Emir Sanusi Laments ‘Unbearable’ Hardship In Nigeria

The 16th Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II, has expressed deep concern over Nigerians’ severe economic hardships. His comments came during a ceremony for the distribution of free fertiliser to 52,800 smallholder farmers across Kano State’s 44 local government areas on Thursday. Addressing the gathering at the Government House, alongside the newly appointed second-class Emirs of…

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Labour Rejected Tinubu’s Offer To Pay ₦250,000 Wage And Hike Petrol Price – NLC

The President of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Joe Ajaero, says the Organised Labour rejected a proposal by President Bola Tinubu to pay ₦250,000 minimum wage and increase petrol prices. “Accepting ₦70,000 was the best way to save Nigerians from further hardship,” Ajaero said on Channels Television’s Politics Today programme on Thursday shortly after Labour met with…

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Nigeria Engages Stakeholders on Renewable Energy

The Special Presidential Envoy on Climate Action, Chief Ajuri Ngelale, has initiated discussions with global stakeholders to explore new opportunities for climate finance and risk mitigation platforms aimed at boosting renewable energy technology manufacturing in Nigeria. Chief Ngelale held a virtual meeting with the Managing Director of the Bank of Industry, Dr. Supo Olusi, and…

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VP Shettima Inaugurates Unit to Combat Food Insecurity

Vice President Kashim Shettima has launched the Presidential Food Systems Coordination Unit (PFSCU) to tackle the rising commodity prices and overall food insecurity in the nation. The inauguration followed a presentation by Marion Moon, Technical Assistant to the President on Agriculture, at the Presidential Villa in Abuja. A statement from Stanley Nkwocha, Senior Special Assistant…

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FG Arraigns Nine Illegal Miners

The Federal Government has brought charges against eight Chinese nationals and one Nigerian for engaging in illegal mining activities in the Lokpaukwu community of Umuchieze, Umunneochi Local Government Area, Abia State. In a statement released by Segun Tomori, the Special Assistant on Media to the Minister of Solid Minerals Development, the suspects were apprehended by…

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