BREAKING: Tinubu Restores Old National Anthem Through New Legislation

President Bola Tinubu has signed into law a bill reintroducing Nigeria’s old national anthem. Senate President Godswill Akpabio announced the development during a joint sitting of the Senate and House of Representatives on Wednesday. Akpabio confirmed, “The president signed the bill into law this morning.”

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Tinubu’s First-Year Performance Ranked 4th Behind Obasanjo, Yar’Adua, and Jonathan

Economists and data experts at the Analysts Data Services and Resources firm, ADSR based in Ibadan have produced a stage-setting report that compares the first-year performances of all of Nigeria’s presidents since 1999 with a ranking that places Bola Tinubu fourth with 53.6% after Olusegun Obasanjo with 72.8%, late Umaru Yar’Adua 64.0%, Goodluck Jonathan 60.8%…

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Nigerian Government Bans Money Rituals, Smoking, and Other Vices in Films and Skits

The Federal Government of Nigeria has officially banned the glamourization of smoking, money rituals and other vices in Nollywood films and skits. This development was made known on Wednesday by the Executive Director/CEO of the National Film and Video Censors Board (NFVCB), Shaibu Husseini. The NFVCB boss revealed this information during a National Stakeholders Engagement…

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Economic Hardship: Reps to Probe Daily Increase in Commodity Prices

The House of Representatives has mandated the Committee on Commerce to investigate the daily increase in prices of commodities in Nigeria. This followed the adoption of a motion by Jesess Onuakalusi (PDP-Delta) on ‘The Need to Awaken Price Control Board of Nigeria to its Constitutional Responsibilities’ at plenary on Thursday. Presenting the motion, Mr Onuakalusi…

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FG Considering Telecom Tax Reintroduction to Secure New $750 Million World Bank Loan

The FG may reinstate a previously suspended telecom tax and other fiscal measures in order to secure a new $750 million loan from the World Bank, it has been revealed. According to the Stakeholder Engagement Plan for Nigeria – Accelerating Resource Mobilisation Reforms (ARMOR) P-For-R (P177308) program dated March 2024, between Nigeria and the World…

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Federal Government Authorizes Salary Raise for Civil Servants

The Federal Government has approved a substantial increase in salary ranging from 25% to 35% for civil servants across various consolidated salary structures. This augmentation applies to the six remaining consolidated salary structures, namely the Consolidated Public Service Salary Structure (CONPSS), Consolidated Research and Allied Institutions Salary Structure (CONRAISS), Consolidated Police Salary Structure (CONPOSS), Consolidated…

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Evidence from School Document Reveals Yahaya Bello Prepaid Family Members’ School Fees After Withdrawing $720,000 from State Funds

Documents serving as exhibits have shown how Yahaya Bello allegedly paid school fees in advance for his family members already in the school and even those to be enrolled in future with hundreds of thousands of dollars withdrawn from the state coffers. A letter from the American International School of Abuja to the Economic and…

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Lagos State Government Warns of Closure for Indian School Restricting Admission to Indian Nationals Only

The Lagos State Government has threatened to shut down an Indian Language School operating in the Ilupeju area of the state that only admits Indian nationals. Nigerians during the week called out the school for ‘racially’ depriving Nigerian children from attending the school and asked the Lagos state government to investigate and shut down the…

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