Full List Of Countries On The UK’s Quarantine ‘Red List’

The UK has released a new ‘red-list’ of high risk countries in a bid to keep mutant strains of coronavirus from spreading further. Travellers from the destinations on the red list will have to quarantine for 10 days in Government sanctioned hotels, or other suitable accommodation. Foreign citizens in the red-list countries are already banned […]

“Ban Foreign Jeans, Promote Local Fabrics” – Oluwo Of Iwo Tells FG

The monarch urged the federal government to ban the importation of foreign jeans into Nigeria and promote local jeans made of Ofi to aid job opportunities and advantages. The Oluwo of Iwoland, Oba Abdulrasheed Adewale Akanbi, has urged the Federal Government to place a ban on foreign jeans and promote local fabrics to provide job […]

Late General Alkali’s Mother Is Dead

The mother of the former Chief of Administration of the Nigerian Army died at the age of 101. Mother of late Major General Mohammed Idris Alkali, Hajiya Halima Alkali Umaru is dead. Late Major General Mohammed Idris Alkali was the former Chief of Administration of the Nigerian Army. Retired General Alkali was declared missing on […]

EFCC Arrest Three Dubai-based Suspected Internet Fraudsters And 14 Others In Lagos (Photos)

The suspects were arrested at different locations following series of intelligence detailing their alleged involvement in internet fraud and other related offences in Nigeria and abroad. Three Dubai-based men suspected to be internet fraudsters have been apprehended alongside 14 others by operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Lagos Zonal office. The agency […]

#EndSARS: After 100 Days, Lekki Shooting Victims Yet to Get Justice

A global human rights body has lamented over the inability of the federal government to bring those who killed #ENDSARS protesters at Lekki to justice. The federal government has been accused of denying justice to protesters shot at during #EndSARs protest in October of 2020. Amnesty International lamented following 100 days since the incident took […]

Customs Intercepts Pangolin Scales, Lion Bones Worth N952m

The items were billed for export to Vietnam before they were intercepted by the officials. Customs officers in Apapa Area Command, Lagos intercepted pangolin scales and lion bones weighing 854,719 tonnes which is worth N952 million. The Customs Area Controller of the command, Comptroller Mohammed Abba-Kura, disclosed this during a press briefing yesterday, Jan 27. […]

Why Sunday Igboho Has No Right To Issue Eviction Notice To Herdsmen – Falana Speaks

Igboho, who is the Akoni Oodua of Yoruba land, had asked herdsmen accused of perpetrating crimes ranging from kidnappings, killings, rape to invasion of farmlands with their cattle to leave within seven days. Mr. Femi Falana (SAN), the very popular Human rights lawyer, has waded into the crisi rocking Oyo state. The lawyer said popular […]

Buhari Has Not Appointed New Service Chiefs – Femi Falana

Nigerian activist and lawyer, Femi Falana has accused President Muhammadu Buhari of disrespecting the constitution. The announcement by President Muhammadu Buhari of the appointment of service chiefs has been declared illegal. Human Rights Lawyer, Femi Falana (SAN), faulted the appointment as he accused Buhari of disobeying the constitution in the appointment of the new service […]

DR Congo parliament votes out pro-Kabila PM, in victory for President Tshisekedi

DR Congo lawmakers on Wednesday approved a motion to force out Prime Minister Sylvestre Ilunga Ilunkamba, handing President Felix Tshisekedi a key victory in his bid to sideline allies of his predecessor. The National Assembly approved a motion of censure against Ilunga Ilunkamba and his government by 367 votes to seven. Under the Democratic Republic […]

Singapore launches new self-driving bus trial

Singapore has moved a step closer to a driverless public transport network with the launch of a new trial of self-driving buses. Orderly and high-tech, the Asian city-state has become a testbed for self-driving vehicles and has developed home-grown technology while inviting foreign companies to trial their own. In a three-month trial launched this week, […]

WHO team to start Wuhan virus probe under global glare

A team of experts from the World Health Organization left quarantine in Wuhan on Thursday to begin a heavily scrutinised probe into the origins of the Covid-19 pandemic, after Washington urged a “robust and clear” investigation. The group started a two-week quarantine on arrival on January 14 in the central Chinese city where the first […]

Biden presses ‘pause’ on Trump-era foreign policies as Blinken takes diplomatic helm

The Biden administration paused or put under review a wide swath of Trump-era foreign policies as America’s new top diplomat took the helm of the State Department. The administration placed at least temporarily holds on several big-ticket arms sales to the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia, while newly installed Secretary of State Antony Blinken […]