Saturday, 20 April, 2024

Month: August 2023


Niger’s new military rulers have withdrawn the French ambassador’s diplomatic immunity and ordered police to expel him, according to a letter seen Thursday by AFP. The envoy “no longer enjoys the privileges and immunities attached to his status as member Read more…


Minister of Aviation and Aerospace Development Festus Keyamo has directed all airlines operating from the old Murtala Muhammed International Airport in Lagos, to relocate to the newly built terminal, saying that the old terminal will be temporarily shut down from Read more…


The African Centre for Justice and Human Rights (ACJHR) and Justice Advocate Center (JAC) have commenced moves to put a stop to the $3 billion emergency loan recently secured on papers by the Nigeria National Petroleum Company Ltd (NNPCL) from Read more…


NATO countries have no right to demand the expulsion of Wagner Group soldiers from Belarus while they host sizable contingents of foreign troops themselves, President Alexander Lukashenko said on Thursday. Speaking at a meeting of the nation’s Security Council, the Read more…


The US-based surgeon, Dr. Chukwukadibia Odunukwe, decried the idea that Chukwunonye is the Obi of Akabo/Obiofia Nnewichi. Dr. Odunukwe, who incidentally, is a son of Akabor Obiodia Nnewichi, said that it was sacrilegious for Chukwunonye to parade himself as the Read more…


In a move to resolve the current impasse between the Executive and the Legislative arms of the Lagos State Government over rejection of 17 cabinet nominees by the latter, members of the Governance Advisory Council, GAC, on Wednesday, stormed Lagos Read more…


A group for the emancipation of norther economy, Arewa Economic Forum has accused President Bola Tinubu of ethnic bias in the selection of appointees into crucial economic sectors. The forum said the appointments so far have shown that the President Read more…


Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, Nyesom Wike has said he remains a member of the PDP despite being in the APC government of Bola Ahmed Tinubu. Wike said this on Wednesday as a guest on Channels Television’s Politics Read more…


The military in Gabon has named General Brice Oligui Nguema as transition leader, soldiers said on national television. Nguema heads the Gabonese Presidency’s Republican Guard, the country’s most powerful security unit. According to local media reports, Brice Clothaire Oligui Nguema, Read more…


President Bola Tinubu has expressed his deep concern over the political situation in Gabon and the socio-political stability in that country. Tinubu’s reaction came hours after a group of Gabonese military officers appeared on television Wednesday announcing they were “putting Read more…


Chief Patrick Eholor and Thomas Markus, represented by the Incorporated Trustee of Concerned Nigerians, have taken legal action against President Bola Tinubu and the Federal Government in the Abuja Federal High Court. The lawsuit pertains to the alleged illegal appointment Read more…


Russian investigators are not ruling out foul play in the plane crash that killed Wagner boss Evgeny Prigozhin, and will consider every possible scenario, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov has told journalists. “It is obvious that different versions exist and are Read more…