Thursday, 30th November 2023


15 Nov
The investigation ordered by the Inspector General of Police, Kayode Egbetokun, into the beating and alleged assault on the president of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Joe Ajaero, in Owerri on November 1, is most instructive.
14 Nov
That there is no specific law against the misuse of the presidential aircraft by persons other than the president does not at all excuse its frivolous use as Seyi Tinubu clearly did. An indignant commentator is quoted to say that “even if our laws are vague on this, one thing is clear: this is an offence to the moral code of leadership.” He is right.
13 Nov
The report recently that one Seyi Tinubu, son of sitting President Bola Ahmed Tinubu, took a plane in the presidential fleet to attend a private function in Kano is sufficiently improper to be condemnable.
12 Nov
With the transition of Professor Benjamin Obi Nwabueze at 94 on Sunday, October 29, 2023, Nigeria lost one of her most eminent jurists and nationalists. His death also constitutes a great loss to the legal profession and all those who were privileged to have encountere...
10 Nov
For understandable reasons, the caustic reactions of two major contenders to the country’s presidency, namely Atiku Abubakar, and Peter Obi, to the judgment of the court against their contention are predictable.
9 Nov
Two years after signing the Petroleum Industry Act (PIA), the projected gains for Nigeria’s oil and gas sector and by extension the economy, have remained elusive. Instead of acting as the gamechanger with the capacity to introduce best global standards in governance......
8 Nov
Given that education is the bedrock of development at both personal and corporate levels, reports that teachers, particularly at the tertiary level, are moving in droves for greener pastures abroad is most disheartening.
7 Nov
Worried that the United States dollar has become an underground legal tender in Nigeria, the House of Representatives recently mandated its Committee on Banking Regulation to investigate the use of the United States dollar and other foreign currencies as legal tender in Nigeria.
6 Nov
The resolve of the National Assembly to proceed with the acquisition of luxury Sport Utility Vehicles (SUVs) for its members, despite public outcry, is condemnable and highly insensitive to the poor economic plight of most Nigerians....
5 Nov
Reported escalation of terrorist attacks in Borno State and environs that have claimed many lives in the past few months is unfortunate and should not be taken lightly by the authorities. Reports that the development is not unconnected with the so-called repentant terrorists who were recently integrated back into the society is particularly alarming because…
3 Nov
Notwithstanding the federal law mandating hospitals to treat victims of gunshots with or without police treatment in order to save precious and innocent lives, it has become necessary for the government to embrace sterner measures to make this effective, following various incidences...
2 Nov
Statement issued the other day by the office of the Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice debunking speculation in the public sphere of a possible plea bargain arrangement between government and the former Governor of the Central Bank came at a good time. To some extent, it may have helped to remove some of the haze surrounding the prosecution of the embattled banker, who has been in security custody for several months now


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Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky on Thursday visited frontline command posts in eastern and southern Ukraine, as local officials reported six killed in a spate of Russian air, rocket and artillery attacks.
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Popular bubble tea chain Yan Xi Tang has launched a Relief Tea Series, which features two drinks that are specifically designed to help ease menstrual discomfort. The drinks, the Red Sugar Menstrual Ginger Milk Tea and Red Sugar Menstrual Ginger Infusion, are both served warm and contain ingredients like ginger, red dates, and brown sugar,…
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Super Falcons of Nigeria thrash Cape Verde 5-0 in the 2024 WAFCON second round, first leg qualifier at the MKO Abiola stadium, Abuja on Thursday.
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The UN climate conference opened Thursday with nations urged to make faster cuts to planet-warming emissions and phase out fossil fuels as scepticism swirls over the oil-rich United Arab Emirates hosting the talks. The two-week-long negotiations in a vast exhibition venue in Dubai come at a pivotal moment, with emissions still climbing and the UN…
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HONG KONG SAR, 30 November 2023 -/African Media Agency(AMA)/- Hantec, a leading global financial services provider, is proud to announce its recent acquisition of a new license from the Financial Services Authority (FSA) in Seychelles. This strategic move marks a significant milestone in Hantec’s mission to broaden its global reach and further solidify its position…
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Israel and Hamas extended their truce by another day on Thursday as Washington's top diplomat arrived to urge a more lasting break in the devastating conflict. The warring parties have agreed a pause in fighting to allow time for the militant group to release Israeli hostages in exchange for Palestinian prisoners. But international pressure is…
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The Hon. Minister of Works, Engr Dave Umahi, has disclosed that his ministry has received express approval from the presidency to commence federal roads construction/rehabilitation in Kogi State. He also outlined the modalities being explored to expedite the works without delay. Umahi spoke during a visit to him by the Kogi State Governor, His Excellency…
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China on Thursday hailed the late Henry Kissinger as an "old friend", paying tribute to a diplomat central to establishing ties between Beijing and Washington. Kissinger, a former US secretary of state whose unapologetic promotion of raw American power helped shape the post-World War II world, died Wednesday, his consulting firm said. The diplomat, who…
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The Delta State Police Command confirmed on Thursday the arrest of eight suspected kidnappers after its operatives foiled a planned kidnapping by the gang.
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The Lagos State Government took enforcement action on Thursday against street hawkers and handcart pushers in different areas of the state.