North Korea Bans Citizens From Laughing

Government authorities have ordered the public to not show any signs of happiness while North Korea commemorates his death. According to DailyMail, North Koreans have been banned from laughing. The new order also prohibits them from drinking for 11 days to mark the tenth anniversary of former leader Kim Jong Il’s death. The report revealed […]

Bandits Kill Man On His Way From Sokoto To Zaria

According to one Prince Abdul, the deceased was killed while returning to Zaria from Sokoto State on Monday, December 13. Some persons suspected to be armed bandits have killed a resident of Kaduna State. The deceased was identified simply as Bala Driver. According to one Prince Abdul, the deceased was killed while returning to Zaria […]

FG To Stop Customs From Revenue Collection

The Federal Government has proposed a legislative framework that would stop the Nigerian Customs Service (NCS) from revenue collection, saying the role was a distraction to the service. According to the government, the sole responsibility of collecting revenue should be domiciled with the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) while NCS facilitates trade. Minister of Finance, […]

Buhari to attend Turkey-Africa Partnership Summit in Istanbul

President Muhammadu Buhari will on Thursday leave Abuja for Istanbul, Turkey to attend the third Turkey-Africa Partnership Summit, hosted by President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of the Republic of Turkey. Malam Garba Shehu, the President’s media aide, confirmed this development in a statement on Thursday in Abuja. According to the organisers, the theme of the Summit […]

Insecurity: FG is winning war on terror, says Lai Mohammed

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed has maintained that President Muhammadu Buhari is winning the war against terrorism and has procured more military equipment for the armed forces of Nigeria compared to any leader before him. Since assuming office in 2015, the Minister said the President has continued to make the issue […]

Counter-Terrorism: NAF ‘wings’ 4 pilots, 12 UAV operators

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) on Wednesday in Abuja, winged four pilots and 12 Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) operators who successfully completed their Basic Helicopter Pilot Training at the Draken Europe Helicopter Academy, U.K. The Chief of Air Staff (CAS), Air Marshal Oladayo Amao, expressed delight for the additional expertise in the NAF ever-expanding inventory […]

I challenge Akande, Tinubu to declare their source of wealth – Adebanjo

Leader of pan-Yoruba socio-political group, Afenifere, Chief Ayo Adebanjo has challenged a former National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Chief Bisi Akande to declare his source of wealth. Adebanjo said this in response to an allegation made against him by Akande in his autobiography, ‘My Participations’. Akande had alleged that Adebanjo pressured the National […]

Biden signs 2 executive orders, targets drug traffickers

U.S. President Joe Biden on Wednesday signed two executive orders restructuring how the federal government coordinates transnational criminal investigations and expanding the sanctions program to target narco-trafficking persons and organizations. Biden, in a statement from the White House, said the Administration has formally established the U.S. Council on Trans-national Organised Crime. ”The two executive orders […]

Omicron variant spreading faster, now in 77 countries – WHO

World Health Organisation (WHO) has warned that Omicron variant is spreading faster than other variants as it is now present in 77 countries. WHO Director-General, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, said at a news briefing at WHO headquarters in Geneva that it would be a mistake to dismiss the COVID-19 strain as mild. “Omicron is spreading at […]