Saturday, 20 April, 2024

Category: News


Suspected gunmen have killed at least 12 persons in Pushit community in the Mangu local government area of Plateau State on Thursday in a fresh attack. Our correspondent learnt that the attack leading to the death of the victims occurred Read more…


A former Chief of Defence Staff, General Theophilus Y. Danjuma, (retd), has lambasted President Bola Tinubu-led Nigerian government over persisting insecurity in the country. Danjuma said that Nigeria’s security challenges have got to the point where the trend has made Read more…


The Federation Account Allocation Committee (FAAC) has shared a total sum of N1123.391 billion as March 2024 federation account revenue to the federal government, states and local government councils.    The balance in the Excess Crude Account (ECA) was $473,754.57. A Read more…


Chairman of the Independent Corrupt Practices and other related offences Commission (ICPC), Dr. Musa Adamu Aliyu, has assured the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) that the commission will assist the agency to tackle cases of tax evasion and financial crimes Read more…


From Ifeoma Ejiofor The deputy chairman, Tricycle Owners Association of Nigeria(TOAN), Comrade Michael Onyekwelu, has assumed the seat of acting chairman of the association in Anambra State, following the resignation of the immediate past chairman, Barrister Sylvester Obiorah. The new Read more…


Russian forces have delivered 34 long-range strikes on Ukrainian targets since last Saturday, the Defense Ministry in Moscow reported on Friday, during a weekly summary. The attacks have been carried out “in response to attempts by the Kiev regime to cause Read more…


The relatively limited scope of Israel’s overnight strikes on Iran, and a subdued response from Iranian officials, may have lowered the chances of an immediate escalation in fighting between the two countries, analysts said Friday. While Israel is still fighting Read more…


Israel carried out a series of strikes on Iran in the early hours of Friday, multiple news outlets have reported. The news comes less than a week after the Islamic Republic fired a barrage of drones and missiles at Israel. Iranian Read more…


Kenya’s defence chief and nine other top brass died on Thursday in a military helicopter crash in a remote area of the country, President William Ruto said. Today at 2:20 pm, our nation suffered a tragic air accident… I am Read more…


The National Security Adviser to the President, Mallam Nuhu Ribadu, on Thursday, expressed concern about what he described as the booming illegal firearms market in the North. This was as he decried the high level of poverty in northern Nigeria, Read more…


TWO loyalists of the Rivers State Governor, Siminalayi Fubara, including a serving member of the state House of Assembly,  Sokari Goodboy, were allegedly arrested in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, on Thursday. Also arrested by the police was a chieftain Read more…


Orders his arrest at any entry or exit point The Nigeria Immigration Service on Thursday placed the immediate past governor of Kogi State, Alhaji Yahaha Bello on its watchlist after evading arrest by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Read more…