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Award winning Afro Pop singer, Davido is set to headline another big stage at Hot 97’s annual summer Jam concert in the American State of New York. An excited Davido broke the news via his twitter page on tuesday, while sharing some of the big stars that will perform at the summer Concert. Artistes billed […]

It is no longer news that the Nigerian Senate has approved N30,000 as the new official minimum wage. According to reports, the approval came subsequent to the submission of the report of the ad hoc committee set up to review the minimum wage. Meanwhile, the committee was headed by Senator Francis Alimikhena. However, the decision […]

News making the rounds in the media space has it that the Nigerian HIV/AIDs Indicator and Impact Survey (NAIIS) has shown that Akwa Ibom has the highest prevalence rate of HIV in the country. According to reports recently released by (NAIIS), about 5.5 per cent of the people living with HIV in Nigeria are in […]

In a related development, the Senate has passed the Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria, AMCON Amendment bill. The passage of the bill followed the consideration of a report by the Committee on Banking, Insurance, and Other Financial Institutions. The amendment bill empowers the Corporation to take possession, manage or sell all properties traced to debtors, […]

Federal Executive Council has approved the National Poverty Reduction with Growth Strategy put together by the Presidential Economic Advisory Council. Special Adviser to President Muhammadu Buhari on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, confirmed this to State House Correspondents. Adesina said the Steering Committee on the Strategy would be headed by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, who […]

Members of the Nigerian Bar Association, NBA,  today in Lagos State and Abuja protested against the non-implementation of financial autonomy for the judiciary. This is coming after members of the Judiciary Staff Union of Nigeria went on strike and threatened a nationwide protest. National President of NBA, Olumide Akpata, had asked all state branches to stage […]

Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities ,SSANU, Ladoke Akintola University of Technology Branch, Ogbomoso chapter has rejected Governor Seyi Makinde’s directive for its Vice-Chancellor to step down. Governor Makinde, had on Friday, directed that the Vice-Chancellor Professor Michael Ologunde step aside until further notice. The governor’s decision was communicated in a letter through the Commissioner […]

From tomorrow, email will no longer be required for the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination, UTME and Direct Entry registration’s processes. Registrar of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, Ishaq Oloyede, made this known while addressing newsmen in Abuja. Oloyede said email will only be requested at the successful completion of registration by candidates to […]

Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics, ASUP, will commence an indefinite strike over poor funding from midnight.     The union blamed the decision on alleged failure of the Federal Government to address the state of polytechnics and monotechnics, and the expiration of an ultimatum issued since March 2020.     The action is coming less […]

Results for the 2021- First Series of the West African Senior School Certificate Examination, WASSCE, for private candidates is out.   Head of Nigeria National Office, West African Examinations Council, WAEC, Patrick Areghan, confirmed the development to reporters. Areghan said the examination was designed to help candidates seeking admission to tertiary institutions to reduce the […]

He was abducted last night in front of his house at CROSPIL Estate, Akpabuyo, in the outskirt of Calabar. The abductors reportedly took the victim through the river at the bridgehead at Akimbo. It was the second time Comrade Ukpekpi would be kidnapped in front of his house after the first incident in December 2019. […]

Federal Government has said that the rehabilitation of the Port Harcourt refinery will not significantly add to the country’s debt burden. Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Timipre Sylva, gave the clarification  during a televised  interview yesterday. He said about eight hundred million dollars  of the funds would be coming from appropriation, two hundred million […]

The country’s vice-president Samia Suluhu Hassan announced in an address on state television that he died yesterday from heart complications at a hospital in Dar es Salaam. Magufuli had not been seen in public for more than two weeks, and rumors have been circulating about his health. Opposition politicians said last week that he had […]


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