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Hardship: If I were President Tinubu

If I were President Tinubu, I would start by acknowledging the hardships that many Nigerians are facing due to the decisions made by the government. It’s essential to recognize that the removal of fuel subsidy and the floating of the Naira were not the right …

Nigerian Nurses Take NMCN to Court Over Controversial Circular

Nurses across Nigeria are in a legal battle against the Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria (NMCN) due to a recent directive they find problematic. This directive requires nurses and midwives seeking employment abroad to verify their qualifications with foreign nursing boards. Dr. Faruk Umar …

TCN Tower Vandalism Reduces North-East Power Supply by 5MW

The nation grappled with severe disruptions in its power supply yesterday following the suspected sabotage of two key power transmission towers along the Gombe-Damaturu 330kV line. The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN), headquartered in Abuja, issued a statement detailing the incident on Friday, resulting in …

HSBC announces a ‘record profit’ of $30.3 billion in the year 2023

HSBC announced on Wednesday that it achieved a “record profit” in 2023, witnessing a significant surge in pre-tax gains by nearly 80 percent. This accomplishment was accompanied by the announcement of further share buybacks by the banking giant. While HSBC and its counterparts have benefited …

Parliament is investigating MIIF in connection to the $12 million Agyapa funds

As part of its efforts to ensure transparency, the Mines and Energy Committee of Parliament has directed the Chief Executive Officer of the Minerals Income Investment Fund (MIIF) to furnish detailed information and corroborating evidence concerning Ghana government’s expenditure of $12 million on the Agyapa …

Government credit increases by 7.6%, reaching N36.16 trillion

Government credit increased by 7.6 percent on a month-on-month basis, reaching N36.16 trillion in January 2024, compared to N33.6 trillion in December 2023, according to data from the Central Bank of Nigeria’s Money and Credit Statistics. Concurrently, credit to the private sector saw a 23 …

The Speaker announces the appointment of leadership within political parties

The Speaker of Parliament, Alban S.K. Bagbin, emphasized the crucial role of political parties in the appointment of parliamentary leadership. He stressed that the process of designating leaders within caucuses should be led by the respective parties. Bagbin highlighted the shift in terminology from referencing …

Sunyani East Primary School is scheduled for March 9

After extensive discussions with the Sunyani High Court regarding the validity of the 2020 delegates’ list for the Sunyani East Constituency New Patriotic Party (NPP) parliamentary election, the constituency has officially set March 9, 2024, as the date for the primary election. Following the closing …