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Assistant Inspector General of Police, AIG Garba Baba Umar, has been elected Vice President (Africa) and Executive Committee Member of the International Criminal Police Organization (ICPO) – INTERPOL. AIG Garba, who formerly heads INTERPOL National Central Bureau (NCB) in Nigeria, was elected today in Turkey at 89th INTERPOL General Assembly currently holding at the Halic […]

The Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC) has opposed the Federal Government’s plan to stop paying fuel subsidy by next year which would automatically increase the pump price of premium motot spirit a.k.a petrol. The labour union also questioned the federal government’s decision to pay N5,000 to 40 million Nigerians as palliatives to cushion the effect of […]

The WHO says Covid vaccines reduce transmission of the dominant Delta variant by about 40 percent adding that people have been falling into a false sense of security. The World Health Organization’s chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus urged vaccinated people to continue to take measures to avoid catching Covid-19 and passing on the disease. He noted […]

National Emergency Management Agency NEMA, on Wednesday, received a batch of 158 stranded Nigerians from Libya into the country. The Returnees who were voluntarily assisted by the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) arrived at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport at about 5.47pm aboard Al Buraq Airline Boeing 737-800 with registration number 5A-DMG from Libya. The […]

Jon Batiste, the soulful musician who also serves as the bandleader on “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert,” led among all nominees for the 2022 Grammy Awards with 11 nods. He celebrated nominations by pointing out on Twitter that is birthday is 11/11. Justin Bieber, H.E.R., Doja Cat, Billie Eilish and Olivia Rodrigo all followed […]

Organisers of the Grammy Awards, The Recording Academy has announced Nigerian music stars , Femi Kuti, and his son Made, Wizkid, Tems and Burna Boy are among the nominees in the 64th edition of the award. Afrobeat legend, Femi Kuti and Made Kuti’s ‘Legacy +’, Wizkid’s ‘Made in Lagos’ album are nominated for Best Global […]

Swedish MPs have voted to make Magdalena Andersson the country’s first female prime minister. After series of negotiations that lasted for days, the Social Democrat leader secured the support she needed in parliament on Wednesday morning, 24th of November, 2021. An agreement was reached on Tuesday evening with the Left Party, which was demanding a pension […]

President Muhammadu Buhari has suspended indefinitely the inauguration of the newly constituted Board of the Nigerian National Petroleum Company Limited (NNPCL) which was initially scheduled for today, Wednesday 24 November 2021. The Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Mr. Boss Mustapha, made this known in a statement on Tuesday night.  “A new date […]

As the federal govt plans towards fuel subsidy removal by mid-2022, the Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Mrs Zainab Ahmed, has announced that the Federal Government plans to pay N5,000 monthly stipend to between 30-40 million vulnerable Nigerians to ameliorate the anticipated scorching effect on them and the economy in general. While stating […]

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arrested Femi Fani-Kayode, one of Nigeria’s former Minister of Aviation, for alleged forgery and manipulation of documents. According to reports, the former minister was invited yesterday to answer allegations on possible forgery of hospital documents in a bid to deceive the court handling the case against him […]

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