News

Anglican Bishop - Nigerians Hope In God

1 month ago /
Nation 

The Anglican Bishop of Kubwa Diocese, Rt. Rev. Duke Akamisoko, has urged Nigerians to put their hope in God in the midst of challenges facing the country.

Victim - Explosive Brought To School By A Policeman’s Son

1 month ago /
Nation 

Chubuike Nwani, the victim of the explosion, said his classmate and son of a policeman brought the Improvised Explosive Device to the school.

Russia Let Down Nation's Clean Athletes, Paralympics Chief 'Disgusted'

1 month ago /
International News 

WADA’s executive committee acted on Monday after concluding that Moscow had planted fake evidence 

DSS Operatives Invade Court, Judge, Lawyers Flee, Rearrest Sowore

1 month ago /
Nation 

Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu of the Federal High Court in Abuja abruptly suspended sitting and fled her court on Friday as operatives of the Department of State Service invaded the courtroom.

Sowore’s Continued Detention: DSS Cannot Be Above The Law —Adegboruwa

1 month ago /
Nation 

Human rights lawyer, Ebun-olu Adegboruwa, SAN, has condemned the rearrest of the convener Revolution Now protest, Omoyele Sowore and Olawale Bakare by operatives of the Department of State Services on Friday.

Court - DSS Given 24 Hours To Release Sowore

1 month ago /
Nation 

The Federal High Court in Abuja Thursday ordered Nigeria’s secret police to release the publisher of Sahara Reporters within 24 hours.

Abiodun Guarantees Release Of The List Of Commissioners, Aides Before Christmas

1 month ago /
Nation 

Barring last-minute changes, the long-awaited list of would-be commissioners, special advisers, board members and members of statutory bodies in Ogun State would be released before Christmas.

Falana - Border Closure, Hate Speech Bill Ill-Advised, Illegal.

1 month ago /
Nation 

Lagos Lawyer, Femi Falana (SAN), has declared that the Federal Government was misled into believing that only border closure could guarantee food security and economic development of the country.

Federal High Court To Hear N300m Damages Suit Against MTN February 10

1 month ago /
Nation 

The Federal High Court in Abuja, on Wednesday fixed February 10 for hearing in a N300m suit filed by an Abuja-based musician, Liberty Williams, against telecommunication giant, MTN.

Names Of 36 Commissioner Nominees Sent To State Assembly - Ayade

1 month ago /
Nation  Politics 

Cross River State Governor, Prof Ben Ayade has sent names of 36 commissioner nominees to the state House of Assembly for screening.

Ifeanyi Ubah To Be Arraigned By FG Over N135bn Debt

1 month ago /
Nation 

The Federal Government has filed criminal charges against Ifeanyi Ubah and his Capital Oil and Gas Industries Limited over an indebtedness of N135bn to the Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria.

2020 Budget Raised To N10.6tn

1 month ago /
Finance  Nation 

The House of Representatives has raised the 2020 Appropriation Bill from N10.33 trillion to about N10.6 trillion.

Typhoon Kammuri Lashes Philippines, 200,000 Evacuates Coastal And Mountainous Areas

1 month ago /
International News 

The Philippines evacuated 200,000 people in coastal and mountainous areas amid fears of flooding and landslides.

Carrie Lam Promises Economic Relief Form US Law

1 month ago /
International News 

Hong Kong's chief executive Carrie Lam said on Tuesday that the Human Rights and Democracy Act, passed last week in the United State, was "wholly unnecessary" and that she "strongly objected" to the legislation.

Markets Wrap - Stocks Fall on Trump’s Tariff Gambit, Factory Data

1 month ago /
International News 

U.S. stocks dropped on concern over global trade risks and disappointing factory data. The dollar and bonds declined.

Ronaldo Rebuff Ballon d’Or For Gran Gala Ceremony

1 month ago /
International News  Sports  

Juventus forward Cristiano Ronaldo won’t appear at the Ballon d’Or ceremony in Paris this evening as Lionel Messi is set to win his sixth gong.

Dabiri-Erewa Condemns Renewed Attack On Nigerian Traders In Ghana, Calls For Calm

1 month ago /
Nation 

Abike Dabiri-Erewa, Chairman/CEO Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM) has described as uncalled for, the recent attacks on Nigerian traders in Ghana.

Shi’ites, NBA, Falana - Buhari’s Disregard for Court Orders, Legendary

1 month ago /
Nation 

The Islamic Movement in Nigeria has again carpeted President Muhammadu Buhari for failing to release its leader, Sheikh El-Zakzaky.  

Flagging Off 2019 Anti-Corruption Marathon In Abuja - Buhari

1 month ago /
Nation 

Mr Jacob Onu, National Coordinator of the National Anti-Corruption Marathon Race, says plans have been concluded for the flagging off of the 2019 edition of the race by President Muhammadu Buhari on Dec. 9 in Abuja.

China Preparing To Blacklist US Firms Due To Human Rights Disputes

1 month ago /
International News 

Chinese state media said the government will soon publish a list of "unreliable entities" that could lead to sanctions against U.S. companies.