The 2019 convocation of the University of Lagos (UNILAG) which was suspended in March 2020 on the heels of the crisis between the Wale Babalakin-led Governing Council and the Prof. Oluwatoyin Ogundipe-led management will now hold on July 5 – 8, 2021. A convocation schedule released by the university showed […]

Assets belonging to Senator Abdulfatai Buhari have been taken over by the Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON). AMCON accused the lawmaker of unwillingness to defray a N600million loan. AMCON said it took the action after securing a court order to sell the assets to recover the loan. Buhari, elected […]

The Federation Accounts Allocation Committee (FAAC) in Nigeria has shared N605.958billion as Federation allocation for May, 2021. From this amount, inclusive cost of collection to NCS, DPR and FIRS, the Federal Government received N242.120billion, States received N194.195billion, Local Government councils got N143.742billion while the oil producing states received N26.901billion as […]

The Community Court of Justice of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) in Abuja has restrained the Federal Government of Nigeria from arresting and prosecuting Twitter users pending the determination of a suit before it. The government confirmed its readiness to parley with Twitter by naming a high […]

President of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari, has promised to bequeath a citizens-oriented policing system to the country as one of his administration’s legacies. President Buhari made the promise on Tuesday June 22, 2021, at the passing out parade of 418 officers of the Third Regular Cadet Course at the Nigeria Police […]

The Nigerian Senate has confirmed Maj. Gen. Farouk Yahaya as new Chief of Army Staff (COAS) of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. The confirmation followed the presentation and consideration of the report of the Joint Senate Committee on Defence and Army at plenary. Chairman of the Senate Committee on Defence, […]

Nigeria’s economy could be leaning against the wind as the country’s external reserves fell to a 13-month low last week, tumbling quickly to $30billion, the level was between 2015 and 2017. Last Thursday, the figure slid to $33.79billion, as it dropped by $30million. This represented a 0.09 percent decline compared […]

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