Senator Nwoko Reacts to Mohbad’s Death, Reveals Plan to Propose Autopsy Mandatory Bill

Senator Nwoko Reacts to Mohbad’s Death, Reveals Plan to Propose Autopsy Mandatory Bill

Politician Prince Ned Nwoko has revealed plans to propose a Senate bill requiring a mandatory autopsy before burial. This comes as he expressed concerns on Instagram about the quick burial of singer Mohbad and questioned the absence of an autopsy. On Instagram, Nwoko wrote that he aims to address this issue to ensure thorough investigations…

National Power Grid Suffers Yet Another Major Collapse, Drops to 42.7WM

National Power Grid Suffers Yet Another Major Collapse, Drops to 42.7WM

The national power grid suffered another failure today, causing widespread disruptions across the country. On Tuesday, September 19, at around 1:00 a.m., the power generation plummeted, dropping from a peak of 3,594.60 megawatts (MW) to a mere 42.7 MW by noon. At that moment, the Delta Power plant remained the sole operational facility on the…

Kogi State: Many feared dead in Lokoja-Ajaokuta road accident

Kogi State: Many feared dead in Lokoja-Ajaokuta road accident

A tragic motor accident happened early Saturday morning on the Lokoja-Ajaokuta Federal Highway in Kogi State. It involved a Sienna and a J5 bus at Elete. An eyewitness reported that a head-on collision caused the accident. Many people are feared dead or injured, with some in critical condition. The accident occurred between 8:00 a.m. and…

UNILAG Slashes Student Fees After Meeting with Student Leaders

UNILAG Slashes Student Fees After Meeting with Student Leaders

Following a meeting on Thursday between university administration, under the direction of Vice-Chancellor Folasade Ogunsola, and student leaders, the University of Lagos (UNILAG), has recently reduced its fees. Usman Barambu, the President of the National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS), led the student delegation. This meeting aimed to address the ongoing fee-related crisis. In response,…

Olayemi Cardoso’s profile: Who is the newly appointed CBN governor?

Olayemi Cardoso’s profile: Who is the newly appointed CBN governor?

After President Bola Ahmed Tinubu named Olayemi Michael Cardoso as the new Governor of Nigeria’s Central Bank, here’s a brief look at Cardoso’s background. Cardoso is from Lagos State and holds a Master’s degree in Public Administration and Management from Harvard University. In 1999, he served as the first commissioner for Economic Planning and Budget…

Kwara State: Ministry of Education Releases 2023 BECE Results

Kwara State: Ministry of Education Releases 2023 BECE Results

The Kwara State Ministry of Education and Human Capital Development has revealed the 2023 Basic Education Certification Examination (BECE) results for students in the state. Mrs. Rebecca Bake Olanrewaju, the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Education, made this announcement during a formal statement in her office on Thursday. She received the exam results from…

Interior Minister: 60,000 Passport Backlogs Cleared in 4 Days

Interior Minister: 60,000 Passport Backlogs Cleared in 4 Days

The Minister of Interior, Olubunmi Tunji-Ojo, announced that 60,000 passport backlogs were resolved in just four working days. This significant achievement was disclosed by Tunji-Ojo during a meeting with Beta Edu, the Minister of Humanitarian Affairs and Poverty Alleviation, as stated by his Media Adviser, Babatunde Alao, on Tuesday. Tunji-Ojo emphasized the commitment of President…

Edo Deputy Governor Moves Office Despite Withdrawing Lawsuit Against Governor

Edo Deputy Governor Moves Office Despite Withdrawing Lawsuit Against Governor

Deputy Governor of Edo State, Phillip Shaibu, recently relocated his office from the Government House. This surprising move comes even after he withdrew a lawsuit against Governor Godwin Obaseki. According to a report by Channels Television on Monday, Shaibu has officially moved out of the Edo State Government House. This unexpected shift in office location…

Tunji-Ojo Praises Akeredolu’s Return as Testimony of Strength, Dedication

Tunji-Ojo Praises Akeredolu’s Return as Testimony of Strength, Dedication

Minister of Interior, Olubunmi Tunji-Ojo, praised Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu’s return to Ondo State, calling it a testament to his strength and dedication to serving the people. In a statement from his Special Adviser, Alao Babatunde, Tunji-Ojo praised Akeredolu’s capacity to overcome adversity and promptly resume his duties. He emphasized that the return of the governor…

“Despair not an option”: Obi’s emotional message to Obidients after PEPC verdict

“Despair not an option”: Obi’s emotional message to Obidients after PEPC verdict

In the February 25 general election, Peter Obi, the Labour Party’s presidential candidate, has encouraged his supporters, known as Obidients, to remain hopeful. This message came on Saturday morning, September 9, when the former Anambra State governor shared his sentiments on social media. He emphasized that despite the ongoing judgment process in the presidential election…

FG issues short code to stop calls from illegal loan apps, sends strict warnings

FG issues short code to stop calls from illegal loan apps, sends strict warnings

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has issued a warning to loan app companies and telemarketers regarding their improper use of telecom subscribers’ phone numbers for business purposes. This caution was made public on Thursday, September 7, 2023, through an official notice. The NCC emphasizes that individuals found guilty of this practice will face arrest and…

