France’s Macron Welcomes King Charles On State Visit

President Emmanuel Macron and King Charles III held talks in Paris on Wednesday at the start of a long-awaited three-day state visit meant to highlight the friendship between France and the U.K. Charles’ trip to France was postponed in March amid widespread demonstrations against Macron’s pension changes. For their first stop in the French capital, Charles and Queen Camilla […]

Nigeria Made N5 Trillion in First Half of 2023 –RMAFC

The Revenue Mobilisation Allocation And Fiscal Commission (RMAFC) says a total of N5,244,037,636,561.60 has accrued into the Federation Account for the period between January and June 2023. The figure was captured in the monthly report to the Federation Account Allocation Committee (FAAC) by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) under the caption ‘CBN Federation Account […]

Sanwo-Olu Hails Remi Tinubu At 63

Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State has congratulated the wife of President Bola Tinubu, Sen Oluremi Tinubu, on the occasion of her 63rd birthday. The former First Lady of Lagos State and now First Lady of Nigeria clocks 63 on Thursday. Sanwo-Olu, in a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Gboyega Akosile, on Wednesday, […]

LP’s Governorship Candidate In Imo Condemns Security Operative Killings

 Sen. Athan Achonu, candidate of the Labour Party (LP) at the forthcoming Nov. 11 governorship election in Imo, has condemned Tuesday’s killing of eight security operatives in the state. Yet-to-be-identified assailants killed the security operatives at Umualumaku in Ehime Mbano Local Government Area of the state. In a statement he issued on Wednesday in Abuja, […]

Missing Intestine: Sanwo-Olu Expresses Sadness Over Akin-Bright’s Death

Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State on Wednesday expressed sadness over the death of Adebola Akin-Bright, the 12-year-old boy with missing intestine. Akin-Bright, who was admitted at the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH), died on Tuesday. Sanwo-Olu, in a condolence message by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Gboyega Akosile, described the death of the […]

Ekiti PDP Recommends Expulsion For Fayose

The Ekiti State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has disclosed its plans to expel former Governor, Ayodele Fayose from the party. The party stated that its resolutions and decisions, seeking Fayose’s expulsion, have been forwarded to the National Working Committee, NWC. Chief Olalekan Amerijoye, the Publicity Secretary of the Caretaker Transition Committee, who […]

Ondo Assembly Moves To Impeach Akeredolu’s Deputy

The Ondo State House of Assembly has launched impeachment proceedings against the deputy governor of the state, Lucky Aiyedatiwa. The initiation of the impeachment process took place on Wednesday during an emergency plenary session convened by the House. It was gathered that the impeachment proceedings stemmed from allegations of gross misuse of office levelled against […]

Why Tribunal Sacked Kano Gov, Abba Yusuf

The Kano Governorship Election Petition Tribunal has sacked Governor Abba Kabir Yusuf, declaring Nasir Gawuna of the All Progressives Congress (APC) the winner on Wednesday. In the judgment delivered via Zoom, the three-man panel led by Justice Oluyemi Akintan-Osadebay ordered the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to withdraw the certificate of return which it presented […]

Tribunal Sacks NNPP’s Abba Kabir As Kano Governor

The Kano Governorship Election Petition Tribunal has sacked Governor Abba Kabir Yusuf, declaring the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate, Nasiru Gawuna, as the winner of the March 18 election. Yusuf, who contested on the platform of the New Nigerian Peoples Party (NNPP), was declared the winner of the election by the Independent National Electoral Commission […]

Indonesian Woman Jailed For TikTok Video

An Indonesian court sentenced a woman to two years in prison after she posted a video on social media site TikTok in which she said a Muslim prayer before eating pork. According to the court, she has violated the country’s blasphemy law. Indonesia is the largest Muslim-majority nation in the world and pork is considered […]

Bauchi: Tribunal Upholds Bala Mohammed’s Election

Bauchi State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal has upheld the victory of Governor Bala Mohammed in the March 18, 2023 governorship election. Delivering the judgement on Wednesday, Chairman of the three panel of the Tribunal, Justice P.T Kwahar, dismissed the petition of the candidate of All Progressives Congress (APC), Air Marshal Sadique Abubakr (rtd), who challenged […]

Sanwo-Olu Approves Over N370m for Lagos Students in Tertiary Institutions

Lagos state governor, Mr. Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu, has approved the payment of N375,455,000.00 (Three Hundred And Seventy-Five Million, Four Hundred And Fifty-Five Thousand Naira) for both fresh and subsequent scholarship and bursary awards for indigenes.  The fund is designated to alleviate the financial burdens faced by Lagosians pursuing higher education nationwide.  Abdur-Rahman Lekki, the Executive […]

iOS 17: 10 New Features That Just Launched

In June, Apple announced iOS 17 with a wide range of new features and changes for the iPhone. Following over three months of beta testing, the free software update will be released this Monday, September 18 for the iPhone XS and newer. Below, we have recapped 10 key features coming to the iPhone with iOS 17, with additional […]

I Will Run For Fourth Term In 2024 – Kagame

Rwanda’s President Paul Kagame has said he will run for a fourth term in next year’s presidential election. “Yes, I am indeed a candidate,” Mr Kagame said this on Tuesday. Asked about what the West would think about his decision to run again, Mr Kagame said, “I’m sorry for the West, but what the West […]

Six Key Things Tinubu Highlighted in UNGA Speech

Nigeria’s President Bola Tinubu made his inaugural speech at the 78th UN General Assembly, where he underscored five key issues, spanning from economic reforms to climate change. Tinubu emphasized his openness to partnerships with those willing to support Nigeria and Africa in assuming larger roles on the global stage. President Tinubu’s speech at the UN […]

Akpabio’s Impeachment Plot Thickens As Ex-Govs, Csos Join Fray

New developments have emerged regarding reports of plots to impeach Senate President Godswill Akpabio. It appears that at least 10 former governors who are currently serving as senators in the upper chamber, along with a coalition of civic organizations, are now advocating for his impeachment. THE VANGUARD reports that on Tuesday, some senators who support […]

Why We Didn’t Join NLC Strike – TUC

The Trade Union Congress of Nigeria (TUC) has clarified the circumstances surrounding the two-week warning strike initiated by the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) two weeks ago, stating that it did not initially agree to participate in the strike action. Addressing the apparent strained relationship with their sister association during a recent edition of Channels Television’s […]

Hunter Biden To Plead Not Guilty To Gun Charges

US President Joe Biden’s son, Hunter, will plead not guilty to three criminal charges relating to a gun purchase he made in 2018, his lawyer has said. In a letter to the judge, attorney Abbe Lowell confirmed the intended plea while asking that the initial court appearance be held remotely. Mr Biden was indicted last […]