A combined team of troops of the Nigerian Army and Navy have neutralized seven bandits during clearance operations in the Kasso general area of Chikun LGA, Kaduna State.
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Saturday, 18 February 2023
Those accusing President Buhari of plotting interim govt are afraid of losing elections - Presidency
The Presidency has said that it is only politicians that are afraid of losing elections that are accusing President Buhari of planning to truncate the democracy and handover to an interim government.
CBN denies asking banks to collect old N500 and N1000 notes
The Central Bank of Nigeria has debunked news that it has granted approval for commercial banks to collect the old N500 and N1000 notes from Nigerians.
Turkey-Syria death toll from earthquakes passes 45,000
Goodness Gracious!!! Pastor and two bricklayers drown inside well in Osun over bucket fetcher that fell
Residents of Ojoro area of Owode Ede, Ede North Local Government Area of Osun State were thrown into mourning after three persons drowned in a well located at a construction site around 9:00am on Friday, February 17, 2023.
NNPC Limited says fuel subsidy now above N400bn monthly
The Nigerian National Petroleum Company Ltd., NNPCL, on Friday disclosed that the amount being spent as subsidy on Premium Motor Spirit (PMS), popularly called petrol, has crossed N400 billion monthly.
Friday, 17 February 2023
Gov. Badaru dares Buhari, says Old Naira notes still remain legal tender in Jigawa
The Jigawa State Government has said the old naira notes remain legal tender in the state pending the judgment of the Supreme Court.
Top Russian President Putin official plunges to her death from high-rise building in a suspected suicide
A high-ranking Russian defense official in the war against Ukraine was found dead after falling from a high-rise window in an apartment building.
Russia fires barrage of missiles into Ukraine overnight
Ukrainian officials have said Russia has again fired a deadly barrage of missiles into the country overnight.
ALAS!!! Kaduna State Governor El Rufai says naira redesign is against Tinubu, they’re planning military rule
Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State has stated that the naira redesign was done by persons fighting All Progressives Congress, APC, presidential candidate Bola Tinubu.
Thursday, 16 February 2023
Gov. Obaseki orders Oshiomhole’s arrest over naira scarcity protests in Edo
Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki has ordered the arrest of his predecessor, Adams Oshiomhole for allegedly mobilising thugs to vandalise banks and disrupt the peace of the State over the naira scarcity.
Court remands suspected killers of Fatinoye’s family, others in prison
The Magistrates’ Court II in Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital, yesterday, remanded the suspected killers of Abeokuta couple, Kehinde and Bukola Fatinoye, and their only surviving son, Oreoluwa, in prison for 60 days.
China vows to take measures against US over downing of spy balloon
China said it will take measures against U.S. entities related to the downing of a suspected Chinese spy balloon off the American East Coast.
US puts $10million bounty on Al-Qaeda's new leader Seif al-Adel after evading capture for decades
The United States FBI has put a $10 million bounty on Seif al-Adel, a former Egyptian special forces officer who is now the "uncontested" leader of Al Qaeda militant group, according to a new U.N. report on the organisation.
CBN POLICY: President Buhari to address Nigerians this morning at 7am over naira scarcity
Wednesday, 15 February 2023
CBN disobedience to Supreme Court ruling happens only in banana republic – Femi Falana
A Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Femi Falana on Tuesday accused the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, of defying the law.
CBN releases guidelines to deposit old naira: Feb 17 deadline for old notes
The Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, has informed citizens that there will be no cash swap for old notes in any financial institution.
Anxiety as Gunmen kidnap 15 NYSC members in Anambra
Gunmen, on Tuesday, kidnapped 15 members of the National Youth Service Corps, NYSC, in Anambra State.
Redesigned Naira: CBN Governor Godwin Emefiele says no need extending deadline for old notes
Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, Mr Godwin Emefiele, yesterday, told the Diplomatic Corps that an extension of the February 10 deadline for the circulation of the redesigned N200, N500 and N1, 000 notes was unnecessary.
Nine killed as Equatorial Guinea confirms country's first ever Marburg virus outbreak
CBN defies Supreme Court Order, insists old naira notes no longer legal tender
In defiance of the Supreme Court order, the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, declared that the old naira notes of N200, N500 and N1000 have ceased being legal tender in Nigeria since February 10, 2023.
Tuesday, 14 February 2023
INEC says no plans to postpone 2023 elections
The Independent National Electoral Commission INEC has again asked Nigerians to ignore a social media hoax that the Chairman of the commission, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, has agreed to elections postponement over the currency crisis in the country.
Anxiety as Banks reject old naira notes
Despite the Supreme Court order extending the deadline for the old naira notes till Wednesday this week, banks yesterday stopped accepting the notes even as Nigerians continue to spend long hours in queues to access the new naira notes.
Gunmen bomb Imo state High court (see PHOTOS)
The Oguta High Court located in the Oguta Local Government Area of Imo State was on Sunday night, February 12, bombed by yet-to-be-identified gunmen.
Turkey-Syria earthquake death toll tops 36,000 as aides continue
- The death toll from last week’s earthquakes has topped 36,000, with 31,643 people killed in Turkey and a further 4,614 dead in Syria.
Jigawa records 367 suspected meningitis cases
Jigawa State Government said it has recorded over 367 suspected cases of cerebrospinal meningitis in 17 local government areas.
Monday, 13 February 2023
INEC presents pictorial voting procedure for 2023 election
The Independent National Electoral Commission has shared the pictorial voting procedure for the forthcoming elections in February and March 2023.
The step-by-step process for the election was captured in the infographic. See below
NNPP's Buba Galadima says Northern governor hiding N22bn old naira notes
A Northern leader, Buba Galadima has revealed that a serving governor stashed N22 billion old naira notes.
US fighter jets shoot down ‘octagonal object’ near Canada border
United States fighter jets have shot down an “unidentified object” flying near the Canadian border in the Midwest, the Pentagon said, the latest incident since a suspected Chinese surveillance balloon put North American security forces on high alert.
DR Congo sentences 7 Army commandos to death for showing 'cowardice' by running away from M23 rebels
A garrison military court has handed a death sentence to seven commandos of the Armed Forces of the Democratic Republic of Congo (FARDC) after pleading guilty to cowardice in front of the enemy.
Sunday, 12 February 2023
Turkey-Syria earthquake death toll goes past 29,000
The death toll from the earthquakes in Turkey and northwestern Syria has gone past 29,000 as rescue efforts continue.
Nigerian man jailed 60 months in US over $200k romance scam (PHOTO)
A Nigerian man, Adedunmola Gbadegesin, has been sentenced to prison for two years and half by a court in the United States over a romance scam.
CBN and MINT: No shortage of printing materials, debunk reports
The Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, has debunked claims that its Governor, Godwin Emefiele, attributed the distribution challenges of the redesigned naira notes to shortage of printing materials at the Nigerian Security Printing and Minting Company Plc (NSPM).
AGF Malami says Naira redesign has reduced kidnapping, corruption
The Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, says the introduction of the naira redesign policy by Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has significantly reduced the rate of kidnappings in the country.
In US, Texas Bans Treatment For Transgender Minors
Texas Governor, Greg Abbott, on Friday signed into law a ban on treatment for transgender minors, making his state the largest in the United...
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