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U.S. Blacklists 34 Entities, Including 23 From China, 6 Russia

The U.S. blacklists 34 foreign entities, including 23 from China in connection to the situation in Xinjiang and six from Russia for purchase of military electronic components. This is according to the Commerce Department ruling...

Woman, 22, Bags 5 Years Jail Term for Attempting To Give Boyfriend Hard Drugs...

A Federal High Court sitting in Jos has sentenced a 22-year-old woman, Celine Sele-Ezekiel, to five years imprisonment for unlawfully possessing and attempting to give her boyfriend some hard drugs in prison. Sele-Ezekiel was arrested...

17 Injured After Train Crashes Into River

On the last day of school before the holidays, a train with dozens of children and teenagers on board derailed and plunged into a river in Austria. According to the rescue commander, Anton Schilcher, 17...

15 Colombians, 2 Haitian Americans arrested over assassination of Haitian president

Haitian police arrested 15 Colombians and two Haitian Americans suspected in connection with the assassination of Haitian President Jovenel Moise, officials announced late Thursday. At least 28 people participated in the murder of the Haitian...

2023 Elections: Engage Youths As Permanent Staff, Reduce Unemployment, Tor Tiv Tells...

The Paramount ruler of the Tiv Nation, His Royal Majesty, Professor James Ayatse, has urged Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to engage and use permanent staff rather than using ad-hoc staff in the next...

What I Told God About Osun Workers – Oyetola

Governor Adegboyega Oyetola of the State of Osun has said that his attention to the welfare of workers in the State is a function of his covenant with God and the promise he made...
Crime Fighting: Ortom Advocates Synergy Between Security Agencies

2023: Gov. Ortom Backs Southern/Igbo Presidency

Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, has supported the agitations that the southerners, particularly, the Igbos should produce the next President come 2023 saying it will be a fair deal. Governor Ortom stated this while speaking...

Troops Caught Boko Haram Informant, Prevent Attack On Yobe Community

Troops of Sector 2 Joint Task Force Operation Hadin Kai (OPHK), have nabbed a notorious Boko Haram/ISWAP informant carrying out espionage activities on troops in Katarko village of Yobe on Thursday. The Director, Army Public...

UN Commends Akpabio For Sustaining Peace In the Niger Delta Region

Deputy Secretary General of the United Nations, Hajia Amina Mohammed, has commended the effort of the Minister, Niger Delta Affairs Ministry, Senator Godswill Akpabio, on continuous peace in the Niger Delta Region, saying, “we...

Ripples Nigeria Centre Set To Hold Its Annual Data Journalism Masterclass On Geo-Journalism

The Ripples Centre for Data and Investigative Journalism (RCDIJ), a non-profit sister organisation to Ripples Nigeria, Nigeria’s award-winning online newspaper, is set to hold the 2021 edition of its annual data journalism masterclass for...

Former South African President Zuma Begins Prison Sentence

South Africa’s former president, Jacob Zuma, will on Thursday begin a court-ordered prison sentence in spite of days of protests by his supporters. The 79-year-old had long tried to resist, and veterans’ associations supporting him...

Exiled Turkish Journalist Critical Of Erdogan Attacked In Berlin

A Turkish journalist, critical of the government in his own country and who lives in exile in Germany has been attacked at his home in Berlin, police reported on Thursday. Erk Acarer was injured when...

DPR Seals 30 Filling Stations, 8 LPG Plants In Akwa Ibom State

The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR), has sealed 30 filling stations and eight liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) outlets for various offences in Akwa Ibom state. The state Operations Controller of DPR, Mr. Victor Ohwodiasa, said...

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