CBN defers eNaira October 1 launch, gives reason

The Central bank of Nigeria (CBN) has deferred the official launch of its Digital Currency, the eNaira. The spokesman of the bank, Mr Osita Nwanisobi, said that the planned unveiling…

BREAKING: FG declares October 1 public holiday

The Federal Government has declared Friday, October 1 as a public holiday to mark the 61st Independence anniversary celebration. The Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, made the declaration on…

Breaking: Buhari returns to Abuja with “special assignment’’ from World body

President Muhammadu Buhari has returned to Abuja after a loaded weeklong engagements at the 76th Session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in New York, United States of America.…

Resident doctors give FG ultimatum to pay salary arrears

The Federal Government has been given a 72-hour ultimatum by the Nigerian Association of Resident Doctors to pay its members being owed Medical Residency Training Fund and salary arrears. The…

Tanker drivers issue nationwide strike notice over bad roads, others

Petroleum Tanker Drivers, PTD, branch of the Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers, NUPENG, yesterday issued an October 8, nationwide strike to the Federal Government to address three…

IPOB ORDERS REVOLUTION ON OCTOBER 1

The Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, has declared a sit-at-home across the Southeast on October 1. IPOB said the October 1 sit-at-home is to show its rejection of Nigeria and…

Verve Partners NIMC To Improve National ID Management System

Verve has thrown its support behind the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) efforts to create a robust digitization framework for comprehensive identity management for Nigerians. According to the NIMC, the…

Buhari asks G20 to cancel Nigeria’s debt after fresh $4bn, €710m loan request

President Muhammadu Buhari has urged G20 to extend debt suspension initiatives to Nigeria and other developing/least developed countries. Buhari made the call on Friday while addressing world leaders at the…

Buhari decries illicit arms trade, solicits debt cancellation for Nigeria, others at UN

The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), on Friday at the ongoing 76th Session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York, the United States of America, called for…

BREAKING: FG ANNOUNCES DATE FOR 5G DEPLOYMENT IN NIGERIA

Mr Isa Pantami, Minister of Communication and Digital Economy say the Five Generation (5G) network will be deployed in Nigeria in January 2022 and will aid surveillance against vandalism of…