Thursday, 23 May, 2024

Month: June 2023


The Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) has declared that its National Vice President, Engr. Munnir Atiku Lamido is missing. Disclosing this in a statement on Friday the National PRO, MACBAN, Alhaji Muhammad Nura Abdullahi, stated that: “we Read more…


The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) at weekend decried the imposition of Core Curriculum Minimum Academic Standards (CCMAS) on the universities by the National Universities Commission (NUC) without the inputs of the various senates.ASUU in a statement signed by Read more…


Chairman, Partners for Electoral Reform and Executive Board member, YIAGA Africa, Ezenwa Nwagwu, in this interview with Emaneh Gabriel, speaks on salient electoral issues including pressing need for the electoral umpire, the Independent National Electoral Commission, to be overhauled to Read more…


THE presidential candidate of the Labour Party, LP, in the February 25 election, Mr Peter Obi has said that the situation in the country requires that those in authority must lead by example. Obi, who spoke at St Faith’s Anglican Read more…


Ongoing cold war between the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the February 25 elections, Atiku Abubakar and leader of the rebellious G-5 governors, Nyesom Wike, has escalated, as the race for the position of the minority Read more…


Former Presidential aide, Garba Shehu on Thursday, said ex-President Buhari did not ask President Bola Tinubu not to probe ministers and aides who served in his administration. Shehu who via his verified Twitter handle, disclosed this noted that the former Read more…


The head of Russia’s influential Orthodox Church, Patriarch Kirill, told an envoy of Pope Francis on Thursday their churches should work together to avert “negative political developments and serve the cause of peace and justice.” Kirill is a strong supporter Read more…


Seplat Energy Plc remains committed to purchasing Nigerian oil and gas assets from Exxon Mobil Corp. by completing a deal that’s been held up by the West African state for more than a year. The Lagos and London-listed company is Read more…


Two Ukrainian generals were killed in a Russian high-precision strike on the Donbass city of Kramatorsk on Tuesday, the Defense Ministry in Moscow said on Thursday, citing “updated data.” The ministry had earlier claimed that the strike targeted the temporary Read more…


The absolute majority of people in Russia oppose the idea of Moscow using nuclear weapons against Ukraine in the ongoing conflict, according to a fresh poll conducted by the media outlet RTVI and the Russian Field polling agency. Almost three Read more…


Buba Galadima, a chieftain of the New Nigeria People’s Party (NNPP), has called on President Bola Tinubu to sack Mahmood Yakubu, chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). He spoke in an interview on Channels TV’s Political Paradigm. Galadima Read more…


The World Bank says removal of subsidy on premium motor spirit (PMS) could push as many as 7.1 million Nigerians into poverty unless adequate palliatives are extended to poor and most vulnerable individuals. Even with the implementation of cash transfers Read more…