Author: Olarotimi Oshin

Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria in charge of Financial Stability, Aisha Ahmad, has said she does not know the quantities of new notes the CBN printed and released for circulation. She said this while responding to questions by lawmakers when she appeared before the House of Representatives to brief the House on […]

Troops of Operation Hadin Kai have reportedly eliminated 103 Boko Haram insurgents in the past three weeks in the North-East. The Director, Defence Media Operations, Major General Musa Danmadami, stated this today while reviewing progress made by military operations in Abuja. He said the troops also apprehended 22 terrorists including four commanders and 18 collaborators […]

The Director General, Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) Presidential Campaign Council in Kwara State, Dr Mahmud Babatunde Ajeigbe, has said that Nigeria deserves the Presidential Candidate of the party, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, as next President in 2023 based on his clamour for a restructured, safer and better nation. He added that only Atiku’s presidency is capable […]

A navy officer has been named by The Gambia’s government as the alleged ringleader of a failed coup plot. According to an official statement, Lance Corporal Sanna Fadera had been detained, along with four other officers, in an operation under way since Tuesday,. The main opposition party and the West African regional bloc condemned the […]

The Senate has postponed the passage of the 2023 budget until Wednesday, December 28th, 2022. The lawmakers also postponed the passage of the Finance Bill till December 28th. Senate President Ahmad Lawan made these announcements during plenary today. He explained that the Senate is postponing the budget passage because of some challenges in receiving the report […]

The Taraba State House of Assembly has elected John Bonzena as the new Speaker at an emergency sitting. The election of Bonzena from Zing State Constituency occurred in the early hours of today follows the resignation of the former Speaker, Joseph Kunini. The letter of resignation of the former Speaker was read by the Deputy […]

Labour Party presidential candidate, Peter Obi, has criticised the Federal Government for not developing the Ibom deep seaport 40 years after the Senate visited the site in Akwa Ibom State. The former Anambra State Governor who made this known at the party’s presidential rally in Uyo on Tuesday however promised to address the low level […]

The Sagamu Unit Command of Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Ogun, says it would establish a mobile court to try erring drivers during the festive period. Unit Commander of FRSC, Sagamu- Mr. Taofiq Iyanda, stated this today while addressing journalists in Sagamu, Ogun State. This, he said, would serve as a deterrent to road […]

Following the land dispute in the Ja’agi community of the Mokwa Local Government Area of Niger State, Governor Abubakar Sani Bello has enjoined parties in the dispute to give peace a chance by withdrawing all court cases. According to reports, a 50-year-old woman allegedly lost one of her eyes when rioting youths hit her with a […]

Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelensky says he is on his way to Washington, where he will meet United States President- Joe Biden, today. This trip is Zelensky’s first foreign trip since Russia invaded Ukraine in February. The White House has also confirmed the trip and said it will supply Ukraine with a Patriot missile battery, significantly […]

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