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Month: December 2022


The family of a deceased lecturer, Thomas Babawale, has accused the National Pension Commission of refusing to pay his gratuity. Until Babawale’s death in 2011, he was a senior lecturer at the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Osun State, and was Read more…


Former national publicity secretary of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Olisa Metuh has faulted the comment of business mogul Prince Arthur Eze who said the Labour Party candidate Peter Obi cannot win the 2023 presidential election. Metuh, who resigned from partisan Read more…


The apex Igbo socio-cultural organisation, Ohanaeze Ndigbo Worldwide, has expressed shock over the death of its President-General, Prof George Obiozor. Governor Hope Uzodimma of Imo State had on Wednesday, in a statement, announced the demise of Obiozor at the age Read more…


Ukraine’s security service, the SBU, arrested Alexander Mamai on Thursday, saying the mayor of Poltava had revealed information about military deployments. The opposition politician now faces up to 12 years behind bars. SBU agents surrounded Mamai after an event and Read more…


Ukraine faced a barrage of missiles on Thursday morning in one of the biggest bombardments the country has faced since Russia invaded earlier this year. According to Oleksii Gromov, a Ukrainian general, Russia launched more than 69 missiles “aimed at Read more…


The Football Association have confirmed the Wembley Arch will be lit up in the Brazil colours tonight, and they have also released the following statement. ‘Everyone who loves football, loves Pele.‘His unique talent lit up the game, and inspired football. Read more…


By Ezeakukwu Emmanuel Nsoedo Umuenem Otolo Nnewi (Obodo Ukpaka), a strategic community within Nnewi, this year, on December 27th, 2022, commemorated the annual event tagged “Enem Hall Day” with a sense of purpose and history. It was a day marked Read more…


29th December, 2022 PRESS STATEMENT CONSTITUTION OF A NATIONAL PLANNING COMMITTEE FOR THE FUNERAL OF FOREMOST NATIONALIST AND STATESMAN, LATE CHIEF MBAZULIKE AMECHI (DARA AKUNWAFOR) Following the transition of the foremost Statesman, Nationalist and one of the last remaining Fathers Read more…


The Governor of Imo State, Hope Uzodimma, has confirmed the death of Professor George Obiozor, the President General of the apex Igbo socio-political organisation, Ohanaeze Ndigbo. He made this known in a statement on his Instagram page on Wednesday night. Read more…


The suspended Publicity Secretary of the Labour Party, Abayomi Arabambi, has faulted Tuesday’s appointment of Akin Osuntokun as the Director General of the Obi-Datti Presidential Campaign Council. Arabambi, who disclosed that Obi’s new campaign DG is the senatorial candidate for Read more…


Russian Defense Minister Sergey Shoigu met with his Turkish and Syrian counterparts in Moscow on Wednesday. Türkiye’s defense minister held negotiations with Syria’s defense head, reportedly for the first time since 2011. Hulusi Akar and Ali Mahmud Abbas, representing Ankara Read more…


Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic met with representatives of the Kosovo Serbs on Wednesday and asked them to dismantle roadblocks they had erected, Belgrade’s commissioner for Kosovo, Petar Petkovic, has told a press conference. Ethnic Serbs in the north of the Read more…