Tuesday, March 28, 2023


INEC urged to correct lapses before March 11 governorship elections

Mothers United and Mobilised (MUM), a coalition of Nigerian mothers from all walks of life, has called on the nation’s electoral umpire to remedy lapses observed during Saturday’s polls. It urged the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to do so...

Abia South: Ikpeazu calls for nullification of Abaribe’s victory

Gov. Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia has called for the nullification of the declaration of Sen. Enyinnaya Abaribe as the winner of Abia South Senatorial elections of Feb. 25. Ikpeazu, who is the Abia South senatorial districts candidate of the Peoples...

Alleged N109bn fraud: Court adjourns trial of suspended AGF Idris, others’ trial

An Abuja High Court has adjoined the trial of that the suspended Accountant-General of the Federation, Ahmed Idris and three others until May 11. Idris was dragged to court by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) alongside Geoffrey Olusegun...

Tinubu emergence, sign of better days for Nigeria – Akpabio

Sen. Godswill Akpabio has described the emergence of Sen. Bola Tinubu, the President-elect, as signs of better days to come for the country. This is contained in a statement issued by Akpabio’s Chief Press Secretary, Mr Jackson Udom, in Uyo...

Algeria to reopen embassy in Kyiv after yearlong closure

Algeria will reopen its embassy in Kyiv one year after it was closed over Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, Algerian state television said on Sunday citing a foreign ministry statement. “This decision falls within the framework of preserving the interests of...

AFCON 2023 Qualifiers: Super Eagles host Guinea Bissau in Abuja March 24

The Super Eagles will host the Wild Dogs of Guinea Bissau in a Match Day 3 fixture of the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualification series in Abuja. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the match will...

IT firm earmarks $2m for technology lab in West Africa

Ouranos Technologies Limited, a provider of Information Technology (IT) infrastructure services, says it will provide two million dollars to boost enterprise solutions in West Africa. A statement issued on Tuesday by Joseph Aransiola, Managing Director of Ouranos Technologies Ltd., stated...

Kenya denies tax scrutiny on ex-presidents’ families

Kenya’s Prime Cabinet Secretary, Musalia Mudavadi, has refuted reports that the families of former presidents Jomo Kenyatta and Daniel Moi were being targeted for tax evasion. Mr Mudavadi said President William Ruto had not mentioned any names in his push...

Oladosu to face Tanzania’s Ramadhina in WBF featherweight title fight Feb. 23

Riliwan Oladosu, the unbeaten World Boxing Federation (WBF) Inter-continental Super-featherweight champion, will face Tanzanian Nabir Ramadhina in a 10-round featherweight clash on Feb. 23 in Dar-es-Salaam. Oladosu, popularly known as “Real One”, is well known as a pound-for-pound boxer at...

UN says 22.6 million Ethiopians food insecure due to drought, conflict, rising food prices

About 22.6 million people in Ethiopia are food insecure due to a combination of drought, conflict and increase in food prices, the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UNOCHA) has warned. The UNOCHA said in its latest...


Ex-first lady accused of ‘improper’ burial of late Presdient Mugabe

Former Zimbabwe's first lady, Grace Mugabe, has been summoned to appear before a traditional court over the "improper" burial of the late President Robert...