Monday, August 8, 2022


August 8, 2022

Employment Scandal: ECOWAS Parliament suspends staff recruitment, launches investigation after Nigeria’s protest

Nigeria threatened to withdraw its membership, decrying the alleged marginalisation of its citizens at the parliament in employment and promotions.

ECOWAS Court (Credit: Nigeria Guardian)
August 7, 2022

Labour Party’s Yohanna Margif arrested for fraud: Police 

The police said Mr Margif was arrested for issuing dud cheque to a business partner.

Yohanna Margif
August 7, 2022

#CWG2022: Ese Brume breaks Commonwealth Games record with gold win

She leapt 7.00 metres to set the record, after doing a no jump, 6.99 metres, 6.81 metres, 6.99 metres and 6.96 metres in her earlier jumps.

Ese Brume
August 6, 2022

Indonesia to produce 35 million vaccine doses to combat foot-and-mouth disease

More than 20 provinces in Indonesia are hit by the foot-and-mouth disease.

Foot-mouth disease
August 5, 2022

Pelosi Visit: U.S. must not be allowed to become “world policeman”, China says

The Chinese Foreign Ministry carpeted the United States for its meddlesomeness in its standoff against Taiwan.

Chinese Foreign Ministry
August 5, 2022

Four people burnt to death, 16 injured in Lagos-Ibadan crash

The driver of the vehicle was speeding before losing control and ramming the bus into the median. The bus somersaulted and burst into flames.

August 5, 2022

FG partners World Bank to remediate drylands, wetlands

“States are encouraged to drive their tree-planting campaign so that collectively we can meet the 25 million trees target by 2023.”

August 4, 2022

INEC has no anointed candidates in 2023 elections: Mahmood Yakubu

Mr Yakubu assured Nigerians that INEC has no preferred party or candidate as Messrs Abubakar of the PDP, Obi of Labour Party and Tinubu of APC seek to succeed Mr Buhari.

INEC chairman Mahmood Yakubu, Bola Tinubu, Atiku Abubakar and Peter Obi
August 3, 2022

Our efforts failed; Inibehe Effiong may serve out illegal sentence in Uyo: NBA President

The legal practitioners’ body threatened to drag the errant judge before the judicial council.

Ini Effiong and Judge Ekaette Obot
August 3, 2022

I’ve ordered security forces to end bandits’ madness: Buhari

“We have given security forces full freedom to deal with, and bring this madness to an end. I condemn these barbaric attacks on the country.”

Buhari and service chiefs