President Muhammadu Buhari will on Tuesday next week present the 2020 budget at a joint session of the National Assembly by 2pm. The President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, stated this at plenary on Thursday. Also at plenary, the Senate approved all the 16 recommendations contained in the report of the National Assembly joint Committee […]

Hong Kong chief executive Carrie Lam has used a colonial- era emergency law to ban face masks after months of angry protests. The measure was announced today following widespread violence on 1 October, the 70th anniversary of Communist Party rule in China. Ms Lam said the violence is destroying the city and authorities could not […]

The Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige says the federal government would have to lay off workers to be able to meet a wage bill of N580 billion needed to meet labour’s demand on the new wage. Ngige told labour leaders in Abuja that the sum is what would be needed by government to […]

Senator Rochas Okorocha says the Senate must begin to make sacrifice and aid in cutting down the cost of governance by having just one Senatorial representative instead of three per state. Okorocha, the senator representing Imo West Senatorial District, said this during plenary in reaction to the report presented by the Committee on Finance and […]

Nigeria Women Premier League relegation play-off will begin today at the Fifa Goal Project Pitch, Abuja. Osun Babes of Osogbo will lock horns with Kaduna Queens in the first match. The second match will pit Invincible Angels against Dream Stars at the same venue. The winners of the two games will retain their places in the […]

Big brother Naija, housemate, Mike has emerged new Head of House. Mike became Head of House after the Independence Day celebration. He emerged unanimously after Biggie asked the five housemates to pick someone and they all chose Mike. His head of house position will last for a day unlike previous weeks.

Data released by Central Bank of Nigeria have shown that Electronic payment transactions worth N203.35 trillion have been carried out by banks between January and June, this year. The data which is CBN half-year e-payment figures  reveals that the deals occurred through cheques, Automated Teller Machines, Point of Sale, m-Cash, CentralPay, Remita, Nigeria Interbank Instant […]

China city police chief Stephen Lo says the 70th anniversary of Communist Party rule in China is "one of Hong Kong most violent and chaotic days Lo said 25 officers were injured and an 18-year-old protester was shot in the chest with a live bullet one of six live rounds fired by police. He said […]

Former Aviation Minister Femi Fani-Kayode says President Muhammadu Buhari’s planned visit to South Africa, following the xenophobic attack on Nigerians is an “insult” to Nigerians According to reports, Fani-Kayode in a tweet said Buhari should have rejected the invitation extended to him by South African president Ramaphosa. He said a President does not reward a […]

The Federal government says there are no plans to alter the country’s constitution to allow President Muhammadu Buhari rule for a third term. Presidential spokesman Garba Shehu in a statement said there are no circumstances – nor set of circumstances under which President Buhari may seek to amend the Constitution regarding the two-term term limit […]

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