President Bola Tinubu has submitted an emergency application to have the decision ordering the release of his academic records to Atiku Abubakar reviewed.
On September 19, Judge Jeffrey Gilbert of the United States District Court issued an order directing Chicago State University to give Tinubu's academic documents to Atiku Abubakar in Nigeria as part of an ongoing election challenge case in the last Presidential election held in Nigeria. Read more here.
A Coalition of 25 Civil Society Organisations (CSO) has called on security agencies to caution political parties against activities that could plunge states into serious crisis ahead of the off-season governorship elections in Bayelsa, Imo and Kogi States.
The Civil Society Organisations, in a communique issued after a three-day election preview on the three states, specifically singled out the Social Democratic Party's slant of activities in Kogi State as an example of what security agencies must caution stakeholders against. Read more here.
The Deputy Senate President, Barau I. Jibrin, has assured the Supreme Council for Shari'a in Nigeria (SCSN) and Jama’atu Izalatil Bid’ah Wa’iqamatus Sunah (JIBWIS) of the commitment of President Bola Ahmed Tinubu to revive the economy and address the insecurity in the country.
Senator Barau spoke when he hosted the leadership of SCSN and JIBWIS - Kano State chapter separately at the National Assembly. The Muslim leaders had expressed concerns over the country's economy and security challenges. Read more here.
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has announced the postponement of its highly anticipated 293rd Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) meeting, originally scheduled for Monday and Tuesday, September 25 and 26, 2023.
The decision to defer this critical meeting was communicated through a press release issued by Dr. Isa AbdulMumin, Director of Corporate Communications at the CBN. Read more here.
The General Manager of Vibranium Valley, Moyosore Asubiojo has claimed that the valley has become a tech hub and home to innovators and businesses, much like Nigeria's Silicon Valley.
Asubiojo stated this in a news conference in Lagos on the sidelines of a visit to Vibranium Valley by US Deputy Secretary of the Treasury, Wally Adeyemo. Read more here.
Liverpool made a winning start to their Europa League campaign with a 3-1 comeback win over LASK Linz on Thursday evening.
The hosts took a first half lead through Florian Flecker, who struck a brilliant opener from the edge of the area. Read more here.
Bella Shmurda, a Nigerian singer and a close associate of the late Mohbad, has publicly stated that he does not care about the latter's autopsy.
In a tweet, Bella Shmurda emphasized that delayed justice is equivalent to injustice. Read more here.
Cabtree Consulting, a Nigerian firm, the Gas Aggregation Company of Nigeria (GACN), and CarbonAi, a Canadian company, have committed to work together to decarbonise Nigeria's oil and gas industry.
This was revealed in a statement made jointly by Tayo Rhodes-Vivour, a representative of GACN, Stephen Entwisle of Carbon Ai, and Olabode Oma-Show of Cabtree Consulting on the sidelines of the ongoing World Petroleum Congress (WPC) on Thursday in Calgary, Canada. Read more here.
Nine people have been killed by unknown assailants in Ghana's northern region.
According to Zubeiru Abdulai, the leader of the Pusiga district in northern Ghana, nine persons were killed and numerous others were injured in an ambush by unidentified assailants on Thursday morning. Read more here.
The Nigeria Police Force (NPF) has confirmed the successful completion of the autopsy procedure on the late singer Mohbad.
The update was shared on the official X page of the NPF on Thursday night. Read more here.