Wednesday, 01 February, 2023

Month: January 2023


Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva on Monday said Moscow made a mistake invading Ukraine, but speaking alongside German Chancellor Olaf Scholz he kept clear of condemning the Russian attack. It was the third time on his South American Read more…


Nigeria’s former deputy senate president and his wife appeared in a London court on Tuesday ahead of their trial for organ harvesting, but his accused daughter was unable to attend as she is in hospital. Ike Ekweremadu, 60, appeared at Read more…


The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has in separate operations in Zone 4 and Dei Dei areas of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Abuja, arrested members of a syndicate of currency racketeers hoarding and trading the redesigned Naira notes. Read more…


Director, MTN Foundation and former education director in Nigeria, Dennis Okoro, has launched his first book titled “Education in Nigeria; Perspectives for a changing world” in Lagos.The book is an analysis of the current education system in Nigeria and highlights Read more…


Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Atiku Abubakar yesterday said comments made by All Progressives Congress (APC) over fuel scarcity and the naira swap policy confirms that the APC and its presidential candidate agree that they have failed Read more…


Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to direct Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Usman Baba, to promptly, thoroughly and transparently investigate the reported attack on Labour Party (LP) presidential candidate, Peter Obi, after a rally in Read more…


Presidential candidate of Labour Party (LP), Peter Obi, has been described as a detribalised Nigerian and someone bent on turning the most populous black nation around if elected president next month. Head of Intervention Mission in Peter Obi Campaign Council, Read more…


No one has ever doubted the ability of former Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Prof Chukwuma Soludo, to perform well as governor. It is believed that beyond APGA being the ruling party in Anambra state, the personality of Read more…


Crimea, the Black Sea peninsula annexed by Russia in 2014, will never again be part of Ukraine, Croatian President Zoran Milanovic said on Monday in remarks detailing his objection to Zagreb providing military aid to Kyiv. In December, Croatian lawmakers Read more…


Allegations that Russian President Vladimir Putin threatened then-UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson with a missile strike are “a lie,” Kremlin press secretary Dmitry Peskov said on Monday. Johnson’s accusations have emerged in a new BBC documentary about the crisis in Read more…


Russia’s Defense Ministry on Monday laid out more evidence that US-funded laboratories were working in Ukraine. Documents and materials recovered by Russian troops showed that Western pharmaceutical companies operating in territory under Kiev’s control conducted HIV/AIDS research on Ukrainian military Read more…


Africa’s largest economy, Nigeria, is in the process of introducing new banknotes for the first time in more than 20 years. The move is an attempt to reignite confidence in the currency, the naira, which is under severe pressure. With Read more…