Thursday, 30th November 2023


27 Apr
President of Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN), Chief Tonobok Okowa, is optimistic that the country’s young athletes at this year’s African U-18 and U-20 Athletics Championships in Ndola, Zambia, will do the nation proud.
8 Jan
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Presidential Campaign Council (PCC), has said that former governor, Mr. Ayodele Fayose and his political associates are working for the victory of the party flag bearer, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar in the February 25 election. The PCC said that neither Fayose nor his supporters have come openly to say that they…
2 Jan
Social-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has sued oil-producing states for allegedly failing to account for the N625.43 billion recently paid to them by the Federal Government. The payment to Abia, Akwa Ibom, Bayelsa, Delta, Edo, Rivers, Ondo, Imo and Cross River states covered 13 per cent oil derivation, subsidy, and SURE-P refunds. The refunds…
18 Dec 2022
The Ekiti State Governor, Mr. Biodun Oyebanji, has congratulated President Muhammadu Buhari on his 80th birthday, describing him, as an iconic leader whose impact would remain indelible in the memories of Nigerians. The governor, in a statement by his Special Adviser, Media, Yinka Oyebode, joined other well-meaning Nigerians to celebrate President Buhari, whom he described…
12 Dec 2022
• Canvass adoption of technology to fight insecurity • Want transparency in applications of security votes Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, and his running mate, Governor Ifeanyi Okowa, said on Sunday night that agitations by the Independent Peoples of Biafra (IPOB) and the Niger Delta militancy would be addressed through…


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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.