Tuesday, May 24, 2022


May 23, 2022

Emefiele withdraws lawsuit, backs down from presidential contest

His membership in the ruling party, however, is likely to keep generating anger amongst Nigerians and foreign investors who believe the CBN should be an independent institution.

Gavel and CBN governor, Godwin Emefiele
May 23, 2022

Dollars will rain at PDP primary; Atiku, Wike, others to spend $10,000 per delegate: Doyin Okupe

“Let no one fool you. This is what goes on nationwide and in all parties. Only the stakes differ,” Mr Okupe pointed out. “This practice is not sustainable.

Doyin Okupe and dollars used to illustrate the story
May 23, 2022

Respraying your vehicle can attract six months in jail: Police

The police stressed that offenders who change vehicle colour without approval would pay a N3,000 fine or spend six months in jail and in other cases, would do both.

Photo of a man spraying a car used to illustrate this story
May 22, 2022

Dollar hits N610 to naira

From N588 per dollar on May 8, to N610, the naira has depreciated against the dollar over the past two weeks

Dollar and Naira
May 21, 2022

Alleged N47 Billion Fraud: EFCC releases Nsima Ekere after four days

The loot was reportedly tied to fraudulent contracts across Niger Delta when Mr Ekere led the regional development body. He denied all allegations.

Nsima Ekere
May 21, 2022

APC clears AGF Malami for Kebbi governorship election

Mr Malami had already withdrawn his governorship ambition, in order to retain his ministerial appointment.

Nigeria's Attorney General, Abubakar Malami
May 20, 2022

APC disqualifies ex-convict Sen. Bassey Otu over 1987 conviction

Mr Otu’s disqualification was hinged on a 1987 fraud conviction and inconsistency in his educational background.

Basset Otu
May 20, 2022

Don’t blame God; Buhari regime responsible for banditry, terrorism: Obasanjo

“Passion means being mad about Nigeria, having a touch of madness and I look at you (Hayatu-Deen) and say, yes, you are mad about Nigeria, too.”

Yemi Osinbajo, Olusegun Obasanjo and Muhammadu Buhari
May 18, 2022

EFCC arrests ex-NDDC boss over N47 billion loot

Mr Ekere is a chieftain of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).

Nsima Ekere
May 18, 2022

Buhari suspends accountant-general Ahmed Idris for stealing N80 billion

He was suspended on May 18 by finance minister Zainab Ahmed, who cited the raging EFCC probe of the accountant-general over charges he stole and laundered more than N80 billion.

Ahmad Idris, Accountant General of the Federation (AGF)