Ship Carrying Over 2000 Cars Bound For Lagos Sinks

The fire stricken Italian ship, MV Grande America, owned by the Grimaldi Group, has sunk in the Bay of Biscay in water depth of 4,600 meters off the coast of France.According to France’s Marine Nationale, the ship, a container-roro carrier, sank on Tuesday at 1526 local time about 180 nautical miles off the French coast.Fire […]


Niger State Governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani-Bello has described the death of Hajiya Hadiza Mohammed, stepmother of Member, Representing Chanchaga Federal Constituency in the National Assembly, Hon Umar Mohammed Bago as a great loss as her kind advice would be greatly missed by the community. Condoling the family at the residence of the deceased, the Governor […]

Coalition urges FG to probe Kajuru killings

President Muhammadu Buhari. A group, Coalition Against Kajuru Killings on Tuesday urged the Federal Government to set up an Independent Commission of Enquiry to probe the killings in communities in the area. The group made the call during a peaceful rally in Abuja to protest the killing and destruction of properties in communities in Kajuru […]

FG to auction N100bn bonds on March 27

The Federal Government will auction by subscription N100 billion worth of bonds on March 27, the Debt Management Office (DMO) says. The DMO said in a circular on its website on Tuesday in Abuja, that the five-year re-opening bonds of N40 billion to mature in April 2023 was offered at 12.75 per cent. It said […]

Breaking: Senate passes N30,000 minimum wage

Breaking: The Senate has passed the National Minimum Wage Bill, approving N30,000 minimum monthly wage for Federal and State workers. The proposed new National Minimum Wage was presented to the National Council of State on Jan. 22 after which it was sent to the National Assembly. The Federal Executive Council meeting also deliberated and approved […]

Buhari meets security chiefs

By Ismaila Chafe President Muhammadu Buhari has presided over the routine national security meeting with service chiefs and heads of security agencies in attendance. The closed door meeting, held at the president’s mini conference room at the Presidential Villa, lasted for over three hours. The acting Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, who usually addresses State […]

NOUN to become hub for digital learning soon – VC

The National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN), says a proposal for African Centre for Excellence on Technology Enhanced Learning (ACETEL) submitted to World Bank for funding of digital learning through NUC has scaled the first stage. The Vice Chancellor (VC) of the university, Prof. Abdallah Adamu, disclosed this on Tuesday while briefing newsmen ahead of […]

Implement new Minimum wage before May – Labour to FG

By Joan Nwagwu The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) wants the Federal Government to commence the implementation of the new National Minimum Wage for workers in the country before the May Day Celebration. Mr Najeem Yasin, Acting President of NLC, said this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Tuesday in Abuja. […]