Friday, 07 October, 2022

Month: August 2022


Rivers State governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike, has claimed that an unnamed rapist and member of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the State, attended the reception for a former Kano State governor, Senator Ibrahim Shekarau, back to the PDP, in Read more…


Officials of Nigeria’s ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) have alleged that Lagos State is the third-largest economy in Africa. The claim spread after an influential ex-governor of the state, Bola Ahmed Tinubu, was nominated as the APC’s candidate for the Read more…


A Nigerian judge on Monday rejected a request by the federal government to extradite a suspended police chief to the United States to face charges linked to fraud. Commissioner Abba Kyari has denied involvement in what a U.S. indictment describes Read more…


In what is the latest episode underscoring an ongoing liquidity crisis in Nigeria, especially concerning availability of dollars, the International Air Transport Association (IATA) recently complained that airlines have $464 million in revenues that they could not repatriate out of Read more…


The stricken British aircraft carrier HMS Prince of Wales is being moved to a port “better suited to allow for further inspection of the ship,” the Royal Navy tweeted on Monday, acknowledging that followers “might be aware” that the £3 Read more…


Ukraine’s much-heralded “counter-offensive” in Kherson has “failed miserably,” the Russian Defense Ministry insisted on Monday, listing estimated losses suffered by Kiev during the operation. Ukrainian forces had attempted to attack in three directions on orders of President Vladimir Zelensky but Read more…


Rivers State governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike, has said some politicians canvassing for votes to win 2023 presidential election do not mean well for the country as they were only out to loot national treasury. He maintained that he was in Read more…


Delta State Government on Monday said the oil facilities surveillance contract awarded to Mr. Ekpemupolo Government alias Tompolo would reduce or eliminate incidents of vandalism and oil theft in the Niger Delta region. Commissioner for Information, Charles Aniagwu who spoke Read more…


Justice Akintayo Aluko of the Federal High Court, Lagos, has stopped President Muhammadu Buhari and the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) from revoking the licenses of 53 broadcast stations in the country and shutting down the stations for allegedly failing to Read more…


The Edo State Police Command has made public its findings concerning the controversial mortuary where 20 embalmed corpses were recently uncovered in Benin City. Recall that following reaction from members of the public over the discovery which police had claimed Read more…


Two widows alleged to be witches have been lynched in Boki Local Government Area of Cross River State. The victims identified as Mrs Martina Osom and Mrs Rose Akon, were on Saturday, August 27, allegedly tortured to death by youths. Read more…


The West African Education, Economic and Social Advancement Forum has stated that Nigeria’s education standard is greatly hampered by the Academic Staff Union of Universities’ ongoing industrial action and increasing cases of certificate forgery by politicians. WAESAF Nigeria District President, Read more…