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The naira crash to about 630 Naira to dollar at the parallel market has been linked to higher dollar demand and foreign exchange (FX) supply constraints. However, the naira exchanges at 415.75 Naira to one dollar, representing over 200 Naira per dollar premium between the official and parallel markets. Foreign exchangeTrader, AZA Finance, global forex […]

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has estimated that about 80 per cent of Nigeria’s population has fallen into poverty as they struggle to pay hospital bills. This was just as the Senate on Tuesday considered two critical bills seeking to tackle poverty and put a stop to intellectual property theft in the country. WHO Technical […]

The 22-year-old joined Rangers from Leicester for a nominal fee of 230,000 pounds two years ago, departs for the biggest fee the Scottish side has received for a player in their history. Ajax will pay an initial 18.7 million pounds for the versatile footballer but the fee could rise to 22.7 million pounds with add-ons, […]

Ukraine’s First Lady Olena Zelenska has asked US Congress for more help in fighting the war against Russia. During a passionate speech in Washington, she asked for ‘weapons that will not be used to wage a war on somebody else’s land but to protect one’s home.’ It comes after Russia said its war aims had […]

A group under the aegis of Coalition of Southern Kaduna Young Professionals has faulted alleged plans by some political players and elders to sabotage the ambition of the President of the Southern Kaduna Peoples Union, SOKAPU, Honourable Jonathan Asake to contest the Kaduna State Governorship election under the Labour Party. A statement signed by the […]

The Administrator, Kaduna Capital Territory, KCTA, Muhammad Hafiz Bayero, has tasked contractors handling the evacuation of solid waste to work towards achieving the set objectives. Delivering a welcome address during an onboarding workshop on integrated solid waste collection and disposal services in Kaduna on Wednesday, Bayero called on residents to cooperate with those saddled with […]

The Governor-elect of Osun State, Senator Ademola Adeleke, was presented his certificate of return by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, on Wednesday. His presentation comes almost 72 hours after defeating the incumbent governor Adegboyega Oyetola of the All Progressives Congress, with 403, 371 votes compared to Oyetola’s 375,027 votes on Saturday’s poll. Adeleke’s certificate […]

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has dissociated itself from ‘Bishops’ who attended the formal unveiling of the vice presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Kashim Shettima, describing them as desperados in a Nollywood movie who went there for themselves. The Vice President of CAN in charge of 19 Northern States and Abuja […]

The Federal Government and labour unions on Wednesday clashed over the groups’ refusal to back down on its planned two-day nationwide protests scheduled for July 26 and 27. No fewer than 40 unions, including the aviation workers are expected to participate in the rally called in solidarity with the striking Academic Staff Union of Universities […]

Kaduna State Commissioner for Human Services and Social Development Kaduna State, Hafsat Mohammed Baba has stated the need for active involvement of not just the judicial system but the general public. She made this known during the enhancement action learning workshop on the implementation of the Kaduna State Violence against Persons Prohibition law (VAPP) and […]


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