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The Federal Government and the Nigerian Financial Intelligence Unit (NFIU) have won the case against the state governors over the financial autonomy from the Local Government joint account. Justice Inyang Ekwo of the Federal High Court delivered the ruling on Monday in favour of the Federal Government. It could be recalled that the NFIU had […]

Commercial flights resumed at the Kaduna International Airport on Monday two months after it was attacked by bandits. The bandits had on March 26 launched an attempted invasion of the facility, killing a private security guard attached to the Nigerian Airspace management Agency near the outer perimeter fence. Following the attack, commercial airlines plying the […]

Australia’s new leader has vowed to take the country in a new direction, with a big shift in climate policy. Anthony Albanese, who won Saturday’s election with the opposition centre-left Labor Party, said Australia could become a renewable energy superpower. He is to be sworn in as PM on Monday, but it is not clear […]

The Southern Kaduna Peoples Union (SOKAPU) has again, raised the alarm over rising attacks and killings in their communities by armed Fulani Herdsmen. SOKAPU’s spokesman, Luka Biniyyat, in a statement, on Saturday, said that some communities in other council areas also suffered several casualties at the hands of the gunmen. According to SOKAPU, no fewer […]

The Police in Kano have said the explosion that rocked the city on Thursday was as a result of mixed Chemical/Gas reactions exposed to a source of heat, such as fire, spark or increase in pressure resulting in combustion/shock waves, creating an explosion which can have shattering effects. The police said arrests have been made […]

President Muhammadu Buhari has returned to the country from the United Arab Emirates after he paid a condolence visit to the new President of the UAE and Ruler of Abu Dhabi, Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, on the passing of his predecessor, Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan. During the visit, President Buhari expressed […]

Two persons have been confirmed dead while three persons sustained injuries in a fresh building collapse on Alayaki Lane, Lagos Island. It was learnt that the three storey building which was under construction came down during a heavy rainfall in the area. The Lagos Terrorial Head of National Emergency Management Agency, Ibrahim Farinloye, confirmed the […]

Russia stopped providing natural gas to neighbouring Finland, which has angered Moscow by applying for NATO membership after the Nordic country refused to pay supplier Gazprom in rubles. Following Russia’s February 24 invasion of Ukraine, Moscow has asked clients from unfriendly countries including EU member states to pay for gas in rubles. Gazprom said it […]

In continuation of its counter-insurgency operations in the Lake Chad Basin area, troops of the Multinational Joint Task Force and Operation Hadin Kai comprising of Nigerien and Nigerian troops, have cleared ten identified Boko Haram settlements in the North East and Lake Chad Basin. The operation which commenced from Monguno on May 17 saw the […]

Tourism has returned to centre stage in Egypt after the country’s deadly coronavirus experience, which restricted tourists from visiting tourism sites in the country since the outbreak of COVID-19. Reporting say from the Mediterranean City of Alexandria in northern Egypt on Saturday, saw hundreds of people finding their ways to the iconic Bibliotheca Alexandrina in […]

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