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Several traders in Uganda’s capital, Kampala, have reportedly closed their businesses on Tuesday in protest at the enforcement of a controversial tax invoicing system. Local media reports gathered that Many business people believe the new system will complicate their operations and result in them paying more taxes, emphasizing the high cost of software. The Electronic Fiscal Receipting and Invoicing System (EFRIS)...
The Kano State Anti-Corruption and Public Complaints Commission says it has filed fresh charges of corruption and maladministration against an ex-governor of the state, Abdullahi Ganduje. Magaji who made this known in an interview with journalists alleged that the Ganduje government took one billion naira from the state coffers a month to the expiration of the administration’s tenure in May...
Kogi State government has inaugurated the steering committee on the Open Government Partnership to ensure citizens participation in governance. The secretary to the state government (SSG) Mrs Folashade Arike Ayoade who inaugurated the State Steering Committee explained that transparency and accountability have been in existence in the past eight years of immediate past administration of Yahaya Bello. Ayoade explained that open...
First lady, Senator Oluremi Tinubu has said the Renewed Hope Initiative Women Agricultural Support Programme is committed to supporting women farmers nationwide to align with the broader national agenda to strengthen the agricultural sector in the country. Senator Tinubu stated this in Jos the Plateau State capital during the flag-off of distribution of N500,000 to support 20 women farmers per...
BREAKING: Cubana Chief Priest arrives court for arraignment over naira abuse
Nightlife entrepreneur, Okechukwu Paschal, also known as Cubana Chief Priest, has arrived the Federal High Court in Lagos for his trial. The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, had accused Cubana Chiest Priest of naira abuse. He was driven to the court around 8:45 am on Wednesday by EFCC operatives with armed police escorts. On Tuesday, EFCC filed a three-count charge against...
Naira vs USD: Nigeria’s FX reserves drop to $32.29bn
Nigeria’s foreign exchange reserves plummeted to $32.29 billion amid the Central Bank of Nigeria’s efforts at defending the Naira and dwindling crude oil revenue. Data from CBN’s website showed that Nigeria’s FX fell by $2.16 billion in the last 29 days. The country’s FX reserves stood at $32.29 billion on April 15 from $34.45 billion on March 18. This is the lowest...
Iran recently launched an attack in retaliation for an airstrike on its embassy compound in Damascus on April 1 attributed to Israel. ...
The chieftain promised to work tirelessly for Aiyedatiwa in the party’s governorship primaries and the poll. ...
Several allegations have been linked to the Kano State governor as the prime suspect who orchestrated Ganduje's predicament. ...
The EFCC recently said its investigation and prosecution of naira abusers will focus only on new cases of such infractions. ...
The symposium will explore the pressing security challenges in the region. ...
Dangote said the price reduction is expected to have a ripple effect on all the spheres of the economy and reduce the ballooning inflation rate. ...
The report noted that there would be a slight acceleration for advanced economies, where growth is expected to rise from 1.6% in 2023 to 1.7% in 2024 and 1.8% in 2025. ...
Does eating raw eggs cause abortions?
Many people believe that eating raw eggs can cause an abortion. Is that true? ...
How to use cloves and rosemary water for hair growth
Cloves and rosemary water can make your hair longer than you can ever imagine. ...
Superman actor Henry Cavill is expecting his first child with girlfriend
The couple, who have been in a relationship for three years, shared the joyful news with Access Hollywood. ...
I dumped my passion for acting because my crush was associating with singers – Tiwa Savage Nigerian singer Tiwa Savage has opened up about getting into music because she had a crush on a man who was associating himself more with artistes.  Savage said this in an interview when she was explaining her love for acting, revealing that she loved acting...
Alleged naira abuse: EFCC drags Cubana Chief Priest to court Following an allegation of abusing Nigeria’s currency, naira, popular socialite, Pascal Okechukwu, aka Cubana Chief Priest, has been dragged before a Federal High Court in Lagos. The celebrity barman was arraigned by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on a three-count charge. In the 3-count charge filed on April 4th by...
GPBN Associates And Nigerian Communication Commission To Forge Collaboration for Online Professionalism, Data Management and Curbing Fake News.
 GBPN Associates, an Association made up of Bloggers , Influencers and Online Editors on Tuesday 15th April 2024 paid a courtesy visit to the Nigerian Communication Commission (NCC) in AbujaThe delegation was led by its President Chris Kehinde Nwandu Mr Nwandu in his speech ,informed the NCC Management led by the Director Public Affairs Mr Reuben Mouka that the purpose...
