Senate throws out bill to include Anambra as one of member states of NDDCV

… says Anambra not part of the Niger Delta, for which NDDC was established  By Henry Umoru, Abuja The Senate has thrown out a bill seeking to include Anambra State as one... Read more »

JUST IN: Ghana passes anti-gay law

By Okiki Adeduyite The Ghana Parliament has approved the bill regarding human sexual rights and family values, commonly referred to as the anti-LGBTQ bill. The bill, called the Promotion of Proper Human Sexual... Read more »

NCC orders MTN, Glo, others to block SIMs without NIN

By Godwin Isenyo The Nigerian Communications Commission has reiterated its directive to telecom operators to bar telephone subscribers not linked to their National Identification Numbers on or before February 28, 2024. The Executive... Read more »

Release Nnamdi Kanu, Sunday Igboho begs FG

By Hannah Johnson Renowned Yoruba activist, Sunday Igboho, passionately urged the Federal Government to immediately release Nnamdi Kanu, the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB). Igboho’s plea, conveyed through a viral... Read more »

CBN plans tough sanctions for banks

By Damilola Aina The Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Olayemi Cardoso, has vowed to pursue an aggressive regulatory environment to reduce infractions in the country’s banking system. He said this on... Read more »

Imo vigilante member arrested over lover’s death

By Chidiebube Okeoma The Imo State Police Command has arrested one Chinenye Nwaneri, for allegedly killing his lover, Chienyenwa Nnodua, Parading the suspect at the command’s headquarters in Owerri, the state capital on... Read more »

Army court-martials 17 soldiers for alleged sale of weapons, others

By James Abraham At least 16 soldiers and one officer are currently facing court martial in Plateau State. The personnel facing the trial were accused of various offences, ranging from armed robbery, murder,... Read more »

Abia police confirm killing of 57-year-old man by son

By Sunday Nwakanma Abia Police Command late Tuesday confirmed the killing of a 57-year-old, Mmaduka Ogbonna by his son, Chinalu Ogbonna, 27 years old at Amuzukwu in Umuahia North LGA. The Police Public... Read more »

Ortom gears up for probe as Alia raises two panels

By John Charles The Governor of Benue State, Rev. Fr. Hyacinth Alia, on Tuesday, inaugurated two commissions of inquiry to probe the financial dealings during the eight-year tenure of his predecessor, Samuel Ortom.... Read more »

Interest rate hike: Private sector, economists foresee fresh job losses, recession

By Damilola Aina The Monetary Policy Committee of the Central Bank of Nigeria has voted to increase the benchmark interest rate by 400 basis points to a record 22.75 per cent. The MPR... Read more »