Labour Union Threatens Indefinite Strike over Failure to Meet Demands+30

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has issued a 21-day ultimatum to the President Bola Tinubu-led federal government to meet its demands. Failure to do so will result in an indefinite strike that will disrupt economic and commercial activities across the country. The NLC accuses the government of failing to provide adequate palliatives for Nigerians following the removal of the fuel subsidy.

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Tinubu Administration Sets Health Financing as Top Priority+30

Vice President Kashim Shettima has announced that the Bola Tinubu administration in Nigeria will prioritize domestic health financing, industrialization, and improved health outcomes. The commitment was restated during a meeting with representatives from Global Health Partners, where Shettima emphasized the administration's determination to change the narrative of inclusive growth in a Nigeria where all citizens can be proud.

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Consolidating Geosciences Education: A Vital Investment in Nigeria's Future+30

The Nigerian Association of Petroleum Explorationists (NAPE) emphasizes the importance of consolidating Geosciences education as an investment in the future of Nigeria. This investment is seen as vital for the economic development of the nation, entrepreneurship in mineral exploration, renewable energy, and more. NAPE also highlights the need for retooling strategies for both faculty and students in order to meet the challenges of the shifting energy landscape and emerging technologies.

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Commercial Activities Halted in Uyo as NLC Begins Warning Strike+30

Commercial activities in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, came to a standstill as commercial banks and other public institutions joined the two-day warning strike embarked on by the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC). The strike action, aimed at finding a lasting solution to the economic hardship facing Nigerians following the removal of fuel subsidy, saw the closure of banks and the grounding of civil service activities in the state secretariat.

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Nigerian Police Raid Gay Wedding, Arrest 67 People in Southern City of Warri+30

Police in Nigeria raided a gay wedding in the city of Warri, arresting 67 individuals involved in the event. Homosexuality is widely viewed as unacceptable in Nigeria, with a 2014 anti-gay law in effect. The law imposes severe penalties for same-sex relationships, including a prison term of up to 14 years. This incident once again highlights the ongoing human rights violations faced by the LGBTQ+ community in Nigeria and raises concerns about the lack of acceptance and protection for sexual minorities.

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President Tinubu Slams Nigeria's Previous Multiple Exchange Rate System as Unfair and Detrimental+30

Nigerian President Bola Tinubu criticizes the country's previous multiple exchange rate system, describing it as unfair and detrimental to the nation. Tinubu argues that the system enriched a few individuals while depriving the country of wealth. His administration aims to implement economic reform and dismantle practices seen as detrimental to the national economy. Tinubu has already removed the petrol subsidy and announced the unification of the exchange rate to address significant economic imbalances.

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Adamawa Governor Dismisses Binani's Move to Challenge Election Results+30

The office of the Adamawa Governor has responded to Aisha Binani's move to challenge the governorship election results. The governor's spokesperson refuted the allegations of bias made by the All Progressives Congress (APC) and accused Binani of being part of a failed coup. The statement highlighted the peaceful nature of the election and called for dialogue and reconciliation.

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NGX Group Urges Nigerian Government to Implement Favorable Market Policies for Foreign Investment+30

The Nigerian Exchange (NGX) Group Plc has called on the Nigerian government to adopt more favorable market policies to attract foreign investment. The Chairman of NGX Group, Umaru Kwairanga, commended the government's reforms and expressed the group's commitment to working with the government. The group also highlighted its positive financial performance in 2022.

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Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority Suspends Max Air's Boeing 737 Fleet+30

The Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has suspended Max Air's Boeing 737 fleet due to safety concerns. This directive follows a series of incidents involving the airline's Boeing 737 aircraft. The authority has set up an inspection team to audit all Boeing 737 planes in Max Air's fleet.

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Suspended Governor of Nigerian Central Bank Charged with Criminal Offenses+30

The suspended governor of the Nigerian Central Bank, Godwin Emefiele, has been charged with criminal offenses after a month-long detention. The charges against him have not been specified, but they are said to relate to alleged criminal violations. Emefiele was suspended by President Bola Tinubu in June, and his detention has sparked controversy and claims of human rights violations.

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Affordable Data Plans for Students in Nigeria+30

Get insights on the best and most affordable data plans available for students in Nigeria. Discover different options from top network providers and make an informed decision for a seamless internet experience while studying.

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