Alleged Murder : Blood On Chidinma’s Dress Matched Late TV CEO’S DNA …Expert
 Dr Richard Somiari, a forensic expert in the alleged murder trial of Chidinma Ojukwu, on Tuesday, revealed that the DNA blood sample found on Chidinma’s red dress matched that of the victim, Michael Ataga, the late Super TV CEO.Somiari, who is a director and consultant for the Lagos State DNA and Forensic Centre, gave the evidence before the Lagos...
The New Nigeria People’s Party (NNPP) has suspended Kano state Governor Abbah Kabir Yusuf for participating in what it described as an “illegal / factional national convention” of the party held in Abuja. The embattled governor was suspended for six months by the party. Yusuf, popularly known as Gida, Gida’s suspension was announced at a press briefing in Abuja on Tuesday...
-Demands Wike’s expulsion from party By Bayo Davids 60 members of the House of Representatives supporting the administration of Governor Siminalaiye Fubara of Rivers State on Tuesday reiterated their demand for the resignation of Umar Damagum, the Acting National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (Party). This is even as they succeeded in nipping in the bud, moves by Nyesom Wike’s ally,...
President’s wife launches Renewed Hope Programme for South-West women
No fewer than 120 women from the six south west states are to get the sum of N60million from The Renewed Hope Initiative, a social intervention programme of the wife of the President, Mrs. Oluremi Tinubu.   Mrs. Tinubu, who disclosed this on Tuesday at the launch of the Renewed Hope Initiative Women Agricultural Support Programme for the south west and flag off of...
Naira Abuse: If you’ve video of me spraying money, forgive me – Portable begs EFCC
Controversial singer, Habeeb Okikiola, aka Portable, has pleaded with the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, to forgive him if they have any evidence against him abusing the Naira.   He said it was never his intention to mutilate the Naira, stressing that he only sprays money to help the masses.   Speaking in a recent Instagram live session, Portable noted that he respects constituted authority.   He said,...
I dream of winning Champions League for PSG —Mbappe
Kylian Mbappe has expressed his excitement after helping Paris St-Germain complete an incredible comeback against Barcelona in the Champions League. Mbappe scored twice in their 4-1 win over Barca in Spain on Tuesday night as they advanced to the semifinal of the competition with a 6-4 aggregate victory. “I have the dream of winning the Champions League for Paris,”...
Yoruba Nation agitators declare interim govt in South-West
A group of Yoruba Nation agitators who invaded the Oyo State House of Assembly complex last Saturday to declare an Independent ‘Democratic Republic of Yoruba’, have threatened to wreck more havoc if their members who were arrested during the invasion are not released immediately. The group further declared that there is presently an interim government in the south-west part...
Ibadan invasion: Police launch manhunt for sponsor of Yoruba Nation agitators
The Nigeria Police Force have initiated a search for Mrs. Dupe Onitiri-Abiola, suspected to be a sponsor of the recent invasion of the Oyo State Government Secretariat by Yoruba Nation agitators. Mrs Onitiri-Abiola, the widow of the late Chief Moshood Abiola, allegedly claimed responsibility for the violence in a viral video. The agitators, wielding weapons and dressed in military camouflage, stormed...
More worries for Ganduje as Kano anti-corruption agency files fresh charges against APC chair
The Kano State Anti-Corruption and Public Complaints Commission has announced new corruption charges and maladministration against former Governor Abdullahi Ganduje. The commission’s chairman, Muhuyi Magaji, revealed that investigations uncovered the diversion of N51.3 billion from local government funds to unauthorized individuals during Ganduje’s tenure. Magaji alleged that the Ganduje administration withdrew N1 billion monthly from state coffers before its tenure ended...
Daniel Regha Defends Singer, Davido Over His Recent Viral Video
Controversial critic, Daniel Regha has taken sides with Afrobeat artist, Davido as he questions the authenticity of the recent viral video of him.It would be recalled that following a photo of the singer in a cozy position with an American stylist, Courtney which surfaced online, the model’s friend posted a video of Davido crying and pleading on his knees.Daniel...
‘I’m Big Me’ – Davido Downplays Comparison With Wizkid, Burna Boy
Nigerian singer, David Adeleke, popularly known as Davido, has said contrary to assumptions that he, Wizkid, and Burna Boy are currently the three biggest Afrobeats in the world, he is the only big Afrobeats artiste.He stated this recently on an American show, Sway’s Universe.The host asked, “You are the African big 3 alongside Wizkid and Burna Boy. Do you...