Saturday, February 24, 2024

Ayoola Babalola

Ayoola Babalola covers politics and general news. Prior to joining Peoples Gazette, he was with U.S based Sahara Reporters. He is on Twitter @ayoolababalola_
February 23, 2024

One killed in Yoruba, Hausa clash in Lagos: Police

The clash disrupted business and vehicular movement in the area for hours.

SP Benjamin Hundeyin
February 20, 2024

Capital One to merge with Discover Financial Services in landmark $35.3 billion deal

Capital One anticipates substantial pretax savings of $2.7 billion through synergies resulting from the merger.

Capital One (Credit: Capital One)
February 20, 2024

Edo Labour Party unprepared for primary, trying to handpick gov candidate, Apata writes INEC chairman

“I’m constrained to inform you that the Labour Party has exhibited little or no preparedness for the said ward congresses.’’

Olumide Akpata
February 17, 2024

Tinubu sighted sleeping during African Union session 

Mr Tinubu appeared to be dozing during the ordinary session on Saturday while his aide-de-camp, Colonel Nurudeen Alowonle Yusuf, took notes closely behind him.

President Bola Tinubu sleeping at AU session (Credit: Michele Spatari/AFP)
February 15, 2024

FG halts treasonable felony trial against Sowore, Bakare

Mr Babayomi said the end of the sham trial was overdue.

Omoyele Sowore
February 14, 2024

Northern youths burn Nigerian flag, lament northerners feeding on leaves under Tinubu

“A packet of Spaghetti is now N700 and beyond the reach of the poor,” the northern youths bemoaned.

Burnt Nigeria flag (credit: Tori news)
February 13, 2024

Police fire teargas to disperse protest in Congo’s capital

Police dispersed the crowd with tear gas while Congo’s Vice Prime Minister Christophe Lutundula assured ambassadors of enhanced security.

Protest in Congo
February 13, 2024

Bill requiring first degree for Nigerian president suffers setback

President Bola Tinubu was caught in a web of certificate forgery, resulting in a forgery case that went up to the Supreme Court of Nigeria and legal fireworks in the U.S.

President Bola Tinubu and Muhammadu Buhari
February 13, 2024

Eni denies wrongdoing in Oando assets transfer, OPL 245 deal with Tinubu

The Gazette reported on January 31 that Mr Tinubu greenlit the handover of OPL 245 to Shell and Eni after first cornering large onshore oil assets for Oando Plc.

Eni, President Bola Tinubu and Shell