RWANDAN GOVT BANS OVERNIGHT ‘MUSLIM CALL TO PRAYER’ KNOWN AS ADHAN

RWANDAN GOVT BANS OVERNIGHT ‘MUSLIM CALL TO PRAYER’ KNOWN AS ADHAN

The Ministry of Local Government (MINALOC) has shed light on the recent decision to ban Muslim call to prayer known as ‘Adhan’ that was taken in consideration of noise pollution related concerns raised by the general public. The directive for activities producing noise pollution, prohibits loudspeakers between 10.p.m and 6.a.m. The timeframe is of great […]

PDP submits Umahi’s replacement to INEC, sacked governor sits tight

PDP submits Umahi’s replacement to INEC, sacked governor sits tight

Justice Inyang Ekwo of a Federal High Court in Abuja on Tuesday declared as illegal, the defection of Governor Dave Umahi of Ebonyi State and his deputy, Dr Kelechi Igwe, from the Peoples Democratic Party to the All Progressives Congress. The court made the order in a judgment on a suit filed by the PDP […]

Breaking News: Court sacks Gov. Umahi and his deputy over defection to APC

Breaking News: Court sacks Gov. Umahi and his deputy over defection to APC

The Federal High Court in Abuja has declared the seats of the Ebonyi State governor, David Umahi, and his deputy, Kelechi Igwe, vacant, following their defection from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to the All Progressive Congress (APC) The governor and his deputy defected from the PDP on whose platform they were elected into office […]

Strike: Caution ASUU, Ngige urges NLC

Strike: Caution ASUU, Ngige urges NLC

The Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige on Monday said he was mandated by law to transfer the dispute between the Academic Staff Union of Universities and the Federal Government to the industrial court following the refusal of the union to return to “status quo”. The minister, who stated this during the 2022 edition […]

The church took my wife from me — Anglican priest says as he tenders his resignation

The church took my wife from me — Anglican priest says as he tenders his resignation

Rev Canon LumenCristi Eboh, a priest of the Anglican communion in Anambra State, has resigned as an ordained priest of the church. Speaking at a press briefing in Awka, on Monday, March 7, the cleric accused some forces in the church of separating him from his wife, and quartered her at an undisclosed place. He […]

BREAKING: We’ve lost 498 troops in Ukraine – Russia

BREAKING: We’ve lost 498 troops in Ukraine – Russia

Russia said Wednesday that 498 Russian troops had been killed in Ukraine, its first announced death toll since President Vladimir Putin launched an invasion of the country last week. “Four hundred and ninety-eight Russian servicemen have died in the line of duty,” defence ministry spokesman Igor Konashenkov said in a statement broadcast on state television, […]

Abba Kyari: Nigeria Approves US Extradition Request 

Abba Kyari: Nigeria Approves US Extradition Request 

Nigeria has approved the request by the United States for the extradition of suspended Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP) Abba Kyari. Kyari is wanted to stand trial for conspiracy to commit wire fraud, money laundering and identity theft. He was accused of conspiring with a United Arab Emirates (UAE)-based Nigerian, Ramon Abbas, aka Hushpuppi to […]

Discrimination: China warns nationals in the US on safety

Discrimination: China warns nationals in the US on safety

The Chinese Embassy to the United States, on Wednesday, urged its citizens in the U.S. to take measures ensuring their personal safety amid alleged rising discrimination against Chinese nationals in the country, the News Agency of Nigeria reports. “Make sure you reinforce your safety precautions. “If you encounter targeted discrimination and violence, remain calm, handle […]

JUST IN: Women protest at National Assembly gate over rejected bills

JUST IN: Women protest at National Assembly gate over rejected bills

Nigerian Women have thronged the National Assembly in their numbers to express their disdain on the rejection of women-related bills at the plenary session on Tuesday. For example, a bill seeking to give at least ten slots to women as ministers and commissioners in the federal and state governments failed at the upper legislative chamber. […]