Thursday, 23 May, 2024

Month: November 2022


The Akwa Ibom state government says it has received N186 billion as refunds of arrears of 13 percent of oil derivation proceeds from the federal government. Linus Nkan, Akwa Ibom state commissioner for finance, made this known at a recent Read more…


Jiang Zemin, who led China into the 21st century, passed away on Wednesday in Shanghai, according to state media. Concerns for the 96-year-old’s health had been raised by his absence from the 20th Communist Party congress last month. Jiang was Read more…


Ukraine has reacted badly to a claim from European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen. that it has lost more than 100,000 personnel in the conflict with Russia. Released via Twiitter, it was deleted from von der Leyen’s account earlier Read more…


Russia’s defence minister said on Wednesday that the armed forces should use new advanced weapons systems in the conflict in Ukraine. “It is necessary to continue the modernisation and creation of promising systems with their subsequent use during the special Read more…


The Crown Prince, Barr Obi Orizu, celebrated his birthday yesterday. It was a joyous mystery for him. First of all, Prince Obi was treated to a surprise party engineered by his wife and assisted by former Nnewi North Council Chairman, Read more…


The woman leader of the Labour Party (LP) of Kaura local government area of Kaduna State, Mrs Victoria Chintex, has been killed by unknown gunmen. The Publicity Secretary of LP in Zone 3, Edward Simon Buju, who confirmed the sad Read more…


An ardent loyalist of the Labour Party, Barr. Oraye St. Franklyn described the support of Afenifere, a social-cultural group for Peter Obi, the party’s presidential candidate, as an indication that Nigerians are dissatisfied with the status quo in the country. Read more…


The All Progressives Congress Presidential candidate, Bola Ahmed Tinubu would not engage in a presidential debate with the Labour Party, presidential candidate, Peter Obi, except if certain conditions are met. Minister of Labour and Employment and Chief Spokesperson of the Read more…


The Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Usman Baba has directed the Commissioner of Police in charge of the Force Legal Unit to proffer informed legal advice to him on the order of a the Federal High Court, Abuja which sentenced him Read more…


Peace negotiations could only start between Russia and Ukraine if Moscow sees genuine “political will” on Kiev’s part to engage in dialogue, Kremlin spokesperson Dmitry Peskov has said. Earlier this month, he noted that the Ukrainian leadership seemed reluctant to Read more…


The Russian Defense Ministry has acquired a new space asset, launched on Monday on a Soyuz-2.1b rocket from the Plesetsk Cosmodrome in the country’s far north. The Russian military did not specify the nature of the craft, stating only that Read more…


Squelching through thick mud on Tuesday, Petro, a Ukrainian soldier dug in not far from Russian positions in the Donbas, recounted matter-of-factly how his unit had to use buckets to clear out water-logged trenches. “We’re more or less okay, but Read more…