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Analysts have expressed concerns over a recent claim that the federal government resorted to printing money to augment the monthly allocation to the three tiers of government, warning that it could heighten inflationary pressure with dire consequences for the country’s exchange rate and economy.
The National Vice Chairman, South-south zone of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Chief Dan Orbih, has said that the Nigerian government under the leadership of President Muhammadu Buhari has failed woefully in all ramifications.
The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control, NAFDAC, has apprehended producers of the dangerous chemicals that killed three persons in Kano after consuming an adulterated Flavoured drink even as it warned Nigerians against the use of chemicals to enhance food and drinks.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has explained the reason for making use of Halal Fountain Hotel (Annex), situated at No. 29A, Rabah Road, Kaduna, reportedly seized from Col Sambo Dasuki (rtd), former National Security Adviser.
The Nigeria Labour Congress has called on the Kaduna State Government to reverse the mass sack of workers in the state, describing it as an “arbitrary and cruel” decision.
Akwa Ibom State government has said that all hotels and tourism centres across the state would soon be certified with ‘Operational Permit’ in line with global standard and international best practices.
The federal government yesterday stated that the general state of insecurity in the country has triggered a rising call for secession as well as politicisation of ethnic and religious differences.
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has urged countries in Sub-Saharan Africa to do more domestically to increase tax revenues and improve the quality of spending.
Juve are being tipped to make a change in the dugout after a poor 2020-21 campaign which has seen them exit the Champions League early and fall well behind Inter in the Serie A standings.
China’s once-a-decade census is expected to show a further fall in the percentage of young people in its fast-aging population as high living costs and an aversion to having children among urban couples push China closer to a demographic crunch.
Spain is about to ask hundreds of companies to join in one of the biggest-ever tests of whether a four-day workweek can be implemented without harming the economy.
The Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Sokoto, Matthew Hassan Kukah, has said day by day, Nigeria drifts irreversibly into a dark tunnel.
The Catholic Bishop of Sokoto, Most Rev. Matthew Hassan Kukah, took another swipe at the Federal Government, on Sunday, saying that Nigeria’s troubles were growing by the day while the nation’s leadership paid deaf ears to warnings of an impending disaster in the country.
A Taiwan court on Saturday released on bond the manager of a construction site whose truck authorities believe caused a train accident that killed at least 50 people, but prosecutors vowed to appeal, as family members mourned the dead at the crash site.
Lionel Messi, 33, is still waiting for a renewal offer from Barcelona to come through according to Mundo Deportivo. The Barcelona captain has received in public and in private a willingness on the part of the club from Joan Laporta to extend his current deal, but is yet to receive a specific proposal. Messi is said to be interested in seeing what the club propose.
The OPEC+ grouping of oil producers will hold its third ministerial summit of the year via videoconference Thursday to discuss output cuts in the face of fresh price volatility.
As the security situation continues to degenerates on daily basis, President Muhammadu Buhari is expected to submit a supplementary budget to the National Assembly for more funds to be made available for the procurement of equipment to battle the insurgents.
Libya has become a preferred point of departure for thousands of immigrants who attempt to cross the Mediterranean Sea to reach European shores to escape the insecurity and chaos plaguing Libya since the fall of its former leader Muammar Gaddafi 2011.
The Lagos State Government says 127,885 persons have so far received their first dose of the Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines.
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Saturday said he saw nothing in the COVID-19 data to change his plans for a piecemeal easing of lockdown in England, with the next major steps due to take place next month.
Senate President, Ahmed Lawan, and the governor of Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, were on Wednesday in Abuja presented with the Honourary Fellowship Award of the Nigerian Institution of Surveyors (NIS) alongside a former Minister of Defence, Brig-General Mansur Dan-Ali (rtd) and the Emir of Nasarawa, HRH Alh. Ibrahim Usman Jibril, at the institution’s 2021 investiture ceremony.
Academic Staff from public institutions across the country have so far accessed over N120 billion for training, within and outside Nigeria, from the Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund) since its inception in 2008.
The Gombe State Government has approved the sum of N1.499 billion for the supply and installation of biometric attendance system to check payroll fraud in the state’s civil service.
The national caretaker/extraordinary convention planning committee (CECPC) of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has disowned a zoning arrangement list in circulation on the social media.
Rome’s Stadio Olimpico has been “fully confirmed” as a venue for Euro 2020 matches after the Italian government guaranteed the presence of at least 25 per cent of fans, UEFA announced on Wednesday.
Ten people have been killed and 34 injured in fighting between rival ethnic communities in the Democratic Republic of Congo’s eastern city of Goma, a spokesman for the provincial government said on Tuesday.
The Accountant General of the Federation, Ahmed Idris, has declared his readiness to partner with stakeholders with valuable ideas to assist in consolidating the gains of the ongoing financial management reforms initiatives.
A suspected fake security agent, Basiru Ibrahim, who specialises in trafficking illicit drugs from Benin Republic into Nigeria has been nabbed with 280 kilogrammes of skunk and Diazepam
The United Nigeria Airline yesterday began its full operation in Owerri, the Imo State capital as it airlifted its first set of passengers from the Sam Mbakwe International Cargo Airport, Owerri to Lagos State.
Protests broke out Sunday night after US police fatally shot a young Black man in a suburb of Minneapolis — where a former police officer is currently on trial for the murder of George Floyd.