“Expect disappointment from Supreme Court”: Reno Omokri tells Peter Obi

“Expect disappointment from Supreme Court”: Reno Omokri tells Peter Obi

Former President Goodluck Jonathan’s ex-aide, Reno Omokri, has disclosed potential outcomes for Labour Party’s presidential candidate, Peter Obi, regarding his plans to appeal the tribunal’s decision confirming President Bola Ahmed Tinubu’s election victory. Omokri warned Obi of possible “Supreme disappointment from the Supreme Court” due to alleged insults from his lawyers and threats by his…

NYSC: Following 6pm Rule Could’ve Saved Abducted Corps Members

NYSC: Following 6pm Rule Could’ve Saved Abducted Corps Members

The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has said that it has warned corps members against travelling at night following the abduction of eight corps members in Zamfara State on August 19. During an interview with Channels TV, NYSC Director of Press and Public Relations Eddy Megwa emphasized this point. The abducted corps members were en…

Nigerian Banks, Insurance Firms to Join NLC’s Two-day Strike Amid Economic Hardships

Nigerian Banks, Insurance Firms to Join NLC’s Two-day Strike Amid Economic Hardships

The National Union of Banks, Insurance, and Financial Institutions Employees (NUBIFIE) has vowed to support the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) during their anticipated two-day strike. NLC called for this nationwide strike in protest of rising gas prices, electricity costs, and what it perceived to be government negligence. The scheduled start date for this strike is…

Economist Urges FG to Act on Currency Swap Agreement with China

Economist Urges FG to Act on Currency Swap Agreement with China

Prof. Akpa Ekpo, a renowned economist and former director of the West African Institute of Financial and Economic Management, has urged the federal government to prioritize the implementation of a currency swap agreement with the People’s Bank of China. According to him, this action seeks to reduce our reliance on the dollar in international trade….

VIO Defends Legality of N25,000 Fee for Faded Number Plate Replacement

VIO Defends Legality of N25,000 Fee for Faded Number Plate Replacement

Kalu Emetu, the spokesperson for the Directorate of Road Traffic Services (DRTS) in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), has clarified the reasoning behind the N25,000 fee charged to motorists for replacing faded number plates. Emetu emphasized that this fee aligns with the agency’s legal obligations and can be justified. Emetu shared these insights on Sunday…

“Since I was assigned, I have been reading about sports” – John Owan Enoh

“Since I was assigned, I have been reading about sports” – John Owan Enoh

John Owan Enoh, the recently appointed Minister for Sports, has refuted claims that he sought President Bola Tinubu’s favour to secure the role. Enoh addressed criticisms about his lack of experience in the field of sports. Despite his non-sports background, Tinubu appointed him as the 36th Minister of Sports. Enoh, formerly involved in farming, maintains…

Labour Union Calls on FG to Address Fallout from Subsidy Removal

Labour Union Calls on FG to Address Fallout from Subsidy Removal

Organized Labour members, represented by the National Union of Chemical, Footwear, Rubber, Leather, and Non-Metallic Products Employees (NUCFRLANMPE), are urging the Federal Government to create measures that will ease the effects of removing petrol subsidies. During the 31st annual industrial relations seminar’s launch, Mr. Babatunde Olatunji, the group’s President, emphasized that the elimination of fuel…

Enugu State Govt Donates N5M to NYSC, Promises Camp Improvements

Enugu State Govt Donates N5M to NYSC, Promises Camp Improvements

The Enugu state government has donated ₦5 million to the NYSC in the state. The announcement came from Gov. Peter Mbah during a ceremony for 2,345 Batch ‘B’ Stream ll corps members in Awgu. Mbah, represented by Chidiebere Onyia, the Enugu state government secretary, also promised electricity, two boreholes, toilets, and an access road for…

Taraba Gov. inaugurates palliative committee Amidst Fuel Subsidy removal

Taraba Gov. inaugurates palliative committee Amidst Fuel Subsidy removal

The Taraba State Government has formed a committee to be in charge of palliative care during challenging times. Governor Agbu Kefas inaugurated the committee on Wednesday, aiming to alleviate the difficulties caused by the removal of the petrol subsidy by President Bola Ahmed Tinubu. The inauguration took place at the Executive Chamber of the Government…

Cost of cars, food items to rise as Nigerian Ports Authority introduces Stamp Duty

Cost of cars, food items to rise as Nigerian Ports Authority introduces Stamp Duty

The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) and Tucks Transit Parks (TTP) have made it mandatory for truck drivers to pay a N50.00 stamp duty for every N1,000 receipts they receive. According to a notice issued by TTP to all stakeholders, NPA instructed TTP to start implementing the directive of adding a N50.00 stamp on all receipts…

First Lady Hosts Super Falcons Following FIFA Women’s World Cup Loss

First Lady Hosts Super Falcons Following FIFA Women’s World Cup Loss

Senator Oluremi Tinubu, the First Lady, welcomed the Nigerian female football team, the Super Falcons, to the Presidential Villa in Abuja. Daily Stand recalls that, in the jointly hosted FIFA Women’s World Cup by Australia and New Zealand, the team suffered defeat. The Super Falcons of Nigeria lost to the English team in a penalty…