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 […]

Failure of the world’s rich nations to help vaccinate the poorest nations poses a continual cycle of economic shocks and restrictions in the face of new variants says Chief Economist, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, OECD, Lawrence Boone. Lawrence while unveiling the OECD’s latest set of economic forecasts said “As long as the global […]

The Women’s Tennis Association has announced the immediate suspension of all tournaments in China amid concern for Chinese tennis player Peng Shuai following her disappearance from public view after accusing a top Chinese official former Vice-Premier Zhang Gaoli of sexual assault. WTA chief Steve Simon said, “In good conscience, I don’t see how I can […]

The US has warned it will hit Russia with the toughest sanctions. US secretary of state Anthony Blinken on Wednesday warned that Washington will use “high impact economic measures” against Moscow if it decides to invade. This is in response to Russia placing troops on the Ukraine border. The US diplomat following a meeting with […]

Alec Baldwin says he “didn’t pull the trigger” of the gun that fatally wounded cinematographer Halyna Hutchins on the set of his film, Rust in New Mexico. The actor-producer in his first sit-down interview since the fatal incident in October broke down in tears insisting “it was a bullet that was not even supposed to […]

President Muhammadu Buhari will depart Abuja today to attend EXPO 2020 Dubai in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). EXPO 2020 Dubai, with the theme, “Connecting Minds, Creating the Future”, creates the environment for Nigeria to join over 190 countries to forge true and meaningful partnerships “to build a better future for everyone.” The Expo according […]

With the growing spate of insecurity across the country, particularly the federal capital territory, Abuja has begun to generate more concerns. Stakeholders who spoke to reporters in Warri, the commercial hub of Delta state want the southern governor’s forum to quickly implement the resolution of floating a regional security framework, reached in their third meeting […]

The Abuja federal high court has dismissed suit challenging Charles Soludo as the All Progressive Grand Alliance, APGA governorship candidate in the just concluded Anambra elections. The suit was brought pursuant to the fact that the governor elect, wrongly stated that he wants to run for the governor of Aguta 2 constituency, instead of Anambra […]

Several public and civil servants have been prevented from gaining access into their offices over failure to produce evidence of receiving a covid-19 vaccine. A visit to some parastatals and agencies show that some who were disallowed access were still hanging around, while others returned home immediately. Some of the workers who were turned back […]

Youths in their thousands cutting across all political parties have taken over the streets of Langtang, blocking Major roads linking Plateau to other states. The protesters while calling on the State Government to respect the principle of separation of powers and allow Justice to reign in the Council chairmanship tussle said the continued closure of […]

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