Month: April 2023

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News

EFCC COMMENCES FRESH PROCEEDINGS AGAINST FANI-KAYODE AND THREE OTHERS.

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says it will commence afresh the prosecution of a former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode, and three others at the Federal High Court, Abuja on alleged misappropriation of N4.6bn and money laundering. Counsel for the EFCC, Rotimi Oyedepo told Justice Daniel Osiagor of the Federal High Court in Lagos that this move became necessary following last week’s judgment of the Court of Appeal, […]

todayApril 26, 2023 30

National

PRESIDENT BUHARI TO UNVEIL NIGERIAN ARMY’S NEW REGIMENTAL COLOURS.

President Muhammadu Buhari is set to unveil the national and regimental colors for the new and operationalized units’ colors of the Nigerian Army ahead of Bola Tinubu’s inauguration. Director of Army Public Relations, Onyema Nwachukwu , who made the announcement in Abuja at the Trooping and Presentation of Colours Parade ahead of the President-elect’s swearing in on May 29, said the colours in the Army have been used in multiple […]

todayApril 26, 2023 46

Sports

AKPOM WINS THE CHAMPIONSHIP PLAYER OF THE SEASON AWARD.

Middlesbrough striker, Chuba Akpom has been named Sky Bet Championship Player of the Season at the EFL Awards. Akpom, who was rewarded for a terrific season that has seen him score 29 goals in 38 games, 28 coming from 33 league starts, will become the first Boro player to scoop the Golden Boot since John Hickton bagged 25 during the 1970/71 Second Division season. Akpom has already claimed the gong […]

todayApril 24, 2023 47

Entertainment

AYRA STARR SLAMS CRITICS OF HER FASHION SENSE.

Nigerian singer, Oyinkansola Aderibigbe, popularly known as Ayra Starr, has slammed critics of her fashion sense. The “Bloody Samaritan” crooner has several times, come under heavy criticism on social media for her scanty dressing but in a recent interview in London, Ayrs Starr said her critics don’t have the right to advise her, adding that only her pastor, mother and Jesus can advise her on what to wear. She further […]

todayApril 24, 2023 57

News

ANOTHER BUILDING COLLAPSES IN LAGOS.

The Lagos State Building Control Agency (LASBCA) says a three-floor building under construction collapsed yesterday at Ladipo Oluwole Street in the Apapa area of Lagos State, barely 24 hours after Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu visited the site of the April 12 collapse in Banana Island, Ikoyi. LASBCA’s Deputy Director of Public Affairs, Mukaila Sanusi, confirmed that there has been no report of any casualty but the premises have been sealed by […]

todayApril 24, 2023 33

National

PEACE CORPS OF NIGERIA COMMENDS NATIONAL ASSEMBLY FOR PASSAGE OF THE CORPS BILL.

National Commandant Professor Dickson Akoh has on behalf of the Peace Corps Council declared that the officers and men of the Peace Corps of Nigeria have extended gratitude to the leadership and entire members of the 9th National Assembly for extraordinary and unanimous support given to the organization all through the legislative processes leading to the eventual passage of the Nigerian Peace corps bill. The commandant expressed his appreciation at […]

todayApril 24, 2023 127

National

FEDERAL GOVERNMENT TO EVACUATE STRANDED NIGERIANS IN SUDAN BY ROAD.

The Foreign Affairs Minister, Geoffrey Onyeama has revealed that Nigerians stranded in Sudan will be evacuated by road. Onyeama, during an interview with newsmen, had said that those stranded can’t be evacuated by air, as the airport is out of commission, stressing that the only viable way out is by road. He claimed that Nigeria’s situation is particularly challenging because the numbers are so great, with about 5,500 persons ready […]

todayApril 24, 2023 79

World

PRO-WAR RUSSIAN BLOGGER VLADLEN TATARKSY KILLED IN ST. PETERSBURG CAFE BLAST: SUSPECT CHARGED WITH TERRORISM.

A suspect in the killing of pro-war Russian blogger Vladlen Tatarsky, Darya Trepova has been charged with terrorism. Russian officials said Darya Trepova was taken to a Moscow yesterday after her arrest the previous day In St Petersburg and the court ruled that the 26-year-old should remain in custody until 2 June. This comes as a little-known group, the National Republican Army, which has vowed to fight the Putin regime, […]

todayApril 5, 2023 74

Sports

UEFA AWARDS SWITZERLAND THE 2025 WOMEN’S EUROPEAN CHAMPIONSHIP OVER FRANCE AND NORDIC JOINT BID.

Switzerland will host the 2025 Women's European Championship. UEFA selected Switzerland over bids from Poland, France, and a joint bid from Denmark, Sweden, Finland, and Norway. Ukraine also expressed interest in hosting the event before the Russian invasion. Switzerland failed to make it out of their group in 2022 but will qualify for the 2025 tournament automatically as hosts, with the qualification process for other nations beginning in spring 2024. […]

todayApril 5, 2023 136

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