Nigeria Immigration Service Clears Passport Backlog in Record Time+30

The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) has successfully cleared a backlog of almost 60,000 passports within just four working days, following a directive by the Minister of Interior, Olubunmi Tunji-Ojo. This achievement highlights the government's commitment to providing efficient and accessible services to Nigerian citizens. The minister's call for swift action and the subsequent partnership with other ministries aim to address related challenges and improve the welfare of the country's citizens.

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Minister Inaugurates Mandate Secretaries for FCT Administration+30

The Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) has appointed Mandate Secretaries for different sectors in the FCT administration. The Minister emphasized the need for teamwork, transparency, and accountability in implementing the President's vision. The FCT Administration aims to create a world-class city that extends beyond the city center, providing progress and development in all areas. The key areas of focus include developing satellite towns, improving public transportation, creating a clean and green environment, prioritizing education, agriculture, and health sectors, and boosting the tourism sector. The Abuja Master Plan violations will also be dealt with decisively.

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Nigeria's 2023 Joint External Evaluation - A Step in the Right Direction+30

Nigeria has made progress in strengthening its health security framework, as highlighted in the 2023 Joint External Evaluation (JEE). This evaluation marks an improvement from the previous evaluation in 2017, with notable achievements in implementing the National Action Plan for Health Security (NAPHS) and adopting a one-health approach. Despite the progress, challenges remain in areas such as domestic financing and the integration of the environment and animal sectors. Extending these improvements to subnational levels is also crucial for a robust response mechanism. The JEE provides an opportunity for Nigeria to prioritize health and advocate for enhanced investment in health security.

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Calls for Bola Tinubu to Resign as President of Nigeria Grow Louder+30

The spiritual leader of the Holy Ghost Mountain Zion City of Miracle for All Nations, Prophet David Yahweh, has called for Bola Tinubu to resign from office as President of Nigeria. He highlights the escalating violence and deaths in different regions of the country and advocates for the emergence of younger leaders like Peter Obi. Meanwhile, other opposition parties plan to challenge the verdict of the presidential election petitions tribunal at the Supreme Court.

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PDP Raises Alarm Over Excesses of Lagos State Law Enforcement Agencies+30

The Lagos State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has condemned the alleged excesses of law enforcement agencies in the state. The party called on the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) to address the unjust treatment of innocent residents and urged the government to instruct the agencies to exercise restraint and respect towards citizens.

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FCT Minister Debunks Reports on Investigation of Former Minister+30

The Federal Capital Territory Minister, Nyesom Wike, has denied recent online media reports suggesting that he plans to invite the EFCC and ICPC to investigate the former FCT Minister, Muhammad Musa Bello. The FCTA has described the reports as baseless and without merit, urging the public to exercise caution when encountering such unfounded stories. The FCT Minister remains focused on ensuring efficient and transparent administration without resorting to unnecessary tensions.

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Governor Rotimi Akeredolu Returns from Medical Leave, A Testament of Strength and Resilience+30

The return of Ondo State Governor Rotimi Akeredolu from a three-month medical leave has been hailed as a testament of his strength and resilience. Minister of Interior, Honourable Olubunmi Tunji-Ojo, congratulated the governor on his return and expressed joy in his fitness after the medical treatment. The people of Ondo State are filled with joy and gratitude to have their beloved governor back.

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Nigerian Lady Dies Onboard Egypt Air Flight to London+30

A Nigerian lady traveling to London onboard Egypt Air flight tragically passed away during the journey. The airline confirmed the incident by dropping off the woman's body in Cairo, Egypt. The family, who received the news from the consular office in Cairo, is now seeking answers and assistance in repatriating the deceased back to Nigeria.

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Thames and Hudson Limited to Construct Modern 3-Arm Zone in Niger State+30

Managing Director of Thames and Hudson Limited, Architect Baba Aliyu Garba, assures Governor Umar Mohammed Bago of Niger State of a qualitative and timely construction of the 3-arm zone project in the State. The modern edifice, valued at 11.6 billion Naira, is set to breathe new life into the stagnant project and bring prosperity to Niger State.

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Edo State Governor Receives Commendation for Local Government Elections+30

The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has received commendation from the Concerned Edo Citizens Forum (CECF) and the Edo State Independent Electoral Commission (EDSIEC) for his role in ensuring a peaceful and successful local government election in the state. The group praised Edo people for their civic responsibility and urged winners to prioritize the development and well-being of the society.

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Nigeria and South Africa Partner to Boost Industrial Drive and Economic Growth+30

The Nigerian Association of Chambers of Commerce, Industry, Mines, and Agriculture (NACCIMA) is partnering with South Africa to harness the economic potential of both nations and contribute to the industrial drive in Nigeria. This strategic collaboration aims to foster growth, innovation, and investment, while also strengthening African unity and solidarity. The partnership holds immense promise for job creation, economic diversification, and the overall development of Nigeria and South Africa.

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The Launch of Lagos Light Rail: Revolutionizing Commuting in Nigeria+30

The recently launched Lagos Light Rail is bringing convenience, comfort, and speed to commuters in Lagos, Nigeria. Constructed by a Chinese firm, the rail system is helping residents overcome the challenges of congested roads and long travel times. With its modern facilities and efficient operations, the Lagos Light Rail is revolutionizing commuting in the city.

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Nigeria's Appeals Court Upholds President Tinubu's Election Victory+30

Nigeria's Court of Appeal has rejected petitions filed by the opposition challenging the legitimacy of President Bola Tinubu's victory in the February election. The court ruled that the opposition parties were unable to provide sufficient evidence of voting irregularities or to question Tinubu's qualifications. The verdict can still be appealed at the Supreme Court within 60 days.

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Nigeria's Election Verdict: Tension and Hope Grip Africa's Most Populous Country+30

As an appeals court in Nigeria prepares to deliver its judgment on the legitimacy of President Bola Tinubu's election victory, the nation is on edge. The highly anticipated ruling will have far-reaching consequences for Nigeria's electoral process and governance. This article explores the significance of the verdict and the possible outcomes.

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Engr. Seyi Makinde Approves Appointment of Prince Afolabi Ghandi Olaoye as the New Soun-elect of Ogbomosoland+30

The Oyo State Governor, Engr. Seyi Makinde, has officially announced the appointment of Prince Afolabi Ghandi Olaoye as the Soun-elect of Ogbomosoland. This article highlights the significance of the appointment and the expectations for the new monarch.

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