Tuesday, 31 January, 2023

Category: Environment


Russia’s Defense Ministry on Monday laid out more evidence that US-funded laboratories were working in Ukraine. Documents and materials recovered by Russian troops showed that Western pharmaceutical companies operating in territory under Kiev’s control conducted HIV/AIDS research on Ukrainian military Read more…


Africa’s largest economy, Nigeria, is in the process of introducing new banknotes for the first time in more than 20 years. The move is an attempt to reignite confidence in the currency, the naira, which is under severe pressure. With 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…


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…


At least 14 people have been killed and 24 injured after Ukrainian missiles struck a hospital in the city of Novoaydar in the early hours of Saturday, the Russian Defense Ministry has said in a statement. The medical facility in Read more…


GOVERNOR Nyesom Wike has approved use of the Adokiye Amiesimaka Stadium, Omagwa, Ikwerre Local Government Area (LGA) for Rivers state presidential campaign rally of party candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, with a waiver on the N5 Million venue fee stipulated by Read more…


A trailer carrying a 40 feet fully loaded container has fallen at the Upper Iweka, by Obodoukwu junction of the Onitsha-Owerri Road, Anambra State. The trailer which was carrying auto spare parts was heading towards the Main Market in Onitsha Read more…


Ukrainian Interior Minister Denis Monastyrsky has been killed, police confirmed on Wednesday, after a helicopter he was traveling in crashed in a residential area in the town of Brovary near Kiev. At least 18 others, including three children, also lost Read more…


The Russian Defense Ministry has said that the latest missile strikes against Ukraine on Saturday hit “all assigned targets.” Earlier, Kiev’s officials reported that the country’s power grid had been damaged in several regions on the same day. “On January Read more…


The Nigerian National Petroleum Company Limited on Friday announced the discovery of oil in Nasarawa State and said it was set to drill the first foot of an oil well in the Northern state. It said the discovery was in Read more…


Nigerian Breweries Plc (NB) and CrossBoundary Energy has announced the commencement of two renewable energy (solar and battery storage hybrid) projects for NB Plc’s Ibadan and Ama breweries in Oyo and Enugu states. Valued at the sum of $10 million, Read more…


Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike, has threatened his Commissioner for Works, George-Kelly Alabo, with termination over delay on a road construction project in the Abua/Odual Local Government Area (LGA) in the state. Wike gave the commissioner a 24-hour ultimatum Read more…