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President Bola Tinubu said yesterday that the federal government would take measures to maintain the current pump price of Premium Motor Spirit, PMS, otherwise known as petrol, in the country without a reversal of its policy on subsidy removal. He also said the threat by the Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, to shut down the economy […]

Nigeria’s men’s basketball team, D’Tigers, began their journey to the Paris 2024 Olympic Games on the wrong foot after a 93-87 loss to fierce rivals Senegal in their first game of the pre-Olympic qualifiers at the Eko Hotels Convention Centre . Nigeria raced to an early lead in the first quarter but the Senegalese fought […]

The Nigerian National Petroleum Company Limited has eventually spoken up as regards the widespread concern of a possible hike in the pump price of Premium Motor Spirit, popularly called petrol. The NNPCL Retail is the downstream subsidiary of NNPCL that retails refined petroleum products for the group. Recall that oil marketers had on Sunday indicated […]

Former Kaduna state governor, Nasir El-Rufai has allegedly withdrawn his interest to serve as a minister under President Bola Tinubu, according to a report. He did not only withdraw his ministerial role, he also recommended Jafaru Ibrahim Sani who served as commissioner in three ministries – Local Government, Education and Environment in Kaduna State – […]

The management of the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority, LASTMA, has warned skit and film makers to desist from the use of its uniform and kits without approval, saying, henceforth, offenders would be arrested and prosecuted. The General Manager of LASTMA, Mr Bolaji Oreagba, who handed down the warning, frowned at the demeaning manner in which […]

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control NAFDAC has warned Nigerians against drug hawking and ripening of fruits with calcium carbide. NAFDAC noted that drug hawking and ripening of fruits with calcium carbide, are dangerous to public health. The Director-General of NAFDAC, Prof. Moji Adeyeye, disclosed this in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State […]

The acting Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria CBN, Folashodun Shonubi, has said a lot of the trafficking in persons, goods, or services, is done through diaspora remittances. According to him, this has been a big issue for the apex bank. Shonubi said it would be helpful if measures could be put in place to […]

The Deputy Governor of Lagos State, Dr Obafemi Hamzat, says the state will be building more stadiums as a strategy to stimulate the interest of youths in sports. This was as he assured the Confederation of African Football of Lagos State’s preparedness to provide good sporting facilities and an enabling environment to boost the interest […]

The Lagos State Government has called on transport union leaders to reduce their ticket fares in accordance with the directive of Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu. The Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Transportation, Abdulhafiz Toriola, who was represented by the ministry’s Director, Transport Operations, Olasunkanmi Ojowuro, stated this yesterday during visits to major parks in Agege, Iyana Ipaja […]

    Josh Alfred, a popular Nigerian comedian known as Josh2Funny, appeared on “America’s Got Talent” to showcase his skills to a worldwide audience. He delighted the audience on the AGT stage with a performance that started with a creative representation of himself first as a ‘speed reader’ ‘Fastest Reader in the World’, then ‘Fastest […]

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