About two months after the presidential and National Assembly elections, 20 civil society organisations under the aegis of Coalition of Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Accredited Domestic Election Observers have alleged that the outcome of Imo North Senatorial poll was marred by falsification of results.
Spain has expelled two US embassy staff who managed to infiltrate the Spanish CNI intelligence service by bribing two of its officers, El Pais newspaper reported Thursday. Government ministers had on Monday confirmed a report first published by the El Confidencial news website about the arrest of two Spanish intelligence officers on charges of passing…
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The UK government on Thursday accused Russian security services of engaging in a sustained cyber espionage campaign against top politicians, journalists and NGOs. Russia has been suspected of meddling in UK politics before, including the divisive 2016 Brexit referendum, but the Conservative government has been criticised for failing to investigate. In the latest claims, the…
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Former prime minister Boris Johnson on Thursday defended his decision to delay a national lockdown during the UK's second wave of Covid, as he faced a second day of questioning at a public inquiry. Johnson also defended his use of the phrase "let it rip" during meetings when referring to a potential strategy of allowing…
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UK leader Rishi Sunak defiantly insisted on Thursday that his latest immigration plan will work, as the issue threatened to tear apart his ruling Conservatives, putting his premiership in jeopardy. Sunak came out fighting after his government's latest attempt to deport asylum seekers to Rwanda sparked the resignation of his immigration minister, who said it…
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The chairman of the Senate Committee on Interior, Adams Oshiomhole, has raised the alarm that prisoners from foreign countries work at construction sites in Nigeria. Oshiomhole made this disclosure in Abuja on Wednesday when the Minister of Interior, Olubunmi Tunji-Ojo, appeared before the National Assembly Joint Committees on Interior to defend the Ministry's budget for…
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Nigerian Afrobeats sensation, Davido, celebrates a major milestone as his album "Timeless" secures a spot on Billboard's prestigious "Top 50 Best Albums of 2023. Since it's release in March 2023, "Timeless" gathered three nominations for the 2024 Grammy Awards our of many other streaming records. Davido's latest album earned recognition in categories such as Best…
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Self-exclusion programs are designed to promote responsible gambling, providing a way for players to voluntarily remove themselves from online gambling as a way to deal with problematic behaviour. In fact, it can be a very effective tool for the highly motivated who incorporate it into a wider plan to control gambling.
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Two Israeli tank rounds were used in the attack that killed a Reuters journalist and wounded six others in southern Lebanon on October 13, an investigation published Thursday by the news agency found. Issam Abdallah, 37, was killed instantly in the incident. The others present -- two other Reuters journalists, two from Qatari broadcaster Al…
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The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) on Thursday debunked reports which alleged that it was part of the Federal Government's delegation to the United Nations Climate Change Conference otherwise called COP28.
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Physically challenged Nollywood star Doris Akonanya, reveals that she often attracts men who date her out of pity due to her condition. Speaking openly about her experiences, she discloses that past relationships have ended on a sour note, with partners acting as if they were doing her a favour.