Nigerians bash Tinubu for promising to pay students’ WAEC fees – Politics – Daily Post Nigeria


Some Nigerians on social media have bashed Bola Ahmed Tinubu, National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), after he was seen in a video promising to pay the West African Examination Council (WAEC) fees of Nigerian students. Tinubu, who last week revealed his ambition to run for president in the 2023 election, said his … Read more

National Assembly rescinds decision on direct primaries as Senate, Reps differ on consensus option – Nairametrics


The House of Representatives has rescinded its decision on the adoption of direct primaries as the only mode of selection of candidates to represent candidates during elections in the Electoral Act Amendment Bill. The lawmakers during the plenary session on Wednesday reversed the move and adopted the direct and indirect primaries as the mode of … Read more

Electoral Act: Nigerian Senate rescinds decision on Direct Primaries – Nairametrics


The Nigerian Senate announced that it will rescind its decision on the affected Clause of the Bill as passed and re-commit same to the Committee of the Whole for consideration. This was announced by the Senate during its plenary session on Wednesday and supported Minority Leader, Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe. This comes after the Senate had … Read more

Court adjourned Kanu’s Matter till February 16 after he pleads not guilty – Nairametrics


Nnamdi Kanu, the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra has pleaded not guilty to the 15 count charges proffered against him by the Federal Government of Nigeria. Recall Mr Kanu objected to taking a plea yesterday on the basis that he had not been briefed on the fresh charges against him. Kanu’s lead counsel, … Read more

BUA Foods, others support Consumer Goods Index up by 69 basis points – Nairametrics


The Consumer Goods Index, which tracks the daily performance of quoted FMCG companies, appreciated by 0.69%, from 559.85 points the previous day, to 563.69 points, at the end of the day’s trading session. The increase recorded in the consumer goods index was driven mainly by Dangote Sugar Plc, BUA Foods, and Flourmill Nig Plc which … Read more

Buhari may assent to Electoral Act Amendment Bill this week – Lawan – Politics – Daily Post Nigeria


There are strong indications that President Muhammadu Buhari will sign the Electoral Act Amendment Bill this week, the Senate President, Ahmed Lawan has confirmed. Lawan, who met with President Buhari at the State House, Abuja, on Tuesday, following their resumption for legislative duties after the Christmas break, also confirmed that the contentious Electoral Act Amendment … Read more

Ekiti, Osun elections: INEC to reject primaries conducted outside states – Politics – Daily Post Nigeria


The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has insisted that parties must respect dates for Ekiti, Osun Governorship Election Primaries and the commission’s timetable. The Chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, spoke on Tuesday in Abuja, at the first quarterly meeting with parties. Yakubu advised leaders and aspirants to carry out transparent primaries and conduct themselves properly. INEC … Read more

Forex crises and December festivities led to the surge in inflation – Muda Yusuf – Nairametrics


Center for the Promotion of Private Enterprise (CPPE) has stated that the forex crises and surge in demand during the December festivities led to the uptick in inflation. This was disclosed by the CEO of CPPE, Dr Muda Yusuf, in a document titled “CPPE COMMENTS ON DECEMBER INFLATION REPORT.” Nigeria’s inflation rate in December 2021 … Read more

PenCom completes review of Pension Reform Act 2014 – Nairametrics


The regulatory body of the Nigerian Pension Industry, the National Pension Commission (PenCom) said it has deliberated on the review of the Pension Reform Act 2014 (PRA 2014). This was contained in a statement to newsmen signed by Peter Aghahowa, Head, Corporate Communications of PenCom, who disclosed that the regulator organised the retreat on the … Read more