Friday, January 28, 2022


Hillary Essien is a reporter with Peoples Gazette focusing on special reports and critical national news. She is a lawyer with 2 years of writing and reporting. Prior to working with The Gazette, Hillary served as an administrative assistant at a non-profit organisation focused on food security for children of low income households. She is on Twitter @Hillary_essien
January 22, 2022

Nigeria under Buhari now among world’s most dangerous countries for journalists: RSF

A study by Reporters Without Borders has revealed that the safety for journalists and political media in Nigeria has worsened under President Muhammadu Buhari.

January 21, 2022

AMCON seizes Ibadan Electricity from Tunde Ayeni

The takeover includes the assets, shares and interests in related companies and entities, in addition to the monies kept in banks.

Tunde Ayeni, IBEDC, AMCON
January 21, 2022

Nigeria’s economy under Buhari worse than 10 years ago: World Bank

“Angola, Nigeria, and South Africa, per capita incomes are forecast to be lower in 2022 than a decade ago,” the report said.

President Muhammadu Buhari
January 21, 2022

Poor Kaduna LGAs forced to contribute N115 million for Buhari’s security

“I am directed to convey approval for the following local governments to incur expenditures to cater for additional security support to security agencies…”

Governor Nasir El-Rufai and President Muhammadu Buhari
January 20, 2022

Opera launches first web browser for blockchain, crypto

Opera said it “provides additional security as both the browser and the wallet, which will be released as open source soon.

January 19, 2022

Sanwo Olu gets second-hand trains for Lagos rail lines

The trains were intended for use since 2009 when Wisconsin’s then-Governor Jim Doyle announced a deal with Talgo for two new trains to be built.

Babajide Sanwo-Olu
January 18, 2022

Microsoft buys Call of Duty, Candy Crush, others for $68.7 billion cash

Microsoft is paying $95 a share, roughly 45 per cent above Activision’s stock price before the announcement.

January 18, 2022

APC convention to hold February 26

This announcement comes a week after Bola Tinubu and Ebonyi state governor, Dave Umahi, said they were running for president in 2023.

Mai Mala Buni, Buhari, Tinubu
January 18, 2022

COVID-19: Hong Kong to kill 2000 hamsters after animals, staff test positive

All hamsters at the city’s 34 licensed shops will be seized for testing and then culled.

COVID-19, Hamsters
January 18, 2022

UK to tighten rules on crypto advertising

“Cryptoassets can provide exciting new opportunities, offering people new ways to transact and invest.”