Russian Forces Reportedly Capture Hundreds of Ukrainian Troops Amid Retreat from Avdeevka

New York Times Reports Devastating Loss for Kiev, Potential Blow to Morale According to a report by the New York Times, Russian forces may have seized as many as 1,000 Ukrainian troops during their withdrawal from Avdeevka over the weekend. …

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Pope Francis defends recent Vatican declaration amid opposition from African bishops and global criticism

In a recent development that highlights divisions within the Catholic Church, bishops in Africa have rejected a Vatican declaration allowing extra-liturgical blessings for same-sex couples. Pope Francis, responding to the widespread criticism, described the opposition from African Catholic bishops as …

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President Tinubu Takes Decisive Action: Suspends National Social Investment Programme Amid Allegations

Ongoing Investigation Prompts Six-Week Suspension, Ministerial Panel Formed to Address Operational Concerns In a significant move, President Bola Ahmed Tinubu, GCFR, has announced the suspension of all administered programmes by the National Social Investment Programme Agency (NSIPA). This decision comes …

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Central Bank of Nigeria Shakes Up Banking Leadership: New Executives Appointed for Union, Keystone, and Polaris Banks

CBN Dissolves Boards and Management, Citing Regulatory Non-Compliance and Governance Failures In a significant move, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has taken decisive action by appointing new executives to oversee the operations of Union, Keystone, and Polaris Banks, following …

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Breaking News: President Tinubu Takes Swift Action: Minister of Humanitarian Affairs Suspended Amidst Financial Investigation

President Bola Tinubu prioritizes integrity, transparency, and accountability in managing Nigeria’s commonwealth President Bola Tinubu has taken decisive action by suspending the Minister of Humanitarian Affairs and Poverty Alleviation, Dr. Betta Edu, from office with immediate effect. This breaking development …

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Kaduna Airstrike Tragedy: Army Admits Missed Target, Extends Condolences to Victims’ Families

Kaduna State Government Receives Briefing on Alleged Drone Misfire; Search-and-Rescue Operations Ongoing In the wake of the Sunday night tragedy involving an alleged missed target airstrike on Tudun Biri village in Kaduna State, the Kaduna State Government has received briefings …

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President Tinubu Heads Nigerian Delegation to G20 Compact with Africa Conference in Berlin

Energy, Trade, and Investment Top Agenda as President Tinubu Strengthens Economic Ties with Germany President Bola Tinubu is set to depart Abuja on Saturday for Berlin, Germany, where he will attend the G20 Compact with Africa (CwA) Conference on November …

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A Private Jet Carrying the Minister of Power Crash-Lands Near Ibadan Airport, No Injuries Reported

Authorities Launch Investigation into Late Evening Incident Amidst Poor Visibility In a harrowing incident, a luxury jet carrying the Minister of Power, Adebayo Adelabu, and other individuals crash-landed just a few meters from the Ibadan Airport runway on Friday evening. …

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Senior Presidential Aide Clarifies Misconceptions on 2023 Supplementary Budget

Temitope Ajayi sheds light on the purpose behind the provisions for a presidential yacht and State House vehicles In a recent article, Temitope Ajayi, Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, addresses the misconceptions surrounding two line …

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BREAKING: Supreme Court Upholds President Tinubu’s Victory: Atiku’s Appeals Dismissed (video)

Landmark Decision Affirms Presidential Election Tribunal’s Verdict In a groundbreaking ruling, the Supreme Court has dismissed the appeals filed by former Vice President Atiku Abubakar, solidifying the victory of President Bola Ahmed Tinubu in the February 25, 2023, presidential election. …

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Ethiopian Airlines CEO Reveals Positive Intentions in Nigeria Air Partnership

Mesfin Tasew Clarifies Misconceptions and Highlights Shared Vision for a Robust National Carrier Mesfin Tasew, the Group Chief Executive Officer of Ethiopian Airlines, recently shed light on the carrier’s involvement in the establishment of Nigeria Air, dispelling misconceptions and emphasizing …

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Tinubu Announces New Presidential Media Advisory Team with Emphasis on Merit and Federal Character

Diverse Appointments Aim to Propel Nigeria’s Renewed Hope for a Restructured Economy and Unified Society In a recent statement released by Chief Ajuri Ngelale, the Special Adviser to the President on Media & Publicity, President Bola Tinubu has officially appointed …

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Lagos State Government Enforces Total Ban on Street Trading and Hawking

In a significant move aimed at enhancing environmental cleanliness, safety, and public health, the Lagos State Government, through the Ministry of the Environment and Water Resources, has declared a comprehensive ban on street trading, hawking, illegal structures on drainage systems, …

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Commissioner Orders Immediate Closure of Ladipo Market for Environmental Offences

In response to numerous environmental violations, Mr. Tokunbo Wahab, the Commissioner for the Environment and Water Resources in Lagos State, has mandated the immediate closure of Ladipo Market in Mushin. The decision comes as a stern response to a range …

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Reno Omokri Issues $100,000 Challenge to AriseTV Over Tinubu’s Educational Records

Prominent Nigerian author and political commentator Reno Omokri has taken to social media to issue a bold challenge to AriseTV, a prominent Nigerian news outlet. In a tweet, Omokri pledged to pay $100,000 to anyone who can provide concrete evidence …

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Wole Soyinka Accuses Labour Party Leadership of Misleading Nigerians About Peter Obi’s Election Loss (video)

Nobel laureate Wole Soyinka has made damning allegations against the leadership of the Labour Party (LP), claiming they deliberately misrepresented the outcome of the 2023 polls, in which Peter Obi participated, by attempting to force lies upon the Nigerian populace. …

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Nigerian President Tinubu to Meet UAE Leadership in Bid to Resolve Diplomatic Dispute

