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President Muhammadu Buhari has warned those killing innocent people in the southeast to expect a tough response from security forces. He condemned the viral videos circulating of innocent people being killed describing it as wild and barbarous. “In the issuance of his very strong condemnation of these “wild, barbarous and wanton killings of innocent people” in the South-East as well as the other parts of the country, which he described as “deeply distressing,” the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu quoted his principal as saying in a statement issued on Wednesday. “The Presidency wishes to caution...
CLAIM: A photo-montage with text, reading “I have invested $1.6 billion in Nigerian economy with no result – Bill Gates” is being circulated on WhatsApp, a free messaging and video calling app. This claim has been generating a hot political debate among various WhatsApp groups, with some users attributing the comment to woeful performance of the government at the centre. Gates is an American business magnate, software developer, investor and philanthropist renowned for founding Microsoft and his philanthropic activities through the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, personal donations and charity sport events. VERIFICATION: The montage also has beneath, the text an image,...
SERAP writes Nigeria’s electoral commission for details of financial transactions of political parties
By Jacob Kubeka (ABUJA) - Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has urged Nigeria's Independent National Electoral...
ENGAGEMENTS BY Chidi Amuta Democracy was never intended to amuse nor was politics meant to offend. The...
Alexander Adewale and Kafayat Omisore emerged champions respectively in the male and female categories of the 44th CBN Senior National Tennis Championships on Saturday...
Despite weeks of speculation linking the him to a move to Real Madrid, Kylian Mbappe has decided to stay at Paris Saint-Germain, according...
By Lawrence Oshodi (SPORTS CORRESPONDENT) - President Muhammadu Buhari has sent warm greetings to renowned goalkeeper of the Green Eagles (now Super Eagles) of Nigeria,...
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Nigerian-born Manchester United’s chief strategy officer Hemen Tseayo, leaves as behind-the-scenes changes continue
Manchester United’s behind-the-scenes reshuffle has continued with the club’s chief strategy officer leaving on Tuesday, The Athletic has revealed. Hemen Tseayo has worked at the...
17 May 2022, Geneva -- In a world threatened by conflict, inequities, the climate crisis and pandemics, the 75th session of the World Health...
By Grace Audu (HEALTH CORRESPONDENT) - The 2020-2021 Results Report of the World Health Organization (WHO),has indicated significant achievements across the global health spectrum despite the...
Hacked-off thorn branches encircle two mounds of earth heaped over the tiny bodies of Halima Hassan Abdullahi’s twin granddaughters. Babies Ebla and Abdia lived only a day. Weakened by hunger, their mother gave birth to the twins a month early,...
Nigerian songwriter, and singer, Damini Ebunoluwa, better known as Burna Boy has called out billionaire businessman, Obi Cubana for using his title ‘Odogwu’ without consent to promote his products. Recalled the Anambra-born businessman had ventured into another line of business with...
President Muhammadu Buhari has warned those killing innocent people in the southeast to expect a tough response from security forces. He condemned the viral videos circulating of innocent people being killed describing it as wild and barbarous. “In the issuance of...
At least three people have been beheaded in a new outbreak of Islamist violence in northern Mozambique, police said Wednesday. “Last Friday, terrorists invaded some farms in the first village in Macomia district and beheaded three citizens and kidnapped some...
Anti-sanctions lobby group Broad Alliance Against Sanctions (BAAS) on Tuesday handed over letters to the American Embassy in Zimbabwe inviting African-American congressional members to visit the country and witness the negative impact of U.S. imposed sanctions. "The first letter that...
An 18-year-old gunman killed 14 children and a teacher at an elementary school in Texas on Tuesday, according to the state’s governor, in the nation’s deadliest school shooting in years. The attack in Uvalde, Texas — a small community about...
CLAIM: A photo-montage with text, reading “I have invested $1.6 billion in Nigerian economy with no result – Bill Gates” is being circulated on WhatsApp, a free messaging and video calling app. This claim has been generating a hot political...
Nigerian rapper and businessman, ILL BLISS sits with Chude Jideonwo, host of #WithChude and founder of Joy, Inc. to discuss dealing with 8 years of childlessness, the longevity of his career as a rapper, and his role as “Odogwu...
A subsidiary of the mining and commodities trading giant Glencore has pleaded guilty to seven counts of bribery in a London court. The firm also said it will pay more than $1bn (£800m) to resolve similar claims with the US...