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Mr. Godwin Emefiele, said that transaction charges on all cards […]

American actor, Bob McGrath best known for playing the original human character on the long-running television series ‘Sesame Street’ has died at the age of 90. This is according to a post made by a family member on the late actor’s Facebook page. The actor is best known for playing Bob Johnson on the long-running […]

Anambra State has commenced the enrollment of commercial motorcyclists popularly known as Okada riders in the state.   The Commissioner for Transport, Mrs. Patricia Igwebuike stated this during the flag off of the enrollment of the motorcyclists in the state into the data base of the state Ministry of Transport.   The flag-off was held […]

As the world marked International AIDS Day on Thursday, UNICEF has raised alarm over the neglect of HIV/AIDS treatment in children, saying the battle against HIV/AIDS was yet to be won. UNICEF made this known on Thursday in a statement made available by the Communication Officer of UNICEF Enugu field office, Mrs Ijeoma Onuoha-Ogwe on […]

Another history has been made in Anambra State, as five thousand newly recruited teachers receive appointment papers to assume work in the State Schools System. A release signed by the Public Relations Officer of the Ministry Of Education Mr Nmaemeka Egwuonwu said that following dearth of teachers in schools as inherited by the present administration […]

The Presidential candidate of the Labour Party, Peter Obi, is asking a Federal High Court in Abuja to dismiss a suit seeking his disqualification for nominating his campaign manager, Doyin Okupe, as his placeholder. Last week, the Peoples Democratic Party had asked the court to bar Obi from replacing Okupe as his running mate. The […]

The Federal High Court sitting in Abakaliki, Tuesday, declared the rescheduled Peoples Democratic Party’s (PDP), primaries in Ebonyi invalid and recorganised Dr Ifeanyi-Chukwuma Odii as the authentic gubernatorial candidate of the party in the 2023 general election. Recall that the party rescheduled and conducted a fresh primaries on June 4 and 5 after its Initial […]

A High Court of the Federal Capital Territory sitting at Maitama, on Friday, remanded the former Accountant-General of the Federation, Ahmed Idris, in prison custody, following his alleged complicity in the illegal diversion of public funds to the tune of about N109.4 billion. Trial Justice A.O. Adeyemi Ajayi remanded the ex-AGF, after he was arraigned […]

The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has directed the suspended Dana Air to begin operational audit before it can ensure return to flight operations. The Communication Manager of the airline, Mr Kingsley Ezenwa, confirmed this in a statement issued in Lagos on Thursday. Ezenwa explained that the audit was also an opportunity for the airline […]

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