BREAKING: President Tinubu names new chairman, MD for Nigerian Ports Authority

President Bola Tinubu has announced key appointments at the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), appointing Dr. Abubakar Dantsoho as the new Managing Director and Senator Adedayo Adeyeye as the Chairman of the Board. Dr. Dantsoho, who holds a Doctorate in Maritime Technology from Liverpool John Moores University and a Master’s in International Transport from Cardiff University, … Read more

President Tinubu renames national arts theatre after Wole Soyinka

In a remarkable tribute to Nobel Laureate, Professor Wole Soyinka, President Bola Tinubu has renamed the National Arts Theatre in Iganmu, Lagos, in his honour. This announcement was made through a letter Tinubu wrote to commemorate Soyinka’s 90th birthday. President Tinubu expressed his admiration for Soyinka’s global impact and literary achievements. He noted, “I am … Read more

Tinubu approves special payments for troops

President Bola Tinubu has reiterated his dedication to creating a well-equipped and highly professional Army that the nation can be proud of. This message was conveyed during the grand finale of the 2024 Nigerian Army Day celebration, held at the Maxwell Khobe Cantonment in Jos, Plateau State, on Saturday. Representing the President, Defence Minister Badaru … Read more

Nigeria defeats Ghana, South Africa, others, emerges host of $5bn African Energy Bank headquarters

Nigeria has secured the bid to host the headquarters of the $5 billion African Energy Bank (AEB) following a competitive selection process. The decision, made by the African Petroleum Producers Organisation (APPO) and Afrexim Bank, underscores Nigeria’s readiness and commitment, surpassing the required investment threshold with a $100 million commitment from key agencies under the … Read more

Tinubu launches N2tri economic revival plan, thanks Dangote, Elumelu, others

In a bold move to rejuvenate the economy, President Bola Tinubu has introduced an ambitious N2 trillion stabilization and advancement plan. This initiative aims for rapid economic recovery in the short term. The plan was unveiled during the inauguration of the Presidential Economic Coordination Council (PECC) at the State House on Thursday. The PECC is … Read more

2027 election: Kwankwaso, El-Rufai meeting targeting Tinubu’s presidency, says Shettima

In a significant move amidst ongoing political realignments, Rabiu Kwankwaso, the New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP) presidential candidate in 2023, met with Nasir El-Rufai, the former governor of Kaduna State, on Thursday in Abuja. Kwankwaso visited El-Rufai at his residence in Abuja, with photos and a brief video of the meeting surfacing on the social … Read more

President Tinubu appoints 8 new Permanent Secretaries

Nigeria’s President, Bola Tinubu, on Friday approved the appointment of eight new Federal Permanent Secretaries to fill in existing and impending vacancies of some states and geo-political zones in the top administrative cadre of the Civil Service of the Federation. A statement signed by the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Ajuri … Read more

President Tinubu pledges support to victims of Abuja market fire

President Bola Tinubu has pledged his administration’s full support for the victims of Thursday’s Karu market fire in Abuja. A massive fire erupted at Karu market in the Abuja Municipal Area Council on Thursday, causing significant destruction of goods worth millions of naira, according to PlatinumPost. In a statement released on Friday by Ajuri Ngelale, … Read more

Nigerian govt set to buy aircraft recovered from Arab prince

In a surprising move, the Nigerian government is set to acquire an Airbus A330, which was previously seized from an unnamed Arab prince who defaulted on a substantial loan from a German bank, according to a report by Premium Times. While officials have been tight-lipped about acquiring a new presidential jet, inside sources reveal that … Read more

Disquiet as Tinubu, govs keep mum on minimum wage

President Bola Tinubu and the governors of Nigeria’s 36 states remained silent on the issue of minimum wage following Thursday’s National Economic Council (NEC) meeting. Hopes had been high among millions of Nigerians and organised labour members that both federal and state governments would address the protracted issue, which has been unresolved since the removal … Read more