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Tinubu celebrates chess master Tunde Onakoya’s new world record

President Bola Tinubu has congratulated Tunde Onakoya on setting a new world chess record and putting up Nigeria’s resilience, self-belief, and ingenuity for global acclaim. According to a statement by his media aide, Ajuri Ngelale, Onakoya broke the Guinness World Record for the longest chess marathon on Saturday, after playing for over 58 hours and […]

Senate passes Fresh Student Loan Bill for Second Reading

The Senate has passed for second reading the Students Loans Access to Higher Education Act (Repeal and Enactment) Bill, 2024. This followed a correspondence by President Bola Tinubu, who wrote to the Senate seeking the repeal of the existing law, and has submitted a fresh bill to be passed into law. This request comes a […]

President Bola Tinubu orders full implementation of Oronsanye Report

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has given its nod to the full implementation of the Stephen Oronsaye Panel report, which proposes the merger, scrapping, subsuming, or relocation of various parastatals, agencies, and commissions.  The decision was reached during a FEC meeting presided over by President Bola Tinubu on Monday. According to Hadiza Bala Usman, the […]

Federal Government begins payment of ASUU’s withheld salaries

Reports say the Federal Government has commenced the PAYMENT of the withheld salaries of academics under the aegis of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU). Multiple sources in the academic sector confirmed the development today in Abuja. The chairperson of ASUU at the Federal University of Technology, Minna, Prof. Gbolahan Bolarin, had also confirmed […]