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Tinubu Renames Lagos National Theatre After Wole Soyinka

Nigerian President, Ahmed Bola Tinubu, has renamed the National Theatre in Iganmu Lagos, after Professor Wole Soyinka. This announcement was made in a birthday message to the Nobel Laureate, who is set to celebrate his 90th birthday, on Saturday, July...

School Building Collapses in Plateau State.

A two-Storey school building has collapsed in Plateau State, trapping several kids and teachers, many of whom are thought to be dead. It has been reported that on Friday morning, at approximately 8:30 am, when many pupils and teachers were already in class, Saint...

Senator Orji Kalu: LG Elections Should Be Conducted by INEC.

Orji Uzo Kalu, the senator representing the Abia North Senatorial District, in the National Assembly has applauded the Supreme Court's ruling on local governments' autonomy while pleading with the federal government to consider using the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to hold local government elections across the nation. This...

Kenyan Youths Seek Ruto’s Resignation as they Threaten Fresh Protests.

President William Ruto's decision to sack the majority of his cabinet was dismissed by young Kenyans on Friday, with some threatening to resume street protests in the event that he does not resign.  After peaceful protests over proposed tax hikes last...

Appeal Court Affirms Ododo’s Victory, Ajaka Heads for Supreme Court.

The Court of Appeal sitting on the Kogi State gubernatorial election dispute has affirmed the victory of Governor Usman Ododo. The 3-man panel issued its ruling on Thursday in Abuja where it dismissed the appeal filed by Murtala Ajaka,...

Terrorists Planning to Attack Critical Infrastructure – Army.

The Director, Defence Media Operations, at the Nigerian Defence Headquarters (DHQ), Major General Edward Buba, said intelligence units have uncovered plans by terror elements to attack some of the nation’s critical infrastructure. Buba said members of the notorious terror...

Governors Will Review Local Government Autonomy Judgement – Soludo.

The Governor of Anambra state, Professor Charles Soludo, said governors around the country will take time to review the landmark judgement handed by the Supreme court which critics say gives the local governments financial autonomy from the states. Soludo...

Samoa Deal: Renegotiate or Withdraw, Catholic Bishops Tell FG.

The Catholic Bishops Conference of Nigeria, CBCN, has urged the Federal Government to renegotiate the terms of the controversial Samoa agreement or cancel the deal in its entirety. The CBCN described the agreement as “a threat to the sovereignty...

Tinubu Hails Supreme Court Judgement on LGA Autonomy.

President Bola Ahmed Tinubu has described the landmark ruling of the Supreme Court, essentially granting Local Government Councils autonomy from the state governments, as affirming the spirit, intent and purpose of the 1999 Constitution of the Federal Republic of...

Kenya’s President Sacks Entire Cabinet.

In the wake of protests that have rocked the east African nation of Kenya, the President, William Ruto, has sacked his entire executive cabinet leaving only Musalia Mudavadi, who serves as the foreign affairs secretary and prime cabinet secretary,...
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