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Almost seven months after Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, four areas under Moscow’s control have announced plans for referendums on joining Russia. Russia’s invasion has slowed down in recent months with Ukraine recapturing some territories in the north-east. Russian-backed officials in the east and south say they want votes on joining Russia starting this week. Reports […]

According to the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) the price of cooking gas on a year-on-year basis increased by one hundred and one point one seven per cent in August 2022 compared with August 2021. The NBS made the assertion in its Cooking Gas Price Watch issued today in Abuja while the average price of […]

One person is estimated to be dying of hunger every four seconds globally. According to warnings by over 200 NGOs, a decisive international action to end the spiraling global hunger crisis is needed. In an open letter addressing world leaders gathering in New York for the United Nations General Assembly, 238 organisations from 75 countries, including Oxfam, Save the Children and Plan International expressed outrage […]

The Nigerian Universities Pensioners Association, Ekiti State University (EKSU) has appealed to the Institution’s management to pay its fifteen years gratuity and five months pension arrears. The chairman of the Association, Samuel AKINWALE who made the call at a press conference in Ado, also called on the state government to intervene in the matter. Akinwale […]

The All Progressives Congress (APC) Candidate for Ilorin West and Asa Federal House Representatives, Mallam Muktar Shagaya has approved the construction of sixty boreholes for communities in Ilorin West and Asa Federal Constituency. In a statement released by his Press Officer, Basheer LUQMAN, Shagaya said that during his engagements with various communities, a recurring issue […]

The Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice in Lagos State, Moyosore ONIGBANJO, said that the Lagos State Transport Sector Reform Law (2018) is undergoing a review by the Lagos State House of Assembly for amendment. Onigbanjo made the statement today while appearing on Channels Television’s Sunrise Daily, monitored by our correspondent. According to him, the […]

A Federal High Court sitting in Jalingo has nullified the Taraba governorship primary election that produced Emmanuel BWACHA as the candidate of the All Progressives Congress in the 2023 election. David KENTE, an aggrieved aspirant, had dragged the party and its candidate to court over the recognition of Bwacha as the candidate of the party. […]

The Senate will tomorrow screen the acting Chief Justice of Nigeria- Justice Olukayode ARIWOOLA. Senate President, Ahmad LAWAN, disclosed this in his address of welcome to Senators from their Annual Summer Recess during plenary today. He said the Senate will also amongst other things, work on the Medium Term Expenditure Framework/Fiscal Strategy Paper 2023 – 2025, […]

All arrangements have been concluded for the first edition of the 2022 NUT Kwara State Teachers Games scheduled to begin on 26th of September, 2022. In a statement by the Media Coordinator of the competition, Toyin Saheed said the game, which features football and volleyball will be competed among the male and female, who are […]

A 24-year-old man infected with Ebola has died in central Uganda in a fresh outbreak confirmed by health officials. The health minister has told journalists that the victim had exhibited symptoms which results confirmed to be positive for the Ebola-Sudan strain. before he was confirmed dead. Before his death, was a resident of Ngabano village […]

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