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Dollar Plummets From ₦1,800 to ₦1,300 Following Cryptocurrency Ban

The Nigerian Naira has experienced a notable surge in value, rising from N1800 to N1370 in comparison to the Tether (USDT) cryptocurrency. This unexpected increase coincides with reports indicating discussions between major cryptocurrency entities, such as Binance, and Nigerian government officials regarding potential regulatory measures. These measures aim to address specific trading practices impacting the […]

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Shockwave: Govt workers commence indefinite strike amidst economic hardship

Niger State government workers have taken a decisive step amid challenging economic conditions by initiating an indefinite strike, citing grievances with the state administration’s failure to address their concerns. The strike directive was issued by the state chapter of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) following unsuccessful negotiations with the government. On Monday, the NLC and […]

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ASUU Defies Presidential Order: Rejects New Versity Staff Payment Method

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Nsukka zone, took a firm stand on Tuesday against the introduction of a new Integrated Personnel and Payroll Information System (IPPIS), marking the continuation of a longstanding dispute with the Federal Government. The union, which has been at odds with the government over IPPIS for the past four […]

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BREAKING: Federal Government Plan to Reopen Borders

In a significant development, the federal government has disclosed its intentions to potentially reopen the borders as part of efforts to stimulate the importation of essential commodities, including cement, should local manufacturers persist in maintaining high prices. This revelation emerged from statements made by the Minister of Housing and Development, Arc Ahmed Dangiwa, during a […]

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JUST IN: Bandits block Gusau-Sokoto Highway, Kidnap 26 Travellers

In a brazen attack along the Gusau-Sokoto highway, bandits have once again plunged the region into chaos by kidnapping more than 26 travelers on Tuesday afternoon. The targeted abduction took place near Kwaren Kirya village in Maru Local Government Area of Zamfara State, where the criminals forcibly halted vehicles, including a Toyota 18-seater bus and […]

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CBN Gov. Chairs Committee to Launch Students Loan Fund

In a significant step towards enhancing access to higher education, the inaugural meeting of the special committee overseeing the Nigerian Education Loan Fund (NELFUND) convened, signaling the imminent launch of the student loans programme. Scheduled to commence on Monday, February 26, 2024, the scheme aims to provide financial support to deserving students across the nation. […]

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Zamfara Strikes Deal with Sweden for Mining, Agriculture, and More

Zamfara State Governor, Dauda Lawal, has announced plans for collaboration between his administration and the government of Sweden to bolster the state’s economy across various sectors including mining, agriculture, renewable energy, education, and healthcare. During a meeting with the Swedish Ambassador in Nigeria, Annika Hahn-Englund, at his office in Abuja, Governor Lawal expressed his commitment […]

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Controversy over release of Kano Tiktoker Murja Kunya from prison

A cloud of controversy looms over the unexpected release of Murja Ibrahim, the embattled Kano TikTok skit maker, from prison custody before the scheduled date for her bail hearing by a Sharia Court. Murja, along with five others, had been declared wanted by the Kano State Hisbah Board and was subsequently arrested in the Hotoro […]

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SHOCKWAVE: Unknown gunmen kill APC spokesperson

In a shocking turn of events, Mr. Sylvanus Namang, the esteemed publicity secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Plateau State, has fallen victim to a ruthless attack by unknown gunmen. The tragic incident occurred in Pankshin town, situated within the Pankshin Local Government Area of Plateau State, on Saturday, February 17, 2024. According […]

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Labor Shifts Stance on N1 Million Minimum Wage Ahead of Crucial Panel Meeting

Ahead of an imminent panel meeting scheduled for Monday, the labor sector has adjusted its stance on the proposed N1 million minimum wage. The meeting aims to convene all stakeholders involved in negotiations, fostering discussions to reach a consensus on a new minimum wage announcement by April 1, coinciding with the expiration of the current […]