Wednesday, 24 April, 2024

Russian deputy defense minister arrested over suspected bribery

5 mins ago Vision

Russian Deputy Defense Minister Timur Ivanov has been arrested on suspicion of bribery, the country’s Investigative Committee announced on Tuesday. Russian President Vladimir Putin and Defense Minister Sergey Shoigu have been briefed on the arrest, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov told the Read more…

I’ll resign if Yahaya Bello is not prosecuted — Olukoyede

18 mins ago Vision

The Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ola Olukoyede, has sworn to follow the prosecution of former Kogi Governor, Yahaya Bello, to logical conclusion. In a chat with journalists at the EFCC Headquarters in the Jabi area of Abuja on Tuesday, the anti-graft Read more…

Why We Can’t Review Rivers Caretaker C’ttee List — PDP

2 hours ago Vision

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), on Tuesday, said it cannot take any action on the contentious Rivers State Caretaker Committee list because of an ex-parte order issued by the Federal High Court in Abuja restraining it from doing so. The Read more…

JUST-IN: Emefiele Printed N684.5m With N18.9bn, EFCC Says In Fresh Charges

5 hours ago Vision

There appears to be more troubles for the embattled former Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Godwin Emefiele, with the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) heaping fresh charges on him bordering financial crimes. EFCC accused Emefiele of Read more…

JUSTICE BINTA NYAKO SHOULD REDEEM HERSELF AND STEP DOWN FROM MAZI NNAMDI KANU’S CASE- IPOB

6 hours ago Vision

PRESS RELEASE,21/04/2024. The global family and movement of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) ably led by the prophet and indefatigable leader, Mazi Nnamdi Okwuckuwu KANU condemns the Nigeria Government’s political and judiciary persecution of our leader using Justice Binta Read more…

Chidoka Calls on Southeast Nigeria to Manufacture and Export Education …It is embarrassing Nigeria is importing education

6 hours ago Vision

Media StatementMr Osita Chidoka, Chancellor of the Athena Centre for Policy and Leadership, has called on Nigerian educational institutions, particularly southeast educators, to reverse the growing ugly trend of importing education that is fast gaining acceptance amongst Nigerians of all Read more…

Govt has restored security in Ihiala, lawmaker insists

6 hours ago Vision

From Ifeoma Ejiofor Nnewi The Anambra State Government under the Leadership of Gov Charles Soludo, has restored water tight security and absolute peace in the communities across Ihiala LGA of the state. This assertion was made by the member representing Read more…

Kim Jong-un personally tests North Korea’s ‘nuclear trigger’ (PHOTOS)

23 hours ago Vision

Pyongyang has carried out a drill designed to test the nuclear forces’ coordination system in a counterattack scenario, the state Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) reported on Tuesday. North Korean leader Kim Jong-un personally observed several super-large multiple rocket launchers Read more…

JUST IN: Again, Naira tumbles at official market, trades N1,234/$

23 hours ago Vision

For the second consecutive time, Naira on Monday slightly depreciated at the official market, representing a 5.51 per cent loss when compared to the previous trading date on Friday, April 19, when it exchanged at N1,169.99 to a dollar. Data from the Read more…

EFCC Denies Disobeying Court Order On Planned Arrest Of Ex-Gov Bello

23 hours ago Vision

Against the backdrop of arguments and counter-arguments on whether the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has disobeyed a court order concerning the botched arrest of former governor of Kogi State, Yahaya Bello, the Commission has denied disobeying any court Read more…

STATE POLICING…IGP, CSOs Object As Tinubu, Jonathan, Abdulsalami Give Nod

24 hours ago Vision

The issue of introducing state police into the country’s security architecture has continued to divide opinions in Nigeria at the National Dialogue on State Policing held yesterday in Abuja.LEADERSHIP reports that while one side of the argument insists that the Read more…

Bobrisky Files Appeal, Argues Trial Judge Erred In Imposing Maximum Sentence Without Option of Fine

1 day ago Vision

Controversial cross-dresser/transgender, Idris Olanrewaju Okuneye, popularly known as Bobrisky, has appealed his conviction for abusing and mutilating the naira. Bobrisky in his Notice of Appeal filed by his lawyer, Bimbo Kusanu, is praying the court to set aside the 6 Read more…

Why We Can’t Review Rivers Caretaker C’ttee List — PDP

2 hours ago Vision

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), on Tuesday, said it cannot take any action on the contentious Rivers State Caretaker Committee list because of an ex-parte order issued by the Federal High Court in Abuja restraining it from doing so. The Read more…

John Okiyi Kalu: Abia-Forensic Audit and the ‘Small Man’ syndrome

2 days ago Vision

The Governor of Abia State, Alex Otti, signed off tens of millions of Abia State funds to travel to Washington DC, USA, ostensibly to malign his predecessor, HE Dr Okezie Ikpeazu, who was not present at that forum to defend Read more…

