Supreme Court gets full complement of 21 justices

With yesterday’s inauguration of 11 Justices to the Supreme Court bench, the apex court now has the full complement of 21 justices for the first time in history. Section 230…

FG to pay youth unemployment benefits, sets up consumer credit programme

The Federal Government on Monday said it would extend its social security payments net to graduates with qualifications from NCE and upwards. Addressing journalists after the Federal Executive Council meeting…

North’s senators hail Tinubu, ECOWAS leaders for lifting sanctions on Niger Republic

Northern Senators’ Forum (NSF) yesterday hailed the Chairman of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), President Bola Tinubu, and other leaders of the sub-regional body for lifting sanctions…

Govs, Elumelu, Dangote make Tinubu’s economic advisory panel

President Bola Tinubu has created an economic advisory committee comprising the federal government, sub-nationals and the private sector. This resulted from talks between the President and key stakeholders at the…

Pressure mounts on NLC over planned protests

Political leaders, pan-ethnic organisations and civil society groups yesterday mounted pressure on the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) to shelve its proposed protest over the rising cost of living. The two-day…

Tinubu, others pay last respect to Akeredolu

President Bola Tinubu, on Friday, February 23, led Nigerians to pay last respect to former Ondo state governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu. President Tinubu who described late Akeredolu as a “fearless soldier”…

INEC releases report on 2023 general elections

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has released a report on the conduct of the 2023 general elections. The release of the report is contained in a statement signed by…

Senate urges govt to stop planned removal of electricity subsidy, tariff hike

The Senate has advised the Federal Government against removing electricity subsidy or allowing a hike in tariffs. The resolution followed the consideration and approval of a motion, ‘Planned increase in…

NLC rejects DSS’ warning to shelve planned protest

There is a disagreement between the Department of State Services (DSS) and the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) over next week’s planned protest against the hardship caused by the withdrawal of…

ASUU to FG: Honour agreement or face industrial action

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has appealed to the Federal Government to honour and implement the agreement the union entered with the government to forestall industrial action. ASUU…