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The two leading opposition parties in the country, PDP and LP, are calling on the Federal Government to make good its promise to release 102,000 metric tons of assorted grains as a short-term measure to address the food crisis in the country. In two separate interviews, the leadership of both the Labour Party and the […]

Latest data from the Nigerian National Petroleum Company (NNPC) Limited showed that about 36 oil blocks are under concession to international oil companies operating in Nigeria and their indigenous counterparts in the country. An analysis of NNPCL’s latest Consolidated and Separate Financial Statements for the Period Ended December 31, 2022, indicates that the eight blocks […]

The Presidency and ex-Vice President Atiku Abubakar, on Sunday, traded words over the state of the Nigerian economy and the monetary policies of President Bola Tinubu. In a post on X (formerly Twitter), Atiku, the 2023 presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), said there is hunger in the land as basic commodities, including […]

It was a poor outing for Nigerian artistes, none of whom bagged an award at the 66th Grammy Awards ceremony held at the Peacock Theatre in Los Angeles., United States on Sunday. Five artistes of Nigerian descent – David Adeleke, aka, Davido; Damini Ogulu, aka Burna Boy; Ahmed Ololade, aka Asake; Olamide Adedeji, aka Baddo; […]

Deputies in Senegal’s parliament will meet Monday to consider the postponement of presidential elections announced by President Macky Sall, a move that has plunged the country into crisis. They met after a day of violent street protests in the capital Dakar — during which at least one senior opposition figure was arrested — and growing […]

Power generation on the national grid crashed to 59.9 megawatts around 12 pm on Sunday as the country’s grid witnessed a nationwide collapse. Data obtained from the Federal Ministry of Power showed that electricity generation on the grid plunged from 2,658.75MW at 11 am to 59.9MW by 12 noon on Sunday, as power distributors lost […]

Two chairmen have emerged in the All Progressives Congress (APC), the Benue State chapter, as the suspended state Welfare Secretary, Benjamin Omakolo, declared himself the acting state chairman, following the suspension of the state chairman,  Austin Agada, some officials of his Owukpa Ehaje ward One. The fight has also led to the vandalism of the […]

The Action Democratic Party (ADP) candidate Pam Dachungyang has been declared winner of the rerun election for Plateau North Senatorial Seat. The Returning Officer of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Nestor Monday, declared that the ADP candidate scored 122,442 votes to emerge winner ahead of other candidates. Mohammed Sahalan of the New Nigeria […]

Every story starts with a hero: the man/woman whose presence changes the course of things forever…or not. Think of Merlin, the hero whose magic was needed to restore balance to the world. Think of Avatar, the forgotten airbender whose bending skills must be harnessed to bring peace to the four kingdoms. In this story, however, […]

1/2/2024 By Gilbert Joseph The call for State Police may not be having an end in sight soon as the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Governors’ Forum has yet again, urged the Federal Government to expedite action in bringing it to reality The forum made the call in Jos on Thursday, February 1, 2024, when it […]