NDLEA Intercepts Meth Consignments At Lagos Airport

  Attempts by drug traffickers to export parcels of Methamphetamine popularly called Mkpuru Mmiri locally concealed in Cornflakes packs and body cream containers to Malaysia and Australia have been foiled by operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) at Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Ikeja, and a courier company in Lagos. Authorities say two … Continue reading NDLEA Intercepts Meth Consignments At Lagos Airport

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Ekiti Election: SERAP Urges INEC To Prosecute Vote-Buyers

  The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has asked the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to prosecute all those involved in vote-buying in the course of the Ekiti State governorship election. SERAP in a short tweet on Saturday said the prosecution must not end with those caught in the act, but must be extended … Continue reading Ekiti Election: SERAP Urges INEC To Prosecute Vote-Buyers

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Ekiti Election: Incidences Of Vote-Buying Not Synonymous Only With APC – Keyamo

  Minister of State for Labour and Employment, Festus Keyamo, has said that reports of voting-buying in the ongoing governorship election in Ekiti State is not solely synonymous to the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).  Keyamo’s statement comes on the heels of reports suggesting that the APC was involved in mass vote buying and selling … Continue reading Ekiti Election: Incidences Of Vote-Buying Not Synonymous Only With APC – Keyamo

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Europe Faces Stifling Record-Breaking June Heatwave

  Spain, France and other western European nations on Saturday sweltered under a blistering June heatwave that has sparked forest fires and concerns that such early summer blasts of hot weather will now become the norm. The weather on Saturday was the peak of a June heatwave that is in line with scientists’ predictions that … Continue reading Europe Faces Stifling Record-Breaking June Heatwave

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You Truly Belong To Everybody And Nobody, Tinubu Tells Buhari

  The presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Ahmed Bola Tinubu, has described President Muhammadu Buhari as a “true leader, brother and friend” who demonstrated a “sense of purpose, composure, and maturity” in the weeks leading to the Special Convention of the Party. Spokesman for the president, Femi Adesina in a statement … Continue reading You Truly Belong To Everybody And Nobody, Tinubu Tells Buhari

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No Petrol, No Cars: Cubans Turn To Electric Transport

    There is a new sight on the streets of Havana: increasing numbers of electric vehicles whizzing among the old American cars so emblematic of the Cuban capital.   As fuel shortages and US sanctions take their toll, and even though electricity generation can be spotty, Cubans are turning to smaller, cheaper, plug-in alternatives. … Continue reading No Petrol, No Cars: Cubans Turn To Electric Transport

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WHO Drops Endemic Country Distinction For Monkeypox

      The World Health Organization says it has removed the distinction between endemic and non-endemic countries in its data on monkeypox to better unify the response to the virus. Until the past few months, monkeypox had generally been confined to Western and Central Africa but is now present in several continents. “We are … Continue reading WHO Drops Endemic Country Distinction For Monkeypox

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Naomi Osaka Withdraws From Wimbledon With ‘Achilles’ Injury

    Former world number one Naomi Osaka pulled out of Wimbledon on Saturday with an Achilles injury. “My Achilles still isn’t right so I’ll see you next time,” the four-time Grand Slam winner posted on Twitter. Osaka, 24, was already considering not playing over the ATP and WTA tours decision to strip Wimbledon of … Continue reading Naomi Osaka Withdraws From Wimbledon With ‘Achilles’ Injury

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‘I Am Good’: Biden Falls From Bike But Is Unhurt

    US President Joe Biden took a tumble as he was riding his bicycle near his beach home in the state of Delaware Saturday morning, but was unhurt. A video from a White House pool report showed the 79-year-old president immediately getting up after his fall. He then says: “I’m good.” He was biking … Continue reading ‘I Am Good’: Biden Falls From Bike But Is Unhurt

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Governor Matawalle Declares Work Free Week For PVC Registration

    Governor Bello Matawalle of Zamfara has declared a work-free week to enable the state public and civil servants to register and obtain their Permanent Voter Cards, PVC. This was disclosed in a communique on Saturday, signed by Zamfara’s Hon Commissioner for Information, Ibrahim Magaji Dosara, where he announced the coming week as free … Continue reading Governor Matawalle Declares Work Free Week For PVC Registration

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