FG plans performance-based salary scheme for workers

A new wage system based on employee’s productivity in the civil service is underway, the Federal Government said on Monday. The government said with the system, workers on the same level could earn different salaries. The government said the formulation of an innovative wage system was being considered because it realised that productivity was a […]

Royal guests: Prince Harry, Meghan expected in Nigeria today

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex, Prince Harry and Meghan, will arrive in Nigeria today on a three-day private visit. The royal British couple is visiting Nigeria on the invitation of the Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), Gen. Christopher Musa. The Director of Sports at the Defence Headquarters (DHQ), Air Vice Marshal Abidemi Marquis, said […]

The purpose of Cybersecurity levy 

The Presidency yesterday said the cybersecurity levy was introduced to tackle cybercrimes and terrorism. It said the nation lost over N273billion (approximately $762million) to cybercrime alone in 2022. It also claimed that the same levy is in place in Ghana and Rwanda. Opposition to the policy grew yesterday, with the Trade Union Congress (TUC), ex-Labour […]

Workers Day: Public servants, military, police get 35% consolidated pay rise

A cross-section of federal workers under certain consolidated categories got between 25 per cent and 35 per cent pay rise as announced yesterday. This took effect from January 1, according to an official of the National Salaries, Incomes and Wages Commission (NSIWC), who broke the news. The announcement came on the eve of today’s Workers […]

Guinness World Record: Tunde Onakoya returns to heroic welcome

Chess-in-Slums Founder, Tunde Onakoya, was on Wednesday warmly welcomed back to Nigeria after breaking the record for the longest-ever chess marathon with a time of 60 hours. He was greeted in a heartwarming reception with singing and dancing at the airport. Onakoya broke the record of Norwegian players, Hallvard Haug Flatebø and Sjur Ferkingstad, who […]

Fulani leaders entrust President Tinubu with their unwavering support

The Fulani community leaders in Nigeria have reiterated their unwavering support for President Bola Tinubu and his administration. They urged Nigerians to be patient with the government, assuring that positive outcomes of all the efforts aimed at repositioning the country will soon begin to materialize. While urging President Tinubu to reciprocate the substantial support provided […]

FULL LIST: Covenant University emerges best in Nigeria, beats UI, UNILAG, others

The Times Higher Education has released the 2024 World universities rankings across 108 countries and regions. In Nigeria, 39 universities appeared on the list with Covenant University taking the number one spot. The University of Ibadan comes second while Federal University of Technology, Akure and University of Lagos takes third and fourth positions respectively. Globally, […]

Nollywood Actor Junior Pope Dies In Boat Accident

Nollywood actor, Junior Pope Odonwodo popularly called, Jnr Pope, is dead. It was gathered that the actor died on Wednesday afternoon during a boat trip for a film production. National President of the Actors Guild of Nigeria, Emeka Rollas, confirmed to Channels Television that the remains of the actor have been deposited at the morgue. […]

Kalu celebrates ‘Africa’s jewel’ Dangote at 67

Deputy Speaker Benjamin Kalu has lauded the contribution of the Chairman of Dangote Group, Alhaji Aliko Dangote to the economic well-being of Nigeria, and the continent of Africa. In a statement to celebrate the 67th birthday of the business man, the Deputy Speaker described Dangote as an African Jewel. Kalu also lauded Dangote’s commitment to […]