The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), should listen to the cries of Nigerians and intensify action to resolve the problem of lingering fuel scarcity and the one-month warning strike by the Academic Staff Union of Universities. This was the challenge thrown to the President the by Catholic Archbishop of Abuja, His Grace Most Revd. Ignatius Kaigama on Sunday during ...

Australia will reopen its borders to tourists from February 21, Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced Monday, ending some of the world’s strictest and longest-running pandemic travel restrictions. “It’s almost two years since we took the decision to close the borders to Australia,” Morrison said after a meeting of the national security cabinet. He announced the borders will reopen to all ...

Terrorists on Sunday night attacked Ikulu Fari, a Catholic parish located in Chawai, in the Kauru Local Government Area of Kaduna State. The terrorists kidnapped the parish priest, Rev Fr Joseph Shekari, and killed a yet-to-be-identified cook working in the parish house during the attack. The cook was killed when the marauders stormed the place at 11:30pm on Sunday. Source:www.punchng.com ...

Some security agencies have got an approval from the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari, to access the database of the National Identity Management Commission in the course of carrying out their duties. As a result, the Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Isa Pantami, said his office  through the Nigerian Communications Commission, has conveyed the approval to the relevant  security ...

West African leaders hold a key summit on Thursday as a wave of coups buffet a region struggling with poverty and a long history of turbulence. Emergency talks in the Ghanaian capital Accra were triggered after Burkina Faso on January 24 became the third member of the 15-nation Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) to be overtaken by the ...

The Indian Cultural Association in Lagos has reiterated its commitment to promoting cultural integration to improve bilateral relations between Nigeria and India. ICA President, Sanjay Jain, made this known in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria on Tuesday. NAN reports that ICA is the premier association of Indians residing in Nigeria, with the motto, ‘Brotherhood through Culture’. Jain ...

The alleged defamation of the Head (Media and Public Relations) of the Joint Admissions and Matriculations Board, Dr. Fabian Benjamin, is now a subject of litigation at a High Court of the Federal Capital Territory in Gwagwalada. Benjamin, in a suit filed by his lawyer, Chris Alashi, dragged the Chief Executive Officer of Human Rights Radio, Ahmed Isah, before Justice ...

Huawei on Sunday said it has initiated arbitration proceedings against Sweden under the World Bank Group after the Nordic country banned the Chinese tech giant from rolling out its 5G products. “The Swedish authorities’ decision to discriminate against Huawei and exclude it from the 5G rollout has significantly harmed Huawei’s investment in Sweden, in breach of Sweden’s international obligations,” the ...

The Governor-elect of Anambra State, Prof. Chukwuma Soludo, has commiserated with the victims of the fire incident at the Obodo Ukwu end of the Onitsha-Owerri Road in Onitsha. The fire occurred early on Friday following a petrol tanker explosion on the road which razed buildings and shops in the market around the scene. A statement on Saturday by Soludo’s media ...

The Lagos State Government said it would be diverting traffic from Yaba as it continues the First Phase of the construction of the Red Line railways covering Oyingbo to Agbado from midnight February 1, to February 16, 2022. In a statement, the Commissioner for Transportation, Dr Frederic Oladeinde, said the diversion was in line with the Lagos Rail Mass Transit ...