Wednesday, 30 November, 2022

Month: August 2022


Labour Party (LP) presidential candidate, Peter Obi, has expressed support for the position taken by President Muhammadu Buhari not to interfere with the 2023 general election. Obi, who took to his verified Twitter handle on Wednesday, said Nigeria’s democracy has Read more…


The Inspector General of Police, Usman Baba Alkali, on Wednesday, cautioned the newly promoted police officers against unethical practices. He warned that he would not take it lightly with any officer that fails to conduct themselves in an orderly manner. Read more…


A civil advocacy group, Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA) has tasked the Nigeria Police Force to fish out and prosecute some Cross Rivers youths who allegedly attacked and tortured two Catholic sisters to death over witchcraft allegations. Its Read more…


A Federal High Court, Abuja on Wednesday fixed Sept. 14 to hear a suit filed by Gov. Nyesom Wike of Rivers against the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its Presidential Candidate, Atiku Abubakar. Justice Ahmed Mohammed fixed the date after Read more…


Anambra State Government has distanced itself from any purported preliminary autopsy report said to have been conducted on late Mrs Chidiebere Iloka, wife of Mbazulike Iloka, the suspended transition committee chairman of Nnewi North Local Government Area in the state. Read more…


The founder of Maureen Mmadu Kiddies Football Club (MMKFC) Amb Maureen Nkiruka Mmadu has appealed to public spirited individuals to come to the aid of the club to participate in a female football tourney scheduled to take place in Morocco Read more…


Taiwan’s Army Command said on Tuesday that its soldiers fired live warning shots at a “batch” of drones over the island of Erdan, after which the craft returned to China. With tensions high in the Taiwan Strait, Taipei has taken Read more…


It is hard to imagine that anyone could have dismantled the Soviet Union from the inside faster or more comprehensively than Mikhail Gorbachev, a man who had no such intention. Its crumbling is both Gorbachev’s singular achievement and his personal Read more…


A three-story building under construction collapsed Tuesday in northwestern Nigeria, trapping shoppers in a busy neighborhood. Emergency response workers told the Associated Press that at least eight people have been pulled from the rubble and they were searching for more. Read more…


Iran’s paramilitary Revolutionary Guard seized an American sea drone Tuesday in the Persian Gulf and tried to tow it away, only releasing the unmanned vessel when a U.S. Navy warship and helicopter approached, officials said. The incident marks the first Read more…


Security operatives have reportedly set ablaze two trucks laden with suspected stolen crude at the Evwreni axis of the East/West road in Ughelli North Local Government Area of Delta State. The development is coming barely hours after the Chief Executive Read more…


The Niger Delta Elders’ Forum (NDEF) has, again, aligned with what it described as the “legitimate demands of Niger Delta authentic stakeholders” to “urge President Muhammadu Buhari to comply with the law setting up NDDC and inaugurate the substantive board Read more…