Saturday, 08 June, 2024

Month: May 2024


Tbilisi needs to “reconsider” its relationship with Washington, given that American-funded NGOs were behind at least two attempts at overthrowing the government, Georgian Prime Minister Irakli Kobakhidze has said. The US has threatened sanctions against senior Georgian officials after the former Soviet Read more…


Chidi Odinkalu, a prominent Nigerian lawyer and human rights activist, has taken to social media platform X (formerly Twitter) to express his concerns over the recently trending Draft Bill for an Act to Substitute the 1999 Constitution with the 2024 Read more…


The 2023 presidential candidate of the Labour Party, Peter Obi, has condemned the attack on soldiers in Abia State, resulting in the death of five military personnel. In a statement on Friday via X, Obi expressed his anguish and outrage Read more…


Rivers State Governor, Siminalayi Fubara, has cancelled the 10, 000 jobs in the State Civil Service approved by his predecessor, Nyesom Wike, saying a fresh recruitment process would be carried out. Before leaving office, Governor Wike approved the immediate employment Read more…


Many trucks, petroleum tankers and vehicles were reportedly trapped around the Oyigbo axis of the Port Harcourt-Aba Expressway in Rivers State on Friday. It was gathered that security operatives blocked the Imo River border between Rivers and Imo over the Read more…


The Executive Secretary of the Nigerian Education Loan Fund (NELFUND), Akintunde Sawyerr, has disclosed the fund’s plan for students to repay back the loan. Sawyer, while speaking on Friday’s edition of Channels Television’s Politics Today, explained that students who take Read more…


The Senate has proposed a bill to strip the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) of its final decision-making power in setting interest rates. According to a copy of the bill , this authority is to be transferred to a newly Read more…


Belarus’ southeastern Gomel Region is prepared for a “wartime” scenario, the nation’s deputy emergencies minister, Aleksandr Khudoleev, told journalists on Thursday during firefighting drills in the area. The exercise involved assessing the level of preparedness of various state agencies and services, including Read more…


Donald Trump was convicted of falsifying business records to influence the 2016 presidential campaign Thursday in a historic trial that saw a former U.S. president face criminal charges for the first time. After deliberating over two days, a New York Read more…


The Minister of Works, Sen. David Umahi, has said that most people he helped to power during the 2023 general election now avoid him. Umahi said this in Abakaliki on Thursday while speaking with newsmen. The minister said that even Read more…


After a manhunt spanning over a decade, Police operatives in Bauchi State have announced the arrest of the suspected killers of six National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) members serving in Giade local government area of Bauchi State in 2011. The Read more…


The Bureau of Public Enterprises (BPE) has disclosed that the Federal Government has secured a $500 million loan from the World Bank in a strategic move to address the identified gaps in the Electricity Distribution Companies (DisCos). According to the Read more…