Thursday, 27 January, 2022

Category: News


The House of Representatives, on Wednesday, unveiled plans to investigate the activities of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and commercial banks operating in the country over unclaimed funds and infractions. To this end, the House set up an Ad-hoc Read more…


A State High Court in Awka on Wednesday issued an interlocutory injunction, restraining the All Progressives Congress (APC) from conducting ward and local government congresses in the state. Justice Ike Ogu made the order following application by APC chairmen in Read more…


A former President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, has declared his intention to run for president in 2023 on the ticket of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Mr Saraki disclosed this through his facebook post on Wednesday, in reaction to his Read more…


The Ebonyi State chapter of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has said the residents of the state are under siege because of the activities of the Ebubeagu security outfit. Chairman of the party Chief Tochukwu Okorie, who stated this at Read more…


A middle-aged man has reportedly died  during a sex bout with a female partner suspected to be a commercial sex worker. The incident happened in Jesse in Ethiope East Local Government Area of Delta State. The yet to be identified Read more…


Urges regional governors to close ranks Former Governor of old Anambra State Jim Nwobodo has emphasised the need to raise the bar of infrastructure and manpower development across the country’s South East region. Nwobodo, who spoke when he paid a Read more…


Jihadist attacks in northern Ivory Coast have ramped up hostility towards the Fulani, a mainly Muslim ethnic group that some accuse of providing the bulk of the raiders. Friction and suspicion are almost palpable in Kafolo, a small town near Read more…


Russia on Tuesday posted footage of drills including soldiers, tanks, and missile launchers near its border with Ukraine. The video from Russia’s Western Military District comes as countries including Ukraine, the US, and Britain increasingly warn of an invasion. Russia has Read more…


Energy supplies to Europe would be threatened if sector hit by financial measures Germany has reportedly demanded that proposed sanctions against Russia over the crisis in Ukraine do not include restrictions on energy, insisting that the sector be exempted if Read more…


Fears of a potential Russian attack on Ukraine haven’t let up, helping push oil futures on Wednesday back toward seven-year highs. Traders were also keeping a close eye on the Middle East after recent drone attacks by Yemen’s Houthi rebels Read more…


Residents said the gunmen invaded their target’s residence after attacking a security formation and went into the town unchallenged. The police in Jigawa State have confirmed the killings of two officers in Taura Local Government Area and the abduction of Read more…


The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) said on Tuesday that it did not breach security protocols at the access gate restricted area within the Murtala Muhammed International Airport Lagos as claimed by the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN). Customs Spokesman, Read more…