Thursday, December 2, 2021


November 29, 2021

Omicron was first discovered in four foreigners on November 11: Botswana Government

Botswana, in a statement by its health and wellness ministry, said the four diplomats arrived in the country on November 7.

November 27, 2021

Emirates Airlines resumes direct flight from Nigeria as Dubai, FG settle dispute

Emirates Airlines have resumed flight operations to Nigeria following the settlement of dispute with the federal government.

Fly Emirate plane used to illustrate the story. [PHOTO CREDIT: Emirate Web Page]
November 26, 2021

FG to rent planes for Nigeria Air starting next year

Not just the planes, the wet-lease arrangement being adopted also covers flight crew and sometimes fuel.

Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika and Air Nigeria
November 26, 2021

El-Rufai asks telcos to return to Kaduna as ban fails to stop bandits, other criminals

The ban was imposed in September when security agencies and telecoms regulator NCC said blocking signals across the state could help frustrate bandits’ activities.

El-rufai and bandits
November 25, 2021

Naira falls at parallel market, now N565 to dollar⁩

The Nigerian currency which exchanged for N545 to a dollar last week has further dipped on Thursday.

CBN Godwin Emefiele (credit: Bloomberg)
November 25, 2021

Nigerian soldiers harassing, extorting South-East residents: Kingsley Moghalu

The politician said the army’s continuous harassment of the Igbos was creating “a siege mentality which is unhealthy for national cohesion”.

November 24, 2021

Rights activist Tony Uranta is dead

Tony Uranta, popular human rights activist, has passed on.

Tony Uranta
November 24, 2021

#EndSARS: He’s so predictable; Amnesty International reacts to Lai Mohammed’s denial

Amnesty International country director Osai Ojigho said the minister had become predictable with his repeated snide remarks regarding the Lekki massacre.

Amnesty International Country Director, Osai Ojigho and Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed
November 23, 2021

Burna Boy, Wizkid, Tems, Femi, Made Kuti bag 2022 Grammy nominations

With five artistes being nominated, Nigerians are flying the flag high on the global entertainment scene.

Wizkid, Tems, Burna Boy
November 20, 2021

#EndSARS : Nnamdi Kanu’s ‘role’ and nine other key findings of the Lagos Panel

Peoples Gazette highlights key findings in the report by the Lagos Panel which was submitted to the state government on Monday.

Babajide Sanwo-Olu, #EndSARS Photo and President Muhammadu Buhari