Address the high cost of living, Anambra-based prophet tells President Tinubu

3 days ago Vision

From Ifeoma Ejiofor The Spiritual Head, Soul Revival Outreach, Nnewi, Anambra State, Prophet Iyke Uzukwu has appealed to President Bola Ahmed Tinubu to as a matter of national urgency address the issue of cost of living in the country. Prophet Read more…

The Anambra State Government okays a Caretaker Executive for Egbu Umuenem Otolo Nnewi

3 days ago Vision

By Ezeakukwu Emmanuel Nsoedo The Nzuko Ora Nnewi EXCO led by Dr. Maduka Atueyi and the President General of Otolo Nnewi, Hon Amobi joined the Egbu-Umuenem community meeting being a meeting sanctioned by the Anambra State Government for the community Read more…

Nnewi Sports Club bestows various Honorary titles on some members

1 week ago Vision

By Ezeakukwu Emmanuel Nsoedo The Nnewi Sports Club leadership and members conferred prestigious honorary titles to key deserving members. The privilege is in line with the tradition of the club to always appreciate members who have distinguished themselves. The classes Read more…

The Anambra Beach Soccer Warriors got off on a fast track (5 goals to 1)

2 weeks ago Vision

By Ezeakukwu Emmanuel Nsoedo The Anambra Warriors in the first leg of the ongoing Beach Soccer National League in Kebbi, defeated its opponent, Jigawa Golden Stars 5 goals to 1. From the first period, Anambra Warriors jumped to the lead Read more…

The National Beach Soccer League: Anambra State Beach Soccer Association introduces the Anambra Beach Soccer Warriors

2 weeks ago Vision

The Anambra State Beach Soccer Association held a world press conference to introduce Anambra Beach Soccer Warriors, and also to inform the state of the upcoming Nigeria National Beach Soccer league. The Association also used the opportunity to introduce the Read more…

Plateau runner emerges winner of first edition of Anambra marathon

1 month ago Vision

From Ifeoma Ejiofor Nyango Gyang of Plateau State has emerged winner of the maiden edition of the Anambra State Marathon, defeating other marathoners to win the prize money of N1 million. Gyang won the 40 kilometer marathon, which began at Read more…

JUST IN: Again, Naira tumbles at official market, trades N1,234/$

23 hours ago Vision

For the second consecutive time, Naira on Monday slightly depreciated at the official market, representing a 5.51 per cent loss when compared to the previous trading date on Friday, April 19, when it exchanged at N1,169.99 to a dollar. Data from the Read more…

JUST IN: Kenyan police arrest Binance executive who escaped from Nigeria

2 days ago Vision

The Kenya Police Service has arrested fleeing Binance executive, Nadeem Anjarwalla, as the International Criminal Police Organisation moves to extradite him to Nigeria within the week. Government sources familiar with the case who spoke on condition of anonymity because they Read more…

FG expecting $2.2bn loan from World Bank — Wale Edun

2 days ago Vision

The Federal Government is looking forward to receiving around a $2.2 billion single-digit interest loan from the World Bank and another budget support facility from the African Development Bank (AfDB). Minister of Finance, Wale Edun, disclosed this during the press Read more…

First Bank Appoints Olusegun Alebiosu As Acting MD/CEO

2 days ago Vision

First Bank of Nigeria (FBN) has appointed Olusegun Alebiosu as its acting managing director with effect from April, 2024. The Bank stated this in a release signed by its acting company secretary, Adewale Arogundade. Alebiosu takes over from Adesola Adeduntan, Read more…

JUSTICE BINTA NYAKO SHOULD REDEEM HERSELF AND STEP DOWN FROM MAZI NNAMDI KANU’S CASE- IPOB

6 hours ago Vision

PRESS RELEASE,21/04/2024. The global family and movement of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) ably led by the prophet and indefatigable leader, Mazi Nnamdi Okwuckuwu KANU condemns the Nigeria Government’s political and judiciary persecution of our leader using Justice Binta Read more…

Sinking hopes: Nigerians’ struggle with soaring prices

2 months ago Vision

Olalekan Adetayo It is getting tough in Nigeria and many are feeling the heat. On Sunday, a woman was sharing her experience with her friend. I was speechless throughout the conversation. She told her friend how she got to the Read more…

Why Nigeria needs decentralisation — Soyinka

2 months ago Vision

Nobel Laureate, Prof Wole Soyinka, on Thursday, said Nigeria needs to be decentralised for Nigerians to enjoy the country more. Soyinka made the case for decentralisation on Thursday at the PUNCH Newspapers’ 50th-anniversary lecture held at the Civic Centre, Ozumba Read more…

“It’s A Deceit” — Obi Rejects INEC Explanation On Failed IREV, Describes It As “Medicine After Death”

2 months ago Vision

Presidential Candidate of Labour Party in the 2023 elections, Peter Obi, has accused the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) of deceiving Nigerians with report of the poll released earlier on Friday. In the 526-page report of the 2023 elections, formally released Read more…