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JUST IN: Two Lawmakers, Shaibu’s Associate Suspended by Edo Speaker

By Spencer Ighodalo In a dramatic turn of events, the Speaker of the Edo State House of Assembly, Blessing Agbebaku, suspended three lawmakers on Monday over an alleged plot to impeach him and other principal officers of the Assembly. The suspended lawmakers include Donald Okogbe (PDP, Akoko-Edo II), an ally …

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CBN Cracks Down on Fintech: Opay, Moniepoint, Palmpay, and Others Affected

Justice Okamgba, Eddidiong Ikpoto and Henry Falaye Some bank customers have expressed panic as the Central Bank of Nigeria bans mobile money operators including fintech firms from onboarding new customers. However, the Bank Customers Association of Nigeria backed the CBN directive. The new directive will affect fintech companies such as …

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VIDEO: How to Spray Money Without Legal Hassles – Abike Dabiri-Erewa.

The Chairman/CEO of the Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM), Abike Dabiri-Erewa, offers guidance on how to spray money at events without running afoul of the law and attracting unwanted attention from the  Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). READ ALSO: EFCC Detains Instagram Celebrity Cubana Chief Priest, Files Charges In a video shared …

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State police: Further delay is risky

THE deterioration of security has continued to stimulate support for the swift establishment of state police as a panacea for the bloody violence. The state and federal governments and the federal and state assemblies must fast-track the process to save the country from implosion. Already, 20 out of 36 state …

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Fresh impetus for restructuring

THE latest call made by a former president, Olusegun Obasanjo, for Nigeria to be restructured into a truly federal polity is an urgent one given the myriad of challenges impeding the country. His voice has joined a list of leaders of various socio-political groups who have urged that the country …

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JAMB Directs CBT Centers to Arrest Parents Lurking Near Exam Venues

By Ismaila Adeyemi The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has instructed all Computer-Based Test (CBT) center operators to detain any parent discovered near their facilities during the 2024 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME). The directive was announced during the final briefing for CBT center operators on Wednesday, April 17, …

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Drop Deadwood Ministers, Amend Harsh Economic Policies, El-Rufai Tells Tinubu

Malam Nasir El-Rufai, the former governor of Kaduna State, has advised President Bola Tinubu to replace ministers who have not met their mandates effectively. Speaking to reporters in Maiduguri on Monday, El-Rufai encouraged President Tinubu to consider revising certain economic policies that have not produced the expected outcomes. “If an …

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Lift Blockades Off Okuama Community: Nigeria Is Not a Military State, Says Warri NBA

By Oghenekaro Oyowinkigho The Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Warri branch, issued a statement yesterday urging the Nigerian military to promptly remove the blockades they have set up in Okuama community, Ughelli South Local Government Area, Delta State. The NBA emphasized that Nigeria is not a military state, and citizens should …

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VIDEO: Nigerian Bar Association’s Warri Branch Launches Law Week with Awareness Parade

By Fredrick Umuerure The Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Warri branch, today embarked on an awareness walk through the heart of Warri, Delta State, signaling the start of their Law Week. The event, led by the branch chairman, Barr. Oghenero Okoro, saw a significant turnout from the legal community, all united …

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New national ID cards, a waste of resources

NIGERIA’S identity card system is about to get more complicated. This is after the National Identity Management Commission notified the public of its intention to launch three new national ID cards for 104 million Nigerians by June. Currently, there are different ID cards that have not been successfully implemented years …

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