Nigerian President Bola Tinubu is set to engage in talks with the leadership of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) in an effort to resolve a lingering diplomatic dispute between the two nations. The UAE authorities imposed a visa ban on …

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Coup Announced in Gabon as Soldiers Depose President Ali Bongo Amid Election Dispute

Gabon has been thrust into political turmoil as military forces have announced a coup, effectively deposing President Ali Bongo following the controversial declaration of his victory in the recent election. Ali Bongo, who ascended to power in 2009 after the …

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ECOWAS Activates Standby Forces for Possible Military Intervention in Niger

The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) has announced the activation of standby forces as a contingency plan should diplomatic efforts fail to address the recent coup in Niger. This move comes as West African leaders intensify their discussions …

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Arraignment of Suspended CBN Governor Godwin Emefiele Postponed Due to Defendants’ Absence

ABUJA, August 3, 2023 – The anticipated arraignment of the suspended Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Governor, Godwin Emefiele, at the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) High Court in Abuja has been postponed due to the indisposition of the first and …

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EFCC Clarifies No-Fee Policy for Detained Suspects and Warns Against Conflicting Roles of Lawyers

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has underscored that the agency does not impose any charges for the release of detained suspects to their legal representatives or family members. Halima Rufa’u, the Acting Commander of the Ibadan Zonal Command …

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President Tinubu Withdraws Nomination and Introduces New Ministerial Nominess Festus Keyamo and Mairiga Mahmud

In a significant development, President Tinubu has communicated with the Senate to withdraw the nomination of Maryam Shetty as a ministerial nominee. Instead, he has chosen to replace her with Mairiga Mahmud, presenting a new candidate for the ministerial position. …

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Joint Task Force Launches Patrols on Second Niger Bridge to Enhance Safety and Usage

The Joint Task Force of Anambra and Delta State Police Commands has embarked on a series of patrols on the second Niger Bridge in an effort to ensure its safety and improve its usability for road users. During a press …

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Nigerian Army Remains Committed to Constitution, says Chief of Army Staff

Akure, Nigeria – The Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt.-Gen. Taoreed Lagbaja, reiterated the Nigerian Army’s unwavering commitment to upholding the principles of the country’s Constitution. He made this declaration on Monday during a speech at the Nigeria Army Combat …

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President Bola Ahmed Tinubu to Address the Nation in Broadcast

ABUJA – President Bola Ahmed Tinubu is set to address the nation in a special broadcast scheduled for Monday, July 31, 2023, at 7 pm. The announcement was made by Dele Alake, the Special Adviser to the President on Special …

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Senate Rejects Political Solution Approach for Nnamdi Kanu’s Case, Condemns “Sit-At-Home” Demonstrations

In a recent session, the Nigerian Senate rejected the use of a political solution approach to address the case of Nnamdi Kanu, the proclaimed leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB). The upper chamber, however, condemned the disruptive …

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Nigeria Mobilizes Over $500 Million for Food Systems Transformation Initiative

Vice President Sen. Kashim Shettima announced that Nigeria has successfully mobilized over half a billion dollars for an ambitious and transformative food systems initiative. The Vice President disclosed this significant achievement during his chairmanship of a high-level meeting on the …

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Breaking News: Federal High Court Grants Nnamdi Kanu’s Application for Medical Access Outside DSS Facilities

In a recent development, the Federal High Court has approved Nnamdi Kanu’s application to have access to a medical doctor of his choice outside the facilities of the Department of State Services (DSS). The court also ruled that all his …

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Breaking: Max Air’s Domestic Operations Suspended by Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) over Safety Concerns

Nigeria’s prominent airline, Max Air, has been forced to halt its domestic operations following a suspension imposed by the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA). In a letter bearing the reference NCAA/DG/AIR/11/16/363, the NCAA directed the immediate suspension of Parts A3 …

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Anambra Governor Chukwuma Soludo Awards Scholarship to Best Performing UTME Candidate

Governor Chukwuma Soludo of Anambra State has announced a scholarship for Miss Nkechinyere Umeh, the highest-scoring candidate in the 2023 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examinations (UTME). The news came through a statement issued by Mr. Christian Aburime, Soludo’s Press Secretary, on …

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Private Security Contractor Intercepted Vessel Carrying 800,000 Litres of Suspected Stolen Crude Oil

A private security contractor engaged by the Nigerian National Petroleum Company Ltd. (NNPC Ltd) successfully intercepted a vessel transporting 800,000 litres of suspected stolen crude oil. The vessel, named MT TURA II with IMO number 6620462, was apprehended by operatives …

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Kremlin Confirms Meeting Between Putin and Prigozhin, Discussing Wagner Group’s Actions

In a confirmation by Dmitry Peskov, the press secretary of the President of the Russian Federation, it has been disclosed that a meeting took place on June 29 between President Vladimir Putin and Yevgeny Prigozhin in the Kremlin. Peskov revealed …

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DSS Corrects “Misleading Narratives,”‘ on Senator Yari’s invitation

The Department of State Services (DSS) has categorically denied recent reports suggesting that Senator Abdulaziz Yari was invited for questioning due to his alleged refusal to answer a phone call from President Bola Tinubu ahead of the Senate President election. …

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Police Arrest 15 Suspects Linked to IPOB Shooting in Ebonyi State

The Police in Ebonyi State have announced the arrest of 15 individuals suspected to be involved in the shooting incident carried out by members of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) on Tuesday at the new market and Ishieke axis …

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President Tinubu Establishes Committee on Fiscal Policy and Tax Reforms

President Bola Tinubu has given his approval for the establishment of a Presidential Committee on Fiscal Policy and Tax Reforms, in line with his commitment to removing barriers to business growth. Mr. Dele Alake, Presidential Adviser on Special Duties, Communications, …

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