Wednesday, 17 April, 2024

Month: March 2024


Abba Kawu Ali is the immediate past acting National Chairman of the New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP) before he announced his resignation on Tuesday for personal reasons. In this interview with TAOFEEK LAWAL, he speaks about the party’s national convention Read more…


Amid a nationwide energy crisis, Nigeria finds itself grappling with a peculiar irony as gas meant to alleviate power shortages is instead being wasted through flaring, leaving hundreds of thousands of homes without electricity. Natural gas estimated at $205.7 million Read more…


The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, Anambra State Command, has arrested three suspected oil thieves operating in the state. The state Commandant of the NSCDC, Olatunde Maku, during the parade of the suspects, on Friday, vowed to step up Read more…


Rivers State Governor Siminalayi Fubara is facing a fresh impeachment threat from the majority members of the State House of Assembly who claimed yesterday that the governor has not relented in breaching critical provisions of the constitution. The 27 lawmakers Read more…


Ukrainian President Vladimir Zelensky fired his long-time associate and aide Sergey Sherif on Saturday. He has sacked multiple senior advisers in the past week amid an ongoing reshuffle of his administration. Sherif was one of the few remaining officials to Read more…


At the Vigil Mass in the Holy Night of Easter in St. Peter’s Basilica, Pope Francis invites us to “look up” to Jesus, the God of life, and reminds us that by welcoming Him no failure will doom us to Read more…


The chief suspects in last week’s terrorist attack on the Crocus City Hall outside Moscow have testified that their orders came from a mystery man who told them to flee to Ukraine afterwards, the Russian Investigative Committee announced on Friday. Security services detained Read more…


The Senate is set to recall Senator Abdul Ningi (PDP – Bauchi Central) from his three months suspension, it has been learnt. Senate President Godswill Akpabio disclosed this while answering questions from reporters on arrival from the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) Read more…


Senator Seriake Dickson representing Bayelsa West said some very important personalities (VIPs) from Lagos and the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, are behind oil theft in Niger Delta. Dickson stated this in an interview on Channels Television on Friday. The two-term Read more…


Peter Obi, the presidential candidate of the Labour Party for 2023 elections has declared his stance on the recent national convention of the party that saw Barr Julius Abure emerge as national chairman. Addressing Nigerians on X Space hosted by Parallel Read more…


The Central Bank of Nigeria has said that it recorded an inflow of over $1.5 bn into the economy over the past few days, indicating that its monetary policy efforts are working positively. The bank’s acting Director, Corporate Communications Department, Read more…


The Transmission Company of Nigeria says it has successfully restored the national power grid following its collapse at 4:28 pm on Thursday. TCN, in a statement on Friday, said the grid attained full recovery by 10 pm on the same Read more…