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Labour Nigeria Top Story

FG, Labour reach agreement on wage increase

The Federal Government and labour unions concluded their discussions on Sunday with a consensus that all categories of workers should benefit from the provisional wage increment declared by President Bola Tinubu during his Independence Day nationwide address. President Tinubu had announced an increase of N25,000 in the wages of lower-grade workers across the country. This Read More…

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Featured Government Maxim Uzoatu Nigeria Notes

The Federal Republic of Fiction @ 63

Nigeria is fiction. The country’s Constitution has been transferred to a new shelf in the library: the shelf containing fictional works. The latter-day patriots of Nigeria can cry all they want against me, but in this instance, I only choose to stand solidly in solidarity with the words that Samuel Johnson uttered on the evening Read More…

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Government Nigeria Top Story

Nigeria at a Crossroads at 63

Challenges, Progress, and President Tinubu’s Mandate Nigeria, since attaining independence in 1960, has embarked on a complex journey marked by triumphs and tribulations. The rich mix of its history is woven with the threads of diverse cultures, ethnicities, and religions. However, within this narrative of nationhood lie formidable challenges that persistently shape its trajectory. President Read More…

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Government Nigeria Top Story

Nigeria announces measures to avert strike amidst independence celebrations

In a bid to prevent an impending nationwide strike, Nigeria’s President Bola Tinubu announced a series of measures on Sunday, coinciding with the nation’s 63rd Independence Anniversary. These measures include a temporary wage increase for government workers, an income subsidy for 15 million impoverished households, and the suspension of a value-added tax on diesel. President Read More…

Handball Sports

Nigeria’s U-18 women’s handball team triumph over Algeria 28-18

In the ongoing Africa Women’s Youth Handball Championship in Monastir, Tunisia, the national under-18 women’s handball team displayed an impressive performance on Saturday by defeating their Algerian counterparts with a commanding score of 28-18. During the first match, the Nigerians showcased their skill and determination, making their nation proud with an outstanding performance. The initial Read More…

Business Top Story Travel

Visa ban lifted: Nigeria and UAE resume flights and forge economic ties

Nigeria and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) have reached a final agreement to lift the visa ban imposed on Nigerian travelers and to promptly resume flights operated by Etihad and Emirates Airlines. This development comes in the wake of President Bola Tinubu’s visit to the emirate on Monday, following his participation in the G20 summit Read More…

Football Sports Top Story

Nigeria Dominates Sao Tome and Principe 6-0 in African Cup of Nations Qualifiers

In a thrilling African Cup of Nations qualifying match held at the Godswill Akpabio International Stadium in Uyo on Sunday, Nigeria showcased their dominance by defeating Sao Tome and Principe with an astonishing scoreline of 6-0. The match got off to an explosive start as Nigeria wasted no time asserting their control over the game. Read More…

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Football Sports

NFF President assures Super Eagles’ full commitment in AFCON match against Sao Tome

Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) President, Ibrahim Gusau, has assured the Nigerian public that the Super Eagles will approach their upcoming match against Sao Tome and Principe with full seriousness, despite already securing qualification for the 2024 AFCON. The Super Eagles are set to face Sao Tome and Principe in a 2024 AFCON qualifier, which is Read More…

Elections Nigeria Top Story

PEPC affirms President Bola Tinubu’s election victory, dismisses opposition petitions

In a resounding verdict, the Presidential Election Petition Court (PEPC) has upheld the legitimacy of President Bola Tinubu’s election victory. The court firmly rejected the petitions brought forth by Mr. Peter Obi of the Labour Party and his party, as well as Alhaji Atiku Abubakar and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Presiding over the proceedings, Read More…

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Business Oil & Gas

Nigeria’s oil output rises due to security improvements

Nigeria’s daily oil and condensate production has surged to 1.67 million barrels, marking a notable increase from the approximately one million barrels per day recorded just a few months ago. Mele Kyari, the Group Chief Executive of the state-owned Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), recently revealed that this transformation is due to increased security measures Read More…