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Month: May 2024

UK Black Female MP Says She Is ‘Banned’ From Standing As Labour Candidate

BRITAIN’s first-ever black female Member of Parliament (MP), Diane Abbott, has said she has been banned from standing as a Labour candidate in the general election. On Wednesday, she told the BBC: “Although the whip has been restored, I am…

Israel Denies Involvement In Rafah Camp Bombing

THE Israel Defense Forces (IDF) has denied its involvement in a bombing on a camp in the Al-Mawasi area near Rafah city that killed at least 21 and injured dozens. In a statement, the IDF said that “contrary to the…

FG Gives Reason For Delay In Appointment Of Ambassadors

THE Federal Government has said the delay in the appointment of ambassadors to serve in foreign missions is due to a lack of funds. The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Yusuf Tuggar, stated this on Tuesday at the ministerial briefing to mark…

NNPC Uncovers 122 More Illegal Refineries, Seals Fuel Station

THE Nigerian National Petroleum Company Limited (NNPCL) has reported the discovery of 122 illegal oil refining sites in the Niger Delta region over the past week. According to the NNPCL, a filling station in Akwa Ibom State was shut down…

Naira Appreciates To ₦1,500/$ In Parallel Market

ACCORDING to recent data from financial markets, the Nigerian Naira appreciated significantly yesterday in both the parallel market and the Nigerian Autonomous Foreign Exchange Market (NAFEM). In the parallel market, the Naira strengthened to ₦1,500 per US dollar, up from N1,525…

Ex-CBN Director: Emefiele Didn’t Get Approval To Redesign Naira

THE trial of the immediate-past Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Godwin Emefiele, continued on Tuesday with a former Director of Operations at the apex bank, Ahmed Umar, telling the court that the naira redesign embarked upon by Emefiele…

How DDDR Of Repentant Terrorists Paid Off Under Gov Zulum In Borno

By Ndahi Marama, Maiduguri Insecurity and conflict in the North-East of Nigeria, especially Borno state linked to the insurgency, have persisted and posed critical challenge. The overarching effects, whether immediate, secondary, or long-lasting, visible or hidden, are many and multifaceted….

Prof. Ngamen Kouassi And The Philosophy Of Monkeyism, By Igbotako Nowinta

AS slavery, colonialism and imperialism echoed bloodily through history, where the worst kind of savagery and distortions had been mercilessly carried out against Africa and Africans, by cruel external forces from Europe and North America, it is heartwarming that Prof….

Israel At 76: Envoy Reiterates Commitment To Nigeria

THE Israeli Ambassador to Nigeria, Michael Freeman, reiterated the country’s commitment to strengthening its bilateral relations with Nigeria to ensure a better shared future between the two countries. Freeman, who is also Israel’s Permanent Representative to ECOWAS, disclosed this in…

UN Pledges Support Against Human Rights Violations In Nigeria

Participants during the dialogue THE United Nations (UN) has promised to support the Federal Government and business entities in Nigeria in fights against human rights violations. Ms Adwoa Kufor, Senior Human Rights Advisor to the UN in Nigeria said this during the…