Thursday, 30th November 2023

Homeland Security

18 Sep
When President Bola Ahmed Tinubu (PBAT) was barely three weeks in office, this column had cause to demand that he make haste on insecurity.


4 mins ago
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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The Delta State Police Command confirmed on Thursday the arrest of eight suspected kidnappers after its operatives foiled a planned kidnapping by the gang.
21 mins ago
The Lagos State Government took enforcement action on Thursday against street hawkers and handcart pushers in different areas of the state.
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China is not likely to consider a major invasion of Taiwan for now due to domestic challenges, the island's president Tsai Ing-wen said Wednesday, although Beijing is trying to sway its upcoming election. "I think the Chinese leadership at this juncture is overwhelmed by its internal challenges," Tsai told the 2023 DealBook Summit in New…
48 mins ago
The world's largest regional security body convened in North Macedonia on Thursday amid controversy, with Ukraine Poland and the Baltic states boycotting the summit in protest at the presence of Russia. Created in 1975 as a forum for dialogue between the Eastern and Western blocs, the Organisation for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) --…
1 hour ago
Gunmen killed three people and wounded several more in Jerusalem on Thursday, Israeli police said, in an attack shortly after an truce in the Israel-Hamas war was extended. Police said the two assailants from annexed east Jerusalem opened fire on people near a bus stop on the western side of Jerusalem, where there are no…
1 hour ago
The eurozone's second-largest economy France shrank slightly in the third quarter, official data showed Thursday, while the inflation weighing on consumers eased in November. Gross domestic product (GDP) retreated by 0.1 percent in July-September, statistics authority INSEE said, returning close to flatline following a strong second-quarter expansion. INSEE pointed to revitalised household consumption over the…
1 hour ago
Nollywood actress Shaffy Bello has opened up about her experiences of being called by her first name by younger people, revealing that she finds it disrespectful. In a recent appearance on the Me, Her And Everything Else podcast, Bello shared her thoughts on the matter, emphasizing that she prefers to be called "Ma'am" as a…
1 hour ago
Armenia and Azerbaijan on Thursday revived talks over their shared border, Armenian officials said, as normalisation negotiations between the arch-foes stalled after Baku reclaimed the long-disputed Nagorno-Karabakh region from Armenian separatists. Baku and Yerevan have been locked in a decades-long conflict for control of Azerbaijan's formerly Armenian-populated Karabakh region, which Baku recaptured in a lightning…
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The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) has demolished a mini market allegedly being used in publishing forged vehicle papers and other documents. The market, located in Mabushi, opposite the headquarters of the Directorate of Road Traffic Services (DRTS), FCTA, was demolished on Wednesday, by the Department of Development Control, FCTA. The Director, Dr Abdulatef Bello,…