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The President of the Senate, Godswill Akpabio said Nigerians are protesting against the state of the country’s economy because they were ignorant of the grand plans of President Bola Tinubu’s government. There have been street protests across Nigeria since last week over the high cost of living occasioned by the removal of the gas subsidy and other reforms of President Tinubu whose administration is nearing one year. The umbrella body of Nigerian workers, the Nigeria...

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The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has gone all out to save Nigeria’s local currency, the naira from its continued free fall against foreign currencies. On Wednesday, Nigeria’s forex crisis saw the naira trade for N1,830/US$1 in the streets. The official exchange rate does not fare better too. The currency has plunged to N1,555/US$1, moving closer to the street rate. The naira also weakened against the Great British Pound and the Euro. The rates...

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The presidential candidate of the Labour Party in the 2023 Presidential election, Peter Obi, has urged the federal government to end the inconsistency in duty charges, saying it is affecting the business atmosphere of the country. Obi made this known in a series of posts via his X handle on Wednesday, February 21. Obi stated that the government should show consistency in its policies, adding that it would help with economic forecasting and business planning....

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Terrorists stormed Yan-Nasarawa village in Faskari LGA of Katsina State on Monday night, leaving a trail of six corpses, with burnt houses and motorcycles. Katsina State Police Public Relations Officer, ASP Abubakar Aliyu, confirmed the attack on Tuesday Aliyu said that the attackers were armed to the teeth with sophisticated AK-47 rifles. Sounds of heavy gunshots at about 11:30 p.m. jolted the locals from sleep. “They shot and killed six persons, injured 10, and set...

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As a result of the crashing price of spaghetti by a trader, Alhaji Ibrahim Iro in Bali Local Government Area of Taraba State in his store from N600 per pasta to N250, residents of the community have turned the house into a market. Alhaji Ibrahim decided to crash the price of his spaghetti from the market price to bring succour to residents of the community to feed themselves. However, the major seller of food items,...

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Home of the National Woman Leader of the All Progressives Grand Alliance – APGA, Hon. Elizabeth Nkwocha, located at T-Junction, Ndianiche Obinetiti in Arondizuogu, Ideato North local government area of Imo State, has been set ablaze by hoodlums and burnt to the ground. The over thirty years old edifice, a symbol of opulence in the area, with massive compound, and sporting facilities, was destroyed by suspected members of gangs terrorizing parts of Imo and Anambra...

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Ban on the unauthorized use of military camouflage is still enforced due to the insecurity threat that has characterized the country for the past few weeks. Minister of State for Defence Bello Matawalle has reaffirmed this saying only the Armed Forces and the Nigeria Police Force (while on joint operation with the military), are allowed by law to use the camouflage. In a statement on Monday evening Henshaw Ogubike, Director (Information, Press, and Public Relations),...

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…Warns it’ll take legal action if S’East doesn’t get additional state Chief Emmanuel Iwuanyanwu, President General of Ohanaeze Ndigbo Worldwide has listed reasons Ndigbo in Nigeria and Diaspora will shun the ongoing mass protests against the Federal Government. According to a press statement released on Monday by Iwuanyanwu, Ndigbo have been marginalised for so long in the country and so they won’t be part of the demonstration. The statement read, “I’ve received many entreaties from many...

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A lion in the zoological garden of the Obafemi Awolowo University, OAU, in Osun State, attacked and killed a veterinarian, Olabode Olawuyi. Olawuyi, who had been the school zookeeper for almost a decade, was mauled to death on Monday. Efforts of other staff members at the scene to rescue the veterinarian were futile. “The other members of staff who were at the scene of the incident did everything within their power to rescue their boss...

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Kaduna State Governor, Senator Uba Sani, has raised the alarm that the proliferation of firearms was responsible for the rising insecurity in the country, saying about 200 million firearms are in circulation in Nigeria. Governor Sani disclosed this in a chat on Channels Television’s Sunday Politics, calling for reviewing the firearms law in Nigeria. “When I was in the Senate I tried to amend the Firearms Act because it is obsolete. The last time the Firearms...

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