Monday, 30 January, 2023

Month: December 2022


Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI, the shy German theologian who tried to reawaken Christianity in a secularized Europe but will forever be remembered as the first pontiff in 600 years to resign from the job, died Saturday. He was 95. Benedict Read more…


Southeast based civil rights group, International Society for Civil Liberties and Rule of Law (Intersociety) has revealed that out of the 93.5 million registered voters much publicised by the Independent National Electoral Commission(INEC), only 44 million are holders of the Read more…


In an affidavit in response to the ex parte, the EFCC stated that it has no case against the governor and that Emefiele was not under its investigation. Onigbanjo applied for the remand pursuant to Section 264 of the Administration Read more…


A Yaba Chief Magistrates’ Court on Friday charged a policeman, Drambi Vandi, with murder, for allegedly shooting and killing a Lagos-based female lawyer, Bolanle Raheem, on Christmas Day, The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the Chief Magistrate, Mrs. C.A. Read more…


A group, Diasporans for Good Governance, (DGG), has chided the oil magnet, Prince Arthur Eze for asking the presidential candidate of the Labor Party, LP, Mr. Peter Obi to perish his ambition, insisting that the LP candidate won’t step down Read more…


The pan Yoruba socio-political organization, Afenifere, on Friday, described the late President-General of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Professor George Obiozor as a patriot, who placed his intellectual endowment to the service of humanity both at the global stage and within Nigeria. Afenifere, Read more…


Award winning writer, Chimamanda Adichie, has been conferred with a chieftaincy title in Abba Anambra State. Abba is her hometown. She was on Friday honoured with the title of Odeluwa Abba. The Governor of Anambra State, Charles Soludo and other Read more…


A statement from Vatican spokesman Matteo Bruni said Pope Francis asked for continued prayers “to accompany him in these difficult hours”. Yesterday Francis revealed that Benedict was “very ill” and went to see Benedict at his home in the Vatican Read more…


The 2014 Minsk Agreement was indeed a ploy to buy Ukraine time and should be credited for Kiev’s “successful resilience” now, former French president Francois Hollande said on Friday. Confirming former German chancellor Angela Merkel’s assessment of the truce, Hollande Read more…


Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu is set to announce the preferred bidder for the proposed construction of the 38-kilometre Fourth Mainland Bridge, scheduled for take off soon. Sanwo-Olu had at different fora assured residents to announce the preferred bidder before Read more…


The Labour Party has tackled the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar for mocking the people of South East with his promise to be stepping stone for the region’s presidential aspiration. The former Vice President at Read more…


Others equally restrained by the court order are the Attorney General of the Federation (AGF), the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission(EFCC) and the Central Bank of Nigeria, who are listed as 1st, 2nd and 5th defendants. Justice M. A. Hassan Read more…