Ex-Lagos Military Governor, Marwa Resumes Office As New NDLEA Chairman

  A former military governor of Lagos State, Brigadier-General Buba Marwa (rtd) has resumed office as the new Chairman of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA). Addressing senior officers of NDLEA in Abuja on Monday, Marwa revealed his plans to overhaul and expand the agency to effectively deal with the menace of drug abuse … Continue reading Ex-Lagos Military Governor, Marwa Resumes Office As New NDLEA Chairman

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Military Kill 35 Bandits, Recover Cows In Zamfara – Spokesman

  Troops of Operation Hadarin Daji have killed at least 35 bandits in Zamfara in two successive operations, the military said on Monday. According to a statement signed by defence spokesman, Major-General John Enenche, the operations were carried out on Sunday. The troops were also able to recover 24 cows and an unspecified number of … Continue reading Military Kill 35 Bandits, Recover Cows In Zamfara – Spokesman

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Alleged ₦29b Fraud: Trial Of Ex-Adamawa Governor, Nyako Stalled

  The trial of a former Governor of Adamawa State, Murtala Nyako has been stalled following the adjournment of the case at the instance of the Federal High Court. At the resumed trial on Monday in Abuja, Justice Okon Abang informed the parties that the court is adjourning the trial to February 26 to enable … Continue reading Alleged ₦29b Fraud: Trial Of Ex-Adamawa Governor, Nyako Stalled

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Kremlin Critic Navalny Denounces ‘Mockery Of Justice’ At Hearing

  Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny said Monday his treatment was beyond a “mockery of justice” as he was brought before a hastily organised court a day after his dramatic airport arrest. With calls growing in the West for Navalny’s release, he was brought into a courtroom set up at a police station in Khimki on the outskirts … Continue reading Kremlin Critic Navalny Denounces ‘Mockery Of Justice’ At Hearing

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COVID-19: No Test Required For Returning Students – FG

    The Federal Ministry of Education has disclosed that returning students will not be required to test for COVID-19, before getting admitted into their schools. A statement by the Director Press and Public Relations, Federal Ministry of Education, Ben. Bem Goong, says that only temperature checks should be carried out on students and any … Continue reading COVID-19: No Test Required For Returning Students – FG

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Govt Has No Idea Which Schools Are Ready To Re-Open – NMA President

   The federal government has no statistics to measure which schools are prepared for re-opening amid the coronavirus pandemic, President of the Nigeria Medical Association, Professor Innocent Ujah, said on Monday. Prof Ujah made the comment while speaking on Channels Television’s Sunrise Daily. Based on the federal government’s directive, schools resumed in several states … Continue reading Govt Has No Idea Which Schools Are Ready To Re-Open – NMA President

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China Economy Grows 2.3% In 2020 Despite COVID-19 Crisis

  China’s GDP grew at the slowest pace in more than four decades in 2020, official data showed Monday, but it was still expected to be the only major economy to grow at all after a strong rebound from the coronavirus crisis. Covid-19, which has ravaged the world economy, first emerged in central China in late 2019. … Continue reading China Economy Grows 2.3% In 2020 Despite COVID-19 Crisis

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Samsung Chief Jailed For 2.5 Years Over Corruption Scandal

  The de facto chief of South Korea’s Samsung business empire was convicted Monday over a huge corruption scandal and jailed for two and a half years, in a ruling that deprives the tech giant of its top decision-maker. Lee Jae-yong, vice-chairman of Samsung Electronics, the world’s biggest smartphone and memory chip maker, was found guilty of bribery and … Continue reading Samsung Chief Jailed For 2.5 Years Over Corruption Scandal

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Twitter Suspends QAnon-Linked Republican Lawmaker’s Account

A newly elected Republican congresswoman known for promoting QAnon conspiracy theories accused Twitter of censorship on Sunday after her account was temporarily suspended for “multiple violations”. Marjorie Taylor Greene was hit with the 12-hour suspension after she tweeted claims of alleged election fraud in Georgia, her home state. Twitter flagged at least two tweets as “disputed” and prevented … Continue reading Twitter Suspends QAnon-Linked Republican Lawmaker’s Account

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Trailblazer Kamala Harris: America’s First Woman Vice President

  Kamala Harris will shatter one of the highest glass ceilings Wednesday when she takes the oath of office as America’s first woman vice president, blazing a trail in the most diverse White House ever. As running mate to incoming president Joe Biden, she helped bring Donald Trump’s turbulent rule to an end, rapping him during the … Continue reading Trailblazer Kamala Harris: America’s First Woman Vice President

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