Saturday, 22 June, 2024

Month: January 2023


Turkey warned its citizens on Saturday against “possible Islamophobic, xenophobic and racist attacks” in the United States and Europe after its Western allies cautioned their citizens in Turkey about possible terror attacks. In two separate travel advisories, the Turkish foreign Read more…


Ukrainian forces shelled a railway bridge near the city of Melitopol in Russia’s Zaporozhye Region, the acting governor, Evgeny Balitsky, said on Sunday. A US-made HIMARS multiple rocket launcher was used in the strike, which killed four civilians and injured Read more…


Peter Obi, the presidential candidate of the Labour Party (LP), has urged the electorate to give him a chance to create a new Nigeria where people will have equal opportunities . Speaking at a rally in Maiduguri on Saturday, Obi Read more…


The House of Representatives Ad hoc Committee on new naira re-design and naira swap policy has added a new twist to the controversy surrounding the deadline for the validity of old notes by rejecting the ten days extension granted by the Read more…


The Central Bank of Nigeria has extended the deadline for the exchange of old naira notes by 10 days. The exercise is now to end on 10 February 2023. The Governor of Central Bank, Godwin Emefiele who visited President Muhammadu Read more…


Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State and leader of G-5 governors has expressed confidence that the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, governorship candidate in Enugu State, Peter Mbah, would win the governorship election convincingly. He also assured that he would consolidate Read more…


Osun Election Petition Tribunal has said that the All Progressives Congress (APC) and its candidate in the July 16 governorship election, Adegboyega Oyetola, were able to prove a case of forgery against Governor Ademola Adeleke. The tribunal, however, held that Read more…


Ahead of the 2023 general elections, the Young Progressives Party (YPP) House of Representatives candidate for the Ihiala federal constituency, Barr Johnmary Akachukwu Maduakolam, has commended the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for extending the timeframe for collection of Permanent Read more…


From Ifeoma Ejiofor The Corps Marshal, Federal Road Safety Corps(FRSC), Dauda Ali Biu has expressed deep concerns over the fatal crashes that occurred on Ojuelegba Bridge, Lagos State on Sunday, with 9 people killed. Another crash also claimed 11 lives Read more…


The convener, Initiative for Better and Brighter Nigeria (IBBN) and Coalition for a Better and Brighter Nigeria (CBBN), Prophet Isa El-Buba, has promised to mobilise 40 million Nigerians to vote for the presidential candidate of Labour Party, Mr. Peter Obi Read more…


In the bid to mop up all the unwanted old Naira notes still in circulation, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has directed all banks in the country to also work tomorrow Sunday. The Director of Currency Operations, Ahmed Umar Read more…


The apex Igbo socio-cultural organisation, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, has said the 2023 election will hold despite the threat by the Indigenous People of Biafra. The group said the will of the people would overwhelm every distraction from participating in the poll Read more…