Super Eagles friendly with Argentina cancelled over administrative issue

The scheduled friendly match between the Super Eagles of Nigeria and the Albiceleste of Argentina has been cancelled.  The Argentinian Football Association (AFA) had earlier announced the fixture against Nigeria at the Olympics Sports Center stadium in Hangzhou, China, as part of a tour between March 18 and 26. However, in a statement on its […]

NLC suspends day-two nationwide protest, issues new ultimatum to Federal Government

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) says it has suspended its second day nationwide streets protest over hunger and economic hardship in the country. Its president, Mr Joe Ajaero, in a communique after its National Executive Council(NEC) meeting on Tuesday, said the decision was taken by the NLC National Executive Council after it reviewed the effectiveness […]

President Bola Tinubu launches handbook for EELMS Programme

President Bola Tinubu has launched the handbook for the Expatriate Employment Levy Management System (EELMS) Programme aimed at giving guidelines for employment of Nigerians and expatriates in the country. The President, however, said that the implementation should not constitute a bottleneck or hindrance to the much needed foreign investment in the country. The programme is […]

NCS suspends its food disposal initiative

 The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has suspended its food disposal initiative following a stampede that claimed seven lives on February 23, during the distribution of 25Kg bags of rice at its Zonal Headquarters, Yaba, Lagos State The service announced the suspension in a statement by its National Public Relations Officer, Mr Abdullahi Maiwada, noting that […]

House of Reps Speaker states the need for devolution of powers

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon Abbas Tajudeen has stressed the need for devolution of powers, including STATE POLICING, and enhancement of FISCAL FEDERALISM, amongst others. Hon Tajudeen who stated this while inaugurating the House Committee on the review of the 1999 Constitution today, noted that the Committee will put into consideration; decongesting […]

Lagos Government warns against extortion of motorists by miscreants

The Lagos State Government has warned against the extortion of Motorists by MISCREANTS parading themselves as enforcement officers. Permanent Secretary, at the Ministry of Transportation, Olawale Musa gave the warning while addressing Journalists after the arrest of eleven fake enforcement officers who daily extort money from unsuspecting Motorists at Ibeju-Lekki junction and Akodo area of […]

Nigeria’s male basketball team withdraws from Afrobasket qualifiers over lack of funds

Nigeria’s basketball team, D’Tigers have withdrawn from the 2025 Afrobasket qualifiers. The qualifiers is billed to commence on Friday and the D’Tigers had been drawn in Group B, where they would have contested against Cape Verde, Uganda and Libya for a place at next year’s Afrobasket tournament. D’Tigers made the announcement to withdraw on Wednesday […]

Godwin Emefiele demands N1b damages from Senate President for defamation

Embattled former Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Godwin Emefiele, has demanded N1bn damages from Senate President Godswill Akpabio for defamation. This came after the Senate president claimed that the federal government did not know the crime to charge Emefiele with considering his numerous misconduct during his tenure as CBN governor.  Emefiele claims […]