Omicron: No scientific basis for travel alerts – AU boss

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By Grace Audi - President of the African Union, Moussa Faki Mahamat, claims the world owes Africa responsibility for lifting travel restrictions imposed on the continent due to the new Covid-19 variant. Mr Faki claimed there was no "common sense" or...

Ahmad resumes as FCDA Executive Secretary

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… Promises to restore FCDA’s Glory, as State Government hails appointment By Grace Audu (ABUJA) - Engr. Shehu Hadi Ahmad FNSE, has assumed duties as the 8th Executive Secretary of the Federal Capital Development Authority (FCDA) with a promise to bring...

Nigeria records two cases of Omicron variant

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By Callistus Offor (ABUJA) - The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed the first case of the Omicron variant in the country. A statement issued on Wednesday by the NCDC Director-General, Dr Ifedayo Adetifa, said the two cases were...

Selected Foods and Beverages to avoid with Arthritis

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By Vera Awuah Honnyveea3@gmail.com Do you experience them? Arthritis is a common health condition involving chronic inflammation in your joints. It causes pain and damage to joints, bones, and other parts of the body depending on the type of the disease. ...

[SPECIAL REPORT] Government neglect, economic hardship and destruction cut off Nigeria’s North-South rail link

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By Sam Adzegeh - Even as the federal government continues to expend billions of Naira in efforts to repair the railway system, a vital backbone to the nation's economy, such efforts continue to be sabotaged by deliberate activities of individuals...

Naval Chief calls for collaboration to tackle maritime security challenges in Africa

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By David Iorja - (ABUJA) Chief of Naval Staff (CNS), Vice Adm. Awwal Gambo, has called for greater cooperation among African states to address the continent's maritime security concerns. CNS made the request in a keynote address on Tuesday in Abuja,...

President Buhari honours 3 Nigerians, vows to sanction corrupt public servants

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By David Iorja - (ABUJA) President Muhammadu Buhari, on Tuesday, in Abuja, honored two civil officials, Muhammad Ahmad and Nelson Okoronkwo, as well as a Nigerian student studying in Japan, for displaying exemplary acts of honesty and integrity. According to the...

Ethiopia launches taskforce to address violations in Tigray war

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By Theodore Jones - Ethiopian government has established a taskforce to address human rights issues in Tigray. The rights infractions were previously documented in a joint investigation report by local and UN rights bodies earlier this year. In a statement released on...

Uganda, DR Congo launch joint operation against Allied Democratic Forces

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By Kwanta Douglas - Uganda and its neighbor, the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), commenced a coordinated aerial assault against the Allied Democratic Forces (ADF) on Tuesday, a terror group blamed for atrocities in both Uganda and the Democratic Republic...

Mozambican president inaugurates new airport funded by China

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By Kwanta Douglas - Mozambcan President, Filipe Nyusi, unveiled a provincial airport in Gaza, Mozambique's southern province, on Monday, which was funded by the Chinese government. The president spoke at the occasion, emphasizing the importance of the newly constructed airport as...