Super Eagles drop to 39th spot in latest FIFA World Ranking

Super Eagles drop to 39th spot in latest FIFA World Ranking

Nigeria’s Super Eagles have dropped by one spot to the 39th place in the world in the July 2024 FIFA World Ranking. However, the Nigerian team still maintains its position in Africa as the 5th; behind Morocco, Senegal, Egypt and Cote d ‘Ivoire. Meanwhile, after successfully defending their CONMEBOL Copa América crown, Argentina is the […]

Kagame re-elected as Rwanda’s President for fourth term

Kagame re-elected as Rwanda's President for fourth term

Rwanda’s President, Paul Kagame, has been re-elected with 99.18% of the vote, extending his near quarter-century in office. Chairperson of the National Electoral Commission, Oda Gasinzigwa, told a news conference today that the final election results are due to be announced latest July 27. The two men standing against him both conceded defeat in Monday’s […]

House of Reps Members to slash salaries by 50% for six months

House of Reps Members to slash salaries by 50% for six months

Members of the House of Representatives have resolved to slash their salaries by 50% for six months to support the Federal Government with N648 million for food sufficiency across the country and to address the high cost of food. Deputy Speaker of the House, Benjamin Okezie Kalu, said the salary cut is to be used […]

President Tinubu approves ₦70,000 as New National Minimum Wage

President Tinubu approves ₦70,000 as New National Minimum Wage

Federal Government and Organised Labour have agreed on ₦70,000 as the New National Minimum Wage for Nigerian workers. Minister of Information, Mohammed Idris, who announced this after President Tinubu meet with the leadership of the Organized Labour yesterday, said the President is expected to submit the new national minimum of ₦70,000 to the National Assembly […]

Sanwo-Olu funds open heart surgery of 30 Lagos indigenes

Sanwo-Olu funds open heart surgery of 30 Lagos indigenes

The Chief Medical Director of LASUTH, Prof. Adetokunbo Fabamwo, in a statement on Thursday in Lagos, said that hope had arisen for the patients whose survival depended on the open heart surgery. The Medical Director, Fabamwo noted that the life-saving procedure would be performed by the highly skilled staff of the Cardiothoracic, Cardiology and Cardiac […]

Labour threatens protest after agreement on minimum wage

Labour threatens protest after agreement on minimum wage

The Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC) is threatening a nationwide protest despite recently reaching an agreement with President Tinubu on the new national minimum wage. Meanwhile, Tinubu met with leaders of organised labour, consisting of NLC and Trade Union Congress (TUC) at the Presidential Villa in Abuja on Thursday, July 18, 2024, where all the parties […]

President Tinubu launches Nigerian Education Loan Fund

President Tinubu launches Nigerian Education Loan Fund

President, Bola Ahmed Tinubu has officially launched the Nigeria Education Loan Fund to commence the disbursement of the Student Loan Scheme in Nigeria. Speaking during the Presidential launch and the disbursement of the Nigeria Education Loan Fund at the Council Chamber of the State House, Abuja, President Tinubu reaffirmed his commitment to ensure more inclusiveness […]

Kanye West says he’s retiring from music

Kanye West says he's retiring from music

The multi-award-winning American artist, Kanye West, made the revelation during a recent public appearance, sending shockwaves through the entertainment industry and his legion of fans worldwide. “I’m retiring from music,” Kanye stated succinctly, marking the end of an era for one of the most influential figures in contemporary music. Known for his innovative approach to […]

Gareth Southgate resigns as England Coach after Euro 2024 loss

Gareth Southgate resigns as England Coach after Euro 2024 loss

England manager Gareth Southgate has resigned two days after his team’s defeat by Spain in the 2024 European Championship final. 53-year-old Southgate managed his country for 102 games in eight years in charge. His contract was set to expire later this year. Announcing his departure, Southgate said it has been the honour to play for […]

Charly Boy reacts to Trump assassination attempt

Charly Boy reacts to Trump assassination attempt

After hearing the news on Donald Trump assassination attempt, Nigerian singer and socialite Charly Boy took to Instagram to express his skepticism about the attempt, stressing that the shooting did not add up. He wrote, “America Wonder. There is something about dis Trumps alleged Assassination dat don’t add up for me; something about all dis mess smells […]