Troops Eliminate Boko Haram Threats in Damboa

Nigerian troops have eliminated five suspected Boko Haram members and got many more injured during a battle for Damboa in Borno State. A statement yesterday by the Acting Director Defence Media Operations, Brig. Gen. Benard Onyeuko claimed that: “Troops of Operation TURA TAKAIBANGO a subsidiary Operation of Operation LAFIYA DOLE in the North East continue […]

NCDC announces 1,483 new COVID-19 cases

KINDLY SHARE THIS STORY The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control has recorded 1,483  cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of infections in the country to 118,138. The NCDC disclosed this on its official website on Friday. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the country has so far tested 1,225,179 people since the first confirmed […]

Varsity Workers To Begin Nationwide Strike February 5

Nonacademic staff of universities have concluded plans to embark on a nationwide strike on February 5, 2021. The decision, according to the workers, followed a series of failed attempt to draw federal government’s attention to the latent and growing industrial tension in the university system. LEADERSHIP Weekend reports that the aggrieved workers under the Senior […]

Boko Haram wrecking havoc in Nasarawa, Sule cries out to Buhari

Nasarawa State Governor, Abdulahi Sule, yesterday, visited the Presidential Villa, Abuja, where he cried out to President Muhammadu Buhari, over the havoc being caused by Boko Haram in the state. Speaking with newsmen after a meeting with President Buhari wherein he sought his intervention, Sule said the state has witnessed security challenges recently, noting that […]

Sunday Igboho Storms Ibarapa Against Fulani Bandits

 POPULAR Yoruba rights activist, Chief Sunday Adeyemo, popularly known as Sunday Igboho, has said that excesses of Fulani herdsmen in Oyo State, particularly in the Ibarapa zone, have been checked. He asked criminal elements among the herdsmen in other states of the South-West to get ready for onslaughts. Adeyemo stated this on Friday while addressing […]

Farewell Trump, welcome Biden

• 25, 000 National Guard troops in Washington DC for Biden’s inauguration• QAnon members planned to infiltrate inauguration, says FBI• Biden to reverse Trump’s policies during first days in office • Cabinet nominees face Congress screening It is the end of the road for the United States President, Donald Trump, who fought unsuccessfully to remain […]

Fresh worry over aviation fuel quality, contaminants

Aviation stakeholders have expressed worry over the quality of aviation fuel airlines use locally, especially its exposure to contaminants within the supply chain. The concern is not unconnected with recent findings that linked some air crashes and contaminated fuel. Again, some of the recommendations that emerged from the accident investigations have not been implemented.  Meeting […]

New airlines to launch amid survival, viability concerns

• United Nigeria, Green Africa, Cally Air scale hurdles• Experts canvass strategy, merger, stronger carriers Barring a major shift in schedule, at least three new airlines will come up stream by mid-year, adding to the number of domestic carriers operating on both the local and regional routes. The Guardian, at the weekend, learnt that the […]

Fed Govt, private sector raise N2.55tr from capital market

THE Federal Government and private companies raised more than N2.55 trillion from the capital market in 2020 as government and companies intensified the use of the capital market to finance their activities, despite the lockdowns and disruptions that marked the year. A breakdown of the capital raisers last year showed that the Federal Government raised […]