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The UN mission in Mali has demanded an immediate release of President Bah Ndaw and PM Moctar Ouane, after reports that they were detained by soldiers. The Minusma mission also called for calm. This comes after reports that interim President Ndaw and Mr Ouane were driven by soldiers to the Kati military camp near the […]

Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege, says the recent view against the nation’s restructuring expressed by the President of the Senate, Dr. Ahmad Lawan, will not influence the report of the Senate Constitution Review Committee. Omo-Agege, who is the Chairman of the 58-man Senate Ad-hoc committee on Constitution Review, also said similar view […]

The European  Union has decided to ban Belarusian airlines from European skies after a flight was diverted to Minsk on Sunday. The move comes after Belarus forced a passenger plane to land in order to arrest an activist journalist. At a meeting in Brussels, the leaders of the 27 member states also told EU airlines […]

President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday, expressed a strong resolve to address the conflicts of herders and farmers permanently, but not without berating the Southern Governors’ Forum for their recent ban on open grazing, which he described as an act of questionable legality. He further accused the governors of politicking with serious security issues and an attempt […]

The 2020/21 English Premier League season was completed after eight months of continued action with majority of the matches being played under closed doors and in strict adherence to protocols due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Although not without a few of VAR controversies and some questionable referee calls that characterized the previous season. Manchester city […]

President Muhammadu Buhari has  authorized that the National Flag should be flown at half-mast in all public buildings, facilities and official residences with effect from today, 24th to Wednesday 26th May 2021. The President  similarly approved today as a work-free day for members of the Armed Forces. A statement by the Secretary to the Government […]

Targeted attacks on police and INEC facilities continued yesterday with an attack on a police division and an office of the electoral agency yesterday evening. The latest attacks occurred in Awka, Anambra State. The gunmen yesterday attacked the B Division of the Nigeria Police Force and the office of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) […]

The police in Katsina state have confirmed the abduction of a sharia court judge Husaini Sama’ila during a court session in Bauren Zakka village in Safana Local Government Area of the state.   The bandits in their numbers invaded the court around 3pm yesterday in a commando style shooting sporadically before taking away the judge. […]

Nigeria and France have agreed to work together to fight insecurity bedeviling the Lake Chad basin area and the entire stretch of the Sahel region.   Speaking at a bilateral meeting with President Buhari on the sidelines of the Financing Africa Summit in Paris, French President, Emmanuel Macron pledged his steadfast support for Nigeria and its […]

The organised labour has rejected withdrawal of minimum wage and consequential adjustment by Ekiti state government. The organised labour, which comprises the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Trade Union Congress (TUC) and the Joint Negotiating Committee (JNC), met Governor Kayode Fayemi in a closed-door meeting on the state of the economy, calling for release of subventions […]

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