Friday, March 24, 2023

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March 15, 2023

Nigeria’s inflation rate surged to 17-year high 21.91% following cash crisis: Report

In the same line, food inflation increased from 24.32 per cent in January to 24.35 percent in the reviewed month.

Inflation and President Muhammadu Buhari
March 15, 2023

El-Rufai orders all political appointees, civil servants to donate to APC guber candidate Uba Sani

Mr El-Rufai’s directive to civil servants is a clear breach of the nation’s extant laws prohibiting public service workers from engaging in partisan politics.

Sani Uba and Nasir El-Rufai
March 13, 2023

Two weeks after election, U.S. President Biden yet to congratulate President-elect Tinubu

Last May, Mr Biden had telephoned then Philippine president-elect Ferdinando Marcos Jr, to congratulate him. The details of the call were published on the White House website.

Joe Biden and Bola Tinubu
March 13, 2023

48,000 people killed in Turkey earthquake, says President Erdogan

“The death toll has reached 48,000, and the number of injured has exceeded 115,000,” Mr Erdogan said in a televised address to the nation.

Türkiye, Syria earthquake
March 12, 2023

‘Repentant’ Boko Haram fighter caught trafficking drug from Ibadan to Maiduguri 

Mr Madu, a native of Banki town in Borno was intercepted with the banned substance on the Abuja-Kaduna highway on his way to Maiduguri.

Alayi Madu
March 10, 2023

N146 billion fraud allegation rocks North-East Development Commission

“It is not possible that you will mismanage over N146 billion, and nothing will happen. The process itself will not make it possible. So, it is not true.”

North-East Development Commission (NEDC) , MANAGING DIRECTOR MOHAMMED ALKALI
March 9, 2023

Nigerian ‘most wanted’ prostitution ringleader Madam Joy extradited to Italy

Joy Jeff, a ‘most wanted’ Nigerian woman who runs a prostitution ring and was sentenced to 13 years’ imprisonment, has been extradited to Italy.

Joy Jeff extradited to Italy
March 8, 2023

Nigerian women belong in boardrooms, not ‘other room’, kitchen, says group

“Until Nigeria recognises that women are not only meant to be in the kitchen and ‘the other room’ but in the boardrooms…we will not grow like other nations.”

Betta Edu
March 7, 2023

Buhari regime promises to use digital tools for 2023 census

The Buhari regime says the 2023 population and housing census will involve digital maps, questionnaires and cloud computing.

March 6, 2023

March 11 Elections: INEC to reconfigure BVAS, seek court permission

A source said INEC would need sufficient time to reconfigure the BVAS to conduct the elections slated for Saturday.

Mahmood Yakubu, BVAS