The remains of 20 out of 36 military officers and soldiers killed in combat and air crash in Niger State between August 13 to 14, 2023, have been buried on Friday, August 25, 2023 at the National Military Cemetery in Abuja. The remaining 16 others are already buried at various locations across the country Recall […]

Four officials of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps (NSCDC) have been killed after they stepped on a landmine in Galadiman Kogo in Shiroro Local Government Area of Niger State. The Corps in a statement by Director Public Relations Headquarters Abuja DCC Odumosu Olusola explained that the deceased was among the officers and men […]

The Federal High Court, Jos Division, on Tuesday, sentenced former Minister of Water Resources, Sarah Ochekpe, Evangelist Leo Jitong and former Plateau State Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Chief Raymond Dabo to three months imprisonment each. The three convicted persons have been standing trial for the past four years, on charges bordering on conspiracy […]

The Senate has called on the Executive to as a matter of urgency, declare a State of Emergency on all federal roads across the country. The Upper Chamber also asked the Federal Government to remit, the N850 Billion Naira accrued to the Federal Roads Maintenance Agency, (FERMA), as a result of the 5% User Charge, […]

Deputy head of the Ukrainian navy has accused the Russian navy of hostile activity in the Sea of Azov – a form of attack that Russian forces “constantly practice”, including in Crimea.  but says Ukraine has been investing in its navy since 2014. Vice Admiral Andriy Tarasov called the threat  “real” but says Ukraine’s armed […]

Tennis world number one, Novak Djokovic has been drawn against fellow Serb Miomir Kecmanovic in the Australian Open despite no decision being made over whether he is allowed to compete. The men’s tennis world number one had his visa canceled on arrival in Melbourne last week when his COVID-19 vaccination exemption was questioned. but he […]

The isolation period for fully vaccinated people in England who test positive for COVID will be reduced from seven days to five,  health secretary, Sajid Javid has announced. Citing data from the UK Health Security Agency. Javid told the Commons “Two-thirds of positive cases are no longer infectious by the end of day five”.  This […]

Nigeria’s Senior Male National football team, the Super Eagles have arrived Garoua, Cameroon ahead of the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations, AFCON, which begins on Sunday in the Central African country. The team arrived Garoua Wednesday as they look set to win their 4th Africa Cup of Nations Title. A total of 25 players from […]

Russia has warned the United States it will respond if Ukraine is drawn into any US “geopolitical games”, while Washington has threatened “serious costs” for Moscow if the crisis escalates. The response came during a meeting between the Russian and US foreign ministers, Sergei Lavrov and Anthony Blinken in Sweden. Britain’s Foreign Secretary Liz Truss […]

With more EU countries confirming cases of the Omicron variant, Germany is considering mandatory jab from February as a tougher restriction for unvaccinated. the restrictions include exclusion from non-essential stores, cultural and recreational venues, Angela Merkel said she backed the decision as she was hoping a voluntary approach to immunisation would be more effective. she […]

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